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‘That’s how we help each other’: Community savings groups, economic empowerment and HIV risk among female sex workers in Iringa, Tanzania

Contributions Conceptualization: Andrea Mantsios, Catherine Shembilu, Jessie Mbwambo, Samuel Likindikoki, Susan Sherman, Caitlin Kennedy, Deanna Kerrigan. Data curation: Andrea Mantsios, Catherine Shembilu ... Kennedy, Deanna Kerrigan. 13 / 16 Writing ? review & editing: Andrea Mantsios, Susan Sherman, Caitlin Kennedy, Deanna Kerrigan. 14 / 16 15 / 16 1. Baral S , Beyrer C , Muessig K , Poteat T , Wirtz AL

Global and local excitation and inhibition shape the dynamics of the cortico-striatal-thalamo-cortical pathway

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The Human Capital of Knowledge Brokers: An analysis of attributes, capacities and skills of academic teaching and research faculty at Kenyan schools of public health

of public health Nasreen Jessani 0 Caitlin Kennedy 0 Sara Bennett 0 0 Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health , 615 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD

Qualitative insights into implementation, processes, and outcomes of a randomized trial on peer support and HIV care engagement in Rakai, Uganda

Background People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who have not yet initiated antiretroviral therapy (ART) can benefit from being engaged in care and utilizing preventive interventions. Community-based peer support may be an effective approach to promote these important HIV services. Methods After conducting a randomized trial of the impact of peer support on pre...

Poverty, partner discord, and divergent accounts; a mixed methods account of births before arrival to health facilities in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Background Births before arrival (BBA) to health care facilities are associated with higher rates of perinatal morbidity and mortality compared to facility deliveries or planned home births. Research on such births has been conducted in several high-income countries, but there are almost no studies from low-income settings where a majority of maternal and newborn deaths occur...

“There is hunger in my community”: a qualitative study of food security as a cyclical force in sex work in Swaziland

Background Swaziland has the highest HIV prevalence in the world – 32% of adults are currently living with HIV — and many Swazis are chronically food insecure — in 2011 one in four Swazis required food aid from the World Food Programme. In southern Africa, food insecurity has been linked to high-risk sexual behaviors, difficulty with antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence, higher...

Understanding the socio-structural context of high HIV transmission in kasensero fishing community, South Western Uganda

Background In Kasensero fishing community, home of the first recorded case of HIV in Uganda, HIV transmission remains high with an incidence of 4.3 and 3.1 per 100 person-years in women and men, respectively, and an HIV prevalence of 44 %, reaching up to 74 % among female sex workers. We explored the social contextual factors for the high HIV transmission at Kasensero to inform...

Feasibility intervention trial of two types of improved cookstoves in three resource-limited settings: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Subarna Khatry 2 6 Diana Menya 5 Robert H Gilman 4 6 James M Tielsch 6 Caitlin Kennedy 6 Robert Dreibelbis 6 Neha Naithani 6 Sylvester Kimaiyo 5 Marilu Chiang 4 E Jane Carter 3 Charles B Sherman 3 Patrick N

Using GRADE methodology for the development of public health guidelines for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other STIs among men who have sex with men and transgender people

Background The World Health Organization (WHO) Department of HIV/AIDS led the development of public health guidelines for delivering an evidence-based, essential package of interventions for the prevention and treatment of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people in the health sector in low- and middle...