Lilani Kumaranayake

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Allowing for differential timing in cost analyses: discounting and annualization
    Damian Walker
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 17:112-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Constructing socio-economic status indices: how to use principal components analysis
    Seema Vyas
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 21:459-68. 2006
  3. doi request reprint The economics of scaling up: cost estimation for HIV/AIDS interventions
    Lilani Kumaranayake
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    AIDS 22:S23-33. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Male circumcision for HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa: who, what and when?
    Richard G White
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 22:1841-50. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
  6. pmc Treating curable sexually transmitted infections to prevent HIV in Africa: still an effective control strategy?
    Richard G White
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:346-53. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint From trial intervention to scale-up: costs of an adolescent sexual health program in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S133-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of community acceptance over time for costs of HIV and STI prevention interventions: analysis of the Masaka Intervention Trial, Uganda, 1996-1999
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S111-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The costs of treating curable sexually transmitted infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S153-66. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Are targeted HIV prevention activities cost-effective in high prevalence settings? Results from a sexually transmitted infection treatment project for sex workers in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S122-32. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Allowing for differential timing in cost analyses: discounting and annualization
    Damian Walker
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 17:112-8. 2002
    ..This paper presents methods to both discount and annualize costs, and discusses rules-of-thumb to decide when to make these adjustments...
  2. ncbi request reprint Constructing socio-economic status indices: how to use principal components analysis
    Seema Vyas
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 21:459-68. 2006
    ..PCA has been validated as a method to describe SES differentiation within a population. Issues related to the underlying data will affect PCA and this should be considered when generating and interpreting results...
  3. doi request reprint The economics of scaling up: cost estimation for HIV/AIDS interventions
    Lilani Kumaranayake
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    AIDS 22:S23-33. 2008
    ..Yet decision-makers are encountering significant uncertainties about financing and the need to understand programming costs at different scales of delivery...
  4. doi request reprint Male circumcision for HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa: who, what and when?
    Richard G White
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 22:1841-50. 2008
    ..We explore how the population-level impact of circumcision varies by target age group, coverage, time-to-scale-up, level of risk compensation and circumcision of HIV infected men...
  5. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Treating curable sexually transmitted infections to prevent HIV in Africa: still an effective control strategy?
    Richard G White
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:346-53. 2008
    ..We explore whether treating curable STIs remains a cost-effective HIV control strategy in Africa...
  7. ncbi request reprint From trial intervention to scale-up: costs of an adolescent sexual health program in Mwanza, Tanzania
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S133-9. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of community acceptance over time for costs of HIV and STI prevention interventions: analysis of the Masaka Intervention Trial, Uganda, 1996-1999
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S111-6. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The costs of treating curable sexually transmitted infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S153-66. 2006
    ..Calls for increased investment in sexually transmitted infection (STI) treatment across the developing world have been made to address the high disease burden and the association with HIV transmission...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are targeted HIV prevention activities cost-effective in high prevalence settings? Results from a sexually transmitted infection treatment project for sex workers in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S122-32. 2006
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of consistent and early intervention of harm reduction for injecting drug users in Bangladesh
    Lorna Guinness
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Addiction 105:319-28. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc Does scale matter? The costs of HIV-prevention interventions for commercial sex workers in India
    Lorna Guinness
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:747-55. 2005
    ..To explore how the scale of a project affects both the total costs and average costs of HIV prevention in India...
  13. ncbi request reprint Antenatal syphilis screening in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons learned from Tanzania
    Deborah Watson-Jones
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 10:934-43. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of HIV preventive measures among injecting drug users in Svetlogorsk, Belarus
    Lilani Kumaranayake
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 99:1565-76. 2004
    ..Economic evaluation methods were adapted to consider the effect of an 8-month financing gap that negatively impacted on project implementation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sharing the burden of TB/HIV? Costs and financing of public-private partnerships for tuberculosis treatment in South Africa
    Edina Sinanovic
    Health Economics Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1466-74. 2006
    ..The financing required for the different models from the perspective of the provincial TB programme, provider, and the patient are considered...
  16. pmc Operational and economic evaluation of an NGO-led sexually transmitted infections intervention: north-western Cambodia
    Verena Carrara
    Banteay Meanchey Projects, Cambodia Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 83:434-42. 2005
    ..These services targeted female sex workers but were available to the general population. We conducted an evaluation of the operational performance and costs of this real-life project...
  17. pmc Costs of measures to control tuberculosis/HIV in public primary care facilities in Cape Town, South Africa
    Harry Peter Hausler
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town 8002, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 84:528-36. 2006
    ..To measure the costs and estimate the cost-effectiveness of the ProTEST package of tuberculosis/human immunodeficiency virus (TB/HIV) interventions in primary health care facilities in Cape Town, South Africa...
  18. ncbi request reprint Malaria incidence in rural Benin: does economics matter in endemic area?
    Omer A Mensah
    Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Abomey Calavi, Abomey Calavi, Benin
    Health Policy 68:93-102. 2004
    ..Variations in socio-economic and economic characteristics are significant in explaining the incidence of malaria, even in an endemic malarial setting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Improving the health of the global poor
    Prabhat Jha
    World Health Organization WHO, Geneva 01220, Switzerland
    Science 295:2036-9. 2002
    ..Such a program is feasible and would avoid millions of child, maternal, and adult deaths annually in poor countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a workplace HIV treatment programme in South Africa
    Salome Charalambous
    Aurum Institute for Health Research, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 21:S73-8. 2007
    ..To review the experience of implementing a workplace HIV care programme in South Africa and describe treatment outcomes in sequential cohorts of individuals starting antiretroviral therapy (ART)...