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Dr Maeve Hume-Nixon
Maeve Hume-Nixon is a Public Health Registrar, and with MCRI has the roles of Senior Study Coordinator and PhD student. Her key work to-date has included coordinating the Bulabula MaPei study in Fiji, looking at the impact of azithromycin on infant skin and soft tissue infections, and other infant and maternal infections. She has a special interest in global health, particularly in sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, and disability, and has relevant clinical and academic experience in these area.
Maeve's research primarily focuses of the value of azithromycin administered during pregnancy on maternal and infant outcomes, including the Bulabula MaPei study in Fiji.
She was also a lead reviewer for the World Health Organization Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) research project, an evidence synthesis on ARI and pneumonia in children for the WHO's Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing.
- Bulabula MaPei: Preventing Young Infant Infections using Azithromcyin in Labour
- WHO ARI evidence synthesis
Hume-Nixon M, Quach A, Reyburn R, Nguyen C, Steer A, Russell F. A Systematic Review and meta-analysis of the effect of administration of azithromycin during pregnancy on perinatal and neonatal outcomes. EClinicalMedicine. 2021;40.
Hume-Nixon, M. and Kuper, H. (2018), The association between malnutrition and childhood disability in low- and middle- income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Trop Med Int Health, 23: 1158-1175. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13139