Vivian Black

Summary

Affiliation: Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The detection of urethritis pathogens among patients with the male urethritis syndrome, genital ulcer syndrome and HIV voluntary counselling and testing clients: should South Africa's syndromic management approach be revised?
    V Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 84:254-8. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Interruptions in payments for lay counsellors affects HIV testing at antenatal clinics in Johannesburg
    Vivian Black
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 101:407-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Poor sensitivity of field rapid HIV testing: implications for mother-to-child transmission programme
    V Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BJOG 116:1805-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Effect of human immunodeficiency virus treatment on maternal mortality at a tertiary center in South Africa: a 5-year audit
    Vivian Black
    University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Obstet Gynecol 114:292-9. 2009
  5. pmc Efavirenz conceptions and regimen management in a prospective cohort of women on antiretroviral therapy
    SHEREE SCHWARTZ
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, 27516 Johannesburg, South Africa
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2012:723096. 2012
  6. pmc High incidence of unplanned pregnancy after antiretroviral therapy initiation: findings from a prospective cohort study in South Africa
    Sheree R Schwartz
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e36039. 2012
  7. doi request reprint High pregnancy intentions and missed opportunities for patient-provider communication about fertility in a South African cohort of HIV-positive women on antiretroviral therapy
    Sheree R Schwartz
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Hillbrow Health Precinct, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 16:69-78. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The obstetric face and challenge of HIV/AIDS
    Franco Guidozzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology daggerReproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:270-84. 2009
  9. pmc Safety and efficacy of initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy in an integrated antenatal and HIV clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Vivian Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:276-81. 2008
  10. pmc "They told me to come back": women's antenatal care booking experience in inner-city Johannesburg
    Ijeoma Solarin
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Matern Child Health J 17:359-67. 2013

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The detection of urethritis pathogens among patients with the male urethritis syndrome, genital ulcer syndrome and HIV voluntary counselling and testing clients: should South Africa's syndromic management approach be revised?
    V Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 84:254-8. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Interruptions in payments for lay counsellors affects HIV testing at antenatal clinics in Johannesburg
    Vivian Black
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 101:407-8. 2011
    ..001), and a subsequent 12-month period (86%, 11 877/13 767; p<0.001) when counsellors were paid. Consistent remuneration of lay counsellors could markedly improve services for preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission...
  3. doi request reprint Poor sensitivity of field rapid HIV testing: implications for mother-to-child transmission programme
    V Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BJOG 116:1805-8. 2009
    ..2-95.4) and 100% (CI: 98-100%) for Pareekshak. These sensitivities were lower than laboratory validation which approached 100%. The low-field sensitivity results have implications for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission services...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of human immunodeficiency virus treatment on maternal mortality at a tertiary center in South Africa: a 5-year audit
    Vivian Black
    University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Obstet Gynecol 114:292-9. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Efavirenz conceptions and regimen management in a prospective cohort of women on antiretroviral therapy
    SHEREE SCHWARTZ
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, 27516 Johannesburg, South Africa
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 2012:723096. 2012
    ..High rates of pregnancy on EFV and inconsistencies in treatment management suggest that clearer guidelines are needed regarding how to manage fertility-related issues in. women on EFV-based regimens...
  6. pmc High incidence of unplanned pregnancy after antiretroviral therapy initiation: findings from a prospective cohort study in South Africa
    Sheree R Schwartz
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e36039. 2012
    ..Increased fertility rates in HIV-infected women receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) have been attributed to improved immunological function; it is unknown to what extent the rise in pregnancy rates is due to unintended pregnancies...
  7. doi request reprint High pregnancy intentions and missed opportunities for patient-provider communication about fertility in a South African cohort of HIV-positive women on antiretroviral therapy
    Sheree R Schwartz
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Hillbrow Health Precinct, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 16:69-78. 2012
    ..Women on ART may choose to conceive at times that are sub-optimal for maternal, child and partner health outcomes and should be routinely counseled around safer pregnancy options...
  8. doi request reprint The obstetric face and challenge of HIV/AIDS
    Franco Guidozzi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology daggerReproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 52:270-84. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Safety and efficacy of initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy in an integrated antenatal and HIV clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Vivian Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:276-81. 2008
    ..To describe the safety and efficacy of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in pregnant women treated in an integrated antiretroviral antenatal clinic (ANC ARV)...
  10. pmc "They told me to come back": women's antenatal care booking experience in inner-city Johannesburg
    Ijeoma Solarin
    WITS Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Matern Child Health J 17:359-67. 2013
    ..It is therefore imperative that existing antenatal care policies are implemented and reinforced and that women are empowered to demand better services...
  11. pmc Health system weaknesses constrain access to PMTCT and maternal HIV services in South Africa: a qualitative enquiry
    Courtenay Sprague
    Graduate School of Business Administration, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS Res Ther 8:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  12. ncbi request reprint Incidence of nevirapine-associated hepatitis in an antenatal clinic
    V Black
    Reproductive Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 98:116-8. 2008
    ....
  13. pmc Timing of maternal HIV testing and uptake of prevention of mother-to-child transmission interventions among women and their infected infants in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Karl Günter Technau
    Empilweni Services and Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Division of Gender Sexuality and Health, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health, and Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY and Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e170-8. 2014
    ..7%. We investigated the profile of newly diagnosed vertically infected children and their mothers to identify shortfalls in the PMTCT program...