Affiliation: Imperial College
- Social acceptability and perceived impact of a community-led cash transfer programme in ZimbabweMorten Skovdal
Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
BMC Public Health 13:342. 2013..Against this background, and in our interest to promote community participation in cash transfer programmes, we examine local perceptions of a community-led cash transfer programme in Eastern Zimbabwe...
- Effects of unconditional and conditional cash transfers on child health and development in Zimbabwe: a cluster-randomised trialLaura Robertson
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
Lancet 381:1283-92. 2013..We investigated the effects of unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) and conditional cash transfers (CCTs) on birth registration, vaccination uptake, and school attendance in children in Zimbabwe...
- Household-based cash transfer targeting strategies in Zimbabwe: are we reaching the most vulnerable children?Laura Robertson
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
Soc Sci Med 75:2503-8. 2012..The wealth index approach was the most efficient at reaching children with poor outcomes whilst socio-demographic targeting reached more vulnerable children but was less efficient...
- Discrepancies between UN models and DHS survey estimates of maternal orphan prevalence: insights from analyses of survey data from ZimbabweL Robertson
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK
Sex Transm Infect 84:i57-i62. 2008..We investigate the consistency of reporting of parental survival status in data from Manicaland, Zimbabwe...
- Sexual risk among orphaned adolescents: is country-level HIV prevalence an important factor?Laura Robertson
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
AIDS Care 22:927-38. 2010..This suggests that orphaned adolescent women are an important target group for HIV prevention and that efforts should be made to integrate prevention messages into existing support programmes for orphans and vulnerable children...
- Increasing Adolescent HIV Prevalence in Eastern Zimbabwe - Evidence of Long-Term Survivors of Mother-to-Child Transmission?Jeffrey W Eaton
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e70447. 2013..HIV prevalence in adolescents and young adults cannot be used as a surrogate for recent HIV incidence, and health systems should prepare for increasing numbers of long-term infected adolescents. ..
- Effect of HIV infection on pregnancy-related mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: secondary analyses of pooled community-based data from the network for Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA)Basia Zaba
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Lancet 381:1763-71. 2013..We used longitudinal data from the Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA) network to estimate the excess mortality associated with HIV during pregnancy and the post-partum period in sub-Saharan Africa...
- The impact of having a sibling with an intellectual disability: parental perspectives in two disordersS Mulroy
Centre for Child Health Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
J Intellect Disabil Res 52:216-29. 2008..This study describes the impact of having a sibling with Down syndrome or Rett syndrome using a questionnaire completed by parents...
- Epidemiology of chronic venous diseaseL Robertson
Wolfson Unit for Prevention of Peripheral Vascular Disease, Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Phlebology 23:103-11. 2008..Longitudinal studies using standardized methods of evaluation are required before the true incidence of chronic venous disease and associated risk factors can be determined...