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Journal articles

Sarmiento I, Zuluaga G, Andersson N. Traditional medicine used in childbirth and for childhood diarrhoea in Nigeria’s Cross River State: interviews with traditional practitioners and a statewide cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2016;6: e010417. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2015-010417

Andersson N, Nava-Aguilera E, Arosteguí J, Morales-Perez A, Suazo-Laguna H, Legorreta-Soberanis J, Hernandez-Alvarez C, Fernandez-Salas I, Paredes-Solís S, Balmaseda A, Cortéz-Guzmán AJ, Serrano de los Santos R, Coloma J, Ledogar RJ, Harris E. Evidence based community mobilization for dengue prevention in Nicaragua and Mexico (Camino Verde, the Green Way): cluster randomized controlled trial. BMJ 2015;351:h3267. Available online at: http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.h3267

Belli, A., Arostegui, J., Garcia, J., Aguilar, C., Lugo, E., Lopez, D., ... & Coloma, J. (2015). Introduction and Establishment of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Managua, Nicaragua. Journal of Medical Entomology, tjv049.

Hamel, C., Enne, J., Omer, K., Ayara, N., Yarima, Y., Cockcroft, A., & Andersson, N. (2015). Childhood Malnutrition is Associated with Maternal Care During Pregnancy and Childbirth: A Cross-Sectional Study in Bauchi and Cross River States, Nigeria. Journal of Public Health Research 2015, 4(1), 408.

Adi AE, Abdu T. Khan A, Rashid MH, Ebri UE, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Understanding whose births get registered: a cross secttional study in Bauchi and Cross River states, Nigeria. BMC Res Notes 2015 Mar 13;8;79.

Odu BP, Mitchell S, Isa H, Ugot I, Yusuf R, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Equity and seeking treatment for young children with fever in Nigeria: a cross-sectional study in Cross River and Bauchi States. Infect Dis Poverty. 2015 Jan 2;4(1):1. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4322819/

Cockcroft A, Usman MU, Nyamucherera OF, Emori H, Duke B, Umar NA, Andersson N.  Why children are not vaccinated against measles: a cross-sectional study in two Nigerian States. Arch Public Health. 2014 Dec 29;72(1):48. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4322649/.

Marais F., Minkler, M, Gibson N., Mwau B, Mehtar S, Ogunsola F., Banya SS, Corburn J. A community-engaged infection prevention and control approach to Ebola. Health Promotion International 2015; dav003.

Omer K, Afi N, Baba MD, Adamu M, Malami S, Oyo-Ita A, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Seeking evidence to support efforts to increase use of antenatal care: a cross-sectional study in two states of Nigeria. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014 Nov 20;14(1):380.

Cockcroft A, Masisi M, Thabane L, Andersson N. Legislators learning to interpret evidence for policyScience 2014, 345: 1244-1245

Eteng M, Mitchell S, Garba L, Ana O, Liman M, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Socio-economic determinants of ownership and use of treated bed nets in Nigeria: results from a cross-sectional study in Cross River and Bauchi States in 2011Malaria Journal 2014, 13: 316doi:10.1186/1475-2875-13-316

Cockcroft A, Masisi M, Thabane L, Andersson N. Building capacities of elected national representatives to interpret and to use evidence for health-related policy decisions: a case study from BotswanaJournal of Public Health Policy 2014 doi: 10.1057/jphp.2014.30

Cameron M, Cockcroft A, Wanjiru-Waichigo G, Marokoane N, Laetsang , Andersson N. From knowledge to action: participant stories of a population health intervention to reduce gender violence and HIV in three southern African countriesAIDS Care 2014DOI:10.1080/09540121.2014.931560

Andersson N, Cockcroft A, Thabane L, Marokoane N, Laetsang D, Masisi M. HIV prevention in favour of the choice disabled: protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial to reduce HIV risk in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland. Trials 2013, 14: 274

Zuluaga G, Andersson N. Initiation rites at menarche and self-reported dysmenorrhoea among indigenous women of the Colombian Amazon: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002012.doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002012. Available from http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/3/e002012.full

Andersson N, Paredes-Solís S, Milne D, Omer K, Marokoane N, Laetsang D, Cockcroft A. Prevalence and risk factors for forced or coerced sex among school-going youth: national cross-sectional studies in 10 southern African countries in 2003 and 2007. BMJ Open. 2012 Mar 2;2(2):e000754. Print 2012. Available from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/22389362/

Andersson N, Cockcroft A. Choice disability and HIV infection: a cross-sectional study of HIV status in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland. AIDS Behav. 2012 January; 16(1): 189–198. Available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3254870/.

Andersson N, Cockcroft A. Male circumcision, attitudes to HIV prevention and HIV status: a cross-sectional study in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland. AIDS Care 2012; 24(3):301-9.

Andersson N, Omer K, Caldwell D, Dambam M, Maikudi A, Effiong B, Ikpi E, Udofia E, Khan A, Ansari U, Ansari N, Hamel C. Male responsibility and maternal morbidity: a cross-sectional study in two Nigerian states. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S7. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S7

Andersson N, Lamothe G. Clustering and meso-level variables in cross-sectional surveys: an example of food aid during the Bosnian crisis. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S15. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S15

Andersson N. Proof of impact and pipeline planning: directions and challenges for social audit in the health sector. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S16. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S16

Andersson N. Building the community voice into planning: 25 years of methods development in social audit. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S1. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S1

Arrizón A, Andersson N, Ledogar RJ. Micro-regional planning: evidence-based community buy-in for health development in five of Mexico’s poorest rural districts. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S2. Availble from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S2

Arosteguí J, Hernandez C, Suazo H, Cárcamo A, Reyes R, Andersson N, Ledogar RJ. Auditing Nicaragua’s anti-corruption struggle, 1998 to 2009. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S3. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S3

Ansari U, Cockcroft A, Omer K, Ansari NMD, Khan A, Chaudhry U, Andersson N. Devolution and public perceptions and experience of health services in Pakistan: linked cross sectional surveys in 2002 and 2004. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S4. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S4 

Mitchell S, Andersson N. Equity in development and access to health services in the Wild Coast of South Africa: the community view through four linked cross-sectional studies between 1997 and 2007. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S5. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S5

Cockcroft A, Pearson L, Hamel C, Andersson N. Reproductive and sexual health in the Maldives: analysis of data from two cross-sectional surveys. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S6. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S6

Cockcroft A, Milne D, Oelofsen M, Karim E, Andersson N. Health services reform in Bangladesh: hearing the views of health workers and their professional bodies. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S8. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S8

Edwards KE, Gibson N, Martin J, Mitchell S, Andersson N. Impact of community-based interventions on condom use in the T??ch? region of Northwest Territories, Canada BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S9. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S9

Omer K, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Impact of a hospital improvement initiative in Bangladesh on patient experiences and satisfaction with services: two cross-sectional studies. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S10. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S10

Cockcroft A, Khan A, Ansari NM, Omer K, Hamel C, Andersson N. Does contracting of health care in Afghanistan work? Public and service-users' perceptions and experience. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S11. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S11

Paredes-Solís S, Andersson N, Ledogar RJ, Cockcroft A. Use of social audits to examine unofficial payments in government health services: experience in South Asia, Africa, and Europe. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S12. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S12

Paredes-Solís S, Villegas-Arrizón A, Ledogar RJ, Delabra-Jardón V, Álvarez-Chávez J, Legorreta-Soberanis J, Nava-Aguilera E, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Reducing corruption in a Mexican medical school: impact assessment across two cross-sectional surveys. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S13. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S13

Mitchell S, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Population weighted raster maps can communicate findings of social audits: examples from three continents. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):S14 (21 December 2011). Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/S14

Hausmann-Muela S. The community counts: a participatory approach to social audits. BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11(Suppl 2):I1. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/S2/I1

Shea B, Aspin C, Ward J, Archibald C, Dickson N, McDonald A, Penehira M, Halverson J, Masching R, McAllister S, Tuhiwai Smith L, Kaldor JM, Andersson N. HIV diagnoses in indigenous peoples: comparison of Australia, Canada and New Zealand. International Health 2011; 3: 193-198.

Amuri M, Mitchell S, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Socio-economic status and HIV and AIDS stigma in Tanzania. AIDS Care 2011; 23(3): 378-382. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2010.507739

Nava-Aguilera E, López-Vidal Y, Harris E, Morales-Pérez A, Mitchell S, Flores-Moreno M, Villegas-Arrizón A, Legorreta-Soberanis J, Ledogar R, Andersson N. Clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cases in Acapulco: Spoligotyping and Risk Factors. Clinical and Developmental Immunology 2011; 2011: Article ID 408375, 12 pages. Epub Dec 8, 2010. doi: 10.1155/2011/408375. Available from: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/cdi/2011/408375.html

Mitchell S, Cockcroft A, Lamothe G, Andersson N. Equity in HIV testing: evidence from a cross-sectional study in ten Southern African countries. BMC Int Health Hum Rights 2010 Sep 13;10:23. Available from:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2945979/pdf/1472-698X-10-23.pdf

Cockcroft A, Kunda JL, Kgakole L, Masisi M, Laetsang D, Ho-Foster A, Marokoane N, Andersson N. Community views of inter-generational sex: findings from focus groups in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland. Psychol Health Med 2010 Oct; 15(5):507-14. 

Ho-Foster A, Laetsang D, Masisi M, Anderson M, Tlhoiwe D, Cockcroft A, Andersson N. Gender-specific patterns of multiple concurrent sexual partnerships: a national cross sectional survey in Botswana. AIDS Care 2010 Aug;22(8):1006-11.

Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Ho-Foster A, Marokoane N, Mziyako B. What happened to multiple sexual partnerships in Swaziland? Anasysis of five linked national surveys between 2002 and 2008. AIDS Care 2010 Aug;22(8):955-60.

Andersson N and Nahwegahbow A. Family violence and the need for prevention research in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. Pimatisiwin: Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health 2010; 8(2):9-33. Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=758\

Andersson N, Sioui G, Shea B, Harper A and McGuire P. Rebuilding from resilience: research framework for a randomised controlled trial of community-led interventions to prevent of domestic violence in Aboriginal communities. Pimatisiwin: Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health 2010; 8(2):61-88. Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=772

Cameron M, Andersson N, McDowell I, Ledogar RJ. Culturally safe epidemiology: oxymoron or scientific imperative. Pimatisiwin: Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health 2010; 8(2):89-116. Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=773

Shea B, Nahwegahbow A and Andersson N. Reduction of family violence in Aboriginal communities: a systematic review of interventions and approaches. Pimatisiwin: Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health 2010; 8(2):35-60. Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=759

Andersson N, Cockcroft A, Paredes-Solís S, Sherr L, Legorreta-Soberanis J Childhood malnutrition during the Bosnian conflict: four linked cross-sectional studies. Vulnerable Children & Youth Studies 2010; 5(3):197-207 DOI: 10.1080/17450128.2010.507801

Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Omer K, Ansari NM, Khan A, Chaudhry UU, Ansari U. One size does not fit all: local determinants of measles vaccination in four districts of Pakistan. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S4. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/9/S1/S4

Shea B, Andersson N, Henry D. Increasing the demand for childhood vaccination in developing countries: a systematic review. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S5. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/9/S1/S5

Ledogar R, Fleming J, Andersson N. Knowledge synthesis of benefits and adverse effects of measles vaccination: the Lasbela balance sheet. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S6. Available from:  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/9/S1/S6

Mitchell S, Andersson N, Ansari NM, Omer K, Legorreta Soberanis J, Cockcroft A. Equity and vaccine uptake: a cross-sectional study of measles vaccination in Lasbela District, Pakistan.  BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S7. Available from:  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/9/S1/S7

Andersson N, Cockcroft A, Ansari NM, Omer K, Baloch M, Ho Foster A, Shea B, Wells GA, Legorreta Soberanis J. Evidence-based discussion increases childhood vaccination uptake: a randomised cluster controlled trial of knowledge translation in Pakistan. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9(Suppl 1) S8. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/9/S1/S8

Villegas-Arrizón A, Garzón-Mayo R, Flores-Moreno M. [The use of gloves as protector against scorpion stings during corn picking in the state of Guerrero, Mexico]. Salud Pública de México 2009; 51(2): 1-8. Full text in Spanish available from: http://www.scielosp.org/pdf/spm/v51n2/v51n2a08.pdf

Nava-Aguilera E, Andersson N, Harris E, Mitchell S, Hamel C, Shea B, López-Vidal Y, Villegas-Arrizón A, Morales-Pérez A. Risk factors associated with recent transmission of tuberculosis: systematic review and meta-analysis. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13(1): 17-26. Available to institutions and personal subscribers from: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iuatld/ijtld/2009/00000013/00000001/art00005 

Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Milne D, Omer K, Ansari N, Khan A, Chaudhry UU. Challenging the myths about madaris in Pakistan: A national household survey of enrolment and reasons for choosing religious schools. Int. J. Educ. Dev. 2009; 29:342-349.

Andersson N, Cockcroft A, Ansari N, Omer K, Chaudhry UU, Khan A, Pearson L. Collecting Reliable Information About Violence Against Women Safely in Household Interviews: Experience From a Large-Scale National Survey in South Asia. Violence Against Women 2009; 15(4):482-496. Available to institutions and personal subscribers from:  http://vaw.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/15/4/482.

Andersson N, Cockcroft A, Shea B. Gender-based violence and HIV: relevance for HIV prevention in hyperendemic countries of southern Africa. AIDS 2008 Dec; 22 Suppl 4:S73-86.Available at: http://www.the-eis.com/data/literature/Gender_based_violence_and_HIV__relevance_for_HIV.7[1].pdf

Andersson N, Ledogar RJ. The CIET Aboriginal Youth Resilience Studies: 14 Years of Capacity Building and Methods Development in Canada. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health. 2008; 6(2). Available at  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173.

Fleming J, Ledogar RJ. Resilience, an Evolving Concept: A Review of Literature Relevant to Aboriginal Research. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from:  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173 

Ledogar RJ, Fleming J. Social Capital and Resilience: A Review of Concepts and Selected Literature Relevant to Aboriginal Youth Resilience Research. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Fleming J. Ledogar R. Resilience and Indigenous Spirituality: A Literature Review. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from:  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Andersson N, Shea B, Archibald C, Wong T, Barlow K, Sioui G. Building on the Resilience of Aboriginal People in Risk Reduction Initiatives Targeting Sexually Transmitted Infections and Blood-borne Viruses: The Aboriginal Community Resilience to AIDS (ACRA). Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from:  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Edwards K, Mitchell S, Gibson NL, Martin J, Zoe-Martin C. Community-coordinated Research as HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategy in Northern Canadian Communities. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173.

Caldwell D, Maloney A. It Started over Coffee: The Aboriginal Community Youth Resilience Network (ACYRN) in Mi’kmaq and Maliseet Communities of Atlantic Canada. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from:  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Caldwell D. The Suicide Prevention Continuum. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Gladue R, Lund C. An Elder''s view of Community Resilience. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Edwards K, Lund C, Mitchell S, Andersson N. Trust the Process: Community-based Researcher Partnerships. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from:  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Andersson N. Guest Editorial: Affirmative Challenges in Indigenous Resilience Research. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from: http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Andersson N. Afterword: Directions in Indigenous Resilience Research. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Health 2008; 6(2). Available from: http:www.pimatisiwin.com/online/?page_id=173

Monasta L, Andersson N, Ledogar RJ, Cockcroft A. Minority Health and Small Numbers Epidemiology: A Case Study of Living Conditions and the Health of Children in 5 Romá Camps in Italy. American Journal of Public Health 2008; 98(11):2035-2041. Available to institutional and personal subscribers from: http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/abstract/98/11/2035

Andersson N, Ho Foster A. 13,915 reasons for equity in sexual offences legislation: a national school-based survey in South Africa. International Journal for Equity in Health 2008; 7:20. Available from: http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/7/1/20

Omer K, Mhatre S, Ansari N, Laucirica J, Andersson N. Evidence-based training of frontline health workers for door-to-door health promotion: A pilot randomized controlled cluster trial with lady health workers in Sindh Province, Pakistan. Patient Education and Counseling 2008; 72: 178–185. Available to institutional and personal subscribers from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2008.02.01

Edwards K, Gibson, N L. Knowledge Profiling as Emergent Theory in Community-Based Participatory Research. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 2008; 2(1): 73-79.

Mitchell, S. Andersson N, Ngxowa N, Merhi S. A community-based impact assessment of the Wild Coast spatial development initiative, 1997–2004. Development Southern Africa 2008; 25(1): 119-132.

Solana-Arellano E, Villegas-Arrizón A, Legorreta-Soberanis J, Cárdenas-Turanzas M, Enzaldo de la Cruz J, Andersson N. Dispareunia en mujeres después del parto: estudio de casos y controles en un hospital de Acapulco, México. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2008;23(1):44-51. Available free after registration from: http://journal.paho.org

Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Paredes-Solis S, Caldwell D, Mitchell S, Milne D, Merhi S, Roche M, Konceviciute E, Ledogar RJ. An inter-country comparison of unofficial payments: results of a health sector social audit in the Baltic States. BMC Health Services Research 2008, 8:15 (21 Jan 2008). Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/8/15

Andersson N, Ho-Foster A, Mitchell S, Scheepers E, Goldstein S. Risk factors for domestic physical violence: national cross-sectional household surveys in eight southern African countries, BMC Women Health 2007;7:11. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-6874-7-11.pdf

Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Milne D, Mokoena T, Masisi M. Community views about routine HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment in Botswana: signs of progress from a cross sectional study. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2007, 7:5. Available from: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1472-698X-7-5.pdf

Shea BJ, Grimshaw JM, Wells GA, Boers M, Andersson N, Hamel C, Porter AC, Tugwell P, Moher D, Bouter LM. Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2007; 7:10. Available from:  http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2288-7-10.pdf.

Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Milne D, Hossain MZ, Karim E. What did the public think of health services reform in Bangladesh? Three national community-based surveys 1999-2003.Health Research Policy and Systems 2007; 5:1. Available from: http://www.health-policy-systems.com/content/5/1/1

Tugwell P, O''Connor A, Andersson N, Mhatre S, Kristjansson E, Jacobsen MJ, Robinson V, Hatcher-Roberts J, Shea B, Francis D, Beardmore J, Wells GA, Losos J. Reduction of inequalities in health: assessing evidence-based tools. International Journal for Equity in Health 2006;5:11.

Andersson N. Prevention for those who have freedom of choice – or among the choice-disabled: confronting equity in the AIDS epidemic. AIDS Research and Therapy 2006; 3:23. Available from: http://www.aidsrestherapy.com/content/3/1/23

Andersson N, Mitchell S. Epidemiological geomatics in evaluation of mine risk education in Afghanistan: introducing population weighted raster maps. International Journal of Health Geographics 2006;5:1. Available from: http://www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/5/1/1.

Andersson N, Roche M. Gender and evidence-based planning: the CIET methods. Development in Practice 2006;16(2):141-152.

Andersson N. Western and African traditional medicine -- working together on AIDS. British Medical Journal 2005;331:785.

Andersson N, Ho-Foster A. Forced sex and risk of HIV infection among South African youth. Sexuality in Africa 2005;2(4):4-5.

Paredes-Solís S, Villegas-Arrizón A, Meneses-Rentería A, Rodríguez-Ramos IE, Reyes-de Jesús ML, Andersson N. Violencia física contra la embarazada: un estudio con base poblacional en Ometepec, Guerrero, México. Salud Pública de México 2005;47:335-341.

Andersson N, Cockcroft A, Ansari N, Omer K, Losos J, Ledogar RJ, Tugwell P, Shea B.  Household cost-benefit equations and sustainable universal childhood immunization: a randomised cluster controlled trial in south Pakistan. BMC Public Health 2005;5:72. Available from:  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/5/72

Andersson N, Caldwell D, Maloney A, Gibson N. From Small ACYRNS: youth suicide prevention in Canada. BMJ: Rapid response to Hawton K, James A. Suicide and deliberate self harm in young people. British Medical Joournal 2005;330:891-894. Available from: http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/eletters/330/7496/891#106216

Andersson N, Ho-Foster A, Matthis J, Marokoane N, Mashiane V, Mhatre S, Mitchell S, Mokoena T, Monasta L, Ngxowa N, Salcedo MP, Sonnekus H. National cross sectional study of views on sexual violence and risk of HIV infection and AIDS among South African school pupils. British Medical Journal 2004;329(7472):952. Available from: http://www.bmj.com/content/329/7472/952.long

Andersson N, Paredes S, Ngxowa N, Matthis J. Social audit of provincial health services: Building the community voice into planning in South Africa. Journal of Interprofessional Care 2004;18(4):381-390.

Monasta L. Breathing difficulties and asthma prevalence in children from zero to five years of age in five Roma settlements [in Italian]. Epidemiologia e Prevenzione 2004;28(4-5):258-264.

Monasta L. The Health of Foreign Romani Children in Italy: Results of a Study in Five Camps of Roma from Macedonia and Kosovo.Roma Rights - Quarterly journal of the European Roma Rights Center. Health Care  2004:N.3-4:46-55. Available from: http://www.errc.org/cikk.php?cikk=2061

Andersson N, Swaminathan A, Whitaker C, Roche M. Mine smartness and the community voice in mine-risk education: lessons from Afghanistan and Angola. Third World Quarterly 2003;24(5):873-887.

Andersson N, Mhatre S. Do unto others – and pay the price: combating sexual violence in the south of Johannesburg. SA Crime Quarterly 2003;3:5-10.

Andersson N. Gender issues in building the community voice into planning. Journal of Humanitarian Assistance [serial online] 3 June 2000 (republished from 28 March 1998). Available from: http://www.jha.ac/articles/a045.html

Ledogar RJ, Penchaszadeh A, Iglesias Garden CC, Garden Acosta L. Asthma and Latino cultures: Different prevalence reported among groups sharing the same environment. American Journal of Public Health 2000;90:929-935. Available from: http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/reprint/90/6/929

Ledogar RJ, Garden Acosta L, Penchaszadeh A. Building international public health vision through local community research: the El Puente - CIET partnership. American Journal of Public Health 1999;89:1795-1797. Available from: http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/reprint/89/12/1795

Andersson N, Mhatre S, Mqotsi N, Penderis M. How to police sexual violence. Crime & Conflict 1999; 15:18-22.

Cockcroft A. From Kilimanjaro to the Himalayas: studies of health determinants in third world communities. Journal of the RoyalCollege of Physicians of London 1998;32(1): 66-71.

Andersson N, Carlsson C. Gender violence: community solutions. Crosslines 1998;33:72-75.

Andersson N. Giving children a voice in active monitoring of their rights. ChildRIGHT 1998;143:18.

Paredes S, Estrada R, Alarcon H, Chavez G, Romero M, Hay R. Can school teachers improve the management and prevention of skin disease? A pilot study based on head louse infestations in Guerrero, Mexico. International Journal of Dermatology 1997;36:826-830.

Andersson N, Palha de Sousa C, Paredes S. Social Cost of Land Mines in Four Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Cambodia and Mozambique. British Medical Journal 1995;311:718-721.

Hay RJ, Estrada R, Alarcón H, Andersson N. Wastage of family income on skin disease -- a study of skin infection in Guerrero, Mexico. British  Medical Journal 1994;309:848.

Wilson SM, Nava E, Morales A, Godfrey-Faussett P, Gillespie S, Andersson N. Simplification of the polymerase chain reaction for detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis in the tropics. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1993;87:177-180.

Ledogar RJ, Andersson N. Impact estimation through sentinel community surveillance: an affordable epidemiological approach. Third World Planning Review 1993;15(3):263-272.

Estrada-Castañón R, Torres-Bibiano B, Alarcón-Hernández H et al. Epidemiología cutánea en dos sectores de atención médica en Guerrero, México. Dermatología Revista Mexicana 1992;36(1):29-34.

Estrada-Castañón R, Andersson N, Hay R. Community dermatology and the management of skin diseases in developing countries.Tropical Doctor 1992;22(suppl):3-6.

Andersson N, Morales A. Mexico: Disaster in Guadalajara. Lancet 1992;339:1103.

Andersson N, Morales A, Gillespie S. Cholera: getting the message across. British Medical Journal 1992;304:1243-1244.

Andersson N, Paredes S, Legorreta J, Ledogar RJ. Who pays for measles? The economic arguments for sustained immunization. Health Policy and Planning 1992;7(4):352-363.

Andersson N, Gillespie S, Wilson S. Culture-free microbiology. Lancet 1992;2:733

Ruijter JM. Sentinel site experience in Angola. Convergence 1991;34:4.

Andersson N. Technological disasters - towards a preventive strategy: A review. Tropical Doctor 1991;21(suppl):70-81.

Estrada-Castañón R, Hay R, Andersson N. Mexico: Community dermatology in Guerrero. Lancet 1991; 337:906-907.

Andersson N, Ajwani M, Mahashabde S, Tiwari MK, Muir MK, Mehra V, Ashiru K, Mackenzie CD. Delayed eye and other consequences from exposure to methyl isocyanate: 93% follow up of exposed and unexposed cohorts in Bhopal. British Journal of  Industrial Medicine 1990;47(8):553-558.

Andersson N, Morales A, Nava E, Martinez E, Rodriguez I, Young P, Howard MK, Miles MA. Trypanosoma cruzi infec­tion in the Mexican state of Guerrero: a seroepidemiological (ELISA) survey of 20 communities. Journal of Tropical  Medicine and Hygiene 1990; 93:341-346.

Andersson N. Tuberculosis and social stratification in South Africa. International Journal of Health Services 1990;20(1):141-165.

Andersson N, Martinez E, Villegas A, Rodriguez I. Vigilancia epidemiológica y planificación descentralizada: El uso de sitios centinela en Guerrero. Salud Pública de México 1989;31:493-502.

Andersson N, Martinez E, Cerrato F, Morales E, Ledogar RJ. The use of community-based data in health planning in Mexico andCentral America. Health Policy and Planning 1989;4:197-206.

Andersson N, Marks S. The state, class and the allocation of health resources in Southern Africa. Social Science & Medicine 1989;28:515-530.

Andersson N. Long term effects of methyl isocyanate. Lancet.1989;i:1259.

Andersson N, Kerr Muir M, Mehra V, Salmon AG. Exposure and response to methyl isocyanate: results of a community-based survey in Bhopal -- results of a community-based study. British Journal Industrial Medicine 1988;45:467-475.

Zwi A, Marks S, Andersson N. Health, apartheid and the fron­tline states. Social Science & Medicine 1988;27(7):661-665.

Villegas A, Andersson N, Martínez E, Rodríguez I, Lagunas A. Alacranismo en Guerrero: un estudio epidemiológico en 20 comun­idades. Salud Pública de México 1988;30(2):234-239.

Andersson N, Marks S. Apartheid and health in the 1980s. Social Science & Medicine 1988;27:667-681.

Salmon AG, Kerr Muir M, Andersson N. Comparison of toxicology and epidemiology of methyl isocyanate at Bhopal. Human Toxi­cology 1987;6:410.

Andersson N, Marks S. Work and health in Namibia: prelimi­nary notes. Journal of Southern African Studies 1987;13:274-292.

Andersson N, Marks S. Issues in the political economy of health in southern Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies 1987;13:1.

Gassert T, Mackenzie C, Kerr Muir M, Andersson N. Long term pathology of lung, eye and other organs following acute expo­sure to methyl isocyanate. Lancet 1986;2:1403.

Andersson N, Kerr Muir M, Ajwani MK, Mahashabde S, Salmon A, Vaidyanathan K. Persistent eye watering among Bhopal sur­vivors. Lancet 1986;2:1152.

Andersson N, Schilling R. Occupational epidemiology in developing countries. Journal of Occupational Health & Safety 1986;2:468-478.

Marks S, Andersson N. Women and health in South Africa. Canadian Women’s Studies 1986;7(1&2):93-97.

Andersson N. Enter the barefoot microscopist. Audiovisual Media in Medicine 1985;8:111-112.

Salmon AG, Kerr Muir M, Andersson N. Acute toxicity of methyl isocyanate: a preliminary study of the dose response for eye and other effects. British Journal of Industrial Medicine 1985;42:795-798.

Andersson N. Primary health care needs microscopes. Develop­ment Forum 1985;July-August:5.

Andersson N, Kerr Muir M, Salmon A, Wells CJ, Brown RB, Purnell CJ, Mittal PC, Mehra V. Bhopal disaster: eye followup and analytical chemistry. Lancet 1985; 1:761-762.

Marks S, Andersson N. Epidemics and social control in twentieth-century South Africa. Bulletin of the Society for the Social History of Medicine 1984;34:32-34.

Andersson N, Kerr Muir M, Mehra V. Bhopal eye. Lancet 1984;2:1481.


Contributions to collections and conferences

Monasta L. Considerazioni sullo studio della salute dei rom stranieri che vivono nei campi in Italia. In: Affronti M, Carrillo D, Cassarà G, et al, eds. Atti IX Consensus conference sull immigrazione - VII Congresso nazionale SIMM - 27-29 aprile 2006. Palermo, Italia: SIMM; 2006: 355-363.

Andersson N, Swaminathan A, Whitaker C, Roche M. Mine Smartness and the Community Voice in Mine-Risk Education: Lessons from Afghanistan and Angola. In: Future of Humanitarian Mine Action. Berg Harpviken K, ed. London: Palgrave; 2004.

Andersson N, Mitchell S. CIETmap: Free GIS and Epidemiology Software from the CIET group, Helping to Build the Community Voice into Planning. Presented at: World Congress of Epidemiology; August 19, 2002; Montreal, Canada.

Andersson N. Meso-Analysis: Quantifying Qualitative Data from Communities and Public Services. In: Proceedings of the Joint IASS/IAOS Conference on Statistics for Economic and Social Development; September 1998; Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Andersson, N. Public Participation in Decision-Making. In: Langseth P, Galt K, eds. Governance, Public Participation, Decentralisation and Integrity. Copenhagen:Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and EDI World Bank; 1996.

Ledogar RJ, Andersson N, Paredes S. Who Pays for Health? The Household Economic Costs of Illness and Health Care Meas­ured by Sentinel Community Surveillance. In: Abstracts of 1992 Summer Scientific Meeting on Surveillance in Europe and the European Community; July 1992; Sussex, UK.

Estrada Castañon R, Hay R, Andersson N. Community Dermatology and Sentinel Community Surveillance: A Case for South-North Trans­fer. In: Abstracts of 1992 Summer Scientific Meeting on Surveillance in Europe and the European Community; July 1992;Sussex, UK. 

Andersson N, Ledogar RJ. Community-Based Sentinel Surveil­lance and its Role in Health Planning. In: Abstracts of 1992 Summer Scientific Meeting on Surveillance in Europe and the European Community; July 1992; Sussex, UK.

Marks S, Andersson N. Industrialization, Rural Change and the 1944 National Health Services Commission. In: Feierman S, Jansen J, eds. The Social Basis of Health and Healing in Africa. Berkley: University of California Press; 1992:131-162.

Marks S, Andersson N. The Epidemiology and Culture of Violence. In: Mandanyi NC, du Toit A, eds. Political Violence and the Struggle in South Africa. London: Routledge; 1990:29-69.

Andersson N, Schilling RSF. Occupational Epidemiology. In: Jeyaratnam J, ed. Occupational Health in Developing Countries. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 1990.

Andersson N. Disaster Epidemiology: Lessons from Bhopal. In: Murray V, ed. Major Chemical Disasters -- Medical Aspects of Management. London: Royal Society of Medicine; 1990:183-195.

Marks S, Andersson N. Typhus and Social Control: South Africa 1917-1950. In: Macleod R, Lewis M, eds. Disease, Medicine and Empire -- Perspectives on Western Medicine and the Experience of European Expansion. London: Routledge; 1988:257-283.


Books and monographs

In addition to the many reports available in electronic format from the Library, the following have been published as books or monographs:

Arostegui J, Brenes W, Monasta L. Calidad de la Educación en Costa Rica: deserción y repitencia en Puriscal. UNICEF Costa Rica, 1996.

Ahmed R, Ho A, Mhatre S, Andersson N. Scanning: a Method of Data Entry – a Manual and Lessons Learned. Ottawa: CIETcanada; 1999.

Andersson N. Evidence-based Planning: the Philosophy and Methods of Sentinel Community Surveillance. Washington D.C.: World Bank Economic Development Institute; 1996.

Andersson N. The social conditions for health in Serbia. New York: CIETinternational; 1994.

CIETinternational. Food security, social support and agriculture in Central Bosnia and Herzegovina. New York: CIETinternational; 1994.

Andersson N. Parsimonia en el análisis epidemiológica. Acapulco: CIETméxico; 1993.

Andersson N, Arostegui J. El proceso llamado "Sitios Centine­la". Acapulco: CIETméxico; 1992.

Andersson N, Arostegui J. Sentinel Community Surveillance - Report of an International Colloquium in Guerrero, Mexico, 9-14 November 1991. Acapulco: CIETméxico; 1992.

Andersson N, Durao A, El Batawi MA. Work and Smoking in Developing Countries: Prospects for Health Promotion in Occupa­tional Health. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1987.

Andersson N. A Microscope in Every Village: Users Handbook. London: ERA Public Health Programme; 1985.

Andersson N. Un marco conceptual obtenido de dos proyectos apoyados por UNICEF en Centro America. UNICEF Guatemala; 1985.

Andersson N. Impact, Coverage and Costs: An Operational Frame­work for Monitoring Child Survival, Emerging from Two UNICEF Projects in Central America. UNICEF Guatemala; 1985.

CIETinternational. Proyecto de Fortalecimiento del Plan de Prevención y Control del Cólera, Línea Basal-Kioscos de la Salud. Coordinación del estudio: Ruíz-Luna P.L; Realización del estudio: CIETinternational; Dirección: Monasta L; Colaboración: Soto B. OPS - OMS, Guatemala, August 1999.

Monasta L. Upala: condiciones de vida y derechos humanos. UNICEF, ACNUR, IPEC-OIT, PNUD-PRODERE, Defensoría de los Habitantes, Costa Rica 1997.  


Internet publications

Andersson N. Socio-economic costs of anti-personnel mines. Available from: http://www.mines.gc.ca/vii/vii_a_xi_e_1-en.asp

Andersson N, Carlsson C. Breaking the silence around gender violence. Available from: http://www.oneworld.org



Monasta L. Macedonian and Kosovan ROMÁ living in “Nomad Camps” in Italy: Health and Living Conditions of Children from Birth to Five years of age [doctoral dissertation]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2005.

Caldwell D. Youth Risk and Resilience in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador: A Study of Risk and Resilience among 6622 Youth from Grades Seven to 12 in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2005.

Hopkins A. Through the Eyes of Youth: A Study of the Health Needs among 529 Youth from Grades Nine through 12 in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2005.

McCully Collier M. The Path to School: Assessment of the Coverage and Impact of Community and Early Childhood Development Services and Supports for Children and Families in Northern Nova Scotia [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2005.

Mitchell S. Mapping Local Economic Development: A Case Study from the Wild Coast, South Africa [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2002.

Ho-Foster A. Design and Application of Handheld Computer Technology to the Electronic Capture of Routine Perinatal Data[master'' thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2002.

Campbell S. Second Hand Smoke at Work in Northern Nova Scotia [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 2001.

Villegas Arrizón A. Impacto del Proyecto Planificación Microrregional en Cinco Municipios Pobres del Estado de Guerrero [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1999.

Vásquez León MC. Factores de Riesgo ligados a Heridas con Aguja, Material Punzo-Cortante y Contacto con Sangre entre Trabajadores de la Salud en dos Hospitales de Acapulco, Guerrero [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1999.

Rodríguez Ramos IE. El Brote de Cólera en el Estado de Guerrero, 1991-1992: La Respuesta Universitaria y un Análisis de Riesgo[master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1999.

Paredes Solís S. Cinco Experencias sobre el Sarampión: Lecciones para la Vigilancia Epidemiológica de la Enfermedad en México [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1999.

Morales Perez A. Impacto de la Vacuna Antisarampionosa en Niños de Seis a Sesentalmeses de Edad, en 18 Comunidades Representativas de Monrovia, capital de Liberia [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1999.

Legorreta Soberanis J. Identificación de Factores de Riesgo que Influyen in la Desnutrición Crónica, Medida por Talla Baja, en Niños menores de Dos Años, en Cinco Municipios Pobres, Indígenos y Mestizos, en el Estado de Guerrero [master’s thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1999. 

Monasta L. Auditoría Social de Derechos Humanos en el Cantón de Upala (Costa Rica). [master'' thesis]. Acapulco, Guerrero, México: Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero; 1997.

Publications in CIETmexico’s working papers series, Prioridades de Salud

Wilson SM, Nava E, Morales A, Godfrey-Fausett P, Gillespie S, Andersson N. La reacción en cadena de polimerase (PCR) como prueba de referencia para el diagnóstico de tuberculosis. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:43-47.

Morales A, Flisser A, Nava E, Legorreta J, Villegas A, Navarrete R, Andersson N. Seropositividad a cisticercosis en la población humana en 19 comunidades del estado de Guerrero, Mexico. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:39-42.

Morales A, Andersson N, Gillespie S. Diagnóstico rapido de cólera. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:37-38.

Nava E, Lillywhite JE, Morales A, Legorreta J, Fuentes LF, Andersson N. Diagnóstico serológico de ascaris y trichiasis. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:33-36.

Andersson N, Paredes S, Legoretta J, Ledogar R. Costos de sarampión: las consecuencias económicas de la epidemia 1989-90. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:23-32.

Paredes S, Legorreta J, Rodriguez I, Meneses A, Gasga D, Andersson N. Cuanto protege la vacuna contra sarampión. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:13-22.

Vasquez C, Cockcroft A, Cota S, Garcia MA, Martinez E, Andersson N. Riesgo ocupacional de infección por VIH. Prioridades de Salud 1995;5:1-5.

Andersson N. Estimación de la mortalidad infantil y de niños, y su uso en la planificación de salud. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:68-77

Andersson N. La estimación del riesgo. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:58-67.

Andersson N. Distractores y modificadores de efecto: concep­tos claves en la epidemiología moderna. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:53-57.

Andersson N. Criterios para la evaluacion epidemiológica. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:45-52.

Andersson N. Hill y causalidad. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:41-44.

Andersson N. El racionalismo en la estadística: el caso de tamaño de la muestra. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:37-40.

Andersson N. Los problemas con el muestro probabilístico en la selección de sitios centinela. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:31-36.

Andersson N, Arostegui J, Lainez O, Irigoyen L, Amaris A, Martinez E, Villegas A, Ledogar RJ. La experiencia de Centroamérica y Guerrero (México) en la descentralización de planificación. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:19-30.

Andersson N, Morelli R. Un punto para empezar: la planifica­ción científica y descentralizada en salud. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:10-18.

Andersson N, Morelli R, Ledogar R. Principios orientadores de medición en la salud. El producto de un taller centroamericano de monitoreo y evaluación de supervivencia infantil. Guatemala 13 al 15 de octubre de 1987. Prioridades de Salud 1990;2:2-9.