N McGrath

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Design and methods of a longitudinal study investigating the impact of antiretroviral treatment on the partnerships and sexual behaviour of HIV-infected individuals in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:121. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the need for antiretroviral treatment and an assessment of a simplified HIV/AIDS case definition in rural Malawi
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S105-13. 2007
  3. pmc Age at first sex in rural South Africa
    N McGrath
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i49-55. 2009
  4. pmc What happens to ART-eligible patients who do not start ART? Dropout between screening and ART initiation: a cohort study in Karonga, Malawi
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:601. 2010
  5. pmc Trends in marriage and time spent single in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparative analysis of six population-based cohort studies and nine Demographic and Health Surveys
    M Marston
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i64-71. 2009
  6. pmc Declining child mortality in northern Malawi despite high rates of infection with HIV
    A Jahn
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:746-53. 2010
  7. pmc Low effectiveness of syndromic treatment services for curable sexually transmitted infections in rural South Africa
    R G White
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:528-34. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Ascertainment of childhood vaccination histories in northern Malawi
    A Jahn
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    Trop Med Int Health 13:129-38. 2008
  9. pmc Population differences in immune responses to Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination in infancy
    Maeve K Lalor
    Immunology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 199:795-800. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Individual, household and community factors associated with HIV test refusal in rural Malawi
    Katharina Kranzer
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1341-50. 2008

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  1. pmc Design and methods of a longitudinal study investigating the impact of antiretroviral treatment on the partnerships and sexual behaviour of HIV-infected individuals in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:121. 2011
    ..This includes improving the availability of longitudinal demographic and health data on HIV-infected individuals who have accessed ART services but who are not yet ART-eligible...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimating the need for antiretroviral treatment and an assessment of a simplified HIV/AIDS case definition in rural Malawi
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S105-13. 2007
    ..We estimated HIV prevalence and assessed field staging of individuals to estimate the burden of HIV disease needing treatment in rural Malawi...
  3. pmc Age at first sex in rural South Africa
    N McGrath
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i49-55. 2009
    ..To identify factors associated with sexual debut and early age at first sex (AFS) among young men and women (12-25 years) in a population with a high prevalence and incidence of HIV in rural South Africa...
  4. pmc What happens to ART-eligible patients who do not start ART? Dropout between screening and ART initiation: a cohort study in Karonga, Malawi
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:601. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate the outcome of those who are eligible but do not start ART in the Malawi programme, factors associated with this dropout, and reasons for not starting treatment, in a prospective cohort study...
  5. pmc Trends in marriage and time spent single in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparative analysis of six population-based cohort studies and nine Demographic and Health Surveys
    M Marston
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i64-71. 2009
    ..To describe trends in age at first sex (AFS), age at first marriage (AFM) and time spent single between events and to compare age-specific trends in marital status in six cohort studies...
  6. pmc Declining child mortality in northern Malawi despite high rates of infection with HIV
    A Jahn
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 88:746-53. 2010
    ..To determine whether routine surveys, such as the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), have underestimated child mortality in Malawi...
  7. pmc Low effectiveness of syndromic treatment services for curable sexually transmitted infections in rural South Africa
    R G White
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:528-34. 2008
    ..We estimate the effectiveness of syndromic treatment for curable STIs in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and the trend in STI prevalences before and after the introduction of syndromic treatment in 1995...
  8. doi request reprint Ascertainment of childhood vaccination histories in northern Malawi
    A Jahn
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Malawi
    Trop Med Int Health 13:129-38. 2008
    ..To assess factors related to recorded vaccine uptake, which may confound the evaluation of vaccine impact...
  9. pmc Population differences in immune responses to Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination in infancy
    Maeve K Lalor
    Immunology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Infect Dis 199:795-800. 2009
    ..We conclude that population differences in immune responses after BCG vaccination are observed among infants, as well as among young adults...
  10. doi request reprint Individual, household and community factors associated with HIV test refusal in rural Malawi
    Katharina Kranzer
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1341-50. 2008
    ..To investigate individual, household and community factors associated with HIV test refusal in a counselling and testing programme offered at population level in rural Malawi...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of adult mortality on household dissolution and migration in rural South Africa
    Victoria Hosegood
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS 18:1585-90. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect of adult death on household dissolution and migration...
  12. pmc Population-level effect of HIV on adult mortality and early evidence of reversal after introduction of antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
    Andreas Jahn
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 371:1603-11. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate mortality in a population before and after the introduction of free antiretroviral therapy, and therefore to assess the effects of such programmes on survival at the population level...
  13. pmc The effects of high HIV prevalence on orphanhood and living arrangements of children in Malawi, Tanzania, and South Africa
    Victoria Hosegood
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Popul Stud (Camb) 61:327-36. 2007
    ..For example, we find no evidence that the prevalence of child-headed households is significant or has increased in the three study areas...
  14. pmc Comparative assessment of the quality of age-at-event reporting in three HIV cohort studies in sub-Saharan Africa
    A Wringe
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i56-63. 2009
    ..To assess inconsistencies in reported age at first sex (AFS) and age at first marriage (AFM) in three African cohorts, and consider their implications for interpreting trends in sexual and marital debut...
  15. pmc HIV epidemic trend and antiretroviral treatment need in Karonga District, Malawi
    R G White
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 135:922-32. 2007
    ..1% of adults were in need of ART in 2005. This prediction was sensitive to the assumed eligibility period, ranging from 1.6% to 2.6% if the eligibility period was instead assumed to be 1.5 or 2.5 years, respectively...
  16. pmc Implication of new WHO growth standards on identification of risk factors and estimated prevalence of malnutrition in rural Malawian infants
    Marc André Prost
    Epidemiology and Population Health Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e2684. 2008
    ..We assessed how switching from the NCHS to the newly released WHO Growth Standards affects the estimated prevalence of wasting, underweight and stunting, and the pattern of risk factors identified...
  17. pmc Child mortality in rural Malawi: HIV closes the survival gap between the socio-economic strata
    Andreas Jahn
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e11320. 2010
    ..As HIV-related deaths increase in a population the usual association between low socioeconomic status and child mortality may change, particularly as death rates from other causes decline...
  18. ncbi request reprint Refining the criteria for stalled fertility declines: an application to rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 1990-2005
    Tom A Moultrie
    Centre for Actuarial Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Stud Fam Plann 39:39-48. 2008
    ..This identification of a stalled fertility decline provides the first evidence of such a stall in southern Africa, the region with the lowest fertility levels in sub-Saharan Africa...
  19. doi request reprint Perceptions of anal sex in rural South Africa
    Catherine Ndinda
    School of Politics, University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermartizburg, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 10:205-12. 2008
    ..Discussion of anal sex among those who had heard about it linked it to socially marginal groups and asymmetrical power relations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal multivitamin supplementation on the mental and psychomotor development of children who are born to HIV-1-infected mothers in Tanzania
    Nuala McGrath
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e216-25. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint The timing of mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus infection and the neurodevelopment of children in Tanzania
    Nuala McGrath
    Departments of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 25:47-52. 2006
    ..To determine the association between the timing of mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 and neurodevelopment among children born to HIV-1 infected mothers in Tanzania...
  22. ncbi request reprint Teenage fertility rates falling in South Africa
    Tom A Moultrie
    S Afr Med J 97:442-3. 2007