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Felana Ihantamalala, PhD
Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine (EXT), Harvard Medical School

Felana Ihantamalala, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School with Matt Bonds and works with PIVOT in Madagascar. Her doctoral degree is in health geography and her master’s is in geomatics. She also holds a certificate in quantitative epidemiology. She is studying the geographic patterns of maternal consultations seen at health centers in Ifanadiana District to improve the implementation and evaluation of a maternal health program.

Impact of health system strengthening on delivery strategies to improve child immunisation coverage and inequalities in rural Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Rajaonarifara E, Bonds MH, Miller AC, Ihantamalala FA, Cordier L, Razafinjato B, Rafenoarimalala FH, Finnegan KE, Rakotonanahary RJL, Cowley G, Ratsimbazafy B, Razafimamonjy F, Randriamanambintsoa M, Raza-Fanomezanjanahary EM, Randrianambinina A, Metcalf CJ, Roche B, Garchitorena A.
BMJ Glob Health
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Geographic barriers to establishing a successful hospital referral system in rural Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Ihantamalala FA, Bonds MH, Randriamihaja M, Rakotonirina L, Herbreteau V, Révillion C, Rakotoarimanana S, Cowley G, Andriatiana TA, Mayfield A, Rich ML, Rakotonanahary RJL, Finnegan KE, Ramarson A, Razafinjato B, Ramiandrisoa B, Randrianambinina A, Cordier LF, Garchitorena A.
BMJ Glob Health
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Geographic barriers to achieving universal health coverage: evidence from rural Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Garchitorena A, Ihantamalala FA, Révillion C, Cordier LF, Randriamihaja M, Razafinjato B, Rafenoarivamalala FH, Finnegan KE, Andrianirinarison JC, Rakotonirina J, Herbreteau V, Bonds MH.
Health Policy Plan
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Socio-demographic, not environmental, risk factors explain fine-scale spatial patterns of diarrhoeal disease in Ifanadiana, rural Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Evans MV, Bonds MH, Cordier LF, Drake JM, Ihantamalala F, Haruna J, Miller AC, Murdock CC, Randriamanambtsoa M, Raza-Fanomezanjanahary EM, Razafinjato BR, Garchitorena AC.
Proc Biol Sci
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Estimating the local spatio-temporal distribution of malaria from routine health information systems in areas of low health care access and reporting.
Authors: Authors: Hyde E, Bonds MH, Ihantamalala FA, Miller AC, Cordier LF, Razafinjato B, Andriambolamanana H, Randriamanambintsoa M, Barry M, Andrianirinarison JC, Andriamananjara MN, Garchitorena A.
Int J Health Geogr
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Integrating Health Systems and Science to Respond to COVID-19 in a Model District of Rural Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Rakotonanahary RJL, Andriambolamanana H, Razafinjato B, Raza-Fanomezanjanahary EM, Ramanandraitsiory V, Ralaivavikoa F, Tsirinomen'ny Aina A, Rahajatiana L, Rakotonirina L, Haruna J, Cordier LF, Murray MB, Cowley G, Jordan D, Krasnow MA, Wright PC, Gillespie TR, Docherty M, Loyd T, Evans MV, Drake JM, Ngonghala CN, Rich ML, Popper SJ, Miller AC, Ihantamalala FA, Randrianambinina A, Ramiandrisoa B, Rakotozafy E, Rasolofomanana A, Rakotozafy G, Andriamahatana Vololoniaina MC, Andriamihaja B, Garchitorena A, Rakotonirina J, Mayfield A, Finnegan KE, Bonds MH.
Front Public Health
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Networks of Care in Rural Madagascar for Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Ifanadiana District.
Authors: Authors: Cordier LF, Kalaris K, Rakotonanahary RJL, Rakotonirina L, Haruna J, Mayfield A, Marovavy L, McCarty MG, Tsirinomen'ny Aina A, Ratsimbazafy B, Razafinjato B, Loyd T, Ihantamalala F, Garchitorena A, Bonds MH, Finnegan KE.
Health Syst Reform
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Improving geographical accessibility modeling for operational use by local health actors.
Authors: Authors: Ihantamalala FA, Herbreteau V, Révillion C, Randriamihaja M, Commins J, Andréambeloson T, Rafenoarimalala FH, Randrianambinina A, Cordier LF, Bonds MH, Garchitorena A.
Int J Health Geogr
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Estimating sources and sinks of malaria parasites in Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Ihantamalala FA, Herbreteau V, Rakotoarimanana FMJ, Rakotondramanga JM, Cauchemez S, Rahoilijaona B, Pennober G, Buckee CO, Rogier C, Metcalf CJE, Wesolowski A.
Nat Commun
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Spatial and temporal dynamics of malaria in Madagascar.
Authors: Authors: Ihantamalala FA, Rakotoarimanana FMJ, Ramiadantsoa T, Rakotondramanga JM, Pennober G, Rakotomanana F, Cauchemez S, Metcalf CJE, Herbreteau V, Wesolowski A.
Malar J
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