Caitlin E Kennedy
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Using GRADE methodology for the development of public health guidelines for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other STIs among men who have sex with men and transgender peopleElie A Akl
Department of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA
BMC Public Health 12:386. 2012..The objective of this paper is to review the methodological challenges faced and solutions applied during the development of the guidelines...
- Makerere University College of Health Sciences' role in addressing challenges in health service provision at Mulago National Referral HospitalIrene B Kizza
School of Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S7. 2011....
- Provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewCaitlin E Kennedy
Social and Behavioral Interventions Program, Department of International Health, Room E5033, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
AIDS Behav 17:1571-90. 2013..PITC's impact on other outcomes is mixed, but does not appear to be worse than voluntary counseling and testing. PITC should continue to be expanded and rigorously evaluated across settings and outcomes...
- When a serious adverse event in research occurs, how do other volunteers react?Caitlin E Kennedy
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 6:47-56. 2011..Downward social comparison theory, optimistic bias, and feelings of responsibility and control may help explain these narratives. Findings underscore the importance of communication and understanding of research risks and protections...
- The impact of HIV treatment on risk behaviour in developing countries: a systematic reviewC Kennedy
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
AIDS Care 19:707-20. 2007..However, there are few existing studies and the rigor of these studies is weak. More studies are needed to build an evidence base on which to make programmatic and policy decisions...
- Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV interventions: a systematic reviewCaitlin E Kennedy
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 13:26. 2010..However, the evidence for the efficacy of these linkages has not been systematically assessed...
- Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for changing HIV-related risk behavior in developing countriesVirginia A Fonner
Department of International Health, Social and Behavioral Interventions Program, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD001224. 2012..This review assesses the effects of all VCT types on HIV-related risk behaviors in low- and middle-income countries...
- Behavioural interventions for HIV positive prevention in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysisCaitlin E Kennedy
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
Bull World Health Organ 88:615-23. 2010....
- HIV voluntary counseling and testing and behavioral risk reduction in developing countries: a meta-analysis, 1990--2005Julie A Denison
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
AIDS Behav 12:363-73. 2008..Such expansion, however, must be accompanied by rigorous evaluation in order to test, refine and maximize the preventive benefits of learning one's HIV infection status through HIV testing and counseling...
- Provider challenges in implementing antenatal provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling programs in UgandaAmy M Medley
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 22:87-99. 2010..These challenges must be addressed in order to optimize the success of PITC programs at providing universal access to HIV testing and counseling services...
- Community empowerment among female sex workers is an effective HIV prevention intervention: a systematic review of the peer-reviewed evidence from low- and middle-income countriesDEANNA L KERRIGAN
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
AIDS Behav 17:1926-40. 2013..41-3.42), and all clients (OR: 5.87, 95% CI: 2.88-11.94), but not regular non-paying partners. Overall, community empowerment-based HIV prevention was associated with significant improvements across HIV outcomes and settings...
- No "magic bullet": exploring community mobilization strategies used in a multi-site community based randomized controlled trial: Project Accept (HPTN 043)Virginia A Tedrow
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615N Wolfe Street Room E5037, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
AIDS Behav 16:1217-26. 2012....
- Disclosure outcomes, coping strategies, and life changes among women living with HIV in UgandaAmy M Medley
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Qual Health Res 19:1744-54. 2009..Strategies are needed to safely support women who want to disclose their HIV test results...
- The changing cultural and economic dynamics of polygyny and concurrent sexual partnerships in Iringa, TanzaniaCecilia Tomori
a Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Glob Public Health 8:857-70. 2013..Local economic conditions also compelled women to seek concurrent partners to meet basic needs and to access consumer goods, but risked greater moral judgement than men, especially if deemed to have excessive 'desire' for money. ..
- "After my husband's circumcision, I know that I am safe from diseases": Women's Attitudes and Risk Perceptions Towards Male Circumcision in Iringa, TanzaniaErica H Layer
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e74391. 2013..Efforts to engage women about the risks and limitations of male circumcision, in addition to the benefits, should be expanded so that women can accurately assess their risk of HIV or STIs during sexual intercourse with circumcised men. ..
- Descriptive and injunctive norms related to concurrent sexual partnerships in Malawi: implications for HIV prevention research and programmingRupali J Limaye
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Center for Communication Programs, 111 Market Place, Suite 310 Baltimore, MD, USA 21202, USA
Health Educ Res 28:563-73. 2013..Further research is needed to obtain a thorough understanding of the way in which the perceived actions and beliefs of peers influence the beliefs, feelings and actions of individuals to strengthen HIV programming efforts in the region. ..
- Maternal depression and early childhood growth in developing countries: systematic review and meta-analysisPamela J Surkan
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States of America
Bull World Health Organ 89:608-15. 2011..To investigate the relationship between maternal depression and child growth in developing countries through a systematic literature review and meta-analysis...
- The effect of ART on sexual risk behavior in Chennai, IndiaCaitlin Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2007..A secondary research aim thus seeks to explore the characteristics of people receiving ART in Tanzania. This aim will be accomplished through quantitative, qualitative, and ethnographic methods. ..