Kartika Palar

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The organization of HIV and other health activities within urban religious congregations
    Kartika Palar
    Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:922-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Role of antiretroviral therapy in improving food security among patients initiating HIV treatment and care
    Kartika Palar
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS 26:2375-81. 2012
  3. pmc Livelihood experiences and adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy among participants in a food assistance pilot in Bolivia: a qualitative study
    Kartika Palar
    Pardee RAND Graduate School, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61935. 2013
  4. pmc Impact of food support on food security and body weight among HIV antiretroviral therapy recipients in Honduras: a pilot intervention trial
    Kartika Palar
    a Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 27:409-15. 2015
  5. pmc Congregation-based programs to address HIV/AIDS: elements of successful implementation
    Malcolm V Williams
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 88:517-32. 2011
  6. pmc Facilitators and barriers to HIV activities in religious congregations: perspectives of clergy and lay leaders from a diverse urban sample
    Peter Mendel
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 53:1472-86. 2014
  7. pmc Religious congregations' involvement in HIV: a case study approach
    Kathryn Pitkin Derose
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1220-32. 2011
  8. pmc Tailored nutrition education and food assistance improve adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy: evidence from Honduras
    Homero Martinez
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St, Santa Monica, CA, 90401, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:S566-77. 2014

Collaborators

  • Laura Werber
  • Ricky N Bluthenthal
  • Malcolm V Williams
  • Kathryn Pitkin Derose
  • Peter Mendel
  • Homero Martinez
  • David E Kanouse
  • Michael Mata
  • Sebastian Linnemayr
  • Glenn Wagner
  • Hugo Farías
  • Alexandria Smith
  • Blanca Ramírez
  • Peter J Mendel
  • Michael A Mata
  • Blanca X Domínguez
  • Clyde W Oden
  • Jennifer Hawes-Dawson
  • Laura Werber Castaneda
  • Dennis E Corbin

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc The organization of HIV and other health activities within urban religious congregations
    Kartika Palar
    Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 90:922-33. 2013
    ..We discuss implications of each model for initiating and sustaining HIV activities within urban congregations over time. ..
  2. doi request reprint Role of antiretroviral therapy in improving food security among patients initiating HIV treatment and care
    Kartika Palar
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    AIDS 26:2375-81. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined the effects of ART on food insecurity, although studies suggest there may be a benefit via improved health and ability to work...
  3. pmc Livelihood experiences and adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy among participants in a food assistance pilot in Bolivia: a qualitative study
    Kartika Palar
    Pardee RAND Graduate School, RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61935. 2013
    ..However, few studies have explored the perspectives of PLHIV regarding integration of livelihoods and ART in urban, resource-limited settings...
  4. pmc Impact of food support on food security and body weight among HIV antiretroviral therapy recipients in Honduras: a pilot intervention trial
    Kartika Palar
    a Division of HIV AIDS, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 27:409-15. 2015
    ..Improving nutritional tailoring of food support and testing the impact of nutrition education should be prioritized for PLHIV in Latin America and similar settings. ..
  5. pmc Congregation-based programs to address HIV/AIDS: elements of successful implementation
    Malcolm V Williams
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 88:517-32. 2011
    ..However, efforts to confront stigma directly were rare, suggesting a need for further research...
  6. pmc Facilitators and barriers to HIV activities in religious congregations: perspectives of clergy and lay leaders from a diverse urban sample
    Peter Mendel
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Relig Health 53:1472-86. 2014
    ..Potential differences across congregational types represent fruitful areas for future research...
  7. pmc Religious congregations' involvement in HIV: a case study approach
    Kathryn Pitkin Derose
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, PO Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90407 2138, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1220-32. 2011
    ..However, activities that are mission-congruent, such as providing pastoral care for people with HIV, raising HIV awareness, and promoting HIV testing, appear easier for congregations to undertake than activities aimed at harm reduction...
  8. pmc Tailored nutrition education and food assistance improve adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy: evidence from Honduras
    Homero Martinez
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main St, Santa Monica, CA, 90401, USA
    AIDS Behav 18:S566-77. 2014
    ..6 % more than the group receiving NE alone after 6 months (p < 0.01), with no further change at 12 months. Change in missed appointments and self-reported missed ART doses did not significantly differ by intervention group...