Global Health
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​​​​​​​​​Department of Global Health

Publication highlights


  • Van Heerden J, Esterhuizen T, Kruger M. Inequity in paediatric oncology in South Africa – The neuroblastoma case study. S. Afr. j. oncol.2021;5(0), a163. Read more
  • Jessani NS, Rohwer A, Schmidt BM. et al. Integrated knowledge translation to advance noncommunicable disease policy and practice in South Africa: application of the Exploration, Preparation, Implementation, and Sustainment (EPIS) framework. Health Res Policy Sys 19, 82 (2021). Read more
  • Hendricks L, Eshun-Wilson I & Rohwer A. A mega-aggregation fram​ework synthesis of the barriers and facilitators to linkage, adherence to ART and retention in care among people living with HIV. Syst Rev 10, 54 (2021). Read more
  • Geerts JM, Kinnair D, Taheri P, Abraham A, Ahn J, Atun R, Barberia L, Best NJ, Dandona R, Dhahri AA, Emilsson L, Free JR, Gardam M, Geerts WH, Ihekweazu C, Johnson S, Kooijman A, Lafontaine AT, Leshem E, Lidstone-Jones C, Loh E, Lyons O, Neel KAF, Nyasulu PS, Razum O, Sabourin H, Schleifer Taylor J, Sharifi H, Stergiopoulos V, Sutton B, Wu Z, Bilodeau M. Guidance for Health Care Leaders During the Recovery Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Consensus Statement. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jul 1;4(7):e2120295. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.20295. PMID: 34236416. Read more
  • Wiysonge CS, Ndwandwe D, Ryan J, Jaca A, Batouré O, Anya BM, Cooper S. Vaccine hesitancy in the era of COVID-19: could lessons from the past help in divining the future? Hum Vaccin Immunother 2021 Mar 8:1-3. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2021.1893062. Read more
  • Fleur H. Boot, Callista Kahonde, John Dinsmore, Malcolm MacLachlan, Perspectives on access and usage of assistive technology by people with intellectual disabilities in the Western Cape province of South Africa: Where to from here? African Journal of Disability, page 1-11. Read more​
  • Chioma Ohajunwa1 and Gubela Mji, Expressing social justice within Indigenous research: a reflection on process and affirmation.  AlterNative, 2021, page 1 – 8. Read more
  • C Ohajunwa, G Mji, R Chimbala-Kalenga, Framing wellbeing through spirituality, space, history, and context: Lessons from an indigenous African community. Wellbeing, Space and Society 2 (2021)100042, page 1-7. Read more
  • Maura Lappeman, Esona-sethu Ndwandwa, Xanthe Hunt, Lieketseng Ned, and Leslie Swartz, South African Clinical Psychology Practice: The Challenge of Local Contextual Change. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice . Online First Publication, June 3, 2021. Read more
  • Breedt DS, Odland ML, Bakanisi B, Clune E, Makgasa M, Tarpley J, ...& Chu KM, Davies JI. Identifying knowledge needed to improve surgical care in Southern Africa using a theory of change approach. BMJ Global Health. 2021 Jun 1;6(6):e005629​ Read more
  • Chu KM, Marco JL, Owolabi EO, Duvenage R, Londani M, Lombard C, Parry CD. Trauma trends during COVID‐19 alcohol prohibition at a South African regional hospital. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2021 May 17, Read more
  • Naidu P, Chu KM. District hospital surgical capacity in Western Cape Province, South Africa: A cross-sectional survey. South African Medical Journal. 2021 Apr 1;111(4):343-9. Read more​
  • Jumbam DT, Reddy CL, Makasa E, Boatin AA, Rogo K, Chu KM, Nangombe B, Oladapo OT, Meara JG, Maswime S. Investing in surgery: a value proposition for African leaders. Lancet (London, England). 2020 Jul 4;396(10243):7 Read more
  • Chu KM, Owolabi EO, Smith M, Hardcastle TC, Maswime S, Geduld H, Gopalan PD, Marco J, Mendelson M, Biccard BM, Cairncross L. Establishing a South African national framework for COVID-19 surgical prioritisation. South African Medical Journal. 2021 May 1;111(5):426-31. Read m​ore