Affiliation: Columbia University
- Should Home-Based HIV Testing and Counseling Services be Offered Periodically in Programs of ARV Treatment as Prevention? A Case Study in Likoma (Malawi)Stephane Helleringer
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, B 2, New York, NY, 10032, USA
AIDS Behav 17:2100-8. 2013..The costs per newly diagnosed infection increased significantly during round 2. Periodically conducting HBHTC campaigns can further increase HTC, but supplementary interventions to enroll individuals not reached by HBHTC are needed...
- Supplementary polio immunization activities and prior use of routine immunization services in non-polio-endemic sub-Saharan AfricaStephane Helleringer
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue B 2, New York, NY 10032, USA
Bull World Health Organ 90:495-503. 2012....
- The reliability of sexual partnership histories: implications for the measurement of partnership concurrency during surveysStephane Helleringer
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
AIDS 25:503-11. 2011..To measure the reliability of sexual partnership histories collected during survey interviews and to assess the impact of measurement error on survey estimates of partnership concurrency...
- Increasing uptake of HIV testing and counseling among the poorest in sub-Saharan countries through home-based service provisionStephane Helleringer
Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:185-93. 2009..Uptake of HIV testing and counseling (HTC) is lower among members of the poorest households in sub-Saharan countries, thereby creating significant inequalities in access to HTC and possibly antiretroviral treatment...
- The association of HIV serodiscordance and partnership concurrency in Likoma Island (Malawi)Stephane Helleringer
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
AIDS 23:1285-7. 2009..We highlight the potential role of behavioral interventions addressing partnership concurrency for HIV prevention...
- Women underestimate the age of their partners during survey interviews: implications for HIV risk associated with age mixing in northern MalawiStephane Helleringer
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
Sex Transm Dis 38:1030-5. 2011..Age mixing may explain differences in HIV prevalence across populations in sub-Saharan countries, but the validity of survey data on age mixing is unknown...
- Sexual network structure and the spread of HIV in Africa: evidence from Likoma Island, MalawiStephane Helleringer
University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
AIDS 21:2323-32. 2007....
- Sexual behavior and STI/HIV status among adolescents in rural Malawi: an evaluation of the effect of interview mode on reportingBarbara S Mensch
Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, USA
Stud Fam Plann 39:321-34. 2008..The association between infection status and reporting of sexual behavior is stronger in the FTF mode, although in both modes a number of young women who denied ever having sex test positive for STIs/HIV...
- Does supervision improve health worker productivity? Evidence from the Upper East Region of GhanaJemima A Frimpong
Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Trop Med Int Health 16:1225-33. 2011..To assess whether supervision of primary health care workers improves their productivity in four districts of Northern Ghana...
- Misclassification of pregnancy-related deaths in adult mortality surveys: case study in SenegalStephane Helleringer
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
Trop Med Int Health 18:27-34. 2013..We explored how accurately adult deaths can be classified as pregnancy related using such data...
- Social networks, perceptions of risk, and changing attitudes towards HIV/AIDS: new evidence from a longitudinal study using fixed-effects analysisStephane Helleringer
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
Popul Stud (Camb) 59:265-82. 2005..The conclusion of the study is that rather than fostering denial and inaction, social interactions are an important vector of change in the face of the HIV/AIDS epidemic...
- The Tanzania Connect Project: a cluster-randomized trial of the child survival impact of adding paid community health workers to an existing facility-focused health systemKate Ramsey
Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 13:S6. 2013..The Tanzania Connect Project is a randomized cluster trial located in three rural districts with a population of roughly 360,000 ( Kilombero, Rufiji, and Ulanga)...