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Completeness of patient-held records: observations of the Road-to-Health Booklet from two national facility-based surveys at 6 weeks postpartum, South Africa
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2018)
BACKGROUND Continuity of care is important for child well-being in all settings where postnatal retention of mother-infant pairs in care remains a challenge. This analysis reports on completeness of patient-held infant ...
Correction to: Effects of early feeding on growth velocity and overweight/obesity in a cohort of HIV unexposed South African infants and children
(BioMed Central, 2017)
After publication of this article  it was brought to our attention that there were errors in the text under the heading ‘Data cleaning’, and in Table 3. The corrected text and updated Table 3 are given in this erratum.
Impact of maternal ART on mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV at six weeks postpartum in Rwanda
BACKGROUND: In 2010, Rwanda adopted ART for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV from pregnant women living with HIV during pregnancy and breasfeeding period. This study examines rates of mother-to-childtra ...
Uptake and predictors of early postnatal follow–up care amongst mother–baby pairs in South Africa: Results from three population–based surveys, 2010–2013
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2017)
BACKGROUND Achieving World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations for postnatal care (PNC) within the first few weeks of life is vital to eliminating early mother–to–child transmission of HIV (MTCT) and improving ...
The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community-based support for adolescents receiving antiretroviral treatment: an operational research study in South Africa
(Wiley Open Access, 2018)
INTRODUCTION: Adolescents and youth receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa have high attrition and inadequate ART outcomes, and evaluations of interventions improving ART outcomes amongst adolescents ...
Health system barriers to implementation of collaborative TB and HIV activities including prevention of mother to child transmission in South Africa
In South Africa, the control of TB and HIV co-infection remains a major challenge despite the availability of international and national guidelines for integration of TB and HIV services. This study was undertaken in ...
The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community-based support for adolescents receiving antiretroviral treatment: An operational research study in South Africa
(Wiley Open Access, 2018)
Adolescents and youth receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa have high attrition andinadequate ART outcomes, and evaluations of interventions improving ART outcomes amongst adolescents are very ...
Eliminating mother to child HIV transmission in South Africa
(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 ...
Promoting awareness of the role of the district clinical specialist team in the Amathole District, South Africa: A valuable specialty in improving healthcare access and quality
(Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2022)
Introduction: This study explored the understanding of healthcare professionals on the role of the District Clinical Specialist Team (DCST) and how the team works together with the district personnel at different management ...