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ECONOMIC FACTORS AND HIV RISK AMONG FEMALE SEX WORKERS IN SENEGAL
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-04-26)
Stigma and economic disadvantages have been underscored as structural determinants for HIV acquisition and transmission among female sex workers (FSWs). The objective of this thesis is to explore the economic factors in ...
Cancer outcomes among people with HIV in North America in the era of antiretroviral therapy
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-05-17)
Background: Poorer cancer outcomes have been observed for people with HIV (PWH) including more advanced stage at diagnosis, lower uptake of cancer treatment, and higher mortality. However, these results have not been ...
The Relationship Between Mental Health and HIV in Conflict-Affected Settings: A Focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-08-16)
Background Conflict-affected populations are at risk for poor mental health, and multiple factors, such as sexual violence, can increase or decrease risk for HIV in conflict-affected settings. The relationships between ...
INVASIVE CERVICAL CANCER AMONG HIGH-RISK WOMEN: SPATIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, SCREENING AND ORAL INFECTION
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-08-22)
Background: In spite of the general decline in cervical cancer incidence and the highly preventable nature of this cancer, new cases and deaths are recorded annually in Maryland and in other parts of the United States. ...
IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL NATURALLY OCCURRING GENETIC INTERACTIONS USING INTER-PERSON VARIATION AND VIRUS DYNAMICS IN HEPATITIS C VIRUS AND HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS INFECTIONS.
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-08-14)
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are two chronic viral infections of humans for which no vaccine exists. considerable research effort has focused on in vitro, ex vivo, and animal models due ...