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Stefan Witek-McManus

BSc MSc

Research Fellow

Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU)
Lilongwe
Malawi

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Disease Control
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Population Health

Research

Research Area
Child health
Health services research
Helminths
Adolescent health
Disease control
Equity
Evaluation
Impact evaluation
Mixed methods
Implementation research
Randomised controlled trials
Schools
Discipline
Epidemiology
Operational research
Disease and Health Conditions
Cardiovascular disease
Malaria
Disability
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Non-communicable diseases
Tropical diseases
Country
Kenya
Malawi
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Patterns and Drivers of Household Sanitation Access and Sustainability in Kwale County, Kenya.
Legge H; Halliday KE; Kepha S; Mcharo C; Witek-McManus SS; El-Busaidy H; Muendo R; Safari T; Mwandawiro CS; Matendechero SH
2021
Environmental science & technology
Epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminths following sustained implementation of routine preventive chemotherapy: Demographics and baseline results of a cluster randomised trial in southern Malawi.
Witek-McManus S; Simwanza J; Chisambi AB; Kepha S; Kamwendo Z; Mbwinja A; Samikwa L; Oswald WE; Kennedy DS; Timothy JWS
2021
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Impact of school-based malaria case management on school attendance, health and education outcomes: a cluster randomised trial in southern Malawi.
Halliday KE; Witek-McManus SS; Opondo C; Mtali A; Allen E; Bauleni A; Ndau S; Phondiwa E; Ali D; Kachigunda V
2020
BMJ Global Health
Development and application of an electronic treatment register: a system for enumerating populations and monitoring treatment during mass drug administration.
Oswald WE; Kennedy DS; Farzana J; Kaliappan SP; Atindegla E; Houngbégnon P; Chisambi A; Witek-McManus S; Galagan SR; Emmanuel-Fabula M
2020
Global Health Action
Patterns of individual non-treatment during multiple rounds of mass drug administration for control of soil-transmitted helminths in the TUMIKIA trial, Kenya: a secondary longitudinal analysis.
Oswald WE; Kepha S; Halliday KE; Mcharo C; Safari T; Witek-McManus S; Hardwick RJ; Allen E; Matendechero SH; Brooker SJ
2020
SSRN Electronic Journal
Community-level epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminths in the context of school-based deworming: Baseline results of a cluster randomised trial on the coast of Kenya.
Halliday KE; Oswald WE; Mcharo C; Beaumont E; Gichuki PM; Kepha S; Witek-McManus SS; Matendechero SH; El-Busaidy H; Muendo R
2019
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Domains of transmission and association of community, school, and household sanitation with soil-transmitted helminth infections among children in coastal Kenya.
Oswald WE; Halliday KE; Mcharo C; Witek-McManus S; Kepha S; Gichuki PM; Cano J; Diaz-Ordaz K; Allen E; Mwandawiro CS
2019
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Effects, equity, and cost of school-based and community-wide treatment strategies for soil-transmitted helminths in Kenya: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
Pullan R; Halliday K; Oswald W; Mcharo C; Beaumont E; Kepha S; Witek-McManus S; Gichuki P; Allen E; Drake T
2019
Lancet
The High Burden of Malaria in Primary School Children in Southern Malawi.
Mathanga DP; Halliday KE; Jawati M; Verney A; Bauleni A; Sande J; Ali D; Jones R; Witek-McManus S; Roschnik N
2015
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Design, implementation and evaluation of a training programme for school teachers in the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests as part of a basic first aid kit in southern Malawi.
Witek-McManus S; Mathanga DP; Verney A; Mtali A; Ali D; Sande J; Mwenda R; Ndau S; Mazinga C; Phondiwa E
2015
BMC public health
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