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Tairou Fassiatou

Country of origin: Benin Currently in: Senegal, Dakar General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2006 Master Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

I'm an epidemiologist with experience in malaria and perinatal health research, including project management, large-scale surveys, clinical trials and data quality control, literature reviews, and contributing to peer-reviewed publications


Publications resulting from Research: 


Ousmane Sy, El Hadji Amadou Niang, Abdoulaye Diallo, Assane Ndiaye, Lassana Konaté, El Hadji Conco Ciré Ba, Fassiath Tairou, Badara Cissé, Oumar Gaye, Paul Milligan, Ousmane Faye. Evaluation of the effectiveness of a targeted community-based IRS approach for malaria elimination in an area of low malaria transmission of the central-western Senegal. Parasite Epidemiology and Control 6 (2019), 1-8

Ndiaye JL, Diallo I, Ndiaye Y, Kouevidjin E, Aw I, Tairou F, Ndoye T, Halleux CM and al. Evaluation of Two Strategies for Community-Based Safety Monitoring during Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Campaigns in Senegal, Compared with the National Spontaneous Reporting System. Pharm Med (2018) 32, 189-200.

Sy O., Niang E A, Ndiaye M, Konate L, Diallo A , Ba E , Tairou F, Diouf E, Cissé B, Gaye O and Faye O. Entomological impact of indoor residual spraying with pirimiphos-methyl: a pilot study in an area of low malaria transmission in Senegal. Malar J (2018) 17:64, 1-11.

Sy O., Cisse B., Tairou F., Diallo A., Ba E., Gomis J.F., Ndiaye J.L. et al. Acceptability of indoor residual spraying in the Central-Western of Senegal. Bull. Soc. Pathol. Exot ; August 2015, Volume 108, Issue 3, pp 213-217

De Wals P., Van Allen M.I., Lowry R.B., Evans J.A., Van den Hof M.C., Crowley M., Tairou F., et al. Impact of folic acid food fortification on the birth prevalence of lipomyelomeningocele in Canada. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2008; 82(2):106-109. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18050337

De Wals P., Tairou F., Van Allen M.I., Uh S.H., Lowry R.B., Sibbald B., et al. Spina bifida before and after folic acid fortification in Canada. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2008; 82(9):622-626. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18655127

De Wals P., Tairou F., Van Allen M.I., Uh S.H., Lowry R.B., Sibbald B., et al. Reductions in neural-tube defects after folic acid fortification in Canada. N Engl J Med 2007; 357(2):135-142. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17625125


Tairou F., De wals P., Bastide A. Validity of death certificates and, stillbirth certificates and hospital discharge summaries for the identification of neural tube defects in Quebec City. Chronic Dis Can 2006; 27(3):120-124. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17306063








Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Other
Research activities coordination, project management, data quality control, research implementation, field supervision

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 Dakar, Senegal Seventh Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) Conference
2018 Heidelberg, Germany German Cancer Research Institute (DKFZ) Project Management Career Day
2018 Heidelberg, Germany European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Science and Society conference
2019 Dakar, Senegal DELTAS Africa Scientific Conference
2019 Dakar, Senegal Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention - Review & Planning Meeting
2019 Dakar, Senegal Global Forum on Women in Scientific Research

Presentation given

2018
Safety and tolerability of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PQ) in mass drug administration targeting malaria hotspots in Central Senegal
Dakar, Senegal
Event: Seventh Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) Conference