J Busza

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Falling through the gaps: how should HIV programmes respond to families that persistently deny treatment to children?
    Joanna Busza
    Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 19:20789. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Triple jeopardy: adolescent experiences of sex work and migration in Zimbabwe
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Health Place 28:85-91. 2014
  3. pmc "I don't want financial support but verbal support." How do caregivers manage children's access to and retention in HIV care in urban Zimbabwe?
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18839. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Injecting behaviour and service use among young injectors in Albania, Moldova, Romania and Serbia
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 24:423-31. 2013
  5. pmc "You are wasting our drugs": health service barriers to HIV treatment for sex workers in Zimbabwe
    Sibongile Mtetwa
    Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention Project, Department of Community Medicine, University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Harare, Zimbabwe
    BMC Public Health 13:698. 2013
  6. pmc Experiences of health care providers with integrated HIV and reproductive health services in Kenya: a qualitative study
    Richard Mutemwa
    Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:18. 2013
  7. doi request reprint "I have grown up controlling myself a lot." Fear and misconceptions about sex among adolescents vertically-infected with HIV in Tanzania
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 21:87-96. 2013
  8. pmc Community-based approaches for prevention of mother to child transmission in resource-poor settings: a social ecological review
    Joanna Busza
    Department of Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17373. 2012
  9. pmc From HIV diagnosis to treatment: evaluation of a referral system to promote and monitor access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Tanzania
    Ray Nsigaye
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:31. 2009
  10. pmc "Driving the devil away": qualitative insights into miraculous cures for AIDS in a rural Tanzanian ward
    Maria Roura
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 49 51 Bedford Square, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC 1B 3DP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:427. 2010

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Publications29

  1. pmc Falling through the gaps: how should HIV programmes respond to families that persistently deny treatment to children?
    Joanna Busza
    Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 19:20789. 2016
    ..These children are likely to suffer treatment failure or death due to their caregivers' recalcitrance...
  2. doi request reprint Triple jeopardy: adolescent experiences of sex work and migration in Zimbabwe
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Health Place 28:85-91. 2014
    ..To address the needs of marginalised populations we must understand the intersection of multiple risks, avoiding simplified assumptions about each category. ..
  3. pmc "I don't want financial support but verbal support." How do caregivers manage children's access to and retention in HIV care in urban Zimbabwe?
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18839. 2014
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Injecting behaviour and service use among young injectors in Albania, Moldova, Romania and Serbia
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 24:423-31. 2013
    ..The objective was to provide age-disaggregated data to identify differences between adolescents (<18) and youth (18-24), and help fill the gap in knowledge on the youngest injectors in this region...
  5. pmc "You are wasting our drugs": health service barriers to HIV treatment for sex workers in Zimbabwe
    Sibongile Mtetwa
    Zimbabwe AIDS Prevention Project, Department of Community Medicine, University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, Harare, Zimbabwe
    BMC Public Health 13:698. 2013
    ..We conducted a qualitative study to explore the reasons for non-attendance and the high rate of attrition...
  6. pmc Experiences of health care providers with integrated HIV and reproductive health services in Kenya: a qualitative study
    Richard Mutemwa
    Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:18. 2013
    ..This qualitative study was conducted among frontline health workers to explore provider experiences with integration in order to ascertain their significance to the performance of integrated health facilities...
  7. doi request reprint "I have grown up controlling myself a lot." Fear and misconceptions about sex among adolescents vertically-infected with HIV in Tanzania
    Joanna Busza
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 21:87-96. 2013
    ..Care programmes could help to reduce this gap by facilitating open communication about sexuality between adolescents and their caregivers, providers, and HIV-positive peers...
  8. pmc Community-based approaches for prevention of mother to child transmission in resource-poor settings: a social ecological review
    Joanna Busza
    Department of Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17373. 2012
    ..It aims to identify which interventions work, why they may do so and what knowledge gaps remain...
  9. pmc From HIV diagnosis to treatment: evaluation of a referral system to promote and monitor access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Tanzania
    Ray Nsigaye
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 12:31. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc "Driving the devil away": qualitative insights into miraculous cures for AIDS in a rural Tanzanian ward
    Maria Roura
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, 49 51 Bedford Square, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC 1B 3DP, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:427. 2010
    ..This study investigated FLs' attitudes towards different HIV treatment options (traditional, medical and spiritual) available in a rural Tanzanian ward...
  11. ncbi request reprint Having the rug pulled from under your feet: one project's experience of the US policy reversal on sex work
    Joanna Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Policy Plan 21:329-32. 2006
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The "seeded" focus group: a strategy to recruit HIV+ community members into treatment research
    J Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:212-5. 2009
    ..We piloted an innovative community-based recruitment approach to contact known HIV+ individuals for referral to treatment without endangering their confidentiality...
  13. ncbi request reprint Protection and participation: an interactive programme introducing the female condom to migrant sex workers in Cambodia
    J Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS Care 16:507-18. 2004
    ..It can support sex workers in achieving protected sex and developing cooperative relationships, even in severely restrictive settings...
  14. pmc Street-based adolescents at high risk of HIV in Ukraine
    Joanna R Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:1166-70. 2011
    ..This study aimed to measure the extent and distribution of HIV risk behaviours among street-based adolescents in four Ukrainian cities as part of a regional UNICEF HIV prevention programme for most-at-risk adolescents...
  15. pmc Trafficking and health
    Joanna Busza
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP
    BMJ 328:1369-71. 2004
  16. pmc Scaling up stigma? The effects of antiretroviral roll-out on stigma and HIV testing. Early evidence from rural Tanzania
    M Roura
    Centre for Population Studies, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 85:308-12. 2009
    ..To investigate the interplay between antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up, different types of stigma and Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) uptake 2 years after the introduction of free ART in a rural ward of Tanzania...
  17. doi request reprint The association between school attendance, HIV infection and sexual behaviour among young people in rural South Africa
    J R Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:113-9. 2008
    ..To investigate whether the prevalence of HIV infection among young people, and sexual behaviours associated with increased HIV risk, are differentially distributed between students and those not attending school or college...
  18. doi request reprint Characteristics of sexual partnerships, not just of individuals, are associated with condom use and recent HIV infection in rural South Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:1058-70. 2009
    ..Established non-spousal sexual partnerships are an increasingly important context for HIV transmission in this setting...
  19. pmc Barriers to sustaining antiretroviral treatment in Kisesa, Tanzania: a follow-up study to understand attrition from the antiretroviral program
    Maria Roura
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, Mwanza, Tanzania
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:203-10. 2009
    ..Effectiveness and sustainability of ART roll-out could be strengthened by strategic intervention at different levels, with particular attention to community-level factors such as social networks' influence and support...
  20. ncbi request reprint Men's involvement in the South African family: engendering change in the AIDS era
    Catherine M Montgomery
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2411-9. 2006
    ..We consider reasons why this disjuncture exists and how more men might be encouraged to fulfil such roles and activities as their families and households suffer the social and economic impacts of HIV/AIDS...
  21. pmc Revealing the full extent of households' experiences of HIV and AIDS in rural South Africa
    Victoria Hosegood
    Centre for Population Studies, LSHTM, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1249-59. 2007
    ..We also discuss how measuring multiple episodes of illness and deaths can be recorded in household surveys in order to improve quantitative assessments of the impact of HIV and AIDS...
  22. doi request reprint Doubts, denial and divine intervention: understanding delayed attendance and poor retention rates at a HIV treatment programme in rural Tanzania
    Alison Wringe
    Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:632-7. 2009
    ..Decentralisation of HIV services to rural communities should be considered as a priority to redress the balance between perceived barriers to, and benefits of accessing HIV treatment programmes...
  23. doi request reprint Process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa
    James Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Educ Res 25:27-40. 2010
    ..A linked model involving a MFI and a non-academic partner agency may be more sustainable and is being tried. Feasible models for delivering microfinance and health promotion require further investigation...
  24. doi request reprint Overlapping HIV and sex-work stigma among female sex workers recruited to 14 respondent-driven sampling surveys across Zimbabwe, 2013
    J R Hargreaves
    a Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care . 2016
    ..As HIV stigma attenuates, other forms of social stigma associated with the disease may persist and continue to pose barriers to effective care...
  25. doi request reprint A combined microfinance and training intervention can reduce HIV risk behaviour in young female participants
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 22:1659-65. 2008
    ..To assess effects of a combined microfinance and training intervention on HIV risk behavior among young female participants in rural South Africa...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1973-83. 2006
    ..The aim of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) study was to assess a structural intervention that combined a microfinance programme with a gender and HIV training curriculum...
  27. pmc Understanding the impact of a microfinance-based intervention on women's empowerment and the reduction of intimate partner violence in South Africa
    Julia C Kim
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Am J Public Health 97:1794-802. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Barriers to accessing antiretroviral therapy in Kisesa, Tanzania: a qualitative study of early rural referrals to the national program
    Gerry Hillary Mshana
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, United Republic of Tanzania
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:649-57. 2006
    ..Encouraging successful referrals to share their positive experiences and contribute to nascent community mobililzation could start to address this seemingly intractable problem...
  29. ncbi request reprint Women who fall by the roadside: gender, sexual risk and alcohol in rural Uganda
    Brent Wolff
    MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute, PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Addiction 101:1277-84. 2006
    ..To investigate community perceptions about the different relationship between alcohol consumption and sexual risk-taking for men and women in a high HIV prevalence African setting...