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2017 Published Articles

The health system benefits of attending an HIV/AIDS conference

Although abstract-driven scientific conferences are expensive, little has been written about their benefits and whether...
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2016 Published Articles

Adherence to Concurrent Tuberculosis Treatment and Antiretroviral Treatment among Co-Infected Persons in South Africa, 2008–2010

Adherence to tuberculosis (TB) treatment and antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces morbidity and mortality among persons co-infected with....
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Autopsy Prevalence of Tuberculosis and Other Potentially Treatable Infections among Adults with Advanced HIV Enrolled in Out-Patient Care in South Africa

Evaluation of a point-of-care tuberculosis test-and-treat algorithm on early mortality in people with HIV accessing ART (TB Fast Track study): study protocol for a randomised cluster controlled trial....
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Committing to disability inclusion to end AIDS by 2030

Disability inclusion is fi nally an integral part of the political Declaration on HIV and AIDS,1 but people.....
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HIV prevalence and risk among people who inject drugs in five South African cities

Policy and programming for people who inject drugs (PWID) in South Africa is limited by the scarcity of epidemiological....
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Integrated intervention for mental health co-morbidity in HIV-positive individuals: A public health assessment

In South Africa, where it is estimated that more people have HIV than anywhere else in the world, HIV/AIDS and psychological disorder....
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Risk factors for tuberculosis smear nonconversion in Eden district, Western Cape,South Africa, 2007–2013: a retrospective cohort study

Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major global health problem. While progress has been made to improve TB cure...
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2015 Published Articles

High-frequency intimate partner violence during pregnancy, postnatal depression and suicidal tendencies in Harare, Zimbabwe

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a common formof violence experienced by pregnant women and is believed to have adverse...
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Strengthening HIV Test Access and Treatment Uptake Study

Strengthening HIV test access and treatment uptake study (project STATUS): A randomised trail of HIV testing and counselling intervention....
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Evaluation of a point-of-care tuberculosis test-and-treat algorithmon earlymortality in people with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy (TB Fast Track study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

Evaluation of a point-of-care tuberculosis test-and-treat algorithm on early mortality in people with HIV accessing ART (TB Fast Track study): study protocol for a randomised cluster controlled trial....
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Factors associated with retention in HIV care at Sediba Hope Medical Centre

Factors associated with retention in HIV care at Sediba Hope Medical Centre.....
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Acceptability and Accuracy of Cervical Cancer Screening Using a Self-Collected Tampon for HPV Messenger-RNA Testing among HIVInfected Women in South Africa

Acceptability and Accuracy of Cervical Cancer Screening...
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Prevalence and risk factors for intimate partner violence among Grade 8 learners in urban South Africa: baseline analysis from the Skhokho Supporting Success cluster randomised controlled trial

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health problem among adolescents. This study investigated the prevalence of and factors associated with.....
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2014 Published Articles


Managing Directors Office

An exploratory survey measuring stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the People Living with HIV Stigma Index

An exploratory survey measuring stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the People Living with HIV Stigma Index....
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Rapid Assessment Response (RAR) study: drug use, health and systemic risks—Emthonjeni Correctional Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

Rapid Assessment Response (RAR) study: drug use, health and systemic risks-Emthonjeni Correctional Centre, Pretoria, South Africa....
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Technical Assistance Cluster

Factors associated with patients’ understanding of their management plan in Tshwane clinics

Factors associated with patients' understanding of their management plan in Tshwane clinics....
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Challenges in the provision of palliative care at resource-limited South African hospice settings

Challenges in the provision of palliative care at resource-limited South African hospice settings....
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2013 Published Articles


Technical Assistance Cluster:
Special Programmes Technical Assistance

An exploratory survey measuring stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the People Living with HIV Stigma Index

An exploratory survey measuring stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the People Living with HIV Stigma Index....
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Identification of over-compliant patients and pill dumpers with the ‘mixed’ pill count method at an antiretroviral treatment clinic

Identification of over-compliant patients and pill dumpers with the 'mixed' pill count method at an antiretroviral treatment clinic....
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Decentralization of antiretroviral Treatment (ART) Services: A retrospective Cohort Study on Linkage to and Retention in pre-ART Care in three primary Healthcare Facilities providing Nurse initiated and managed ART (NIMART) in Tshwane District, South Africa

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Challenges in the provision of palliative care at resource-limited South African hospice settings

Challenges in the provision of palliative care at resource-limited South African hospice settings....
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Rapid Assessment Response (RAR) study: drug use, health and systemic risks—Emthonjeni Correctional Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

Rapid Assessment Response (RAR) study: drug use, health and systemic risks-Emthonjeni Correctional Centre, Pretoria, South Africa....
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Conceptualizing Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) – the Tshwane, South Africa, health post model

Conceptualizing Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) - the Tshwane, South Africa, health post modele....
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Community oriented primary care in Tshwane District, South Africa: Assessing the first phase of implementation

Community oriented primary care in Tshwane District, South Africa: Assessing the first phase of implementation....
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Factors associated with patients’ understanding of their management plan in Tshwane clinics

Factors associated with patients' understanding of their management plan in Tshwane clinics....
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Analysis of queries from nurses to the South African National HIV & TB Health Care Worker Hotline

Analysis of queries from nurses to the South African National HIV & TB Health Care Worker Hotline....
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Immunising – as important as ever

DA Cameron. Immunising - as important as ever. Editorial, Nursing Practice; 1st Quarter 2013....
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A tribute to nurses working in intensive care

DA Cameron. A tribute to nurses working in intensive care. Editorial, Nursing Practice; 2nd Quarter 2013....
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Is Nursing in South Africa in crisis?

DA Cameron. Is nursing in South Africa in crisis? Editorial, Nursing Practice; 3rd Quarter 2013....
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A story of courage and determination

DA Cameron. A story of courage and determination. Nursing Practice; 4th Quarter 2013....
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Priority Health Programmes


Completeness and concordance of TB and HIV surveillance systems for TB-HIV co-infected patients in South Africa

Completeness and concordance of TB and HIV surveillance systems for TB-HIV co-infected patients in South Africa.....
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