Research, Analysis and Special Reports

In addition to designing and implementing surveys, I have been fortunate to be involved in numerous research, analysis and writing activities. Most of my work has been related to HIV and other infections and key populations. Below is a list of some of projects I have completed over the past decade. 

Details starting with most recent date

Location

Dates

Activity

Hiring organization

THAILAND, HOMEBASE

2016-2018

Data analysis of adolescent and young key populations in Thailand, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Development of situational analysis reports

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

THAILAND, HOMEBASE

2017

Wrote methodology (sampling, population size estimation, rapid assessment) sections of TB key population data framework. Conducted workshop on “Methods for Data Collection among Key Populations” and worked with country representative to develop concept notes for data collection. 

StopTB

THAILAND

2017

Assess data from surveys of stigma and discrimination conducted among health care professionals and people living with HIV. Provided technical assistance to derive weighting to extrapolate data from regional to national levels

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

HOMEBASE

2017

Wrote chapter “Methods for measuring TB stigma in hard to reach populations” for book on TB Stigma measurement.

KNCV Tuberculosefonds

THAILAND, HOMEBASE

2016

Assessed sampling methodologies used worldwide to sample people living with HIV for the Stigma Index. Provided feedback on the Stigma Index Questionnaire and recommendations for future implementation.

UNAIDS

HOMEBASE

2015

Wrote up guidelines on understanding data for adolescents and young key populations. “Understanding key terms and data related to HIV: Handbook for adolescents and young key populations at higher risk of HIV exposure in Asia and the Pacific.”

 

COMOROS

2015

Conducted an HIV epidemiological assessment and HIV modes of transmission model.

UNAIDS

MADAGASCAR, HOMEBASE

2015

Served as the epidemiological technical advisor on the HIV Investment Case. Wrote up epidemiological findings.  

UNAIDS

MYANMAR, HOMEBASE

2014-2015

Provided technical assistance to analyze data from a HIV health survey of young men who have sex with men (MSM). Wrote up final report and journal article.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

THAILAND

2014

Co-facilitated "Experts Meeting on Methodologies for Obtaining Strategic Information on Young People at Higher Risk of HIV Exposure".

UNICEF

VIETNAM, HOMEBASE

2013-2014

Conducted data analysis of health surveys and wrote peer reviewed journal articles.

FHI360

ARMENIA, HOMEBASE

2012-2014

Conducted data analysis of health surveys and wrote peer reviewed journal articles.

UNAIDS

HOMEBASE

2012-2014

Conducted data analysis of health surveys from Moldova and wrote peer reviewed journal articles.

UNAIDS

HOMEBASE

2012-2013

Wrote the manual: "Introduction to Respondent Driven Sampling" plus supplements on analyzing BBS data using RDS Analyst and creating recruitment graphics using NetDraw.

World Health Organization (WHO)

CAMBODIA

2012

Provided technical assistance to assess the use of RDS as a sampling method for widespread HIV surveys among key population in Asia. Developed and led discussions on “RDS: next steps and lessons learned”.

FHI360

THAILAND, HOMEBASE

2012

Researched and wrote up Guidance on sampling young key populations at risk for HIV exposure. “Making the case with Strategic Information: Young key populations at higher risk of HIV in Asia and the Pacific”.

UNICEF

BENIN

2012

Developed a protocol to conduct service and size estimation mapping of MSM and PWID. Co-wrote final report of findings.

Population Services International (PSI)

THAILAND, HOMEBASE

2010-2011

Conducted literature review and data extraction on HIV risk among mobile populations in South and South-East Asia. Presented findings to key team leaders in Asia and conducted factfinding interviews with key officials in Bangkok. Wrote up report of findings.

Joint Initiative on Mobility and HIV/AIDS (JUNIMA)

HOMEBASE

2009

Wrote a user guide on rapid assessment and response for scaling up HIV testing and counseling among key populations at risk for HIV exposure.

WHO

VENEZUELA

2009

Provided technical assistance, training and prepared materials to assess the best sampling method to sample MSM, FSW and Transsexuals. Developed a protocol.

UNAIDS

HONDURAS, HOMEBASE

2007

Coded and formatted databases and analyzed data for HIV/STI surveys of MSM and FSW. Interpreted data and wrote up findings for publication in peer reviewed journals.

Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)


 For more information on my past experience with this, please consult my CV and list of consultancies