Diane Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Access to safe abortion: building choices for women living with HIV and AIDS
    Phyllis J Orner
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:54. 2011
  2. pmc Knowledge and use of emergency contraception among women in the Western Cape province of South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Landon Myer
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Womens Health 7:14. 2007
  3. pmc Determinants of sexual activity and its relation to cervical cancer risk among South African women
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:341. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Fertility intentions and reproductive health care needs of people living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa: implications for integrating reproductive health and HIV care services
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 13:38-46. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint "Life is still going on": reproductive intentions among HIV-positive women and men in South Africa
    Diane Cooper
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 65:274-83. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Clients' perspectives on HIV/AIDS care and treatment and reproductive health services in South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 20:1217-23. 2008
  7. pmc Policy maker and health care provider perspectives on reproductive decision-making amongst HIV-infected individuals in South Africa
    Jane Harries
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:282. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Challenges to microbicide introduction in South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 63:968-78. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A qualitative exploration of HIV-positive pregnant women's decision-making regarding abortion in Cape Town, South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
    SAHARA J 7:44-51. 2010
  10. doi request reprint 'It hurts, but I don't have a choice, I'm not working and I'm sick': decisions and experiences regarding abortion of women living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 13:781-95. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Access to safe abortion: building choices for women living with HIV and AIDS
    Phyllis J Orner
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:54. 2011
    ..Similarities and differences are discussed, and we further outline global and country-specific barriers to safe abortion for all women, ending with recommendations for policy makers and researchers...
  2. pmc Knowledge and use of emergency contraception among women in the Western Cape province of South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Landon Myer
    Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Womens Health 7:14. 2007
    ..At the same time, rates of teenage and unintended pregnancy in South Africa remain high, and there are few data on knowledge of EC in the general population in South Africa, as in other resource-limited settings...
  3. pmc Determinants of sexual activity and its relation to cervical cancer risk among South African women
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:341. 2007
    ..Invasive cervical cancer is the commonest cause of cancer morbidity and mortality in South African women. This study provides information on adult women's sexual activity and cervical cancer risk in South Africa...
  4. doi request reprint Fertility intentions and reproductive health care needs of people living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa: implications for integrating reproductive health and HIV care services
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 13:38-46. 2009
    ..There is an urgent need for intervention models to integrate HIV care with sexual and reproduction health counseling and services that account for the diverse reproductive needs of these populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint "Life is still going on": reproductive intentions among HIV-positive women and men in South Africa
    Diane Cooper
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 65:274-83. 2007
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  6. doi request reprint Clients' perspectives on HIV/AIDS care and treatment and reproductive health services in South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Care 20:1217-23. 2008
    ..Challenges to involving men in HIV/AIDS care and treatment and SRH services and measures to address this were identified...
  7. pmc Policy maker and health care provider perspectives on reproductive decision-making amongst HIV-infected individuals in South Africa
    Jane Harries
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:282. 2007
    ..We examined the attitudes of health care policy makers and providers towards reproductive decision-making among HIV-infected individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint Challenges to microbicide introduction in South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 63:968-78. 2006
    ..The challenge for microbicide introduction will be to develop products that can meet diverse needs not only in South Africa, but also in the broader global context...
  9. ncbi request reprint A qualitative exploration of HIV-positive pregnant women's decision-making regarding abortion in Cape Town, South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town
    SAHARA J 7:44-51. 2010
    ..Study results provide important insights, and any revision of reproductive health policy, services, counselling for abortion and HIV/AIDS care should address these issues...
  10. doi request reprint 'It hurts, but I don't have a choice, I'm not working and I'm sick': decisions and experiences regarding abortion of women living with HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
    Phyllis Orner
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 13:781-95. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint Safer conception interventions for HIV-affected couples: implications for resource-constrained settings
    Rachelle J Chadwick
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Top Antivir Med 19:148-55. 2011
    ..Given that such low-technology options are feasible in most settings, well-designed, prospective interventions offering low-technology safer conception methods need to be developed and tested...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ten years of democracy in South Africa: documenting transformation in reproductive health policy and status
    Diane Cooper
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 12:70-85. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Narratives of distress about birth in South African public maternity settings: A qualitative study
    Rachelle J Chadwick
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Falmouth Building, Medical Campus, University of Cape Town, Observatory 7925, South Africa Electronic address
    Midwifery 30:862-8. 2014
    ..to explore the factors associated with negative birth experiences in South African public maternity settings from the perspective of women's birth narratives...
  14. ncbi request reprint Medical abortion: the possibilities for introduction in the public sector in South Africa
    Diane Cooper
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 13:35-43. 2005
    ..Policymakers and providers were supportive, as they felt medical abortion could relieve the burden on current services. How to increase access to abortion services in rural areas needs to be addressed...
  15. pmc Conscientious objection and its impact on abortion service provision in South Africa: a qualitative study
    Jane Harries
    Women s Health Research Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    Reprod Health 11:16. 2014
    ..Few studies have explored how providers in South Africa make sense of, or understand, conscientious objection in terms of refusing to provide abortion care services and the consequent impact on abortion access...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving care for patients with sexually transmitted infections in South Africa
    Sphindile Magwaza
    Health Systems Trust, School of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town, Durban, South Africa
    Nurs Stand 17:33-8. 2002
    ..To assess the quality of integrated sexually transmitted infection (STI) services in primary health care...
  17. doi request reprint Microbicide acceptability: insights for future directions from providers and policy makers
    Susie Hoffman
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:188-202. 2008
    ..Developing these approaches will maximize the positive influence that providers can exert on user acceptability of microbicides once they become available...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for breast cancer in South African women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    S Afr Med J 92:447-8. 2002
  19. doi request reprint Integrating medical abortion into safe abortion services: experience from three pilot sites in South Africa
    Mary Kawonga
    School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34:159-64. 2008
    ..Prospective data were collected to ascertain women's experience of the method, pregnancy outcome, women's and provider's acceptability of the method, and the operational requirements for providing medical abortion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bone status after cessation of use of injectable progestin contraceptives
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 1201, USA
    Contraception 76:425-31. 2007
    ..We assessed whether bone loss is completely reversible after cessation of IPC use, whether different IPCs have different effects and whether effects vary by age at first use...