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Tuberculosis and integrated child health - Rediscovering the principles of Alma Ata.

Int J Infect Dis 2019 03 27;80S:S9-S12. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Centre for Research Excellence in Tuberculosis and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2019.02.042DOI Listing
March 2019

Getting Treatment and Care Services Right for Children and Adolescents to Reach High Viral Suppression.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2018 08;78 Suppl 2:S128-S133

U.S. Agency for International Development/Bureau for Global Health, Arlington, VA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001738DOI Listing
August 2018

A Global Research Agenda for Pediatric HIV.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2018 08;78 Suppl 1:S10-S15

Department of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001743DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075892PMC
August 2018

The epidemiology of adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV: A cross-region global cohort analysis.

PLoS Med 2018 03 1;15(3):e1002514. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Inserm (French Institute of Health and Medical Research), UMR 1027 Université Toulouse 3, Toulouse, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002514DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5832192PMC
March 2018

Paediatric HIV: the unfinished business.

Lancet HIV 2017 10 12;4(10):e425-e427. Epub 2017 Jul 12.

HIV Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(17)30126-1DOI Listing
October 2017

Safety of Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate-Based Antiretroviral Therapy Regimens in Pregnancy for HIV-Infected Women and Their Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 Sep;76(1):1-12

*Departments of Epidemiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; †Department of Medicine, Centre for Infectious Diseases, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa; ‡Departments of Epidemiology and International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; §Centre for Applied Health Research & Delivery, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom; ‖Department of Public Health (IHCAR), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden; ¶Department of Global Health, Centre for Evidence-Based Health Care, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa; #Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Washington, DC; **Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; ††Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; ‡‡Global Evaluative Science, Vancouver, Canada; and §§Department of HIV, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001359DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5553236PMC
September 2017

HIV birth testing and linkage to care for HIV-infected infants.

AIDS 2017 08;31(13):1797-1807

aNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health bKelly Government Solutions cColumbus Technologies and Services Inc., Contractor to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA dWHO, Geneva, Switzerland eChildren Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA fStellenbosh University, Cape Town, South Africa gColumbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York City, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000001561DOI Listing
August 2017

Pregnant and breastfeeding women: A priority population for HIV viral load monitoring.

PLoS Med 2017 Aug 15;14(8):e1002375. Epub 2017 Aug 15.

ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002375DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5557351PMC
August 2017

Optimal Anti-Retroviral Prophylaxis in Infants At High-Risk of Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Systematic Review.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Jul 18. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

1 University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA 2 Partners in Health, Boston, MA, USA 3 Department of HIV/AIDS, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland 4 Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA 5 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA 6 Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA 7 Clinton Health Access Initiative, New York, NY, USA 8 Institute of Advanced Medicine Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001700DOI Listing
July 2017

Improving Retention in Care Among Pregnant Women and Mothers Living With HIV: Lessons From INSPIRE and Implications for Future WHO Guidance and Monitoring.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 06;75 Suppl 2:S111-S114

*Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; and †Department of HIV/AIDS, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001366DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5432092PMC
June 2017

Modeling the Impact of Retention Interventions on Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: Results From INSPIRE Studies in Malawi, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 06;75 Suppl 2:S233-S239

*Applied Analytics Team, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Lusaka, Zambia; †Applied Analytics Team, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, MA; ‡Ministry of Health and Child Care, Mutare, Zimbabwe; §Family AIDS Caring Trust, Mutare, Zimbabwe; ‖Clinton Health Access Initiative, Harare, Zimbabwe; ¶Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi; #Centre for Integrated Health Programs, Abuja, Nigeria; **Lighthouse Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi; ††Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC; ‡‡Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi; §§International Research Center of Excellence, Institute of Human Virology Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria; ‖‖Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; and ¶¶World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001364DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5432093PMC
June 2017

Translating Technical Support Into Country Action: The Role of the Interagency Task Team on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women, Mothers, and Children in the Global Plan Era.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 May;75 Suppl 1:S7-S16

*UNICEF, New York, NY; †World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; ‡Clinton Health Access Initiative, Applied Analytics Team, Lusaka, Zambia; §Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia; ∥Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA; ¶Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Kampala, Uganda; #Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Maputo, Mozambique; **Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Yaounde, Cameroon; ††National AIDS Control Committee, Yaounde, Cameroon; ‡‡World Health Organization, Yaounde, Cameroon; and §§United States Agency for International Development, Washington DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001332DOI Listing
May 2017

Scale-up of Early Infant HIV Diagnosis and Improving Access to Pediatric HIV Care in Global Plan Countries: Past and Future Perspectives.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 May;75 Suppl 1:S51-S58

*World Health Organisation, HIV Department, Geneva, Switzerland; †UNICEF, New York, NY; ‡UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland; §Instituto Nacional da Saude, Maputo, Mozambique; ‖National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa; ¶University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; #World Health Organisation, New Delhi, India; **Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda; ††Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA; and ‡‡Clinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001319DOI Listing
May 2017

Pediatric Treatment Scale-Up: The Unfinished Agenda of the Global Plan.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 May;75 Suppl 1:S59-S65

*HIV Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland; †Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Arlington, VA; ‡ICAP, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY; §UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland; ‖National AIDS & STI Control Program, Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya; ¶Department of Epidemiology, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX; #National AIDS Control Program, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, United Republic of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and **United Nations Children's Fund, Abuja, Nigeria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001333DOI Listing
May 2017

Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Cuba and Thailand.

Bull World Health Organ 2016 Nov;94(11):787-787A

Department of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, United States of America .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.16.185033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5096356PMC
November 2016

A systematic review of interventions to improve postpartum retention of women in PMTCT and ART care.

J Int AIDS Soc 2016 25;19(1):20679. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7448/IAS.19.1.20679DOI Listing
September 2016

Cost-effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected African children less than 3 years of age.

AIDS 2015 Jun;29(10):1247-59

aDivision of Infectious Diseases bDivision of General Medicine cMedical Practice Evaluation Center, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA dThe Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, London, UK eWorld Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland fCenter for Biostatistics in AIDS Research gDepartment of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health hDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine iDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston jCenter for AIDS Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts kClinton Health Access Initiative, New York lDepartments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts mDivision of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA nDepartment of Child Health and Pediatrics, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya oDepartment of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics16, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000672DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4536981PMC
June 2015

HIV and the Millennium Development Goals.

Arch Dis Child 2015 Feb;100 Suppl 1:S48-52

MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2013-305548DOI Listing
February 2015

Commentary: The monitoring of adults and children on antiretroviral therapy in the 2013 WHO consolidated ARV guidelines.

AIDS 2014 Mar;28 Suppl 2:S147-9

aClinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, Massachusetts, USA bYRGCARE Medical Centre, Chennai, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000238DOI Listing
March 2014

Pediatric treatment 2.0: ensuring a holistic response to caring for HIV-exposed and infected children.

AIDS 2013 Nov;27 Suppl 2:S215-24

aClinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, Massachusetts bICAP, Columbia University, New York, New York cCDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA dWorld Health Organization eInternational AIDS Society, Geneva, Switzerland fPartnership for Supply Chain Management gManagement Sciences for Health, Washington, DC, USA hUNICEF, Copenhagen, Denmark iUniversity of California, San Diego, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000091DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4682195PMC
November 2013

Determinants of HIV drug resistance and public health implications in low- and middle-income countries.

Antivir Ther 2012 16;17(6):941-53. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

HIV Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3851/IMP2320DOI Listing
January 2013

HIV testing for children in resource-limited settings: what are we waiting for?

PLoS Med 2010 Jul 20;7(7):e1000285. Epub 2010 Jul 20.

Center for Health Services, Management Sciences for Health, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000285DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2907270PMC
July 2010

Monitoring virologic responses to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected adults in Kenya: evaluation of a low-cost viral load assay.

PLoS One 2009 Aug 28;4(8):e6828. Epub 2009 Aug 28.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2730572PMC
August 2009

Early treatment of HIV: implications for resource-limited settings.

Curr Opin HIV AIDS 2009 May;4(3):222-31

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/COH.0b013e32832c06c3DOI Listing
May 2009

A reverse transcriptase assay for early diagnosis of infant HIV infection in resource-limited settings.

J Trop Pediatr 2007 Oct 11;53(5):355-8. Epub 2007 Jun 11.

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, New York University School of Medicine New York, NY 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmm032DOI Listing
October 2007

Efficacy of highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infected children in Kenya.

Pediatrics 2007 Oct 10;120(4):e856-61. Epub 2007 Sep 10.

Department of Pediatrics, New York University, New York, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2006-1122DOI Listing
October 2007

Correlation between HIV-Specific CD8 cell production of interferon- gamma and plasma levels of HIV RNA in perinatally infected pediatric populations.

J Infect Dis 2004 Aug 14;190(4):722-6. Epub 2004 Jul 14.

The Saul Krugman Division of Infectious Diseases, Division of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/422757DOI Listing
August 2004

Poxvirus vaccines for cancer and HIV therapy.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2004 Apr;4(4):575-88

Department of Surgery and Pathology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14712598.4.4.575 DOI Listing
April 2004

Recombinant glycoprotein vaccines for human immunodeficiency virus-infected children and their effects on viral quasispecies.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 2002 Jan;9(1):79-82

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC119877PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/cdli.9.1.79-82.2002DOI Listing
January 2002