Portia C Mutevedzi

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Disengagement from care in a decentralised primary health care antiretroviral treatment programme: cohort study in rural South Africa
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:934-41. 2013
  2. pmc An investigation of factors associated with the health and well-being of HIV-infected or HIV-affected older people in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, R618 Enroute Somkhele, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:259. 2012
  3. pmc Scale-up of a decentralized HIV treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: does rapid expansion affect patient outcomes?
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 88:593-600. 2010
  4. pmc Association of age with mortality and virological and immunological response to antiretroviral therapy in rural South African adults
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 6:e21795. 2011
  5. pmc Decreased chronic morbidity but elevated HIV associated cytokine levels in HIV-infected older adults receiving HIV treatment: benefit of enhanced access to care?
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa University College London, Department of Infection and Population Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77379. 2013
  6. pmc Reduction in early mortality on antiretroviral therapy for adults in rural South Africa since change in CD4+ cell count eligibility criteria
    Richard J Lessells
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom The Brighton Doctoral College, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom and University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e17-24. 2014
  7. pmc The tuberculosis challenge in a rural South African HIV programme
    Catherine F Houlihan
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 10:23. 2010
  8. pmc Retention in HIV care for individuals not yet eligible for antiretroviral therapy: rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Richard J Lessells
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:e79-86. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Poor long-term outcomes for cryptococcal meningitis in rural South Africa
    Richard J Lessells
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 101:251-2. 2011
  10. pmc Health, wellbeing, and disability among older people infected or affected by HIV in Uganda and South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 6:19201. 2013

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Disengagement from care in a decentralised primary health care antiretroviral treatment programme: cohort study in rural South Africa
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 18:934-41. 2013
    ..To determine rates of, and factors associated with, disengagement from care in a decentralised antiretroviral programme...
  2. pmc An investigation of factors associated with the health and well-being of HIV-infected or HIV-affected older people in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, R618 Enroute Somkhele, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:259. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Scale-up of a decentralized HIV treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: does rapid expansion affect patient outcomes?
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 88:593-600. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Association of age with mortality and virological and immunological response to antiretroviral therapy in rural South African adults
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 6:e21795. 2011
    ..To assess whether treatment outcomes vary with age for adults receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a large rural HIV treatment cohort...
  5. pmc Decreased chronic morbidity but elevated HIV associated cytokine levels in HIV-infected older adults receiving HIV treatment: benefit of enhanced access to care?
    Portia C Mutevedzi
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa University College London, Department of Infection and Population Health, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e77379. 2013
    ..The association of HIV with chronic morbidity and inflammatory markers (cytokines) in older adults (50+years) is potentially relevant for clinical care, but data from African populations is scarce...
  6. pmc Reduction in early mortality on antiretroviral therapy for adults in rural South Africa since change in CD4+ cell count eligibility criteria
    Richard J Lessells
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom The Brighton Doctoral College, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom and University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e17-24. 2014
    ..To explore the impact of expanded eligibility criteria for antiretroviral therapy (ART) on median CD4⁺ cell count at ART initiation and early mortality on ART...
  7. pmc The tuberculosis challenge in a rural South African HIV programme
    Catherine F Houlihan
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Infect Dis 10:23. 2010
    ..Within South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal has one of the highest rates of TB incidence and an emerging epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis...
  8. pmc Retention in HIV care for individuals not yet eligible for antiretroviral therapy: rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Richard J Lessells
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:e79-86. 2011
    ..To determine retention in HIV care for individuals not yet eligible for antiretroviral therapy (ART) and to explore factors associated with retention in a rural public health HIV program...
  9. ncbi request reprint Poor long-term outcomes for cryptococcal meningitis in rural South Africa
    Richard J Lessells
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal
    S Afr Med J 101:251-2. 2011
    ..Design. A retrospective case series of adult individuals (> or = 16 years old) with laboratory-confirmed CM from January - December 2007 at Hlabisa Hospital--a district hospital in northern KwaZulu-Natal...
  10. pmc Health, wellbeing, and disability among older people infected or affected by HIV in Uganda and South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Somkhele, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 6:19201. 2013
    ..To describe and compare the health status, emotional wellbeing, and functional status of older people in Uganda and South Africa who are HIV infected or affected by HIV in their families...