Salla Atkins

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc A review of health behaviour theories: how useful are these for developing interventions to promote long-term medication adherence for TB and HIV/AIDS?
    Salla Munro
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:104. 2007
  2. pmc Patient adherence to tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Salla A Munro
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 4:e238. 2007
  3. pmc Conducting a meta-ethnography of qualitative literature: lessons learnt
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:21. 2008
  4. pmc Towards an empowerment approach in tuberculosis treatment in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative analysis of programmatic change
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 5:1-11. 2012
  5. pmc Provider experiences of the implementation of a new tuberculosis treatment programme: a qualitative study using the normalisation process model
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:275. 2011
  6. doi Effects of policy options for human resources for health: an analysis of systematic reviews
    Mickey Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 371:668-74. 2008
  7. doi When the trivial becomes meaningful: reflections on a process evaluation of a home visitation programme in South Africa
    Willem A Odendaal
    University of South Africa, Institute for Social and Health Sciences, Lenasia, South Africa
    Eval Program Plann 31:209-16. 2008
  8. doi Patients' experiences of an intervention to support tuberculosis treatment adherence in South Africa
    Salla Atkins
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:163-70. 2010
  9. pmc Multiple and mixed methods in formative evaluation: Is more better? Reflections from a South African study
    Willem Odendaal
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:173. 2016
  10. pmc Promoting adherence to tuberculosis treatment
    Paul Garner
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, England
    Bull World Health Organ 85:404-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc A review of health behaviour theories: how useful are these for developing interventions to promote long-term medication adherence for TB and HIV/AIDS?
    Salla Munro
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 7:104. 2007
    ..Such theories could contribute to the design of more effective interventions to promote treatment adherence and to improving assessments of the transferability of these interventions across different health issues and settings...
  2. pmc Patient adherence to tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review of qualitative research
    Salla A Munro
    South African Cochrane Centre, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    PLoS Med 4:e238. 2007
    ..The aim of this systematic review of qualitative studies was to understand the factors considered important by patients, caregivers and health care providers in contributing to TB medication adherence...
  3. pmc Conducting a meta-ethnography of qualitative literature: lessons learnt
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:21. 2008
    ..Meta-ethnography is one of several methods for synthesising qualitative research and is being used increasingly within health care research. However, many aspects of the steps in the process remain ill-defined...
  4. pmc Towards an empowerment approach in tuberculosis treatment in Cape Town, South Africa: a qualitative analysis of programmatic change
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Glob Health Action 5:1-11. 2012
    ..Tuberculosis rates in the world remain high, especially in low- and middle-income countries. International tuberculosis (TB) policy generally recommends the use of directly observed therapy (DOT) to ensure treatment adherence...
  5. pmc Provider experiences of the implementation of a new tuberculosis treatment programme: a qualitative study using the normalisation process model
    Salla Atkins
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:275. 2011
    ..Using the normalization process model as an analytic framework, this paper aims to explore staff perceptions of a new TB treatment programme modelled on the ART treatment programme...
  6. doi Effects of policy options for human resources for health: an analysis of systematic reviews
    Mickey Chopra
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Lancet 371:668-74. 2008
    ..We aimed to identify all available policy options to address human resources for health in such countries, and to assess the effectiveness of these policy options...
  7. doi When the trivial becomes meaningful: reflections on a process evaluation of a home visitation programme in South Africa
    Willem A Odendaal
    University of South Africa, Institute for Social and Health Sciences, Lenasia, South Africa
    Eval Program Plann 31:209-16. 2008
    ....
  8. doi Patients' experiences of an intervention to support tuberculosis treatment adherence in South Africa
    Salla Atkins
    Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:163-70. 2010
    ..This article reports on patient experiences of a TB treatment programme in South Africa modelled on the empowerment-oriented antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme...
  9. pmc Multiple and mixed methods in formative evaluation: Is more better? Reflections from a South African study
    Willem Odendaal
    Health Systems Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:173. 2016
    ..It assesses each of the methods used in relation to the evaluation objectives, and offers suggestions on ways of optimising the use of multiple, mixed-methods within formative evaluations of complex health system interventions...
  10. pmc Promoting adherence to tuberculosis treatment
    Paul Garner
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, England
    Bull World Health Organ 85:404-6. 2007