Study/Projects by Year (2011)

Understanding Challenges and Perspectives of Parents about HIV Disclosures to their Children and Develop a Structured HIV Disclosure Model for Pediatric Age Group

Post Date: 
2011-12-08
   |   
Clinical Sites: 
   |   
Countries: 
This study is terminated. In 2008 an estimated 70,000 children in India were living with HIV, with 21,000 new children are infected each year through mother to child transmission (Singh et al 2008). Increasing availability of antiretroviral treatment (ART) to HIV infected children in India means...

A5274: Reducing Early Mortality and Early Morbidity by Empiric Tuberculosis Treatment Regimens

Post Date: 
2011-10-01
   |   
Clinical Sites: 
   |   
Countries: 
Dr. Amita Gupta is Protocol Co-Vice Chair for this multinational clinical trial being conducted in Brazil, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Peru, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe , and in India by the Baltimore-Washington-India Clinical Trials Unit, of which CCGHE is a member. People with HIV have a...

Characterization of Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Among Adult Patients Admitted to Sassoon General Hospital, Pune, India

Post Date: 
2011-09-27
   |   
Clinical Sites: 
   |   
Countries: 
This study was terminated September 21, 2012. The diagnosis of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis is usually made clinically. While confirmation from laboratory tests is sought, the sensitivity of such diagnostic tests is poor. TB diagnostics are still evolving and in resource poor settings...

Sexually Transmitted Infections among Women in the Reproductive Age Group in Shevgaon, Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India

Post Date: 
2011-05-15
   |   
Countries: 
This study was conducted in 2011. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) constitute a significant epidemiological burden all over the world especially in middle and low income countries. Women are more vulnerable to STIs due to several biological and socio-economic reasons. Although transmission of...

A5273: Multicenter Study of Options for Second-Line Effective Combination Therapy (SELECT)

Post Date: 
2011-05-12
   |   
Clinical Sites: 
   |   
Countries: 
This study was terminated May 2, 2017. This was a multinational clinical trial conducted in Brazil, India, Kenya, Malawi, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, and Zimbabwe. The study is being done with people who are taking their first anti-HIV drug regimen (including an Non-Nucleoside Reverse...

Predictors of Perinatal HBV Transmission in an HIV/HBV Infected Cohort

Post Date: 
2011-04-22
   |   
Countries: 
This study ended in 2014. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection is common; affecting greater than 10% of HIV-infected individuals in resource-limited settings(1-3). Although the impact of HIV disease on HBV coinfection has been studied in non-pregnant adults, little is known about the effects of HIV...

A5282: A Randomized, Phase II Trial to Compare an HPV Test-and-Treat Strategy to a Cytology-Based Strategy for Prevention of CIN 2+ in HIV-Infected Women

Post Date: 
2011-03-15
   |   
Countries: 
This multi-country trial is being conducted in Botswana, Haiti, India, Malawi, Peru, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The investigators are looking for a better way to prevent cervical cancer. This study is comparing two different methods to prevent cancer of the cervix in women who have HIV...

Course Evaluation of a Continuing Medical Education Program for Nurses and Midwives in Uganda

Post Date: 
2011-02-15
   |   
Countries: 
This course evaluation was conducted in 2011. Hypertension presents a substantial burden on the world and Uganda is not immune to this disease. In a recent study, adults in the Rukungiri district in southwestern Uganda were shown to have a 30.5% prevalence of hypertension. (1) Hypertension needs to...

A Prospective Study Evaluating the Burden of Cryptococcal Disease Among HIV-infected Population in Pune, India

Post Date: 
2011-01-06
   |   
Clinical Sites: 
   |   
Countries: 
This study ended in December 2012. By 2008, 33.4 million people were living with HIV globally, with an estimated 2.3 million living in India, representing the third largest absolute burden of HIV globally. [1] The current statistics as summarized by National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) of...

A Prospective Study Evaluating the Role of Cryptococcal Antigen Screening among HIV-infected Adults with Low CD4 Counts

Post Date: 
2011-01-01
   |   
Clinical Sites: 
   |   
Countries: 
This prospective observational study aimed to evaluate the burden of cryptococcal disease among approximately 200 HIV-infected adults with low CD4 cell counts in Pune, India to determine whether a Cryptococcal screening strategy should be the standard of care among patients with advanced HIV...