M L Plummer

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Asking semi-literate adolescents about sexual behaviour: the validity of assisted self-completion questionnaire (ASCQ) data in rural Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 9:737-54. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Aborting and suspending pregnancy in rural Tanzania: an ethnography of young people's beliefs and practices
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Stud Fam Plann 39:281-92. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A process evaluation of a school-based adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania: the MEMA kwa Vijana programme
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Educ Res 22:500-12. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Are schools a good setting for adolescent sexual health promotion in rural Africa? A qualitative assessment from Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Educ Res 22:483-99. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint 'The man who believed he had AIDS was cured': AIDS and sexually-transmitted infection treatment-seeking behaviour in rural Mwanza, Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 18:460-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Farming with your hoe in a sack: condom attitudes, access, and use in rural Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Stud Fam Plann 37:29-40. 2006
  7. pmc "A bit more truthful": the validity of adolescent sexual behaviour data collected in rural northern Tanzania using five methods
    M L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii49-56. 2004
  8. pmc Long-term biological and behavioural impact of an adolescent sexual health intervention in Tanzania: follow-up survey of the community-based MEMA kwa Vijana Trial
    Aoife M Doyle
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000287. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint The MEMA kwa Vijana project: design of a community randomised trial of an innovative adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania
    Richard J Hayes
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:430-42. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Biological and behavioural impact of an adolescent sexual health intervention in Tanzania: a community-randomized trial
    David A Ross
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:1943-55. 2007

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Asking semi-literate adolescents about sexual behaviour: the validity of assisted self-completion questionnaire (ASCQ) data in rural Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 9:737-54. 2004
    ..To develop and test a sexual behaviour survey method for semi-literate populations, combining the privacy of a self-completion questionnaire (SCQ) with the clarity of a face-to-face questionnaire (FFQ)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aborting and suspending pregnancy in rural Tanzania: an ethnography of young people's beliefs and practices
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Stud Fam Plann 39:281-92. 2008
    ..We conclude that improved reproductive health education and services are urgently needed in rural Tanzania...
  3. ncbi request reprint A process evaluation of a school-based adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania: the MEMA kwa Vijana programme
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Educ Res 22:500-12. 2007
    ..Improvements in self-reported survey data alone may provide only a very limited-and perhaps invalid-indication of adolescent sexual health programme success...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are schools a good setting for adolescent sexual health promotion in rural Africa? A qualitative assessment from Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Educ Res 22:483-99. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint 'The man who believed he had AIDS was cured': AIDS and sexually-transmitted infection treatment-seeking behaviour in rural Mwanza, Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 18:460-6. 2006
    ..Some THs claimed to cure witchcraft-induced, AIDS-like illnesses. There is an urgent need for improved biomedical services, and TH interventions could be important in future HIV/AIDS education and care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Farming with your hoe in a sack: condom attitudes, access, and use in rural Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Stud Fam Plann 37:29-40. 2006
    ..If possible, surveys should assess the validity of reported condom use through comparison with other data, including qualitative findings and distribution/sales records...
  7. pmc "A bit more truthful": the validity of adolescent sexual behaviour data collected in rural northern Tanzania using five methods
    M L Plummer
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:ii49-56. 2004
    ..To assess the validity of sexual behaviour data collected from African adolescents using five methods...
  8. pmc Long-term biological and behavioural impact of an adolescent sexual health intervention in Tanzania: follow-up survey of the community-based MEMA kwa Vijana Trial
    Aoife M Doyle
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 7:e1000287. 2010
    ..A further impact evaluation survey in 2007/8 ( approximately 9 years post-intervention) tested this hypothesis...
  9. ncbi request reprint The MEMA kwa Vijana project: design of a community randomised trial of an innovative adolescent sexual health intervention in rural Tanzania
    Richard J Hayes
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:430-42. 2005
    ..This paper describes the rationale and design of a randomised trial of the impact of an innovative sexual health intervention among adolescents in rural Mwanza Region, Tanzania...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biological and behavioural impact of an adolescent sexual health intervention in Tanzania: a community-randomized trial
    David A Ross
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 21:1943-55. 2007
    ..The impact of a multicomponent intervention programme on the sexual health of adolescents was assessed in rural Tanzania...
  11. doi request reprint Circumcision among adolescent boys in rural northwestern Tanzania
    Helen A Weiss
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1054-61. 2008
    ..Modelling the impact of circumcision on HIV transmission, and planning service expansion, relies on self-reported circumcision status. We investigated the validity of self-reported status...
  12. doi request reprint A qualitative study of participant adherence in a randomized controlled trial of herpes suppressive therapy for HIV prevention in Tanzania
    Mary L Plummer
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS Care 22:499-508. 2010
    ..Methodological research is also needed to improve adherence measures...
  13. ncbi request reprint 'She was bewitched and caught an illness similar to AIDS': AIDS and sexually transmitted infection causation beliefs in rural northern Tanzania
    Gerry Mshana
    National Institute for Medical Research, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Cult Health Sex 8:45-58. 2006
    ..Punishment of accused witches occurs officially and informally, and this may increase with increasing AIDS deaths. There is an urgent need for culturally appropriate interventions to address HIV/AIDS causation beliefs in the region...
  14. ncbi request reprint A typology of groups at risk of HIV/STI in a gold mining town in north-western Tanzania
    Nicola Desmond
    National Institute for Medical Research, NIMR AMREF LSHTM Collaborative Projects, PO Box 11936, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Soc Sci Med 60:1739-49. 2005
    ..The methodology also enabled an approach to interventions sensitive to different circumstances associated with risk within the town while identifying structural factors affecting risk at the level of the town as a whole...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contradictory sexual norms and expectations for young people in rural Northern Tanzania
    Daniel Wight
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:987-97. 2006
    ..This almost certainly contributes to their short duration and the high levels of partner change, since relationships are not reinforced through social recognition and there is little scope to develop intimacy through non-sexual contacts...
  16. doi request reprint Children of the sug: a study of the daily lives of street children in Khartoum, Sudan, with intervention recommendations
    Mustafa Kudrati
    International Research Consultant to the Save the Children Alliance, Khartoum, Sudan
    Child Abuse Negl 32:439-48. 2008
    ..The study examines street children's daily lives in Khartoum, Sudan to recommend ways to improve their conditions and to successfully assist them off the streets...