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Factors predictive of successful retention in care among HIV-infected men in a universal test-and-treat setting in Uganda and Kenya: A mixed methods analysis

, Moses R. Kamya, Diane V. Havlir. Investigation: James Ayieko, Dalsone Kwarisiima, Asiphas Owaraganise, Mucunguzi Atukunda, Winter Olilo, Craig R. Cohen. Methodology: Maya L. Petersen, Edwin D. Charlebois ... Getahun, James Ayieko, Dalsone Kwarisiima, Asiphas Owaraganise, Mucunguzi Atukunda, Winter Olilo, Tamara Clark, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Craig R. Cohen, Moses R. Kamya, Maya L. Petersen, Edwin D. Charlebois

“Hurdles on the path to 90-90-90 and beyond”: Qualitative analysis of barriers to engagement in HIV care among individuals in rural East Africa in the context of test-and-treat

. Charlebois, Maya L. Petersen, Tamara D. Clark, Moses R. Kamya, Craig R. Cohen, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Carol S. Camlin. Visualization: Carol S. Camlin. Writing ? original draft: James Ayieko. 12 / 14 14. 15

Methods for sampling geographically mobile female traders in an East African market setting

. Neilands, Carol S. Camlin. Funding acquisition: Carol S. Camlin. Investigation: Lillian Achiro, Zachary A. Kwena, Willi McFarland, Torsten B. Neilands, Craig R. Cohen, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Carol S. Camlin ... . Methodology: Aimee Leidich, Lillian Achiro, Willi McFarland, Torsten B. Neilands. Project administration: Lillian Achiro, Zachary A. Kwena. Resources: Craig R. Cohen, Elizabeth A. Bukusi. Software: Aimee

Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a clinical cohort of HIV-infected children in East Africa

, Craig R. Cohen, Denis Nash, Deo Wabwire, Kara Wools-Kaloustian, Sarah E. Wiehe. Data curation: Rachel C. Vreeman, Samuel O. Ayaya, Beverly S. Musick, Craig R. Cohen, Denis Nash, Deo Wabwire, Kara Wools ... & editing: Rachel C. Vreeman, Samuel O. Ayaya, Beverly S. Musick, Constantin T. Yiannoutsos, Craig R. Cohen, Denis Nash, Deo Wabwire, Kara Wools-Kaloustian, Sarah E. Wiehe. 12 / 15 13 / 15 49. UNICEF. Orphans

Integration of family planning services into HIV care clinics: Results one year after a cluster randomized controlled trial in Kenya

Objectives To determine if integration of family planning (FP) and HIV services led to increased use of more effective contraception (i.e. hormonal and permanent methods, and intrauterine devices) and decreased pregnancy rates. Design Cohort analysis following cluster randomized trial, when the Kenya Ministry of Health led integration of the remaining control (delayed integration...

Treatment Buddies Improve Clinic Attendance among Women but Not Men on Antiretroviral Therapy in the Nyanza Region of Kenya

,1,3 Patrick Mbullo,2 Craig R. Cohen,1,3 and Elizabeth A. Bukusi1,2 1Family AIDS Care & Education Services (FACES), P.O. Box 614-40100, Kisumu, Kenya 2Research Care and Training Program, Center for

Intersection of HIV and Reproductive Health

look forward to the discussions that will be catalyzed by the findings included in this special issue. Craig R. Cohen Elizabeth Bukusi Helen Rees Kelly Blanchard References F. Richard, D. Hercot, C ... , University of Witwatersrand, Hillbrow, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa 4Ibis Reproductive Health, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Received 23 September 2013; Accepted 23 September 2013 Copyright © 2013 Craig R

HIV serostatus and disclosure: implications for infant feeding practice in rural south Nyanza, Kenya

Background The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that HIV-infected women practice exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first 6 months postpartum to reduce HIV transmission. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of HIV/AIDS knowledge and other psychosocial factors on EBF practice among pregnant and postpartum women in rural Nyanza, Kenya, an area with a high...

A Randomized Trial Comparing the Diagnostic Accuracy of Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid to Visual Inspection with Lugol’s Iodine for Cervical Cancer Screening in HIV-Infected Women

Visual inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) and Visual Inspection with Lugol’s Iodine (VILI) are increasingly recommended in various cervical cancer screening protocols in low-resource settings. Although VIA is more widely used, VILI has been advocated as an easier and more specific screening test. VILI has not been well-validated as a stand-alone screening test, compared to VIA or...

Linkage to HIV care, postpartum depression, and HIV-related stigma in newly diagnosed pregnant women living with HIV in Kenya: a longitudinal observational study

Bulent Turan Kristi L Stringer Maricianah Onono Elizabeth A Bukusi Sheri D Weiser Craig R Cohen Janet M Turan 0 0 Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health

Facility-Level Factors Influencing Retention of Patients in HIV Care in East Africa

Losses to follow-up (LTFU) remain an important programmatic challenge. While numerous patient-level factors have been associated with LTFU, less is known about facility-level factors. Data from the East African International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (EA-IeDEA) Consortium was used to identify facility-level factors associated with LTFU in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda...

Developing Content for a mHealth Intervention to Promote Postpartum Retention in Prevention of Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission Programs and Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV: A Qualitative Study

analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Competing Interests: Craig R. Cohen declares the following: Financial competing interests include but are not limited to: Paid employment or

“It is all about the fear of being discriminated [against]…the person suffering from HIV will not be accepted”: a qualitative study exploring the reasons for loss to follow-up among HIV-positive youth in Kisumu, Kenya

Hilary T Wolf 0 Bonnie L Halpern-Felsher Elizabeth A Bukusi Kawango E Agot Craig R Cohen Colette L Auerswald 0 Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center , 4200 Wisconsin Ave. NW

A Scoring Tool to Identify East African HIV-1 Serodiscordant Partnerships with a High Likelihood of Pregnancy

Introduction HIV-1 prevention programs targeting HIV-1 serodiscordant couples need to identify couples that are likely to become pregnant to facilitate discussions about methods to minimize HIV-1 risk during pregnancy attempts (i.e. safer conception) or effective contraception when pregnancy is unintended. A clinical prediction tool could be used to identify HIV-1 serodiscordant...

Overcoming Barriers to Family Planning through Integration: Perspectives of HIV-Positive Men in Nyanza Province, Kenya

This study explored barriers to and facilitators of using family planning services among HIV-positive men in Nyanza Province, Kenya. From May to June 2010, in-depth interviews were conducted with 30 men receiving care at 15 HIV clinics. The key barriers to the use of family planning included concerns about side effects of contraceptives, lack of knowledge about contraceptive...

Shamba Maisha: Pilot agricultural intervention for food security and HIV health outcomes in Kenya: design, methods, baseline results and process evaluation of a cluster-randomized controlled trial

BackgroundDespite advances in treatment of people living with HIV, morbidity and mortality remains unacceptably high in sub-Saharan Africa, largely due to parallel epidemics of poverty and food insecurity.Methods/DesignWe conducted a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a multisectoral agricultural and microfinance intervention (entitled Shamba Maisha) designed to...

How Perceptions of HIV-Related Stigma Affect Decision-Making Regarding Childbirth in Rural Kenya

Introduction HIV prevalence among pregnant women in Kenya is high. Furthermore, there is a high risk of maternal mortality, as many women do not give birth with a skilled healthcare provider. Previous research suggests that fears of HIV testing and unwanted disclosure of HIV status may be important barriers to utilizing maternity services. We explored relationships between women...

Providers’ Perspectives on Provision of Family Planning to HIV-Positive Individuals in HIV Care in Nyanza Province, Kenya

 Craig R. Cohen,1 Olivia Gage,4 Rose Odeny,5 Katie D. Schwartz,1 and Daniel Grossman1,6 1Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San

Integration of HIV Care with Primary Health Care Services: Effect on Patient Satisfaction and Stigma in Rural Kenya

 Starley B. Shade,6 Walter Adero,1 Jackson Kioko,7 Craig R. Cohen,1,5 and Elizabeth A. Bukusi1,2,5 1Family AIDS Care and Education Services, Kisumu, Kenya 2Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya ... -Kulzer supported study implementation. Elizabeth A. Bukusi and Craig R. Cohen provided overall mentorship on conceptualization, design, and implementation of the study, as well as revising the paper and