Communicable Diseases


Publications

Doraiswamy S, Abraham A, Mamtabi R, Cheema S. Use of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2020 Dec 01. Volume 22(12):e24087. https://doi.org/10.2196/24087

 

Chaabna K, Doraiswamy S, Mamtani R, Cheema S. Reply to a comment on meta-analysis on facemask use in community settings. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2020 Nov 17.S1201-9712(20)32451-6. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.11.141

 

Cheema S, Ameduri M, Abraham A, Doraiswamy S, Mamtani R. The COVID-19 pandemic: the public health reality. Epidemiology & Infection. 2020 Sep 22.Volume 148 e223. doi.org/10.1017/S0950268820002216

 

Chaabna K, Doraiswamy S, Mamtani R, Cheema S. Facemask use in community settings to prevent respiratory infection transmission: a rapid review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2020 Sep 25. S1201-9712(20)32150-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.1434

 

Doraiswamy S, Mamtani R, Ameduri M, Abraham A, Cheema S. Respiratory epidemics and older people. Age and Ageing. 2020 July 06. afaa151. doi:10.1093/ageing/afaa151.

 

  

 

 

Doraiswamy S, Cheema S, Mamtani R. Older people and epidemics: a call for empathy. Age and Ageing. 2020 Mar 30. pii: afaa060. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa060.

 

Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Lowenfels AB, Maisonneuve P, Mamtani R. Systematic overview of hepatitis C infection in the Middle East and North Africa. World J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul 21; 24(27):3038-3054. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i27.3038.

 

Cheema S, Maisonneuve P, Weber I, Fernandez-Luque L , Abraham A, Alrouh H, Sheikh J, Lowenfels AB, Mamtani R. Knowledge and perceptions about Zika virus in a Middle East country. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 26; 17(1):524. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2603-6. 


News Gallery

WCM-Q researchers provide evidence for effectiveness of facemasks in preventing Covid-19

WCM-Q researchers provide evidence for effectiveness of facemasks in preventing Covid-19


COVID 19: The global public health reality

COVID 19: The global public health reality


WCM-Q research probes vulnerability of older people to COVID-19

WCM-Q research probes vulnerability of older people to COVID-19


WCM-Q research reveals true nature of hepatitis C infections in MENA region

WCM-Q research reveals true nature of hepatitis C infections in MENA region


Public has limited knowledge of Zika virus, WCM-Q research finds

Public has limited knowledge of Zika virus, WCM-Q research finds


Presentations

2019

Poster Presentation Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Mamtani R. Hepatitis C Infection in the Middle East and North Africa: Systematic Overview, Quality Assessment, and Evidence Gap Mapping. 9th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 23 March 2019. Doha, Qatar

2019

Poster Presentation Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Mamtani R. Systematic review and epidemiological data synthesis on Hepatitis C in the general population, blood donors, and vulnerable populations in the Middle East and North Africa. IVth International Infectiology Conference of Oran, 25-27 January 2019. Oran, Algeria

2019

Poster Presentation Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Mamtani R. Evidence gap mapping of epidemiological data on hepatitis C in the Middle East and North Africa. IVth International Infectiology Conference of Oran, 25-27 January 2019. Oran, Algeria

2019

Poster Presentation Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Mamtani R. Systematic review and epidemiological data synthesis on Hepatitis C in clinical populations in the Middle East and North Africa. IVth International Infectiology Conference of Oran, 25-27 January 2019. Oran, Algeria.

2018

Poster Presentation Chaabna K, Cheema S, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Mamtani R . Hepatitis C Infection in the Middle East and North Africa: Systematic Overview, Quality Assessment, and Evidence Gap Mapping. ISVHLD Global Hepatitis Conference, 14-17 June 2018. Toronto, Canada
2018 Poster Presentation Cheema S, Maisonneuve P, Weber I, Fernandez-Luque L, Abraham A, Alrouh H, Sheikh J, Lowenfels AB, Mamtani R. Knowledge and perceptions about Zika virus in Qatar. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, 19-20 March 2018. Doha, Qatar 
2018 Poster Presentation Abraham A, Cheema S, Maisonneuve P, Weber I, Fernandez-Luque L, Alrouh H, Sheikh J, Lowenfels AB, Mamtani R. Knowledge and perceptions about Zika virus in Qatar. 8th Annual Research Retreat, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 17 February 2018. Doha, Qatar.