Azucena Bardaji Alonso

Azucena Bardaji Alonso

Professora Associada

ORCID: 0000-0002-5135-0540
Scopus Author ID: 23987071000
Researcher ID: V-5978-2018
Àrea de coneixement : Medicina

Informació de contacte
Departament de Medicina
Rosselló, 132

Docència Impartida (actual)

International Health Module. Maternal Health - Salud Pública (MSP) - Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Parasitologia en los trópicos - Diplomatura en Pediatria Tropical - Instituto de Salud Carlos III.
Maternal and Reproductive Health - Salud Internacional - Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
Maternal Health and Pediatrics Subjects - Medicina Tropical i Salut Internacional - Universidad de Barcelona.

Formació acadèmica

Medicina i cirugia . Universidad de Zaragoza . 08/1998 . (Diplomatura / Llicenciatura / Grau)
Medicina Tropical i Parasitologia . Universitat de Barcelona . 06/2002 . (Diplomatura / Llicenciatura / Grau)
Doctorat en Medicina . Universitat de Barcelona . 14/12/2009 . (Doctorat )
Màster en Epidemiologia . London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). University of London . 11/2007 . (Màster Oficial)

Experiència Professional

Training Fellow. Family and Community Medicine. Residency Programme. Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa. 28/06/1999 - 27/06/2002
Research Fellow. Manhiça Heatlh Research Centre (CISM). 05/08/2002 - 21/12/2005
Research Fellow. Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica (FCRB). 01/11/2007 - 28/02/2011
Assistant Research Professor. Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica (FCRB). 01/03/2011 - 30/04/2013
Medical Chief. International Travel Center. Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona. 04/11/2013 - 30/12/2014
Senior Researcher. Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça (CISM), Mozambique. 15/06/2013
Associated Professor. Universitat de Barcelona (UB). 01/09/2020
Associate Research Professor (tenure track). Institut de Salut Global de Barcelona (ISGlobal). 13/05/2021

Linies de Recerca

Salut materna, infantil i reproductiva
Zika virus
Vacuna del virus del papiloma humà

Projectes de Recerca

PRESTACION SERVICIOS - GRACE - FCRB - AZUCENA BARDAJI . 2021 - 2021 . Ref.21-570 . Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica . IP: Azucena Bardaji Alonso
A Phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled multi-country study to demonstrate efficacy of a single dose of unadjuvanted RSV Maternal vaccine, administered IM to pregnant women 18 to 49 years of age, for prevention of RSV associated LRTI in their infants up to 6 months of age . 2021 - 2023 . GlaxoSmithKline, S.A. . IP: Azucena Bardají
Serological testing to estimate risk of infection from common respiratory, including COVID-19, and enteric pathogens in urban and rural Mozambique and inform modelling of local disease control measures . 2020 . Emory University (USA) . IP: Azucena Bardají
Hydroxychloroquine efficacy and safety in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 disease severity during pregnancy (COVID-Preg) . 2020 - 2021 . Instituto de Salud Carlos III . IP: Azucena Bardají
Towards preparedness for new maternal vaccinations: Understanding barriers and facilitators to maternal vaccine acceptance . 2020 - 2022 . Ref.PI16/01623 . Instituto de Salud Carlos III . IP: Azucena Bardají

Publicacions en revistes

Marbán, E ;Abente, D ;Enguita-Fernàndez, C ;Romero-Acosta, KC ;Arrieta, GJ ;Marín-Cos, A ;Mattar, S ;Menéndez, C ;Maixenchs, M ;Bardají, A (2022). 'One feels anger to know there is no one to help us!'. Perceptions of mothers of children with Zika virus-associated microcephaly in Caribbean Colombia: A qualitative study. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases . . ISSN: 1935-2735
Paul, P ;Chandna, J ;Procter, SR ;Dangor, Z ;Leahy, S ;Santhanam, S ;John, HB ;Bassat, Q ;Bramugy, J ;Bardají, A ;Abubakar, A ;Nasambu, C ;Libster, R ;Sánchez Yanotti, C ;Seedat, F ;Horváth-Puhó, E ;Tanvir Hossain, AKM ;Sadeq-ur Rahman, Q ;Jit, M ;Newton, CR ;Milner, K ;Gonçalves, BP ;Lawn, JE (2022). Neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes after invasive Group B Streptococcus in early infancy: A multi-country matched cohort study in South Africa, Mozambique, India, Kenya, and Argentina. EClinicalMedicine . ISSN: 2589-5370
Gonçalves, BP ;Procter, SR ;Paul, P ;Chandna, J ;Lewin, A ;Seedat, F ;Koukounari, A ;Dangor, Z ;Leahy, S ;Santhanam, S ;John, HM ;Bramugy, J ;Bardají, A ;Abubakar, A ;Nasambu, C ;Libster, R ;Sánchez Yanotti, C ;Horváth-Puhó, E ;Sørensen, HT ;van de Beek, D ;Bijlsma, MW ;Gardner, W ;Kassebaum, N ;Trotter, C ;Bassat, Q ;Madhi, SA ;Lambach, P ;Jit, M ;Lawn, JE (2022). Group B Streptococcus infection during and after pregnancy: systematic estimates of regional and global burden. The Lancet Global Health . ISSN: 2214-109X
Chandna, J ;Liu, WH ;Dangor, Z ;Leahy, S ;Sridhar, S ;John, HB ;Mucasse, H ;Bassat, Q ;Bardaji, A ;Abubakar, A ;Abubakar, C ;Newton, CR ;Sánchez Yanotti, C ;Libster, R ;Milner, K ;Paul, P ;Lawn, JE (2021). Emotional and behavioural outcomes in childhood for survivors of Group B Streptococcus invasive disease in infancy: findings from five low and middle-income countries. Clinical Infectious Diseases . . ISSN: 1058-4838
Bramugy, J ;Mucasse, H ;Massora, S ;Vitorino, P ;Aerts, C ;Mandomando, I ;Paul, P ;Chandna, J ;Seedat, F ;Lawn, JE ;Bassat, Q ;Bardají, A (2021). Short and long-term outcomes of GBS invasive disease in Mozambican children: Results of a case cohort and retrospective observational study and implications for future vaccine introduction. Clinical Infectious Diseases . . ISSN: 1058-4838
Aerts, C ;Leahy, S ;Mucasse, H ;Lala, S ;Bramugy, J ;Tann, CJ ;Madhi, SA ;Bardají, A ;Bassat, Q ;Dangor, Z ;Lawn, JE ;Jit, M ;Procter, SR (2021). Quantifying the acute care costs of neonatal bacterial sepsis and meningitis in Mozambique and South Africa. Clinical Infectious Diseases . . ISSN: 1058-4838
Marbán-Castro, E ;Pons-Duran, C ;García-Otero, L ;Chen, H ;Herrera, LB ;Gil, MdelM ;Goncé, A ;Ferriols-Pérez, E ;Rodríguez, Ma ;Toro, P ;Bardají, A ;González, R ;Menéndez, C ;Enguita-Fernàndez, C (2021). Acceptability of Clinical Trials on COVID-19 during Pregnancy among Pregnant Women and Healthcare Providers: A Qualitative Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health . . ISSN: 1661-7827
Goncé, A.; Martínez, M.J.; Marbán-Castro, E.; Saco, A.; Soler, A.; Alvarez-Mora, M.I.; Peiro, A.; Gonzalo, V.; Hale, G.; Bhatnagar, J.; López, M.; Zaki, S.; Ordi, J.; Bardají, A. (2018). Spontaneous Abortion Associated with Zika Virus Infection and Persistent Viremia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(5), pp. 933 - 935 . Repositori Institucional . ISSN: 1080-6040
Fehr, A ;Muela, J ;Nieto-Sanchez, C ;Manneh, E ;Baldeh, D ;Ceesay, O ;Bardají, A ;Zuiderent-Jerak, T ;Bunders-Aelen, J (2021). The role of social cohesion in the implementation and coverage of a mass drug administration trial for malaria control in the Gambia: An in-depth comparison of two intervention villages. Social Science & Medicine . . ISSN: 0277-9536
Sarkar, Nandini D. P.; Bardaji, Azucena; Baingana, Florence K.; Rivera, Joan Muela; Criel, Bart; Bunders-Aelen, Joske; Grietens, Koen Peeters (2021). Intra-household Variation in Pathways to Care for Epilepsy and Mental Disorders in Eastern Uganda. Frontiers In Public Health, 9 . . ISSN: 2296-2565

Activitats rellevants

Metge (Voluntari). Atenció primària de salut i malalties tropicals (Centre for Community Epidemiology and Tropical Medicine (CECOMET)) . 15/01/1999 - 30/05/2000
Gaps Analysis on RSV for advancing maternal immunization strategies (PATH) . 12/2018
IMPRINT Immunising Pregnant Women and Infants Network (LSHTM London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) . 11/2017
Gaia Initiative. Harmonization of Data Collection, analysis and presentation of safety data in pregnacy vaccine trials (Brighton Collaboration) . 11/2015
To promote research and technical collaboration between Spanish research institutions to provide evidence for health policy decision making from a cross-sectional perspective (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red (CIBERESP)) . 05/2013
The purpose of the Malaria in Pregnancy Working Group (MPWG) is to provide strategic advice on best practices for scaling up interventions for the prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy (World Health Organization (WHO)) . 10/2012
The purpose of the Malaria in Pregnancy Working Group (MPWG) is to provide strategic advice on best practices for scaling up interventions for the prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy.Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Malaria in Pregnacy Working Group (MiPWG) (World Health Organization (WHO)) . 10/2012
To develop a multidisciplinary, prioritized, and coordinated research agenda to improve women´s and children´s health. MDG4-5. Global Network of Academic and Research Institutions (World Health Organization (WHO)) . 07/2011