S H Kapiga

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A Community-based study of risk factors for Trichomonas vaginalis infection among women and their male partners in Moshi urban district, northern Tanzania
    Elissa V Klinger
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Population and International Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:712-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for HIV-1 seroprevalence among family planning clients in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Afr J Reprod Health 4:88-99. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of herpes simplex virus type 2 and other genital infections in the acquisition of HIV-1 among high-risk women in northern Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1260-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among bar and hotel workers in northern Tanzania: prevalence and risk factors
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:187-92. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour patterns and condom use in Tanzania: results from the 1996 Demographic and Health Survey
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Care 14:455-69. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of plasma HIV-1 RNA viral load among HIV-1-seropositive women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:316-23. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 epidemic among female bar and hotel workers in northern Tanzania: risk factors and opportunities for prevention
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:409-17. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of HIV-1 infection in northern Tanzania: results from a community-based study
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Care 18:379-87. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for syphilis among HIV-1 infected pregnant women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    W K Urassa
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Afr J Reprod Health 5:54-62. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of alcohol use, problem drinking, and HIV infection among high-risk African women
    Joseph C Fisher
    Interdata Inc, Sanibel, Florida 33957, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:537-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint A Community-based study of risk factors for Trichomonas vaginalis infection among women and their male partners in Moshi urban district, northern Tanzania
    Elissa V Klinger
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Population and International Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:712-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine predictors of Trichomonas vaginalis among women and their partners in Moshi, Tanzania...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for HIV-1 seroprevalence among family planning clients in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Afr J Reprod Health 4:88-99. 2000
    ..This study shows that HIV is a major public health problem among FP clients in Tanzania. Innovative HIV interventions are needed to reduce further spread of HIV infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of herpes simplex virus type 2 and other genital infections in the acquisition of HIV-1 among high-risk women in northern Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1260-9. 2007
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  4. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among bar and hotel workers in northern Tanzania: prevalence and risk factors
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:187-92. 2003
    ..Type-specific serological tests have allowed for a better understanding of the epidemiology of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection in Africa...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour patterns and condom use in Tanzania: results from the 1996 Demographic and Health Survey
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Care 14:455-69. 2002
    ..Predictors of high-risk sexual behaviour and condom use identified in this report provide valuable information that can be used to design targeted HIV/AIDS interventions in Tanzania...
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlates of plasma HIV-1 RNA viral load among HIV-1-seropositive women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:316-23. 2002
    ..007). Although the long-term effects of malaria on viral load are unknown, prevention of malaria among people living with HIV-1 should be given the highest priority...
  7. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 epidemic among female bar and hotel workers in northern Tanzania: risk factors and opportunities for prevention
    Saidi H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:409-17. 2002
    ..Such programs should address the underlying conditions that facilitate risk behaviors and create obstacles for these women who wish to protect themselves against HIV-1...
  8. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of HIV-1 infection in northern Tanzania: results from a community-based study
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Care 18:379-87. 2006
    ..HIV-1 prevention efforts should include promotion of couple's HIV-1 counseling and testing services, control of HSV-2, promotion of safer sexual practices and strategies to reduce the age difference between women and their partners...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for syphilis among HIV-1 infected pregnant women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    W K Urassa
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Afr J Reprod Health 5:54-62. 2001
    ..These results show that syphilis and other genital infections are a major problem among HIV infected women. Prevention of syphilis and other genital infections is urgently needed in this population...
  10. doi request reprint Patterns of alcohol use, problem drinking, and HIV infection among high-risk African women
    Joseph C Fisher
    Interdata Inc, Sanibel, Florida 33957, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:537-44. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between patterns of alcohol use and HIV infection and to assess the association between problem drinking and the prevalence of risk factors for HIV among a sample of high-risk African women...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association between HIV infection and alcohol use: a systematic review and meta-analysis of African studies
    Joseph C Fisher
    Interdata Inc, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:856-63. 2007
    ..61-2.58) for problem drinkers, a statistically significant difference (z = 2.08, P <0.04). Alcohol use was associated with HIV infection in Africa and alcohol-related interventions might help reduce further expansion of the epidemic...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A serostatus and heterosexual transmission of HIV: case-control study in Tanzania and review of the evidence
    Eduardo Villamor
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, 02115, USA
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 76:81-5. 2006
    ..14, 95% C I = 0.54, 8.45). In light of these and previous results, we conclude that there is not enough evidence yet to suggest a causal association between vitamin A and heterosexual transmission...
  13. doi request reprint Alcohol use before sex and HIV risk: situational characteristics of protected and unprotected encounters among high-risk African women
    Joseph C Fisher
    Interdata Inc, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:571-8. 2010
    ..To compare the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use 2 hours prior with ones that did not...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for bacterial vaginosis among bar and hotel workers in Northern Tanzania
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Bldg 1 Room 1105, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    East Afr Med J 82:85-91. 2005
    ..To determine risk factors for bacterial vaginosis (BV) among women working in the bars and hotels in Moshi, Northern Tanzania...
  15. ncbi request reprint Male condom use in Tanzania: results from a national survey
    S H Kapiga
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    East Afr Med J 80:181-90. 2003
    ..To determine factors associated with male condom use in Tanzania...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sexual behavior, psychosocial and knowledge differences between consistent, inconsistent and non-users of condoms: a study of female bar and hotel workers in Moshi, Tanzania
    Katherine K Tassiopoulos
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room 816, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:405-13. 2006
    ..There are important differences between women by level of condom use. These findings can help inform interventions to increase condom use...
  17. ncbi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 among bar and hotel workers in northern Tanzania: the role of alcohol, sexual behavior, and herpes simplex virus type 2
    Trong T H Ao
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98145, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:163-9. 2006
    ..We assessed baseline prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and other STDs, as well as behavioral and biologic risk factors for HIV-1 in a population of female bar/hotel workers in Moshi, Tanzania...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transmission of HIV-1 infection in sub-Saharan Africa and effect of elimination of unsafe injections
    George P Schmid
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 363:482-8. 2004
    ..Increased efforts are needed to reduce sexual transmission of HIV-1...
  19. pmc Place matters: multilevel investigation of HIV distribution in Tanzania
    Wezi M Msisha
    Europe and Central Asia Human Development Sector, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    AIDS 22:741-8. 2008
    ..To examine the extent to which the regional and neighborhood distribution of HIV in Tanzania is caused by the differential distribution of individual correlates and risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Design of a community-based study of sexually transmitted infections/HIV and infertility in an urban area of northern Tanzania
    Ulla Larsen
    Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 34:20-4. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the design of a community-based study of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV and infertility in northern Tanzania...