Rebecca Bunnell

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Home-based model for HIV voluntary counselling and testing
    Willy Were
    Lancet 361:1569. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention for a threatened continent: implementing positive prevention in Africa
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    JAMA 296:855-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a home-based AIDS care programme in rural Uganda
    Paul J Weidle
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 368:1587-94. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis among persons with HIV in Uganda
    Christian Pitter
    Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, 1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:336-43. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Processes and outcomes of HIV serostatus disclosure to sexual partners among people living with HIV in Uganda
    Rachel King
    Global AIDS Program, CDC Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 12:232-43. 2008
  6. pmc "Maybe his blood is still strong": a qualitative study among HIV-sero-discordant couples on ART in rural Uganda
    Rachel King
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, C O Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 12:801. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Fifty communities putting prevention to work: accelerating chronic disease prevention through policy, systems and environmental change
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Community Health 37:1081-90. 2012
  8. pmc 'Pregnancy comes accidentally--like it did with me': reproductive decisions among women on ART and their partners in rural Uganda
    Rachel King
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:530. 2011
  9. doi request reprint HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-infected adults in Uganda: results of a nationally representative survey
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 22:617-24. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Living with discordance: knowledge, challenges, and prevention strategies of HIV-discordant couples in Uganda
    R E Bunnell
    CDC Uganda, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Care 17:999-1012. 2005

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Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Home-based model for HIV voluntary counselling and testing
    Willy Were
    Lancet 361:1569. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention for a threatened continent: implementing positive prevention in Africa
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    JAMA 296:855-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a home-based AIDS care programme in rural Uganda
    Paul J Weidle
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Lancet 368:1587-94. 2006
    ..We assessed adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a cohort of HIV-infected people in a home-based AIDS care programme that provides the therapy and other AIDS care, prevention, and support services in rural Uganda...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis among persons with HIV in Uganda
    Christian Pitter
    Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, 1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:336-43. 2007
    ..We assessed the cost-effectiveness of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for persons living with HIV in rural Uganda...
  5. ncbi request reprint Processes and outcomes of HIV serostatus disclosure to sexual partners among people living with HIV in Uganda
    Rachel King
    Global AIDS Program, CDC Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 12:232-43. 2008
    ..Positive outcomes included risk reduction behavior, partner testing, increased care-seeking behavior, anxiety relief, increased sexual communication, and motivation to plan for the future...
  6. pmc "Maybe his blood is still strong": a qualitative study among HIV-sero-discordant couples on ART in rural Uganda
    Rachel King
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, C O Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 12:801. 2012
    ..HIV-negative members of sero-discordant couples are at high risk for HIV acquisition but few behavioral prevention interventions have been implemented in sub-Saharan Africa and discordance is not well understood by couples themselves...
  7. doi request reprint Fifty communities putting prevention to work: accelerating chronic disease prevention through policy, systems and environmental change
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Division of Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K45, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Community Health 37:1081-90. 2012
    ..Findings on the progress and potential reach of this major initiative may help inform future chronic disease prevention efforts...
  8. pmc 'Pregnancy comes accidentally--like it did with me': reproductive decisions among women on ART and their partners in rural Uganda
    Rachel King
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:530. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-infected adults in Uganda: results of a nationally representative survey
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 22:617-24. 2008
    ..Evaluate factors associated with HIV transmission risk behavior among HIV-infected adults in Uganda...
  10. ncbi request reprint Living with discordance: knowledge, challenges, and prevention strategies of HIV-discordant couples in Uganda
    R E Bunnell
    CDC Uganda, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Care 17:999-1012. 2005
    ..Discordant couples represent a critical risk group and improved counseling protocols that clearly explain discordance, emphasize high risk of transmission, and support risk reduction are urgently needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in sexual behavior and risk of HIV transmission after antiretroviral therapy and prevention interventions in rural Uganda
    Rebecca Bunnell
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS 20:85-92. 2006
    ..The impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on sexual risk behavior and HIV transmission among HIV-infected persons in Africa is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis by HIV-infected persons in Uganda reduces morbidity and mortality among HIV-uninfected family members
    Jonathan Mermin
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, and Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 19:1035-42. 2005
    ..The effect of cotrimoxazole prophylaxis taken by persons with HIV on community health and antimicrobial resistance is unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Mortality in HIV-infected Ugandan adults receiving antiretroviral treatment and survival of their HIV-uninfected children: a prospective cohort study
    Jonathan Mermin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    Lancet 371:752-9. 2008
    ..We therefore assessed the effect of a home-based ART programme in Uganda on mortality, hospital admissions, and orphanhood in people with HIV-1 and their household members...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors for recent HIV infection in Uganda
    Jonathan Mermin
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Entebbe, Uganda
    JAMA 300:540-9. 2008
    ..Studies of factors associated with acquiring human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are often based on prevalence data that might not reflect recent infections...
  15. ncbi request reprint Depression and CD4 cell count among persons with HIV infection in Uganda
    Frank M Kaharuza
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 10:S105-11. 2006
    ..Depression was common among HIV-infected persons in rural Uganda and was associated with low CD4 cell counts. Appropriate screening and treatment for depression should be considered for comprehensive HIV care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of home-based water chlorination and safe storage on diarrhea among persons with human immunodeficiency virus in Uganda
    John R Lule
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Entebbe, Uganda and Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:926-33. 2005
    ..53, 95% CI = 0.34-0.83, P < 0.0056). A home-based safe water system reduced diarrhea frequency and severity among persons with HIV living in Africa and large scale implementation should be considered...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of HIV status and adherence to daily drug regimens among HIV-infected children in Uganda
    Winnie Bikaako-Kajura
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 10:S85-93. 2006
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Sexual behavior and HIV transmission risk of Ugandan adults taking antiretroviral therapy: 3 year follow-up
    Rose Apondi
    CDC Uganda, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 25:1317-27. 2011
    ..Long-term impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on sexual HIV-transmission risk in Africa is unknown. We assessed sexual behavior changes and estimated HIV transmission from HIV-infected adults on ART in Uganda...
  19. doi request reprint The estimated burden of HIV/AIDS in Uganda, 2005-2010
    Wolfgang Hladik
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 22:503-10. 2008
    ..To estimate the burden of HIV disease in Uganda and the effect of HIV/AIDS control programmes to mitigate it...
  20. doi request reprint Two-year follow-up of sexual behavior among HIV-uninfected household members of adults taking antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: no evidence of disinhibition
    Stevens Bechange
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 14:816-23. 2010
    ..No evidence of behavioral disinhibition was observed. Concerns regarding behavioral disinhibition should not slow down efforts to increase ART access in Africa...
  21. ncbi request reprint Developing an evidence-based, preventive care package for persons with HIV in Africa
    Jonathan Mermin
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 10:961-70. 2005
    ..The provision of a basic care package could be an important step toward reducing health care disparities and gaining more control of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic...
  22. doi request reprint The costs and effectiveness of four HIV counseling and testing strategies in Uganda
    Nick Menzies
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    AIDS 23:395-401. 2009
    ..HIV counseling and testing (HCT) is a key intervention for HIV/AIDS control, and new strategies have been developed for expanding coverage in developing countries. We compared costs and outcomes of four HCT strategies in Uganda...
  23. pmc Utility of routine viral load, CD4 cell count, and clinical monitoring among adults with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: randomised trial
    Jonathan Mermin
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMJ 343:d6792. 2011
    ..To evaluate the use of routine laboratory monitoring in terms of clinical outcomes among patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda...
  24. pmc Reproductive intentions and outcomes among women on antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study
    Jaco Homsy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 4:e4149. 2009
    ..71 per 10-year decrease, 95% CI: 2.95-3.78), having a BMI>18.5 (HR = 1.09, CI: 1.01-1.18) and not having used condoms consistently in the last 3 months (HR = 1.79, CI: 1.02-3.13) were independently associated with pregnancy...
  25. doi request reprint The virus stops with me: HIV-infected Ugandans' motivations in preventing HIV transmission
    Rachel King
    CDC Uganda, Entebbe, Uganda
    Soc Sci Med 68:749-57. 2009
    ..Our finding that altruism played an important role in motivating preventive behaviors among HIV-infected persons in Uganda supports the inclusion of altruistic prevention and counseling messages within Positive Prevention interventions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of home-based chlorination and safe water storage in reducing diarrhea among HIV-affected households in rural Uganda
    Ram K Shrestha
    Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 20333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:884-90. 2006
    ..SWS is an effective intervention whose cost-effectiveness is sensitive to diarrhea-related mortality, diarrhea incidence, and effective clinical management...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of home and clinic-based HIV testing among household members of persons taking antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: results from a randomized trial
    Eric Lugada
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:245-52. 2010
    ..Due to high rates of undiagnosed and untreated HIV infection in Africa, we compared HIV counseling and testing (VCT) uptake among household members of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Desire for children and pregnancy risk behavior among HIV-infected men and women in Uganda
    Sylvia Nakayiwa
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Uganda, Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 10:S95-104. 2006
    ..PMTCT and other HIV prevention and care programs should ensure provision of family planning for HIV-infected populations who do not want to become pregnant...
  29. ncbi request reprint Couples at risk: HIV-1 concordance and discordance among sexual partners receiving voluntary counseling and testing in Uganda
    Samuel S Malamba
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:576-80. 2005
    ..To determine correlates of HIV-1 concordance for couples receiving voluntary HIV counseling and testing...
  30. doi request reprint Home-based HIV testing and counseling in rural and urban Kenyan communities
    Warren Dalal
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:e47-54. 2013
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa, most people with HIV do not know they are infected...
  31. ncbi request reprint Home-based antiretroviral care is associated with positive social outcomes in a prospective cohort in Uganda
    Rose Apondi
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:71-6. 2007
    ..Home-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) care in Africa has expanded; but social outcomes of home-based ART programs are unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effect of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis on morbidity, mortality, CD4-cell count, and viral load in HIV infection in rural Uganda
    Jonathan Mermin
    CDC Uganda, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Lancet 364:1428-34. 2004
    ..We assessed the effect of such prophylaxis on morbidity, mortality, CD4-cell count, and viral load among people with HIV infection living in rural Uganda, an area with high rates of bacterial resistance to co-trimoxazole...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission and voluntary counseling and testing programme data: what is their utility for HIV surveillance?
    Wolfgang Hladik
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    AIDS 19:S19-24. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Factors associated with HIV infection in married or cohabitating couples in Kenya: results from a nationally representative study
    Reinhard Kaiser
    Center for Global Health, Division of Global HIV AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 6:e17842. 2011
    ..In order to inform prevention programming, we analyzed HIV discordance and concordance within couples in the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) 2007...
  35. doi request reprint Quantification of print, radio and television exposure among previous blood donors in Kenya: an opportunity for encouraging repeat donation in a resource-limited setting?
    S V Basavaraju
    HIV Prevention Branch, Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vox Sang 99:274-7. 2010
    ..Targeted media campaigns encouraging repeat donation are likely to reach previous donors even in resource-limited settings...
  36. ncbi request reprint Estimating HIV incidence in voluntary counseling and testing clients in Uganda (1992-2003)
    Fulgentius Baryarama
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:99-105. 2007
    ..To estimate HIV incidence from first-time testers among voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) clients in Uganda...
  37. pmc Human aflatoxin exposure in Kenya, 2007: a cross-sectional study
    Ellen E Yard
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Chamblee, GA, USA
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 30:1322-31. 2013
    ..Wide-scale, evidence-based interventions are urgently needed to decrease exposure and subsequent health effects. ..
  38. doi request reprint Effect of the first federally funded US antismoking national media campaign
    Tim McAfee
    Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 382:2003-11. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the effects of the Tips campaign...
  39. ncbi request reprint Changing from anonymous to confidential HIV voluntary counseling and testing in Uganda
    Fulgentius Baryarama
    AIDS 19:1930-1. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Unfinished business--expanding HIV testing in developing countries
    Kevin M De Cock
    CDC Kenya
    N Engl J Med 354:440-2. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Coming back from the dead: living with HIV as a chronic condition in rural Africa
    Steven Russell
    School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Policy Plan 22:344-7. 2007
    ..The future for those on ART depends not only on the provision of medicine but also on economic and social support for rebuilding lives and livelihoods...
  42. pmc Acceptability of routine HIV counselling and testing, and HIV seroprevalence in Ugandan hospitals
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Mulago Mbarara Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 86:302-9. 2008
    ..All patients in participating units who had not previously tested HIV-positive were offered HIV testing. Family members of patients seen at the hospitals were also offered testing...
  43. doi request reprint Universal HIV testing and counselling in Africa
    Rebecca Bunnell
    Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kenya, PO Box 606 00621 Village Market, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 371:2148-50. 2008
  44. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among men and women entering California prisons
    Kyle T Bernstein
    California Department of Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch, Berkeley, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1862-6. 2006
    ..We estimated the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection among newly arriving inmates at 6 California prisons...