Dr Olanrewaju Oladimeji

DEPARTMENT: HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB (HAST)
TELEPHONE: +27 (0)31 242 5546
EMAIL: ooladimeji@hsrc.ac.za
Recent

Healthcare access and quality index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

National levels of personal health-care access and quality can be approximated by measuring mortality rates from causes that should not be fatal in th....

Tuberculosis and diabetes in Nigerian patients with and without HIV

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and HIV increase the risk of tuberculosis (TB). The frequency of DM among patients with TB with and without HIV is poorl....

Measuring the health-related sustainable development goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

In 2015, the median health-related SDG index was 59.3 and varied widely by country, ranging from 85.5 in Iceland to 20.4 in Central African Republic. ....

Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected prisoners: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Data on antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence among prison inmates are limited and not previously synthesized in a systematic manner. The objective o....

Psychosocial wellbeing of patients with multidrug resistant tuberculosis voluntarily confined to long-term hospitalisation in Nigeria

Patient isolation, which is a widely successful treatment strategy for tuberculosis (TB), has been suspected to have effects on patient psychosocial w....

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and Healthy Life Expectancy (HALE), 1990-2015: a systemic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Healthy life expectancy (HALE) and disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) provide summary measures of health across geographies and time that can info....

Are patients with pulmonary tuberculosis who are identified through active case finding in the community different than those identified in healthcare facilities?

The lack of healthcare access contributes to large numbers of tuberculosis (TB) cases being missed and has led to renewed interest in outreach approac....

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2015: a systemic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 provides an up-to-date synthesis of the evidence for risk factor exposure and the....