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Dr Olivier Koole

MD PhD MPH MSc

Assistant Professor

Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)
Somkhele
3935
South Africa

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7929 8281

Olivier Koole joined LSHTM in February 2013 as Science Programme Manager at the Karonga Prevention Study, Malawi. He previously worked in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

In September 2015, he started work as a Research Coordinator at the Africa Health Research Institute, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa where he is now Co-lead of the Clinical Research Department. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research

Teaching

He is a tutor in the Infectious Diseases MSc by distance learning. 

Research

Research Area
Clinical trials
Public health
Discipline
Epidemiology
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Tuberculosis
Country
Mozambique
Malawi
South Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Reasons for Missing Antiretroviral Therapy: Results from a Multi-Country Study in Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
Koole, O. ; Denison, J.A. ; Menten, J. ; Tsui, S. ; Wabwire-Mangen, F. ; Kwesigabo, G. ; Mulenga, M. ; Auld, A. ; Agolory, S. ; Mukadi, Y.D. ; van Praag, E. ; Torpey, K. ; Williams, S. ; Kaplan, J. ; Zee, A. ; Bangsberg, D.R. ; Colebunders, R. ;
2016
PLoS One
Incomplete adherence among treatment-experienced adults on antiretroviral therapy in Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
Denison, J.A.; Koole, O.; Tsui, S.; Menten, J.; Torpey, K.; van Praag, E.; Mukadi, Y.D.; Colebunders, R.; Auld, A.F.; Agolory, S.; Kaplan, J.E.; Mulenga, M.; Kwesigabo, G.P.; Wabwire-Mangen, F.; Bangsberg, D.R.
2015
Aids
Improved retention of patients starting antiretroviral treatment in Karonga District, northern Malawi, 2005-2012.
Koole, O.; Houben, R.M.; Mzembe, T.; Van Boeckel, T.P.; Kayange, M.; Jahn, A.; Chimbwandira, F.; Glynn, J.R.; Crampin, A.C.;
2014
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Retention and risk factors for attrition among adults in antiretroviral treatment programmes in Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Koole, O.; Tsui, S.; Wabwire-Mangen, F.; Kwesigabo, G.; Menten, J.; Mulenga, M.; Auld, A.; Agolory, S.; Mukadi, Y.D.; Colebunders, R.; Bangsberg, D.R.; van Praag, E.; Torpey, K.; Williams, S.; Kaplan, J.; Zee, A.; Denison, J.;
2014
Trop Med Int Health
Four-year retention and risk factors for attrition among members of community ART groups in Tete, Mozambique
Decroo, T.; Koole, O.; Remartinez, D.; Dos Santos, N.; Dezembro, S.; Jofrisse, M.; Rasschaert, F.; Biot, M.; Laga, M.
2014
Tropical Medicine & International Health
Evaluation of the 2007 WHO guideline to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis in ambulatory HIV-positive adults.
Koole, O. ; Thai, S. ; Khun, K.E. ; Pe, R. ; van Griensven, J. ; Apers, L. ; Van den Ende, J. ; Mao, T.E. ; Lynen, L. ;
2011
PLoS One
An algorithm to optimize viral load testing in HIV-positive patients with suspected first-line antiretroviral therapy failure in Cambodia.
Lynen, L. ; An, S. ; Koole, O. ; Thai, S. ; Ros, S. ; De Munter, P. ; Sculier, D. ; Arnould, L. ; Fransen, K. ; Menten, J. ; Boelaert, M. ; Van den Ende, J. ; Colebunders, R. ;
2009
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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