Publications by authors named "Linda-Gail Bekker"

100Publications

Model-based predictions of HIV incidence among African women using HIV risk behaviors and community-level data on male HIV prevalence and viral suppression.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2020 Aug 24. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

1Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA 2HPTN Modelling Centre, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom 3Medical Research Council Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom 4Wits RHI, University of Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 5Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa 6University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trials Research Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe 7Columbia University, New York, NY, USA 8Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 9Global Health, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 10Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002481DOI Listing
August 2020

Review of preventative HIV vaccine clinical trials in South Africa.

Arch Virol 2020 Aug 14. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

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

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00705-020-04777-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7426202PMC
August 2020

PrEP retention and prescriptions for pregnant women during COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa.

Lancet HIV 2020 Aug 3. Epub 2020 Aug 3.

University of Cape Town School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(20)30226-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7398649PMC
August 2020

Healthcare retention and clinical outcomes among adolescents living with HIV after transition from pediatric to adult care: a systematic review.

BMC Public Health 2020 Aug 3;20(1):1195. Epub 2020 Aug 3.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Cape Town, Institute of Infectious Disease, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09312-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7398377PMC
August 2020

Healthcare provider knowledge and attitudes about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in pregnancy in Cape Town, South Africa.

AIDS Care 2020 Oct 23;32(10):1290-1294. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1782328DOI Listing
October 2020

COVID-19 research in Africa.

Science 2020 05;368(6494):919

Valerie Mizrahi is director at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.abc9528DOI Listing
May 2020

In memoriam: Gita Ramjee.

J Int AIDS Soc 2020 May;23(5):e25497

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Soweto, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25497DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7203568PMC
May 2020

A COVID-19 conference at AIDS 2020: Virtual.

Lancet 2020 05 30;395(10237):1598-1599. Epub 2020 Apr 30.

Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31026-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7252132PMC
May 2020

Contracting HIV or Contracting SAR-CoV-2 (COVID- 19) in Pregnancy? Balancing the Risks and Benefits.

AIDS Behav 2020 08;24(8):2229-2231

Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-020-02861-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7153351PMC
August 2020

Perceptions matter: Narratives of contraceptive implant robbery in Cape Town, South Africa.

Cult Health Sex 2020 Mar 27:1-14. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2020.1714739DOI Listing
March 2020

World AIDS Day reminds us to refocus on communities.

Indian J Med Res 2019 12;150(6):518-520

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Department of Medicine, Wernher & Beit North level 1, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Rd, Observatory 7925, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_2662_19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7038804PMC
December 2019

TB transmission is associated with prolonged stay in a low socio-economic, high burdened TB and HIV community in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMC Infect Dis 2020 Feb 10;20(1):120. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, PO Box 13801, Mowbray Observatory, Cape Town, 7705, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-4828-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7011372PMC
February 2020

The power of peers and community in the continuum of HIV care.

Lancet Glob Health 2020 02 7;8(2):e167-e168. Epub 2020 Jan 7.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7925, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30544-3DOI Listing
February 2020

PrEP: An Opportunity to Address Unmet Adolescent Health Needs.

Pediatrics 2020 01;145(1)

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2019-3172DOI Listing
January 2020

TB-IRIS pathogenesis and new strategies for intervention: Insights from related inflammatory disorders.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2019 09 13;118:101863. Epub 2019 Sep 13.

Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Department of Global Health, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Paasheuvelweg 25, 1105, BP Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Anzio Rd, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2019.101863DOI Listing
September 2019

Assessing the Impact of a Small-Group Behavioral Intervention on Sexual Behaviors Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Lilongwe Malawi: A Quasi-Experimental Cohort Study.

AIDS Behav 2020 May;24(5):1542-1550

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 302 Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 7440, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-7440, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-019-02669-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7064392PMC
May 2020

Factors associated with knowledge of pre-exposure prophylaxis in pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa.

Int J STD AIDS 2019 10 28;30(11):1063-1070. Epub 2019 Aug 28.

Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462419863216DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7080640PMC
October 2019

Mobile sexual health services for adolescents: investigating the acceptability of youth-directed mobile clinic services in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2019 Aug 19;19(1):584. Epub 2019 Aug 19.

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4423-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6701080PMC
August 2019

HIV control in young key populations in Africa.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2019 07 16;3(7):442-444. Epub 2019 May 16.

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30112-9DOI Listing
July 2019

The HIV response and global health - Authors' reply.

Lancet 2019 04;393(10182):1697

International AIDS Society, Geneva, Switzerland.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30347-2DOI Listing
April 2019

Governance for health: the HIV response and general global health.

Bull World Health Organ 2019 Mar;97(3):170-170A

Centre for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.230417DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6453319PMC
March 2019

Cardiovascular risk factors among ART-experienced people with HIV in South Africa.

J Int AIDS Soc 2019 04;22(4):e25274

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine and Department of Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jia2.25274
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25274DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6466898PMC
April 2019

Targeting and vaccine durability are key for population-level impact and cost-effectiveness of a pox-protein HIV vaccine regimen in South Africa.

Vaccine 2019 04 16;37(16):2258-2267. Epub 2019 Mar 16.

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

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.02.073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6684280PMC
April 2019

PrEP as a Lifestyle and Investment for Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa.

J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care 2019 Jan-Dec;18:2325958219831011

6 Desmond Tutu AIDS Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2325958219831011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6748528PMC
April 2020

Organisational best practices towards gender equality in science and medicine.

Lancet 2019 02;393(10171):587-593

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)33188-XDOI Listing
February 2019

HIV prevalence and determinants of loss-to-follow-up in adolescents and young adults with tuberculosis in Cape Town.

PLoS One 2019 5;14(2):e0210937. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0210937PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363173PMC
October 2019

Global PrEP roll-out: recommendations for programmatic success.

Lancet HIV 2019 02 16;6(2):e137-e140. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(19)30002-5DOI Listing
February 2019

A review of the atomoRapid HIV self-testing device: an acceptable and easy alternative to facilitate HIV testing.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn 2019 01 10;19(1):9-14. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

a The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre , University of Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14737159.2019.1561286DOI Listing
January 2019

Scaling up pre-exposure prophylaxis in sub-Saharan Africa.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2019 02;32(1):24-30

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000511DOI Listing
February 2019

'Why would you promote something that is less percent safer than a condom?': Perspectives on partially effective HIV prevention technologies among key populations in South Africa.

SAHARA J 2018 12;15(1):179-186

b Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, Institute of Infectious Disease, Health Sciences Faculty , University of Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2018.1536561DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211311PMC
December 2018

Defining adolescence: priorities from a global health perspective.

Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2018 05 23;2(5):e10. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S23524642183009
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(18)30096-8DOI Listing
May 2018

HIV and TB co-infection in the ART era: CD4 count distributions and TB case fatality in Cape Town.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 07 31;18(1):356. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3256-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6069570PMC
July 2018

Prevention of M. tuberculosis Infection with H4:IC31 Vaccine or BCG Revaccination.

N Engl J Med 2018 07;379(2):138-149

From the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine and Division of Immunology, Department of Pathology (E.N., H.G., V.R., F.R., N.B., S.M., L.M., M.E., A.T., H.M., W.A.H., T.J.S., M.H.), and Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (L.-G.B.), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Aeras, Rockville, MD (K.T.R., T.E., R.D.E., B.L., D.A.H., R.H., A.M.G.); Statistical Center for HIV Research, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle (S.G.S.); Sanofi Pasteur, Swiftwater, PA (R.R., S.G., C.A.D.); and Center for Vaccine Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen (P.A., I.K.).

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1714021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5937161PMC
July 2018

Using Observational Data to Inform HIV Policy Change for Children and Youth.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2018 08;78 Suppl 1:S22-S26

Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001745DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075900PMC
August 2018

Ensuring Children and Adolescents Are Not Left Behind.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2018 08;78 Suppl 1:S1-S2

Department of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001751DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075897PMC
August 2018

Human papillomavirus clustering patterns among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected adolescent females in South Africa.

J AIDS HIV Res 2017 Oct 31;9(10):202-206. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United Sates.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/JAHR2017.0445DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5920558PMC
October 2017

Attitude shifts and knowledge gains: Evaluating men who have sex with men sensitisation training for healthcare workers in the Western Cape, South Africa.

South Afr J HIV Med 2017 31;18(1):673. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v18i1.673DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5843261PMC
March 2017

Adolescent lives matter: preventing HIV in adolescents.

Curr Opin HIV AIDS 2018 05;13(3):265-273

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape town, South Africa.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/COH.0000000000000453DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5902132PMC
May 2018

The epidemiology of adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV: A cross-region global cohort analysis.

PLoS Med 2018 03 1;15(3):e1002514. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Inserm (French Institute of Health and Medical Research), UMR 1027 Université Toulouse 3, Toulouse, France.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002514DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5832192PMC
March 2018

A systematic review of contraceptive continuation among women living with HIV.

Contraception 2018 07 9;98(1):8-24. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, City University of New York School of Public Health, 55 W 125(th) St, New York, NY 10027, USA. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2018.02.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7153688PMC
July 2018