Laura Robertson

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Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Social acceptability and perceived impact of a community-led cash transfer programme in Zimbabwe
    Morten Skovdal
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 13:342. 2013
  2. pmc Effects of unconditional and conditional cash transfers on child health and development in Zimbabwe: a cluster-randomised trial
    Laura Robertson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1283-92. 2013
  3. pmc 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
  4. pmc Discrepancies between UN models and DHS survey estimates of maternal orphan prevalence: insights from analyses of survey data from Zimbabwe
    L Robertson
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 84:i57-i62. 2008
  5. pmc 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
  6. pmc Acceptability of conditions in a community-led cash transfer programme for orphaned and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe
    Morten Skovdal
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE, London, UK, Save the Children, 1 St John s Lane, EC1M 4AR, London, UK, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Praed Street, W2 1NY, London, UK, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, No 10 Seagrave Road, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe, Catholic Relief Services, 95 Park Lane, Harare, Zimbabwe and Department of Infection and Population Health, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, NW3 2PF, University College London, London, UK Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE, London, UK, Save the Children, 1 St John s Lane, EC1M 4AR, London, UK, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Praed Street
    Health Policy Plan 29:809-17. 2014
  7. pmc HIV in Children in a General Population Sample in East Zimbabwe: Prevalence, Causes and Effects
    Erica L Pufall
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e113415. 2014
  8. pmc The impact of HIV on children's education in eastern Zimbabwe
    Erica L Pufall
    a Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    AIDS Care 26:1136-43. 2014
  9. pmc 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
  10. pmc 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

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  1. pmc Social acceptability and perceived impact of a community-led cash transfer programme in Zimbabwe
    Morten 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...
  2. pmc Effects of unconditional and conditional cash transfers on child health and development in Zimbabwe: a cluster-randomised trial
    Laura 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...
  3. pmc 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...
  4. pmc Discrepancies between UN models and DHS survey estimates of maternal orphan prevalence: insights from analyses of survey data from Zimbabwe
    L 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...
  5. pmc 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...
  6. pmc Acceptability of conditions in a community-led cash transfer programme for orphaned and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe
    Morten Skovdal
    Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE, London, UK, Save the Children, 1 St John s Lane, EC1M 4AR, London, UK, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Praed Street, W2 1NY, London, UK, Biomedical Research and Training Institute, No 10 Seagrave Road, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe, Catholic Relief Services, 95 Park Lane, Harare, Zimbabwe and Department of Infection and Population Health, Royal Free Hospital, Rowland Hill Street, NW3 2PF, University College London, London, UK Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE, London, UK, Save the Children, 1 St John s Lane, EC1M 4AR, London, UK, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Praed Street
    Health Policy Plan 29:809-17. 2014
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  7. pmc HIV in Children in a General Population Sample in East Zimbabwe: Prevalence, Causes and Effects
    Erica L Pufall
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e113415. 2014
    ..We characterise the epidemiology of HIV in children in sub-Saharan Africa by describing the prevalence, possible source of infection, and effects of paediatric HIV in a southern African population...
  8. pmc The impact of HIV on children's education in eastern Zimbabwe
    Erica L Pufall
    a Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    AIDS Care 26:1136-43. 2014
    ..Combination approaches that provide incentives for children to attend school and equip schools with tools to support vulnerable children may be most effective in improving education outcomes and should be developed and evaluated. ..
  9. pmc 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...
  10. pmc 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...
  11. doi request reprint Epidemiology of chronic venous disease
    L 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...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of having a sibling with an intellectual disability: parental perspectives in two disorders
    S 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...