Affiliation: Boston University
- Emerging health disparities in Botswana: examining the situation of orphans during the AIDS epidemicCandace Marie Miller
Boston University School of Public Health, Center for International Health and Development, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Soc Sci Med 64:2476-86. 2007..Findings from this study have important implications for countries throughout SSA, and Southern Africa in particular, where the number of orphans has doubled to tripled over the past 15 years...
- Why are antiretroviral treatment patients lost to follow-up? A qualitative study from South AfricaCandace M Miller
Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Trop Med Int Health 15:48-54. 2010..To better understand the reasons why patients default from antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes to help design interventions that improve treatment retention and ultimately, patient outcomes...
- Measuring vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children in rural Malawi: validation study of the Child Status Index toolLora Sabin
Center for Global Health and Development, Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Boston Unviersity, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e1-10. 2011..To validate the Child Status Index (CSI) as an instrument that can meaningfully measure the vulnerabilities of orphaned and vulnerable children, including those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS...
- PEPFAR's support for orphans and vulnerable children: some beneficial effects, but too little data, and programs spread thinMalcolm 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...