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Université de Montréal
Practiced clinical medicine (Dr. Med) and public health (MSc) in Burkina Faso. Currently research assistant with the IRSPUM, Université de Montréal, and a PhD canditate in Public health. Collaborating with the Centre National de Recherche en Santé de Nouna- CRSN (Burkina Faso) for research and with the Institut de Formation en Démographie -IFORD (Cameroon) for research and teaching.
Type of member: Regular
Telephone: +1-514-343-6111 # (1)5482
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Mailing Address: 1420 Boulevard du Mont-Royal, C.P. 6128, Succ. "Centre-Ville", Montréal, Qc H3C 3J7
Working with Louise Séguin and Lise Gauvin on a longitudinal study of child development, seeking to understand the links between poverty and physical health in childhood.
Current research interests
Poverty and health in childhood / Maternal and child's health in Sub-Saharan Africa / Inequalities in access and utilization of health services / Measuring and understanding gender inequalities in access to health care (Sub-Saharan Africa)
Pathways and mechanisms: Cumulative and additive social risk exposures (e.g. transient v. persistent poverty). | Methodological issues: Methods for examining change over time including longitudinal effects studies.
Nikiema, B., Spencer, N., & Seguin, L. (2010). Poverty and Chronic Illness in Early Childhood: A Comparison Between the United Kingdom and Quebec. Pediatrics, 125(3). doi:10.1542/peds.2009-0701
Nikièma, B., Zunzunegui, M. V., Séguin, L., Gauvin, L., & Potvin, L. (2007). Poverty and Cumulative Hospitalization in Infancy and Early Childhood in the Quebec Birth Cohort: A Puzzling Pattern of Association. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 12(4), 534-544. doi:10.1007/s10995-007-0259-3