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Lucy Paintain

BSc MSc

Assistant Professor
in Public Health Evaluation

Room
Room 441

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)207 927 2440

I graduated in 2002 from the University of Sheffield with a BSc in Biochemistry & Microbiology. I then made the move from molecular science into epidemiology and public health by studying for the MSc Control of Infectious Diseases at LSHTM.

Since completing my Masters in 2004, I have been involved in a number of different projects at the School, related to malaria and water and sanitation, and more recently visceral leishmaniasis. My interests are in delivery systems for disease control interventions, and monitoring and evaluation of their equity.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Disease Control

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Malaria Centre
Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

I deliver lectures on the Epidemiology & Control of Malaria and Designing Disease Control Programs in Developing Countries in-house modules; I am also a seminar leader for the Applying Principles of Public Health in Developing Countries module. I am a personal tutor for the MSc Public Health for Development (PH4D) and MSc Control of Infectious Diseases (CID).

Research

Current projects include: Deputy Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead for KalaCORE, a DfID-funded consortium for control and elimination of visceral leishmaniasis, supporting national eradication efforts and coordinating with control programmes in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan; cost effectiveness evaluation of a private sector malaria prevention project in Ghana; multi-disciplinary evaluation of a community-based intervention to improve prompt & effective treatment of malaria in rural Senegal.

Other recent projects have included: cost effectiveness-evaluation of a national long-lasting insecticide-treated net (LLIN) "hang-up" campaign in Ghana; systematic literature review on community case management of malaria; systematic literature review on effectiveness of strategies strengthening national health service delivery to increase health service access in low income countries; investigation of quality improvement strategies for control of malaria in pregnancy in Kenya & Mali (as part of the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium).

Research Area
Child health
Decision analysis
Economic evaluation
Health inequalities
Infectious disease policy
Public health
Systematic reviews
Disease control
Evaluation
Discipline
Economics
Epidemiology
Disease and Health Conditions
Infectious disease
Leishmaniasis
Malaria
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Country
Bangladesh
Ethiopia
Ghana
India
Nepal
Sudan
Senegal
South Sudan
Region
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Impact of Education on Knowledge and Practice of Kala Azar Preventive Measures among Seasonal and Migrant Agricultural Workers in Northwest Ethiopia.
Alemayehu M; Paintain L; Adera C; Berhe R; Gebeyehu A; Gizaw Z; Herrero M; Mulugeta Beshah A; Den Boer M; Nigusie A
2020
Am J Trop Med Hyg
THE CATASTROPHIC ECONOMIC BURDEN OF VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS IN BANGLADESH, INDIA, ETHIOPIA AND SUDAN: FINANCIAL RISK PROTECTION IS NOT ENOUGH
Paintain L; Boudarene L; Pearson M; Edwards T; Alatiaby AA; Mondal D; Adera C; Prakash M; Postigo RJ; Dagne AD
2019
TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE
Caregivers' compliance with referral advice: evidence from two studies introducing mRDTs into community case management of malaria in Uganda.
Lal S; Ndyomugenyi R; Paintain L; Alexander ND; Hansen KS; Magnussen P; Chandramohan D; Clarke SE
2018
BMC health services research
Comparing time and motion methods to study personnel time in the context of a family planning supply chain intervention in Senegal.
McElwee E; Cresswell JA; Yao C; Bakeu M; Cavallaro FL; Duclos D; Lynch CA; Paintain L
2018
HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH
Visceral leishmaniasis treatment access - The reality on the ground in Sudan
Atiaby A; Alkhatim SS; Elhag MS; Herrero M; Paintain L; Webster J; Alvar J; Ritmeijer K; den Boer M
2017
TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
Cross-sectional surveys in Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia & Sudan to understand visceral leishmaniasis treatment seeking, diagnosis, treatment and household economic burden
Paintain L; Hererro M; Aggarwal V; Pearson M; Edwards T; Alatiaby AA; Mondal D; Misra K; Adera C; Prakash M
2017
TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
Provider and user acceptability of intermittent screening and treatment for the control of malaria in pregnancy in Malawi.
Almond D; Madanitsa M; Mwapasa V; Kalilani-Phiri L; Webster J; Ter Kuile F; Paintain L
2016
Malaria journal
Community health workers adherence to referral guidelines: evidence from studies introducing RDTs in two malaria transmission settings in Uganda.
Lal S; Ndyomugenyi R; Paintain L; Alexander ND; Hansen KS; Magnussen P; Chandramohan D; Clarke SE
2016
Malaria journal
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