Lalit Dandona

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Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India to inform resource allocation
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 23:233-42. 2009
  2. ncbi Risk factors associated with HIV in a population-based study in Andhra Pradesh state of India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1274-86. 2008
  3. pmc Changing cost of HIV interventions in the context of scaling-up in India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 22:S43-9. 2008
  4. ncbi Drop of HIV estimate for India to less than half
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, 500033 Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lancet 370:1811-3. 2007
  5. pmc Crash characteristics and patterns of injury among hospitalized motorised two-wheeled vehicle users in urban India
    Michael Fitzharris
    George Institute for International Health and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:11. 2009
  6. pmc HIV prevention costs and program scale: data from the PANCEA project in five low and middle-income countries
    Elliot Marseille
    Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:108. 2007
  7. pmc Outputs, cost and efficiency of public sector centres for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:26. 2008
  8. ncbi Access to condoms for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh
    G Anil Kumar
    Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 19:306-12. 2006
  9. pmc HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: outputs, cost and efficiency
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 5:98. 2005
  10. pmc How much attention is needed towards men who sell sex to men for HIV prevention in India?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:31. 2006

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi Economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India to inform resource allocation
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 23:233-42. 2009
    ..To conduct composite economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions to inform efficient utilization of resources in India...
  2. ncbi Risk factors associated with HIV in a population-based study in Andhra Pradesh state of India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1274-86. 2008
    ..Population-based data on risk factors associated with HIV are not readily available from India. This understanding, and an estimate of the impact of addressing behavioural factors on reducing HIV, would be useful...
  3. pmc Changing cost of HIV interventions in the context of scaling-up in India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 22:S43-9. 2008
    ..A rapid scaling up of HIV interventions in India is anticipated, but systematic information on how costs of HIV interventions change over time and programme scale is not available to inform planning...
  4. ncbi Drop of HIV estimate for India to less than half
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, 500033 Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lancet 370:1811-3. 2007
  5. pmc Crash characteristics and patterns of injury among hospitalized motorised two-wheeled vehicle users in urban India
    Michael Fitzharris
    George Institute for International Health and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:11. 2009
    ..Motorised two-wheeled vehicles (MTV) constitute a large portion of the vehicle fleet in India. We report the crash characteristics and injury patterns among a cohort of MTV riders and pillions presenting to hospital post-crash...
  6. pmc HIV prevention costs and program scale: data from the PANCEA project in five low and middle-income countries
    Elliot Marseille
    Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:108. 2007
    ..Information on the relationship between scale and unit costs is critical to project the cost of global HIV prevention efforts and to allocate prevention resources efficiently...
  7. pmc Outputs, cost and efficiency of public sector centres for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:26. 2008
    ..PMTCT services are mostly provided at public sector government hospitals in India. Systematic data on the cost and efficiency of providing PMTCT services in India are not available readily for further planning...
  8. ncbi Access to condoms for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh
    G Anil Kumar
    Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 19:306-12. 2006
    ..We report the accessibility of male condoms for female sex workers (FSWs) and the associated characteristics that may play a major role in determining access to condoms for FSWs...
  9. pmc HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: outputs, cost and efficiency
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 5:98. 2005
    ..Systematic data on the outputs, cost and efficiency for HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers in India are not readily available to understand programme functioning and guide efficient use of resources...
  10. pmc How much attention is needed towards men who sell sex to men for HIV prevention in India?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:31. 2006
    ..Data on homosexual transmission are not readily available from India. We therefore assessed the probability of acquiring and transmitting HIV for men who sell sex to men and compared this with women who sell sex in India...
  11. pmc Is the HIV burden in India being overestimated?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:308. 2006
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  12. pmc Cost and efficiency of public sector sexually transmitted infection clinics in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:69. 2005
    ..Data on the cost and efficiency of providing STI services in India are not available to help guide efficient use of public resources for these services...
  13. pmc High risk of HIV in non-brothel based female sex workers in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 5:87. 2005
    ..We assessed the non-use of condoms in sex work and with regular sex partners by female sex workers (FSWs), and identified its associations that could assist in planning HIV prevention programmes...
  14. ncbi HIV testing among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:2033-6. 2005
    ..The risk of HIV infection as a result of the non-use of condoms was higher among FSW who reported not having been tested and were also unwilling to get tested, and they also held significantly more negative beliefs about HIV/AIDS...
  15. pmc A population-based study of human immunodeficiency virus in south India reveals major differences from sentinel surveillance-based estimates
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:31. 2006
    ..The validity of these extrapolations has not been systematically examined with a large sample population-based study...
  16. pmc Outputs and cost of HIV prevention programmes for truck drivers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    S G Prem Kumar
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:82. 2009
    ..HIV prevention programmes for truck drivers form part of the HIV control efforts, but systematic data on the outputs and cost of providing such services in India are not readily available for further planning and use of resources...
  17. doi Application of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 BED enzyme immunoassay on dried blood spots in India
    Vemu Lakshmi
    Department of Microbiology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
    J Med Microbiol 58:312-7. 2009
    ..Correlation of the BED assay with panel testing and longitudinal incidence data in the Indian population is needed to calibrate it for use in India...
  18. ncbi Population-based assessment of refractive error in India: the Andhra Pradesh eye disease study
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre forAdvancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute, and Centre for Social Services, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:84-93. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence, distribution, and demographic associations of refractive error in the population of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh...
  19. ncbi Fear of blindness and perceptions about blind people. The Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study
    Pyda Giridhar
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 50:239-46. 2002
    ..This reflects the need for increasing awareness about blindness in this population through eye health promotion strategies in order to reduce blindness, and awareness regarding the availability of rehabilitation services...
  20. ncbi Sex behaviour of men who have sex with men and risk of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:611-9. 2005
    ..To obtain information on sex behaviour of a large sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) in India that would assist in planning HIV prevention...
  21. ncbi Population-based study of spectacles use in southern India
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 50:145-55. 2002
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  22. ncbi Outcome and number of cataract surgeries in India: policy issues for blindness control
    Lalit Dandona
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute and Centre for Social Services, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:23-31. 2003
    ..To assess what impact attention to quality of cataract surgery and postoperative follow up can have on cataract blindness in India, and to estimate the number of surgeries needed to eliminate cataract blindness in India...
  23. pmc Road use pattern and risk factors for non-fatal road traffic injuries among children in urban India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Injury 42:97-103. 2011
    ..We assessed the road use pattern and incidence and risk factors of non-fatal road traffic injuries (RTI) among children aged 5–14 years in Hyderabad, India...
  24. ncbi Risky behavior of drivers of motorized two wheeled vehicles in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    J Safety Res 37:149-58. 2006
    ..We report on the availability of drivers licenses, use of a helmet, driver behavior, and condition of vehicles for MTV drivers in Hyderabad, a city in India..
  25. pmc Revision of visual impairment definitions in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:7. 2006
    ..New data and knowledge related to visual impairment that have accumulated over this period suggest that these definitions need to be revised...
  26. pmc Crashes involving motorised rickshaws in urban India: characteristics and injury patterns
    Uli Schmucker
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India George Institute for International Health and School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Traffic Crash Research Unit, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, Germany
    Injury 42:104-11. 2011
    ..This study aims to describe the crash characteristics and injury patterns for motorised rickshaw occupants and the road users hit-by-motorised rickshaw in urban India...
  27. ncbi Utilization of and barriers to public sector tuberculosis services in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500082, India
    Natl Med J India 17:292-9. 2004
    ..We assessed the utilization of and barriers to the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) services based on DOTS in 4 states of India, and recommend actions to optimize utilization of the RNTCP services...
  28. pmc What is the global burden of visual impairment?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:6. 2006
    ..This estimate is quoted widely, but because it is based on definitions using best-corrected visual acuity, uncorrected refractive error as a cause of visual impairment is excluded...
  29. ncbi Enhancing the evidence base for HIV/AIDS control in India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 17:160-6. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi Refractive error in children in a rural population in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:615-22. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence of refractive error and related visual impairment in school-aged children in the rural population of the Mahabubnagar district in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh...