Publications by Year (2020)

High prevalence of late presentation of ART-naïve perinatally infected children for care in Pune, India

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2020-02-19
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AIDS Care
AIDS Care : There is an urgent need to identify strategies that improve linkage of perinatally infected ART-naïve children to care, and earlier than what is currently observed.

Compliance of private pharmacies in Uganda with controlled prescription drugs regulations: A mixed-methods study

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2020-02-08
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Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
Background: Controlled prescription drug use disorders are a growing global health challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa. Effective supply chain regulations on dispensing and stock control are important for controlling this epidemic. Since compliance with these regulations in resource-limited countries...

Applying a risk-benefit analysis to outcomes in tuberculosis clinical trials

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2020-02-03
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Clinical Infectious Diseases
CID: Analyzing efficacy and safety separately in clinical trials could yield misleading study conclusions if there's an increase in efficacy and a decrease in safety

Quantifying HIV transmission flow between high-prevalence hotspots and surrounding communities: a population-based study in Rakai, Uganda

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2020-01-14
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Lancet HIV
Background: International and global organisations advocate targeting interventions to areas of high HIV prevalence (ie, hotspots). To better understand the potential benefits of geo-targeted control, we assessed the extent to which HIV hotspots along Lake Victoria sustain transmission in...

Assessment of the Xpert assay among new pulmonary tuberculosis suspects with and without diabetes mellitus

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2020-01-01
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International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
IJTLD: Deshmukh and colleagues: High sensitivity and specificity of Xpert underscores need for rapid scale up for early detection of TB in settings with a high dual burden of TB and DM

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