Sofia Gruskin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Access to justice: evaluating law, health and human rights programmes in Kenya
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18726. 2013
  2. pmc Identifying structural barriers to an effective HIV response: using the National Composite Policy Index data to evaluate the human rights, legal and policy environment
    Sofia Gruskin
    Programme on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18000. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Human rights in health systems frameworks: what is there, what is missing and why does it matter?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:337-51. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling in health facilities--what does this mean for the health and human rights of pregnant women?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston 02115, USA
    Dev World Bioeth 8:23-32. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Human rights in the global response to HIV: findings from the 2008 United Nations General Assembly Special Session Reports
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S104-10. 2009
  6. pmc HIV and pregnancy intentions: do services adequately respond to women's needs?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, 1 1202, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1746-50. 2008
  7. pmc Using human rights to improve maternal and neonatal health: history, connections and a proposed practical approach
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:589-93. 2008
  8. doi request reprint 'Rights-based approaches' to health policies and programs: articulations, ambiguities, and assessment
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Public Health Policy 31:129-45. 2010
  9. pmc Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment and care: assessing the inclusion of human rights in international and national strategic plans
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 22:S123-32. 2008
  10. pmc Using indicators to determine the contribution of human rights to public health efforts
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:714-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Access to justice: evaluating law, health and human rights programmes in Kenya
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18726. 2013
    ..Integrating legal literacy and legal services into healthcare appears to be an effective strategy to empower vulnerable groups and address underlying determinants of health...
  2. pmc Identifying structural barriers to an effective HIV response: using the National Composite Policy Index data to evaluate the human rights, legal and policy environment
    Sofia Gruskin
    Programme on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18000. 2013
    ..Reviewing national legal and policy environments with attention to the international human rights commitments of states is a means of assessing and providing focus for addressing these barriers to effective HIV responses...
  3. doi request reprint Human rights in health systems frameworks: what is there, what is missing and why does it matter?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Glob Public Health 7:337-51. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling in health facilities--what does this mean for the health and human rights of pregnant women?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston 02115, USA
    Dev World Bioeth 8:23-32. 2008
    ..The health and human rights of pregnant women must be a primary consideration in how HIV testing is implemented; they can benefit greatly from PITC but only if it is carried out appropriately...
  5. doi request reprint Human rights in the global response to HIV: findings from the 2008 United Nations General Assembly Special Session Reports
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:S104-10. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc HIV and pregnancy intentions: do services adequately respond to women's needs?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, 1 1202, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1746-50. 2008
    ..A clear research agenda is needed to create a more coordinated approach to policies and programs supporting the pregnancy intentions of women with HIV...
  7. pmc Using human rights to improve maternal and neonatal health: history, connections and a proposed practical approach
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 86:589-93. 2008
    ..We briefly present a recent effort, developed by WHO with the Harvard Program on International Health and Human Rights, that applies a human rights framework to reinforce current efforts to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality...
  8. doi request reprint 'Rights-based approaches' to health policies and programs: articulations, ambiguities, and assessment
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Public Health Policy 31:129-45. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment and care: assessing the inclusion of human rights in international and national strategic plans
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 22:S123-32. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Using indicators to determine the contribution of human rights to public health efforts
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 87:714-9. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Government regulation of sex and sexuality: in their own words
    Sofia Gruskin
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 17:108-18. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Emerging health disparities in Botswana: examining the situation of orphans during the AIDS epidemic
    Candace Marie Miller
    Boston University School of Public Health, Center for International Health and Development, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2476-86. 2007
    ..Findings from this study have important implications for countries throughout SSA, and Southern Africa in particular, where the number of orphans has doubled to tripled over the past 15 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ensuring sexual and reproductive health for people living with HIV: an overview of key human rights, policy and health systems issues
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 15:4-26. 2007
    ..The synergistic roles of health systems, law and policy and underlying social determinants in helping or hindering the development and delivery of adequate programmes and services for HIV positive people must be addressed...
  14. pmc Are drug companies living up to their human rights responsibilities? Moving toward assessment
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 7:e1000310. 2010
    ..b>Sofia Gruskin and Zyde Raad from the Harvard School of Public Health say more assessment is needed of such responsibilities; ..
  15. doi request reprint Beyond the numbers: using rights-based perspectives to enhance antiretroviral treatment scale-up
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS 21:S13-9. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint History, principles, and practice of health and human rights
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Lancet 370:449-55. 2007
    ..We discuss the changing views of human rights in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and propose further development of the right to health by increased practice, evidence, and action...
  17. pmc Process is the point: justice and human rights: priority setting and fair deliberative process
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, 1 1202, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1573-7. 2008
    ..We propose an approach that would do away with the process through which priorities are set and decisions made, and suggest the value of a focus on the process of legitimizing these decisions...
  18. ncbi request reprint The sphere project: next steps in moving toward a rights-based approach to humanitarian assistance
    Helen Ouyang
    Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:147-52. 2009
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  19. ncbi request reprint Estimating the lost benefits of antiretroviral drug use in South Africa
    Pride Chigwedere
    Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:410-5. 2008
    ..6 million person-years lost by not implementing a mother-to-child transmission prophylaxis program using nevirapine. The total lost benefits of ARVs are at least 3.8 million person-years for the period 2000-2005...
  20. pmc Poverty, equity, human rights and health
    Paula Braveman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0900, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 81:539-45. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint The UNGASS Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS: one year later
    Mindy Jane Roseman
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Can HIV AIDS Policy Law Rev 8:1, 7-14. 2003
    ..Finally, it suggests ways to monitor more effectively and comprehensively the implementation of a human rights-based response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic...
  22. pmc Orphan care in Botswana's working households: growing responsibilities in the absence of adequate support
    Candace M Miller
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1429-35. 2006
    ..Botswana has one of the world's highest HIV-prevalence rates and the world's highest percentages of orphaned children among its population. We assessed the ability of income-earning households in Botswana to adequately care for orphans...
  23. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision, in so many words
    Sofia Gruskin
    Program on International Health and Human Rights, Health and Human Rights, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 15:49-52. 2007
  24. doi request reprint Realigning government action with public health evidence: the legal and policy environment affecting sex work and HIV in Asia
    Sofia Gruskin
    a Program on Global Health and Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cult Health Sex 16:14-29. 2014
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  25. pmc Evolution of antiretroviral drug costs in Brazil in the context of free and universal access to AIDS treatment
    Amy S Nunn
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e305. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigate the drivers of recent ARV cost trends in Brazil through analysis of drug-specific prices and expenditures between 2001 and 2005...
  26. ncbi request reprint Do human rights have a role in public health work?
    Sofia Gruskin
    Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, USA
    Lancet 360:1880. 2002