Dierickx S, Coene G, Evans M, Balen J & Longman C (2019)
The fertile grounds of reproductive activism in The Gambia : a qualitative study of local key stakeholders’ understandings and heterogeneous actions related to infertility. PLOS ONE, 14(12). View this article in WRRO
Jaiteh F, Masunaga Y, Okebe J, D’Alessandro U, Balen J, Bradley J, Gryseels C, Ribera JM & Grietens KP (2019)
Community perspectives on treating asymptomatic infections for malaria elimination in The Gambia. Malaria Journal, 18. View this article in WRRO
Dierickx S, Balen J, Longman C, Rahbari L, Clarke E, Jarju B & Coene G (2019)
‘We are always desperate and will try anything to conceive’: The convoluted and dynamic process of health seeking among women with infertility in the West Coast Region of The Gambia. PLOS ONE, 14(1). View this article in WRRO
Balen J, Krauth SJ, Gobert GN & Lamberton PHL (2019)
A Call for Systems Epidemiology to Tackle the Complexity of Schistosomiasis, Its Control, and Its Elimination. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 4(1). View this article in WRRO
Okebe J, Ribera JM, Balen J, Jaiteh F, Masunaga Y, Nwakanma D, Bradley J, Yeung S, Peeters Grietens K & D’Alessandro U (2018)
Reactive community-based self-administered treatment against residual malaria transmission: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 19(1). View this article in WRRO
Chigudu S, Jasseh M, d’Alessandro U, Corrah T, Demba A & Balen J (2018)
The role of leadership in people-centred health systems: a sub-national study in The Gambia. Health Policy and Planning, 33(1), e14-e25. View this article in WRRO
Crane O, Balen J, Devkota B, Ghimire S & Rushton S (2017)
Use of information and communication technologies in the formal and informal health system responses to the 2015 Nepal earthquakes. Health Policy And Planning, 32(Supplement 3), iii48-iii58. View this article in WRRO
Hodgkinson S, Saddiq M & Balen J (2017)
Health Policy in Nepal: An Assessment of Clinical Guidelines in Relation to the Burden of Disease. Journal of Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences, 3(1), 24-35. View this article in WRRO
Vlaev I, Schmidtke K, Balen J & Dormon F (2017) Healthworkers’ motivation in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review of the literature.
Medical Research Archives, 5(8). View this article in WRRO
Jaiteh F, Dierickx S, Gryseels C, O’Neill S, D’Alessandro U, Scott S, Balen J & Grietens KP (2016)
‘Some anti-malarials are too strong for your body, they will harm you.’ Socio-cultural factors influencing pregnant women’s adherence to anti-malarial treatment in rural Gambia. Malaria Journal, 15, 195-195. View this article in WRRO
Rushton S, Coates A, Hill P & Balen J (2014) The Holy See on sexual and reproductive health rights: steadfast in position, dynamic in response.
Reproductive Health Matters. View this article in WRRO
Coates AL, Hill PS, Rushton S & Balen J (2014)
The Holy See on sexual and reproductive health rights: conservative in position, dynamic in response. Reproductive Health Matters, 22(44), 114-124.
Balen J, Raso G, Li Y-S, Zhao Z-Y, Yuan L-P, Williams GM, Luo X-S, Shi M-Z, Yu X-L, Utzinger J & McManus DP (2011)
Risk factors for helminth infections in a rural and a peri-urban setting of the Dongting Lake area, People’s Republic of China. International Journal for Parasitology, 41(11), 1165-1173.
Coker R, Balen J, Mounier-Jack S, Shigayeva A, Lazarus JV, Rudge JW, Naik N & Atun R (2010)
A conceptual and analytical approach to comparative analysis of country case studies: HIV and TB control programmes and health systems integration. Health Policy and Planning, 25(Suppl. 1), i21-i31.
Balen J, McManus DP, Li Y-S, Zhao Z-Y, Yuan L-P, Utzinger J, Williams GM, Li Y, Ren M-Y, Liu Z-C , Zhou J et al (2010)
Comparison of two approaches for measuring household wealth via an asset-based index in rural and peri-urban settings of Hunan province, China. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 7(1). View this article in WRRO
Hou X-Y (2008)
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of safety and efficacy of combined praziquantel and artemether treatment for acute schistosomiasis japonica in China. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86(10), 788-795.
Balen J (2007)
Prevalence, intensity and associated morbidity of Schistosoma japonicum infection in the Dongting Lake region, China. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 85(7), 519-526.
Balen J, Stothard JR, Kabatereine NB, Tukahebwa EM, Kazibwe F, Whawell S, Webster JP, Utzinger J & Fenwick A (2006)
Morbidity due to Schistosoma mansoni: an epidemiological assessment of distended abdomen syndrome in Ugandan school children with observations before and 1-year after anthelminthic chemotherapy. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 100(11), 1039-1048.
LI YUESHENG, ELLIS MAGDAK, BALEN JULIE, ZENG QINREN, XIONG TIE & MCMANUS DONALDP (2006)
CD4+ T-CELL COUNTS, CD4+/CD8+ T-CELL COUNT RATIOS, AND ANTIBODY LEVELS IN MIGRANT FISHERMEN INFECTED WITH SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM IN THE DONGTING LAKE, CHINA. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 75(5), 910-913.
Balen J, Liu Z-C, McManus DP, Raso G, Utzinger J, Xiao S-Y, Yu D-B, Zhao Z-Y & Li Y-S ()
Health Access Livelihood Framework Reveals Potential Barriers in the Control of Schistosomiasis in the Dongting Lake Area of Hunan Province, China. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(8), e2350-e2350. View this article in WRRO
Raso G, Li Y, Zhao Z, Balen J, Williams GM & McManus DP ()
Spatial Distribution of Human Schistosoma japonicum Infections in the Dongting Lake Region, China. PLoS ONE, 4(9), e6947-e6947. View this article in WRRO
Jones MK & Balen J () Magnetic Beads for Schistosomiasis Diagnosis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 1(3), e159-e159. View this article in WRRO
Caballero-Anthony M, Cook ADB, Chng B & Balen J (2013)
2. Health, Non-Traditional Security in Asia (pp. 15-39). ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute Singapore
Balen J (2013) Health In Caballero-Anthony M & Cook ADB (Ed.),
Non-Traditional Security in Asia Issues, Challenges and Framework for Action Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Caballero-Anthony M, Cook ADB, Chng B & Balen J (2013) Health,
Non-Traditional Security in Asia: Issues, Challenges and Framework for Action (pp. 15-39).
Balen J (2009) Introduction – The state of pandemic preparedness in southeast Asia: challenges and the way forward In Caballero-Anthony M (Ed.), Pandemic Preparedness in Asia
Conference proceedings papers
Okebe J, Jaiteh F, Dabira E, Masunaga Y, Bah A, Muela-Ribera J, Balen J, Grietens K & D'Alessandro U (2018) IMPLEMENTING REACTIVE CASE TREATMENT TO REDUCE MALARIA PARASITE CARRIAGE: HOW ADAPTABLE ARE LOCAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURES?.
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, Vol. 99(4) (pp 127-127)
Masunaga Y, Jaiteh F, Balen J, D'Alessandro U, Okebe J, Grietens K & Ribera J (2018) COMMUNITY LAB OF IDEAS FOR HEALTH (CLIH): HORIZONTAL DIALOGUE AND NEGOTIATION OF RELEVANCE FOR MALARIA ELIMINATION TRIAL IN THE GAMBIA.
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, Vol. 99(4) (pp 128-128)
Jaiteh F, Masunaga Y, Ribera JM, Okebe J, D'Alessandro U, Balen J & Grietens KP (2017) Defining the unit of intervention for targeted treatment of asymptomatic malaria carriers: a transdisciplinarity approach. TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH, Vol. 22 (pp 230-230)
Balen J (2009) Ensuring good health during the Hajj in a time of the H1N1 pandemic
Theses / Dissertations
Determinants of Schistosoma japonicum and soil-transmitted helminth infections, and associated morbidity in Hunan province, China: an epidemiological assessment.
Balen J An investigation of appropriate technology methods for detection of morbidity associated with Schistosoma mansoni infection in Ugandan school aged children: is swollen abdomen symptomology attributable to worm-related disease?.