C D C Christie

Summary

Affiliation: University of the West Indies
Country: Jamaica

Publications

  1. ncbi Rotavirus vaccine trial in Jamaica
    C D C Christie
    Department of Adolescent Medicine and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 61:405-7. 2012
  2. ncbi Eliminating vertically-transmitted HIV/AIDS while improving access to treatment and care for women, children and adolescents in Jamaica
    C D C Christie
    Department of Adolescent Medicine and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 61:396-404. 2012
  3. pmc Asking the right questions: developing evidence-based strategies for treating HIV in women and children
    Quarraisha Abdool Karim
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:388. 2011
  4. pmc Student evaluation of an OSCE in paediatrics at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    Russell B Pierre
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    BMC Med Educ 4:22. 2004
  5. doi Pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in developing countries: safety and health care resource utilization
    Celia D C Christie
    Department of Pediatrics, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Pediatrics 126:e1499-506. 2010
  6. ncbi Paediatric and perinatal HIV/AIDS in Jamaica an international leadership initiative, 2002-2007
    C D C Christie
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:204-15. 2008
  7. ncbi A celebration of academic excellence in paediatrics in honour of professor Richard Olmsted
    C D C Christie
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:363-5. 2004
  8. ncbi A paediatric and perinatal HIV/AIDS leadership initiative in Kingston, Jamaica
    C D C Christie
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:283-92. 2004
  9. ncbi Uptake of interventions, outcomes and challenges in caring for HIV-exposed infants in Kingston, Jamaica
    J C Steel-Duncan
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:308-14. 2004
  10. ncbi CDC-defined diseases and opportunistic infections in Jamaican children with HIV/AIDS
    R Pierre
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:315-21. 2004

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi Rotavirus vaccine trial in Jamaica
    C D C Christie
    Department of Adolescent Medicine and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 61:405-7. 2012
    ..It is recommended that the rotavirus vaccine be included in Jamaica's National Immunization Programme in accordance with recommendations from the World Health Organization...
  2. ncbi Eliminating vertically-transmitted HIV/AIDS while improving access to treatment and care for women, children and adolescents in Jamaica
    C D C Christie
    Department of Adolescent Medicine and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 61:396-404. 2012
    ..To celebrate Jamaica's 50th birthday after receiving independence from Great Britain, we summarize our collaborative published research in the prevention, treatment and care of paediatric, perinatal and adolescent HIV/AIDS in Jamaica...
  3. pmc Asking the right questions: developing evidence-based strategies for treating HIV in women and children
    Quarraisha Abdool Karim
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:388. 2011
    ..The guideline's new goals present an opportunity for advancing the women and children's agenda outlined in the Consensus Statement...
  4. pmc Student evaluation of an OSCE in paediatrics at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    Russell B Pierre
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    BMC Med Educ 4:22. 2004
    ..The study set out to explore student acceptance of the OSCE as part of an evaluation of the Child Health clerkship...
  5. doi Pentavalent rotavirus vaccine in developing countries: safety and health care resource utilization
    Celia D C Christie
    Department of Pediatrics, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    Pediatrics 126:e1499-506. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effect in Jamaica...
  6. ncbi Paediatric and perinatal HIV/AIDS in Jamaica an international leadership initiative, 2002-2007
    C D C Christie
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:204-15. 2008
    ..Paediatric and Perinatal HIV/AIDS remain significant health challenges in the Caribbean where the HIV seroprevalence is second only to Sub-Saharan Africa...
  7. ncbi A celebration of academic excellence in paediatrics in honour of professor Richard Olmsted
    C D C Christie
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:363-5. 2004
  8. ncbi A paediatric and perinatal HIV/AIDS leadership initiative in Kingston, Jamaica
    C D C Christie
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:283-92. 2004
    ..We describe a collaborative "Town and Gown" programme to address the paediatric and perinatal HIV epidemic in Kingston...
  9. ncbi Uptake of interventions, outcomes and challenges in caring for HIV-exposed infants in Kingston, Jamaica
    J C Steel-Duncan
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:308-14. 2004
    ..In a few Caribbean islands, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (pMTCT) of HIV with zidovudine prophylaxis has reduced transmission rates from 27 - 44% to 5.5 - 9 %...
  10. ncbi CDC-defined diseases and opportunistic infections in Jamaican children with HIV/AIDS
    R Pierre
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:315-21. 2004
    ..To document the frequency of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-defined clinical conditions, opportunistic and co-infections among children with HIV/AIDS...
  11. ncbi High genetic diversity in human immunodeficiency virus-type 1 in Jamaica
    O D Heslop
    Department of Microbiology, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 58:195-200. 2009
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  12. ncbi Adherence to antiretroviral drug therapy in children with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica
    Y R G White
    The University of the West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 57:231-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to describe the adherence patterns to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a cohort of HIV-infected children...
  13. ncbi Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in treating paediatric HIV/AIDS in Jamaica
    R B Pierre
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:223-30. 2008
    ..Paediatric HIV/AIDS remains a significant challenge in developing countries. We describe the effectiveness of interventions in HIV-infected children attending Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinics in Jamaica...
  14. ncbi Tuberculosis, chickenpox and scabies outbreaks in an orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica
    M Geoghagen
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:346-51. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the investigation and management of outbreaks of acute tuberculosis, varicella zoster virus and scabies in a residential facility for children with HIV/AIDS...
  15. ncbi HIV/AIDS following sexual assault in Jamaican children and adolescents: a case for HIV post-exposure prophylaxis
    J C Steel-Duncan
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:352-5. 2004
    ..We present a case series of children/adolescents with HIV/AIDS post-sexual assault and make the case for post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV infection following sexual assault...
  16. ncbi Clinical manifestations of adolescents with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica
    A Harrison
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:257-64. 2008
    ..To characterize the clinicopathological manifestations and outcomes of a cohort of HIV-infected Jamaican adolescents...
  17. ncbi Safety of antiretroviral drug therapy in Jamaican children with HIV/AIDS
    C Pryce
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:238-45. 2008
    ..We evaluated the adverse events and safety of antiretroviral therapy in children attending four Infectious Disease Clinics in Kingston, Jamaica, a resource limited setting...
  18. ncbi Evolving care of HIV-infected pregnant women in Jamaica--from nevirapine to HAART
    N Johnson
    University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:216-22. 2008
    ..Highly-active antiretroviral drugs (HAART) can result in successful pMTCT to < 1%. We report the clinical and immunological characteristics of HIV/AIDS in an era of evolving treatment and care of HIV-infected pregnant Jamaican women...
  19. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1) subtypes in Jamaica
    O D Heslop
    Department of Microbiology, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 54:279-82. 2005
    ..This work supports the view of colleagues from the French and Spanish-speaking Caribbean that an epidemiological network supported by regional laboratories will help track this epidemic accurately with positive outcomes for the public...
  20. ncbi Socio-demographic characteristics of HIV-exposed and HIV-infected Jamaican children
    B Rodriquez
    The Spanish Town Hospital, Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:303-7. 2004
    ..The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has listed the adult prevalence rate for the Caribbean as second only to Sub-Saharan Africa...
  21. ncbi Renal manifestations in HIV-infected Jamaican children
    J Steel-Duncan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:246-52. 2008
    ..With increased public access to antiretroviral therapy since 2002 and subsequent survival, renal complications are increasingly recognized among the surviving cohort of infected children...
  22. ncbi Bacille Calmette-Guérin lymphadenitis and immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral therapy in Jamaica
    J Dunkley-Thompson
    The University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:302-6. 2008
    ..We report on three HIV-infected infants with rapid progressor HIV disease who present with IRIS due to the BCG vaccine and occurring 3-6 weeks after initiation of HAART..
  23. ncbi Nursing interventions in the Kingston Paediatric and Perinatal HIV/AIDS Programme in Jamaica
    P M Palmer
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:327-31. 2004
    ..Nursing care has been the "grass roots" of healthcare management even before nursing became a profession. Literature on the nursing experience with HIV is minimal and so it is challenging to comment on, or to compare experiences...
  24. ncbi Nevirapine-associated rash in a Jamaican child with HIV/AIDS
    J C Steel-Duncan
    The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:356-8. 2004
    ..We report a HIV-infected infant who developed a rash with systemic symptoms in association with nevirapine administration...
  25. ncbi Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of Jamaican adolescents with HIV/AIDS
    E Walker
    The University of West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:332-8. 2004
    ..Clinical symptomatology and socio-demographic factors have not been characterized in Jamaican adolescents with HIV/AIDS...
  26. ncbi Tuberculosis and HIV co-infections in Jamaican children
    M Geoghagen
    The Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:339-45. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi HIV seroprevalence, uptake of interventions to reduce mother-to-child transmission and birth outcomes in greater Kingston, Jamaica
    N Johnson
    Kingston Paediatric and Perinatal HIV AIDS Programme, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 53:297-302. 2004
    ..The Kingston Paediatric and Perinatal HIV Programme is developing and implementing a unified programme to eliminate mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV in Kingston, Jamaica...
  28. doi Neurocognitive function in HIV-positive children in a developing country
    S Y Walker
    Department of Child and Adolescent Health, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e862-7. 2013
    ..We aimed to characterize neurological outcomes and determine the prevalence of HIV encephalopathy in a cohort of HIV-infected children in Jamaica...
  29. ncbi Isoniazid-resistant disseminated Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a Jamaican infant with HIV/AIDS
    I Singh-Minott
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Paediatrics, The University of the West Indies, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:298-301. 2008
    ..A case report of isoniazid-resistant disseminated tuberculosis in a young child perinatally co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and the challenges managing this child in a resource-constrained setting...
  30. ncbi Student self-assessment in a paediatric objective structured clinical examination
    R B Pierre
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 54:144-8. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi Antibiotic resistance among pathogens causing disease in Jamaican children with HIV/AIDS
    P R Byam
    Yale School of Public Health, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 59:386-92. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of bacterial pathogens causing urinary tract infections (UTIs) and sepsis in a cohort of 219 HIV-infected Jamaican children...
  32. ncbi HIV infection, sexual abuse and social support in Jamaican adolescents referred to a psychiatric service
    G A Lowe
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:307-11. 2008
    ..We explored whether HIV infection acquired through sexual abuse led to particularly negative psychiatric outcomes and whether good social support is a protective factor in the development of undesirable psychiatric sequelae...
  33. ncbi Absence of opportunistic parasitic infestations in children living with HIV/AIDS in children's homes in Jamaica: pilot investigations
    D M Barrett
    Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:253-6. 2008
    ..Many children living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries are infected with intestinal parasites. These infections add unnecessary morbidity to children already suffering the clinical insult of living with HIV/AIDS...
  34. ncbi Voices of the women: feedback from women of child-bearing age who are living with HIV can help improve efficacy of psychosocial interventions
    P D Weller
    Health Centre Counselling Unit, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 57:274-81. 2008
    ..Based on this hypothesis, we investigated a range of coping methods and support systems used by HIV-infected women and a group of their HIV-negative counterparts before, during and immediately after their pregnancies...
  35. ncbi Acute lead poisoning associated with backyard lead smelting in Jamaica
    G C Lalor
    International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Kingston, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 55:394-8. 2006
    ..This study emphasizes the importance of reducing the exposure of children to lead...
  36. ncbi Conjoined twins: bioethics, medicine and the law
    N D Duncan
    Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 55:123-4. 2006
  37. ncbi Antiretroviral drug therapy in HIV-infected Jamaican children
    T Evans-Gilbert
    Kingston Paediatric and Perinatal HIV AIDS Programme, Bustamante Hospital for Children, Jamaica
    West Indian Med J 53:322-6. 2004
    ..The study describes a cohort of HIV-infected Jamaican children receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) and reports the outcome...
  38. ncbi The "missed" population of perinatally HIV-infected adolescent slow progressors in Jamaica
    J Dunkley-Thompson
    West Indian Med J 55:295-7. 2006