Elisée Ndatimana

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BACKGROUND HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) utilization remains low in many sub-Saharan African countries, particularly in remote rural settings. We sought to identify factors associated with service awareness and service uptake of VCT among female heads of household in rural Zambézia Province of north-central Mozambique which is characterized by(More)
BACKGROUND Poverty is a multidimensional phenomenon and unidimensional measurements have proven inadequate to the challenge of assessing its dynamics. Dynamics between poverty and public health intervention is among the most difficult yet important problems faced in development. We sought to demonstrate how multidimensional poverty measures can be utilized(More)
OBJECTIVES To conduct a cross-sectional mapping analysis of HIV knowledge in Zambézia Province, Mozambique, and to examine spatial patterns of HIV knowledge and associated household characteristics. METHODS A population-based cluster survey was administered in 2010; data were analysed from 201 enumeration areas in three geographically diverse districts:(More)
BACKGROUND While many countries are transitioning from epidemics of undernutrition to overnutrition, Mozambique's very high 44% prevalence of stunting in children under age 5 years is cause for serious concern. METHODS We conducted two population-based cross-sectional surveys of ~4000 female heads of households each in Zambézia Province, Mozambique from(More)
Globally, approximately 5.9 million children under 5 years of age died in 2015, a reduction of over 50% since 1990. Millennium Development Goal 4 established the goal of reducing child mortality by two-thirds by 2015. Multiple countries have surpassed this goal; however, regional and within-country inequities exist. We sought to study determinants of(More)
OBJECTIVE To generate maps reflecting the intersection of community-based Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) delivery points with facility-based HIV program demographic information collected at the district level in three districts (Ile, Maganja da Costa and Chinde) of Zambézia Province, Mozambique; in order to guide planning decisions about(More)
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