Brighton & Sussex Medical School
IMPRESS – Improving access to integrated Morbidity management and disability PREvention Services through Stigma reduction for people with lower limb lymphoedema in Ethiopia: Feasibility and quasi-experimental study
Formative: What is the capacity of the integrated morbidity management and disability prevention (MMDP) programme to incorporate a stigma reduction intervention for people with lower limb lymphoedema, and what are the barriers and facilitators to this?
Intervention: Is the stigma reduction intervention effective in increasing demand and access to services within an integrated MMDP programme for people with lower limb lymphoedema?
What is the immune pathogenesis of podoconiosis?
Do endemic Ethiopian plant extracts have potential for use in lymphoedema management?
What is the distribution of mycetoma in Sudan?
Can behavioural change communication lead to earlier presentation of mycetoma in rural Sudan?
Can routine reports be used to identify hot spots of scabies transmission?
Can bioielectrical impedance spectroscopy (BIS) identify patients with podoconiosis lymphoedema?
Integration and scale up of community-based holistic care package for people with lymphoedema in Ethiopia
What are the key elements that constitute optimal physical and psychosocial care for lymphoedema of many causes?
How (and to what extent) does integration of the lymphoedema intervention occur in the different ‘functions’ of the health system? What are the critical factors that influence the process of integration?
Podoconiosis, trachomatous trichiasis and cataract in northern Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional study
Is there an association between podoconiosis and two common eye diseases; cataract and trachomatous trichiasis?
Does community-based treatment of podoconiosis lymphoedema reduce the frequency of attacks of acute dermatolymphangioadenitis?