Improving Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

Recent Publications


  1. Bainomugisa A, Duarte T, Lavu E, Pandey S, Coulter C, Marais BJ, Coin LM: A complete high-quality MinION nanopore assembly of an extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing lineage strain identifies novel variation in repetitive PE/PPE gene regions. Microbial genomics 2018, 4(7).
  2. Bainomugisa A, Lavu E, Hiashiri S, Majumdar S, Honjepari A, Moke R, Dakulala P, Hill-Cawthorne GA, Pandey S, Marais BJ et al: Multi-clonal evolution of multi-drug-resistant/extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a high-prevalence setting of Papua New Guinea for over three decades. Microbial genomics 2018, 4(2).
  3. Bernays S, Bukenya D, Thompson C, Ssembajja F, Seeley J: Being an 'adolescent': The consequences of gendered risks for young people in rural Uganda. Childhood (Copenhagen, Denmark) 2018, 25(1):19-33.
  4. Byrne AL, Marais BJ, Mitnick CD, Garden FL, Lecca L, Contreras C, Yauri Y, Garcia F, Marks GB: Feasibility and yield of screening for non-communicable diseases among treated tuberculosis patients in Peru. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018, 22(1):86-92.
  5. Byrne AL, Fox GJ, Marais BJ: Better than a pound of cure: preventing the development of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Future Microbiol 2018, 13:577-588.
  6. Detjen AK, McKenna L, Graham SM, Marais BJ, Amanullah F, Child WSTP, Adolescent TBWG: The upcoming UN general assembly resolution on tuberculosis must also benefit children. Lancet Glob Health 2018, 6(5):e485-e486.
  7. Dobler CC, Fox GJ, Douglas P, Viney KA, Ahmad Khan F, Temesgen Z, Marais BJ: Screening for tuberculosis in migrants and visitors from high-incidence settings: present and future perspectives. Eur Respir J 2018, 52(1).
  8. Jahan I, Muhit M, Karim T, Smithers-Sheedy H, Novak I, Jones C, Badawi N, Khandaker G: What makes children with cerebral palsy vulnerable to malnutrition? Findings from the Bangladesh cerebral palsy register (BCPR). Disability and rehabilitation 2018:1-8.
  9. Jenkins A, Capon A, Negin J, Marais B, Sorrell T, Parkes M, Horwitz P: Watersheds in planetary health research and action. Lancet Planet Health 2018, 2(12):e510-e511.
  10. Loveday M, Sunkari B, Master I, Daftary A, Mehlomakulu V, Hlangu S, Marais BJ: Household context and psychosocial impact of childhood multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018, 22(1):40-46.
  11. Mai TQ, Martinez E, Menon R, Van Anh NT, Hien NT, Marais BJ, Sintchenko V: Mycobacterium tuberculosis Drug Resistance and Transmission among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018, 99(6):1397-1406.
  12. Marais BJ: Symptom-based screening of children with household tuberculosis contact. Lancet Respir Med 2018, 6(4):235-237.
  13. Marais BJ: Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection burden in poor urban communities. Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2018, 2(1):7-8.
  14. Marais B, Zumla A: Advancing global tuberculosis control after the UNGA-HLM. Lancet 2018, 392(10153):1096-1097.
  15. Marais BJ: Preventing tuberculosis in household contacts crucial to protect children and contain epidemic spread. Lancet Glob Health 2018, 6(12):e1260-e1261.
  16. Muhit M, Karim T, Islam J, Hardianto D, Muhiddin HS, Purwanta SA, Suhardjo S, Widyandana D, Khandaker G: The epidemiology of childhood blindness and severe visual impairment in Indonesia. The British journal of ophthalmology 2018, 102(11):1543-1549.
  17. Muhit M, Minto H, Parvin A, Jadoon MZ, Islam J, Yasmin S, Khandaker G: Prevalence of refractive error, presbyopia, and unmet need of spectacle coverage in a northern district of Bangladesh: Rapid Assessment of Refractive Error study. Ophthalmic epidemiology 2018, 25(2):126-132.
  18. Mupambireyi Z, Bernays S: Reflections on the Use of Audio Diaries to Access Young People's Lived Experiences of HIV in Zimbabwe. Qualitative health research 2018:1049732318780684.
  19. Nguyen PTK, Tran HT, Thai TTT, Foster K, Roberts CL, Marais BJ: Factors associated with breastfeeding intent among mothers of newborn babies in Da Nang, Viet Nam. Int Breastfeed J 2018, 13:2.
  20. Nguyen PTK, Thai TTB, Huynh J, Marais BJ: An Infant with Xpert((R)) Confirmed TB Meningitis in Central Viet Nam. J Clin Med 2018, 7(11).
  21. Oliveras C, Cluver L, Bernays S, Armstrong A: Nothing About Us Without RIGHTS-Meaningful Engagement of Children and Youth: From Research Prioritization to Clinical Trials, Implementation Science, and Policy. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2018, 78 Suppl 1:S27-s31.
  22. Power R, King C, Muhit M, Heanoy E, Galea C, Jones C, Badawi N, Khandaker G: Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Developmental medicine and child neurology 2018, 60(5):469-479.
  23. Rachmi CN, Li M, Baur LA: The double burden of malnutrition in Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries: a comprehensive review of the literature. Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition 2018, 27(4):736-755.
  24. Seddon JA, Schaaf HS, Marais BJ, McKenna L, Garcia-Prats AJ, Hesseling AC, Hughes J, Howell P, Detjen A, Amanullah F et al: Time to act on injectable-free regimens for children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet Respir Med 2018, 6(9):662-664.
  25. Sibanda EL, Bernays S, Weller IVD, Hakim JG, Cowan FM: "Well, not me, but other women do not register because..."- Barriers to seeking antenatal care in the context of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among Zimbabwean women: a mixed-methods study. BMC pregnancy and childbirth 2018, 18(1):271.