B Zaba

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc The development and validation of dried blood spots for external quality assurance of syphilis serology
    Pieter W Smit
    Leiden Cytology and Pathology Laboratory, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:102. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of HIV infection on pregnancy-related mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: secondary analyses of pooled community-based data from the network for Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA)
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1763-71. 2013
  3. pmc Using age-specific mortality of HIV infected persons to predict anti-retroviral treatment need: a comparative analysis of data from five African population-based cohort studies
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:e3-14. 2012
  4. pmc Parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health in rural Tanzania: Implications for young people's sexual health interventions
    Joyce Wamoyi
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza Research Centre, Isamilo Road, P, O Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Reprod Health 7:6. 2010
  5. pmc From HIV diagnosis to treatment: evaluation of a referral system to promote and monitor access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Tanzania
    Ray Nsigaye
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:31. 2009
  6. pmc Parental control and monitoring of young people's sexual behaviour in rural North-Western Tanzania: implications for sexual and reproductive health interventions
    Joyce Wamoyi
    National Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 11:106. 2011
  7. pmc "Driving the devil away": qualitative insights into miraculous cures for AIDS in a rural Tanzanian ward
    Maria Roura
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 49 51 Bedford Square, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC 1B 3DP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:427. 2010
  8. pmc Trends in HIV & syphilis prevalence and correlates of HIV infection: results from cross-sectional surveys among women attending ante-natal clinics in Northern Tanzania
    Yusufu Kumogola
    National Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 10:553. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV and mortality of mothers and children: evidence from cohort studies in Uganda, Tanzania, and Malawi
    Basia Zaba
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Epidemiology 16:275-80. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Age-specific mortality patterns in HIV-infected individuals: a comparative analysis of African community study data
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S87-96. 2007

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. pmc The development and validation of dried blood spots for external quality assurance of syphilis serology
    Pieter W Smit
    Leiden Cytology and Pathology Laboratory, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 13:102. 2013
    ..We determined the feasibility of using dried blood spots (DBS) as specimens for quality assurance of syphilis serological assays...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of HIV infection on pregnancy-related mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: secondary analyses of pooled community-based data from the network for Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA)
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1763-71. 2013
    ..We used longitudinal data from the Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA) network to estimate the excess mortality associated with HIV during pregnancy and the post-partum period in sub-Saharan Africa...
  3. pmc Using age-specific mortality of HIV infected persons to predict anti-retroviral treatment need: a comparative analysis of data from five African population-based cohort studies
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 17:e3-14. 2012
    ..To present a simple method for estimating population-level anti-retroviral therapy (ART) need that does not rely on knowledge of past HIV incidence...
  4. pmc Parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health in rural Tanzania: Implications for young people's sexual health interventions
    Joyce Wamoyi
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza Research Centre, Isamilo Road, P, O Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Reprod Health 7:6. 2010
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  5. pmc From HIV diagnosis to treatment: evaluation of a referral system to promote and monitor access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Tanzania
    Ray Nsigaye
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:31. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc Parental control and monitoring of young people's sexual behaviour in rural North-Western Tanzania: implications for sexual and reproductive health interventions
    Joyce Wamoyi
    National Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 11:106. 2011
    ..This paper examines parental control and monitoring and the implications of this on young people's sexual decision making in a rural setting in North-Western Tanzania...
  7. pmc "Driving the devil away": qualitative insights into miraculous cures for AIDS in a rural Tanzanian ward
    Maria Roura
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 49 51 Bedford Square, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC 1B 3DP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:427. 2010
    ..This study investigated FLs' attitudes towards different HIV treatment options (traditional, medical and spiritual) available in a rural Tanzanian ward...
  8. pmc Trends in HIV & syphilis prevalence and correlates of HIV infection: results from cross-sectional surveys among women attending ante-natal clinics in Northern Tanzania
    Yusufu Kumogola
    National Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 10:553. 2010
    ..5% and 10.8% respectively. In previous rounds urban residence, residential mobility, the length of time sexually active before marriage, time since marriage and age of the partner were associated with HIV infection...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV and mortality of mothers and children: evidence from cohort studies in Uganda, Tanzania, and Malawi
    Basia Zaba
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Epidemiology 16:275-80. 2005
    ..However, the census and household survey data that generally are used to produce estimates of child mortality do not permit precise measures of the adverse effect of HIV on child mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Age-specific mortality patterns in HIV-infected individuals: a comparative analysis of African community study data
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S87-96. 2007
    ..Describe age-specific mortality patterns of HIV-infected adults in African communities before introduction of HAART...
  11. pmc Age at first sex: understanding recent trends in African demographic surveys
    B Zaba
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii28-35. 2004
    ..To describe recent trends in age at first sex in African countries, identifying and making due allowances for a variety of common reporting errors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the AIDS epidemic using HIV prevalence data among young women attending antenatal clinics: prospects and problems
    B Zaba
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 14:1633-45. 2000
    ..To assess the potential of antenatal surveillance data on HIV prevalence in young women as an indicator of trends in HIV incidence...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint The "seeded" focus group: a strategy to recruit HIV+ community members into treatment research
    J Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:212-5. 2009
    ..We piloted an innovative community-based recruitment approach to contact known HIV+ individuals for referral to treatment without endangering their confidentiality...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint The social and economic impact of parental HIV on children in northern Malawi: retrospective population-based cohort study
    S Floyd
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 19:781-90. 2007
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  18. pmc HIV prevalence and sexual behaviour changes measured in an antenatal clinic setting in northern Tanzania
    M Urassa
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:301-6. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility of collecting sexual behaviour data during HIV surveillance in antenatal care (ANC) clinics, and to establish whether these data can provide information about the correlates of HIV infection in this population...
  19. pmc Verbal autopsy can consistently measure AIDS mortality: a validation study in Tanzania and Zimbabwe
    B Lopman
    Imperial College, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:330-4. 2010
    ..Verbal autopsy is currently the only option for obtaining cause of death information in most populations with a widespread HIV/AIDS epidemic...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint The association between HIV and fertility in a cohort study in rural Tanzania
    Susan Catherine Hunter
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    J Biosoc Sci 35:189-99. 2003
    ..Use of modern contraception was higher among HIV-infected women. However, both among contracepting and non-contracepting women, a substantial reduction in fertility was seen among HIV-infected women...
  22. pmc Scaling up stigma? The effects of antiretroviral roll-out on stigma and HIV testing. Early evidence from rural Tanzania
    M Roura
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:308-12. 2009
    ..To investigate the interplay between antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up, different types of stigma and Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) uptake 2 years after the introduction of free ART in a rural ward of Tanzania...
  23. pmc Influence of timing of sexual debut and first marriage on sexual behaviour in later life: findings from four survey rounds in the Kisesa cohort in northern Tanzania
    B Zaba
    TAZAMA Project, National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Sex Transm Infect 85:i20-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate quality of sexual debut and first marriage data, measure trends and study the association of risky sexual behaviour in youth with adult risk behaviour...
  24. pmc Methodological lessons from a cohort study of high risk women in Tanzania
    O Hoffmann
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii69-73. 2004
    ..To describe the development, characteristics, and follow up of a high risk cohort of women in Tanzania. Differences in social background and sexual behaviour of women working in traditional and modern alcohol selling workplaces are shown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measurement of condom use as a risk factor for HIV infection
    Emma Slaymaker
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 11:174-84. 2003
    ..Indicators based on the proportion of the whole population who have sex without using a condom would be better measures of the size of the group at highest risk of HIV infection...
  26. pmc Use of antenatal clinic surveillance to assess the effect of sexual behavior on HIV prevalence in young women in Karonga district, Malawi
    Amelia Catharine Crampin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:196-202. 2008
    ..Sexual behavior monitoring to explain HIV distribution and trends is seldom attempted in ANC surveys. We explore the use of marital history in ANC surveillance as a proxy for sexual behavior...
  27. doi request reprint Reproductive behaviour and HIV status of antenatal clients in northern Tanzania: opportunities for family planning and preventing mother-to-child transmission integration
    Sarah C Keogh
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 49 51 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    AIDS 23:S27-35. 2009
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. pmc Barriers to sustaining antiretroviral treatment in Kisesa, Tanzania: a follow-up study to understand attrition from the antiretroviral program
    Maria Roura
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:203-10. 2009
    ..Effectiveness and sustainability of ART roll-out could be strengthened by strategic intervention at different levels, with particular attention to community-level factors such as social networks' influence and support...
  30. pmc Net survival of perinatally and postnatally HIV-infected children: a pooled analysis of individual data from sub-Saharan Africa
    Milly Marston
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 40:385-96. 2011
    ..With more data on timing of infection, which may be associated with disease progression, a separate representation of children infected early and late was proposed...
  31. doi request reprint Doubts, denial and divine intervention: understanding delayed attendance and poor retention rates at a HIV treatment programme in rural Tanzania
    Alison Wringe
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:632-7. 2009
    ..Decentralisation of HIV services to rural communities should be considered as a priority to redress the balance between perceived barriers to, and benefits of accessing HIV treatment programmes...
  32. pmc Population-level reduction in adult mortality after extension of free anti-retroviral therapy provision into rural areas in northern Malawi
    Sian Floyd
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e13499. 2010
    ..It is important to see if the impact changes with time since the start of treatment scale-up, and as treatment moves to smaller clinics...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Uptake of HIV voluntary counselling and testing services in rural Tanzania: implications for effective HIV prevention and equitable access to treatment
    Alison Wringe
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:319-27. 2008
    ..To describe the associations between socio-demographic, behavioural and clinical characteristics and the use of HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) services among residents in a rural ward in Tanzania...
  35. pmc Should data from demographic surveillance systems be made more widely available to researchers?
    Daniel Chandramohan
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e57. 2008
    ..This debate is further discussed in this month's Editorial...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint The long-term social and economic impact of HIV on the spouses of infected individuals in northern Malawi
    Sian Floyd
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:520-31. 2008
    ..To assess the social and economic impact of HIV-related illness and death on the spouses of HIV-infected individuals...
  38. ncbi request reprint Estimating the net effect of HIV on child mortality in African populations affected by generalized HIV epidemics
    Milly Marston
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:219-27. 2005
    ..The curve also predicts 13% net survival at 10 years using constraints based on survival of infected adults...
  39. doi request reprint Estimating 'net' HIV-related mortality and the importance of background mortality rates
    Milly Marston
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S65-71. 2007
    ..To estimate mortality directly attributable to HIV in HIV-infected adults in low and middle income countries and discuss appropriate methodology...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint The role of behavioral data in HIV surveillance
    Basia Zaba
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 19:S39-52. 2005
    ..The paper concludes with recommendations for the methods and frequency with which to collect the data required for second-generation HIV surveillance...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Demographic and socioeconomic impact of AIDS: taking stock of the empirical evidence
    Basia Zaba
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 18:S1-7. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint The empirical evidence for the impact of HIV on adult mortality in the developing world: data from serological studies
    Kholoud Porter
    MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London, UK
    AIDS 18:S9-S17. 2004
    ..Standardized for age, those infected experience 9-20 and 15-25 times the mortality rates of uninfected men and women respectively...
  46. ncbi request reprint The long-term impact of HIV and orphanhood on the mortality and physical well-being of children in rural Malawi
    Amelia C Crampin
    Karonga Prevention Study, Chilumba, Karonga, Malawi
    AIDS 17:389-97. 2003
    ..To assess the influence of maternal HIV status and orphanhood on child mortality and physical well-being...
  47. pmc Estimating incidence from prevalence in generalised HIV epidemics: methods and validation
    Timothy B Hallett
    Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e80. 2008
    ..Repeated cross-sectional measures of HIV prevalence are now becoming available for general populations in many countries, and we aim to develop and validate methods that use these data to estimate HIV incidence...
  48. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV-1 infection in sub-Saharan Africa and effect of elimination of unsafe injections
    George P Schmid
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 363:482-8. 2004
    ..Increased efforts are needed to reduce sexual transmission of HIV-1...
  49. 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...
  50. pmc HIV prevalence and incidence in rural Tanzania: results from 10 years of follow-up in an open-cohort study
    Mwita Wambura
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza Branch, Mwanza, Tanzania
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 46:616-23. 2007
    ..Tanzanian antenatal clinic surveillance data suggest stabilizing HIV levels. Data from an open cohort in northern Tanzania provide robust estimates of prevalence and incidence...
  51. ncbi request reprint HIV impact on mother and child mortality in rural Tanzania
    Japheth Ng'weshemi
    TANESA Project, Mwanza Tanzania
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:393-404. 2003
    ..3 (1.7-3.3); hazard ratio associated with maternal death was 4.8 (2.7-8.4). The HIV-attributable fraction of infant mortality is 8.3% in a population in which prevalence among women giving birth is around 6.2%...
  52. ncbi request reprint Survival after HIV infection in the pre-antiretroviral therapy era in a rural Tanzanian cohort
    Raphael Isingo
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS 21:S5-S13. 2007
    ..Few studies have followed seroconverters for 10 or more years to describe such patterns...
  53. ncbi request reprint Child survival in relation to mother's HIV infection and survival: evidence from a Ugandan cohort study
    Jessica S Nakiyingi
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS in Uganda, Uganda Virus Research Institute PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 17:1827-34. 2003
    ..To analyse the contribution of maternal survival and HIV status to child (under-5 years) mortality in a rural population cohort in South-west Uganda...
  54. ncbi request reprint Barriers to accessing antiretroviral therapy in Kisesa, Tanzania: a qualitative study of early rural referrals to the national program
    Gerry Hillary Mshana
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, United Republic of Tanzania
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:649-57. 2006
    ..Encouraging successful referrals to share their positive experiences and contribute to nascent community mobililzation could start to address this seemingly intractable problem...
  55. ncbi request reprint Use of data from HIV counselling and testing services for HIV surveillance in Africa
    Gabriel Mwaluko
    Tanzania Netherlands Project to Support HIV AIDS Control, Mwanza, United Republic of Tanzania
    Lancet 369:612-3. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint Mobility and HIV in Tanzanian couples: both mobile persons and their partners show increased risk
    Coleman Kishamawe
    Tanzania Essential Strategies Against AIDS TANESA, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS 20:601-8. 2006
    ..To investigate how mobility is related to sexual risk behavior and HIV infection, with special reference to the partners who stay behind in mobile couples...
  57. doi request reprint Survival and mortality of people infected with HIV in low and middle income countries: results from the extended ALPHA network
    Peter D Ghys
    Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
    AIDS 21:S1-4. 2007
  58. doi request reprint Time from HIV seroconversion to death: a collaborative analysis of eight studies in six low and middle-income countries before highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Jim Todd
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 21:S55-63. 2007
    ..To estimate survival patterns after HIV infection in adults in low and middle-income countries...
  59. ncbi request reprint Secretive females or swaggering males? An assessment of the quality of sexual partnership reporting in rural Tanzania
    Soori Nnko
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Soc Sci Med 59:299-310. 2004
    ..For men, however, there is only a weak association between number of partnerships and the risk of HIV, and it cannot be excluded that men, especially single men, exaggerate the number of sexual partners...
  60. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV and sexual behaviour in a longitudinal study in a rural population in Tanzania, 1994-2000
    Gabriel Mwaluko
    TANESA Project, PO Box 434, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS 17:2645-51. 2003
    ..To describe the trends in HIV transmission and sexual behaviour in a rural population in Africa...
  61. ncbi request reprint Better health statistics are possible
    Abdallah Bchir
    Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 367:190-3. 2006