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Factors Associated with the 18-Month Cumulative Incidence of Seroconversion of Active Infection with Taenia solium Cysticercosis: A Cohort Study among Residents of 60 Villages in Burkina Faso

Veronique Dermauw,1* H ´ el ` ene Carabin,2 Rasman ´ e Ganaba,3 Assana Ciss ´ e,4 Z ´ ekiba Tarnagda,4 Sarah Gabri ¨ el,5 Pierre Dorny,1,6 and Athanase Millogo7 1Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; 2Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of…


Involving male partners in maternity care in Burkina Faso: a randomized controlled trial

Marina AS Daniele,a Rasmané Ganaba,b Sophie Sarrassat,a Simon Cousens,a Clémentine Rossier,c Seydou Drabo,d Djeneba Ouedraogob & Veronique Filippia Objective         To determine whether an intervention to involve the male partners of pregnant women in maternity care influenced care-seeking, healthy breastfeeding and contraceptive practices after childbirth in urban Burkina Faso. Methods…


Development of a health education intervention strategy using an implementation research method to control taeniasis and cysticercosis in Burkina Faso

Helena Ngowi1*, Ivan Ozbolt2,3, Athanase Millogo4, Veronique Dermauw5, Télesphore Somé6, Paul Spicer7, Lori L. Jervis7, Rasmané Ganaba6, Sarah Gabriel5, Pierre Dorny5 and Hélène Carabin8 Abstract Background: Taeniasis and cysticercosis are two diseases caused by Taenia solium, a parasite transmitted between humans and pigs, leading to considerable economic loss and disabilities….