Marie Laga

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Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of sexual transmission of HIV: real results, science progressing, societies remaining behind
    Marie Laga
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 26:1223-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating HIV prevention effectiveness: the perfect as the enemy of the good
    Marie Laga
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 26:779-83. 2012
  3. pmc Outcomes of antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: retention of patients in care is a major challenge and varies across health facilities
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:81. 2011
  4. pmc High prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among male sex workers in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire: need for services tailored to their needs
    Bea Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Sex Transm Infect 88:288-93. 2012
  5. pmc HIV and STI prevalence among female sex workers in Côte d'Ivoire: why targeted prevention programs should be continued and strengthened
    Bea Vuylsteke
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e32627. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behavior among clients of female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Bea L Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 17:1691-4. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Linked response for prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/AIDS, STIs, and reproductive health issues: results after 18 months of implementation in five operational districts in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e47-55. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The need for family planning and safe abortion services among women sex workers seeking STI care in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 11:88-95. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Four-year retention and risk factors for attrition among members of community ART groups in Tete, Mozambique
    Tom Decroo
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Tete, Mozambique Departement of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 19:514-21. 2014
  10. pmc Exploring Risk Behaviors and Vulnerability for HIV among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire: Poor Knowledge, Homophobia and Sexual Violence
    Joséphine Aho
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e99591. 2014

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Prevention of sexual transmission of HIV: real results, science progressing, societies remaining behind
    Marie Laga
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 26:1223-9. 2012
    ..If we manage to find common ground on combination prevention, customize approaches to people's needs and exercise technical and political leadership, our decade may see the beginning of the end of the epidemic...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating HIV prevention effectiveness: the perfect as the enemy of the good
    Marie Laga
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 26:779-83. 2012
    ..Building a plausible case using mixed methods and modeling can provide a valid alternative to probability evidence. HIV prevention policies should not be limited to evidences from randomized designs only...
  3. pmc Outcomes of antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: retention of patients in care is a major challenge and varies across health facilities
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:81. 2011
    ..In this study, we intended to evaluate the outcomes of the ART services in 55 health facilities in Ethiopia...
  4. pmc High prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among male sex workers in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire: need for services tailored to their needs
    Bea Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Sex Transm Infect 88:288-93. 2012
    ..To assess condom use and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV among male sex workers (MSW) in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire...
  5. pmc HIV and STI prevalence among female sex workers in Côte d'Ivoire: why targeted prevention programs should be continued and strengthened
    Bea Vuylsteke
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e32627. 2012
    ..To assess condom use and prevalence of STIs and HIV among female sex workers (FSWs), as part of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan of a nationwide sex worker prevention project in Côte d'Ivoire...
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behavior among clients of female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Bea L Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 17:1691-4. 2003
    ..To assess socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics of clients of female sex workers in Abidjan, and to determine their HIV prevalence and related risk factors...
  7. doi request reprint Linked response for prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/AIDS, STIs, and reproductive health issues: results after 18 months of implementation in five operational districts in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:e47-55. 2011
    ..To describe the implementation and results of the linked response (LR) in Cambodia after 18 months of follow-up...
  8. ncbi request reprint The need for family planning and safe abortion services among women sex workers seeking STI care in Cambodia
    Thérèse Delvaux
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Reprod Health Matters 11:88-95. 2003
    ..These findings reveal the need for accessible contraception and safe abortion services among sex workers in Cambodia, and raise the issue of the reproductive rights and reproductive health needs of women sex workers in general...
  9. ncbi request reprint Four-year retention and risk factors for attrition among members of community ART groups in Tete, Mozambique
    Tom Decroo
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Tete, Mozambique Departement of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 19:514-21. 2014
    ..To understand the impact of CAG on long-term retention, we estimated mortality and lost-to-follow-up (LTFU) rates and assessed predictors for attrition...
  10. pmc Exploring Risk Behaviors and Vulnerability for HIV among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire: Poor Knowledge, Homophobia and Sexual Violence
    Joséphine Aho
    Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e99591. 2014
    ..MSM in Abidjan exhibit multiple and frequent HIV-related risk behaviors. To address those behaviours, a combination of individual but also structural interventions will be needed given the context of stigma, homophobia and violence. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint What is the place of pre-exposure prophylaxis in HIV prevention?
    Jeroen De Man
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Group HIV STD and Co infections, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Rev 15:102-11. 2013
    ..It should be implemented in a way that deals with issues such as ensuring high adherence and ensuring that pre-exposure prophylaxis does not detract from, but complements, other more fundamental elements of HIV prevention programs...
  12. doi request reprint Capture-recapture for estimating the size of the female sex worker population in three cities in Côte d'Ivoire and in Kisumu, western Kenya
    Bea Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1537-43. 2010
    ..To estimate the female sex worker population size in three cities in Côte d'Ivoire and in Kisumu, Kenya...
  13. ncbi request reprint Should family planning clinics provide clinical services for sexually transmitted infections? A case study from Côte d'Ivoire
    Yves Lafort
    STD HIV Research and Intervention Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 8:552-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate the quality and usefulness of integrated sexually transmitted infection (STI) care at non-governmental family planning (FP) clinics in Côte d'Ivoire...