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Basia Zaba

BSc MSc

Professor
of Medical Demography

Room
room 147

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+44 (0)20 7299 4699

Fax.
+44 (0)207 299 4637

Higher degrees in Mathematics and Medical Demography; lived & worked in Poland, Papua New Guinea, Trinidad, Malawi and Tanzania; passions: mountaineering, sailing and cycling

Affiliations

Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Population Health

Centres

Centre for Evaluation
Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)
Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

Teaching

Analysis of census and survey data; Demographic impact of HIV; Modelling of HIV epidemic spread; Demographic modelling and projections; Population Dynamics; Indirect Estimation techniques

Research

Demographic impacts of HIV (survival post infection and impacts on fertility and child mortality); Impacts of HIV on household and family structure; Demographic aspects of HIV infection risks (marital stability, sexual behaviour and population mobility); Sexual Behaviour measurement; Partnership change and mobility; Monitoring and Evaluation of National AIDS Control Programmes; Ante-Natal clinic surveillance of HIV; Uptake and impact of anti-retroviral therapy; Demographic Surveillance Systems; Verbal Autopsy methods; sample Vital Registration Systems; Development of Demographic Estimation methods: Data management in longitudinal population studies

Research Area
Sexual health
Water
Fertility
Global Health
Migration
Reproductive health
Modelling
Discipline
Demography
Epidemiology
Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Sexually transmitted disease
Country
Barbados
Kenya
Malawi
Papua New Guinea
Poland
Sierra Leone
Trinidad and Tobago
Tanzania
Uganda
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Region
Caribbean small states
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Should data from demographic surveillance systems be made more widely available to researchers.
Chandramohan, D.; Shibuya, K.; Setel, P.; Cairncross, S.; Lopez, A.D.; Murray, C.J.; Zaba, B.; Snow, R.W.; Binka, F.;
2008
PLoS Med
Estimating incidence from prevalence in generalised HIV epidemics: Methods and validation
Hallett, T.B.; Zaba, B.; Todd, J.; Lopman, B.; Mwita, W.; Biraro, S.; Gregson, S.; Boerma, J.T.
2008
Plos Medicine
Use of data from HIV counselling and testing services for HIV surveillance in Africa
Mwaluko, G.; Wringe, A.; Todd, J.; Glynn, J.R.; Crampin, A.C.; Jaffar, S.; Kalluvya, S.; Zaba, B.
2007
Lancet
Age-specific mortality patterns in HIV-infected individuals: a comparative analysis of African community study data
Zaba, B.; Marston, M.; Crampin, A.; Isingo, R.; Biraro, S.; Barninghaus, T.; Lopman, B.; Lutalo, T.; Todd, J.
2007
AIDS
Estimating the net effect of HIV on child mortality in African populations affected by generalized HIV epidemics.
Marston, M.; Zaba, B.; Salomon, J.A.; Brahmbhatt, H.; Bagenda, D.;
2005
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
HIV and Mortality of Mothers and Children: Evidence From Cohort Studies in Uganda, Tanzania, and Malawi.
Zaba, B.; Whitworth, J.; Marston, M.; Nakiyingi, J.; Ruberantwari, A.; Urassa, M.; Issingo, R.; Mwaluko, G.; Floyd, S.; Nyondo, A.; Crampin, A.;
2005
Epidemiology
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