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Marianne van der Sande is professor of Public Health Epidemiology and heads the Department of Public Health at ITM since July 2017.
Before joining ITM, she was for 10 years State Epidemiologist of the Netherlands, heading the Centre of Epidemiology and Surveillance of Infectious Diseases at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). Prior to that, she worked with MSF-Holland in Darfur-Sudan and Soroti-Uganda, with Memisa in Sichili-Zambia, and after obtaining an MPH at Johns Hopkins, at MRC The Gambia as medical epidemiologist.
Between 2014 and 2017 she was co-director of the WHO collaborating centre AMR. Since she joined ITM, she has been active in outbreak research, both acute outbreaks, and the slow AMR outbreak, with a particular interest in development and evaluation of interventions. She developed and coordinates the Outbreak Investigation and Research Module with the ITM MSc. Recently, she initiated vaccination studies with DRC partners.
She has published over 250 peer-reviewed publications and is a member of several international grant review panels.
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Malaria preventive measures in a context of elimination in children under five in Togo: Trends in malaria prevalence, uptake of preventive measures, and associated factors.
Kombate, G., van der Sande, M., Grobbee, D. E. & Soubeiga, A.
19/04/23 → …
CABU-EICO: Optimising community antibiotic use and infection control with behavioural interventions in rural Burkina Faso and DR Congo
1/05/22 → 30/04/25
Project: Research Project
Use of digital solutions to improve quality of care in primary health care for paediatric patients in LMIC
27/04/21 → …
Community as a starting point of antibiotic resistance emergence and spread in low resource settings: Risk factors assessment and consequences in primary healthcare outcomes
Valia, D., van der Sande, M., Robert, A., Rodriguez-Villalobos, H. & Tinto, H.
3/11/20 → …
Healthcare seeking outside healthcare facilities and antibiotic dispensing patterns in rural Burkina Faso: a mixed methods studyValia, D., Kouanda, J. S., Ingelbeen, B., Derra, K., Kaboré, B., Kiemdé, F., Rouamba, T., Rouamba, E., Hien, F. S., Campbell, L., Meudec, M., Robert, A., Tinto, H., van der Sande, M. A. B. & Villalobos, H. R., 2023, In: Tropical Medicine and International Health. 28, 5, p. 391-400 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › A1: Web of Science-article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile37 Downloads (Pure)
Ingelbeen, B., Valia, D., Phanzu, D. M., van der Sande, M. A. B. & Tinto, H., 2023, In: Lancet Infectious Diseases. 23, 2, p. 152-153 2 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Letter › peer-review
Antibiotic use from formal and informal healthcare providers in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a population-based study in two health zonesIngelbeen, B., Phanzu, D. M., Phoba, M-F., Budiongo, M. Y., Berhe, N. M., Kamba, F. K., Kalonji, L., Mbangi, B., Hardy, L., Tack, B., Im, J., Heyerdahl, L. W., Da Luz, R. I., Bonten, M. J., Lunguya, O., Jacobs, J., Mbala, P. & van der Sande, M. A. B., 2022, In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 28, 9, p. 1272-1277 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › A1: Web of Science-article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile10 Downloads (Pure)
van der Sande, M. A. B., 2022, In: BMC Public Health. 22, 1, p. 2107 8 p., 2107.
Research output: Contribution to journal › A1: Web of Science-article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile11 Downloads (Pure)
van der Sande, M. A. B., Ridzon, R., Were, J. A., Agaya, J. A., Oele, E. A., Wandiga, S., Igunza, A. K., Young, P. W., Blau, D. M., Joseph, R. H., Yuen, C. M., Zielinski-Gutierrez, E. & Tippett-Barr, B. A., 2022, In: AIDS. 36, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › A1: Web of Science-article › peer-review