Loraine Townsend

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Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behaviours among foreign migrant women residing in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:2020-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behaviours from three consecutive surveys among men who have multiple female sexual partners in Cape Town
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 17:2367-75. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of behavioral interventions to prevent HIV infection and transmission among heterosexual, adult men in low-and middle-income countries
    Loraine Townsend
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Prev Sci 14:88-105. 2013
  4. pmc More than just talk: the framing of transactional sex and its implications for vulnerability to HIV in Lesotho, Madagascar and South Africa
    Kirsten Stoebenau
    International Center for Research on Women, Washington, d, C, 20036, USA
    Global Health 7:34. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of respondent-driven sampling to recruit high risk heterosexual men who have multiple female sexual partners: differences in HIV prevalence and sexual risk behaviours measured at two time points
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 14:1330-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviours and their relationship to intimate partner violence (IPV) among men who have multiple female sexual partners in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 15:132-41. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations between alcohol misuse and risks for HIV infection among men who have multiple female sexual partners in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 22:1544-54. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint "Taking care of business": alcohol as currency in transactional sexual relationships among players in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Qual Health Res 21:41-50. 2011
  9. pmc "Money talks, bullshit walks" interrogating notions of consumption and survival sex among young women engaging in transactional sex in post-apartheid South Africa: a qualitative enquiry
    Yanga Z Zembe
    Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Global Health 9:28. 2013
  10. pmc Predictors of inconsistent condom use among a hard to reach population of young women with multiple sexual partners in peri-urban South Africa
    Yanga Z Zembe
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e51998. 2012

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behaviours among foreign migrant women residing in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:2020-9. 2014
    ..047), and having used a condom at last sex with a main partner (p = 0.007). Few women reported early sexual debut, or multiple sexual partners. RDS was successful in recruiting foreign migrant women...
  2. ncbi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk behaviours from three consecutive surveys among men who have multiple female sexual partners in Cape Town
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 17:2367-75. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of behavioral interventions to prevent HIV infection and transmission among heterosexual, adult men in low-and middle-income countries
    Loraine Townsend
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Prev Sci 14:88-105. 2013
    ..The paucity of evaluated interventions for heterosexual men in LMICs suggests that adult men in these countries remain underrepresented in HIV prevention efforts...
  4. pmc More than just talk: the framing of transactional sex and its implications for vulnerability to HIV in Lesotho, Madagascar and South Africa
    Kirsten Stoebenau
    International Center for Research on Women, Washington, d, C, 20036, USA
    Global Health 7:34. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of respondent-driven sampling to recruit high risk heterosexual men who have multiple female sexual partners: differences in HIV prevalence and sexual risk behaviours measured at two time points
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 14:1330-9. 2010
    ..Further BBSS among this population are needed before more reliable trends can be inferred...
  6. ncbi request reprint HIV risk behaviours and their relationship to intimate partner violence (IPV) among men who have multiple female sexual partners in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 15:132-41. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations between alcohol misuse and risks for HIV infection among men who have multiple female sexual partners in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 22:1544-54. 2010
    ..HIV prevention interventions specifically targeting drinkers, the contexts in which problem drinking occurs and multiple sexual partnering are urgently needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint "Taking care of business": alcohol as currency in transactional sexual relationships among players in Cape Town, South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Qual Health Res 21:41-50. 2011
    ..The study findings point to the need for multilevel HIV risk-reduction interventions among men to reduce excessive alcohol use, risky sexual behaviors, and underlying perceptions of ideal masculinity...
  9. pmc "Money talks, bullshit walks" interrogating notions of consumption and survival sex among young women engaging in transactional sex in post-apartheid South Africa: a qualitative enquiry
    Yanga Z Zembe
    Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Global Health 9:28. 2013
    ..We also interrogate prevailing constructions of the risk behaviour in the context of modernity, widespread availability of commodities, and wealth inequalities in the country...
  10. pmc Predictors of inconsistent condom use among a hard to reach population of young women with multiple sexual partners in peri-urban South Africa
    Yanga Z Zembe
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e51998. 2012
    ..This study assesses the prevalence of sexual risk behaviors and HIV, and predictors of inconsistent condom use among women aged 16-24 with multiple sexual partners in a peri-urban setting in South Africa...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimating HIV prevalence and HIV-related risk behaviors among heterosexual women who have multiple sex partners using respondent-driven sampling in a high-risk community in South Africa
    Loraine Townsend
    South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa University of Cape Town
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:457-64. 2013
    ..In countries most adversely affected by HIV and AIDS, community-level HIV biological and behavioral surveillance surveys are needed among subpopulations who engage in high-risk sexual behaviors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating HIV prevalence and risk behaviors among high-risk heterosexual men with multiple sex partners: use of respondent-driven sampling
    Mickey Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:72-7. 2009
    ..To collect HIV data from high-risk men who have multiple, younger, female sex partners in a periurban township in South Africa...