B M Ramesh

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Publications

  1. pmc Community mobilization, empowerment and HIV prevention among female sex workers in south India
    Andrea K Blanchard
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, S113 Medical Service Building, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0W3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:234. 2013
  2. pmc Condom use within non-commercial partnerships of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011
  3. pmc A dose-response relationship between exposure to a large-scale HIV preventive intervention and consistent condom use with different sexual partners of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
  4. pmc Changes in HIV knowledge, and socio-cultural and sexual attitudes in South India from 2003-2009
    Janet Bradley
    CHARME India Project, Bangalore, India KHPT office, IT Park 5th floor, 1 4 Rajajinagar Industrial Area, Behind KSSIDC Admin Office, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S12. 2011
  5. pmc Heterogeneity of the HIV epidemic in the general population of Karnataka state, south India
    Pradeep Banandur
    CHARME II Project, Bangalore 560044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S13. 2011
  6. pmc Determinants of condom breakage among female sex workers in Karnataka, India
    Janet Bradley
    CHARME India Project, Bangalore India KHPT office, IT Park 5th floor, 1 4 Rajajinagar Industrial Area, Behind KSSIDC Admin Office, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S14. 2011
  7. pmc An integrated structural intervention to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India
    Vandana Gurnani
    Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:755. 2011
  8. pmc Evaluation of stepping stones as a tool for changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours associated with gender, relationships and HIV risk in Karnataka, India
    Janet E Bradley
    Centre for Global Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Medical Rehabilitation Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:496. 2011
  9. pmc Violence against female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India: impact on health, and reductions in violence following an intervention program
    Tara S H Beattie
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:476. 2010
  10. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010

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  1. pmc Community mobilization, empowerment and HIV prevention among female sex workers in south India
    Andrea K Blanchard
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, S113 Medical Service Building, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0W3, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:234. 2013
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  2. pmc Condom use within non-commercial partnerships of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc A dose-response relationship between exposure to a large-scale HIV preventive intervention and consistent condom use with different sexual partners of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
    ..This study assessed if intervention exposure was associated with condom use with FSWs' sexual partners, including a dose-response relationship...
  4. pmc Changes in HIV knowledge, and socio-cultural and sexual attitudes in South India from 2003-2009
    Janet Bradley
    CHARME India Project, Bangalore, India KHPT office, IT Park 5th floor, 1 4 Rajajinagar Industrial Area, Behind KSSIDC Admin Office, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S12. 2011
    ..We examined changes in attitudes around HIV in Bagalkot district, south India, between 2003 and 2009...
  5. pmc Heterogeneity of the HIV epidemic in the general population of Karnataka state, south India
    Pradeep Banandur
    CHARME II Project, Bangalore 560044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S13. 2011
    ..Data from these three surveys were analysed to understand heterogeneity in HIV risk...
  6. pmc Determinants of condom breakage among female sex workers in Karnataka, India
    Janet Bradley
    CHARME India Project, Bangalore India KHPT office, IT Park 5th floor, 1 4 Rajajinagar Industrial Area, Behind KSSIDC Admin Office, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:S14. 2011
    ..It is important therefore to quantify condom breakage rates, and examine what factors might precipitate condom breakage, so that programmers can identify those at risk, and develop appropriate interventions...
  7. pmc An integrated structural intervention to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India
    Vandana Gurnani
    Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 044, India
    BMC Public Health 11:755. 2011
    ..We mobilised FSWs and appraised them of their legal rights, and worked with FSWs and people with HIV/AIDS to implement sensitization and awareness training for more than 175 government officials, 13,500 police and 950 journalists...
  8. pmc Evaluation of stepping stones as a tool for changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours associated with gender, relationships and HIV risk in Karnataka, India
    Janet E Bradley
    Centre for Global Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Medical Rehabilitation Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:496. 2011
    ..Despite earlier studies suggesting the success of Stepping Stones, little data exist to show diffusion to trainees' social networks or the wider community...
  9. pmc Violence against female sex workers in Karnataka state, south India: impact on health, and reductions in violence following an intervention program
    Tara S H Beattie
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:476. 2010
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  10. pmc Changes in risk behaviours and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections following HIV preventive interventions among female sex workers in five districts in Karnataka state, south India
    B M Ramesh
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i17-24. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a large-scale HIV prevention programme for female sex workers (FSW) in Karnataka state, south India, on the prevalence of HIV/sexually transmitted infections (STI), condom use and programme coverage...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variability in the sexual structure in a rural Indian setting: implications for HIV prevention strategies
    James F Blanchard
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 83:i30-36. 2007
    ..To describe the sexual structure, including numbers and distribution of female sex workers (FSWs) and male sexual behaviours in the Bagalkot district of the state of Karnataka in south India...
  12. doi request reprint Discrepancies between the self-reporting of STI preventive care and the actual care provided by male doctors to male patients in Karnataka, India
    Javier Mignone
    Department of Family Social Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 86:391-2. 2010
    ..To examine the discrepancies between the self-reporting of STI preventive care and the actual care provided by male doctors to male patients in several subdistricts of the state of Karnataka, south India...
  13. doi request reprint Concepts and strategies for scaling up focused prevention for sex workers in India
    J F Blanchard
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Infect 84:ii19-23. 2008
    ..To describe the concepts, strategies and field results of a project to scale up prevention programmes and services for female sex workers (FSWs) in Karnataka, India...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of HIV infection in South India: a heterogeneous, rural epidemic
    Marissa L Becker
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    AIDS 21:739-47. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence and determinants of HIV infection in the general population in Bagalkot district, a largely rural district in the southern Indian state of Karnataka...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of collectives in STI and HIV/AIDS prevention among female sex workers in Karnataka, India
    S S Halli
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    AIDS Care 18:739-49. 2006
    ..More longitudinal and qualitative studies are required to better understand the nature of sex worker collectives and the benefits that they can provide...
  16. doi request reprint Etiology and determinants of sexually transmitted infections in Karnataka state, south India
    Marissa Becker
    Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 37:159-64. 2010
    ..We undertook this study to better understand the etiology of STIs in adults in south India and to inform STI management guidelines...
  17. doi request reprint Circumstances, experiences and processes surrounding women's entry into sex work in India
    Leigh M McClarty
    a Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Cult Health Sex 16:149-63. 2014
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  18. doi request reprint Violence and HIV Risk Among Female Sex Workers in Southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    From the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bangalore, India Laval University, Quebec City, Canada Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK Departments of Medical Microbiology and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 42:168-74. 2013
    ..The factors associated with client violence were also assessed...
  19. doi request reprint Assessing HIV risk in workplaces for prioritizing HIV preventive interventions in Karnataka State, India
    Shiva S Halli
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 36:556-63. 2009
    ..To develop a model for prioritizing economic sectors for HIV preventive intervention programs in the workplace...
  20. ncbi request reprint Formal and informal sector health providers in southern India: role in the prevention and care of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS
    J Mignone
    Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Manitoba, Canada
    AIDS Care 19:152-8. 2007
    ..This paper analyses and compares the three different types of HCPs with respect to these parameters and discusses implications for STI/HIV/AIDS prevention and care programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Understanding the social and cultural contexts of female sex workers in Karnataka, India: implications for prevention of HIV infection
    James F Blanchard
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Infect Dis 191:S139-46. 2005
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  22. doi request reprint The Drayang Girls of Thimphu: sexual network formation, transactional sex and emerging modernities in Bhutan
    Robert Lorway
    Centre for Global Public Health, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Cult Health Sex 13:S293-308. 2011
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