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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates
Marais, L., Toefy, Y., Thompsen, S., Diwan, V., Skinner, D., Mofolo, N., Lenka, M. & Cloete, J. (2020) Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities. AIDS Care. February:Online.
Male circumcision is considered by some to be an acceptable global approach to reduce HIV infections. Consequently, many governments in sub-...
Madela, S., James, S., Sewpaul, R., Madela, S. & Reddy, P. (2020) Early detection, care and control of hypertension and diabetes in South Africa: a community-based approach. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. 12(1):Online.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major public health concern with raised blood pressure and glucose emerging as leading causes of deat...
Zuma, K., Shisana, O., Onoya, D., Rehle, T., Simbayi, L.C., Jooste, S. & Zungu, N. (2020) A comparison of results from two sampling approaches in the South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behavior Survey, 2012. Open Journal of Statistics. 10:87-96.
South Africa implements variations of second generation surveillance surveys to monitor human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic. This pa...
Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) (2020) The Ghana men's study II: mapping and population size estimation (MPSE) and integrated bio-behavioral surveillance survey (IBBSS) amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) in Ghana. (Commissioned by the Ghana AIDS Commission, March).
This report provides the most comprehensive national scale data on MSM in Ghana that then can be used to inform evidence-based programming t...
Donenberg, G., Naidoo, P., Kendall, A., Emerson, E., Ward, C.L., Kagee, A., Simbayi, L., Vermaak, R., North, A., Mthembu, J. & Mackesy-Amiti, M.E. (2020) Pathways from witnessing community violence to mental health problems among South African adolescents. South African Medical Journal. 110(2):145-153.
The intersection of violence exposure and mental health problems is a public health crisis for South African (SA) adolescents. Understanding...
Chikovore, J., Salomon , A., Jooste, S., Mkhombo, T., Pai, M., Daftary , A., Boffa, J. & Moyo, S. (2020) Letter to the editor: Why we need to evaluate the quality of tuberculosis care in South Africa's private health sector. South African Medical Journal. 109(11):817-818.
Poor-quality tuberculosis (TB) care is now a larger barrier to reducing mortality than poor access. South Africa (SA) has one of the highest...
Boffa, J., Moyo, S, Chikovore, J, Salomon, A., Mkhombo, T., Kwan, A., Daniels, B., Wu, S., Pai, M. & Daftary, A. (2020) Factors influencing patients' willingness to return to private providers for TB diagnostic care: insight from a standardised patient study in South Africa . (Paper presented at the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Hyderabad, India, 30 October to 2 November).
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Boffa, J., Mhlaba, T., Sulis, G., Moyo, S., Sifumba, Z., Pai, M. & Daftary, A. (2020) Letter to the editor: COVID-19 and Tuberculosis in South Africa: a dangerous combination. South African Medical Journal. March:Online.
Reddy, P. & Oosthuizen, A. (2020) Views of South Africans during early lockdown: an HSRC pilot study. HSRC Review. 18(2):3-5.
South Africa's strategy to contain COVID-19 relies on the public's willingness to adhere to the requirements of the lockdown and their under...Download this report
Peltzer, K. & Pengpid, S. (2020) Prevalence and associated factors of enacted, internalized and anticipated stigma among people living with HIV in South Africa: results of the first national survey. HIV/AIDS: Research and Palliative Care. 11:275-285 .
This paper reports on the first national implementation of the People Living with HIV (PLHIV) Stigma Index in South Africa. The aim of this ...