• Health and developmental outcomes of low-birth-weight infants born at the Centre de Référence d’Urgences Obstétricales (CRUO), Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

      Hillaire, Marjorie; Lenglet, Annick; Ariti, Cono; Ledger, Elizabeth; Reilly, Liam; Berthet, Marine; Faniyan, Olu; MSF-OCA (2018-07)
      Summary Title A prospective cohort study investigating health and developmental outcomes of low birth weight infants born at the Centre de Reference d’Urgences Obstretricales (CRUO), Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Primary objective: To describe and compare health and developmental outcomes between low birthweight (LBW) and normal weight infants up to 24 months post-partum, corrected for gestational age. Secondary objective To identify risk factors associated with negative health and developmental outcomes in LBW infants.
    • Prevalence of depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress related symptoms in the Kashmir Valley – a cross sectional study, 2015.

      Housen, Tambri; Shah, Showkat; Janes, Simon; Pintaldi, Govanni; Lenglet, Annick; Ariti, Cono; MSF-OCA (2018-07)
      Objectives 1.5 Primary objective To estimate prevalence of mental health related problems, specifically depression/anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms in the Kashmir Valley and to determine the accessibility to mental health services. 1.6 Specific objectives • Using validated screening tools determine the percentage of people with depression, anxiety and PTSD symptoms in Kashmir; • To correlate scores obtained on validated mental health screening tools with individual psychiatric evaluations using the mini international neuropsychiatric interview (MINI); • To explore local knowledge and perceptions of mental illness in Kashmir; • To determine the level of access to mental heath services across Kashmir; • To identify mental health service needs perceived by the Kashmiri community. 1.7 Goal To provide an updated insight into current mental health needs in Kashmir, which will help MSF to increase relevance and impact of current activities in Kashmir and to advocate for supportive programming and policy review.
    • Research Protocol - Factors Related to Fetal Death in Pregnant Women with Cholera, Haiti, 2011–2014

      Schillberg, E; Ariti, Cono; Bryson, L; Delva-Senat, R; Price, D; GrandPierre, R; Lenglet, A; MSF Haiti; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; MSF Amsterdam; Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population, Port-au-Prince (2017-01-13)
      We assessed risk factors for fetal death during cholera infection and effect of treatment changes on these deaths. Third trimester gestation, younger maternal age, severe dehydration, and vomiting were risk factors. Changes in treatment had limited effects on fetal death, highlighting the need for prevention and evidence-based treatment.
    • Utilization and acceptance of services for survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Perceptions (KAP) in MSF catchment areas in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

      Verputten, Meggy; Siddiqui, Ruby; Gray, Nell; Casimir, Carl-Frederic; Finaldi, Pasquale; Tolboom, Bianca; Lekkerkerker, Michiel; Lokuge, Kamalini; Stringer, Beverly; Ariti, Cono; et al. (2018-07)
      2 Research question and objectives 2.1 Research question To identify factors that could improve SGBV service utilisation and acceptance amongst MSF’s catchment population in Port-au-Prince, Haiti 2.2 Primary objective To understand how to improve utilization of SGBV services for the population in MSF catchment area Port-au-Prince, Haiti 2.3 Specific objectives 1. To understand community knowledge related to SGBV, including its causes, consequences, treatment and services 2. To understand attitudes towards SGBV 3. To explore practices related to SGBV care seeking pathways, including barriers and enablers affecting service access and uptake 4. To understand which strategies/activities people consider would be effective in improving uptake of SGBV services 5. To understand which strategies/activities people consider would be effective in preventing SGBV