, Helena LegidoQuigley. Project administration: Fiona Leh Hoon Chuah, Helena Legido-Quigley. Resources: Helena Legido-Quigley. Supervision: Will Maimaris, Martin Mckee, Peter Piot, Pablo Perel ... , Nicola Watt, Alconada Alvaro, Laura Otero-Garcia, Dina Balabanova, Sue Hogarth, Will Maimaris, Kent Buse, Martin Mckee, Peter Piot, Pablo Perel, Helena LegidoQuigley. 24 / 26 12. WHO. Guidelines for
Identifying the regions where wild animal populations could transmit the Ebola virus should help with efforts to prepare at-risk areas for future outbreaks.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has experienced the most outbreaks of Ebola virus disease since the virus' discovery in 1976. This article provides for the first time a description and a line list for all outbreaks in this country, comprising 996 cases. Compared to patients over 15 years old, the odds of dying were significantly lower in patients aged 5 to 15 and higher in...
Shah Ebrahim and colleagues argue that more research on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in both high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries can result in mutual benefits and will help better address the growing burden of NCDs.
Anna Vassall and colleagues discuss the need for, and challenges facing, innovative and sustainable financing of the HIV response. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary
Wheelock Andreas B. Eisingerich Jintanat Ananworanich Gabriela B. Gomez Timothy B. Hallett Mark R. Dybul Peter Piot Sten H. Vermund, Vanderbilt University, United States of America Objective: We aimed to
In advance of the September 2011 UN Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Rebecca Dirks and colleagues identify lessons from the AIDS epidemic that can inform the response to the growing epidemic of NCDs.
, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Abbreviations: GDP, gross domestic product Peter Piot is Executive
Background Food insecurity is increasingly reported as an important barrier of patient adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in both resource-poor and rich settings. However, unlike in resource rich-settings, very few quantitative studies to date have investigated the association of food insecurity with patient adherence to ART in Sub-Saharan Africa. The current study...
Kevin R. O'Reilly 0 Peter Piot 0 0 World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AJDS , Geneva , Switzerland Risks for sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency
Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA); Peter Piot (Institute for Global Health, Imperial College London, London, UK); Renee Ridzon (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA); Zeda Rosenberg
Most studies that have examined the clinical features of gonorrhea and chlamydial infection have been based on prevalent cases (cases of undetermined onset). In our investigation, we compared signs and symptoms of incident (new) cases of these infections with those observed in prevalent cases (involving the same women) that were diagnosed at enrollment in a prospective study of...