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Yolisa Nalule

Bsc Msc

Research Assistant

Room
411

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

I currently work at LSHTM as a Research Assistant in the Environmental Health Group which is the focus of the School's work on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and health and currently includes approximately 30 researchers and support staff working on range of different areas of research. 

 

Prior to joining LSHTM research community, I worked for over 6 years as a senior programme adviser providing technical assistance and managerial oversight of national NTD programmes in Nigeria (Northern), Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia. 

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Disease Control

Teaching

I teach on WASH and Health (formerly Tropical Environmental Health) and the Distance Learning Infectious Disease Module. 

Research

My current research focuses on designing and evaluation WASH behaviour change programs. I am currently involved in:

1) Hygiene and infection prevention in health care facilities: Under theChanging Hygiene around Maternal Priorities (CHAMP) project, a study designing and testing an innovative approach to hand hygiene behaviour change during labour, delivery and post natal care in Cambodia.  

2) Evaluating the sustainability of Community-led total sanitation (CLTS) interventions (Madagascar)

3) Providing technical support and M&E for LSHTM's COVID-19 Hygiene Hub

Research Area
Hygiene
Maternal health
Public health
Sanitation
Behaviour change
Disease control
Environmental Health
Mixed methods
Neonatal health
Disease and Health Conditions
Diarrhoeal diseases
Infectious disease
Hospital acquired infection
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Schistosomiasis
Soil-transmitted helminths
Region
East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Hygiene along the continuum of care in the early post-natal period: an observational study in Nigeria.
Nalule Y; Buxton H; Flynn E; Oluyinka O; Sara S; Cumming O; Dreibelbis R
2020
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
Interpreting ambiguous 'trace' results in Schistosoma mansoni CCA Tests: Estimating sensitivity and specificity of ambiguous results with no gold standard.
Clements MN; Donnelly CA; Fenwick A; Kabatereine NB; Knowles SCL; Meité A; N'Goran EK; Nalule Y; Nogaro S; Phillips AE
2017
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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