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  1. In sub-Saharan Africa, few services specifically address the needs of women in the first year after childbirth. By assessing the health status of women in this period, key interventions to improve maternal hea...

    Authors: Matthew F Chersich, Nicole Kley, Stanley MF Luchters, Carol Njeru, Elodie Yard, Mary J Othigo and Marleen Temmerman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:51
  2. Efavirenz is the preferred non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor for first-line antiretroviral treatment in many countries. For women of childbearing potential, advantages of efavirenz are balanced by...

    Authors: Matthew F Chersich, Michael F Urban, Francois WD Venter, Tina Wessels, Amanda Krause, Glenda E Gray, Stanley Luchters and Dennis L Viljoen
    Citation: AIDS Research and Therapy 2006 3:11
  3. Women bear a disproportionate burden of HIV throughout the world prompting extensive research into HIV prevention products for women which has met with varied success. With an aim of informing future policy an...

    Authors: Robyn Eakle, Adam Bourne, Caitlin Jarrett, Jonathan Stadler and Heidi Larson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:968
  4. Researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are under-represented in scientific literature. Mapping of authorship of articles can provide an assessment of data ownership and research capacity in LM...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Duane Blaauw, Mari Dumbaugh, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Ashar Dhana, Siphiwe Thwala, Leon Bijlmakers, Emily Vargas, Elinor Kern, Francisco Becerra-Posada, Josephine Kavanagh, Priya Mannava, Langelihle Mlotshwa, Victor Becerril-Montekio, Katharine Footman and Helen Rees
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2016 12:35
  5. This commentary sums the findings of a series of papers on a study that mapped the global research agenda for maternal health. The mapping reviewed published interventional research across low— and middle-inco...

    Authors: Matthew F Chersich and Greg Martin
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2017 13:6
  6. Sex work is receiving increased attention in southern Africa. In the context of South Africa's intense preparation for hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, anxiety over HIV transmission in the context of sex work ...

    Authors: Marlise L Richter, Matthew F Chersich, Fiona Scorgie, Stanley Luchters, Marleen Temmerman and Richard Steen
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2010 6:1
  7. Medical staff caring for COVID-19 patients face mental stress, physical exhaustion, separation from families, stigma, and the pain of losing patients and colleagues. Many of them have acquired SARS-CoV-2 and s...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Glenda Gray, Lee Fairlie, Quentin Eichbaum, Susannah Mayhew, Brian Allwood, Rene English, Fiona Scorgie, Stanley Luchters, Greg Simpson, Marjan Mosalman Haghighi, Minh Duc Pham and Helen Rees
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2020 16:46
  8. HIV remains responsible for an estimated 40% of mortality in South African pregnant women and their children. To address these avoidable deaths, eligibility criteria for antiretroviral therapy (ART) in pregnan...

    Authors: Courtenay Sprague, Matthew F Chersich and Vivian Black
    Citation: AIDS Research and Therapy 2011 8:10
  9. Female sex workers (FSWs) experience high levels of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) morbidity, violence and discrimination. Successful SRH interventions for FSWs in India and elsewhere have long prioritis...

    Authors: Lizzie Moore, Matthew F Chersich, Richard Steen, Sushena Reza-Paul, Ashar Dhana, Bea Vuylsteke, Yves Lafort and Fiona Scorgie
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2014 10:47
  10. Sex work is a criminal offence, virtually throughout Africa. This criminalisation and the intense stigma attached to the profession shapes interactions between sex workers and their clients, family, fellow com...

    Authors: Fiona Scorgie, Katie Vasey, Eric Harper, Marlise Richter, Prince Nare, Sian Maseko and Matthew F Chersich
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2013 9:33
  11. The Sustainable Development Goals present an opportunity to reimagine and then reconfigure the approach to controlling sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The predilection of STIs for women and for vulnera...

    Authors: Matthew F. Chersich, Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Greg Martin and Helen Rees
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2018 14:6
  12. Female sex workers (FSWs) are extremely vulnerable to adverse sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes. To mitigate these risks, they require access to services covering not only HIV prevention but also c...

    Authors: Yves Lafort, Ross Greener, Anuradha Roy, Letitia Greener, Wilkister Ombidi, Faustino Lessitala, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Mags Beksinska, Peter Gichangi, Sushena Reza-Paul, Jenni A. Smit, Matthew Chersich and Wim Delva
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2017 14:13
  13. Although substantiated by little evidence, concerns about zidovudine-related anaemia in pregnancy have influenced antiretroviral (ARV) regimen choice for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1, espec...

    Authors: Benn KD Sartorius, Matthew F Chersich, Mary Mwaura, Nicolas Meda, Marleen Temmerman, Marie Louise Newell, Timothy MM Farley and Stanley Luchters
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:522
  14. Screening for renal, hepatic and haematological disorders complicates the initiation of current first-line antiretroviral therapy (ART). Each additional test done adds substantial costs, both through direct la...

    Authors: Willem D. F. Venter, Mohammed Majam, Godspower Akpomiemie, Natasha Arulappan, Michelle Moorhouse, Nonkululeko Mashabane and Matthew F. Chersich
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17(Suppl 3):445

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 3

  15. Previous research has linked alcohol use with an increased number of sexual partners, inconsistent condom use and a raised incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, alcohol measures have be...

    Authors: Stanley Luchters, Scott Geibel, Masila Syengo, Daniel Lango, Nzioki King'ola, Marleen Temmerman and Matthew F Chersich
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11:384
  16. In the context of an operational research project in Tete, Mozambique, use of, and barriers to, HIV and sexual and reproductive health (HIV/SRH) commodities and services for female sex workers (FSWs) were asse...

    Authors: Yves Lafort, Faustino Lessitala, Balthazar Candrinho, Letitia Greener, Ross Greener, Mags Beksinska, Jenni A. Smit, Matthew Chersich and Wim Delva
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16:608
  17. For pregnancy to result in a healthy mother and infant, women require adequate nutrition and to be able to access antenatal care, both of which require finances. While most women working in the formal sector i...

    Authors: Fiona Scorgie, Duane Blaauw, Tessa Dooms, Ashraf Coovadia, Vivian Black and Matthew Chersich
    Citation: Globalization and Health 2015 11:37