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Friday, December 28, 2018
The polio environmental surveillance (ES) system has been an incredible tool for advancing polio eradication efforts because of its ability to highlight the spatial and temporal extent of poliovirus c
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Friday, July 6, 2018
Here we describe the process and advantages of a multi-disease framework approach developed with formal software support.
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Friday, April 27, 2018
If a polio outbreak somehow occurs many years after polio eradication and the subsequent cessation of oral polio vaccination, it may not be possible to rapidly re-establish polio eradication in popula
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
In collaboration with the Pakistan polio program we used a hierarchical Bayesian framework to develop a spatial Poisson hurdle model to jointly model the probability of one or more paralytic polio cas
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
We evaluate the risk that using the oral polio vaccine (OPV, a live, attenuated vaccine) in a highly susceptible population after OPV cessation will result in transmission and survival of the attenuat
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Friday, September 8, 2017

We evaluated the global cessation of the type 2 oral polio vaccine by modeling pre- and post-cessation detection rates in order to identify anomalous detections that may indicate prolonged circulat

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

A spatial metapopulation model of wild poliovirus Type 1 transmission in Kano State, Nigeria is developed, calibrated to historical data, and projected into the future.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The introduction of a new method of assessing vaccination campaign effectiveness, and estimating immunity at the district-level in Northern Nigeria‚Äč.
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Sunday, November 1, 2015
LQAS was introduced in 2009 as a tool to monitor SIA quality.
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Important advances are being made in the fight against communicable diseases by using new digital tools.
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

One of the challenges facing the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is efficiently directing limited resources, such as specially trained personnel, community outreach activities, and satellite va

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Understanding the environmental conditions of disease transmission is important in the study of vector-borne diseases.

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