Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- The effect of the 1995 heat wave in Chicago on all-cause and cause-specific mortalityReinhard Kaiser
Division for Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Public Health 97:S158-62. 2007..We sought to reexamine the effects of the 1995 Chicago heat wave on all-cause and cause-specific mortality, including mortality displacement, using advanced time-series analysis methods...
- Factors associated with HIV infection in married or cohabitating couples in Kenya: results from a nationally representative studyReinhard 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...
- Male circumcision programmes in Kenya: lessons from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007Zebedee Mwandi
Center for Global Health, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PO Box 606, Village Market, Nairobi, 00621, Kenya
Bull World Health Organ 90:642-51. 2012....
- Lack of knowledge of HIV status a major barrier to HIV prevention, care and treatment efforts in Kenya: results from a nationally representative studyPeter Cherutich
National AIDS STI Control Programme NASCOP, Nairobi, Kenya
PLoS ONE 7:e36797. 2012..We analyzed HIV testing rates, prevalence of undiagnosed HIV, and predictors of testing in the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) 2007...
- Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection, human immunodeficiency virus/herpes simplex virus type 2 coinfection, and associated risk factors in a national, population-based survey in KenyaNelly Mugo
Department of Gynaecology, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Sex Transm Dis 38:1059-66. 2011..The Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey 2007 provided Kenya's first nationally representative estimate of HSV-2 prevalence and risk factors...
- The mental health of expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workersBarbara Lopes Cardozo
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Disasters 29:152-70. 2005..Organisational support services may be an important mediating factor and should be targeted at both groups...
- Epidemiology of syphilis in Kenya: results from a nationally representative serological surveyBoaz Otieno-Nyunya
Center for Global Health, Division of Global HIV AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kenya, Village Market Nairobi, Kenya
Sex Transm Infect 87:521-5. 2011..The authors used data from the Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) 2007 to determine the prevalence of syphilis and associated risk factors among adults aged 15-64 years...
- Correlates of HIV Infection Among Sexually Active Adults in Kenya: A National Population-Based SurveyTom Oluoch
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Global HIV AIDS, Nairobi, Kenya
Open AIDS J 5:125-34. 2011..To identify factors associated with prevalent HIV in a national HIV survey in Kenya...
- HIV, syphilis, herpes simplex virus 2, and behavioral surveillance among conflict-affected populations in Yei and Rumbek, southern SudanReinhard Kaiser
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
AIDS 20:942-4. 2006..4% in Rumbek town and 4.4% in Yei town, and among pregnant women between 0.8 and 3.0%, respectively. After the recent peace agreement, targeted prevention programmes are urgently needed to prevent further spread...
- HIV infection among internally displaced women and women residing in river populations along the Congo River, Democratic Republic of CongoAndrea A Kim
National Center for HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
AIDS Behav 13:914-20. 2009..Targeted prevention, care, and treatment services are urgently needed for the IDP population and surrounding host communities during displacement and resettlement...
- 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...
- Air pollution attributable postneonatal infant mortality in U.S. metropolitan areas: a risk assessment studyReinhard Kaiser
Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Steinengraben 49, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Environ Health 3:4. 2004..The impact of outdoor air pollution on infant mortality has not been quantified...
- Psychological distress, depression, anxiety, and burnout among international humanitarian aid workers: a longitudinal studyBarbara Lopes Cardozo
Center for Global Health, International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e44948. 2012..International humanitarian aid workers providing care in emergencies are subjected to numerous chronic and traumatic stressors...
- Mental health, social functioning, and feelings of hatred and revenge of Kosovar Albanians one year after the war in KosovoBarbara Lopes Cardozo
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Trauma Stress 16:351-60. 2003..1% in 1999. The MOS-20 social functioning score improved to 69.8 from 29.5 in 1999. In the 2000 survey 54% of men felt hatred toward the Serbs, compared with 88.7% in 1999...
- Heat-related mortality during a 1999 heat wave in ChicagoMary P Naughton
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Progam Office, and the National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Prev Med 22:221-7. 2002..The high mortality, exceeded only by a 1995 heat wave, provided the opportunity to investigate the risks associated with heat-related deaths and to examine the effectiveness of targeted heat-relieving interventions...
- Violence and mortality in West DarfurBradley A Woodruff
Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Lancet 364:1290-1. 2004
- The application of geographic information systems and global positioning systems in humanitarian emergencies: lessons learned, programme implications and future researchReinhard Kaiser
International Emergency and Refugee Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop F 48, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Disasters 27:127-40. 2003..As equipment becomes more user-friendly and costs decrease, GIS will become more of a routine tool for humanitarian aid organisations in humanitarian emergencies, and new and innovative uses will evolve...
- Polybrominated biphenyl exposure and benign breast disease in a cohort of US womenReinhard Kaiser
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Atlanta, GA, USA
Ann Epidemiol 13:16-23. 2003..We examined the relation between serum polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) levels and the risk of benign breast disease in a cohort of Michigan women unintentionally exposed to PBBs in 1973 and interviewed in 1997...
- Using design effects from previous cluster surveys to guide sample size calculation in emergency settingsReinhard Kaiser
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Disasters 30:199-211. 2006..In addition, enhancing the sample size in cluster surveys without increasing the number of clusters may not result in substantial improvements in precision...
- Factors associated with poor mental health among Guatemalan refugees living in Mexico 20 years after civil conflictMiriam Sabin
University of Georgia School of Social Work, Athens, GA 30602, USA
JAMA 290:635-42. 2003..From 1981 to 2001, 46 000 refugees who fled the 36-year civil conflict in Guatemala for Chiapas, Mexico were under the protection of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...
- The Golden Agers and Tick-borne encephalitis. Conference report and position paper of the International Scientific Working Group on Tick-borne encephalitisUrsula Kunze
Institute of Social Medicine, Center of Public Health, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Wien Med Wochenschr 155:289-94. 2005..For the age group over 50 years regular booster vaccinations according to the recommended vaccination intervals or even shorter intervals are most important...
- Europe makes progress in preparing for influenza pandemic, but further work neededOlaf Horstick
World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, Copenhagen, Denmark
Euro Surveill 10:E051117.1. 2005..Progress has been made in influenza pandemic preparedness in Europe in the past six month...