Germana H Leyna

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Radimer/Cornell food insecurity measure in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Germana H Leyna
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Public Health Nutr 11:684-9. 2008
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for HIV-1 infection in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: implications for prevention and treatment
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:58. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with food consumption patterns and anthropometric measures but not serum micronutrient levels in adults in rural Tanzania
    Germana H Leyna
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Public Health Nutr 13:1438-44. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The role of in-migrants in the increasing rural HIV-1 epidemic: results from a village population survey in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Infect Dis 12:519-25. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV-1 post-test counseling in the era of antiretroviral therapy in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: challenges and opportunities
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dare s Salaam, Tanzania
    AIDS Care 21:160-7. 2009
  6. pmc Trends in HIV-1 prevalence and risk behaviours over 15 years in a rural population in Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    AIDS Res Ther 4:23. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Education attainment and the risk of HIV-1 infections in rural Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania, 1991-2005: a reversed association
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Tanzania
    Sex Transm Dis 34:947-53. 2007
  8. pmc Fertility desire and intention of people living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: a call for restructuring care and treatment services
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65015, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 13:86. 2013
  9. pmc Risky behaviours among young people living with HIV attending care and treatment clinics in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania: implications for prevention with a positive approach
    Aisa Mhalu
    Management and Development for Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:17342. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Attitudes towards and perceptions of reproductive health needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Mangi J Ezekiel
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Cult Health Sex 14:1153-65. 2012

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Radimer/Cornell food insecurity measure in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Germana H Leyna
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Public Health Nutr 11:684-9. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to assess the construct validity, criterion-related validity and internal consistency of the Radimer/Cornell food insecurity measure for use in rural Tanzania...
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for HIV-1 infection in rural Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: implications for prevention and treatment
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:58. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the magnitude of HIV-1 infection and identify HIV-1 risk factors that may help to develop preventive strategies in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania...
  3. doi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with food consumption patterns and anthropometric measures but not serum micronutrient levels in adults in rural Tanzania
    Germana H Leyna
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Public Health Nutr 13:1438-44. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to assess the relationship between food insecurity and food consumption patterns, anthropometric measures and serum micronutrient levels in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania...
  4. doi request reprint The role of in-migrants in the increasing rural HIV-1 epidemic: results from a village population survey in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Infect Dis 12:519-25. 2008
    ..To investigate the magnitude of rural in-migration and the role of in-migrants in the observed increase in HIV-1 prevalence in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV-1 post-test counseling in the era of antiretroviral therapy in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: challenges and opportunities
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dare s Salaam, Tanzania
    AIDS Care 21:160-7. 2009
    ..The high attendance for pre-test counseling should be utilized to identify potential individuals who may not return for PTC and to promote risk reduction and care...
  6. pmc Trends in HIV-1 prevalence and risk behaviours over 15 years in a rural population in Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    AIDS Res Ther 4:23. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Education attainment and the risk of HIV-1 infections in rural Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania, 1991-2005: a reversed association
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health Sciences, Tanzania
    Sex Transm Dis 34:947-53. 2007
    ..A reverse in this association was predicted. We investigated the change in this association from 1991 to 2005 in a rural population in Tanzania...
  8. pmc Fertility desire and intention of people living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: a call for restructuring care and treatment services
    Elia J Mmbaga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65015, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 13:86. 2013
    ..Programmes pay little attention to PLWHA's reproductive health needs. Information on fertility desire and intention would assist in the integration of sexual and reproductive health in routine care and treatment clinics...
  9. pmc Risky behaviours among young people living with HIV attending care and treatment clinics in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania: implications for prevention with a positive approach
    Aisa Mhalu
    Management and Development for Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:17342. 2013
    ..This study therefore seeks to describe the magnitude and determinants of risky sexual behaviours among young people living with HIV...
  10. doi request reprint Attitudes towards and perceptions of reproductive health needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    Mangi J Ezekiel
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Cult Health Sex 14:1153-65. 2012
    ..Interventions to address stigma, societal changes and the integration of reproductive-health education into HIV care and treatment are needed...