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Dr Gitau Mburu

Former Research Student

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Outcomes of HIV treatment from the private sector in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol

    Mburu, G., Igbinedion, E., Lim, S. H., Paing, A. Z., Yi, S., Elbe, S. & Mwai, G. W., 8/01/2020, In: BMJ Open. 10, 1, 6 p., e031844.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    Prevalence and risk factors of HIV infection among people who inject drugs in Cambodia: findings from a national survey

    Mburu, G., Chhoun, P., Chann, N., Tuot, S., Mun, P. & Yi, S., 17/10/2019, In: Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy. 14, 1, 10 p., 42.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Prevalence and correlates of HIV infection among people who use drugs in Cambodia: A cross-sectional survey using respondent driven sampling method

    Tuot, S., Mburu, G., Mun, P., Chhoun, P., Chann, N., Prem, K. & Yi, S., 11/06/2019, In: BMC Infectious Diseases. 19, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Published

    Role of boyfriends and intimate sexual partners in the initiation and maintenance of injecting drug use among women in coastal Kenya

    Mburu, G., Limmer, M. D. & Holland, P. J., 06/2019, In: Addictive Behaviors. 93, p. 20-28 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Developing integrated community-based HIV prevention, harm reduction, and sexual and reproductive health services for women who inject drugs

    Ayon, S., Jeneby, F., Hamid, F., Badhrus, A., Abdulrahman, T. & Mburu, G., 29/05/2019, In: Womens Reproductive Health. 16, Suppl. 1, 11 p., 59.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C virus antibody among people who inject drugs in Cambodia: a national biological and behavioral survey

    Yi, S., Mun, P., Chhoun, P., Chann, N., Tuot, S. & Mburu, G., 29/04/2019, In: Harm Reduction Journal. 16, 1, 11 p., 29.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    HIV risk behaviours among women who inject drugs in coastal Kenya: findings from secondary analysis of qualitative data

    Mburu, G., Limmer, M. D. & Holland, P. J., 28/02/2019, In: Harm Reduction Journal. 16, 15 p., 10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Determinants of drug use trajectories and HIV risks among women who inject drugs in coastal Kenya

    Mburu, G., 2019, Lancaster University. 280 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

  11. 2018
  12. Published

    Access and utilisation of reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health services among women who inject drugs in coastal Kenya: findings from a qualitative study

    Ndimbii, J., Ayon, S., Abdulrahman, T., Mahinda, S., Jeneby, F., Armstrong, G. & Mburu, G., 12/2018, In: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare : Official Journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives. 18, p. 48-55 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Factors associated with viral non-suppression among adolescents living with HIV in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study

    Chhim, K., Mburu, G., Tuot, S., Sopha, R., Khol, V., Chhoun, P. & Yi, S., 17/11/2018, In: AIDS Research and Therapy. 15, 10 p., 20.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Characteristics of adolescents living with HIV receiving care and treatment services in antiretroviral therapy clinics in Cambodia: descriptive findings from a cross-sectional study

    Yi, S., Tuot, S., Pal, K., Khol, V., Sok, S., Chhoun, P., Ferguson, L. & Mburu, G., 16/10/2018, In: BMC Health Services Research. 18, 12 p., 781.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Understanding willingness to use oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in China

    Wang, X., Bourne, A., Liu, P., Sun, J., Cai, T., Mburu, G., Cassolato, M., Wang, B. & Zhou, W., 21/06/2018, In: PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 15 p., e0199525.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Exposure to gender-based violence and depressive symptoms among transgender women in Cambodia: findings from the National Integrated Biological and Behavioral Survey 2016

    Yi, S., Tuot, S., Chhim, S., Chhoun, P., Mun, P. & Mburu, G., 29/05/2018, In: International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 12, 11 p., 24.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    “Who has ever loved a drug addict? It’s a lie. They think a ‘teja’ is as bad person”: multiple stigmas faced by women who inject drugs in coastal Kenya

    Mburu, G., Ayon, S., Tsai, A. C., Ndimbii, J., Wang, B., Strathdee, S. & Seeley, J., 25/05/2018, In: Harm Reduction Journal. 15, 8 p., 29.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Barriers and facilitators of access to HIV, harm reduction and sexual and reproductive health services by women who inject drugs: role of community-based outreach and drop-in centers

    Ayon, S., Ndimbii, J., Abdulrahman, T., Mlewa, O., Wang, B., Ragi, A. & Mburu, G., 05/2018, In: AIDS Care. 30, 4, p. 480-487 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Social-support needs among adolescents living with HIV in transition from pediatric to adult care in Cambodia: findings from a cross-sectional study

    Toth, G., Mburu, G., Tuot, S., Khol, V., Ngin, C., Chhoun, P. & Yi, S., 28/03/2018, In: AIDS Research and Therapy. 15, 12 p., 8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Contraceptive Use among Women who Inject Drugs: Motivators Barriers and Unmet Needs

    Mburu, G., Ndimbii, J., Ayon, S., Mlewa, O., Mbizvo, M., Kihara, C. & Ragi, A., 2018, In: Womens Reproductive Health. 5, 2, p. 99-116 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. 2017
  22. Published

    Patterns of HIV testing, drug use, and sexual behaviors in people who use drugs: findings from a community-based outreach program in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Mburu, G., Ngin, C., Tuot, S., Chhoun, P., Pal, K. & Yi, S., 5/12/2017, In: Addiction Science and Clinical Practice. 12, 10 p., 27.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    High prevalence of non-communicable diseases and associated risk factors amongst adults living with HIV in Cambodia

    Chhoun, P., Tuot, S., Harries, A., Thu Kyaw, N. T., Pal, K., Mun, P., Brody, C., Mburu, G. & Yi, S., 9/11/2017, In: PLoS ONE. 12, 11, 14 p., e0187591.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Willingness to use pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in Malaysia: Findings from an online survey

    Lim, S. H., Mburu, G., Bourne, A., Pang, J., Wickersham, J. A., Wei, C. K. T., Yee, I., Wang, B., Cassolato, M. & Azwa, I., 13/09/2017, In: PLoS ONE. 12, 9, 19 p., e0182838.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Integrated opioid substitution therapy and HIV care: a qualitative systematic review and synthesis of client and provider experiences

    Guise, A., Seguin, M., Mburu, G., McLean, S., Grenfell, P., Islam, Z., Filippovych, S., Assan, H., Low, A. J., Vickerman, P. & Rhodes, T., 09/2017, In: AIDS Care. 29, 9, p. 1119-1128 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Willingness to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Malaysia: findings from a qualitative study

    Bourne, A., Cassolato, M., Wei, C. K. T., Wang, B., Pang, J., Lim, S. H., Azwa, I., Yee, I. & Mburu, G., 2/08/2017, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 20, 1, 21899.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    HIV prevalence and factors associated with HIV infection among transgender women in Cambodia: results from a national Integrated Biological and Behavioral Survey

    Chhim, S., Ngin, C., Chhoun, P., Tuot, S., Ly, C., Mun, P., Pal, K., Macom, J., Dousset, J-P., Mburu, G. & Yi, S., 1/08/2017, In: BMJ Open. 7, 8, 13 p., e015390.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  28. Published

    Transition into adult care: factors associated with level of preparedness among adolescents living with HIV in Cambodia

    Yi, S., Ngin, C., Pal, K., Khol, V., Tuot, S., Sau, S., Chhoun, P., Mburu, G., Choub, S. C., Chhim, K. & Ly, P., 17/07/2017, In: AIDS Research and Therapy. 14, 15 p., 33.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Non-communicable diseases and related risk behaviors among men and women living with HIV in Cambodia: findings from a cross-sectional study

    Chhoun, P., Ngin, C., Tuot, S., Pal, K., Steel, M., Dionisio, J., Pearson, H., Mburu, G., Brody, C. & Siyan, Y., 14/07/2017, In: International Journal for Equity in Health. 16, 12 p., 125.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Awareness and willingness to use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    Yi, S., Tuot, S., Mwai, G. W., Ngin, C., Chhim, K., Pal, D. K., Igbinedion, E., Holland, P. J., Choub, S. C. & Mburu, G., 26/06/2017, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 20, 1, 27 p., 21580.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Enrolment and retention of people who inject drugs in the Needle & Syringe Exchange Programme in Malaysia

    Chandrasekaran, S., Kyaw, N. T. T., Harries, A., Yee, I. A., Ellan, P., Kurusamy, T., Yusoff, N., Mburu, G., Mohammad, W. M. Z. W. & Suleiman, A., 21/06/2017, In: Public Health Action. 7, 2, p. 155-160 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    The experiences of newly diagnosed men who have sex with men entering the HIV care cascade in Lima, Peru, 2015–2016: a qualitative analysis of counselor–participant text message exchanges

    Bayona, E., Menacho, L., Segura, E., Mburu, G., Roman, F., Tristan, C., Bromley, E. & Cabello, R., 1/06/2017, In: Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 20, 6, p. 389-396 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    HIV prevalence, risky behaviors, and discrimination experiences among transgender women in Cambodia: descriptive findings from a national integrated biological and behavioral survey

    Yi, S., Ngin, C., Tuot, S., Chhoun, P., Chhim, S., Pal, K., Mun, P. & Mburu, G., 23/05/2017, In: BMC International Health and Human Rights. 17, 1, 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Impact of opioid substitution therapy on the HIV prevention benefit of antiretroviral therapy for people who inject drugs

    Mukandavire, C., Low, A. J., Mburu, G., Trickey, A., May, M. T., Davies, C. F., French, C. E., Looker, K. J., Rhodes, T., Platt, L., Guise, A., Hickman, M. & Vickerman, P., 15/05/2017, In: AIDS. 31, 8, p. 1181-1190 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. 2016
  36. Published

    Retention and mortality outcomes from a community-supported public–private HIV treatment programme in Myanmar

    Mburu, G., Paing, A. Z., Myint, N. N., Di, W., Thu, K. H., Ram, M., Hoffmann, C. J., Wang, B. & Naing, S., 25/10/2016, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 19, 12 p., 20926.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Impact of opioid substitution therapy on antiretroviral therapy outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Low, A. J., Mburu, G., May, M. T., Davies, C. F., French, C., Turner, K. M., Looker, K. J., Christensen, H., McLean, S., Rhodes, T., Platt, L., Hickman, M., Guise, A. & Vickerman, P., 15/10/2016, In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 63, 8, p. 1094-1104 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress among drug users in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Yi, S., Tuot, S., Chhoun, P., Pal, K., Choub, S. C. & Mburu, G., 1/10/2016, In: International Journal of Drug Policy. 36, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Feasibility of supervised self-testing using an oral fluid-based HIV rapid testing method: a cross-sectional, mixed method study among pregnant women in rural India

    Sarkar, A., Mburu, G., Shivkumar, P. V., Sharma, P., Campbell, F., Behera, J., Dargan, R., Mishra, S. K. & Mehra, S., 12/09/2016, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 19, 11 p., 20993.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Barriers to community-based drug dependence treatment: implications for police roles, collaborations and performance indicators

    Ma, Y., Du, C., Cai, T., Han, Q., Yuan, H., Luo, T., Ren, G., Mburu, G., Wang, B., Golichenko, O. & Zhang, C., 18/07/2016, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 19, Suppl. 3, 7 p., 20879.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Empowering communities and strengthening systems to improve transgender health: outcomes from the Pehchan programme in India

    Shaikh, S., Mburu, G., Arumugam, V., Mattipalli, N., Aher, A., Mehta, S. & Robertson, J., 17/06/2016, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 19, Suppl. 2, 9 p., 20809.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Detention of people lost to follow-up on TB treatment in Kenya: the need for human rights-based alternatives

    Mburu, G., Restoy, E., Kibuchi, E., Holland, P. J. & Harries, A., 1/06/2016, In: Health and Human Rights Journal. 18, 1, p. 43-54 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Mental health among men who have sex with men in Cambodia: implications for integration of mental health services within HIV programmes

    Yi, S., Tuot, S., Chhoun, P., Pal, K., Choub, S. C. & Mburu, G., 24/03/2016, In: International Journal for Equity in Health. 15, 53, 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Impact of blended treatment literacy and psychoeducation on methadone maintenance treatment outcomes in Yunnan, China

    Zhang, B., Cai, T., Yan, Z., Mburu, G., Wang, B. & Yang, L., 26/02/2016, In: Harm Reduction Journal. 13, 8, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  45. 2015
  46. Published

    'Deep down in their heart, they wish they could be given some incentives': a qualitative study on the changing roles and relations of care among home-based caregivers in Zambia

    Cataldo, F., Kielmann, K., Kielmann, T., Mburu, G. & Musheke, M., 28/01/2015, In: BMC Health Services Research. 15, 1, 10 p., 36.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. 2014
  48. Published

    The impact of community mobilisation on HIV prevention in middle and low income countries: a systematic review and critique

    Cornish, F., Priego-Hernandez, J., Campbell, C., Mburu, G. & McLean, S., 11/2014, In: AIDS and Behavior. 18, 11, p. 2110-2134 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Intersectionality of HIV stigma and masculinity in eastern Uganda: implications for involving men in HIV programmes

    Mburu, G., Ram, M., Siu, G., Bitira, D., Skovdal, M. & Holland, P., 11/10/2014, In: BMC Public Health. 14, 17 p., 1061.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Responding to adolescents living with HIV in Zambia: a social–ecological approach

    Mburu, G., Ram, M., Oxenham, D., Haamujompa, C., Iorpenda, K. & Ferguson, L., 10/2014, In: Children and Youth Services Review. 45, p. 9-17 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  51. Published

    Adolescent HIV disclosure in Zambia: barriers, facilitators and outcomes

    Mburu, G., Hodgson, I., Kalibala, S., Haamujompa, C., Cataldo, F., Lowenthal, E. D. & Ross, D., 10/03/2014, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 17, p. 1-9 9 p., 18866.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Community and service provider views to inform the 2013 WHO consolidated antiretroviral guidelines: key findings and lessons learnt

    Hsieh, A., Mburu, G., Garner, A., Teltschik, A., Ram, M., Mallouris, C., Penazzato, M., Shaffer, N., Easterbrook, P. & Ball, A., 03/2014, In: AIDS. 28, Suupl. 2, p. S205-216 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  53. 2013
  54. Published

    Resisting and challenging stigma in Uganda: the role of support groups of people living with HIV

    Mburu, G., Ram, M., Skovdal, M., Bitira, D., Hodgson, I., Mwai, G. W., Stegling, C. & Seeley, J., 13/11/2013, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 16, (Suppl 2):18636, 7 p., 18636.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  55. Published

    Role and outcomes of community health workers in HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

    Mwai, G. W., Mburu, G., Kwasi, T., Frost, P., Ford, N. & Seeley, J., 10/09/2013, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 16, 18586, 14 p., 18586.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Barriers and facilitating factors to the uptake of antiretroviral drugs for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

    Gourlay, A., Birdthistle, I., Mburu, G., Iorpenda, K. & Wringe, A., 19/07/2013, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 16, 18588.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Rights-based services for adolescents living with HIV: adolescent self-efficacy and implications for health systems in Zambia

    Mburu, G., Hodgson, I., Teltschik, A., Ram, M., Haamujompa, C., Bajpai, D. & Mutali, B., 05/2013, In: Reproductive Health Matters. 21, 41, p. 176-185 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  58. 2012
  59. Published

    Understanding the linkages between informal and formal care for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

    Lees, S., Kielmann, K., Cataldo, F. & Mburu, G., 12/2012, In: Global Public Health. 7, 10, p. 1109-1119 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  60. Published

    Expanding the role of community mobilization to accelerate progress towards ending vertical transmission of HIV in Uganda: the Networks model

    Mburu, G., Iorpenda, K. & Muwanga, F., 11/07/2012, In: Journal of the International AIDS Society. 15, Suppl. 2, 9 p., 17386.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  61. Published

    Living as an adolescent with HIV in Zambia: lived experiences, sexual health and reproductive needs

    Hodgson, I., Ross, J., Haamujompa, C. & Mburu, G., 2012, In: AIDS Care. 24, 10, p. 1204-1210 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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