Prof. Brian van Wyk
|Department:||School of Public Health|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Community and Health Sciences|
|Qualifications:||BSc (Hons) (Stellenbosch)|
|MSc Psychology (Stellenbosch)|
|My publications in this repository|
|More about me:||here,|
|Tel:||+27 21 959 2417|
|Fax:||+27 21 959 2755|
Exploring 'generative mechanisms' of the antiretroviral adherence club intervention using the realist approach: a scoping review of research-based antiretroviral treatment adherence theories (BioMed Central, 2017)BACKGROUND: Poor retention in care and non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) continue to undermine the success of HIV treatment and care programmes across the world. There is a growing recognition that ...
Knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus and intention with regard to human papillomavirus vaccine uptake by female tertiary students in the Eastern Cape province (MedPharm, 2013)In 2008, two human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, Cervarix and Gardasil, were licensed for use in South Africa. Initial models showed that vaccination could lead to an approximate 70% decline in cervical cancer cases. ...
Realist evaluation of the antiretroviral treatment adherence club programme in selected primary healthcare facilities in the metropolitan area of Western Cape Province, South Africa: a study protocol (BMJ, 2016)INTRODUCTION: Suboptimal retention in care and poor treatment adherence are key challenges to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa. Communitybased approaches to HIV service delivery are recommended to ...
HIV/AIDS competent households: Interaction between a health-enabling environment and community-based treatment adherence support for people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa (Public Library of Science, 2016)In the context of severe human resource shortages in HIV care, task-shifting and especially community-based support are increasingly being cited as potential means of providing durable care to chronic HIV patients. ...