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Föllmer, J., Kistemann, T., Anthonj, C., 2020. Academic Greenspace and Well-Being – Can Campus Landscape be Therapeutic? Evidence from a German University. Wellbeing, Space and Society. 100003. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wss.2020.100003.

Cooper, B., Behnke, N.L., Cronk, R., Anthonj, C., Banner Shackelford, B., Tu, R., Bartram, J., 2020. Environmental health conditions in the transitional stage of forcible displacement: A systematic scoping review. Science of the Total Environment 143136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143136.

Anthonj, C., Setty, K.S., Ezbakhe, F., Manga, M. & Hoeser, C. (2020). A systematic review of water, sanitation, hygiene and environmental health among Roma communities in Europe: Situation analysis, cultural context, and obstacles to improvement. International Journal for Hygiene and Environmental Health 226 (113506). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113506.

Cori, L., Bianchi, F., Cadum, E. & Anthonj, C. (2020). Risk Perception and COVID-19. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17(9), 3114. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17093114.

Anthonj, C., Tracy, J.W., Fleming, L., Shields, K.F., Tikoisuva, W.M., Kelly, E.R., Thakkar, M.B., Cronk, R.D., Overmars, M. & Bartram, J. (2020). Geographical inequalities in drinking water in the Solomon Islands. Science of the Total Environment 712, 135241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135241.

Local Burden of Disease 2019 Neglected Tropical Diseases Collaborators [Osei, F.B.] (2020). Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinking water and sanitation facilities in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17. The Lancet Global Health8(9), e1162-e1185. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30278-3 

Local Burden of Disease 2019 Neglected Tropical Diseases Collaborators [Osei, F.B.] (2020). Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet395(10239), 1779-1801. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30114-8

Local Burden of Disease 2019 Neglected Tropical Diseases Collaborators [Osei, F.B.] (2020). Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydration therapy coverage in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17. The Lancet Global Health8(8), e1038-e1060. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30230-8

Bostan, P., Stein, A., Alidoost, F., & Osei, F. B. (2020). Minimum temperature mapping with spatial copula interpolation. Spatial statistics, 1-17. [100464]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spasta.2020.100464

Local Burden of Disease 2019 Neglected Tropical Diseases Collaborators [Osei, F.B.] (2020). The global distribution of lymphatic filariasis, 2000–18: a geospatial analysis. The Lancet Global Health8(9), e1186-e1194. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30286-2

Wei, X., Wang, M., & Kraak, M. J. (2020). Where we are in fighting against COVID-19. Environment and Planning A, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X20931515

Abdulkareem, S. A. , Augustijn, P. W. M. , Filatova, T., Musial, K., & Mustafa, Y. T. (2020). Risk perception and behavioral change during epidemics: Comparing models of individual and collective learning. PLoS ONE, 15(1), 1-22. [e0226483]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226483

Jia, P., Dong, W., Yang, S., Zhan, Z., Tu, L., & Lai, S. (2020). Spatial lifecourse epidemiology and infectious disease research. Trends in Parasitology, 36(3), 235-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2019.12.012

Araujo Navas, A. L. , Osei, F., Soares Magalhães, R. J., Leonardo, L. R. , & Stein, A. (2020). Modelling the impact of MAUP on environmental drivers for Schistosoma japonicum prevalence. Parasites & vectors, 13, [112]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-3987-5

Van Zoest, V., Hoek, G. , Osei, F. , & Stein, A. (2020). Bayesian analysis of the short-term association of NO2 exposure with local burden of asthmatic symptoms in children. Science of the total environment, 720, 1-10. [137544]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137544

Wang, Z., Zhao, L., Huang, Q., Hong, A., Yu, C., Xiao, Q. , ... Jia, P. (2020). Traffic‐related environmental factors and childhood obesity: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Obesity reviews, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12995

Jia, P. , Wang, T., Van Vliet, A. J. H. , Skidmore, A. K. , & van Aalst, M. K. (2020). Worsening of tree-related public health issues under climate change. Nature Plants, 6(48), 48-48. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-0598-2

Yang, S., Zhang, X., Feng, P., Wu, T., Tian, R., Zhang, D. , ... Jia, P. (2020). Access to fruit and vegetable markets and childhood obesity: A systematic review. Obesity reviews, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12980

Fleming, L., Anthonj, C., Thakkar, M.B., Tikoisuva, W.M., Cronk, R. Kelly, E., Shields, K.F., Manga, M., Howard, G., Overmars, M. & Bartram, J. (2019). Urban and rural sanitation and hygiene in the Solomon Islands: resilient to extreme weather events? Science of the Total Environment 683, 331-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.253.

Anthonj, C., Giovannini, P. & Kistemann, T. (2019).Coping with ill-health: Health care facility, chemist or medicinal plants? Health-seeking behaviour in a Kenyan wetland. BMC International Health and Human Rights 19, 18. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12914-019-0199-1.

Anthonj, C., & Falkenberg, T. (2019). Thirst World? Linking Water and Health in the Context of Development. Book chapter in: Blue Space, Health and Wellbeing: Hydrophilia Unbounded. Routledge. 167-189. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780815359159-11.

Anthonj, C., Diekkrüger, B., Borgemeister, C. & Kistemann, T. (2019). Health risk perceptions and local knowledge of water-related infectious disease exposure among Kenyan wetland communities. International Journal for Hygiene and Environmental Health 222 (1), 34-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.08.003.

Abdulkareem, S. A. , Mustafa, Y. T. , Augustijn, E. W. , & Filatova, T. (2019). Bayesian networks for spatial learning: a workflow on using limited survey data for intelligent learning in spatial agent-based models. Geoinformatica, 23(2), 243-268. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10707-019-00347-0

Mehdipoor, H. , Zurita-Milla, R. , Augustijn, P. W. M. , & Izquierdo-Verdiguier, E. (2019). Exploring differences in spatial patterns and temporal trends of phenological models at continental scale using gridded temperature time-series. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-019-01826-7

Uwiringiyimana, V., Ocké, M. C. , Amer, S. , & Veldkamp, A. (2019). Predictors of stunting with particular focus on complementary feeding practices: A cross-sectional study in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Nutrition, 60, 11-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2018.07.016

Uwiringiyimana, V. , Veldkamp, A. , & Amer, S. (2019). Stunting spatial pattern in Rwanda: An examination of the demographic, socio-economic and environmental determinants. Geospatial health, 14(2), 329-339. [820]. https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2019.820

Araujo Navas, A. L. , Osei, F. B., Leonardo, L. R., Soares Magalhães, R. J. , & Stein, A. (2019). Modeling Schistosoma japonicum Infection under Pure Specification Bias: Impact of Environmental Drivers of Infection. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(2), 1-18. [176]. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16020176

Osei, F. B. (2019). Mapping 123 million neonatal, infant and child deaths between 2000 and 2017. Nature, 574 , 353-358. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1545-0

Osei, F. B. , & Stein, A. (2019). Bayesian Random Effect Modeling for analyzing spatial clustering of differential time trends of diarrhea incidences. Scientific reports, 9, [13217]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49549-4

Osei, F. B. , Stein, A., & Ofosu, A. (2019). Poisson-Gamma Mixture Spatially Varying Coefficient Modeling of Small-Area Intestinal Parasites Infection. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(3), [339]. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030339

Van Zoest, V. M. , Osei, F. B. , Stein, A., & Hoek, G. (2019). Calibration of low-cost NO2 sensors in an urban air quality network. Atmospheric environment, 210, 66-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.04.048

Xin, J., Zhao, L., Wu, T., Zhang, L., Li, Y., Xue, H. , ... Jia, P. (2019). Association between access to convenience stores and childhood obesity: A systematic review. Obesity reviews, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12908

Jia, P., Xue, H., Cheng, X., Wang, Y., & Wang, Y. (2019). Association of neighborhood built environments with childhood obesity: evidence from a 9-year longitudinal, nationally representative survey in the US. Environment international, 128, 158-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.03.067

Jia, P., Wang, F., & Xierali, I. (2019). Differential effects of distance decay on hospital inpatient visits among subpopulations in Florida. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 191(suppl 2), 1-16. [381]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7468-2

Jia, P. , Stein, A., James, P., Brownson, R. C., Wu, T., Xiao, Q., ... Wang, Y. (2019). Earth Observation: Investigating Noncommunicable Diseases from Space. Annual Review of Public Health, 40, 85-104. [24]. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040218-043807

Jia, P., Xue, H., Cheng, X., & Wang, Y. (2019). Effects of school neighborhood food environments on childhood obesity at multiple scales: a longitudinal kindergarten cohort study in the USA. BMC Medicine, 17, [99]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-019-1329-2

Jia, P., & Wang, Y. (2019). Global health efforts and opportunities related to the Belt and Road Initiative. The Lancet Global Health, 7(6), e703-e705. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30062-2

Wang, Y. , Jia, P., Cheng, X., & Xue, H. (2019). Improvement in food environments may help prevent childhood obesity: Evidence from a 9‐year cohort study. Pediatric Obesity, 14(10), [e12536]. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12536

Zhan, Z., Dong, W., Lu, Y., Yang, P., Wang, Q. , & Jia, P. (2019). Real-Time Forecasting of Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreaks using the Integrating Compartment Model and Assimilation Filtering. Scientific reports, 9, 1-9. [2661]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-38930-y

Jia, P., Xue, H., Yin, L. , Stein, A., Wang, M., & Wang, Y. (2019). Spatial Technologies in Obesity Research: Current Applications and Future Promise. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 30(3), 211-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tem.2018.12.003

Jia, P., Ma, S., Qi, X., & Wang, Y. (2019). Spatial and temporal changes in prevalence of obesity among Chinese children and adolescents, 1985–2005. Preventing chronic disease, 16, 1-4. [E160]. https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd16.190290

Jia, P. (2019). Spatial lifecourse epidemiology. The Lancet Planetary Health, 3(2), e57-e59. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30245-6

Jia, P., Lakerveld, J., Wu, J. , Stein, A., Root, E., Sabel, C., ... James, P. (2019). Top 10 Research Priorities in Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology. Environmental Health Perspectives, 127(7), 1-7. [074501]. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP4868

Anthonj, C., Fleming, L., Cronk, R., Godfrey, S., Ambelu, A., Bevan, J., Sozzi, E. & Bartram, J. (2018). Improving monitoring and water point functionality in rural Ethiopia. Water 10 (11), 1591. https://doi.org/10.3390/w10111591.

Anthonj, C., Fleming, L., Godfrey, S., Ambelu, A., Bevan, J., Cronk, R. & Bartram, J. (2018). Health Risk Perceptions Are Associated with Domestic Use of Basic Water and Sanitation Services—Evidence from rural Ethiopia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15 (10), 2112. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15102112.

Anthonj, C., Githinji, S. & Kistemann, T. (2018). The impact of water on health and ill-health in a sub- Saharan African wetland: Exploring both sides of the coin. Science of the Total Environment 624, 1411-1420. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.232.

Araujo Navas, A. L., Soares Magalhães, R. J. , Osei, F., Fornillos, R. J. C., Leonardo, L. R. , & Stein, A. (2018). Modelling local areas of exposure to Schistosoma japonicum in a limited survey data environment. Parasites & vectors, 11(1), 1-15. [465]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3039-6

Osei, F. B. , & Stein, A. (2018). Temporal trend and spatial clustering of cholera epidemic in Kumasi-Ghana. Scientific reports, 8, 1-11. [17848]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-36029-4

Osei, F. B. , Stein, A., & Nyadanu, S. D. (2018). Spatial and temporal heterogeneities of district-level typhoid morbidities in Ghana: A requisite insight for informed public health response. PLoS ONE, 13(11), 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208006

Anthonj, C., Rechenburg, A., Höser, C. & Kistemann, T. (2017). Contracting Infectious Diseases in Sub-Saharan African Wetlands: A Question of Use? A Review. International Journal for Hygiene and Environmental Health 220, 1110-1123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2017.07.008. 

Nyandwi, E. , Veldkamp, A. , Amer, S., Karema, C., & Umulisa, I. (2017). Schistosomiasis mansoni incidence data in Rwanda can improve prevalence assessments, by providing high-resolution hotspot and risk factors identification. BMC public health, 17(1), [845]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4816-4

Nyandwi, E. , Veldkamp, T. , Osei, F. B. , & Amer, S. (2017). Spatio-temporal dynamics of schistosomiasis in Rwanda between 2001 and 2012: Impact of the national neglected tropical disease control programme. Geospatial health, 12(1), [514]. https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2017.514

Tuyishimire, J., Kateera, F., Mugisha, J. , Amer, S., & Mens, P. (2017). Spatial modelling of malaria risk factors in Ruhuha sector in the east of Rwanda. Rwanda journal : Series D : Life and natural sciences, 1(1), 1-32. [II]. https://doi.org/10.4314/rj.v1i1S.10D

Taber, E.D., Hutchinson, M.L., Smithwick, E.A.H. & Blanford, J.I. (2017) A Decade of Colonization: The spread of the Asian Tiger Mosquito in Pennsylvania and implications for disease risk. Journal of Vector Ecology 42 (1): 3-12.

Logan, J.J., Jolly, A.M., Blanford, J.I. (2016) The Sociospatial Network: Risk and the role of place in the transmission of infectious diseases. PlosOne 11(2): e0146915.

Anthonj, C., Rechenburg, A. & Kistemann, T. (2016). Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Wetlands. The Case of Ewaso Narok Swamp, Kenya. International Journal for Hygiene and Environmental Health 219 (7), 606-616. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.06.006. 

Augustijn-Beckers, P., Doldersum, T., Useya, J. , & Augustijn, D. C. M. (2016). Agent-based modelling of cholera diffusion. Stochastic environmental research and risk assessment, 30(8), 2079-2095. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-015-1199-x

Anthonj, C., Nkongolo, O.T., Schmitz, P., Hango, J.N. & Kistemann, T. (2015). The Impact of Flooding on People living with HIV: a case study from Ohangwena Region, Namibia. Global Health Action 8, 26441. https://doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.26441.  

Augustijn-Beckers, P. , & Zurita-Milla, R. (2013). Self - organizing maps as an approach to exploring spatiotemporal diffusion patterns. International journal of health geographics, 12, 1-14. [60]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-12-60

Blanford, J.I., Huang, Z., Savelyev, A. and MacEachren, A.M. (2015) Geo-located tweets. Enhancing mobility maps and capturing cross-border movement. PlosOne 10(6): e0129202 DataLink 

Blanford, J.I., Blanford, S., Paaijmans, K., Schreiber, K., Crane, R., Mann, M., Thomas, M.B. (2013) Implications of temperature variation for malaria parasite development across Africa. Scientific Reports.

Blanford, J.I., Kumar, S., Wei, L. and MacEachren, A.M. (2012) It’s a long, long walk: accessibility to hospitals, maternity and integrated health centers in Niger. International Journal of Health Geographics.

Augustijn-Beckers, P., Useya, J. , Zurita-Milla, R. , & Osei, F. B. (2011). Simulation of cholera diffusion to compare transmission mechanisms. In T. Cheng, & . [et al] (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th international conference on GeoComputation, London, UK, 20-22 July 2011 : e-book (pp. 39-42). London: University College London (UCL).

Kandwal, R. , Augustijn-Beckers, P. , Stein, A., Miscione, G., Garg, P. K., & Garg, R. D. (2010). Geospatial analysis of HIV - related social stigma : a study of tested females across mandals of Andhra Pradesh in India. International journal of health geographics, 9(18), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-9-18

Osei, F. B., Duker, A. A. , Augustijn-Beckers, P. , & Stein, A. (2010). Spatial dependency of cholera prevalence on potential cholera reservoirs in an urban area, Kumasi, Ghana. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation (JAG), 12(5), 331-339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2010.04.005

Thesis 

van Zoest, V. M. (2020) Spatio-temporal modelling of urban sensor network data: mapping air quality risks in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Enschede: University of Twente.

Garcia-Marti, I. (2019). Mapping tick dynamics and tick bite risk using data-driven approached and volunteered observations. Enschede: University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036548595 

Navas, A. L. A. (2019) Statistical evaluation of spatial uncertainty in schistosomiasis mapping. Enschede: University of Twente.

Abdulkareem, S. A. (2019) Enhancing Agent-Based Models with Artificial Intelligence for Complex Decision Making. Enschede: University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036547482 

Augustijn, P. W. M. (2018) Revealing patterns: Spatio-temporal pattern detection and reproduction. Enschede: University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036545785 

Khuluse, S. (2017) Spatial statistical modelling of urban particulate matter. Enschede: University of Twente.

Nyandwi, E. (2017) Understanding wetlands reclamation and soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis incidence patterns in Rwanda (2001-2012). Enschede: University of Twente.  

Osei, F. (2010) Spatial statistics of epidemic data: the case of cholera epidemiology in Ghana. Enschede: University of Twente.