Publications | Social Medicine, Infectious diseases and Migration (SIM)

Recent publications from the SIM research group at the Department of Global Public Health.


Independent evaluation of 12 artificial intelligence solutions for the detection of tuberculosis
Codlin AJ, Dao TP, Vo LNQ, Forse RJ, Van Truong V, Dang HM, Nguyen LH, Nguyen HB, Nguyen NV, Sidney-Annerstedt K, Squire B, Lönnroth K, Caws
M.Sci Rep. 2021 Dec 13;11

The 7H11 Agar Medium Supplemented with Calf Bovine Serum for Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates Against Pyrazinamide
Amini S, Kardan-Yamchi J, Kazemian H, Nasiri MJ, Hamzehloo G, Hoffner S, Feizabadi MM.
Microb Drug Resist. 2021 Dec;27(12):1652-1657

Emergence of additional drug resistance during treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in China: a prospective cohort study
Hu Y, Zheng X, Davies Forsman L, Ning Z, Chen C, Gao Y, Zhang Z, Lu W, Werngren J, Bruchfeld J, Hoffner S, Xu B.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2021 Dec;27(12):1805-1813

High diversity of blaNDM-1-encoding plasmids in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from neonates in a Vietnamese hospital
Sriram KK, Ekedahl E, Hoang NTB, Sewunet T, Berglund B, Lundberg L, Nematzadeh S, Nilsson M, Nilsson LE, Le NK, Tran DM, Hanberger H, Olson L, Larsson M, Giske CG, Westerlund F.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2021 Dec 15

Artificial intelligence in cancer research, diagnosis and therapy
Elemento O, Leslie C, Lundin J, Tourassi G.
Nat Rev Cancer. 2021 Dec;21(12):747-752

Action leveraging evidence to reduce perinatal mortality and morbidity (ALERT): study protocol for a stepped-wedge cluster-randomised trial in Benin, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda
Akuze J, Annerstedt KS, Benova L, Chipeta E, Dossou JP, Gross MM, Kidanto H, Marchal B, Alvesson HM, Pembe AB, van Damme W, Waiswa P, Hanson C; ALERT Study Team.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Dec 11;21(1)

A Review of the Scientific Contributions of Nepal on COVID-19
Raut R, Sah R, Dixit K, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Marco Z, Dhama K, Malik YS, Tiwari R, Bonilla-Aldana DK, Lee A.
Curr Trop Med Rep. 2021 Nov 1:1-8

Drug Exposure and Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Predict Pulmonary Tuberculosis Treatment Response
Zheng X, Bao Z, Forsman LD, Hu Y, Ren W, Gao Y, Li X, Hoffner S, Bruchfeld J, Alffenaar JW.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 2;73(9)

Clonal spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae among patients at admission and discharge at a Vietnamese neonatal intensive care unit
Berglund B, Hoang NTB, Lundberg L, Le NK, Tärnberg M, Nilsson M, Bornefall E, Khu DTK, Welander J, Le HT, Olson L, Dien TM, Nilsson LE, Larsson M, Hanberger H.
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2021 Nov 20;10(1):162

Food for thought: addressing undernutrition to end tuberculosis
Sinha P, Lönnroth K, Bhargava A, Heysell SK, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Rudgard W, Boccia D, Van Aartsen D, Hochberg NS
Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Oct;21(10): e318-e325

Intervention Fidelity Focusing on Interaction between Participants and Facilitators in a Telephone-Delivered Health Coaching Intervention for the Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes
Timm L, Karlsson I, Sidney Annerstedt K, Absetz P, Forsberg BC, Daivadanam M, Mølsted Alvesson H.
Nutrients. 2021 Oct 28;13(11)

Sociodemographic characteristics and disability pensions of frequent attenders in occupational health primary care - a follow-up study in Finland
Reho T, Atkins S, Korhonen M, Siukola A, Sumanen M, Viljamaa M, Uitti J, Sauni R.
BMC Public Health. 2021 Oct 12;21(1)

Barriers and facilitators to accessing tuberculosis care in Nepal: a qualitative study to inform the design of a socioeconomic support intervention
Dixit K, Biermann O, Rai B, Aryal TP, Mishra G, Teixeira de Siqueira-Filha N, Paudel PR, Pandit RN, Sah MK, Majhi G, Levy J, Rest JV, Gurung SC, Dhital R, Lönnroth K, Squire SB, Caws M, Sidney K, Wingfield T.
BMJ Open. 2021 Oct 1;11(10)

Socio-protective effects of active case finding on catastrophic costs from tuberculosis in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam: a longitudinal patient cost survey
Vo LNQ, Forse RJ, Codlin AJ, Dang HM, Van Truong V, Nguyen LH, Nguyen HB, Nguyen NV, Sidney-Annerstedt K, Lonnroth K, Squire SB, Caws M, Worrall E, de Siqueira-Filha NT.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Oct 5;21(1)

Study on the co-infection of children with severe community-acquired pneumonia
Tran Quang K, Tran Do H, Pham Hung V, Nguyen Vu T, Tran Xuan B, Larsson M, Duong-Quy S, Nguyen-Thi-Dieu T.
Pediatr Int. 2021 Oct 18

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis After Exposure to Manganese from Traditional Medicine Procedures in Kenya
Roos E, Wärmländer SKTS, Meyer J, Sholts SB, Jarvet J, Gräslund A, Roos PM.
Biol Trace Elem Res. 2021 Oct;199(10):3618-3624

Social and health factors associated with unfavourable treatment outcome in adolescents and young adults with tuberculosis in Brazil: a national retrospective cohort study
Chenciner L, Annerstedt KS, Pescarini JM, Wingfield T.
Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Oct;9(10):e1380-e1390

Economic evaluation of patient costs associated with tuberculosis diagnosis and care in Solomon Islands
Viney K, Itogo N, Yamanaka T, Jebeniani R, Hazarika A, Morishita F, Nishikiori N, Nery SV.
BMC Public Health. 2021 Oct 23;21(1)

Challenges to ensuring valid and useful waiting time monitoring - a qualitative study in Swedish specialist care
Ebbevi D, Hasson H, Lönnroth K, Augustsson H.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Sep 28;21(1):1024

Barriers and enablers to implementing tuberculosis control strategies in EU and European Economic Area countries: a systematic review
Conroy O, Wurie F, Collin SM, Edmunds M, de Vries G, Lönnroth K, Abubakar I, Anderson SR, Zenner D.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Sep;21(9)

Increased Incidence of Thrombotic Complications With Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Necessitates Consideration of Prophylactic Anticoagulation in Young Individuals
Bagchi A, Khan MS, Saraswat A, Ansari A, Nai Q, Iyer V, Hamouda D, Khuder S, Verghese C.
Cureus. 2021 Sep 6;13(9)

HLA-G expression correlates with histological grade but not with prognosis in colorectal carcinoma
Kaprio T, Sariola H, Linder N, Lundin J, Kere J, Haglund C, Wedenoja S.
HLA. 2021 Sep;98(3):213-217

Tuberculosis related disability: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Alene KA, Wangdi K, Colquhoun S, Chani K, Islam T, Rahevar K, Morishita F, Byrne A, Clark J, Viney K.
BMC Med. 2021 Sep 9;19(1)

Detection of Pyrazinamide Heteroresistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Werngren J, Mansjö M, Glader M, Hoffner S, Davies Forsman L.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Aug 17;65(9)

Determinants of household catastrophic costs for drug sensitive tuberculosis patients in Kenya
Kirubi B, Ong'ang'o J, Nguhiu P, Lönnroth K, Rono A, Sidney-Annerstedt K
Infect Dis Poverty. 2021 Jul 5;10(1):95

Additional drug resistance for Mycobacterium tuberculosis during turnaround time for drug-susceptibility testing in China: A multicenter observational cohort study
Zhu J, Bao Z, Xie Y, Werngren J, Hu Y, Davies Forsman L, Bruchfeld J, Hoffner S.
Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Jul;108:81-88

Spatiotemporal Patterns of Tuberculosis in Hunan Province, China
Alene KA, Xu Z, Bai L, Yi H, Tan Y, Gray DJ, Viney K, Clements ACA.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jun 24;18(13)

Special Issue "Innovation and Evidence for Achieving TB Elimination in the Asia-Pacific Region"
du Cros P, Hussain H, Viney K.
Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 28;6(3)

Problems associated with mass border testing of COVID-19
Grunér M, Nordberg M, Lönnroth K.Scand J
Public Health. 2021 Jun 19

How to reduce household costs for people with tuberculosis: a longitudinal costing survey in Nepal
Gurung SC, Rai B, Dixit K, Worrall E, Paudel PR, Dhital R, Sah MK, Pandit RN, Aryal TP, Majhi G, Wingfield T, Squire B, Lönnroth K, Levy JW, Viney K, van Rest J, Ramsay A, Santos da Costa RM, Basnyat B, Thapa A, Mishra G, Moreira Pescarini J, Caws M, Teixeira de Siqueira-Filha N
Health Policy Plan. 2021 Jun 3;36(5):594-605

Multi-drug resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in rural Vietnam more than doubled from 1999 to 2014
Larsson M, Nguyen HQ, Olson L, Tran TK, Nguyen TV, Nguyen CTK.
Acta Paediatr. 2021 Jun;110(6):1916-1923

The household financial burden of non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
Kazibwe J, Tran PB, Annerstedt KS.
Health Res Policy Syst. 2021 Jun 21;19(1):96

Challenges and opportunities to end tuberculosis in the COVID-19 era
Wingfield T, Karmadwala F, MacPherson P, Millington KA, Walker NF, Cuevas LE, Squire SB.
Lancet Respir Med. 2021 Jun;9(6):556-558

Capitalizing on facilitators and addressing barriers when implementing active tuberculosis case-finding in six districts of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: a qualitative study with key stakeholders
Biermann O, Tran PB, Forse RJ, Vo LNQ, Codlin AJ, Viney K, Caws M, Lönnroth K.
Implement Sci. 2021 May 19;16(1):54.


Environmental hazards increase the fall risk among residents of long-term care facilities: a prospective study in Shanghai, China
Jiang Y, Xia Q, Zhou P, Jiang S, Diwan VK, Xu B.
Age Ageing. 2021 May 5;50(3):875-881

Assessing private provider perceptions and the acceptability of video observed treatment technology for tuberculosis treatment adherence in three cities across Viet Nam
Nguyen LH, Tran PTM, Dam TA, Forse RJ, Codlin AJ, Huynh HB, Dong TTT, Nguyen GH, Truong VV, Dang HTM, Nguyen TD, Nguyen HB, Nguyen NV, Khan A, Creswell J, Vo LNQ.
PLoS One. 2021 May 7;16(5)

Atypical Genetic Basis of Pyrazinamide Resistance in Monoresistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Modlin SJ, Marbach T, Werngren J, Mansjö M, Hoffner SE, Valafar F.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 May 18;65(6)

Role of extreme weather events and El Niño Southern Oscillation on incidence of Enteric Fever in Ahmedabad and Surat, Gujarat, India
Iyer V, Sharma A, Nair D, Solanki B, Umrigar P, Murtugudde R, Jiang C, Mavalankar D, Sapkota A.
Environ Res. 2021 May

A qualitative assessment in acceptability and barriers to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men who have sex with men: implications for service delivery in Vietnam
Nguyen LH, Nguyen HLT, Tran BX, Larsson M, Rocha LEC, Thorson A, Strömdahl S.
BMC Infect Dis. 2021 May 25;21(1):472

Psychometric evaluation of a new drug-resistant tuberculosis stigma scale
Redwood L, Mitchell EMH, Nguyen TA, Viney K, Nguyen VN, Fox GJ.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2021 May;133:101-110

Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities
Marais L, Toefy Y, Thompsen S, Diwan V, Skinner D, Mofolo N, Lenka M, Cloete J.
AIDS Care. 2021 Apr;33(4):448-452

Cost-effectiveness of the latent tuberculosis screening program for migrants in Stockholm Region
Shedrawy J, Deogan C, Öhd JN, Hergens MP, Bruchfeld J, Jonsson J, Siroka A, Lönnroth K.Eur
J Health Econ. 2021 Apr;22(3):445-454

Spatial clustering of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Hunan province, China: an ecological study
Alene KA, Xu Z, Bai L, Yi H, Tan Y, Gray D, Viney K, Clements AC.
BMJ Open. 2021 Apr 1;11(4)

Building on facilitators and overcoming barriers to implement active tuberculosis case-finding in Nepal, experiences of community health workers and people with tuberculosis
Biermann O, Dixit K, Rai B, Caws M, Lönnroth K, Viney K.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Apr 1;21(1):295


Comparative Yield of Tuberculosis during Active Case Finding Using GeneXpert or Smear Microscopy for Diagnostic Testing in Nepal: A Cross-Sectional Study
Gurung SC, Dixit K, Rai B, Dhital R, Paudel PR, Acharya S, Budhathoki G, Malla D, Levy JW, Lönnroth K, Ramsay A, Basnyat B, Thapa A, Mishra G, Subedi B, Shah MK, Shrestha A, Caws M.
Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 14;6(2):50

Using the COVID-19 pandemic to reimagine global health teaching in high-income countries
Atkins S, Banerjee AT, Bachynski K, Daftary A, Desai G, Gross A, Hedt-Gauthier B, Mendenhall E, Meier BM, Nixon SA, Nolan A, Palermo TM, Phelan A, Pyzik O, Roach P, Sangaramoorthy T, Standley CJ, Yamey G, Abimbola S, Pai M.
BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Apr;6(4)

Effects of improved information and volunteer support on segregation of solid waste at the household level in urban settings in Madhya Pradesh, India (I-MISS): protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial
Kalyanasundaram M, Sabde Y, Annerstedt KS, Singh S, Sahoo KC, Parashar V, Purohit M, Pathak A, Lundborg CS, Rousta K, Bolton K, Atkins S, Diwan V.
BMC Public Health. 2021 Apr 9;21(1)

Nodal recurrences after stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage non-small-cell lung cancer
Tibdewal A, Pathak RS, Agarwal JP, Hoskote SS, Mummudi N, Iyer V, Nair AG.
Curr Probl Cancer. 2021 Apr;45(2)

Evaluation of the latent tuberculosis screening and treatment strategy for asylum seekers in Stockholm, Sweden 2015-2018: a record linkage study of the care cascade
Nederby Öhd J, Hergens MP, Luksha Y, Buxbaum C, Shedrawy J, Jonsson J, Bruchfeld J, Lönnroth K
Eur Respir J. 2021 Mar 18;57(3)

'A double-edged sword': Perceived benefits and harms of active case-finding for people with presumptive tuberculosis and communities-A qualitative study based on expert interviews
Biermann O, Klüppelberg R, Lönnroth K, Viney K, Caws M, Atkins S.
PLoS One. 2021 Mar 11;16(3)

Global health without sexual and reproductive health and rights? Analysis of United Nations documents and country statements, 2014-2019
Gilby L, Koivusalo M, Atkins S.
BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Mar;6(3)

The MOSEXY trial: mobile phone intervention for sexual health in youth-a pragmatic randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of a smartphone application on sexual health in youth in Stockholm, Sweden
Nielsen AM, De Costa A, Gemzell-Danielsson K, Marrone G, Boman J, Salazar M, Diwan V.
Sex Transm Infect. 2021 Mar;97(2):141-146

Point-of-Care Digital Cytology With Artificial Intelligence for Cervical Cancer Screening in a Resource-Limited Setting
Holmström O, Linder N, Kaingu H, Mbuuko N, Mbete J, Kinyua F, Törnquist S, Muinde M, Krogerus L, Lundin M, Diwan V, Lundin J.
JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Mar 1;4(3)

Suboptimal moxifloxacin and levofloxacin drug exposure during treatment of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: results from a prospective study in China
Davies Forsman L, Niward K, Kuhlin J, Zheng X, Zheng R, Ke R, Hong C, Werngren J, Paues J, Simonsson USH, Eliasson E, Hoffner S, Xu B, Alffenaar JW, Schön T, Hu Y, Bruchfeld J.
Eur Respir J. 2021 Mar 11;57(3)

Antibody Supervised Training of a Deep Learning Based Algorithm for Leukocyte Segmentation in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.
Stenman S, Bychkov D, Kucukel H, Linder N, Haglund C, Arola J, Lundin J
IEEE J Biomed Health Inform 2021 Feb;25(2):422-428

Outcomes with a shorter multidrug-resistant tuberculosis regimen from Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan
du Cros P, Khamraev A, Tigay Z, Abdrasuliev T, Greig J, Cooke G, Herboczek K, Pylypenko T, Berry C, Ronnachit A, Lister D, Dietrich S, Ariti C, Safaev K, Nyang'wa BT, Parpieva N, Tillashaikhov M, Achar J.
ERJ Open Res. 2021 Feb 8;7(1)

Deep learning identifies morphological features in breast cancer predictive of cancer ERBB2 status and trastuzumab treatment efficacy
Bychkov D, Linder N, Tiulpin A, Kücükel H, Lundin M, Nordling S, Sihto H, Isola J, Lehtimäki T, Kellokumpu-Lehtinen PL, von Smitten K, Joensuu H, Lundin J.
Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 17;11(1)

Nosocomial Coronavirus Disease Outbreak Containment, Hanoi, Vietnam, March-April 2020.
Duy C, Nong VM, Van Ngo A, Doan TT, Nguyen TQ, Truong PT, Olson L, Larsson M
Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Jan;27(1):

Metastatic uveal melanoma managed with best supportive care.
Rantala ES, Hernberg MM, Lundin M, Lundin J, Kivelä TT
Acta Oncol 2021 Jan;60(1):135-139

Hypothermic treatment for neonatal asphyxia in low-resource settings using phase-changing material-An easy to use and low-cost method.
Tran HTT, Le HTT, Tran HTP, Khu DTK, Lagercrantz H, Tran DM, Winbladh B, Hellström-Westas L, Alfvén T, Olson L
Acta Paediatr 2021 01;110(1):85-93

Biosocial Strategies to Address the Socioeconomic Determinants and Consequences of the TB and COVID-19 Pandemics.
Pedrazzoli D, Wingfield T
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 Jan;():

Adaptation of WHO's generic tuberculosis patient cost instrument for a longitudinal study in Africa
Evans D, van Rensburg C, Govathson C, Ivanova O, Rieß F, Siroka A, Sillah AK, Ntinginya NE, Jani I, Sathar F, Rosen S, Sanne I, Rachow A, Lönnroth K.
Glob Health Action. 2021 Jan 1;14(1)

Factors associated with culture conversion among adults treated for pulmonary extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis during 2018-2019 in the Russian Federation: an observational cohort study
Russkikh A, Korotych O, Sereda Y, Samoilova A, Achar J, Yedilbayev A, Dara M, Vasilyeva I.
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2021 Jan 14;91(1)

Factors associated with time to sputum culture conversion of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis patients in Klaipeda, Lithuania in 2016-2019: a cohort study
Diktanas S, Korotych O, Sereda Y, Gozalov O, Rubcova O, Achar J.
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 2021 Jan 14;91(1)

"Like filling a lottery ticket with quite high stakes": a qualitative study exploring mothers' needs and perceptions of state-provided financial support for a child with a long-term illness in Finland
Paajanen A, Annerstedt KS, Atkins S.
BMC Public Health. 2021 Jan 25;21(1)

Dispersal and competitive release affect the management of native and invasive tephritid fruit flies in large and smallholder farms in Ethiopia
Biasazin TD, Wondimu TW, Herrera SL, Larsson M, Mafra-Neto A, Gessese YW, Dekker T.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 29;11(1)


Medical expenditures: not the only source of financial hardship.
Lönnroth K
Lancet Glob Health 2020 03;8(3):e336

Income security during periods of ill health: a scoping review of policies, practice and coverage in low-income and middle-income countries.
Thorpe J, Viney K, Hensing G, Lönnroth K
BMJ Glob Health 2020 06;5(6):

Income security in times of ill health: the next frontier for the SDGs.
Lönnroth K, Tessier L, Hensing G, Behrendt C
BMJ Glob Health 2020 05;5(6):

Income security during public health emergencies: the COVID-19 poverty trap in Vietnam.
Tran PB, Hensing G, Wingfield T, Atkins S, Sidney Annerstedt K, Kazibwe J, Tomeny E, Biermann O, Thorpe J, Forse R, Lönnroth K
BMJ Glob Health 2020 06;5(6):

Tackling two pandemics: a plea on World Tuberculosis Day.
Wingfield T, Cuevas LE, MacPherson P, Millington KA, Squire SB
Lancet Respir Med 2020 06;8(6):536-538

What do people hospitalised with covid-19 think about the care they received?
Wu MS, Hayat F, Ratcliffe L, Beadsworth MBJ, Defres S, Wingfield T
BMJ 2020 09;370():m3496

Evaluating the yield of systematic screening for tuberculosis among three priority groups in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.
Vo LNQ, Codlin AJ, Forse RJ, Nguyen NT, Vu TN, Le GT, Van Truong V, Do GC, Dang HM, Nguyen LH, Nguyen HB, Nguyen NV, Levy J, Lonnroth K, Squire SB, Caws M
Infect Dis Poverty 2020 Dec;9(1):166

A comparative impact evaluation of two human resource models for community-based active tuberculosis case finding in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.
Vo LNQ, Forse RJ, Codlin AJ, Vu TN, Le GT, Do GC, Van Truong V, Dang HM, Nguyen LH, Nguyen HB, Nguyen NV, Levy J, Squire B, Lonnroth K, Caws M
BMC Public Health 2020 Jun;20(1):934

Active case-finding policy development, implementation and scale-up in high-burden countries: A mixed-methods survey with National Tuberculosis Programme managers and document review.
Biermann O, Tran PB, Viney K, Caws M, Lönnroth K, Sidney Annerstedt K
PLoS One 2020 ;15(10):e0240696

En ny chans för läkarspecialiteten socialmedicin. Holmer H, Hurtig AK, Irestig R, Kosidou K, Kristenson M, Lönnroth K, Lövestad S, Nejat S, Stafström M, Sarkadi A. Läkartidningen 2020.11.11

Build back stronger universal health coverage systems after the COVID-19 pandemic: the need for better governance and linkage with universal social protection.
Tediosi F, Lönnroth K, Pablos-Méndez A, Raviglione M
BMJ Glob Health 2020 10;5(10):

Enhanced Private Sector Engagement for Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Reporting through an Intermediary Agency in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.
Vo LNQ, Codlin AJ, Huynh HB, Mai TDT, Forse RJ, Truong VV, Dang HMT, Nguyen BD, Nguyen LH, Nguyen TD, Nguyen HB, Nguyen NV, Caws M, Lonnroth K, Creswell J
Trop Med Infect Dis 2020 Sep;5(3):

Early lessons from COVID-19 response and shifts in authority: public trust, policy legitimacy and political inclusion.
Bekker M, Ivankovic D, Biermann O
Eur J Public Health 2020 Oct;30(5):854-855

Research protocol for a mixed-methods study to characterise and address the socioeconomic impact of accessing TB diagnosis and care in Nepal [version 2; peer review: 1 approved, 1 approved with reservations]. Dixit K, Rai B, Prasad Aryal T et al.
Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:19

Indicators to evaluate organisational knowledge brokers: a scoping review.
Scarlett J, Forsberg BC, Biermann O, Kuchenmüller T, El-Khatib Z
Health Res Policy Syst 2020 Aug;18(1):93

Evaluation of the latent tuberculosis screening and treatment strategy for asylum seekers in Stockholm, Sweden 2015-2018 - a record linkage study of the care cascade.
Öhd JN, Hergens MP, Luksha Y, Buxbaum C, Shedrawy J, Jonsson J, Bruchfeld J, Lönnroth K
Eur Respir J 2020 Aug;():

'Power plays plus push': experts' insights into the development and implementation of active tuberculosis case-finding policies globally, a qualitative study.
Biermann O, Atkins S, Lönnroth K, Caws M, Viney K
BMJ Open 2020 Jun;10(6):e036285

Artificial intelligence, diagnostic imaging and neglected tropical diseases: ethical implications.
Vaisman A, Linder N, Lundin J, Orchanian-Cheff A, Coulibaly JT, Ephraim RK, et al
Bull. World Health Organ. 2020 Apr;98(4):288-289

Developing Feasible, Locally Appropriate Socioeconomic Support for TB-Affected Households in Nepal.
Rai B, Dixit K, Aryal TP, Mishra G, Siqueira-Filha NT, Paudel PR, Levy JW, Rest JV, Gurung SC, Dhital R, Lönnroth K, Squire SB, Caws M, Wingfield T
Trop Med Infect Dis 2020 Jun;5(2):

Det var inte oväntat att covid-19 slog så ojämlikt. Sarkadi A, Kristensson M, Lönnroth K, Burström B, Sahlin Torp L. Dagens Medicin 2020-07-17.

Utan kraftfulla insatser riskerar covid-19 att öka hälsoklyftorna. Tao W, Bodin T, Burström B, Holmer H, Irestig R, Kristenson M, Kulane A, Lager A, Lönnroth K, Sahlin Torp L, Sarakadi A. Läkartidningen 2020.04.21

Association of Tuberculosis With Household Catastrophic Expenditure in South India.
Muniyandi M, Thomas BE, Karikalan N, Kannan T, Rajendran K, Saravanan B, Vohra V, Okorosobo T, Lönnroth K, Tripathy SP
JAMA Netw Open 2020 02;3(2):e1920973

​​​​​​Health-related quality of life among tuberculosis patient in Stockholm, Sweden. Shedrawy J, Jansson L, Bruchfeld J, Lönnroth K. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2020; 24: 461-63

Target prioritization and strategy selection for active case-finding of pulmonary tuberculosis: a tool to support country-level project planning.
Nishikiori N, Van Weezenbeek C
BMC Public Health 2013 Feb;13():97

Latent tuberculosis in pregnant women: a patient perspective.
Jansson L, Shedrawy J, Lönnroth K, Bruchfeld J, Kulane A
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2020 03;24(3):310-315

Research protocol for a mixed-methods study to characterise and address the socioeconomic impact of accessing TB diagnosis and care in Nepal.
Dixit K, Rai B, Prasad Aryal T, Mishra G, Teixeira de Siqueira-Filha N, Raj Paudel P, Levy JW, van Rest J, Chandra Gurung S, Dhital R, Biermann O, Viney K, Lonnroth K, Squire SB, Caws M, Wingfield T
Wellcome Open Res 2020 ;5():19

Experiences of conditional and unconditional cash transfers intended for improving health outcomes and health service use: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Atkins  S, Sidney-Annerstedt  K, Viney  K, Wingfield  T, Boccia  D, Lönnroth  K. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2020, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD013635. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013635.

Factors associated with willingness to pay for health insurance and pension scheme among informal economy workers in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Miti, J.J., Perkio, M., Metteri, A. and Atkins, S. (2020). International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 48 No. 1, pp. 17-37. 

COVID-19 pandemic in Finland - Preliminary analysis on health system response and economic consequences.
Tiirinki H, Tynkkynen LK, Sovala M, Atkins S, Koivusalo M, Rautiainen P, Jormanainen V, Keskimäki I
Health Policy Technol 2020 Dec;9(4):649-662

Frequent attenders at risk of disability pension: a longitudinal study combining routine and register data.
Reho TTM, Atkins SA, Talola N, Sumanen MPT, Viljamaa M, Uitti J
Scand J Public Health 2020 Mar;48(2):181-189

'Building on shaky ground'-challenges to and solutions for primary care guideline implementation in four provinces in South Africa: a qualitative study.
Kredo T, Cooper S, Abrams AL, Muller J, Schmidt BM, Volmink J, Atkins S
BMJ Open 2020 05;10(5):e031468

Improved recording of work relatedness during patient consultations in occupational primary health care: a cluster randomized controlled trial using routine data.
Atkins S, Reho T, Talola N, Sumanen M, Viljamaa M, Uitti J
Trials 2020 Mar;21(1):256

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