H Grosskurth

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
    Francien Scholten
    Medical Research Council Uganda Research Unit on on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:886. 2011
  2. pmc Mortality in an antiretroviral therapy programme in Jinja, south-east Uganda: a prospective cohort study
    Barbara Amuron
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS Res Ther 8:39. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Control of sexually transmitted diseases for HIV-1 prevention: understanding the implications of the Mwanza and Rakai trials
    H Grosskurth
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 355:1981-7. 2000
  4. pmc Operational performance of an STD control programme in Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    H Grosskurth
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 76:426-36. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV and Chlamydia trachomatis infection in 15--19-year olds in rural Tanzania
    A I Obasi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 6:517-25. 2001
  6. pmc The interrelation of HIV, cervical human papillomavirus, and neoplasia among antenatal clinic attenders in Tanzania
    P Mayaud
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:248-54. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Syndromic treatment of sexually transmitted diseases reduces the proportion of incident HIV infections attributable to these diseases in rural Tanzania
    K K Orroth
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 14:1429-37. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness, impact and cost of syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases in Tanzania
    P Mayaud
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 9:11-4. 1998
  9. pmc Baseline survey of sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of female bar workers in Mbeya Region, Tanzania
    G Riedner
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:382-7. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Do behavioural differences help to explain variations in HIV prevalence in adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa?
    R Chapman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:554-66. 2010

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  1. pmc Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
    Francien Scholten
    Medical Research Council Uganda Research Unit on on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:886. 2011
    ..This aim of this study was to describe health among older people in association with the HIV epidemic...
  2. pmc Mortality in an antiretroviral therapy programme in Jinja, south-east Uganda: a prospective cohort study
    Barbara Amuron
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS Res Ther 8:39. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  3. ncbi request reprint Control of sexually transmitted diseases for HIV-1 prevention: understanding the implications of the Mwanza and Rakai trials
    H Grosskurth
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 355:1981-7. 2000
    ..Implications of the trials for policy and future research agenda are discussed...
  4. pmc Operational performance of an STD control programme in Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    H Grosskurth
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 76:426-36. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV and Chlamydia trachomatis infection in 15--19-year olds in rural Tanzania
    A I Obasi
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 6:517-25. 2001
    ..To estimate the prevalence of HIV and Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) infections amongst adolescents in rural Mwanza Region, Tanzania and their association with demographic variables...
  6. pmc The interrelation of HIV, cervical human papillomavirus, and neoplasia among antenatal clinic attenders in Tanzania
    P Mayaud
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:248-54. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Syndromic treatment of sexually transmitted diseases reduces the proportion of incident HIV infections attributable to these diseases in rural Tanzania
    K K Orroth
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 14:1429-37. 2000
    ..To compare the proportion of HIV seroconversions attributable to other sexually transmitted diseases in the intervention and comparison arms of the Mwanza sexually transmitted diseases (STD) intervention trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness, impact and cost of syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases in Tanzania
    P Mayaud
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 9:11-4. 1998
    ..9% in the control communities, corresponding to a 42% decreased risk of seroconversion in the intervention communities after adjusting for age, sex, history of travel, baseline STD prevalence, and male circumcision...
  9. pmc Baseline survey of sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of female bar workers in Mbeya Region, Tanzania
    G Riedner
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:382-7. 2003
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Do behavioural differences help to explain variations in HIV prevalence in adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa?
    R Chapman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 15:554-66. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Lack of effectiveness of syndromic management in targeting vaginal infections in pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda
    C J Tann
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:285-9. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc Comparison of STD prevalences in the Mwanza, Rakai, and Masaka trial populations: the role of selection bias and diagnostic errors
    K K Orroth
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:98-105. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effects of such biases on STD prevalence estimates from three community randomised trials of STD treatment for HIV prevention in Masaka and Rakai, Uganda and Mwanza, Tanzania...
  13. doi request reprint Patterns of individual and population-level adherence to antiretroviral therapy and risk factors for poor adherence in the first year of the DART trial in Uganda and Zimbabwe
    Sylvia K Muyingo
    MRC Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:468-75. 2008
    ..Good adherence is essential for successful antiretroviral therapy (ART) provision, but simple measures have rarely been validated in Africa...
  14. doi request reprint Transmitted antiretroviral drug resistance surveillance among newly HIV type 1-diagnosed women attending an antenatal clinic in Entebbe, Uganda
    N Ndembi
    MRC UVR1 Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:889-95. 2008
    ..The HIV drug resistance prevalence estimate in Entebbe following the HIVDR-TS methodology is less than 5% as set out by WHO guidelines...
  15. doi request reprint Tat-specific binding IgG and disease progression in HIV type 1-infected Ugandans
    D Senkaali
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 24:587-94. 2008
    ..Comparison of LTS with RP showed no evidence that Tat-specific Abs slows participants' disease progression. This study showed no evidence of a protective effect of having Tat-specific Abs among these Ugandan subjects...
  16. pmc Effect of herpes simplex suppression on incidence of HIV among women in Tanzania
    Deborah Watson-Jones
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    N Engl J Med 358:1560-71. 2008
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that HSV-2 suppressive therapy reduces the risk of HIV acquisition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of the MEMA kwa Vijana adolescent sexual and reproductive health intervention in Mwanza Region, Tanzania
    A I Obasi
    The Liverpool School Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA
    AIDS Care 18:311-22. 2006
    ..However, the use of these structures involves compromise on some key aspects of intervention design and requires the development of complementary strategies to access out-of-school youth and the wider community...
  18. ncbi request reprint Determinants of the impact of sexually transmitted infection treatment on prevention of HIV infection: a synthesis of evidence from the Mwanza, Rakai, and Masaka intervention trials
    E L Korenromp
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 191:S168-78. 2005
    ..In populations with high-risk sexual behavior and high STI rates, STIs treatment interventions may contribute substantially to prevention of HIV infection...
  19. pmc The sexual health of pupils in years 4 to 6 of primary schools in rural Tanzania
    J Todd
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Sex Transm Infect 80:35-42. 2004
    ..The aim was to describe the sexual health of pupils in years 4 to 6 of 121 rural primary schools in north western Tanzania, before the implementation of an innovative sexual health intervention in 58 of the schools...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reproductive health and awareness of HIV among rural high school students, North Western Ethiopia
    G D Alene
    Department of Community Health, Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Gondar, Ethiopia
    AIDS Care 16:57-68. 2004
    ..Targeted interventions are warranted among adolescents and sex workers in Ethiopia complemented by STD treatment services...
  21. pmc STD/HIV intervention and research programme Mwanza Region, NW Tanzania
    J Changalucha
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Sex Transm Infect 78:i91-6. 2002
    ..The transmission of STDs is fuelled by high population mobility and by the presence of high risk individuals in rural as well as roadside communities...
  22. pmc Risk assessment and other screening options for gonorrhoea and chlamydial infections in women attending rural Tanzanian antenatal clinics
    P Mayaud
    Department of Clinical Sciences, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Bull World Health Organ 73:621-30. 1995
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint 'What if they ask how I got it?' Dilemmas of disclosing parental HIV status and testing children for HIV in Uganda
    J Rwemisisi
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 23:36-42. 2008
    ..We conducted a qualitative study in 2001 and 2005 to assess parent attitudes and current counselling policy and practice regarding child testing and parental disclosure in Uganda prior to the roll-out of antiretroviral therapy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between active GB virus-C (hepatitis G) infection and HIV-1 disease in Uganda
    D L Yirrell
    Medical Research Council Research Unit on AIDS, c o Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Int J STD AIDS 18:244-9. 2007
    ..We show that the association between active GBV-C co-infection and improved survival of HIV-1-infected adults is not restricted to HIV subtype B, but is also observed in both males and females infected with HIV subtypes A and D...