Loading...

 

 

 

Programme

Conference Programme

Programme

Posters

Name Surname Abstract title
Saira Abdulla Community-based Collaborative Care Strategies in Primary Healthcare Settings for People living with Serious Mental Illness: A Qualitative Rapid Evidence Review
Godfred Anakpo From the public health challenges to public health management: the ‘darling’ bridge of behavioural economics
Tumelo Assegaai Evaluation of community–based interventions for non-communicable disease prevention in the rollout of Community Oriented Primary Care in two facilities in the Cape Town Metro.
Imen  Ayouni Ep Labidi Transforming maternal immunization programs: interventions to improve knowledge, attitudes, and uptake of recommended vaccines during pregnancy and postpartum.
Chauntelle Bagwandeen Schistosomiasis in Pregnancy: Addressing the Neglect
Amanuel Bahta The association between food insecurity and depressive symptoms among caregivers of adolescents living with HIV(ALHIV) during COVID-19 in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Ololade Julius Baruwa Sociodemographic determinant of rural-urban disparities in overweight and obesity among women of reproductive age in Nigeria: a decomposition analysis approach
Emma Kudzai Chademana From Pilot to Scale: Digital Innovation through mHealth for improved maternal and child health outcomes
Raymond Chimatira Strategies for scaling up effective programmes that meet the HIV prevention needs of adolescent girls  and young women beyond the health sector in five sub-districts in South Africa
Tendai Chisirimunhu Kathemba Reconceptualizing Public Mental Health in Rural South Africa: A Decolonial Perspective Informed by Bagele Chilisa's Epistemology
Phyllis Chituku Enhancing Accessibility of Medical Oxygen in Rural District Hospitals of South Africa for improved quality healthcare
Carmen  Christian Protocol for an economic review of the demand-side determinants of access to TB treatment in South Africa within a COVID-19 pandemic context
Megan Davis Ferguson The importance of collaborating with stakeholders to provide and maintain mobility assistive devices for persons with physical disabilities in the Western Cape
Janan Dietrich The Bambisana Project: ‘Flu has always been around’ Exploring perceptions of influenza vaccine uptake among adults in Soweto, South Africa
THOMAS DLAMINI The knowledge and experiences of learners with the Integrated School Health Services in the Eastern Cape Province
Ntandazo Dlatu Voices from the Patients: A Qualitative Study of the Integration of Tuberculosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Primary Healthcare Services in O.R Tambo District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Ntandazo Dlatu Models of Integration of TB and HIV Services and Factors associated with Perceived Quality of TB-HIV integrated Service Delivery in OR Tambo District, South Africa.
Ntandazo Dlatu Predictors of tuberculosis incidence and the effects of multiple deprivation indices on tuberculosis management in O.R Tambo district over a 5-year period
Rene English Defining and identifying critical elements of, and lessons learnt from addressing, ‘operational readiness’ for public health emergency events, including COVID-19: a rapid scoping review
Thanduxolo Fana Barriers to accessing public health care services in rural South Africa.
Thanduxolo Fana Managing under austerity: reducing labour costs while maintaining legitimate power:  A qualitative study in three South African public hospitals.
Boitumelo Faro Descriptive analysis of Congenital syphilis cases at a referral regional hospital, Alfred Nzo, Eastern Cape Province, 2021-2022
Cyril Bernsah Fonka The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Essential Public Healthcare Services in Gauteng Province-South Africa: Mixed-Method.
Trust Gangaidzo COVID-19 and income-related mental health inequality in South Africa
Hlengiwe Gcaba Men’s Health Clinics in uMsunduzi, uMgungundlovu District
Maryke Geldenhuys Empowering a farming community through a student-led Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) project: Tackling Chronic Disease in Bredasdorp, Western Cape
Sebastian James Gelderbloem Cape Metro Innovation: E-platform for Stakeholder Engagement and Management
Natasha Gloeck Knowledge Mobilisation on a continental scale: Raising awareness of the eCOVID-19 RecMap in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hilary Goeiman Conducting a Western Cape Stunting Baseline Survey (WCSBS) through a strategic partnership
Roxanne Govender A retrospective descriptive study of COVID-19 mortality in the Ekurhuleni Health District, Gauteng, South Africa for the period March 2020 – March 2022
Kerensa Govender Costs and outcomes of COVID-19 related hospitalization during the first-wave at a Tertiary-level hospital in Gauteng, South Africa: A retrospective review
Ngaatendwe Gumbeze ROLES PLAYED BY MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH GRADUATES FROM SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES DURING COVID-19
Netsai Bianca Gwelo Community Participation in Research on the health of school going children: Negotiating Entry and Relevance.
Grace Gwini Competencies and applicability of Master of Public Health (MPH) programmes. A qualitative study of Graduates from South African Universities 
Muzzammil Ismail COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town: a cross-sectional study
Nisha Jacob Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding alcohol use amongst undergraduate students in a South African university 
Vishen Jugathpal The potential of health information systems to promote rational medicine use in South Africa
Tasneem Kathree Task-shared counselling for depression in routine primary health care services. Outcomes and multilevel factors influencing service-user uptake.  
Gadija  Khan Factors contributing to healthcare seeking behaviours among secondary school learners who use alcohol and other drugs in the Western Cape 
Aayesha Kholvadia PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROMOTION AMONGST HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN SOUTH AFRICA
Courage Khoza The Role of Community Health Workers in the 2020-22 COVID-19 Pandemic Response in Ekurhuleni Health District, South Africa
Felicia Khumalo The implementation of Multi-Lung Cancer control Program and Screening Activities in Pietermaritzburg and Durban South clinics, Kwazulu Natal
Nelisiwe Khuzwayo Views and opinions of secondary school female learners on IPV in Maputo City, Mozambique 
Inneke Laenen Primary healthcare workers’ experience of rapid service delivery changes during the COVID-19 pandemic in Cape Town, South Africa
Khomotso Maaga Is the teaching environment a risk factor for depression symptoms? The case of Capricorn District in Limpopo, South Africa
Denny Mabetha Global Evidence, Local Adaptation (GELA) An Integrated Knowledge Translation approach to promote newborn and child health guidelines in South Africa
Annah Mabunda The complexity of talking about intimate partner violence: accounts of women living in shelters for abused women in Gauteng Province
Motimedi Lesley Machete Perception of Dental Students’ Education Environment; A Meta-Analysis
Phumla Madi Intimate partner violence: Prevalence of perpetration among adolescent boys living with perinatally-acquired HIV and their HIV-uninfected peers in Soweto, South Africa
Phumla Madi Predictors of IPV perpetration and onward HIV transmission among adolescent boys in Soweto, South Africa
Tshepo Mafokwane Identification and molecular analysis of bacterial communities in South African children presenting with gastrointestinal infections using 16S rRNA gene sequencing
Nongcebo Mahlalela An Attempt to Reduce the Drowning Burden: Determining the Data Variables Essential for a Drowning Information System for Low-and-Middle-Income-Countries
Nqobizwe Mahlangu Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Access to Information and Services for Deaf Women in Cape Town. 
lactricia Maja Maja Bridging the gap in access to priority HIV medication among the key population: The delivery of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among MSM and TGW through the use of a smartphone mobile application 
lactricia Maja Maja Knowledge of Pre-exposure prophylaxis among adolescent men having sex with men (MSM) and transgender (TG) persons: Advocating for Access
Mankopodi Makhubedu Tracking the development of Lean Arm Fat and Fat Arm Area among the Ellisras population from childhood into young adulthood
Kwena Mofenyi Malatsi A profile of suicides in rural Limpopo province, a retrospective descriptive study of mortuary case records
Lesibana Malinga Trends in research conducted in public health facilities in South Africa 2020-2021
Kuhlula Maluleke  Spatial distribution of COVID-19 diagnostic services in Mopani District, Limpopo province, South Africa
ZETHU MAMBA The evidence on the Effectiveness of decentralizing HIV and TB health care services in Sub Saharan Africa among HIV/TB patients: A systematic scoping review
Pamela Mamogobo The challenges of disclosing HIV+ status to sexual partners: The views and experiences of nurses providing care and support to people living with HIV in rural settings of Limpopo Province 
Bumani Solomon Manganye Mental Health Care Practitioners’ views and experiences regarding the care of Mental Health Care Users in Limpopo Province, South Africa
Funanani Mashau Evidence about factors associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes among young mothers, including adolescent mothers. A systematic review
Ruth Mathys Impact on knowledge, attitudes and practices of pregnant women attending a national network of community-based antenatal classes.
Ruth Mathys Insights from a national network of community-based antenatal and postnatal classes 
Busisiwe Matiwane  Comparing the extent, forms and predictors of multiple job holding among medical doctors, professional nurses, and rehabilitation therapists in two South African provinces
Unarine Matodzi Detection of drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using next generation sequencing
Phumzile Matolo Family Care Intervention: Evidence of an integrated approach to improve viral load suppression among adolescents living with HIV
Moloko Matshipi Association of physical activity with Homeostatic model assessment for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus in young adults: The Ellisras Longitudinal Study.
Zo Mbelle Mbelle PARENT - ADOLESCENT COMMUNICATION ABOUT CONTRACEPTIVES: VIEWS AND EXPERIENCES OF ADOLESCENTS ATTENDING A HIGH SCHOOL IN TEMBISA, EKURHULENI NORTHERN SUB-DISTRICT
Nonhlanhla Mbenenge Hepatitis B Virus Immunity Gap: A six-year laboratory data review of Hepatitis B serological profiles in Gauteng province, South Africa
Masenyani mbombi Co-supervision, and its benefits in post-graduate research nursing studies
Masenyani mbombi Use of e-learning Context Design Delivery and Outcomes(el-CDDO) framework to explore perceptions of learner nurses and nurse educators about Information and Communication Technology platforms 
Herbert Melariri Burden of Recurrence and five-year overall survival of Head and Neck cancers after treatment in Africa: A systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Caitlin Meyer The AFROStrep Registry Initiative: Producing evidence to inform primary prevention of Group A Streptococcus-related disease in Africa.
Samantha Mhlanga Perceptions and knowledge of marital rape among married men and women from Hillbrow.
CAROLINE ADJOA MILLS INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN THE HAIRDRESSING INDUSTRY OF RUSTENBURG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY BOJANALA DISTRICT
Thandiwe Ntomfuthi Mkhatshwa Seasonal association in abdominal fat indices and blood pressure variables among the Ellisras population aged 4-18 years overtime: Data from Ellisras longitudinal study
Lungelwa Mlanjeni Building community and stakeholder relations in health research conduct through a stakeholder engagement mechanism: Buffalo City Metropole, Eastern Cape province, South Africa
Sithabile Mngadi Ncube “I’m living my life now and no longer crying like before”. Implementation lessons from the Common Element Treatment Approach in Gauteng, SA: Targeting vulnerable populations
Charlotte Modibedi Nurses’ knowledge in providing quality HIV/AIDS services for MSM at PHC facilities in Northwest province of South Africa: A Quantitative study.
Perpetua Modjadji Cardiometabolic Risks among African Pregnant Women in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy: A Focus on Perinatal Outcomes 
Mabina  Mogale Awareness and Perceptions of Healthcare Professionals on Real-time Continuous Glucose Monitoring among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in South Africa: Are we ready?
Hlengiwe  Moloi Healthcare workers’ experiences and perspectives on primary healthcare integration: a scoping review
Kotsedi Daniel Monyeki Development of cardiometabolic risk factor among Ellisras rural population born between 1986 to 1994 over time: Ellisras longitudinal study
Ming han Motloung Quality improvement intervention to improve patient contact detail
Ming han Motloung Challenges experienced in linking TB and HIV patients back to care: Post Call Center Project Review
Pitso Mphasha Performance of activities of daily living among men living with diabetes and sexual dysfunction in rural Limpopo, South Africa
Tiisetso Mpitso Addressing Social Problems and thier Impact on Community Wellbeing
Nondumiso Mthembu A facility-based psychosocial support model to improve antiretroviral treatment outcomes in adolescents
Hillary Mukudu Contracting of Private Medical Practitioners in a National Health Insurance Pilot District: What has been the Effect on Primary Health Care Utilisation Indicators?
Alfred Musekiwa HIV testing and associated factors among adolescent girls and young women in South Africa
Livhuwani Muthelo Prevalence of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Its Effects amongst Nurses in the Selected Intellectual Disability Unit of the Limpopo Province
BENARD MUTSAGO Violence targeting healthcare workers in South Africa: Evidence from press media reports
Sanele  Mvelase Peer power' for healthy living: Implementing the Coach Mpilo programme in uThukela District, KwaZulu-Natal
Kavitha Naicker Perceptions of e-learning amongst Public Health students at a South African University 
Catherine Naik Reimagining the Future of Universal Health Care Provision in South Africa: Considerations and Interventions for Achieving Affordable and Accessible Health Care
Jonathan Naude Linkage to Care – improving communication between inpatient facilities and community health workers by leveraging automated digital health technology
NOMSA NDABA Examining the knowledge, attitudes and practices of charismatic churches in Emzinoni, Bethal, South Africa, 2021 regarding HIV.
Tshepo M Ndhlovu Outcomes and Incidence of HIV among People Who Inject Drugs in City of Johannesburg: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Tshepo M Ndhlovu Developing Best Practices for Reducing Stigma and Discrimination in Health Care Settings in Gauteng, South Africa
Tshepo M Ndhlovu Community-Led Monitoring Study: Enhancing HIV Testing and Case Identification among Adolescents and Young People in the West Rand District
Tshepo M Ndhlovu The Effectiveness of WhatsApp-Based Reporting as a Rapid Response Tool in Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Free State
Tshepo M Ndhlovu Tavern-Based Community Dialogues: A Unique Strategy to Engage Men in Addressing Gender-Based Violence in XYZ Community, Free State.
Tshepo M Ndhlovu An assessment of knowledge and acceptability of pre-exposure prophylaxis among adolescents and young people: A community-based online cross-sectional study
Tshepo M Ndhlovu Assessing Healthcare Workers' Attitudes and Beliefs towards People Living with HIV: Addressing Stigma and Discrimination in Local Healthcare Facilities
Sithembiso Ndlovu Interventions to improve young men’s HIV testing uptake in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Perspectives of young men and healthcare providers
Sithembiso Ndlovu Healthcare providers’ perceived barriers and facilitators of young men’s access to and utilisation of HIV testing services in underserved communities in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Sunil Neerputh COVID-19 and its influence on the mental well-being of people with co-morbidities: A qualitative study at a public Healthcare clinic
Cheryl Nelson The facilitators of the implementation of Ward-Based Outreach Teams in Nkangala district.  Perspectives of Programme Staff and Recipients 
Siboniso  Nene What are the challenges and barriers that Clinical Associates face in the practice of their profession?
Tshifhiwa Sinky Netshapapame The model for combating HIV/AIDS among Christians in the Thulamela Municipality churches
Pamela Ngcobo Using Virtual mentorship platforms to provide health worker support in the management of HIV-positive children during COVID-19 in rural clinics in KwaZulu Natal 
Tshepo Albert Ntho  Qualitative Retrospective Case Study on Voices of Learner Nurse’s Mentees: Significance of the Peer-Group Clinical Mentoring Programme in the Resource-Stricken Nursing Education Institution
Sean Patrick JUST ENERGY TRANSITION FROM COAL IN SOUTH AFRICA: A SCOPING REVIEW
Katy Pepper Ubomi Bethu - It is our life, let us live it our way: Community-leadership in reproductive and sexual health amongst young women in Ngqushwa, Eastern Cape
Rebaone Petlele Who are the fathers? Profiling the men who father children with teenage girls in South Africa using the Recoded Live Births 2016-2020
Neshaan Peton A Collaborative service model for child and adolescent mental health services:  Multisectoral collaboration Western Cape Province of South Africa
Jacqueline Pienaar “I understood the texting process well.” Participant perspectives on usability and acceptability of SMS-based telehealth follow-up after voluntary medical male circumcision in South Africa
Jacqueline Pienaar I am not at risk for HIV: The association between self-reported high-risk behaviours and self-risk perception among MSM in South Africa
Tasneem Rakiep Towards contextualised complex systems approaches to scaling-up hepatitis B birth-dose vaccination in the WHO African region: A qualitative systematic review 
Khuliso Ravhuhali Building Field Epidemiology Capacity Through Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Programme: A case study for Mpumalanga Province
Jana Retief A mixed method study with diabetic patients to reverse and management on components of metabolic health.
Matshidiso  Sello The social context of childhood malnutrition in South Africa
Joyce Shirinde Challenges encountered by female migrants in accessing primary health care services - a case study of an urban informal settlement in South Africa
Mncengeli Sibanda Influenza Vaccine Uptake and Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Health Sciences Undergraduate Students at a University in Gauteng Province
Mncengeli Sibanda Low Uptake of Influenza and Hepatitis B Vaccine by Healthcare Workers in Primary Healthcare Facilities in a Rural District 
Jerry Sigudla Expounding the roles of a local research committee in promoting public health research uptake: The case of a rural province in South Africa
Jane Simmonds Know you Numbers: Older Persons Grant queues as an innovative strategy for managing hypertension in persons 60+  in rural South Africa
Charlotte Slome Understanding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic response measures on Deaf adults in Cape Town
Gugulethu Sokhela Improving access to care through provision of comprehensive community-based HIV services in eThekwini and Zululand
Gugulethu Sokhela Improving viral suppression through provision of enhanced psychosocial support for at-risk HIV-positive patients
Sesona Sotshongaye Demand Creation the heart of COVID-19 Vaccine rollout in the communities.
Carmen Spath Community engagement is an unclosed loop: A qualitative investigation involving key role-players of community engagement in infectious disease clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa
Laeeqa Sujee Barriers and facilitators to the use of the biopsychosocial approach in the management of chronic pain: Experiences of physiotherapy students 
Joshua Sumankuuro Systematic review of school health screening interventions in low-and middle-income countries
 Power Tshikae Updating and characterizing malaria receptivity in localities: Implications for malaria elimination in KwaZulu-Natal Province  
Nicolette Van der Walt Designing an appropriate and acceptable U=U Campaign in the Western Cape Province
Nicolette Van der Walt Using data to inform a localised trigger response for HIV
Myrna van Pinxteren Ubuntu as a mediator in coping with multimorbidity treatment burden in a disadvantaged rural and urban setting in South Africa
Thandi Xaba  Xaba Factors associated with consumption of fruits and vegetables amongst adults in the Alfred Duma Local Municipality, Ladysmith
Thozama Xhama Exploring Clinical Associates’ work experiences and perceptions regarding their roles and responsibilities on their scope of practice in two districts in Free State Province.
Lethukuthula Zondi  Suspected Waterborne Illness Outbreak in Chief Albert Luthuli sub-district, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, December 2022 – February 2023
Programme

Orals

First Name

Last Name

Abstract Title

Yvette

 Andrews

Re imagining the future for universal health care: health systems strengthening through community participation in health committees

Michelle

Brear

Informal caregivers’ role in achieving universal health care for South Africa’s older people

Emma Kudzai

Chademana

Digital Technology & Expert Patients - The Magic Combination to Accelerated 95-95-95?

Raymond

Chimatira

An Assessment of Knowledge and Skills on Adverse drug reaction, Documentation, Reporting and Analysis (Pharmacovigilance).

Raymond

Chimatira

Assessing barriers to linkage to care of adolescent girls and young women living with HIV in Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan district, South Africa

Annibale

Cois

Burden of disease averted by antihypertensive treatment: South Africa 1998-2017

Simonay

De Vos

Re-imagining Pre-hospital Emergency Care Systems from the Bottom-up: Insights from the Community First Aid Responder Project in the Western Cape.

Lisa

Deyce

Food and beverage marketing by social media influencers 

Janan

Dietrich

Implementing ecological momentary assessments to measure violence and adolescent HIV transmission risk: Lessons from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prudence

Ditlopo

Modelling the impact of the nurse practice environment, workload and professional support on job outcomes and standards of care at primary health care clinics in South Africa

Siyabonga

Dlamini

Barriers to seeking medical assistance among selected communities in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Implications on the aspirations of the Ideal Clinic Realisation and Maintenance Programme

Mbuyiselo

Douglas

Reflections of male university students on issues of gender based violence and masculinity: A health promotion inquiry

Natisha

Dukhi

Anaemia in Children and Adolescents: A Bibliometric Analysis of BRICS Countries (1990–2020)

Betty

Duli Mkinase

Gugulethu ambulance project: embedding a health activist in Emergency Medical Services to re-imagine care from the bottom up

Robin

Dyers

Diagnosis Related Groups for Equitable Resource Allocation and Re-imbursement in the Western Cape Public Health Sector

Amanda

Edwards

Community Stunting Imbizos as a Mechanism for Bottom-Up Research Translation and Intersectoral Collaboration

Daniel Ngbede

Elakpa

Factors associated with vector control for onchocerciaces control in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review

Cyril Bernsah

Fonka

Social Determinants of Health: Healthcare Managers’ Covid-19 Experiences of Poor Governance, Poverty and Social Media Influence on Health Interventions

Tamryn

Frank

The potential effect of a front-of-package warning label policy for low-income adults in South Africa

Lauren

Gower

Whistleblower Action Group – Working for Justice and Human Rights

Shakira

Hartley

Re-imagining safety in EMS from Red Zones to Green Corridors

Marcus

Hollington

Cox proportional hazard-model application: Time to cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV in South Africa

Jennifer

Hove

Enhancing community participation in rural South Africa: A participatory action research approach addressing a community nominated health priority, and promoting health equity

Nisha

Jacob

Navigating COVID-19: An opportunity for integrated health professional training

Amilcar

Juggernath

Assessing cervical precancer treatment rate among people utilising the Johannesburg public sector through record linkage of laboratory data

Pumeza

Kana

Happy workforce equals motivated workforce

Setty

Kekana

A review of the extraordinary price increase policy (Regulation 9) for medicines in the South African private sector

Khomotjo

Kgare

Speech and language pathology students' perception of the student support services at a higher education institution in East London, South Africa

Mariana

Khoza

The burden of severe Hepatitis A disease in South Africa’s public sector: A descriptive study using routine laboratory data from 2016 to 2021

INGE

KLEINHANS

Equity for women's health: Profiling the burden of disease of South African women between 1990 and 2019

Keabetswe Evelyn

Kodi

The Epidemiology of Hepatitis A and C – cases notified through the Notifiable Medical Conditions Surveillance System in South Africa, 2020-2022

James

Kruger

Hands up for Health: Partnering with Faith-Based Organizations

Inneke

Laenen

Developing a Violence Prevention Dashboard as a tool to support area-based, intersectoral violence prevention interventions in the Western Cape

Trudy D

Leong

Case studies describing cost analyses that supported evidence-informed decision-making for the South African national essential medicines list – going beyond the ICER.

Nomkhosi

Mabuza

Leadership Development Practices Among Public Sector Hospital Managers In Kwazulu-Natal

Sphiwe

Madiba

Structural, familial, and psychosocial factors that affects long term sustenance on ART amongst adolescents with perinatal HIV in rural setting of South Africa

Nocebo

Mafani

Foodborne illness at a Combined School in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, February 2022

Siphesihle

Mahanjana

An audit of the implementation of maternal electronic gatekeeping (eGK) codes for HIV viral load monitoring of pregnant and breastfeeding women in South Africa, January – December 2022

Mantji

Mahlatjie

Grandmother’s perceptions towards established human milk banks Limpopo Province, South Africa

Haseena

Majid

Urban-rural divide for eye health services in South Africa: A barrier to achieve universal eye health coverage

Nchucheko

Makhubele

Investigation of a Cholera Outbreak in Gauteng Province, South Africa, 2023: A re-emerging Public Health problem

Hulisani

Matakanye

The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic to the World Health Organization End TB Strategy: A Systematic Review

Mpho

Mathebula

Challenges Faced by Midwives who Care for Neonates in Neonatal Intensive Care Units of  Public Hospitals in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Vuyokazi Judith

Matyumza

Investigation of Malaria Cases at Two Buffalo City Metro Hospitals, April – May 2023: A Case Series

Lungile

Mbata

Ensuring compliance to quality standards in COVID-19 vaccination services.

Nontokozo

Mbatha

Parental stress in raising a child with developmental disabilities in a rural community

Tracy

McClinton Appollis

Coverage of sexual and reproductive health preventive services among adolescent girls in and out of school: are those most at risk reached?

Hetani

Mdose

Self-reported Long COVID among public sector hospital-based healthcare workers, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, 2022

Nosiphiwo

Mgobo

Overview of human rabies cases in the Eastern Cape Province from 2022 to 2023

Sibusiso

Mkwananzi

The Challenges of Interventions for Gender-based Violence and Femicide in Evaton, Gauteng- Perspectives from community members and activists

Nosimilo

Mlangeni

Low coverage of HIV healthcare services for farm workers in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and narrative synthesis

Lungelwa

Mlanjeni

Rabies Case Investigation: Lessons Learned, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, April 2023

Perpetua

Modjadji

Medication Adherence among Patients with Multimorbidity in Tshwane Primary Health Care Facilities, South Africa

Ramasedi Samuel

Mokoena

Community knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding COVID-19 in Thabo Mofutsanyane District, Free State Province – 2022

Ramasedi Samuel

Mokoena

Establishing an agile technology-driven solution for COVID-19 containment: Free State Province of South Africa

Peaceful Nonkululeko

Mokoto

Psychosocial challenges faced by pregnant teenagers in Ditsobotla Subdistrict, North-West Province.

Gillian

Moodley

Understanding the roles and experiences of key stakeholders involved in the design of the novel Imagine Social Outcomes-Based Contract in South Africa

Saiendhra

Moodley

The mental illness attitudes and interest in mental health service provision of clinical associates in South Africa

Sehlule

Moyo

Advocacy Program for Adolescent Girls and Young Women implemented by  Umjindi Home Based Care Project

Sehlule

Moyo

From Personal Experience to Community Impact: Journey towards Accessible Family Health Services

Zodwa

Mphego

“The uncertainty of waiting for childbirth” Phenomenological study of the lived experiences of women with high risk pregnancy in Mpumalanga Province

Modupi Peter

Mphekgwana

Insight into excess mortality due to COVID-19 Pandemic: a comparison between Resident and non-resident members of DIMAMO HDSS.

Tiisetso

Mpitso

Fostering Accountability and Partnerships for Transgender Health Programs

Tiisetso

Mpitso

Maximizing PrEP Uptake through Strategic Partnerships and Enhanced Client Linkage (MSM

Tiisetso

Mpitso

Comprehensive Services for Adolescent Girls, Young Women, Boys, and Young Men: Promoting Health, Empowerment, and Wellbeing

Hillary

Mukudu

Modelling and forecasting of primary healthcare utilisation, perceived quality of care, and non-emergency referrals to hospitals in a national health insurance pilot district of South Africa

Chanelle

Mulopo

Knowledge Translation Platforms for bridging public health and health systems research into Universal Health Coverage related policy and practice in South Africa (KTP-UHC)

Nellie

Myburgh

The Bambisana Project: ‘Flu has always been around’ Exploring perceptions of influenza vaccine uptake among adults in Soweto, South Africa

Christel Tamara

Nagoorsamy

The Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Infection on the Occupational Functional Status of Healthcare Workers in eThekwini KwaZulu-Natal – Translating Research into Policy

Saloshni

Naidoo

Assessment of child cognition and associated factors in the context of environmental pollution in the South Durban Basin

Shanal

Nair

An audit of theatre operating efficiency at a central hospital in Gauteng Province

Baheya

Najaar

Medical students target grade six and seven learners in an anti-vaping health education project in the Western Cape

Tracey

Naledi

A novel cash-plus intervention to safeguard sexual reproductive health and HIV vulnerabilities in young women in Cape Town, South Africa

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Barriers and facilitators to the expanded utilization of pre-exposure prophylaxis among transgender populations: Insights from local healthcare facilities

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Enhancing Communication on Sexual Concerns: Understanding Sex Worker and Health Care Provider Experiences

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Enhancing STI/TB Control Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in West Rand District: The Role of Accountability Partners

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

HIV Testing and STI/TB Screening among Key and Vulnerable Populations: A Quantitative Study in Designated Areas

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Examining the Impact of a Girls' Social Empowerment Program on Economic Vulnerability in Rural South Africa: Skills development and empowerment intervention

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Perceived benefits of adolescent girls' and young women's participation in socio-economic strengthening activities: Insights from community dialogues

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Enablers and Barriers to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Implementation among Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Johannesburg: A District-wide Assessment

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

A Sex Worker-Centered Approach to Enhancing Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Uptake and Adherence: Advancing HIV Prevention and Reduction Efforts

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Barriers to Accessing Health Care for Key and Vulnerable Populations in Underserved Peripheral Communities: A Study on Informal Settlements in Mpumalanga

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Feasibility of Continuous HIV Testing as an HIV Prevention Strategy among Sexually Active Adolescents and Young People

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Empowering Communities through WhatsApp-Based Support Networks: A Novel Approach in Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Free State.

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Approaching Gender-Based Violence: A Biomedical Perspective on HIV Prevention and Care

Tshepo M

Ndhlovu

Prioritizing Targeted Approaches for Wellness in Orphans and Vulnerable Children Affected by HIV/AIDS

Bandile

Ndlazi

“Remember, you are not like your peers”: growing up with vertically acquired HIV

Sanele

Nene

The benefits of artificial intelligence for public hospitals in South Africa

Sibusiso

Nomatshila

Knowledge on Cervical Cancer Services and Associated Risk Factors by Health Workers in the Eastern Cape Province

Vanessa

Nono

Prevalence of isoniazid-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates with unknown mechanism of resistance in Cameroon

Phiwe

Nota

Examining healthcare workers willingness to promote COVID-19 vaccines in South Africa: The importance of a clear evidence-based approach.

Itumeleng

Ntatamala

Work stress is highly correlated with burnout in South African doctors working in the public health system during the COVID-19 pandemic

Masudah

Paleker

Development of the first Western Cape Telehealth policy

Sean

Patrick

Endocrine disruptive activity and occurrence of pharmaceuticals and viral content in selected water sources in Melusi, Pretoria

Sean

Patrick

Exploration of Prostate Cancer: Men's Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices, Cultural Beliefs, and Perceived Risk and Susceptibility in the Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Shehani

Perera

Power, Gender, and Rights in Assisted Partner Notification: Insights from HIV Testing and Counseling Services in Cape Town, South Africa

Shrikant Maurice

Peters

Primary Mental Healthcare Continuity: Post-Discharge Continuity of Care for Mental Healthcare Users

Mukovhe

Phanguphangu

Availability and distribution of healthcare resources for early hearing detection and intervention in state hospitals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Jacqueline

Pienaar

Knowledge and Attitudes about Event-Driven PrEP among MSM in South Africa

Modikwe

Rammopo

Circumstances leading to home childbirth among women living in Winterveldt, Tshwane, Gauteng

Modikwe

Rammopo

Awareness and Utilization of emergency contraceptives among University students in Maseru District, Lesotho

Nashna

Rampersad

Early childhood caries: exploring the ethical implications for dental neglect in South Africa

Nashna

Rampersad

The Impact of Cancer Therapy on the Oral-Health-Related-Quality-of-Life of Paediatric Cancer Survivors.

Marilse

Richter

No Secrecy in a Pandemic! Using Access to Information laws during a COVID-19 state of disaster to access expert scientific advice and to ensure transparent government decision-making in South Africa

Teurai

Rwafa

“What is bad for big tobacco is good for public health”: Key stakeholders’ perceptions of the tobacco industry’s role in delaying South Africa’s new legislation

Ann

Scheunemann

A mixed-methods exploration of stress, resilience, and work engagement in public health nurses in Gauteng

Neo

Sematlane

A cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a scale to assess illness identity in adults living with a chronic illness in South Africa: a case of HIV

Josephina

Senyatsi

Cervical cancer prevention among HIV-positive women attending primary healthcare facilities in Tshwane District, Gauteng Province

Busisiwe

Shezi

Indoor particulate matter heavy metals and their potential health risks in low socio-economic communities

Joyce

Shirinde

Knowledge, attitudes and practices of traditional healers on prostate cancer, in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Andronica Moipone

Shonhiwa

Data Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic in South Africa, 5 March – 26 July 2020: Key Lessons Learnt

Mncengeli

Sibanda

Influenza vaccine uptake by the South African elderly: Characterisation of associated factors

Pearl

Sihiya

Epidemiology of patients hospitalized with COVID19 - Buffalo City Metro, 2020-2022 

Adam

Silumbwe

The role of principled engagement in public health policymaking: the case of Zambia's prolonged efforts to develop a comprehensive tobacco control policy

Melikhaya

Soboyisi

Bottlenecks and Strategies in Implementing Community-Led Monitoring Programs in Resource-Limited Environments: Insights from a South African Case Study

Harsha

Somaroo

From theory to practice- the role of curriculum review in improving public health practice and outcomes

KENNETH ODIRELENG

THOMAS

Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of visual screening of school children by trained community health workers and optometrists

Mzwanele

Toni

The Role of Health Promotion Practitioners in Prevention and Response to Outbreaks in Oliver Reginald Tambo District

Tebogo

TseleTebakang

Implications of herb-drug interaction: Concurrent use of herbal and prescribed medicine by patients attending Primary healthcare clinics, South Africa

Busi

Tshabalala

Registration-related barriers and challenges experienced by the Primary Care Drug Therapy pharmacist in South Africa

Gugulethu

Tshabalala

A qualitative study to explore healthcare providers’ perspectives on barriers and enablers to early detection of breast and cervical cancers among women attending primary healthcare clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa 

Takalani

Tshitangano

The views of mph graduates from South African universities regarding COVID-19 response: a retrospective reflection

Maria

van der Merwe

Community health workers: at the forefront of addressing HIV and TB lost to follow-up

Darelle

Van Greunen

CANSA Pain Manager: development and feasibility of digital health intervention

Theesan

Vedan

Protocol for the design of the ORMSA database and a retrospective audit of clinical oral mucosal lesions presenting to the department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology

Pamela

Vorster

Evidence mapping of methods for incorporating economic considerations in clinical practice guideline development for Malawi, Nigeria, and South Africa

Hannah

Waithera

Factors Associated with the Uptake of Sub-optimal Intermittent Prevention Therapy using Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine for Malaria among Pregnant Women in Kenya

Campion

Zharima

Exploring the barriers and facilitators to implementing electronic health records in a middle-income country: A qualitative study from South Africa