Bruce A Larson

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exploring impacts of multi-year, community-based care programs for orphans and vulnerable children: a case study from Kenya
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development and Department of International Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:S40-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy, labor productivity, and sex: a longitudinal cohort study of tea pluckers in Kenya
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS 27:115-23. 2013
  3. pmc ART treatment costs and retention in care in Kenya: a cohort study in three rural outpatient clinics
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18026. 2013
  4. pmc Rapid point-of-care CD4 testing at mobile HIV testing sites to increase linkage to care: an evaluation of a pilot program in South Africa
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of International Health, Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Crosstown 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:e13-7. 2012
  5. pmc How to estimate the cost of point-of-care CD4 testing in program settings: an example using the Alere Pima Analyzer in South Africa
    Bruce Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35444. 2012
  6. pmc How to calculate the annual costs of NGO-implemented programmes to support orphans and vulnerable children: a six-step approach
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:59. 2011
  7. pmc Lost opportunities to complete CD4+ lymphocyte testing among patients who tested positive for HIV in South Africa
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:675-80. 2010
  8. pmc Do the socioeconomic impacts of antiretroviral therapy vary by gender? A longitudinal study of Kenyan agricultural worker employment outcomes
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:240. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Early effects of antiretroviral therapy on work performance: preliminary results from a cohort study of Kenyan agricultural workers
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    AIDS 22:421-5. 2008
  10. pmc Early loss to follow up after enrolment in pre-ART care at a large public clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:43-7. 2010

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Exploring impacts of multi-year, community-based care programs for orphans and vulnerable children: a case study from Kenya
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development and Department of International Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:S40-5. 2013
    ..Outcomes for CBCO households were similar to those observed for OVC households in adjacent communities...
  2. doi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy, labor productivity, and sex: a longitudinal cohort study of tea pluckers in Kenya
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS 27:115-23. 2013
    ..To estimate the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on labor productivity and income using detailed employment data from two large tea plantations in western Kenya for HIV-infected tea pluckers who initiated ART...
  3. pmc ART treatment costs and retention in care in Kenya: a cohort study in three rural outpatient clinics
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18026. 2013
    ..With some 430,000 ART patients, understanding and managing costs is essential to treatment programme sustainability...
  4. pmc Rapid point-of-care CD4 testing at mobile HIV testing sites to increase linkage to care: an evaluation of a pilot program in South Africa
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of International Health, Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Crosstown 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:e13-7. 2012
    ..We report results from this pilot program for patients testing positive (n = 508) from May to October 2010...
  5. pmc How to estimate the cost of point-of-care CD4 testing in program settings: an example using the Alere Pima Analyzer in South Africa
    Bruce Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35444. 2012
    ..The details of the program setting matter significantly for the cost estimate, so that such details should be clearly documented to improve the consistency, transparency, and comparability of cost estimates...
  6. pmc How to calculate the annual costs of NGO-implemented programmes to support orphans and vulnerable children: a six-step approach
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:59. 2011
    ..This approach is applied to the Community-Based Care for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (CBCO) Program implemented by BIDII (a Kenyan NGO) in Eastern Province of Kenya...
  7. pmc Lost opportunities to complete CD4+ lymphocyte testing among patients who tested positive for HIV in South Africa
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:675-80. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Do the socioeconomic impacts of antiretroviral therapy vary by gender? A longitudinal study of Kenyan agricultural worker employment outcomes
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:240. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Early effects of antiretroviral therapy on work performance: preliminary results from a cohort study of Kenyan agricultural workers
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    AIDS 22:421-5. 2008
    ..This paper estimates the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on days harvesting tea per month for tea-estate workers in Kenya. Such information is needed to assess the potential economic benefits of providing treatment to working adults...
  10. pmc Early loss to follow up after enrolment in pre-ART care at a large public clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:43-7. 2010
    ..To estimate loss to follow up (LTFU) between initial enrollment and the first scheduled return medical visit of a pre-antiretroviral therapy (ART) care program for patients not eligible for ART...
  11. pmc Improvements in physical wellbeing over the first two years on antiretroviral therapy in western Kenya
    Matthew P Fox
    Department of International Health, Center for Global Health and Development, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 22:137-45. 2010
    ..These improvements in physical wellbeing will be important in sustaining the long-term success of HIV treatment programs...
  12. pmc The cost of uncomplicated childhood fevers to Kenyan households: implications for reaching international access targets
    Bruce A Larson
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, 85 East Concord Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:314. 2006
    ..A neglected concern is how communities will access these new medicines promptly and the costs to poor households when they are located in rural areas distant to health services...
  13. doi request reprint PEPFAR's support for orphans and vulnerable children: some beneficial effects, but too little data, and programs spread thin
    Malcolm Bryant
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1508-18. 2012
    ..We offer several recommendations, including better measuring the effect of programs for orphans and vulnerable children by collecting baseline data and conducting well-designed, rigorous outcome and impact evaluations...
  14. pmc How will the reduction of tariffs and taxes on insecticide- treated bednets affect household purchases?
    Jonathon L Simon
    Center for International Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 80:892-9. 2002
    ..Country-specific information about market structure and cost conditions is needed if predictions are to be made as to how a specific policy change will affect ITN purchases...
  15. pmc Costs and cost-effectiveness of a mobile phone text-message reminder programmes to improve health workers' adherence to malaria guidelines in Kenya
    Dejan Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health Cluster, KEMRI Wellcome Trust University of Oxford Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 7:e52045. 2012
    ..In this paper we examine costs and cost-effectiveness of this intervention...
  16. pmc Uptake, Outcomes, and Costs of Antenatal, Well-Baby, and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Services under Routine Care Conditions in Zambia
    Callie A Scott
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development, Lusaka, Zambia
    PLoS ONE 8:e72444. 2013
    ..We evaluated the uptake, outcomes, and costs of antenatal, well-baby, and PMTCT services under routine care conditions in Zambia after the adoption of Option A...
  17. pmc Modeling the financial and clinical implications of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in the case-management of older children and adults in Kenya
    Dejan Zurovac
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:884-91. 2008
    ..In both districts, adherence to revised clinical practices with RDTs has the potential to further decrease treatment errors with acceptable costs...