Stephane Helleringer

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc 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
  2. pmc Supplementary polio immunization activities and prior use of routine immunization services in non-polio-endemic sub-Saharan Africa
    Stephane 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
  3. pmc Increasing uptake of HIV testing and counseling among the poorest in sub-Saharan countries through home-based service provision
    Stephane Helleringer
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:185-93. 2009
  4. pmc 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
  5. pmc The reliability of sexual partnership histories: implications for the measurement of partnership concurrency during surveys
    Stephane Helleringer
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 25:503-11. 2011
  6. pmc Women underestimate the age of their partners during survey interviews: implications for HIV risk associated with age mixing in northern Malawi
    Stephane 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual network structure and the spread of HIV in Africa: evidence from Likoma Island, Malawi
    Stephane Helleringer
    University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    AIDS 21:2323-32. 2007
  8. pmc Sexual behavior and STI/HIV status among adolescents in rural Malawi: an evaluation of the effect of interview mode on reporting
    Barbara S Mensch
    Population Council, One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York, NY, 10017, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 39:321-34. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of adult mortality data collected in demographic surveys: validation study of a new siblings' survival questionnaire in Niakhar, Senegal
    Stephane Helleringer
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 11:e1001652. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Reporting errors in siblings' survival histories and their impact on adult mortality estimates: results from a record linkage study in Senegal
    Stephane Helleringer
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Demography 51:387-411. 2014

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc 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
    ..8%). 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...
  2. pmc Supplementary polio immunization activities and prior use of routine immunization services in non-polio-endemic sub-Saharan Africa
    Stephane 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
    ....
  3. pmc Increasing uptake of HIV testing and counseling among the poorest in sub-Saharan countries through home-based service provision
    Stephane 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...
  4. pmc 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...
  5. pmc The reliability of sexual partnership histories: implications for the measurement of partnership concurrency during surveys
    Stephane 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...
  6. pmc Women underestimate the age of their partners during survey interviews: implications for HIV risk associated with age mixing in northern Malawi
    Stephane 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sexual network structure and the spread of HIV in Africa: evidence from Likoma Island, Malawi
    Stephane Helleringer
    University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    AIDS 21:2323-32. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Sexual behavior and STI/HIV status among adolescents in rural Malawi: an evaluation of the effect of interview mode on reporting
    Barbara 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of adult mortality data collected in demographic surveys: validation study of a new siblings' survival questionnaire in Niakhar, Senegal
    Stephane Helleringer
    Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 11:e1001652. 2014
    ..It incorporates supplementary interviewing techniques to limit omissions of siblings and uses an event history calendar to improve reports of dates and ages. We hypothesized that the SSC would improve the quality of adult mortality data...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reporting errors in siblings' survival histories and their impact on adult mortality estimates: results from a record linkage study in Senegal
    Stephane Helleringer
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York, NY, 10032, USA
    Demography 51:387-411. 2014
    ..Our study suggests new quality improvement strategies for SSH data and demonstrates the potential use of HDSS data for the validation of "unconventional" demographic techniques...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: The Likoma Network Study (LNS)
    Stephane Helleringer
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi and University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 43:545-57. 2014
    ..A first follow-up was conducted in 2007-08 and a second follow-up is planned for early 2013. Access to the LNS data is contingent upon review of a short concept paper and forming collaborations with LNS investigators. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Does supervision improve health worker productivity? Evidence from the Upper East Region of Ghana
    Jemima 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint The contribution of reduction in malaria as a cause of rapid decline of under-five mortality: evidence from the Rufiji Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in rural Tanzania
    Almamy M Kanté
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue, New York 10032, USA
    Malar J 13:180. 2014
    ..The paper explored the contribution of malaria relative to other specific causes of under-five deaths to these trends...
  14. pmc 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 system
    Kate 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)...
  15. pmc Misclassification of pregnancy-related deaths in adult mortality surveys: case study in Senegal
    Stephane 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social networks, perceptions of risk, and changing attitudes towards HIV/AIDS: new evidence from a longitudinal study using fixed-effects analysis
    Stephane 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...