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SUNDARAM Neisha

Affiliations:

  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Visiting)
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (Primary)

Research Areas:

  • Vaccine acceptance and uptake, Infectious diseases
  • Mixed methods research, Cultural epidemiology

Teaching Areas:

  • Qualitative research
  • Cultural epidemiology

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD (Epidemiology), Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and University of Basel, 2015
  • MSc (Infection Biology and Epidemiology), Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and University of Basel, 2011

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

  • Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Young Investigator Program, Vaccine, Elsevier and the Edward Jenner Society

Career History:

  • Research Fellow, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
  • Research Assistant, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Temporary advisor to the WHO, Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccine introduction in Mongolia, 2013
  • Temporary advisor to the WHO, Oral cholera vaccines, 2012

Selected Publications:

  • Sundaram N, Duckett K, Yung CF, et al. "I wouldn't really believe statistics" - Challenges with influenza vaccine acceptance among healthcare workers in Singapore. Vaccine 2018; doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.02.102
  • Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Grize L, et al. Sociocultural determinants of anticipated acceptance of pandemic influenza vaccine in Pune, India: a community survey using mixed-methods. International Journal of Public Health 2016; 62:103-115. doi:10.1007/s00038-016-0903-z
  • Sundaram N, Chen C, Yoong J, et al. Cost-effectiveness of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Mongolia. Vaccine 2016; 35(7): 1055-1063. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.12.070
  • Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Merten S, et al. Sociocultural determinants of anticipated oral cholera vaccine acceptance in three African settings: a meta-analytic approach. BMC Public Health 2016; 16: 36. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2710-0
  • Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Purohit V, Kudale A, Weiss MG. Cultural epidemiology of pandemic influenza in urban and rural Pune, India: a cross-sectional, mixed-methods study. BMJ Open 2014; 4(12): e006350
  • Sundaram N, Schaetti C, Chaignat C, et al. Socio-cultural determinants of anticipated acceptance of an oral cholera vaccine in Western Kenya. Epidemiology and Infection 2013; 141(3): 639-650. doi:10.1017/S0950268812000829

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