M Sweat

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of environmental-structural communication interventions for HIV prevention in the female sex industry in the Dominican Republic
    Michael Sweat
    The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Commun 11:123-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of voluntary HIV-1 counselling and testing in reducing sexual transmission of HIV-1 in Kenya and Tanzania
    M Sweat
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 356:113-21. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a brief video-based HIV intervention for African American and Latino sexually transmitted disease clinic clients
    M Sweat
    Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS 15:781-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Foundations for effective strategies to control sexually transmitted infections: voices from rural Kenya
    W Moss
    Department of International Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 11:95-113. 1999
  5. pmc Do HIV-infected women want to discuss reproductive plans with providers, and are those conversations occurring?
    Sarah Finocchario-Kessler
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:317-23. 2010
  6. pmc HIV-positive women report more lifetime partner violence: findings from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Suzanne Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1331-7. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Understanding high fertility desires and intentions among a sample of urban women living with HIV in the United States
    Sarah Finocchario-Kessler
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1106-14. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint High rates and positive outcomes of HIV-serostatus disclosure to sexual partners: reasons for cautious optimism from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Suzanne Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:373-82. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Disclosure outcomes, coping strategies, and life changes among women living with HIV in Uganda
    Amy M Medley
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Qual Health Res 19:1744-54. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Women's barriers to HIV-1 testing and disclosure: challenges for HIV-1 voluntary counselling and testing
    S Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 13:595-603. 2001

Research Grants

  1. Community-Based VCT: Tanzania
    Michael Sweat; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. HIV Intervention Effectiveness in Developing Countries
    Michael Sweat; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of environmental-structural communication interventions for HIV prevention in the female sex industry in the Dominican Republic
    Michael Sweat
    The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Health Commun 11:123-42. 2006
    ..Both intervention models resulted in cost-effective outcomes; however, the intervention that included policy regulation resulted in a substantially more cost-effective outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of voluntary HIV-1 counselling and testing in reducing sexual transmission of HIV-1 in Kenya and Tanzania
    M Sweat
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 356:113-21. 2000
    ..Access to HIV-1 voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) is severely limited in less-developed countries. We undertook a multisite trial of HIV-1 VCT to assess its impact, cost, and cost-effectiveness in less-developed country settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a brief video-based HIV intervention for African American and Latino sexually transmitted disease clinic clients
    M Sweat
    Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS 15:781-7. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Foundations for effective strategies to control sexually transmitted infections: voices from rural Kenya
    W Moss
    Department of International Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 11:95-113. 1999
    ..Implications for STI control strategies are derived, including the development of educational messages and the design of clinics...
  5. pmc Do HIV-infected women want to discuss reproductive plans with providers, and are those conversations occurring?
    Sarah Finocchario-Kessler
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:317-23. 2010
    ..Providers will miss opportunities to help women safely plan pregnancy if they only discuss reproductive plans with younger patients...
  6. pmc HIV-positive women report more lifetime partner violence: findings from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Suzanne Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1331-7. 2002
    ..Experiences of partner violence were compared between HIV-positive and HIV-negative women...
  7. doi request reprint Understanding high fertility desires and intentions among a sample of urban women living with HIV in the United States
    Sarah Finocchario-Kessler
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:1106-14. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint High rates and positive outcomes of HIV-serostatus disclosure to sexual partners: reasons for cautious optimism from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Suzanne Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:373-82. 2003
    ..However, intervention approaches such as development of screening tools and new counseling approaches are important to ensure the safety of women who want to safely disclose HIV serostatus to their sexual partners...
  9. doi request reprint Disclosure outcomes, coping strategies, and life changes among women living with HIV in Uganda
    Amy 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Women's barriers to HIV-1 testing and disclosure: challenges for HIV-1 voluntary counselling and testing
    S Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    AIDS Care 13:595-603. 2001
    ..The implications of findings for the promotion of HIV-1 VCT programmes, the implementation of partner notification policies and the development of post-test support services are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of HIV treatment on risk behaviour in developing countries: a systematic review
    C 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint The matalisi: pathway to early sexual initiation among the youth of Mpigi, Uganda
    Odaybea I Morrow
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS Behav 8:365-78. 2004
    ..By understanding the role of the matalisi, interventions may be developed to improve sex education and more effectively address sexual behaviors that lead to unwanted pregnancies, STIs, and HIV infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in eight African countries
    Michael D Sweat
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 18:1661-71. 2004
    ..Most attention has been given to preventing vertical transmission based on analysis showing nevirapine to be inexpensive and cost-effective...
  14. doi request reprint Discussing childbearing with HIV-infected women of reproductive age in clinical care: a comparison of Brazil and the US
    Sarah Finocchario-Kessler
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    AIDS Behav 16:99-107. 2012
    ..Even in countries with an advanced approach to HIV care, we found low and inadequate communication between providers and female patients about childbearing...
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV voluntary counseling and testing and behavioral risk reduction in developing countries: a meta-analysis, 1990--2005
    Julie 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...
  16. pmc Behavioural interventions for HIV positive prevention in developing countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Caitlin 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
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Country-wide distribution of the nitrile female condom (FC2) in Brazil and South Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    David W Dowdy
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    AIDS 20:2091-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate the cost-effectiveness and potential impact of expanded female condom distribution...
  18. ncbi request reprint Who infects whom? HIV-1 concordance and discordance among migrant and non-migrant couples in South Africa
    Mark N Lurie
    South African Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 17:2245-52. 2003
    ..To measure HIV-1 discordance among migrant and non-migrant men and their rural partners, and to estimate the relative risk of infection from inside versus outside primary relationships...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of migration on HIV-1 transmission in South Africa: a study of migrant and nonmigrant men and their partners
    Mark N Lurie
    South African Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Durban, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 30:149-56. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between migration and HIV infection among migrant and nonmigrant men and their rural partners...
  20. ncbi request reprint HIV prevention research for men who have sex with men: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Wayne D Johnson
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:S118-29. 2002
    ..Many more rigorous evaluations of HIV prevention efforts with men who have sex with men are needed to ascertain with confidence the effects of specific intervention components, population characteristics, and methodologic features...
  21. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the effect of HIV prevention interventions on the sex behaviors of drug users in the United States
    Salaam Semaan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:S73-93. 2002
    ..Developing interventions with stronger effects to further reduce sexual risk behaviors among drug users must remain a high priority...

Research Grants5

  1. Community-Based VCT: Tanzania
    Michael Sweat; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. HIV Intervention Effectiveness in Developing Countries
    Michael Sweat; Fiscal Year: 2007
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