Publications

Peer-Reviewed, Published

  1. Kasumba, J., Hettick, B., French, A., Wickliffe, J., Lichtveld, M., Hawkins, W., van Sauers-Muller, A., & Klein, D. (2016).
    Analysis of pesticides and toxic heavy metals contained in mosquito coils.
    Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 975(5), 614-618. 10.1007/s00128-016-1938-9
  2. Abdoel Wahid, F., Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., Van Sauers, A., Bond, N., Hawkins, W., Mans, D., & Lichtveld, M. (2017).
    Presence of pesticide residues on produce cultivated in Suriname.
    Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189(6), 303. 10.1007/s10661-017-6009-0
  3. Ouboter, P., Landburg, G., Satnarain, G., Starke, S., Nanden, I., Simon-Freidt, B., Hawkins, W., Taylor, R., Lichtveld, M., Harville, E., & Wickliffe, J. (2018).
    Mercury levels in women and children from interior villages in Suriname, South America.
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(5), E1007. 10.3390/ijerph15051007
  4. Wickliffe, J., Lichtveld, M., Zijlmans, C.W., MacDonald-Ottevanger, S., Shafer, M., Dahman, C., Harville, E., Drury, S., Landburg, G., & Ouboter, P. (2020).
    Exposure to total and methylmercury among pregnant women in Suriname: Sources and public health implications.
    Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, online ahead of print.  10.1038/s41370-020-0233-3
  5. Gokoel, A., Zijlmans, W.C.W.R., Covert, H., Abdoel Wahid, F., Shankar, A., MacDonald-Ottevanger, S., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Wickliffe, J., Lichtveld, M., & Harville, E. (2020).
    Influence of prenatal exposure to mercury, perceived stress and depression on birth outcomes in Suriname: Results from the MeKiTamara Study.
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(12), 4444. 10.3390/ijerph17124444
  6. Baldewsingh, G., Wickliffe, J., van Eer, E., Shankar, A., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Harville, E., Covert, H., Shi, L., Lichtveld, M., & Zijlmans, W.C.W.R. (2020).
    Prenatal mercury exposure in pregnant women from Suriname’s interior and its effects on birth outcomes. 
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7(11), 4032. 10.3390/ijerph17114032
  7. Zijlmans, W.C.W.R., Wickliffe, J.K., Hindori-Mohangoo, A.D., MacDonald-Ottevanger, M.S., Ouboter, P.E., Landburg, G.A., Codrington, J., Roosblad, J., Baldewsingh, G.K., Ramjatan, R., Gokoel, A., Abdoel Wahid, F.,  Fortes Soares, L., Alcala, C.S., Boedhoe, E., Grünberg, A.W.E., Hawkins, W.B., Shankar, A., Harville, E.W., Drury, S.S., Covert, H.H., & Lichtveld, M.Y. (2020).
    Cohort profile: The Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH) Cohort Study: Influences of complex environmental exposures on maternal and child health in Suriname.
    BMJ Open, 10(9), e034702. 
    BMJ Open.
  8. Sairras, S., Baldew, S. van der Hilst, K., Shankar, A., Zijlmans, C.W., Lichtveld, M., & Ferdinand, K. (2021).
    Heart failure hospitalizations and risk factors among the multi-ethnic population from a middle income country: the Suriname heart failure studies.
    Journal of the National Medical Association , 113(2), 177-186. 10.1016/j.jnma.2020.08.010
  9. Baldewsingh, G., Jubitana, B., van Eer, E., Shankar, A., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Covert, H. H., Shi, L., Lichtveld, M., & Zijlmans, W. (2020).
    Assessment of antenatal care service utilization in the tropical rainforest of Suriname: Effects on birth outcomes. 
    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 20, 683.
  10. Baldewsingh, G., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., van Eer, E., Covert, H., Shankar, A., Wickliffe, J., Shi, L., Lichtveld, M., & Zijlmans, C.W.R. (2021). Association of mercury exposure and maternal sociodemographics on birth outcomes of Indigenous and Tribal women in Suriname. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(12), 6370. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18126370.  
  11. McLester-Davis, L.M.Y, Shankar, A., Kataria, L.A., Hidalgo, E.D., van Eer, E.D., Koendjbiharie, A.P., Ramjatan, R., Hatch, V.I., Middleton, M.A., Zijlmans, C.W.R., Lichtveld, M., & Drury, S.S. (2021). Validity, reliability, and transcultural adaptations of the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (BSID-III-NL) for children in Suriname. Early Human Development, 160, 105416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2021.105416
  12. Gokoel, A.R., Abdoel Wahid, F., Zijlmans, C.W.R., Shankar, A., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Covert, H.H., MacDonald-Ottevanger, M.S., Lichtveld, M., & Harville, E. (2021). Influence of perceived stress on prenatal depression in Surinamese women enrolled in the CCREOH study. Reproductive Health, 18(1), 136. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01184-x
  13. Gokoel, A.R., Shankar, A., Abdoel Wahid, F., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Covert, H.H., Wickliffe, J.K., Harville, E.W., Zijlmans, C.W.R., & Lichtveld, M.Y. (2021). The cumulative risk of prenatal exposures to chemical and non-chemical stressors on birth outcomes in Suriname. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,18, 7683. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18147683
  14. Sewberath Misser, V.H., Shankar, A., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Wickliffe, J., Lichtveld, M., & Mans, D.R.A. (2021). Prevalence and safety of prescription medicine use during pregnancy in the Republic of Suriname in the year 2017: A pharmacoepidemiological analysis. Advances in Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety, 10: 249.
  15. Wormer, J.R., Shankar, A., Van Hensbroek, M.B., Hindori-Mohangoo, A.D., Covert, H., Lichtveld, M.Y., & Zijlmans,W.C.W.R. (2021). Poor adherence to the WHO guidelines on feeding practices increases the risk for respiratory infections in Surinamese preschool children. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,18, 10739. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182010739
  16. Misser, V. H. S., Shankar, A., Hindori-Mohangoo, A., Wickliffe, J., Lichtveld, M., & Mans, D. R. A. (2021). The distribution of disease in the Republic of Suriname - a pharmacoepidemiological analysis using the claims database of the State Health Foundation of the year 2017. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 13(4), 272-281.

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  1. Hawkins, W., Ouboter, P., & Lichtveld, M. (2014).
    An assessment of mercury exposure for two vulnerable communities in Suriname, South America. West Indian Medical Journal, 63(Suppl 2), 1-79.
  2. Irving, E.R., Svendsen, E., Algoe, M., & Lichtveld, M. (2014).
    Environment and health: Noncommunicable disease mortality trends as early indicators of environmental health threats. West Indian Medical Journal, 63(Suppl 2), 1-79.
  3. Mans, D.R.A., Pinas, P., Magali, P., Soekhoe, R., Toelsie, J.R., Bipat, R., Hasrat, J.A., & Huang, S. (2014). Antiproliferative effects of Surinamese medicinal plants against warts in a human malignant cell line. West Indian Medical Journal, 63(Suppl 2), 1-79.
  4. Ramjatan, R., Hamer, D., Graafsma, T., Ogunsakin, O., Hawkins, W., & Lichtveld, M. (2014.)
    An integrated approach to pesticide management in Eastern Nickerie District, Suriname: A public health intervention. West Indian Medical Journal, 63(Suppl 2), 1-79.
  5. Wahid Abdoel, F., Mohan, S., van Sauers, A., & Ogunsakin, O. (2014). Environmental characterization of pesticide contaminated produce of Suriname. West Indian Medical Journal, 63(Suppl 2), 1-79.
  6. Hawkins, W.B., Mans, D.R.A., & Lichtveld, M.Y. (2014). The Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (CCREOH): A model for trans-disciplinary global health research. Annals of Global Health, 80(3), 241. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2014.08.208
  7. Mans, D.R.A., Toelsie, J., Magali, I., Soekhoe, R.C., Hasrat, J.A., & Bipat, R. (2014). “Bind wounds, not make blood run” - Evaluation of Surinamese plant-derived nutraceuticals for their potential effects on angiogenesis. Annals of Global Health, 80(3), 241-242. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2014.08.209
  8. Bipat, R., Soekhoe, R., Magali, I., Hasrat, J.A., Toelsie, J.R., & Mans, D.R.A. (2014). Evaluation of Surinamese medicinal plants for their potential influence on angiogenesis in embryos of the zebra fish Danio rerio. Annals of Global Health, 80(3), 203. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2014.08.116
  9. Hamer, D., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Spatial distribution of epidemiological cases of dengue fever in Suriname, 2001-2012. West Indian Medical Journal, 64(4), 344-50. 10.7727/wimj.2014.118
  10. Hawkins, W.B., Mans, D.R.A., & Lichtveld, M.Y. (2015). Building partnerships for trans-disciplinary global health research: the Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental and Occupational Health. Annals of Global Health, 81(1), 111. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2015.02.757

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