Women gather grass for hand-sewn rugs in Phoshiri Village, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Photo by Andrew Bernish, courtesy of Photoshare.

South Africa

Could an increase in vigilance for spinal tuberculosis at primary health care level, enable earlier diagnosis at district level in a tuberculosis endemic country?
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine (2018)

Availability and quality of routine morbidity data: review of studies in South Africa
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (2017)

Impact of the GeneXpert MTB/RIF Technology on Tuberculosis Control
Microbiology Spectrum (2017)

Interventions to increase tuberculosis case detection at primary healthcare or community‐level services
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2017)

Isoniazid for preventing tuberculosis in HIV‐infected children
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2017)

Health-related quality of life and its association with medication adherence in active pulmonary tuberculosis– a systematic review of global literature with focus on South Africa
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes (2016)

HIV and tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa
The Lancet (2016)

A Survey on Use of Rapid Tests and Tuberculosis Diagnostic Practices by Primary Health Care Providers in South Africa: Implications for the Development of New Point-of-Care Tests
PLOS ONE (2015)

The economic burden of TB diagnosis and treatment in South Africa
Social Science & Medicine (2015)

Incentives and enablers to improve adherence in tuberculosis
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2015)

Potential Market for Novel Tuberculosis Diagnostics: Worth the Investment?
The Journal of Infectious Diseases (2015)

Predictors of cure among HIV co-infected multidrug-resistant TB patients at Sizwe Tropical Disease Hospital Johannesburg, South Africa
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2015)

Intermittent versus daily therapy for treating tuberculosis in children
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2014)

Tuberculosis preventive therapy: An underutilised strategy to reduce individual risk of TB and contribute to TB control
South African Medical Journal (2014)

Challenges of Biobanking in South Africa to Facilitate Indigenous Research in an Environment Burdened with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Tuberculosis, and Emerging Noncommunicable Diseases
Biopreservation and Biobanking (2013)

Determining quantitative targets for public funding of tuberculosis research and development
Health Research Policy and Systems (2013)

Against All Odds: Diagnosing Tuberculosis in South Africa
The Journal of Infectious Diseases (2011)

Chronic airflow obstruction and respiratory symptoms following tuberculosis: a review of South African studies
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (2011)

Space-time confounding adjusted determinants of child HIV/TB mortality for large zero-inflated data in rural South Africa
Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology (2011)

Tuberculosis control has failed in South Africa–time to reappraise strategy
South African Medical Journal (2011)

South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016
National Department of Health (NDoH), Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), and ICF (2019)

Joint Review of HIV, TB and PMTCT Programmes in South Africa: Main Report
World Health Organization – Joint HIV, TB and PMTCT Review Steering Committee (2014)

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