Rm Bland

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

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Publications8

  1. 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
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  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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)...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...