Kobus Herbst

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Coming home to die? The association between migration and mortality in rural South Africa
    Paul Welaga
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 9:193. 2009
  2. pmc Adult mortality and antiretroviral treatment roll-out in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Abraham J Herbst
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 87:754-62. 2009
  3. pmc Verbal autopsy-based cause-specific mortality trends in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2000-2009
    Abraham J Herbst
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Popul Health Metr 9:47. 2011
  4. ncbi High HIV incidence in a community with high HIV prevalence in rural South Africa: findings from a prospective population-based study
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS 22:139-44. 2008
  5. pmc Population and antenatal-based HIV prevalence estimates in a high contracepting female population in rural South Africa
    Brian D Rice
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:160. 2007
  6. pmc Cohort Profile: Africa Centre Demographic Information System (ACDIS) and population-based HIV survey
    Frank Tanser
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 37:956-62. 2008
  7. doi Anonymous HIV testing with participant-controlled access to results using handheld computers: a new model of HIV testing used in a household survey in rural South Africa
    Tanya Welz
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 35:372-6. 2008
  8. pmc Injury mortality in rural South Africa 2000-2007: rates and associated factors
    Anupam Garrib
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:439-46. 2011
  9. ncbi Continued very high prevalence of HIV infection in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a population-based longitudinal study
    Tanya Welz
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 21:1467-72. 2007
  10. doi Decline in early life mortality in a high HIV prevalence rural area of South Africa: evidence of HIV prevention or treatment impact?
    James Ndirangu
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS 24:593-602. 2010

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Publications11

  1. pmc Coming home to die? The association between migration and mortality in rural South Africa
    Paul Welaga
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 9:193. 2009
    ..Several studies have shown migrants to be particularly susceptible to HIV infection. This paper investigates whether migrants to rural households have a higher risk of dying, especially from HIV, than non-migrants...
  2. pmc Adult mortality and antiretroviral treatment roll-out in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Abraham J Herbst
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 87:754-62. 2009
    ..To investigate trends in adult mortality in a population serviced by a public-sector antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme in rural South Africa using a demographic surveillance system...
  3. pmc Verbal autopsy-based cause-specific mortality trends in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2000-2009
    Abraham J Herbst
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Popul Health Metr 9:47. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi High HIV incidence in a community with high HIV prevalence in rural South Africa: findings from a prospective population-based study
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS 22:139-44. 2008
    ..To measure HIV incidence in a rural area of South Africa with high HIV prevalence and to analyze risk factors for acquisition of HIV using a prospective population-based cohort study...
  5. pmc Population and antenatal-based HIV prevalence estimates in a high contracepting female population in rural South Africa
    Brian D Rice
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:160. 2007
    ..There is particular emphasis on unrepresentative selection of ANC clinics and unrepresentative testing in the population...
  6. pmc Cohort Profile: Africa Centre Demographic Information System (ACDIS) and population-based HIV survey
    Frank Tanser
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 37:956-62. 2008
  7. doi Anonymous HIV testing with participant-controlled access to results using handheld computers: a new model of HIV testing used in a household survey in rural South Africa
    Tanya Welz
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 35:372-6. 2008
  8. pmc Injury mortality in rural South Africa 2000-2007: rates and associated factors
    Anupam Garrib
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:439-46. 2011
    ..To estimate injury mortality rates in a rural population in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and to identify socio-demographic risk factors associated with adult injury-related deaths...
  9. ncbi Continued very high prevalence of HIV infection in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a population-based longitudinal study
    Tanya Welz
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 21:1467-72. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of HIV and associated sociodemographic factors including mobility and migration in a rural population in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...
  10. doi Decline in early life mortality in a high HIV prevalence rural area of South Africa: evidence of HIV prevention or treatment impact?
    James Ndirangu
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    AIDS 24:593-602. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Socio-Demographic Determinants of Condom Use Among Sexually Active Young Adults in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Natsayi Z Chimbindi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Open AIDS J 4:88-95. 2010
    ..To investigate patterns, levels and socio-demographic determinants of condom use and consistency of use among young adults aged 15-24 years...