Ellen G Piwoz

Summary

Affiliation: Academy for Educational Development
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus transmission during breastfeeding: knowledge, gaps, and challenges for the future
    Ellen G Piwoz
    SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 554:195-210. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Women's voices, women's choices: the challenge of nutrition and HIV/AIDS
    Ellen G Piwoz
    SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 135:933-7. 2005
  3. pmc Differences between international recommendations on breastfeeding in the presence of HIV and the attitudes and counselling messages of health workers in Lilongwe, Malawi
    Ellen G Piwoz
    Academy for Educational Development, 1875 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20009, USA
    Int Breastfeed J 1:2. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of population-specific infant mortality rates to inform policy decisions regarding HIV and infant feeding
    Ellen G Piwoz
    SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    J Nutr 135:1113-9. 2005
  5. pmc The impact of safer breastfeeding practices on postnatal HIV-1 transmission in Zimbabwe
    Ellen G Piwoz
    Center for Nutrition, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1249-54. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of infant sex on mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 according to timing of infection in Zimbabwe
    Ellen G Piwoz
    Academy for Educational Development, Washington DC, USA
    AIDS 20:1981-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Early exclusive breastfeeding reduces the risk of postnatal HIV-1 transmission and increases HIV-free survival
    Peter J Iliff
    ZVITAMBO Project, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    AIDS 19:699-708. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint An education and counseling program for preventing breast-feeding-associated HIV transmission in Zimbabwe: design and impact on maternal knowledge and behavior
    Ellen G Piwoz
    ZVITAMBO Project, Harare, Zimbabwe
    J Nutr 135:950-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Is breastfeeding best for HIV-positive mothers?
    Jay S Ross
    AIDS 18:363. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus transmission during breastfeeding: knowledge, gaps, and challenges for the future
    Ellen 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Women's voices, women's choices: the challenge of nutrition and HIV/AIDS
    Ellen G Piwoz
    SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
    J Nutr 135:933-7. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Differences between international recommendations on breastfeeding in the presence of HIV and the attitudes and counselling messages of health workers in Lilongwe, Malawi
    Ellen 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of population-specific infant mortality rates to inform policy decisions regarding HIV and infant feeding
    Ellen 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...
  5. pmc The impact of safer breastfeeding practices on postnatal HIV-1 transmission in Zimbabwe
    Ellen G Piwoz
    Center for Nutrition, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1249-54. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of infant sex on mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 according to timing of infection in Zimbabwe
    Ellen 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early exclusive breastfeeding reduces the risk of postnatal HIV-1 transmission and increases HIV-free survival
    Peter J Iliff
    ZVITAMBO Project, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    AIDS 19:699-708. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint An education and counseling program for preventing breast-feeding-associated HIV transmission in Zimbabwe: design and impact on maternal knowledge and behavior
    Ellen 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Is breastfeeding best for HIV-positive mothers?
    Jay S Ross
    AIDS 18:363. 2004
  11. pmc Involving communities in the design of clinical trial protocols: the BAN Study in Lilongwe, Malawi
    Amy L Corneli
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:59-67. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Child mortality according to maternal and infant HIV status in Zimbabwe
    Edmore 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of infant HIV infection with early mixed feeding
    Ellen G Piwoz
    AIDS 19:1719-20; author reply 1720-1. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Nutritional biomarkers associated with gynecological conditions among US women with or at risk of HIV infection
    Beth 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...