Research & Publications

Below you can find a selection of our research and publications.

Mercury exposure: Impact on birth outcomes in Suriname

Author: R.H. Wouters, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, J Wickliffe, A. Gokoel, P Ouboter, A.D. Hindori-Mohangoo, E. Harville, M.L. Lichtveld, C.W.R. Zijlmans.
Place: Oral presentation at the ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottowa, Canada, August 26-30, 2018
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives
Available athttps://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/10.1289/isesisee.2018.O02.03.14

Mercury Levels in Women and Children from Suriname

Author: Ouboter Paul, Landburg Gwendolyn, Hawkins William, Taylor Robert, Lichtveld Maureen, Harville Emily, Zijlmans Cornelis, MacDonald-Ottevanger Sigrid, Drury Stacy, Wickliffe Jeffrey.
Place: Poster presentation at the ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottowa, Canada, August 26-30, 2018
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives
Available athttps://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/abs/10.1289/isesisee.2018.P02.2340

Mercury levels in hair from pregnant women in Suriname

Author: P Ouboter, G Landburg, M Lichtveld, W. Zijlmans, S. MacDonald-Ottevanger, J. Wickliffe.
Year: Oral presentation at the 63rd CARPHA Health Research Conference, Saint Kitts and Nevis, 2018
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives 
Available at: FILES

Impact of mercury exposure on Health-Related Quality of Life during pregnancy in Suriname

Author: A.R. Gokoel, L.L. Kaersenhout, A.D. Hindori-Mohangoo, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, C.W.R. Zijlmans, M.L. Lichtveld, E. Harville.
Year: 2018
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives
Available at: FILES

Predictors for mortality in HIV patients with tuberculosis infections in Suriname

Author: F. Gopie, S. Vreden, W. Zijlmans, O. Sewkeransingh, M.S. Mac Donald – Ottevanger.
Place: Poster presentation at the annual International HIV meeting, Paramaribo, Suriname, October 27, 2018

GeneXpert rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis with phenotypically low-level rifampicin resistance is prevalent in Suriname. Are other treatment regimens an option?

Author: F. Gopie, E. Commiesie, S. Baldi, D. Stijnberg, W. Zijlmans, D. van Soolingen, S. Vreden, G. de Vries. 
Place: Oral presentation at The 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health, The Hague The Netherlands, October 24-27 2018.

Dietary Exposure to Pesticide in Pregnant Surinamese Women

Author: F. Abdoel Wahid, A. D. Hindori-Mohangoo, M. Wilson, J. Wickliffe, C.W.R. Zijlmans, M. Lichtveld.
Year: 2018
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives
Available athttps://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/abs/10.1289/isesisee.2018.P01.2380

Neurotoxicant Exposures in Mother/child dyads in Suriname: the Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH)

Author: M.Y. Lichtveld, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, J. Wickliffe, P. Ouboter, F. Abdoel Wahid, A. Hindori–Mohangoo, E. Harville, A. Gokoel, C.W.R. Zijlmans.
Year: 2018
Published in: Environmental Health Perspectives
Available at: https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/10.1289/isesisee.2018.S03.03.07

Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 (MABC-2): Which reference values are valid for Surinamese children at 5 years of age?

Author: Maria JAJ Fleurkens-Peeters, Anjo JWM Janssen, Reinier P Akkermans, Wilco CWR Zijlmans, Maria WG Nijhuis-van der Sanden.
Year: 2018
Published in: Journal of Paediatrics and Neonatal Disorders; 3: 109-117
Available athttp://www.annexpublishers.com/articles/JPND/3204-Movement-Assessment-Battery-for-Children-MABC-A-Cross-Cultural-Comparison-for-Surinamese-Children-at-5-Years-of-Age.pdf

Nutritional Status of Schoolchildren in the Amazon Rainforest Interior of Multi-ethnic Suriname: the Influence of Age, Sex and Ethnicity

Author: CSC Essed, S Mac Donald- Ottevanger, B Jubitana, CWR. Zijlmans.
Year: 2018
Published in: West Indian Journal
Available at https://www.mona.uwi.edu/fms/wimj/system/files/article_pdfs/essed_et_al-nutritional_status_of_schoolchildren_in_the_amazon_rainforest.pdf

Rhabdomyolysis in children: three exotic presentations from Suriname

Author: Kevin van ’t Kruys, Rens Zonneveld, Safir Liesdek , Wilco Zijlmans.
Year: 2018
Published in: Journal of Tropical Pediatrics
Available athttps://academic.oup.com/tropej/advance-article/doi/10.1093/tropej/fmy043/5061535 

Neurotoxicant Exposures in Mother/child dyads in Suriname: the Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH)

Author: M.Y. Lichtveld, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, J. Wickliffe, P. Ouboter, F. Abdoel Wahid, A. Hindori–Mohangoo, E. Harville, A. Gokoel, C.W.R. Zijlmans.
Year: 2018
Place: ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottowa, Canada
Availeble at: FILES 

Impact of mercury exposure on Health-Related Quality of Life during pregnancy in Suriname

Author: A.R. Gokoel, L.L. Kaersenhout, A.D. Hindori-Mohangoo, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, C.W.R. Zijlmans, M.L. Lichtveld, E. Harville.
Year: 2018
Place: ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottowa, Canada
Available at: FILES

Prenatal depression and Health Related Quality of Life in multi-ethnic Suriname: Preliminary results of the CCREOH-Meki Tamara Study.

Author: Anisma Gokoel, Ashna Hindori- Mohangoo, Sigrid MacDonald- Ottevanger, Wilco Zijlmans, Arti Shankar, Maureen Lichtveld and Emily W. Harville.
Place: Oral presentation at the APHA 2018 Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 10-14, 2018                                                         

Dietary Exposure to Pesticides in Tannia in Pregnant Surinamese Women

Author: F. Abdoel Wahid1, A. D. Hindori-Mohangoo, M. Wilson, J. Wickliffe, C.W.R. Zijlmans, M. Lichtveld. 1. Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, USA, 2. Perisur (Perinatal Interventions Suriname) Foundation, Paramaribo, Suriname, 3. Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, TNO Healthy Living, Leiden, The Netherlands, 4. Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname, 5. Research Center Academic Hospital Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
Year: 2018
Place: ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting, Ottowa, Canada
Available at: FILES

Engaging Mobile Health Technology-Enabled Community Health Workers in Examining Neurotoxicant Exposure Health Disparate Pregnant Women and their offspring in Suriname

Author: R. Ramjatan, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, A.D. Hindori-Mohangoo, C.W.R. Zijlmans, E. Harville, M.Y. Lichtveld. 
Place: E-Poster presentation at the CUGH 2018 Conference New York, NY, March 16-18, 2018.

Prenatal depression and social determinants of health in Suriname: preliminary results of the CCREOH (MekiTamara) study

Author: A.R. Gokoel, A. D. Hindori-Mohangoo, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, C.W.R. Zijlmans, M.Y. Lichtveld, E. Harville. 
Place: E-Poster presentation at the CUGH 2018 Conference New York, NY, March 16-18, 2018

Consortium for research in Occupational & Environmental Health (CCREOH) Update: Research and Research Training

Author: C.W.R. Zijlmans, M.L. Lichtveld. Caribbean Consortium for research in Occupational & Environmental Health (CCREOH) Update: Research and Research Training.
Place: Oral presentation at the 63rd CARPHA Health Research Pre-Conference Workshop, Saint Kitts and Nevis, June 12, 2018.

Post-Flood Disaster Impact of Perinatal Health Care Coverage on Birth Outcomes in the Rainforest Interior of Suriname

Author: L F Soares, ED van Eer, B Jubitana, AR Gokoel, ML Lichtveld, CWR Zijlmans.
Year: 2018
Published in: West Indian Med J 208;67 (Suppl. 2):18
Place: Oral presentation at the 63rd CARPHA Health Research Conference, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Available at: FILES

Disparities in Perinatal and Birth Outcomes in the Interior of Suriname

Author: L.F. Soares, M.P. Uiterloo, M.S. MacDonald-Ottevanger, B.C. Jubitana, E. van Eer, M.Y. Lichtveld, C.W.R. Zijlmans. 
Year: 2018
Place: CUGH 2018 Conference New York, NY
Available at: FILES

Integrated health systems planning as a tool to strengthen health systems in the tropical rainforest interior of Suriname

Author: G.K. Baldewsingh, E.D. van Eer, M.S. Mac Donald-Ottevanger, M.Y. Lichtveld, L. Shi, C.W.R. Zijlmans
Year: 2018 
Published in: West Indian Med J 2018; 67 ( Suppl. 2):18
 Place: Oral Presentation at the 63rd CARPHA Health Research Conference, Saint Kitts and Nevis & Oral Presentation at the Health Systems Global (HSG) preconference in Trinidad and Tobago on January 22nd, 2018 
Available at: FILES

Anemia in (Surinamese) children

Author:C.W.R. Zijlmans 
Place:Oral presentation at the Foundation Post Academic Education Medicine Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname, July 21, 2018.

Fetal origins of disease and early exposure: impact on (Surinamese) children and later life

Author: Zijlmans CWR.
Place: Guest Seminar at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, May 16, 2018.

Frequency and characterization of RhD variant alleles in serological D-negative pregnant Surinamese women

Author: R Zonneveld, H Schonewille, H Kanhai, I Waas, A Javadi, B Veldhuisen, M Lamers, A Brand, W Zijlmans, C van der Schoot.              
Place: Poster presentation at the ISBT congress, Toronto, Canada, June 2-6 2018.
Available at: Files

Frequentie en karakterisering van RHD variant allelen in serologisch D-negatieve zwangere Surinaamse vrouwen

Author: Rens Zonneveld, Humphrey H.H. Kanhai, Ingeborg Waas, Ahmad Javadi, Barbera Veldhuisen, Margriet Lamers, Anneke Brand, Wilco C.W.R. Zijlmans, C. Ellen van der Schoot en Henk Schonewille. 
Place:
Poster presentation for the Dutch Society for Blood Transfusion Symposium, Ede, the Netherlands, May 16-17, 2018.

Severity of Acute Zika virus infection: a prospective emergency room surveillance study during the 2015-2016 outbreak in Suriname

Author: Pieter Vroon, Jimmy Roosblad, Fauzia Poese, Jan Wilschut, John Codrington, Stephen Vreden, Rens Zonneveld
Year: 2017
Published in: IDCases
Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214250917301816#!

Disease-Related Undernutrition, Ethnicity and Length of Hospital Stay: A Prospective Cohort Study at the Department of Surgery of the Academic Hospital Paramaribo (AZP)

Author: G. van der Held-Horinga, M. MaCdonald - Ottevanger, A. van Kanten, L. Nahar-van Venrooij
Year: 2017
Published in: Clinical Nutrition
Available at:  http://www.clinicalnutritionjournal.com/article/S0261-5614(17)30439-9/abstract 

Birth Outcomes of the CCREOH - Nickerie subcohort in Suriname: Preliminary Results

Author: R. Ramjatan, A. Hindori - Mohangoo2, S. Mac Donald - Ottevanger, C. Zijlmans, A. Shankar, E. Harville, M. Y. Lichtveld
Year: 2014
Available at: FILES