About Jean Nachega, MD, PhD
Dr. Jean Nachega is an associate scientist in the Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is an Infectious Diseases Internist trained in Epidemiology, Health Economics, Tropical Public Health & Medicine. My research, teaching, and professional activities include planning, design, monitoring, and evaluation of clinical trials, cohort studies & programs for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS & Tuberculosis.
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Johns Hopkins University
Website: http://www.jhu.edu/ Type: Academic Institution Country: United States About: The Johns Hopkins University opened in 1876, with the inauguration of its first president, Daniel Coit Gilman. "What are we aiming at?" Gilman asked in his installation address. "The encouragement of research ... and the advancement of individual scholars, who by their excellence will advance the sciences they pursue, and the society where they dwell." The mission laid out by Gilman remains the university's mission today, summed up in a simple but powerful restatement of Gilman's own words: "Knowledge for the world."
- South Africa
Dear Colleagues: As far pregnancy and retention in care/adherence to ART in Africa is concerned, I would like to highlight a meta-analysis of 51 studies on ART adherence among pregnant and postpartum women in high-, mid- and low-resource countries, only 73.5% (95% CI 69-78%) of women had adequate adherence to ...
Jean Nachega, MD, PhD started a discussion "Depression, Alcohol Use and Adherence to ART in Africa: A Systematic Review by Nakimuli-Mpungu et al. AIDS & Behavior 2011". in the [ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention community.
Dear GHD Colleagues: I thought this recently (Nov 25th) e-published manuscript ahead of print looking at depression, alcohol use and ART adherence from our collaborative research group and led by Nakimuli-Mpungu E et al. may be of interest to some of you (abstract below). This work was also presented last ...
Jean Nachega, MD, PhD started a discussion "Conference Presentations: 5th International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence, Miami, May 23-25, 2010". in the [ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention community.
Dear Colleagues: The Memorial Lecture, Keynote Address, and Plenary Presentations delivered at the 5th International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence are now available online at the weblink below: http://www.iapac.org/AdherenceConference/AdherenceConf2010-info.html The conference organizers request that any use of these presentations should include citations to both their presenting authors and relevant conference ...
Jean Nachega, MD, PhD started a discussion "Promises and Pitfalls of DOT-ART/DAART: Feedback From the 5th International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence-Miami, FL, May 23-25, 2010". in the [ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention community.
Dear Colleagues: For those who were not able to participate, below is a summary of the DOT-ART/DAART workshop which took place at 5th International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence, Miami Beach, May 23-25, 2010 and sponsored by the IAPAC, NIMH and NIDA. Is DOT-ART/DAART an effective adherence intervention strategy? ---------------------------------------------------------- ...
Thanks all for sharing your thoughts. At last, South Africa (under Zuma's new HIV leadership) seems now moving in the right direction...by expanding and integrating HIV prevention & treatment services similar to what is reported by Raphael in Kenya. Weblink below FYI- Best, Jean http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/15/world/africa/15zuma.html?scp=2&sq=Zuma&st=cse
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