- DOTS and DOTS-plus: not the only answer
Infectious Disease Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 953:165-84. 2001
..Community-based strategies designed to enhance local capacity are cost effective and make it possible to meet new medical challenges...
- Community-based treatment of advanced HIV disease: introducing DOT-HAART (directly observed therapy with highly active antiretroviral therapy)
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Bull World Health Organ 79:1145-51. 2001
..We conclude that directly observed therapy (DOT) with HAART, "DOT-HAART", can be delivered effectively in poor settings if there is an uninterrupted supply of high-quality drugs...
- Programmatic management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: models from three countries
Department of Social Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:1294-300. 2011
..Although multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a major global health problem, there is a gap in programmatic treatment implementation...
- Clinical and programmatic considerations in the treatment of MDR-TB in children: a series of 16 patients from Lima, Peru
J S Mukherjee
Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:637-44. 2003
..Tuberculosis is a common cause of morbidity and mortality for children throughout the developing world. Children may also be infected with MDR-TB, yet most developing countries do not specifically address pediatric MDR-TB...
- Identification of chlamydia and gonorrhoea among women in rural Haiti: maximising access to treatment in a resource poor setting
M C Smith Fawzi
ScD, Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine, Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change PIDSC, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sex Transm Infect 82:175-81. 2006
..To develop a risk assessment algorithm that will increase the identification and treatment of women with cervical infection in rural Haiti...
- Social inequalities and emerging infectious diseases
Harvard Medical School, Department of Social Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 2:259-69. 1996
..Research questions stemming from such a reexamination of disease emergence would demand close collaboration between basic scientists, clinicians, and the social scientists and epidemiologists who adopt such perspectives...
- Limitations in knowledge of HIV transmission among HIV-positive patients accessing case management services in a resource-poor setting
M C Smith Fawzi
Department of Social Medicine, Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
AIDS Care 18:764-71. 2006
..Programs that serve HIV-positive patients coping with poverty and other serious problems need to ensure adequate knowledge of HIV transmission to reduce the overall burden of HIV in resource-poor settings...