Improving Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

Infection & Immunisation Selected Publications

  1. Sibanda EL, Bernays S, Weller IVD, Hakim JG, Cowan FM: "Well, not me, but other women do not register because..."- Barriers to seeking antenatal care in the context of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among Zimbabwean women: a mixed-methods study. BMC pregnancy and childbirth 2018, 18(1):271.
  2. Oliveras C, Cluver L, Bernays S, Armstrong A: Nothing About Us Without RIGHTS-Meaningful Engagement of Children and Youth: From Research Prioritization to Clinical Trials, Implementation Science, and Policy. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2018, 78 Suppl 1:S27-s31.
  3. Mupambireyi Z, Bernays S: Reflections on the Use of Audio Diaries to Access Young People's Lived Experiences of HIV in Zimbabwe. Qualitative health research 2018:1049732318780684.
  4. Loveday M, Sunkari B, Master I, Daftary A, Mehlomakulu V, Hlangu S, Marais BJ: Household context and psychosocial impact of childhood multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2018, 22(1):40-46.
  5. Bernays S, Bukenya D, Thompson C, Ssembajja F, Seeley J: Being an 'adolescent': The consequences of gendered risks for young people in rural Uganda. Childhood (Copenhagen, Denmark) 2018, 25(1):19-33.
  6. Bainomugisa A, Lavu E, Hiashiri S, Majumdar S, Honjepari A, Moke R, Dakulala P, Hill-Cawthorne GA, Pandey S, Marais BJ et al: Multi-clonal evolution of multi-drug-resistant/extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a high-prevalence setting of Papua New Guinea for over three decades. Microbial genomics 2018, 4(2).
  7. Skovdal M, Wringe A, Seeley J, Renju J, Paparini S, Wamoyi J, Moshabela M, Ddaaki W, Nyamukapa C, Ondenge K et al: Using theories of practice to understand HIV-positive persons varied engagement with HIV services: a qualitative study in six Sub-Saharan African countries. Sexually transmitted infections 2017, 93(Suppl 3).
  8. Nguyen TKP, Nguyen DV, Truong TNH, Tran MD, Graham SM, Marais BJ: Disease spectrum and management of children admitted with acute respiratory infection in Viet Nam. Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH 2017, 22(6):688-695.
  9. Nguyen TK, Tran TH, Roberts CL, Fox GJ, Graham SM, Marais BJ: Risk factors for child pneumonia - focus on the Western Pacific Region. Paediatric respiratory reviews 2017, 21:95-101.
  10. Namukwaya S, Paparini S, Seeley J, Bernays S: "How Do We Start? And How Will They React?" Disclosing to Young People with Perinatally Acquired HIV in Uganda. Frontiers in public health 2017, 5:343.
  11. Mavhu W, Willis N, Mufuka J, Mangenah C, Mvududu K, Bernays S, Mangezi W, Apollo T, Araya R, Weiss HA et al: Evaluating a multi-component, community-based program to improve adherence and retention in care among adolescents living with HIV in Zimbabwe: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials 2017, 18(1):478.
  12. Marais BJ, Heemskerk AD, Marais SS, van Crevel R, Rohlwink U, Caws M, Meintjes G, Misra UK, Mai NTH, Ruslami R et al: Standardized Methods for Enhanced Quality and Comparability of Tuberculous Meningitis Studies. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 2017, 64(4):501-509.
  13. Jenkins HE, Yuen CM, Rodriguez CA, Nathavitharana RR, McLaughlin MM, Donald P, Marais BJ, Becerra MC: Mortality in children diagnosed with tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Lancet Infectious diseases 2017, 17(3):285-295.
  14. Horter S, Thabede Z, Dlamini V, Bernays S, Stringer B, Mazibuko S, Dube L, Rusch B, Jobanputra K: "Life is so easy on ART, once you accept it": Acceptance, denial and linkage to HIV care in Shiselweni, Swaziland. Social science & medicine (1982) 2017, 176:52-59.
  15. Hakim J, Musiime V, Szubert AJ, Mallewa J, Siika A, Agutu C, Walker S, Pett SL, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Lugemwa A et al: Enhanced Prophylaxis plus Antiretroviral Therapy for Advanced HIV Infection in Africa. The New England journal of medicine 2017, 377(3):233-245.
  16. Bernays S, Paparini S, Seeley J, Rhodes T: "Not Taking it Will Just be Like a Sin": Young People Living with HIV and the Stigmatization of Less-Than-Perfect Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy. Medical anthropology 2017, 36(5):485-499.
  17. Bernays S, Paparini S, Seeley J, Namukwaya Kihika S, Gibb D, Rhodes T: Qualitative study of the BREATHER trial (Short Cycle antiretroviral therapy): is it acceptable to young people living with HIV? BMJ open 2017, 7(2):e012934.
  18. Abimbola S, Topp SM, Palagyi A, Marais B, Negin J: Global health security: where is the data to inform health system strengthening? BMJ global health 2017, 2(3):e000481.
  19. Solomons R, Grantham M, Marais BJ, van Toorn R: IMCI indicators of childhood TBM at primary health care level in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2016, 20(10):1309-1313.
  20. Gurjav U, Erkhembayar B, Burneebaatar B, Narmandakh E, Tumenbayar O, Hill-Cawthorne GA, Marais BJ, Sintchenko V: Transmission of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Mongolia is driven by Beijing strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to all first-line drugs. Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2016, 101:49-53.
  21. Weekends-off efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children, adolescents, and young adults (BREATHER): a randomised, open-label, non-inferiority, phase 2/3 trial. The lancet HIV 2016, 3(9):e421-e430.
  22. Kapata N, Chanda-Kapata P, O'Grady J, Bates M, Mwaba P, Janssen S, Marais B, Cobelens F, Grobusch M, Zumla A: Trends in childhood tuberculosis in Zambia: a situation analysis. Journal of tropical pediatrics 2013, 59(2):134-139.
  23. Talukder K, Salim MA, Jerin I, Sharmin F, Talukder MQ, Marais BJ, Nandi P, Cooreman E, Rahman MA: Intervention to increase detection of childhood tuberculosis in Bangladesh. The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2012, 16(1):70-75.
  24. Perez-Velez CM, Marais BJ: Tuberculosis in children. The New England journal of medicine 2012, 367(4):348-361.