Ellen G Piwoz
Affiliation: Academy for Educational Development
- Human immunodeficiency virus transmission during breastfeeding: knowledge, gaps, and challenges for the futureEllen G Piwoz
SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Adv Exp Med Biol 554:195-210. 2004..In reality, neither alternative is risk-free for HIV-exposed infants, and the balance of risks varies in different settings and over time...
- Women's voices, women's choices: the challenge of nutrition and HIV/AIDSEllen G Piwoz
SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
J Nutr 135:933-7. 2005....
- Differences between international recommendations on breastfeeding in the presence of HIV and the attitudes and counselling messages of health workers in Lilongwe, MalawiEllen G Piwoz
Academy for Educational Development, 1875 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20009, USA
Int Breastfeed J 1:2. 2006..CONCLUSION : Important differences were observed between the WHO recommendations and the attitudes and practices of the health workers. Understanding these differences is important for designing effective interventions...
- Use of population-specific infant mortality rates to inform policy decisions regarding HIV and infant feedingEllen G Piwoz
SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC 20009, USA
J Nutr 135:1113-9. 2005..IMR-based analyses can help to guide government policy decisions about which infant feeding strategies to invest in and emphasize for HIV-positive mothers in different settings...
- The impact of safer breastfeeding practices on postnatal HIV-1 transmission in ZimbabweEllen G Piwoz
Center for Nutrition, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Public Health 97:1249-54. 2007....
- Effects of infant sex on mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 according to timing of infection in ZimbabweEllen G Piwoz
Academy for Educational Development, Washington DC, USA
AIDS 20:1981-4. 2006..23-1.91). Unlike previous studies, we observed no independent effect of infant sex on intrapartum or breastfeeding-associated HIV transmission. Sex-specific postnatal prevention strategies are not warranted in this population...
- Promotion and advocacy for improved complementary feeding: can we apply the lessons learned from breastfeeding?Ellen G Piwoz
Academy for Educational Development, in Washington, DC, USA
Food Nutr Bull 24:29-44. 2003..The lessons learned from the promotion of breastfeeding should be applied to complementary feeding, and the new Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding provides an excellent first step in this process...
- Early exclusive breastfeeding reduces the risk of postnatal HIV-1 transmission and increases HIV-free survivalPeter J Iliff
ZVITAMBO Project, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
AIDS 19:699-708. 2005..63 (95% CI 0.59-11.67), 2.69 (95% CI 0.95-7.63) and 1.61 (95% CI 0.72-3.64) trend towards greater PNT risk at 6, 12, and 18 months, compared with EBF. CONCLUSION: EBF may substantially reduce breastfeeding-associated HIV transmission...
- An education and counseling program for preventing breast-feeding-associated HIV transmission in Zimbabwe: design and impact on maternal knowledge and behaviorEllen G Piwoz
ZVITAMBO Project, Harare, Zimbabwe
J Nutr 135:950-5. 2005..Formative research aided in the design of a culturally sensitive intervention. The intervention increased relevant knowledge and improved feeding practices among women who primarily did not know their HIV status...
- Is breastfeeding best for HIV-positive mothers?Jay S Ross
AIDS 18:363. 2004
- Involving communities in the design of clinical trial protocols: the BAN Study in Lilongwe, MalawiAmy L Corneli
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 28:59-67. 2007....
- Child mortality according to maternal and infant HIV status in ZimbabweEdmore Marinda
ZVITAMBO Project, Harare, Zimbabwe
Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:519-26. 2007..HIV causes substantial mortality among African children but there is limited data on how this is influenced by maternal or infant infection status and timing...
- Increased risk of infant HIV infection with early mixed feedingEllen G Piwoz
AIDS 19:1719-20; author reply 1720-1. 2005
- Nutritional biomarkers associated with gynecological conditions among US women with or at risk of HIV infectionBeth C Tohill
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease and Public Health Prevention, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity and Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:1327-34. 2007..This relation among HIV, nutrition, and gynecological conditions is complex and has rarely been investigated...