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R Zachariah

Medical Department, Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Centre Brussels, MSF-Luxembourg, Luxembourg.


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Rony Zachariah, Nathan Ford, Dermot Maher, Karen Bissell, Rafael Van den Bergh, Wilma van den Boogaard, Tony Reid, Kenneth G Castro, Bertrand Draguez, Johan von Schreeb, Jeremiah Chakaya, Rifat Atun, Christian Lienhardt, Don A Enarson, Anthony D Harries “Is operational research delivering the goods? The journey to success in low-income countries.”, Lancet Infect Dis, vol. 12, no. 5, 2012
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R Zachariah, A D Harries, S Srinath, S Ram, K Viney, E Singogo, P Lal, A Mendoza-Ticona, A Sreenivas, N W Aung, B N Sharath, H Kanyerere, N van Soelen, N Kirui, E Ali, S G Hinderaker, K Bissell, D A Enarson, M E Edginton “Language in tuberculosis services: can we change to patient-centred terminology and stop the paradigm of blaming the patients?”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 16, no. 6, 2012
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R Zachariah, A D Harries, S Srinath, S Ram, K Viney, E Singogo, P Lal, A Mendoza-Ticona, A Sreenivas, N W Aung, B N Sharath, H Kanyerere, N van Soelen, N Kirui, E Ali, S G Hinderaker, K Bissell, D A Enarson, M E Edginton “Language in tuberculosis services: can we change to patient-centred terminology and stop the paradigm of blaming the patients?”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 16, no. 6, 2012
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R Zachariah, B Bienvenue, L Ayada, M Manzi, A Maalim, E Engy, J P Jemmy, A Ibrahim Said, A Hassan, F Abdulrahaman, O Abdulrahman, J Bseiso, H Amin, D Michalski, J Oberreit, B Draguez, C Stokes, T Reid, A D Harries “Practicing medicine without borders: tele-consultations and tele-mentoring for improving paediatric care in a conflict setting in Somalia?”, Trop. Med. Int. Health, vol. 17, no. 9, 2012
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R Zachariah, S D Reid, P Chaillet, M Massaquoi, E J Schouten, A D Harries “Viewpoint: Why do we need a point-of-care CD4 test for low-income countries?”, Trop. Med. Int. Health, vol. 16, no. 1, 2011
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R Zachariah, B Mwagomba, D Misinde, B C Mandere, A Bemeyani, T Ginindza, H Cortier, K Bissel, A Jahn, A D Harries “Vital registration in rural Africa: is there a way forward to report on health targets of the Millennium Development Goals?”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 105, no. 6, 2011
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R Zachariah, M Bemelmans, A Akesson, P Gomani, K Phiri, B Isake, T van den Akker, M Philips, A Mwale, F Gausi, J Kwanjana, A D Harries “Reduced tuberculosis case notification associated with scaling up antiretroviral treatment in rural Malawi.”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 15, no. 7, 2011
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R Zachariah, K Tayler-Smith, M Manzi, M Massaquoi, B Mwagomba, J van Griensven, I van Engelgem, L Arnould, E J Schouten, F M Chimbwandira, A D Harries “Retention and attrition during the preparation phase and after start of antiretroviral treatment in Thyolo, Malawi, and Kibera, Kenya: implications for programmes?”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 105, no. 8, 2011
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Rony Zachariah, Wim Van Damme, Vic Arendt, Jean Claude Schmit, Anthony D Harries “The HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: thinking ahead on programmatic tasks and related operational research.”, J Int AIDS Soc, vol. 14 Suppl 1, 2011
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R Zachariah, T Reid, S Srinath, J Chakaya, K Legins, U Karunakara, A D Harries “Building leadership capacity and future leaders in operational research in low-income countries: why and how?”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 15, no. 11, 2011
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R Zachariah, A D Harries, M Philips, L Arnould, K Sabapathy, D P O'Brien, C Ferreyra, S Balkan “Antiretroviral therapy for HIV prevention: many concerns and challenges, but are there ways forward in sub-Saharan Africa?”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 104, no. 6, 2010
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R Zachariah, K Tayler-Smith, J Ngamvithayapong-Yana, M Ota, K Murakami, A Ohkado, N Yamada, W Van Den Boogard, B Draguez, N Ishikawa, A D Harries “The published research paper: is it an important indicator of successful operational research at programme level?”, Trop. Med. Int. Health, vol. 15, no. 11, 2010
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R Zachariah, N Ford, M Philips, S Lynch, M Massaquoi, V Janssens, A D Harries “Task shifting in HIV/AIDS: opportunities, challenges and proposed actions for sub-Saharan Africa.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 103, no. 6, 2009
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Rony Zachariah, Katie Harries, Massaquoi Moses, Marcel Manzi, Arnould Line, Beatrice Mwagomba, Anthony D Harries “Very early mortality in patients starting antiretroviral treatment at primary health centres in rural Malawi.”, Trop. Med. Int. Health, vol. 14, no. 7, 2009
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Rony Zachariah, Anthony D Harries, Nobukatsu Ishikawa, Hans L Rieder, Karen Bissell, Kayla Laserson, Moses Massaquoi, Micheal Van Herp, Tony Reid “Operational research in low-income countries: what, why, and how?”, Lancet Infect Dis, vol. 9, no. 11, 2009
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R Zachariah, I Van Engelgem, M Massaquoi, L Kocholla, M Manzi, A Suleh, M Phillips, M Borgdorff “Payment for antiretroviral drugs is associated with a higher rate of patients lost to follow-up than those offered free-of-charge therapy in Nairobi, Kenya.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 102, no. 3, 2008
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Rony Zachariah, Anthony David Harries, Marcel Manzi, Patrick Gomani, Roger Teck, Mit Phillips, Peter Firmenich “Acceptance of anti-retroviral therapy among patients infected with HIV and tuberculosis in rural Malawi is low and associated with cost of transport.”, PLoS ONE, vol. 1, 2007
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Rony Zachariah, Anthony D Harries, Chewe Luo, Gretchen Bachman, Stephen M Graham “Scaling-up co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children in high HIV-prevalence countries.”, Lancet Infect Dis, vol. 7, no. 10, 2007
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R Zachariah, M Fitzgerald, M Massaquoi, A Acabu, D Chilomo, F M L Salaniponi, A D Harries “Does antiretroviral treatment reduce case fatality among HIV-positive patients with tuberculosis in Malawi?”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 11, no. 8, 2007
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R Zachariah, M Massaquoi “Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for HIV-positive TB patients in developing countries.”, Trop Doct, vol. 36, no. 2, 2006
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R Zachariah, R Teck, L Buhendwa, M Fitzerland, S Labana, C Chinji, P Humblet, A D Harries “Community support is associated with better antiretroviral treatment outcomes in a resource-limited rural district in Malawi.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 101, no. 1, 2006
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Rony Zachariah, Margaret Fitzgerald, Moses Massaquoi, Olesu Pasulani, Line Arnould, Simon Makombe, Anthony D Harries “Risk factors for high early mortality in patients on antiretroviral treatment in a rural district of Malawi.”, AIDS, vol. 20, no. 18, 2006
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R Zachariah, R Teck, O Ascurra, P Gomani, M Manzi, P Humblet, P Nunn, F M L Salaniponi, A D Harries “Can we get more HIV-positive tuberculosis patients on antiretroviral treatment in a rural district of Malawi?”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 9, no. 3, 2005
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R Zachariah, R Teck, O Ascurra, P Humblet, A D Harries “Targeting CD4 testing to a clinical subgroup of patients could limit unnecessary CD4 measurements, premature antiretroviral treatment and costs in Thyolo District, Malawi.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 100, no. 1, 2005
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R Zachariah, R Teck, L Buhendwa, S Labana, C Chinji, P Humblet, A D Harries “How can the community contribute in the fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis? An example from a rural district in Malawi.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 100, no. 2, 2005
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R Zachariah, R Teck, A D Harries, P Humblet “Implementing joint TB and HIV interventions in a rural district of Malawi: is there a role for an international non-governmental organisation?”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 8, no. 9, 2004
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R Zachariah, M P Spielmann, A D Harries, P Gomani, E Bakali “Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV-infected individuals after completing anti-tuberculosis treatment in Thyolo, Malawi.”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 6, no. 12, 2003
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Rony Zachariah, Anthony D Harries, Austin S Chantulo, Alban E Yadidi, Wilfred Nkhoma, Olive Maganga “Sexually transmitted infections among prison inmates in a rural district of Malawi.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 96, no. 6, 2003
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R Zachariah, M P Spielmann, A D Harries, L Buhendwa, C Chingi “Motives, sexual behaviour, and risk factors associated with HIV in individuals seeking voluntary counselling and testing in a rural district of Malawi.”, Trop Doct, vol. 33, no. 2, 2003
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Rony Zachariah, Marie-Paule L Spielmann, Christina Chinji, Patrick Gomani, Victor Arendt, Nicola J Hargreaves, Felix M Salaniponi, Anthony D Harries “Voluntary counselling, HIV testing and adjunctive cotrimoxazole reduces mortality in tuberculosis patients in Thyolo, Malawi.”, AIDS, vol. 17, no. 7, 2003
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R Zachariah, M P Spielmann, A D Harries, F L Salaniponi “Voluntary counselling, HIV testing and sexual behaviour among patients with tuberculosis in a rural district of Malawi.”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 7, no. 1, 2003
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R Zachariah, M P Spielmann, A D Harries, P Gomani, S M Graham, E Bakali, P Humblet “Passive versus active tuberculosis case finding and isoniazid preventive therapy among household contacts in a rural district of Malawi.”, Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis., vol. 7, no. 11, 2003
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R Zachariah, A D Harries, L Buhendwa, M P Spielman, A Chantulo, E Bakali “Acceptability and technical problems of the female condom amongst commercial sex workers in a rural district of Malawi.”, Trop Doct, vol. 33, no. 4, 2003
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R Zachariah, A D Harries, M P Spielmann, V Arendt, D Nchingula, R Mwenda, O Courtielle, P Kirpach, B Mwale, F M L Salaniponi “Changes in Escherichia coli resistance to co-trimoxazole in tuberculosis patients and in relation to co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in Thyolo, Malawi.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 96, no. 2, 2002
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R Zachariah, A D Harries, W Nkhoma, V Arendt, D Nchingula, A Chantulo, F Chimtulo, P Kirpach “Behavioural characteristics, prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in men with urethral discharge in Thyolo, Malawi.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 96, no. 3, 2002
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R Zachariah, M P Spielmann, A D Harries, F M L Salaniponi “Moderate to severe malnutrition in patients with tuberculosis is a risk factor associated with early death.”, Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 96, no. 3, 2002
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Keywords
 administration & dosage  AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections  Anti-Bacterial Agents  Antigens, CD4  Anti-HIV Agents  Anti-Infective Agents  Anti-Retroviral Agents  Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active  Antitubercular Agents  Attitude of Health Personnel  Candidiasis, Oral  Capacity Building  CD4 Lymphocyte Count  Chlamydia Infections  Chlamydia trachomatis  classification  Communicable Disease Control  Communicable Diseases  Community Health Services  Community Networks  complications  Condoms, Female  Consumer Satisfaction  Contact Tracing  Counseling  Delivery of Health Care  Developing Countries  diagnosis  drug effects  drug therapy  economics  epidemiology  Escherichia coli Infections  etiology  Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice  Health Promotion  Health Resources  Health Services Needs and Demand  Health Services Research  HIV Infections  HIV Seropositivity  HIV-1  Hospitals, District  immunology  International Cooperation  Language  Leadership  Malnutrition  methods  microbiology  mortality  National Health Programs  Needs Assessment  Nutrition Disorders  Operations Research  organization & administration  Patient Acceptance of Health Care  Patient Care Team  Patient Compliance  Patient Dropouts  Patient-Centered Care  Patients  Pediatrics  Periodicals as Topic  Point-of-Care Systems  Poverty  Prescription Fees  prevention & control  Prisoners  Private Sector  Prostitution  Psychology  Publishing  Remote Consultation  Rural Health  Rural Population  Sexual Behavior  Sexually Transmitted Diseases  statistics & numerical data  Terminology as Topic  therapeutic use  therapy  Transportation of Patients  Treatment Refusal  Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination  Tuberculosis  Tuberculosis, Pulmonary  Urethritis  utilization  Vital Statistics  Vulnerable Populations  Weight Loss

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