Stanley Luchters

Summary

Affiliation: International Centre for Reproductive Health
Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Safer sexual behaviors after 12 months of antiretroviral treatment in Mombasa, Kenya: a prospective cohort
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya, International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:587-94. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of the diaphragm in Mombasa Kenya: a 6-month prospective study
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health ICRH, Tudor Four Estate, Tom Mboya Avenue, PO Box 91109, Mombasa, Kenya
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:345-53. 2007
  3. pmc Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 8:143. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Implementation of clinic-based modified-directly observed therapy (m-DOT) for ART; experiences in Mombasa, Kenya
    Paul Munyao
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    AIDS Care 22:187-94. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two commercially available alternatives for HIV-1 viral load testing in resource-limited settings
    Kim Steegen
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Virol Methods 146:178-87. 2007
  6. pmc Use of AUDIT, and measures of drinking frequency and patterns to detect associations between alcohol and sexual behaviour in male sex workers in Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:384. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Secrecy, disclosure and accidental discovery: perspectives of diaphragm users in Mombasa, Kenya
    Jerry Okal
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    Cult Health Sex 10:13-26. 2008
  8. pmc Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy and development of drug resistance in HIV-1 infected patients in Mombasa, Kenya
    Kim Steegen
    AIDS Reference Laboratory, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    AIDS Res Ther 6:12. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Changes in sexual behaviour among HIV-infected women in west and east Africa in the first 24 months after delivery
    Eunice Irungu
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    AIDS 26:997-1007. 2012
  10. pmc The risk factor profile of women with secondary infertility: an unmatched case-control study in Kigali, Rwanda
    Nathalie Dhont
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Womens Health 11:32. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Safer sexual behaviors after 12 months of antiretroviral treatment in Mombasa, Kenya: a prospective cohort
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya, International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:587-94. 2008
    ..Positive prevention interventions for those receiving ART must reinforce safer sex practices and partner disclosure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of the diaphragm in Mombasa Kenya: a 6-month prospective study
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health ICRH, Tudor Four Estate, Tom Mboya Avenue, PO Box 91109, Mombasa, Kenya
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:345-53. 2007
    ..This study's aim was to assess the acceptability and safety of the diaphragm among sexually-active women in Mombasa, Kenya...
  3. pmc Impact of five years of peer-mediated interventions on sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 8:143. 2008
    ..Impact of these interventions was evaluated among those who attended peer education and at the FSW population level...
  4. doi request reprint Implementation of clinic-based modified-directly observed therapy (m-DOT) for ART; experiences in Mombasa, Kenya
    Paul Munyao
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    AIDS Care 22:187-94. 2010
    ..These findings could be used to inform replication of such services and to improve the design of m-DOT in future studies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two commercially available alternatives for HIV-1 viral load testing in resource-limited settings
    Kim Steegen
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Virol Methods 146:178-87. 2007
    ..Hence, false positive results and the need for an expensive PCR instrument for the Generic HIV viral load assays still limit the implementation of these tests in less equipped, less experienced laboratories...
  6. pmc Use of AUDIT, and measures of drinking frequency and patterns to detect associations between alcohol and sexual behaviour in male sex workers in Kenya
    Stanley Luchters
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:384. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint Secrecy, disclosure and accidental discovery: perspectives of diaphragm users in Mombasa, Kenya
    Jerry Okal
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    Cult Health Sex 10:13-26. 2008
    ..Accidental discovery often resulted in partner conflict. Although future uptake of the diaphragm may be high in this setting, its use may be limited to certain types of relationships and relationship context...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy and development of drug resistance in HIV-1 infected patients in Mombasa, Kenya
    Kim Steegen
    AIDS Reference Laboratory, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    AIDS Res Ther 6:12. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Changes in sexual behaviour among HIV-infected women in west and east Africa in the first 24 months after delivery
    Eunice Irungu
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    AIDS 26:997-1007. 2012
    ..Describe changes in sexual behaviour and determinants of unsafe sex among HIV-infected women in the 24 months after delivery...
  10. pmc The risk factor profile of women with secondary infertility: an unmatched case-control study in Kigali, Rwanda
    Nathalie Dhont
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Womens Health 11:32. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Reproductive health services for populations at high risk of HIV: Performance of a night clinic in Tete province, Mozambique
    Yves Lafort
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, University Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:144. 2010
    ..To evaluate this clinic model, we assessed relevance, service utilisation, efficiency and sustainability...
  12. doi request reprint Sexual and physical violence against female sex workers in Kenya: a qualitative enquiry
    Jerry Okal
    International Centre for Reproductive Health ICRH, Mombasa, Kenya
    AIDS Care 23:612-8. 2011
    ..This study indicates the need for multilevel interventions, including legal reforms so that laws governing sex work promote the health and human rights of sex workers in Kenya...
  13. doi request reprint HIV infection and sexual behaviour in primary and secondary infertile relationships: a case--control study in Kigali, Rwanda
    Nathalie Dhont
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Sex Transm Infect 87:28-34. 2011
    ..Primary infertility is here defined as never having conceived before, secondary infertility as infertility subsequent to having conceived at least once...
  14. doi request reprint Social context, sexual risk perceptions and stigma: HIV vulnerability among male sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Jerry Okal
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Mombasa, Kenya
    Cult Health Sex 11:811-26. 2009
    ..This information is guiding development of peer education programmes and sensitisation of health providers, addressing unmet HIV prevention needs. Such changes are required throughout Eastern Africa...
  15. pmc Female sex work and international sport events - no major changes in demand or supply of paid sex during the 2010 Soccer World Cup: a cross-sectional study
    Marlise Richter
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:763. 2012
    ..This study assessed whether changes occurred in the demand and supply of paid sex during the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa...
  16. doi request reprint HIV testing in Europe: mapping policies
    Jessika Deblonde
    Ghent University, International Centre for Reproductive Health, De Pintelaan 185 P3, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Health Policy 103:101-10. 2011
    ..With increasing treatment effectiveness, early HIV diagnosis became important, calling for the normalization of testing. National HIV testing policies were mapped to explore the characteristics and variations across European countries...
  17. doi request reprint Effectiveness of HIV prevention for youth in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized and nonrandomized trials
    Kristien Michielsen
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    AIDS 24:1193-202. 2010
    ..Systematically assess the effectiveness of HIV-prevention interventions in changing sexual behaviour of young people (10-25 years) in sub-Saharan Africa...
  18. doi request reprint Migration status, work conditions and health utilization of female sex workers in three South african cities
    Marlise Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Immigr Minor Health 16:7-17. 2014
    ..Police interaction was similar. Cross-border migrants appear more tenacious in certain aspects of sex work, but require increased health service contact. Migrant-sensitive, sex work-specific health care and health education are needed. ..
  19. doi request reprint Barriers to HIV testing in Europe: a systematic review
    Jessika Deblonde
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 20:422-32. 2010
    ..There is a need to better understand the barriers to HIV testing and counselling with the aim to contribute to the decrease of the number of undiagnosed people...
  20. doi request reprint Postpartum weight change among HIV-infected mothers by antiretroviral prophylaxis and infant feeding modality in a research setting
    Cecile Cames
    aInstitut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD, Montpellier, France bWHO, Reproductive Health and Research, Geneva, Switzerland cCentre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso dInternational Centre for Reproductive Health ICRH, Mombasa, Kenya eInternational Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Belgium fCentre for International Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia gUniversity of Nairobi, Kenya hAfrica Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa iEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland jNVPO OASH OS DHHS, Washington, DC, USA The Kesho Bora Study Group members are listed in the acknowledgement section
    AIDS 28:85-94. 2014
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  21. pmc Vulnerabilities, health needs and predictors of high-risk sexual behaviour among female adolescent sex workers in Kunming, China
    Xu Dong Zhang
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, P3 B 9000, Ghent 650500, Belgium
    Sex Transm Infect 89:237-44. 2013
    ..Additionally, health services needs and use were assessed...
  22. doi request reprint Determinants of unmet need for contraception among Chinese migrants: a worksite-based survey
    Peter Decat
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 16:26-35. 2011
    ..Considerable sexual and reproductive health (SRH) challenges have been reported among rural-to-urban migrants in China. Predictors thereof are urgently needed to develop targeted interventions...
  23. pmc Sex work and the 2010 FIFA World Cup: time for public health imperatives to prevail
    Marlise L Richter
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Global Health 6:1. 2010
    ..In short, the authors argue for a moratorium on the enforcement of laws that persecute and victimise sex workers during the World Cup period...
  24. pmc Feasibility of detecting human immunodeficiency virus type 1 drug resistance in DNA extracted from whole blood or dried blood spots
    Kim Steegen
    International Centre for Reproductive Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3342-51. 2007
    ..The use of DNA extracted from whole blood or DBS for the detection of archived drug resistance mutations deserves further study...
  25. doi request reprint Factors associated with self-reported unprotected anal sex among male sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya
    Scott Geibel
    Population Council, Nairobi, Kenya
    Sex Transm Dis 35:746-52. 2008
    ..To identify social and behavioral characteristics associated with sexual risk behaviors among male sex workers who sell sex to men in Mombasa, Kenya...
  26. doi request reprint Short- and long-term efficacy of modified directly observed antiretroviral treatment in Mombasa, Kenya: a randomized trial
    Avina Sarna
    Population Council, New Delhi, India
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:611-9. 2008
    ..To determine short- and long-term efficacy of modified directly observed therapy (m-DOT) on antiretroviral adherence...
  27. ncbi request reprint 'Are you on the market?': a capture-recapture enumeration of men who sell sex to men in and around Mombasa, Kenya
    Scott Geibel
    Population Council, Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS 21:1349-54. 2007
    ..We aimed to estimate the number of MSM who sell sex in and around Mombasa, Kenya, in order to plan HIV prevention research...