Helene A C M Voeten

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Strong association between in-migration and HIV prevalence in urban sub-Saharan Africa
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 37:240-3. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in health care-seeking behavior for sexually transmitted diseases: a population-based study in Nairobi, Kenya
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 31:265-72. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior is more risky in rural than in urban areas among young women in Nyanza province, Kenya
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 31:481-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Female sex workers and unsafe sex in urban and rural Nyanza, Kenya: regular partners may contribute more to HIV transmission than clients
    H A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 12:174-82. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Sources of information and health beliefs related to SARS and avian influenza among Chinese communities in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, compared to the general population in these countries
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 16:49-57. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Sociocognitive determinants of observed and self-reported compliance to hand hygiene guidelines in child day care centers
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:862-7. 2013
  7. pmc The impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on HIV epidemics in Africa and India: a simulation study
    Debby C J Vissers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 3:e2077. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Clients of female sex workers in Nyanza province, Kenya: a core group in STD/HIV transmission
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 29:444-52. 2002
  9. pmc Disco funerals: a risk situation for HIV infection among youth in Kisumu, Kenya
    Carolyne Njue
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 23:505-9. 2009
  10. pmc A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:259. 2013

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Strong association between in-migration and HIV prevalence in urban sub-Saharan Africa
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 37:240-3. 2010
    ..In this ecological analysis, we explore how much variation in HIV prevalence in urban sub-Saharan Africa is explained by in-migration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in health care-seeking behavior for sexually transmitted diseases: a population-based study in Nairobi, Kenya
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 31:265-72. 2004
    ..Health care-seeking behavior for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is important in STD/HIV control...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior is more risky in rural than in urban areas among young women in Nyanza province, Kenya
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 31:481-7. 2004
    ..HIV/sexually transmitted disease interventions in sub-Saharan Africa have largely been focused on urban areas, where sexual behavior is supposed to be more risky than in rural areas...
  4. ncbi request reprint Female sex workers and unsafe sex in urban and rural Nyanza, Kenya: regular partners may contribute more to HIV transmission than clients
    H A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 12:174-82. 2007
    ..To compare the sexual behaviour of female sex workers in urban and rural areas in Nyanza province in Kenya, and to compare their unsafe sex with clients and with regular partners...
  5. doi request reprint Sources of information and health beliefs related to SARS and avian influenza among Chinese communities in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands, compared to the general population in these countries
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Med 16:49-57. 2009
    ..To engage them in precautionary actions, it is important to know their information sources, knowledge, and health beliefs...
  6. doi request reprint Sociocognitive determinants of observed and self-reported compliance to hand hygiene guidelines in child day care centers
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 41:862-7. 2013
    ..We assessed sociocognitive determinants of caregivers' HH behavior in child day care centers (DCCs) to develop an effective HH intervention...
  7. pmc The impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) on HIV epidemics in Africa and India: a simulation study
    Debby C J Vissers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 3:e2077. 2008
    ..An urgent demand for implementation of PrEP is expected at the moment efficacy has been demonstrated in clinical trials. We explored the long-term impact of PrEP on HIV transmission in different HIV epidemics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clients of female sex workers in Nyanza province, Kenya: a core group in STD/HIV transmission
    Helene A C M Voeten
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 29:444-52. 2002
    ..Commercial sex plays an important role in the spread of HIV and AIDS in Africa, especially in beginning epidemics...
  9. pmc Disco funerals: a risk situation for HIV infection among youth in Kisumu, Kenya
    Carolyne Njue
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 23:505-9. 2009
    ..We explored whether disco funerals are a risk situation for HIV/sexually transmitted infection infection among youth...
  10. pmc A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:259. 2013
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the design of a cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of this intervention...
  11. doi request reprint Separation of spouses due to travel and living apart raises HIV risk in Tanzanian couples
    Debby C J Vissers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 35:714-20. 2008
    ..g., family visits or funerals) or to living apart (e.g., work-related or in polygamous marriages). We investigated to what extent partner absence leads to more risky sexual behavior in Tanzanian couples...
  12. pmc Porn video shows, local brew, and transactional sex: HIV risk among youth in Kisumu, Kenya
    Carolyne Njue
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:635. 2011
    ..We conducted a qualitative study to explore risk situations that can explain the high HIV prevalence among youth in Kisumu town, Kenya..
  13. doi request reprint "If you don't abstain, you will die of AIDS": AIDS education in Kenyan public schools
    Carolyne Njue
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:169-79. 2009
    ..The Ministry of Education needs to have a clear policy toward the promotion of condoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Mexican flu: risk perception in the general public, precautionary measures and trust in information provided by the government]
    Marloes Bults
    GGD Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A1686. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Initial evaluation of use of an online partner notification tool for STI, called 'suggest a test': a cross sectional pilot study
    Hannelore M Götz
    Department Infectious Disease Control, Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Infect 90:195-200. 2014
    ..Partner notification is crucial for sexually transmitted infection (STI) control. We developed Suggestatest.nl (SAT), an internet-based notification system for verified diagnoses of STI/HIV...
  16. doi request reprint Hand hygiene compliance and environmental determinants in child day care centers: an observational study
    Tizza P Zomer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Infect Control 41:497-502. 2013
    ..The study objectives were to assess caregivers' compliance to HH guidelines in DCCs and to identify environmental determinants of HH behavior...