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Abbott, Sharon, Barbara A. Friedland, Avina Sarna, Lauren L. Katzen, Ulrike Rawiel, Aylur K. Srikrishnan, C.S. Shalini, Waimar Tun, Christine A. Kelly, Suniti Solomon, and Barbara S. Mensch. "An evaluation of methods to improve the reporting of adherence in a placebo gel trial in Andhra Pradesh, India," AIDS and Behavior 17(6): 2222-2236.

Abbott, Sharon, Nicole Haberland, Drosin Mulenga, and Paul C. Hewett. "Female sex workers, male circumcision and HIV: A qualitative study of their understanding, experience, and HIV risk in Zambia," PLoS ONE 8(1): e53809.

Bharat, Shalini, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Suchismita Roy, and Niranjan Saggurti. "Are female sex workers able to negotiate condom use with male clients? The case of mobile FSWs in four high HIV prevalence states of India," PLoS ONE 8(6): e68043.

Brady, Martha and Judy Manning. "Lessons from reproductive health to inform multipurpose prevention technologies: Don't reinvent the wheel," Antiviral Research 100(Supplement): S25-S31.

Eluwa, George I., Stephanie A. Strathdee, Samson B. Adebayo, Babatunde Ahonsi, and Sylvia Adebajo. "A profile on HIV prevalence and risk behaviors among injecting drug users in Nigeria: Should we be alarmed?" Drug and Alcohol Dependence 127(1-3): 65-71.

"Evidence for action: News from the Population Council in Nigeria," Issue no. 4, October. Abuja: Population Council. Foreit, Karen. "From problem-solving to research utilization: How operations research and program evaluation can make programs better." Washington, DC: USAID | Project Search: HIVCore.

Friedland, Barbara A., Louis Apicella, Katie D. Schenk, Meredith Sheehy, and Paul C. Hewett. "How informed are clients who consent? A mixed-method evaluation of comprehension among clients of male circumcision services in Zambia and Swaziland," AIDS and Behavior 17(6): 2269-2282.

Ganju, Deepika, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, and Niranjan Saggurti. "Male migrants' non-spousal sexual partnerships in the place of origin: An in-depth investigation in two rural settings of India," Culture, Health and Sexuality 15(3): 341-357.

Geibel, Scott. "Condoms and condiments: Compatibility and safety of personal lubricants and their use in Africa," Journal of the International AIDS Society 16: 18531.

--. "Same-sex sexual behavior of men in Kenya: Implications for HIV prevention, programs, and policy," Facts, Views, & Vision in ObGyn 4(4): 285-294.

HIVCore Project. "Widening the lens: Looking at disabilities and mental health," HIVCore Highlights. Washington, DC: USAID | Project Search: HIVCore.

Jani, Nrupa. "HIVCore operations research workshop summary report." Washington, DC: USAID | Project Search: HIVCore.

Juneja, Sachin, Vasudha Rao Tirumalasetti, Ram Manohar Mishra, Shekhar Sethu, and Indra Ramayash Singh. "Impact of an HIV prevention intervention on condom use among long distance truckers in India," AIDS and Behavior 17(3): 1040-1051.

Kenney, Jessica, Aixa Rodriguez, Larisa Kizima, Samantha Seidor, Radhika Menon, Ninochka JeanPierre, Pavel Pugach, Keith Levendosky, Nina R. Derby, Agegnehu Gettie, James Blanchard, Michael Piatak Jr., Jeffrey D. Lifson, Gabriela Paglini, Thomas M. Zydowsky, Melissa Robbiani, and Jose A. Fernandez-Romero. "A modified zinc acetate gel, a potential nonantiretroviral microbicide, is safe and effective against simian-human immunodeficiency virus and herpes simplex virus 2 infection in vivo," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 57(8): 4001-4009.

Mack, Natasha, Catalina B. Ramirez, Barbara A. Friedland, and Soori Nnko. "Lost in translation: Assessing effectiveness of focus group questioning techniques to develop improved translation of terminology used in HIV prevention clinical trials," PLoS ONE8(9): e73799.

Mahapatra, Bidhubhusan, Catherine M. Lowndes, Kaveri Gurav, Banadakoppa M. Ramesh, Stephen Moses, Reynold G. Washington, and Michel Alary. "Degree and correlates of sexual mixing in female sex workers in Karnataka, India," Sexual Health 10(4): 305-310.

Mann, Axel, Nikolas Friedrich, Anders Krarup, Jacqueline Weber, Emanuel Stiegeler, Birgit Dreier, Pavel Pugach, Melissa Robbiani, Tina Riedel, Kerstin Moehle, John A. Robinson, Peter Rusert, Andreas Pluckthun, and Alexandra Trkola. "Conformation-dependent recognition of HIV gp120 by designed ankyrin repeat proteins provides access to novel HIV entry inhibitors," Journal of Virology 87(10): 5868-5881.

Mannava, Priya, Scott Geibel, Nzioki King'ola, Marleen Temmerman, and Stanley Luchters. "Male sex workers who sell sex to men also engage in anal intercourse with women: Evidence from Mombasa, Kenya," PLoS ONE8(1): e52547.

Martinelli, Elena, Filippo Veglia, Diana J. Goode, Natalia Guerra-Perez, Meropi Aravantinou, James Arthos, Michael Piatak Jr., Jeffrey D. Lifson, James Blanchard, Agegnehu Gettie, and Melissa Robbiani. "The frequency of [alpha]4[beta]7 high memory CD4+ T cells correlates with susceptibility to rectal SIV infection," Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 64(4): 325-331.

Mensch, Barbara S., Barbara A. Friedland, Sharon Abbott, Lauren L. Katzen, Waimar Tun, Christine A. Kelly, Avina Sarna, Aylur K. Srikrishnan, and Suniti Solomon. "Characteristics of female sex workers in southern India willing and unwilling to participate in a placebo gel trial," AIDS and Behavior 17(2): 585-597.

Nagarajan, Karikalan, Sheela Godbole, Lakshmi Ramakrishnan, Mandar Mainkar, Sowmya Ramesh, Deepika Ganju, and Ramesh S. Paranjape. "Self-report of STI symptoms, inconsistent condom use and condom non-use are poor predictors of STI prevalence among men who have sex with men," Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research 4(5): 212.

Nair, Saritha, Anita Raj, Niranjan Saggurti, Dattaram D. Naik, Anindita Dasgupta, and Donta Balaiah. "Reproductive health concerns of women contending with spousal violence and husband's alcohol use in a Mumbai slum community," International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 122(3): 268-269.

Okal, Jerry, Scott Geibel, Nicholas Muraguri, Helgar Musyoki, Waimar Tun, Dita Broz, David Kuria, Andrea Kim, Tom Oluoch, and H. Fisher Raymond. "Estimates of the size of key populations at risk for HIV infection: Men who have sex with men, female sex workers and injecting drug users in Nairobi, Kenya," Sexually Transmitted Infections 89(5): 366-371.

Saraswati, Lopamudra, Mary Philip Sebastian, Avina Sarna, Vartika Sharma, Ira Madan, Dean Lewis, Ibou Thior, and Waimar Tun. "Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B and C, and co-infection in a cohort of male injection drug users in Delhi," research update. New Delhi: Population Council.

Sarna, Avina, Waimar Tun, Vartika Sharma, Mary Philip Sebastian, Ira Madan, Amita Yadav, Meredith Sheehy, Dean Lewis, and Ibou Thior. "High uptake of HIV testing in a cohort of male injection drug users in Delhi, India: Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection," AIDS and Behavior 17(7): 2479-2489.

Tun, Waimar, Lopamudra Saraswati, Mary Philip Sebastian, Vartika Sharma, Amita Yadav, Ira Madan, Ibou Thior, and Avina Sarna. "High HIV incidence among male injection drug users in Delhi, India," research update. New Delhi: Population Council.

Tun, Waimar, Mary Philip Sebastian, Vartika Sharma, Ira Madan, Samir Souidi, Dean Lewis, Ibou Thior, and Avina Sarna. "Strategies for recruiting injection drug users for HIV prevention services in Delhi, India," Harm Reduction Journal 10: 16.

Tun, Waimar, Vartika Sharma, Mary Philip Sebastian, Ira Madan, Amita Yadav, Meredith Sheehy, Dean Lewis, Ibou Thior, and Avina Sarna. 2012. "Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection in a cohort of male injection drug users in Delhi," research update. New Delhi: Population Council.

Tun, Waimar, Lung Vu, Sylvia Adebajo, Lolade Abiodun, Meredith Sheehy, Andrew Karlyn, Jean Njab, Babatunde Ahonsi, B. Kasu Issa, and Omokhudu Idogho. "Population-based prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus, HIV, syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia in male injection drug users in Lagos, Nigeria," International Journal of STD and AIDS 24(8): 619-625.

Vu, Lung, Katherine Andrinopoulos, Waimar Tun, and Sylvia Adebajo. "High levels of unprotected anal intercourse and never testing for HIV among men who have sex with men in Nigeria: Evidence from a cross-sectional survey for the need for innovative approaches to HIV prevention," Sexually Transmitted Infections 89(8): 659-665.

Yam, Eileen A., Zandile Mnisi, X. Mabuza, Caitlin E. Kennedy, Deanna Kerrigan, Amy Ong Tsui, and Stefan Baral. "Use of dual protection among female sex workers in Swaziland," International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 39(2): 69-78.

Zambia-led Prevention Initiative. "Motivations for entering volunteer service and factors affecting productivity: A mixed method survey of STEPS-OVC volunteer HIV caregivers in Zambia." Lusaka: USAID.


Ainul, Sigma, Md. Irfan Hossain, Sajeda Amin, and Ubaidur Rob. "Financial inclusion of female garment workers," technical report. Dhaka: Population Council.

Amin, Sajeda. "Demography," in Suad Joseph (ed.), Brill Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures.

Amin, Sajeda, Karen Austrian, Michelle Chau, Kimberly Glazer, Eric P. Green, David Stewart, and Marie Stoner. "The adolescent girls vulnerability index: Guiding strategic investment in Uganda." New York: Population Council.

Amin, Sajeda, Tareq Khan, Laila Rahman, and Ruchira Tabassum Naved. From Evidence to Policy: Addressing Gender-Based Violence Against Women and Girls in Bangladesh. Dhaka: ICDDR,B.

Bajracharya, Ashish and Sajeda Amin. "Microcredit and domestic violence in Bangladesh: An exploration of selection bias influences," Demography 50(5): 1819-1843.

Erulkar, Annabel S. "Adolescence lost: The realities of child marriage," Journal of Adolescent Health 52(5): 513-514.

Erulkar, Annabel S., Abebaw Ferede, Woldemariam Girma, and Worku Ambelu. 2012. "Evaluation of 'Biruh Tesfa' (Bright Future) program for vulnerable girls in Ethiopia," Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies 8(2): 182-192.

Hallman, Kelly, Nora Kenworthy, Judith A. Diers, Nick Swan, and Bashi Devnarain. "The contracting world of girls at puberty: Violence and gender-divergent access to the public sphere among adolescents in South Africa," Poverty, Gender, and Youth Working Paper no. 25. New York: Population Council.

Heikal, Manar. "On the ground," Egypt Today (July), pp. 62-63. Mazin, Rafael and Andrea Lynch. "Health + Equality + School Engagement: Scenarios USA reinvents sex education," Quality/ Calidad/Qualite no. 21. New York: Population Council.

Montgomery, Mark R. "Urban health in low and middle-income countries," in Roger Detels, Robert Beaglehole, Martin Gulliford, and Mary A. Lansang (eds.), Oxford Textbook of Public Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Montgomery, Mark R., Deborah Balk, Zhen Liu, and Susana Adamo. "Urban migration of adolescent girls: Quantitative results from developing countries," in Michael White (ed.), Handbook of Migration.

Peterson, Herbert, Gary L. Darmstadt, and John Bongaarts "Meeting the unmet need for family planning: Now is the time," The Lancet 381(9879): 1696-1699.

Romany, Sara. "The rise of Egyptian girls," Egypt Today (July), pp. 58-61.

Soler-Hampejsek, Erica, Monica J. Grant, Barbara S. Mensch, Paul C. Hewett, and Johanna Rankin. "The effect of school status and academic skills on the reporting of premarital sexual behavior: Evidence from a longitudinal study in rural Malawi," Journal of Adolescent Health 53(2): 228-234.

Sudfeld, Christopher R., Paul C. Hewett, Nadia N. Abuelezam, Satvika Chalasani, Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Christine A. Kelly, and Barbara S. Mensch. "Herpes simplex virus type 2 cross-sectional seroprevalence and the estimated rate of neonatal infections among a cohort of rural Malawian female adolescents," Sexually Transmitted Infections 89(7): 561-567.

VanderEnde, Kristin, Ruchira Tabassum Naved, and Sajeda Amin. "Community-level correlates of physical violence against unmarried female adolescents in Bangladesh," in Ruchira Tabassum Naved and Sajeda Amin (eds.), From Evidence to Policy: Addressing Gender-based Violence Against Women and Girls in Bangladesh., pp. 1-21.

Zavier, A.J. Francis and K.G. Santhya. "How conditional cash transfers to promote institutional delivery can also influence postpartum contraception: Evidence from Rajasthan, India," International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 123(Supplement 1): e43-e46.


Askew, Ian and Martha Brady. The Unfinished Agenda to Meet FP2020 Goals: 12 Actions to Fill Critical Evidence Gaps. New York: Population Council.

Bellows, Benjamin, Catherine Kyobutungi, Martin Kavao Mutua, Charlotte Warren, and Alex C. Ezeh. "Increase in facility-based deliveries associated with a maternal health voucher programme in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya," Health Policy and Planning 28(2): 134-142.

Bitzer, Johannes, Jean-Jacques Amy, Rob Beerthuizen, Regine Sitruk-Ware, et al. "Statement on combined hormonal contraceptives containing third- or fourth-generation progestogens or cyproterone acetate, and the associated risk of thromboembolism," Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 39(3): 156-159.

--. "Statement on combined hormonal contraceptives containing third- or fourth-generation progestogens or cyproterone acetate, and the associated risk of thromboembolism," European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care 18(3): 143-147.

Cheng, Chuen-yan and Dolores D. Mruk. "Spermatogenesis, Mammals," in Stanley Maloy and Kelly Hughes (eds.), Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics (Second Edition). San Diego: Academic Press, pp. 525-528.

--. "Why do we need male contraceptives?" Spermatogenesis 3(3): e25888.

Fatch, Robin, Benjamin Bellows, Fred Bagenda, Edgar M. Mulogo, Sheri Weiser, and Judith A. Hahn. "Alcohol consumption as a barrier to prior HIV testing in a population-based study in rural Uganda," AIDS and Behavior 17(5): 1713-1723.

Ishaku, Salisu Mohammed, Babatunde Ahonsi, Jamilu Tukur, and Oginni Atodeji. "Attrition from care after the critical phase of severe pre-eclampsia and eclampsia: Insights from an intervention with magnesium sulphate in a primary care setting in northern Nigeria," Health 5(9): 1461-1466.

Jain, Anrudh K., Francis Obare, Saumya RamaRao, and Ian Askew. "Reducing unmet need by supporting women with met need," International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 39(3): 133-141.

Jain, Anrudh K., Zeba A. Sathar, Momina Salim, and Zakir Hussain Shah. "The importance of public sector health facility-level data for monitoring changes in maternal mortality risks among communities: The case of Pakistan," Journal of Biosocial Science 45(05): 601-613.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen J., K.G. Santhya, Rajib Acharya, and Ravi Prakash. "Marriage-related decision-making and young women's marital relations and agency," Asian Population Studies 9(1): 28-49.

Jejeebhoy, Shireen J., K.G. Santhya, and Shagun Sabarwal. "Gender-based violence: A qualitative exploration of norms, experiences and positive deviance," technical report. New Delhi: Population Council.

Juma, Milka, Jane Alaii, L. Kay Bartholomew, Ian Askew, and Bart van den Borne. "Risky sexual behavior among orphan and non-orphan adolescents in Nyanza Province, Western Kenya," AIDS and Behavior 17(3): 951-960.

Li, Kun, Ya Ni, Yi He, Wen-Ying Chen, Jian-Xin Lu, Chuen-yan Cheng, Renshan Ge, and Qi-Xian Shi. "Inhibition of sperm capacitation and fertilizing capacity by adjudin is mediated by chloride and its channels in humans," Human Reproduction 28(1): 47-59.

Li, Stephen Y.T., Dolores D. Mruk, and Chuen-yan Cheng. "Focal adhesion kinase is a regulator of F-actin dynamics: New insights from studies in the testis," Spermatogenesis 3(3): e25385.

Liambila, Wilson, Francis Obare, Chi-Chi Undie, Harriet Birungi, Shiphrah Kuria, Ruth Wayua Muia, and Assumpta Matekwa. "The community midwifery model in Kenya: Expanding access to comprehensive reproductive health services at the community level," African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health 7(4): 171-177.

Mir, Ali Mohammad, Gul Rashida Shaikh, Saleem Shaikh, Neha Mankani, Anushe Hassan, and Maqsood Sadiq. "Assessing retention and motivation of public health-care providers (particularly female providers) in rural Pakistan." Islamabad: Population Council.

Mok, Ka-Wai, Dolores D. Mruk, Will M. Lee, and Chuenyan Cheng. "Rictor/mTORC2 regulates blood-testis barrier dynamics via its effects on gap junction communications and actin filament network," FASEB Journal 27(3): 1137-1152.

Nallasamy, Shanmugasundaram, Jaeyeon Kim, Regine Sitruk-Ware, Milan K. Bagchi, and Indrani C. Bagchi. "Ulipristal blocks ovulation by inhibiting progesterone receptor-dependent pathways intrinsic to the ovary," Reproductive Sciences 20(4): 371-381.

Nguyen Thanh Liem, Ha Anh Duc, and Peter C. Miller (eds.). Health and Utilization of Health Services of the Poor, Ethnic Minorities, and Women in Thai Nguyen, Viet Nam. Hanoi: The Culture and Information Publishing House.

Obare, Francis, Charlotte Warren, Rebecca Njuki, Timothy Abuya, Joseph Sunday, Ian Askew, and Benjamin Bellows. "Community-level impact of the reproductive health vouchers programme on service utilization in Kenya," Health Policy and Planning 28(2): 165-175.

"Post-abortion care in Pakistan: The influence of gender and poverty," research brief. Islamabad: Population Council.

Qian, Xiao-jing, Yan Ho Cheng, Dolores D. Mruk, and Chuen-yan Cheng. "Breast cancer resistance protein (Bcrp) and the testis--An unexpected turn of events," Asian Journal of Andrology 15(4): 455-460.

Qian, Xiao-jing, Dolores D. Mruk, Yan Ho Cheng, and Chuen-yan Cheng. "RAI14 (retinoic acid induced protein 14) is an F-actin regulator--Lesson from the testis," Spermatogenesis 3(2): e24824.

Qian, Xiao-jing, Dolores D. Mruk, Elissa W.P. Wong, Pearl P.Y. Lie, and Chuen-yan Cheng. "Palladin is a regulator of actin filament bundles at the ectoplasmic specialization in adult rat testes," Endocrinology 154(5): 1907-1920.

RamaRao, Saumya, Heather Clark, Ruth B. Merkatz, Heather Sussman, and Regine Sitruk-Ware. "Progesterone vaginal ring: Introducing a contraceptive to meet the needs of breastfeeding women," Contraception 88(5): 591-598.

Sathar, Zeba A., Susheela Singh, Zakir Hussain Shah, Gul Rashida, Iram Kamran, and Kanwal Eshai. "Post-abortion care in Pakistan: A national study." Islamabad: Population Council.

"Scaling up advocacy for gender-based violence and child sexual abuse in the East, Central and Southern Africa region: Technical exchange and meeting," report of a meeting at Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania.

Singh, Abhishek, Ashish Singh, and Bidhubhusan Mahapatra. "The consequences of unintended pregnancy for maternal and child health in rural India: Evidence from prospective data," Maternal and Child Health Journal 17(3): 493-500.

Su, Linlin, Ilona A. Kopera-Sobota, Barbara Bilinska, Chuen-yan Cheng, and Dolores D. Mruk. "Germ cells contribute to the function of the Sertoli cell barrier: An in vitro study," Spermatogenesis 3(3): e26460.

Tang, Elizabeth I., Dolores D. Mruk, and Chuen-yan Cheng. "MAP/microtubule affinity-regulating kinases, microtubule dynamics, and spermatogenesis," Journal of Endocrinology 217(2): R13-R23.

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Undie, Chi-Chi, Catherine Maternowska, Margaret Mak'anyengo, and Ian Askew. "Feasibility of routine screening for intimate partner violence in public health care settings in Kenya," final report. Nairobi: Population Council.

Undie, Chi-Chi, Saiqa Mullick, and Ian Askew. "The missing 'C': Sexual violence against children in sub-Saharan Africa," Research Watch no. 9. New York: UNICEF.

Wan, Hin Ting, Dolores D. Mruk, Chris K.C. Wong, and Chuen-yan Cheng. "The apical ES-BTB-BM functional axis is an emerging target for toxicant-induced infertility," Trends in Molecular Medicine 19(7): 396-405.

--. "Targeting testis-specific proteins to inhibit spermatogenesis: Lesson from endocrine disrupting chemicals," Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets 17(7): 839-855.

Wong, Elissa W.P. and Chuen-yan Cheng. "NC1 domain of collagen a3(IV) derived from the basement membrane regulates Sertoli cell blood-testis barrier dynamics," Spermatogenesis 3(2): e25465.

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