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UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Richard A. Gosselin DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Sierra Leone and Nepal REFERENCE: Stewart B, Kushner A, Kamara T et al. Backlog and burden of fractures in Sierra Leone and Nepal: Results from nationwide cluster randomized, population-based surveys. International Journal of Surgery. 2016;33:49-54. doi:10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.07.009. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The burden of injury is increasing worldwide; planning for

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: John M. Colford DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Kenya, Africa REFERENCE: Pickering A, Arnold B, Dentz H, Colford J, Null C. Climate and Health Co-Benefits in Low-Income Countries: A Case Study of Carbon Financed Water Filters in Kenya and a Call for Independent Monitoring. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2016. doi:10.1289/ehp342. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The recent global climate agreement in Paris aims

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Peter W. Hunt, Jeffrey N. Martin DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016 REGION: Uganda, Africa REFERENCE: Bebell L, Siedner M, Musinguzi N et al. Trends in one-year cumulative incidence of death between 2005 and 2013 among patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Uganda. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 2016. doi:10.1177/0956462416671431. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Recent ecological data demonstrate improving outcomes

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Zachary Wagner, William H. Dow DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2016 REGION: Tanzania, Africa REFERENCE: Wagner Z, Gong E, de Walque D, Dow W. The Impact of Positive Income Shocks on Risky Sexual Behavior: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania. AIDS and Behavior. 2016. doi:10.1007/s10461-016-1524-5. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In this paper, we exploit a lottery in Tanzania, which randomly assigned eligible participants

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: John M. Marshall UCSF AUTHOR: Adam Bennett DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2016 REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia REFERENCE: Marshall J, Bennett A, Kiware S, Sturrock H. The Hitchhiking Parasite: Why Human Movement Matters to Malaria Transmission and What We Can Do About It. Trends in Parasitology. 2016;32(10):752-755. doi:10.1016/j.pt.2016.07.004. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The failure of the Global Malaria Eradication Program (GMEP) during

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Stephen Rauch DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2016 REGION: South Africa REFERENCE: Bornman MS, Chevrier J, Rauch S, et al. Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane exposure and anogenital distance in the Venda Health Examination of Mothers, Babies and their Environment (VHEMBE) birth cohort study, South Africa. Andrology. 2016;4(4):608-15. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is used for malaria control by 10 countries, nine of

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Alexandra M. Minnis UCSF AUTHOR: Ariane van der Straten DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2016 REGION: sub-Saharan Africa REFERENCE: Minnis AM, Van der straten A, Salee P, Hendrix CW. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Adherence Measured by Plasma Drug Level in MTN-001: Comparison Between Vaginal Gel and Oral Tablets in Two Geographic Regions. AIDS Behav. 2016;20(7):1541-8. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Despite strong

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Alexandra M. Minnis UCSF AUTHOR: Ariane van der Straten (UCSF) DATE OF PUBLICATION: July 2016 REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa REFERENCE: Minnis AM, Van der straten A, Salee P, Hendrix CW. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Adherence Measured by Plasma Drug Level in MTN-001: Comparison Between Vaginal Gel and Oral Tablets in Two Geographic Regions. AIDS Behav. 2016;20(7):1541-8. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Despite strong

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Lia C. Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2016 REGION: Madagascar, Africa REFERENCE: Fernald LCH, Galasso E, Qamruddin J, et al. A cluster-randomized, controlled trial of nutritional supplementation and promotion of responsive parenting in Madagascar: the MAHAY study design and rationale. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:466. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3097-7. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Over half of the world’s children suffer from

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Lia C. H. Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2016 REGION: Madagascar REFERENCE: Fernald LCH, Galasso E, Qamruddin J, et al. A cluster-randomized, controlled trial of nutritional supplementation and promotion of responsive parenting in Madagascar: the MAHAY study design and rationale. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:466. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3097-7. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Over half of the world’s children suffer from poor

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Zinyama-Gutsire Rutendo B.L, Cowan Frances DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2016 REGION: Zimbabwe REFERENCE: Zinyama-gutsire RB, Christiansen M, Hedley PL, et al. HIV-1 Vertical Transmission in Zimbabwe in 622 Mother and Infant Pairs: Rethinking the Contribution of Mannose Binding Lectin Deficiency in Africa. OMICS. 2016; SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Vertical transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remains a major global health problem.

UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Meredith Minkler, Sama S. Banya, Jason Corburn DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2016 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: Marais F, Minkler M, Gibson N, et al. A community-engaged infection prevention and control approach to Ebola. Health Promot Int. 2016;31(2):440-9. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The real missing link in Ebola control efforts to date may lie in the failure to

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