Dr Olivier Koole


Assistant Professor

Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)
United Kingdom

+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.   


Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research


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


Research Area
Clinical trials
Public health
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
South Africa
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. ;
PLoS One
Determinants of time to antiretroviral treatment initiation and subsequent mortality on treatment in a cohort in rural northern Malawi.
Brown, J.P.; Ngwira, B.; Tafatatha, T.; Crampin, A.C.; French, N.; Koole, O.;
AIDS Res Ther
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.
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.;
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.;
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.
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. ;
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. ;
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
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