Peer-Reviewed Publications

Assembly performance at a special school for the deaf

The International Centre  for Evidence in Disability undertakes a diverse range of research projects on global disability and development in collaboration with staff from LSHTM and external organisations. Over the years our research has been published in variety of peer-reviewed international publications.

The following tables provide a sample of peer-reviewed publications from members of ICED. This is not a comprehensive list, but reflects the range of research that we undertake. The list only includes a small selection of our work on visual impairment and blindness, for a full list please go to the ICEH website. Please scroll down the page to find our previous publications or choose the specific publication year below.

2016   .   2015   .   2014   .   2013   .   2012   .   2011   .   2010

2017 Publications

Knowledge of HIV-related disabilities and challenges in accessing care: Qualitative research from Zimbabwe.

Banks LM, Zuurmond M, Ferrand R, Kuper H. (2017) PloS one. 2017;12(8):e0181144. Epub 2017/08/10. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181144. PubMed PMID: 28793316.

SDGs, Inclusive Health and the path to Universal Health Coverage

Hashemia, G., Kuper, H., Wickendend, M. (2017) Disability and the Global South, Vol.4, No. 1, 1088-1111

Prevalence and causes of hearing impairment in Fundong Health District, North-West Cameroon.

Ferrite, S., Mactaggart, I., Kuper, H., Oye, J. and Polack, S. (2017),Trop Med Int Health, 22: 485–492. doi:10.1111/tmi.12840

The incidence of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy in a population-based cohort study of people age 50 years and over in Nakuru, Kenya. 

Bastawrous, A., Mathenge, W., Wing, K., Bastawrous, M., Rono, H., Weiss, H. A., … Kuper, H. (2017). BMC Endocrine Disorders17, 19. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12902-017-0170-x

A systematic review of strategies to increase access to health services among children in low and middle income countries. 

Bright, T., Felix, L., Kuper, H., & Polack, S. (2017). BMC Health Services Research17, 252. http://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2180-9 

Survey of ENT services in sub-Saharan Africa: little progress between 2009 and 2015. 

Mulwafu, W., Ensink, R., Kuper, H., & Fagan, J. (2017). Global Health Action10(1), 1289736. http://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2017.1289736

Six-Year Incidence and Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Kenya Nakuru Eye Disease Cohort Study. 

Bastawrous A, Mathenge W, Peto T, Shah N, Wing K, Rono H, Weiss HA, Macleod D, Foster A, Burton M, Kuper H. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(6):631–638. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1109

Community Action Research in Disability (CARD): An inclusive research programme in Uganda.

Hartley, Sally et al. Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development, [S.l.], v. 28, n. 1, p. 5-92, may. 2017. ISSN 2211-5242.

Childhood disability in Turkana, Kenya: Understanding how carers cope in a complex humanitarian setting. 

Zuurmond, M., Nyapera, V., Mwenda, V., Kisia, J., Rono, H., & Palmer, J. (2016). African Journal of Disability5(1), 277. http://doi.org/10.4102/ajod.v5i1.277

Development of indicators for monitoring Community-Based Rehabilitation.

Mason C, Weber J, Atasoy S, Sabariego C, Cieza A (2017)PLoS ONE 12(6): e0178418. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178418

2016 Publications

2016 ICED Publications
Birth prevalence of Congenital Talipes Equinovarus in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Smythe, T., Kuper, H., Macleod, D., Foster, A. and Lavy, C. (2016). Trop Med Int Health. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/tmi.12833.
Validated Smartphone-Based Apps for Ear and Hearing Assessments: A Review.
Bright T., Pallawela D. JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol 2016;3(2):e13. doi: 10.2196/rehab.6074.
Six-Year Incidence of Blindness and Visual Impairment in Kenya: The Nakuru Eye Disease Cohort Study.
Andrew Bastawrous, Wanjiku Mathenge, Kevin Wing, Hillary Rono, Michael Gichangi, Helen A. Weiss, David Macleod, Allen Foster, Matthew J. Burton, and Hannah Kuper. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Nov; 57(14): 5974–5983. doi: 10.1167/iovs.16-19835.
Childhood disability in Turkana, Kenya: Understanding how carers cope in a complex humanitarian setting.
Maria Zuurmond, Velma Nyapera, Victoria Mwenda, James Kisia, Hilary Rono, Jennifer Palmer. African Journal of Disability; Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 8 pages. doi: 10.4102/ajod.v5i1.277.
Prevalence and severity of depressive symptoms in relation to rural-to-urban migration in India: a cross-sectional study.
Hannah Maike Albers, Sanjay Kinra, K. V. Radha Krishna, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Hannah Kuper. BMC Psychology. September 2016. 47. 10.1186/s40359-016-0152-1.
Inclusion of persons with disabilities in systems of social protection: a population-based survey and case–control study in Peru.
Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, Francisco Diez-Canseco, Alberto Vasquez, Hannah Kuper, Matthew Walsham, Karl Blanchet. BMJ Open 2016;6:e011300 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011300.
Social protection for people with disabilities in Tanzania: a mixed methods study.
Hannah Kuper, Matthew Walsham, Flora Myamba, Simeon Mesaki, Islay Mactaggart, Lena Morgon Banks, Karl Blanchet. Oxford Development Studies. Pages 1-17. 22 Aug 2016.
Disability and social protection programmes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.
Lena Morgon Banks, Rachel Mearkle, Islay Mactaggart, Matthew Walsham, Hannah Kuper, Karl Blanchet. Pages 1-17 | Received 23 Jun 2015, Accepted 28 Oct 2015, Published online: 15 Feb 2016.
Hearing Loss in HIV-Infected Children in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Susan Hrapcak, Hannah Kuper, Peter Bartlett, Akash Devendra, Atupele Makawa, Maria Kim, Peter Kazembe, Saeed Ahmed. August 23, 2016. PLoS One. 2016 Aug 23;11(8):e0161421. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161421. eCollection 2016.
Results of clubfoot treatment after manipulation and casting using the Ponseti method: experience in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Smythe T, Chandramohan D, Bruce J, Kuper H, Lavy C, Foster A. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Oct;21(10):1311-1318. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12750. Epub 2016 Jul 26.
Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Valentina Iemmi, Karl Blanchet, Lorna J. Gibson, K. Suresh Kumar, Santosh Rath, Sally Hartley, Gudlavalleti V. S. Murthy, Vikram Patel, Joerg Weber & Hannah Kuper. Journal of Development Effectiveness. Volume 8, 2016. Issue 3. Pages 368-387. 24 Mar 2016.
Prevalence of disability among adults using Rapid Assessment of Disability tool in a rural district of South India.
Srikrishna Sulgodu Ramachandra, Komal Preet Allagh, Hemanth Kumar, Nathan Grills, Manjula Marella, Hira Pant, D. Mahesh, Fairlene Soji, Srinivasan Mani, G.V.S. Murthy. Disability and Health Journal. Volume 9, Issue 4, October 2016, Pages 624–631.
A Qualitative Study of Barriers to Accessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Disabled People in Malawi.
White S, Kuper H, Itimu-Phiri, Holm R, Biran A. PLoS One. 2016 May 12;11(5):e0155043. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155043. eCollection 2016.
Disability and all-cause mortality in the older population: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.
Pongiglione, B., De Stavola, B.L., Kuper H, et al. Eur J Epidemiol (2016) 31: 735. doi:10.1007/s10654-016-0160-8.
Glaucoma, “the silent thief of sight”: patients’ perspectives and health seeking behaviour in Bauchi, northern Nigeria.
Abdull MM, Chandler C, Gilbert C. BMC Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr 21;16:44. doi: 10.1186/s12886-016-0220-6.
Impact of Trichiasis Surgery on Quality of Life: A Longitudinal Study in Ethiopia.
Habtamu E, Wondie T, Aweke S, Tadesse Z, Zerihun M, Mohammed A, Zewudie Z, Callahan K, Emerson PM, Bailey RL, Mabey DC, Rajak SN, Kuper H, Polack S, Weiss HA, Burton MJ. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr 14;10(4):e0004627. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004627. eCollection 2016.
Rehabilitation Needs of Stroke Survivors After Discharge From Hospital in India.
Kamalakannan S, Gudlavalleti Venkata M, Prost A, Natarajan S, Pant 5, Chitalurri N, Goenka S, Kuper H. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Sep;97(9):1526-1532.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.02.008. Epub 2016 Mar 2.
Gender Inequalities in Surgery for Bilateral Cataract among Children in Low-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.
Gilbert CE, Lepvrier-Chomette N. Ophthalmology. 2016 Jun;123(6):1245-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.01.048. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
Evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of the ‘Care for Stroke’ intervention in India, a smartphone-enabled, carer-supported, educational intervention for management of disability following stroke.
K Sureshkumar, GVS Murthy, S Natarajan, C Naveen, S Goenka, H Kuper. BMJ Open 2016;6:e009243 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009243.
Disability and social protection programmes in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.
Banks, LM; Mearkle, R; MacTaggart, I; Walsham, M; Kuper, H; Blanchet, K. Oxford Development Studies. pp. 1-17. ISSN 1360-0818 DOI: 10.1080/13600818.2016.1142960.
Evaluation of the feasibility and acceptability of the ‘Care for Stroke’ intervention in India, a smartphone-enabled, carer-supported, educational intervention for management of disability following stroke.
K Sureshkumar, GVS Murthy, S Natarajan, C Naveen, S Goenka, H Kuper. BMJ Open 2016;6:e009243 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009243.
Perceptual visual dysfunction, physical impairment and quality of life in Bangladeshi children with cerebral palsy.
D Mitry, C Williams, K Northstone, A Akter, J Jewel, N Khan, M Muhit, C E Gilbert, R Bowman. Br J Ophthalmol 2016;100:1245-1250 doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307296.
Family-led rehabilitation after stroke in India: the ATTEND trial, study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Alim M, Lindley R, Felix C, Gandhi DB, Verma SJ, Tugnawat DK, Syrigapu A, Anderson CS, Ramamurthy RK, Langhorne P, Murthy GV, Shamanna BR, Hackett ML, Maulik PK, Harvey LA, Jan S, Liu H , Walker M, Forster A, Pandian JD.
Development and evaluation of a Smartphone-enabled, caregiver-supported educational intervention for management of physical disabilities following stroke in India: protocol for a formative research study.
K Sureshkumar, G V S Murthy, Sanjay Kinra, Shifalika Goenka, and Hannah Kuper. BMJ Innov. 2015 Jul; 1(3): 117–126. doi: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000042.
The Sustainable Development Goals and Implications for Eye Health Research.
Gilbert C, Murthy GV. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2015;22(6):359-60. doi: 10.3109/09286586.2015.1104365.
Road traffic injuries to children during the school commute in Hyderabad, India: cross-sectional survey.
Shailaja Tetali, P Edwards, G V S Murthy, I Roberts. Inj Prev doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041854.
Malnutrition and Childhood Disability in Turkana, Kenya: Results from a Case-Control Study.
Kuper H, Nyapera V, Evans J, Munyendo D, Zuurmond M, Frison S, Mwenda V, Otieno D, Kisia J. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 21;10(12):e0144926. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144926. eCollection 2015.
Assessing health and rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities in Cameroon and India.
Mactaggart I, Kuper H, Murthy GV, Sagar J, Oye J, Polack S. Disabil Rehabil. 2016 Sep;38(18):1757-64. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1107765. Epub 2015 Dec 17.
Development of a Community-Based Rehabilitation Intervention for People with Schizophrenia in Ethiopia.
Asher, L; Fekadu, A; Hanlon, C; Mideka, G; Eaton, J; Patel, V; DeSilva, MJ. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0143572. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143572

2015 Publications

2015 ICED Publications
The Sustainable Development Goals and Implications for Eye Health Research
Gilbert C, Murthy G.V.S.
Road traffic injuries to children during the school commute in Hyderabad, India: cross-sectional survey
Tetali S, Edwards P, Murthy G.V.S., Roberts I.
Malnutrition and Childhood Disability in Turkana, Kenya: Results from a Case-Control Study
Kuper H, Nyapera V, Evans J, Munyendo D, Zuurmond M, Frison S, Mwenda V, Otieno D, Kisia J.
Assessing health and rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities in Cameroon and India
Mactaggart I, Kuper K, Murthy G. V. S., Sagar J, Oye J, & Polack S.
Birth prevalence of neural tube defects and orofacial clefts in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Allagh KP, Shamanna BR, Murthy GV, Ness AR, Doyle P, Neogi SB, Pant HB; Wellcome Trust- PHFI Folic Acid project team. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 13;10(3):e0118961.
Challenges in understanding the epidemiology of acquired brain injury in India
Kamalakannan SK, Gudlavalleti AS, Murthy Gudlavalleti VS, Goenka S, Kuper H. Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2015 Jan-Mar;18(1):66-70.
Cataract Surgery Outcomes in Bangladeshi Children
Negretti GS, Ayoub T, Ahmed S, Deb R, Majumder U, Jewel J, Muhit M, Gilbert CE, Bowman RJ. Ophthalmology. 2015 Feb 19. pii: S0161-6420(15)00083-4.
The relationship between HIV and prevalence of disabilities in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review (FA)
Banks LM, Zuurmond M, Ferrand R, Kuper H. Trop Med Int Health. 2015;20:411-29.
Disability in post-earthquake Haiti: prevalence and inequality in access to services
Danquah L, Polack S, Brus A, Mactaggart I, Houdon CP, Senia P, Gallien P, Kuper H. Disabil Rehabil. 2015;37(12):1082-9.
The Global Trachoma Mapping Project: Methodology of a 34-Country Population-Based Study
Solomon AW, Pavluck AL, Courtright P, Aboe A, Adamu L, Alemayehu W, Alemu M, Alexander ND, Kello AB, Bero B, Brooker SJ, Chu BK, Dejene M, Emerson PM, Flueckiger RM, Gadisa S, Gass K, Gebre T, Habtamu Z, Harvey E, Haslam D, King JD, Mesurier RL, Lewallen S, Lietman TM, MacArthur C, Mariotti SP, Massey A, Mathieu E, Mekasha A, Millar T, Mpyet C, Muñoz BE, Ngondi J, Ogden S, Pearce J, Sarah V, Sisay A, Smith JL, Taylor HR, Thomson J, West SK, Willis R, Bush S, Haddad D, Foster A. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2015 Jun;22(3):214-25.
Utility values associated with diabetic retinopathy in Chennai, India
Polack S, Alavi Y, Rachapalle Reddi S, Kulothungan V, Kuper H. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2015 Feb;22(1):20-7.
‘Care for Stroke’, a web-based, smartphone-enabled educational intervention for management of physical disabilities following stroke: feasibility in the Indian context
Sureshkumar K1, Murthy GV, Munuswamy S, Goenka S, Kuper H. BMJ Innov. 2015 Jul;1(3):127-136.
Family-Led Rehabilitation after Stroke in India: the ATTEND pilot study
Pandian JD, Felix C, Kaur P, Sharma D, Julia L, Toor G, Arora R, Gandhi DB, Verma SJ, Anderson CS, Langhorne P, Murthy GV, Hackett ML, Maulik PK, Alim M, Harvey LA, Jan S, Walker M, Forster A, Lindley R. Int J Stroke. 2015 Jun;10(4):609-14.
Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test (Peek Acuity) for Clinical Practice and Community-Based Fieldwork
Bastawrous A, Rono HK, Livingstone IA, Weiss HA, Jordan S, Kuper H, Burton MJ. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Aug 1;133(8):930-7.
Planning eye health services in Varamin district, Iran: a cross-sectional study
Katibeh M, Blanchet K, Akbarian S, Hosseini S, Ahmadieh H, Burton MJ. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Apr 3;15:140.
Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review
Iemmi, V et al. Campbell Systematic Reviews 15 (2015).
Understanding the Lives of Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in rural Bangladesh: Use of Mixed Methods
Zuurmond, MA et al. Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development, [S.l.], v. 26, n. 2, p. 5-21, jul. 2015.

2014 Publications

2014 ICED Publications
Violence against primary school children with disabilities in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
Devries KM, Kyegombe N, Zuurmond M, Parkes J, Child JC, Walakira EJ, Naker D. BMC Public Health. 2014 Sep 29;14(1):1017.
The impact of disability on the lives of children; cross-sectional data including 8,900 children with disabilities and 898,834 children without disabilities across 30 countries
Kuper H, Monteath-van Dok A, Wing K, Danquah L, Evans J, Zuurmond M, Gallinetti J. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 9;9(9):e107300.
Disability in post-earthquake Haiti: prevalence and inequality in access to services
Danquah L, Polack S, Brus A, Mactaggart I, Houdon CP, Senia P, Gallien P, Kuper H. Disabil Rehabil. 2014 Sep 2:1-8.
Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: analysing the contextual and social network factors influencing the use of sustainability indicators in a health system–a comparative study in Nepal and Somaliland
Blanchet K, Palmer J, Palanchowke R, Boggs D, Jama A, Girois S. Health Res Policy Syst. 2014 Aug 26;12:46.
Psychological well-being of parents and family caregivers of children with hearing impairment in south India: influence of behavioural problems in children and social support
van Driessche A, Jotheeswaran AT, Murthy GV, Pilot E, Sagar J, Pant H, Singh V, Dpk B. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2014 Aug;26(4):500-7.
Trends and implications for achieving VISION 2020 human resources for eye health targets in 16 countries of sub-Saharan Africa by the year 2020
Palmer JJ, Chinanayi F, Gilbert A, Pillay D, Fox S, Jaggernath J, Naidoo K, Graham R, Patel D, Blanchet K. Hum Resour Health. 2014 Aug 15;12:45.
Mapping human resources for eye health in 21 countries of sub-Saharan Africa: current progress towards VISION 2020
Palmer JJ, Chinanayi F, Gilbert A, Pillay D, Fox S, Jaggernath J, Naidoo K, Graham R, Patel D, Blanchet K. Hum Resour Health. 2014 Aug 15;12:44.
The impact of anaemia on functioning in older people in a rural population in South West Uganda
Mugisha JO, Baisely K, Seeley J, Kuper H. Br J Haematol. 2014 Jul 28.
Measuring the impact of cataract services in the community
Polack S, Kuper H. Community Eye Health. 2014;27(85):15.
The Nakuru eye disease cohort study: methodology & rationale
Bastawrous A, Mathenge W, Peto T, Weiss HA, Rono H, Foster A, Burton M, Kuper H. BMC Ophthalmol. 2014 May 1;14:60.
Rethinking eye health systems to achieve universal coverage: the role of research
Blanchet K, Gilbert C, de Savigny D. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;98(10):1325-8.
A pilot study to evaluate incorporating eye care for children into reproductive and child health services in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania: a historical comparison study
Mafwiri MM, Kisenge R, Gilbert CE. BMC Nurs. 2014 Jun 2;13:15.
Assessing the prevalence of sensory and motor impairments in childhood in Bangladesh using key informants
Murthy GV, Mactaggart I, Mohammad M, Islam J, Noe C, Khan AI, Foster A; on behalf of Bangladesh KIM Study Group. Arch Dis Child. 2014 Jul 8.
The Economic Costs of Exclusion and Gains of Inclusion of People with Disabilities: Evidence from Low and Middle Income Countries
Banks M and Polack S. [MAIN REPORT, ICED 2014]
The long term impact of cataract surgery on quality of life, activities and poverty: results from a six year longitudinal study in Bangladesh and the Philippines
Danquah L, Kuper H, Eusebio C, Rashid MA, Bowen L, Foster A, Polack S. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 18;9(4):e94140.
Critical reflections on the usefulness of the 3rd Regional Conference on Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) in the Americas in Medellin. Disability and the Global South
Weber J. 2014 Vol 1. No 1. 172-180.
Surviving polio in a post-polio world
Groce NE, Banks LM, Stein MA. Soc Sci Med. 2014 Apr;107:171-8.
Can international health programmes be sustained after the end of international funding: the case of eye care interventions in Ghana
Blanchet K, James P. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb 19;14:77.
Health systems analysis of eye care services in Zambia: evaluating progress towards VISION 2020 goals
Bozzani FM, Griffiths UK, Blanchet K, Schmidt E. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb 28;14:94.
Working with communities to improve their eye health
Mactaggart I. Community Eye Health. 2014;27(88):61-3.
How to empower communities to take action on improving eye health
Mactaggart I, Ricard P. Community Eye Health. 2014;27(88):64-6.
Techniques to encourage people to take better care of their eye health
Mactaggart I, Ricard P. Community Eye Health. 2014;27(88):67-8.
Health needs assessment for congenital anomalies in middle-income countries: Examining the case for neural tube defects in Brazil. Schuler-Faccini L, Sanseverino MT, de Rocha Azevedo LM, Moorthie S, Alberg C, Chowdhury S, Sagoo GS, Burton H, Nacul LC. 2014. J Community.

2013 Publications

2013 ICED Publications
Lifetime prevalence, associated factors, and circumstances of non-volitional sex in women and men in Britain: findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3)
Macdowall W, Gibson LJ, Tanton C, Mercer CH, Lewis R, Clifton S, Field N, Datta J, Mitchell KR, Sonnenberg P, Erens B, Copas AJ, Phelps A, Prah P, Johnson AM, Wellings K. Lancet. 2013 Nov 30;382(9907):1845-55.
Preterm-associated visual impairment and estimates of retinopathy of prematurity at regional and global levels for 2010
Blencowe H, Lawn JE, Vazquez T, Fielder A, Gilbert C. Pediatr Res. 2013 Dec;74 Suppl 1:35-49.
HIV and childhood disability: a case-controlled study at a paediatric antiretroviral therapy centre in Lilongwe, Malawi
Devendra A, Makawa A, Kazembe PN, Calles NR, Kuper H. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 31;8(12):e84024.
Prevalence, causes and socio-economic determinants of vision loss in Cape Town,South Africa
Cockburn N, Steven D, Lecuona K, Joubert F, Rogers G, Cook C, Polack S. PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e30718.
Cataract, visual impairment and long-term mortality in a rural cohort in India: the Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study
Khanna RC, Murthy GV, Giridhar P, Krishnaiah S, Pant HB, Palamaner Subash Shantha G, Chakrabarti S, Gilbert C, Rao GN. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 25;8(10):e78002.
Reasons for non-uptake of referral: children with disabilities identified through the Key Informant Method in Bangladesh
Bedford J, Mackey S, Parvin A, Muhit M, Murthy GV. Disabil Rehabil. 2013;35(25):2164-70.
Understanding the wider needs of children with disabilities
Zuurmond M. Community Eye Health. 2013;26(81):5.
Global and regional hearing impairment prevalence: an analysis of 42 studies in 29 countries
Stevens G, Flaxman S, Brunskill E, Mascarenhas M, Mathers CD, Finucane M; Global Burden of Disease Hearing Loss Expert Group. Eur J Public Health. 2013;23(1):146-52.
Frailty in HIV-Infected Adults in South Africa
Pathai S, Gilbert C, Weiss HA, Cook C, Wood R, Bekker LG, Lawn SD. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jan 1;62(1):43-51.
Obstetric fistula in Southern Sudan: situational analysis and Key Informant Method to estimate prevalence
Adler AJ, Fox S, Campbell OM, Kuper H. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013;13:64.
Preconception health care and congenital disorders: mathematical modelling of the impact of a preconception care programme on congenital disorders
Shannon GD, Alberg C, NaculL, Pashayan N. BJOG. 2013;120:555–567.
A toolkit to assess health needs for congenital disorders in low- and middle-income countries: an instrument for public health action
Nacul LC, Stewart A, Alberg C, Chowdhury S, Darlison MW, Grollman C, Hall A, Modell B, Moorthie S, Sagoo GS, Burton H. J Public Health. 2013 May 10.
Socioeconomic position and later life prevalence of hypertension, diabetes and visual impairment in Nakuru, Kenya
Ploubidis GB, Mathenge W, De Stavola B, Grundy E, Foster A, Kuper H. Int J Public Health. 2013 Feb;58(1):133-41.
The impact of rehabilitative services in the lives of adults and children with disabilities, in low-income and middle-income countries: an assessment of the quality of the evidence
Patel S, Alavi Y, Lindfield R, Kuper H. Disabil Rehabil. 2013;35(9):703-12.
Predictors of attendance and barriers to cataract surgery in Kenya, Bangladesh and the Philippines
Syed A, Polack S, Eusebio C, Mathenge W, Wadud Z, Mamunur AK, Foster A, Kuper H. Disabil Rehabil. 2013 Sep;35(19):1660-7.
Physical rehabilitation in post-conflict settings: analysis of public policy and stakeholder networks
Blanchet K, Girois S, Urseau I, Smerdon C, Drouet Y, Jama A. Disabil Rehabil. 2013 May 14.
Selection of sustainability indicators for health services in challenging environments: balancing scientific approach with political engagement
Blanchet K, Girois S. Eval Program Plann. 2013 Jun;38:28-32.
The role of social networks in the governance of health systems: the case of eye care systems in Ghana
Blanchet K, James P. Health Policy Plan. 2013;28(2):143-56.
Governance of health systems comment on “a network based theory of health systems and cycles of well-being”
Blanchet K. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2013 Jul 24;1(2):177-9.
Community-based rehabilitation: Working in partnership with eye care
Weber J. Community Eye Health. 2013;26(81):14.
A Toolkit to assess health needs for congenital disorders in low- and middle-income countries: an instrument for public health action. Nacul LC, Stewart A, Alberg C, Chowdhury S, Darlison MW, Grollman C, Hall A, Modell B, Moorthie S, Sagoo GS, Burton H. J Public Health (Oxf). 2014 Jun;36(2):243-50. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdt048. Epub 2013 May 10. PubMed PMID: 23667249; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4041098
The use of a Toolkit for health needs assessment on neural tube defects in Argentina. Groisman B, Liascovich R, Barbero P, Alberg C, Moorthie S, Nacul LC, Sagoo GS. J Community Genet. 2013 Jan;4(1):77-86. doi: 10.1007/s12687-012-0120-2. Epub 2012 Oct 4. PubMed PMID: 23055101; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3537973.

2012 Publications

2012 ICED Publications
Inflammation, coagulation and risk of locomotor disability in elderly women: findings from the British Women’s Heart and Health Study
Nüesch E, Dale CE, Amuzu A, Kuper H, Bowling A, Ploubidis GB, Lowe G, Rumley A, Ebrahim S, Casas JP. Eur J Epidemiol. 2012 Aug;27(8):633-45.
Physical rehabilitation in post-conflict settings: analysis of public policy and stakeholder networks
Blanchet K, Girois S, Urseau I, Smerdon C, Drouet Y, Jama A. Disabil Rehabil. 2013 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23672208.
Validation of the key informant method to identify children with disabilities: methods and results from a pilot study in Bangladesh
Mackey S, Murthy GV, Muhit MA, Islam JJ, Foster A. J Trop Pediatr. 2012;58(4):269-74.
Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and diabetic retinopathy in Chiapas, Mexico
Polack S, Yorston D, López-Ramos A, Lepe-Orta S, Baia RM, Alves L, Grau-Alvidrez C, Gomez-Bastar P, Kuper H. Ophthalmology. 2012 ;119(5):1033-40.
A comparison of the sensitivity of EQ-5D, SF-6D and TTO utility values to changes in vision and perceived visual function in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma
Bozzani FM, Alavi Y, Jofre-Bonet M, Kuper H. BMC Ophthalmol. 2012;12:43.
Estimating quality-adjusted life years from patient-reported visual functioning
Browne C, Brazier J, Carlton J, Alavi Y, Jofre-Bonet M. Eye (Lond). 2012 Oct;26(10):1295-301.
Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and diabetic retinopathy in Taif, Saudi Arabia
Al Ghamdi AH, Rabiu M, Hajar S, Yorston D, Kuper H, Polack S. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep;96(9):1168-72.
The Nakuru posterior segment eye disease study: methods and prevalence of blindness and visual impairment in Nakuru, Kenya
Mathenge W, Bastawrous A, Foster A, Kuper H. Ophthalmology. 2012 Oct;119(10):2033-9.
Predictors of referral uptake in children with disabilities in Bangladesh–exploring barriers as a first step to improving referral provision
Nesbitt RC, Mackey S, Kuper H, Muhit M, Murthy GV. Disabil Rehabil. 2012;34(13):1089-95.
Modelling the association of disability according to the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) with mortality in the British Women’s Heart and Health Study
Dale C, Prieto-Merino D, Kuper H, Adamson J, Bowling A, Ebrahim S, Casas JP. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Feb;66(2):170-5.
How to do (or not to do) … a social network analysis in health systems research
Blanchet K, James P. Health Policy Plan. 2012 Aug;27(5):438-46.
Review of the publications of the Nigeria national blindness survey: methodology, prevalence, causes of blindness and visual impairment and outcome of cataract surgery
Rabiu MM, Kyari F, Ezelum C, Elhassan E, Sanda S, Murthy GV, Sivasubramaniam S, Glibert C, Abdull MM, Abiose A, Bankole O, Entekume G, Faal H, Imam A, Sang LP, Abubakar T. Ann Afr Med. 2012 Jul-Sep;11(3):125-30.
How to achieve universal coverage of cataract surgical services in developing countries: lessons from systematic reviews of other services
Blanchet K, Gordon I, Gilbert CE, Wormald R, Awan H. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2012 Dec;19(6):329-39.
Applying principles of health system strengthening to eye care
Blanchet K, Patel D. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep-Oct;60(5):470-4.
Indignity, exclusion, pain and hunger: the impact of musculoskeletal impairments in the lives of children in Malawi
Alavi Y, Jumbe V, Hartley S, Smith S, Lamping D, Muhit M, Masiye F, Lavy C. Disabil Rehabil. 2012;34(20):1736-46.
Cost effectiveness of strategies to combat vision and hearing loss in sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia: mathematical modelling study
Baltussen R, Smith A. BMJ. 2012 Mar 2;344:e615.

2011 Publications

2011 ICED Publications
Prevalence of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) in three regions of England: a repeated cross-sectional study in primary care
Nacul LC, Lacerda EM, Pheby D, Campion P, Molokhia M, Fayyaz S, Leite JCDC, Poland F, Howe A, Drachler ML. BMC Medicine. 2011;9:91.
Quality of life and visual function in Nigeria: findings from the National Survey of Blindness and Visual Impairment
Tran HM, Mahdi AM, Sivasubramaniam S, Gudlavalleti MV, Gilbert CE, Shah SP,Ezelum CC, Abubakar T, Bankole OO; Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment Study Group. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011 Dec;95(12):1646-51.
Musculoskeletal impairment of traumatic etiology in Rwanda: prevalence, causes, and service
Matheson JI, Atijosan O, Kuper H, Rischewski D, Simms V, Lavy C. World J Surg. 2011 Dec;35(12):2635-42.
Using key informant method to assess the prevalence and causes of childhood blindness in Xiu’shui County, Jiangxi Province, Southeast China.
Xiao B, Fan J, Deng Y, Ding Y, Muhit M, Kuper H. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2011 Feb;18(1):30-5.
The functional status and well being of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and their carers. Nacul L, Lacerda E, Campion P, Pheby D, Drachler MdL, Leite JC, Poland F, Howe A, Fayyaz S, Molokhia M:BMC Public Health 2011, 11(1):402.
Social support needs for equity in health and social care: a thematic analysis of experiences of people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis. de Carvalho Leite JC, de LDM, Killett A, Kale S, Nacul L, McArthur M, Hong CS, O’Driscoll L, Pheby D, Campion P, Lacerda E et al. Int J Equity Health 2011, 10(1):46.

2010 Publications

2010 ICED Publications
Identification of people with disabilities using participatory rural appraisal and key informants: a pragmatic approach with action potential promoting validity and low cost
Gona JK, Xiong T, Muhit MA, Newton CR, Hartley S. Disabil Rehabil. 2010;32(1):79-85.
Access to services for persons with disabilities in challenging environments
Dixon C. Blanchet K. Handicap International. 2010. Lyon, France.
Addressing congenital causes of disability
Nacul L, Moorthie S, Kapila M, Zimmern R. Lancet. 2010;375:374.
The impact of cataract surgery on activities and time-use: results from a longitudinal study in Kenya, Bangladesh and the Philippines
Polack S, Eusebio C, Mathenge W, Wadud Z, Rashid M, Foster A, Kuper H. PLoS One. 2010 Jun 1;5(6):e10913.
The impact of cataract surgery on health related quality of life in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
Polack S, Eusebio C, Mathenge W, Wadud Z, Mamunur AK, Fletcher A, Foster A, Kuper H. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2010 Dec;17(6):387-99.
Does cataract surgery alleviate poverty? Evidence from a multi-centre intervention study conducted in Kenya, the Philippines and Bangladesh
Kuper H, Polack S, Mathenge W, Eusebio C, Wadud Z, Rashid M, Foster A. PLoS One. 2010 Nov 9;5(11):e15431.
Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in three counties, Jiangxi Province, China
Xiao B, Kuper H, Guan C, Bailey K, Limburg H. Br J Ophthalmol. 2010 Nov;94(11):1437-42.
Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Chiang F, Kuper H, Lindfield R, Keenan T, Seyam N, Magauran D, Khalilia N, Batta H, Abdeen Z, Sargent N. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 29;5(7):e11854.
Visual impairment from cataract and health related quality of life: results from a case-control study in the Philippines
Polack S, Eusebio C, Fletcher A, Foster A, Kuper H. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2010 Jun;17(3):152-9.
Prevalence and causes of severe visual impairment and blindness among children in the Lorestan province of Iran, using the key informant method
Razavi H, Kuper H, Rezvan F, Amelie K, Mahboobi-Pur H, Oladi MR, Muhit M, Hashemi H. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2010 Mar;17(2):95-102.

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