Esther E Freeman
Affiliation: Harvard University
- Herpes simplex virus 2 infection increases HIV acquisition in men and women: systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studiesEsther E Freeman
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
AIDS 20:73-83. 2006..To estimate the sex-specific effect of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) on the acquisition of HIV infection...
- Population-level effect of potential HSV2 prophylactic vaccines on HIV incidence in sub-Saharan AfricaEsther E Freeman
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Vaccine 27:940-6. 2009..Over 20 years, in most scenarios fewer than 100 vaccinations were required to avert one HIV infection. HSV2 vaccines could have a substantial impact on HIV incidence. Intensified efforts are needed to develop an effective HSV2 vaccine...
- Male circumcision for HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa: who, what and when?Richard G White
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
AIDS 22:1841-50. 2008..We explore how the population-level impact of circumcision varies by target age group, coverage, time-to-scale-up, level of risk compensation and circumcision of HIV infected men...
- Attempting to explain heterogeneous HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: potential role of historical changes in risk behaviour and male circumcisionKate K Orroth
Epidemiology and Public Heath, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Sex Transm Infect 87:640-5. 2011..They also investigate the effects of different prevalence of male circumcision on the HIV epidemics in the four cities...
- Understanding the differences between contrasting HIV epidemics in east and west Africa: results from a simulation model of the Four Cities StudyKate K Orroth
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Sex Transm Infect 83:i5-16. 2007....
- Proportion of new HIV infections attributable to herpes simplex 2 increases over time: simulations of the changing role of sexually transmitted infections in sub-Saharan African HIV epidemicsEsther E Freeman
Harvard Medical School, Francis Weld Peabody Society, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sex Transm Infect 83:i17-24. 2007..To understand the changing impact of herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) on HIV incidence over time in four sub-Saharan African cities, using simulation models...
- Factors affecting HIV concordancy in married couples in four African citiesEsther E Freeman
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
AIDS 18:1715-21. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: Although cross-sectional studies are not ideal for delineating the sequence of transmission events, this study adds to the evidence that HSV-2 is a key risk factor in promoting HIV transmission...
- Treating curable sexually transmitted infections to prevent HIV in Africa: still an effective control strategy?Richard G White
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:346-53. 2008..We explore whether treating curable STIs remains a cost-effective HIV control strategy in Africa...