Louise C Ivers

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Affiliation: Partners In Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Food insecurity: special considerations for women
    Louise C Ivers
    Partners In Health, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1740S-1744S. 2011
  2. pmc The "first" case of cholera in Haiti: lessons for global health
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:36-8. 2012
  3. pmc Food assistance is associated with improved body mass index, food security and attendance at clinic in an HIV program in central Haiti: a prospective observational cohort study
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 7:33. 2010
  4. pmc HIV-free survival and morbidity among formula-fed infants in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in rural Haiti
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 8:37. 2011
  5. pmc South-south collaboration in scale-up of HIV care: building human capacity for care
    Louise C Ivers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    AIDS 24:S73-8. 2010
  6. pmc Overseas processing of dried blood spots for timely diagnosis of HIV in Haitian infants
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:331-5. 2008
  7. pmc HIV/AIDS, undernutrition, and food insecurity
    Louise C Ivers
    Partners In Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1096-102. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of reactive oral cholera vaccination in rural Haiti: a case-control study and bias-indicator analysis
    Louise C Ivers
    Department of Medicine, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Partners In Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 3:e162-8. 2015
  9. pmc Cholera vaccination campaign contributes to improved knowledge regarding cholera and improved practice relevant to waterborne disease in rural Haiti
    Omowunmi Aibana
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2576. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Point of care testing for antiretroviral therapy-related lactic acidosis in resource-poor settings
    Louise C Ivers
    Partners In Health, Boston, USA
    AIDS 20:779-80. 2006

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  1. pmc Food insecurity: special considerations for women
    Louise C Ivers
    Partners In Health, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1740S-1744S. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc The "first" case of cholera in Haiti: lessons for global health
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:36-8. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Food assistance is associated with improved body mass index, food security and attendance at clinic in an HIV program in central Haiti: a prospective observational cohort study
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 7:33. 2010
    ..We evaluated the impact of food assistance on patient outcomes in a comprehensive HIV program in central Haiti in a prospective observational cohort study...
  4. pmc HIV-free survival and morbidity among formula-fed infants in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in rural Haiti
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AIDS Res Ther 8:37. 2011
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  5. pmc South-south collaboration in scale-up of HIV care: building human capacity for care
    Louise C Ivers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    AIDS 24:S73-8. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Overseas processing of dried blood spots for timely diagnosis of HIV in Haitian infants
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 24:331-5. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility of sending dried blood spots (DBS) to an overseas processing center for the diagnosis of HIV infection in infants in rural Haiti...
  7. pmc HIV/AIDS, undernutrition, and food insecurity
    Louise C Ivers
    Partners In Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1096-102. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Effectiveness of reactive oral cholera vaccination in rural Haiti: a case-control study and bias-indicator analysis
    Louise C Ivers
    Department of Medicine, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Partners In Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 3:e162-8. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess the effectiveness of the vaccine in a case-control study and to assess the likelihood of bias in that study in a bias-indicator study...
  9. pmc Cholera vaccination campaign contributes to improved knowledge regarding cholera and improved practice relevant to waterborne disease in rural Haiti
    Omowunmi Aibana
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2576. 2013
    ..We evaluated the impact of an OCV campaign on knowledge and health practice in rural Haiti...
  10. ncbi request reprint Point of care testing for antiretroviral therapy-related lactic acidosis in resource-poor settings
    Louise C Ivers
    Partners In Health, Boston, USA
    AIDS 20:779-80. 2006
    ..Their use in an HIV treatment programme in rural Haiti has greatly assisted clinical decision-making in patients with symptoms suggestive of lactic acidosis...
  11. pmc Increasing access to surgical services for the poor in rural Haiti: surgery as a public good for public health
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    World J Surg 32:537-42. 2008
    ..There are numerous training, funding, and programmatic considerations, several of which are raised by considering the data from Haiti presented here...
  12. pmc Task-shifting in HIV care: a case study of nurse-centered community-based care in Rural Haiti
    Louise C Ivers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e19276. 2011
    ..We performed a case study to evaluate a health service delivery model where a task-shifting approach to HIV care had been undertaken with tasks shifted from doctors to nurses and community health workers in rural Haiti...
  13. pmc Immunogenicity of a killed bivalent (O1 and O139) whole cell oral cholera vaccine, Shanchol, in Haiti
    Richelle C Charles
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2828. 2014
    ..There is a need to assess the immunogenicity of the vaccine in Haiti and other populations without historical exposure to Vibrio cholerae...
  14. pmc Community health workers in health systems strengthening: a qualitative evaluation from rural Haiti
    Gregory Jerome
    Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 24:S67-72. 2010
    ..This qualitative study evaluated the role of CHW in the health system as a whole in both HIV and non-HIV-related services in rural Haiti and investigated the challenges and facilitating factors for their work...
  15. pmc Evaluation of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for identification of Vibrio cholerae
    Jenna Rychert
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 53:329-31. 2015
    ..MS identified all 42 isolates of V. cholerae O1 and O139 and 7 of 9 non-O1/O139 isolates. MS correctly discriminated between all Aeromonas and V. cholerae isolates. Overall, MS performed as well as or better than biochemical methods. ..
  16. pmc Using Mobile Health (mHealth) and geospatial mapping technology in a mass campaign for reactive oral cholera vaccination in rural Haiti
    Jessica E Teng
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e3050. 2014
    ..In a reactive oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign in rural Haiti during an ongoing epidemic, we used a mobile health (mHealth) system to manage data on 50,000 participants in two isolated communities...
  17. pmc Use of oral cholera vaccine in Haiti: a rural demonstration project
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts Zanmi Lasante, St Marc, Haiti Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Ministry of Health and Population, Port au Prince, Haiti
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:617-24. 2013
    ..Despite logistics and cold chain challenges, 45,417 persons were successfully vaccinated with OCV in the region, and 90.8% of these persons completed their second dose...
  18. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases of severe weather-related and flood-related natural disasters
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 19:408-14. 2006
    ..The present review will focus on some of the possible infectious disease consequences of disastrous natural phenomena and severe weather, with a particular emphasis on infections associated with floods and the destruction of infrastructure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of antiretroviral therapy programs in resource-poor settings: a meta-analysis of the published literature
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:217-24. 2005
    ..A total of 201 abstracts were reviewed, and 25 articles were selected for detailed review. Ten observational studies with details on patient outcomes were ultimately included in the analysis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of polymerase chain reaction of cerebrospinal fluid for detection of Epstein-Barr virus to establish the diagnosis of HIV-related primary central nervous system lymphoma
    Louise C Ivers
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1629-32. 2004
    ..Of 7 patients with CSF PCR positive for EBV, 2 had PCNSL, and 5 received alternative diagnoses (specificity, 79.1%)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vaccination strategies
    Louise C Ivers
    Tropical and Geographic Medicine Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Jackson 504, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 4:27-43. 2004
    ..When considering work-force productivity, work-force infectivity, and the common good, careful consideration should be given to establishing at least a basic immunization program for in-country nationals and their dependents...
  22. pmc Human rights assessment in Parc Jean Marie Vincent, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    Kimberly A Cullen
    Partners In Health, 641 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Hum Rights 12:61-72. 2010
    ..The formal assessment reported here was completed by September 2010, and is necessarily limited to conditions in Haiti before the cholera outbreak in October...