UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Zachary D. Olson DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 2016 REGION: South Africa REFERENCE: Watkins DA, Olson ZD, Verguet S, Nugent RA, Jamison DT. Cardiovascular disease and impoverishment averted due to a salt reduction policy in South Africa: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis. Health Policy and Planning. 2016;31(1):75-82. doi:10.1093/heapol/czv023. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The South African Government recently set targets to
BERKELEY AUTHOR: Maya Peterson UCSF AUTHOR: Carol Camlin, Craig Cohen, Tamara Clark, Edwin D. Charlebois DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2016 REGION: Kenya and Uganda REFERENCE: Thirumurthy H, Jakubowski A, Camlin C, et al. Expectations about future health and longevity in Kenyan and Ugandan communities receiving a universal test-and-treat intervention in the SEARCH trial. AIDS Care. 2016;28(sup3):90-98. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Expectations about
CGPH FACULTY: Ndola Prata, Coco Auerswald DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: Goldblatt A, Kwena Z, Lahiff M, Agot K, Minnis A, Prata N, Lin J, Bukusi EA, Auerswald CL. Prevalence and Correlates of HIV Infection among Street Boys in Kisumu, Kenya. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 13;10(10):e0140005. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140005. eCollection 2015. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Despite
CGPH FACULTY: Desiree Labeaud DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: Gray GC, Anderson BD, LaBeaud AD, Heraud JM, Fèvre EM, Andriamandimby SF, Cook EA, Dahir S, de Glanville WA, Heil GL, Khan SU, Muiruri S, Olive MM, Thomas LF, Merrill HR, Merrill ML, Richt JA. Seroepidemiological Study of Interepidemic Rift Valley Fever Virus
CGPH FACULTY: Sandra McCoy, Nancy Padian DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: Buzdugan R, McCoy SI, Watadzaushe C, Kang Dufour MS, Petersen M, Dirawo J, Mushavi A, Mujuru HA, Mahomva A, Musarandega R, Hakobyan A, Mugurungi O, Cowan FM, Padian NS. Evaluating the Impact of Zimbabwe’s Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Program: Population-Level
CGPH FACULTY: Lia Fernald, Karen Sokal-Gutierrez DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2015 REGION: Latin America REFERENCE: Burmaster KB, Landefeld JC, Rehkopf DH, Lahiff M, Sokal-Gutierrez K, Adler-Milstein S, Fernald LC. Impact of a private sector living wage intervention on depressive symptoms among apparel workers in the Dominican Republic: a quasi-experimental study. BMJ Open. 2015 Aug 3;5(8):e007336.
CGPH FACULTY: Lia Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: August 2015 REGION: Lain America, Asia, Africa REFERENCE: Humphries DL, Dearden KA, Crookston BT, Fernald LC, Stein AD, Woldehanna T, Penny ME, Behrman JR; Young Lives Determinants and Consequences of Child Growth Project Team. Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations between Household Food Security and Child Anthropometry at Ages 5
CGPH FACULTY: Suellen Miller DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: Miller S, Belizán JM. The true cost of maternal death: individual tragedy impacts family, community and nations. Reprod Health. 2015 Jun 17;12(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s12978-015-0046-3. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The death of a woman in pregnancy and childbirth is globally considered an individual tragedy and a human
CGPH FACULTY: Sandra McCoy, Nancy Padian DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: McCoy SI, Buzdugan R, Padian NS, Musarandega R, Engelsmann B, Martz TE, Mushavi A, Mahomva A, Cowan FM. Implementation and Operational Research: Uptake of Services and Behaviors in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Cascade in Zimbabwe. J Acquir Immune Defic
CGPH FACULTY: Desiree LaBeaud DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: LaBeaud AD, Nayakwadi Singer M, McKibben M, Mungai P, Muchiri EM, McKibben E, Gildengorin G, Sutherland LJ, King CH, King CL, Malhotra I. Parasitism in Children Aged Three Years and Under: Relationship between Infection and Growth in Rural Coastal Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop
CGPH FACULTY: Lia Fernald DATE OF PUBLICATION: June 2015 REGION: Africa, Asia REFERENCE: Humphries DL, Dearden KA, Crookston BT, Fernald LC, Stein AD, Woldehanna T, Penny ME, Behrman JR; Young Lives Determinants and Consequences of Child Growth Project team. Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Associations between Household Food Security and Child Anthropometry at Ages 5 and 8
CGPH FACULTY: Jason Corburn DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 2015 REGION: Africa REFERENCE: Corburn J, Hildebrand C. Slum Sanitation and the Social Determinants of Women’s Health in Nairobi, Kenya. J Environ Public Health. 2015;2015:209505. Epub 2015 Apr 28. Review. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Inadequate urban sanitation disproportionately impacts the social determinants of women’s health in informal settlements or slums.