Maria Lahuerta

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sexual risk behaviours and barriers to HIV testing among clients of female sex workers in Guatemala: a qualitative study
    Maria Lahuerta
    Fundacio SIDA i Societat, Barcelona, Spain
    Cult Health Sex 15:759-73. 2013
  2. pmc The problem of late ART initiation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a transient aspect of scale-up or a long-term phenomenon?
    Maria Lahuerta
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:359-83. 2013
  3. pmc Factors associated with late antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Mozambique
    Maria Lahuerta
    Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37125. 2012
  4. pmc Patients enrolled in HIV care in Mozambique: baseline characteristics and follow-up outcomes
    Maria Lahuerta
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e75-86. 2011
  5. pmc Factors associated with initiation of antiretroviral therapy in the advanced stages of HIV infection in six Ethiopian HIV clinics, 2012 to 2013
    Denis Nash
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 19:20637. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus, sexually transmitted infections, and risk behaviors among clients of sex workers in Guatemala: are they a bridge in human immunodeficiency virus transmission?
    Meritxell Sabido
    Department of Research and Epidemiology, Fundacio SIDA i Societat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Sex Transm Dis 38:735-42. 2011
  7. pmc HIV Care and Treatment Beliefs among Patients Initiating Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) in Oromia, Ethiopia
    Olga Tymejczyk
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10035, USA
    AIDS Behav 20:998-1008. 2016
  8. pmc Advanced HIV disease at entry into HIV care and initiation of antiretroviral therapy during 2006-2011: findings from four sub-saharan African countries
    Maria Lahuerta
    Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP Columbia University
    Clin Infect Dis 58:432-41. 2014
  9. pmc Feasibility and Acceptability of Health Communication Interventions Within a Combination Intervention Strategy for Improving Linkage and Retention in HIV Care in Mozambique
    Roberta Sutton
    ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY and Center for Collaboration in Health, Maputo, Mozambique
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 74:S29-S36. 2017
  10. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and Acceptability of Health Communication Interventions Within a Combination Intervention Strategy for Improving Linkage and Retention in HIV Care in Mozambique
    Roberta Sutton
    ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY and Center for Collaboration in Health, Maputo, Mozambique
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 74:S29-S36. 2017

Collaborators

  • Denis Nash
  • Susie Hoffman
  • Robert H Remien
  • Laurence Ahoua
  • Meritxell Sabido
  • Wafaa M El-Sadr
  • BRUCE SCHACKMAN
  • Thérèse Delvaux
  • Matthew R Lamb
  • Xavier Valles
  • Batya Elul
  • Roberta Sutton
  • Fatima Abacassamo
  • Veronicah Mugisha
  • Tsigereda Gadisa
  • Olga Tymejczyk
  • Maria Tomo
  • Chloe A Teasdale
  • Elaine J Abrams
  • Stephanie Kujawski
  • Sarah Gorrell Kulkarni
  • Zenebe Melaku
  • Ruben Sahabo
  • Peter Twyman
  • Gilbert Tene
  • Rituparna Pati
  • Deborah Horowitz
  • Muluneh Yigzaw
  • Shalo Daba
  • Beatriz Thome
  • Serena Brusamento
  • Jingyan Yang
  • Kebba M Jobarteh
  • Isabelle Yersin
  • Thresia Sebastian
  • Danielle Gurr
  • Chunhui Wang
  • Edwin Tayebwa
  • Harriet Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha
  • Ilesh Jani
  • Pacifique Ingabire
  • Eugenie Ingabire
  • Antonio Mussa
  • Margaret L McNairy
  • JEAN PIERRE NYEMAZI
  • Américo Assan
  • Leonard Kayonde
  • Heejung Bang
  • Rufino Fernandes
  • Greet Vandebriel
  • Ribakare Muhayimpundu
  • Sabin Nsanzimana
  • Chloe Teasdale
  • Josue Lima
  • Maria Fernanda Alvim
  • Mie Okamura
  • Elevanie Munyana
  • Anita Asiimwe
  • Felix Ndagije
  • Dominique Roberfroid

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Sexual risk behaviours and barriers to HIV testing among clients of female sex workers in Guatemala: a qualitative study
    Maria Lahuerta
    Fundacio SIDA i Societat, Barcelona, Spain
    Cult Health Sex 15:759-73. 2013
    ..Outreach programmes offering HIV/STI counselling and testing to clients of female sex workers could increase their test uptake and health-seeking behaviour and reduce potential transmission to the general population. ..
  2. pmc The problem of late ART initiation in Sub-Saharan Africa: a transient aspect of scale-up or a long-term phenomenon?
    Maria Lahuerta
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 24:359-83. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Factors associated with late antiretroviral therapy initiation among adults in Mozambique
    Maria Lahuerta
    Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e37125. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Patients enrolled in HIV care in Mozambique: baseline characteristics and follow-up outcomes
    Maria Lahuerta
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e75-86. 2011
    ..To utilize routinely collected service delivery data from HIV care and treatment clinics in Mozambique to describe the patient population and programmatic outcomes from 2003 to 2009...
  5. pmc Factors associated with initiation of antiretroviral therapy in the advanced stages of HIV infection in six Ethiopian HIV clinics, 2012 to 2013
    Denis Nash
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 19:20637. 2016
    ..Intervening on the drivers of late ART initiation is a critical step towards achieving the full potential of HIV treatment scale-up. This study aimed to identify modifiable factors associated with late ART initiation in Ethiopia...
  6. doi request reprint Human immunodeficiency virus, sexually transmitted infections, and risk behaviors among clients of sex workers in Guatemala: are they a bridge in human immunodeficiency virus transmission?
    Meritxell Sabido
    Department of Research and Epidemiology, Fundacio SIDA i Societat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Sex Transm Dis 38:735-42. 2011
    ..This study aimed to estimate their HIV and other STI prevalence, examine their risk behaviors, and evaluate their role as a bridge population in the spread of HIV/STIs...
  7. pmc HIV Care and Treatment Beliefs among Patients Initiating Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) in Oromia, Ethiopia
    Olga Tymejczyk
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10035, USA
    AIDS Behav 20:998-1008. 2016
    ..In this setting, counselors also need to stress the benefits of ART as prevention and that Holy Water should not be used to the exclusion of HIV care and ART. ..
  8. pmc Advanced HIV disease at entry into HIV care and initiation of antiretroviral therapy during 2006-2011: findings from four sub-saharan African countries
    Maria Lahuerta
    Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP Columbia University
    Clin Infect Dis 58:432-41. 2014
    ..Timely antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation requires early diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection with prompt enrollment and engagement in HIV care...
  9. pmc Feasibility and Acceptability of Health Communication Interventions Within a Combination Intervention Strategy for Improving Linkage and Retention in HIV Care in Mozambique
    Roberta Sutton
    ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY and Center for Collaboration in Health, Maputo, Mozambique
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 74:S29-S36. 2017
    ..Combination intervention strategies can be effective in improving the HIV care continuum. Data on feasibility and acceptability of intervention types within intervention packages are limited...
  10. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and Acceptability of Health Communication Interventions Within a Combination Intervention Strategy for Improving Linkage and Retention in HIV Care in Mozambique
    Roberta Sutton
    ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY and Center for Collaboration in Health, Maputo, Mozambique
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 74:S29-S36. 2017
    ..Combination intervention strategies can be effective in improving the HIV care continuum. Data on feasibility and acceptability of intervention types within intervention packages are limited...
  11. pmc Advanced disease at enrollment in HIV care in four sub-Saharan African countries: change from 2006 to 2011 and multilevel predictors in 2011
    Susie Hoffman
    aHIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at the NYS Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University bDepartment of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University cICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health dEpidemiology and Biostatistics Program, CUNY School of Public Health, New York, USA eMinistry of Health, Maputo, Mozambique
    AIDS 28:2429-38. 2014
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Comparison of users of an HIV/syphilis screening community-based mobile van and traditional voluntary counselling and testing sites in Guatemala
    Maria Lahuerta
    Fundacio SIDA i Societat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Sex Transm Infect 87:136-40. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare behaviour characteristics and HIV and syphilis prevalence between subjects tested at a MV offering voluntary counselling and testing and those tested at three STI clinics in Guatemala...
  13. pmc Factors associated with loss to clinic among HIV patients not yet known to be eligible for antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Mozambique
    Rituparna Pati
    Spencer Cox Center for Health, St Luke s Hospital, New York, NY 10025, United States
    J Int AIDS Soc 16:18490. 2013
    ..Retention in HIV care prior to ART initiation is generally felt to be suboptimal, but has not been well-characterized...
  14. pmc Disclosure History Among Persons Initiating Antiretroviral Treatment at Six HIV Clinics in Oromia, Ethiopia, 2012-2013
    Tsigereda Gadisa
    ICAP Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 21:70-81. 2017
    ..Although HIV status disclosure prior to ART initiation was high, some individuals cited concerns about unintended disclosure, gossip, and partner violence, and may benefit from additional disclosure support...
  15. doi request reprint Informing efforts to reach UNAIDS' 90-90-90 targets: a comparison of characteristics of people diagnosed with HIV in health facilities to the general population of people living with HIV in Mozambique
    Stephanie Kujawski
    a Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care . 2017
    ..86, p = .02) and male PLWH aged 18-24 (PPR = 0.47, p = .03) were underrepresented in HTC. Comparing HTC data to population-based data can inform efforts to increase HIV diagnoses and to ensure that all PLWH know their status...
  16. doi request reprint Pregnancy desires, and contraceptive knowledge and use among prevention of mother-to-child transmission clients in Rwanda
    Batya Elul
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, Room 1132, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS 23:S19-26. 2009
    ..To understand pregnancy intentions and contraception knowledge and use among HIV-positive and negative women in the national prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Rwanda...
  17. pmc High retention among HIV-infected children in Rwanda during scale-up and decentralization of HIV care and treatment programs, 2004 to 2010
    Gilbert Tene
    ICAP Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e341-7. 2013
    ..The country of Rwanda has made significant achievements in expanding coverage of pediatric HIV services...
  18. pmc Determinants of mortality and loss to follow-up among adults enrolled in HIV care services in Rwanda
    Veronicah Mugisha
    International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, United States of America Identifying Optimal Models of HIV Care in Africa Study, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e85774. 2014
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) improves morbidity and mortality in patients with HIV, however high rates of loss to follow-up (LTF) and mortality have been documented in HIV care and treatment programs...
  19. doi request reprint Outcomes Among Children Enrolled in HIV Care in Mozambique 2009-2013
    Chloe A Teasdale
    From the ICAP Columbia University, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Maputo, Mozambique
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 35:1117-25. 2016
    ..We examined lost to follow-up (LTF) and mortality in a large cohort of children enrolled in HIV care in Mozambique...
  20. pmc A combination strategy for enhancing linkage to and retention in HIV care among adults newly diagnosed with HIV in Mozambique: study protocol for a site-randomized implementation science study
    Batya Elul
    ICAP, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 14:549. 2014
    ..Data from "real-life" settings are needed on the effectiveness of an easy to deliver package of services that can improve overall performance of the HIV care continuum...