Our current projects are listed by their main theme. Each project has a brief that includes the background, aims and objectives of the study.

Click on the 'Our findings' link for a drop-down menu of all our outputs associated with each project, including policy and research briefs, videos, case studies and selected journal articles.

Click here to see all our journal articles.

Our projects

  • Community interventions

    • A study of community case management of pneumonia in Zambiaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Rational use of antibiotics by CHWs and caregivers in ZambiaLINK | PDF
      CASE STUDY: Tackling childhood illnesses in Northern Zambia through ICCMLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Assessing quality of care for pneumonia in ICCMLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Rational use of antibiotics by community health workersLINK
    • Chemoprevention vs long acting artemisinin for treatment of malaria and anaemia in children in Ghanaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: SMC - is it effective and acceptable in areas with longer rainy seasons?PDF
      VIDEO BRIEF: Seasonal malaria chemoprevention for under 5sLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: SMC in areas of extended malaria transmissionLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Facilitators and barriers to extended SMC uptake in GhanaLINK
    • Community dialogues for prevention and control of neglected tropical diseasesour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Backgound and aimsLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: Infographic 'Have you heard of schistosomiasis?'PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Have you heard of schistosomiasis? Knowledge and practicesLINK
    • Comparing ICCM in rural and peri-urban villages in Ugandaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
    • Diálogos comunitários na prevenção e controlo de doenças tropicais negligenciadasour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aims (Portuguese version)LINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: Infographic 'Ja ouviu falar da schistosomose?PDF
    • Improving primary health care using community clinics in rural Bangladeshour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Improving the qulaity of care at community clinics in rural BangladeshPDF
      VIDEO BRIEF: Making community clinics more effectiveLINK
      JOB AID: IMCI job aid (English version)PDF
      JOB AID: IMCI job aid (Bangla version)PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Improving care for children in community clinicsLINK
  • Minimising drug resistance

    • Improving MDR-TB control in Shandong, Chinaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Lessons from ShandongLINK | PDF
      VIDEO BRIEF: MDR-TB treatment - the role of family (English)LINK
      VIDEO BRIEF: MDR-TB treatment - the role of family (Mandarin)LINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Diagnostic and treatment delays of MDR-TBLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Treatment interruption and association with DOTLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Association between DOT and treatment outcomes for MDR-TBLINK
      LANCET ABSTRACT: Treatment interruption and DOT for patients with MDR-TB in ChinaPDF
    • Improving supervision and patient support for drug resistant TB patients in Nepalour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Women and their mental and social wellbeing during MDR-TB treatmentLINK | PDF
      VIDEO BRIEF: Treatment challenges for MDR-TB patients in NepalLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Importance of counselling & financial support for MDR-TB patientsLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Developing a patient-centred, psychosocial support interventionLINK
    • Reducing irrational use of antibiotics in children with URIs in rural Guangxi Chinaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Improving rational use of antibiotics in childhood URIsLINK | PDF
      RESOURCE: Antibiotics & URIs training materials (Mandarin)PDF
      RESOURCE: Antibiotics & URIs deskguide (Mandarin)PDF
      RESOURCE: Antibiotics & URIs guidance booklet for doctors (English)PDF
      RESOURCE: Antibiotics & URIs leaflet (Mandarin)PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Impact of China's essential medicines scheme & zero-mark-up policy on AB prescriptionsLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Protocol for randomised controlled trial for reducing irrational antibiotic prescribing among children with URIs in rural ChinaLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Interventions to reduce childhood antibiotic prescribing for URIsLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Antibiotic prescribing for URIs among children in rural ChinaLINK
    • The effectiveness and feasibility of hospital and community-based care delivery for MDR-TB in Pakistanour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
  • Primary care services

    • Assessing and addressing barriers to IPTp uptake in Ugandaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: (Formative research)LINK | PDF
      PROJECT BRIEF: (Pilot intervention)PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Assessing & addressing barriers to IPT2 uptake in UgandaPDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: Strengthening service delivery for IPTp: an mHealth interventionPDF
      LEARNING PAPER: Informing policy and practice to improve quality of care in IPTpPDF
      POSTER: Challenges of reporting and recording IPTp uptakePDF
      PRESENTATION: A brief overview of barriers to IPTp uptakePDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Assessing supply-side barriers to uptake of IPTpLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Assessing demand-side barriers to uptake of IPTpLINK
    • Delivering enhanced cardiovascular disease and hypertension care through private health care facilities in Pakistanour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Enhanced CVD (hypertension) care through private health facilitiesLINK
    • Enhanced diabetes and cardiovascular disease management through primary health care in Pakistanour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
    • Improving the diagnosis and treatment of CVD, diabetes and related conditions through primary healthcare in Bangladeshour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
    • Managing hypertension, diabetes and CVD in Chinaour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: CVD risk reduction in rural China: recommendationsLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: CVD risk reduction in rural China: interim findingsLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Evaluation of systematic CVD risk reduction (exploratory study)LINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Urban and rural differences of acute CVD eventsLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Evaluation of a systematic CVD risk reduction strategy in primary healthcareLINK
    • Strengthening the delivery of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease care at primary health care facilities in Pakistanour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      CASE STUDY: Integrating NCD care in primary health careLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Preliminary paper on the study designLINK
  • Urban health care

    • Assessing the effectiveness of using Public-Private Partnerships to improve family planning services in Bangladeshour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: How can PPP enhance the use of long acting contraceptive methods?PDF
      POSTER: Encouraging IUD - used in our studyPDF
      LEAFLET: The benefits of LARCs - used in our studyPDF
    • Developing a national strategy to deliver essential health care services in urban areas of Nepalour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POSTER: Rapid assessment of urban health facilities in NepalPDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Addressing inequalities in urban healthLINK
    • Media workshops on urban healthour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: 7 main health themes infographicLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: What issues can Nepali journalists report?LINK | PDF
      CASE STUDY: Helping jounralists write better stories on urban health issuesLINK | PDF
    • Supporting effective roll-out of dengue prevention and control guidelines in Myanmarour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
  • Accessible and user-friendly services

    • Approaches to increase TB and HIV case-finding in Swazilandour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: Structured 'pre-ART' care: a pathway to better healthLINK | PDF
      CASE STUDY: 8 months in Lubombo - a story of changeLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Models of TB contact tracing in rural southern AfricaLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Evaluation of a 'pre-ART care' service in SwazilandLINK
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Mobile phone reminders to improve HIV results attendanceLINK
    • Developing a decentralised model for NCD service delivery in Lubombo region in Swazilandour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Decentralising NCD care in Swaziland: successes & challengesLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: A NCD screening programme in a rural African HIV clinicPDF
    • Developing a new service delivery model for male circumcision services in Swazilandour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: Do women in Swaziland welcome circumcision for their sons?LINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Early infant male circumcision for HIV preventionLINK
    • Establishing a service delivery model of MDR TB diagnosis, treatment and care in Swazilandour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Effects of financial incentives for treatment supporters on TB outcomesPDF
  • Health behaviour change

    • Developing a behaviour change intervention for tobacco cessation in Nepalour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF
      POLICY BRIEF: Integrating tobacco cessation into the regular health care systemLINK | PDF
      RESEARCH BRIEF: An overview of our methods and findingsLINK | PDF
      VIDEO BRIEF: Experiences of developing a tobacco cessation behaviour change toolLINK
      INFOGRAPHIC: Can behaviour change support reduce tobacco use in Nepal?PDF
      JOURNAL ARTICLE: Implementation of tobacco cessation in routine primary careLINK
    • Training community health workers to provide care for non-communicable diseases in Bangladeshour findings [+]
    • PROJECT BRIEF: Background and aimsLINK | PDF