Stephane Helleringer

Associate Professor

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Evaluating sampling biases from third-party reporting as a method for improving survey measures of sensitive behaviors

Helleringer, S., adams, J., Yeatman, S. & Mkandawire, J., Oct 1 2019, In : Social Networks. 59, p. 134-140 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selection Bias
trend
Social Desirability
Malawi
data network

Improving age measurement in low- and middleincome countries through computer vision: A test in Senegal

Helleringer, S., You, C., Fleury, L., Douillot, L., Diouf, I., Ndiaye, C. T., Delaunay, V. & Vidal, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Demographic Research. 40, p. 219-260 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Senegal
income
surveillance
image of women
health

Measuring unmet need for contraception as a point prevalence

Moreau, C., Shankar, M., Helleringer, S. & Becker, S., Aug 1 2019, In : BMJ Global Health. 4, 4, e001581.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Contraception
Contraception Behavior
Niger
Nepal
Contraceptive Agents

The impact of supplementary immunization activities on routine vaccination coverage: An instrumental variable analysis in five low-income countries

Chakrabarti, A., Grépin, K. A. & Helleringer, S., Feb 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 2, e0212049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Immunization
immunization
Vaccination
income
vaccination

Tracing Long- and Short-term Migrants for Participation in Demographic and Epidemiological Studies: Evidence from Senegal

Kanyangarara, M., Douillot, L., Pison, G., Ndiaye, C. T., Delaunay, V. & Helleringer, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Field Methods.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Senegal
migrant
participation
evidence
contact

Utilization of non-Ebola health care services during Ebola outbreaks: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Wilhelm, J. A. & Helleringer, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Global Health. 9, 1, 010406.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Health Services
Disease Outbreaks
Meta-Analysis
2018

A pilot trial of the peer-based distribution of HIV self-test kits among fishermen in Bulisa, Uganda

Choko, A. T., Nanfuka, M., Birungi, J., Taasi, G., Kisembo, P. & Helleringer, S., Nov 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 11, e0208191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

analytical kits
Uganda
peers
fishermen
HIV
Guinea-Bissau
Parturition
Vital Statistics
Global Health
Birth Certificates

Estimating mortality from external causes using data from retrospective surveys: A validation study in Niakhar (Senegal)

Pison, G., Masquelier, B., Kante, A. M., Ndiaye, C. T., Douillot, L., Duthé, G., Sokhna, C., Delaunay, V. & Helleringer, S., Mar 7 2018, In : Demographic Research. 38, 1, p. 879-896 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Senegal
mortality
death
cause
accident

Impact of measles supplementary immunisation activities on utilisation of maternal and child health services in low-income and middleincome countries

Postolovska, I., Helleringer, S., Kruk, M. E. & Verguet, S., Nov 1 2018, In : BMJ Global Health. 3, 3, e000466.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Measles
Immunization
Cough
Vaccination
Postnatal Care

Impact of measles supplementary immunization activities on reaching children missed by routine programs

Portnoy, A., Jit, M., Helleringer, S. & Verguet, S., Jan 2 2018, In : Vaccine. 36, 1, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measles
Immunization
immunization
Vaccination
vaccination

Using community-based reporting of vital events to monitor child mortality: Lessons from rural Ghana

Helleringer, S., Arhinful, D., Abuaku, B., Humes, M., Wilson, E. B., Marsh, A., Clermont, A., Black, R. E., Bryce, J. & Amouzou, A., Jan 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 1, e0192034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Mortality
Ghana
volunteers
Volunteers
Monitoring
2017

Geographical disparities in HIV prevalence and care among men who have sex with men in Malawi: Results from a multisite cross-sectional survey

Wirtz, A., Trapence, G., Kamba, D., Gama, V., Chalera, R., Jumbe, V., Kumwenda, R., Mangochi, M., Helleringer, S., Beyrer, C. & Baral, S., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : The Lancet HIV.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malawi
Cross-Sectional Studies
HIV
HIV Infections
Transgender Persons
2016

Age differences between sexual partners, behavioural and demographic correlates, and HIV infection on Likoma Island, Malawi

Beauclair, R., Helleringer, S., Hens, N. & Delva, W., Nov 2 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 36121.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malawi
Sexual Partners
Islands
HIV Infections
Demography
Patient treatment
arts
Art
angle of incidence
HIV

Connecting the dots: network data and models in HIV epidemiology

Delva, W., Leventhal, G. E. & Helleringer, S., Jun 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
HIV
Information Storage and Retrieval
Needle Sharing
Contact Tracing

Evaluation des estimations indirectes de mortalité dans trois observatoires de population au sénégal

Masquelier, B., Ndiaye, C. T., Pison, G., Dieme, N. B., Diouf, I., Helleringer, S., Ndiaye, O. & Delaunay, V., 2016, In : Etude de la Population Africaine. 30, 1, p. 2227-2241 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low Rates of Adoption and Implementation of Rapid HIV Testing in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs

Frimpong, J. A., D'Aunno, T., Helleringer, S. & Metsch, L. R., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 63, p. 46-53 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance-Related Disorders
HIV
Opioid Analgesics
Therapeutics
Buprenorphine

Spillover effects of HIV testing policies: Changes in HIV testing guidelines and HCV testing practices in drug treatment programs in the United States

Frimpong, J. A., D'Aunno, T., Helleringer, S. & Metsch, L. R., Jul 29 2016, In : BMC Public Health. 16, 1, 3322.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV
Guidelines
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Counseling
Therapeutics

Tendencias en las desigualdades socioeconómicas en una rápida transición de las tasas de mortalidad en menores de cinco años: Un estudio longitudinal en la República Unida de Tanzania

Translated title of the contribution: Trends in socioeconomic disparities in a rapid under-five mortality transition: A longitudinal study in the united republic of TanzaniaKante, A. M., Nathan, R., Jackson, E. F., Levira, F., Helleringer, S., Masanja, H. & Phillips, J. F., Apr 1 2016, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 94, 4, p. 258-266A

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tanzania
Longitudinal Studies
Mortality
Live Birth
Mothers

The effect of mass vaccination campaigns against polio on the utilization of routine immunization services: A regression discontinuity design

Helleringer, S., Asuming, P. O. & Abdelwahab, J., Jul 19 2016, In : Vaccine. 34, 33, p. 3817-3822 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mass Vaccination
Immunization Programs
Poliomyelitis
Immunization
immunization

Understanding the Adolescent Gap in HIV Testing Among Clients of Antenatal Care Services in West and Central African Countries

Helleringer, S., Oct 12 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : AIDS and Behavior. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
HIV
Mothers
Social Class
HIV Infections
2015

Assessing the direct effects of the Ebola outbreak on life expectancy in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

Helleringer, S. & Noymer, A., Feb 19 2015, In : PLoS Currents. 7, OUTBREAKS

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liberia
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Life Expectancy
Disease Outbreaks

Childhood Illness Prevalence and Health Seeking Behavior Patterns in Rural Tanzania

Kante, A. M., Gutierrez, H. R., Larsen, A. M., Jackson, E. F., Helleringer, S., Exavery, A., Tani, K. & Phillips, J. F., Sep 23 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 2264.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tanzania
Health
Caregivers
Home Care Services
Diarrhea

Did Ebola relatively spare children?

Helleringer, S., Noymer, A., Clark, S. J. & McCormick, T., Oct 10 2015, In : The Lancet. 386, 10002, p. 1442-1443 2 p., 401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

Ebola virus disease in West Africa--the first 9 months

Helleringer, S., Grépin, K. A. & Noymer, A., Jan 8 2015, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 372, 2, p. 188-189 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Western Africa

Factors associated with incident HIV infection versus prevalent infection among youth in Rakai, Uganda

Edelstein, Z. R., Santelli, J. S., Helleringer, S., Schuyler, A. C., Wei, Y., Mathur, S., Song, X., Lutalo, T., Nalugoda, F., Gray, R. H., Wawer, M. J. & Serwadda, D. M., 2015, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health. 5, 1, p. 85-91 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uganda
Marriage
HIV Infections
Infection

Improving survey data on pregnancy-related deaths in low-and middle-income countries: a validation study in Senegal

Helleringer, S., Pison, G., Masquelier, B., Kante, A. M., Douillot, L., Ndiaye, C. T., Duthé, G., Sokhna, C. & Delaunay, V., 2015, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 20, 11, p. 1415-1423 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Senegal
Validation Studies
Siblings
Pregnancy
Demography

Magnitude of ebola relative to other causes of death in liberia, sierra leone, and guinea

Helleringer, S. & Noymer, A., May 1 2015, In : The Lancet Global Health. 3, 5, p. e255-e256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Liberia
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Cause of Death

Rewards and challenges of providing HIV testing and counselling services: Health worker perspectives from Burkina Faso, Kenya and Uganda

Bott, S., Neuman, M., Helleringer, S., Desclaux, A., Asmar, K. E. & Obermeyer, C. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Health Policy and Planning. 30, 8, p. 964-975 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burkina Faso
Uganda
Kenya
Reward
Health Services

The Social and the Sexual: Networks in contemporary demographic research

Kohler, H. P., Helleringer, S., Behrman, J. R. & Watkins, S. C., May 21 2015, Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Demographics
Health
Malawi
Interaction
Developing countries
2014

A New Approach to Measuring Partnership Concurrency and its Association with HIV Risk in Couples

Helleringer, S., Mkandawire, J. & Kohler, H. P., Dec 1 2014, In : AIDS and Behavior. 18, 12, p. 2291-2301 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV
Uncertainty
Sensitivity and Specificity
Surveys and Questionnaires

Cohort profile: The Likoma Network Study (LNS)

Helleringer, S., Mkandawire, J., Kalilani-Phiri, L. & Kohler, H. P., 2014, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 43, 2, p. 545-557 13 p., dyt001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV
Malawi
Sexual Partners
Lakes
Islands

Improving the Quality of Adult Mortality Data Collected in Demographic Surveys: Validation Study of a New Siblings' Survival Questionnaire in Niakhar, Senegal

Helleringer, S., Pison, G., Masquelier, B., Kante, A. M., Douillot, L., Duthé, G., Sokhna, C. & Delaunay, V., 2014, In : PLoS Medicine. 11, 5, e1001652.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Senegal
Validation Studies
Siblings
Demography
Survival

Maternal mortality estimates

Gerland, P., Masquelier, B., Helleringer, S., Hogan, D. & Mathers, C. D., Dec 27 2014, In : The Lancet. 384, 9961, p. 2211 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Mortality
Pregnancy
Global Health

Polio supplementary immunization activities and equity in access to vaccination: Evidence from the demographic and health surveys

Helleringer, S., Abdelwahab, J. & Vandenent, M., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 210, p. S531-S539

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poliomyelitis
Immunization
Vaccination
Demography
Vaccines

Reporting Errors in Siblings' Survival Histories and Their Impact on Adult Mortality Estimates: Results From a Record Linkage Study in Senegal

Helleringer, S., Pison, G., Kante, A. M., Duthé, G. & Andro, A., 2014, In : Demography. 51, 2, p. 387-411 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Senegal
mortality
history
surveillance
health

The complex association of health insurance and maternal health services in the context of a premium exemption for pregnant women: A case study in Northern Ghana

Frimpong, J. A., Helleringer, S., Awoonor-Williams, J. K., Aguilar, T., Phillips, J. F. & Yeji, F., Dec 1 2014, In : Health Policy and Planning. 29, 8, p. 1043-1053 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Health Services
Ghana
Health Insurance
Pregnant Women
Prenatal Care

The contribution of reduction in malaria as a cause of rapid decline of under-five mortality: Evidence from the Rufiji Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in rural Tanzania

Kante, A. M., Nathan, R., Helleringer, S., Sigilbert, M., Levira, F., Masanja, H., De Savigny, D., Abdulla, S. & Phillips, J. F., May 10 2014, In : Malaria Journal. 13, 1, 180.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tanzania
Malaria
Demography
Mortality
Cause of Death
2013

Misclassification of pregnancy-related deaths in adult mortality surveys: Case study in Senegal

Helleringer, S., Duthé, G., Kante, A. M., Andro, A., Sokhna, C., Trape, J. F. & Pison, G., Jan 2013, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 18, 1, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Senegal
Siblings
Pregnancy
Mortality
Demography

Partnership concurrency and coital frequency

Gaydosh, L., Reniers, G. & Helleringer, S., Sep 2013, In : AIDS and Behavior. 17, 7, p. 2376-2386 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coitus
HIV
Malawi
Male Circumcision
Africa South of the Sahara

Should home-based HIV testing and counseling services be offered periodically in programs of ARV treatment as prevention? A case study in Likoma (Malawi)

Helleringer, S., Mkandawire, J., Reniers, G., Kalilani-Phiri, L. & Kohler, H. P., Jul 2013, In : AIDS and Behavior. 17, 6, p. 2100-2108 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malawi
Counseling
HIV
Therapeutics
Costs and Cost Analysis

The Tanzania Connect Project: A cluster-randomized trial of the child survival impact of adding paid community health workers to an existing facility-focused health system

Ramsey, K., Hingora, A., Kante, A. M., Jackson, E., Exavery, A., Pemba, S., Manzi, F., Baynes, C., Helleringer, S. & Phillips, J. F., 2013, In : BMC Health Services Research. 13, SUPPL.2, S6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tanzania
Health Facilities
Survival
Health
Child Mortality
2012

Supplementary polio immunization activities and prior use of routine immunization services in non-polio-endemic sub-Saharan Africa

Helleringer, S., Frimpong, J. A., Abdelwahab, J., Asuming, P., Touré, H., Awoonor-Williams, J. K., Abachie, T. & Guidetti, F., Jul 2012, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 90, 7, p. 495-503 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa South of the Sahara
Poliomyelitis
Immunization
Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
Immunization Schedule
2011

Does supervision improve health worker productivity? Evidence from the Upper East Region of Ghana

Frimpong, J. A., Helleringer, S., Awoonor-Williams, J. K., Yeji, F. & Phillips, J. F., Oct 2011, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 16, 10, p. 1225-1233 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghana
Patient Care
Health
Logistic Models
Staff Development

Exploring the relative costs of contact tracing for increasing HIV case finding in sub-saharan countries

Armbruster, B., Helleringer, S., Kalilani-Phiri, L., Mkandawire, J. & Kohler, H. P., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 58, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact Tracing
HIV
Costs and Cost Analysis
Counseling
HIV Infections

Human leukocyte antigen class I haplotypes of human immunodeficiency virus-1-infected persons on Likoma Island, Malawi

Yang, O. O., Lewis, M. J., Reed, E. F., Gjertson, D. W., Kalilani-Phiri, L., Mkandawire, J., Helleringer, S. & Kohler, H. P., Oct 2011, In : Human Immunology. 72, 10, p. 877-880 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malawi
HLA Antigens
Islands
Haplotypes
HIV-1

Role of concurrency in generalised HIV epidemics

Helleringer, S. & Kohler, H. P., Nov 26 2011, In : The Lancet. 378, 9806, p. 1844-1845 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population Surveillance
Sexual Partners
Rural Population
Risk-Taking
Marriage

Serosorting and the evaluation of HIV testing and counseling for HIV prevention in generalized epidemics

Reniers, G. & Helleringer, S., Jan 2011, In : AIDS and Behavior. 15, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV Seronegativity
HIV Serosorting
AIDS Serodiagnosis
HIV Seropositivity
Sexual Partners
HIV Seronegativity
AIDS Serodiagnosis
Epidemiologic Methods
Unsafe Sex
Zimbabwe