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A comparison of death recording by health centres and civil registration in South Africans receiving antiretroviral treatment
(International AIDS Society, 2015-12-16)
Introduction: There is uncertainty regarding the completeness of death recording by civil registration and by health centres in South Africa. This paper aims to compare death recording by the two systems, in cohorts of ...
Gender differences in survival among adult patients starting antiretroviral therapy in South Africa : a multicentre cohort study
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09-04)
Background: Increased mortality among men on antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been documented but remains poorly understood. We examined the magnitude of and risk factors for gender differences in mortality on ART. ...
Twelve-year mortality in adults initiating antiretroviral therapy in South Africa
(Wiley Open Access, 2018)
Introduction: South Africa has the largest number of individuals living with HIV and the largest antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme worldwide. In September 2016, ART eligibility was extended to all 7.1 million ...
HIV viral load as an independent risk factor for tuberculosis in South Africa : collaborative analysis of cohort studies
(Wiley Open Access, 2017)
Introduction: Chronic immune activation due to ongoing HIV replication may lead to impaired immune responses against opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis (TB). We studied the role of HIV replication as a risk ...
Incidence of Kaposi Sarcoma in HIV-infected patients - a prospective multi-cohort study from Southern Africa
(BioMed Central, 2012-04)
Background: The incidence of Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is high in sub-Saharan Africa. Data on KS among HIV-infected patients receiving and not yet receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) are, however, scarce in Africa. Within the ...