D Wilkinson

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of preventive treatment for tuberculosis in adults infected with HIV: systematic review of randomised placebo controlled trials
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, PO Box 187, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMJ 317:625-9. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing frequency of tuberculosis among staff in a South African district hospital: impact of the HIV epidemic on the supply side of health care
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 92:500-2. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among patients with sexually transmitted diseases in rural South Africa
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 9:736-9. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Should we take a history of prior treatment, and check sputum status at 2-3 months when treating patients for tuberculosis?
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2:52-5. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint High HIV incidence and prevalence among young women in rural South Africa: developing a cohort for intervention trials
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 23:405-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Trial-of-antibiotic algorithm for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in a district hospital in a developing country with high HIV prevalence
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:513-8. 2000
  7. pmc Unrecognized sexually transmitted infections in rural South African women: a hidden epidemic
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 77:22-8. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Syndrome packets and health worker training improve sexually transmitted disease case management in rural South Africa: randomized controlled trial
    A Harrison
    South African Medical Research Council Division of HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research 1, Mtubatuba
    AIDS 14:2769-79. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Contribution of traditional healers to a rural tuberculosis control programme in Hlabisa, South Africa
    M Colvin
    Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention Research, Overport, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:S86-91. 2003
  10. pmc Impact of on-site testing for maternal syphilis on treatment delays, treatment rates, and perinatal mortality in rural South Africa: a randomised controlled trial
    L Myer
    School of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town, and HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 79:208-13. 2003

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Publications15

  1. pmc Effect of preventive treatment for tuberculosis in adults infected with HIV: systematic review of randomised placebo controlled trials
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, PO Box 187, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMJ 317:625-9. 1998
    ..To determine whether preventive treatment for tuberculosis in adults infected with HIV reduces the frequency of tuberculosis and overall mortality...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increasing frequency of tuberculosis among staff in a South African district hospital: impact of the HIV epidemic on the supply side of health care
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 92:500-2. 1998
    ..Tuberculosis has increased amongst hospital staff, secondary to the impact of HIV. The HIV epidemic is having a substantial impact on the health of hospital staff and interventions to counter this are urgently needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among patients with sexually transmitted diseases in rural South Africa
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa, South Africa
    Int J STD AIDS 9:736-9. 1998
    ..Repeat STDs are frequent and opportunities exist to improve treatment seeking behaviour, to reduce the risk of recurrent STDs, and hence to reduce the incidence of HIV infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Should we take a history of prior treatment, and check sputum status at 2-3 months when treating patients for tuberculosis?
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2:52-5. 1998
    ..Pinetown, South Africa (1975-1983)...
  5. ncbi request reprint High HIV incidence and prevalence among young women in rural South Africa: developing a cohort for intervention trials
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 23:405-9. 2000
    ..To measure prevalence and model incidence of HIV infection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Trial-of-antibiotic algorithm for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in a district hospital in a developing country with high HIV prevalence
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:513-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate a diagnostic algorithm for pulmonary tuberculosis based on smear microscopy and objective response to trial of antibiotics...
  7. pmc Unrecognized sexually transmitted infections in rural South African women: a hidden epidemic
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 77:22-8. 1999
    ..Improved case management alone is therefore unlikely to have a major public health impact. Improving partner treatment and women's awareness of symptoms is essential, while the potential of mass STI treatment needs to be explored...
  8. ncbi request reprint Syndrome packets and health worker training improve sexually transmitted disease case management in rural South Africa: randomized controlled trial
    A Harrison
    South African Medical Research Council Division of HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research 1, Mtubatuba
    AIDS 14:2769-79. 2000
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Contribution of traditional healers to a rural tuberculosis control programme in Hlabisa, South Africa
    M Colvin
    Medical Research Council, HIV Prevention Research, Overport, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:S86-91. 2003
    ..The rural health district of Hlabisa, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa...
  10. pmc Impact of on-site testing for maternal syphilis on treatment delays, treatment rates, and perinatal mortality in rural South Africa: a randomised controlled trial
    L Myer
    School of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Cape Town, and HIV Prevention and Vaccine Research Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Sex Transm Infect 79:208-13. 2003
    ..Syphilis testing in the clinic (on-site testing) may be a useful strategy to overcome this. We studied the impact of on-site syphilis testing on treatment delays and rates, and perinatal mortality...
  11. pmc Noncommunicable disease management in resource-poor settings: a primary care model from rural South Africa
    R Coleman
    Hlabisa Hospital, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 76:633-40. 1998
    ..The use of simple protocols and treatment strategies that were responsive to the local situation enabled the majority of patients to receive convenient and appropriate management of their NCD at their local primary care facility...
  12. ncbi request reprint Contemporary management issues for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
    J Taylor
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University and University of South Australia
    Aust Health Rev 24:125-32. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of the female condom in different groups of women in South Africa--a multicentred study to inform the national female condom introductory strategy
    M E Beksinska
    Reproductive Health Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    S Afr Med J 91:672-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Overcoming partner opposition is an important issue to address when introducing the method. The study was used to address the national introductory strategy of the female condom, which began in 1998...
  14. ncbi request reprint A multi-sectorial committee in directing HIV/AIDS-specific interventions in the occupational setting: an example from South Africa
    C N Morris
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 15:153-8. 2001
    ..We describe the implementation and feasibility of a multisectoral committee in directing HIV/AIDS initiatives in the occupational setting in rural South Africa...
  15. doi request reprint An effective system of nurse-led diabetes care in rural Africa
    G V Gill
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Diabet Med 25:606-11. 2008
    ..We aimed to set up and evaluate a nurse-led protocol and education-based system in rural Kwazulu Natal in South Africa...