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David Sando
Harvard University
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#1Sabina Mugusi (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
#2David Sando (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
Last. Christopher R. Sudfeld (Harvard University)H-Index: 21
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Introduction:Serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) elevations are common among HIV-infected patients on combination antiretroviral therapy (cART).Approach:We conducted a prospective cohort study of ...
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#1Batool A. Haider (Harvard University)H-Index: 19
#2Donna SpiegelmanH-Index: 128
Last. Wafaie W. Fawzi (Harvard University)H-Index: 65
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#1Pascal Geldsetzer (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
#2Eric MboggoH-Index: 2
Last. Till Bärnighausen (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
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Background Home delivery and late and infrequent attendance at antenatal care (ANC) are responsible for substantial avoidable maternal and pediatric morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. This cluster-randomized trial aimed to determine the impact of a community health worker (CHW) intervention on the proportion of women who (i) visit ANC fewer than 4 times during their pregnancy and (ii) deliver at home. Methods and findings As part of a 2-by-2 factorial design, we conducted a cluster-r...
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#1Elysia Larson (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
#2Pascal Geldsetzer (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
Last. Till Bärnighausen (Heidelberg University)H-Index: 11
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Background There is a dearth of evidence on the causal effects of different care delivery approaches on health system satisfaction. A better understanding of public satisfaction with the health system is particularly important within the context of task shifting to community health workers (CHWs). This paper determines the effects of a CHW program focused on maternal health services on public satisfaction with the health system among women who are pregnant or have recently delivered.
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#2Ashley L BuchananH-Index: 11
Last. Wafaie W. FawziH-Index: 65
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#1Pascal GeldsetzerH-Index: 11
#3Joel M. FrancisH-Index: 8
Last. Till BärnighausenH-Index: 58
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#1Pascal Geldsetzer (Harvard University)H-Index: 11
#2Joel M. Francis (Harvard University)H-Index: 8
Last. Till Bärnighausen (Harvard University)H-Index: 6
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Background With the increase in people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and expanding eligibility criteria for antiretroviral therapy (ART), there is intense interest in the use of novel delivery models that allow understaffed health systems to successfully deal with an increasing demand for antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This pragmatic randomized controlled trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, evaluated a novel model of ARV community delivery: lay health workers (home-based carers [HBCs]) deliv...
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#1Alexander Kintu (Harvard University)H-Index: 3
#2Enju Liu (Harvard University)H-Index: 15
Last. Wafaie W. Fawzi (Harvard University)H-Index: 65
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Objective:To describe the incidence of and risk factors for overweight and obesity following antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation.Methods:We used Cox proportional hazards models to investigate r...
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#1Sumona Chaudhury (Harvard University)H-Index: 3
#2Ellen Hertzmark (Harvard University)H-Index: 45
Last. Wafaie W. Fawzi (Harvard University)H-Index: 65
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#1Kosuke Kawai (Boston Children's Hospital)H-Index: 17
#2Claudia A Hawkins (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 16
Last. Wafaie W. Fawzi (Harvard University)H-Index: 65
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Abstract. We examined the incidence of herpes zoster (HZ) before and after the initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART), and risk factors for HZ among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals in Tanzania. A cohort study was conducted among HIV-positive individuals enrolled in HIV care and treatment clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A Cox proportional hazard model was used to examine the effect of ART on the risk of HZ after adjusting for sociodemographics and time-varying clin...
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