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18 July 2024

HPV vaccination switching to single-dose and private schools to get government supply

Professor Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Director of Research at Wits RHI, told Spotlight that existing data suggests “if you’re on antiretroviral therapy, you’re likely to have the same response to a single dose as someone who is not living with HIV”. A very small fraction of girls in South Africa are HIV…

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18 July 2024

World leaders launch programme to boost vaccine production in Africa

The African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator, launched in Paris on 20 June 2024, aims to enhance local vaccine production in Africa through financial incentives. Prof. Helen Rees, Wits RHI Executive Director, highlights the challenges of delayed vaccine access in Africa during an interview with Al Jazeera. “By the time we got…

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18 July 2024

Researchers Are Optimistic About The Early Findings Of HIV Prevention Injection Study

Early results from an HIV prevention trial show that an injectable antiretroviral drug given twice a year can prevent infection in cisgender women. “This is the first HIV prevention trial ever in history to show zero HIV infections with an intervention,” says Professor Thesla Palanee-Phillips, director of clinical trials at…

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26 June 2024

Prevention method preferences and factors influencing hypothetical choice among women in South Africa: a survey exploring opportunities for a multipurpose prevention technology implant

Martin CE, Kutywayo A, Mataboge P, Chidumwa G, Mthimkhulu N, Bothma R, Mullick S. (2024)

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23 June 2024

Baseline preferences for oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or dapivirine intravaginal ring for HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women in South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe (MTN-034/IPM-045 study)

Ngure K, Friedland BA, Szydlo DW, Roberts ST, Garcia M, Levy L, Akello CA, Reddy K, Palanee-Phillips T, Macdonald P, Siziba B, Soto-Torres L, Hosek S, Hillier SL, Nair G, Celum C, van der Straten A. (2024)

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3 May 2024

Experiences of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis use among heterosexual men accessing sexual and reproductive health services in South Africa: a qualitative study

Cholo FA, Dada S, Martin CE, Mullick S. (2024)

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2 May 2024

Impacts of heat exposure in utero on long-term health and social outcomes: a systematic review

Brink N, Lakhoo DP, Solarin I, Maimela G, von Dadelszen P, Norris S, Matthew F. Chersich MF, Climate and Heat-Health Study Group. (2024)

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27 March 2024

Assessing the acceptability of, adherence to and preference for a dual prevention pill (DPP) for HIV and pregnancy prevention compared to oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and oral contraception taken separately: protocols for two randomised, controlled, cross-over studies in South Africa and Zimbabwe

Friedland BA, Mgodi NM, Palanee-Phillips T, Mathur S, Plagianos MG, Bruce IV, Lansiaux M, Murombedzi C, Musara P, Dandadzi A, Reddy K, Ndlovu N, Zulu SK, Shale LR, Zieman B, Haddad LB. (2024)

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27 March 2024

Key programmatic and policy considerations for introducing multipurpose prevention (MPT) methods: reflections from healthcare providers and key stakeholders in South Africa

Kutywayo A, Mataboge P, Mthimkhulu N, Martin CE, Muhwava LS, Mazibuko M, Makalela N, Kwatsha K, Butler V, Mullick S. (2024)

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27 March 2024

Implementation preferences for the management of sexually transmitted infections in the South African health system: a discrete choice experiment

Iwuji C, Martin CE, Pillay D, Shamu P, Nzenze S, Murire M, Cox LA, Miners A, Llewellyn C, Mullick S. (2024)

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27 March 2024

Factors influencing the uptake of a mono-PrEP implant for the prevention of HIV: Males’ perspectives from three South African provinces’

Mthimkhulu N, Chidumwa G, Kutywayo A, Mataboge P, Martin CE, Kwatsha K,  Makalela N, Mazibuko M, Butler V, Mullick S. (2024)

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27 March 2024

A WHO-led global strategy to control greenhouse gas emissions: a call for action

Chersich MF, Brink N, Craig MH, Maimela G, Scorgie F, Luchters S. (2024)

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12 March 2024

Learner experiences of safety and violence at public high schools in high HIV prevalence townships in South Africa: Baseline findings from the NSSF learner surveys

Kutywayo A, Mabetha K, Naidoo NP, Mahuma T, Njobe P, Hlongwane R, Mullick S. (2024)

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28 February 2024

Too Hot To Thrive: Community perspectives on the effect of high ambient temperature on postpartum women and neonates in Kilifi, Kenya

Lusambili A, Khaemba P, Nakstad B, Kovats S, Filippi V, Roos N, Part C, Luchters S, Chersich MF, Hess JJ, Kadio K, Scorgie F. (2024)

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28 February 2024

Virtual case management: a differentiated approach to HIV prevention, treatment, and care

Zinck MJ, Minichiello SN, Fick CA, Sawry S, Fonner VA. (2024)

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14 February 2024

Enhancing self-care and access–The Dutch stepped care model to strategically organize public sexual health for young people.

Zimbile F, David S, Briedenhann E, Schutte L, Crutzen R. (2024)

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14 February 2024

Household Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in a rural area in South Africa: a WHO cluster investigation

Maimela G, Martin CE, Chersich M, Bello B, Mauti J, Baernighausen T, Kohler S, Almuedo-Riera A, Luchters S, Sawry S. (2024)

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14 February 2024

HIV Drug Resistance Assessment among Women who Seroconverted during the MTN-025/HOPE Open-Label Extension Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Trial

Parikh UM, Penrose KJ, Heaps AL, Sethi R, Goetz BJ, Szydlo D, Chandran U, Palanee-Phillips T, Mgodi NM, Baeten JM, Mellors JW, MTN-025/HOPE Study Team. (2024)

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31 January 2024

DELIVER: A Safety Study of a Dapivirine Vaginal Ring and Oral PrEP for the Prevention of HIV During Pregnancy

Bunge K, Balkus JE, Fairlie L, Mayo AJ, Nakabiito C, Mgodi N, Gadama L, Matrimbira M, Chappell CA, Piper J, Chakhtoura N. (2024)

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22 December 2023

Implementing differentiated and integrated PrEP services for adolescent key populations: what works and what’s next?

Butler V, Kutywayo A, Martin CE, Pleaner M, Mojapele MV, Ncube S, Fipaza Z, Mundeta B, Mullick S. (2023)

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22 December 2023

The use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among men accessing routine sexual and reproductive health services in South Africa

Cox LA, Martin CE, Nongena P, Mvelase S, Kutywayo A, Mullick S. (2023)

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22 December 2023

Evaluating the use of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis among pregnant and postpartum adolescent girls and young women in Cape Town, South Africa.

Khadka N, Gorbach PM, Nyemba DC, Mvududu R, Mashele N, Javanbakht M, Nianogo RA, Aldrovandi GM, Bekker L-G, Coates TJ, Myer L and Joseph Davey DL. (2023)

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22 December 2023

The Effect of Disclosure of PrEP Use on Adherence Among African Young Women in an Open-Label PrEP Study: Findings from HPTN 082

Beauchamp G, Hosek S, Donnell D, Chan KCG, Anderson PL, Dye BJ, Mgodi N, Bekker LG, Delany-Moretlwe S, Celum C; HPTN 082 study team. (2023)

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22 December 2023

Post-randomization Differences in Condomless Vaginal Sex Among Women Randomized to Intramuscular Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injections, a Copper Intrauterine Device or a Levonorgestrel Implant in the ECHO Trial

Deese J, Chen PL, Gao X, Heffron R, Hobbs M, Lapple D, Jaspan H, Miller A, Nair G, Onono M, Palanee-Phillips T, Reddy K, Steiner MJ. (2023)

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16 December 2023

Adherence, safety, and choice of the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring or oral emtricitabine plus tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among African adolescent girls and young women: a randomised, openlabel, crossover trial

Nair G, Celum C, Szydlo D, Brown ER, Akello CA, Nakalega R, Macdonald P, Milan G, Palanee-Phillips T, Reddy K, Tahuringana E, Muhlanga F, Nakabito C, Bekker L, Siziba B, Hillier SL, Baeten JM, Garcia M, Johnson S, McClure T, Levy L, Livant T, Jacobson C, Soto-Torres L, van der…

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16 December 2023

Implementing Differentiated and Integrated HIV Prevention Services for Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Experiences From Oral PrEP Rollout in Primary Care Services in South Africa

Butler V, Kutywayo A, Martin CE, Pleaner M, Mojapele MV, Ncube S, Fipaza Z, Mundeta B, Mullick S. (2023)

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16 December 2023

Patterns of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis use among adolescent girls and young women accessing routine sexual and reproductive health services in South Africa

Martin CE, Cox LA, Nongena P, Butler V, Ncube S, Sawry S, Mullick S. (2023)

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16 December 2023

Comparing the integration of syndromic versus aetiological management of Sexually Transmitted Infections into HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis services for adolescent girls and young women in South Africa

Mullick S, Cox LA, Martin CE, Fipaza Z, Ncube S. (2023)

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16 December 2023

Family influences on oral PrEP use among adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and South Africa.

Ndimande-Khoza MN, Katz AWK, Moretlwe-Delany S, Travill D, Rousseau E, Omollo V, Morton J, Johnson R, Bekker LG, Bukusi EA, Baeten J, Celum C, van der Straten A, Roberts ST. (2023)

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12 December 2023

Prevalence of curable sexually transmitted infections in a population-representative sample of young adults in a high HIV incidence area in South Africa

Jana J, Chidumwa G, Chimbindi N, Okesola N, Dreyer J, Smit T, Seeley J, Harling G, Copas A, Baisley K, Shahmanesh M, Herbst C, McGrath N, Zuma T, Khoza T, Behuhuma N, Bassett IV, Sherr L. (2023)

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12 December 2023

Preferences, educational messaging, and demand creation channels for multipurpose- prevention technologies (MPTs) among women in South Africa

Mataboge P, Mthimkhulu N, Kutywayo A, Martin CE, Mazibuko M, Kwatsha K, Makalela N, Briedenhann E, Butler V, Bothma R, Mullick S. (2023)

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12 December 2023

High prevalence and incidence of gonorrhoea and chlamydia in young women eligible for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in South Africa and Zimbabwe: results from the HPTN 082 trial

Delany-Moretlwe S, Mgodi N, Bekker LG, Baeten JM, Li C, Donnell D, Agyei Y, Lennon D, Rose SM, Mokgatle M, Kassim S, Mukaka S, Adeyeye A, Celum C. (2023)

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12 December 2023

More Frequent HIV Viral Load Testing With Point-Of-Care Tests Detects Elevated Viral Load Earlier in Postpartum HIV-Positive Women in a Randomized Controlled Trial in Two Clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Fairlie L, Sawry S, Pals S, Sherman G, Williamson D, Le Roux J, Ngeno B, Berrie L, Diallo K, Cox MH, Mogashoa M, Chersich M, Modi S, OPPTIM (Optimised Postpartum PMTCT Testing for Infants and their Mothers) Study Team. (2023)

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12 December 2023

Preferences for onward health data use in the electronic age among maternity patients and providers in South Africa: a qualitative study.

LeFevre A, Welte O, Moopelo K, Tiffin N, Mothoagae G, Ncube N, Gwiji N, Shogole M, Slogrove AL, Moshani N, Boulle A. (2023)

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22 November 2023

Efficacy estimates of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in cisgender women with partial adherence

Moore M, Stansfield S, Donnell DJ, Boily MC, Mitchell KM, Anderson PL, Delany-Moretlwe S, Bekker LG, Mgodi NM, Celum CL, Dimitrov D. (2023)

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22 November 2023

Pregnancy outcomes following self-reported and objective-measured exposure to oral preexposure prophylaxis in South Africa: an observational cohort study

Davey DLJ, Nyemba DC, Mvududu R, Mashele N, Johnson L, Bekker LG, Dean SS, Bheemraj K, Coates TJ, Myer L. (2023)

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16 November 2023

Counterfactual estimation of efficacy against placebo for novel PrEP agents using external trial data: example of injectable cabotegravir and oral PrEP in women

Donnell D, Gao F, Hughes JP, Hanscom B, Corey L, Cohen MS, Edupuganti S, Mgodi N, Rees H, Baeten JM, Gray G, Bekker LG, Hosseinipour M, Delany-Moretlwe S. (2023)

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16 November 2023

Intimate Partner Violence and Engagement in the HIV Care Continuum among Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Prospective Cohort Study

Roberts ST, van der Straten A, Rael CT, Gorbach PM, Palanee-Phillips T, Reddy K, Naidoo K, Dadabhai S, Chinula L, Gaffoor Z, Levy L, Balkus JE, Riddler SA. (2023)

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16 November 2023

Microbiota in the oral cavity of school-age children with HIV who started antiretroviral therapy at young ages in South Africa

Kuhn L, Wang T, Li F, Strehlau R, Tobin NH, Violari A, Brooker S, Patel F, Liberty A, Shiau S, Arpadi SM, Wadhwa S, Yin MT, Wang S, Tiemessen CT, Aldrovandi GM (2023)

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14 November 2023

“We must help them despite who they are…”: healthcare providers’ attitudes and perspectives on care for young gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya

Mwaniki SW, Mwenda P, Mugo PM, Palanee-Phillips T. (2023)

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14 November 2023

Integrating Gender-Based Violence Screening and Support into the Research Clinic Setting: Experiences from an HIV Prevention Open-Label Extension Trial in Sub-Saharan Africa

Garcia M, Roberts ST, Mayo AJ, Scheckter R, Mansoor LE, Palanee-Phillips T, Reddy K, Naidoo Y, Akello CA, Gaffoor Z, Siva S, Rushwaya C, Hlahla K, Jambaya J, Makoni R, Kachale E, Ndovie M, Zuma J, Montgomery ET; MTN-025/HOPE study team. (2023)

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14 November 2023

Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Experiences with Disclosing Oral PrEP or Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Use: a Multi-Country Qualitative Analysis

Young AM, Mancuso N, Atujuna M, Tenza S, Chitukuta M, Kemigisha D, Ngure K, van der Straten A, Garcia M, Szydlo D, Soto-Torres L, Roberts ST. (2023)

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14 November 2023

Acceptability and Use of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring and Daily Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) During Breastfeeding in South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Uganda

Stoner MCD, Hawley I, Mathebula F, Horne E, Etima J, Kemigisha D, Mutero P, Dandadzi A, Seyama L, Fabiano Z, Scheckter R, Noguchi L, Owor M, Balkus JE, Montgomery ET. (2023)

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14 November 2023

T-cell responses induced by ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine to wild-type severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 among people with and without HIV in South Africa

McMahon WC, Kwatra G, Izu A, Koen AL, Greffrath J, Fairlie L, Patel F, Mukendi CK, Mbele NJ, Lala R, Burgers WA, Nunes MC, Cutland CL, Gilbert SC, Lambe T, Pollard AJ, Madhi SA. (2023)

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12 November 2023

Measuring Effects of Counseling to Increase Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Adherence and Partner Support in South Africa Using the Healthy Relationship Assessment Tool

Zissette S, Tolley EE, Martinez A, Roberts ST, Palanee-Phillips T, Elizabeth T Montgomery ET. (2023)

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12 November 2023

Systems analysis reveals differential expression of endocervical genes in African women randomised to DMPA-IM, LNG implant or Cu-IUD

Gupta PM, Balle C, Tharp GK, Nelson SA, Gasper MA, Brown B, Alisoltani A, Onono M, Palanee-Phillips T, Nair G, Ayele H, Noel-Romas L, Passmore JS, Burgener AD, Heffron R, Jaspan HB, Bosinger SE. (2023)

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12 November 2023

Synthesis of end-user research to inform future multipurpose prevention technologies in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review

Bhushan NL, Ridgeway K, Luecke EH, Palanee-Phillips T, Montgomery ET, Minnis AM. (2023)

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12 November 2023

Population Pharmacokinetic Modeling of Dolutegravir to Optimize Pediatric Dosing in HIV-1-Infected Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Chandasana H, Thapar M, Hayes S, Baker M, Gibb DM, Turkova A, Ford D, Ruel T, Wiznia A, Fairlie L, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Mujuru H, Alvero C, Farhad M, Hazra R, Townley E, Buchanan A, Bollen P, Waalewijn H, Colbers A, Burger D, Acosta EP, Singh R; IMPAACT P1093, ODYSSEY (PENTA…

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12 November 2023

Examining Associations Between Mental Health, IPV Exposure, HIV Risk Behaviors, and PrEP Use in South African Women: An Analysis of Data from the Charisma Study

Triplett NS, Roberts ST, Hartmann M, Wagner D, Reddy KR, Mathebula F, Tolley EE, Baeten JM, Palanee-Phillips T, Montgomery ET. (2023)

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12 November 2023

“Mothers get really exhausted!” The lived experience of pregnancy in extreme heat: qualitative findings from Kilifi, Kenya

Scorgie F, Lusambili A, Luchters S, Khaemba P, Filippi V, Hess J, Birch C, S Kovats, Nakstad B, Chersich MF. (2023)

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23 October 2023

“We must help them despite who they are…”: Healthcare providers’ attitudes and perspectives on care for tertiary student men who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya”

Mwaniki SW, Kaberia PM, Mugo PM, Palanee-Phillips T.

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23 October 2023

State-of-the-Science of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in Women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Summary of a Scientific Workshop

Schuind A, Rees H, Schiller J, Mugo N, Dull P, Barnabas R, Clifford G, Liu G; Madhi S, Morse R; Moscicki A, Palefsky J, Plotkin S, Sierra M, Slifka M, Vorsters A, Kreimer A, Didierlaurent A. (2023)

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23 October 2023

Clinical outcomes of intrauterine device insertions by newly trained providers: The ECHO trial experience

Yacobson I, Wanga V, Ahmed K, Chipato T, Gichangi P, Kiarie J, Louw C, Morrison S, Moss M, Mugo NR, Palanee-Phillips T, Pleaner M, Scoville CW, Thomas KK, Nanda K; Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) Trial Consortium. (2023)

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23 October 2023

Systems analysis reveals differential expression of endocervical genes in African women randomized to DMPA-IM, LNG implant or cu-IUD

Gupta PM, Balle C, Tharp GK, Nelson SA, Gasper MA, Brown B, Alisoltani A, Onono M, Palanee-Phillips T, Nair G, Ayele H, Noel-Romas L, Passmore JS, Burgener AD, Heffron R, Jaspan HB, Bosinger SE. (2023)

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23 October 2023

Acceptability of the dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV-1 prevention among women reporting engagement in transactional sex

Browne EN, Torjesen K, Mirembe BG, Palanee-Phillips T, Jeenarain N, Chitukuta M, Stoner MCD, Mansoor LE, Reddy K, Tauya TT, Naidoo L, Siva S, Richardson B, Dadabhai S, Seyama L, Soto-Torres L, van der Straten A on behalf of the MTN-020/ASPIRE Study Team. (2023)

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22 October 2023

Trust in the provider and accurate self-reported PrEP adherence among adolescent girls and young women in South Africa and Zimbabwe: HPTN 082 study

Beauchamp G, Donnell D, Hosek S, Anderson PL, Chan KCG, Dye BJ, Mgodi N, Bekker LG, Delany-Moretlwe S, Celum C. (2023)

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22 October 2023

Changes in relationships, HIV risk, and feelings towards PrEP: findings from a qualitative explanatory study among participants in the CHARISMA intervention trial

Hartmann M, Triplett N, Roberts ST, Lanham M, Reddy K, Tenza S, Mayisela N, Mbewe D, Maboa O, Mampuru L, Tolley EE, Palanee-Phillips T, Montgomery ET. (2023)

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22 October 2023

HIV prevalence and associated risk factors among young tertiary student men who have sex with men (MSM) in Nairobi, Kenya: a respondent-driven sampling survey

Mwaniki SW, Kaberia PM, Mugo PM, Palanee-Phillips T. (2023)

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22 October 2023

Safety surveillance for PrEP in pregnant and breastfeeding women

Fairlie L, Lavies D, Kalk E, Mhlongo O, Patel F, Technau KG, Mahtab S, Moodley D, Subedar H, Mullick S, Sawry S. (2023)

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14 October 2023

Changes in the Vaginal Microbiome During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period in South African Women: a Longitudinal Study

Li KT, Li F, Jaspan H, Nyemba D, Myer L, Aldrovandi G, Joseph-Davey D. (2023)

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14 October 2023

HIV infection

Bekker LG, Beyrer C, Mgodi N, Lewin SR, Delany-Moretlwe S, Taiwo B, Masters MC, Lazarus JV. (2023)

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14 October 2023

Optimizing the pipeline of multipurpose prevention technologies: opportunities across women’s reproductive lifespans

Bershteyn A, Resar D, Kim HY, Platais I, Mullick S. (2023)

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14 October 2023

Evaluating use of mass-media communication intervention ‘MTV-Shuga’ on increased awareness and demand for HIV and sexual health services by adolescent girls and young women in South Africa: an observational study

Chimbindi N, Mthiyane N, Chidumwa G, Zuma T, Dreyer J, Birdthistle I, Floyd S, Kyegombe N, Grundy C, Cawood C, Danaviah S, Smit T, Pillay D, Baisley K, Harling G, Seeley J, Shahmanesh M. (2023)

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28 September 2023

Development of a relationship counselling website to identify and mitigate risk of intimate partner violence in the context of women’s PrEP use

Hartmann M, Roberts ST, Triplett N, Tenza S, Maboa O, Mampuru L, Mayisela N, Mbewe D, Tolley E, Reddy K, Palanee-Phillips T, Montgomery ET. (2023)

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28 September 2023

Development of a relationship counselling website to identify and mitigate risk of intimate partner violence in the context of women’s PrEP use

Hartmann M, Roberts ST, Triplett N, Tenza S, Maboa O, Mampuru L, Mayisela N, Mbewe D, Tolley EE, Reddy K, Palanee-Phillips T, Montgomery ET. (2023)

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28 September 2023

Mental health needs of adolescent and young adult PrEP users in South Africa: Implications for sexual and reproductive health programming

Gordon KJ, Martin CE, Kutywayo A, Cox LA, Nongena P, Mullick S. (2023)

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28 September 2023

Eita! Reaching communities and young people to drive demand for oral PrEP in South Africa

Rosenberg P, Sheobalak N, Pleaner M, Martin C, Mullick S. (2023)

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20 September 2023

Process and Outputs from a Community Codesign Workshop on Reducing Impact of Heat exposure on Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Newborns in Kilifi, Kenya

Lusambili A, Khaemba P, Agoi F, Oguna M, Nakstad B, Scorgie F, Filippi V, Hess J, Roos N, Chersich M, Kovats S, Luchters S. (2023)

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20 September 2023

Pharmacokinetics, safety, and tolerability of dispersible and immediate-release abacavir, dolutegravir, and lamivudine tablets in children with HIV (IMPAACT 2019): week 24 results of an open-label, multicentre, phase 1-2 dose-confirmation study

Brooks KM, Kiser JJ, Ziemba L, Ward S, Rani Y, Cressey TR, Masheto GR, Cassim H, Deville JG, Ponatshego PL, Patel F, Aurpibul L, Barnabas SL, Mustich I, Coletti A, Heckman B, Krotje C, Lojacono M, Yin DE, Townley E, Moye J, Majji S, Acosta EP, Ryan K, Chandasana H,…

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20 September 2023

The importance of the “how”: the case for differentiated service delivery of long-acting and extended delivery regimens for HIV prevention and treatment

Grimsrud A, Wilkinson L, Delany-Moretlwe S, Ehrenkranz P, Green K, Murenga M, Ngure K, Otwoma NJ, Phanuphak N, Vandevelde W, Vitoria M, Bygrave H. (2023)

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20 September 2023

A decision support tool has similar high PrEP uptake and increases early PrEP persistence in adolescent girls and young women in South Africa: results from a randomized controlled trial

Celum C, Seidman D, Travill D, Dehlendorf C, Gumede S, Zewdie K, Wilson W, Morton JF, Baeten JM, Donnell D, Delany-Moretlwe S. (2023).

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28 August 2023

Association of sexual relationship power with PrEP persistence and other sexual health outcomes among adolescent and young women in Kenya and South Africa

Rousseau E, Wu L, Heffron R, Baeten JM, Celum CL, Travill D, Delany-Moretlwe S, Bekker LG, Bukusi E, Omollo V, van der Straten A, O'Malley G, Haberer JE, Morton JF, Johnson RE, Roberts ST. (2023)

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28 August 2023

Update on the Impact of Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate on Vaginal Mucosal Endpoints and Relevance to Sexually Transmitted Infections

Dabee S, Balle C, Onono M, Innes S, Nair G, Palanee-Phillips T, Burgener AD, Bosinger SE, Passmore JS, Heffron R, Jaspan H, Happel AU. (2023)

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28 August 2023

Understanding drivers of female sex workers’ experiences of external/enacted and internalised stigma: findings from a cross-sectional community-centric national study in South Africa

Jewkes R, Milovanovic M, Otwombe K, Hlongwane K, Hill N, Mbowane V, Gray G, Coetzee J.

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28 August 2023

Incidence and Clearance of Anal Human Papillomavirus Infection in 16 164 Individuals, According to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status, Sex, and Male Sexuality: An International Pooled Analysis of 34 Longitudinal Studies

Wei F, Goodman MT, Xia N, Zhang J, Giuliano AR, D'Souza G, Hessol NA, Schim van der Loeff MF, Dai J, Neukam K, de Pokomandy A, Poynten IM, Geskus RB, Burgos J, Etienney I, Moscicki AB, Donà MG, Gillison ML, Nyitray AG, Nowak RG, Yunihastuti E, Zou H, Hidalgo-Tenorio C,…

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28 August 2023

Protocol of an Individual Participant Data meta-analysis to quantify the impact of high ambient temperatures on maternal and child health in Africa (HE2AT IPD)

Lakhoo DP, Chersich MF, Jack C, Maimela G, Cissé G, Solarin J, Ebi KL, Chande KS, Dumbura C, Makanga PT, van Aardenne L, Joubert BR, McAllister KA, Ilias M, Makhanya S, Luchters S, HE2AT Center IPD Study Group. (2023)

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12 August 2023

Including pregnant and breastfeeding people in trials of novel LAED PrEP agents: perspectives from sub-Saharan Africa community stakeholders

White RR, Dyer MC, Hosseinipour MC, Delany-Moretlwe S. (2023)

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12 August 2023

Counterfactual estimation of efficacy against placebo for novel PrEP agents using external trial data: example of injectable cabotegravir and oral PrEP in women

Donnell D, Gao F, Hughes JP, Hanscom B, Corey L, Cohen MS, Edupuganti S, Mgodi N, Rees H, Baeten JM, Gray G, Bekker LG, Hosseinipour M, Delany-Moretlwe S. (2023)

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12 August 2023

Advancing use of long-acting and extended delivery HIV prevention and treatment regimens

Delany-Moretlwe S, Flexner C, Bauermeister JA. (2023)

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12 August 2023

A meta-ethnography on the experience and psychosocial implications of providing abortion care

Mills L, Watermeyer J. (2023)

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8 August 2023

Baseline preferences for oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or dapivirine intravaginal ring for HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women in South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe (MTN-034/IPM-045 study)

Ngure K, Friedland BA, Szydlo DW, Roberts ST, Garcia M, Levy L, Akello CA, Reddy K, Palanee-Phillips T, Macdonald P, Siziba B, Soto-Torres L, Hosek S, Hillier SL, Nair G, Celum C, van der Straten A. (2023)

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8 August 2023

The burden, prevention and care of infants and children with congenital anomalies in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

Leke AZ, Malherbe H, Kalk E, Mehta U, Kisa P, Botto LD, Ayede I, Fairlie L, Maboh NM, Orioli I, Zash R, Kusolo R, Mumpe-Mwanja D, Serujogi R, Bongomin B, Osoro C, Dah C, Sentumbwe-Mugisha O, Shabani HK, Musoke P, Dolk H, Barlow-Mosha L. (2023)

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8 August 2023

ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine-induced Fc receptor binding tracks with differential susceptibility to COVID-19

Kaplonek P, Cizmeci D, Kwatra G, Izu A, Lee JS, Bertera HL, Fischinger S, Mann C, Amanat F, Wang W, Koen AL, Fairlie L, Cutland CL, Ahmed K, Dheda K, Barnabas SL, Bhorat QE, Briner C, Krammer F, Saphire EO, Gilbert SC, Lambe T, Pollard AJ, Nunes M, Wuhrer M,…

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8 August 2023

Potential for Maternally Administered Vaccine for Infant Group B Streptococcus

Madhi SA, Anderson AS, Absalon J, Radley D, Simon R, Jongihlati B, Strehlau R, van Niekerk AM, Izu A, Naidoo N, Kwatra G, Ramsamy Y, Said M, Jones S, Jose L, Fairlie L, Barnabas SL, Newton R, Munson S, Jefferies Z, Pavliakova D, Silmon de Monerri NC, Gomme E, Perez…

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31 July 2023

Acceptability and Use of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring and Daily Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) During Breastfeeding in South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Uganda.

Stoner MC, Hawley I, Mathebula F, Horne E, Etima J, Kemigisha D, Mutero P, Dandadzi A, Seyama L, Fabiano Z, Scheckter R. (2023)

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22 June 2023

Planning for decentralized, simplified prEP: Learnings from potential end users in Ga-Rankuwa, gauteng, South Africa

Mataboge P, Nzenze S, Mthimkhulu N, Mazibuko M, Kutywayo A, Butler V, Naidoo N, Mullick S. (2023)

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22 June 2023

Introduction and integration of PrEP and sexual and reproductive health services for young people: Health provider perspectives from South Africa

Pleaner M, Scorgie F, Martin C, Butler V, Muhwava L, Mojapele M, Mullick S. (2023)

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22 June 2023

Editorial: Integration of HIV prevention with sexual and reproductive health services

Palanee-Phillips T. (2023)

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22 June 2023

A qualitative study of stakeholder and researcher perspectives of community engagement practices for HIV vaccine clinical trials in South Africa

Dietrich JJ, Munoz J, Tshabalala G, Makhale LM, Hornschuh S, Rentas F, Mulaudzi M, Laher F, Andrasik MP. (2023)

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22 June 2023

Brief Report: Dapivirine Ring HIV-1 Prevention Effectiveness for Women Engaged in Vaginal and Anal Intercourse: Insights From Mathematical Modeling

Peebles K, Brown ER, Hendrix CW, Palanee-Phillips T, van der Straten A, Harkoo I, Reddy K, Mirembe BG, Jeenarain N, Hillier SL, Baeten JM, Barnabas RV, MTN-020/ASPIRE study team. (2023)

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6 June 2023

Burden and contributing factors to overweight and obesity in young adolescents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Drysdale RE, Tadesse AW, Worku A, Berhane HY, Shinde S, Madzorera I, Sharma D, Fawzi WW. (2023)

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6 June 2023

No Woman Left Behind: Achieving Cervical Cancer Elimination Among Populations Living with HIV.

Sharma K, Machalek D, Toh Z, Amenu D, Muchenget M, Nghlovu A, Mremi A, Mchome B, Vallely A, Denny L, Rees H, Garland S. (2023)

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6 June 2023

Efficacy of primary series AZD1222 (ChAdOx1 nCoV-19) vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern: Final analysis of a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 1b/2 study in South African adults (COV005)

Koen AL, Izu A, Baillie V, Kwatra G, Cutland CL, Fairlie L, Padayachee SD, Dheda K, Barnabas SL, Bhorat QE, Briner C, Ahmed K, Bhikha S, Bhiman JN, du Plessis J, Esmail A, Horne E, Hwa SH, Oommen-Jose A, Lambe T, Laubscher M, Malahleha M, Benade G, McKenzie S, Oelofse…

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14 May 2023

Efficacy and safety of three antiretroviral therapy regimens started in pregnancy up to 50 weeks post partum: a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial

Chinula L, Ziemba L, Brummel S, McCarthy K, Coletti A, Krotje C, Johnston B, Knowles K, Moyo S, Stranix-Chibanda L, Hoffman R, Sax PE, Stringer J, Chakhtoura N, Jean-Philippe P, Korutaro V, Cassim H, Fairlie L, Masheto G, Boyce C, Frenkel LM, Amico KR, Purdue L, Shapiro R, Mmbaga BT,…

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14 May 2023

Defining principles for a choice-based approach to HIV prevention

Williams KM, Miller N, Tutegyereize L, Olisa AL, Chakare T, Jeckonia P, Mullick S, Atieno MA, Nhamo D, Rademacher KH. (2023)

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14 May 2023

Public health opportunities resulting from sufficient HPV vaccine supply and a single-dose vaccination schedule

Kreimer AR, Cernuschi T, Rees H, Brotherton JML, Porras C, Schiller J. (2023)

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14 May 2023

Impact and cost-effectiveness of the national scale-up of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among female sex workers in South Africa: a modelling analysis

Stone J, Bothma R, Gomez GB, Eakle R, Mukandavire C, Subedar H, Fraser H, Boily MC, Schwartz S, Coetzee J, Otwombe K, Milovanovic M, Baral S, Johnson LF, Venter WDF, Rees H, Vickerman P. (2023)

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14 May 2023

Qualitative Analysis Using Social Maps to Explore Young Women’s Experiences With Social Support of their Oral PrEP Use in Kenya and South Africa

Katz AWK, Roberts S, Rousseau E, Khoza MN, Mogaka F, Bukusi E, Delany-Moretlwe S, Bekker LG, Morton JF, Johnson R, Baeten JM, Celum C, van der Straten A. (2023)

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30 April 2023

Practising in a post-truth world: – truth revision

Semete-Makokotlela B, Parish A, Gray A, Blockman M, Rees H. (2023)

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30 April 2023

A randomized trial of safety, acceptability and adherence of three rectal microbicide placebo formulations among young sexual and gender minorities who engage in receptive anal intercourse (MTN-035)

Bauermeister JA, Dominguez Islas C, Jiao Y, Tingler R, Brown E, Zemanek J, Giguere R, Balan I, Johnson S, Macagna N, Lucas J, Rose M, Jacobson C, Collins C, Livant E, Singh D, Ho K, Hoesley C, Liu A, Kayange N, Palanee-Phillips T, Chariyalertsak S, Gonzales P, Piper J, MTN-035…

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30 April 2023

Burden and determinants of anaemia among in-school young adolescents in Ethiopia, Sudan and Tanzania

Partap U, Tadesse AW, Shinde S, Sherfi H, Mank I, Mwanyika-Sando M, Sharma D, Baernighausen T, Drysdale R, Worku A, Tinkasimile A, Fawzi WW. (2023)

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30 April 2023

Adolescent health and well-being in sub-Saharan Africa: Strengthening knowledge base and research capacity through a collaborative multi-country school-based study

Shinde S, Noor RA, Mwanyika-Sando M, Moshabela M, Tadesse AW, Sherfi H, Vandormael A, Young T, Tinkasimile A, Drysdale R, Baernighausen T, Sharma D, Fawzi WW. (2023)

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30 April 2023

Predicted effects of the introduction of long-acting injectable cabotegravir pre-exposure prophylaxis in sub-Saharan Africa: a modelling study

Smith J, Bansi-Matharu L, Cambiano V, Dimitrov D, Bershteyn A, van de Vijver D, Kripke K, Revill P, Boily MC, Meyer-Rath G, Taramusi I, Lundgren JD, van Oosterhout JJ, Kuritzkes D, Schaefer R, Siedner MJ, Schapiro J, Delany-Moretlwe S, Landovitz RJ, Flexner C, Jordan M, Venter F, Radebe M, Ripin…

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28 April 2023

Experiences of violence among female and male grade eight learners: baseline findings from the Girls Achieve Power (GAP Year) trial across three South African townships

Kutywayo A, Frade S, Mahuma T, Naidoo N, Mullick S

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28 April 2023

A research and development (R&D) roadmap for broadly protective coronavirus vaccines: A pandemic preparedness strategy

Moore KA, Leighton T, Ostrowsky JT, Anderson CJ, Danila RN, Ulrich AK, Lackritz EM, Mehr AJ, Baric RS, Baylor NW, Gellin BG, Gordon JL, Krammer F, Perlman S, Rees HV, Saville M, Weller CL, Osterholm MT, Coronavirus Vaccines R&D Roadmap Taskforce.

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28 April 2023

Higher dose corticosteroids in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 who are hypoxic but not requiring ventilatory support (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial.

RECOVERY Collaborative Group. (2023)

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28 March 2023

The Future of Epidemic and Pandemic Vaccines to Serve Global Public Health Needs

Farlow A, Torreele E, Gray G, Ruxrungtham K, Rees H, Prasad S, Gomez C, Sall A, Magalhães J, Olliaro P, Terblanche P. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Novavax NVX-COV2373 triggers neutralization of Omicron sub-lineages

Bhiman JN, Richardson SI, Lambson BE, Kgagudi P, Mzindle N, Kaldine H, Crowther C, Gray G, Bekker LG; Novavax trial clinical lead author group; Shinde V, Bennett C, Glenn GM, Madhi SA, Moore PL. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Integration of HIV Prevention with Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Palanee-Phillips T. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Development of a tool to assess HIV prevention readiness of adolescent girls and young women in HPTN 082 study

Beauchamp G, Hosek S, Donnell DJ, Chan KCG, Flaherty BP, Anderson PL, Dye BJ, Mgodi N, Bekker LG, Delany-Moretlwe S, Celum C, HPTN 082 study team. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Hepatitis E vaccine-Illuminating the barriers to use

Lynch JA, Lim JK, Asaga PEP, Wartel TA, Marti M, Yakubu B, Rees H, Talaat K, Kmush B, Aggarwal R, Ciglenecki I, Gurley E, Labrique AB. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Regional and country-level trends in cervical cancer screening coverage in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic analysis of population-based surveys (2000-2020)

Yang L, Boily MC, Rönn MM, Obiri-Yeboah D, Morhason-Bello I, Meda N, Lompo O, Mayaud P, Pickles M, Brisson M, Hodgins C, Delany-Moretlwe S, Maheu-Giroux M. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Copper intrauterine device increases vaginal concentrations of inflammatory anaerobes and depletes lactobacilli compared to hormonal options in a randomized trial

Brown BP, Feng C, Tanko RF, Jaumdally SZ, Bunjun R, Dabee S, Happel AU, Gasper M, Nyangahu DD, Onono M, Nair G, Palanee-Phillips T, Scoville CW, Heller K, Baeten JM, Bosinger SE, Burgener A, Passmore JS, Heffron R, Jaspan HB. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Longitudinal IgA and IgG Response, and ACE2 Binding Blockade, to Full-Length SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Variants in a Population of Black PLWH Vaccinated with ChAdOx1 nCoV-19

Smith M, Kwatra G, Izu A, Nel A, Cutland C, Ahmed K, Baillie V, Barnabas S, Bhorat Q, Briner C, Lazarus E, Dheda K, Fairlie L, Koen A, Madhi S, Blackburn JM. (2023)

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28 February 2023

Prevalence of five curable sexually transmitted infections and associated risk factors among tertiary student men who have sex with men in Nairobi, Kenya: a respondent-driven sampling survey

Mwaniki SW, Kaberia PM, Mugo PM, Palanee-Phillips T. (2023)

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22 December 2022

Initiating Intramuscular Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Increases Frequencies of Th17-like Human Immunodeficiency Virus Target Cells in the Genital Tract of Women in South Africa: A Randomized Trial.

Bunjun R, Ramla TF, Jaumdally SZ, Noël-Romas L, Ayele H, Brown BP, Gamieldien H, Harryparsad R, Dabee S, Nair G, Onono M, Palanee-Phillips T, Scoville CW, Heller KB, Baeten JM, Bosinger SE, Burgener A, Passmore JS, Jaspan H, Heffron R. (2022)

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12 December 2022

‘Following the science’: the role of an independent advisory structure in the COVID-19 pandemic response and beyond.

Gray A, Miot J, Mokgatle M, Rees H. (2022)

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28 November 2022

Efficacy and Action of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring as Understood by Women Participating in an Open Label Extension Study

Naidoo K, T ME, Katz AW, Morgan G, Krishnaveni R, Lydia ST, Sarita N, Leila ME. (2022)

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28 November 2022

Correlates of Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Acceptance among Women Participating in an Open Label Extension Trial

Mirembe BG, Cabrera MV, van der Straten A, Nakalega R, Cobbing M, Mgodi NM, Palanee-Phillips T, Mayo AJ, Dadabhai S, Mansoor LE, Siva S, Nair G, Chinula L, Akello CA, Nakabiito C, Soto-Torres LE, Baeten JM, Brown ER. (2022)

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16 November 2022

Durability of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine and hybrid humoral immunity against variants including omicron BA.1 and BA.4 6 months after vaccination (COV005): a post-hoc analysis of a randomised, phase 1b-2a trial

Madhi SA, Kwatra G, Richardson SI, Koen AL, Baillie V, Cutland CL, Fairlie L, Padayachee SD, Dheda K, Barnabas SL, Bhorat QE, Briner C, Ahmed K, Aley PK, Bhikha S, Bhorat AE, Esmail A, Horne E, Kaldine H, Mukendi CK, Madzorera VS, Manamela NP, Masilela M, Hermanus ST, Motlou T,…

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16 November 2022

Correction to: Intimate Partner Violence and Engagement in the HIV Care Continuum among Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Prospective Cohort Study

Roberts ST, van der Straten A, Rael CT, Gorbach PM, Palanee-Phillips T, Reddy K, Naidoo K, Dadabhai S, Chinula L, Gaffoor Z, Levy L, Balkus JE, Riddler SA.

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9 November 2022

Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in sub-Saharan Africa may benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), yet stigma may limit PrEP acceptance and continuation. We examined…

Munthali RJ, Stangl AL, Baron D, Barré I, Harvey S, Ramskin L, Colombini M, Naicker N, Kapiga S, Delany-Moretlwe S. (2022)

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25 October 2022

Safety data needed for concurrent use of ARV-based PrEP

Dunbar MS, Rodrigues J, Chatani M, Baeten JM, Hendrix CW, Palanee-Phillips T, van der Straten A, Mgodi N, Brown E, Makura C, Namwanje S, Torjesen K. (2022)

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8 August 2022

Contraception knowledge and uptake among in-school adolescents in three South African townships: Baseline findings from the Girls Achieve Power (GAP Year) Trial

Pleaner M, Kutywayo A, Beksinska M, Mabetha K, Naidoo N, Mullick S. (2022)

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8 August 2022

Increasing global temperatures threaten gains in maternal and newborn health in Africa: A review of impacts and an adaptation framework.

Chersich M, Scorgie F, Filippi V, Luchters S, Climate Change and Heat‐Health Study Group. (2022)

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24 April 2022

Preferences for the management of sexually transmitted infections in the South African health system: A discrete choice experiment

Iwuji C, Martin CE, Pillay D, Shamu P, Nzenze S, Murire M, Cox LA, Miners A, Llewellyn C, Mullick S. (2022)

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12 April 2022

Effect of antiretroviral therapy care interruptions on mortality in children living with HIV: cohort study from Southern Africa

Davies C, Johnson L, Sawry S, Chimbetete C, Eley B, Vinikoor M, Technau KG, Ehmer J, Rabie H, Phiri S, Tanser F, Malisita K, Fatti G, Osler M, Wood R, Newton S, Haas A, Davies MA. (2022)

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28 March 2022

Building the concept for WHO Evidence Considerations for Vaccine Policy (ECVP): Tuberculosis vaccines intended for adults and adolescents as a test case

Kochhar S, Barreira D, Beattie P, Cavaleri M, Cravioto A, Frick MW, Ginsberg AM, Hudson I, Kaslow DC, Kurtz S, Lienhardt C, Madhi SA, Morgan C, Momeni Y, Patel D, Rees H, Rogalski-Salter T, Schmidt A, Semete-Makokotlela B, Voss G, White RG, Zignol M, Giersing B. (2022)

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22 March 2022

Decoupling of omicron variant infections and severe COVID-19

Madhi SA, Ihekweazu C, Rees H, Pollard AJ. (2022)

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22 February 2022

Impact of one and two human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doses on community-level HPV prevalence in South African adolescent girls: study protocol and rationale for a pragmatic before–after design

Machalek D, Rees H, Chikandiwa A, Munthali R, Travill D, Mbulawa Z, Petoumenos K, Delany-Moretlwe S, Kaldor J, HOPE Study team. (2022)

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10 February 2022

Prevalent human papillomavirus infection increases the risk of HIV acquisition in African women: advancing the argument for human papillomavirus immunization

Liu G, Mugo NR, Brown ER, Mgodi NM, Chirenje ZM, Marrazzo JM, Winer RL, Mansoor L, Palanee-Phillips T, Siva SS, Naidoo L, Jeenarain N, Gaffoor Z, Nair GL, Selepe P, Nakabiito C, Mkhize B, Mirembe BG, Taljaard M, Panchia R, Baeten JM, Balkus JE, Hladik F, Celum CL, Barnabas RV.…

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30 January 2022

Ring-ing in the Future: Participant and Male Partner Perspectives Regarding Future Use of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

Reddy K, Mathebula F, Katz A, Luecke E, Tenza S, Palanee-Phillips T, Garcia M, Mansoor LE, Naidoo S, Morar N, Chitukuta M, Tsidya M, Montgomery ET, MTN-032 Study team. (2022)

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20 January 2022

Where are the pregnant and breastfeeding women in new pre-exposure prophylaxis trials? The imperative to overcome the evidence gap

Joseph Davey DL, Bekker LG, Bukusi EA, Chi BH, Delany-Moretlwe S, Goga A, Lyerly AD, Mgodi NM, Mugo N, Myer L, Noguchi LM, Stranix-Chibanda L, Slack C, Pintye J. (2022)

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14 January 2022

Expression of type I interferon-associated genes at antiretroviral therapy interruption predicts HIV virological rebound

Zacharopoulou P, Marchi E, Ogbe A, Robinson N, Brown H, Jones M, Parolini L, Pace M, Grayson N, Kaleebu P, Rees H, Fidler S, Goulder P, Klenerman P, Frater J. (2022)

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10 January 2022

Combination HIV prevention reduces orphanhood in Uganda

Fairlie L, Barnabus S. (2022)

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8 January 2022

Drug-releasing vaginal rings for HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention: A review of recent advances and clinical applications

Palanee-Phillips T, Baum MM, Moss JA, Clark MR, Nuttall J, Romano JW. (2021)

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31 December 2021

Evidence for use of a healthy relationships assessment tool in the CHARISMA pilot study

Tolley EE, Martinez A, Zissette S, Palanee-Phillips T, Mathebula F, Tenza S, Hartmann M, Montgomery ET. (2021)

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22 December 2021

Incidence of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection Among African Women Using Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, a Copper Intrauterine Device, or a Levonorgestrel Implant for Contraception: A Nested Randomized Trial

Mugo NR, Stalter RM, Heffron R, Rees H, Scoville CW, Morrison C, Kourtis AP, Bukusi E, Beksinka M, Philip NM, Beesham I, Deese J, Edward V, Donnell D, Baeten JM, Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) Trial Consortium. (2021)

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20 December 2021

Introducing the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Can We Learn from Oral PrEP?

Bhavaraju N, Shears K, Schwartz K, Mullick S, Jeckonia P, Murungu J, Persaud U, Vij A, Torjesen K. (2021)

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16 December 2021

Sexual Attitudes, Beliefs, Practices, and HIV Risk During Pregnancy and Post-delivery: A Qualitative Study in Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe

Ryan JH, Young A, Musara P, Reddy K, Macagna N, Guma V, Seyama L, Piper J, van der Straten A, MTN- 041/MAMMA Study Team. (2021)

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15 December 2021

Sexual IPV and non-partner rape of female sex workers: Findings of a cross-sectional community-centric national study in South Africa

Jewkes R, Otwombe K, Dunkle K, Milovanovic M, Hlongwane K, Jaffer M,Matuludi M, Mbowane V, Hopkins KL, Hill N, Gray G,Coetzee J. (2021)

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14 December 2021

Comparison of Female Genital Tract Cytokine and Microbiota Signatures Induced by Initiation of Intramuscular DMPA and NET-EN Hormonal Contraceptives – a Prospective Cohort Analysis

Dabee S, Tanko RF, Brown BP, Bunjun R, Balle C, Feng C, Konstantinus IN, Jaumdally SZ, Onono M, Nair G, Palanee-Phillips T, Gill K, Baeten JM, Bekker LG, Passmore JS, Heffron R, Jaspan HB, Happel AU. (2021)

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12 December 2021

Impact and experience of participant engagement activities in supporting dapivirine ring use among participants enrolled in the phase III MTN-020/ASPIRE study.

Garcia M, Luecke E, Mayo AJ, Scheckter R, Ndase P, Kiweewa FM, Kemigisha D, Musara P, Mansoor LE, Singh N, Woeber K, Morar NS, Jeenarain N, Gaffoor Z, Gondwe DK, Makala Y, Fleurs L, Reddy K, Palanee-Phillips T, Baeten JM, van der Straten A, Soto-Torres L, Torjesen K. (2021)

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10 December 2021

Corrigendum: Southern African guidelines on the safe, easy and effective use of pre-exposure prophylaxis: 2020

Bekker LG, Brown B, Joseph-Davey D, Gill K, Moorhouse M, Delany-Moretlwe S, Myer L, Orrell C, Rebe K, Francois Venter WD, Wallis CL. (2021)

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30 November 2021

Pooled Prevalence of Adverse Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes in Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe: Results From a Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses to Inform Trials of Novel HIV Prevention Interventions During Pregnancy

Lokken EM, Mathur A, Bunge KE, Fairlie L, Beigi R, Noguchi LM, Balkus JE. (2021)

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22 November 2021

Intersections of Sex Work, Mental Ill-Health, IPV and Other Violence Experienced by Female Sex Workers: Findings from a Cross-Sectional Community-Centric National Study in South Africa

Jewkes R, Milovanovic M, Otwombe K, Chirwa E, Hlongwane K, Hill N, Mbowane V, Matuludi M, Hopkins K, Gray G, Coetzee J. (2021)

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21 November 2021

HIV-1 drug resistance among individuals who seroconverted in the ASPIRE dapivirine ring trial.

Parikh UM, Penrose KJ, Heaps AL, Halvas EK, Goetz BJ, Gordon KC, Hardesty R, Sethi R, Schwarzmann W, Szydlo DW, Husnik MJ, Chandran U, Palanee-Phillips T, Baeten JM, Mellors JW, MTN-020 Study Team. (2021)

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15 November 2021

Impact and experience of participant engagement activities in supporting dapivirine ring use among participants enrolled in the phase III MTN-020/ASPIRE study

Garcia M, Luecke E, Mayo AJ, Scheckter R, Ndase P, Kiweewa FM, Kemigisha D, Musara P, Mansoor LE, Singh N, Woeber K, Morar NS, Jeenarain N, Gaffoor Z, Gondwe DK, Makala Y, Fleurs L, Reddy K, Palanee-Phillips T, Baeten JM, van der Straten A, Soto-Torres L, Torjesen K. (2021)

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15 November 2021

Socio-demographic and social support factors related to substance use in South African in-school adolescents: Insights from the Girls Achieve Power (GAP Year) trial in three peri-urban settings

Gordon K, Kutywayo A, Frade S, Naidoo N, Mullick S. (2021)

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10 November 2021

Does the Ring Work? Perceptions and Understanding of the Efficacy of a Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention Amongst Women in a Placebo-Controlled Trial

Etima J, Katz AWK, Duby Z, Garcia M, Palanee-Phillips T, Reddy K, Mathebula F, Zimba C, Mansoor LE, Singh D, Manengamambo E, Naidoo S, Soto-Torres L, Montgomery ET, MTN-020/ASPIRE, MTN 025/HOPE, MTN-032 Study teams. (2021)

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5 November 2021

Multi-level Interventions to Promote Oral Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Use Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women: a Review of Recent Research

Irungu E, Khoza N, Velloza J. (2021)

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30 October 2021

Adolescent girls and young womens PrEP user journey during an implementation science study in South Africa and Kenya

Rousseau E, Katz AWK, O'Rourke S, Bekker LG, Delany-Moretlwe S, Bukusi E, Travill D, Omollo V, Morton JF, O'Malley G, Haberer JE, Heffron R, Johnson R, Celum C, Baeten JM, van der Straten A. (2021)

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22 October 2021

Health Care Providers’ Attitudes Toward and Experiences Delivering Oral PrEP to Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Kenya, South Africa, and Zimbabwe

Lanham M, Ridgeway K, Mireku M, Nhamo D, Pillay D, Murire M, Stankevitz K, Kyongo J, Mullick S, OPTIONS Consortium Research Team. (2021)

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22 October 2021

Project BESPOKE (Integrated Bio-Behavioral Assessment of HIV and STI Among Young Tertiary Student Men Who Have Sex With Men in Nairobi, Kenya): A Respondent-Driven Sampling Survey Protocol

Mwaniki SW, Mugo PM, Palanee-Phillips T. (2021)

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20 October 2021

Health care providers’ perceptions of barriers to perinatal mental healthcare in South Africa

Brown S, Sprague C. (2021)

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15 October 2021

Children have been left behind during the HIV 90-90-90 strategy implementation in South Africa

Nyasulu JCY, Dunlop J, Pandya H, Slemming W, Fick C, Saloojee H. (2021)

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10 October 2021

Challenges in recruiting children to a multidrug-resistant TB prevention trial

Purchase S, Batist E, Mmile N, Nkosi S, Workman J, Martinson N, Fairlie L, Schaaf HS, Choo L, McGowan C, Crook AM, Seddon JA, Hesseling AC. (2021)

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10 October 2021

Southern African HIV Clinicians Society gender-affirming healthcare guideline for South Africa

Tomson A, McLachlan C, Wattrus C, Adams K, Addinall R, Bothma R, Jankelowitz L, Kotze E, Luvuno Z, Madlala N, Matyila S, Padavatan A, Pillay M, Rakumakoe MD, Tomson-Myburgh M, Venter WDF, de Vries E. (2021)

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30 August 2021

Predictors of impaired pulmonary function in people living with HIV in an urban African setting

van Riel SE, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Barth RE, Grobbee DE, Feldman C, Shaddock E, Stacey SL, Venter WDF, Vos AG. (2021)

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30 July 2021

Prevalence and Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infection in Injectable Progestin Contraception Users in South Africa

Noguchi LM, Marrazzo JM, Richardson B, Hillier SL, Balkus JE, Palanee-Phillips T, Nair G, Panchia R, Piper J, Gomez K, Ramjee G, Chirenje M. (2021)

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28 March 2021

Safety and efficacy of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) Covid-19 vaccine against the B. 1.351 variant in South Africa.

Madhi SA, Baillie VL, Cutland CL, Voysey M, Koen AL, Fairlie L, Padayachee SD, Dheda K, Barnabas SL, Bhorat QE, Briner C. (2021)

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22 March 2021

Investigating the effect of COVID-19 dissemination on symptoms of anxiety and depression among university students

Vigo D, Jones L, Munthali R, Pei J, Westenberg J, Munro L, Judkowicz C, Wang AY, Van den Adel B, Dulai J, Krausz M, Auerbach RP, Bruffaerts R, Yatham L, Gadermann A, Rush B, Xie H, Pendakur K, Richardson C. (2021)

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28 February 2021

Maternal and newborn health risks of climate change: A call for awareness and global action

Roos N, Kovats S, Hajat S, Filippi V, Chersich M, Luchters S, Scorgie F, Nakstad B, Stephansson O, CHAMNHA consortium. (2021)

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30 December 2015

Potential barriers to rapid testing for human immunodeficiency virus among a commuter population in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tshuma N, Muloongo K, Setswe G,  Chimoyi L, Safro B, Burger D, Nyasulu PS. (2015)

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3 December 2015

Potential barriers to rapid testing for human immunodeficiency virus among a commuter population in

Tshuma N, Muloongo K, Setswe G, Chimoyi L, Sarfo B, Burger D, and Nyasulu PS. (2015) 

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17 November 2015

Health-seeking behaviours by gender among adolescents in Soweto, South Africa

Otwombe K, Dietrich J, Laher F, Hornschuh S, Nkala B, Chimoyi L, Kaida A, Gray GE, Miller CL. (2015)

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16 November 2015

Evolving Human Rights and the Science of Antiretroviral Medicine

Kavanagh MM, Cohn J, Mabote L, Meier BM, Williams B, Russell A, Sikwese K and Baker BK. (2015)

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14 November 2015

Defining success with HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: a prevention-effective adherence paradigm

Haberer JE, Bangsberg DR, Baeten JM, Curran K, Koechlin F, Amico KR, Anderson P, Mugo N, Venter F, Goicochea P. (2015)

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14 November 2015

Declining maternal mortality in the face of persistently high HIV prevalence in a middle-income country

Buchmann EJ, Mnyani CN, Frank KA, Chersich MF, McIntyre JA. (2015)

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14 November 2015

Cross-Sectional Analysis of Selected Genital Tract Immunological Markers and Molecular Vaginal Microbiota in Sub-Saharan African Women, with Relevance to HIV Risk and Prevention

Kyongo JK, Crucitti T, Menten J, Hardy L, Cools P, Michiels J, Delany-Moretlwe S, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba G, Joseph S, Fichorova R, van de Wijgert J, Vanham G, Arien KK, Jespers V. (2015)

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1 November 2015

Epidemiological Trends for HIV in Southern Africa: Implications for Reaching the Elimination Targets

Williams BG, Gouws E, Somse P, Mmelesi M, Lwamba C, Chikoko T, Fazito E, Turay M, Kiwango E, Chikukwa P, Damisoni H, Gboun M. (2015)

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26 October 2015

Access to medications and conducting clinical trials in LMICs

Okpechi IG, Swanepoel CR , Venter F. (2015)

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28 September 2015

Outcomes of Infants Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Southern Africa, 2004-2012

Porter M, Davies MA, Mapani MK, Rabie H, Phiri S, Nuttall J, Fairlie L, Technau KG, Stinson K, Wood R, Wellington M, Haas AD, Giddy J, Tanser F, Eley B. (2015)

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30 August 2015

Paradoxical tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in children

Van Rie A, Sawry S, Link‐Gelles R, Madhi S, Fairlie L, Verwey C, Mahomed N, Murdoch D, Moultrie H. (2015)

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30 August 2015

Outcomes of Infants Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Southern Africa, 2004-2012

Porter M, Davies AM, Mapani MK, Rabie H, Phiri HS, Nuttall J, Fairlie L, Technau KG, Stinson K, Wood R, Wellington M, A. Haas AD, Giddy J, Tanser F, Eley B. (2015)

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15 August 2015

Attitudes and behaviours of maternal health care providers in interactions with clients: a systematic review

Mannava, P, Durrant, K, Fisher, J, Chersich, M, & Luchters, S. (2015) Globalization and Health, 11(1), 36.

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15 August 2015

Rethinking HIV prevention to prepare for oral PrEP implementation for young African women

Celum CL, Delany-Moretlwe S, McConnell M, van Rooyen H, Bekker LG, Kurth A, Bukusi E, Desmond C, Morton J, Baeten JM. (2015) 

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30 July 2015

Pre-exposure prophylaxis in Southern Africa: feasible or not?

Venter WD, Cowan F, Black V, Rebe K, Bekker LG. (2015) 

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30 July 2015

Intimate partner violence and forced migration during pregnancy: Structural constraints to women’s a

Turan JM, Hatcher AM, Romito P, Mangone E, Durojaiye M, Odero M, Camlin CS. (2015)

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30 July 2015

Challenging gender inequity through male involvement in maternal and newborn health: critical assessment of an emerging evidence base

Comrie-Thomson L, Tokhi M, Ampt F, Portela A, Chersich M, Khanna R, Luchters S. (2015)

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20 July 2015

Trends in AIDS Deaths, New Infections and ART Coverage in the Top 30 Countries with the Highest AIDS Mortality Burden; 1990–2013

Granich R, Gupta S, Hersh B, Williams B, Montaner J, Young B, Zuniga JM. (2015)

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30 June 2015

Morbidity and mortality of black HIV-positive patients with end-stage kidney disease

Fabian J, Maher HA, Clark C, Naicker S, Becker P, Venter WDF. (2015)

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30 June 2015

How Nurses in Johannesburg Address Intimate Partner Violence in Female Patients: Understanding IPV R

Sprague C, Hatcher AM, Woollett N, Black V. (2015)

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20 June 2015

Characteristics of Women Enrolled into a Randomized Clinical Trial of Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV-1 Prevention

Palanee-Phillips T, Schwartz K, Brown ER, Govender V, Mgodi N, Kiweewa FM, Nair G, Mhlanga F, Siva S, Bekker LG, Jeenarain N, Gaffoor Z, Martinson F, Makanani B, Naidoo S, Pather A, Phillip J, Husnik MJ, van der Straten A, Soto-Torres L, Baeten J. (2015)

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20 June 2015

Acyclovir Prophylaxis Reduces the Incidence of Herpes Zoster Among HIV-Infected Individuals: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial

Barnabas RV, Baeten JM, Lingappa JR, Thomas KK, Hughes JP, Mugo NR, Delany-Moretlwe S, Gray G, Rees H, Mujugira A, Ronald A, Stevens W, Kapiga S, Wald A, Celum C. (2015)

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19 June 2015

Patterns of Lymph Node Pathology; Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy as an Evaluation Tool for Lymphadenopathy: A Retrospective Descriptive Study Conducted at the Largest Hospital in Africa

Reddy DL, Venter WD, Pather S. (2015) 

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3 June 2015

Starter Packs Versus Full Prescription of Antiretroviral Drugs for Postexposure Prophylaxis: A Systematic Review

Ford N, Venter F, Irvine C, Beanland RL, Shubber Z. (2015)

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1 June 2015

Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in a South African City with a Predominantly Black Population

Urban MF, Olivier L, Viljoen D, Lombard C, Louw JG, Drotsky LM, Temmerman M, Chersich MF. (2015)

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1 June 2015

Intimate partner violence and forced migration during pregnancy: Structural constraints to women’s agency

Turan JM, Hatcher AM, Romito P, Mangone E, Durojaiye M, Odero M, Camlin CS. (2015)

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22 May 2015

High incidence of latent tuberculous infection among South African health workers

McCarthy KM, Scott LE, Gous N, Tellie M, Venter WD, Stevens WS, Van Rie A. (2015)

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22 May 2015

Cross-Sectional Analysis of Selected Genital Tract Immunological Markers and Molecular Vaginal Microbiota in Sub-Saharan African Women, with Relevance to HIV Risk and Prevention

Kyongo JK, Crucitti T, Menten J, Hardy L, Cools P, Michiels J, Delany-Moretlwe S, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba G, Joseph S, Fichorova R, van de Wijgert J, Vanham G, Ariën KK, Jespers V. 2015

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19 May 2015

Male Partner Influence on Women’s HIV Prevention Trial Participation and Use of Pre-exposure

Montgomery ET, van der Straten A, Stadler J, Hartmann M, Magazi B, Mathebula F, Laborde N, Soto-Torres L. (2015)

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16 March 2015

Modelling challenges in context: lessons from malaria, HIV, and tuberculosis

Childs LM, Abuelezam NN, Dye C, Gupta S, Murray MB, Williams BG, Buckee CO. (2015)

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4 March 2015

The significance of Lactobacillus crispatus and L. vaginalis for vaginal health and the negative effect of recent sex: a cross-sectional descriptive study across groups of African women

Jespers V, van de Wijgert J, Cools P, Verhelst R, Verstraelen H, Delany-Moretlwe S, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba GF, Mandaliya K, Menten J, Hardy L, Crucitti T, Vaginal Biomarkers Study Group. (2015)

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28 February 2015

Providing comprehensive health services for young key populations: needs, barriers and gaps

Delany-Moretlwe S, Cowan FM, Busza J, Bolton-Moore C, Kelley K, Fairlie L. (2015)

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21 February 2015

Correlates of the molecular vaginal microbiota composition of African women

Gautam R, Borgdorff H, Jespers V, Francis SC, Verhelst R, Mwaura M, Delany-Moretlwe S, Ndayisaba G, Kyongo JK, Hardy L, Menten J, Crucitti T, Tsivtsivadze TE, Schuren F, van de Wijgert JHHM, Vaginal Biomarkers Study Group. (2015)

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3 February 2015

Virologic failure among children taking lopinavir/ritonavir-containing first-line antiretroviral therapy in South Africa

Meyers T, Sawry S, Wong JY, Moultrie H, Pinillos F, Fairlie L, van Zyl G. (2015)

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23 January 2015

Estimating the cost-effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce HIV-1 and HSV-2 incidence in HIV-serodiscordant couples in South Africa

Jewell BL, Cremin I, Pickles M, Celum C, Baeten JM, Delany-Moretlwe S, Hallett TB. (2015)

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22 January 2015

Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition: an individual participant data meta-analysis

Morrison CS, Chen PL, Kwok C, Baeten JM, Brown J, Crook AM, Van Damme L, Delany-Moretlwe S, Francis SC, Friedland BA, Hayes RJ, Heffron R, Kapiga S, Karim QA, Karpoff S, Kaul R, McClelland RS, McCormack S, McGrath N, Myer L, Rees H, van der Straten A, Watson-Jones D, van…

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20 January 2015

When nurses are also patients: Intimate partner violence and the health system as an enabler of women’s health and agency in Johannesburg

Sprague CN, Woollett J, Parpart AM, Hatcher T, Sommers S, Brown, Black V.(2015)

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20 December 2014

HIV testing in the critical care setting: views of patients, family members and health providers

Martin C, Masote M, Hatcher A, Black V, Venter WD, Scorgie F. (2014)

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20 February 2014

Pharmacokinetics and safety of rifabutin in young HIV-infected children receiving rifabutin and lopinavir/ritonavir

Moultrie H, McIlleron H, Sawry S, Kellermann T, Wiesner L, Kindra G, Gous H, Van Rie A. (2014)

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