Mr Matthew Chersich

Visiting Professor

Matthew

Matthew Chersich completed medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, followed by post-graduate studies at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and doctoral studies at the University of Ghent, Belgium. He has international research and policy experience through working for the International Centre for Reproductive Health in Mombasa Kenya, WHO and the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Research Institute, South Africa. He has a research background in reproductive health and HIV, but is currently focused on climate change and health. He hold the post of a Visiting Professor at Ghent University and a Research Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand 

Publications of Matthew

2022 Ambient temperature during pregnancy and risk of maternal hypertensive disorders : a time-to-event study in Johannesburg, South Africa

Stanley Luchters

2022 Associations between ambient temperature and risk of preterm birth in Sweden : a comparison of analytical approaches

Stanley Luchters

2022 Physiological mechanisms of the impact of heat during pregnancy and the clinical implications : review of the evidence from an expert group meeting

Stanley Luchters

2022 The economics of sex work and major sporting events : learning from the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

Stanley Luchters

2020 A mobile phone–based sexual and reproductive health intervention for female sex workers in Kenya : development and qualitative study

Peter Gichangi, Stanley Luchters

2020 Effect of a mobile phone intervention for female sex workers on unintended pregnancy in Kenya (WHISPER or SHOUT) : a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Peter Gichangi, Stanley Luchters

2020 Chloroquine Administration in Breastfeeding Mothers Associates with Increased HIV-1 Plasma Viral Loads

Stanley Luchters

2020 COVID-19 in Africa : care and protection for frontline healthcare workers

Stanley Luchters

2019 Use of long‐acting reversible contraception in a cluster‐random sample of female sex workers in Kenya

Peter Gichangi, Stanley Luchters

2019 Type-specific human papillomavirus prevalence, incident cases, persistence, and associated pregnancy outcomes among HIV-infected women in Kenya

Stanley Luchters

2019 Field performance and diagnostic accuracy of a low-cost instrument-free point-of-care CD4 test (visitect CD4) performed by different health worker cadres among pregnant women

Stanley Luchters

2019 Qualitative assessment of South African healthcare worker perspectives on an instrument-free rapid CD4 test

Stanley Luchters

2018 Effect of a 'diagonal' intervention on uptake of HIV and reproductive health services by female sex workers in three sub-Saharan African cities

Peter Gichangi

2018 Feasibility, acceptability and potential sustainability of a 'diagonal' approach to health services for female sex workers in Mozambique

2018 Impact of a 'diagonal' intervention on uptake of sexual and reproductive health services by female sex workers in Mozambique : a mixed-methods implementation study

2018 Incidence of unintended pregnancy among female sex workers in low-income and middle-income countries : a systematic review and meta-analysis

Stanley Luchters

2018 Involving men to improve maternal and newborn health : a systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions

Stanley Luchters

2017 Sexual and reproductive health services utilization by female sex workers is context-specific : results from a cross-sectional survey in India, Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa

Peter Gichangi

2016 HIV prevention and care-seeking behaviour among female sex workers in four cities in India, Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa

Peter Gichangi

2016 Where do female sex workers seek HIV and reproductive health care and what motivates these choices? : a survey in 4 cities in India, Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa

Peter Gichangi