Publications and Research

Publications and Research

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Publications of NPF Researchers

(NPF authors are noted in bold font)

Zhou, Jianfang, Xiaomei Ru, and Norman Hearst. Individual and Household-Level Predictors of Health Related Quality of Life Among Middle-Aged People in Rural Mid-East China: a Cross-Sectional StudyBMC Public Health 2014, 14:660.

Ruark, AH, Caitlin Kennedy, Amy Nunn, Edward C. Green, Lunga Dlamini, Nonhlanhla Mazibuko, Timothy Flanigan, Pamela J. Surkan. Love, Lust and the Emotional Context of Concurrent Sexual Partnerships among Young Swazi Adults.  African Journal of AIDS Research (in press 2014).

Morris, Brian J. and E.C. Green.  “Circumcision,” in Robert Dingwall and Bill Cockerkham (eds), Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society, Blackwell Publishers, The Netherlands. Published Online: 21 FEB 2014. DOI: 10.1002/9781118410868.wbehibs191 [login required]

Green, E.C. and Elaine Murphy. “Health Belief Model,” in Robert Dingwall and Bill Cockerkham (eds), Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society. Blackwell Publishers, The Netherlands. Published Online: 21 Feb. 2014. DOI: 10.1002/9781118410868.wbehibs191 [login required]

Hearst, Norman, Alison Ruark, Esther Sid Hudes, Jennifer Goldsmith, Edward C. Green, Demographic and Health Surveys Indicate Limited Impact of Condoms and HIV Testing in Four African Countries. African Journal of AIDS Research, Vol 12 (1) p. 9-15, 2013.

Green, E.C., P. Kajubi, A.H. Ruark, S. Kamya, N.C. D’Errico, and N. Hearst.  The Need to Reemphasize Behavior Change for HIV Prevention in Uganda: A Qualitative Study. Studies in Family Planning 2013; Vol. 44[1]:25–43, 2013.

Wamai, Richard G., Brian J. Morris, Jake H. Waskett, Edward C. Green, Joya Banerjee, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Robert C. Bailey, Catherine A. Hankins.  Randomized Controlled Trials of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention in Africa Stand Up to Scrutiny.  Journal of Law Medicine and Law 20:93-123, 2012.

Kajubi, P., EC Green, Esther Sid Hudes, Moses Kamya, Alison Ruark, Norman Hearst. Multiple Sexual Partners Among Poor Urban Dwellers in Kampala, Uganda. JAIDS 57(2) 1 June 2011.

Hearst, N., Phoebe Kajubi, Esther Sid Hudes, Albert K Maganda, E.C. Green. Prevention measures and AIDS risk behavior in Kampala, Uganda.  AIDS Care 1(4) 2011.

Green, E.C., N. Hearst, T. Mah, A. Herling-Ruark.  A Framework of Sexual Partnerships: Risks and Implications for HIV Prevention in Africa. Studies in Family Planning 2009; 40[1]: pp 63-70.

Green, E.C., Cedza Dlamini, Zoe Duby, Nicole C. D’Errico Allison Ruark, Mobilizing Indigenous Resources for Anthropologically Designed Behaviour Change Interventions. African Journal of AIDS Research 8(4) 2009, p 389-400.

Green. E.C. Establishing Risk Elimination and Improving Harm Reduction in AIDS Prevention. Russian Journal of AIDS, Cancer and Public Health 2009; 13-N3(28):46-56.

Green, E.C., Hearst, N.  Was the Pope Wrong? The LancetVolume 373, Issue 9675, Page 1603, 9 May 2009. [free registration required]

Green, E.C. Condoms, HIV/AIDS, and Africa: The Pope Was Right [Op-Ed]. Washington Post, 29 Mar 2009.

Ruark, A., Shelton, J., Halperin, D.T., Wawer, M., Gray, R. Universal voluntary HIV testing and immediate antiretroviral therapy [Correspondence]. The Lancet 2009; 373(9669):1078. [free registration required]

Green, E.C., Mah, T.L., Ruark, A., Hearst, N.A Framework of Sexual Partnerships: Risks and Implications for HIV Prevention in Africa. Studies in Family Planning 2009; 40(1): 63-70. [login required]

Green EC, “New Challenges to the AIDS Prevention Paradigm.” in Peter Brown and Ron Barrett, (eds) Understanding and Applying Medical Anthropology. New York: McGraw Hill. 2009.

Green, E.C. and Ruark, A.H. AIDS and the Churches: Getting the Story Right. First Things, April 2008.

Ruark, A.H. Safer Sexual Behaviour Helps Beat the Virus. European Voice, 29 November 2007. [login required]

Green, E.C. Will Money Solve Africa’s Development Problems? Special section of The New York Times, 4 Nov 2007.

Green, E.C, and Witte, K. Can fear arousal in public health campaigns contribute to the decline of HIV prevalence?  Journal of Health Communication 2006; 11: 245-259. [login required] Alternate access here.

Commentaries on Green & Witte, 2006

O’Grady, Mary.Just Inducing Fear of HIV/AIDS Is Not Just. Journal of Health Communication; 11: 261-262. [login required]

Kirby, Douglas.  Can Fear Arousal in Public Health Campaigns Contribute to the Decline of HIV Prevalence? Journal of Health Communication; 11: 262-266. [login required]

Halperin, Daniel T. The Controversy Over Fear Arousal in AIDS Prevention and Lessons from Uganda. Journal of Health Communication; 11: 266-267. [login required]

Green EC, Halperin DT, Nantulya V, Hogle J. 2006. Uganda’s HIV Prevention Success: The Role of Sexual Behavior Change and the National Response  AIDS and Behavior;  2006; 10(4): 335-346.

Comments on Green et al  AIDS and Behavior;  2006; 10(4): 347-350.

Green, E.C.. 2006 December.  Cited in Death Notice for Patrick Gallagher.  Anthropology News; 47(9): 35-6. [requires login]

Green, E.C., Herling A. The ABC Approach to Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV: Common Questions and Answers. Washington, D.C. 2006, Christian Connections for International Health.

Green, E.C., Stoneburner R, Hearst N. Evidence that Demands Action. Dallas, Texas: 2004, The Medical Institute for Sexual Health.

Green, E.C.. A Death in Swaziland. Anthropology News March 2004, 45(3): 32-33. [login required]

Green, ECAIDS Debate in AN. Anthropology News January 2004, 45(1): 4-5. [login required]

Hearst N, Kirby D, Okware S, Mogwe S, Green EC. Taking a Closer Look at the ABCs of Prevention. XV International AIDS Conference, Special USAID Satellite Session, Bangkok, Thailand, 11 July 2004.

Halperin, D.T., Steiner, M., Cassell, M., Green, E.C., Hearst, N., Kirby, D., Gayle, H., Cates, W., et al. [149 signers in total]. The time has come for common ground on preventing sexual transmission of HIV. The Lancet 2004; 364: 1913-15.

Green, E.C.. Congressional Testimony. Committee on Energy and Policy. 20 March 2003.

Janzen, J. and Green, E.C., Continuity, Change, and Challenge in African Healing. In: H. Selin, Medicine Across Cultures (in the series Science Across Cultures: the History of Non-Western Science. Dordecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, pp 1-26.

Green, E.C. Commentary:New Challenges to the AIDS Prevention Paradigm. Anthropology News 2003; 44(6):  5-6.

Green, E.C.Culture Clash and AIDS Prevention. The Responsive Community 2003; 13(4): 4-9.

Green EC. Faith-Based Organizations: Contributions to HIV Prevention. Washington, D.C.: USAID/Washington and The Synergy Project 2003.

Peterson A, Green EC, Monico S. Fighting AIDS in Uganda: What Went Right. [testimony by Anne Peterson, Edward C. Green, and Sophia Monico before Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 19 May 2003; link to transcript and video available at] 2003.

Green EC. The New AIDS Fight: A Plan as Simple as ABC. The New York Times, 1 March 2003.

de Smet, P., and Green, E.C. Traditional healers as healthcare providers: Africa as an example. Chapter in: The Nature of Primary Care. 2002.

Green EC, Sliep Y, Thornton R. Traditional Healers and the Bio-medical Health System in South Africa.  Final Draft Summary Report—December 2002. Medical Care Development International (MCDI) for The Margaret Sanger Center International, South Africa.

Green EC.Forum Theatre Empowers Palestinian Women. Under Pressure, 7 August 2001.

Green ECCan Qualitative Research Produce Reliable Quantitative Findings? Field Methods 2001; 13(1): 3-19. [login required]

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics. Palestinian Maternal and Child Health: a Qualitative National Study. Ramallah, Palestine, 2001.

Green EC.  Ethnographically Evaluating Palestinian Forum Theater. Anthropology News October 2001; 42(7):14. [login required]

Miles, A, Bloom, F & Green ECNew Challenges to the AIDS Prevention Paradigm. Anthropology New 2001 May; 42(5): 56. [login required]

AmaraSingham A. Green EC, Royes H. Final Evaluation AIDS/STD Prevention and Control Project Jamaica. USAID. December 2000.

Green EC. Traditional Healers and AIDS in Uganda. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2000. Vol. 6(1),  pp. 1-2.

Green, E.C. The WHO Forum on Traditional Medicine in Health Systems. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2000, Vol.6(5) Oct. 2000, pp.379-382.

Outwater A., L Nkya, E Lyamula, G Lwihula, EC Green, J Hogle, S Hassig, G Dallabetta. Health care seeking behavior for sexually transmitted diseases among commercial sex workers in Morogoro, Tanzania.  Culture, Health and Sexuality 2000. Vol. 2, pp. 19-33.

Green, ECThe Circumcision and AIDS Debate. Anthropology News September 2000; 41(1): 22. [login required]

Green, EC. Indigenous Knowledge For Development. Anthropology News  October 1999; 40(7): 20. [login required]

Green EC & Honwana A. Indigenous Healing of War-Affected Children. IK Notes (World Bank) 1999; 10: 1-4. [Portuguese version]

Green EC. Alternative and Complementary Medicine at the 1998 World AIDS Conference. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Vol.4(3) 1998, pp 349-351.

Green, EC. White Cultural Practices Unmasked. Anthropology News 1998 September; 39(6): 2. [login required]

Green, EC.  D Michael Warren: An Appreciation. Anthropology News 1998 March; 39(3): 6. {login required]

Green, EC.  Purity, Pollution and the Invisible Snake in Southern Africa. Medical Anthropology, Vol. 17, pp. 83-100, 1997.

Green EC.  “Is there a Basis for Modern-Traditional Cooperation in African Health Care?” Invited Guest Editorial Essay, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 1997; 3(4): 311-314.

Green EC. “Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Health Promotion in Mozambique”, in Indigenous Knowledge and Its Uses in Southern Africa, Hans Normann and Ina Snyman, Eds. Human Sciences Research Council.1996.

Green EC, Indigenous Healers and the African State: Policy Issues Concerning African Indigenous Healers in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Pact Publications: New York, 1996.

Green EC, Zokwe B, Dupree JD. The Experience of an AIDS Prevention Program Focused on South African Traditional Healers. Social Science and Medicine 1995; 40(4): 503-515. [Copyright Elsevier, doi:10.1016/0277-9536(85)90242-4]

Green, ECThe Circumcision and AIDS Debate. Anthropology News 1995 May; 36(5): 52. [login required]

Green EC, The Anthropology of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Liberia. Social Science and Medicine Vol. 35. No 4, 1992, pp.1457-1468.

Green EC.  Sexually Transmitted Disease, Ethnomedicine and Health Policy in Africa. Social Science and Medicine 1992; 35(2): 121-30. [Copyright Elsevier, doi:10.1016/0277-9536(94)E0105-2]

Cernea MM. 1992. Re-tooling in Applied Social Investigation for Development Planning: Some Methodological Issues, in Rapid Assessment Procedures–Qualitative Methodologies for Planning and Evaluation and Health Related Programmes. Nevin S. Scrimshaw and Gary R. Gleason, eds., International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries (INFDC), Boston, MA. [Green’s work is discussed in this chapter.]

Green, EC. A Consumer Intercept Study of Oral Contraceptive Users in the Dominican Republic. Studies in Family Planning Vol 19, No. 2, 1988, pp. 109-117.

Green ECCan Collaborative Programs Between Biomedical and African Indigenous Health Practitioners Succeed? Social Science and Medicine 1988; 27(11): 1125-30. [Copyright Elsevier, doi:10.1016/0277-9536(88)90341-3]

Green, EC. Can Collaboration Between Traditional Healers and Western-Trained Doctors Provide Education to Help Reduce Africa’s Birth Rate? Friends of Nigeria Newsletter, Vol.1 No.1, p.2-8, 1987.

Green, EC, (ed). Practicing Development Anthropology. Boulder, Co. and Oxford, U.K.: Westview Press, 1986.

Green EC.  Diarrhea and the Social Marketing of Oral Rehydration Salts in Bangladesh. Social Science and Medicine 1986; 23(4): 357-66. [Copyright Elsevier, doi:10.1016/0277-9536(86)90078-X]

Green EC. Traditional Healers, Mothers and Childhood Diarrheal Disease in Swaziland: the Interface of Anthropology and Health Education. Social Science and Medicine 1985; 20(3): 277-85. [Copyright Elsevier, doi:10.1016/0277-9536(85)90242-4]

Green EC, Makhubu L. Traditional Healers in Swaziland: Toward Improved Cooperation Between the Traditional and Modern Health Sectors. Social Science and Medicine 1984; 18(12): 1071-9. [Copyright Elsevier, doi:10.1016/0277-9536(84)90167-9]

Green EC.   U.S. Population Policy, Development and the Rural Poor of Africa. Journal of Modern African Studies 1982; 20(1): 45‑67.

Green EC. Planning Psychiatric Services for Southeast Africa. Mental Health Policy Monograph Series No. 2, Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, 1979.

Green EC. Winti and Christianity: A Study in Religious Change. Ethnohistory, Vol. 25, No. 3 Summer, 1978, pp. 251-276, Duke University Press.

Green, EC, Social Control in Tribal Afro‑America, Anthropological Quarterly 1977, Vol 50(3) pp. 107‑116.

Publications | News | Books | Additional Reviews