Can population differences explain the contrasting results of the Mwanza, Rakai, and Masaka HIV/sexually transmitted disease intervention trials?: A modeling study.

TitleCan population differences explain the contrasting results of the Mwanza, Rakai, and Masaka HIV/sexually transmitted disease intervention trials?: A modeling study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsWhite, RG, Orroth, KK, Korenromp, EL, Bakker, R, Wambura, M, Sewankambo, NK, Gray, RH, Kamali, A, Whitworth, JAG, Grosskurth, H, Habbema, DJF, Hayes, RJ
JournalJournal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
Volume37
Issue4
Pagination1500-13
Date Published2004 Dec 1
ISSN1525-4135
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Clinical Trials as Topic, Computer Simulation, Evaluation Studies as Topic, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, Intervention Studies, Male, Middle Aged, Models, Statistical, Patient Education as Topic, Prevalence, Risk-Taking, Sensitivity and Specificity, Sexual Behavior, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Tanzania, Uganda
Abstract

To determine whether population differences can explain the contrasting impacts on HIV observed in the Mwanza trial of sexually transmitted disease (STD) syndromic treatment (ST), the Rakai trial of STD mass treatment (MT), and the Masaka trial of information, education, and communication (IEC) with and without ST as well as to predict the effectiveness of each intervention strategy in each population.

Alternate JournalJ. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr.
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PubMed ID15602129