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Miss Vishna Shah

Research Fellow

United Kingdom

Affiliations

Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Teaching

I am a tutor on a distance learning MSc module (IDM215). This module focuses on water supply, sanitation and hygiene in low and middle income countries.

Co-supervising MSc summer project students.

Research

Research Area
Adolescent health
Behaviour change
Complex interventions
Education
Evaluation
Gender
Hygiene
Impact evaluation
Reproductive health
Sanitation
Schools
Water
Epidemiology
Operational research
Implementation science
Qualitative research
Mixed methods research
Capacity development
Randomised controlled trials
Health education and promotion
Disease and Health Conditions
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Country
Gambia
Kenya
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

A rite of passage: a mixed methodology study about knowledge, perceptions and practices of menstrual hygiene management in rural Gambia.
SHAH, V; Nabwera, HM; Sosseh, F; Jallow, Y; Comma, E; Keita, O; TORONDEL, B;
2019
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH
Handwashing adherence during the COVID-19 pandemic: A longitudinal study based on protection motivation theory.
Szczuka, Z; Siwa, M; Abraham, C; Baban, A; Brooks, S; Cipolletta, S; DANSO, E; Dombrowski, SU; Gan, Y; Gaspar, T; Gaspar de Matos, M; Griva, K; Jongenelis, M; Keller, J; Knoll, N; Ma, J; Abdul Awal Miah, M; Morgan, K; Peraud, W; Quintard, B; SHAH, V; Schenkel, K; Scholz, U; Schwarzer, R; Taut, D; ... Luszczynska, A.
2022
Social science & medicine (1982)
Puberty health intervention to improve menstrual health and school attendance among adolescent girls in The Gambia: study methodology of a cluster-randomised controlled trial in rural Gambia (MEGAMBO TRIAL).
SHAH, V; Phillips-Howard, P; Hennegan, J; Cavill, S; Sonko, B; Sinjanka, E; Camara Trawally, N; Kanteh, A; Mendy, F; Bah, AB; Saar, M; ROSS, I; SCHMIDT, W; TORONDEL, B;
2022
Emerging Themes in Epidemiology
Effects of Menstrual Health and Hygiene on School Absenteeism and Drop-Out among Adolescent Girls in Rural Gambia.
SHAH, V; Nabwera, H; Sonko, B; Bajo, F; Faal, F; Saidykhan, M; Jallow, Y; Keita, O; SCHMIDT, W-P; TORONDEL, B;
2022
International journal of environmental research and public health
The Interplay Between Strictness of Policies and Individuals' Self-Regulatory Efforts: Associations with Handwashing During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Luszczynska, A; Szczuka, Z; Abraham, C; Baban, A; Brooks, S; Cipolletta, S; DANSO, E; Dombrowski, SU; Gan, Y; Gaspar, T; De Matos, MG; Griva, K; Jongenelis, MI; Keller, J; Knoll, N; Ma, J; Miah, MA A; Morgan, K; Peraud, W; Quintard, B; SHAH, V; Schenkel, K; Scholz, U; Schwarzer, R; Siwa, M; ... Wolf, H.
2021
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
The trajectory of COVID-19 pandemic and handwashing adherence: findings from 14 countries.
Szczuka, Z; Abraham, C; Baban, A; Brooks, S; Cipolletta, S; DANSO, E; Dombrowski, SU; Gan, Y; Gaspar, T; De Matos, MG; Griva, K; Jongenelis, M; Keller, J; Knoll, N; Ma, J; Miah, MA A; Morgan, K; Peraud, W; Quintard, B; SHAH, V; Schenkel, K; Scholz, U; Schwarzer, R; Siwa, M; Szymanski, K; ... Luszczynska, A.
2021
BMC Public Health
Menstrual hygiene management practices and associated health outcomes among school-going adolescents in rural Gambia.
Nabwera, HM; SHAH, V; Neville, R; Sosseh, F; Saidykhan, M; Faal, F; Sonko, B; Keita, O; SCHMIDT, W-P; TORONDEL, B;
2021
PloS one
MHM virtual conference poster: 7th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools 2018: A rite of passage: knowledge, perceptions and practices of menstrual hygiene management in rural Gambia. A mixed methodology study
SHAH, V; TORONDEL-LOPEZ, B;
2018
MHM virtual conference poster: 7th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools 2018
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