Lei Zhang

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Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Drug Use and HIV Infection Status of Detainees in Re-Education through Labour Camps in Guangxi Province, China
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:4502-19. 2015
  2. pmc Rural-to-urban migrants are at high risk of sexually transmitted and viral hepatitis infections in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xia Zou
    Faculty of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat Sen University, 74, Zhongshan Road II, Guangzhou 510080, P, R, China
    BMC Infect Dis 14:490. 2014
  3. doi request reprint HIV prevalence in China: integration of surveillance data and a systematic review
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Comprehensive AIDS Research Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 13:955-63. 2013
  4. pmc Methadone maintenance treatment participant retention and behavioural effectiveness in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e68906. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Trends in child mortality: a prospective, population-based cohort study in a rural population in south-west Uganda
    Lei Zhang
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Paediatr Int Child Health 33:23-31. 2013
  6. doi request reprint High HIV prevalence and risk of infection among rural-to-urban migrants in various migration stages in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lei Zhang
    Kirby Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 40:136-47. 2013
  7. pmc Trends in notifiable infectious diseases in China: implications for surveillance and population health policy
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e31076. 2012
  8. pmc HIV and HCV prevalence among entrants to methadone maintenance treatment clinics in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xun Zhuang
    School of Public Health, Nantong University, Jiangsu Province, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:130. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Qualitative exploration of HIV-related sexual behaviours and multiple partnerships among Chinese men who have sex with men living in a rural area of Yunnan Province, China
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 10:533-40. 2013
  10. doi request reprint HIV disease burden and related risk behaviours among men who have sex with men in Yuxi Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China: 2010-2011
    Eric P F Chow
    Faculty of Medicine, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:2387-94. 2013

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Publications59

  1. pmc Drug Use and HIV Infection Status of Detainees in Re-Education through Labour Camps in Guangxi Province, China
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 12:4502-19. 2015
    ..A significant proportion of RTLC detainees had a history of drug use and a limited number of inmates had used illegal substances whilst in custody. Repeat incarcerations in CDTCs/RTLCs were associated with higher risks of HIV infection. ..
  2. pmc Rural-to-urban migrants are at high risk of sexually transmitted and viral hepatitis infections in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xia Zou
    Faculty of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat Sen University, 74, Zhongshan Road II, Guangzhou 510080, P, R, China
    BMC Infect Dis 14:490. 2014
    ..This study aims to identify prevalence levels and risks of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and hepatitis among the rural-to-urban migrant population in China...
  3. doi request reprint HIV prevalence in China: integration of surveillance data and a systematic review
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Comprehensive AIDS Research Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 13:955-63. 2013
    ..We aimed to understand the complexity of HIV epidemics in China by systematically analysing prevalence trends by data source, region, population group, and time period...
  4. pmc Methadone maintenance treatment participant retention and behavioural effectiveness in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e68906. 2013
    ..The study systematically reviews Chinese MMT retention rates, reasons for drop out, and behavioural changes...
  5. doi request reprint Trends in child mortality: a prospective, population-based cohort study in a rural population in south-west Uganda
    Lei Zhang
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Paediatr Int Child Health 33:23-31. 2013
    ..The temporal trends in child mortality and associated risk factors were investigated in a cohort of children in rural Uganda...
  6. doi request reprint High HIV prevalence and risk of infection among rural-to-urban migrants in various migration stages in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lei Zhang
    Kirby Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 40:136-47. 2013
    ..Rural-to-urban migrants represent 17% of the total Chinese population and are considered a potential high-risk bridging population of HIV infection between urban and rural China...
  7. pmc Trends in notifiable infectious diseases in China: implications for surveillance and population health policy
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e31076. 2012
    ..It is necessary to implement public health interventions that target HIV and relevant coinfections, address transmission associated with highly mobile populations, and reduce the risk of cross-species transmission of zoonotic pathogens...
  8. pmc HIV and HCV prevalence among entrants to methadone maintenance treatment clinics in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xun Zhuang
    School of Public Health, Nantong University, Jiangsu Province, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:130. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the magnitude and changing trends of HIV, HCV and HIV-HCV co-infections among entry clients to MMT clinics in China during 2004-2010...
  9. doi request reprint Qualitative exploration of HIV-related sexual behaviours and multiple partnerships among Chinese men who have sex with men living in a rural area of Yunnan Province, China
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 10:533-40. 2013
    ..The HIV epidemic has been spreading rapidly among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. The present study explored the pattern of HIV-related high-risk sexual practices among MSM in a rural Chinese setting...
  10. doi request reprint HIV disease burden and related risk behaviours among men who have sex with men in Yuxi Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China: 2010-2011
    Eric P F Chow
    Faculty of Medicine, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:2387-94. 2013
    ..HIV prevalence is high among Chinese MSM in Yunnan. Common bisexual behaviours and low consistent condom use with female partners suggest a potential spread of HIV from MSM to females. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of peak viral load on the extent of CD4+ T-cell depletion in simian HIV infection
    Miles P Davenport
    Department of Haematology, Prince of Wales Hospital and Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 41:259-65. 2006
    ..Whether such a simple relation also holds for HIV or simian immunodeficiency virus infections remains to be determined, particularly in the gut and other anatomic sites in which most early T-cell depletion occurs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Understanding the mechanisms and limitations of immune control of HIV
    Miles P Davenport
    Department of Haematology, Prince of Wales Hospital and Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Immunol Rev 216:164-75. 2007
    ..However, important questions remain as to whether differences in pathogenesis in HIV will lead to different 'rules of engagement' for immune control of virus...
  13. pmc High prevalence of HIV, HCV and tuberculosis and associated risk behaviours among new entrants of methadone maintenance treatment clinics in Guangdong Province, China
    Lei Zhang
    Sun Yat sen Center for Migrant Health Policy, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, P R China The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e76931. 2013
    ..This study aims to estimate the prevalence levels of HIV, Hepatitis C (HCV), Tuberculosis (TB) and their co-infections and associated demographic and risk behaviours among MMT entrants...
  14. doi request reprint Determinants of antiretroviral therapy initiation and treatment outcomes for people living with HIV in Vietnam
    Dam Anh Tran
    National Drug Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Kirby Institute, Sydney, Australia
    HIV Clin Trials 14:21-33. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of HIV and syphilis infections among long-distance truck drivers in China: a data synthesis and meta-analysis
    Xiaohu Zhang
    Comprehensive AIDS Research Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e2-7. 2013
    ..Current surveillance resources have been disproportionately focused on LDTDs and should be diverted to other at-risk groups...
  16. pmc Impact of risk factors, activities and psychological disorders on the health of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in China: a cross-sectional study
    Lei Zhang
    Xuzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 142 West Erhuan Road, Xuzhou City 221006, Jiangsu Province, PR, China
    BMC Public Health 13:627. 2013
    ..Here, the relationship between risk factors, activities and psychological disorders and health of patients with COPD in rural areas of Xuzhou, China was assessed...
  17. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence, trends, and geographical distribution of HIV among Chinese female sex workers (2000-2011): implications for preventing sexually transmitted HIV
    Lei Zhang
    Research Center for Public Health, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Infect Dis 39:76-86. 2015
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to investigate temporal and geographical trends in the HIV epidemic among female sex workers (FSWs) recruited from various venues in China...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with HIV/HCV infection among entrants in methadone maintenance treatment clinics in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Xun Zhuang
    School of Public Health, Nantong University, Nantong, 9 Seyuan Road, Nantong, Jiangsu Province 226019, China
    Drug Alcohol Depend 126:286-95. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors clustering among suburban residents in Beijing, China
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Education, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijng 100191, China
    Int J Cardiol 151:46-9. 2011
    ..The prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors (CRFs) has been increasing in urbanization areas of China. The article aims to estimate the up-to-date prevalence and clustering of major modifiable CRFs among suburban residents in Beijing...
  20. pmc Sustained high prevalence of viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections among female sex workers in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Shu Su
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 16:2. 2016
    ..This study identifies prevalence and risks of hepatitis and STIs in Chinese FSWs...
  21. pmc HIV testing in re-education through labour camps in Guangxi Autonomous Region, China (a cross-sectional survey)
    Lorraine Yap
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 91:401-6. 2015
    ..HIV testing is mandatory in re-education-through-labour camps (laojiaosuo) in China yet no studies have reported on the process...
  22. pmc Estimating the infectivity of CCR5-tropic simian immunodeficiency virus SIV(mac251) in the gut
    David P Wilson
    Department of Haematology, Prince of Wales Hospital, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia
    J Virol 81:8025-9. 2007
    ..6P infection, but this higher infectivity is offset by a lower average peak viral load in SIV(mac251). Thus, the dynamics of target cell infection and death are remarkably similar between a CXCR4- and a CCR5-tropic infection in vivo...
  23. pmc High-potency human immunodeficiency virus vaccination leads to delayed and reduced CD8+ T-cell expansion but improved virus control
    Miles P Davenport
    Department of Haematology, Prince of Wales Hospital and Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
    J Virol 79:10059-62. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, higher initial CD8(+) T-cell numbers were associated with reduced peak and chronic viral loads and reduced CD4(+) T-cell depletion...
  24. pmc Risk behaviours among female sex workers in China: a systematic review and data synthesis
    Eric P F Chow
    Research Center for Public Health, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0120595. 2015
    ..Understanding HIV risk behaviours in female sex workers (FSW) is of great importance for prevention. This study aims to assess the magnitude and temporal changes of risk behaviours in Chinese FSW...
  25. pmc Distributions and trends in sexual behaviors and HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in China
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:546. 2012
    ..This study aims to investigate the trends HIV incidence rates in relation to their risk sexual behaviors and partnership types among Chinese MSM...
  26. pmc Trends in and determinants of loss to follow up and early mortality in a rapid expansion of the antiretroviral treatment program in Vietnam: findings from 13 outpatient clinics
    Dam Anh Tran
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia National Drug Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e73181. 2013
    ..This study aims to describe the trends in and determinants of six month mortality and loss to follow up (LTFU) during 2005-2009 in 13 outpatient clinics in Vietnam...
  27. pmc HIV and sexually transmissible infections among money boys in China: a data synthesis and meta-analysis
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e48025. 2012
    ..Commercial sex workers within the population of men who have sex with men (MSM) in China, known as 'money boys' (MBs), are perceived to be at higher risk for HIV and other sexually-transmissible infections (STIs)...
  28. doi request reprint Behavioral Interventions Improve Condom Use and HIV Testing Uptake Among Female Sex Workers in China: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Eric P F Chow
    1 Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 29:454-60. 2015
    ..Behavioral interventions are effective in improving condom use and HIV testing uptake among Chinese FSW. This review highlights both the potentials and limitations of condom promotion interventions targeting female sex workers. ..
  29. pmc Pattern of HIV testing and multiple sexual partnerships among men who have sex with men in China
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:549. 2013
    ..Low HIV testing levels and multiple partnerships among MSM are two major contributing factors to HIV transmission...
  30. doi request reprint Determinants of virological failure after 1 year's antiretroviral therapy in Vietnamese people with HIV: findings from a retrospective cohort of 13 outpatient clinics in six provinces
    Dam Anh Tran
    Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia National Drug Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 90:538-44. 2014
    ..It also evaluates the positive predictive value (PPV) of immunological criteria to detect treatment failure...
  31. doi request reprint Estimating HIV incidence among female partners of bisexual men in China
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, CFI Building, Corner West and Boundary Streets, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e312-20. 2012
    ..HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China is rapidly increasing. The majority of Chinese MSM engage in bisexual behaviors and their female partners may be at high risk of HIV infection...
  32. doi request reprint Patterns of condom use among men who have sex with men in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eric P F Chow
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, CFI Building, Corner of West and Boundary Streets, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:653-63. 2012
    ..7-38.9%) in 2006-2008. Condom use was greatest and increasing among commercial sex partners, from 49.8 to 75.2% at last anal sex. Further condom promotion is still required to reduce the incidence of HIV infection among MSM in China...
  33. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy expansion strategies in Vietnam
    Dam Anh Tran
    1 Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 28:365-71. 2014
    ..It is imperative to increase treatment coverage for newly diagnosed PLHIV in Vietnam according to the current guidelines prior to increasing the CD4 threshold for ART initiation...
  34. pmc Spending of HIV resources in Asia and Eastern Europe: systematic review reveals the need to shift funding allocations towards priority populations
    Andrew P Craig
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18822. 2014
    ..It is increasingly important to prioritize the most cost-effective HIV interventions. We sought to summarize the evidence on which types of interventions provide the best value for money in regions with concentrated HIV epidemics...
  35. doi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus prevalence is increasing among men who have sex with men in China: findings from a review and meta-analysis
    Eric Pui Fung Chow
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:845-57. 2011
    ..This study aimed to estimate the magnitude and time trends of HIV prevalence among MSM in different geographical regions of China through a systemic review and meta-analysis...
  36. doi request reprint Modelling the epidemiological impact of scaling up HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment in China
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 9:261-71. 2012
    ..The HIV epidemic in China has been increasing. In response, a 5-year action plan in China has prioritised the scale-up of HIV testing and treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Kinetics of major histocompatibility class I antigen presentation in acute infection
    Matthew D H Lay
    Complex Systems in Biology Group, Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
    J Immunol 182:902-11. 2009
    ..Understanding how such contrasting kinetics of Ag presentation impacts on the growth and size of developing protective T cell populations has important implications for the design of vaccines and immunotherapies...
  38. doi request reprint Shifting Patterns of the HIV Epidemic in Southwest China: A Case Study Based on Sentinel Surveillance, 1995-2012
    Eric P F Chow
    1Research Center for Public Health, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 29:314-20. 2015
    ..6% diagnoses in 2012). Yuxi prefecture is experiencing a concentrated but shifting HIV epidemic. Scale-up of HIV testing is essential to effective sentinel surveillance and enhancing early diagnosis and treatment in PLHIV. ..
  39. pmc Needle and syringe programs in Yunnan, China yield health and financial return
    Lei Zhang
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:250. 2011
    ..In this study we use data from Yunnan province, the province most affected by HIV in China, to (1) estimate the population benefits in terms of infections prevented due to the programs; (2) calculate the cost-effectiveness of NSPs...
  40. pmc HIV prevalence trends, risky behaviours, and governmental and community responses to the epidemic among men who have sex with men in China
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC 3800, Australia Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia Comprehensive AIDS Research Center, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
    Biomed Res Int 2014:607261. 2014
    ..This paper aims to investigate the overall epidemic trend and associated high-risk behaviours among Chinese MSM and to explore the governmental and community responses to the epidemic...
  41. pmc HIV and syphilis co-infection increasing among men who have sex with men in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e22768. 2011
    ..This study aims to estimate the magnitude and changing trends of HIV, syphilis and HIV-syphilis co-infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China during 2003-2008 through a systematic review of published literature...
  42. pmc What is the potential for bisexual men in China to act as a bridge of HIV transmission to the female population? Behavioural evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:242. 2011
    ..It is suggested that MSM could be a potential bridge of HIV transmission to the general female population. We investigated the bisexual behaviour of MSM in China through systematic review and meta-analysis...
  43. pmc Barriers and Potential Improvements for Needle and Syringe Exchange Programs (NSPs) in China: A Qualitative Study from Perspectives of Both Health and Public Security Sectors
    Fung Kuen Koo
    Sydney Nursing School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130654. 2015
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  44. pmc Investigation of Repeat Client Drop-Out and Re-Enrolment Cycles in Fourteen Methadone Maintenance Treatment Clinics in Guangdong, China
    Lei Zhang
    Sun Yat sen Centre for Migrant Health Policy, Sun Yat Sen University, 74, Zhongshan Road II, Guangzhou, 510080, P R China The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    PLoS ONE 10:e0139942. 2015
    ..Client adherence is vital for effective methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). This study explores the pattern and associated factors of client adherence, drop-out and re-enrolment in the Chinese MMT programme over the period of 2006-2013...
  45. doi request reprint Scaling up of HIV treatment for men who have sex with men in Bangkok: a modelling and costing study
    Lei Zhang
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
    Lancet HIV 2:e200-7. 2015
    ..Through a pragmatic programme-planning approach, we assess possible service linkage and provision of HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment (ART) to MSM in Bangkok, and the most cost-effective scale-up strategy...
  46. pmc Disparities and risks of sexually transmissible infections among men who have sex with men in China: a meta-analysis and data synthesis
    Eric P F Chow
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Central Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Comprehensive AIDS Research Center, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e89959. 2014
    ..This study aims to assess the magnitude and risks of STIs among Chinese MSM...
  47. doi request reprint Estimating the cost-effectiveness of needle-syringe programs in Australia
    Jisoo A Kwon
    The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 26:2201-10. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of needle-syringe programs (NSPs) with respect to HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among Australian injecting drug users (IDUs)...
  48. pmc Child skeletal fluorosis from indoor burning of coal in southwestern China
    Xianghui Qin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Guiyang Medical College, School of Public Health, Guiyang, Guizhou 550004, China
    J Environ Public Health 2009:969764. 2009
    ..We assess the prevalence and pathogenic stage of skeletal fluorosis among children and adolescents residing in a severe coal-burning endemic fluorosis area of southwest China...
  49. pmc Structural barriers to timely initiation of antiretroviral treatment in Vietnam: findings from six outpatient clinics
    Dam Anh Tran
    National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e51289. 2012
    ....
  50. pmc Describing the Chinese HIV Surveillance System and the Influences of Political Structures and Social Stigma
    Lei Zhang
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Open AIDS J 6:163-8. 2012
    ..Social stigma and discrimination in health institutes are also key barriers for further improvements of HIV diagnosis and surveillance in China...
  51. pmc Estimating the Cost-Effectiveness of HIV Prevention Programmes in Vietnam, 2006-2010: A Modelling Study
    Quang Duy Pham
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Department for Disease Control and Prevention, Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 10:e0133171. 2015
    ..This study investigates the potential epidemiological impacts of these programmes and their cost-effectiveness...
  52. doi request reprint Global burden of transmitted HIV drug resistance and HIV-exposure categories: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Quang D Pham
    aThe Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia bDepartment for Disease Control and Prevention, The Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    AIDS 28:2751-62. 2014
    ..Our aim was to review the global disparities of transmitted HIV drug resistance (TDR) in antiretroviral-naive MSM, people who inject drugs (PWID) and heterosexual populations in both high-income and low/middle-income countries...
  53. pmc Prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and their associations with diet and physical activity in suburban Beijing, China
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Social Medicine and Health Education, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, China
    J Epidemiol 20:237-43. 2010
    ..We calculated new prevalences of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and examined their associations with dietary habits and physical activity in a suburban area of Beijing--one of the most urbanized cities in China...
  54. pmc Vulnerability of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to gender in China
    Peian Lou
    Xuzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical College, Xuzhou City, Jiangsu Province, Xuzhou, China
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:825-32. 2012
    ..Little information is available regarding the vulnerability of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in China. We aimed to assess this according to patient gender...
  55. doi request reprint Characteristics of HIV epidemics driven by men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs
    David P Wilson
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 6:94-101. 2011
    ..To highlight the latest developments in mathematical transmission modelling of HIV epidemics among men who have sex with men (MSM) and people who inject drugs (PWID)...
  56. pmc Effects of antibody on viral kinetics in simian/human immunodeficiency virus infection: implications for vaccination
    Lei Zhang
    Department of Haematology, Prince of Wales Hospital and Centre for Vascular Research, University of New South Wales, Kensington, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    J Virol 78:5520-2. 2004
    ..By contrast, reduction in peak viral load later in infection prevents CD4 depletion and contributes to long-term viral control...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of dyslipidemia among adults in Beijing, China
    Li Cai
    Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China
    J Atheroscler Thromb 19:159-68. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to determine the up-to-date prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of dyslipidemia, and their distribution and related influencing factors in adults in Beijing, China...
  58. pmc Forecasting the Population-Level Impact of Reductions in HIV Antiretroviral Therapy in Papua New Guinea
    Richard T Gray
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Ground Floor, CFI Building, Corner Boundary and West Streets, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    AIDS Res Treat 2011:891593. 2011
    ..7% increase). These results highlight that maintenance of ART and associated services through external funding is essential for the health and well-being of HIV-positive people in PNG...