HEENA PUSHKAR BRAHMBHATT
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Prevalence and determinants of adolescent pregnancy in urban disadvantaged settings across five citiesHeena Brahmbhatt
Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
J Adolesc Health 55:S48-57. 2014..This study explored sociodemographic, behavioral, and environmental-level factors associated with adolescent pregnancy across five urban disadvantaged settings...
- Association of HIV and malaria with mother-to-child transmission, birth outcomes, and child mortalityHeena 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...
- 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...
- Mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected children of HIV-infected and uninfected mothers in rural UgandaHeena 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...
- Educational attainment and HIV status among Ethiopian voluntary counseling and testing clientsHeather 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...
- Increased risk of incident HIV during pregnancy in Rakai, Uganda: a prospective studyRonald 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...
- Polygyny, maternal HIV status and child survival: Rakai, UgandaHeena 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...
- The effects of placental malaria on mother-to-child HIV transmission in Rakai, UgandaHeena 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...
- Rise in needle sharing among injection drug users in Pakistan during the Afghanistan warSteffanie 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...
- HIV/AIDS risk behaviors and correlates of injection drug use among drug users in PakistanMohammad 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...
- HIV knowledge and risk behaviors among Pakistani and Afghani drug users in Quetta, PakistanTariq 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...
- Treatment of Trichomonas in pregnancy and adverse outcomes of pregnancy: a subanalysis of a randomized trial in Rakai, UgandaGodfrey 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...
- Estimating the net effect of HIV on child mortality in African populations affected by generalized HIV epidemicsMilly 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...
- Child mortality and HIV infection in Africa: a reviewMarie 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...