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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

It is with great sadness that we announce that Basia Zaba, Professor of Medical Demography, passed away on Thursday 12 July. She will be hugely missed by many – not just in the School, but around the world. 

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
See all Basia Zaba's Publications