Affiliation: Ministry of Health
- The challenge of promoting safe sex at sites where persons meet new sex partners in Jamaica: results of the Kingston PLACE randomized controlled trialJ Peter Figueroa
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica
Trop Med Int Health 15:945-54. 2010..To determine whether a site-based Priorities for Local AIDS Control Efforts (PLACE) HIV prevention intervention in Kingston, Jamaica increased condom use among persons with new or multiple sex partners...
- Factors affecting study efficiency and item non-response in health surveys in developing countries: the Jamaica national healthy lifestyle surveyRainford Wilks
Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
BMC Med Res Methodol 7:13. 2007..This report examines factors associated with item non-response and study efficiency in a national health survey in a developing Caribbean island...
- The HIV epidemic in the Caribbean: meeting the challenges of achieving universal access to prevention, treatment and careJ P Figueroa
Ministry of Health, Jamaica, 2 King Street, Kingston, Jamaica
West Indian Med J 57:195-203. 2008..In addition, there needs to be improved coordination among PANCAP partners at the regional level and within countries...
- Health trends in Jamaica. Significant progress and a vision for the 21st centuryJ P Figueroa
Ministry of Health, 2 King Street, Kingston, Jamaica
West Indian Med J 50:15-22. 2001..The Ministry of Health has articulated a vision of health for the 21st century that requires a significant reorientation of health staff as well as empowering people to take responsibility for adopting healthy lifestyles...
- An assessment of sites where persons go to meet sexual partners in St. James, Jamaica, using the PLACE methodJ Peter Figueroa
Ministry of Health, National HIV STI Control Program, Kingston, Jamaica
Sex Transm Dis 34:410-5. 2007..The objective of this study was to assess sexual behavior of persons at risk of HIV infection...
- An overview of HIV/AIDS in Jamaica: strengthening the responseJ P Figueroa
Chief of Epidemiology and AIDS, Ministry of Health, Kingston, Jamaica
West Indian Med J 53:277-82. 2004..The national response must be significantly strengthened by ensuring appropriate social policies, combating stigma, scaling up prevention, providing antiretroviral treatment and developing a timely multi-sectoral response...
- HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean. The need for a more effective public health responseJ P Figueroa
Ministry of Health, 2 4 King Street, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
West Indian Med J 52:156-8. 2003
- A survey of essential national health research in nine developing countriesJ P Figueroa
Ministry of Health, 2 King Street, Kingston, Jamaica
West Indian Med J 51:97-101. 2002..However, it is too early to assess the contribution of ENHR to health and development and a variety of different studies would be needed to conduct this assessment...
- HIV prevalence and related behaviors among sex workers in JamaicaJacqueline Duncan
Monitoring Evaluation Unit, National HIV STI Programme, Kingston, Jamaica
Sex Transm Dis 37:306-10. 2010..The aims of the study were to estimate HIV prevalence among sex workers (SWs) in Jamaica and to identify risk factors associated with HIV infection...
- Decreased condom breakage and slippage rates after counseling men at a sexually transmitted infection clinic in JamaicaMarkus J Steiner
Family Health International, P O Box 13950, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Contraception 75:289-93. 2007..Our objective was to evaluate condom failure (breakage and slippage) rates before and those during a trial that provided instructions on correct condom use...
- Trends in HIV risk perception, condom use and sexual history among Jamaican youth, 1996-2004Lisa R Norman
AIDS Research Program, Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR 00732, USA
Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:199-207. 2007..6%, p < 0.001). These analyses revealed inadequate protective behaviour adoption by Jamaican youths. Prevention programs targeting youths need to be expanded significantly, be culturally relevant, and also address social vulnerability...
- Does a choice of condoms impact sexually transmitted infection incidence? A randomized, controlled trialMarkus J Steiner
Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27707, USA
Sex Transm Dis 33:31-5. 2006..The objective of this study was to assess whether providing a choice of condoms would increase condom acceptability, increase self-reported use, and decrease incident sexually transmitted infection...
- Self-reported condom use is associated with reduced risk of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasisMaria F Gallo
Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
Sex Transm Dis 34:829-33. 2007..To evaluate the association between self-reported condom use and prevalent and incident chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis...
- HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials in JamaicaJOHN FIGUEROA; Fiscal Year: 2007..The Principal Investigator, Dr J. Peter Figueroa and Lead Co-Investigator, Professor Celia D.C...