Research Key Outputs

Publications in peer reviewed journals

  • Smit DP, Meyer D, Esterhuizen T & De Groot-Mijnes JDF (2017): Polymerase Chain Reaction and Goldmann-Witmer Coefficient Testing in the Diagnosis of Infectious Uveitis in HIV-positive and HIV-negative Patients in South Africa, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2017.1407802
  • F Noor, C F N Koegelenberg,, T M Esterhuizen,E M Irusen. Predictors of treatment success in smoking cessation with varenicline combined with nicotine replacement therapy v. varenicline alone. S Afr Med J 2018;108(1):45-49. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i1.12671
  • Biccard BM, Madiba TE, Kluyts HL, Munlemvo DM, Madzimbamuto FD, Basenero A, Gordon CS, Youssouf C, Rakotoarison SR, Gobin V, Samateh AL, Sani CM, Omigbodun AO, Amanor-Boadu SD, Tumukunde JT, Esterhuizen TM, Le Manach Y, Forget P, Elkhogia AM,  MMehyaoui R, Zoumeno E, Ndayisaba G, Ndasi H, Ndonga HKN, Ngumi ZWW, Patel UP, Ashebir DZ, Antwi-Kusi AAK, Mbwele B, Sama HD, Elfiky M, Fawzy MA, Pearse RM, on behalf of the African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS) investigators. Perioperative patient outcomes in the African Surgical Outcomes Study: a 7-day prospective observational cohort study. The Lancet. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30001-1
  • von Pressentin KB, Mash RJ, Baldwin-Ragaven L, Botha RPG, Govender I, Steinberg WJ, Esterhuizen T. The Influence of Family Physicians Within the South African District Health System: A Cross-Sectional Study. ANNALS OF FAMILY MEDICINE 16, NO. 1 ,  JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018. https://doi.org/10.1370/afm.2133.
  • Milambo JPM, Cho K, Okwundu C, Olowoyeye A, Ndayisaba L, Chand S and Corden MH. Newborn follow-up after discharge from a tertiary care hospital in the Western Cape region of South Africa: a prospective observational cohort study. Global Health Research and Policy (2018) 3:2. DOI 10.1186/s41256-017-0057-4
  • von Pressentin KB, Mash RJ, Baldwin-Ragaven L, Botha RPG, Govender I, Steinberg WJ, Esterhuizen T. The perceived impact of family physicians on the district health system in South Africa: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Family Practice (2018) 19:24. DOI 10.1186/s12875-018-0710-0
  • McCaul M , de Waal B, Hodkinson P, Pigoga JL, Young T and Wallis LA. Developing prehospital clinical practice guidelines for resource limited settings: why re‑invent the wheel? BMC Res Notes (2018) 11:97. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3210-3
  • Wiyeh AB, Ochodo EA, Wiysonge CS, Kakia A, Awotedu AA, Ristic A, Mayosi BM. A systematic review of the efficacy and safety of intrapericardial fibrinolysis in patients with pericardial effusion. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 1;250:223-228. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.10.049. Epub 2017 Nov 6
  • Emmy De Buck, Karin Hannes, Margaret Cargo, Hans Van Remoortel, Axel Vande veegaete, Hans-Joachim Mosler, Thashlin Govender, Philippe Vandekerckhove & Taryn Young (2017): Engagement of stakeholders in the development of a Theory of Change for handwashing and sanitation behaviour change, International Journal of Environmental Health Research, DOI: 10.1080/09603123.2017.1415306
  • Blake P, Durao S, Naude CE and Bero L. An analysis of methods used to synthesize evidence and grade recommendations in food-based dietary guidelines. Nutrition ReviewsVR Vol. 76(4):290-300.
  • Manwana ME, Mokone GG, Kebaetse M, Young T. Epidemiology of traumatic orthopaedic injuries at Princess Marina Hospital, Botswana. SA Orthop J 2018;17(1):41-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2309-8309/2018/v17n1a6
  • Naude CE, Visser ME, Nguyen KA, Durao S, Schoonees A. Effects of total fat intake on bodyweight in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012960. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012960.
  • Heunisa M, Lombe DC and McCaul M. Retrospective analysis of radiotherapy outcomes in breast cancer radiotherapy at a single institution. Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology 2018; 10(1):1–4. https://doi.org/10.1080/20742835.2018.1429521
  • Beyanga M, Kidenya BR, Gerwing-Adima L, Ochodo E, Mshana SE, Kasang C. Investigation of household contacts of pulmonary tuberculosis patients increases case detection in Mwanza City, Tanzania. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 6;18(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3036-6. PubMed PMID: 29510670; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5840829.
  • Telford LH, Abdullahi LH, Ochodo EA, Zühlke LJ, Engel ME. Standard echocardiography versus handheld echocardiography for the detection of subclinical rheumatic heart disease: protocol for a systematic review. BMJ Open. 2018 Feb 10;8(2):e020140. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020140. PubMed PMID:29440164; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5829946.
  • Wood EM, Zani B, Esterhuizen TM and Young T. Nurse led home-based care for people with HIV/AIDS. BMC Health Services Research (2018) 18:219. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3002-4.
  • Machingaidze S, Grimmer K, Louw Q, Kredo T, Young T, Volmink J (2018) Next generation clinical guidance for primary care in South Africa – credible, consistent and pragmatic. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0195025. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195025
  • Eshun-Wilson I, Siegfried N, Akena DH, Stein DJ, Obuku EA, Oska JA. Antidepressants for depression in adults with HIV infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008525. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008525.pub3.
  • Jaca A, Mathebula L , Iweze A, Pienaar E, Wiysonge A systematic review of strategies for reducing missed opportunities for vaccination. Vaccine 2018.
  • Padayachee M, Visser J, Viljoen E, Musekiwa A & Blaauw R(2018): Efficacy and safety of Saccharomyces boulardii in the treatment of acute gastroenteritis in the paediatric population: a systematic review, South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2018.1449378.
  • Lukusa LA, Ndze VN, Mbeye NM, Wiysonge CS. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of educating parents on the benefits and schedules of childhood vaccinations in low and middle-income countries. Hum Vaccin Immunother 2018;14(8):2058-2068. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2018.1457931.
  • Smit DP, Esterhuizen TM, Meyer D, de Boer JH & de Groot-Mijnes JF (2018): The Etiology of Intraocular Inflammation in HIV Positive and HIV Negative Adults at a Tertiary Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2018.1476555.
  • Katoto PDMC, Thienemann F, Bulabula ANH, Esterhuizen TM, Murhula AB, Lunjwire PPM, Bihehe DM and Nachega JB. Prevalence and risk factors of metabolic syndrome in HIV infected adults at three urban clinics in a post-conflict setting, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tropical Medicine and International Health. doi:10.1111/tmi.13073
  • Yiu KC, Rohwer A, Young T. Integration of care for hypertension and diabetes: a scoping review assessing the evidence from systematic reviews and evaluating reporting. BMC Health Services Research (2018) 18:481 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3290-8
  • Albarqouni L, Hoffmann T, Straus S, Rydland Olsen N, Young T, Ilic D, Shaneyfelt T, Haynes B, Guyatt G, Glasziou P. Core Competencies in Evidence-Based Practice for Health Professionals. Consensus Statement Based on a Systematic Review and Delphi Survey. JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(2):e180281. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.0281
  • Tenforde MW, Shapiro AE, Rouse B, Jarvis JN, Li T, Eshun-Wilson I, Ford N. Treatment for HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD005647. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005647.pub3.
  • Eshun-Wilson I, Okwen MP, Richardson M, Bicanic T. Early versus delayed antiretroviral treatment in HIV-positive people with cryptococcal meningitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009012. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD009012.pub3.
  • Van de Velde S , Kunnamo I, Roshanov P, Kortteisto T, Aertgeerts B, Vandvik PO, Flottorp S, GUIDES expert panel (Young T et al). The GUIDES checklist: development of a tool to improve the successful use of guideline-based computerised clinical decision support. Implementation Science (2018) 13:86.
  • Volmink J. Reconceptualising health professions education in South Africa. S Afr J Sci. 2018;114(7/8), Art. #a0281, 2 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2018/a0281
  • Kredo T, Cooper S, Abrams A, Daniels K, Volmink J, Atkins S. National stakeholders’ perceptions of the processes that inform the development of national clinical practice guidelines for primary health care in South Africa. Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16(1): 68. doi: 10.1186/s12961-018-0348-3.
  • Bajunirwe F, Maling S, Adami H-O, Ajayi IO, Volmink J, Adebamowo C, Laurence C, Reid T, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Chiwanga FS, Dalal S, Njelekela M, Guwatudde D and Holmes MD. Burden of depressive symptoms and non-alcohol substance abuse; and their association with alcohol use and partner violence: a cross-sectional study in four sub-Saharan Africa countries. Global Mental Health (2018), 5, e31, page 1 of 11. doi:10.1017/gmh.2018.22.
  • Botha PJ, Schoonees A, Pontes CC. Mapping oral cancer research in South Africa. SADJ July 2018, Vol 73 no 6 p384 – p394
  • McCaul, M, Clarke M, Bruijns SR, Hodkinson PW, de Waal B, Pigoga J, Wallis LA, Young T . Global emergency care clinical practice guidelines: A landscape analysis. African Journal of Emergency Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2018.09.002
  • Rohwer A, Wager E, Young T, Garner P.  Plagiarism in research: a survey of African medical journals. BMJ Open 2018;8:e024777. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2018-024777
  • Awotiwon AA, Johnson S, Rutherford GW, Meintjes G, Eshun-Wilson I. Primary antifungal prophylaxis for cryptococcal disease in HIV-positive people. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD004773. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004773.pub3.
  • Mbuagbaw L, Slogrove AL, Sas J, Kunda JL, Morfaw F, Mukonzo JK, Cao W, Ngomba-Kadima G, Zunza M, Ongolo-Zogo P, Nana PN, Cockcroft A, Andersson N, Sewankambo N, Cotton MF, Li T, Young T, Singer J, Routy J, Ross CJD, Thin K, Thabane L, Anis AH. Output from the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network international postdoctoral fellowship for capacity building in HIV clinical trials. HIV/AIDS – Research and Palliative Care. 2018:10 151–155
  • Farebrother J, Naude CE, Nicol L, Sang Z, Yang Z, Jooste P, Andersson M, Zimmermann M. Effects of Iodized Salt and Iodine Supplements on Prenatal and Postnatal Growth: A Systematic Review, Advances in Nutrition, Volume 9, Issue 3, 1 May 2018, Pages 219–237, https://doi.org/10.1093/advances/nmy009
  • Olowoyeye A, Okwundu CI. Gene therapy for sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 11. No.: CD007652. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007652.pub6.x
  • Kredo T, Cooper S, Abrams A, Muller J, Volmink J, Akins S. Using the behavior change wheel to identify barriers to and potential solutions for primary care clinical guideline use in four provinces in South Africa. BMC Health Services Research. 2018;18:965
  • Young T, Shearer JC, Naude C, Kredo T, Wiysonge CS, Garner P. Researcher and policymaker dialogue: the Policy BUDDIES Project in Western Cape Province, South Africa. BMJ Global Health Journal, December 2018. DOI 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001130

 

 

  • Young T, Naude C, Brodovcky T, Esterhuizen T. Building capacity in Clinical Epidemiology in Africa: experiences from Masters programmes. BMC Medical Education (2017) 17:46
  • Wiysonge CS, Bradley HA, Volmink J, Mayosi BM, Opie LH. Beta-blockers for hypertension. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD002003. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002003.pub5
  • Morgan EH, Schoonees A, Faure M, Seguin RA. Caregiver involvement in interventions for improving children’s dietary intake and physical activity behaviors. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012547. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012547.
  • Schoonees A, Rohwer A, Young T. (2017) Evaluating evidence-based health care teaching and learning in the undergraduate human nutrition; occupational therapy; physiotherapy; and speech, language and hearing therapy programs at a sub-Saharan African academic institution. PLoS ONE 12 (2): e0172199. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0172199
  • Madhombiro M, Dube-Marimbe B, Dube M, Chibanda D, Zunza M, Rusakaniko S, Stewart D and Seedat S. A cluster randomised controlled trial protocol of an adapted intervention for alcohol use disorders in people living with HIV and AIDS: impact on alcohol use, general functional ability, quality of life and adherence to HAART. Madhombiro et al. BMC Psychiatry (2017) 17:44 DOI 10.1186/s12888-017-1208-3
  • Naude CE, Durao S, Harper A and Volmink J. Scope and quality of Cochrane reviews of nutrition interventions: a cross-sectional study. Nutrition Journal (2017) 16:22 DOI 10.1186/s12937-017-0244-7
  • Moloi AH, Mall S, Engel ME, Stafford R, Wan Zhu Z, Zuhlke LJ, Watkins DA. Rheumatic Heart Disease Epidemiology and Health Systems Barriers and Facilitators A Systematic Review of Studies From Uganda and Tanzania. Global Heart. 2017. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.12.002
  • Rohwer A, Motaze NV, Rehfuess E, Young T. E-learning of evidence-based health care (EBHC) in healthcare professionals: a systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews 2017:4. DOI: 10.4073/csr.2017.4
  • Adeniyi AB, Laurence CE, Volmink JA, and Davids MR. Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and association with cardiovascular risk factors among teachers in Cape Town, South Africa Clin Kidney J sfw138 first published online January 17, 2017 doi:10.1093/ckj/sfw138
  • Aves T, Kredo T, Welch V, Mursleen S, Ross S, Zani B, Motaze NV, Quinlan L, Mbuagbaw L. Equity issues were not fully addressed in Cochrane human immunodeficiency virus systematic reviews. J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Jan;81:96-100. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.09.008
  • Adedokun ST, Uthman OA, Adekanmbi VT, Wiysonge CS. Incomplete childhood immunization in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis of individual and contextual factors. BMC Public Health 2017 Mar 8;17(1):236. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4137-7
  • De Buck E, Van Remoortel H, Hannes K, Govender T, Naidoo S, Avau B, Vande veegaete A, Musekiwa A, Vittoria L, Cargo M, Mosler H-J, Vandekerckhove P, Young T. Approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries: a mixed method systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews 2017:7 DOI: 10.4073/csr.2017.7
  • Machingaidze S, Zani B, Abrams A, Durao S, Kredo T, Louw Q, Grimmer K, Young T. Quality and Reporting Standards of South African Primary Care Clinical Practice Guidelines. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 83 (2017) 31e36
  • Davids MR, Caskey FJ, Young T, Balbir Singh GK. Strengthening Renal Registries and ESRD Research in Africa. Seminars in Nephrology, Vol 37, No 3, May 2017, pp 211–223
  • Onwumeh J, Okwundu CI, Kredo T. Interleukin-2 as an adjunct to antiretroviral therapy for HIV-positive adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009818. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009818.pub2
  • Mengouo MN, Ndze VN, Baonga F, Kobela M, Wiysonge CS. Epidemiology of rubella infection in Cameroon: a 7-year experience of measles and rubella case-based surveillance, 2008-2014. BMJ Open 2017 Apr 7;7(4):e012959. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012959
  • Nduka CU, Stranges S, Kimani PK, Sarki AM, Uthman OA: Is there sufficient evidence for a causal association between antiretroviral therapy and diabetes in HIV-infected patients? A meta-analysis. Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews 2017.
  • Zunza M, Gray DM, Young T, Cotton M, Zar HJ. Isoniazid for preventing tuberculosis in HIV-infected children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD006418. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006418.pub3
  • Mbeye NM, Adetokunboh O, Negussie E, Kredo T, Wiysonge CS. Shifting tasks from pharmacy to non-pharmacy personnel for providing antiretroviral therapy to people living with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2017 Aug 29;7(8):e015072. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015072
  • Kredo T, Abrams A, Young T, Louw Q, Volmink J, Daniels K. Primary care clinical practice guidelines in South Africa: qualitative study exploring perspectives of national stakeholders. BMC Health Services Research. 2017;17:608 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2546-z
  • Louw Q, Dizon JM, Grimmer K, McCaul M, Kredo T, Young T. Building capacity for development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines. South African Medical Journal, [S.l.], v. 107, n. 9, p. 745-746, aug. 2017. ISSN 2078-5135. Available at: <http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj/article/view/12056/8224>.
  • Wiysonge CS, Ndze VN, Kongnyuy EJ, Shey MS. Vitamin A supplements for reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue9. Art. No.: CD003648. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003648.pub4.
  • Rehfuess EA, Booth A, Brereton L, Burns J, Gerhardus A, Mozygemba K, Oortwijn W, Pfadenhauer LM, Tummers M, van der Wilt GJ, Rohwer A. Towards a taxonomy of logic models in systematic reviews and health technology assessments: A priori, staged, and iterative approaches. Res Syn Meth. 2017;1–12. https://doi.org/10.1002/jrsm.1254
  • Pantoja T, Opiyo N,Lewin S, Paulsen E, Ciapponi A, Wiysonge CS,Herrera CA, Rada G, Peñaloza B, Dudley L, Gagnon MP, Garcia Marti S, Oxman AD. Implementation strategies for health systems in low-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews.Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011086. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011086.pub2.
  • Ciapponi A, Lewin S, Herrera CA, Opiyo N,Pantoja T, Paulsen E, Rada G, Wiysonge CS,Bastías G, Dudley L, Flottorp S, Gagnon MP,Garcia Marti S, Glenton C, Okwundu CI,Peñaloza B, Suleman F, Oxman AD. Delivery arrangements for health systems in low-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011083. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011083.pub2
  • Wiysonge CS, Ntsekhe M, Thabane L, Volmink J, Majombozi D, Gumedze F, Pandie S, Mayosi BM. Interventions for treating tuberculous pericarditis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD000526. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000526.pub2.
  • Wiysonge CS, Paulsen E, Lewin S, Ciapponi A, Herrera CA, Opiyo N, Pantoja T, Rada G, Oxman AD. Financial arrangements for health systems in low-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 9. Art No.: CD011084. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011084.pub2
  • Herrera CA, Lewin S, Paulsen E, Ciapponi A, Opiyo N, Pantoja T, Rada G, Wiysonge CS, Bastías G, Garcia Marti S, Okwundu CI, Peñaloza B, Oxman AD. Governance arrangements for health systems in low-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011085. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011085.pub2.http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD011085.pub2/full
  • Dizon J, Grimmer K, Louw Q, Machingaidze S, Parker H, Pillen H. Barriers and enablers for the development and implementation of allied health clinical practice guidelines in South African primary healthcare settings: a qualitative study. Health Research Policy and Systems (2017) 15:79 DOI 10.1186/s12961-017-0243-3https://health-policy-systems.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12961-017-0243-3
  • De Villiers MR, Blitz J, Couper I, Kent A, Moodley K, Talib Z, v Schalkwyk S, Young T. Decentralised training for medical students: Towards a South African consensus. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2017;9(1):a1449. https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1449 M
  • Lazarus E, Nicol S, Frigati L, Penazzato M, Cotton MF, Centeno-Tablante E, Violari A, Nicol L. Second- and Third-line Antiretroviral Therapy for Children and Adolescents: A Scoping Review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 May;36(5):492-499. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001481.
  • Matthews, R., McCaul, M. & Smith, W. A description of pharmacological analgesia administration by public sector advanced life support paramedics in the City of Cape Town. African J. Emerg. Med. 1–6 (2017). doi:10.1016/j.afjem.2017.01.002
  • De Villiers M, van Schalkwyk S, Blitz J, Couper I, Moodley K, Talib Z, Young T. Decentralised training for medical students: a scoping review. BMC Medical Education 2017;17:196 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-017-1050-9
  • Rautenbach W, Steffen J, Smit D, Lecuona K & Esterhuizen T (2017): Patterns of Uveitis at Two University-Based Referral Centres in Cape Town, South Africa, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2017.1391954
  • Rohwer A, Young T, Wager E, Garner, P. Authorship, plagiarism and conflict of interest: views and practices from low/middle-income country health researchers. BMJ Open 2017;7:e018467. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018467.
  • Isiguzo G, Zunza M, Chirehwa M, Mayosia BM, Thabane L.Quality of abstracts of pilot trials in heart failure: A protocol for a systematic survey. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 8 (2017) 258–263. doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2017.11.004
  • Smit DP, Esterhuizen TM and Meyer D (2017): The Role of QuantiFERON®-TB Gold and Tuberculin Skin Test as Diagnostic Tests for Intraocular Tuberculosis in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Patients in South Africa. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, June 2017. DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2017.1327078
  • Ferreira N, Marais LC, Esterhuizen TM. Factors associated with treatment failure of aseptic tibial nonunions managed by circular external fixation. J Limb Lengthen Reconstr 2017;3:31-6.
  • Skinner DL, de Vasconcellos K, Wise R, Esterhuizen TM, Fourie C, Goolam Mahomed A, Gopalan PD, Joubert I, Kluyts H, Mathivha LR, Mrara B, Pretorius JP, Richards G, Smith O, Spruyt MGL, Pearse RM, Madiba TE, Biccard BM. Critical care admission of South African (SA) surgical patients: Results of the SA Surgical Outcomes Study. S Afr Med J 2017;107(5):411-419. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i5.11455
  • Bovijn J, Kajee N, Esterhuizen TM and Van Schalkwyk SC. Research involvement amongundergraduate health sciences students: a cross-sectional study. BMC Medical Education (2017) 17:186. DOI 10.1186/s12909-017-1025-x
  • Motebejane MS, Neurosurg FC, Kaminsky I, Enicker BC, Esterhuizen T, Choi IS. IntracranialMeningiomas in the Era of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Antiretroviral Therapies in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: An Observational Case-Control Study. Clinical Neurosurgery, Volume 64, Number 1. September 2017.
  • GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet. 2017 Sep 16;390(10100):1084-1150GBD 2016 Causes of Death
  • Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017 Sep 16; 390: 1151–210
  • GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017 Sep 16; 390: 1211–59
  • GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017 Sep 16; 390: 1260–344
  • GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017 Sep 16; 390: 1345–422
  • GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet 2017 Sep 12; 390: 1423–59
  • GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Diarrhea Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Burden of diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2015: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. International Journal of Public Health. 2017 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s00038-017-1008-z.
  • Von Pressentin KB, Mash RJ,Esterhuizen TM. Examining the influence of family physician supply on district health system performance in South Africa: An ecological analysis of key health indicators. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2017;9(1), a1298. https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1298
  • Olatunbosun OD, Esterhuizen TM, Wiysonge CS. A cross sectional survey to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding seasonal influenza and influenza vaccination among diabetics in Pretoria, South Africa. Vaccine 35 (2017) 6375–6386
  • Steyn N, Zunza M, Decloedt EH. A cross-sectional descriptive study of breastfeeding behaviour and galactogogue use among private-sector patients in Cape Town, South Africa. S Afr J Obstet Gynaecol 2017;23(1):20-23. DOI:10.7196/SAJOG.2017.v23i1.1116
  • Okwundu CI, Uthman OA, Suresh G, Smith J, Wiysonge CS, Bhutani VK. Transcutaneous bilirubinometry versus total serum bilirubin measurement for newborns (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD012660. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012660
  • Onyenekwu CP, Okwundu CI, Ochodo EA. Procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, and presepsin for the diagnosis of sepsis in adults and children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD012627. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012627
  • Ochodo E, Kredo T, Young T, Wiysonge CS. Protocol for a qualitative synthesis of barriers and facilitators in implementing guidelines for diagnosis of tuberculosis. BMJ Open 2017;7:e013717. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013717
  • Zunza Z, Cotton MF, Mbuagbaw L, Lester R, Thabane L. Interactive weekly mobile phone text messaging plus motivational interviewing in promotion of breastfeeding among women living with HIV in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials (2017) 18:331DOI 10.1186/s13063-017-2079-0Harris R, Raison H,
  • Christian B, Bakare L, Okwundu CI, Burnside G. Interventions for improving adults’ use of primary oral health care services (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD012771.
  • Van Hoving DJ, Meintjes G, Takwoingi Y, Griesel R, Maartens G, Ochodo EA. Abdominal ultrasound for diagnosing abdominal tuberculosis or disseminated tuberculosis with abdominal involvement in HIV-positive adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD012777. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012777
  • Morgan EH, Schoonees A, Faure M, Seguin RA. Caregiver involvement in interventions for improving children’s dietary intake and physical activity behaviors. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012547. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012547.

 

 

  • Carney T, Myers BJ, Louw J, Okwundu CI. Brief school-based interventions and behavioural outcomes for substance-using adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Jan 20;1:CD008969. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008969.pub3
  • Ochodo E, Garner P, Sinclair D. Achieving universal testing for malaria. BMJ.2016 Feb 4;352:i10
  • Grobler L, Nagpal S, Sudarsanam TD, Sinclair D. Nutritional supplements for people being treated for active tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD006086. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006086.pub4. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006086.pub4/full
  • Young T, Garner P, Clarke M, Volmink J. Evidence-based Health Care and Policy in Africa: past, present and future. J Clin Epidemiol. 2016 Jun 24. pii: S0895-4356(16)30182-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.06.006.
  • Abdullahi LH, Kagina BM, Cassidy T, Adebayo EF, Wiysonge CS, Hussey GD. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on adolescent vaccination among parents, teachers and adolescents in Africa: a systematic review. Vaccine. 2016 Jun 8. pii: S0264-410X(16)30437-6. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.06.023.
  • Young T, Esterhuizen TM,  Volmink J, Clarke M. Attitude and confidence of undergraduate medical programme educators to practice and teach evidence-based healthcare: a cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare: June 2016 – Volume 14 – Issue 2 – p 74–83.      doi: 10.1097/XEB.0000000000000068
  • Oyo-Ita A, Wiysonge CS, Oringanje C, Nwachukwu CE, Oduwole O, Meremikwu MM. Interventions for improving coverage of childhood immunisation in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD008145. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008145.pub3.
  • Sissolak G, Seftel M, Uldrick TS,  Esterhuizen TM, Mohamed N, Kotze D. Burkitt’s Lymphoma and B-Cell Lymphoma Unclassifiable With Features Intermediate Between Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma and Burkitt’s Lymphoma in Patients With HIV: Outcomes in a South African Public Hospital.  Journal of Global Oncology. DOI: 10.1200/JGO.2015.002378. Published online on jgo.ascopubs.org on August 31, 2016.
  • Wiysonge CS, Abdullahi LH, Ndze VN, Hussey GD. Public stewardship of private for-profit healthcare providers in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD009855. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009855.pub2.
  • Lawrence M, Wingrove K, Naude CE and Durao S. Evidence Synthesis and Translation for Nutrition Interventions to Combat Micronutrient Deficiencies with Particular Focus on Food Fortification. Nutrients 2016, 8, 555; doi:10.3390/nu8090555
  • Lawrence M, Naude CE, Armstrong R, Bero L, Covic N, Durao S, Ghersi D, Macdonald G, Margetts B, Tovey D, Volmink J, Young T. A Call to Action to reshape evidence synthesis and use for nutrition policy. Cochrane Library, 21 November 2016 (Editorial) http://www.cochranelibrary.com/editorial/10.1002/14651858.ED000118
  • Chirima T, Esterhuizen TM. Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing: a cross-sectional study in Swaziland S Afr Pharm J 2016;83(2):44-9
  • Magodoro IM, Esterhuizen TM and Chivese T. A cross‑sectional, facility based study of comorbid non‑communicable diseases among adults living with HIV infection in Zimbabwe. BMC Res Notes (2016) 9:379 DOI 10.1186/s13104-016-2187-z
  • Langlois EV, Montekio VB, Young T, Song K, Alcalde-Rabanal J, Tran N. Enhancing evidence informed policymaking in complex health systems: lessons from multi-site collaborative approaches. Health Research Policy and Systems. 2016,14:20 doi:10.1186/s12961-016-0089-0
  • Rehfuess EA, Durao S, Kyamanywa P, Meerpohl JJ, Young T, Rohwer A on behalf of the CEBHA+ consortium. An approach for setting evidence-based and stakeholder-informed research priorities in low- and middle income countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2016
  • Werfalli M, Engel ME, Musekiwa A, Kengne AP, Levitt NS. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes among older people in Africa: a systematic review. www.thelancet.com/diabetes-endocrinology. Published online November 5, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00363-0.
  • Naaktgeboren CA, Ochodo EA, Van Enst WA, de Groot JA, Hooft L, Leeflang MM,Bossuyt PM, Moons KG, Reitsma JB. Assessing variability in results in systematic reviews of diagnostic studies. BMC Med Res Methodol.2016;16(1):6
  • van der Merwe LJ; van Zyl GJ; St Clair Gibson AD; Viljoen M; Iputo JE; Mammen M; Chitha W; Perez AM; Hartman N; Fonn S; Green-Thompson L; Ayo-Ysuf OA; Botha GC; Manning D; Botha SJ; Hift R; Retief P; van Heerden BB; Volmink J. South African medical schools: Current state of selection criteria and medical students’ demographic profile. S Afr Med J 2016;106(1):76-81. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i1.9913
  • Kredo T, Bernhardsson S, Machingaidze S, Young T, Louw Q, Ochodo EA, Grimmer K. Guide to clinical practice guidelines: The current state of play. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 2016, 1–7 doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzv115
  • McEvoy MP, Crilly M, Young T, Farrelly J and Lewis LK (2016). How Comprehensively Is Evidence-Based Practice Represented in Australian Health Professional Accreditation Documents? A Systematic Audit, Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 28:1, 26-34, DOI: 10.1080/10401334.2015.1107490
  • Zhou DT, Nehumba D, Oktedalen O, Marange P, Kodogo V, Gomo ZA, Esterhuizen TM and Stray-PedersenB. Changes in Lipid Profiles of HIV+ Adults over Nine Months at a Harare HIV Clinic: A Longitudinal Study. Biochemistry Research International. Volume 2016, Article ID 3204818, 7 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3204818
  • Pfadenhauer LM, Burns J, Rohwer A, Rehfuess EA. Effectiveness of interventions to reduce exposure to lead through consumer products and drinking water: A systematic review. Environmental Research 2016; 147:525–536
  • Grimmer K, Machingaidze S, Dizon JM, Kredo T, Louw QA, Young T. South African Clinical Practice Guidelines Quality measured with Complex and Rapid Appraisal Instruments. BMC Research Notes. 2016;9:244 DOI: 10.1186/s13104-016-2053-z
  • Prakaschandra DR, Esterhuizen TM, Motala AA, Gathiram P, Nidoo DP. High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in Durban South African Indians: The Phoenix Lifestyle Project. SAMJ 2016; 106(3):284-289.
  • Esterhuizen TM, Thabane L. Con: Meta-analysis: some key limitations and potential solutions. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2016) 31: 882–885 doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw092
  • Nachega, J. B., Skinner, D., Jennings, L., Magidson, J. F., Altice, F. L., Burke, J. G., Lester RT, Uthman OA, et al. (2016). Acceptability and feasibility of mHealth and community-based directly observed antiretroviral therapy to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in South African pregnant women under Option B+: an exploratory study. Patient Preference and Adherence10, 683–690. http://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S100002
  •  Claassen-weitz S, Wiysonge CS, Machingaidze S, Thabane L, Horsnell WG, Zar HJ, Nicol MP, Kaba M. Current knowledge and future research directions on fecal bacterial patterns and their association with asthma. Front Microbiol 2016;7:838. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.00838
  • Wiysonge CS, Waggie Z, Hawkridge A, Schoub B, Madhi SA, Rees H, Hussey G. Advocating for efforts to protect African children, families, and communities from the threat of infectious diseases: report of the First International African Vaccinology Conference. Pan African Medical Journal 2016;23:53. doi:10.11604/pamj.2016.23.53.9097
  • Finlayson H, Smit L, Esterhuizen TM, Kruger M. The impact of a change in referral pathway on a paediatric short-stay ward in Cape Town, South Africa. S Afr J Child Health 2016;10(2):134-138. DOI:10.7196/SAJCH.2016.v10i2.1054
  • Kirigia JM, Ota MO, Senkubuge F, Wiysonge CS, Mayosi BM. Developing the African national health research systems barometer. Health Research Policy and Systems 2016;14:53. DOI: 10.1186/s12961-016-0121-4.
  • GBD 2015 HIV Collaborators (including Wiysonge CS). Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980 – 2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet HIV 2016; 3: e361-87
  • Matsaseng T, Kruger T, Zunza M. A simple method of extended 8 days course of clomiphene citrate versus 5 days course in an attempt to suppress premature luteinizing hormone surge in an assisted reproductive technology program: A randomized controlled trial. IVF Lite 2016;3:11-7. DOI: 10.4103/2348-2907.183440
  • Rohwer A, Pfadenhauer L, Burns J, Brereton L, Gerhardus A, Booth A, Oortwijn W, Rehfuess E. Logic models help make sense of complexity in systematic reviews and health technology assessments. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.06.012
  • Hird TR, Pirie FJ, Esterhuizen TM, O’Leary B, McCarthy MI, Young EH, et al. (2016) Burden of Diabetes and First Evidence for the Utility of HbA1c for Diagnosis and Detection of Diabetes in Urban Black South Africans: The Durban Diabetes Study. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161966. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161966
  • Musengimana G, Mukinda FK, Machekano R, Mahomed H. Temperature Variability and Occurrence of Diarrhoea in Children under Five-Years-Old in Cape Town Metropolitan Sub-Districts. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2016, 13, 859; doi:10.3390/ijerph13090859
  • Grobler  L, Mehtar  S, Dheda  K, Adams  S, Babatunde  S, van der Walt  M, Osman  M. The epidemiology of tuberculosis in health care workers in South Africa: a systematic review. BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series. 201616:416. DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1601-5
  • Tabana H, Dudley LD, Knight S, Cameron N, Mahomed H, Goliath C, Eggers R, Wiysonge CS. The acceptability of three vaccine injections given to infants during a single clinic visit in South Africa. BMC Public Health 2016;16:749. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3324-2.
  • GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators, Wang H, Naghavi M, Allen C, Barber RM, Bhutta ZA, Carter A, Wiysonge CS, et al. Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1459-544DOI: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31012-1
  • GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators, Vos T, Allen C, Arora M, Barber RM, Bhutta ZA, Brown A, Wiysonge CS, et al. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1545–602.   DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6
  • GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators, Kassebaum NJ, Arora M, Barber RM, Bhutta ZA, Brown J, Carter A, Wiysonge CS et al. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990]2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2015 Study. Lancet 2016; 388: 1603-58.   DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31460-X
  • GBD 2015 Risk Factors Collaborators, Forouzanfar MH, Afshin A, Alexander LT, Ross Anderson H, Bhutta ZA, Biryukov S, Wiysonge CS, et al. Global, regional and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 195 countries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.  Lancet 2016; 388: 1659-724.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31679-8
  • GBD Child Mortality Collaborators, Wang H, Bhutta ZA, Coates MM, Coggeshall M, Dandona L, Diallo K, Wiysonge CS, et al. Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1725-74.                                                        DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31575-6
  • GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators, Kassebaum NJ, Barber RM, Bhutta ZA, Dandona L, Gething PW, Hay SI, Wiysonge CS, et al.  Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1775-812  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31470-2
  • GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators, Lim SS, Allen K, Bhutta ZA, Dandona L, Forouzanfar MH, Fullman N, Wiysonge CS, et al. Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet 2016; 388: 1813-1850. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31467-2
  • Tatsilong HOP, Noubiab JJ, Nansseu JRN, Aminde LN, Bigna JJR, Ndze VN, Moyo RS. Hepatitis B infection awareness, vaccine perceptions and uptake, and serological profile of a group of health care workers in Yaounde, Cameroon. BMC Public Health. 2016 3;15:706. DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3388-z
  • Hird TR, Young EH, Pirie FJ, Riha J, Esterhuizen TM, O’Leary B,McCarthy MI, Sandhu MS,  Motala AA. Study profile: the Durban Diabetes Study (DDS): a platform for chronic disease research. Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics (2016), 1, e2, page 1 of 8. doi:10.1017/gheg.2015.3.
  • Moosa MR, Maree JD, Chirehwa MT, Benatar SR (2016) Use of the ‘Accountability for Reasonableness’ Approach to Improve Fairness in Accessing Dialysis in a Middle-Income Country. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164201. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164201
  • Laurence EC, Volmink J, Esterhuizen TM; Dalal S, Holmes MD. Risk of cardiovascular disease among teachers in Cape Town: Findings of the South African PaCT pilot study. S Afr Med J 2016;106(10):996-1001. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i10.10869
  • Stewart BT, Tansley G, Gyedu A, Anthony, Ofosu A, Donkor P, Appiah-Denkyira E, Quansah R, Clarke DL, Volmink J, Mock C. Mapping Population-Level Spatial Access to Essential Surgical Care in Ghana Using Availability of Bellwether Procedures. JAMA Surg. 2016;151(8):e161239. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.1239
  • Chiwanga FS, Njelekela MA, Diamond MB, Bajunirwe F, Guwatudde D, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Adebamowo C, Ajayi IO, Reid TG, Volmink J, Laurence C, Adami HO, Holmes MD. Dalal S. Urban and rural prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes and risk factors associated with diabetes in Tanzania and Uganda. Glob Health Action 2016, 9: 31440 – http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v9.31440
  • Hofmeyr GJ, Qureshi Z. Preventing deaths due to haemorrhage. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2016;36: 68-82
  • Machingaidze S, Zani B, Abrams A, Durao S, Louw Q, Kredo T, Grimmer K, Young T. Quality and Reporting Standards of South African Primary Care Clinical Practice Guidelines. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2016.09.015
  • Rukasha I, Said HM, Omar SV, Koornhof H, Dreyer AW, Musekiwa A, Moultrie H, Hoosen AA, Kaplan G, Fallows D and Ismail N (2016) Correlation of rpoB Mutations with Minimal Inhibitory Concentration of Rifampin and Rifabutin in Mycobacterium tuberculosis in an HIV/AIDS Endemic Setting, South Africa. Front. Microbiol. 7:1947.  doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01947
  • Smit DP, EsterhuizenTM, Meyer D. The Prevalence of Intraocular Tuberculosis in HIV-positive and HIV-negative Patients in South Africa Using a Revised Classification System, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, DOI: 10.1080/09273948.2016.1263342
  • Rousseau-Jemwa E, Hendricks L & Rehse K. Counselling as an intervention strategy for men who use violence in their intimate relationships. Graduate Journal of Social Science November 2016, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 128–146
  • Bierstekera L, Dawesb A, Hendricks L, Tredouxd C. QuarterlyCenter-based early childhood care and education program quality: A South African study. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 36 (2016) 334–344
  • Turawa EB, Musekiwa A, Rohwer AC. Interventions for preventing postpartum constipation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD011625. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011625.pub2.
  • Naude CE, Zani B, Ongolo-Zogo P, Wiysonge CS, Dudley L, Kredo T, Garner P,  Young T. Research evidence and policy: qualitative study in selected provinces in South Africa and Cameroon. Implementation Science 2015; 10:126. http://www.implementationscience.com/content/10/1/126
  • Lutge EE, Wiysonge CS, Knight SE, Sinclair D, Volmink J. Incentives and enablers to improve adherence in tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2015 Sep 3; 9:CD007952. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD007952.pub3
  • Pule GD, Mowla S, Novitzky N, Wiysonge CS, Wonkam A. A systematic review of known mechanisms of hydroxyurea-induced fetal hemoglobin for treatment of sickle cell disease. Expert Rev Hematol. 2015 Sep 1:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1586/17474086.2015.1078235?journalCode=ierr20#.VewN3k3ovVI
  • Farebrother J, Naude CE, Nicol L, Andersson M, Zimmermann MB. Iodised salt and iodine supplements for prenatal and postnatal growth: a rapid scoping of existing systematic reviews. Nutrition Journal (2015) 14:89 DOI 10.1186/s12937-015-0079-z
  • Irusen H, Rohwer AC, Steyn DW, Young T. Treatments for breast abscesses in breastfeeding women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD010490. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010490.pub2
  • González U, Pinart M, Sinclair D, Firooz A, Enk C, Vélez ID, Esterhuizen TM, Tristan M, Alvar J. Vector and reservoir control for preventing leishmaniasis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD008736. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD008736.pub2.
  • Usenbo A, Kramer V, Young T, Musekiwa A (2015) Prevalence of Arthritis in Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0133858. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133858
  • Domingo AK, Asmal L, Seedat S, Esterhuizen TM, Laurence C, Volmink J.. Investigating the association between diabetes mellitus, depression and psychological distress in a cohort of South African teachers. S Afr Med J 2015;105(12):1057-1060. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2015.v105i12.9843
  • Machekano R, Young T, Conradie W, Rusakaniko S, Thabane L. Workshop report: building biostatistics capacity in Sub-saharan Africa-taking action. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2015;21:167
  • Machekano R, Young T, Rusakaniko S, Musonda P, Sartorius B, Todd J, et al. on behalf of the participants at the workshop on Building Biostatistics Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa.. The Africa Center for Biostatistical Excellence: a proposal for enhancing biostatistics capacity for sub-Saharan Africa. Statist. Med. 2015 (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/sim.6572
  • Uthman OA, Okwundu C, Gbenga K, Volmink J, Dowdy D, Zumla A, et al.  Optimal Timing of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation for HIV-Infected Adults with Newly Diagnosed Pulmonary Tuberculosis. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015; 163:32-39. doi:10.7326/M14-2979
  • Durão S, Ajumobi O, Kredo T, Naude CE, Levitt N, Steyn KS, Bradshaw D, Young T. Evidence insufficient to confirm the value of population screening for diabetes and hypertension in low- and middle-income settings. S Afr Med J 2015;105(2):98-102. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8819
  • Athuman M, Kabanywanyi AM, Rohwer AC. Intermittent preventive antimalarial treatment for children with anaemia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010767. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010767.pub2 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD010767.pub2/abstract
  • Rohwer AC, Willems B, Young T. Taking stock of evidence-based healthcare in the undergraduate medical curriculum at Stellenbosch University: Combining a review of curriculum documents and input from recent graduates. African Journal of Health Professions Education, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 1, p. 98-104, jun. 2015. ISSN 2078-5127. Available at: http://hmpg.co.za/index.php/ajhpe/article/view/7977 .
  • Dudley LD, Young TN, Rohwer AC, Willems B, Dramowski A, Goliath C, et al. Fit for purpose? A review of a medical curriculum and its contribution to strengthening health systems in South Africa. African Journal of Health Professions Education, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 1, p. 81-85, jun. 2015. ISSN 2078-5127. Available at: http://hmpg.co.za/index.php/ajhpe/article/view/7987
  • van Enst WA, Naaktgeboren CA, Ochodo EA de Groot JAH, Leeflang MM, Reitsma JB, Scholten RJPM, Moons KGM, Zwinderman AH, Bossuyt PMM and Hooft L. Small-study effects and time trends in diagnostic test accuracy meta-analyses: a meta-epidemiological study. Systematic Reviews (2015) 4:66. DOI 10.1186/s13643-015-0049-8
  • Ochodo E.A, Gopalakrishna G, Spek B, Reitsma JB, van Lieshout L, Polman K, Lamberton P, Bossuyt PM, Leeflang MM. Circulating antigen tests and urine reagent strips for diagnosis of active schistosomiasis in endemic areas. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. 2015 Issue 3, Art. No.: CD009579. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009579.pub2.
  • Awotiwon AA, Oduwole O, Sinha A, Okwundu CI. Zinc supplementation for the treatment of measles in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011177. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011177.pub2.
  • Andersson MI, Rajbhandari R, Kew MC, Vento S, Preiser W, Hoepelman AIM, Theron G, Cotton M, Cohn J, Glebe D, Lesi O, Thursz M, Peters M, Chung R, Wiysonge CS. Mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus in sub-Saharan Africa: time to act. Lancet Glob Health 2015; 3(7): e358–e359.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00056-X
  • Draper CE, Grobler L, Micklesfield LK, Norris SA. Impact of social norms and social support on diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour of adolescents: a scoping review. Child Care Health Dev. 2015 Mar 25. doi: 10.1111/cch.12241. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25809525
  • Coussens AK, Naude CE, Goliath R, Chaplin G, Wilkinson RJ, Jablonski NG. High-dose vitamin D3 reduces deficiency caused by low UVB exposure and limits HIV-1 replication in urban Southern Africans. PNAS, June 15, 2015. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1500909112. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1500909112
  • Young T, Rohwer AC, van Schalkwyk S, Volmink J, Clarke M (2015) Patience, Persistence and Pragmatism: Experiences and Lessons Learnt from the Implementation of Clinically Integrated Teaching and Learning of Evidence-Based Health Care – A Qualitative Study. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0131121. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131121
  • Grobler L, Marais BJ, Mabunda S. Interventions for increasing the proportion of health professionals practising in rural and other underserved areas. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD005314. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005314.pub3.
  • Nkhata LA. Esterhuizen TM, Siziya S, Phiri PDC, Munalula-Nkandu E, Shula H. The Prevalence and Perceived Contributing Factors for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Nurses at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Science Journal of Public Health. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2015, pp. 508-513. doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.20150304.18
  • Karinja MN, Esterhuizen TM, Friedrich SO, Diacon AH. 2015. Sputum volume predicts sputum mycobacterial load during the first 2 weeks of antituberculosis treatment. J Clin Microbiol 53:1087–1091. doi:10.1128/JCM.02379-14
  • B M Biccard, T E Madiba, (Machekano R) on behalf of the South African Surgical Outcomes Study investigators. The South African Surgical Outcomes Study: A 7-day prospective observational cohort study. S Afr Med J 2015;105(6):465-475. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9435
  • Chivese T, Esterhuizen TM, Basson AR (2015) The Influence of Second-Hand Cigarette Smoke Exposure during Childhood and Active Cigarette Smoking on Crohn’s Disease Phenotype Defined by the Montreal Classification Scheme in a Western Cape Population, South Africa. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0139597. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139597
  • Kashangura R, Sena ES, Young T, Garner P. Effects of MVA85A vaccine on tuberculosis challenge in animals: systematic review. Int. J. Epidemiol. first published online September 8, 2015 doi:10.1093/ije/dyv142
  • Dalal S, Holmes MD,  Laurence C,  Bajunirwe F,  Guwatudde D,  Njelekela M,  Adebamowo C,  Nankya-Mutyoba J,  Chiwanga  FS, Volmink J,  Ajayi  I,  Kalyesubula R,  Reid TG,  Dockery D,  Hemenway D and  Adami  HO. Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study. Global Health Action, [S.l.], v. 8, may. 2015. ISSN 1654-9880. Available at: <http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/article/view/27422>. Date doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.27422.
  • Young T, Rohwer A, Volmink J, Clarke M. Perspectives of undergraduate module convenors at a South African academic institution on medical student training in evidence-based health care: a qualitative study. South African Family Practice 2015, DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2015.1090689.
  • Adetokunboh OO, Schoonees A, Balogun TA, Wiysonge CS. Efficacy and safety of abacavir-containing combination antiretroviral therapy as first-line treatment of HIV infected children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 26;15(1):469. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/15/469.
  • Naidoo I, Charlton KE, Esterhuizen TM and Cassim B. High risk of malnutrition associated with depressive symptoms in older South Africans living in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional survey. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition (2015) 33:19. DOI 10.1186/s41043-015-0030-0.
  • Lewis JM, Macpherson P, Adams ER, Ochodo E, Sands A, Taegtmeyer, M. Field accuracy of fourth-generation rapid diagnostic tests for acute HIV-1: a systematic review. AIDS. Volume 29(18), 28 November 2015, p 2465–2471
  • Werfalli M, Engel ME, Musekiwa A, Kengne AP, Levitt NS. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes among older people in Africa: a systematic review Lancet Diabetes-Endocrinol 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00363-0
  • Mangesi L, Hofmeyr GJ, Smith V, Smyth RMD. Fetal movement counting for assessment of fetal wellbeing. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD004909. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004909.pub3.
  • Young T, Esterhuizen TM, Volmink J, Clarke M. Attitude and confidence of undergraduate medical programme educators to practice and teach evidence-based healthcare. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare 11/2015; DOI:10.1097/XEB.0000000000000068
  • Melanga Anya BP, Mihigo R, Wiysonge CS, Dochez C, Akanmori BD. Enhancing capacity of professionals and academics for vaccines and immunization in Africa: The 3rd Regional Vaccinology Course for Francophone Countries, Mbour, Senegal, 12th-19th September 2015. Ann Vaccines Immunization 2015;2(1):1011. http://www.jscimedcentral.com/Vaccines/vaccines-2-1011.pdf
  • Adebayo EF, Uthman OA, Wiysonge CS, Stern EA, Lamont KT, Ataguba JE. A systematic review of factors that affect uptake of community-based health insurance in low-income and middle-income countries. BMC Health Services Research 2015 (accepted for publication). BMC Health Services Research 2015;15:543  doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1179-3. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/s12913-015-1179-3.pdf
  • Werfalli M, Engel ME, Musekiwa A, Kengne AP, Levitt NS. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes among older people in Africa: a systematic review. www.thelancet.com/diabetes-endocrinology. Published online November 5, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00363-0.
  • Lamont K, Sliwa K, Stewart S, Carrington M, Pretorius S, Libhaber E, Wiysonge CS, Adebayo EF, Klipstein-Grobusch K. Short message service (SMS) as an educational tool during pregnancy: A literature review. Health Education Journal 2015 (Published online before print October 29, 2015) doi: 10.1177/0017896915607910 http://hej.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/10/28/0017896915607910.full.pdf+html.
  • Guwatudde D, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Laurence C, Adebamowo C, Ajayi IO, Bajunirwe F, Njelekela M, Chiwanga FS, Reid T, Volmink J, Adami HO, Holmes MD and Dalal S. The burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: a four-country cross sectional study. BMC Public Health (2015) 15:1211. DOI 10.1186/s12889-015-2546-z
  • Zeier MD, Botha MHH, Engelbrecht S, Machekano R, Jacobs GB. Combination antiretroviral therapy reduces the detection risk of cervical human papilloma virus infection in women living with HIV. AIDS. Volume 29.
  • Hofmyer GJ , Seuc AH, Betran AP, Purnat TD, Ciganda A, Munjanja SP, Manyame S, Singata M, Fawcus S, Frank K, Hall DR. The effect of calcium supplementation on blood pressure in non-pregnant women with previous pre-eclampsia:  An exploratory, randomized placebo controlled study. Pregnancy Hypertension:  An International Journal of Women’s Cardiovascular Health.2015
  • Naidoo I, Charlton KE, Esterhuizen TM, Cassim B. High risk of malnutrition associated with depressive symptoms in older South Africans living in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional survey. J Health Popul Nutr. 2015 Oct 19; 33(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s41043-015-0030-0. PubMed PMID: 26825267.
  • Chima SC, Nkwanyana NM, Esterhuizen TM. Impact of a short biostatistics course on knowledge and performance of postgraduate scholars: Implications for training of African doctors and biomedical researchers. Niger J Clin Pract. 2015 Dec; 18 Suppl:S62-70. doi: 10.4103/1119-3077.170818. PubMed PMID: 26620624.
  • Naude CE, Schoonees A, Senekal M, Young T, Garner P, Volmink J. (2014) Low Carbohydrate versus Isoenergetic Balanced Diets for Reducing Weight and Cardiovascular Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE 9(7): e100652. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100652
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  • Kredo T, Adeniyi FB, Bateganya M, Pienaar ED. Task shifting from doctors to non-doctors for initiation and maintenance of antiretroviral therapy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD007331. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007331.pub3.
  • Botha PJ, Chikte U, Barrie R, Esterhuizen TM. Self-reported musculoskeletal pain among dentists in South Africa: A 12-month prevalence study. SADJ June 2014, Vol 69 no 5 p206 – p212.
  • Viljoen E, Visser J, Koen N and Musekiwa A. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect and safety of ginger in the treatment of pregnancy-associated nausea and vomiting. Nutrition Journal 2014, 13:20.
  • Cassidy T, Inglis G, Wiysonge CS, Matzopoulos R. A systematic review of the effects of poverty deconcentration and urban upgrading on youth violence. Health & Place 26(2014)78–87.
  • Ochodo EA, van Enst WA, Naaktgeboren CA, de Groot JAH, Hooft L, Moons KGM, Reitsma JB, Bossuyt PM and Leeflang MMG. Incorporating quality assessments of primary studies in the conclusions of diagnostic accuracy reviews: a cross-sectional study. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014 Mar 3;14(1):33. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-14-33.
  • Noubiap JJ, Nansseu JR, Kengne KK, Wonkam A, Wiysonge CS. Low hepatitis B vaccine uptake among surgical residents in Cameroon. Int Arch Med. 2014 Mar 14;7(1):11.
  • Jean B. Nachega, Jean-Jacques Parienti, Olalekan A. Uthman, Robert Gross, David W. Dowdy, Paul E. Sax, Joel E. Gallant, Michael J. Mugavero, Edward J. Mills, Thomas P. Giordano. Lower pill burden and once-daily antiretroviral treatment regimens for HIV infection: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2014; 58: 1297-1307 (full text available at http://m.cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/03/05/cid.ciu046.full.
  • McCaul JK, McCaul MG. Pre-hospital antibiotics for open fractures: Is there time? SA Orthopaedic Journal Autumn 2014, Vol 13, No 1 (34-37).
  • Rohwer A, Garner P, Young T. Reading systematic reviews to answer clinical questions. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. 2014; 2:39-46.
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  • Wiysonge CS. The importance of systematic reviews in radiology. S Afr J Rad. 2014;18(1); Art. #609, 2 pages. Http://dx.doi. Org/10.4102/sajr.v18i1.609.
  • Machingaidze S, Hussey GD, Wiysonge CS. Trends in the types and quality of childhood immunisations research output from Africa 1970-2010: mapping the evidence base. BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Feb 4;14(1):52. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-52.
  • Young T, Rohwer A, Volmink J, Clarke M (2014) What Are the Effects of Teaching Evidence-Based Health Care (EBHC)? Overview of Systematic Reviews. PLoS ONE 9(1): e86706. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086706.
  • Opie LH, Wiysonge CS. β-Blocker therapy for patients with hypertension–reply. JAMA. 2014 Feb 26;311(8):862-3. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.336.
  • Carney T, Myers BJ, Louw J, Okwundu CI. Brief school-based interventions and behavioural outcomes for substance-using adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008969. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008969.pub2.
  • Lutge E, Lewin S, Volmink J. Economic support to improve tuberculosis treatment outcomes in South Africa: a qualitative process evaluation of a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 Jun 19;15(1):236. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-236
  • Khan S, Musekiwa A, Chikte UME, Omar R. Differences in Functional Outcomes for Adult Patients with Prosthodontically-Treated and –Untreated Shortened Dental Arches: A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE (2014) 9(7): e101143. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101143.
  • Stones DK, de Bruin GP, Esterhuizen TM, Stefan DC. Childhood cancer survival rates in two South African units. S Afr Med J 2014;104(7):501-504. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.7882.
  • Koegelenberg CFN,  Noor F, Bateman ED, van Zyl-Smit RN, Bruning A, O’Brien JA, Smith C, Abdool-Gaffar MS, Emanuel S, Esterhuizen TM, Irusen EM. Efficacy of Varenicline Combined With Nicotine Replacement Therapy vs Varenicline Alone for Smoking Cessation A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2014;312(2):155-161. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7195.
  • Kongnyuy EJ, Wiysonge CS. Interventions to reduce haemorrhage during myomectomy for fibroids. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD005355. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005355.pub5.
  • Tiam A, Machekano R, Gounder CR, Maama-Maime L, Ntene-Sealiete K, Sahu M, Isavwa A, Oyebanji O, Ahimbisibwe A, Mokone M, Barnes GL, Chaisson RE, Guay L and Kassaye S. Preventing Tuberculosis Among HIV-Infected Pregnant Women in Lesotho: The Case for Rolling Out Active Case Finding and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr,  Volume 67, Number 1, September 1, 2014
  • Naaktgeboren CA, van Enst WA, Ochodo EA, de Groot JAH, Hooft L, Leeflang MM, Bossuyt PM, Moons KGM, Reitsma JB. Systematic overview finds variation in approaches to investigating and reporting on sources of heterogeneity in systematic reviews of diagnostic studies. Journal of clinical epidemiology. July 2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2014.05.018.
  • Claassen S, Wiysonge CS, Machingaidze S, Thabane L, Zar H, Nicol MP, Kaba M. The association between faecal microbiota and asthma or wheezing: A systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2014; 21 (Supplement 1): 336.
  • Gbabe OF, Okwundu CI, Dedicoat M, Freeman EE. Treatment of severe or progressive Kaposi’s sarcoma in HIV-infected adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD003256.
  • McCaul MG, Lourens A, Kredo T. Pre-hospital versus in-hospital thrombolysis for ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD010191. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010191.pub2
  • Turawa EB, Musekiwa A, Rohwer A. Interventions for treating postpartum constipation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD010273. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010273.pub2
  • Siegfried N, Pienaar DC, Ataguba JE, Volmink J, Kredo T, Jere M, Parry CDH. Restricting or banning alcohol advertising to reduce alcohol consumption in adults and adolescents. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010704. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010704.pub2.
  • Mugambi NM, Young T, Blaauw R. Application of evidence on probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics by food industry: a descriptive study. BMC Research Notes. 2014 7:754  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-754
  • Rohwer A, Schoonees A, Young T. Methods used and lessons learnt in conducting document reviews of medical and allied health curricula – a key step in curriculum evaluation. BMC Medical Education.2014, 14:236
  • Zeier MD, Botha MH, Engelbrecht S, Machekano R, Jacobs GB, Isaacs S, van Schalkwyk M, van der Merwe H, Mason D and Nachega JB. Combination antiretroviral therapy reduces the detection risk of cervical human papilloma virus infection in women living with HIV. AIDS 2014, Vol 00 No 00.  DOI:10.1097/QAD.0000000000000512
  • Karinja MN, Esterhuizen TM, Friedrich SO, Diacon AH. Sputum volume predicts sputum mycobacterial load during the first two weeks of anti-tuberculosis treatment. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec 31. pii: JCM.02379-14.
  • Wiysonge CS. Immunotherapy for tuberculous pericarditis. N Engl J Med 2014;371(26):2533.
  • Ochodo E.A.  Reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies in Radiology. SAJR. 2014 Dec; 18 (1)
  • Wiysonge CS. The successes and challenges of the Department of Health’s Expanded Programme on Immunisation. Paediatric Focus 2014; 5(2):4-5.
  • Uthman OA, Okwundu CI, Wiysonge CS, Young T, Clarke A. (2013) Citation Classics in Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: Who Wrote the Top 100 Most Cited Articles? PLoS ONE 8(10): e78517. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078517
  • Naude CE. “Eat plenty of vegetables and fruit every day”: a food-based dietary guideline for South Africa. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013; 26(3):S46-S56
  • Rohwer AC, Khondowe O, Young T. Antispasmodics for labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009243. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009243.pub3
  • Mugambi M, Musekiwa A, Lombard M, Young T, Blaauw R. Association between funding source, methodological quality and research outcomes in randomized controlled trials of synbiotics, probiotics and prebiotics added to infant formula: A Systematic Review. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2013, 13:137. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-13-137
  • Namane S, Kalla AA, Young T. Consultation outcomes for musculoskeletal conditions at two Community Health Centres in Cape Town, South Africa. S Afr Fam Pract 2013;55(4):380-384
  • Kredo T, Ford N, Adeniyi FB, Garner P. Decentralising HIV treatment in lower- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009987. DOI: 651858.CD009987.pub2
  • Schoonees A, Young T, Volmink J. Descriptive survey of the claims made in advertisements of nutritional supplements in South African women’s magazines. The South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition (SAJCN). Vol 26, No 2 (2013)
  • Rohwer AC, Young T, S v Schalkwyk. Effective or just practical? An evaluation of an online postgraduate module on evidence-based medicine (EBM). BMC Med Educ. 2013 May 27;13(1):77
  • Birbeck GL, Wiysonge CS, Mills EJ, Frenk JJ, Zhou XN, Jha P. Global health: the importance of evidence-based medicine. BMC Medicine 2013;11(1):223.
  • Okwundu CI, Nagpal S, Musekiwa A, Sinclair D. Home- or community-based programmes for treating malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009527. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009527.pub2.
  • Lawal AO, Musekiwa A, Grobler L. Interferon after surgery for women with advanced (Stage II-IV) epithelial ovarian cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009620. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009620.pub2.
  • Yahaya I, Uthman OA, Uthman MMB. Interventions for HIV-associated nephropathy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007183. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007183.pub3.
  • Okwundu CI, Afolabi BB. Intramuscular versus intravenous anti-D for preventing Rhesus alloimmunization during pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007885. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007885.pub2
  • Grobler L, Siegfried N, Visser ME, Mahlungulu SSN, Volmink J. Nutritional interventions for reducing morbidity and mortality in people with HIV. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004536. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004536.pub3.
  • Jones H, Lippman S, Caiaffa-Filho H, Young T, van de Wijgert J. Performance of rapid self-test for detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in South Africa and Brazil. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2013; 51(3):1037–9
  • Motaze NV, Mbuagbaw L, Young T. Prostaglandins before caesarean section for preventing neonatal respiratory distress. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010087. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010087.pub2
  • Schoonees A, Lombard M, Musekiwa A, Nel E, Volmink J. Ready-to-use therapeutic food for home-based treatment of severe acute malnutrition in children from six months to five years of age. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009000. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009000.pub2.
  • Ferreira A, Young T, Mathews C, Zunza M, Low N. Strategies for partner notification for sexually-transmitted infections, including HIV. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD002843. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002843.pub2.
  • Naude CE. Would an increase in vegetable and fruit intake help to reduce the burden of nutrition-related disease in South Africa? An umbrella review of the evidence. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013;26(3):104-114
  • Wiysonge CS, Opie LH. β-Blockers as initial therapy for hypertension. JAMA 2013;310(17):1851-52.
  • Rohwer AC, Garner P, Young T. Reading systematic reviews to answer clinical questions. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health. 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2013.09.001
  • Forland F, Rohwer AC, Klatser P, Boer K, Mayanja-Kizza H. Strengthening evidence-based health care in Africa. Evidence Based Medicine, February 2013
  • Nglazi MD, Bekker LG, Wood R, Hussey GD, Wiysonge CS. Mobile phone text messaging for promoting adherence to anti-tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review. BMC Infect Dis 2013;13(1):566.
  • Okwundu CI, Okoromah CAN, Shah PS. Prophylactic phototherapy for preventing jaundice in preterm or low birth weight infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007966. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007966.pub2.
  • Kuteyi T, Okwundu CI. Topical treatments for HIV-related oral ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007975. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007975.pub2.
  • Schoonees A, Visser J, Musekiwa A, Volmink J. Pycnogenol® for the treatment of chronic disorders® for the treatment of chronic disorders. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD008294. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008294.pub4.
  • Adeniyi FB, Young T. Weight loss interventions for chronic asthma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009339. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009339.pub2.
  • Rohwer AC, Khondowe O, Young T. Antispasmodics for labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD009243. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009243.pub2.
  • Okwundu CI, Uthman OA, Okoromah CAN. Antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for preventing HIV in high-risk individuals. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD007189. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007189.pub3
  • M’Imunya JM, Kredo T, Volmink J. Patient education and counselling for promoting adherence to treatment for tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD006591. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006591.pub2.
  • Nair H, Shu XO, Volmink J, Romieu I, Spiegelman D. Cohort studies around the world: methodologies, research questions and integration to address the emerging global epidemic of chronic diseases. Public Health 2012. Mar; 126(3):202-5.
  • Burger EH, Groenewald P, Bradshaw D, Ward AM, Yudkin PL, Volmink J. Validation study of cause of death statistics in Cape Town, South Africa, found poor agreement. J Clin Epidemiol 2012. Mar;65(3):309-16. Epub 2011 Dec 9.
  • Mugambi MN, Musekiwa A, Lombard M, Young T, Blaauw R. Probiotics, prebiotics infant formula use in preterm or low birth weight infants: a systematic review. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:58 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-58.
  • Mugambi M, Musekiwa A, Lombard M, Young T, Blaauw R. Synbiotics, probiotics or prebiotics in infant formula for full term infants: a systematic review. Nutrition Journal. 2012, 4;11(1):81. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-11-81.
  • Lutge EE, Wiysonge CS, Knight SE, Volmink J. Material incentives and enablers in the management of tuberculosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD007952. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007952.pub2.
  • Young T, Hopewell S. Methods for obtaining unpublished data. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 11. Art. No.: MR000027. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.MR000027.pub2.