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     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Tackling virological failure in HIV-infected children living in Africa.
Jenabian MA, Costiniuk CT, Mboumba Bouassa RS,
Expert Rev Anti Infect
Ther
. 2015 Jul 23
Abstract

Cost-effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected African children less than 3 years of age.
Ciaranello A, Doherty K, Penazzato M,  et al
AIDS. 2015 Apr 13
Abstract

Oral lesions among HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment in West Africa.
Meless D, Ba B, Faye M, Diby JS,  2t al
Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Jan 6.
Abstract

Paediatric radiology seen from Africa. Part I: providing diagnostic imaging to a young population.
Andronikou S, McHugh K, Abdurahman N, et al
Pediatr Radiol
. 2011 Jun 9.
Abstract

 

HIV Disease

Multinational/Regional
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Effect of Age at Anti-Retroviral Therapy Initiation on Catch-Up Growth within the First 24 Months among HIV-Infected Children in the IeDEA West African Pediatric Cohort.
Jesson J, Koumakpaï S, Diagne NR,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Apr 23
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HIV-Related Discrimination among Grade Six Students in Nine Southern African Countries.
Maughan-Brown B, Spaull N.
PLoS One
. 2014 Aug 8;9(8):e102981
Paper

Antiretroviral treatment response of HIV-infected children after prevention of mother-to-child transmission in West Africa.
Ndondoki C, Dicko F, Ahuatchi Coffie P, et al 
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2014 Jun 2;17(1):18737.
Abstract

A randomized trial of prolonged co-trimoxazole in HIV-infected children in Africa.
Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Kendall L, et al

N Engl J Med
. 2014 Jan 2;370(1):41-53
Abstract

Prognosis of Children with HIV-1 Infection Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Southern Africa: A Collaborative Analysis of Treatment Programs.
Davies MA, May M, Bolton-Moore C, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2013 Dec 30.

Abstract

Immune Activation is Associated with Increased gut Microbial Translocation in Treatment Naive HIV Infected Children in a Resource Limited Setting.
Pilakka-Kanthikeel S, Arheart K, Selvaraj A, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2013 Dec 27.
Abstract

Predictors of Adverse Outcomes in HIV-1 Infected Children Receiving Combination Antiretroviral Treatment: Results from a DREAM Cohort in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Marazzi MC, De Luca S, Palombi L, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jun 24.
Abstract

Paediatric HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa: clinical presentation and 2-year outcomes stratified by age group.
Ben-Farhat J, Gale M, Szumilin E,  et al
Trop Med Int Health
. 2013 Jun 20.
Abstract

The challenge of chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children and adolescents.
Weber HC, Gie RP, Cotton MF.
J Int AIDS
Soc
. 2013 Jun 18;16:18633.
Abstract

Morbidity After Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in HIV-1 Infected Children in West Africa: Temporal Trends and Relation to CD4 Count.
De Beaudrap P, Boullé C, Lewden C, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Oct 24.
Abstract

Mortality and Clinical Outcomes in HIV-Infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Malawi, Lesotho, and Swaziland.
Kabue MM, Buck WC, Wanless SR, et al
Pediatrics
. 2012 Aug 13
Abstract

HIV/AIDS In African Children: The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation And Baylor Response.
Damonti J, Doykos P, Wanless RS, Kline M.
Health Aff (Millwood).
2012 Jul;31(7):1636-42.|
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Treatment outcomes among HIV-1 and HIV-2 infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy in a concentrated low prevalence setting in West Africa.
Okomo U, Togun T, Oko F,et al
BMC Pediatr. 2012 Jul 8;12(1):95.
Paper

Challenges in the Management of HIV-Infected Malnourished Children in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Trehan I, O'Hare BA, Phiri A, Heikens GT.
AIDS Res Treat. 2012;2012:790786.
Abstract

A WEEK-IN-REVIEW FEATURED REPORT
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

Young HIV-Infected Children and Their Adult Caregivers Prefer Tablets to Syrup Antiretroviral
Medications in Africa.

Nahirya-Ntege P, Cook A, Vhembo T, et al
PLoS One
. 2012;;(5):e36186.
Paper

Survival Benefit of Early Infant Antiretroviral Therapy is Compromised when Diagnosis is Delayed.
Wamalwa D, Benki-Nugent S, Langat A,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Apr 26.
Abstract

Paediatric HIV Infection in Western Africa: The Long Way to the Standard of Care.
Tchidjou HK, Maria Martino A, Goli LP,  et al
J Trop Pediatr. 2012 Apr 23
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Challenges in the Management of HIV-Infected Malnourished Children in Sub-Saharan Africa,
Trehan I, O'Hare BA,  Phiri A   Heikens GT
AIDS Research and Treatment
Vol  12 , Art ID790786,
Paper

A review of studies of parent-child communication about sexuality and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Bastien S, Kajula LJ, Muhezi WW.

Reprod Health
. 2011 Sep 24;8(1):25
Abstract

Sex Differences in HIV RNA Level and CD4 Cell Percentage During Childhood.
Ruel TD, Zanoni BC, Ssewanyana I, et al

Clin Infect Dis
. 2011 Aug 12.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
12-month mortality and loss-to-program in antiretroviral-treated children: The IeDEA pediatric West
African Database to evaluate AIDS (pWADA), 2000-2008.
Ekouevi DK, Azondekon A, Dicko F, et al
 
BMC Public Health
. 2011 Jun 30;11(1):519.
Paper

Household and community HIV/AIDS status and child malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from the demographic and health surveys
Magadi MA.

Soc Sci Med
. 2011 Jun 17.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Monitoring Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Children in Resource-Limited Countries:
A Tale of Two Epidemics.

Paintsil E.
AIDS Res Treat. 2011;2011:280901
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
A biregional survey and review of first-line treatment failure and second-line pediatric
antiretroviral access and use in Asia and southern Africa.

TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database (TApHOD);

J Int AIDS Soc. 2011 Apr 8;14(1):17
Paper

Net survival of perinatally and postnatally HIV-infected children: a pooled analysis of individual
data from sub-Saharan Africa.
Marston M, Becquet R, Zaba B,  et al
Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Jan 18.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Growth, immune and viral responses in HIV infected African children receiving highly
active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort study.

Musoke PM, Mudiope P, Barlow-Mosha LN, et al
BMC Pediatr
. 2010 Aug 6;10(1):56.
Paper

Successful paediatric HIV treatment in rural primary care in Africa.
Janssen N, Ndirangu J, Newell ML, Bland RM.

Arch Dis Child
. 2009 Oct 29
Abstract

Increased Infant Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Type One Free Survival at One Year of Age in Sub-Saharan Africa
With Maternal Use of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy During Breast-Feeding.
Marazzi MC, Nielsen-Saines K, Buonomo E, et al 
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Jun;28(6):483-487.
Abstract

Endoscopy Findings in HIV-Infected Children from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Cooke ML, Goddard EA, Brown RA.
J  Trop Pediatr
. 2009 Jan 15.
Abstract
 

HIV prevalence and mortality among children undergoing treatment for severe acute malnutrition in
sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Fergusson P, Tomkins A.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg
. 2008 Dec 4. [
Abstract
 
Low Risk of Death, but Substantial Program Attrition, in Pediatric HIV Treatment Cohorts in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The KIDS-ART-LINC Collaboration 
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008 Nov 4
Abstract
 
The unique features of pediatric HIV-1 in sub-Saharan Africa.
De Baets AJ, Ramet J, Msellati P, Lepage P.
Curr HIV Res. 2008 Jun;6(4):351-62.
Abstract
 
FULL TEXT ARTICLE
HIV-Infected Children Living in Central Africa Have Low Persistence of Antibodies to Vaccines
Used in the Expanded Program on Immunization
MC Tejiokem, I Gouandjika, Lydie Bénigue, et al 
PLoS ONE.
2007 Dec 5;2(12):e1260.
Paper
 
Addressing the paediatric HIV epidemic: a perspective from the Western Cape Region of
South Africa.
Eley B.  
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Sep 8;
Abstract
 
The role of HIV infection in acute respiratory infections among children in sub-Saharan
Africa.
Jeena P.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005 Jul;9(7):708-15.
Abstract
 
Estimating the Net Effect of HIV on Child Mortality in African Populations Affected by
Generalized HIV Epidemics.
Marston M, Zaba B, Salomon JA,    et ak

Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2005 Feb 1;38(2):219-227.
Abstract

Pediatric viral human immunodeficiency virus type 1 RNA levels, timing of infection,
and disease progression in African HIV-1-infected children.

Rouet F, Sakarovitch C, Msellati P, et al
Pediatrics
. 2003 Oct;112(4):e289.
Abstract

   
  The post-mortem pathology of HIV-1-infected African children.
Chakraborty R, Pulver A, Pulver LS, et al
Ann Trop Paediatr 2002 Jun;22(2):125-31
Abstract

                                           CMV

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  High human cytomegalovirus loads and diverse linked variable genotypes in both HIV-1 infected and exposed,
but uninfected, children in Africa.
Bates M, Monze M, Bima H, et al 
Virolog
y. 2008 Oct 15.
Abstract

Malaria

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Mapping the risk of anaemia in preschool-age children: the contribution of malnutrition,
malaria, and helminth infections in west Africa.

Soares Magalhães RJ, Clements AC
PLoS Med. 2011 Jun;8(6):e1000438.
Paper

Angola
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Otorhinolaryngological findings and hearing in HIV-positive and HIV-negative children in a developing country
Taipale A, Pelkonen T, Taipale M,  et al
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol
. 2011 Mar 25.
Abstract
 

Benin
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Malaria in Pregnancy Is a Predictor of Infant Haemoglobin Concentrations during the First Year of Life in Benin, West Africa.
Accrombessi M, Ouédraogo S, Agbota GC, et al

PLoS One
. 2015 Jun 8;10(6):e0129510.
Paper
 
 

Botswana
           

HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

Risk Factors for Measles in HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents in Botswana.
Wirth KE, Wolf ER, Goldfarb DM, et al  P
ediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2015 Jun 26.
Abstract

Early Antiretroviral Therapy is Protective against Epilepsy in Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Botswana
Bearden D, Steenhoff AP, Dlugos DJ,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2015 Feb 2.
Abstract

Vitamin D Insufficiency in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy is not associated with Morbidity, Mortality or Growth Impairment in Their Uninfected Infants in Botswana.
Powis K, Lockman S, Smeaton L, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2014 Jul 16.

Abstract

Risk factors for mortality among human immunodeficiency virus-exposed and unexposed infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit in Botswana.
Zash RM, Ajose-Popoola O, Stordal K, et al
J Paediatr Child Health
. 2013 Dec 23
Abstract

Yield of Screening for TB and HIV among Children Failing to Thrive in Botswana.
Arscott-Mills T, Ho-Foster A, Lowenstein M, et al
JJ Trop Pediatr.
2013 Aug 27
Abstract

Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of HIV-Infected Children Diagnosed With Kaposi Sarcoma in Malawi and Botswana.
Cox CM, El-Mallawany NK, Kabue M, et al
Pediatr Blood Cance
r
. 2013 Mar 11

Abstract

 

 


Burkino Faso
           

HIV Infection/Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  Prevalence of proteinuria in children followed-up for HIV infection at Pediatric University Hospital Charles-de-Gaulle (CHUP-CDG) of Ouagadougou.]
Coulibaly G, Kouéta F, Ouédraogo O,  et al
Bull Soc Pathol Exot
. 2013 Jan 12.
Abstract

Short-Term Virological Efficacy, Immune Reconstitution, Tolerance, and Adherence of Once-Daily Dosing of Didanosine, Lamivudine, and Efavirenz in HIV-1-Infected African Children: ANRS 12103 Burkiname.
Barro M, Some J, Foulongne V, et al  
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2011 Jul;57 Suppl 1:S44-
Abstract

 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
 
Once-a-day paediatric HAART with DDI+3TC+EFV in West Africa: 24 month virological and
immunological outcomes. ANRS12103/12167 trial

H. Hien, B. Nacro, E. Zouré
(5th IAS Conference)
Abstract

POWERPOINT POSTER PRESENTATION

Once-a-day pediatric HAART with DDI+3TC+EFV in Burkina Faso - a phase II Trial (ANRS 12103 trial)
P Msellati

(XVII International  AIDS Conference)
Poster Presentation

Cryptosporidiosis

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

Clinical profile of cryptosporidiosis in a pediatric hospital environment in Burkina Faso.
Nacro B, Bonkoungou P, Nagalo K, et al. 
Med Trop (Mars) 1998;58(1):47-50
Abstract


Cameroon
           

General Challenges
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Addictive behavior of street children: Interculturation and resilience
Kommegne T, Denoux P, Bernoussi A, Njiengwe EF.
Encephale. 2013 Dec 17.
Abstract

HIV Infection/Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Feasibility of Routinely Offering Early Combined Antiretroviral Therapy to HIV-Infected Infants in a Resource-Limited Country: The ANRS-Pediacam Study in Cameroon.
Tejiokem MC, Warszawski J, Ndongo FA,  et al

Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2015 Jun 26.
Abstract

Effect of mobile phone reminders on follow-up medical care of children exposed to or infected with HIV in Cameroon (MORE CARE): a multicentre, single-blind, factorial, randomised controlled trial.
Bigna JJ, Noubiap JJ, Kouanfack C, et al
Lancet Infect Dis
. 2014 Jun 2
Abstract

High HIV prevalence among children presenting for general consultation in rural Cameroon.
Zoufaly A, Hammerl R, Sunjoh F, et al

Int J STD AIDS
. 2014 Jan 27
.

Abstract

The Potentials of Fas Receptors and Ligands in Monitoring HIV-1 Disease in Children in Yaounde, Cameroon.
I
komey G, Assoumou MC, Atashili J,  et al
J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care
. 2013 Jun 6.
Abstract

Prevalence and determinants of virological failure in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral therapy in rural Cameroon: a cross-sectional study.
Zoufaly A, Fillekes Q, Hammerl R, et al
Antivir Ther
. 2013 Mar 18.

Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
The Burden of Orphans and Vulnerable Children Due to HIV/AIDS in Cameroon.
Nsagha DS, Bissek AC, Nsagha SM,  et al
Open AIDS J
. 2012;6:245-58.
Paper

A WEEK-IN-REVIEW FEATURED REPORT
Early Outcomes of HIV Exposed Children in the First District-wide Programme using Extended Regimens
for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Njom Nlend AE, Same Ekobo C, Bitoungui M Junior, et al

J Trop Pediatr
. 2011 Dec 30
Abstract

Early Outcomes of HIV Exposed Children in the First District-wide Programme using
Extended Regimens for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Njom Nlend AE, Same Ekobo C, Bitoungui M  

J Trop Pediatr
. 2011 Dec
Abstract

Drug Resistance Among Drug-naive and First-line Antiretroviral Treatment-failing Children in Cameroon.
Fokam J, Salpini R, Santoro MM,  et al

Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2011 Aug 3
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Feasibility of Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV in Resource-Limited Settings: The ANRS 12140-PEDIACAM Study in Cameroon  
Faye A, Penda IC,  Guemkam G,  et al

PLoS ONE
6(7): e21840
Paper
 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
  Per protocol analysis of MORE CARE trial, a randomized blinded controlled trial of effectiveness of mobile phone reminders on the follow-up medical care of HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children in Cameroon
J.J.R. Bigna, J.J.N. Noubiap, C. Kouanfack, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

MORE CARE: a randomized blinded controlled trial of mobile phone reminders on the follow-up medical care of HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children in Cameroon
J.J.R. Bigna, J.J.N. Noubiap, C. Kouanfack, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)  
Abstract


Côte d'Ivoire
           

HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Temporal Trends in Mortality and Loss to Follow-Up among Children Enrolled in Côte d'Ivoire's National Antiretroviral Therapy Program.
Auld AF, Tuho MZ, Ekra KA,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2014 Aug 4
Abstract

Acceptabilité du test VIH proposé aux nourrissons dans les services pédiatriques, en Côte d'Ivoire, Significations pour la couverture du diagnostic pédiatrique.
Oga M, Brou H, Dago-Akribi H, et al

SAHARA J
. 2014 Aug 4:1-10
Abstract

Temporal changes in the outcomes of HIV-exposed infants in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo during a period of rapidly evolving guidelines for care (2007-2013).
Feinstein L, Edmonds A, Chalachala JL, et al
AIDS
. 2014 Jul;28 Suppl 3:S301-11
Abstract

Morbidity and Health care Resource Utilization in HIV-Infected Children After Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in Côte d'Ivoire, 2004-2009.
Desmonde S, Essanin JB, Aka AE,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2014 Mar 1;65(3):e95-e103
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Universal HIV Screening at Postnatal Points of Care: Which Public Health Approach for Early Infant Diagnosis in Côte d'Ivoire?
Ndondoki C, Brou H, Timite-Konan M, et al 
PLoS On
e
. 2013 Aug 21;8(8):e6799
Paper

Healthcare Resource Utilisation in untreated HIV-infected children in a paediatric programme, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 2004-2009.
Desmonde S, Coffie PA, Aka EA, Bosse C, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2012 Sep 22
Abstract

Evolution of lipid levels in HIV-infected children treated or not with HAART in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
Cournil A, Mercier-Deheuvels S, Dupuy AM, et al

J
Trop Pediatr. 2011 May 10.
Abstract

Scaling up antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected children in Côte d'Ivoire: determinants of
survival and loss to programme.
Anaky MF, Duvignac J, Wemin L,  et al
Bull World Health Organ
. 2010 Jul 1;88(7):490-9
Abstract

Implementing family-focused HIV care and treatment: the first 2 years' experience of the mother-to-child
transmission -plus program in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
Tonwe-Gold B, Ekouevi DK, Bosse CA,  et al
Trop Med Int Health
. 2009 Feb;14(2):204-12.
Abstract
 

Morbidity in HIV-1-Infected Children Treated or Not Treated with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
(HAART), Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 2000-04.
Walenda C, Alain K, François R, et al
 J Trop Pediatr. 2008 Dec 9.
Abstract
 
     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
 

 

Improvement of early infant HIV diagnosis in Côte d'Ivoire
K.M. N'goran, B.C.J. Diby, J. Essombo, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Central African Republic
           

HIV Infection/Disease
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Adaptive HIV-Specific B Cell-Derived Humoral Immune Defenses of the Intestinal Mucosa in Children Exposed to HIV via Breast-Feeding.
Moussa S, Jenabian MA, Gody JC,  et al
PLoS One
. 2013 May 21;8(5):e63408.
Paper

Virological Response and Resistance Profiles After 18 to 30 Months of First- or Second-/Third-Line
Antiretroviral Treatment: A Cross-Sectional Evaluation in HIV Type 1-Infected Children Living in the Central African Republic.
Charpentier C, Gody JC, Mbitikon O, et al
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2011 Jun 20.
Abstract


DR Congo
           

HIV Infection/Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Predicting Mortality in HIV-Infected Children Initiating Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in a Resource-Deprived Setting.
Nugent J, Edmonds A, Lusiama J,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis
J
. 2014 Jun 18. 
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Determinants of maternal health services utilization in urban settings of the Democratic Republic of Congo -
A Case study of Lubumbashi City.
Ntambue Ml A, Malonga K F, Dramaix-Wilmet M, Donnen P.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth
. 2012 Jul 10;
Paper

Barriers to and facilitators of adherence to pediatric antiretroviral therapy in a sub-saharan setting:
insights from a qualitative study.
Fetzer BC, Mupenda B, Lusiama J,  et al

AIDS Patient Care STDS
. 2011 Oct;25(10):611-21
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on the Survival of HIV-Infected Children in a
Resource-Deprived Setting: A Cohort Study.

Edmonds A, Yotebieng M, Lusiama J,
 
PLoS Med
. 2011 Jun;8(6):e1001044
Paper

Impact of HIV/Aids on Child Mortality before the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era:
A Study in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo.
Lallemant C, Halembokaka G, Baty G,  et al

J Trop Med
. 2010;2010. pii: 897176.
Abstract

Telling children they have HIV: lessons learned from findings of a qualitative study
in sub-Saharan Africa.
Vaz LM, Eng E, Maman S,  et al

AIDS Patient Care STDS
. 2010 Apr;24(4):247-56.
Abstract


Egypt
           

HCV Infection/Disease
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Prevalence and risk factors of asymptomatic hepatitis C virus infection in Egyptian children.
El-Raziky MS, El-Hawary M, Esmat G, et al  
World J Gastroenterol.
2007 Mar 28;13(12):1828-32.
Paper
 
Hepatitis C virus infection in Egyptian children: single centre experience.
El-Raziky MS, El-Hawary M, El-Koofy N, et al
J Viral Hepat. 2004 Sep;11(5):471-6
Abstract
 
Miscellaneous
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Pathogenesis and Prognosis of Neutropenia in Infants and Children Admitted in a University Children Hospital in Egypt.
Tantawy AA, Sallam TH, Ibrahim DM, et al
Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Nov 28.
Abstract

Ethiopia
           

HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Cross Sectional Characterization of Factors Associated with Pediatric HIV Status Disclosure in Southern Ethiopia.
Tadesse BT, Foster BA, Berhan Y.
PLoS One
. 2015 Jul 13;10(7):e0132691
Paper

Prevalence of anemia and nutritional status among HIV-positive children receiving antiretroviral therapy in Harar, eastern Ethiopa.
Teklemariam Z, Mitiku H, Mesfin F.
HIV AIDS
(Auckl)
. 2015 Jun 5;7:191-6
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Intestinal Parasitosis in Relation to CD4+T Cells Levels and Anemia among HAART Initiated and HAART Naive Pediatric HIV Patients in a Model ART Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Mengist HM, Taye B, Tsegaye A.
PLoS One
. 2015 Feb 6;10(2):e0117715.
Paper

Predictors of early mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected children receiving high active antiretroviral treatment in public hospitals in Ethiopia.
Ebissa G, Deyessa N, Biadgilign S.
AIDS Care
. 2015 Jan 19:1-8.
Abstract

Disclosure of diagnosis by parents and caregivers to children infected with HIV: prevalence associated
factors and perceived barriers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Abebe W, Teferra S.

AIDS Care
. 2012 Feb 9.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Prophylactic treatment uptake and Compliance with recommended follow up among HIV exposed infants:
a retrospective study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Shargie MB, Eek F, Seifu AA.

BMC Res Notes
. 2011 Dec 27;4(1):563.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Factors Associated with HIV/AIDS Diagnostic Disclosure to HIV Infected Children Receiving HAART:
A Multi-Center Study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Biadgilign S, Deribew A, Amberbir A, et al
PLoS One
. 2011 Mar 21;6(3):e17572.
Paper

Knowledge and attitudes of caregivers of HIV-infected children toward antiretroviral treatment in Ethiopia.
Biadgilign S, Reda AA, Deribew A, Amberbir A, et al
Patient Educ Couns
. 2011 Mar 2
Abstract

RNA Detection and Subtype C Assessment of HIV-1 in Infants with Diarrhea in Ethiopia.
Ayele W, Assefa T, Lulseged S, et al 
Open AIDS J. 2009 May 20;3:19-23.
Abstract

 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
  CD4+ cell decline and time to reaching ART eligibility in HIV-positive children 5-14 years of age in Ethiopia and Rwanda
C.A. Teasdale, S. Arpadi, R. Fayorsey, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Tuberculosis

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

  Perinatal malaria and tuberculosis co-infection: A case report.
Thapa R, Mallick D, Biswas B.

Int J Infect Dis
.
2009 Jul 30

Abstract

Gambia
           

HIV
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Mortality and loss to programme before antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children
eligible for treatment in The Gambia, West Africa.

Okomo U, Togun T, Oko F, Peterson K, Jaye A.
AIDS Res Ther
. 2012 Oct 2;9(1):28.
Abstract

Malaria
 

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A Randomised Trial to Compare the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Three Drug Combinations
for Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Children
Bojang K, Akor F, Bittaye O, et al
PLoS One
. 2010 Jun 1
21
Paper

Ghana
           

HIV
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Postnatal Depression Symptoms are Associated with Increased Diarrhea Among Infants of HIV-Positive
Ghanaian Mothers
Okronipa HE, Marquis GS, Lartey A, et al
AIDS Behav. 2012 Feb 14
Abstract

Prevalence and Pattern of Disclosure of HIV Status in HIV-Infected Children in Ghana.
Kallem S, Renner L, Ghebremichael M, Paintsil E.
AIDS Behav
. 2010 Jul 7
Abstract

 

Lesotho
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
  False negative post-18 month confirmatory HIV tests in HIV DNA PCR positive children: a retrospective analysis from Lesotho.
Garcia-Prats AJ, Draper HR, Sanders JE,  et al
AIDS
. 2012 Jun 27.
Abstract

Early Clinical Outcomes in Children Enrolled in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Care and Treatment in Lesotho.
Leyenaar JK, Novosad PM, Ferrer KT, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2009 Dec 16
Abstract

 


Malawi
           

   Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Improved identification and enrolment into care of HIV-exposed and -infected infants and children following a community health worker intervention in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Ahmed S, Kim MH, Dave AC, et al
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2015 Jan 7;18(1):19305
Paper

The impact of Option B+ on the antenatal PMTCT cascade in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Kim MH, Ahmed S, Hosseinipour MC, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2015 Jan 12.

Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

HIV and Childhood Disability: A Case-Controlled Study at a Paediatric Antiretroviral Therapy Centre in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Devendra A, Makawa A, Kazembe PN,  et a
lPLoS One. 2013 Dec 31;8(12):e84024.
Paper

HIV-exposed uninfected children: a growing population with a vulnerable immune system?
Afran L, Garciaknight M, Nduati E,  et al

Clin Exp Immunol
. 2013 Dec 11.
Abstract

Clinical versus Rapid Molecular HIV Diagnosis in Hospitalized African Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial Simulating Point-of-Care Infant Testing.
McCollum ED, Preidis GA, Maliwichi M,  et al

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2013 Dec 8.
Abstract

Developing a palliative care service for children in the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.
Molyneux EM, Lavy V, Bunn M, et al
Arch Dis Child
. 2013 Jul 29.
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Option B+ for HIV Prevention and Treatment of Mothers and Children in Malawi.
Fasawe O, Avila C, Shaffer N,  et al
PLoS One
. 2013;8(3):e57778.
Paper

Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of HIV-Infected Children Diagnosed With Kaposi Sarcoma in Malawi and Botswana.
Cox CM, El-Mallawany NK, Kabue M, et al
Pediatr Blood Cance
r
. 2013 Mar 11
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Mortality and Health Outcomes of HIV-Exposed and Unexposed Children in a PMTCT Cohort in Malawi.
Landes M, van Lettow M, Chan AK, et al
PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47337.
Paper

Managing HIV-infected children in a low-resource, public clinic: a comparison of nurse vs. clinical officer practices in ART refill, calculation of adherence and subsequent appointments.
Weigel R, Feldacker C, Tweya H, et al
J Int AIDS Soc. 2012;15(2):17432
Abstract

Child Mortality Levels and Trends by HIV Status in Blantyre, Malawi: 1989-2009.
Taha TE, Dadabhai SS, Sun J, Rahman MH, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Jun 11
Abstract

Superior Uptake and Outcomes of Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV Services at an Immunization Clinic Versus
an "Under-Five" General Pediatric Clinic in Malawi.

McCollum ED, Johnson DC, Chasela CS, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2012 May 18.
Abstract

They Have Already Thrown Away Their Chicken": barriers affecting participation by HIV-infected women in care and treatment programs for their infants in Blantyre, Malawi.
Donahue MC, Dube Q, Dow A,  et al
AIDS Care. 2012 Feb 21.
Abstract

Prompt initiation of ART with therapeutic food is associated with improved outcomes in HIV infected Malawian children with malnutrition.
Kim MH, Cox C, Dave A, Draper HR, et al

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2011 Nov 20
Abstract

Pneumonia and Malnutrition are Highly Predictive of Death among African Children Hospitalized
with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection or Exposure Early in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy.
Preidis GA, McCollum ED, Mwansambo C, et al
J Pediatr. 2011 Apr 12.
Abstract

Inadequate Coordination of Maternal and Infant HIV Services Detrimentally Affects Early Infant
Diagnosis Outcomes in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Braun M, Kabue MM, McCollum ED, et al

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
.
2011 Jan 10
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Child mortality in rural Malawi: HIV closes the survival gap between the socio-economic strata.
Jahn A, Floyd S, McGrath N,  et al 
PLoS One
. 2010 Jun 28;5(6):e11320.
Paper

Growth response to antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected children: a cohort study from
Lilongwe, Malawi.
Weigel R, Phiri S, Chiputula F,
et al
Trop Med Int Health
. 2010 Jun 15
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Task Shifting Routine Inpatient Pediatric HIV Testing Improves Program Outcomes
in Urban Malawi: A Retrospective Observational Study
.
McCollum ED, Preidis GA, Kabue MM, et al
PLoS One. 2010 Mar 10;5(3):e9626.
Paper

   Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

 
Kaposi sarcoma in HIV-infected children: a novel clinical staging classification determines risk stratification to guide optimal treatment strategy
N.K. El-Mallawany, W. Kamiyango, J. Villiera, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

HIV drug resistance in children starting ART: baseline surveillance results from Malawi
R. Weigel, W.C. Buck, A.R. Kang'ombe, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Selling solutions that work in HIV impact mitigation: a case of the Mkuta Mwana (surround the child) project in Malawi
J. Ainabyona
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Futures at risk - disability in children affected by HIV in South Africa and Malawi
S. Skeen, A. Macedo L. Sherr, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Self-reported experience with financial incentives for virologic suppression among HIV-infected adolescents on antiretroviral therapy and guardians of HIV-infected pediatric and adolescent patients on antiretroviral therapy
N. Rakhmanina, K. Ganesan, A. Walters, et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Long term outcomes of HIV-infected Malawian infants started on antiretroviral therapy while hospitalized
A. Bhalakia, M. Bvumbwe, G.A. Preidis
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


Mozambique
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
  Temporal Trends in Patient Characteristics and Outcomes Among Children Enrolled in Mozambique's National Antiretroviral Therapy Program.
Auld AF, Alfredo C, Macassa E,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Apr 23.
Abstract

 FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Impact of elevated maternal HIV viral load at delivery on T-cell populations in HIV exposed uninfected infants in Mozambique.
de Deus N, Moraleda C, Serna-Bolea C,  et a
BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 3;15(1):37.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Access to HIV prevention and care for HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children: a qualitative study in rural and urban Mozambique.
De Schacht C, Lucas C, Mboa C,  et al
BMC Public Health. 2014 Dec 3;14:1240.
Paper

Accurate Early Infant HIV Diagnosis in Primary Health Clinics Using a Point-Of-Care Nucleic Acid Test.
Jani IV, Meggi B, Mabunda N,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2014 Jun 13.
Abstract

Impact of HIV Exposure on Health Outcomes in HIV-Negative Infants Born to HIV-Positive Mothers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Moraleda C, de Deus N, Serna-Bolea C, et al

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2014 Feb 1;65(2):182-9.
Abstract

Retention of HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment in HIV care and treatment programs in Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda and Tanzania.
McNairy ML, Lamb MR, Carter RJ,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2012 Oct 29
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Oral manifestations in HIV+ children in Mozambique.
Sales-Peres SH, Mapengo MA, Moura-Grec PG, et al
Cien Saude Colet. 2012 Jan;17(1):55-60.
Paper

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 

  Acceptability of new child health card by health workers and users in Mozambique:
continuum of care for HIV exposed children exposed children

B. da Silva, E. Karajeanes N. Fernandes
(5Ith IAS Conference)
Abstract

Namibia
           

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

  HIV early infant diagnosis: determining success of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in Namibia
A. Jonas, A. Agabu, M. de Klerk, et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract
 
  “If I take my medicine, I will be strong.” Evaluation of an innovative pediatric HIV disclosure intervention in Namibia
G. O'Malley, K. Beima-Sofie, L. Feris, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Niger
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
  Prevalence of hematological abnormalities and malnutrition in HIV-infected under five children in Enugu.
Ezeonwu BU, Ikefuna AN, Oguonu T, Okafor HU.
Niger J Clin Pract
. 2014 May-Jun;17(3):303-8.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HIV Prevalence and Impact on Renutrition in Children Hospitalised for Severe Malnutrition in Niger:
An Argument for More Systematic Screening.

Madec Y, Germanaud D, Moya-Alvarez V, , et al
PLoS One. 2011;6(7):e22787.
Paper


Nigeria
Malaria          

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

Patterns of Adherence and Loss to Follow-Up in Pediatric Patients on ART in Nigeria.
Meloni ST, Chaplin B, Chang C,  et al
Curr HIV Res
. 2015;13(3):210-8
Abstract

Factors associated with antiretroviral treatment interruption in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-infected children attending the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria.
Ebonyi AO, Ejeliogu EU, Okpe SE,  et al
Niger Med J
. 2015 Jan-Feb;56(1):43-7
Abstract

Situational analysis of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in urban and rural communities of Plateau State.
Tagurum YO, Chirdan OO, Bello DA, et al
Ann Afr Med. 2015 Jan-Mar;14(1):18-24
Abstract

Oral Lesions and their Association with CD4 Count and Viral Load in HIV Positive Nigerian Children.
Okoje VN, Oladokun RE, Osinusi K, Obimakinde OS.
Oral Health Dent Manag
. 2013 Dec;12(4):200-204.
Abstract

Pediatric HIV in Kano, Nigeria.
Obiagwu PN, Hassan-Hanga F, Ibrahim M.
Niger J Clin Pract. 2013 Oct-Dec;16(4):521-5
.
Abstract


FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

Clinically significant interactions between antiretroviral and co-prescribed drugs for HIV-infected children: profiling and comparison of two drug databases.
Oshikoya KA, Oreagba IA, Ogunleye OO,  et al
Ther Clin Risk Manag
. 2013;9:215-221
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE

Prevalence of Hepatitis B co-infection amongst HIV infected children attending a care and treatment centre in Owerri, South-eastern Nigeria.
Nwolisa E, Mbanefo F, Ezeogu J, Amadi P.
Pan Afr Med J. 2013 Mar 7;14:89
Paper

Immunologic Outcomes of Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Nigerian Children and its Association with Early Infant Feeding and Nutritional Status at Treatment Initiation.
Omoni AO, Christian PS, Sadoh WE, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Feb 13.
Abstract

Prevalence of renal disease in Nigerian children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus and on highly active anti-retroviral therapy.
Iduoriyekemwen NJ, Sadoh WE, Sadoh AE.
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl
. 2013 Jan;24(1):172-7.
Abstract

Potential drug-drug interactions in HIV-infected children on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Lagos, Nigeria.
Oshikoya K, Lawal S, Oreagba I,  et al
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2012 Nov 11;15(6):18363.
Abstract

Cystatin C-Based Evaluation of Kidney Function of HIV-Infected Children in Benin City, Southern Nigeria.
Abiodun MT, Iduoriyekemwen NJ, Abiodun PO.
Int J Nephrol
. 2012;2012:861296.
Abstract

Left Ventricular Systolic Function in Nigerian Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.
Ige OO, Oguche S, Bode-Thomas F.
Congenit Heart Dis
. 2012 Jun 13.
Abstract

Mucocutaneous manifestation of pediatric human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency
syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in relation to degree of immunosuppression: a study of a West African population.

Umoru D, Oviawe O, Ibadin M, Onunu A, Esene H.

Int J Dermatol
. 2012 Mar;51(3):305-12.
Abstract

Disclosure of HIV status to infected children in a Nigerian HIV Care Programme.
Brown BJ, Oladokun RE, Osinusi K,  et al

AIDS Care
. 2011 Apr 5:1-6.
Abstract

Microalbuminuria in children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in
Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Eke FU, Anochie IC, Okpere AN, et al
Niger J Med
. 2010 Jul-Sep;19(3):298-301
Abstract

Kidney function of HIV-infected children in Lagos, Nigeria: using Filler's serum
cystatin C-based formula.
Esezobor CI, Iroha E, Oladipo O, et al
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2010 May 18;13(1):17.
Abstract

 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
  An evaluation of provider-initiated testing and counseling as a scale-up strategy for pediatric HIV program enrollment in Nigeria
T. Nguavese, M. Ederhi, N. Sam-Agudu, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Serving the girl-child in OVC programming: how can girls count in the face of vulnerability?
A case study of rivers and Akwa Ibom states of Southern Nigeria

C.C. Odiakosa, O. Onoh A. Sarah, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract


Rwanda
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Risk and protective factors of suicidal ideation and behaviour in Rwandan children.
Ng LC, Kirk CM, Kanyanganzi F,  et al
Br J Psychiatry
. 2015 Jun 4
Abstract

Long-term Effectiveness of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy and Prevalence of HIV Drug Resistance in HIV-1-infected Children and Adolescents in Rwanda.
Mutwa PR, Boer KR, Rusine J, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Jan;33(1):63-9
Abstract

High Retention among HIV-Infected Children in Rwanda during Scale-up and Decentralization of HIV Care and Treatment Programs, 2004-2010.
Tene G, Lahuerta M, Teasdale C, et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Feb 12
Abstract

Scaling up early infant diagnosis of HIV in Rwanda, 2008-2010.
Binagwaho A, Mugwaneza P, Irakoze AA,  et al
J Public Health Policy. 2012 Nov 29
Abstract

Retention of HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment in HIV care and treatment programs in Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda and Tanzania.
McNairy ML, Lamb MR, Carter RJ,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2012 Oct 29
Abstract

Under-two child mortality according to maternal HIV status in Rwanda:
assessing outcomes within the National PMTCT Program.
Mugwaneza P, Umutoni NW, Ruton H, et al

Pan Afr Med J
. 2011;9:37
Abstract

Nothing can defeat combined hands (Abashize hamwe ntakibananira): Protective processes and resilience
in Rwandan children and families affected by HIV/AIDS.

Betancourt TS, Meyers-Ohki S, Stulac SN, et al
Soc Sci Med. 2011 Jul 23.
Abstract

Understanding locally, culturally, and contextually relevant mental health problems among Rwandan
children and adolescents affected by HIV/AIDS.

Betancourt TS, Rubin-Smith JE, Beardslee WR,  et al

AIDS Care
. 2011 Jan 24:1-12.
Abstract

 

 
    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
  CD4+ cell decline and time to reaching ART eligibility in HIV-positive children 5-14 years of age in Ethiopia and Rwanda
C.A. Teasdale, S. Arpadi, R. Fayorsey, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Long-term outcomes among children receiving antiretroviral therapy enrolled in a community-based accompaniment program in rural Rwanda
F. Cyamatare Rwabukwisi, M. Ribakare, B. Hedt-Gauthier, et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Impact of HIV AIDS on schooling of HIV-infected children attending TRAC Plus clinic 2008-2009
D. Tuyishimire, D.B.A. Bugingo, M.J. Maribori
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

HIV infection and children's intellectual development: an appraisal of school performance of HIV-infected school age children enrolled in care and antiretroviral treatment (ART) at the Kigali University Teaching Hospital (CHUK) in Rwanda
G. Tene, N. Muganga, R. Fayorsey, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Addressing inequality in access to HIV care and treatment for children: contribution of the 5 years “unite for children, unite against AIDS” campaign in Rwanda
L. Tsague D., B. Mukakizimana, J. Muita. et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Improving the coverage and efficiency of the national program for early infant diagnosis of HIV through advocacy and leveraging strategic partnerships for a coordinated response
A. Asiimwe, O. Mukabayire, L. Tsague, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract


Senegal
           

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Evaluation of Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) scoring in African children with falciparum malaria.
Gerardin P, Rogier C, Leteurtre S, et al 
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan;7(1):45-47
Abstract
 
 
     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
  POSTER
Factors associated with response to retroviral treatment by children in the care of the Albert Royer National Children's Hospital in Dakar
A.D. Mbaye
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster
     Abstract

POSTER
HIV2 infection in pediatrics: experience with children from Dakar's Albert Royer National Children Hospital
N.R.D. Guèye
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

The integrated support for children living with HIV Guédiawaye, Senegal: activity report May 2004 - October 2009
M. Diouf, D. Sakho, D. Maty, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

  


Swaziland
           

      Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Infections in children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive: summary of a desk review.
Ackerman Gulaid L, Kiragu K. J
Int AIDS Soc. 2012 Jul 11;15(4):1-8.
Abstract

Knowledge and perceptions of parents regarding child sexual abuse in botswana and swaziland
Mathoma AM, Maripe-Perera DB 
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J Pediatr Nurs. 2006 Feb;21(1):67-72.
Abstract
 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
 
Survival of children on antiretroviral therapy in Swaziland
P.L. Shabangu, A. Beke, K. Sikwibele, H. Hurkchand
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Implementing D4T phase out in children taking ARVs in Swaziland
F.L. Gonzalez Fernandez, T. Sigudla, N. Mthethwa
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Trends in pediatric characteristics at antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation, and retention on ART in Swaziland, 2004-2010
C. Azih, H. Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha, H. Kamiru, et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


Tanzania
           

HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Time trends of baseline demographics and clinical characteristics of HIV infected children enrolled in care and treatment service in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Sando D, Spiegelman D, Machumi L, et al
BMC Infect Dis
. 2015 Mar 26;15(1):157.

Paper


Growth among HIV-infected Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Mwiru RS, Spiegelman D, Duggan C,  et al
J Trop Pediatr. 2014 Jan 6.
Abstract

Keeping the secret: how HIV-positive children in Iringa, Tanzania, respond to the perceived need for silence and secrecy.
Daniel M.J
Child Adolesc Ment Health
. 2014 Dec 22:1-13
Abstract


Qualitative assessment of the integration of HIV services with infant routine immunization visits in Tanzania.
Wallace A, Kimambo S, Dafrossa L,
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Dec 8
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Early infant diagnosis of HIV in three regions in Tanzania; successes and challenges.
Chiduo MG, Mmbando BP, Theilgaard ZP,  et al
BMC Public Health
. 2013 Oct 2;13(1):910.

Paper

HIV-1 drug resistance in recently HIV-infected pregnant mother's naive to antiretroviral therapy in Dodoma urban, Tanzania.
Vairo F, Nicastri E, Liuzzi G,  et al
BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Sep 21;13(1):439
.
Paper

Low rates of child testing for HIV persist in a high-risk area of East Africa.
O'Donnell K, Yao J, Ostermann J, Thielman N,  et al
AIDS Care
. 2013 Jul 22.
Abstract

Evaluation of using Routine Infant Immunization Visits to Identify and Follow-up HIV-exposed Infants and their Mothers in Tanzania.
Goodson JL, Finkbeiner T, Davis NL, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Feb 12
Abstract

Prevalence of Mycobacteremia among HIV-Infected Infants and Children in Northern Tanzania.
Gray KD, Cunningham CK, Clifton DC,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jan 28
Abstract

Dynamics of nasopharyngeal bacterial colonisation in HIV-exposed young infants in Tanzania.
Kinabo GD, van der Ven A, Msuya LJ, et al
Trop Med Int Health
. 2013 Jan 16.
Abstract

Stunting and Wasting Are Associated with Poorer Psychomotor and Mental Development in HIV-Exposed Tanzanian Infants
McDonald CM, Manji KP, Kupka R, et al

J Nutr
. 2012 Dec 19
Abstract

Retention of HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment in HIV care and treatment programs in Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda and Tanzania.
McNairy ML, Lamb MR, Carter RJ,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2012 Oct 29
Abstract

Prevalence of Lipodystrophy in HIV-Infected Children in Tanzania on HAART.
Kinabo GD, Sprengers M, Msuya LJ,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Oct 3.
Abstract

Predictors of stunting, wasting and underweight among Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected women.
McDonald CM, Kupka R, Manji KP,  et al  
Eur J Clin Nutr. 2012 Oct 3.
Abstract

Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae: prevalence and risk factors in HIV-positive children in Tanzania.
Anthony L, Meehan A, Amos B,  et al
Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Aug 7
.
Abstract

Invasive bacterial and fungal infections among hospitalized HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected children and infants in northern Tanzania.
Crump JA, Ramadhani HO, Morrissey AB, et al

Trop Med Int Health
. 2011 Apr 7
Abstract

Predicting Virologic Failure Among HIV-1-Infected Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy
in Tanzania: a Cross-Sectional Study.

Emmett SD, Cunningham CK, Mmbaga BT,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2010 Mar 5.
Abstract

Sex differences in the effects of maternal vitamin supplements on mortality and morbidity among
children born to HIV-infected women in Tanzania.
Kawai K, Msamanga G, Manji K,  et al

Br J Nutr
. 2010 Mar 9:1-8.
Abstract

 

 

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

 
Hearing impairment in HIV-infected children in Tanzania
I. Maro, N. Moshi, E. Richard, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Poor feeding practices among HIV-positive children living in food rich region - a call for tailored feeding counseling
B. Sunguya, K. Poudel, L. Mlunde, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Trends in pediatric ART uptake and decentralization in PEPFAR-supported facilities in Tanzania, 2006-2011
S. Kimambo, J. Ward, R. Gongo, et a
l

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Establishing mental health needs among HIV-positive children in Tanzania
D. Dow, A. Shayo, K. Sullivan, er a
l

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Trends in characteristics and factors for delayed enrollment of pediatrics in HIV care and treatment services in DSM, Tanzania
D. Sando

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

POSTER
A programme to educate expert mothers in promoting HIV and preventive health interventions for children at community-level in the Lake and Southern Highlands zones of Tanzania
M. Minde, B. Anosike, L. Campbell, et al
(7th  IAS Conference)
Poster    
Abstract

POSTER
Presumptive diagnosis of HIV infection in HIV-exposed infants and children under 18 months of age
at a paediatric HIV centre in Tanzania´s lake zone

S. Shea, J. Bradford, M. Mgawe,et al
(7th  IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

POSTER
On-site mentoring coupled with quality improvement initiatives as a strategy to scale up paediatric ART:
a pilot programme in three rural districts in Tanzania
G. Vandenberg, M. Sahani, W. Schimana
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

POSTER
What will it cost to move from the 2006 to 2010 WHO pediatric antiretroviral guidelines in Tanzania?
E. McCarthy, Y. Ipuge, R. Silaa, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

Acute respiratory illnesses in relation to nutrition, HIV infection and other characteristics among children born to HIV-infected
women in Tanzania
R. Mwiru, D. Spiegelman, E. Hertzmark, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Monitoring the early HIV infant diagnosis program in Tanzania
Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha H , Semo B, Gonzalez LF, et al
(4th IAS Conference)
Abstract


 

Malaria
 
    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 
  Child malarial morbidity is associated with HIV seroconversion among infants of HIV-positive women from
Dar es Salam, Tanzania
A.E. Ezeamama, D. Spiegelman, E. Hertzmark, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Tuberculosis

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
A Randomized Trial of Multivitamin Supplementation in Children with Tuberculosis in Tanzania.
Mehta S, Mugusi FM, Bosch RJ, et al

Nutr J
. 2011 Oct 31;10(1):120
Paper

A Randomized Trial of Multivitamin Supplementation in Children with Tuberculosis in Tanzania.
Mehta S, Mugusi FM, Bosch RJ, et al
Nutr J. 2011 Oct 31;10(1):120
Abstract


Togo
           

HIV Infection/Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Fate of children born to HIV positive mothers followed in the context of preventing mother-to-child
transmission of HIV in Togo. Study of 1042 infants.
Lawson-Evi K, Mouhari-Toure A, Tchama R, et al
Bull Soc Pathol Exot
. 2010 Jul
Abstract

Treatment of children born of AIDS mothers in Tsevie hospital regional center, Togo
Djadou KE, Ocloo A, Dokounor D, et al
Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2007 Oct;100(4):287-8.
Abstract


Uganda
           

General Reports

   Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

  Reaching the visually impaired youth with Braille publications for sexual reproductive health and HIV and AIDS information in Uganda
J. Mucheri, M. Akello, S. Ajok, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Factors affecting disclosure of serostatus to children attending Jinja Hospital Paediatric HIV clinic, Uganda.
Namasopo-Oleja M S, Bagenda D, Ekirapa-Kiracho E.A
fr Health Sc
i
. 2015 Jun;15(2):344-51.
Abstract

Consolidating HIV testing in a public health laboratory for efficient and sustainable early infant diagnosis (EID) in Uganda.
Kiyaga C, Sendagire H, Joseph E, Grosz J, , et al
J Public Health Policy
. 2015 Mar 26.
Abstract

The Effect of Malnutrition on the Pharmacokinetics and Virologic Outcomes of Lopinavir, Efavirenz and Nevirapine in Food Insecure HIV-infected Children in Tororo, Uganda.
Bartelink IH, Savic RM, Dorsey G,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Mar;34(3):e63-e70.
Abstract

Pubertal development in HIV-infected African children on first-line antiretroviral therapy.
Szubert AJ, Musiime V, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, et al
AIDS
. 2015 Mar 13;29(5):609-618.
Abstract

Palliative care needs of HIV exposed and infected children admitted to the inpatient paediatric unit in Uganda.
Nakawesi J, Kasirye I, Kavuma D,  et al
Ecancermedicalscience
. 2014 Dec 11;8:489.
Abstract

Understanding the role of age in HIV disclosure rates and patterns for HIV-infected children in southwestern Uganda.
Atwiine B, Kiwanuka J, Musinguzi N,  et al
AIDS Care
. 2014 Nov 14:1-7
Abstract

Neurodevelopmental Benefits of Antiretroviral Therapy in Ugandan Children Aged 0-6 Years With HIV.
Brahmbhatt H, Boivin M, Ssempijja V,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Nov 1;67(3):316-322
Abstract

Increased Morbidity in Early Childhood Among HIV-exposed Uninfected Children in Uganda is Associated with Breastfeeding Duration.
Marquez C, Okiring J, Chamie G, Ruel TD,  et al
J Trop Pediatr
. 2014 Aug 21.
Abstract

Communication between HIV-infected children and their caregivers about HIV medicines: a cross-sectional study in Jinja district, Uganda.
Kajubi P, Whyte S, Muhumuza S, et al
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2014 Jul 7;17(1):19012.
Abstract

Prison term for nurse who exposed child to HIV risk.
[No authors listed]
Nurs Stand
. 2014 Jun 4;28(40):10
Abstract

Virologic and immunologic outcomes of HIV-infected Ugandan children randomized to lopinavir-ritonavir or nonnucleoside-reverse-transcriptase-inhibitor therapy.
Ruel T, Kakuru A, Ikilezi G, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
. 2013 Dec 8
Abstract

Incidence and risk factors for first line anti retroviral treatment failure among Ugandan children attending an urban HIV clinic.
Sebunya R, Musiime V, Kitaka SB, Ndeezi G.
AIDS Res Ther
. 2013 Nov 11;10(1):25.
Abstract

Immunogenicity of ALVAC-HIV vCP1521 in Infants of HIV-1 Infected Women in Uganda (HPTN 027): the first pediatric HIV vaccine trial in Africa.
Kaleebu P, Njai HF, Wang L, et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Oct 2.
Abstract

A Year-Long Caregiver Training Program Improves Cognition in Preschool Ugandan Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
Boivin MJ, Bangirana P, Nakasujja N,et al L
J Pediatr
.
2013 Aug 16
Abstract

High rates of thymidine analogue mutations and dual-class resistance among HIV-infected Ugandan children failing first-line antiretroviral therapy.
Sigaloff KC, Kayiwa J, Musiime V, et al
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
. 2013 Mar 21
Abstract

Maternal HIV infection and other factors associated with growth outcomes of HIV-uninfected infants in Entebbe, Uganda.
Muhangi L, Lule SA, Mpairwe H, Ndibazza J, et al
Public Health Nutr
. 2013 Mar 18:1-10
Abstract

Routine versus clinically driven laboratory monitoring and first-line antiretroviral therapy strategies in African children with HIV (ARROW): a 5-year open-label randomised factorial trial.|
ARROW Trial team.
Lancet. 2013 Mar 6.
Abstract

Family economic empowerment and mental health among AIDS-affected children living in AIDS-impacted communities: evidence from a randomised evaluation in southwestern Uganda.
Han CK, Ssewamala FM, Wang JS.
J Epidemiol Community Health
. 2013 Mar;67(3):225-30
Abstract

Bacteremia, Causative Agents and Antimicrobial Susceptibility among HIV-1 Infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Musiime V, Cook A, Bakeera-Kitaka S,   et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Feb 12.
Abstract

Antiretroviral Drug Resistance Profiles and Response to Second-Line Therapy Among HIV Type 1-Infected Ugandan Children.
Musiime V, Kaudha E, Kayiwa J, Mirembe G,   et al
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Jan 11
Abstract

The prevalence of hearing impairment in the 6 months - 5 years HIV/AIDS-positive patients attending paediatric infectious disease clinic at Mulago Hospital.
Christopher N, Edward T, Sabrina BK, Agnes N.
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Dec 1.
Abstract

Lipodystrophy among HIV-infected children and adolescents on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Uganda:
a cross sectional study.
Piloya T, Bakeera-Kitaka S, Kekitiinwa A, Kamya MR.
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2012 Jul 2;15(2):1-7.
Abstract

Use of a High Resolution Melting Assay to Analyze HIV Diversity in HIV-infected Ugandan Children.
James MM, Wang L, Donnell D,  et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Jul 10
Abstract

Mortality of HIV-infected and uninfected children in a longitudinal cohort in rural south-west Uganda during 8 years of follow-up.
Munyagwa M, Baisley K, Levin J,  et al
Trop Med Int Health. 2012 May 16.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Multiple Measures Reveal Antiretroviral Adherence Successes and Challenges in HIV-Infected Ugandan Children.
Haberer JE, Kiwanuka J, Nansera D, et al
PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36737
Paper

Mortality of HIV-infected and uninfected children in a longitudinal cohort in rural south-west Uganda during 8 years of follow-up.
Munyagwa M, Baisley K, Levin J,
Trop Med Int Health. 2012 May 16. 
Abstract

Multiple micronutrient supplementation does not reduce diarrhoea morbidity in Ugandan HIV-infected
children: a randomised controlled trial.
Ndeezi G, Tylleskar T, Ndugwa CM, Tumwine JK.
Paediatr Int Child Health
. 2012;32(1):14-21.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Barriers to Initiation of Pediatric HIV Treatment in Uganda: A Mixed-Method Study.
Boender TS, Sigaloff KC, Kayiwa J,   et al
AIDS Res Treat
. 2012;2012:817506.
Paper

Neurocognitive and Motor Deficits in HIV-Infected Ugandan Children With High CD4 Cell Counts.
Ruel TD, Boivin MJ, Boal HE,
Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Feb 4
Abstract

Pharmacokinetics of Antiretroviral Drug Varies With Formulation in the Target Population of Children With HIV-1
Kasirye P, Kendall L, Adkison KK, Tumusiime C,  et al
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Dec 21.
Abstract

Faecal calprotectin in HIV-infected, HAART naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey.
Hestvik E, Olafsdottir E, Tylleskar T,  et al

J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr
. 2011 Nov 18.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Circumcision of Male Children for Reduction of Future Risk for HIV: Acceptability among HIV
Serodiscordant Couples in Kampala, Uganda.

Mugwanya KK, Whalen C, Celum C, et al
 
PLoS One
. 2011;6(7):e22254.
Paper

Prevalence and outcome of HIV-associated malignancies among children attending
a referral clinic in Kampala, Uganda.
Tukei VJ, Kekitiinwa A, Beasley RP.

AIDS
. 2011 Jun 13.

Abstract

Hospitalization for severe malnutrition among HIV-infected children starting antiretroviral therapy.
Prendergast A, Bwakura-Dangarembizi MF,  et al
AIDS. 2011 Apr 24;25(7):951-6
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Zinc status in HIV infected Ugandan children aged 1-5 years: a cross sectional baseline survey.
Ndeezi G, Tumwine JK, Bolann BJ, et al

BMC Pediatr
. 2010 Sep 21;10(1):68
Paper


The clinical pattern, prevalence, and factors associated with immune reconstitution
inflammatory syndrome in Ugandan children.
Orikiiriza J, Bakeera-Kitaka S, Musiime V, et al
AIDS
. 2010 Jul
Abstract

Clinical presentation and outcome of epidemic Kaposi sarcoma in Ugandan children.
Gantt S, Kakuru A, Wald A,  et al
 
Pediatr Blood Cancer
. 2010 May;54(5):670-4.
Abstract

Analysis of Drug Resistance in Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy for Treatment
of HIV-1 Infection in Uganda.
Towler WI, Barlow-Mosha L, Church JD,  et al
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
. 2010 May 10
Abstract

Challenges faced by health workers in providing counselling services to HIV-positive children
in Uganda: a descriptive study.
Rujumba J, Mbasaalaki-Mwaka CL, Ndeezi G.
 
J Int AIDS
Soc
. 2010 Mar 7;13(1):9.
Abstract

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

 
Retention of HIV infected children on treatment in Uganda over 24 months following ART initiation
I. Lukabwe, P.J. Elyanu, H. Bitimwine, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Importance of ARV adherence driving paediatric HIV disclosure: experiences of parents of 7 - 12-year old children in Kampala, Uganda
J. Kurji, R. King, E. Monica, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Low level of disclosure to HIV-infected children age 7 to 12 years old, Kampala, Uganda
M. Etima, J. Kurji, R. King. et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


HIV-infected child-caregiver communication and children's knowledge of their HIV medicines: a cross sectional study in Jinja district, Uganda
P. Kajubi, S.R. Whyte, S. Muhumuza, et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Family situations and communication about HIV-infected children's health and medicines: a qualitative study of children on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda
P. Kajubi, A.R. Katahoire, D. Kyaddondo, S.R. Whyte
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Exploring the care relationship between grandparents/older carers and children infected with HIV in south-western Uganda: implications for care for both the children and their older carers
R. Rutakumwa, F. Zalwango, F. Ssembajja. et al

XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


What am I living with? Growing up with HIV in Uganda and Zimbabwe
S. Bernays, J. Seeley, T. Rhodes, Z. Mupambirey

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Length of breastfeeding among HIV exposed infants attending the early infant diagnosis ( EID) clinic at Mulago National Referral Hospital: adherence to the current WHO infant feeding guidelines
Z. Namukwaya, F. Kabasiita, A. Maganda, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Asymptomatic Malaria and HIV/AIDS co-morbidity in sickle cell disease among children at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
B.K. Kasule, G. Tumwine
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


POSTER

Gaps in linkage to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected infants and children in Uganda
P.J. Elyanu, D. Nakanjako, E. Namagala, et al
(7th  IAS Conference)
Poster    
 Abstract

Measles among HIV-infected children attending the pediatric HIV clinic at Baylor, Uganda
V. Korutaro1, V. Tukei2, F. Baruga3, et al
(
7th  IAS Conference)
Abstract

Prevalence of opportunistic infections in children undergoing antiretroviral therapy at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation-Uganda, Mulago Hospital
P. Kasirye Gitta A. Asiimwe, V. Korutaro,. et al
(7th  IAS Conference)
Abstract

Trends of recovery from wasting among HIV-positive children enrolled into care over the past five years at Baylor-Uganda
F. Nabwire, A. Maganda, K. Kyampaire, et al
(7th  IAS Conference)
Abstract

Overcoming the challenges of early infant diagnosis of HIV: TASO Masindi experience
P. Ijotre, I. Anena, Y. Namany, et al
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract


Using WHO 2010 dosing guidelines, efavirenz levels remain slightly lower and highly variable in Ugandan/Zambian children weighing 10-< 20kg
Q. Fillekes, E. Kaudha, V. Korutaro, et al
(XIX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

POSTER
Efficient virologic monitoring of HIV-1-infected children in Kenya on first-line antiretroviral therapy
H. Ichimura, R.W. Lihana,, R. Lwembe. et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

POSTER
Drugs alone are not enough: enhancing pediatric HIV care in Zambia through a national counseling program
S. Michaels-Strasser
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

POSTER
Expanding HIV pediatric care and treatment through community involvement in a district of post-conflict
Northern Uganda
S.P. Akena, D. Sera, J. Blackham, L. Cicciò|
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

POSTER
The role of community level media interventions in increasing access and utilization to pediatric HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment
P.N. Mayende, I. Sebuliba, A. Asiimwe, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

Bacteraemia in HIV-1 infected children on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda and Zimbabwe in the ARROW clinical trial
V. Musiime, A. Cook, S. Bakeera-Kitaka, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Impact of long-term ARV use on neurologic outcomes among HIV-positive children aged 0 to 7 years in rural Uganda
H. Brahmbhatt, M. Boivin, V. Ssempija, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Scaling up Pediatric adherence to ART through disclosure: the TASO experience
E. Wanyenze Muloni, S. Matovu, A.F. Soobi Musuya, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Dynamics of Epstein-Barr virus in HIV-1-infected children in Uganda
M.R. Petrara, M. Penazzato, W. Massavon, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Human Immunodeficiency virus is a predictor of mortality in children admitted with renal dysfunction in children admitted to
Mulago hospital in Uganda
P. Imani, A. Odiit, S. Hingorani, A. Eddy
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

OVC care and support: an integrated family centered model for improved quality of life for orphaned and vulnerable children (OVC)
C. Nahabwe, H. Katusabe, C.D. Damba, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Response to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children and adolescents in an urban HIV clinic in Uganda
L. Butler, E. Luyirika, B. Bartholow, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Positive prevention project: an innovative concept by health alert Uganda for prevention, care and treatment for young HIV-positive children in Gulu, Northern Uganda
C.S. Loum Labongo, G. Openytho, J. Opoka
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Response to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children and adolescents in an urban HIV clinic in Uganda
L. Butler, E. Luyirika, B. Bartholow, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

 
HIV Subtype A Is Associated with Impaired Neuropsychological Performance Compared to
Subtype D in ART-naïve Ugandan Children

T Rue, M Boivin, P Bangirana, et al
17th CROI)
Abstract

POSTER
Impact of home visits and psyco-social support on retention to care: experience in a cohort of
Ugandan HIV-1 infected children
W. Massavon, M. Nannyonga-Musoke, M. Penazzato, et al
(5th IAS Conference)
PDF Poster     Abstract

POSTER
Acute kwashiorkor soon after initiating ART among HIV infected children in the ARROW
(AntiRetroviral Research fOr Watoto) trial
M. Bwakura-Dangarembizi, A. Cook, P. Mugyenyi, et al
(5th IAS Conference)
PDF Poster
    Abstract

POSTER
Mortality rate among malnourished HIV-infected children in Kampala, Uganda: i
mplications for time to initiate HAART
A. Kekitiinwa, A. Maganda, P. Tumbu, et al
(5th IAS Conference)
PDF Poster
    Abstract
 
Immunological and virological response to fixed dose nevirapine based highly active
antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV-infected Ugandan children with concurrent active
tuberculosis (TB) infection on rifampicin based anti-TB treatment
M. Kamateeka, L. Barlow Mosha, P. Mudiope, et al 
(5th IAS Conference)
Abstract

POWERPOINT POSTER PRESENTATION
Development and operation of a clinical mentorship program for pediatric HIV care and treatment
in Uganda
E  Bitarakwate

(XVII International  AIDS Conference)
Poster Presentation

POWERPOINT POSTER PRESENTATION
Association between human immunodeficiency virus infection and cerebral malaria in children below
12 years attending Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a case-control study
P Imani
(XVII International  AIDS Conference)
Poster Presentation
 

Tuberculosis

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 
 

  Use of T-SPOT®.TB test in latent TB infection diagnosis in HIV-infected children in Kampala, Uganda
B. Nsangi, J. Risser, E. Graviss, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Zambia
           

Malnutrition
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Cost effectiveness of community-based therapeutic care for children with severe acute malnutrition in Zambia:
decision tree model

Bachmann M
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation
, 2009 7:2
Paper
 
HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

False-Positive HIV Test Results in Infancy and Management of Uninfected Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy.
Sutcliffe CG, Moss WJ, Thuma PE.
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2015 Jun;34(6):607-609
Abstract

Changes in Cellular Immune Activation and Memory T Cell Subsets in HIV-Infected Zambian Children Receiving HAART.
Rainwater-Lovett K, Hc N,  et al
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Sep 15
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Scaling-Up Access to Antiretroviral Therapy for Children: A Cohort Study Evaluating Care and Treatment at Mobile and Hospital-Affiliated HIV Clinics in Rural Zambia.
van Dijk JH, Moss WJ, Hamangaba F, et al
PLoS One
. 2014 Aug 14;9(8):e104884.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Resource Utilization and Costs of Care prior to ART Initiation for Pediatric Patients in Zambia.
Iyer HS, Scott CA, Lembela Bwalya D,  et al
AIDS Res Treat
. 2014;2014:235483.

Paper

Are we allowed to disclose?': a healthcare team's experiences of talking with children and adolescents about their HIV status.
Watermeyer J .
Health Expect
. 2013 Oct 1.
Abstract

Changes in measles serostatus among HIV-infected Zambian children initiating antiretroviral therapy before and after the 2010 measles outbreak and supplemental immunization activities.
Rainwater-Lovett K, Nkamba HC, Mubiana-Mbewe M, et al
J Infect Dis. 2013 Aug 2
Abstract

"ARVs" as sickness and medicine: Examining children's knowledge and experience in the HIV era in urban Zambia.
Hunleth J.
AIDS Care
. 2012 Dec 20
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Risk Factors for Pre-Treatment Mortality among HIV-Infected Children in Rural Zambia: A Cohort Study.
Sutcliffe CG, van Dijk JH, Munsanje B,  et al

PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e29294.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HIV-Infected Children in Rural Zambia Achieve Good Immunologic and Virologic Outcomes
Two Years after Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy.

van Dijk JH, Sutcliffe CG, Munsanje B,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011 Apr 28;6(4):e19006.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Excellent Adherence to Antiretrovirals in HIV+ Zambian Children Is Compromised by Disrupted Routine,
HIV Nondisclosure, and Paradoxical Income Effects.
Haberer JE, Cook A, Walker AS, Ngambi M, et al
PLoS One. 2011 Apr 21;6(4):e18505
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Micronutrient Fortification to Improve Growth and Health of Maternally HIV-Unexposed and
Exposed Zambian Infants: A Randomised Controlled Trial.

The Chilenje Infant Growth; Nutrition and Infection Study Team.

PLoS One
. 2010 Jun 17;5(6):e11165.
Paper

 

    Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

 
Safe from harm: a parent-to-child communication tool on sexuality and HIV prevention
L. Simbeye, A. Sakala
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

The cost of treating children: evidence from Zambia
J. Waldron, A. Adesina, S. Alkenbrack, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Current situation of serostatus disclosure to HIV-positive children and its associated factors in Mumbwa district, Zambia
C. Dube, S. Tsuzuki, J. Watala, et al
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Parents accessing HIV treatment and care - are they an underutilised pathway of increasing access to HIV care in their infants and children?
K. Mwanda, C. Zarowsky
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

POSTER
Delays in antiretroviral therapy initiation in children eligible for treatment
M. Mubiana-Mbewe, C. Bolton-Moore, B. Guffey, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

POSTER
Drugs alone are not enough: enhancing pediatric HIV care in Zambia through a national counseling program
S. Michaels-Strasser
(6th IAS Conference)
Poster     Abstract

Bacteraemia in HIV-1 infected children on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda and Zimbabwe in the ARROW clinical trial
V. Musiime, A. Cook, S. Bakeera-Kitaka, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Population HIV-free survival among HIV-exposed children in four African countries: the PEARL community survey
P. Tih1, D. Coetzee, D.K. Ekouevi, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Clinical outcomes and factors contributing to loss to follow-up of paediatric patients on ART in rural Zambia: retrospective cohort study 2004-2010
I. Sikazwe, C. Moyo, C. Dube, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Training health care workers in pediatric counseling increases pediatric ART enrollment and improves retention: lessons learned from Zambia
S. Michaels-Strasser, C. Bolton-Moore, E. Nawar, et al
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

Tracking government and donor resources for OVCs in Zambia
M. Samanana
(6th IAS Conference)
Abstract

POSTER
Characteristics and barriers to care of HIV-infected children attending an HIV clinic in rural Zambia
J.H. van Dijk, C.G. Sutcliffe, B. Munsanje, et al
(5th IAS Conference)
PDF Poster
    Abstract


Family support unit improves care and support to HIV infected children and their
caregivers in Lusaka Zambia

G J Bhat, V C Bwalya, L Chitembo, et al

(15IAC)
Abstract
 
Challenges of testing children for HIV in community and University Teaching Hospital (UTH)
and Lusaka Zambia
J Chime, L Chitembo, N Bhat, K D Manda
(15IAC)
Abstract
 
Response to psychosocial needs of Children Living With HIV/AIDS (CLWHA):
experience of the Family Support Unit (FSU) University Teaching Hospital (UTH)
Lusaka Zambia

J Chime, V Bwalya, L Chitembo, 
K D Manda
(15IAC)
Abstract

HIV/TB

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection in children: management
challenges.
Chintu C.

Paediatr Respir Rev.
2007 Jun;8(2):142-7
Abstract
 
Human Herpesvirus
 
     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
  Risk Factors for Early Childhood Infection of Human Herpesvirus-8 in Zambian Children: The Role of Early Childhood Feeding Practices.
Crabtree KL, Wojcicki JM, Minhas V,  et al

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Pre
v
. 2013 Dec 2.
Abstract

Zimbabwe
           

HIV Disease

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Pubertal development in HIV-infected African children on first-line antiretroviral therapy.
Szubert AJ, Musiime V, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, et al
AIDS
. 2015 Mar 13;29(5):609-618.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Congenital and Postnatal CMV and EBV Acquisition in HIV-Infected Zimbabwean Infants.
Gumbo H, Chasekwa B, Church JA,  et al
PLoS One
. 2014 Dec 18;9(12):e114870.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
HIV in Children in a General Population Sample in East Zimbabwe: Prevalence, Causes and Effects.
Pufall EL, Nyamukapa C, Eaton JW, et al
PLoS One
. 2014 Nov 20;9(11):e113415
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
"I don't feel shy because I will be among others who are just like me…": The role of support groups for children perinatally infected with HIV in Zimbabwe.
Mupambireyi Z, Bernays S, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Cowan FM.
Child Youth Serv Rev
.
2014 Oct;45:106-113.

Paper

The contribution of schools to supporting the well being of children affected by HIV in eastern Zimbabwe.
Pufall EL, Gregson S, Eaton JW, et al Z
AIDS
. 2014 Jul;28 Suppl 3:S379-87
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Provider-Initiated HIV Testing and Counselling for Children
Davies MA, Kalk E. et al
PLoS Me
d
. 2014 May 27;11(5):e1001650.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Barriers to Provider-Initiated Testing and Counselling for Children in a High HIV Prevalence Setting: A Mixed Methods Study.
Kranzer K, Meghji J, Bandason T,  et al
PLoS Med. 2014 May 27;11(5):e1001649.
Abstract

The burden and predictors of cognitive impairment among 6- to 8-year-old children infected and uninfected with HIV from Harare, Zimbabwe: A cross-sectional study.
Kandawasvika GQ, Kuona P, Chandiwana P,  et al
Child Neuropsychol. 2014 Jan 13
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Renal abnormalities among HIV-infected, antiretroviral naive children, Harare, Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study
Dondo V, Mujuru HA, Nathoo KJ,  et al
BMC Pediatr
. 2013 May 11;13(1):75
Paper

Vaccine Poliovirus Shedding and Immune Response to Oral Polio Vaccine in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Zimbabwean Infants.
Troy SB, Musingwini G, Halpern MS, et al
J Infect Dis. 2013 May 9.
Abstract

Routine versus clinically driven laboratory monitoring and first-line antiretroviral therapy strategies in African children with HIV (ARROW): a 5-year open-label randomised factorial trial.|
ARROW Trial team.
Lancet. 2013 Mar 6.
Abstracts

Bacteremia, Causative Agents and Antimicrobial Susceptibility among HIV-1 Infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Musiime V, Cook A, Bakeera-Kitaka S,   et al
Pediatr Infect Dis J
. 2013 Feb 12.
Abstract

Facilitating HIV testing, care and treatment for orphans and vulnerable children aged five years and younger through community-based early childhood development playcentres in rural Zimbabwe.
Patel D, Matyanga P, Nyamundaya T, Chimedza D,  et al
J Int AIDS Soc
. 2012 Jul 11;15(4):1-7.
Abstract

Drinking Water Quality, Feeding Practices, and Diarrhea among Children
under 2 Years of HIV-Positive Mothers in Peri-Urban Zambia.
Peletz R, Simuyandi M, Sarenje K,  et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Aug;85(2):318-26
Abstract

Rich micronutrient fortification of locally produced infant food does not improve mental and
motor development of Zambian infants: a randomised controlled trial.
Manno D, Kowa PK, Bwalya HK,  et al
Br J Nutr. 2011 Jul 5:1-11. [
Abstract

Challenges faced by elderly guardians in sustaining the adherence to antiretroviral therapy in
HIV-infected children in Zimbabwe.
Skovdal M, Campbell C, Madanhire C,  et al
A
IDS Care. 2011 Mar 10:1-8
Abstract

Survey of children accessing HIV services in a high prevalence setting: time for adolescents to count?
Ferrand R, Lowe S, Whande B,  et al
Bull World Health Organ
. 2010 Jun 1;88(6):428-34.
Abstract

 

     Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

 
Vana Bantwana's integrated model for paediatric AIDS/HIV care and treatment (IMPACT): working to improve ART access for Zimbabwe's children
F. Charasika
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

The contribution of schools to supporting the wellbeing of children affected by HIV in Eastern Zimbabwe
E.L. Pufall, S. Gregson, J.W. Eaton. et al

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

What am I living with? Growing up with HIV in Uganda and Zimbabwe
S. Bernays, J. Seeley, T. Rhodes, Z. Mupambirey

(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract       


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