Sydney Rosen

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of antiretroviral therapy on patients' economic well being: five-year follow-up
    Sydney Rosen
    aCenter for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bHealth Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cBrown University, School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS 28:417-24. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of patients accessing care and treatment for HIV/AIDS at public and nongovernmental sites in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 7:200-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of AIDS on government service delivery: the case of the Zambia Wildlife Authority
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 21:S53-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost to patients of obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Department of International Health, Boston University, USA
    S Afr Med J 97:524-9. 2007
  5. pmc Patient retention in antiretroviral therapy programs in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e298. 2007
  6. pmc Economic outcomes of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in South Africa are sustained through three years on treatment
    Sydney Rosen
    Boston University Center for Global Health and Development, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e12731. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness of switching from stavudine to tenofovir in first-line antiretroviral regimens in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:334-44. 2008
  8. pmc Cost of using a patient tracer to reduce loss to follow-up and ascertain patient status in a large antiretroviral therapy program in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:98-104. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The outcomes and outpatient costs of different models of antiretroviral treatment delivery in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1005-15. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Differences in normal activities, job performance and symptom prevalence between patients not yet on antiretroviral therapy and patients initiating therapy in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 22:S131-9. 2008

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  1. pmc Effect of antiretroviral therapy on patients' economic well being: five-year follow-up
    Sydney Rosen
    aCenter for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bHealth Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa cBrown University, School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS 28:417-24. 2014
    ..Evaluate the effect of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on South African HIV patients' economic well being, as indicated by symptoms, normal activities, employment, and external support, during the first 5 years on treatment...
  2. doi request reprint Characteristics of patients accessing care and treatment for HIV/AIDS at public and nongovernmental sites in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 7:200-7. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of AIDS on government service delivery: the case of the Zambia Wildlife Authority
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 21:S53-9. 2007
    ..There is little corresponding evidence for the public sector. This study evaluated the impact of AIDS on the costs and service delivery capacity of a government agency, the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost to patients of obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Department of International Health, Boston University, USA
    S Afr Med J 97:524-9. 2007
    ..However, non-drug costs of obtaining treatment may limit access. We estimated the costs that South African patients incur in obtaining antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  5. pmc Patient retention in antiretroviral therapy programs in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e298. 2007
    ..In this paper we present a systematic review of patient retention in ART programs in sub-Saharan Africa...
  6. pmc Economic outcomes of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in South Africa are sustained through three years on treatment
    Sydney Rosen
    Boston University Center for Global Health and Development, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e12731. 2010
    ..We assessed symptom prevalence, general health, ability to perform normal activities, and employment status among adult antiretroviral therapy patients in South Africa over three full years following ART initiation...
  7. doi request reprint Cost and cost-effectiveness of switching from stavudine to tenofovir in first-line antiretroviral regimens in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:334-44. 2008
    ..We estimated the cost and cost-effectiveness of switching from d4T to tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in South Africa...
  8. pmc Cost of using a patient tracer to reduce loss to follow-up and ascertain patient status in a large antiretroviral therapy program in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:98-104. 2010
    ..To evaluate a pilot intervention to engage a patient tracer to follow up lost patients at a large public clinic in South Africa...
  9. doi request reprint The outcomes and outpatient costs of different models of antiretroviral treatment delivery in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1005-15. 2008
    ..Estimate the average outpatient cost per patient in care and responding to treatment 1 year after initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) under different models of treatment delivery in South Africa...
  10. doi request reprint Differences in normal activities, job performance and symptom prevalence between patients not yet on antiretroviral therapy and patients initiating therapy in South Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 22:S131-9. 2008
    ..This study examined the association of ART with functional impairment, symptom prevalence, and employment during the first 6 months on therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint The private sector and HIV/AIDS in Africa: taking stock of 6 years of applied research
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 21:S41-51. 2007
    ..Until recently, little was known about the costs of the HIV/AIDS epidemic to businesses in Africa or about business responses to the epidemic. This paper synthesizes the results of a set of studies conducted between 1999 and 2006...
  12. pmc Retention in HIV care between testing and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 8:e1001056. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review of pre-ART retention in care in Africa...
  13. pmc Rationing antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in Africa: choices and consequences
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 2:e303. 2005
  14. pmc Shifting the burden: the private sector's response to the AIDS epidemic in Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:131-7. 2003
    ..Countries should make explicit decisions about each sector's responsibilities if a socially desirable allocation is to be achieved...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hard choices: rationing antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Lancet 365:354-6. 2005
  16. pmc The net cost of incorporating resistance testing into HIV/AIDS treatment in South Africa: a Markov model with primary data
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:24. 2011
    ..We modelled the net cost of adding resistance testing for patients with virological failure and retaining patients without resistance on first-line therapy, rather than switching all failures to second-line therapy...
  17. pmc 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Cost and outcomes of paediatric antiretroviral treatment in South Africa
    Gesine Meyer-Rath
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    AIDS 27:243-50. 2013
    ..We analysed the average cost of providing paediatric ART in South Africa during the first 2 years after ART initiation, stratified by patient outcomes...
  26. pmc Rates and cost of hospitalization before and after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in urban and rural settings in South Africa
    Gesine Meyer-Rath
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:322-328. 2013
    ..Raising ART eligibility thresholds could avoid the high cost of hospitalization before and immediately after ART initiation...
  27. doi request reprint Economic and quality of life outcomes of antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in developing countries: a systematic literature review
    Jennifer Beard
    Department of International Health, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Care 21:1343-56. 2009
    ....
  28. pmc Scaling up Xpert MTB/RIF technology: the costs of laboratory- vs. clinic-based roll-out in South Africa
    Kathryn Schnippel
    Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 17:1142-51. 2012
    ..We used recent South African data to compare the cost of placing Xpert at points of TB treatment (all primary clinics and hospitals) with the cost of placement at sub-district laboratories...
  29. ncbi request reprint The cost of HIV/AIDS to businesses in southern Africa
    Sydney Rosen
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    AIDS 18:317-24. 2004
    ..Information on the potential costs of HIV/AIDS to the private sector is needed if companies are to be given a financial incentive to invest in prevention and treatment interventions...
  30. pmc Barriers to initiation of antiretroviral treatment in rural and urban areas of Zambia: a cross-sectional study of cost, stigma, and perceptions about ART
    Matthew P Fox
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, MA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:8. 2010
    ..Understanding why patients opt out of care, or are unable to opt in, is important to achieving the goal of universal access...
  31. doi request reprint The high cost of second-line antiretroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS in South Africa
    Lawrence Long
    Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Wits Health Consortium, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 24:915-9. 2010
    ..This information is crucial for planning and budgeting...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of HIV/AIDS on labour productivity in Kenya
    Matthew P Fox
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 9:318-24. 2004
    ..To estimate the impact of HIV/AIDS on individual labour productivity during disease progression...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment of HIV/AIDS at South Africa's largest employers: myth and reality
    Patrick Connelly
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    S Afr Med J 96:128-33. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Private sector provision and financing of AIDS treatment in Africa: current developments
    Frank Feeley
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, 85 E Concord Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:192-200. 2007
    ..With both funds and clinical resources stretched to meet AIDS treatment goals in countries with a high prevalence of HIV, further efforts are indicated to leverage private sector resources as part of a national treatment plan...
  36. pmc Why are antiretroviral treatment patients lost to follow-up? A qualitative study from South Africa
    Candace 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...
  37. pmc Retention in care, resource utilization, and costs for adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: a retrospective cohort study
    Callie A Scott
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Crosstown Center, 3rd Floor, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:296. 2014
    ..We estimated retention in care, the quantity of resources utilized, and costs for a retrospective cohort of adults initiating ART under routine clinical conditions in Zambia...
  38. pmc Retention in care and outpatient costs for children receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: a retrospective cohort analysis
    Callie A Scott
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e67910. 2013
    ....
  39. pmc The impact and cost of scaling up GeneXpert MTB/RIF in South Africa
    Gesine Meyer-Rath
    Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office HE2RO, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e36966. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Costs of inpatient treatment for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa
    Kathryn Schnippel
    Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:109-16. 2013
    ..To inform new strategies for MDR-TB management, we estimated the per-patient cost (USD 2011) of inpatient MDR-TB treatment...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV in workforces in southern Africa, 2000-2001
    Clive Evian
    Department of Community Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 94:125-30. 2004
    ..We surveyed workforces in southern Africa to determine HIV prevalence among formally employed, largely male populations...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HIV infection and median CD4 counts among health care workers in South Africa
    Daniela Connelly
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center for International Health and Development, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    S Afr Med J 97:115-20. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of HIV infection and the extent of disease progression based on CD4 count in a public health system workforce in southern Africa...
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Patient retention in antiretroviral therapy programs up to three years on treatment in sub-Saharan Africa, 2007-2009: systematic review
    Matthew P Fox
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1-15. 2010
    ..To estimate the proportion of all-cause adult patient attrition from antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs in service delivery settings in sub-Saharan Africa through 36 months on treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Understanding household demand for indoor air pollution control in developing countries
    Bruce A Larson
    Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:571-84. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Provision of antiretroviral therapy by the private sector
    Patrick Connelly
    Lancet 365:1925-6. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint AIDS is your business
    Sydney Rosen
    Boston University School of Public Health s Center for International Health, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 81:80-7, 125. 2003
    ..The annual reduction in the AIDS "tax" would have been as much as 40.4%. The authors' conclusion? Fighting AIDS not only helps those infected; it also makes good business sense...