Didier K Ekouevi

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Publications

  1. pmc Maternal CD4+ cell count decline after interruption of antiretroviral prophylaxis for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
    Didier Ekouevi
    MTCT Plus Initiative Programme, PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    PLoS ONE 7:e43750. 2012
  2. pmc Feasibility and acceptability of rapid HIV screening in a labour ward in Togo
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Département des Sciences Biologiques et Santé Publique, Faculté Mixte de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Lome, Togo
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17380. 2012
  3. pmc Health facility characteristics and their relationship to coverage of PMTCT of HIV services across four African countries: the PEARL study
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PAC CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e29823. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Strengthening health systems through HIV monitoring and evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 6:245-50. 2011
  5. pmc Coverage of intermittent prevention treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine among pregnant women and congenital malaria in Côte d'Ivoire
    Henriette A Vanga-Bosson
    Programme PAC CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Malar J 10:105. 2011
  6. pmc Pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to efavirenz and nevirapine: an appraisal of the IeDEA West Africa and ANRS Databases, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PAC CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:183-7. 2011
  7. pmc 12-month mortality and loss-to-program in antiretroviral-treated children: The IeDEA pediatric West African Database to evaluate AIDS (pWADA), 2000-2008
    Didier K Ekouevi
    INSERM, U897, and Institut de Santé Publique, Epidémiologie et Développement, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    BMC Public Health 11:519. 2011
  8. pmc Antiretroviral treatment and prevention of peripartum and postnatal HIV transmission in West Africa: evaluation of a two-tiered approach
    Besigin Tonwe-Gold
    MTCT Plus Programme, ACONDA, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    PLoS Med 4:e257. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women with advanced HIV disease and pregnancy outcomes in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Didier K Ekouevi
    ANRS 1201 1202 DITRAME PLUS Project, PACCI Collaboration, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    AIDS 22:1815-20. 2008
  10. pmc Two-year morbidity-mortality and alternatives to prolonged breast-feeding among children born to HIV-infected mothers in Côte d'Ivoire
    Renaud Becquet
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Unité 593, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS Med 4:e17. 2007

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Publications37

  1. pmc Maternal CD4+ cell count decline after interruption of antiretroviral prophylaxis for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
    Didier Ekouevi
    MTCT Plus Initiative Programme, PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    PLoS ONE 7:e43750. 2012
    ..We evaluated maternal CD4+ cell count (CD4+) decline after PMTCT prophylaxis in a multi-country HIV care program...
  2. pmc Feasibility and acceptability of rapid HIV screening in a labour ward in Togo
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Département des Sciences Biologiques et Santé Publique, Faculté Mixte de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Lome, Togo
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17380. 2012
    ..Little is known about the feasibility and acceptability of HIV screening during labour in West Africa...
  3. pmc Health facility characteristics and their relationship to coverage of PMTCT of HIV services across four African countries: the PEARL study
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PAC CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e29823. 2012
    ..Health facility characteristics associated with effective prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) coverage in sub-Saharan are poorly understood...
  4. doi request reprint Strengthening health systems through HIV monitoring and evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 6:245-50. 2011
    ..In this review, we describe the challenges faced by using clinical cohorts to perform Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and the possible solutions for increasing and strengthening health systems in low-income and middle-income countries...
  5. pmc Coverage of intermittent prevention treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine among pregnant women and congenital malaria in Côte d'Ivoire
    Henriette A Vanga-Bosson
    Programme PAC CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Malar J 10:105. 2011
    ..Data on IPT-SP coverage and factors associated with placental malaria parasitaemia and low birth weight (LBW) are scarce in Côte d'Ivoire...
  6. pmc Pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to efavirenz and nevirapine: an appraisal of the IeDEA West Africa and ANRS Databases, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PAC CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:183-7. 2011
    ..An increasing number of HIV-infected women become pregnant while receiving efavirenz (EFV). We compared the pregnancy outcomes of women exposed to EFV and to nevirapine (NVP) during the first trimester...
  7. pmc 12-month mortality and loss-to-program in antiretroviral-treated children: The IeDEA pediatric West African Database to evaluate AIDS (pWADA), 2000-2008
    Didier K Ekouevi
    INSERM, U897, and Institut de Santé Publique, Epidémiologie et Développement, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    BMC Public Health 11:519. 2011
    ..We describe here the characteristics at antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiation and study the 12-month mortality and loss-to-program of HIV-infected children followed in ART programs in West Africa...
  8. pmc Antiretroviral treatment and prevention of peripartum and postnatal HIV transmission in West Africa: evaluation of a two-tiered approach
    Besigin Tonwe-Gold
    MTCT Plus Programme, ACONDA, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    PLoS Med 4:e257. 2007
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  9. doi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women with advanced HIV disease and pregnancy outcomes in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Didier K Ekouevi
    ANRS 1201 1202 DITRAME PLUS Project, PACCI Collaboration, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    AIDS 22:1815-20. 2008
    ..Pregnancy outcomes in women receiving highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) in Africa are not well described...
  10. pmc Two-year morbidity-mortality and alternatives to prolonged breast-feeding among children born to HIV-infected mothers in Côte d'Ivoire
    Renaud Becquet
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Unité 593, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS Med 4:e17. 2007
    ..Little is known about the long-term safety of infant feeding interventions aimed at reducing breast milk HIV transmission in Africa...
  11. doi request reprint Maternal 12-month response to antiretroviral therapy following prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV type 1, Ivory Coast, 2003-2006
    Patrick A Coffie
    Unité Institut National de Santé et de Rechereche Médicale 593, Bordeaux, France
    Clin Infect Dis 46:611-21. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Variation of CD4 count and percentage during pregnancy and after delivery: implications for HAART initiation in resource-limited settings
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Programme PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, INSERM, Unité 593, Bordeaux, France
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:1469-74. 2007
    ..To accurately target the most appropriate time to start HAART, the CD4 percentage could be more reliable than the absolute count in sub-Saharan African pregnant women...
  13. pmc 18-month effectiveness of short-course antiretroviral regimens combined with alternatives to breastfeeding to prevent HIV mother-to-child transmission
    Valeriane Leroy
    French National Institute for Health and Medical Research INSERM, Unité 897, Centre de Recherche Epidémiologie et Biostatistique, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS ONE 3:e1645. 2008
    ..We assessed the 18-month effectiveness of short-course (sc) antiretroviral peripartum regimens combined with alternatives to prolonged breastfeeding to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-1 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire...
  14. ncbi request reprint CD4 percentages and total lymphocyte counts as early surrogate markers for pediatric HIV-1 infection in resource-limited settings
    Francois Rouet
    Centre de Diagnostic et de Recherches sur le SIDA CeDReS, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Treichville, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    J Trop Pediatr 52:346-54. 2006
    ..CD4% should be further evaluated under field conditions for the diagnosis of pediatric HIV-1 infection and the monitoring of pediatric antiretroviral therapy...
  15. pmc Complementary feeding adequacy in relation to nutritional status among early weaned breastfed children who are born to HIV-infected mothers: ANRS 1201/1202 Ditrame Plus, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
    Renaud Becquet
    Unité INSERM 593, Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie et Développement, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    Pediatrics 117:e701-10. 2006
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  16. doi request reprint Early mixed feeding and breastfeeding beyond 6 months increase the risk of postnatal HIV transmission: ANRS 1201/1202 Ditrame Plus, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Renaud Becquet
    INSERM, Unité 897, Centre de Recherche Epidémiologie et Biostatistique, Bordeaux, France
    Prev Med 47:27-33. 2008
    ..To evaluate the risk of postnatal HIV transmission among women in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire offered alternatives to prolonged breastfeeding, and to assess the impact of the breastfeeding pattern and duration on this risk...
  17. pmc Universal antiretroviral therapy for pregnant and breast-feeding HIV-1-infected women: towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in resource-limited settings
    Renaud Becquet
    INSERM, Unité 897, Centre de Recherche Epidémiologie et Biostatistique, Bordeaux, France
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1936-45. 2009
    ..On the basis of available evidence, we suggest translating into practice the recently available evidence on this matter without any further delay...
  18. pmc Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of health care workers regarding alternatives to prolonged breast-feeding (ANRS 1201/1202, Ditrame Plus, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)
    Renaud Becquet
    Unité INSERM 593, Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:102-5. 2005
    ..However, proposing alternatives to prolonged breast-feeding causes difficulties for health care workers that should be taken into account when tailoring such complex interventions...
  19. pmc Acceptability of exclusive breast-feeding with early cessation to prevent HIV transmission through breast milk, ANRS 1201/1202 Ditrame Plus, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Renaud Becquet
    Unité INSERM 593, Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement ISPE, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:600-8. 2005
    ..We assessed the uptake of a nutritional intervention promoting exclusive breast-feeding with early cessation between 3 and 4 months of age to reduce postnatal transmission of HIV in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire...
  20. pmc Immune status and uptake of antiretroviral interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in Africa
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Projet ANRS 1201 1202 Ditrame Plus and CeDReS, Programme PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:755-7. 2004
    ..425/mm3; P=0.47). The overall uptake of the intervention (31.9%) appeared to be independent of the maternal immune status...
  21. pmc Incidence and risk factors of severe adverse events with nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected women. MTCT-Plus program, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Patrick A Coffie
    Programme MTCT Plus, ACONDA, BP 1954 Abidjan 18, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    BMC Infect Dis 10:188. 2010
    ..We estimated the incidence of SAEs according to CD4 cell count and identify their risk factors in nevirapine-treated women...
  22. doi request reprint CD4-specific mortality rates among HIV-infected adults with high CD4 counts and no antiretroviral treatment in West Africa
    Charlotte Lewden
    INSERM, U897, Bordeaux, France
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:213-9. 2012
    ..CD4-specific rates of mortality in sub-Saharan African adults with high CD4 counts have rarely been estimated. This estimation is useful to the when to start antiretroviral treatment (ART) debate...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of resistance to nevirapine in mothers and children after single-dose exposure to prevent vertical transmission of HIV-1: a meta-analysis
    Elise Arrive
    Unité INSERM 593, Bordeaux, France
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1009-21. 2007
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis of summarized data aimed to estimate the proportion of mothers and children with NVP resistance mutations detected in plasma samples 4-8 weeks postpartum after single-dose NVP use for PMTCT...
  24. pmc Cervical cancer screening by visual inspection in Côte d'Ivoire, operational and clinical aspects according to HIV status
    Apollinaire Horo
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Yopougon, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire, France
    BMC Public Health 12:237. 2012
    ..Cervical cancer screening is not yet standard of care of women attending HIV care clinics in Africa and presents operational challenges that need to be addressed...
  25. pmc Transfer and evaluation of an automated, low-cost real-time reverse transcription-PCR test for diagnosis and monitoring of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in a West African resource-limited setting
    Francois Rouet
    Centre de Diagnostic et de Recherches sur le SIDA, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2709-17. 2005
    ..The TaqMan real-time PCR (12 dollars per test) is now routinely used to monitor HIV-1 infection in our laboratory. This technology should be further evaluated in limited-resource countries where strains other than CRF02 are prevalent...
  26. doi request reprint Nevirapine for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a nation-wide coverage survey in Côte d'Ivoire
    Patrick A Coffie
    Programme PACCI Pôle Mère enfant, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:S3-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated NVP coverage among HIV-infected delivering women in Côte d'Ivoire...
  27. pmc Children who acquire HIV infection perinatally are at higher risk of early death than those acquiring infection through breastmilk: a meta-analysis
    Renaud Becquet
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Unité 897, Centre de Recherche Epidémiologie et Biostatistique, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e28510. 2012
    ..Improved estimates of infant survival by timing of HIV-infection (perinatally or postnatally) are thus needed...
  28. pmc Infant feeding practices before implementing alternatives to prolonged breastfeeding to reduce HIV transmission through breastmilk in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
    Renaud Becquet
    Unité INSERM 593, Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    J Trop Pediatr 51:351-5. 2005
    ..This study provides useful information for planning purposes in this urban African population, where exclusive breastfeeding is rare and the use of infant formula relatively common...
  29. pmc Low retention of HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in 11 clinical centres in West Africa
    Didier K Ekouevi
    INSERM, U897, and ISPED, Universite Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    Trop Med Int Health 15:34-42. 2010
    ..To study factors associated with the probability of retention in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in West Africa...
  30. ncbi request reprint [HIV seroprevalence among drug users in Togo]
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Département des sciences fondamentales et santé publique, Faculté Mixte de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Universite de Lome, Togo
    Sante Publique 25:491-8. 2013
    ..In the context of implementing a serological and behavioural surveillance system among drugs users, this study estimated the prevalence of HIV infection and related risk behaviours among drug users (DUs) in Togo...
  31. pmc Pharmacovigilance for antiretroviral drugs in Africa: lessons from a study in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
    Antoine Jaquet
    INSERM CRE U 897, Institute of Public Health and Development, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1303-10. 2011
    ..We assessed knowledge towards pharmacovigilance among ART prescribers and available capacity of HIV clinics to conduct ADR monitoring in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire...
  32. doi request reprint Maternal and nenonatal tenofovir and emtricitabine to prevent vertical transmission of HIV-1: tolerance and resistance
    Elise Arrive
    INSERM U897, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    AIDS 24:2481-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate the tolerance and resistance profiles of a combination of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and emtricitabine (FTC) given to HIV-1-infected delivering women and their newborns...
  33. doi request reprint Alcohol use and non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients in West Africa
    Antoine Jaquet
    HIV Epidemiology, INSERM CRE U 897, Institut de Santé Publique, Epidémiologie et Développement, Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux 2, France
    Addiction 105:1416-21. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between alcohol use and adherence to highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in sub-Saharan Africa...
  34. pmc The spectrum of cancers in West Africa: associations with human immunodeficiency virus
    Aristophane Tanon
    Service de Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, CHU de Treichville, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    PLoS ONE 7:e48108. 2012
    ..Our objective was to estimate the association between HIV infection and selected types of cancers among patients hospitalized for diagnosis or treatment of cancer in West Africa...
  35. ncbi request reprint Acceptability and uptake of a package to prevent mother-to-child transmission using rapid HIV testing in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Didier K Ekouevi
    Project ANRS Ditrame Plus, Programme PACCI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    AIDS 18:697-700. 2004
  36. pmc The challenge of AIDS-related malignancies in sub-Saharan Africa
    Annie J Sasco
    INSERM, U 897, Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention, Bordeaux, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e8621. 2010
    ..The objective of our paper is to review the link between HIV and cancer in sub-Saharan Africa, putting it in perspective with what is already known in Western countries...