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Laetitia C. Rispel
University of the Witwatersrand
73Publications
14H-index
637Citations
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Published on May 31, 2019in South African Medical Journal
P Hlongwa (University of the Witwatersrand), T C Dandajena (University of the Witwatersrand), Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand)
Background. Cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) is the most common congenital anomaly of the craniofacial complex, with an estimated worldwide prevalence of 1/500 - 700 live births. Affected children require immediate medical treatment and prolonged management by a multidisciplinary team of health professionals. Objectives. To describe and compare healthcare provision to individuals with CLP at specialised care centres in South Africa (SA). Methods. The study was conducted at all CLP care centres in 6...
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Published on May 9, 2019in PLOS ONE 2.78
Phumzile Hlongwa1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Jonathan Levin33
Estimated H-index: 33
+ 0 AuthorsLaetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
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Published on Apr 29, 2019in Culture, Health & Sexuality 1.75
Mantshi E. Teffo1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand)
AbstractThere is global recognition that competent and willing health care providers remain the most important determinant of safe abortion or termination of pregnancy services. The psychosocial well-being of providers is critical to the provision of responsive termination of pregnancy services. In light of the dearth of scholarly attention on termination of pregnancy providers’ coping strategies in low- and middle-income countries, this paper explores coping strategies among these providers in ...
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Published on Jan 10, 2019in American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2.31
Monica Gandhi26
Estimated H-index: 26
(UCSF: University of California, San Francisco),
Tony Raj13
Estimated H-index: 13
(St. John's University)
+ 7 AuthorsCraig R. Cohen41
Estimated H-index: 41
(UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)
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Published on Jan 10, 2019in American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2.31
Andres G. Lescano30
Estimated H-index: 30
(UPCH: Cayetano Heredia University),
Craig R. Cohen41
Estimated H-index: 41
(UCSF: University of California, San Francisco)
+ 8 AuthorsBenjamin H. Chi18
Estimated H-index: 18
(UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Published on Dec 31, 2018
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
,
Julia Moorman2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Published on Dec 1, 2018in BMC Public Health 2.57
Phumzile Hlongwa1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand)
Clefting of the lip and/or palate (CL/P) is amongst the five most common birth defects reported in South Africa. The emotional impact on parents at the birth of their new-born with CL/P could affect parent-child relationships. In light of insufficient scholarly attention parental experiences and perceptions, this study reports on caregivers’ perceptions of health service provision and support for children born with cleft lip and palate in South Africa. The study setting consisted of 11 academic ...
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Published on Nov 14, 2018in American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2.31
Davidson H. Hamer40
Estimated H-index: 40
(BU: Boston University),
Bhakti Hansoti7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Johns Hopkins University)
+ 8 AuthorsBellington Vwalika13
Estimated H-index: 13
(UNZA: University of Zambia)
Mentoring is beneficial to mentors, mentees, and their institutions, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), that are faced with complex disease burdens, skills shortages, and resource constraints. Mentoring in global health research can be enhanced by defining key competencies, to enable the skill set required for effective mentoring, determine training needs for local research mentors, and facilitate institutional capacity building to support mentors. The latter includes advoca...
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Published on Jul 1, 2018in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research 1.12
Mantshi E. Teffo1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Jonathan Levin33
Estimated H-index: 33
(University of the Witwatersrand),
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of the Witwatersrand)
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Published on Apr 9, 2018in PLOS ONE 2.78
Frew Gerald Benson1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Jonathan Levin33
Estimated H-index: 33
,
Laetitia C. Rispel14
Estimated H-index: 14
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