GHRU Publications

Publications appear in chronological order, with the most recent at the top.

Because people here are ignorant’: The failure of a community intervention to prevent mycetoma in Sudan (January 2023). NIHR Open Research.

Knowledge, attitudes and practices of health professionals towards people living with lymphoedema caused by lymphatic filariasis, podoconiosis and leprosy in northern Ethiopia (September 2022). International Health.

Towards effective and sustainable global academic partnerships through a maturity model informed by the capability approach (November 2021). Globalization and Health.

Long-term consequences of the misuse of ivermectin data (October 2021). The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Modelling the spatial distribution of mycetoma in Sudan (October 2021). RSTMH.

A qualitative study on the implementation of a holistic care package for control and management of lymphoedema: experience from a pilot intervention in northern Ethiopia (October 2021). BMC Health Services Research.

Rapid ethical appraisal of stakeholder views on research prior to undertaking immunopathogenesis studies on podoconiosis in northeast Ethiopia during a period of social instability (September 2021). RSTMH.

Systematic review of Ethiopian medicinal plants used for their anti-inflammatory and wound healing activities (August 2021). Journal of Ethnopharmacology.

The impact of podoconiosis, lymphatic filariasis, and leprosy on disability and mental well-being: A systematic review (July 2021). PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Ethiopian Medicinal Plants: A Systematic Review (June 2021). Frontiers in Pharmacology.

Development of an integrated, holistic care package for people with lymphoedema for use at the level of the Primary Health Care Unit in Ethiopia (April 2021). PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Replication of HLA class II locus association with susceptibility to podoconiosis in three Ethiopian ethnic groups (February 2021). nature.

Antibacterial activity of methanol extracts of the leaves of three medicinal plants against selected bacteria isolated from wounds of lymphoedema patients (January 2021). BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies.

High levels of depressive symptoms among people with lower limb lymphoedema in Rwanda: a cross-sectional study (December 2020). RSTMH.

Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteria isolated from the infected wounds of patients with lymphoedema in East Wollega, Ethiopia (December 2020). RSTMH.

Linking soils and human health: geospatial analysis of ground-sampled soil data in relation to community-level podoconiosis data in North West Cameroon (December 2020). RSTMH.

A cross-sectional study to evaluate depression and quality of life among patients with lymphoedema due to podoconiosis, lymphatic filariasis and leprosy (December 2020). RSTMH.

Economic assessment of a community-based care package for people with lower limb disorder caused by lymphatic filariasis, podoconiosis and leprosy in Ethiopia (December 2020). RSTMH.

Multiplexed gene expression analysis of HLA class II-associated podoconiosis implicates chronic immune activation in its pathogenesis (December 2020). RSTMH.

EnDPoINT: protocol for an implementation research study to integrate a holistic package of physical health, mental health and psychosocial care for podoconiosis, lymphatic filariasis and leprosy into routine health services in Ethiopia (October 2020). BMJ Open Journal.

Host genetic susceptibility to mycetoma (April 2020). PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Ivermectin for the control of scabies outbreaks in the UK (December 2019). The Lancet.