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Oliver Cumming

MA MSc

Assistant Professor

Room
411

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Affiliations

Department of Disease Control
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

Teaching

I am a Module Organiser for the Tropical Environmental Health (3434) module and tutor/supervise students for various MSc courses.

Research

I am interested in the epidemiology of water, sanitation and hygiene related diseases. I am currently working on a number of trials to evaluate the effects of these interventions on different child health outcomes, including enteric infections, child growth and development, and oral vaccine performance. 

Research Area
Child health
Health outcomes
Helminths
Hygiene
Sanitation
Water
Disease control
Environmental Health
Equity
Evaluation
Gender
Disease and Health Conditions
Diarrhoeal diseases
Malnutrition
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Region
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Impact of Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hand Washing with Soap on Childhood Diarrhoeal Disease: Updated Meta-Analysis and -Regression.
Wolf, J. ; Hunter, P.R. ; Freeman, M.C. ; Cumming, O. ; Clasen, T. ; Bartram, J. ; Higgins, J.P.T. ; Johnston, R. ; Medlicott, K. ; Boisson, S. ; Prüss-Ustün, A. ;
2018
Trop Med Int Health
Role, ownership and presence of domestic animals in peri-urban households of Kisumu, Kenya.
Barnes, A.N. ; Mumma, J. ; Cumming, O. ;
2017
Zoonoses Public Health
Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes among Women Practicing Poor Sanitation in Rural India: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study.
Padhi, B.K. ; Baker, K.K. ; Dutta, A. ; Cumming, O. ; Freeman, M.C. ; Satpathy, R. ; Das, B.S. ; Panigrahi, P. ;
2015
PLoS Med
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