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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

Malaria burden and associated risk factors in an area of pyrethroid-resistant vectors in southern Benin
Accrombessi M; Akogbeto MC; Dangbenon E; Akpovi H; Sovi A; Yovogan B; Adoha C; Assongba L; Ogouyemi-Hounto A; Padonou GG
2022
medRxiv
Malaria in the First Trimester of Pregnancy and Fetal Growth: Results from a Beninese Preconceptional Cohort.
Koladjo BF; Yovo E; Accrombessi M; Agbota G; Atade W; Ladikpo OT; Mehoba M; Degbe A; Jackson N; Massougbodji A
2022
Journal of Infectious Diseases
Assessing fetal growth in Africa: Application of the international WHO and INTERGROWTH-21st standards in a Beninese pregnancy cohort.
Yovo E; Accrombessi M; Agbota G; Hocquette A; Atade W; Ladikpo OT; Mehoba M; Degbe A; Mombo-Ngoma G; Massougbodji A
2022
PloS one
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
Pre-conception serum ferritin concentrations are associated with metal concentrations in blood during pregnancy: A cohort study in Benin.
Davies S; Briand V; Accrombessi M; Fievet N; Le Bot B; Durand S; Agbota G; Yovo E; Vianou B; Sossou D
2021
Environmental Research
Anemia prevalence in women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries between 2000 and 2018.
Kinyoki D; Osgood-Zimmerman AE; Bhattacharjee NV; Local Burden of Disease Anaemia Collaborators; Kassebaum NJ; Hay SI
2021
Nature medicine
Prevalence and clinical impact of malaria infections detected with a highly sensitive HRP2 rapid diagnostic test in Beninese pregnant women.
Briand V; Cottrell G; Tuike Ndam N; Martiáñez-Vendrell X; Vianou B; Mama A; Kouwaye B; Houzé S; Bailly J; Gbaguidi E
2020
Malaria journal
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
Suboptimal Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Pregnancy (IPTp) is Associated With an Increased Risk of Submicroscopic Plasmodium 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
A Genotyping Study in Benin Comparing the Carriage of Plasmodium falciparum Infections Before Pregnancy and in Early Pregnancy: Story of a Persistent Infection.
Jafari-Guemouri S; Courtois L; Mama A; Rouas B; Neto Braga G; Accrombessi M; Massougbodji A; Ding XC; Tuikue Ndam N; Fievet N
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; inc. Accrombessi M
2020
NATURE
Erratum.
Agbota G; Accrombessi M; Cottrell G; Martin-Prével Y; Milet J; Ouédraogo S; Courtin D; Massougbodji A; Garcia A; Cot M
2019
Journal of Infectious Diseases
Abstract Book
Agbota G; Accrombessi M; Ezinmegnon S; Ahouayito U; Agossou B; Massougbodji A; Ganee L; Marcos J; Pachot A; Tissieres P
2019
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Poor maternal anthropometric status before conception is associated with a deleterious infant growth during the first year of life: a longitudinal preconceptional cohort.
Agbota G; Fievet N; Heude B; Accrombessi M; Ahouayito U; Yovo E; Dossa D; Dramane L; Gartner A; Ezinmègnon S
2019
Pediatric Obesity
Maternal malaria but not schistosomiasis is associated with a higher risk of febrile infection in infant during the first 3 months of life: A mother-child cohort in Benin.
Agbota G; Polman K; Wieringa FT; Campos-Ponce M; Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Roucher C; Ezinmègnon S; Marcos JY; Vachot L
2019
PloS one
Changes in women's dietary diversity before and during pregnancy in Southern Benin.
Djossinou DRA; Savy M; Fanou-Fogny N; Landais E; Accrombessi M; Briand V; Yovo E; Hounhouigan DJ; Gartner A; Martin-Prevel Y
2019
MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION
Dynamics of Submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum Infections Throughout Pregnancy: A Preconception Cohort Study in Benin.
Hounkonnou CPA; Briand V; Fievet N; Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Mama A; Sossou D; Vianou B; Massougbodji A; Ndam NT
2019
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
MALARIA IN PREGNANCY: FROM PRE-CONCEPTION TO EARLY PREGNANCY, A GENOTYPING ANALYSIS
Jafari-Guemouri S; Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Massougbodji A; Ndam N; Ding X; Cot M; Fievet N; Briand V
2019
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Placental impression smears is a good indicator of placental malaria in sub-Saharan Africa.
Ouédraogo S; Accrombessi M; Diallo I; Codo R; Ouattara A; Ouédraogo L; Massougbodji A; Cot M
2019
Pan African Medical Journal
Cohort profile: effect of malaria in early pregnancy on fetal growth in Benin (RECIPAL preconceptional cohort).
Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Cottrell G; Agbota G; Gartner A; Martin-Prevel Y; Fanou-Fogny N; Djossinou D; Zeitlin J; Tuikue-Ndam N
2018
BMJ Open
Effects of Malaria in the First Trimester of Pregnancy on Poor Maternal and Birth Outcomes in Benin.
Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Fievet N; Cottrell G; Agbota G; Gartner A; Martin-Prevel Y; Vianou B; Sossou D; Fanou-Fogny N
2018
Clinical Infectious Diseases
MALARIA IN THE FIRST TRIMESTER, BUT NOT IN THE 2ND AND 3RD TRIMESTER OF PREGNANCY, IS ASSOCIATED WITH MATERNAL ANEMIA: A PRE-CONCEPTIONAL COHORT STUDY IN BENIN
Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Fievet N; Cottrell G; Agbota G; Massougbodji A; Cot M; Briand V
2018
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE
Increased Risk of Malaria During the First Year of Life in Small-for-Gestational-Age Infants: A Longitudinal Study in Benin.
Agbota G; Accrombessi M; Cottrell G; Martin-Prével Y; Milet J; Ouédraogo S; Courtin D; Massougbodji A; Garcia A; Cot M
2018
Journal of Infectious Diseases
Impact of the use and efficacy of long lasting insecticidal net on malaria infection during the first trimester of pregnancy - a pre-conceptional cohort study in southern Benin.
Hounkonnou C; Djènontin A; Egbinola S; Houngbegnon P; Bouraima A; Soares C; Fievet N; Accrombessi M; Yovo E; Briand V
2018
BMC Public Health
Evaluation du risque de génotoxicité de l'eau de la rivière Okpara à Kika au Bénin
Kougblenou C; Azonbakin S; Accrombessi M; Aguemon B; Adjagba M; Awede B; Aina MP; Darboux RB; Laleye A
2018
International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Concordance of three alternative gestational age assessments for pregnant women from four African countries: A secondary analysis of the MIPPAD trial.
Rada S; Gamper J; González R; Mombo-Ngoma G; Ouédraogo S; Kakolwa MA; Zoleko-Manego R; Sevene E; Kabanywanyi AM; Accrombessi M
2018
PLOS ONE
High Iron Levels Are Associated with Increased Malaria Risk in Infants during the First Year of Life in Benin.
Moya-Alvarez V; Cottrell G; Ouédraogo S; Accrombessi M; Massougbodgi A; Cot M
2017
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcomes in Infants Born to Women Who Received Either Mefloquine or Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine as Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Cohort Study.
Rupérez M; González R; Mombo-Ngoma G; Kabanywanyi AM; Sevene E; Ouédraogo S; Kakolwa MA; Vala A; Accrombessi M; Briand V
2016
PLoS medicine
Malaria in Pregnancy Is a Predictor of Infant Haemoglobin Concentrations during the First Year of Life in Benin, West Africa.
Accrombessi M; Ouédraogo S; Agbota GC; Gonzalez R; Massougbodji A; Menéndez C; Cot M
2015
PLOS ONE
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy with mefloquine in HIV-negative women: a multicentre randomized controlled trial.
González R; Mombo-Ngoma G; Ouédraogo S; Kakolwa MA; Abdulla S; Accrombessi M; Aponte JJ; Akerey-Diop D; Basra A; Briand V
2014
PLoS medicine
Malaria and gravidity interact to modify maternal haemoglobin concentrations during pregnancy.
Ouédraogo S; Bodeau-Livinec F; Briand V; Huynh B-T; Koura GK; Accrombessi MMK; Fievet N; Massougbodji A; Deloron P; Cot M
2012
MALARIA JOURNAL
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