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Dr Manfred Accrombessi

MD PhD

Research Fellow

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Manfred Accrombessi is a medical epidemiologist with more than 10 years of experience in clinical trials and epidemiological studies in sub-Saharan Africa. After obtaining his medical doctorate, he has continued his studies with a Master degree and a Ph.D. in Epidemiology at Pierre and Marie Curie University and Sorbornes University, respectively. He's currently research fellow in Epidemiology at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and fills the position of the trial manager on the cluster-randomized clinical trial "New Nets project".

Affiliations

Department of Disease Control
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Centres

Malaria Centre
Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Vaccine Centre

Teaching

I tutor on the LSHTM distance learning malaria module; also involved in the supervision of MSc students of Community Health from the Faculty of Health Sciences, Abomey-Calavi university.

Research

  • Control of malaria transmitted by pyrethroid-resistant vectors
  • Malaria during pregnancy and during the first years of life
  • Epidemiology of Lassa Virus Haemorrhagic Fever in West Africa
  • Hepatitis B virus infection during pregnancy and early infancy
  • Infectious and tropical diseases during pregnancy and infancy
Research Area
Clinical trials
Helminths
Maternal health
Perinatal health
Public health
Statistical methods
Surveillance
Vaccines
Viruses
Disease control
Global Health
Immunisation
Neonatal health
Outbreaks
Implementation research
Randomised controlled trials
Reproductive health
Discipline
Immunoepidemiology
Epidemiology
Nutrition
Statistics
Vaccinology
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Infectious disease
Malaria
Malnutrition
Measles
Meningitis
Sexually transmitted disease
Emerging Infectious Disease
Hepatitis
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Non-communicable diseases
Obesity
Schistosomiasis
Tropical diseases
Vector borne disease
Dengue
Soil-transmitted helminths
Country
Benin
Burkina Faso
Republic of the Congo
France
Gabon
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
World

Selected Publications

Factors associated with soil-transmitted helminths infection in Benin: Findings from the DeWorm3 study.
Avokpaho EFGA; Houngbégnon P; Accrombessi M; Atindégla E; Yard E; Rubin Means A; Kennedy DS; Littlewood DTJ; Garcia A; Massougbodji A
2021
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
SEPSIS project: a protocol for studying biomarkers of neonatal sepsis and immune responses of infants in a malaria-endemic region.
Fievet N; Ezinmegnon S; Agbota G; Sossou D; Ladekpo R; Gbedande K; Briand V; Cottrell G; Vachot L; Yugueros Marcos J
2020
BMJ open
Sub-optimal Intermittent Preventive Treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) is associated with an increased risk of submicroscopic P. falciparum infection in pregnant women: a prospective cohort study in Benin.
Hounkonnou CPA; Ndam NT; Fievet N; Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Mama A; Sossou D; Vianou B; Massougbodji A; Briand V
2020
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Mapping routine measles vaccination in low- and middle-income countries.
Local Burden of Disease Vaccine Coverage Collaborators
2020
Nature
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