Resource Centre's Publications (1-24)

  • Bocquier P, Sankoh O and Byass P (2017). Are health and demographic surveillance system estimates sufficiently generalisable? Global Health Action, 2017 Vol. 10, 1356621
    https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2017.1356621
  • Bocquier P,  Ginsburg C, Herbst K, Sankoh O and Collinson M.A. (2017). A training manual for event history data management using Health and Demographic Surveillance System data. BMC Res Notes, 10:224. DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2541-9
  • Nicholas Henschk, Anna Mirny, Joke A Haafkens, Heribert Ramroth, Siwi Padmawati, Martin Bangha, Lisa Berkman, Laksono Trisnantoro, Yulia Blomstedt, Heiko Becher, Osman Sankoh, Peter Byass and John Kinsman (2017). Strengthening capacity to research the social determinants of health in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from the INTREC programme. BMC Public Health, 17:514. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4399-0
  • James Akazili, John Ele-Ojo Ataguba, Edmund Wedam Kanmiki, John Gyapong, Abraham Oduro, Osman Sankoh, Dr McIntyre (2017). Assessing the improvishment effects of out-of-pocket healthcare payments prior to the uptake of the national health insur4. Nicholas Henschk, Anna Mirny, Joke A Haafkens, Heribert Ramroth, Siwi Padmawati, Martin Bangha, Lisa Berkman, Laksono Trisnantoro, Yulia Blomstedt, Heiko Becher, Osman Sankoh, Peter Byass and John Kinsman (2017). Strengthening capacity to research the social determinants of health in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from the INTREC programme. BMC Public Health, 17:514. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4399-0nce scheme in Ghana. MBC International Health and Human Rights, 17:13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12914-017-0121-7
  • James Akazili, John Ele-Ojo Ataguba, Edmund Wedam Kanmiki, John Gyapong, Abraham Oduro, Osman Sankoh, Dr McIntyre (2017). Assessing the improvishment effects of out-of-pocket healthcare payments prior to the uptake of the national health insurance scheme in Ghana. MBC International Health and Human Rights, 17:13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12914-017-0121-7
  • David Beran, Peter Byass, Aiah Gbakima, Kathleen Kahn, Osman Sankoh, Stephen Tollman, Miles Witham, Justine Davies (2017). Research capacity building – obligations for global health partners. The Lancet Global Health, e568, Vol 5, June 2017.
  • Don de Savigny, Ian Riley, Daniel Chandramohan, Frank Odhiambo, Erin Nichols, Sam Notzon, Carla AbouZahr, Raj Mitra, Daniel Cobos Muñoz, Sonja Firth, Nicolas Maire, Osman Sankoh, Gay Bronson, Philip Setel, Peter Byass, Robert Jakob, Ties Boerma & Alan D. Lopez (2017) Integrating community-based verbal autopsy into civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS): system-level considerations, Global Health Action, 10:1, 1272882, DOI:10.1080/16549716.2017.1272882
  • James Akazili, Diane McIntyre, Edmund W. Kanmiki, John Gyapong, Abraham Oduro, Osman Sankoh; Assessing the catastrophic effects of out-of-pocket healthcare payments prior to the uptake of a nationwide health insurance scheme in Ghana. (2017), Global Health Action. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2017.1289735
  • Sankoh Osman, Peter Byass; INDEPTH Network and Partners (In Press). New INDEPTH Strategy – generating robust population-based data for monitoring SDG progress. The Lancet Global Health
  • Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Stuart A. Ali, Felix Made, Catherine Kyobutungik, Engelbert Nonterah, Lisa Micklesfield, Marianne Alberts, Romuald Boua, Scott Hazelhurst, Cornelius Debpuur, Felistas Mashinya, Sekgothe Dikotope, Hermann Sorgho, Ian Cook, Stella Muthuri, Cassandra Soo, Freedom Mukomana, Godfred Agongo, Christopher Wandabwa, Sulaimon Afolabi, Abraham Oduro, Halidou Tinto, Ryan G. Wagner, Tilahun Haregu, Alisha Wade, Kathleen Kahn, Shane A. Norris, Nigel J. Crowther, Stephen Tollman, Osman Sankoh, Michèle Ramsay, as members of AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium (2017). Stark Regional and Sex Differences in the Prevalence and Awareness of Hypertension: An H3Africa AWI-Gen Study Across 6 Sites in Sub-Saharan Africa. Global Hearthttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2017.01.007
  • Osman Sankoh on behalf of the INDEPTH Network and partners (2017). Why population-based data are crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. International Journal of Epidemiology, Editorial. 1–4 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx010
  • Osman Sankoh (2017). Bridging the theory–practice gap in global health research. Book review. The Lancet; 389 January 14, 2017.
  • E. Anane-Sarpong, T. Wangmo, O. Sankoh, M. Tanner, and B.S. Elger. (2016). Application of Ethical Principles to Research using Public Health Data in The Global South: Perspectives from Africa. Dev World Bioeth
  • Ramsay M, Crowther N , Tambo E, Agongo G, Baloyi V, Dikotope S, Gómez-Olivé  X, Jaff N, Sorgho H,  Wagner R,  Khayeka-Wandabwa C , Choudhury A,  Hazelhurst S,  Kahn K, Lombard Z , Mukomana F,  Soo C, Soodyall H, Wade A,  Afolabi S, Agorinya I, Amenga-Etego L , Ali SA,  Bognini JD, Boua RP,  Debpuur C,  Diallo S,  Fato E, Kazienga A,  Konkobo SZ,  Kouraogo PM, Mashinya F,  Micklesfield  L, Nakanabo-Diallo S, Njamwea B,  Nonterah E, Ouedraogo S, Pillay V, Somande AM , Tindana P, Twine R, Alberts M, Kyobutungi C, Norris SA,  Oduro AR, Tinto H, Tollman S, Sankoh O and as members of AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium (2016). H3Africa AWI-Gen Collaborative Centre: a resource to study the interplay between genomic and environmental risk factors for cardiometabolic diseases in four sub-Sharan African countries. Global Health, epidemiology and Genomics. 1, e20, doi:10.1017/gheg.2016.17

  • Morozoff CE, Pigott DM, Sankoh O, Laney S, Hay SI. (2016) Enhancement of Ebola preparedness across Africa. Emerging Infectious Diseases. Dec. http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2212.160642 DOI: 10.3201/eid2212.160642

  • Pisani E, Aaby P, Breugelmans JG, Carr D, Groves T, Helinski M, Kamuya D,  Kern S, Littler K, Marsh V,  Mboup S, Merson L, Sankoh O,  Serafini M, Schneider M, Schoenenberger V, Guerin PJ (2016). Beyond open data: realising the health benefits of sharing data. BMJ; 355 :i5295
  • Osman Sankoh. (2016).  Africa's demographic future: why Africa should take the lead. Lancet Global Health Vol. 4, August 2016 http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PIIS2214-109X(16)30103-6.pdf
  • Verner G, Schütte S, Knop J, Sankoh O, and  Sauerborn R (2016). Health in climate change research from 1990 to 2014: positive trend, but still underperforming. Glob Health Action. 2016 Jun 21;9:30723. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30723.
  • Kamanda M, Madise N, and Schnepf SV. (2016). Does living in a community with more educated mothers enhance children’s school attendance? Evidence from Sierra LeoneInternational Journal of Educational Development. 46: 114-124.
  • Kamanda M (2016). Does community poverty reduce children’s school attendance more at primary education than at secondary education? Evidence from post-conflict Sierra Leone. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. 46: 435-456. DOI:10.1080/03057925.2014.1002077
  • Lawn JE, Blencowe H, Waiswa P, Amouzou A, Mathers C, Hogan D, Flenady V, Frøen JF, Qureshi ZU,Claire Calderwood C, Shiekh S, Jassir FB, You D, McClure EM, Mathai M, Cousens S, for The Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths Series study group* with The Lancet Stillbirth Epidemiology investigator group* (2016). Stillbirths: rates, risk factors, and acceleration towards 2030.  The Lancethttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(link is external)(link is external)(15)00837-5
  • Becher H, Müller O, Dambach P, Gabrysch S, Niamba L, Sankoh O, Simboro S, Schoeps A, Stieglbauer G, Yé Y, Sié A. (2016). Decreasing child mortality, spatial clustering, and decreasing disparity in north-western Burkina Faso. Tropical Medicine & International Health . doi: 10.1111/tmi.12673. 
  • Ekström A M, Clark J, Byass P, Lopez A, De Savigny D, Moyer CA, Campbell H, Gage AJ, Bocquier P, Abouzahr C, Sankoh O. (2016). INDEPTH Network: contributing to the data revolution. TheLancet Diabetes & Endocrinology , Volume 4 , Issue 2 , 97
  • Michele Ramsay and Osman Sankoh; as members of the AWI-Gen study and the H3Africa Consortium (2015). African partnerships through the H3Africa Consortium bring a genomic dimension to longitudinal population studies on the continent. International Journal of Epidemiology. 1–4 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv187
  • Jia P, Sankoh O and  Tatem AJ (2015). Mapping the environmental and socioeconomic coverage of the INDEPTH international health and demographic surveillance system network.
    Health Place. 36:88-96. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.09.009.‎
  • Osman Sankoh, on behalf of the INDEPTH Network. CHESS: an innovative concept for a new generation of population surveillance (2015). The Lancet Global Health correspondence(link is external)(link is external).http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(link is external)(15)00180-1
  • Kamanda M, and Sankoh OA. (2015). Children's school access between 1998 and 2013 in low- and middle-income countries: exploring how the INDEPTH Network can contribute to research(link is external)(link is external). Glob Health Action, 8: 28430 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.28430. (link is external)(link is external)
  • Arthur SS, Nyide B, Soura AB, Kahn K, Weston M and Sankoh O. (2015). Tackling malnutrition: a systematic review of 15-year research evidence from INDEPTH health and demographic surveillance systemsGlob Health Action, 8: 28298- http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.28298(link is external)(link is external)
  • Lawn JE, Kerber K, Sankoh O and Claeson M (2015). Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST): learning from a decade of research in Uganda to accelerate change for newborns especially in Africa(link is external)(link is external). Glob Health Action 2015, 8: 27363 -‎http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.27363(link is external)
  • Byass P, Herbst K, Fottrell E, Ali MM, Odhiambo F, Amek N, Hamel MJ, Laserson KF, Kahn K, Kabudula C, Mee P, Bird J, Jakob R, Sankoh O, Tollman SM (2015). Comparing verbal autopsy cause of death findings as determined by physician coding and probabilistic modelling: a public health analysis of 54 000 deaths in Africa and AsiaJournal of Global Health 5 (1); doi: 10.7189/jogh.05.010402.
  • Sankoh O, Byass P. (2014). Cause-specific mortality at INDEPTH Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites in Africa and Asia: concluding synthesisGlob Health Action7:25590. doi: 10.3402/gha.v7.25590.