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Alcohol and Health 

 

CHP undertakes research on health themes as well as through projects. The Alcohol and Health theme is spearheaded by Associate Professor Matthew Chersich: matthew.chersich@wits.ac.za

Below is a list of publications which have been published on this topic:

2014 

Chersich MF, Bosire W, King'ola N, Temmerman M, Luchters S. 
Effects of hazardous and harmful alcohol use on HIV incidence and sexual behaviour: a cohort study of Kenyan female sex workers. 2014 Global Health;10:22.

2013

Olivier L, Urban M, Chersich M, Temmerman M, Viljoen D.  Burden of fetal alcohol syndrome in a rural West Coast area of South Africa2013 SAMJ; 103 (6) 402-405.

2012

Chersich MF
, Urban M, Olivier L, Davies L-A, Chetty C, Viljoen D. Universal Prevention is Associated with Lower Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Northern Cape, South Africa: A Multicentre Before–After Study. Alcohol and Alcoholism. 2012 47(1):67-74

Schneider M, Chersich MF, Neuman M, Parry C. Editorial: 
Alcohol consumption and HIV/AIDS: the neglected interface. Addiction 2012doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03824.x.

Schneider M, Neuman M, Chersich M, Parry C. (2012) 
Alcohol and Antiretroviral Therapy - A Lethal Cocktail. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research; 2012 S1:1-9

2011

Luchters S, Geibel S, Syengo M, Lango D, King'ola N, Temmerman M, Chersich MF 
Use of AUDIT, and measures of drinking frequency and patterns to detect associations between alcohol and sexual behaviour in male sex workers in Kenya. BMC Public Health. 2011 May 25; 11:384.

Hull T, Hilber AM, Chersich MF, Bagnol B, Prohmmo A, Smit JA, Widyantoro N, Utomo ID, François I, Tumwesigye NM, Temmerman M;
WHO GSVP Study Group Prevalence, motivations, and adverse effects of vaginal practices in Africa and Asia: findings from a multicountry household survey. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Jul; 20(7):1097-109. Epub 2011 Jun 13.

Davies L, Dunn M, Chersich M, Urban M, Chetty C, Olivier L, Viljoen D 
Developmental delay of infants and young children with and without fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. African Journal of Psychiatry 2011;14: (4):298-305.

Chersich MF, Urban M, Olivier L, Davies L-A, Chetty C, Viljoen D 
Universal Prevention is Associated with Lower Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Northern Cape, South Africa: A Multicentre Before–After Study. Alcohol and Alcoholism. Nov-Dec 2011 46 (6); doi: 10.1093/alcalc/agr145.

2010


Chersich MF, Rees HV 
Causal links between binge drinking patterns, unsafe sex and HIV in South Africa: its time to intervene. Int J STD AIDS. 2010 Jan; 21(1):2-7.

Book chapter:

Neuman M, Schneider M, et al. (2012). The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Risk Behaviour: A Systematic Literature Review of High-Risk Groups, with a Focus on South Africa. Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health: 243-292. 

 

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