Prof Heiner Grosskurth

Professor of Epidemiology & Intl. Health

United Kingdom


Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and International Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Centre for Evaluation
Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre

Selected Publications

Hand hygiene intervention to optimise soil-transmitted helminth infection control among primary school children: the Mikono Safi cluster randomised controlled trial in northwestern Tanzania.
Makata, K; Ensink, J; Ayieko, P; HANSEN, C; Sichalwe, S; Mngara, J; Mcharo, O; Mazigo, H; Seni, J; DREIBELBIS, R; Rockowitz, S; Okello, E; GROSSKURTH, H; Kinung'hi, S; KAPIGA, S;
BMC medicine
The burden of HIV, syphilis and schistosome infection and associated factors among adults in the fishing communities in northwestern Tanzania.
KAPIGA, S; HANSEN, CH; Downs, JA; Sichalwe, S; Hashim, R; Mngara, J; Van Dam, GJ; Corstjens, PL A M; Kingery, JR; Peck, RN; GROSSKURTH, H;
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
Drowning among fishing communities on the Tanzanian shore of lake Victoria: a mixed-methods study to examine incidence, risk factors and socioeconomic impact.
WHITWORTH, HS; Pando, J; HANSEN, C; HOWARD, N; Moshi, A; Rocky, O; Mahanga, H; Jabbar, M; Ayieko, P; KAPIGA, S; GROSSKURTH, H; WATSON-JONES, D;
BMJ Open
Brief counselling after home-based HIV counselling and testing strongly increases linkage to care: a cluster-randomized trial in Uganda.
Journal of the International AIDS Society
Longitudinal effect of CD4 by cotrimoxazole use on malaria incidence among HIV-infected Ugandan adults on antiretroviral therapy: a randomized controlled study.
Kasirye, R; GROSSKURTH, H; Munderi, P; Levin, J; ANYWAINE, Z; Nunn, A; Kamali, A; BAISLEY, K;
Malaria journal
The Association Between Cervical Human Papillomavirus Infection and Subsequent HIV Acquisition in Tanzanian and Ugandan Women: A Nested Case-Control Study.
GALLAGHER, KE; BAISLEY, K; GROSSKURTH, H; Vallely, A; KAPIGA, S; Vandepitte, J; Kamali, A; De Sanjosé, S; Changalucha, J; HAYES, R; WATSON-JONES, D;
The Journal of infectious diseases
Bacterial vaginosis among women at high risk for HIV in Uganda: high rate of recurrent diagnosis despite treatment.
FRANCIS, SC; Looker, C; Vandepitte, J; Bukenya, J; MAYANJA, Y; Nakubulwa, S; HUGHES, P; HAYES, RJ; WEISS, HA; GROSSKURTH, H;
Sexually transmitted infections
Readiness of Ugandan health services for the management of outpatients with chronic diseases.
KATENDE, D; Mutungi, G; BAISLEY, K; Biraro, S; Ikoona, E; Peck, R; SMEETH, L; HAYES, R; Munderi, P; GROSSKURTH, H;
Tropical medicine & international health
High prevalence of hypertension and of risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs): a population based cross-sectional survey of NCDS and HIV infection in Northwestern Tanzania and Southern Uganda.
Kavishe, B; Biraro, S; BAISLEY, K; VANOBBERGHEN, F; KAPIGA, S; Munderi, P; SMEETH, L; Peck, R; Mghamba, J; Mutungi, G; Ikoona, E; Levin, J; Bou Monclús, MA; KATENDE, D; Kisanga, E; HAYES, R; GROSSKURTH, H;
BMC medicine
Association between Mycoplasma genitalium infection and HIV acquisition among female sex workers in Uganda: evidence from a nested case-control study.
Vandepitte, J; WEISS, HA; Bukenya, J; Kyakuwa, N; Muller, E; Buvé, A; Van der Stuyft, P; HAYES, RJ; GROSSKURTH, H;
Sexually transmitted infections
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