Linda Richter

Summary

Affiliation: Human Sciences Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Poverty, underdevelopment and infant mental health
    L M Richter
    Child, Youth and Family Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Dalbridge and School of Psychology, University of Natal, Natal, South Africa
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:243-8. 2003
  2. pmc Reported physical and sexual abuse in childhood and adult HIV risk behaviour in three African countries: findings from Project Accept (HPTN-043)
    Linda Richter
    HIV AIDS, STIs and TB Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, 750 Francois Road, Durban, 4001, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:381-9. 2014
  3. pmc Strengthening families to support children affected by HIV and AIDS
    Linda M Richter
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
    AIDS Care 21:3-12. 2009
  4. pmc Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Global Center for Children and Families, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Trials 12:2. 2011
  5. pmc Design and methods of a longitudinal study investigating the impact of antiretroviral treatment on the partnerships and sexual behaviour of HIV-infected individuals in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:121. 2011
  6. pmc HIV surveillance in a large, community-based study: results from the pilot study of Project Accept (HIV Prevention Trials Network 043)
    Estelle Piwowar-Manning
    Dept of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Univ, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:251. 2011
  7. pmc Factors influencing enrollment: a case study from Birth to Twenty, the 1990 birth cohort in Soweto-Johannesburg
    Linda M Richter
    Child Youth Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Private Bag X07, Dalbridge 4014, South Africa
    Eval Program Plann 32:197-203. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Improving hospital care for young children in the context of HIV/AIDS and poverty
    Linda Richter
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    J Child Health Care 13:198-211. 2009
  9. pmc An introduction to family-centred services for children affected by HIV and AIDS
    Linda Richter
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:S1. 2010
  10. pmc Targeting AIDS orphans and child-headed households? A perspective from national surveys in South Africa, 1995-2005
    Linda M Richter
    Child Youth Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Dalbridge, South Africa
    AIDS Care 20:1019-28. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Poverty, underdevelopment and infant mental health
    L M Richter
    Child, Youth and Family Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Dalbridge and School of Psychology, University of Natal, Natal, South Africa
    J Paediatr Child Health 39:243-8. 2003
    ..An example is provided of a simple intervention model based on sound developmental principles that can be implemented by trained non-professionals in conditions of poverty and underdevelopment...
  2. pmc Reported physical and sexual abuse in childhood and adult HIV risk behaviour in three African countries: findings from Project Accept (HPTN-043)
    Linda Richter
    HIV AIDS, STIs and TB Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, 750 Francois Road, Durban, 4001, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:381-9. 2014
    ..06 (CI: 2.48, 3.76, p < 0.001)-women). Individuals abused in childhood comprise between 6 and 29 % of young adult men and women living in these African settings and constitute a population at high risk of HIV infection. ..
  3. pmc Strengthening families to support children affected by HIV and AIDS
    Linda M Richter
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
    AIDS Care 21:3-12. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV
    Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
    Global Center for Children and Families, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Trials 12:2. 2011
    ..Standard Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programs are not designed to address these challenges...
  5. pmc Design and methods of a longitudinal study investigating the impact of antiretroviral treatment on the partnerships and sexual behaviour of HIV-infected individuals in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Nuala McGrath
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:121. 2011
    ..This includes improving the availability of longitudinal demographic and health data on HIV-infected individuals who have accessed ART services but who are not yet ART-eligible...
  6. pmc HIV surveillance in a large, community-based study: results from the pilot study of Project Accept (HIV Prevention Trials Network 043)
    Estelle Piwowar-Manning
    Dept of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Univ, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 11:251. 2011
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of in-country HIV rapid testing and determined HIV prevalence in the Project Accept pilot study...
  7. pmc Factors influencing enrollment: a case study from Birth to Twenty, the 1990 birth cohort in Soweto-Johannesburg
    Linda M Richter
    Child Youth Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Private Bag X07, Dalbridge 4014, South Africa
    Eval Program Plann 32:197-203. 2009
    ..Longitudinal studies in the developing country context must be mindful of the political, social and economic climate that influences enrollment and ongoing cohort maintenance...
  8. doi request reprint Improving hospital care for young children in the context of HIV/AIDS and poverty
    Linda Richter
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    J Child Health Care 13:198-211. 2009
    ..This article describes the development of simple, low-cost and context-relevant interventions to improve the care environment for young hospitalized children within the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and poverty...
  9. pmc An introduction to family-centred services for children affected by HIV and AIDS
    Linda Richter
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:S1. 2010
    ..It is also clear that many of the institutions that are intended to serve families sometimes fail and frequently even combat non-traditional families...
  10. pmc Targeting AIDS orphans and child-headed households? A perspective from national surveys in South Africa, 1995-2005
    Linda M Richter
    Child Youth Family and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Dalbridge, South Africa
    AIDS Care 20:1019-28. 2008
    ..Poverty is a pitiless backdrop to the AIDS epidemic and needs to be at the heart of strategies to address the needs of all vulnerable children in hard-hit communities...
  11. pmc Cohort Profile: Mandela's children: the 1990 Birth to Twenty study in South Africa
    Linda Richter
    Human Sciences Research Council and University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 36:504-11. 2007
  12. pmc Studying adolescence
    Linda M Richter
    Child, Youth, Family, and Social Development, Human Sciences Research Council, Private Bag X07, Dalbridge 4014, South Africa
    Science 312:1902-5. 2006
    ....
  13. pmc Transition from Birth to Ten to Birth to Twenty: the South African cohort reaches 13 years of age
    Linda M Richter
    Child, Youth and Family Development, Human Sciences Research Council and School of Psychology, University of Natal, Dalbridge, South Africa
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:290-301. 2004
    ....
  14. pmc Visioning services for children affected by HIV and AIDS through a family lens
    Linda Richter
    Child Youth Family and Social Development CYFSD, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:I1. 2010
    ..We hope this constitutes a beginning of what could be a groundswell of interest in family-centred services for children affected by HIV and AIDS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pediatric nursing in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in resource-poor settings--balancing the "art and the science"
    Linda Govender
    Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Unit, Human Sciences Research Council, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Holist Nurs Pract 20:247-54. 2006
    ..The findings indicate changes to the nature of nursing practice, knowledge of nursing, and ethics of nursing care...
  16. doi request reprint Pregnant Women Living with HIV (WLH) Supported at Clinics by Peer WLH: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
    Linda Richter
    Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:706-15. 2014
    ..Adherence to clinic intervention groups was low, yet, there were benefits for maternal and infant health at 1.5 months post-birth. ..
  17. pmc Collecting maternal health information from HIV-positive pregnant women using mobile phone-assisted face-to-face interviews in Southern Africa
    Alastair van Heerden
    Human Sciences Research Council, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    J Med Internet Res 15:e116. 2013
    ..Although efforts to reduce mother-to-child transmission are underway, obtaining complete and accurate data from rural clinical sites to track progress presents a major challenge...
  18. pmc Young adults, the target of below-the-line advertising
    Saadhna Panday
    Child, Youth and Family Development, Human Sciences Research Council
    S Afr Med J 96:104-5. 2006
  19. pmc Mobile VCT: reaching men and young people in urban and rural South African pilot studies (NIMH Project Accept, HPTN 043)
    Heidi Van Rooyen
    HIV AIDS, STIs and TB Unit, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 17:2946-53. 2013
    ..Our study shows that providing mobile, high-quality and easy to access services in a high prevalence context is a feasible way to engage youth, men and more rural populations in HIV counselling and testing...
  20. doi request reprint Are there short cuts to pubertal assessments? Self-reported and assessed group differences in pubertal development in African adolescents
    Shane A Norris
    MRC Mineral Metabolism Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Adolesc Health 42:259-65. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the reliability of the PDS for the first time among urban, Black South African youth...
  21. pmc Health and social scientists need to weigh in
    Nina S Lewin
    S Afr Med J 97:392. 2007
  22. pmc The silent truth of teenage pregnancies--Birth to Twenty cohort's next generation
    Linda M Richter
    S Afr Med J 96:122, 124. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Depression among pregnant rural South African women undergoing HIV testing
    Tamsen J Rochat
    JAMA 295:1376-8. 2006