Mitzy Gafos

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The implications of post-coital intravaginal cleansing for the introduction of vaginal microbicides in South Africa
    Mitzy Gafos
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:297-310. 2014
  2. pmc How effective is effective enough? Opinions of potential end-users of microbicides from a rural South African community
    Mitzy Gafos
    The Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Care 25:573-8. 2013
  3. pmc Intravaginal insertion in KwaZulu-Natal: sexual practices and preferences in the context of microbicide gel use
    Mitzy Gafos
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 12:929-42. 2010
  4. pmc "One teabag is better than four": Participants response to the discontinuation of 2% PRO2000/5 microbicide gel in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Mitzy Gafos
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 6:e14577. 2011
  5. pmc Quality control and performance of HIV rapid tests in a microbicide clinical trial in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Nina von Knorring
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e30728. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Family planning methods among women in a vaginal microbicide feasibility study in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Laura Subramanian
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, PO Box 198, Mtubatuba 3935, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:45-63. 2008

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint The implications of post-coital intravaginal cleansing for the introduction of vaginal microbicides in South Africa
    Mitzy Gafos
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Behav 18:297-310. 2014
    ..We need to consider strategies for influencing post-coital IVC practices in future microbicide trials and delivery programmes. ..
  2. pmc How effective is effective enough? Opinions of potential end-users of microbicides from a rural South African community
    Mitzy Gafos
    The Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Care 25:573-8. 2013
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  3. pmc Intravaginal insertion in KwaZulu-Natal: sexual practices and preferences in the context of microbicide gel use
    Mitzy Gafos
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Cult Health Sex 12:929-42. 2010
    ..Study findings provide evidence that vaginal microbicide gels may be more acceptable in communities where intravaginal insertion is practiced than was previously thought...
  4. pmc "One teabag is better than four": Participants response to the discontinuation of 2% PRO2000/5 microbicide gel in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Mitzy Gafos
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 6:e14577. 2011
    ..In February 2008 the Independent Data Monitoring Committee recommended that evaluation of 2% PRO2000/5 gel be discontinued due to futility. The Africa Centre site systematically collected participant responses to this discontinuation...
  5. pmc Quality control and performance of HIV rapid tests in a microbicide clinical trial in rural KwaZulu-Natal
    Nina von Knorring
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e30728. 2012
    ..We describe QC and performance of two rapid tests, Determineā„¢ and Uni-Goldā„¢ used in a microbicide clinical trial in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...
  6. ncbi request reprint Family planning methods among women in a vaginal microbicide feasibility study in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Laura Subramanian
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, PO Box 198, Mtubatuba 3935, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:45-63. 2008
    ..Results highlight the importance of integrating family planning and HIV/STI prevention counseling and informing promotion of further contraceptive uptake among women not intending pregnancy...