“Characteristics of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Haiti.” The first description of the syndrome in a tropical developing country. The New England Journal of Medicine 309:945-50.
“Clinical manifestations and therapy of Isospora
“Treatment and prophylaxis of Isospora
“Effect of isoniazid prophylaxis on incidence of active tuberculosis and progression of HIV infection.” Determined that isoniazid prevents tuberculosis and delays the progression of HIV infection to disease in symptomatic HIV persons. The Lancet 342:268-72.
“Heterosexual transmission of HIV in Haiti.” Described the dramatic shift in HIV transmission in Haiti from blood transfusions and men who have sex with men to the general population. Annals of Internal Medicine 125:324-30.
“Effect of post-treatment isoniazid on prevention of recurrent tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected individuals: a randomized trial.” Documented the high rate of tuberculosis recurrence after therapy in patients with AIDS and the value of post-treatment secondary prophylaxis. The Lancet 356:1470-4.
“Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole compared with ciprofloxacin for treatment and prophylaxis of Isospora
“Comprehension during informed consent in a less-developed country.” Evaluated comprehension during the informed consent process and made recommendations for improvement in developing country settings. The Lancet 360:1301-2.
“Decreased congenital syphilis incidence in Haiti’s rural Artibonite Region following decentralized prenatal screening.” Described improved program for syphilis screening and treatment for pregnant women to prevent congenital syphilis. The American Journal of Public Health 93:444-6.
“Antiretroviral therapy in a thousand patients with AIDS in Haiti.” Reported GHESKIO’s experience treating the first 1,000 AIDS patients with outcomes comparable to US clinics. The New England Journal of Medicine 353:2325-34.
“Antiretroviral therapy for HIV-1-infected children in Haiti.” Reported efficacy and feasibility of delivering pediatric antiretroviral therapy in Haiti. The Journal of Infectious Diseases 195:1396-8.
“Cost-Effectiveness of Rapid Syphilis Screening in Prenatal HIV Testing Programs in Haiti.” Schackman BR, Neukermans, CP,
“Five-year Survival of Patients with AIDS Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Haiti.” Leger P, Charles Macarthur, Severe P, Riviere C, Beauharnais Carole Anne, Koenig S, Miller E, Johnson WD Jr., Pape JW, Fitzgerald DW. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2009; 361:828-829.
“Early versus Standard Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-Infected Adults in Haiti.” Severe P, Jean Juste MA, Ambroise A, Eliacin L, Marchand C, Apollon S, Edwards A, Bang H, Nicotera J, Godfrey C, Gulick R, Johson W, Pape JW, Fitzgerald D. The New England Journal of Medicine 2010; 363:257-265.
“Cost-Effectiveness of Early Versus Standard Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Adults in Haiti.” Koenig S P., Bang H, Severe P, Jean Juste MA, Ambroise A, Edwards A, Hippolyte J, Fitzgerald D W., McGreevy J, Riviere C, Marcelin S, Secours R, Johnson W D., Pape JW, Schackman B R. PloS Medicine 2011; 8:9.
“Timing of antiretroviral therapy for HIV-1 infection and tuberculosis” Havlir DV, Kendall MA,
Cost-Effectiveness of Early Versus Standard Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Adults in Haiti. Koenig SP, Bang H, Severe P, Jean Juste MA, Ambroise A, Edwards A, Fitzgerald D, Riviere C, Secours R, Johnson WDJ, Pape JW, Schackman B (2011) PLoS Medicine 2013 8(9): e1001095.
“Ten-year survival of patients with AIDS receiving antiretroviral therapy in Haiti”. Pierre S, Jamat-Khat D, Pape JW, Fitzgerald D, McNairy ML. The New England Journal of Medicine 2016 Jan 28; 374(4):397-8.
“Same-Day HIV Testing with Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy versus Standard Care for Persons Living with HIV: a Randomized Unblinded Trial.” Koenig S, Dorvil N, .Dévieux J, Hedt-Gauthier B, Riviere C, Faustin M,
The estimated population of Haiti is 11.1 million people.
GHESKIO has received uninterrupted funding from the NIH since 1983.