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Work experience

2018 - Present

Senior Researcher, Member of the Scientific Council

Public Health Institute, Riga Stradins University

2014 - Present

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology

2008 - 2013

Lecturer

Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Riga Stradins University

2010 - 2012

Public health analyst

Epidemiological Safety and Public Health Department, HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Prevention Unit, Infectology Center of Latvia

2007 - 2009

Public health organizer

AIDS and STI Prevention Centre, Public Health Agency

2007 - 2007

Guest lecturer

Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Riga Stradins University

2005 - 2007

Public health organizer - senior specialist

Department of Information and Education, AIDS Prevention Centre

2004 - 2005

Consultant of the program for alternative forms of care

Diaconia Centre of the ELCL

2003 - 2004

Project manager

NGO "Youth against AIDS"

Education and training

2013 - 2013

Doctor of medical science

Rīga Stradiņš University

2005 - 2009

Doctoral studies in medicine

Riga Stradins University

2003 - 2005

Master's degree of health sciences in health care

Riga Stradins University

1999 - 2003

Public health specialist's degree, bachelor's degree in public health

Riga Stradins University

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

 

2018, Riga Stradins University, Riga East Clinical University Hospital, stationary "Infectology Center of Latvia", Association of Infectologists, Hepatologists and HIV/AIDS Specialists of Latvia

Conference “HIV Infection in Latvia - Diagnostic and Treatment News, Multidisciplinary Solution”, Riga

2018, Riga Stradins University

Program “Speech Art in Pedagogical Work”, Riga

2018 Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

Training “ESTICOM (European Surveys and Training to Improve Men who have Sex with Men Community Health) Training of Trainers Workshop”, Lithuania

2018 Ltd. “TELLYOURSTORY”

Non-formal education program for adults "Carousel of Methods" (non-formal education methods and their use in the study process), Riga

2017Latvian Association of dermathologists, Association of hypnotherapists, sexologists and sexopathologists

Conference “Man with a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Problems and solutions for sexual health”, Riga

2017, Riga Stradins University, Latvian Medical Association, Latvian Association of Infectologists and Hepathologists, RePharm Holdings, AGIHAS

Conference “Somatic, clinical and legal aspects of HIV/AIDS”, Riga

2017, Fundació Clínic Barcelona, European Federation of Addiction Societies, Serviço de Intervenção nos Comportamentos Aditivos e nas Dependências, Clínic Barcelona Hospital Universitari

Training “Training WIth Stakeholders – applying EU drug and addiction research (TWIST)”, Portugal

2017, Riga Stradins University

Program “Improvisation in pedagogical work”, Riga

2017, National AIDS Centre (Poland), HA-REACT Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction

Seminar “International Seminar on Harm Reduction in Prison”, Poland

2016, NGO “DIA+LOGS”

Conference “Adherence in Latvia – can we do other way? Can we do better? Looking for common opinion.”, Riga

2016, Riga Stradins University

Programme “HIV in Latvia – actualities, diagnostics, primary and specific health care”, Riga

2016, Riga Stradins University

Course “Effective supervision of students’ research work”, Riga, Latvia

2016, World Health Organization Country Office in Latvia, Public Health Association of Latvia

Seminar “Health communication as support for informed decision–making”, Riga, Latvia

2016, Riga Stradins University

Seminar “Current and future perspectives of micro- and macro modelling of infectious diseases: from system byology to control and dynamics”, Riga, Latvia

2015, Riga Stradins University

Course “Lecturing in intercultural environment”, Riga, Latvia

2015, Riga Stradins University, Catholic University of Leuven

Seminar “Fundamentals of molecular evolution & phylogenetic analysis”, “HIV-1 genetic diversity and antiviral drug resistance & HIV drug resistance to new antiretrovirals”, “Hypothesis testing: molecular clock, selective pressure, phylogeography & HIV-2: diagnosis, therapy and monitoring”, Riga, Latvia

2014, The Open Medical Institute, Riga Stradins University, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, The American Austrian Foundation

Symposium „Medical Education”, Riga, Latvia

2013, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Seminar „Monitoring trends in and responses to drug-related infectious diseases among people who inject drugs”, Tallinn, Estonia

2013, The Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University, Washington University, WHO CINDI

Course „Evidence-Based Public Health: A Course in Noncommunicable Disease Prevention”, Bregenz, Austria

2011, Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Seminar „Presentation skills – how to convince”, Riga, Latvia

2011, Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Seminar „Global aspects in health care – content and methods in medical study programme”, Riga, Latvia

2010, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Seminar „Harm reduction in the Baltic states – the way forward”, Riga, Latvia

2010, Statens Serum Institute

Nordic Summer School in Methods of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark

2010, Riga Stradins University

Cycle of lectures „Statistical analysis and evaluation of scientific data”, Riga, Latvia

2010, Ministry of Health of Latvia, WHO, Latvian Association of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians

Training of trainers „Intimate partner violence; violence against women. In-depth course for reproductive health specialists”, Riga, Latvia

2009, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Seminar „New initiatives in HIV prevention among risk groups”, Riga, Latvia

2009, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Seminar „Drug related risk reduction in prison settings”, Riga, Latvia

2007, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (Netherlands), Public Health Agency of Latvia

Seminar „Modelling, research design and application to Latvian public health context”, Riga, Latvia

2007, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (Netherlands), Public Health Agency of Latvia

Seminar „Introduction to economic evaluation of public health”, Riga, Latvia

2006, Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS, Society Integration Foundation, AIDS Prevention Centre of Latvia

Training of trainers “Police, drugs and AIDS”, Riga, Latvia

2005, UNAIDS, UNDP, AIDS Prevention Centre, Health Promotion State Agency of Latvia

Conference „Health promotion in educational settings and orphanages”

2005, Latvian School of Public Administration

Certificate in EU Project leadership and management

2004, Local government and project management state training centre of the University of Latvia

Certificate on state and municipality purchases

2004, APRODEV

Seminar „Capacity Building Programme. Partnership Workshop. EU Fundraising and Advocacy and Lobbying”, Slovakia

2003, Save the Children

Conference „Separated and trafficated children in the Baltic sea region”, Sweden

2003, Public Health Association of Latvia

Conference „Health of children in Latvia”, Riga, Latvia

2002, Health promotion centre of Latvia

Conference „Nurse and public health”

2001-2003, Luther’s Academy, Latvia

Certificate of Christian pedagogue

 

Supervised study programme

Rīga Stradiņš University, Master, Full-time studies, Health Communication

Supervised study course

Global Health

 

Public Health and Epidemiology

 

Teaching Methods in Health Education

Writing a Research Protocol

Lectured study course

Epidemiology

Public Health

Public Health and Epidemiology

The Basics of Public Health

Writing a Research Protocol

Projects

 

2018, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe

Position: External consultant on HIV prevention policy among key and vulnerable populations (member of country mission in Albania)

2018, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe

Position: Technical assistant in conducting survey on viral hepatitis prevention through immunization and prevention of perinatal transmission

2017-2018, National Centre for Education, Latvia, EC project "Competency approach in the content of the course of education"

Partner in Latvia: Latvian Academy of Sport Education

Position: Expert in health education

2017-2018, Project "Training for pedagogues of educational setting on health education issues”, in frame of the EC project „Complex events of health promotion and disease prevention” (No 9.2.4.1/16/I/001)

Leading partner: Ministry of Health, Latvia

Partner in Latvia: Ltd. “Divi gani”

Position: Author of informative material, lecturer

2016-2018, Research of the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Latvia “Cohort study of problem drug users”

Partner in Latvia: NGO “DIA+LOGS”

Position: Researcher

2015-2018, EU project “HIV European research on mathematical modelling and experimentation of HIV testing in hidden communities” (HERMETIC)

Main partner: French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), France

Partner in Latvia: Riga Stradins University

Position: Leading researcher, scientific project manager

2017, Research of the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Latvia “Prevalence of drug use and associated infections among men who have sex with men”

Partner in Latvia: NGO “Baltic HIV Association”

Position: Researcher

2017, Project “Training for health promotion coordinators of local governments and health promoting schools” in frame of the EC project „Complex events of health promotion and disease prevention” (No 9.2.4.1/16/I/001)

Leading partner: Ministry of Health, Latvia

Partner in Latvia: Ltd. “Divi gani”

Position: Lecturer

2017, Project “Elaboration of research methodology for a study on prevalence of process addictions (gambling, gaming, new technologies etc.) among inhabitants of Latvia” (in frame of the EC project „Complex events of health promotion and disease prevention” (No 9.2.4.1/16/I/001)

Leading partner: Ministry of Health, Latvia

Partner in Latvia: Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Position: Expert

2017, Camino Stiftung project “Improving Access to Medicines in the European Union and Low- and Middle-income Countries”

Leading partner: Health Action International, Netherlands

Partner in Latvia: NGO “Health projects for Latvia”

Position: Researcher

2017, Norvegian funding instrument „Establishment of a new prison block in Olaine prison, including construction and training of staff”, research “Evaluation of risks and needs of persons who will participate in programs of addiction reduction”

Leading partner: Prison Administration, Latvia

Partner in Latvia: Riga Stradins University

Position: Leading researcher

2016-2017, Governmental research program „Biomedicine for public health (BIOMEDICINE)”, project „Studying and diminishing the burden of main mental disorders and cognitive disfunction”, sub-project No 5.8.1.

Partner in Latvia: Riga Stradins University

Position: Researcher

2015, Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia project: „Development and implementation of educational activities on sexual and reproductive health issues”

Partner: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: HIV expert

2014-2015, Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia project: „Research on burnout syndrome among medical staff – prevention and treatment possibilities”

Partner: Health centre „Vivendi”, Latvia

Position: Researcher

2014-2015, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (through EEA Financial Mechanism) funded Project: Promoting social inclusion of men who have sex with men (MSM) by improving access and quality of health care services”

Main partner: NGO „Baltic HIV Association”

Position: Researcher (research on the quality of health care services developed within the project)

2014, EU project “Empowering young people across Europe with learning disabilities to protect themselves against sexual abuse and violence” (Keep Me Safe)

Main partner: International Planned Parenthood Federation European Network (IPPF)

Partner in Latvia: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: Expert, researcher

2013-2015, Riga Stradins University project „ Research on rotaviral infection associated quality of life for hospitalized children and their family members in Latvia”

Position: Researcher

2013-2015, EU project „Building capacity in prevention of HIV and associated infections among youth at high risk in the Northern Dimension area”

Main partner: The Secretariat of the Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS), Sweden

Partner in Latvia: NGO „Baltic HIV Association”

Position: Researcher (research “HIV, associated infections and related risk behaviour among youth at risk – students of vocational schools”)

2013-2014, EU JUST project „Women, ethnic minorities, drug-help services” (WEDworks)

Main partner: SPI Forschung gGmbH, Germany

Partner in Latvia: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: Researcher (rapid assessment and response (RAR) study to gain knowledge on the living circumstances, health, and social needs of women using drugs and those engaged in sex work as well as of Roma youth); lecturer (trainer of trainers)

2013-2014, Centre for Disease Prevention and Control of Latvia project: „Research on the prevalence of addictive substance use among pregnant women”

Partner: Researcg centre “SKDS”, Latvia

Position: Researcher

2012-2013, EU project „Equal opportunities for health: action for development”

Main partner: Doctors with Africa Cuamm, Italy

Partner in Latvia: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: Lecturer (global health issues)

2011-2014, EU project „Empowering civil society and public health system to fight tuberculosis epidemic among vulnerable groups” (TUBIDU)

Main partner: National Institute for Health Development, Estonia

Partner in Latvia: Tuberculosis Foundation of Latvia

Position: Researcher (research „TB and HIV related knowledge and behaviours and the barriers to access to related health care services among people who inject drugs”)

2011-2012, EU project “The European MSM Internet Survey” (EMIS)

Main partner: Robert Koch Institute, Germany

Partners in Latvia: Infectology Center of Latvia, Association of LGBT and their friends „Mozaika”, NGO “Baltic HIV Association”

Position: Researcher

2011-2012, „Merck Sharp & Dohme” project „Genital warts prevalence study: Baltic initiative”

Main partner: University of Tartu, Estonia

Partner in Latvia: Public Health Association of Latvia

Position: Researcher

2011-2012, EU project: „Highly active prevention: scale up HIV/AIDS/STI prevention, diagnostic and therapy across sectors and borders in CEE and SEE” (BORDERNETWORK)

Main partner: SPI Forschung gGmbH, Germany

Partner in Latvia: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: Scientific assistant, researcher (research “HIV/AIDS and STIs Bio-Behavioural Surveillance Survey (BBSS) among Sex Workers in 7 EU countries”); lecturer (trainer of trainers)

2010, EU project: „Health promotion for young prisoners” (HPYP)

Main partner: Wissenschaftliches Institute der Ärzte Deutschlands (WIAD), Germany

Partner in Latvia: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: Researcher (research „Assessment of young prisoners’ specific needs and demands as regards health promotion in the prison environment”); lecturer (trainer of trainers)

2008-2009, EU, UNODC project „Training Criminal Justice Professionals in Harm Reduction Services for Vulnerable Groups”(TCJP)

Main partner: Wissenschaftliches Institute der Ärzte Deutschlands (WIAD), Germany

Partner in Latvia: Latvia’s association for family planning and sexual health „Papardes zieds”

Position: Researcher (research „Assessment of areas which should be included in the training module on harm reduction for criminal justice professionals”); lecturer (trainer of trainers)

2006-2009, EU project: „Expanding Network for Comprehensive and Coordinated Action on HIV/AIDS Prevention Among IDUs and Bridging Population” (ENCAP)

Main partner: Public health agency, Latvia

Position: Researcher (research „Prevalence of HIV and other infections and risk behaviours among injecting drug users in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia”), co-author of the handbook „Comprehensive action on HIV/AIDS prevention among IDUs and bridging population. Manual for harm reduction service providers”

2006–2007, WHO project: “Scaling up treatment and care for HIV/AIDS and TB and accelerating prevention within the health system in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)”

Main partner: AIDS Prevention Centre, Latvia

Position in the project: Head of Secretariat

 

Publications

 

Research articles​​

 

 

1. Ivanovs R., Kivite A., Ziedonis D., Mintale I., Vrublevska J., Rancans E. Association of depression and anxiety with the 10-year risk of cardiovascular mortality in a primary care population of Latvia using the SCORE system. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2018; doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00276

2. Marty L., Cazein F., Panjo H., Pillonel J., Costagliola D., Supervie V., HERMETIC Study Group[1]. Revealing geographical and population heterogeneity in HIV incidence, undiagnosed HIV prevalence and time to diagnosis to improve prevention and care: estimates for France. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2018; 21:e25100

3. Laizane G., Kivite A., Stars I., Cikovska M., Grope I., Gardovska D. Health-related quality of life of the parents of children hospitalized due to acute rotavirus infection: a cross-sectional study in Latvia. BMC Pediatrics, 2018; 18:114

4. Ivanovs R., Kivite A., Ziedonis D., Mintale I., Vrublevska J., Rancans E. Association of depression and anxiety with cardiovascular co-morbidity in a primary care population in Latvia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health, 2018; 18:328

5. Uusküla A., Reile R., Rezeberga D., Karnite A., Logminiene Z., Padaiga Z., Nyg.rd M. The prevalence of genital warts in the Baltic countries: findings from national cross-sectional surveys in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2015; 91(1): 55-60.

6. Wiessing L., Ferri M., Grady B., Kantzanou M., Sperle I., Cullen K., J., EMCDDA DRID group[1], Hatzakis A., Prins M., Vickerman P., Lazarus J. V., Hope V. D., Mathe. K. Hepatitis C Virus Infection Epidemiology among People Who Inject Drugs in Europe: A Systematic Review of Data for Scaling Up Treatment and Prevention. PLoS ONE, 2014; 9(7): e103345.

7. Ļežņina M., Cikovska M., Laizāne G., Miklaševičs E., Karnīte A., Stars I., Ozoliņa L., Gardovska D., Grope I. Rotavīrusa infekcijas epidemioloģiskā situācija Latvijā, saslimšanas ietekme uz bērna veselību un viņa ģimenes dzīves kvalitāti. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2014 (in press).

[Latvian; “Epidemiological situation of rotavirus infection in Latvia, impact of the disease on the health of the child and on the quality of life of family members”]

8. Uuskula A., Raag M., Folch C., Prasad L., Karnite A., van Veen M.G., Eritsyan K., Rosinska M., DesJarlais D.C., Wiessing L. Self-reported testing, HIV status and associated risk behaviours among people who inject drugs in Europe – important differences between East and West. AIDS, 2014; 28:1657-1664.

9. Rüütel K., Karnite A., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Kirvelaite G., Kliiman K., Loit H. M., Uusküla A. Prevalence of IGRA-positivity and risk factors for tuberculosis among injecting drug users in Estonia and Latvia. International Journal of Drug Policy, 2014; 25:175-178.

10. Karnite A., Brigis G., Uuskula A. Years of potential life lost due to HIV infection and associated factors based on national HIV surveillance data in Latvia (1991-2010). Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2013 Feb; 45(2):140-6.

11. Karnīte A., Vilde A., Briģis Ģ. Mirstības un nāves pamatcēloņu tendences laikā Latvijas HIV inficēto personu populācijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2012, 1.sējums, 221.- 234.lpp.

[Latvian; “Time trends in mortality and underlying causes of death among people living with HIV in Latvia”]

12. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Upmace I. Vai informētība par savu HIV statusu maina injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju veselības uzvedību? Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2011, 1.sējums, 225.- 233.lpp.

[Latvian; “Does the knowledge on HIV status change the risk behaviour of injecting drug users?”]

13. Vilkriste M., Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Upmace I. Injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju zināšanu līmeņa par HIV/AIDS raksturojums Latvijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2011, 2.sējums, 207.- 215.lpp.

[Latvian; “Knowledge of injecting drug users on HIV/AIDS issues in Latvia”]

14. Vītola I., Karnīte A., Stars I., Briģis Ģ., Upmace I. Internalizētās homonegativitātes līmeņa raksturojums vīriešu, kuriem ir sekss ar vīriešiem, vidū Latvijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2011, 2.sējums, 127.-206.lpp.

[Latvian; “Internalized homonegativity among MSM in Latvia”]

15. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Skrule J., Lazdiņa A., Upmace I. Potenciāli zaudētie dzīves gadi cilvēka imūndeficīta vīrusa infekcijas dēļ Latvijā laikaposmā no 1991. līdz 2008.gadam. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2010, 2.sējums, 87.-99.lpp.

[Latvian; “Potential years of life lost due to HIV in Latvia (1991-2008)”]

16. Konova Š., Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Upmace I. Paaugstināta HIV inficēšanās riska seksuālās uzvedības izplatība injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju vidū Latvijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2010, 2.sējums, 231.-243.lpp.

[Latvian; “High risk sexual behaviour among injecting drug users in Latvia”]

17. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Ferdats A., Brokere I., Bulmistre I., Upmace I. HIV prevalenci ietekmējošie faktori injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju vidū Latvijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes Zinātniskie raksti 2009, 331.-339.lpp.

[Latvian; “HIV prevalence and associated factors among injecting drug users in Latvia”]

[1] Karnite A. – national DRID expert in Latvia, member of the DRID group

[1] HERMETIC Study Group: Hanne Apers (ITM, Belgium), Jessika Deblonde (WIV-ISP, Belgium), Anda Ķīvīte (RSU, Latvia), Jasna Loos (ITM, Belgium), Lise Marty (INSERM U1136, France), Christiana Nostlinger (ITM, Belgium), Daniela Rojas Castro (AIDES, France), Virginie Supervie (INSERM U1136, France), Dominique Van Beckhoven (WIV-ISP, Belgium).

 

 

Abstracts​​

 

 

1. Stokenberga I., Kivite A., Kelle I. To educate or to be educated? Parents’ attitude and knowledge toward sex education in Latvia. 7th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference “Society. Health. Welfare. Contemporary Social Dynamics and Welfare: Urban and Rural Development Perspectives.”, Riga Stradins University, 2018; pp. 140

2. Kivite A., Kaupe R., Linina I., Upmace I., HERMETIC study group. Diagnostic accuracy, feasibility and acceptability of HIV oral fluid rapid tests among hard-to-reach key populations in Latvia, the country with highest infection rates in Europe. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2018; 21 (S6): e25148 (pp. 171)

3. Grava L., Kivite A., Svaza J. Sex-specific anthropometric parameters as the screening tests for the obstructive sleep apnea in Latvia. P196. ERS 2018, 27th Congress European Rhinologic Society Abstract App.

4. Ansule I., Stars I., Kivite A., Millere I. Received information and social support for women living with HIV during the perinatal period. 12th International Scientific Conference “Society, Integration, Education”, 2018, http://conferences.ru.lv/index.php/SIE/SIE2018/paper/view/2085 (skat. 07.06.18)

5. Rancāns E., Ķīvīte A., Vrubļevska J., Ivanovs R. Depresijas diagnosticēšanas un aprūpes paradumu izmaiņas Latvijas ģimenes ārstu praksēs pēc Valsts pētījumu programmas “BIOMEDICINE 2014–2017” ietvaros izstrādātās “Depresijas skolas” apmācības kursa realizācijas. 2018.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2018., 238.lpp.

[Latvian; “Changes in diagnostics and care of depression at the practices of primary care doctors in Latvia based on the implementation of the Depression School Course developed within the framework of the national research program "BIOMEDICINE 2014-2017”]

6. Wiessing L., Kalamera E., Giraudon I., Montanari L., Uuskula A., Dolan K., Kamarulzaman A., EMCDDA DRID study group1, Rosińska M., Sava L., Yiasemi I., van Baelen L., Fotiou A., Tarján A., Garcia D. J. Associations of HIV and HCV with prison history among people who inject drugs in Europe and beyond. Lisbon Addictions Conference, 2017, http://www.lisbonaddictions.eu/lisbon-addictions-2017 (skat. 08.01.18)

7. Sondey J., Fugon L., Benayoun S., Coquelin V., Marty L., Supervie V., Rojas Castro D., HERMETIC Study Group[1]. Acceptability of door-to-door rapid HIV testing among Sub-Saharan African men and women living in the Paris region. 9th IAS conference on HIV science, 2017, http://programme.ias2017.org/Abstract/Index (skat. 08.01.18)

8. Marty L., Van Beckhoven D., Ost C., Deblonde J., Costagliola D., Sasse A., Supervie V., HERMETIC study group2. Unraveling the geographic and population heterogeneity of the HIV epidemic in Belgium. 9th IAS conference on HIV science, 2017, http://programme.ias2017.org/Abstract/Index (skat. 08.01.18)

9. Sondey J., Fugon L., Benayoun S., Coquelin V., Marty L., Supervie V., Rojas Castro D., HERMETIC Study Group2. Acceptabilité du dépistage à domicile pour les hommes et les femmes nés-es ne afrique Subsaharienne résidant en Seine-saint-denis dand le cadre du project HERMETIC. Conference SFLS, 2017, http://www.sfls.aei.fr/ (skat. 08.01.18)

10. Van Beckhoven D., Ost C., Supervie V., Marty L., Sasse., Callens S., Demeester R., De Wit S., Florence E., Fransen K., Lion E., Martin T., Sergeant M., Vandenbulcke P., Van Raemdonck A., Verhofstede C., Apers H., Loos J., Nöstlinger C., Deblonde J., HERMETIC Study Group2. A method of triangulation of HIV undiagnosed population estimates with other national data to strengthen confidence in the results and interpretations and to guide public health decisions, 16th European AIDS Conference, 2017, http://www.professionalabstracts.com/eacs2017/programme-eacs2017.pdf (skat. 08.01.18)

11. Grava L., Svaza J., Kivite A. Demographic and clinical predicting factors of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea. 4th congress of European ORL-HNS. Cornerstones in European ORL-HNS, 2017, http://ceorlhns.eventmagix.com/CEORLHNS_619/poster_110787/program.aspx/anchor110787 (skat. 11.12.17)

12. Ivanovs R., Rancāns E., Ķīvīte A., Mintāle I., Vrubļevska J., Logins R., Bērze L. Association of depression with the 10-year risk of cardiovascular mortality in primary care population in Latvia. 30 ECNP Congress, 2017, https://www.ecnp.eu/about-ecnp/history/past-ecnp-meetings/past-congresses/Paris%202017/Programme_overview.aspx# (skat. 11.12.17)

13. Ivanovs R., Rancāns E., Ķīvīte A., Mintāle I., Vrubļevska J., Logins R., Bērze L. Anxiety associated with a reduction of cardiovascular mortality risk in primary care population in Latvia. 30 ECNP Congress, 2017, https://www.ecnp.eu/about-ecnp/history/past-ecnp-meetings/past-congresses/Paris%202017/Programme_overview.aspx# (skat. 11.12.17)

14. Vrubļevska J., Ivanovs R., Ķīvīte A., Rancāns E. Association of Depression and Anxiety with Cardiovascular diseases. World Psychiatric Organisation INTER ZONAL Congress, 2017, Abstract SL15-1, http://wpavilnius2017.com/abstracts/sl15-1/ (skat. 11.12.17)

15. Ansule I., Stars I., Ķīvīte A. Ar HIV inficēto sieviešu zināšanu trūkums par HIV infekcijas ietekmi uz grūtniecības norisi un tās iznākumu. 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017., 65.lpp.

16. Ivanovs R., Rancāns E., Ķīvīte A., Vrubļevska J., Mintāle I., Bērze L., Logins R. Depresijas un trauksmes saistība ar kardiovaskulārajām slimībām primārajā aprūpē. 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017., 272.lpp.

17. Vrubļevska J., Ķīvīte A., Trapencieris M., Ivanovs R., Logins R., Bērze L., Rancāns E. Depresijas izplatība un depresijas skrīninginstrumenta PHQ-9 validācija primārajā aprūpē Latvijā. 2017.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2017., 287.lpp.

18. Rancāns E., Vrubļevska J., Ķīvīte A., Ivanovs R., Logins R., Bērze L. Prevalence of depression in treatment seeking population in primary care settings in Latvia – the results of the National Research Project BIOMEDICINE. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2016, 26:S478-S479

19. Ivanovs R., Rancāns E., Ķīvīte A., Mintāle I., Vrubļevska J., Logins R., Bērze L. Association of depression with cardiovascular diseases in primary care population in Latvia. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2016, 26:S402

20. Ivanovs R., Rancāns E., Ķīvīte A., Mintāle I., Vrubļevska J., Logins R., Bērze L. Anxiety and its association with cardiovascular diseases in primary care population in Latvia. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2016, 26:S610-S611

21. Kivite A., Stokenberga I., Kelle I. Parents as the main source of HIV and STI prevention among young people in Latvia. Abstract Book. Vilnius International Summit on Communicable Diseases, 2016, pp. 92

22. Odinokova V., Dompalma-Linuza E., Karnite A., Skonieczna A., Silakowski K. P., Malkuszewski T., Vyshemirskaya I., Osipenko V., Kolpakova O., Rusakova M. Experimenting with drugs as predictor of unprotected sex among youth in Russia, Latvia and Poland. European Journal of Public Health, 2015. Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp. 329

23. Zile I., Redovica I., Kivite A., Rezeberga D. Women’s knowledge and attitudes regarding alcohol consumption in pregnancy. Abstract book, 12th World congress of Perinatal Medicine, 2015, pp. 1297

24. Upmale S., Engels R., Kronberga M., Tolmanis I., Karnīte A. The necessity of a biopsy during endoscopy in the diagnostics of gastric atrophy and gastric intestinal metaplasia. Riga Stradiņš University International student conference, Health and social sciences 2015 abstracts. Riga: Riga Stradins University, 2015, pp. 90-91

25. Kvante E., Karnīte A., Ķelle I. Seksuāli transmisīvo infekciju izplatības raksturojums Latvijas reproduktīvā vecuma iedzīvotāju populācijā. 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2015., 202.lpp.

[Latvian; “Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among Latvian population of reproductive age”]

26. Nokalna I., Selecka K., Cikovska M., Grope I., Laizāne G., Karnīte A., Stars I., Gardovska D. Rota vīrusa izraisīta gastroenterīta īpatnības Bērnu klīniskajā universitātes slimnīcā hospitalizētiem bērniem. 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2015., 232.lpp.

[Latvian; “Peculiarities of rotaviral gastroenteritis among hospitalized children in University children’s hospital in Latvia”]

27. Cikovska M., Nokalna I., Selecka K., Laizāne G., Grope I., Karnīte A., Stars I., Gardovska D. Rota vīrusa infekcijas ietekme uz slimojoša bērna un viņa ģimenes dzīves kvalitāti. 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2015., 233.lpp.

[Latvian; “Impact of rotavirus infection on the quality of life of the child and his family members”]

28. Vīksne A., Mežzīle E., Rancāne I., Karnīte A., Pētersons A. Mutes dobuma un barības vada ķīmiski apdegumi un to komplikācijas: Bērnu klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas dati par 2012.-2015.gadu. 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2015., 241.lpp.

[Latvian; “Chemical injuries of oral cavity and oesophagal tract and associated complications – data of the University children’s hospital in Latvia, 2012-2015”]

29. Laizāne G., Nokalna I., Selecka K., Cikovska M., Karnīte A., Stars I., Miklaševičs E., Gardovska D., Grope I. Rota vīrusa infekcijas sociāli epidemioloģiskās, klīniskās un molekulāri bioloģiskās īpatnības Bērnu klīniskajā universitātes slimnīcā stacionētiem bērniem. 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2015., 253.lpp.

[Latvian; “Epidemiological, clinical and molecular peculiarities of rotaviral infection among hospitalized children in University children’s hospital in Latvia”]

30. Kantāne I., Karnīte A., Ķelle I. Profilaktisko ginekoloģisko apskašu biežums Latvijas sieviešu populācijā. 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2015., 268.lpp.

[Latvian; “Frequency of the gynaecological examinations among Latvian females”]

31. Karnite A., Upite E., Leimane V., Upmace I., Biraua E., Bulmistre I., Rusmane L. Trends of HIV and hepatitis C prevalence and associated factors among people who inject drugs in Latvia. European Journal of Public Health, 2014. Volume 24, Supplement 2, pp. 62-63

32. Ļežņina M., Cikovska M., Laizāne G., Karnīte A., Stars I., Gardovska D., Pavāre J., Grope I. Rotavīrusa infekcijas ietekme uz bērna veselību un viņa ģimenes dzīves kvalitāti. Bērnu klīniskās universitātes slimnīcas zinātniskās konferences „Jaunas diagnostikas un ārstēšanas metodes Latvijas bērnu veselības uzlabošanai" tēzes, 2014.g., 23.-24. lpp.

[Latvian; “Impact of rotavirus infection on the health of the child and on the quality of life of the family members”]

33. Cikovska M., Leznina M., Grope I., Laizane G., Karnite A., Stars I., Tjurina U., Gutmane A., Gardovska D. Rotaviral infection associated quality of life for hospitalized children and their family members in University children’s hospital in Latvia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2014; 99: Suppl 2, A318, doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-307384.878

34. Cikovska M., Leznina M., Grope I., Laizane G., Karnite A., Stars I., Tjurina U., Gutmane A., Gardovska D. Characterization of children with rotaviral infection hospitalized in University children’s hospital in Latvia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2014; 99: Suppl 2, A318-A319 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-307384.879

35. Grope I., Leznina M., Cikovska M., Laizane G., Miklasevics E., Karnite A., Ozolina L., Brigis G., Gardovska D. Description of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Cases in Hospitalized Children in Children University Hospital in Latvia. 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington DC, USA, 2014. Abstract No V-491 (http://www.icaaconline.com/php/icaac2014abstracts/data/index.htm) (skat. 22.11.14)

36. Mozalevskis A., Karnite A. Characteristics of men who have sex with men (MSM) who tested for HIV while donating blood in Latvia. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2014. Volume 14 (Suppl 2): P10.

37. Rezeberga D., Karnīte A., Pudule I., Uusküla A. Knowledge and prevalence of HPV related diseases in Latvia. Abstract book of the 8th European Conference of the European Society for Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ESIDOG). London: Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, 2013, pp. 30

38. Steffan E., Arsova Netzelmann T., Lõhmus L., Kalikov J., Karnite A., Leffers A., Kucharova B., Dimitrova R., Fierbinteanu C. Vulnerability of sex workers (SWs) and their particular needs for HIV/STI prevention, diagnosis and treatment: BORDERNETwork research findings and recommendations for comprehensive sexual health response. Sex Transm Infect, 2013 Volume 89, Supplement 1:A243-244.

39. Mozalevskis A., Karnite A., Upmace I. Behaviorally bisexual men: an underestimated bridge population in HIV transmission in Latvia. Abstract CD-rom, XIX International AIDS Conference, Washington DC, USA, 2012. Abstract No TUPE565.

40. Karnite A., Brigis G. Trends in death rates and factors associated with cause specific mortality among HIV infected individuals in Latvia from 1987 to 2010. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2012. Volume 16, Supplement 1, 43.101.

41. Karnite A. Trends in Mortality and Underlying Causes of Death Among Young Adults Living with HIV in Latvia (1991-2010). International scientific conference „Youth in Latvia, Europe, Globe: Opportunities and Risks” Abstracts Book, 2012, pp. 38-39

42. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ. Mirstības un nāves pamatcēloņu tendences Latvijas HIV inficēto personu populācijā. 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2012., 167.lpp.

[Latvian; “Trends in mortality among people living with HIV in Latvia”]

43. Arsova Netzelmann T., Steffan E., Enke R., Kalikov J., Karnite A., Leffers A., Kucharova B., Dimitrova R., Fierbinteanu C. BORDERNETwork’s IBBS among Sex Workers (SWs) in 7 EU countries: bridging research to practice while scaling up HIV/STI testing. HIV in Europe, Working Together for Optimal Testing and Earlier Care, Copenhagen 2012 Conference Programme and abstract book, p.72

44. Mozalevskis A., Karnite A., Upmace I. Factors associated with higher risk sexual behaviour among men who have sex with men in Latvia, FEMP 2011 (The Future of European Prevention among MSM). http://www.emis-project.eu/sites/default/files/public/publications/femp2011_sexualrisktaking_emis-latvia.pdf (skat. 21.01.2012)

45. Upmace I., Lazdina A., Mavcutko V., Karnite A. Epidemiological trends of HIV, syphilis and co-infection in Latvia. Abstracts book, 26th IUSTI – Europe Congress “Staying alert for sexual health”, 2011., p. 57

46. Mozalevskis A., Karnite A., Upmace I., Schmidt A. J. Quality of STI testing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Latvia Abstracts book, 26th IUSTI – Europe Congress “Staying alert for sexual health”, 2011., p. 72

47. Karnite A., Upmace I., Freimane A. HIV testing and associated factors among men who have sex with men in Latvia. Abstract book, European Conference "HIV in European Region - Unity and Diversity", 2011., p. 33

48. Karnite A., Dompalma E., Stoniene L., Rotberga S. HIV related risk and preventive behaviours among primary opioid and amphetamine injectors in Latvia and Lithuania. Abstract book, European Conference "HIV in European Region - Unity and Diversity", 2011., p. 73

49. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Upmace I. Vai informētība par savu HIV statusu maina injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju riska uzvedību? 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2011., 91.lpp.

[Latvian; “Does the knowledge on HIV status change the risk behaviour of injecting drug users?”]

50. Karnite A., Brigis G., Skrule J., Lazdina A., Upmace I. Potential years of life lost due to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in Latvia from 1991 to 2008. European Journal of Public Health, 2010. Volume 20, Supplement 1, p. 204

51. Upmace I., Mavcutko V., Lazdina A., Skripste I., Karnite A. Epidemiological situation of HIV and sexually transmitted infections and HIV Prevention Network for injecting drug users in Latvia. Baltic Public Health Conference 2010 – Accomplishments and Challenges Abstract Book, p. 30

52. Dudina A., Karnite A., Brigis G., Upmace I. Drug overdose prevalence among injecting drug users in Latvia. Baltic Public Health Conference 2010 – Accomplishments and Challenges Abstract Book, p. 86

53. Karnite A., Uusküla A., Raag M., Rüütel K., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Caplinskas S., Caplinskiene I., Upmace I., Ferdats A., Prevalence of hepatitis C infection and related factors among injecting drug users in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. XVIII International AIDS Conference Abstract Book Volume 2, p. 180

54. Rüütel K., Raag M., Caplinskiene I., Karnite A., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Ferdats A., Caplinskas S., Uusküla A., HIV-prevalence and risk behaviors among injecting drug users in Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius. XVIII International AIDS Conference CD-ROM and Electronic Poster Publication CDC0293

55. Karnīte A., Trapencieris M., Briģis Ģ., Asins transmisijas infekcijas, asociētā riska un preventīvā uzvedība amfetamīnu un opioīdu injicētāju vidū Latvijā. 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2010., 182.lpp.

[Latvian; “Blood borne infections, associated risk and preventive behaviour among amphetamine and opioid injectors in Latvia”]

56. Konova Š., Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Paaugstināta HIV inficēšanās riska seksuālās uzvedības izplatība injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju vidū Latvijā. 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2010., 175.lpp.

[Latvian; “High risk sexual behaviour among injecting drug users in Latvia”]

57. Karnite A., Dudareva S. Men who Have Sex with Man (MSM): A „Bridge” Group for HIV Transmission in Latvia, Dublin City University, 2010. http://www.dcu.ie/salis/conferencesexualitystudies2010/conference_abstracts.shtml (skat. 05.07.2010.)

58. Karnite A., Brigis G. Social and behavioural factors associated with the HIV prevalence among injecting drug users in Latvia. European Journal of Public Health, 2009. Volume 19, Supplement 1, pp. 184-185

59. Dudareva S., Karnite A., Zināšanas par HIV/AIDS un seksuālā riska uzvedība vīriešu, kam ir sekss ar vīriešiem, vidū Latvijā. 6.Latvijas Ārstu kongresa tēzes. Rīga, 2009.gada 19.-21.jūnijs, 22.-23.lpp.

[Latvian; “Knowledge on HIV/AIDS and sexual risk behaviour among men who have sex with men in Latvia”]

60. Karnite A., HIV, B vīrushepatīta un C vīrushepatīta izplatība injicējamo narkotiku lietotāju un viņu seksa partneru vidū Latvijā. 6.Latvijas Ārstu kongresa tēzes. Rīga, 2009.gada 19.-21.jūnijs, 39.lpp.

[Latvian; “HIV, Hepatitis B and C prevalence among drug injectors and their sex partners in Latvia”]

61. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ. HIV prevalenci ietekmējošie faktori injicējošo narkotiku lietotāju vidū Latvijā. 2009.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes. Rīga: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2009., 131.lpp.

[Latvian; “HIV prevalence and associated factors among injecting drug users in Latvia”]

62. Ruutel K., Karnite A., Brokere I., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Kirvelaite G., Uuskula A. Prevalence of latent tuberculosis and risk factors among injecting drug users in Estonia and Latvia. Abstract Book, 5th European Conference on Clinical and Social Research on AIDS and Drugs, 28-30 April 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania, p. 48

63. Ruutel K., Caplinskiene I., Karnite A., Brokere I., Talu A., Abel-Ollo K., Ferdats A., Caplinskas S., Uuskula A. HIV-prevalence and risk behaviors among injecting drug users in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius. Abstract Book, 5th European Conference on Clinical and Social Research on AIDS and Drugs, 28-30 April 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania, p. 27

64. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., Upmace I., Brokere I., Trapencieris M., Narkomānijas kaitējuma mazināšanas programmas ietekme uz sabiedrības veselību Latvijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes 6. zinātniskās konferences tēzes, Rīga, 2007.

[Latvian; “Impact of harm reduction programs on public health in Latvia”]

65. Upmace I., Karnite A., Lazdina A., Trends of HIV spread related to the presence of other STDs in Latvia. Baltic Association of Dermatovenerologists, Abstract Book of the 6th Congress “Precise diagnostics – foundation for a successful skin and STD therapy”, Rīga, 2006, 47.lpp.

66. Karnīte A., Briģis Ģ., HIV transmisiju ietekmējošie faktori Latvijā. Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes 5. zinātniskās konferences tēzes, Rīga, 2006.

[Latvian; “Factors associated to HIV transmission in Latvia”]

67. Karnite Anda, Brigis Girts, Sexual behaviour and demographic factors related to the HIV sexual transmission in Latvia. Конференция по вопросам ВИЧ/СПИДа в Восточной Европе и Центральной Азии. Сборник материалов. 2006, 54.lpp.

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