Helene Carabin

Contact Information:
Helene Carabin


Carabin, Helene (HSC)

Department of:

College of Public Health/Dept. of Biostatistics & Epid -Professor

Center of:


Health economics and transmission dynamics, Imperial College, UK   Post-doc   2001
Health economics and transmission dynamics, Oxford University, UK   Post-doc   2000
McGill University, Canada   PhD   1998
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (epidemiology) Université de Montréal, Canada   MSc   1994
Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, Canada   DVM   1992

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Infectious disease epidemiology, global health, health economics, applied Bayesian statistics


Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Research Projects:

EFECAB: Improving pig management to prevent epilepsy in Burkina Faso
Climate, Health, environment and socio-systems: health impacts of Saharan dust in Burkina Faso
Integrated Control of Cysticercosis in sub Saharan Africa
Understanding the inflammatory processes of neurocysticercosis: a US-India partnership
Improving communication Networks among health sciences communities of practice

Selected Publications:

ÉFÉCAB. Prevalence of and factors associated with epilepsy in rural Burkina Faso: a prevalence case-control study
2012    *Nitiéma P, Carabin H, Hounton S, Cowan LD, Ganaba R, Kompaoré C, Millogo A
Acta Neurologia Scandinavia
Clinical manifestations associated with neurocysticercosis: A systematic review
2011    Carabin H, *Ndimubanzi PC, Budke C, *Nguyen H, Cowan LD, *Qian Y-J, Stoner JA, *Rainwater L, *Dickey M
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
On the Estimation of Relative Risks via Log Binomial Regression
2011    De Andrade BB, Carabin H
Revista Brasileira de Biometria
Assessing the impact of measurement error on an epidemiological association between two helminthic infections.
2011    *Tarafder MR, Carabin H, McGarvey ST, Joseph L, Balolong E Jr., Olveda R.
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Analysis of the economic impact of cystic echinoccocosis in Spain.
2010    *Benner C, Carabin H, Sánchez-Serrano LP, Budke C, Carmena Jimenez D
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
A cross-sectional study of seroprevalence to the antigens of Taenia solium cysticercosis among residents of three rural villages in Burkina Faso.
2009    Carabin H, Millogo A, *Praet N, *Hounton S, Targanda Z, Ganaba R, Dorny P, *Nitiéma P, Cowan LD
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Estimation of the prevalence of AIDS, opportunistic infections and standard of care among HIV/AIDS patients receiving care along the U.S./Mexico border through the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS): a cross-sectional study
2008    Carabin H, *Keesee M, Machado L, Brittingham T, Sonleitner NK, Anderson KG, Cajina A, Foster MW
AIDS Patient Care and STDs
A critical review of statistical aspects of quality of life measurement tools for HIV/AIDS patients
2008    Carabin H, Sonleitner N, *Keesee M, *Shinault K.
Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Sciences
Estimation of the monetary burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
2006    Carabin H, Krecek RC, Cowan LD, Michael L, Foyaca-Sibat H, Nash T, Willingham AL
Tropical Medicine and International Health
Effectiveness of a training programme in reducing infections in toddlers attending daycare centers.
1999    Carabin H, Gyorkos TW, Soto JC, Joseph L, Payment P, Collet J-P
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