Francisco Inacio Bastos

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Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. pmc Knowledge of AIDS and HIV transmission among drug users in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neilane Bertoni
    Institute for Scientific and Technological Information and Communication in Health LIS ICICT, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Harm Reduct J 8:5. 2011
  2. pmc HIV risk behaviors among female IDUs in developing and transitional countries
    Charles M Cleland
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:271. 2007
  3. pmc Knowledge, perceived stigma, and care-seeking experiences for sexually transmitted infections: a qualitative study from the perspective of public clinic attendees in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Monica Malta
    Social Science Department, Sergio Arouca School of Public Health DCS ENSP, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 7:18. 2007
  4. ncbi [Brazilian psychosocial and operational research vis-à-vis the UNGASS targets]
    Francisco Inacio Bastos
    Departamento de Informações Em Saúde, Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:42-51. 2006
  5. ncbi [Brazilian biomedical and epidemiological research vis-à-vis the UNGASS targets]
    Francisco Inacio Bastos
    Departamento de Informações Em Saúde, Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:31-41. 2006
  6. ncbi Debate on the paper by David Vlahov & David D. Celentano. The double dimension of care and management of injecting drug users living with HIV/AIDS
    Francisco I Bastos
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:719-20; author reply 730-1. 2006
  7. ncbi Assessing needle exchange operations in a poor Brazilian community
    Francisco I Bastos
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Subst Use Misuse 41:937-51. 2006
  8. ncbi Is human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome decreasing among Brazilian injection drug users? Recent findings and how to interpret them
    Francisco I Bastos
    Departamento de Informação em Saúde, CICT Fiocruz, 21045 900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:91-6. 2005
  9. ncbi [Use of psychoactive substances and contraceptive methods by the Brazilian urban population, 2005]
    Francisco I Bastos
    Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:118-26. 2008
  10. ncbi [Signs and symptoms associated with sexually transmitted infections in Brazil, 2005]
    Francisco I Bastos
    Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Instituto de Comunição e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Av, Brasil 4, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:98-108. 2008

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  1. pmc Knowledge of AIDS and HIV transmission among drug users in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neilane Bertoni
    Institute for Scientific and Technological Information and Communication in Health LIS ICICT, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Harm Reduct J 8:5. 2011
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  2. pmc HIV risk behaviors among female IDUs in developing and transitional countries
    Charles M Cleland
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:271. 2007
    ..Most data on gender differences come from industrialized countries, so data are needed in developing countries to determine how well gender differences generalize to these understudied regions...
  3. pmc Knowledge, perceived stigma, and care-seeking experiences for sexually transmitted infections: a qualitative study from the perspective of public clinic attendees in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Monica Malta
    Social Science Department, Sergio Arouca School of Public Health DCS ENSP, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 7:18. 2007
    ..The study focused on eliciting the perspective of clinic users with regard to those factors influencing their STI care-seeking decisions and the health education and counseling which they received during their clinic visit...
  4. ncbi [Brazilian psychosocial and operational research vis-à-vis the UNGASS targets]
    Francisco Inacio Bastos
    Departamento de Informações Em Saúde, Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:42-51. 2006
    ..Widespread implementation of new technologies for data gathering and management depends on investments in infrastructure and professional skills acquisition...
  5. ncbi [Brazilian biomedical and epidemiological research vis-à-vis the UNGASS targets]
    Francisco Inacio Bastos
    Departamento de Informações Em Saúde, Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:31-41. 2006
    ..Brazil has implemented a consistent and diversified response within the field of HIV/AIDS, with studies relating to the development of vaccines, new medications and monitoring of the epidemic...
  6. ncbi Debate on the paper by David Vlahov & David D. Celentano. The double dimension of care and management of injecting drug users living with HIV/AIDS
    Francisco I Bastos
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:719-20; author reply 730-1. 2006
  7. ncbi Assessing needle exchange operations in a poor Brazilian community
    Francisco I Bastos
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Subst Use Misuse 41:937-51. 2006
    ..All efforts should be made to increase the availability of clean syringes and to fully integrate syringe exchange with comprehensive health education and health screening to effectively curb HIV spread...
  8. ncbi Is human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome decreasing among Brazilian injection drug users? Recent findings and how to interpret them
    Francisco I Bastos
    Departamento de Informação em Saúde, CICT Fiocruz, 21045 900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:91-6. 2005
    ..In an attempt to further assess the observed trends, we carried out original analyses using data from Brazilian AIDS databank...
  9. ncbi [Use of psychoactive substances and contraceptive methods by the Brazilian urban population, 2005]
    Francisco I Bastos
    Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:118-26. 2008
    ..To analyze the relationship between utilization patterns for condoms and other contraceptive methods and the consumption of alcohol and drugs...
  10. ncbi [Signs and symptoms associated with sexually transmitted infections in Brazil, 2005]
    Francisco I Bastos
    Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Instituto de Comunição e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Av, Brasil 4, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:98-108. 2008
    ..Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a major determinant of population disease burden worldwide. The objective of the study was to assess self-reported morbidity associated to STIs according to gender...
  11. ncbi "Get back to where you once belonged": monitoring the AIDS pandemic in the 21st century
    Francisco Inacio Bastos
    Departamento de Informações Em Saúde, Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Cien Saude Colet 13:1719-27. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi [Drug and alcohol use: main findings of a national survey, Brazil 2005]
    Francisco I Bastos
    Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:109-17. 2008
    ..To assess alcohol and drug use in a representative sample of the urban Brazilian population and their correlation with sexual and reproductive health...
  13. ncbi The role of "long-term" and "new" injectors in a declining HIV/AIDS epidemic in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Mariana A Hacker
    Department of Health Information, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Subst Use Misuse 40:99-123. 2005
    ..Differential characteristics and behaviors of new (injecting for <6 years) and long-term (>=6y) injectors may help to understand recent changes and to implement appropriate prevention strategies...
  14. ncbi HIV/AIDS risk among female sex workers who use crack in Southern Brazil
    Monica Malta
    Departamento de Ciências Sociais, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública SérgioArouca, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:830-7. 2008
    ..Transcript data was entered into Atlas.ti software and grounded theory methodology was used to analyze the data and develop a conceptual model as a result of this study...
  15. doi Factors associated with increased prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in a cohort of HIV-infected Brazilian women
    Beatriz Grinsztejn
    Instituto de Pesquisa Clínica Evandro Chagas IPEC, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Int J Infect Dis 13:72-80. 2009
    ..Using baseline data from the HIV-infected cohort of Evandro Chagas Clinical Research Institute at Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, factors associated with an increased prevalence of HPV were assessed...
  16. ncbi Trends in drug resistance mutations in antiretroviral-naïve intravenous drug users of Rio de Janeiro
    Sylvia Lopes Maia Teixeira
    Laboratory of AIDS and Molecular Immunology, Department of Immunology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Med Virol 78:764-9. 2006
    ..0 vs. 73.7%), F (22.2 vs. 10.5%), and recombinant B/F (14.8 vs. 15.8%) viruses were found, respectively, in the pre- and post-HAART groups...
  17. ncbi A randomized trial of audio computer and in-person interview to assess HIV risk among drug and alcohol users in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
    Anna Azevedo Simoes
    Health Department of the State Government of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Subst Abuse Treat 30:237-43. 2006
    ..ACASI seems to be a key resource in improving the reporting of sensitive data in Brazil, as it has been in prior international studies...
  18. ncbi Assessing sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of women living with HIV/AIDS, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Beatriz Grinsztejn
    Evandro Chagas Clinical Research Institute FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil, 4365 Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J STD AIDS 17:473-8. 2006
    ..Reproductive counselling should be a part of this approach...
  19. ncbi Surveillance of mother-to-child HIV transmission: socioeconomic and health care coverage indicators
    Christovam Barcellos
    Laboratório de Informações em Saúde, Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Avenida Brasil 4365 Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil ocruz br
    Rev Saude Publica 43:1006-14. 2009
    ..To identify clustering areas of infants exposed to HIV during pregnancy and their association with indicators of primary care coverage and socioeconomic condition...
  20. ncbi The first ten years: achievements and challenges of the Brazilian program of universal access to HIV/AIDS comprehensive management and care, 1996-2006
    Mariana A Hacker
    Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:S345-59. 2007
    ....
  21. doi AIDS in Latin America: assessing the current status of the epidemic and the ongoing response
    Francisco I Bastos
    Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 37:729-37. 2008
    ..This article provides a summary of the current status of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Latin America, as well as an outline of the diverse responses to it...
  22. ncbi [Audio Computer-Assisted Interview: a new technology in the assessment of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and drug use]
    Anna Maria Azevedo Simões
    Centro Estadual de Tratamento e Reabilitação de Adictos, Secretaria de Estado de Saúde do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:1169-81. 2004
    ..According to the surveys, the ACASI format is a fast and valid assessment method for large samples. ACASI generates databanks that can be easily processed and analyzed...
  23. doi Distribution of CCR5 genotypes and HLA Class I B alleles in HIV-1 infected and uninfected injecting drug users from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sylvia Lopes Maia Teixeira
    Laboratory of AIDS and Molecular Immunology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Infect Genet Evol 9:638-42. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi [Decentralization, AIDS, and harm reduction: the implementation of public policies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
    Elize Massard da Fonseca
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2134-44. 2007
    ..The current discontinuity of SEP operations may favor the resurgence of AIDS in the IDU population. A more uniform, regulated decentralization process is thus needed...
  25. ncbi Survival of AIDS patients using two case definitions, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1986-2003
    Dayse Pereira Campos
    Evandro Chagas Clinical Research Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    AIDS 19:S22-6. 2005
    ..This study compares survival rates using the Brazilian Ministry of Health 2004 and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1993 case definitions in a large HIV/AIDS referral centre in Rio de Janeiro...
  26. ncbi Income inequality, residential poverty clustering and infant mortality: a study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Celia Landmann Szwarcwald
    Departamento de Informações Em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Biblioteca de Manguinhos 205, Av Brasil 4365, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21045 900, Brazil
    Soc Sci Med 55:2083-92. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi Case management of human immunodeficiency virus-infected injection drug users: a case study in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Monica Malta
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Clin Infect Dis 37:S386-91. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi State of animus among Brazilians: influence of socioeconomic context?
    Celia Landmann Szwarcwald
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:33-42. 2005
    ..With regard to severe feelings of anxiety, only unemployment contributed significantly. These findings highlight the influence of social and economic contexts, beyond strictly individual characteristics, on the health of Brazilians...
  29. ncbi The children of mama coca: coca, cocaine and the fate of harm reduction in South America
    Francisco I Bastos
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int J Drug Policy 18:99-106. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi Behavior and major barriers faced by non-injectable drug users with HBV/HCV seeking treatment for hepatitis and drug addiction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Monica Malta
    ENSP, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Cien Saude Colet 16:4777-86. 2011
    ..Those most in need were less likely to access treatment, calling for renewed strategies, in order to curb hepatitis among impoverished drug users and their sexual partners...
  31. ncbi The association of socioeconomic status and use of crack/cocaine with unprotected anal sex in a cohort of men who have sex with men in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Claudia Teresa Vieira de Souza
    Research Center, Evandro Chagas Hospital, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:95-100. 2002
    ..91, CI: 1.20-3.05), and use of crack/cocaine (AOR = 1.91, CI: 1.05-3.46). Our findings suggest that HIV prevention programs for these men need to address drug use and how drug use may influence sexual behaviors...
  32. ncbi [Environmental sanitation and mortality associated with waterborne diseases in children under 5 years of age in Brazil]
    Jaime Gregorio Bellido
    Departamento de Informação em Saúde, Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Manguinhos, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:114-20. 2010
    ..Determine and evaluate the relationship between the variables for water conditions, environmental sanitation, and mortality in children under 5 years of age associated with a group of waterborne diseases...
  33. doi Poverty, bridging between injecting drug users and the general population, and "interiorization" may explain the spread of HIV in southern Brazil
    Mariana A Hacker
    Leprosy Laboratory, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Avenida Brasil, 4365, Zip code 21040 360 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Health Place 15:514-9. 2009
    ..Poverty (as measured by socioeconomic indicators) and bridging from IDUs contribute to the spread of HIV/AIDS in Brazilian southern municipalities...
  34. pmc Seroprevalence and factors associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 among HIV-negative high-risk men who have sex with men from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: a cross-sectional study
    Junia Rodrigues
    Instituto de Pesquisa Clínica Evandro Chagas IPEC, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    BMC Infect Dis 9:39. 2009
    ..The goal of the present cross-sectional study was to estimate HSV-2 seroprevalence and to determine the factors associated with HSV-2 seropositivity in HIV-negative high-risk MSM from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  35. ncbi [Alcohol and illicit drug use and its influence on the sexual behavior of teenagers from Minas Gerais State, Brazil]
    Neilane Bertoni
    Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:1350-60. 2009
    ..Policies to prevent drug abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, and unplanned pregnancy should be fully integrated...
  36. pmc Differential survival benefit of universal HAART access in Brazil: a nation-wide comparison of injecting drug users versus men who have sex with men
    Monica Malta
    Social Science Department, Sergio Arouca School of Public Health DCS ENSP, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:629-35. 2009
    ..We evaluated the impact of HAART availability/access on AIDS-related mortality among IDUs versus men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  37. ncbi "The first shot": the context of first injection of illicit drugs, ongoing injecting practices, and hepatitis C infection in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Maria de Lourdes Aguiar Oliveira
    Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:861-70. 2006
    ....
  38. pmc Prevalence, estimated HIV-1 incidence and viral diversity among people seeking voluntary counseling and testing services in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Carlos A Velasco de Castro
    Laboratorio de AIDS and Imunologia Molecular, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    BMC Infect Dis 10:224. 2010
    ..This study determined the prevalence, estimated incidence and HIV-1 subtype infection among individuals seeking testing in Voluntary Counseling and Testing centers (VCTs) from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  39. doi Patient-provider communication and reproductive health among HIV-positive women in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Monica Malta
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Social Science Department, National School of Public Health DCS ENSP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Patient Educ Couns 81:476-82. 2010
    ..To qualitatively assess the influence of patient-provider communication on contraceptive choice among HIV-positive women in the context of universal antiretroviral therapy (ART) access...
  40. ncbi Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected drug users: a meta-analysis
    Monica Malta
    Social Science Department, Sergio Arouca School of Public Health DCS ENSP, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21041 210, Brazil
    AIDS Behav 14:731-47. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest that HIV+ DU tend to be inappropriately assumed to be less adherent and unlikely to achieve desirable treatment outcomes, when compared to their non-DU cohort...
  41. doi Adherence to antiretroviral therapy for human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome among drug users: a systematic review
    Monica Malta
    Social Science Department, Sergio Arouca School of Public Health DCS ENSP, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Addiction 103:1242-57. 2008
    ..Suboptimal adherence among marginalized populations such as HIV-positive drug users could be associated with clinical failure and the emergence of viral resistance...
  42. ncbi HIV testing among pregnant women in Brazil: rates and predictors
    Valdilea G Veloso
    Instituto de Pesquisa Clinica Evandro Chagas, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:859-67. 2008
    ..To assess rates of offering and uptake of HIV testing and their predictors among women who attended prenatal care...
  43. ncbi Syringe exchange programs in Brazil: preliminary assessment of 45 programs
    Elize Massard da Fonseca
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:761-70. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi Reconstructing the AIDS epidemic among injection drug users in Brazil
    Mariana A Hacker
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:751-60. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus, AIDS, and drug consumption in South America and the Caribbean: epidemiological evidence and initiatives to curb the epidemic
    Mariana A Hacker
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:303-13. 2005
    ..The paper reviews data on drug use in relation to the spread of human immunodeficiency virus and AIDS in South America and the Caribbean...
  46. ncbi A window of opportunity: declining rates of hepatitis B virus infection among injection drug users in Rio de Janeiro, and prospects for targeted hepatitis B vaccination
    Sabrina A N Oliveira
    The National Reference Laboratory for Viral Hepatitis, Department of Virology, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:271-7. 2005
    ..To measure hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection rates among injection drug users in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and to report their knowledge of and attitudes toward hepatitis and HBV vaccination...
  47. ncbi AIDS mortality, "race or color", and social inequality in a context of universal access to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Brazil, 1999-2004
    Maria Goretti P Fonseca
    Instituto de Pesquisa Evandro Chagas, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:S445-55. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi Adherence to antiretroviral therapy: a qualitative study with physicians from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Monica Malta
    Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1424-32. 2005
    ..These structural changes could contribute to improved adherence, resulting in improved quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS...
  49. ncbi Highly active antiretroviral therapy in Brazil: the challenge of universal access in a context of social inequality
    Mariana A Hacker
    Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 16:78-83. 2004
    ..To investigate trends in AIDS mortality and incidence in Brazil over the period of 1984 to 2000 and to assess the impact of the introduction of universal access to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the country in 1996...
  50. ncbi Twenty-five years of the AIDS epidemic in Brazil: principal epidemiological findings, 1980-2005
    Maria Goretti P Fonseca
    Instituto de Pesquisa Evandro Chagas, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:S333-44. 2007
    ..The article also emphasizes the growth of AIDS morbidity-mortality in the less favored socioeconomic strata and in women, and the stability of the mortality rate among men...
  51. ncbi Anti-human immunodeficiency virus-1 antibody titers in injection drug users compared to sexually infected individuals
    Vera Bongertz
    Laborat rio de Aids e Imunologia Molecular, Departamento de Imunologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 98:209-12. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi Estimates of HIV-1 incidence based on serological methods: a brief methodological review
    Mariza Gonçalves Morgado
    Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:S7-18. 2011
    ....
  53. ncbi [Public health, damage containment and the prevention of blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections: a review of the core concepts and their implementation in Brazil]
    Lucília de Almeida Elias
    Centro de Saúde Escola Germano Sinval Faria, Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro
    Cien Saude Colet 16:4721-30. 2011
    ....
  54. ncbi [Health inequality indicators: a discussion of some methodological approaches as applied to neonatal mortality in the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, 2000]
    Celia Landmann Szwarcwald
    Departamento de Informação em Saúde, Centro de Informação Científica e Tecnológica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21045 900, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:959-70. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi Epidemiological and genetic analyses of Hepatitis C virus transmission among young/short- and long-term injecting drug users from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Maria de Lourdes Aguiar Oliveira
    Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Virol 44:200-6. 2009
    ..Injecting drug users (IDU) have a key role in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) epidemiology. Young/short-term IDUs constitute a target group for preventive/harm reduction interventions...
  56. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in Venezuela: high prevalence of HIV-1 subtype B and identification of a B/F recombinant infection
    Erika Castro
    Department of Immunology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:338-44. 2003
    ..The authors' results point to relevant differences between the samples of continental and Caribbean regions of Venezuela, requiring further evaluation of larger samples...
  57. doi The paradigm of universal access to HIV-treatment and human rights violation: how do we treat HIV-positive people who use drugs?
    Monica Malta
    Social Science Department, ENSP FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 11:52-62. 2014
    ..Renewed strategies and effective interventions should be developed and scaled-up, in order to assure equitable HAART access, decrease morbidity and mortality among PWUDs. ..
  58. ncbi Performance of rapid hepatitis C virus antibody assays among high- and low-risk populations
    Leticia de Paula Scalioni
    Laboratory of Viral Hepatitis, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Clin Virol 60:200-5. 2014
    ..Rapid tests for the detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) can facilitate access to diagnosis...
  59. ncbi STROBE initiative: guidelines on reporting observational studies
    Monica Malta
    Departamento de Ciências Sociais, Escola Nacional de Saude Publica Sergio Arouca, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:559-65. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to show the translation into Portuguese, introduce the discussion on the context of use, the potential and limitations of the STROBE initiative...