Alison Comfort, PhD

TitleAssistant Researcher
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentOb/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
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    1. Peterson L, Comfort A, Hatt L, van Bastelaer T. Extending health insurance coverage to the informal sector: Lessons from a private micro health insurance scheme in Lagos, Nigeria. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Apr 15. PMID: 29658152.
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    2. Kolesar RJ, Audibert M, Comfort A. Cost-effectiveness analysis and mortality impact estimation of scaling-up pregnancy test kits in Madagascar, Ethiopia and Malawi. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Jul 01; 32(6):869-881. PMID: 28387867.
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    3. Comfort A, Krezanoski PJ. The effect of price on demand for and use of bednets: evidence from a randomized experiment in Madagascar. Health Policy Plan. 2017 03 01; 32(2):178-193. PMID: 28207055.
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    4. Comfort A, Leegwater A, Nakhimovsky S, Kansembe H, Hamainza B, Bwalya B, Alilio M, Johns B, Olsho L. Exploring the use of routinely-available, retrospective data to study the association between malaria control scale-up and micro-economic outcomes in Zambia. Malar J. 2017 01 04; 16(1):15. PMID: 28052759.
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    5. Comfort A, Chankova S, Juras R, Hsi CN, Peterson LA, Hathi P. Providing free pregnancy test kits to community health workers increases distribution of contraceptives: results from an impact evaluation in Madagascar. Contraception. 2016 Jan; 93(1):44-51. PMID: 26409247.
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    6. Hatt LE, Chatterji M, Miles L, Comfort A, Bellows BW, Okello FO. A false dichotomy: RCTs and their contributions to evidence-based public health. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2015 Mar; 3(1):138-40. PMID: 25745128; PMCID: PMC4356283.
    7. Comfort A, van Dijk JH, Mharakurwa S, Stillman K, Johns B, Hathi P, Korde S, Craig AS, Nachbar N, Derriennic Y, Gabert R, Thuma PE. Association between malaria control and paediatric blood transfusions in rural Zambia: an interrupted time-series analysis. Malar J. 2014 Sep 26; 13:383. PMID: 25261276; PMCID: PMC4190292.
    8. Krezanoski PJ, Tsai AC, Hamer DH, Comfort A, Bangsberg DR. Household malaria knowledge and its association with bednet ownership in settings without large-scale distribution programs: Evidence from rural Madagascar. J Glob Health. 2014 Jun; 4(1):010401. PMID: 24976960; PMCID: PMC4073249.
    9. Krezanoski PJ, Comfort A, Tsai AC, Bangsberg DR. Households with young children and use of freely distributed bednets in rural Madagascar. Int Health. 2014 Mar; 6(1):29-34. PMID: 24366350.
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    10. Morgan L, Stanton ME, Higgs ES, Balster RL, Bellows BW, Brandes N, Comfort A, Eichler R, Glassman A, Hatt LE, Conlon CM, Koblinsky M. Financial incentives and maternal health: where do we go from here? J Health Popul Nutr. 2013 Dec; 31(4 Suppl 2):8-22. PMID: 24992800.
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    11. Comfort A, Peterson LA, Hatt LE. Effect of health insurance on the use and provision of maternal health services and maternal and neonatal health outcomes: a systematic review. J Health Popul Nutr. 2013 Dec; 31(4 Suppl 2):81-105. PMID: 24992805.
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    12. Comfort A, van Dijk JH, Mharakurwa S, Stillman K, Gabert R, Korde S, Nachbar N, Derriennic Y, Musau S, Hamazakaza P, Zyambo KD, Zyongwe NM, Hamainza B, Thuma PE. Hospitalizations and costs incurred at the facility level after scale-up of malaria control: pre-post comparisons from two hospitals in Zambia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jan; 90(1):20-32. PMID: 24218409; PMCID: PMC3886421.
    13. Krezanoski PJ, Comfort A, Hamer DH. Effect of incentives on insecticide-treated bed net use in sub-Saharan Africa: a cluster randomized trial in Madagascar. Malar J. 2010 Jun 27; 9:186. PMID: 20579392; PMCID: PMC2909249.
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