Haileyesus Getahun

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Development of a standardized screening rule for tuberculosis in people living with HIV in resource-constrained settings: individual participant data meta-analysis of observational studies
    Haileyesus Getahun
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 8:e1000391. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV in people who inject drugs: evidence for action for tuberculosis, HIV, prison and harm reduction services
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 7:345-53. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis in children and mothers: evidence for action for maternal, neonatal, and child health services
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Infect Dis 205:S216-27. 2012
  4. pmc Confronting TB/HIV in the era of increasing anti-TB drug resistance
    Jeremiah Chakaya
    Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 11:6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in people with HIV infection or AIDS in resource-constrained settings: informing urgent policy changes
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 369:2042-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint HIV infection-associated tuberculosis: the epidemiology and the response
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 50:S201-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurolathyrism risk depends on type of grass pea preparation and on mixing with cereals and antioxidants
    Haileyesus Getahun
    South Gondar Health Department, Debre Tabor, Ethiopia
    Trop Med Int Health 10:169-78. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Scaling up interventions to achieve global tuberculosis control: progress and new developments
    Mario Raviglione
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 379:1902-13. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Global tuberculosis control: lessons learnt and future prospects
    Christian Lienhardt
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Desk D4 6017, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Nat Rev Microbiol 10:407-16. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support: the role of tuberculosis/HIV collaboration
    Alasdair Reid
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:483-95. 2006

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Development of a standardized screening rule for tuberculosis in people living with HIV in resource-constrained settings: individual participant data meta-analysis of observational studies
    Haileyesus Getahun
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 8:e1000391. 2011
    ..We conducted an individual participant data meta-analysis of primary studies, aiming to identify a sensitive TB screening rule...
  2. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV in people who inject drugs: evidence for action for tuberculosis, HIV, prison and harm reduction services
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 7:345-53. 2012
    ..To provide a comprehensive summary of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV-related tuberculosis (TB) in people who inject drugs (PWIDs), and recommend actions to enhance the clinical and programmatic responses to the epidemic...
  3. doi request reprint Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis in children and mothers: evidence for action for maternal, neonatal, and child health services
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Infect Dis 205:S216-27. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Confronting TB/HIV in the era of increasing anti-TB drug resistance
    Jeremiah Chakaya
    Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 11:6. 2008
    ..These interventions are best carried out by HIV control programmes which should therefore be encouraged to take greater responsibility in implementing these interventions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of smear-negative pulmonary tuberculosis in people with HIV infection or AIDS in resource-constrained settings: informing urgent policy changes
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 369:2042-9. 2007
    ..To achieve these goals, greater political commitment, scientific interest, and investment are needed...
  6. doi request reprint HIV infection-associated tuberculosis: the epidemiology and the response
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 50:S201-7. 2010
    ..Use of the highly decentralized TB services as an entry point to rapidly expand access to antiretroviral therapy and methods for prevention of HIV infection must be pursued aggressively...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neurolathyrism risk depends on type of grass pea preparation and on mixing with cereals and antioxidants
    Haileyesus Getahun
    South Gondar Health Department, Debre Tabor, Ethiopia
    Trop Med Int Health 10:169-78. 2005
    ..To study an array of household individual and dietary risk factors for neurolathyrism...
  8. doi request reprint Scaling up interventions to achieve global tuberculosis control: progress and new developments
    Mario Raviglione
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 379:1902-13. 2012
    ..International and national financial uncertainty places gains at serious risk. Perseverance and renewed commitment are needed to achieve global control of tuberculosis, and ultimately, its elimination...
  9. doi request reprint Global tuberculosis control: lessons learnt and future prospects
    Christian Lienhardt
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Desk D4 6017, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Nat Rev Microbiol 10:407-16. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Towards universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support: the role of tuberculosis/HIV collaboration
    Alasdair Reid
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:483-95. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Prevention of tuberculosis in people living with HIV
    Reuben Granich
    Antiretroviral Treatment and HIV Care, HIV AIDS Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Infect Dis 50:S215-22. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Pattern and associated factors of the neurolathyrism epidemic in Ethiopia
    Haileyesus Getahun
    South Gonder Health Department, Debre Tabor, Ethiopia
    Trop Med Int Health 7:118-24. 2002
    ..To describe the neurolathyrism epidemic in Ethiopia and to identify associated household factors...
  13. pmc Antiretroviral therapy for prevention of tuberculosis in adults with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Amitabh B Suthar
    Department of HIV AIDS, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 9:e1001270. 2012
    ..We conducted a systematic review of studies that analysed the impact of antiretroviral therapy on the incidence of tuberculosis in adults with HIV infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and HIV interaction in sub-Saharan Africa: impact on patients and programmes; implications for policies
    Dermot Maher
    Stop TB, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 10:734-42. 2005
    ..This can help to ensure a firm evidence base for TB control policies aiming at the high standard of patient care that is at the heart of TB and HIV programmes...
  15. pmc Improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of TB among people living with HIV: the role of operational research
    Delphine Sculier
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:S5. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Tb drug resistance: is it really a threat to Africa?
    Paul Nunn
    World Health Organization, Stop TB Department, Avenue Appia 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Ethiop Med J 45:399-404. 2007
    ..This paper analyses the threat of TB drug resistance to health and to TB control in Africa, and puts forward measures to diminish this threat...
  17. ncbi request reprint Food-aid cereals to reduce neurolathyrism related to grass-pea preparations during famine
    Haileyesus Getahun
    South Gonder Health Department, Debre Tabor, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Lancet 362:1808-10. 2003
    ..During famine, cereals and nutritional information should reach people before they have grass pea as the only food...
  18. ncbi request reprint ABO blood groups, grass pea preparation, and neurolathyrism in Ethiopia
    Haileyesus Getahun
    South Gonder Health Department, Ethiopia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:700-3. 2002
    ..40, 95% confidence interval 0.1-2.0). Blood group O remained significantly associated with the disease after adjusting for age, type of grass pea preparation consumed, and duration of consumption (AOR = 2.90)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neurolathyrism in Ethiopia: assessment and comparison of knowledge and attitude of health workers and rural inhabitants
    Haileyesus Getahun
    South Gonder Health Department, Debre, Tabor, Ethiopia
    Soc Sci Med 54:1513-24. 2002
    ..The poor knowledge among health workers and the community and the general neglect of neurolathyrism requires urgent intervention. Appropriate strategies for the dissemination of information education, and communication (IEC) are needed...
  20. doi request reprint Opportunities and challenges for HIV care in overlapping HIV and TB epidemics
    Diane V Havlir
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 300:423-30. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of urinary amino acids and trace elements (copper, zinc and manganese) of recent neurolathyrism patients and healthy controls from Ethiopia
    Yu Haey Kuo
    Laboratory of Physiological Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Biochem 40:397-402. 2007
    ..The irreversibly crippling disease neurolathyrism is caused by prolonged over-consumption of Lathyrus sativus seed. The molecular mechanism of toxicity is unclear and more biochemical information is needed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patient empowerment in tuberculosis control: reflecting on past documented experiences
    Jean Macq
    School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 12:873-85. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Pattern of articles published in the Ethiopian Medical Journal
    Haileyesus Getahun
    Public Health Department, Ghent University, Belgium
    Ethiop Med J 40:315-23. 2002
    ..It was also recommended efforts should be initiated to improve the citation of articles published by the Ethiopian Medical Journal and enhance the publication of editorials and brief communications...
  24. pmc The new middle level health workers training in the Amhara regional state of Ethiopia: students' perspective
    Haileyesus Getahun
    The Futures Group International POLICY project, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 2:15. 2002
    ..Following health sector reform, Ethiopia started training new categories of health workers. This study addresses students' perspectives regarding their training and career plans...