Nigel Rollins

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Exclusive breastfeeding, diarrhoeal morbidity and all-cause mortality in infants of HIV-infected and HIV uninfected mothers: an intervention cohort study in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Nigel C Rollins
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e81307. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and HIV transmission in the developing world: past, present, future
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 8:467-73. 2013
  3. pmc Estimates of peripartum and postnatal mother-to-child transmission probabilities of HIV for use in Spectrum and other population-based models
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 88:i44-51. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Universal HIV testing of infants at immunization clinics: an acceptable and feasible approach for early infant diagnosis in high HIV prevalence settings
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 23:1851-7. 2009
  5. pmc Experiences of training and implementation of integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) in South Africa: a qualitative evaluation of the IMCI case management training course
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Umbilo Road, Durban 4013, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 9:62. 2009
  6. pmc Paediatric HIV management at primary care level: an evaluation of the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) guidelines for HIV
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Umbilo Road, Durban 4013, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 9:59. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Routine checks for HIV in children attending primary health care facilities in South Africa: attitudes of nurses and child caregivers
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 70:313-20. 2010
  8. pmc HIV-infected adolescent mothers and their infants: low coverage of HIV services and high risk of HIV transmission in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e74568. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of mother-to-child transmission prevention programmes at immunization clinics: the case for universal screening
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Congella 4013, South Africa
    AIDS 21:1341-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Disease profile of children under 5 years attending primary health care clinics in a high HIV prevalence setting in South Africa
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:42-52. 2011

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Publications20

  1. pmc Exclusive breastfeeding, diarrhoeal morbidity and all-cause mortality in infants of HIV-infected and HIV uninfected mothers: an intervention cohort study in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Nigel C Rollins
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e81307. 2013
    ..We report diarrhoea prevalence and all-cause mortality at 12 months of age according to infant feeding practices, among infants born to HIV-infected and uninfected mothers in South Africa...
  2. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and HIV transmission in the developing world: past, present, future
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 8:467-73. 2013
    ..Scaling-up these approaches is essential to eliminate new paediatric infections and to improve maternal health. The review examined knowledge and implementation of these interventions, and considered areas for future research...
  3. pmc Estimates of peripartum and postnatal mother-to-child transmission probabilities of HIV for use in Spectrum and other population-based models
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Sex Transm Infect 88:i44-51. 2012
    ..MTCT probabilities applied in models to populations that are assumed to receive antiretroviral interventions need to reflect the most current risk estimates...
  4. doi request reprint Universal HIV testing of infants at immunization clinics: an acceptable and feasible approach for early infant diagnosis in high HIV prevalence settings
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 23:1851-7. 2009
    ..To determine the acceptability and feasibility of universal HIV testing of 6-week-old infants attending immunization clinics to achieve early diagnosis of HIV and referral for HIV treatment and care services...
  5. pmc Experiences of training and implementation of integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) in South Africa: a qualitative evaluation of the IMCI case management training course
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Umbilo Road, Durban 4013, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 9:62. 2009
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  6. pmc Paediatric HIV management at primary care level: an evaluation of the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) guidelines for HIV
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Umbilo Road, Durban 4013, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 9:59. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Routine checks for HIV in children attending primary health care facilities in South Africa: attitudes of nurses and child caregivers
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Howard College, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 70:313-20. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc HIV-infected adolescent mothers and their infants: low coverage of HIV services and high risk of HIV transmission in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e74568. 2013
    ..We report a comparison of the characteristics of adolescent mothers and adult mothers, including HIV prevalence and MTCT rates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of mother-to-child transmission prevention programmes at immunization clinics: the case for universal screening
    Nigel Rollins
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Congella 4013, South Africa
    AIDS 21:1341-7. 2007
    ..Additionally, infected infants are often not identified early and only gain access to comprehensive HIV care and treatment late in their disease...
  10. doi request reprint Disease profile of children under 5 years attending primary health care clinics in a high HIV prevalence setting in South Africa
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 16:42-52. 2011
    ..To describe the presenting complaints and disease profile of children attending primary health care (PHC) clinics in two provinces of South Africa...
  11. doi request reprint Women's morbidity and mortality in the first 2 years after delivery according to HIV status
    Anna Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    AIDS 24:2859-66. 2010
    ..Better knowledge of the impact of HIV status on morbidity and mortality patterns of women after delivery is important to improve clinical and policy recommendations...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Elimination of paediatric HIV in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: large-scale assessment of interventions for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, George Campbell Building, Howard College Campus, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 90:168-75. 2012
    ..To report the rates of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and the coverage of interventions designed to prevent such transmission, in KwaZulu-Natal...
  14. doi request reprint Breastfeeding, HIV status and weights in South African children: a comparison of HIV-exposed and unexposed children
    Deven Patel
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    AIDS 24:437-45. 2010
    ..To examine growth of children by maternal and infant HIV status allowing for infant feeding mode...
  15. ncbi request reprint Growth and HIV-free survival of HIV-exposed infants in Malawi: a randomized trial of two complementary feeding interventions in the context of maternal antiretroviral therapy
    Chrissie Thakwalakwa
    Departments of Community Health Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland and Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:181-7. 2014
    ..To compare the growth of HIV-exposed children receiving 1 of 2 complementary foods after prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission through maternal lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART)...
  16. doi request reprint Dried blood spot HIV-1 RNA quantification using open real-time systems in South Africa and Burkina Faso
    Johannes Viljoen
    Africa Center for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:290-8. 2010
    ..Our findings strongly advocate the implementation of DBS HIV-1 RNA testing in remote areas from low-income and middle-income countries...
  17. pmc An evaluation of the quality of IMCI assessments among IMCI trained health workers in South Africa
    Christiane Horwood
    Centre for Rural Health, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 4:e5937. 2009
    ..We report an evaluation of IMCI implementation in two provinces of South Africa...
  18. ncbi request reprint Breast-feeding and HIV transmission: the jury is still out
    Anna Coutsoudis
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Natal, Private Bag 7, Congella 4013, South Africa
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 36:434-42. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Using a campaign approach among health workers to increase access to antiretroviral therapy for pregnant HIV-infected women in South Africa
    Wilbroda Ngidi
    20, 000 Partnership, Department of Pediatrics, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:e133-9. 2013
    ..Pregnant HIV-infected women were identified as a priority group. Yet, despite the availability of key resources and medications, antiretroviral treatment rates for pregnant women in South Africa remained low...
  20. pmc Food insecurity--a risk factor for HIV infection
    Nigel Rollins
    University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
    PLoS Med 4:1576-7. 2007