Publications by authors named "Fatima Laher"

46Publications

Willingness to use HIV prevention methods among vaccine efficacy trial participants in Soweto, South Africa: discretion is important.

BMC Public Health 2020 Nov 7;20(1):1669. Epub 2020 Nov 7.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Diepkloof, P.O. Box 114, Johannesburg, Soweto, 1864, South Africa.

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November 2020

Review of preventative HIV vaccine clinical trials in South Africa.

Arch Virol 2020 Nov 14;165(11):2439-2452. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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November 2020

HIV research in South Africa: Advancing life.

S Afr Med J 2019 Dec 5;109(11b):36-40. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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December 2019

Vaginal practices among women at risk for HIV acquisition in Soweto, South Africa.

South Afr J HIV Med 2019 20;20(1):866. Epub 2019 Jun 20.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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June 2019

Mobile Phone Questionnaires for Sexual Risk Data Collection Among Young Women in Soweto, South Africa.

AIDS Behav 2018 Jul;22(7):2312-2321

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, PO BOX 114, Diepkloof, Soweto, Johannesburg, 1864, South Africa.

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July 2018

Pulmonary TB: varying radiological presentations in individuals with HIV in Soweto, South Africa.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2017 03;111(3):132-136

Perinatal HIV Research Unit and MRC Soweto Matlosana Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS and TB (SoMCHAT), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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March 2017

Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence: Knowledge and Experiences among Adolescents and Young Adults in Soweto, South Africa.

AIDS Res Treat 2017 20;2017:5192516. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Gauteng 1864, South Africa.

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March 2017

Investigating Sociodemographic Factors and HIV Risk Behaviors Associated With Social Networking Among Adolescents in Soweto, South Africa: A Cross-Sectional Survey.

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2016 Sep 28;2(2):e154. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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September 2016

A Cross Sectional Study of the Prevalence of Preputial and Penile Scrotal Abnormalities among Clients Undergoing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Soweto, South Africa.

PLoS One 2016 2;11(6):e0156265. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), MRC Soweto Matlosana Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS and TB, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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July 2017

Approaches to preventative and therapeutic HIV vaccines.

Curr Opin Virol 2016 04 15;17:104-109. Epub 2016 Mar 15.

HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials Network, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, Seattle, USA; Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA; Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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April 2016

Which New Health Technologies Do We Need to Achieve an End to HIV/AIDS?

PLoS Biol 2016 Mar 2;14(3):e1002372. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

HIV Vaccine Trials Network, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington.

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March 2016

Exposure to and experiences of violence among adolescents in lower socio-economic groups in Johannesburg, South Africa.

BMC Public Health 2015 May 1;15:450. Epub 2015 May 1.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, P.O Box 114, , Diepkloof, 1864, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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May 2015

Health-seeking behaviours by gender among adolescents in Soweto, South Africa.

Glob Health Action 2015 2;8:25670. Epub 2015 Feb 2.

Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

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September 2015

Uptake of genital mucosal sampling in HVTN 097, a phase 1b HIV vaccine trial in South Africa.

PLoS One 2014 17;9(11):e112303. Epub 2014 Nov 17.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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July 2015

Predictors of HVTN 503 MRK-AD5 HIV-1 gag/pol/nef vaccine induced immune responses.

PLoS One 2014 4;9(8):e103446. Epub 2014 Aug 4.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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April 2015

A Viable and Simple Self-Sampling Method for Human Papillomavirus Detection among South African Adolescents.

J Immunol Tech Infect Dis 2013 Sep;2(3)

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA.

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September 2013

The effect of a maturing antiretroviral program on early mortality for patients with advanced immune-suppression in Soweto, South Africa.

PLoS One 2013 28;8(11):e81538. Epub 2013 Nov 28.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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December 2014

Does routine prophylactic oral flucloxacillin reduce the incidence of post-circumcision infections?

Am J Infect Control 2013 Oct 13;41(10):897-900. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Soweto, South Africa. Electronic address:

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October 2013

High Rate of Multiple Concurrent Human Papillomavirus Infections among HIV-Uninfected South African Adolescents.

J Immunol Tech Infect Dis 2013 ;2(1):1000106

National Health Laboratory Service, Groote Schuur Hospital and Division of Medical Virology, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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January 2013

"Group sex" parties and other risk patterns: A qualitative study about the perceptions of sexual behaviors and attitudes of adolescents in Soweto, South Africa.

Vulnerable Child Youth Stud 2011 Sep 23;6(3):244-254. Epub 2011 Aug 23.

Perinatal Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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September 2011

Role of menstruation in contraceptive choice among HIV-infected women in Soweto, South Africa.

Contraception 2010 Jun 22;81(6):547-51. Epub 2010 Jan 22.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.

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June 2010

Childbearing intentions of HIV-positive women of reproductive age in Soweto, South Africa: the influence of expanding access to HAART in an HIV hyperendemic setting.

Am J Public Health 2011 Feb 19;101(2):350-8. Epub 2010 Apr 19.

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and the School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

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February 2011

A qualitative assessment of decisions affecting contraceptive utilization and fertility intentions among HIV-positive women in Soweto, South Africa.

AIDS Behav 2009 Jun 24;13 Suppl 1:47-54. Epub 2009 Mar 24.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Diepkloof, P.O. Box 114, Johannesburg, Soweto, 1864, South Africa.

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June 2009

Responding to her question: a review of the influence of pregnancy on HIV disease progression in the context of expanded access to HAART in sub-Saharan Africa.

AIDS Behav 2009 Jun 20;13 Suppl 1:66-71. Epub 2009 Mar 20.

Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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June 2009