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Prevalence of non-communicable diseases in adults living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus : an overview of systematic reviews
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) are on the rise in patients with HIV and this has been partly attributed to the increasing use of Antiretroviral therapy (ART). Our aim was to consolidate ...
Implications of COVID-19 in high burden countries for HIV/TB : a systematic review of evidence
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-10-09)
Background: The triple burden of COVID-19, tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus is one of the major global health challenges of the twenty-first century. In high burden HIV/TB countries, the spread of COVID-19 among ...
A study of comorbidities, lifestyle risk factors and fatigue of patients with multiple sclerosis in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects approximately 2.3 million people globally. A geographical gradient in the prevalence of MS has been reported, with the lowest prevalence reported for sub- Saharan ...