Monique van Lettow

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Publications

  1. pmc Towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: performance of different models of care for initiating lifelong antiretroviral therapy for pregnant women in Malawi (Option B+)
    Monique van Lettow
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18994. 2014
  2. pmc Building a national direction for research in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV: results from a national prioritization initiative in Malawi
    Megan Landes
    Dignitas International, PO Box 1071 Zomba, Malawi
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:40. 2013
  3. pmc Using concept mapping to explore why patients become lost to follow up from an antiretroviral therapy program in the Zomba District of Malawi
    Beth Rachlis
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:210. 2013
  4. pmc Six-month mortality among HIV-infected adults presenting for antiretroviral therapy with unexplained weight loss, chronic fever or chronic diarrhea in Malawi
    Monique van Lettow
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e48856. 2012
  5. pmc Uptake and outcomes of a prevention-of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Zomba district, Malawi
    Monique van Lettow
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 11:426. 2011
  6. pmc Mortality and health outcomes in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected mothers at 18-20 months postpartum in Zomba District, Malawi
    Megan Landes
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e44396. 2012
  7. pmc High prevalence of tuberculosis and serious bloodstream infections in ambulatory individuals presenting for antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
    Richard A Bedell
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e39347. 2012
  8. pmc Outcome assessment of a dedicated HIV positive health care worker clinic at a central hospital in Malawi: a retrospective observational study
    Adrienne K Chan
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 6:e19789. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's choices regarding HIV testing, disclosure and partner involvement in infant feeding and care in a rural district of Malawi with high HIV prevalence
    Richard A Bedell
    a Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    AIDS Care 26:483-6. 2014
  10. pmc Mortality and health outcomes of HIV-exposed and unexposed children in a PMTCT cohort in Malawi
    Megan Landes
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e47337. 2012

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  1. pmc Towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: performance of different models of care for initiating lifelong antiretroviral therapy for pregnant women in Malawi (Option B+)
    Monique van Lettow
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18994. 2014
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  2. pmc Building a national direction for research in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV: results from a national prioritization initiative in Malawi
    Megan Landes
    Dignitas International, PO Box 1071 Zomba, Malawi
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:40. 2013
    ..Priority setting should take place in defining a national research agenda for evaluating Option B + rollout in Malawi...
  3. pmc Using concept mapping to explore why patients become lost to follow up from an antiretroviral therapy program in the Zomba District of Malawi
    Beth Rachlis
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:210. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Six-month mortality among HIV-infected adults presenting for antiretroviral therapy with unexplained weight loss, chronic fever or chronic diarrhea in Malawi
    Monique van Lettow
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e48856. 2012
    ..We investigated 6-month outcomes and factors associated with mortality in HIV-infected adults being assessed for ART initiation and presenting with weight loss, chronic fever or diarrhea, and with negative TB sputum microscopy...
  5. pmc Uptake and outcomes of a prevention-of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Zomba district, Malawi
    Monique van Lettow
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 11:426. 2011
    ..As PMTCT services have expanded in Malawi in recent years, we sought to determine uptake of services, HIV-relevant infant feeding practices and mother-child health outcomes...
  6. pmc Mortality and health outcomes in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected mothers at 18-20 months postpartum in Zomba District, Malawi
    Megan Landes
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e44396. 2012
    ..This study compared mortality and health outcomes of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected mothers at 18-20 months postpartum within routine prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services in a rural district in Malawi...
  7. pmc High prevalence of tuberculosis and serious bloodstream infections in ambulatory individuals presenting for antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
    Richard A Bedell
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e39347. 2012
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) and serious bloodstream infections (BSI) may contribute to the high early mortality observed among patients qualifying for antiretroviral therapy (ART) with unexplained weight loss, chronic fever or chronic diarrhea...
  8. pmc Outcome assessment of a dedicated HIV positive health care worker clinic at a central hospital in Malawi: a retrospective observational study
    Adrienne K Chan
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 6:e19789. 2011
    ..Malawi has one of the world's lowest densities of Health Care Workers (HCW) per capita. This study evaluates outcomes of a dedicated HCW HIV clinic in Malawi, created at Zomba Central Hospital in January 2007...
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's choices regarding HIV testing, disclosure and partner involvement in infant feeding and care in a rural district of Malawi with high HIV prevalence
    Richard A Bedell
    a Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    AIDS Care 26:483-6. 2014
    ..01). EBF needs systematic support in order to be practised. ..
  10. pmc Mortality and health outcomes of HIV-exposed and unexposed children in a PMTCT cohort in Malawi
    Megan Landes
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    PLoS ONE 7:e47337. 2012
    ..Mortality and morbidity among HIV-exposed children are thought to be high in Malawi. We sought to determine mortality and health outcomes of HIV-exposed and unexposed infants within a PMTCT program...
  11. pmc Involving expert patients in antiretroviral treatment provision in a tertiary referral hospital HIV clinic in Malawi
    Lyson Tenthani
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:140. 2012
    ..Expert patients were trained to assist with clinic tasks including measurement of vital signs, anthropometry and counseling...
  12. pmc Follow-Up Visit Patterns in an Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) programme in Zomba, Malawi
    Beth Rachlis
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e101875. 2014
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Outcome assessment of decentralization of antiretroviral therapy provision in a rural district of Malawi using an integrated primary care model
    Adrienne K Chan
    Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi
    Trop Med Int Health 15:90-7. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of decentralization (DC) of antiretroviral therapy (ART) provision in a rural district of Malawi using an integrated primary care model...
  14. pmc Patient costs associated with accessing HIV/AIDS care in Malawi
    Andrew D Pinto
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18055. 2013
    ..We compared costs reported by patients who received care in an urban centralized programme to those in the same district who received care through rural decentralized care (DC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improving PMTCT uptake and retention services through novel approaches in peer-based family-supported care in the clinic and community: a 3-arm cluster randomized trial (PURE Malawi)
    Nora E Rosenberg
    University of North Carolina Project, Lilongwe, Malawi Dignitas International, Zomba, Malawi Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Lighthouse Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi University of Malawi Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi Mothers2Mothers, Lilongwe, Malawi Management Sciences for Health, Lilongwe, Malawi and Ministry of Health, Lilongwe, Malawi
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 67:S114-9. 2014
    ..We describe the PURE Malawi Consortium, the initial work conducted to inform the trial and interventions, the trial design, and the analysis plan. We then discuss concerns and expected contributions to Malawi and the region...