Lalit Dandona

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Publications

  1. pmc Is the HIV burden in India being overestimated?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:308. 2006
  2. pmc A population-based study of human immunodeficiency virus in south India reveals major differences from sentinel surveillance-based estimates
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:31. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Access to condoms for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh
    G Anil Kumar
    Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 19:306-12. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with HIV in a population-based study in Andhra Pradesh state of India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1274-86. 2008
  5. pmc Cost and efficiency of public sector sexually transmitted infection clinics in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:69. 2005
  6. pmc How much attention is needed towards men who sell sex to men for HIV prevention in India?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:31. 2006
  7. pmc Outputs, cost and efficiency of public sector centres for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:26. 2008
  8. pmc High risk of HIV in non-brothel based female sex workers in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 5:87. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV testing among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:2033-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India to inform resource allocation
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 23:233-42. 2009

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Publications30

  1. pmc Is the HIV burden in India being overestimated?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:308. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc A population-based study of human immunodeficiency virus in south India reveals major differences from sentinel surveillance-based estimates
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:31. 2006
    ..The validity of these extrapolations has not been systematically examined with a large sample population-based study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Access to condoms for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh
    G Anil Kumar
    Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 19:306-12. 2006
    ..We report the accessibility of male condoms for female sex workers (FSWs) and the associated characteristics that may play a major role in determining access to condoms for FSWs...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with HIV in a population-based study in Andhra Pradesh state of India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1274-86. 2008
    ..Population-based data on risk factors associated with HIV are not readily available from India. This understanding, and an estimate of the impact of addressing behavioural factors on reducing HIV, would be useful...
  5. pmc Cost and efficiency of public sector sexually transmitted infection clinics in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:69. 2005
    ..Data on the cost and efficiency of providing STI services in India are not available to help guide efficient use of public resources for these services...
  6. pmc How much attention is needed towards men who sell sex to men for HIV prevention in India?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 6:31. 2006
    ..Data on homosexual transmission are not readily available from India. We therefore assessed the probability of acquiring and transmitting HIV for men who sell sex to men and compared this with women who sell sex in India...
  7. pmc Outputs, cost and efficiency of public sector centres for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:26. 2008
    ..PMTCT services are mostly provided at public sector government hospitals in India. Systematic data on the cost and efficiency of providing PMTCT services in India are not available readily for further planning...
  8. pmc High risk of HIV in non-brothel based female sex workers in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 5:87. 2005
    ..We assessed the non-use of condoms in sex work and with regular sex partners by female sex workers (FSWs), and identified its associations that could assist in planning HIV prevention programmes...
  9. ncbi request reprint HIV testing among female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:2033-6. 2005
    ..The risk of HIV infection as a result of the non-use of condoms was higher among FSW who reported not having been tested and were also unwilling to get tested, and they also held significantly more negative beliefs about HIV/AIDS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions in Andhra Pradesh state of India to inform resource allocation
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 23:233-42. 2009
    ..To conduct composite economic analysis of HIV prevention interventions to inform efficient utilization of resources in India...
  11. pmc Changing cost of HIV interventions in the context of scaling-up in India
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 22:S43-9. 2008
    ..A rapid scaling up of HIV interventions in India is anticipated, but systematic information on how costs of HIV interventions change over time and programme scale is not available to inform planning...
  12. pmc Outputs and cost of HIV prevention programmes for truck drivers in Andhra Pradesh, India
    S G Prem Kumar
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:82. 2009
    ..HIV prevention programmes for truck drivers form part of the HIV control efforts, but systematic data on the outputs and cost of providing such services in India are not readily available for further planning and use of resources...
  13. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of refractive error in India: the Andhra Pradesh eye disease study
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre forAdvancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute, and Centre for Social Services, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 30:84-93. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence, distribution, and demographic associations of refractive error in the population of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fear of blindness and perceptions about blind people. The Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study
    Pyda Giridhar
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 50:239-46. 2002
    ..This reflects the need for increasing awareness about blindness in this population through eye health promotion strategies in order to reduce blindness, and awareness regarding the availability of rehabilitation services...
  15. doi request reprint Application of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 BED enzyme immunoassay on dried blood spots in India
    Vemu Lakshmi
    Department of Microbiology, Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India
    J Med Microbiol 58:312-7. 2009
    ..Correlation of the BED assay with panel testing and longitudinal incidence data in the Indian population is needed to calibrate it for use in India...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risky behavior of drivers of motorized two wheeled vehicles in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    J Safety Res 37:149-58. 2006
    ..We report on the availability of drivers licenses, use of a helmet, driver behavior, and condition of vehicles for MTV drivers in Hyderabad, a city in India..
  17. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of spectacles use in southern India
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 50:145-55. 2002
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  18. pmc Demography and sex work characteristics of female sex workers in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 6:5. 2006
    ..We report data on who these women are and when they get involved with sex work that could assist in increasing the reach of HIV prevention activities for them...
  19. ncbi request reprint Outcome and number of cataract surgeries in India: policy issues for blindness control
    Lalit Dandona
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, LV Prasad Eye Institute and Centre for Social Services, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    Clin Exp Ophthalmol 31:23-31. 2003
    ..To assess what impact attention to quality of cataract surgery and postoperative follow up can have on cataract blindness in India, and to estimate the number of surgeries needed to eliminate cataract blindness in India...
  20. ncbi request reprint Drop of HIV estimate for India to less than half
    Lalit Dandona
    George Institute for International Health India, Hyderabad, 500033 Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lancet 370:1811-3. 2007
  21. pmc Road use pattern and risk factors for non-fatal road traffic injuries among children in urban India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Injury 42:97-103. 2011
    ..We assessed the road use pattern and incidence and risk factors of non-fatal road traffic injuries (RTI) among children aged 5–14 years in Hyderabad, India...
  22. pmc Revision of visual impairment definitions in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:7. 2006
    ..New data and knowledge related to visual impairment that have accumulated over this period suggest that these definitions need to be revised...
  23. pmc HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers in Andhra Pradesh, India: outputs, cost and efficiency
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Public Health 5:98. 2005
    ..Systematic data on the outputs, cost and efficiency for HIV prevention programmes for female sex workers in India are not readily available to understand programme functioning and guide efficient use of resources...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex behaviour of men who have sex with men and risk of HIV in Andhra Pradesh, India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    AIDS 19:611-9. 2005
    ..To obtain information on sex behaviour of a large sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) in India that would assist in planning HIV prevention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Refractive error in children in a rural population in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    International Centre for Advancement of Rural Eye Care, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:615-22. 2002
    ..To assess the prevalence of refractive error and related visual impairment in school-aged children in the rural population of the Mahabubnagar district in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh...
  26. pmc What is the global burden of visual impairment?
    Lalit Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, India
    BMC Med 4:6. 2006
    ..This estimate is quoted widely, but because it is based on definitions using best-corrected visual acuity, uncorrected refractive error as a cause of visual impairment is excluded...
  27. ncbi request reprint Traffic law enforcement in Hyderabad, India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Health Studies Area, Centre for Human Development, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500 082, India
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 12:167-76. 2005
    ..Recommendations to enhance TLE within the given resources of the police are made. More effort is needed towards systematic collection and analysis of data on TLE in India to facilitate long-term improvements in TLE for safer roads...
  28. ncbi request reprint Utilization of and barriers to public sector tuberculosis services in India
    Rakhi Dandona
    Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500082, India
    Natl Med J India 17:292-9. 2004
    ..We assessed the utilization of and barriers to the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) services based on DOTS in 4 states of India, and recommend actions to optimize utilization of the RNTCP services...
  29. pmc The lack of public health research output from India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500 082, India
    BMC Public Health 4:55. 2004
    ..This information would help understand the areas in health research that need improvement in India to enhance the health of India's population...
  30. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the evidence base for HIV/AIDS control in India
    Lalit Dandona
    Centre for Public Health Research, Administrative Staff College of India, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad 500082, Andhra Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 17:160-6. 2004
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