David Sanders

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Publications

  1. pmc Making research matter: a civil society perspective on health research
    David Sanders
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 82:757-63. 2004
  2. pmc Building capacity to develop an African teaching platform on health workforce development: a collaborative initiative of universities from four sub Saharan countries
    Woldekidan Kifle Amde
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 12:31. 2014
  3. pmc Analysis of human resources for health strategies and policies in 5 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, in response to GFATM and PEPFAR-funded HIV-activities
    Johann Cailhol
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Community Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
    Global Health 9:52. 2013
  4. pmc Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial
    Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 14:633. 2014
  5. pmc The impact of primary healthcare in reducing inequalities in child health outcomes, Bogotá-Colombia: an ecological analysis
    Paola A Mosquera
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Equity Health 11:66. 2012
  6. pmc Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health
    Tanya Doherty
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 12:105. 2012
  7. pmc Why do families still not receive the child support grant in South Africa? A longitudinal analysis of a cohort of families across South Africa
    Wanga Zembe-Mkabile
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:24. 2012
  8. pmc Assessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Duduzile Nsibande
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:47. 2013
  9. pmc The role of health extension workers in improving utilization of maternal health services in rural areas in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
    Araya Medhanyie
    Department of Public Health, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:352. 2012
  10. pmc The experience of community health workers training in Iran: a qualitative study
    Sara Javanparast
    South Australian Community Health Research Unit SACHRU, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:291. 2012

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  1. pmc Making research matter: a civil society perspective on health research
    David Sanders
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Bull World Health Organ 82:757-63. 2004
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  2. pmc Building capacity to develop an African teaching platform on health workforce development: a collaborative initiative of universities from four sub Saharan countries
    Woldekidan Kifle Amde
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 12:31. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Analysis of human resources for health strategies and policies in 5 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, in response to GFATM and PEPFAR-funded HIV-activities
    Johann Cailhol
    School of Public Health, Faculty of Community Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
    Global Health 9:52. 2013
    ..Such strategies differed from one country to another and slowly evolved to long-term HRH policies. The processes and content of HRH policy shifts in 5 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa were examined...
  4. pmc Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial
    Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, PO Box 7804, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 14:633. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc The impact of primary healthcare in reducing inequalities in child health outcomes, Bogotá-Colombia: an ecological analysis
    Paola A Mosquera
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Equity Health 11:66. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the contribution of the PHC strategy to reducing inequalities in child health outcomes in Bogotá...
  6. pmc Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health
    Tanya Doherty
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 12:105. 2012
    ..Early cessation of breastfeeding has been found to have negative effects on child morbidity and survival in several studies in Africa. This paper reports on determinants of early breastfeeding cessation among women in South Africa...
  7. pmc Why do families still not receive the child support grant in South Africa? A longitudinal analysis of a cohort of families across South Africa
    Wanga Zembe-Mkabile
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:24. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  8. pmc Assessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Duduzile Nsibande
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, 491 Ridge Road, Durban, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:47. 2013
    ..This model has not been tested in a peri-urban poor setting in Africa, or in a high HIV context...
  9. pmc The role of health extension workers in improving utilization of maternal health services in rural areas in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
    Araya Medhanyie
    Department of Public Health, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:352. 2012
    ..This initiative has been called the health extension program. Very few studies have investigated the role of these community health workers in improving utilization of maternal health services...
  10. pmc The experience of community health workers training in Iran: a qualitative study
    Sara Javanparast
    South Australian Community Health Research Unit SACHRU, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:291. 2012
    ..This study aimed to analyse the CHW training process in Iran and how different components of training have impacted on CHW performance and satisfaction...
  11. pmc Primary health care contribution to improve health outcomes in Bogota-Colombia: a longitudinal ecological analysis
    Paola A Mosquera
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    BMC Fam Pract 13:84. 2012
    ..This study aims to analyse the contribution of the PHC strategy to the improvement of health outcomes controlling for socioeconomic variables...
  12. pmc Infant feeding practices at routine PMTCT sites, South Africa: results of a prospective observational study amongst HIV exposed and unexposed infants - birth to 9 months
    Ameena E Goga
    Medical Research Council, Tygerberg and Pretoria, Pretoria Regional Office, 1 Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int Breastfeed J 7:4. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  13. pmc An effectiveness study of an integrated, community-based package for maternal, newborn, child and HIV care in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Trials 12:236. 2011
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  14. pmc Human resources for maternal, newborn and child health: from measurement and planning to performance for improved health outcomes
    Neeru Gupta
    Making Pregnancy Safer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hum Resour Health 9:16. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:404. 2011
    ..Timely vaccination is important to induce adequate protective immunity. We measured vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage in three geographical areas in South Africa...
  16. ncbi request reprint Revitalising primary healthcare requires an equitable global economic system - now more than ever
    David Sanders
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, P Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:661-5. 2011
    ..Revitalisation of PHC and progress towards health equity are unlikely without strong regulation of the market. The further development and strengthening of social movements for health will be key to successful advocacy action...
  17. pmc Maternal education is associated with vaccination status of infants less than 6 months in Eastern Uganda: a cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:92. 2010
    ..This study compares women with some secondary schooling to those with only primary schooling with regard to their infants' vaccination status...
  18. pmc Perinatal mortality in eastern Uganda: a community based prospective cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e19674. 2011
    ..We report stillbirth and early neonatal mortality risks as well as determinants of perinatal mortality in Eastern Uganda...
  19. ncbi request reprint Achieving the health Millennium Development Goals for South Africa: challenges and priorities
    Mickey Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 374:1023-31. 2009
    ..The South African Government, installed in April, 2009, has the mandate and potential to address the public health emergencies facing the country--will they do so or will another opportunity and many more lives be lost?..
  20. pmc Key challenges to achieving health for all in an inequitable society: the case of South Africa
    David Sanders
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Am J Public Health 96:73-8. 2006
    ..The Cape Town Equity Gauge project is presented as one example of a response to the challenge of inequity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Improving the hospital management of malnourished children by participatory research
    Thandi Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:31-40. 2004
    ..To improve the clinical management of severely malnourished children in rural hospitals in South Africa...
  22. ncbi request reprint Two key issues for the new WHO leadership
    David Sanders
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, 7535, Bellville, South Africa
    Lancet 361:172-3. 2003