Heidi Van Rooyen

Summary

Affiliation: Human Sciences Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc High HIV testing uptake and linkage to care in a novel program of home-based HIV counseling and testing with facilitated referral in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Heidi Van Rooyen
    Human Sciences Research Council, Sweetwaters, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:e1-8. 2013
  3. pmc Health diplomacy and the adaptation of global health interventions to local needs in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand: evaluating findings from Project Accept (HPTN 043)
    Sebastian Kevany
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:459. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Advice-giving difficulties in voluntary counselling and testing: a distinctly moral activity
    Heidi Van Rooyen
    CYFSD, HSRC, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS Care 23:281-6. 2011
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Universal HIV testing of infants at immunization clinics: an acceptable and feasible approach for early infant diagnosis in high HIV prevalence settings
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 23:1851-7. 2009
  7. 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
  8. pmc Qualitative interviews with mentor mothers living with HIV: potential impacts of role and coping strategies
    Lebohang Dhlamini
    Human Sciences Research Council, Sweetwaters, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17391. 2012

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Publications8

  1. 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...
  2. pmc High HIV testing uptake and linkage to care in a novel program of home-based HIV counseling and testing with facilitated referral in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Heidi Van Rooyen
    Human Sciences Research Council, Sweetwaters, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 64:e1-8. 2013
    ..For antiretroviral therapy (ART) to have a population-level HIV prevention impact, high levels of HIV testing and effective linkages to HIV care among HIV-infected persons are required...
  3. pmc Health diplomacy and the adaptation of global health interventions to local needs in sub-Saharan Africa and Thailand: evaluating findings from Project Accept (HPTN 043)
    Sebastian Kevany
    Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:459. 2012
    ..We report on the adaptations development, approval and implementation process from the Project Accept voluntary counseling and testing, community mobilization and post-test support services intervention...
  4. doi request reprint Advice-giving difficulties in voluntary counselling and testing: a distinctly moral activity
    Heidi Van Rooyen
    CYFSD, HSRC, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS Care 23:281-6. 2011
    ..As such, a moral context is likely to be evoked in these conversations. The challenge is to assist counsellors to address the moral questions surrounding HIV risk in a way that places responsibility not blame onto clients...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Universal HIV testing of infants at immunization clinics: an acceptable and feasible approach for early infant diagnosis in high HIV prevalence settings
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 23:1851-7. 2009
    ..To determine the acceptability and feasibility of universal HIV testing of 6-week-old infants attending immunization clinics to achieve early diagnosis of HIV and referral for HIV treatment and care services...
  7. 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. ..
  8. pmc Qualitative interviews with mentor mothers living with HIV: potential impacts of role and coping strategies
    Lebohang Dhlamini
    Human Sciences Research Council, Sweetwaters, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:17391. 2012
    ..This article explores the personal impact of being a mentor, the potentially traumatizing effects of repeatedly sharing their experiences of living with HIV and the coping strategies they adopt...