Edwin Wouters

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Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of community-based support services on antiretroviral treatment programme delivery and outcomes in resource-limited countries: a synthetic review
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:194. 2012
  2. pmc Anxiety and depression amongst patients enrolled in a public sector antiretroviral treatment programme in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Michele Pappin
    Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:244. 2012
  3. pmc Wording effects and the factor structure of the Hospital Anxiety & Depression Scale in HIV/AIDS patients on antiretroviral treatment in South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e34881. 2012
  4. pmc Patient- and delivery-level factors related to acceptance of HIV counseling and testing services among tuberculosis patients in South Africa: a qualitative study with community health workers and program managers
    J Christo Heunis
    Centre for Health Systems Research and Development, University of the Free State, 205 Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa
    Implement Sci 6:27. 2011
  5. pmc Tuberculosis patients' reasons for, and suggestions to address non-uptake of HIV testing: a cross-sectional study in the Free State Province, South Africa
    N Gladys Kigozi
    Centre for Health Systems Research and Development, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:110. 2011
  6. pmc Outcomes of antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: retention of patients in care is a major challenge and varies across health facilities
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:81. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Short-term physical and emotional health outcomes of public sector ART in the Free State province of South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacobstraat 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Qual Life Res 16:1461-71. 2007
  8. pmc Who is accessing public-sector anti-retroviral treatment in the Free State, South Africa? An exploratory study of the first three years of programme implementation
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacob Street 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:387. 2010
  9. doi request reprint State of the ART: clinical efficacy and improved quality of life in the public antiretroviral therapy program, Free State province, South Africa
    E Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Care 21:1401-11. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The National Strategic Plan of South Africa: what are the prospects of success after the repeated failure of previous AIDS policy?
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Health Policy Plan 25:171-85. 2010

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Publications22

  1. pmc Impact of community-based support services on antiretroviral treatment programme delivery and outcomes in resource-limited countries: a synthetic review
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:194. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Anxiety and depression amongst patients enrolled in a public sector antiretroviral treatment programme in South Africa: a cross-sectional study
    Michele Pappin
    Centre for Development Support, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:244. 2012
    ..This study explores correlates of anxiety and depression in patients enrolled in a public sector ART programme in South Africa...
  3. pmc Wording effects and the factor structure of the Hospital Anxiety & Depression Scale in HIV/AIDS patients on antiretroviral treatment in South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e34881. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Patient- and delivery-level factors related to acceptance of HIV counseling and testing services among tuberculosis patients in South Africa: a qualitative study with community health workers and program managers
    J Christo Heunis
    Centre for Health Systems Research and Development, University of the Free State, 205 Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa
    Implement Sci 6:27. 2011
    ..These two provider groups are positioned to alter the delivery of HCT services in order to improve patient participation and, ultimately, health outcomes...
  5. pmc Tuberculosis patients' reasons for, and suggestions to address non-uptake of HIV testing: a cross-sectional study in the Free State Province, South Africa
    N Gladys Kigozi
    Centre for Health Systems Research and Development, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, 9300, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:110. 2011
    ..This study presents the reasons that non-tested TB patients offered for their refusal of HIV testing and reflects on all TB patients' suggestions as to how this situation may be alleviated...
  6. pmc Outcomes of antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: retention of patients in care is a major challenge and varies across health facilities
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:81. 2011
    ..In this study, we intended to evaluate the outcomes of the ART services in 55 health facilities in Ethiopia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Short-term physical and emotional health outcomes of public sector ART in the Free State province of South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacobstraat 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    Qual Life Res 16:1461-71. 2007
    ..Because of the gap between supply and demand, equity issues arise concerning the provisioning of ART...
  8. pmc Who is accessing public-sector anti-retroviral treatment in the Free State, South Africa? An exploratory study of the first three years of programme implementation
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacob Street 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:387. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint State of the ART: clinical efficacy and improved quality of life in the public antiretroviral therapy program, Free State province, South Africa
    E Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Care 21:1401-11. 2009
    ..Healthcare services should also target vulnerable groups (males, less-educated patients, those with low baseline CD4 cell counts, and high baseline viral loads) who are most likely to experience treatment failure...
  10. doi request reprint The National Strategic Plan of South Africa: what are the prospects of success after the repeated failure of previous AIDS policy?
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Health Policy Plan 25:171-85. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Patient satisfaction with antiretroviral services at primary health-care facilities in the Free State, South Africa--a two-year study using four waves of cross-sectional data
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacob Street 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:210. 2008
    ..The second objective was to examine the association between human resource shortages and levels of patient satisfaction with services...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of baseline health and community support on antiretroviral treatment outcomes in HIV patients in South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS 22:2545-8. 2008
    ..Delayed ART initiation reduced ART response, whereas support from treatment buddies, community health workers and support groups significantly improved treatment outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Slow to share: social capital and its role in public HIV disclosure among public sector ART patients in the Free State province of South Africa
    E Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Care 21:411-21. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Community support and disclosure of HIV serostatus to family members by public-sector antiretroviral treatment patients in the Free State Province of South Africa
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:357-64. 2009
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  15. pmc Physical and emotional health outcomes after 12 months of public-sector antiretroviral treatment in the Free State Province of South Africa: a longitudinal study using structural equation modelling
    Edwin Wouters
    Department of Sociology and Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Sint Jacob Street 2, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 9:103. 2009
    ..The study also tested the impact of the adverse effects of medication on patients' physical and emotional QoL...
  16. doi request reprint Public-sector ART in the Free State Province, South Africa: community support as an important determinant of outcome
    Edwin Wouters
    University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 69:1177-85. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence from the field that communities can be mobilized to sustain these favorable outcomes under conditions of limited human resources for healthcare...
  17. pmc Measuring health-related quality of life of HIV-positive adolescents in resource-constrained settings
    Caroline Masquillier
    Department of Sociology, Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies CELLO, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e40628. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Can health insurance improve access to quality care for the Indian poor?
    Joris Michielsen
    Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, Department of Sociology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:471-86. 2011
    ..This article aims to review the potentials of health insurance interventions in order to improve access to quality care in India based on experiences of community health insurance schemes...
  19. doi request reprint The influence of mothers' and fathers' parenting stress and depressive symptoms on own and partner's parent-child communication
    Koen Ponnet
    Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Fam Process 52:312-24. 2013
    ..Our findings demonstrate the need to include both parents in studies on parent-child communication to enhance our understanding of the mutual influence among family members...
  20. doi request reprint Families as catalysts for peer adherence support in enhancing hope for people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa
    Caroline Masquillier
    Department of Sociology, Research Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies CELLO, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:18802. 2014
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  21. pmc Positive spill-over effects of ART scale up on wider health systems development: evidence from Ethiopia and Malawi
    Freya Rasschaert
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Public Health, Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:S3. 2011
    ..Drawing on evidence from Malawi and Ethiopia, this article analyses the effects of ART scale-up interventions on human resources policies, service delivery and general health outcomes, and explores how synergies can be maximized...
  22. doi request reprint Determinants of physicians' prescribing behaviour of methylphenidate for cognitive enhancement
    Koen Ponnet
    a Department of Sociology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Psychol Health Med 19:286-95. 2014
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