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Women's Experiences with Oral and Vaginal Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: The VOICE-C Qualitative Study in Johannesburg, South Africa

Ariane van der Straten, Jonathan Stadler, Elizabeth Montgomery, Miriam Hartmann, Busiswe Magazi, Florence Mathebula, Katie Schwartz, Nicole Laborde, Lydia Soto-Torres, Roger Le Grand
2014 PLoS ONE  
, South Africa.  ...  Methods: In Johannesburg, a qualitative ancillary study was concurrently conducted among randomly selected VOICE participants assigned to in-depth interviews (n = 41), serial ethnographic interviews (n  ...  The contributions of the Microbicides Trial Network (MTN) Behavioral Research Working Group, the VOICE trial leadership, Kat Richards of FHI 360, and other MTN-003C (VOICE-C) protocol study team members  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089118 pmid:24586534 pmcid:PMC3931679 fatcat:lw4regfolbhzxghmn6v7zizthy

Antiretrovirals for safer conception for HIV-negative women and their HIV-1-infected male partners

Timothy D. Mastro, Myron S. Cohen, Helen Rees
2011 AIDS (London)  
, Johannesburg, South Africa.  ...  Mastro, FHI 360, 2224 E NC Hwy 54, Durham, NC 27713, USA. Tel: +1 919 544 7040; fax: +1 919 544 7261; e-mail: Received: 16 August 2011; accepted: 24 August 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1097/qad.0b013e32834c4c62 pmid:21997491 fatcat:lnsdho3qtzdh7hizcizcyxnxcq

P1-S2.01 Prevalence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among clients of female sex workers in Karnataka, South India

S. Shaw, K. Deering, S. Reza-Paul, S. Isac, B. Ramesh, R. Washington, S. Moses, J. Blanchard
2011 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK; 2 Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa; 3 University of Zimbabwe College of Health Science, Harare, Zimbabwe;  ...  /sextrans-2011-050108.58 on 10 July 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1136/sextrans-2011-050108.58 fatcat:vg6itsblq5c3lodi5tku7ax2pm

Sexual and physical violence against female sex workers in Kenya: a qualitative enquiry

Jerry Okal, Matthew F. Chersich, Sharon Tsui, Elizabeth Sutherland, Marleen Temmerman, Stanley Luchters
2011 AIDS Care  
, South Africa, Family Health International, Research Triangle Park, Arlington, USA (Received 30 November 2009; final version received 6 September 2010) Few studies in Africa provide detailed descriptions  ...  {7DS Care Vol. 23, No. 5, May 2011. 612-618 a Routledge . Sexual and physical violence against female sex workers in Kenya: a qualitative enquiry Jerry Okal®°*, Matthew F.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09540121.2010.525605 pmid:21390890 fatcat:uo4jtxlfvvdfzoelewhwiji64a

P5-S6.19 Prevalence and incidence of sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in two cities in India: implications for STI control strategies

A. Das, P. Prabhakar, P. Narayanan, G. Neilsen, G. Morineau, S. Mehendale, A. Risbud
2011 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
This study attempted to understand acyclovir access in South Africa from both a supply and demand perspective. Methods The study was cross-sectional and primarily qualitative.  ...  In South Africa, STI management guidelines were revised in 2008 to include acyclovir as first-line GUD therapy. However, acyclovir access appeared to be unequal across various settings.  ... 
doi:10.1136/sextrans-2011-050108.575 fatcat:csuianbt6jbyzgdlf2ka6k6yki

Sino-implant (II)® continuation and effect of concomitant tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-emtricitabine use on plasma levonorgestrel concentrations among women in Bondo, Kenya

Catherine S. Todd, Jennifer Deese, Meng Wang, David Hubacher, Markus J. Steiner, Sheila Otunga, Lut Van Damme
2015 Contraception  
, South Africa 55 10 FHI 360, Nairobi, Kenya 56 **Formerly of FHI 360, 57 contraception. 62 FTC adherence. 71 of use. 74 Keywords: levonorgestrel implant; Sino-implant (II); levonorgestrel  ...  360, Durham, North Carolina, USA Setshaba Research Centre, Soshanguve, Pretoria, South Africa up visits between May 2009 and April 2011, stored at -70° C at the study site, and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2014.10.008 pmid:25459097 fatcat:usndhb6xgvd73emgk4z4o3bb2e

North-South Corridor Demonstration Project: Ethical and Logistical Challenges in the Design of a Demonstration Study of Early Antiretroviral Treatment for Long Distance Truck Drivers along a Transport Corridor through South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Zambia

G. B. Gomez, W. D. F. Venter, J. M. A. Lange, H. Rees, C. Hankins
2013 Advances in Preventive Medicine  
Africa, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, as part of an enhanced strategy to improve treatment adherence and retention in care.Methods and Analysis.  ...  We present the protocol for a demonstration study to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and cost of an early ART intervention for HIV-positive truck drivers along a transport corridor across South  ...  Acknowledgments This study has been funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (regional office for southern Africa).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/190190 pmid:23606977 pmcid:PMC3626392 fatcat:rfousngv2zcddoditjeq665tge

Psychosocial support for orphans and vulnerable children in public primary schools: Challenges and intervention strategies

Teresa Mwoma, Jace Pillay
2015 South African Journal of Education  
Other countries experiencing similar OVC predicament can also learn from what happens in South Africa.  ...  The study was conducted in public primary schools in Soweto, South Africa, targeting learners in Grade Seven.  ... 
doi:10.15700/saje.v35n3a1092 fatcat:537gvcahqbbjjcgb2gwu4ltiba

Transactional sex and risk for HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Joyce Wamoyi, Kirsten Stobeanau, Natalia Bobrova, Tanya Abramsky, Charlotte Watts
2016 Journal of the International AIDS Society  
Young women aged 15 to 24 years in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV.  ...  We set out to systematically review studies that assess the relationship between transactional sex and HIV among men and women in sub-Saharan Africa and to summarize the findings through a meta-analysis  ...  South Africa To determine the HIV prevalence and the factors associated with HIV infection in older South African women living in Soweto, Johannesburg.  ... 
doi:10.7448/ias.19.1.20992 pmid:27809960 pmcid:PMC5095351 fatcat:a7sog6dhwvhffdcmasxvhkfqny

Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa

Courtenay Sprague
2008 African Journal of AIDS Research  
This work explores the connections between gender inequality, HIV/AIDS and women's health in the world of work in South Africa.  ...  These connections are located within a context of significant reversals in development, specifically declining life expectancy and premature mortality for South Africans -particularly for women.  ...  She has conducted HIV-related training and education for UNAIDS and has produced commissioned research for the UNDP, ILO, Treatment Action Campaign (South Africa), and USAID.  ... 
doi:10.2989/ajar.2008. pmid:25875462 fatcat:b47igqyv4rf65dsw2h2xb2rpfy

P3.200 Effect of Pregnancy on HIV-1 Disease Progression Among Antiretroviral-Naive HIV-1 Infected Women

R A Heffron, D Donnell, N Mugo, C Celum, H Rees, K Ngure, E Were, J Kiarie, J M Baeten
2013 Sexually Transmitted Infections  
, South Africa; 4 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya; 5 Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya; 6 Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya Background Among HIV-1 infected  ...  The HIV incidence was stable in the period 2005-2011.  ... 
doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051184.0657 fatcat:cw5auzknfvhijnvx7v3civfa4u

Negotiating the use of female-initiated HIV prevention methods in a context of gender-based violence: the narrative of rape

Miriam Hartmann, Elizabeth Montgomery, Jonathan Stadler, Nicole Laborde, Busisiwe Magazi, Florence Mathebula, Ariane van der Straten
2015 Culture, Health and Sexuality  
MTN-003C (VOICE-C), a qualitative sub-study of the larger MTN-003 (VOICE) trial, examined socio-cultural barriers and facilitators to PrEP amongst women in Johannesburg.  ...  The contributions of the MTN Behavioral Research Working Group, the VOICE trial leadership, Katie Schwartz and Katherine Richards of FHI 360, Helen Cheng at RTI International, Sello Seoka at Wits RHI and  ...  VOICE-C was conducted at a single clinical site at the Wits Reproductive Health Institute (Wits RHI), in Johannesburg, South Africa.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13691058.2015.1101786 pmid:26551920 pmcid:PMC4845669 fatcat:jicqghsy7vhtdmflke7eenbika

Minimum Dietary Diversity Scores for Women Indicate Micronutrient Adequacy and Food Insecurity Status in South African Towns

2017 Nutrients  
The present study considered the diets, dietary diversity, and food security of women aged 15-49 years along the rural-urban continuum in three South African towns situated along an agro-ecological gradient  ...  [45] in South Africa.  ...  ., below the South African food poverty line (FPL) of R321 per capita per month as per March 2011 [28] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/nu9080812 pmid:28788057 pmcid:PMC5579606 fatcat:fr5e5prdsjdwhmlzrnsh4pzyoi

Revisiting the understanding of "transactional sex" in sub-Saharan Africa: A review and synthesis of the literature

Kirsten Stoebenau, Lori Heise, Joyce Wamoyi, Natalia Bobrova
2016 Social Science and Medicine  
In sub-Saharan Africa, young women ages 15e24 have more than twice the risk of acquiring HIV as their male counterparts.  ...  We therefore contribute a historically-grounded, comprehensive literature review on the nature and motivations for women's participation in transactional sex in sub-Saharan Africa.  ...  ; Hunter, 2010; South Africa; Maganja et al., 2007; Tanzania; Poulin, 2007; Malawi; Ankomah, 1992; Ghana) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.09.023 pmid:27665064 fatcat:wbxk2vuts5bwrhvsmfih3plqk4

Treatment as Prevention: Arriving at Community Consensus

Gus Cairns, A. Cornelius Baker, Nikos Dedes, Anna Zakowicz, Brian West
2014 Clinical Infectious Diseases  
In April 2009, a Civil Society Consultation on ART for Prevention attended by delegates from 7 African countries met in Johannesburg, South Africa.  ...  FHI 360 receives additional funding from NIAID and other partners to conduct research of biomedical prevention strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1093/cid/ciu268 pmid:24926032 fatcat:urvk6l6kirbb5j4oaz3wsno2my
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