Rm Bland

Summary

Affiliation: Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Nutritional supplementation: the additional costs of managing children infected with HIV in resource-constrained settings
    G Cobb
    Africa Centre for Health and Populations Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:45-52. 2013
  2. pmc Scaling-up exclusive breastfeeding support programmes: the example of KwaZulu-Natal
    Chris Desmond
    Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 3:e2454. 2008
  3. pmc Rapid testing may not improve uptake of HIV testing and same day results in a rural South African community: a cohort study of 12,000 women
    Ntombizodumo B Mkwanazi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 3:e3501. 2008
  4. pmc Human resources needs for universal access to antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: a time and motion study
    Jan Ac Hontelez
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 10:39. 2012
  5. pmc Maternal HIV disclosure to HIV-uninfected children in rural South Africa: a pilot study of a family-based intervention
    Tamsen J Rochat
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa, and Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 13:147. 2013
  6. pmc Validating child vaccination status in a demographic surveillance system using data from a clinical cohort study: evidence from rural South Africa
    James Ndirangu
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 11:372. 2011
  7. pmc Infant feeding counselling for HIV-infected and uninfected women: appropriateness of choice and practice
    R M Bland
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 85:289-96. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Intervention to promote exclusive breast-feeding for the first 6 months of life in a high HIV prevalence area
    Ruth M Bland
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS 22:883-91. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast health problems are rare in both HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women who receive counseling and support for breast-feeding in South Africa
    R M Bland
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, 3935, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1502-10. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource-rich and -poor settings
    S O Mepham
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BJOG 118:202-18. 2011

Collaborators

  • A Coutsoudis
  • Marie Louise Newell
  • N C Rollins
  • Tamsen J Rochat
  • G Cobb
  • Jan Ac Hontelez
  • Till Barnighausen
  • James Ndirangu
  • S O Mepham
  • N Janssen
  • Ntombizodumo B Mkwanazi
  • Chris Desmond
  • Ntombizodumo Mkwanazi
  • Kristen Munnelly
  • Richard J Lessells
  • J Ndirangu
  • H M Coovadia
  • Gerard Boyce
  • Deven Patel
  • Hoosen M Coovadia

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Nutritional supplementation: the additional costs of managing children infected with HIV in resource-constrained settings
    G Cobb
    Africa Centre for Health and Populations Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:45-52. 2013
    ..To explore the financial implications of applying the WHO guidelines for the nutritional management of HIV-infected children in a rural South African HIV programme...
  2. pmc Scaling-up exclusive breastfeeding support programmes: the example of KwaZulu-Natal
    Chris Desmond
    Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 3:e2454. 2008
    ..We present a costing and cost effectiveness analysis of a successful intervention to promote EBF in high HIV prevalence area in South Africa, and implications for scale-up in the province of KwaZulu-Natal...
  3. pmc Rapid testing may not improve uptake of HIV testing and same day results in a rural South African community: a cohort study of 12,000 women
    Ntombizodumo B Mkwanazi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 3:e3501. 2008
    ..We report on the acceptability of HIV counselling and testing, and uptake of results, before and after the introduction of rapid testing in this area...
  4. pmc Human resources needs for universal access to antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: a time and motion study
    Jan Ac Hontelez
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 10:39. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Maternal HIV disclosure to HIV-uninfected children in rural South Africa: a pilot study of a family-based intervention
    Tamsen J Rochat
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa, and Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 13:147. 2013
    ..No intervention studies have been designed and tested in Southern Africa to support HIV-positive parents to disclose their status, despite this region being one of the most heavily affected by the HIV epidemic...
  6. pmc Validating child vaccination status in a demographic surveillance system using data from a clinical cohort study: evidence from rural South Africa
    James Ndirangu
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 11:372. 2011
    ..Childhood vaccination coverage can be estimated from a range of sources. This study aims to validate vaccination data from a longitudinal population-based demographic surveillance system (DSS) against data from a clinical cohort study...
  7. pmc Infant feeding counselling for HIV-infected and uninfected women: appropriateness of choice and practice
    R M Bland
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 85:289-96. 2007
    ..To examine infant feeding intentions of HIV-infected and uninfected women and the appropriateness of their choices according to their home resources; and to determine their adherence to their intentions in the first postnatal week...
  8. doi request reprint Intervention to promote exclusive breast-feeding for the first 6 months of life in a high HIV prevalence area
    Ruth M Bland
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS 22:883-91. 2008
    ..We report on a nonrandomized intervention cohort study to increase exclusive breast-feeding rates for 6 months after delivery in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...
  9. ncbi request reprint Breast health problems are rare in both HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women who receive counseling and support for breast-feeding in South Africa
    R M Bland
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, 3935, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 45:1502-10. 2007
    ..However, there are no large prospective studies documenting the prevalence, duration, and timing of such problems in breast-feeding women, particularly those who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  10. doi request reprint Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource-rich and -poor settings
    S O Mepham
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BJOG 118:202-18. 2011
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  11. pmc Successful paediatric HIV treatment in rural primary care in Africa
    N Janssen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Arch Dis Child 95:414-21. 2010
    ..Clinical outcomes of HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment (ART) in a decentralised, nurse/counsellor-led programme...