Laetitia C Rispel

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Witwatersrand
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Breaking the silence: South African HIV policies and the needs of men who have sex with men
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 17:133-42. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Can disease control priorities improve health systems performance in South Africa?
    L C Rispel
    Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 100:801-6. 2010
  3. pmc Utilisation and costs of nursing agencies in the South African public health sector, 2005-2010
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:25053. 2014
  4. pmc Does moonlighting influence South African nurses' intention to leave their primary jobs?
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:25754. 2014
  5. pmc Positive practice environments influence job satisfaction of primary health care clinic nursing managers in two South African provinces
    Pascalia Ozida Munyewende
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Wits 2050 Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 12:27. 2014
  6. pmc Factors influencing agency nursing and moonlighting among nurses in South Africa
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:23585. 2014
  7. doi request reprint 'It [HIV] is part of the relationship': exploring communication among HIV-serodiscordant couples in South Africa and Tanzania
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 14:257-68. 2012
  8. doi request reprint You become afraid to tell them that you are gay: health service utilization by men who have sex with men in South African cities
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag X3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Public Health Policy 32:S137-51. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Research in support of health systems transformation in South Africa: the experience of the Centre for Health Policy
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag X3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Public Health Policy 32:S10-29. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sexual relations and childbearing decisions of HIV-discordant couples: an exploratory study in South Africa and Tanzania
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 19:184-93. 2011

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Breaking the silence: South African HIV policies and the needs of men who have sex with men
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 17:133-42. 2009
    ..Supportive programme development should include dedicated financial and human resources, appropriate guidelines, and improved access to and coverage of HIV prevention, treatment and care services for MSM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can disease control priorities improve health systems performance in South Africa?
    L C Rispel
    Center for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 100:801-6. 2010
  3. pmc Utilisation and costs of nursing agencies in the South African public health sector, 2005-2010
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:25053. 2014
    ..Globally, insufficient information exists on the costs of nursing agencies, which are temporary employment service providers that supply nurses to health establishments and/or private individuals...
  4. pmc Does moonlighting influence South African nurses' intention to leave their primary jobs?
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:25754. 2014
    ..Staff retention and turnover have risen in prominence in the global discourse on the health workforce. Moonlighting, having a second job in addition to a primary job, has not featured in debates on turnover...
  5. pmc Positive practice environments influence job satisfaction of primary health care clinic nursing managers in two South African provinces
    Pascalia Ozida Munyewende
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Private Bag X3, Wits 2050 Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 12:27. 2014
    ..The objective of the study was to determine overall job satisfaction of PHC clinic nursing managers and the predictors of their job satisfaction in two South African provinces...
  6. pmc Factors influencing agency nursing and moonlighting among nurses in South Africa
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:23585. 2014
    ..In South Africa, nurses are the largest category of the health care providers. Their optimal performance is critical for the successful implementation of impending health sector reforms...
  7. doi request reprint 'It [HIV] is part of the relationship': exploring communication among HIV-serodiscordant couples in South Africa and Tanzania
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 14:257-68. 2012
    ..Some couples exhibited features of both coping styles and, at times, partners differed in their ways of coping...
  8. doi request reprint You become afraid to tell them that you are gay: health service utilization by men who have sex with men in South African cities
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag X3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Public Health Policy 32:S137-51. 2011
    ..Despite these findings, South Africa is well placed to take the lead in sub-Saharan Africa in providing responsive and appropriate HIV services for MSM...
  9. doi request reprint Research in support of health systems transformation in South Africa: the experience of the Centre for Health Policy
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag X3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Public Health Policy 32:S10-29. 2011
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  10. doi request reprint Sexual relations and childbearing decisions of HIV-discordant couples: an exploratory study in South Africa and Tanzania
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 19:184-93. 2011
    ..The study points to the need for targeted information for HIV discordant couples, as well as couple counselling and support services...
  11. doi request reprint HIV prevalence and risk practices among men who have sex with men in two South African cities
    Laetitia Charmaine Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 57:69-76. 2011
    ..The Johannesburg/eThekwini Men's Study was conducted during 2008 to provide information on HIV among MSM in Johannesburg and Durban...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluating an HIV and AIDS Community Training Partnership Program in five diamond mining communities in South Africa
    L C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Enoch Sontonga Avenue, 2050 Braamfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Eval Program Plann 33:394-402. 2010
    ..In remote areas and resource constraint settings, partnerships between non-governmental organisations and corporations may be required for successful community HIV and AIDS initiatives...
  13. pmc Can social inclusion policies reduce health inequalities in sub-Saharan Africa?--A rapid policy appraisal
    Laetitia C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Health Popul Nutr 27:492-504. 2009
    ..There is a need for a strong movement by civil society to address health inequalities and to hold governments accountable for improved health and reduced health inequalities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing missed opportunities for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in an Eastern Cape local service area
    L C Rispel
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 99:174-9. 2009
    ..Prevention of new HIV infections is a critical imperative for South Africa; the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) is one of the most efficacious HIV prevention interventions...
  15. doi request reprint Exploring perceptions of HIV risk and health service access among Zimbabwean migrant women in Johannesburg: a gap in health policy in South Africa?
    Pascalia Munyewende
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Private Bag X3, Wits, 2050 Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Public Health Policy 32:S152-61. 2011
    ..We recommend that migrant-health rights be placed on South Africa's policy agenda, migrants be included in HIV prevention programs and that health workers be sensitized to the needs of migrants...
  16. doi request reprint 'We keep her status to ourselves': Experiences of stigma and discrimination among HIV-discordant couples in South Africa, Tanzania and Ukraine
    Laetitia C Rispel
    a PhD, is a professor at the Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    SAHARA J 12:10-7. 2015
    ..Addressing stigmatisation of HIV-discordant couples requires a holistic human rights approach and specific programme efforts to address discrimination in the health system. ..
  17. pmc Contestations and complexities of nurses' participation in policy-making in South Africa
    Prudence Ditlopo
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:25327. 2014
    ..There has been increased emphasis globally on nurses' involvement in health policy and systems development. However, there has been limited scholarly attention on nurses' participation in policy-making in South Africa...
  18. pmc Nursing education reform in South Africa--lessons from a policy analysis study
    Duane Blaauw
    Centre for Health Policy and Medical Research Council Health Policy Research Group, School of Public Health and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 7:26401. 2014
    ..Globally, a predominant trend in such reform is towards greater professionalisation and university-based education. Related nursing education reform in South Africa culminated in a new Framework for Nursing Qualifications in 2013...
  19. pmc Policy implementation and financial incentives for nurses in South Africa: a case study on the occupation-specific dispensation
    Prudence Ditlopo
    Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 6:19289. 2013
    ..Implementation commenced with the nursing sector, but there have been unintended negative consequences...