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Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2016. Key indicators report.
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) conducted the sixth Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) from June 15 through December 18 2016 with a nationally representative sample of over 20000… Expand
Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among human immunodeficiency virus-1-infected pregnant women in Malawi: the BAN study.
- C. Chasela, P. Wall, +17 authors S. Kamili
- Journal of clinical virology : the official…
- 1 August 2012
BACKGROUND In Sub-Saharan Africa, prevalence estimates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) vary widely. OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of HCV infection among HIV-infected, pregnant women screened for a… Expand
Maternal or infant antiretroviral drugs to reduce HIV-1 transmission.
- C. Chasela, M. Hudgens, +19 authors C. M. van der Horst
- The New England journal of medicine
- 16 June 2010
BACKGROUND We evaluated the efficacy of a maternal triple-drug antiretroviral regimen or infant nevirapine prophylaxis for 28 weeks during breast-feeding to reduce postnatal transmission of human… Expand
Hepatitis B virus infection among HIV-infected pregnant women in Malawi and transmission to infants.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The extent of HBV infection to infants of HBV/HIV-coinfected pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa is unknown. The aim of this study was to assess prevalence of HBV infection among… Expand
Patterns of Body Composition Among HIV-Infected, Pregnant Malawians and the Effects of Famine Season
- Roshan T. Ramlal, M. Tembo, +10 authors the Ban Study Team
- Maternal and Child Health Journal
- 1 February 2013
We describe change in weight, midupper arm circumference (MUAC), arm muscle area (AMA) and arm fat area (AFA) in 1130 pregnant HIV-infected women with CD4 counts > 200 as part of the BAN Study… Expand
Health outcomes of HIV-exposed uninfected African infants
Objectives:To evaluate severe (grade 3/4) morbidity and mortality in HIV-exposed, uninfected infants. Design:Secondary data analysis of The Breastfeeding, Antiretrovirals, and Nutrition (BAN)… Expand
Antiretroviral pharmacokinetics in mothers and breastfeeding infants from 6 to 24 weeks post-partum: results of the BAN Study.
BACKGROUND An intensive, prospective, open-label pharmacokinetic (PK) study in a subset of HIV-infected mothers and their uninfected infants enrolled in the Breastfeeding, Antiretroviral and… Expand
A lipid-based nutrient supplement mitigates weight loss among HIV-infected women in a factorial randomized trial to prevent mother-to-child transmission during exclusive breastfeeding.
- D. Kayira, M. Bentley, +14 authors L. Adair
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 March 2012
BACKGROUND Breastfeeding increases metabolic demands on the mother, and excessive postnatal weight loss increases maternal mortality. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the efficacy of a lipid-based nutrient… Expand
Role of intestinal mucosal integrity in HIV transmission to infants through breast-feeding: the BAN study.
- A. Kourtis, C. Ibegbu, +12 authors D. Jamieson
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of infectious diseases
- 15 August 2013
BACKGROUND Increased intestinal permeability may be one of the mechanisms of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to infants through breast-feeding. Intestinal permeability correlates… Expand
Evaluating nurses' implementation of an infant-feeding counseling protocol for HIV-infected mothers: The Ban Study in Lilongwe, Malawi.
- Y. Ferguson, E. Eng, +117 authors C. Zimba
- AIDS education and prevention : official…
- 1 April 2009
A process evaluation of nurses' implementation of an infant-feeding counseling protocol was conducted for the Breastfeeding, Antiretroviral and Nutrition (BAN) Study, a prevention of mother-to-child… Expand