Charlotte H Watts

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc The Good Schools Toolkit to prevent violence against children in Ugandan primary schools: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Karen M Devries
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Trials 14:232. 2013
  2. pmc A community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV/AIDS risk in Kampala, Uganda (the SASA! Study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Tanya Abramsky
    Gender Violence and Health Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Trials 13:96. 2012
  3. pmc Study protocol for the Integra Initiative to assess the benefits and costs of integrating sexual and reproductive health and HIV services in Kenya and Swaziland
    Charlotte E Warren
    Population Council, General Accident Insurance House, Ralph Bunche Road, PO Box 17643 00500, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 12:973. 2012
  4. pmc An integrated health sector response to violence against women in Malaysia: lessons for supporting scale up
    Manuela Colombini
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:548. 2012
  5. pmc "I feel it is not enough…" Health providers' perspectives on services for victims of intimate partner violence in Malaysia
    Manuela Colombini
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:65. 2013
  6. pmc Induced abortion, pregnancy loss and intimate partner violence in Tanzania: a population based study
    Heidi Stöckl
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:12. 2012
  7. pmc One stop crisis centres: A policy analysis of the Malaysian response to intimate partner violence
    Manuela Colombini
    Department of Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:25. 2011
  8. pmc Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of the HIV intervention programme amongst commercial sex workers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    Isaac C H Fung
    MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:195. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Sexual violence and conflict in Africa: prevalence and potential impact on HIV incidence
    Charlotte H Watts
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii93-99. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Remodelling core group theory: the role of sustaining populations in HIV transmission
    Charlotte Watts
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii85-92. 2010

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Publications43

  1. pmc The Good Schools Toolkit to prevent violence against children in Ugandan primary schools: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Karen M Devries
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Trials 14:232. 2013
    ..We aim to evaluate the effectiveness of the Good School Toolkit, developed by Raising Voices, in preventing violence against children attending school and in improving child mental health and educational outcomes...
  2. pmc A community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV/AIDS risk in Kampala, Uganda (the SASA! Study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Tanya Abramsky
    Gender Violence and Health Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Trials 13:96. 2012
    ..This protocol describes the SASA! Study: an evaluation of a community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV/AIDS risk in Kampala, Uganda...
  3. pmc Study protocol for the Integra Initiative to assess the benefits and costs of integrating sexual and reproductive health and HIV services in Kenya and Swaziland
    Charlotte E Warren
    Population Council, General Accident Insurance House, Ralph Bunche Road, PO Box 17643 00500, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 12:973. 2012
    ..Integra seeks to generate rigorous evidence on the feasibility, effectiveness, cost and impact of different models for delivering integrated HIV/SRH services in high and medium HIV prevalence settings in SSA...
  4. pmc An integrated health sector response to violence against women in Malaysia: lessons for supporting scale up
    Manuela Colombini
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:548. 2012
    ..This study explored the strengths and challenges faced during the scaling up of the OSCC model to two States in Malaysia in order to identify lessons for supporting successful scale-up...
  5. pmc "I feel it is not enough…" Health providers' perspectives on services for victims of intimate partner violence in Malaysia
    Manuela Colombini
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:65. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Induced abortion, pregnancy loss and intimate partner violence in Tanzania: a population based study
    Heidi Stöckl
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:12. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc One stop crisis centres: A policy analysis of the Malaysian response to intimate partner violence
    Manuela Colombini
    Department of Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:25. 2011
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  8. pmc Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of the HIV intervention programme amongst commercial sex workers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
    Isaac C H Fung
    MSc Control of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:195. 2007
    ..Two surveys were performed among CSWs in 1999 and 2003. This study estimates the cost-effectiveness of the Jyoti Sangh HIV prevention programme...
  9. doi request reprint Sexual violence and conflict in Africa: prevalence and potential impact on HIV incidence
    Charlotte H Watts
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii93-99. 2010
    ..This paper uses published evidence on sexual violence in Africa and modelling to explore when SV may increase individual HIV risk and community HIV incidence...
  10. doi request reprint Remodelling core group theory: the role of sustaining populations in HIV transmission
    Charlotte Watts
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii85-92. 2010
    ..These findings are used to explore gaps in core group theory...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health services and intimate partner violence: shaping a pragmatic response in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Charlotte Watts
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:207-13. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Violence against women: global scope and magnitude
    Charlotte Watts
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 359:1232-7. 2002
    ..Because of the sensitivity of the subject, violence is almost universally under-reported. Nevertheless, the prevalence of such violence suggests that globally, millions of women are experiencing violence or living with its consequences...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Could the CARE-SHAKTI intervention for injecting drug users be maintaining the low HIV prevalence in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    Anna M Foss
    HIV Tools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, UK
    Addiction 102:114-25. 2007
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  15. pmc What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Tanya Abramsky
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:109. 2011
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Modelling the interactions between herpes simplex virus type 2 and HIV: implications for the HIV epidemic in southern India
    Anna M Foss
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 87:22-7. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Trafficking in persons: a health concern?
    Cathy Zimmerman
    Department of Public Health and Policy, Gender, Violence and Health Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Cien Saude Colet 14:1029-35. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of consistent and early intervention of harm reduction for injecting drug users in Bangladesh
    Lorna Guinness
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Addiction 105:319-28. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. pmc The relationship of trauma to mental disorders among trafficked and sexually exploited girls and women
    Mazeda Hossain
    Gender, Violence and Health Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 100:2442-9. 2010
    ..We explored the association between traumatic events and mental health among girls and women trafficked for sexual exploitation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Are targeted HIV prevention activities cost-effective in high prevalence settings? Results from a sexually transmitted infection treatment project for sex workers in Johannesburg, South Africa
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S122-32. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Apples and oranges? Interpreting success in HIV prevention trials
    Lori L Heise
    Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, WC1H 9SH London, UK
    Contraception 83:10-5. 2011
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  24. pmc Health-sector responses to intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income settings: a review of current models, challenges and opportunities
    Manuela Colombini
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 86:635-42. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of expanding harm reduction activities for injecting drug users in Odessa, Ukraine
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S89-102. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Model projections on the required coverage of syringe distribution to prevent HIV epidemics among injecting drug users
    Peter Vickerman
    HIVTools Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 42:355-61. 2006
    ..Although syringe distribution is effective in preventing HIV transmission among injecting drug users (IDUs), there is little evidence on the required coverage to substantially reduce HIV transmission...
  27. ncbi request reprint The costs of treating curable sexually transmitted infections in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Fern Terris-Prestholt
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S153-66. 2006
    ..Calls for increased investment in sexually transmitted infection (STI) treatment across the developing world have been made to address the high disease burden and the association with HIV transmission...
  28. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of HIV preventive measures among injecting drug users in Svetlogorsk, Belarus
    Lilani Kumaranayake
    HIVTools Research Group, Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Addiction 99:1565-76. 2004
    ..Economic evaluation methods were adapted to consider the effect of an 8-month financing gap that negatively impacted on project implementation...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. pmc The health of trafficked women: a survey of women entering posttrafficking services in Europe
    Cathy Zimmerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Public Health and Policy, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Public Health 98:55-9. 2008
    ..Newly identified trafficked women require immediate attention to address posttrauma symptoms and adequate recovery time before making decisions about participating in prosecutorial or immigration proceedings or returning home...
  31. ncbi request reprint Risks and responsibilities: guidelines for interviewing trafficked women
    Cathy Zimmerman
    Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 363:565. 2004
  32. doi request reprint Using modeling to explore the degree to which a microbicide's sexually transmitted infection efficacy may contribute to the HIV effectiveness measured in phase 3 microbicide trials
    Peter Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:460-7. 2008
    ..This may increase a microbicide's impact on HIV in phase 3 trials. Modeling is used to estimate the degree to which a microbicide's STI efficacy contributes to the HIV effectiveness of a phase 3 microbicide trial...
  33. doi request reprint Process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa
    James Hargreaves
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Health Educ Res 25:27-40. 2010
    ..A linked model involving a MFI and a non-academic partner agency may be more sustainable and is being tried. Feasible models for delivering microfinance and health promotion require further investigation...
  34. ncbi request reprint The importance of context: model projections on how microbicide impact could be affected by the underlying epidemiologic and behavioral situation in 2 African settings
    Peter Vickerman
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Sex Transm Dis 33:397-405. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to explore how a microbicide's HIV impact is affected by behavioral and epidemiologic factors in 2 African settings: Cotonou, Benin, and Hillbrow, South Africa...
  35. ncbi request reprint Shifts in condom use following microbicide introduction: should we be concerned?
    Anna M Foss
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    AIDS 17:1227-37. 2003
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Dynamic modeling of herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) transmission: issues in structural uncertainty
    Anna M Foss
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Bull Math Biol 71:720-49. 2009
    ..The analysis highlights the issue of structural uncertainty and the value of reducing complexity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Addressing the structural drivers of HIV/AIDS: a luxury or necessity for programmes?
    Janet Seeley
    School of International Development, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:1-4. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Detection of gonococcal infection : pros and cons of a rapid test
    Peter Vickerman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Mol Diagn 9:175-9. 2005
    ..Their optimal use in these settings requires the development of simpler and cheaper rapid tests...
  39. ncbi request reprint Living the reality of forced sex work: perspectives from young migrant women sex workers in northern Vietnam
    Rosanne Rushing
    Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:e41-4. 2005
    ..Health education programs focusing on peer education and support are essential for protecting and empowering these young women. In addition, policies and programs must work toward effective strategies to protect young migrant women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Public health. Violence against women
    Claudia Garcia-Moreno
    Department of Gender, Women and Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Science 310:1282-3. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. doi request reprint 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...
  43. doi request reprint Health services for survivors of gender-based violence in northern Uganda: a qualitative study
    Mirkka Henttonen
    Finnish HIV Foundation AIDS Council, Helsinki, Finland
    Reprod Health Matters 16:122-31. 2008
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