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  • Community paediatrics and child health 

    Goga, Ameena; Feucht, Ute; Hendricks, Michael; Westwood, Anthony; Saloojee, Haroon; Swingler, George; McKerrow, Neil; Sanders, David (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015)
    TO THE EDITOR: In 2012, the Postgraduate Education Committee of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) supported the accreditation of Community Paediatrics and Child Health (CPCH) as a paediatric ...
  • Eliminating mother to child HIV transmission in South Africa 

    Barron, Peter; Pillay, Yogan; Jackson, Debra; Doherty, Tanya; Sherman, Gail; Bhardwaj, Sanjana; Robinson, Precious; Goga, Ameena (World Health Organization (WHO), 2013)
    PROBLEM: The World Health Organization has produced clear guidelines for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). However, ensuring that all PMTCT programme components ...
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of the national Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programme on infant HIV measured at six weeks postpartum in South Africa 

    Goga, Ameena; Dinh, Thu-Ha; Jackson, Debra (South African Medical Research Council, National Department of Health South Africa and PEPFAR/US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, 2012)
    Aims and Objectives: The overall aim of this evaluation was to conduct a national facility-based survey to monitor the effectiveness of the South African National PMTCT programme. The primary objective was to measure ...
  • Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial 

    Tylleskar, Thorkild; Jackson, Debra; Meda, Nicolas; Ingrebetsen, Ingunn Marie S; Chopra, Mickey; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Doherty, Tanya; Ekström, Eva-Charlotte; Fadnes, Lars T; Goga, Ameena; Kankasa, Chipepo; Klungsøyr, Jørn I; Lombard, Carl; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Nankunda, Jolly K; Van de Perre, Philippe; Sanders, David; Shanmugam, Rebecca; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Wamani, Henry; Tumwine, James K; PROMISE-EBF Study Group (Elsevier, 2011)
    Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is reported to be a life-saving intervention in low-income settings. The effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors was assessed in Africa. Methods:24 communities ...
  • Low HIV incidence in pregnant and postpartum women receiving a community-based combination HIV prevention intervention in a high HIV incidence setting in South Africa 

    Fatti, Geoffrey; Shaikh, Najma; Jackson, Debra; Goga, Ameena; Nachega, Jean B.; Eley, Brian; Grimwood, Ashraf (Public Library of Science, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Young Southern African women have the highest HIV incidence globally. Pregnancy doubles the risk of HIV acquisition further, and maternal HIV acquisition contributes significantly to the paediatric HIV burden. ...