Publications Theme: Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and Child Health

Retention in care during the first 3 years of antiretroviral therapy for women in Malawi’s option B+ programme: an observational cohort study


Andreas D Haas, Lyson Tenthani, Malango T Msukwa, Kali Tal, Andreas Jahn, Oliver J Gadabu, Adrian Spoerri, Frank Chimbwandira, Joep van Oosterhout, Olivia Keiser. The Lancet HIV. 2016;3(4):175-182. DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3018(16)00008-4 Read more

Low- and middle-income countries face many common barriers to implementation of maternal health evidence products.


Puchalski Ritchie LM, Khan S, Moore JE, Timmings C, van Lettow M, Vogel JP, Mbaruku G, Mrisho M, Mugerwa K, Uka S, Imezoglu AM, Straus SE. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2016 Feb 27. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.02.017 Read more

The effectiveness of interventions to improve uptake and retention of HIV-infected pregnant and breastfeeding women and their infants in prevention of mother to child transmission care programs in low and middle income countries: Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Puchalski Ritchie Lisa M, van Lettow Monique, Hosseinipour Mina C , Rosenberg Nora E , Phiri Sam , Landes Megan , Cataldo Fabian, Straus Sharon E. Journal of the Systematic Reviews. 2015 Nov 3;4:144. MS: 1495087327175164 DOI: 10.1186/s13643-015-0136-x Read more

Clinical Characteristics and Lung Function in Older Children Vertically Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Malawi


MwalukomoT,  Rylance S.J, Emily L. Webb, Anderson S, O’Hare B, van Oosterhout JJ, Rashida A. Ferrand, Corbett EL, Rylance J. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 2015. DOI: 10.1093/jpids/piv045 Read more

HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women Who Attend Antenatal Care in Malawi.


Tenthani L, MPH, Haas AD, MA, Egger M, MD, MSc, van Oosterhout J, MD, PhD, Jahn A, MD, PhD, Chimbwandira F, MD, MPH, Tal K, PhD, Myer L, PhD, Estill J, PhD and Keiser O, PhD. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2015 Aug 15;69(5):610-4. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000669 Read More

Improving PMTCT Uptake and Retention Services Through Novel Approaches in Peer-Based Family-Supported Care in the Clinic and Community: A 3-Arm Cluster Randomized Trial (PURE Malawi).


Rosenberg NE, van Lettow M, Tweya H, Kapito-Tembo A, Bourdon CM, Cataldo F, Chiwaula L, Sampathkumar V, Trapence C, Kayoyo V, Kasende F, Kaunda B, Speight C, Schouten E, Eliya M, Hosseinipour M, Phiri S; PURE Malawi Consortium. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Nov 1;67 Suppl 2:S114-9. Read more

Towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: performance of different models of care for initiating lifelong antiretroviral therapy for pregnant women in Malawi (Option B+)


Monique van Lettow, Richard Bedell, Isabell Mayuni, Gabriel Mateyu, Megan Landes, Adrienne K Chan, Vanessa van Schoor, Teferi Beyene, Anthony D Harries, Stephen Chu, Andrew Mganga, Joep J van Oosterhout. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2014 July 28;17:18994. DOI: 10.7448/IAS.17.1.18994 Read more

Retention in care under universal antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected pregnant and breastfeeding women (‘Option B+’) in Malawi.


Tenthani L, Haas AD, Tweya H, Jahn A, van Oosterhout JJ, Chimbwandira F, Chirwa Z, Ng’ambi W, Bakali A, Phiri S, Myer L, Valeri F, Zwahlen M, Wandeler G, Keiser O; Ministry of Health in Malawi and IeDEA Southern Africa. AIDS. 2014 Feb 20;28(4):589-98. DOI: 10.1097/QAD. 0000000000000143 Read more

Building a National Direction for Research in the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV: Results from a national prioritization initiative in Malawi.


Landes M, van Lettow M, Cataldo F, Chan AK, Tippett Barr B, Harries AD, and Bedell R. Health Research Policy and Systems. 2013;11:40. DOI: 10.1186/1478-4505-11-40 Read more

Mortality and health outcomes of HIV-exposed and unexposed children in a PMTCT cohort in Malawi


Landes M, van Lettow M, Chan AK, Mayuni I, Schouten EJ, and Bedell RA. PLoS ONE. 2012 Oct 17;7(10): e47337. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047337. Read more

Mortality and Health Outcomes in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected Mothers at 18-20 Months Postpartum in Zomba District, Malawi.


M. Landes, M. van Lettow, R. Bedell, I Mayuni, A.K. Chan, L. Tenthani, E. Schouten. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44396. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044396. Read more

Uptake and outcomes of a prevention-of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program in Zomba district, Malawi.


van Lettow M, Bedell R, Landes M, Chan A.K, Gawa L, Gatto S, Mayuni I, Chibuye P, Bisika S. BMC Public Health. 2011;11:426. Read more

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