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Peer Reviewed Publication List
De Allegri M, Tiendrebéogo J, Müller O, Yé M, Jahn A, Ridde V (2015). Understanding home delivery in a context of user fee reduction: A cross-sectional mixed methods study in rural Burkina Faso. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. In press.
McMahon SA, Mohan D, LeFevre AE, Mosha I, Mpembeni R, Chase RP, Baqui AH, Winch PJ (2015). "You should go so that others can come"; the role of facilities in determining an early departure after childbirth in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 15: 328.
Louis VR, Schoeps A, Tiendrebéogo J, Beiersmann C, Yé M, Damiba MR, Lu GY, Mbayiha AH, De Allegri M, Jahn A, Sié A, Becher H, Müller O (2015). An insecticide-treated bed-net campaign and childhood malaria in Burkina Faso. Bull World Health Organ. 93(11):750-8.
Prost A, Binik A, Abubakar I, Roy A, De Allegri M, Mouchoux C, Dreischulte T, Ayles H, Lewis JJ, Osrin D. (2015). Logistic, ethical, and political dimensions of stepped wedge trials: critical review and case studies. Trials. 16(1):351.
Kambala C, Lohmann J, Mazalale J, Brenner S, De Allegri M, Muula AS, Sarker M. (2015). How do Malawian women rate the quality of maternal and newborn care? Experiences and perceptions of women in the central and southern regions. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 15(1):169
Abiiro GA, De Allegri M (2015). Universal health coverage from multiple perspectives: a synthesis of conceptual literature and global debates. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 15(1):17.
De Allegri M, Agier I, Tiendrebeogo J, Louis VR, Yé M, Mueller O, Sarker M. (2015). Factors Affecting the Uptake of HIV Testing among Men: A Mixed-Methods Study in Rural Burkina Faso. PLoS One. 10(7):e0130216.
Schoeps A, Lietz H, Sié A, Savadogo G, De Allegri M, Müller O, Sauerborn R, Becher H, Souares A. (2015). Health insurance and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso. Glob Health Action. 8:27327. doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.27327.
Brenner S, De Allegri M, Gabrysch S, Chinkhumba J, Sarker M, Muula AS (2015). The Quality of Clinical Maternal and Neonatal Healthcare – A Strategy for Identifying Routine Care Signal Functions. PLoS One. 10(4):e0123968.
Mazalale J, Kambala C, Brenner S, Chinkhumba J, Lohmann J, Mathanga DP, Robberstad B, Muula AS, De Allegri M (2015). Factors associated with delivery outside a health facility: cross-sectional study in rural Malawi. Trop Med Int Health.
Wang Q, Fu AZ, Brenner S, Kalmus O, Banda HT, De Allegri M (2015). Out-of-pocket Expenditure on Chronic Non-communicable Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Rural Malawi. PLoS One. 10(1):e0116897.
Matteucci MJ, Moszyk D, Migliore SA (2015). Agreement between resident and faculty emergency physicians in the application of NEXUS criteria for suspected cervical spine injuries. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 48(4): 445-9.
Yiryel LA, Wulifan JK, Bandie BDR, Bagah DA (2015). Multi-Party Democracy in Contemporary Ghana- The Electoral Process in Wa Municipality. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development. 4(6): 75–105.
Wulifan JK, Bagah DA (2015); Male Involvement in Family Planning in Muslim Communities in Wa Municipality, Ghana; Journal of Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. 5(7):86- 97.
Abbrey J, Bagah DA, Wulifan JK (2015). The Relevance of Business Planning Document for Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Tamale Metropolis, Northern Ghana - Journal of Business Administration and Education. 7 (1): 34–80.
Akugri MS, Bagah DA, Wulifan JK (2015). The Contributions of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises to Economic Growth: A Cross-Sectional study of Zebilla in the Bawku West District of Northern Ghana. European Journal of Business and Management. 7(9): 262–274.
Chase RP, McMahon SA, Winch PJ (2015). Injury careers after blast exposure among combat veterans deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. Social Science & Medicine. Advance Online Publication.
Chebet JJ, McMahon SA, Greenspan JA, Mosha IH, Callaghan-Koru JA, Killewo J, Baqui AH, Winch PJ (2015). “Every method seems to have its problems”-Perspectives on side effects of hormonal contraceptives in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. BMC women's health. 15(1): 97.
Chase RP, McMahon SA, Winch PJ (2015). "Tell Me What You Don't Remember": Careseeking Facilitators and Barriers in the Decade Following Repetitive Blast-Exposure among Army Combat Veterans. Military Medicine. Advance online publication forthcoming. Ms. No. MILMED-D-14- 00471R2.
Kabyemera R, Kalolo A, Fernando G, Bergson S (2015). Occupational exposures and utilization of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis amongst health workers of three hospitals in Tanzania’s Lake Zone’, African Evaluation Journal. 3(2).
Kapologwe N, Chilunda F, Meshack M, Kalolo A, Wiedenmayer K (2014). Improving access to essential medicines through medicines and financial audit in primary health care facilities of resource limited settings: The case of Bahi District - Tanzania. International Journal of Pharmacy. 4(4):108-114
Ridde V, Turcotte-Tremblay AM, Souares A, Lohmann J, Zombré D, Koulidiati J, Yaogo M, Hien H, Hunt M, Zongo S, De Allegri M (2014). Protocol for the process evaluation of interventions combining performance-based financing with health equity in Burkina Faso. Implement Science. 9(1):149.
Chinkhumba J, De Allegri M, Muula AS, Robberstad B (2014). Maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of population-based cohort studies. BMC Public Health. 14:1014.
Abiiro GA, Torbica A, Kwalamasa K, De Allegri M (2014). Eliciting community preferences for complementary micro health insurance: A discrete choice experiment in rural Malawi. Soc Sci Med. 120:160-8.
Abiiro GA, Mbera GB, De Allegri M (2014). Universal health coverage in Malawi: A qualitative study in rural communities. BMC Health Services Research. 14:234.
Abiiro GA, Leppert G, Bongololo G, Robyn PJ, De Allegri M (2014). Developing attributes and attribute-levels for a discrete choice experiment on micro health insurance in rural Malawi. BMC Health Services Research. 14:235
Brenner S, Muula AS, Robyn PJ, Bärnighausen T, Sarker M, Mathanga DP, Bossert T, De Allegri M (2014). Design of an impact evaluation using a mixed methods approach - an explanatory assessment of the effects of results-based financing mechanisms on maternal healthcare services in Malawi. BMC Health Services Research. 14:180.
Torbica A, De Allegri M, Belemsaga D, Medina-Lara A, Ridde V (2014). What criteria guide national entrepreneurs' policy decisions on user fee removal for maternal health care services? Use of a best-worst scaling choice experiment in West Africa. J Health Serv Res Policy. 19(4):208-15.
Wang Q, Brenner S, Leppert G, Banda TH, Kalmus O, De Allegri M (2014). Health seeking behaviour and the related household out-of-pocket expenditure for chronic non-communicable diseases in rural Malawi. Health Policy and Planning. 30(2):242-52.
Punguyire D, Baiden F, Nyuzaghl J, Hultgren A, Berko Y, Brenner S, Soghoian S, Adjei G, Niyogi A, Moresky R (2014). Presentation, management, and outcome of snake-bite in two district hospitals in Ghana. The Pan African Medical Journal. 19:219.
Zöllner C, De Allegri M, Louis VR, Yé M, Sie A, Tiendrebeogo J, Jahn A, Müller O (2014). Insecticide-treated mosquito nets in rural Burkina Faso: assessment of coverage and equity in the wake of a universal distribution campaign. Health Policy and Planning. Jan 24 (Epub ahead of print).
Ridde V, Agier I, Jahn A, Mueller O, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, De Allegri M (2014). The impact of user fee removal policies on household out-of-pocket spending. Evidence against the inverse equity hypothesis from a population based study in Burkina Faso. European Journal of Health Economics. Jan 12 (Epub ahead of print).
Tafuri G, Stolk P, Trotta F, Putzeist M, Leufkens HG, Laing RO, De Allegri M (2014). How do the EMA and FDA decide which anticancer drugs make it to the market? A comparative qualitative study on decision makers' views. Annals of Oncology. 25:265–269.
Parmar D, De Allegri M, Savadogo G, Sauerborn R (2014): Do community-based health insurance schemes fulfill the promise of equity? A study from Burkina Faso. Health Policy Plan. 29(1):76-84.
McMahon SA, George AS, Chebet JJ, Mosha IH, Mpembeni RNM, Winch PJ (2014). Experiences of and responses to disrespectful maternity care and abuse during childbirth; a qualitative study with women and men in Morogoro Region, Tanzania BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14(1): 268.
Wulifan JK, Baga DA, Agyei-Baffour Peter. (2014). Assessing Factors that Influence Sustainability of the National Health Insurance in Ghana: A Study of Nadowli District Scheme in Northern Ghana. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development. 3(9): 19.
Cofie P, De Allegri M, Pohkrel S, Kouyaté B, Adjei S, Sauerborn R (2013). Effects of information, education, and communication campaign on a community-based health insurance scheme in Burkina Faso. Global Health Action. 6:20791.
Aji B, De Allegri M, Souares A, Sauerborn R (2013). The impact of health insurance programs on out-of-pocket expenditures in Indonesia: An increase or a decrease? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 10(7):2995-3013.
Majaj L, Nassar M, De Allegri M (2013). “It’s not Easy to Acknowledge That I’m Ill”: A Qualitative Investigation into the Health Seeking Behavior of Rural Palestinian Women. BMC Women’s Health. 24;13:26.
De Allegri M, Louis VR, Tiendrébeogo J, Souares A, Yé M, Tozan Y, Jahn A, Mueller O (2013). Moving towards universal coverage with malaria control interventions: achievements and challenges in rural Burkina Faso. Int J Health Plann Manage; 28(1):102-21.
Kaonga C, Kambala C, Mwendera C, Mkandawire T (2013). Water quality assessment in Bangwe Township, Blantyre City, Malawi (2013). African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 7(5):259-266.
Greenspan JA, McMahon SA, Chebet, JJ, Mpunga, M, Urassa, DP, Winch, PJ (2013). Sources of community health worker motivation: A qualitative study in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. Human Resources for Health. 11:52.
Scott K, McMahon S, Yumkella F, Diaz T, George A (2013). Navigating multiple options and social relationships in plural health systems: a qualitative study exploring healthcare seeking for sick children in Sierra Leone. Health Policy and Planning. 29(3):292-301.
McMahon SA, George AS, Yumkella F, Diaz T (2013). Spoiled breastmilk and bad water; local understandings of diarrhea causes and prevention in rural Sierra Leone. BMC Public Health. 13:1172.
Bakshi S, McMahon S, George A, Yumkella F, Bangura P, Kabano A, Diaz T (2013). The Role of Traditional Treatment on Health Care Seeking by Caregivers for Sick Children in Sierra Leone. Acta Tropica. 127 (1): 46-52.
Diaz T, George AS, Rao SR, Bangura PS, Baimba JB, McMahon SA, Kabano A (2013). Healthcare seeking for diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia among children in four poor rural districts in Sierra Leone in the context of free health care: results of a cross-sectional survey. BMC Public Health. 13(1): 157.
Rasul FB, Shawon MSR, Nazneen S, Hossain FB, Malik SS, Islam MT (2013). Do the dietary and lifestyle practices make the private medical students overweight: A cross-sectional study in Bangladesh? Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. 3:130–139.
Kavaarpuo G, Wulifan JK (2013). Extended Producer Responsibility ─ Potentials for Managing Plastic Waste in Ghana. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. 15(7).
Parmar D, Souares A, De Allegri M, Savadogo G, Sauerborn R (2012). Adverse selection in a community-based health insurance: Implication of introducing targeted subsidies. BMC Health Services Research. 28;12:181.
De Allegri M, Ridde V, Louis VR, Sarker M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Müller O, Jahn A (2012). The impact of targeted subsidies for facility-based delivery on access to care and equity - Evidence from a population-based study in rural Burkina Faso. J Public Health Policy. 33(4):439-53.
Louis VR, Bals J, Tiendrebéogo J, Bountogo M, Ramroth H, De Allegri M, Traoré C, Beiersmann C, Coulibaly B, Yé M, Jahn A, Becher H, Müller O (2012). Long-term effects of malaria prevention with insecticide-treated mosquito nets on morbidity and mortality in African children: randomised controlled trial. Trop Med Int Health. 17(6):733-41.
Conrad P, De Allegri M, Moses A, Larsson EC, Neuhann F, Müller O, Sarker M (2012). Antenatal care services in rural Uganda: missed opportunities for good-quality care. Qual Health Res. 22(5):619-29.
Kumwenda S, Tsakama M, Kalulu K, Kambala C (2012). Determination of Biological, Physical and Chemical Pollutants in Mudi River, Blantyre, Malawi. J Basic Appl Sci Res. 2(7): 6833-6839.
Beiersmann C, Bountogo M, Tiendrébeogo J, De Allegri M, Louis VR, Coulibaly B, Yé M, Mueller O (2011). Falciparum malaria in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data in 1999 with 2009. Malar J. 11;10:296.
De Allegri M, Tiendrebéogo J, Louis VR, Yé M, Müller O (2011). Measuring the AMFm. Lancet. 5;377(9768):810.
De Allegri M, Schwarzbach M, Loerbroks A, Ronellenfitsch U (2011). Which factors are important for the successful development and implementation of clinical pathways? A qualitative study. BMJ Qual Saf. 20(3):203-8.
Kambala C, Morse T, Masangwi S, Mitunda P (2011). Barriers to maternal health service use in Chikhwawa, Southern Malawi (2011). Malawi Medical Journal. 23(1): 1-5.
Kumwenda S, Kambala C, Mwendera C, Kalulu K (2011). What do Malawi Polytechnic first year students know and do about HIV and AIDS? Malawi Medical Journal. 23(1): 6-10.
Samanyika Y, Grimason AM, Chunga P, Taulo SC, Jabu GC, Morse TD, Kambala C, Bell T, Tembo KC (2011). Past, Present and Future Developments in Environmental Health Education and Professional Practice in Malawi. Environment and Health Journal. 13(2): 17-31.
McMahon SA, Caruso BA, Obure AF, Okumu F, Rheingans RD (2011). Anal cleansing practices and fecal contamination: A preliminary investigation of behaviors and conditions in schools in rural Nyanza Province, Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 16 (12): 1536–1540.
McMahon SA, Winch PJ, Caruso BA, Obure AF, Ogutu EA, Ochari IA, Rheingans RD (2011). 'The girl with her period is the one to hang her head' Reflections on menstrual management among schoolgirls in rural Kenya. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 11(1):7.
De Allegri M, Ridde V, Louis VR, Sarker M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Müller O, Jahn A (2010). Determinants of utilisation of maternal care services after the reduction of user fees: a case study from rural Burkina Faso. Health Policy. 99(3):210-8.
Beiersmann C, De Allegri M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Jahn A, Mueller O (2010). Different delivery mechanisms for insecticide-treated nets in rural Burkina Faso: a provider's perspective. Malar J. 4;9:352.
Sarker M, Schmid G, Larsson E, Kirenga S, De Allegri M, Neuhann F, Mbunda T, Lekule I, Müller O (2010). Quality of antenatal care in rural southern Tanzania: a reality check. BMC Res Notes. 27;3:209.
Pokhrel S, De Allegri M, Gbangou A, Sauerborn R (2010). Illness reporting and demand for medical care in rural Burkina Faso. Soc Sci Med. 70(11):1693-700.
De Allegri M, Marschall P, Flessa S, Tiendrebéogo J, Kouyaté B, Jahn A, Müller O (2010). Comparative cost analysis of insecticide-treated net delivery strategies: sales supported by social marketing and free distribution through antenatal care. Health Policy Plan. 25(1):28-38
Tipke M, Louis VR, Yé M, De Allegri M, Beiersmann C, Sié A, Mueller O, Jahn A (2009) Access to malaria treatment in young children of rural Burkina Faso. Malar J. 24;8:266.
Dong H, De Allegri M, Gnawali D, Souares A, Sauerborn R. Drop-out analysis of community-based health insurance membership at Nouna, Burkina Faso. Health Policy. 92(2-3):174-9.
Gnawali DP, Pokhrel S, Sié A, Sanon M, De Allegri M, Souares A, Dong H, Sauerborn R (2009). The effect of community-based health insurance on the utilization of modern health care services: evidence from Burkina Faso. Health Policy. 90(2-3):214-22.
De Allegri M, Sauerborn R, Kouyaté B, Flessa S (2009). Community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: what operational difficulties hamper its successful development? Trop Med Int Health. 14(5):586-96.
Hofmann J, De Allegri M, Sarker M, Sanon M, Böhler T (2008). Breast milk as the "water that supports and preserves life"; socio-cultural constructions of breastfeeding and their implications for the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Health Policy. 89(3):322-8.
De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Becher H, Dong H, Mansmann U, Kouyaté B, Kynast-Wolf G, Gbangou A, Sanon M, Bridges J, Sauerborn R (2008). Step-wedge cluster-randomised community-based trials: an application to the study of the impact of community health insurance. Health Res Policy Syst. 22;6:10.
Müller O, De Allegri M, Becher H, Tiendrebogo J, Beiersmann C, Ye M, Kouyate B, Sie A, Jahn A (2008). Distribution systems of insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria control in rural Burkina Faso: cluster-randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 11;3(9):e3182.
Dong H, Gbangou A, De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Sauerborn R (2008). The differences in characteristics between health-care users and non-users: implication for introducing community-based health insurance in Burkina Faso. Eur J Health Econ. 9(1):41-50.
Beiersmann C, De Allegri M, Sanon M, Tiendrebeogo J, Jahn A, Mueller O (2008). Community perceptions on different delivery mechanisms for insecticide-treated bed nets in rural Burkina Faso. The Open Public Health Journal. 1: 17-24.
Beiersmann C, Sanou A, Wladarsch E, De Allegri M, Kouyaté B, Müller O (2008). Malaria in rural Burkina Faso: local illness concepts, patterns of traditional treatment and influence on health-seeking behaviour. Malar Journal. 8;6:106.
Rasul FB, Datta N, Alam MJ, Bardhan M, Chowdhury AS, Mahmood CD, Mizan MSB, Roni RB, Ghosh J, Majumder RI, Ferdous SA, Sherin R, Hassan M, Rashid MM: Nutritional Status, Proteinuria and Glycosuria among Primary School Children in a Rural Community of Bangladesh. Ibrahim Medical College Journal. 2:35–36.
De Allegri M, Sauerborn R (2007). Community based health insurance in developing countries. BMJ. 23;334(7607):1282-3.
Kouyaté B, Sie A, Yé M, De Allegri M, Müller O (2007). The great failure of malaria control in Africa: a district perspective from Burkina Faso. PLoS Medicine. 4(6):e127.
Sanon M, Mandi G, De Allegri M, Schirmer H, Meissner P, Müller O (2007). Attitudes regarding colouration effects associated with methylene blue malaria treatment in a rural community of Burkina Faso. Curare. 30(1):27-34.
De Allegri M, Sarker M, Hofmann J, Sanon M, Böhler T (2007). A qualitative investigation into knowledge, beliefs, and practices surrounding mastitis in sub-Saharan Africa: what implications for vertical transmission of HIV? BMC Public Health. 23;7:22.
Strelkauskas DJ (previous name): Bioterrorism. In: Strelkauskas AJ. Microbiology: A Clinical Approach. London/New York: Garland Science, Taylor & Francis, LLC; 2007.
Moszyk DJ, Sulit DJ (2007). Rheumatoid arthritis in a military aviator. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine. 78:63-66.
De Allegri M, Kouyaté B, Becher H, Gbangou A, Pokhrel S, Sanon M, Sauerborn R (2006). Understanding enrolment in community health insurance in sub-Saharan Africa: a population-based case-control study in rural Burkina Faso. Bull World Health Organ. 84(11):852-8.
Frey C, Traoré C, De Allegri M, Kouyaté B, Müller O (2006). Compliance of young children with ITN protection in rural Burkina Faso. Malar J. 14;5:70.
De Allegri M, Sanon M, Bridges J, Sauerborn R (2006). Understanding consumers’ preferences and decision to enrol in community-based health insurance in rural West Africa. Health Policy. 7(1): 58-71.
Brustoski K, Möller U, Kramer M, Petelski A, Brenner S, Palmer DR, Bongartz M, Kremsner PG, Luty AJ, Krzych U. (2005). IFN-gamma and IL-10 mediate parasite-specific immune responses of cord blood cells induced by pregnancy-associated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Journal of Immunology.174(3):1738-45.
Sarker M, De Allegri M, Sanou B, Palé A, Snow R, Boehler T (2005). Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes towards HIV: Bulding Community Support for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV. Curare. 28(2+3): 237-246.
De Allegri M, Sanon M, Sauerborn R (2005). "To enrol or not to enrol?": A qualitative investigation of demand for health insurance in rural West Africa. Soc Sci Med. 62(6):1520-7.
De Allegri M, Pokhrel S, Sauerborn R (2005). Health financing and access to services. Lancet. 12-18;365(9459):569-70.
Books and Chapters
Brenner S. Les missions internationales médicales bénévoles à court terme sont efficacies. In: Ridde V, Ouattara F, editors. Des idées reçues en santé mondiale. Montréal: PUM; 2015. p. 43-47.
De Allegri M (2015). La micro-assurance santé offre une protection sociale efficace pour les plus démunis » pp. 129-132 in les idées en santé mondiale. Ed. Ridde V. & F Ouattara F. Presses Université de Montréal.
Parmar D and De Allegri M (2014): Operationalizing impact evaluation: from theory to practice. in: Radermacher R and Roth K (eds.): Practical Guide to Impact Assessments in Microinsurance. Luxembourg: Microinsurance Network and Micro Insurance Academy.
Halcomb SE, Brenner S, Mullins M. Medical Emergencies. In: Foster C, Mistry N, Peddi PF, Sharma S, editors. The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 33rd Edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010. p. 917-982.
De Allegri M (2007). To enroll or not to enroll in Community Health Insurance: Case study from Burkina Faso. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Brenner, S. (2006). “Effects of Plasmodium falciparum infections of the placenta of primigravid mothers on the development of an immune response in newborns (Auswirkungen plazentarer Plasmodium falciparum-Infektionen primigravider Mütter auf die Ausbildungeiner Immunantwort bei Neugeborenen).” Doctoral thesis, Tübingen: University of Tübingen. 610 - Medicine and health. publikationen.uni-tuebingen.de/xmlui/handle/10900/45307.
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