A grammar of Fwe : a Bantu language of Zambia and Namibia Ghent University
A socio-ecological assessment aiming at improved forest resource management and sustainable ecotourism development in the mangroves of Tanbi Wetland National Park, The Gambia, West Africa Vrije Universiteit Brussel KU Leuven
Alternative treatments for indoor residual spraying for malaria control in a village with pyrethroid- and DDT-resistant vectors in The Gambia Institute of Tropical Medicine
Use of self-reported adherence and keeping clinic appointments as predictors of viremia in routine HIV care in the Gambia Institute of Tropical Medicine
Reactive, self-administered malaria treatment against asymptomatic malaria infection: results of a cluster randomized controlled trial in The Gambia Institute of Tropical Medicine
BACKGROUND: Selectively targeting and treating malaria-infected individuals may further decrease parasite carriage in low-burden settings. Using a trans-disciplinary approach, a reactive treatment strategy to reduce Plasmodium falciparum prevalence in participating communities was co-developed and tested.
METHODS: This is a 2-arm, open-label, cluster-randomized trial involving villages in Central Gambia during the 2017 and 2018 malaria ...
Men and infertility in The Gambia Vrije Universiteit Brussel
INTRODUCTION: Infertility in Sub-Saharan Africa constitutes an important social and public health problem. Yet, there is a paucity of research on the experiences of men living with infertility, especially in West Africa. This study explored men's aetiological knowledge, views and experiences of infertility in the West Coast region of The Gambia, West Africa.
METHODOLOGY: An explorative qualitative study was conducted among men living in ...
Explaining democratic change in the Gambia Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Household costs associated with seeking malaria treatment during pregnancy: evidence from Burkina Faso and The Gambia Institute of Tropical Medicine
Background Malaria in pregnancy remains a major health threat in sub-Saharan Africa to both expectant mothers and their unborn children. To date, there have been very few studies focused on the out of pocket costs associated with seeking treatment for malaria during pregnancy. Methods A cross-sectional survey was undertaken in Burkina Faso and The Gambia to estimate the direct and indirect costs associated with outpatient consultations (OP) ...
Residual malaria transmission dynamics varies across The Gambia despite high coverage of control interventions Institute of Tropical Medicine University of Antwerp
Over the last decades, malaria has declined substantially in The Gambia but its transmission has not been interrupted. In order to better target control interventions, it is essential to understand the dynamics of residual transmission. This prospective cohort study was conducted between June 2013 and April 2014 in six pairs of villages across The Gambia. Blood samples were collected monthly during the transmission season (June-December) from ...