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. doi request reprint 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  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. doi request reprint 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
    ..These issues need to be addressed as part of the implementation of comprehensive health workforce strategies. ..
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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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  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...