Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "Zembe, Wanga"
Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women inSouth Africa: an area needing urgent attention toi mprove child health Doherty, Tanya Mark; Sanders, David; Jackson, Debra; Swanevelder, Sonja; Lombard, Carl; Zembe, Wanga; Chopra, Mickey; Goga, Ameena; Colvin, Mark; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Ekström, Eva-Charlotte; Tylleskär, Thorkild; For the PROMISE EBF study group (BioMed Central, 2012-07-24)Background: Breastfeeding is a critical component of interventions to reduce child mortality. Exclusive breastfeeding practice is extremely low in South Africa and there has been no improvement in this over the past ten ...Journal article
Effects of early feeding on growth velocity and overweight/obesity in a cohort of HIV unexposed South African infants and children Ramokolo, Vundli; Lombard, Carl; Chhagan, Meera Kurson; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Doherty, Tanya; Goga, Ameena E.; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Zembe, Wanga; Jackson, Debra J.; Van den Broeck, Jan (BioMed Central, 2015-04-02)Background South Africa has the highest prevalence of overweight/obesity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Assessing the effect of modifiable factors such as early infant feeding on growth velocity and overweight/obesity is therefore ...Journal article
Fadnes, Lars Thore; Jackson, Debra; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Zembe, Wanga; Sanders, David; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tylleskär, Thorkild (BioMed Central, 2011-05-27)Background: Timely vaccination is important to induce adequate protective immunity. We measured vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage in three geographical areas in South Africa. Methods: This study used ...Peer reviewedJournal article