• Where are we in the battle of ending tuberculosis in children and adolescents in South Africa? 

      Du Preez, K.; Seddon, J. A.; Schaaf, H. Simon; Hesseling, A. C. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020)
      Ambitious targets to end tuberculosis (TB) were set at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB in September 2018, with children and adolescents specifically noted as key populations deserving ...
    • Rapid point-of-care CD4 testing at mobile units and linkage to HIV care : an evaluation of community-based mobile HIV testing services in South Africa 

      Sloot, Rosa; Glenshaw, Mary T.; Van Niekerk, Margaret; Meehan, Sue-Ann (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020)
      Background: Mobile HIV testing services (HTS) are effective at reaching undiagnosed people living with HIV. However, linkage to HIV care from mobile HTS is often poor, ranging from 10 to 60%. Point-of-care (POC) CD4 testing ...
    • Protecting children in low-income and middle-income countries from COVID-19 

      Ahmed, Salahuddin; Mvalo, Tisungane; Akech, Samuel; Agweyu, Ambrose; Baker, Kevin; Bar-Zeev, Naor; Campbell, Harry; Checkley, William; Chisti, Mohammod Jobayer; Colbourn, Tim; Cunningham, Steve; Duke, Trevor; English, Mike; Falade, Adegoke G.; Fancourt, Nicholas S. S.; Ginsburg, Amy S.; Graham, Hamish R.; Gray, Diane M.; Gupta, Madhu; Hammitt, Laura; Hesseling, Anneke C.; Hooli, Shubhada; Johnson, Abdul-Wahab B. R.; King, Carina; Kirby, Miles A.; Lanata, Claudio F.; Lufesi, Norman; Mackenzie, Grant A.; McCracken, John P.; Moschovis, Peter P.; Nair, Harish; Oviawe, Osawaru; Pomat, William S.; Santosham, Mathuram; Seddon, James A.; Thahane, Lineo Keneuoe; Wahl, Brian; Van der Zalm, Marieke; Verwey, Charl; Yoshida, Lay-Myint; Zar, Heather J.; Howie, Stephen R. C.; McCollum, Eric D. (BMJ, 2020)
      A saving grace of the COVID-19 pandemic in high-income and upper middle-income countries has been the relative sparing of children. As the disease spreads across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), ...
    • Opportunities for mobile app–based adherence support for children with tuberculosis in South Africa 

      Morse, Rachel M.; Myburgh, Hanlie; Reubi, David; Archey, Ava E.; Busakwe, Leletu; Garcia-Prats, Anthony J.; Hesseling, Anneke C.; Jacobs, Stephanie; Mbaba, Sharon; Meyerson, Kyla; Seddon, James A.; Van Der Zalm, Marieke M.; Wademan, Dillon T.; Hoddinott, Graeme (JMIR Publications, 2020)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Tuberculosis is the number one infectious cause of death globally. Young children, generally those younger than 5 years, are at the highest risk of progressing from tuberculosis infection to tuberculosis ...