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“Toxic poverty” – improving maternal, infant and child health
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-11)
Professor Mark Tomlinson is based in the Department of Psychology at Stellenbosch University and received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. He is a Visiting Professor in the ...
A cluster randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of peer mentors to support South African women living with HIV and their infants
Objective: We evaluate the effect of clinic-based support by HIV-positive Peer Mentors, in addition to standard clinic care, on maternal and infant well-being among Women Living with HIV (WLH) from pregnancy through the ...
A cluster randomised controlled effectiveness trial evaluating perinatal home visiting among South African mothers/infants
Background: Interventions are needed to reduce poor perinatal health. We trained community health workers (CHWs) as home visitors to address maternal/infant risks. Methods: In a cluster randomised controlled trial in Cape ...
To evaluate if increased supervision and support of South African Government health workers’ home visits improves maternal and child outcomes : study protocol for a randomized control trial
(Biomed Central, 2017-08)
Background: Concurrent epidemics of HIV, depression, alcohol abuse, and partner violence threaten maternal and child health (MCH) in South Africa. Although home visiting has been repeatedly demonstrated efficacious in ...