Paul M Pronyk

Summary

Affiliation: School of Public Health
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is social capital associated with HIV risk in rural South Africa?
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:1999-2010. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Microfinance programs and better health: prospects for sub-Saharan Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    JAMA 298:1925-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Can social capital be intentionally generated? a randomized trial from rural South Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:1559-70. 2008
  4. doi request reprint A combined microfinance and training intervention can reduce HIV risk behaviour in young female participants
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 22:1659-65. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Explaining continued high HIV prevalence in South Africa: socioeconomic factors, HIV incidence and sexual behaviour change among a rural cohort, 2001-2004
    James R Hargreaves
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S39-48. 2007
  6. pmc "They have opened our mouths": increasing women's skills and motivation for sexual communication with young people in rural South Africa
    Godfrey Phetla
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Program, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:504-18. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Characteristics of sexual partnerships, not just of individuals, are associated with condom use and recent HIV infection in rural South Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:1058-70. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1973-83. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review exploring time trends in the association between educational attainment and risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    AIDS 22:403-14. 2008
  10. pmc Using health and demographic surveillance to understand the burden of disease in populations: the case of tuberculosis in rural South Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 69:45-51. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Is social capital associated with HIV risk in rural South Africa?
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:1999-2010. 2008
    ..We suggest that not all social capital is protective or health promotive, and that getting the balance right is critical to informing HIV prevention efforts...
  2. ncbi request reprint Microfinance programs and better health: prospects for sub-Saharan Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    JAMA 298:1925-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Can social capital be intentionally generated? a randomized trial from rural South Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:1559-70. 2008
    ..This is among the first experimental trials suggesting that social capital can be exogenously strengthened. The implications for community interventions in public health are further explored...
  4. doi request reprint A combined microfinance and training intervention can reduce HIV risk behaviour in young female participants
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 22:1659-65. 2008
    ..To assess effects of a combined microfinance and training intervention on HIV risk behavior among young female participants in rural South Africa...
  5. ncbi request reprint Explaining continued high HIV prevalence in South Africa: socioeconomic factors, HIV incidence and sexual behaviour change among a rural cohort, 2001-2004
    James R Hargreaves
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S39-48. 2007
    ..To estimate HIV incidence and explore evidence for changing sexual behaviour over time among men and women belonging to different socioeconomic groups in rural South Africa...
  6. pmc "They have opened our mouths": increasing women's skills and motivation for sexual communication with young people in rural South Africa
    Godfrey Phetla
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Program, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:504-18. 2008
    ..The congruence between these findings and existing literature on parent-child sexual communication suggests that conceptual frameworks and programs from developed settings can be adapted effectively for resource-poor contexts...
  7. doi request reprint Characteristics of sexual partnerships, not just of individuals, are associated with condom use and recent HIV infection in rural South Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:1058-70. 2009
    ..Established non-spousal sexual partnerships are an increasingly important context for HIV transmission in this setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1973-83. 2006
    ..The aim of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) study was to assess a structural intervention that combined a microfinance programme with a gender and HIV training curriculum...
  9. doi request reprint Systematic review exploring time trends in the association between educational attainment and risk of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    AIDS 22:403-14. 2008
    ..To assess the evidence that the association between educational attainment and risk of HIV infection is changing over time in sub-Saharan Africa...
  10. pmc Using health and demographic surveillance to understand the burden of disease in populations: the case of tuberculosis in rural South Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 69:45-51. 2007
    ..To utilize the Agincourt health and demographic surveillance system (HDSS) platform to assess the burden of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in a rural South African sub-district...