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 

Publicaties van Matthew

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

C Part, J le Roux, Matthew Chersich, S Sawry, V Filippi, N Roos, L Fairlie, B Nakstad, J de Bont, P Ljungman, M Stafoggia, S Kovats, Stanley Lüchters, S Hajat

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

J de Bont, M Stafoggia, B Nakstad, S Hajat, S Kovats, C Part, Matthew Chersich, Stanley Lüchters, V Filippi, O Stephansson, P Ljungman, N Roos

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

L Samuels, B Nakstad, N Roos, A Bonell, Matthew Chersich, G Havenith, Stanley Lüchters, LT Day, JE Hirst, T Singh, K Elliott-Sale, R Hetem, C Part, S Sawry, J Le Roux, S Kovats

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

J Kazungu, Marlise Richter, Stanley Lüchters, Matthew Chersich, M Quaife

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

Frances H Ampt, Kelly L'Engle, Megan S C Lim, Kate F Plourde, Emily Mangone, Collins Mudogo Mukanya, Peter Gichangi, Griffins Manguro, Margaret Hellard, Mark Stoové, Matthew Chersich, Walter Jaoko, Paul A Agius, Marleen Temmerman, Winnie Wangari, Stanley Lüchters

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

Frances H. Ampt, Megan S. C. Lim, Paul A. Agius, Kelly L'Engle, Griffins Manguro, Caroline Gichuki, Peter Gichangi, Matthew Chersich, Walter Jaoko, Marleen Temmerman, Mark Stoove, Margaret Hellard, Stanley Lüchters

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

William A Paxton, Marloes A Naarding, Ferdinand WNM Wit, Nienke J Veldhuijzen, Matthew Chersich, Brigitte Kankindi, Rene A Douma, Samuel Tuyizere, Suzanne Jurriaans, Rolf W Sparidans, Jos H Beijnen, Georgios Pollakis, Johan R Boelaert, Joep MA Lange, Joseph Vyankandondera, Stanley Lüchters

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

Matthew Chersich, Glenda Gray, Lee Fairlie, Quentin Eichbaum, Susannah Mayhew, Brian Allwood, Rene English, Fiona Scorgie, Stanley Lüchters, Greg Simpson, Marjan Mosalman Haghighi, Minh Duc Pham, Helen Rees

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

Frances H. Ampt, Megan S. C. Lim, Paul A. Agius, Matthew Chersich, Griffins Manguro, Caroline M. Gichuki, Mark Stoové, Marleen Temmerman, Walter Jaoko, Margaret Hellard, Peter Gichangi, Stanley Lüchters

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

Joseph Vyankandondera, Sammy Wambua, Eunice Irungu, Kishorchandra Mandaliya, Marleen Temmerman, Claire Ryan, Yasmin Mohamed, Davy Vanden Broeck, Rita Verhelst, Matthew Chersich, Stanley Lüchters

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 Lüchters, K Technau, Y Mohamed, Matthew Chersich, PA Agius, MD Pham, ML Garcia, J Forbes, A Shepherd, A Coovadia, SM Crowe, DA Anderson

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

Fiona Scorgie, Yasmin Mohamed, David Anderson, Suzanne M. Crowe, Stanley Lüchters, Matthew Chersich

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

Yves Lafort, Letitia Greener, Faustino Lessitala, Sophie Chabeda, Ross Greener, Mags Beksinska, Peter Gichangi, Sally Griffin, Jenni A Smit, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva

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

FH Ampt, L Willenberg, PA Agius, Matthew Chersich, Stanley Lüchters, Lim MSC

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

Mariam Tokhi, Elizabeth Comrie-Thomson, Jessica Davis, Anayda Portela, Matthew Chersich, Stanley Lüchters

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

Yves Lafort, Malica Sofia Ismael de Melo, Faustino Lessitala, Sally Griffin, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva

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

Yves Lafort, Faustino Lessitala, Malica Sofia Ismael de Melo, Sally Griffin, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva

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

Yves Lafort, Ross Greener, Anuradha Roy, Letitia Greener, Wilkister Ombidi, Faustino Lessitala, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Mags Beksinska, Peter Gichangi, Sushena Reza-Paul, Jenni A Smit, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva

2016 'A baby was an added burden' : predictors and consequences of unintended pregnancies for female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya : a mixed-methods study

Stanley Lüchters, Wilkister Bosire, Amy Feng, Marlise L. Richter, Nzioki King'ola, Frances Ampt, Marleen Temmerman, Matthew Chersich

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

Yves Lafort, Ross Greener, Anuradha Roy, Letitia Greener, Wilkister Ombidi, Faustino Lessitala, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Mags Beksinska, Peter Gichangi, Sushena Reza-Paul, Jenni A Smit, Matthew Chersich, Wim Delva