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Dr Sakib Burza

MBChB, MRCGP, MSc

Honorary Lecturer

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+919871258886

Am a practicing clinician who completed a MSc in public health in developing countries in 2009, I returned to the school to work on diagnostic algorithms for NTDs in 2014. 

From February 2016 I have been working as Medical Advisor, Asia for Medecins Sans Frontieres. I continue in an honourary capacity at the LSHTM as an honourary lecturer.

Long standing interest in the clinical aspects of leishmaniasis, and also NTDs in general. Also have conducted research in severe acute malnutrition and am interested in meliodosis.

Affiliations

Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology
Department of Clinical Research

Research

Currently coordinating research studies on:

  • RCT for treatments of HIV-Visceral Leishmaniasis coinfection in India
  • Dengue diagnostic test validation
  • Antropometric sensitivity and efficacy in severe acute malnutrition 
  • Evaluating new tools for improving diagnosis of childhood pneumonia
Research Area
Clinical care
Clinical trials
Capacity strengthening
Disease control
Discipline
Epidemiology
Medicine
Nutrition
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
Leishmaniasis
Malnutrition
Dengue
Melioidosis
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Country
Bangladesh
China
India
Cambodia
Thailand
Region
East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
South Asia

Selected Publications

Understanding the transmission dynamics of Leishmania donovani to provide robust evidence for interventions to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar, India.
Cameron, M.M. ; Acosta-Serrano, A. ; Bern, C. ; Boelaert, M. ; den Boer, M. ; Burza, S. ; Chapman, L.A. ; Chaskopoulou, A. ; Coleman, M. ; Courtenay, O. ; Croft, S. ; Das, P. ; Dilger, E. ; Foster, G. ; Garlapati, R. ; Haines, L. ; Harris, A. ; Hemingway, J. ; Hollingsworth, T.D. ; Jervis, S. ; Medley, G. ; Miles, M. ; Paine, M. ; Picado, A. ; Poché, R. ; Ready, P. ; Rogers, M. ; Rowland, M. ; Sundar, S. ; de Vlas, S.J. ; Weetman, D. ;
2016
Parasit Vectors
Diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases among patients with persistent digestive disorders (diarrhoea and/or abdominal pain ≥14 days): Pierrea multi-country, prospective, non-experimental case-control study.
Polman, K. ; Becker, S.L. ; Alirol, E. ; Bhatta, N.K. ; Bhattarai, N.R. ; Bottieau, E. ; Bratschi, M.W. ; Burza, S. ; Coulibaly, J.T. ; Doumbia, M.N. ; Horié, N.S. ; Jacobs, J. ; Khanal, B. ; Landouré, A. ; Mahendradhata, Y. ; Meheus, F. ; Mertens, P. ; Meyanti, F. ; Murhandarwati, E.H. ; N'Goran, E.K. ; Peeling, R.W. ; Ravinetto, R. ; Rijal, S. ; Sacko, M. ; Saye, R. ; Schneeberger, P.H. ; Schurmans, C. ; Silué, K.D. ; Thobari, J.A. ; Traoré, M.S. ; van Lieshout, L. ; van Loen, H. ; Verdonck, K. ; von Müller, L. ; Yansouni, C.P. ; Yao, J.A. ; Yao, P.K. ; Yap, P. ; Boelaert, M. ; Chappuis, F. ; Utzinger, J. ;
2015
BMC Infect Dis
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