HEENA PUSHKAR BRAHMBHATT

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association of HIV and malaria with mother-to-child transmission, birth outcomes, and child mortality
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:472-6. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Child mortality associated with reasons for non-breastfeeding and weaning: is breastfeeding best for HIV-positive mothers?
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS 17:879-85. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected children of HIV-infected and uninfected mothers in rural Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:504-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment and HIV status among Ethiopian voluntary counseling and testing clients
    Heather Bradley
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, W4041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:736-42. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of incident HIV during pregnancy in Rakai, Uganda: a prospective study
    Ronald H Gray
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Lancet 366:1182-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Polygyny, maternal HIV status and child survival: Rakai, Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:585-92. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of placental malaria on mother-to-child HIV transmission in Rakai, Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS 17:2539-41. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Rise in needle sharing among injection drug users in Pakistan during the Afghanistan war
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:17-24. 2003
  9. pmc HIV/AIDS risk behaviors and correlates of injection drug use among drug users in Pakistan
    Mohammad Abrar Ahmed
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 80:321-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV knowledge and risk behaviors among Pakistani and Afghani drug users in Quetta, Pakistan
    Tariq Zafar
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 20205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:394-8. 2003

Research Grants

  1. HIV/HAART and Pregnancy/Contraception in Rakai, Uganda
    HEENA PUSHKAR BRAHMBHATT; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Association of HIV and malaria with mother-to-child transmission, birth outcomes, and child mortality
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:472-6. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of HIV and malaria coinfection on mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) and adverse birth outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Child mortality associated with reasons for non-breastfeeding and weaning: is breastfeeding best for HIV-positive mothers?
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS 17:879-85. 2003
    ..To estimate child mortality associated with reasons for the non-initiation of breastfeeding and weaning caused by preceding morbidity, compared with voluntary weaning as a result of maternal choice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected children of HIV-infected and uninfected mothers in rural Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:504-8. 2006
    ..To estimate 2-year mortality rates in HIV-1-infected and uninfected infants born to HIV and HIV mothers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Educational attainment and HIV status among Ethiopian voluntary counseling and testing clients
    Heather Bradley
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, W4041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 11:736-42. 2007
    ..HIV prevention and treatment interventions in Ethiopia should target less educated segments of the population including women, who have higher HIV prevalence and lower educational attainment than men...
  5. ncbi request reprint Increased risk of incident HIV during pregnancy in Rakai, Uganda: a prospective study
    Ronald H Gray
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    Lancet 366:1182-8. 2005
    ..HIV acquisition is significantly higher during pregnancy than in the postpartum period. We did a prospective study to estimate HIV incidence rates during pregnancy and lactation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Polygyny, maternal HIV status and child survival: Rakai, Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:585-92. 2002
    ..Polygyny had no significant effect on the survival of children with HIV-negative mothers. Polygynous households, where not all wives may have HIV, could be diverting resources away from the children of the infected wives...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of placental malaria on mother-to-child HIV transmission in Rakai, Uganda
    Heena Brahmbhatt
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS 17:2539-41. 2003
    ..After multivariate adjustment for HIV viral load, the risk of MTCT associated with placental malaria was 2.89 and with HIV viral load the risk was 2.85. Interventions to prevent malaria during pregnancy could potentially reduce MTCT...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rise in needle sharing among injection drug users in Pakistan during the Afghanistan war
    Steffanie A Strathdee
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 71:17-24. 2003
    ..36), being homeless (AOR=3.91), having been arrested (AOR=6.00), and re-using syringes (AOR=6.19). Expansion of needle exchange, drug treatment and supportive services is urgently needed to avoid an explosive HIV epidemic in Pakistan...
  9. pmc HIV/AIDS risk behaviors and correlates of injection drug use among drug users in Pakistan
    Mohammad Abrar Ahmed
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 80:321-9. 2003
    ..Interventions to discourage transitions to injection, increase HIV testing, and safeguard the blood supply in Pakistan are urgently needed...
  10. ncbi request reprint HIV knowledge and risk behaviors among Pakistani and Afghani drug users in Quetta, Pakistan
    Tariq Zafar
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 20205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:394-8. 2003
    ..Interventions to prevent transition to injection, needle exchange, and drug treatment are urgently required to prevent blood-borne infections...
  11. ncbi request reprint Child mortality and HIV infection in Africa: a review
    Marie Louise Newell
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
    AIDS 18:S27-34. 2004
    ..To review the available data relating to child mortality in Africa by the HIV infection status of mothers and children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating the net effect of HIV on child mortality in African populations affected by generalized HIV epidemics
    Milly Marston
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:219-27. 2005
    ..The curve also predicts 13% net survival at 10 years using constraints based on survival of infected adults...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of Trichomonas in pregnancy and adverse outcomes of pregnancy: a subanalysis of a randomized trial in Rakai, Uganda
    Godfrey G Kigozi
    Rakai Project, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe and Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1398-400. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the association of presumptive Trichomonas vaginalis treatment during pregnancy and birth outcomes...

Research Grants2

  1. HIV/HAART and Pregnancy/Contraception in Rakai, Uganda
    HEENA PUSHKAR BRAHMBHATT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The RCCS has data to answer these pressing public health questions regarding contraceptive choices and fertility outcomes among HIV+ and HIV- individuals and couples. ..