Linda A Morison

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal flora patterns and vaginal hygiene practices in patients presenting with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia, West Africa
    Edward Demba
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    BMC Infect Dis 5:12. 2005
  2. ncbi The long-term reproductive health consequences of female genital cutting in rural Gambia: a community-based survey
    L Morison
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 6:643-53. 2001
  3. pmc Bacterial vaginosis in relation to menstrual cycle, menstrual protection method, and sexual intercourse in rural Gambian women
    L Morison
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 81:242-7. 2005
  4. ncbi How experiences and attitudes relating to female circumcision vary according to age on arrival in Britain: a study among young Somalis in London
    Linda A Morison
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Ethn Health 9:75-100. 2004
  5. doi Is social capital associated with HIV risk in rural South Africa?
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:1999-2010. 2008
  6. doi Characteristics of sexual partnerships, not just of individuals, are associated with condom use and recent HIV infection in rural South Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:1058-70. 2009
  7. doi Can social capital be intentionally generated? a randomized trial from rural South Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:1559-70. 2008
  8. ncbi Commercial sex and the spread of HIV in four cities in sub-Saharan Africa
    L Morison
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 15:S61-9. 2001
  9. pmc Lack of effectiveness of syndromic management in targeting vaginal infections in pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda
    C J Tann
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:285-9. 2006
  10. ncbi Reproductive-tract infections in women in low-income, low-prevalence situations: assessment of syndromic management in Matlab, Bangladesh
    S Hawkes
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, and Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh
    Lancet 354:1776-81. 1999

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal flora patterns and vaginal hygiene practices in patients presenting with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia, West Africa
    Edward Demba
    Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, The Gambia
    BMC Infect Dis 5:12. 2005
    ..We conducted a study aimed at determining the prevalence of BV and patterns of BV-associated vaginal micro-flora among women with vaginal discharge syndrome (VDS) in The Gambia, West Africa...
  2. ncbi The long-term reproductive health consequences of female genital cutting in rural Gambia: a community-based survey
    L Morison
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 6:643-53. 2001
    ..Efforts to eradicate the practice should incorporate a human rights approach rather than rely solely on the damaging health consequences...
  3. pmc Bacterial vaginosis in relation to menstrual cycle, menstrual protection method, and sexual intercourse in rural Gambian women
    L Morison
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 81:242-7. 2005
    ..To examine the occurrence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) over the menstrual cycle and in relation to menstrual protection materials and sexual intercourse in a rural African setting...
  4. ncbi How experiences and attitudes relating to female circumcision vary according to age on arrival in Britain: a study among young Somalis in London
    Linda A Morison
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Ethn Health 9:75-100. 2004
    ..To examine the association between age on arrival in Britain and experiences and attitudes relating to female circumcision among young, single Somalis living in London...
  5. doi Is social capital associated with HIV risk in rural South Africa?
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:1999-2010. 2008
    ..We suggest that not all social capital is protective or health promotive, and that getting the balance right is critical to informing HIV prevention efforts...
  6. doi Characteristics of sexual partnerships, not just of individuals, are associated with condom use and recent HIV infection in rural South Africa
    James R Hargreaves
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 21:1058-70. 2009
    ..Established non-spousal sexual partnerships are an increasingly important context for HIV transmission in this setting...
  7. doi Can social capital be intentionally generated? a randomized trial from rural South Africa
    Paul M Pronyk
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:1559-70. 2008
    ..This is among the first experimental trials suggesting that social capital can be exogenously strengthened. The implications for community interventions in public health are further explored...
  8. ncbi Commercial sex and the spread of HIV in four cities in sub-Saharan Africa
    L Morison
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 15:S61-9. 2001
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  9. pmc Lack of effectiveness of syndromic management in targeting vaginal infections in pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda
    C J Tann
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:285-9. 2006
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  10. ncbi Reproductive-tract infections in women in low-income, low-prevalence situations: assessment of syndromic management in Matlab, Bangladesh
    S Hawkes
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, and Centre for Health and Population Research, Bangladesh
    Lancet 354:1776-81. 1999
    ..This intervention was initially developed in areas where prevalence of such infections is high. We investigated the clinical effectiveness and cost of this approach among a group of women with a low prevalence of infection...
  11. ncbi The epidemiology of HSV-2 infection and its association with HIV infection in four urban African populations
    H A Weiss
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 15:S97-108. 2001
    ..To estimate age- and sex-specific herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) prevalence in urban African adult populations and to identify factors associated with infection...
  12. ncbi HIV-1 subtypes and the HIV epidemics in four cities in sub-Saharan Africa
    L Morison
    Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    AIDS 15:S109-16. 2001
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  13. ncbi Screening for severe anaemia in pregnancy in Kenya, using pallor examination and self-reported morbidity
    C E Shulman
    Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 95:250-5. 2001
    ..Spending a few minutes asking women questions may have improved the ability to interpret pallor findings. This study demonstrates the value of pallor testing and raises alternative approaches to improving it...
  14. pmc Randomised controlled trial of training health visitors to identify and help couples with relationship problems following a birth
    J Simons
    One Plus One Marriage and Partnership Research, London
    Br J Gen Pract 51:793-9. 2001
    ..These problems, which are often associated with postnatal depression, can have serious consequences for family well-being but are often not revealed to primary health care personnel...
  15. ncbi Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1973-83. 2006
    ..The aim of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) study was to assess a structural intervention that combined a microfinance programme with a gender and HIV training curriculum...
  16. ncbi The global epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
    L Morison
    MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 58:7-18. 2001
    ..Both the cost of these therapies and the poor health care delivery systems in many affected countries need to be addressed before antiretrovirals can benefit the majority of people living with HIV/AIDS...
  17. ncbi HIV incidence and recent injections among adults in rural southwestern Uganda
    Jimmy A Whitworth
    Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 21:1056-8. 2007
    ..This association could either be the result of injections causing HIV infection or, more likely, injections for seroconversion illnesses or other consequences of unsafe sex...
  18. doi A combined microfinance and training intervention can reduce HIV risk behaviour in young female participants
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Program, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    AIDS 22:1659-65. 2008
    ..To assess effects of a combined microfinance and training intervention on HIV risk behavior among young female participants in rural South Africa...
  19. ncbi Explaining continued high HIV prevalence in South Africa: socioeconomic factors, HIV incidence and sexual behaviour change among a rural cohort, 2001-2004
    James R Hargreaves
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:S39-48. 2007
    ..To estimate HIV incidence and explore evidence for changing sexual behaviour over time among men and women belonging to different socioeconomic groups in rural South Africa...
  20. ncbi The role of vertical transmission and health care-related factors in HIV infection of children: a community study in rural Uganda
    Samuel Biraro
    Medical Research Council Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:222-8. 2007
    ..To determine the probable route of transmission of HIV to children aged 12 years or younger in a rural area of Uganda from 1999 through 2000 and to examine associations between HIV infection and health care-related variables...
  21. pmc Associations between mild-to-moderate anaemia in pregnancy and helminth, malaria and HIV infection in Entebbe, Uganda
    Lawrence Muhangi
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, P O Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:899-907. 2007
    ..This result may relate to relatively good nutrition and low helminth infection intensity. These findings are pertinent to estimating the disease burden of helminths and other infections in pregnancy. [Clinical Trial No. ISRCTN32849447]...
  22. pmc Understanding the impact of a microfinance-based intervention on women's empowerment and the reduction of intimate partner violence in South Africa
    Julia C Kim
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Am J Public Health 97:1794-802. 2007
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