Lorna Guinness

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

Publications

  1. pmc A cost function for HIV prevention services: is there a 'u' - shape?
    Lorna Guinness
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK, WC1 7HT
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 5:13. 2007
  2. pmc What can transaction costs tell us about governance in the delivery of large scale HIV prevention programmes in southern India?
    Lorna Guinness
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Public Health and Policy, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 72:1939-47. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of consistent and early intervention of harm reduction for injecting drug users in Bangladesh
    Lorna Guinness
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Addiction 105:319-28. 2010
  4. pmc Does scale matter? The costs of HIV-prevention interventions for commercial sex workers in India
    Lorna Guinness
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:747-55. 2005
  5. pmc Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of the HIV intervention programme amongst commercial sex workers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    Isaac C H Fung
    MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:195. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Could the CARE-SHAKTI intervention for injecting drug users be maintaining the low HIV prevalence in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    Anna M Foss
    HIV Tools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, UK
    Addiction 102:114-25. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention for high-risk groups at scale: an economic evaluation of the Avahan programme in south India
    Anna Vassall
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e531-40. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint 10 best resources in...cost analysis for HIV/AIDS programmes in low and middle income countries
    Lorna Guinness
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:242-5. 2004
  10. pmc Does integration of HIV and SRH services achieve economies of scale and scope in practice? A cost function analysis of the Integra Initiative
    Carol Dayo Obure
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 92:130-4. 2016

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc A cost function for HIV prevention services: is there a 'u' - shape?
    Lorna Guinness
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK, WC1 7HT
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 5:13. 2007
    ..Using an econometric analysis, this paper addresses this question by estimating marginal costs and economies of scale for HIV prevention programmes for vulnerable groups in Southern India with different levels of coverage...
  2. pmc What can transaction costs tell us about governance in the delivery of large scale HIV prevention programmes in southern India?
    Lorna Guinness
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Public Health and Policy, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 72:1939-47. 2011
    ..The management agency approach therefore appears to be both transaction cost reducing and better able to cope with the large scale of these contracting programmes...
  3. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of consistent and early intervention of harm reduction for injecting drug users in Bangladesh
    Lorna Guinness
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Addiction 105:319-28. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Does scale matter? The costs of HIV-prevention interventions for commercial sex workers in India
    Lorna Guinness
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:747-55. 2005
    ..To explore how the scale of a project affects both the total costs and average costs of HIV prevention in India...
  5. pmc Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of the HIV intervention programme amongst commercial sex workers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    Isaac C H Fung
    MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:195. 2007
    ..Two surveys were performed among CSWs in 1999 and 2003. This study estimates the cost-effectiveness of the Jyoti Sangh HIV prevention programme...
  6. ncbi request reprint Could the CARE-SHAKTI intervention for injecting drug users be maintaining the low HIV prevalence in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    Anna M Foss
    HIV Tools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, UK
    Addiction 102:114-25. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention for high-risk groups at scale: an economic evaluation of the Avahan programme in south India
    Anna Vassall
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 2:e531-40. 2014
    ..We assessed the cost-effectiveness of Avahan to inform global and national funding institutions who are considering investing in worldwide HIV prevention in concentrated epidemics...
  9. ncbi request reprint 10 best resources in...cost analysis for HIV/AIDS programmes in low and middle income countries
    Lorna Guinness
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Policy Plan 19:242-5. 2004
  10. pmc Does integration of HIV and SRH services achieve economies of scale and scope in practice? A cost function analysis of the Integra Initiative
    Carol Dayo Obure
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 92:130-4. 2016
    ..However, until now, little empirical evidence exists on whether the hypothesised efficiency gains associated with such integration can be achieved in practice...
  11. pmc Does integration of HIV and sexual and reproductive health services improve technical efficiency in Kenya and Swaziland? An application of a two-stage semi parametric approach incorporating quality measures
    Carol Dayo Obure
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 151:147-56. 2016
    ..The analysis of quality and efficiency as separate dimensions of performance suggest that efficiency may be achieved without sacrificing quality. ..
  12. pmc Methodological Issues to Consider When Collecting Data to Estimate Poverty Impact in Economic Evaluations in Low-income and Middle-income Countries
    Sedona Sweeney
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 25:42-52. 2016
    ..These components are presented in a framework to encourage researchers to consider the implications of differing approaches in data collection and to report their approach in a standardized and transparent way...
  13. pmc The costs of scaling up HIV prevention for high risk groups: lessons learned from the Avahan Programme in India
    Sudhashree Chandrashekar
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom St John s Research Institute, Bangalore, India
    PLoS ONE 9:e106582. 2014
    ..The study objective is to measure, analyse costs of scaling up HIV prevention for high-risk groups in India, in order to assist the design of future HIV prevention programmes in South Asia and beyond...
  14. ncbi request reprint Surviving the impact of HIV-related illness in the Zambian business sector
    Lorna Guinness
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 17:353-63. 2003
    ..This would foster the development of more appropriate responses to the epidemic in Zambia and the region as a whole...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of HIV/AIDS interventions in Africa: a systematic review of the evidence
    Andrew Creese
    Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 359:1635-43. 2002
    ..Reductions in drug prices have raised the priority of treatment, though treatment access is restricted. We assessed the existing cost-effectiveness data and its implications for value-for-money strategies to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa...
  16. ncbi request reprint Costs of hospital care for HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lorna Guinness
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA UK
    AIDS 16:901-8. 2002
    ..To record the costs of hospital care for HIV-positive and -negative patients in Nairobi, and identify costs paid by patients per admission...