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  • "Big Food", the consumer food environment, health and the policy response in South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Sanders, David; Puoane, Thandi; Tsolekile, Lungiswa; Schwarz, Cassandra; Purdy, Christopher; Swart, Rina; Durao, Solange; Hawkes, Corinna (Public Library of Science, 2012)
    Summary Points: * In South Africa, as in other jurisdictions, ‘‘Big Food’’ (large commercial entities that dominate the food and beverage environment) is becoming more widespread and is implicated in unhealthy eating. * ...
  • A comparative evaluation of PDQ-Evidence 

    Johansen, Marit; Rada, Gabriel; Rosenbaum, Sarah; Paulsen, Elizabeth; Motaze, Nkengafac Villyen; Opiyo, Newton; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Ding, Yunpeng; Mukinda, Fidele K.; Oxman, Andrew D. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: A strategy for minimising the time and obstacles to accessing systematic reviews of health system evidence is to collect them in a freely available database and make them easy to find through a simple ...
  • Health policy and systems research: needs, challenges and opportunities in South Africa – a university perspective 

    Marsha, Orgill; Nonhlanhla, Nxumalo; Woldekidan K., Amde; Uta, Lehmann; Jane, Goudge; Lucy, Gilson; Erasmus, Ermin (Health systems trust, 2013)
    The last two decades have seen growing international recognition of the need to strengthen health systems in order to deliver already available, cost-effective health interventions. This chapter describes the parallel ...