P Vickerman

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of the HIV intervention programme amongst commercial sex workers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    Isaac C H Fung
    MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:195. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Using mathematical modelling to estimate the impact of periodic presumptive treatment on the transmission of sexually transmitted infections and HIV among female sex workers
    Peter Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:163-8. 2010
  3. pmc The costs of HIV prevention for different target populations in Mumbai, Thane and Bangalore
    Sudha Chandrashekar
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S7. 2011
  4. pmc A dose-response relationship between exposure to a large-scale HIV preventive intervention and consistent condom use with different sexual partners of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Is the HCV-HIV co-infection prevalence amongst injecting drug users a marker for the level of sexual and injection related HIV transmission?
    Peter Vickerman
    Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:172-81. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Could low dead-space syringes really reduce HIV transmission to low levels?
    P Vickerman
    Social and Mathematical Epidemiology group and Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Drug Policy 24:8-14. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Can needle and syringe programmes and opiate substitution therapy achieve substantial reductions in hepatitis C virus prevalence? Model projections for different epidemic settings
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 107:1984-95. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Understanding the trends in HIV and hepatitis C prevalence amongst injecting drug users in different settings--implications for intervention impact
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:122-31. 2012
  9. pmc The more you look, the more you find: effects of hepatitis C virus testing interval on reinfection incidence and clearance and implications for future vaccine study design
    Peter Vickerman
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Infect Dis 205:1342-50. 2012
  10. pmc Frequency, factors and costs associated with injection site infections: findings from a national multi-site survey of injecting drug users in England
    Vivian Hope
    Centre for Infections, Health Protections Agency, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:120. 2008

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of the HIV intervention programme amongst commercial sex workers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    Isaac C H Fung
    MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:195. 2007
    ..Two surveys were performed among CSWs in 1999 and 2003. This study estimates the cost-effectiveness of the Jyoti Sangh HIV prevention programme...
  2. doi request reprint Using mathematical modelling to estimate the impact of periodic presumptive treatment on the transmission of sexually transmitted infections and HIV among female sex workers
    Peter Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:163-8. 2010
    ..However, few studies have assessed the impact on HIV. Mathematical modelling is used to quantify the likely HIV impact of different PPT interventions...
  3. pmc The costs of HIV prevention for different target populations in Mumbai, Thane and Bangalore
    Sudha Chandrashekar
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S7. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc A dose-response relationship between exposure to a large-scale HIV preventive intervention and consistent condom use with different sexual partners of female sex workers in southern India
    Kathleen N Deering
    Division of AIDS, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 11:S8. 2011
    ..This study assessed if intervention exposure was associated with condom use with FSWs' sexual partners, including a dose-response relationship...
  5. doi request reprint Is the HCV-HIV co-infection prevalence amongst injecting drug users a marker for the level of sexual and injection related HIV transmission?
    Peter Vickerman
    Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:172-81. 2013
    ..We assess and model the antibody prevalence of HCV amongst HIV-infected IDUs (denoted as HCV-HIV co-infection prevalence) and consider whether it proxies the degree of sexual HIV transmission amongst IDUs...
  6. doi request reprint Could low dead-space syringes really reduce HIV transmission to low levels?
    P Vickerman
    Social and Mathematical Epidemiology group and Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Drug Policy 24:8-14. 2013
    ..Indirect evidence suggests that encouraging HDSS users to use LDSS could be a powerful HIV prevention strategy. There is an urgent need to evaluate the real life effectiveness of this strategy...
  7. doi request reprint Can needle and syringe programmes and opiate substitution therapy achieve substantial reductions in hepatitis C virus prevalence? Model projections for different epidemic settings
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 107:1984-95. 2012
    ..To investigate the impact of scaling-up opiate substitution therapy (OST) and high coverage needle and syringe programmes (100%NSP-obtaining more sterile syringes than you inject) on HCV prevalence among injecting drug users (IDUs)...
  8. doi request reprint Understanding the trends in HIV and hepatitis C prevalence amongst injecting drug users in different settings--implications for intervention impact
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:122-31. 2012
    ..We explore whether a model can reproduce these trends, what determines different epidemiological profiles and how this affects intervention impact...
  9. pmc The more you look, the more you find: effects of hepatitis C virus testing interval on reinfection incidence and clearance and implications for future vaccine study design
    Peter Vickerman
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    J Infect Dis 205:1342-50. 2012
    ..This analysis investigates whether the conflicting findings from these studies could be due to differences in frequency of HCV RNA testing...
  10. pmc Frequency, factors and costs associated with injection site infections: findings from a national multi-site survey of injecting drug users in England
    Vivian Hope
    Centre for Infections, Health Protections Agency, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:120. 2008
    ..This study explores the frequency, factors and costs associated with injection site infections among IDUs in England...
  11. ncbi request reprint Model projections on the required coverage of syringe distribution to prevent HIV epidemics among injecting drug users
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:355-61. 2006
    ..Although syringe distribution is effective in preventing HIV transmission among injecting drug users (IDUs), there is little evidence on the required coverage to substantially reduce HIV transmission...
  12. doi request reprint Modelling the transmission of HIV and HCV among injecting drug users in Rawalpindi, a low HCV prevalence setting in Pakistan
    P Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:ii23-30. 2009
    ..This analysis uses modelling to explore hypotheses for the low prevalence of HCV to project the future HIV/HCV epidemic and to estimate the impact of a generic intervention...
  13. doi request reprint Can hepatitis C virus prevalence be used as a measure of injection-related human immunodeficiency virus risk in populations of injecting drug users? An ecological analysis
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Addiction 105:311-8. 2010
    ..The relationship between hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV prevalence among IDUs is explored to determine whether HCV prevalence could indicate HIV risk...
  14. doi request reprint Can Hepatitis C virus treatment be used as a prevention strategy? Additional model projections for Australia and elsewhere
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:83-5; discussion 86-7. 2011
    ..We also query their finding that HCV treatment should be preferentially targeted to IDUs not on methadone maintenance treatment...
  15. doi request reprint To what extent is the HIV epidemic in southern India driven by commercial sex? A modelling analysis
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 24:2563-72. 2010
    ..In south India, general population HIV prevalence estimates range from 0.5 to 3%. To focus HIV prevention efforts, it is important to understand whether HIV transmission is driven by commercial sex...
  16. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of herpes simplex virus-2 suppressive therapy with daily aciclovir for delaying HIV disease progression among HIV-1-infected women in South Africa
    Peter Vickerman
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 38:401-9. 2011
    ..The cost-effectiveness of daily aciclovir for delaying HIV-1 disease progression in women not eligible for antiretroviral therapy (ART) is estimated...
  17. doi request reprint Using modeling to explore the degree to which a microbicide's sexually transmitted infection efficacy may contribute to the HIV effectiveness measured in phase 3 microbicide trials
    Peter Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:460-7. 2008
    ..This may increase a microbicide's impact on HIV in phase 3 trials. Modeling is used to estimate the degree to which a microbicide's STI efficacy contributes to the HIV effectiveness of a phase 3 microbicide trial...
  18. doi request reprint Modelling the cost per ulcer treated of incorporating episodic treatment for HSV-2 into the syndromic algorithm for genital ulcer disease
    P Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:243-8. 2008
    ..The previous algorithm (1994) only targeted Haemophilus ducreyi (HD) and Treponema pallidum (TP)...
  19. pmc Sensitivity requirements for the point of care diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in women
    P Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 79:363-7. 2003
    ..This study estimates the required sensitivity of POC tests that ensures as many STIs are averted as with current gold standard tests...
  20. ncbi request reprint The importance of context: model projections on how microbicide impact could be affected by the underlying epidemiologic and behavioral situation in 2 African settings
    Peter Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:397-405. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to explore how a microbicide's HIV impact is affected by behavioral and epidemiologic factors in 2 African settings: Cotonou, Benin, and Hillbrow, South Africa...
  21. 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
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  22. 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
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  23. pmc Modelling the cost effectiveness of rapid point of care diagnostic tests for the control of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers
    P Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:403-12. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Modelling the impact on Hepatitis C transmission of reducing syringe sharing: London case study
    P Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:396-405. 2007
    ..To inform public health action, mathematical modelling is used to explore the possible impact of strategies to decrease syringe sharing...
  25. pmc Modelling the cost-effectiveness of introducing rapid syphilis tests into an antenatal syphilis screening programme in Mwanza, Tanzania
    P Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:v38-43. 2006
    ..This analysis estimates the relative cost-effectiveness of using these POC tests in the Mwanza syphilis screening intervention...
  26. doi request reprint Prevalence of HIV, HCV and sexually transmitted infections among injecting drug users in Rawalpindi and Abbottabad, Pakistan: evidence for an emerging injection-related HIV epidemic
    L Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:ii17-22. 2009
    ..To measure the prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV), HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Rawalpindi and Abbottabad and to examine risk factors associated with HIV and HCV...
  27. pmc The effects of scale on the costs of targeted HIV prevention interventions among female and male sex workers, men who have sex with men and transgenders in India
    S Chandrashekar
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i89-94. 2010
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  28. doi request reprint Measuring risk of HIV and HCV among injecting drug users in the Russian Federation
    Lucy Platt
    Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour, Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:428-33. 2009
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  29. 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
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Measuring the quality of hospital tuberculosis services: a prospective study in four Zimbabwe hospitals
    Charles Hongoro
    Aurum Health Research, Economics and Health Systems, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:287-92. 2005
    ..To show how the use of a prospective approach to measuring the quality of services for a specific diagnosis can generate useful information for improving the quality of services in environments with limited information technology and data...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Could the CARE-SHAKTI intervention for injecting drug users be maintaining the low HIV prevalence in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    Anna M Foss
    HIV Tools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, UK
    Addiction 102:114-25. 2007
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Remodelling core group theory: the role of sustaining populations in HIV transmission
    Charlotte Watts
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii85-92. 2010
    ..These findings are used to explore gaps in core group theory...
  34. pmc Apples and oranges? Interpreting success in HIV prevention trials
    Lori L Heise
    Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, WC1H 9SH London, UK
    Contraception 83:10-5. 2011
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  35. pmc Evaluating large-scale HIV prevention interventions: study design for an integrated mathematical modelling approach
    M C Boily
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:582-9. 2007
    ..There is an urgent need to evaluate HIV prevention interventions, thereby improving our understanding of what works, under what circumstances and what is cost effective...
  36. pmc Interim modelling analysis to validate reported increases in condom use and assess HIV infections averted among female sex workers and clients in southern India following a targeted HIV prevention programme
    Michael Pickles
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:i33-43. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Using mathematical modelling to investigate the plausibility of attributing observed antenatal clinic declines to a female sex worker intervention in Karnataka state, India
    Marie Claude Boily
    Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK
    AIDS 22:S149-64. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Detection of gonococcal infection : pros and cons of a rapid test
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Mol Diagn 9:175-9. 2005
    ..Their optimal use in these settings requires the development of simpler and cheaper rapid tests...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cannabis and schizophrenia: model projections of the impact of the rise in cannabis use on historical and future trends in schizophrenia in England and Wales
    Matthew Hickman
    Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, UK
    Addiction 102:597-606. 2007
    ..To estimate long-term trends in cannabis use and projections of schizophrenia assuming a causal relation between cannabis use and schizophrenia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reducing the burden of sexually transmitted infections in resource-limited settings: the role of improved diagnostics
    Julia E Aledort
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Nature 444:59-72. 2006
  41. pmc Condoms and prevention of HIV
    Anna M Foss
    BMJ 329:185-6. 2004