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Inflammatory and myeloid-associated gene expression before and one day after infant vaccination with MVA85A correlates with induction of a T cell response
(BioMed Central, 2014-06)
Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health problem, with vaccination likely to be a necessary part of a successful control strategy. Results of the first Phase 2b efficacy trial of a candidate vaccine, MVA85A, ...
Student experiences of participating in five collaborative blended learning courses in Africa and Asia : a survey
(Taylor & Francis Open, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: As blended learning (BL; a combination of face-to-face and e-learning methods) becomes more commonplace, it is important to assess whether students find it useful for their studies. ARCADE ...
The candidate TB vaccine, MVA85A, induces highly durable Th1 responses
Background: Vaccination against tuberculosis (TB) should provide long-term protective immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.tb). The current TB vaccine, Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG), protects against disseminated ...
Justice through the J88 : the doctor's role in the criminal justice system
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-06-05)
No abstract available.
The acceptability of three vaccine injections given to infants during a single clinic visit in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) has increased the number of antigens and injections administered at one visit. There are concerns that more injections at a single immunisation ...
Are central hospitals ready for national health insurance? ICD coding quality from an electronic patient discharge record for clinicians
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016-02)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background. South Africa (SA)’s planned National Health Insurance reforms require the use of International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes for hospitals to purchase services from the ...
Tracking progress on the health status and service delivery outcomes for neonates and children in the Metro West geographic service area of the Cape Metropole, 2010 - 2015
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2019-04)
Background. Monitoring the health status of populations of children is one of the building blocks of the health system. The provision of an indicator dashboard with disaggregated data that are collected over time can be ...
From easing lockdowns to scaling-up community-based COVID-19 screening, testing, and contact tracing in Africa : shared approaches, innovations, and challenges to minimize morbidity and mortality
(Oxford University Press, 2020)
The arrival of COVID-19 to the African continent resulted in a range of locally relevant lockdown measures, which curtailed the spread of SARS-CoV-2 but caused economic hardship for large sections of the population. African ...
Doing more with less : a qualitative investigation of perceptions of South African health service managers on implementation of health innovations
(Oxford University Press, 2019)
Building resilience in health systems is an imperative for low- and middle- income countries. Health service managers’ ability to implement health innovations may be a key aspect of resilience in primary healthcare facilities, ...
Estimating vaccine confidence levels among healthcare staff and students of a tertiary institution in South Africa
Healthcare workers were the first group scheduled to receive COVID-19 vaccines when they became available in South Africa. Therefore, estimating vaccine confidence levels and intention to receive COVID-19 vaccines among ...