Saman Zamani

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Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of HIV infection associated with incarceration among community-based injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:342-6. 2006
  2. pmc HIV-related risk behaviours and the correlates among rickshaw pullers of Kamrangirchar, Dhaka, Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study using probability sampling
    Hafiz Ehsanul Hoque
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Public Health 9:80. 2009
  3. pmc Sexual behavior and awareness of Chinese university students in transition with implied risk of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV infection: a cross-sectional study
    Qiaoqin Ma
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, China
    BMC Public Health 6:232. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with HIV-1 infection among drug users visiting treatment centers in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    AIDS 19:709-16. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among injecting drug users in Tehran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 18:359-63. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Needle and syringe sharing practices among injecting drug users in Tehran: a comparison of two neighborhoods, one with and one without a needle and syringe program
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    AIDS Behav 14:885-90. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A qualitative inquiry into methadone maintenance treatment for opioid-dependent prisoners in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 21:167-72. 2010
  8. pmc Patterns of drug use and HIV-related risk behaviors among incarcerated people in a prison in Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Urban Health 87:603-16. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of HIV/HCV/HBV infections and drug-related risk behaviours amongst IDUs recruited through peer-driven sampling in Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 21:493-500. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Potential for sexual transmission of HIV infection from male injecting-drug users who have sex with men in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Sex Transm Dis 37:715-8. 2010

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of HIV infection associated with incarceration among community-based injecting drug users in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:342-6. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of HIV-1 infection among community-based injecting drug users (IDUs) in Tehran, Iran...
  2. pmc HIV-related risk behaviours and the correlates among rickshaw pullers of Kamrangirchar, Dhaka, Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study using probability sampling
    Hafiz Ehsanul Hoque
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    BMC Public Health 9:80. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe behavioural profile of rickshaw pullers in Dhaka city using probability samples and to identify the correlates for having sex with FSWs in order to focus HIV prevention intervention...
  3. pmc Sexual behavior and awareness of Chinese university students in transition with implied risk of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV infection: a cross-sectional study
    Qiaoqin Ma
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, China
    BMC Public Health 6:232. 2006
    ..The vulnerability of young people to HIV and the recent emergence of the HIV epidemic in China have made it urgent to assess and update the HIV/STD risk profile of Chinese young people...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with HIV-1 infection among drug users visiting treatment centers in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    AIDS 19:709-16. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to identify the prevalence of and potential risk factors for HIV-1 infection among drug users visiting drug treatment centers in Tehran, Iran...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among injecting drug users in Tehran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 18:359-63. 2007
    ..While prevention interventions for drug using inmates are being expanded in Iran, it is important that high prevalence of HCV infection be taken into consideration in order to control further transmission of this infection...
  6. doi request reprint Needle and syringe sharing practices among injecting drug users in Tehran: a comparison of two neighborhoods, one with and one without a needle and syringe program
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    AIDS Behav 14:885-90. 2010
    ..13-0.45). These findings indicate that access to an NSP may reduce needle and syringe sharing practices. Therefore, these programs should be intensified in settings with concentrated HIV epidemics among IDUs in Iran...
  7. doi request reprint A qualitative inquiry into methadone maintenance treatment for opioid-dependent prisoners in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 21:167-72. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the context in which methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is provided for opioid-dependent prisoners, and to identify barriers against further scale-up of MMT in Ghezel Hesar prison in Tehran...
  8. pmc Patterns of drug use and HIV-related risk behaviors among incarcerated people in a prison in Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    J Urban Health 87:603-16. 2010
    ..These study findings provide a behavioral profile of prisoners in regard to drug-related harm and can be considered in any plan to introduce or improve provision of MMT in prisons in Iran or other countries with similar features...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence of HIV/HCV/HBV infections and drug-related risk behaviours amongst IDUs recruited through peer-driven sampling in Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Int J Drug Policy 21:493-500. 2010
    ..Hence, more reliable estimates of the levels of blood-borne infections and their associated factors are critically needed...
  10. doi request reprint Potential for sexual transmission of HIV infection from male injecting-drug users who have sex with men in Tehran, Iran
    Saman Zamani
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Sex Transm Dis 37:715-8. 2010
    ..Meanwhile, there is growing concern over the possibility of bridging HIV infection from IDUs to other populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  11. pmc Demographic and behavioral characteristics of non-sex worker females attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Japan: a nationwide case-control study
    Masako Ono-Kihara
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Public Health 10:106. 2010
    ..Although number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) reported in STI surveillance increased rapidly for women in Japan during the 1990s, the sexual behavior of women potentially at risk of STI infection remains unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Behavioral and psychosocial predictors of condom use among university students in Eastern China
    Qiaoqin Ma
    Department of Global Health and Socio Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Japan
    AIDS Care 21:249-59. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Unintended pregnancy and its risk factors among university students in eastern China
    Qiaoqin Ma
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, China
    Contraception 77:108-13. 2008
    ..The study was conducted to determine the prevalence of unintended pregnancy, induced abortion and contraceptive use, and factors associated with unintended pregnancy among Chinese university students...