"IMAGE" Study

Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS & Gender Equity

IMAGE Study Publication List

2005-2009

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  1. Combining Microfinance and Training on Gender and HIV – A Proven Approach to Reduce Poverty and Halve Violence Against Women [Simanowitz A]
  2. Economic evaluation of a combined microfinance and gender training intervention for the prevention of intimate partner violence in rural South Africa. The Lancet (in submission). [Jan S, Ferrari G, Watts CH, Hargreaves JR, Kim JC, Morison LA, Phetla G, Porter JDH, Pronyk PM.]
  3. Group-microfinance and health promotion among the poor: six-year process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa. Health Education Research (in review). [Hargreaves JR, Hatcher A, Strange V, Phetla G, Busza J, Kim JC, Watts C, Morison LA, Porter JDH, Pronyk PM, Bonnel C.]
  4. Assessing the incremental benefits of combining health and economic interventions: Experience from the IMAGE Study in rural South Africa. Bulletin of the WHO 2009 (in press). [Kim JC, Ferrari G, Abramsky T, Watts CH, Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Phetla G, Porter JDH, Pronyk PM.]
  5. Characteristics of sexual partnerships, not just of individuals, are associated with condom use and recent HIV infection in rural South Africa. AIDS Care 2009 (in press). [Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Kim JC, Busza J, Phetla G, Porter JDH, Watts C, Pronyk PM.]
  6. Exploring the role of economic empowerment in HIV prevention. AIDS 22(Suppl 4): s57-71, 2008. [Kim JC, Pronyk PM, Barnett AS, Watts CH.]
  7. They have opened our mouths”: increasing women’s skills and motivation for sexual communication with young people in the IMAGE study from rural South Africa. AIDS Education and Prevention 20 (6): 504-518, 2008. [Phetla G, Busza J, Hargreaves JR, Pronyk PM, Kim JC, Watts CA, Morison L, Porter JDH.]
  8. Can social capital be intentionally generated? A cluster randomized trial from rural South Africa. Social Science and Medicine, 67 (10): 1559-1570, 2008. [Pronyk PM, Harpham T, Morison LA, Phetla G, Busza J, Hargreaves JR, Kim JC, Watts C, Porter JDH.]
  9. A combined microfinance and training intervention can reduce HIV risk behaviour among young female participants: results from the IMAGE Study. AIDS 22: 1659-1665,2008. [Pronyk PM, Kim JC, Abramsky T, Phetla G, Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Busza J, Watts C, Porter JDH.]
  10. Is social capital associated with HIV risk in rural South Africa? Social Science and Medicine 66(9): 1999-2010, 2008. [Pronyk PM, Harpham T, Morison LA, Hargreaves JR, Kim JC, Phetla G, Watts C, Porter JDH.]
  11. Accounting for institutional change in health economic evaluation: a program to tackle HIV/AIDs and gender violence in Southern Africa. Social Science and Medicine 66(4):922-32, 2008. [Jan S, Pronyk PM, Kim JC.]
  12. The association between school attendance, HIV infection and sexual behaviour among young people in rural South Africa. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62:113-119, 2008. [Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Kim JC, Bonell C, Phetla G, Porter JDH, Watts C, Busza J, Pronyk PM.]
  13. Explaining persistently high HIV incidence in rural South Africa: a cohort study, 2001-2004, AIDS 27 (suppl 7):s39-48, Nov 1, 2007. [Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Bonell C, Kim JC, Phetla G, Porter JDH, Watts C, Pronyk PM.]
  14. Assessing household wealth in health studies in developing countries: a comparison of participatory wealth ranking and survey techniques from rural South Africa. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology 4 (4), June 1, 2007 doi:10.1186/1742-7622-4-4. [Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Gear JSS, Kim JC, Makhubele MB, Porter JDH, Watts C, Pronyk PM.]
  15. Microfinance programs and better health: prospects for sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of the American Medical Association, 298 (16): 1925-1927, 2007. [Pronyk PM, Hargreaves JR, Morduch J.]
  16. Understanding the impact of a microfinance-based intervention on women's empowerment and the reduction of intimate partner violence in the IMAGE Study, South Africa. American Journal of Public Health, 97(10), 1794-1802, 2007. [Kim JC, Watts C, Hargreaves JR, Ndhlovu LX, Phetla G, Morison LA, Busza J, Porter JDH, Pronyk PM.]
  17. “Hearing the voices of the poor: Assigning poverty lines on the basis of local perceptions of poverty; a quantitative analysis of qualitative data from participatory wealth ranking in rural South Africa”. World Development, 35 (2):212-229, 2007. [Hargreaves JR, Morison LA, Gear JSS, Kim JC, Porter JDH, Watts C, Pronyk PM.]
  18. Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: results of a cluster randomized trial, The Lancet, 368, 1973-1983, Dec 2, 2006. [Pronyk PM, Hargreaves JR, Kim JC, Morison LA, Phetla G, Watts C, Busza J, Porter JDH.]
  19. Should structural interventions be evaluated using RCTs? The case of HIV prevention. Social Science and Medicine, 63(5):1135-42, 2006. [Bonnel CP, Hargreaves JR, Strange V, Pronyk PM, Porter JDH.]
  20. Integrating Microfinance and HIV prevention - perspectives and emerging lessons from rural South Africa. Small Enterprise Development, September 2005, 16(3): 26-38. [Pronyk PM, Kim JC, Hargreaves JR, Morison L, Makhubele MB, Watts C, Porter JDH.]