Till Barnighausen

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Does enrollment status in community-based insurance lead to poorer quality of care? Evidence from Burkina Faso
    Paul Jacob Robyn
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 12:31. 2013
  2. pmc Health worker preferences for community-based health insurance payment mechanisms: a discrete choice experiment
    Paul Jacob Robyn
    University of Heidelberg, Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:159. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Interventions to increase antiretroviral adherence in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of evaluation studies
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:942-51. 2011
  4. pmc HIV treatment as prevention: issues in economic evaluation
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001263. 2012
  5. pmc Assessing the population health impact of market interventions to improve access to antiretroviral treatment
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Policy Plan 27:467-76. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Health systems and HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: matching intervention and programme evaluation strategies
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:e2. 2012
  7. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Rethinking the benefits and costs of childhood vaccination: the example of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Vaccine 29:2371-80. 2011
  9. doi request reprint "Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS health workers: educating and retaining the workforce to provide antiretroviral treatment in sub-Saharan Africa
    Till Barnighausen
    University of KwaZulu Natal, Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, P O Box 198, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 68:544-51. 2009
  10. pmc Willingness to pay for social health insurance among informal sector workers in Wuhan, China: a contingent valuation study
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:114. 2007

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc Does enrollment status in community-based insurance lead to poorer quality of care? Evidence from Burkina Faso
    Paul Jacob Robyn
    Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 12:31. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Health worker preferences for community-based health insurance payment mechanisms: a discrete choice experiment
    Paul Jacob Robyn
    University of Heidelberg, Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:159. 2012
    ..One important reason for low coverage and high dropout is that health workers do not support the CBI scheme because they are dissatisfied with the provider payment mechanism of the CBI...
  3. doi request reprint Interventions to increase antiretroviral adherence in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of evaluation studies
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Lancet Infect Dis 11:942-51. 2011
    ..Future work should assess intervention targeting and selection of interventions based on behavioural theories relevant to sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. pmc HIV treatment as prevention: issues in economic evaluation
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001263. 2012
    ..Third, the preventive effects of TasP are likely to alter the composition of the HIV-infected population over time, changing its biological and behavioral characteristics and leading to different costs and outcomes for ART...
  5. pmc Assessing the population health impact of market interventions to improve access to antiretroviral treatment
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Policy Plan 27:467-76. 2012
    ..We offer seven recommendations for ex ante and ex post assessment of population health impact of market interventions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health systems and HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: matching intervention and programme evaluation strategies
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:e2. 2012
    ..The authors analyse likely effects of the latter shift on the feasibility of impact evaluation...
  7. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
    ..Financial incentives for return of service are intended to alleviate health worker shortages: A (future) health worker enters into a contract to work for a number of years in an underserved area in exchange for a financial pay-off...
  8. doi request reprint Rethinking the benefits and costs of childhood vaccination: the example of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Vaccine 29:2371-80. 2011
    ..Future economic evaluations of childhood vaccinations should take full account of benefits and costs, so that policymakers have sufficient information to make well-informed decisions on vaccination implementation...
  9. doi request reprint "Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS health workers: educating and retaining the workforce to provide antiretroviral treatment in sub-Saharan Africa
    Till Barnighausen
    University of KwaZulu Natal, Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, P O Box 198, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 68:544-51. 2009
    ..Policy makers should consider implementing "conditional scholarships" for HAHW, especially in countries where health worker education capacity is currently underutilized or can be rapidly expanded...
  10. pmc Willingness to pay for social health insurance among informal sector workers in Wuhan, China: a contingent valuation study
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:114. 2007
    ....
  11. pmc Designing financial-incentive programmes for return of medical service in underserved areas: seven management functions
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 7:52. 2009
    ..Financial incentives, non-financial incentives, and compulsory service are not mutually exclusive and may positively affect each other's performance...
  12. pmc Effect of concurrent sexual partnerships on rate of new HIV infections in a high-prevalence, rural South African population: a cohort study
    Frank Tanser
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Lancet 378:247-55. 2011
    ..However, the effect of concurrent partnerships on HIV incidence has not been appropriately tested in a sub-Saharan African setting...
  13. pmc Cohort Profile: Africa Centre Demographic Information System (ACDIS) and population-based HIV survey
    Frank Tanser
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 37:956-62. 2008
  14. pmc Population-based CD4 counts in a rural area in South Africa with high HIV prevalence and high antiretroviral treatment coverage
    Abraham Malaza
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e70126. 2013
    ..We investigated factors associated with CD4 counts in a rural area in South Africa with high HIV prevalence and high antiretroviral treatment (ART) coverage...
  15. pmc Evaluation of the impact of immediate versus WHO recommendations-guided antiretroviral therapy initiation on HIV incidence: the ANRS 12249 TasP (Treatment as Prevention) trial in Hlabisa sub-district, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: study protocol for a clus
    Collins C Iwuji
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Trials 14:230. 2013
    ..The first phase will specifically focus on the trial's secondary outcomes...
  16. pmc Lack of a decline in HIV incidence in a rural community with high HIV prevalence in South Africa, 2003-2007
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:405-9. 2009
    ..It is unlikely that the HIV epidemic in rural South Africa can be reversed without new or intensified efforts to prevent HIV infection...
  17. pmc Adult mortality and antiretroviral treatment roll-out in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Abraham J Herbst
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 87:754-62. 2009
    ..To investigate trends in adult mortality in a population serviced by a public-sector antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme in rural South Africa using a demographic surveillance system...
  18. pmc Modelling HIV incidence and survival from age-specific seroprevalence after antiretroviral treatment scale-up in rural South Africa
    Joel Mossong
    aAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa bDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA cFaculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    AIDS 27:2471-9. 2013
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Social exposure to an antiretroviral treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Jacob Bor
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:988-94. 2011
    ..To investigate the prevalence of social exposure to a large, government-run ART programme in rural South Africa...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dramatic increase in HIV prevalence after scale-up of antiretroviral treatment
    Jaffer Zaidi
    aAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa bUniversity College London Institute of Child Health, London, UK cDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 27:2301-5. 2013
    ..To investigate HIV prevalence trends in a rural South African community after the scale-up of antiretroviral treatment (ART) in 2004...
  21. pmc HIV incidence in rural South Africa: comparison of estimates from longitudinal surveillance and cross-sectional cBED assay testing
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 3:e3640. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint High HIV incidence in a community with high HIV prevalence in rural South Africa: findings from a prospective population-based study
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS 22:139-44. 2008
    ..To measure HIV incidence in a rural area of South Africa with high HIV prevalence and to analyze risk factors for acquisition of HIV using a prospective population-based cohort study...
  23. pmc Increases in adult life expectancy in rural South Africa: valuing the scale-up of HIV treatment
    Jacob Bor
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Post Office Box 198, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Science 339:961-5. 2013
    ..These gains in adult life expectancy signify the social value of ART and have implications for the investment decisions of individuals, governments, and donors...
  24. pmc Adjusting HIV prevalence for survey non-response using mortality rates: an application of the method using surveillance data from Rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 5:e12370. 2010
    ..The study objective was to evaluate whether population HIV prevalence estimates can be adjusted for survey non-response using mortality rates...
  25. ncbi request reprint Human resources for treating HIV/AIDS: needs, capacities, and gaps
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:799-812. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint High coverage of ART associated with decline in risk of HIV acquisition in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Frank Tanser
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Science 339:966-71. 2013
    ....
  27. pmc Localized spatial clustering of HIV infections in a widely disseminated rural South African epidemic
    Frank Tanser
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1008-16. 2009
    ..We apply two spatial analytical techniques to investigate the micro-geographical patterns and clustering of HIV infections in a high prevalence, rural population in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...
  28. pmc Scale-up of a decentralized HIV treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: does rapid expansion affect patient outcomes?
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 88:593-600. 2010
    ....
  29. pmc Short communication: Prioritizing communities for HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 26:401-5. 2010
    ..The three ranking schemes--by prevalence, incidence, and transmission probability--lead to significantly different community rank orders. Disease stage information should be collected in HIV surveys...
  30. pmc The socioeconomic determinants of HIV incidence: evidence from a longitudinal, population-based study in rural South Africa
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS 21:S29-38. 2007
    ..Both problems are avoided in longitudinal cohort studies...
  31. pmc National HIV prevalence estimates for sub-Saharan Africa: controlling selection bias with Heckman-type selection models
    Daniel R Hogan
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population, 665 Huntington Ave, Building 1, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:i17-23. 2012
    ..We control for selection bias in national HIV prevalence estimates using a novel approach, which unlike conventional imputation can account for selection on unobserved factors...
  32. pmc In a study of a population cohort in South Africa, HIV patients on antiretrovirals had nearly full recovery of employment
    Jacob Bor
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1459-69. 2012
    ..There are large economic benefits to HIV treatment. For some patients, further gains could be obtained from initiating antiretroviral therapy earlier, prior to HIV-related job loss...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve the performance of HIV health systems for treatment-as-prevention in sub-Saharan Africa: the experimental evidence
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 7:140-50. 2012
    ..We review the experimental evidence on interventions to increase these rates...
  34. pmc Levels of childhood vaccination coverage and the impact of maternal HIV status on child vaccination status in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa*
    James Ndirangu
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1383-93. 2009
    ..To analyse coverage of childhood vaccinations in a rural South African population and investigate whether maternal HIV status is associated with children's vaccination status...
  35. doi request reprint HIV incidence estimation using the BED capture enzyme immunoassay: systematic review and sensitivity analysis
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 21:685-97. 2010
    ..Tests for recent HIV infection allow incidence estimation based on a single cross-sectional survey. The BED IgG-Capture Enzyme Immunoassay (BED assay) is a commercially available and widely used test for recent HIV infection...
  36. pmc Hypertension and obesity in adults living in a high HIV prevalence rural area in South Africa
    Abraham Malaza
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e47761. 2012
    ..53 95% CI 1.14-2.06). Our study suggests that, cardiovascular risk factors of hypertension and obesity differ substantially between women and men in rural South Africa...
  37. ncbi request reprint Do self-assessments of health predict future mortality in rural South Africa? The case of KwaZulu-Natal in the era of antiretroviral treatment
    Analia Olgiati
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 17:844-53. 2012
    ....
  38. pmc Validating five questions of antiretroviral nonadherence in a public-sector treatment program in rural South Africa
    Krisda Chaiyachati
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:163-70. 2011
    ..Available estimates of ART adherence in SSA are mostly based on studies using adherence questions. It is thus unlikely that our understanding of ART adherence in the region is correct...
  39. pmc Validating child vaccination status in a demographic surveillance system using data from a clinical cohort study: evidence from rural South Africa
    James Ndirangu
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 11:372. 2011
    ..Childhood vaccination coverage can be estimated from a range of sources. This study aims to validate vaccination data from a longitudinal population-based demographic surveillance system (DSS) against data from a clinical cohort study...
  40. pmc Age-gaps in sexual partnerships: seeing beyond 'sugar daddies'
    Miles Q Ott
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS 25:861-3. 2011
    ..Given the age-sex distribution of HIV prevalence in this population, interventions to decrease age-gaps in spousal relationships may be effective in reducing HIV incidence...
  41. pmc The prevalence and clinical presentation of antenatal depression in rural South Africa
    Tamsen Jean Rochat
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    J Affect Disord 135:362-73. 2011
    ..Early identification and treatment of antenatal depression may improve pregnancy outcomes and could serve as an early indicator of postnatal depression. Culturally sensitive and accurate diagnostic tools are urgently needed...
  42. pmc Renal impairment in a rural African antiretroviral programme
    Cara Franey
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 9:143. 2009
    ..With the increasing availability of the potentially nephrotixic drug, tenofovir, such information is important for the planning of antiretroviral programmes..
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessing the effect of HIV counselling and testing on HIV acquisition among South African youth
    Nora E Rosenberg
    aDepartment of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA bAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa cDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology dGlobal Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina eDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts fDepartment of Medicine, School of Medicine gDepartment of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA hAcademic Unit of Human Development and Health, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    AIDS 27:2765-73. 2013
    ..HIV counselling and testing (HCT) is designed to promote HIV prevention. However the impact of HCT on HIV acquisition has never been assessed among youth. We assess the impact of HCT on HIV acquisition among South African youth...
  44. pmc Elimination of HIV in South Africa through expanded access to antiretroviral therapy: a model comparison study
    Jan A C Hontelez
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands Nijmegen International Center for Health System Analysis and Education, Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    PLoS Med 10:e1001534. 2013
    ..The objective of our study is to better understand the implications of different model structures and assumptions, so as to arrive at the best possible predictions of the long-term impact of UTT and the possibility of elimination of HIV...
  45. doi request reprint Interventions for hiring, retaining and training district health systems managers in low- and middle-income countries
    Peter C Rockers
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD009035. 2013
    ..District managers are playing an increasingly important role in determining the performance of health systems in low- and middle-income countries as a result of decentralization...
  46. doi request reprint Correcting HIV prevalence estimates for survey nonparticipation using Heckman-type selection models
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Epidemiology 22:27-35. 2011
    ..These approaches lead to biased estimates, if unobserved factors are associated with both survey participation and HIV status...
  47. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision to cut HIV risk in the general population
    Marie Louise Newell
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Lancet 369:617-9. 2007
  48. doi request reprint Mortality levels and trends by HIV serostatus in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS 21:S73-9. 2007
    ..To examine mortality differentials in HIV-infected and uninfected adults by demographic characteristics and the effect of non-testing on the level and pattern of age-sex specific mortality...
  49. pmc Economics of antiretroviral treatment vs. circumcision for HIV prevention
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:21271-6. 2012
    ..Given South Africa's current annual ART spending, the $5 billion in savings offered by MMC and ART over TasP in the next decade, for similar health benefits, challenges the widely hailed status of TasP as a game changer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Health workers at the core of the health system: framework and research issues
    Sudhir Anand
    University of Oxford, Department of Economics, Oxford, UK
    Health Policy 105:185-91. 2012
    ..vertically structured health systems...
  51. pmc Intervening in global markets to improve access to HIV/AIDS treatment: an analysis of international policies and the dynamics of global antiretroviral medicines markets
    Brenda Waning
    Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, One Boston Medical Center Place, Dowling 5 South, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Global Health 6:9. 2010
    ..Global initiatives aim to promote efficient global ARV markets, yet little is known about market dynamics and the impact of global policy interventions...
  52. pmc The global pediatric antiretroviral market: analyses of product availability and utilization reveal challenges for development of pediatric formulations and HIV/AIDS treatment in children
    Brenda Waning
    Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, One Boston Medical Center Place, Dowling 5 South, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMC Pediatr 10:74. 2010
    ..Research on uptake and dispersion of these improved products across countries and international organizations has not been conducted but is needed to inform next steps towards improving child health...
  53. ncbi request reprint Precommitting to serve the underserved
    Nir Eyal
    Harvard Medical School Division of Medical Ethics, The Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Bioeth 12:23-34. 2012
    ..Policymakers should consider introducing conditional scholarships, including long-term versions, as a means to increasing the supply of physicians to medically underserved areas...
  54. ncbi request reprint Do Age-Disparate Relationships Drive HIV Incidence in Young Women? Evidence from a Population Cohort in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Guy Harling
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom and Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:443-51. 2014
    ..Numerous public health campaigns have been conducted to discourage young women from relationships with older men. However, longitudinal evidence relating sex partner age disparity to HIV acquisition in women is limited...
  55. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with HIV and TB treatment in a public programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal: evidence from patient-exit interviews
    Natsayi Chimbindi
    Wellcome Trust Africa Centre for Health and Population Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:32. 2014
    ..We quantified dimensions of patient satisfaction among HIV and TB patients in a rural sub-district of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and identified underlying satisfaction factors that explained the data...
  56. pmc Tuberculosis and poverty: the contribution of patient costs in sub-Saharan Africa--a systematic review
    Devra M Barter
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:980. 2012
    ..In order to comprehensively assess the existing evidence on the costs that TB patients incur, we undertook a systematic review of the literature...
  57. pmc Human resources needs for universal access to antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: a time and motion study
    Jan Ac Hontelez
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 10:39. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  58. pmc A new general biomarker-based incidence estimator
    Reshma Kassanjee
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis SACEMA, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Epidemiology 23:721-8. 2012
    ..Despite widespread applications to HIV, there is currently no consensus on the correct handling of biomarker results classifying persons as "recently" infected long after the infections occurred...
  59. ncbi request reprint High uptake of HIV testing for tuberculosis patients in an integrated primary health care HIV/TB programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Claudia Wallrauch
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 100:146-7. 2010
    ..We describe our efforts to ensure high HIV testing rates in TB patients via an integrated programme at primary health care level in rural KwaZulu-Natal...
  60. ncbi request reprint HIV Treatment-as-Prevention Research at a Crossroads
    Till Barnighausen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    PLoS Med 11:e1001654. 2014
    ..Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary. ..
  61. pmc Barriers to treatment access for Chagas disease in Mexico
    Jennifer M Manne
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2488. 2013
    ..However, limited information is available about access to antitrypanosomal treatment. This study assesses the extent of access in Mexico, analyzes the barriers to access, and suggests strategies to overcome them...
  62. pmc Adherence to post-exposure prophylaxis for non-forcible sexual exposure to HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Catherine E Oldenburg
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:217-25. 2014
    ..Overall adherence was moderately high, with high variability between studies. Assessment of adherence could be enhanced by the use of objective measurements. ..
  63. ncbi request reprint Concentrated HIV subepidemics in generalized epidemic settings
    Frank Tanser
    aAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa bSchool of Nursing and Public Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa cSchool of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa dDepartment of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 9:115-25. 2014
    ..We review recent studies in high-risk groups as well as findings relating to geographical heterogeneity and the potential for targeting 'high-transmission zones' in the 10 countries with highest HIV prevalence...
  64. pmc Population and antenatal-based HIV prevalence estimates in a high contracepting female population in rural South Africa
    Brian D Rice
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:160. 2007
    ..There is particular emphasis on unrepresentative selection of ANC clinics and unrepresentative testing in the population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Valuing the broader benefits of dengue vaccination, with a preliminary application to Brazil
    Till Barnighausen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Semin Immunol 25:104-13. 2013
    ..In this article we discuss a framework for the broader value of vaccination and review its application in the context of dengue vaccination for Brazil. ..
  66. ncbi request reprint Study-design selection criteria in systematic reviews of effectiveness of health systems interventions and reforms: A meta-review
    Peter C Rockers
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Policy 104:206-14. 2012
    ..We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the current practices regarding study-design selection in systematic reviews of health systems research as well as alternative approaches...