Vu Minh Quan

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Risks for HIV, HBV, and HCV infections among male injection drug users in northern Vietnam: a case-control study
    Vu Minh Quan
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 21:7-16. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Mortality and HIV transmission among male Vietnamese injection drug users
    Vu Minh Quan
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Epidemiology, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Addiction 106:583-9. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality among injecting and non-injecting HIV-negative drug users in northern Thailand
    Vu Minh Quan
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addiction 102:441-6. 2007
  4. pmc Incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections and risk factors for acquisition among young methamphetamine users in northern Thailand
    Catherine G Sutcliffe
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:284-9. 2009
  5. pmc Effects of an HIV peer prevention intervention on sexual and injecting risk behaviors among injecting drug users and their risk partners in Thai Nguyen, Vietnam: a randomized controlled trial
    Vivian F Go
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615 North Wolfe Street, E6610, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:154-64. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Decreased injecting is associated with increased alcohol consumption among injecting drug users in northern Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 24:304-11. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint High HIV sexual risk behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among injection drug users in Northern Vietnam: implications for a generalized HIV epidemic
    Vivian F Go
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:108-15. 2006
  8. pmc Characteristics of high-risk HIV-positive IDUs in Vietnam: implications for future interventions
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:381-9. 2011
  9. pmc Social injecting and other correlates of high-risk sexual activity among injecting drug users in northern Vietnam
    Christina M Schumacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 20:352-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for reproductive tract infections among women in rural Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:185-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Risks for HIV, HBV, and HCV infections among male injection drug users in northern Vietnam: a case-control study
    Vu Minh Quan
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Care 21:7-16. 2009
    ..This finding may have important implications for bloodborne viral prevention for IDUs in Vietnam...
  2. doi request reprint Mortality and HIV transmission among male Vietnamese injection drug users
    Vu Minh Quan
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Epidemiology, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Addiction 106:583-9. 2011
    ..To estimate all-cause mortality rate and to assess predictors of all-cause mortality among injection drug users (IDUs) in Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam between 2005 and 2007...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality among injecting and non-injecting HIV-negative drug users in northern Thailand
    Vu Minh Quan
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Addiction 102:441-6. 2007
    ..To estimate mortality rates among HIV-negative injecting drug users (IDUs) and non-injecting drug users (non-IDUs), and to assess predictors for mortality among the IDUs...
  4. pmc Incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections and risk factors for acquisition among young methamphetamine users in northern Thailand
    Catherine G Sutcliffe
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:284-9. 2009
    ..Incidence estimates of STIs are rare in Southeast Asia, especially among newer risk groups...
  5. pmc Effects of an HIV peer prevention intervention on sexual and injecting risk behaviors among injecting drug users and their risk partners in Thai Nguyen, Vietnam: a randomized controlled trial
    Vivian F Go
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615 North Wolfe Street, E6610, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 96:154-64. 2013
    ..3%, SE (difference) = 2%, p < 0.01) and persisted until 12 months, but there was no difference across trial arms (Wald test = 3.74, df = 3, p = 0.44). ..
  6. doi request reprint Decreased injecting is associated with increased alcohol consumption among injecting drug users in northern Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 24:304-11. 2013
    ..Our objective was to determine if an association exists between a reduction in injecting and level of alcohol use among IDU...
  7. ncbi request reprint High HIV sexual risk behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among injection drug users in Northern Vietnam: implications for a generalized HIV epidemic
    Vivian F Go
    Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:108-15. 2006
    ..HIV prevalence in Vietnam is currently concentrated among injection drug users (IDUs). The extent to which this core risk group represents a potential for broader HIV transmission to the general population is currently unknown...
  8. pmc Characteristics of high-risk HIV-positive IDUs in Vietnam: implications for future interventions
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:381-9. 2011
    ..Structural interventions that increase syringe accessibility may be effective in reducing HIV risk behavior among HIV-positive IDUs. Study limitations are noted in the article...
  9. pmc Social injecting and other correlates of high-risk sexual activity among injecting drug users in northern Vietnam
    Christina M Schumacher
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Drug Policy 20:352-6. 2009
    ..We sought to determine characteristics of sexually active IDUs and correlates of high-risk sexual practices among IDUs in Bac Ninh province in northern Vietnam...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for reproductive tract infections among women in rural Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 37:185-9. 2006
    ..Given the low prevalence STD in this area of Vietnam, clinical case management of women presenting with RTI symptoms should focus on treatment of the more common endogenous infections, candida and BV...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intra-couple communication dynamics of HIV risk behavior among injecting drug users and their sexual partners in Northern Vietnam
    Vivian F Go
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:69-76. 2006
    ..Couple-based interventions to facilitate risk communication combined with programs to promote condom use among male IDUs, may help to reduce HIV transmission from IDUs to their primary partners...
  12. pmc Individual-level socioeconomic status and community-level inequality as determinants of stigma towards persons living with HIV who inject drugs in Thai Nguyen, Vietnam
    Travis Lim
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18637. 2013
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  13. pmc The efficacy of a network intervention to reduce HIV risk behaviors among drug users and risk partners in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Philadelphia, USA
    Carl A Latkin
    Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 68:740-8. 2009
    ..The intervention did not result in overall reductions in self-reported sexual risk behaviors, and although reductions in injection risk behaviors were observed, the overall efficacy in reducing risk was not established...
  14. pmc Influence of Perceived Secondary Stigma and Family on the Response to HIV Infection Among Injection Drug Users in Vietnam
    Megan L Salter
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 22:558-70. 2010
    ..Data illustrated the strong value given to family in Vietnam and underscored the importance of secondary stigma in the coping process including gaining social support and engaging in risk reduction...
  15. doi request reprint Associations of substance abuse and sexual risks with self-reported depressive symptoms in young adults in northern Thailand
    David D Celentano
    From the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health DDC, CGS, VQ, SS, CL, Baltimore, Maryland Research Institute for Health Sciences AA, BS, St, KS, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Burnet Institute NT, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Addict Med 2:66-73. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections and sexual and substance use correlates among young adults in Chiang Mai, Thailand
    David D Celentano
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:400-5. 2008
    ..Data on the prevalence of and associated behavioral risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STI) in young adults in Asia have not been widely studied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mortality among injection drug users in northern Thailand: a prospective cohort study
    Vu Minh Quan
    From the Bloomberg School of Public Health VMQ, CL, DDC, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Chiang Mai University AA, TV, KW, Chiang Mai, Thailand and Statistical Center for HIV AIDS Research and Prevention DD, t yl, Seattle, WA
    J Addict Med 4:217-22. 2010
    ..To measure mortality rates and assess predictors of all-cause mortality in a cohort of Thai injection drug users (IDUs) who were enrolled and followed up from 2004 through 2006...
  18. doi request reprint A cross-sectional study on prevalence of non-fatal drug overdose and associated risk characteristics among out-of-treatment injecting drug users in North Vietnam
    Anne Bergenstrom
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:73-84. 2008
    ..While recognizing the limitations of this study, it is the first in Southeast Asia to report on prevalence of drug use-related overdose. Future research is recommended on occurrence of fatal overdose in this population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender gaps, gender traps: sexual identity and vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases among women in Vietnam
    Vivian Fei ling Go
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:467-81. 2002
    ..Community level interventions that work towards disassociating STDs from traditional social norms may enable Vietnamese women to report possible STD symptoms and promote diagnosis and care for STDs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Barriers to reproductive tract infection (RTI) care among Vietnamese women: implications for RTI control programs
    Vivian F Go
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E7133, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 29:201-6. 2002
    ..Vietnamese women may be especially vulnerable to reproductive tract infections (RTIs) and their biological and social sequelae. Few data are available on the prevalence of and health-seeking behavior for RTIs among women in Vietnam...

Research Grants1

  1. Seek, Test, Treat Strategies for Vietnamese Drug Users: A Random Controlled Trial
    Vu Minh Quan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention will be integrated into government systems for drug treatment and HIV/AIDS services and will supplement existing HIV prevention and care efforts. ..