Peter D Ghys

Summary

Affiliation: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cervicovaginal anti-HIV antibodies in HIV-seronegative female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    P D Ghys
    Projet RETRO CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    AIDS 14:2603-8. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Growing in silence: selected regions and countries with expanding HIV/AIDS epidemics
    Peter D Ghys
    UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 17:S45-50. 2003
  3. pmc The UNAIDS Estimation and Projection Package: a software package to estimate and project national HIV epidemics
    P D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Program on HIV AIDS, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 80:i5-9. 2004
  4. pmc A global analysis of trends in the quality of HIV sero-surveillance
    J M Garcia-Calleja
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 80:i25-30. 2004
  5. pmc Improved data, methods and tools for the 2007 HIV and AIDS estimates and projections
    P D Ghys
    UNAIDS, 20, Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 84:i1-4. 2008
  6. pmc Improving analysis of the size and dynamics of AIDS epidemics
    P D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:iii1-2. 2006
  7. pmc Measuring trends in prevalence and incidence of HIV infection in countries with generalised epidemics
    P D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS UNAIDS, Avenue Appia 20, Geneva CH 1211, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:i52-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Increase in condom use and decline in HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 1991-1998
    Peter D Ghys
    Projet RETRO CI Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    AIDS 16:251-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV surveillance among female sex workers
    P D Ghys
    UNAIDS, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    AIDS 15:S33-40. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Survival and mortality of people infected with HIV in low and middle income countries: results from the extended ALPHA network
    Peter D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 21:S1-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Cervicovaginal anti-HIV antibodies in HIV-seronegative female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    P D Ghys
    Projet RETRO CI, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    AIDS 14:2603-8. 2000
    ..To detect anti-HIV antibodies in cervicovaginal secretions of HIV-seronegative female sex workers and to evaluate whether the presence of these antibodies is associated with increased sexual exposure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Growing in silence: selected regions and countries with expanding HIV/AIDS epidemics
    Peter D Ghys
    UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 17:S45-50. 2003
  3. pmc The UNAIDS Estimation and Projection Package: a software package to estimate and project national HIV epidemics
    P D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Program on HIV AIDS, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 80:i5-9. 2004
    ..It also provides an example of using the EPP in a country with a generalised epidemic. The paper discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the software and its envisaged future developments...
  4. pmc A global analysis of trends in the quality of HIV sero-surveillance
    J M Garcia-Calleja
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 80:i25-30. 2004
    ..To examine the quality of HIV sero-surveillance systems in countries by 2002, as well as trends between 1995 and 2002...
  5. pmc Improved data, methods and tools for the 2007 HIV and AIDS estimates and projections
    P D Ghys
    UNAIDS, 20, Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 84:i1-4. 2008
  6. pmc Improving analysis of the size and dynamics of AIDS epidemics
    P D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:iii1-2. 2006
  7. pmc Measuring trends in prevalence and incidence of HIV infection in countries with generalised epidemics
    P D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS UNAIDS, Avenue Appia 20, Geneva CH 1211, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 82:i52-6. 2006
    ..Review of recent data and practice to derive guidance on questions relating to the measurement and analysis of trends in HIV prevalence and incidence...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increase in condom use and decline in HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 1991-1998
    Peter D Ghys
    Projet RETRO CI Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    AIDS 16:251-8. 2002
    ..To assess clinic- and community-based trends in demographic and behavioral characteristics and clinic-based trends in HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV surveillance among female sex workers
    P D Ghys
    UNAIDS, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    AIDS 15:S33-40. 2001
    ..This requires the mapping of sex workers' contact venues, and drawing a random sample from the resulting sampling frame...
  10. doi request reprint Survival and mortality of people infected with HIV in low and middle income countries: results from the extended ALPHA network
    Peter D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 21:S1-4. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Status of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and methods to monitor it in the Latin America and Caribbean region
    Jesus M Garcia Calleja
    UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 16:S3-12. 2002
    ..There is a need to improve data collection and introduce new tools to monitor behavior trends and the impact of interventions...
  12. doi request reprint The epidemiology of HIV infection among young people aged 15-24 years in southern Africa
    Eleanor Gouws
    Evidence, Monitoring and Policy Department, UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 22:S5-16. 2008
    ..To investigate epidemiological patterns and trends of HIV infection and sexual behaviour among young people aged 15-24 years in the nine countries in southern Africa most affected by the HIV epidemic...
  13. doi request reprint Estimation of antiretroviral therapy coverage: methodology and trends
    Mary Mahy
    UNAIDS, Epidemiology and Analysis Division, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 5:97-102. 2010
    ..To present the methodology used to calculate coverage of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and review global and regional trends in ART coverage...
  14. ncbi request reprint Methods and procedures for estimating HIV/AIDS and its impact: the UNAIDS/WHO estimates for the end of 2001
    Neff Walker
    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 17:2215-25. 2003
    ..The importance of having comparable country-specific estimates of HIV/AIDS is growing as estimates are used to determine how international resources to fight HIV/AIDS will be allocated to countries...
  15. pmc Monitoring the scale-up of antiretroviral therapy programmes: methods to estimate coverage
    J Ties Boerma
    The World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:145-50. 2006
    ..The mid-2005 estimate of 970,000 people receiving ART in low- and middle-income countries (with an uncertainty range 840,000-1,100,000) corresponds to a coverage of 15% of people in need of treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Estimates of HIV-1 prevalence from national population-based surveys as a new gold standard
    J Ties Boerma
    Department of HIV AIDS, WHO, 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 362:1929-31. 2003
  17. doi request reprint Towards an improved investment approach for an effective response to HIV/AIDS
    Bernhard Schwartlander
    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 377:2031-41. 2011
    ..The framework is cost effective at $1060 per life-year gained, and the additional investment proposed would be largely offset from savings in treatment costs alone...
  18. ncbi request reprint Estimation of "needs" and "probable uptake" for HIV/AIDS preventive vaccines based on possible policies and likely acceptance (a WHO/UNAIDS/IAVI study)
    Jose Esparza
    WHO UNAIDS HIV Vaccine Initiative, Health Technology and Pharmaceuticals, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Vaccine 21:2032-41. 2003
    ..The potential advantages and disadvantages of targeted versus universal vaccination will have to be considered...
  19. doi request reprint Measuring the impact of the global response to the AIDS epidemic: challenges and future directions
    Mary Mahy
    UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S152-9. 2009
    ..This article examines the availability of data to measure progress toward reducing HIV incidence and AIDS mortality and discusses the extent to which changes can be attributed to programs...
  20. pmc Malaria attributable to the HIV-1 epidemic, sub-Saharan Africa
    Eline L Korenromp
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1410-9. 2005
    ..These effects were due to high HIV-1 prevalence in rural areas and the locally unstable nature of malaria transmission that results in a high proportion of adult cases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV-1 infection in sub-Saharan Africa and effect of elimination of unsafe injections
    George P Schmid
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 363:482-8. 2004
    ..Increased efforts are needed to reduce sexual transmission of HIV-1...
  22. ncbi request reprint Global and regional distribution of HIV-1 genetic subtypes and recombinants in 2004
    Joris Hemelaar
    WHO UNAIDS HIV Vaccine Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 20:W13-23. 2006
    ..To estimate the global and regional distribution of HIV-1 subtypes and recombinants in 2004...
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact and cost of the 2013 WHO recommendations on eligibility for antiretroviral therapy
    John Stover
    aFutures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA bUNAIDS cHIV Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 28:S225-30. 2014
    ..It also shows the cost and impact that would result if coverage expanded to 80% of those eligible...
  24. ncbi request reprint Using HIV surveillance data: recent experiences and avenues for the future
    Cyril Pervilhac
    World Health Organization, Switzerland bFutures Group, USA
    AIDS 19:S53-8. 2005
    ..The comparison of surveillance data with financial data provides added insights in the adequacy of the response. These findings and experiences set a new agenda for technical and structural directions to improve data use in countries...
  25. ncbi request reprint Can we reverse the HIV/AIDS pandemic with an expanded response?
    John Stover
    Futures Group International, Glastonbury, CT, USA
    Lancet 360:73-7. 2002
    ..Analyses suggest that if the successes achieved in some countries in prevention of transmission can be expanded to a global scale by 2005, about 29 million new infections could be prevented by 2010...
  26. ncbi request reprint AIDS in Africa
    Peter D Ghys
    Lancet 360:1425; author reply 1425. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the validity of and adherence to sexually transmitted infection algorithms at a female sex worker clinic in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Bea L Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Sex Transm Dis 30:284-91. 2003
    ..Algorithms for sexually transmitted infection (STI) case management were designed in a female sex worker (FSW) clinic in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, in 1993...
  28. pmc Back to basics in HIV prevention: focus on exposure
    Elizabeth Pisani
    Family Health International, Bangkok, Thailand
    BMJ 326:1384-7. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behavior among clients of female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    Bea L Vuylsteke
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 17:1691-4. 2003
    ..To assess socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics of clients of female sex workers in Abidjan, and to determine their HIV prevalence and related risk factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint HIV infection does not disproportionately affect the poorer in sub-Saharan Africa
    Vinod Mishra
    Macro International Inc, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    AIDS 21:S17-28. 2007
    ..Wealthier populations do better than poorer ones on most measures of health status, including nutrition, morbidity and mortality, and healthcare utilization...
  31. ncbi request reprint Estimating the global burden of HIV/AIDS: what do we really know about the HIV pandemic?
    Neff Walker
    UNICEF, New York, New York 10017, USA
    Lancet 363:2180-5. 2004
    ..We explain the reason for moving to the use of plausibility bounds, the factors that determine the width of the bounds, and the implications for policy makers and programme managers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Child mortality and HIV infection in Africa: a review
    Marie Louise Newell
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    AIDS 18:S27-34. 2004
    ..To review the available data relating to child mortality in Africa by the HIV infection status of mothers and children...
  33. pmc Integrating HIV prevention and treatment: from slogans to impact
    Joshua A Salomon
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e16. 2005
    ..In this paper, we quantify the opportunities and potential risks of large-scale treatment roll-out...
  34. ncbi request reprint New strategies for HIV surveillance in resource-constrained settings: an overview
    Theresa Diaz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Global AIDS Program, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS 19:S1-8. 2005
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  35. ncbi request reprint The global impact of scaling up HIV/AIDS prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries
    John Stover
    Futures Group Constella, Glastonbury, CT 06033, USA
    Science 311:1474-6. 2006
    ..Thus, greater spending on prevention now would not only prevent more than half the new infections that would occur from 2005 to 2015 but would actually produce a net financial saving as future costs for treatment and care are averted...
  36. ncbi request reprint Testing the accuracy of demographic estimates in countries with generalized epidemics
    John Stover
    Futures Group, Glastonbury, CT 06033, USA
    AIDS 18:S67-73. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy of demographic estimates that include the effects of HIV/AIDS on adult mortality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Representative sampling and analysis in HIV molecular epidemiology studies
    Joris Hemelaar
    AIDS 22:322-3. 2008