Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics


The Division actively engages in conducting and supporting epidemiological research in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Recent outputs:

  1. Rohwer, A., Booth, A., Pfadenhauer, L., Brereton, L., Gerhardus, A., Mozygemba, K., Oortwijn, W., Tummers, M., Van Der Wilt, G.J., Rehfuess, E. (2016) Guidance on the use of logic models in health technology assessments of complex interventions [Online]. Available from: http://www.integrate-hta.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Guidance-on-the-use-of-logic-models-in-health-technology-assessments-of-complex-interventions.pdf
  2. M. Razeen Davids, Fergus J. Caskey, Taryn Young, Gillian K. Balbir Singh. Strengthening Renal Registries and ESRD Research in Africa. Seminars in Nephrology, Vol 37, No 3, May 2017, pp 211–223 http://www.seminarsinnephrology.org/article/S0270-9295(17)30002-5/fulltext
  3. Young T, Naude C, Brodovcky T, Esterhuizen T. Building capacity in Clinical Epidemiology in Africa: experiences from Masters programmes. BMC Med Educ 2017 Feb 27;17(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12909-017-0885-4 http://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12909-017-0885-4
  4. Rehfuess EA, Durao S, Kyamanywa P, Meerpohl JJ, Young T, Rohwer A on behalf of the CEBHA+ consortium. An approach for setting evidence-based and stakeholder-informed research priorities in low and middle income countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2016 http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/94/4/15-162966.pdf
  5. Esterhuizen TM, Thabane L. Con: Meta-analysis: some key limitations and potential solutions. Nephrol Dial Transplant (2016) 31: 882–885 doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw092 https://academic.oup.com/ndt/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ndt/gfw092
  6. Katoto PDMC, Thienemann F, Bulabula ANH, Esterhuizen TM, Murhula AB, Lunjwire PPM, Bihehe DM and Nachega JB. Prevalence and risk factors of metabolic syndrome in HIV infected adults at three urban clinics in a post-conflict setting, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tropical Medicine and International Health. doi:10.1111/tmi.13073