• Breastfeeding advice for reality: Women's perspectives on primary care support in South Africa 

      Doherty, Tanya; Horwood, Christiane; Haskins, Lyn; Magasana, Vuyolwethu; Goga, Ameena; Feucht, Ute; Sanders, David; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Kauchali, Shuaib; Dhansay, Muhammad Ali; Rollins, Nigel; Kroon, Max; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Breastfeeding education and support are critical health worker skills. Confusion surrounding infant feeding advice linked to the HIV epidemic has reduced the confidence of health workers to support breastfeeding. High ...
    • Changes in body mass index and hemoglobin concentration in breastfeeding women living with HIV with a CD4 count over 350: Results from 4 African countries (The ANRS 12174 trial) 

      Somé, Eric; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Nagot, Nicolas; Meda, Nicolas Y; Vallo, Roselyne; Kankasa, Chipepo; Tumwine, James K; Singata, Mandisa; Hofmeyr, Justus G; Van De Perre, Philippe; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Marechal, Valerie; Neveu, Dorine; Foulongne, Vincent; Segondy, Michel; Schaub, Roxanne; Blanche, Stephane; Treluyer, Jean-Marc; Hirt, Deborah; Karamagi, Charles; Musoke, Philippa; Ndeezi, Grace; Mugaba, Proscovia M; Kwagala, Mary; Murungi, Joan; Muweesi, Hawa Nabuuma; Ninsiima, Evelyn; Baryeija, Simon; Ouedraogo, Rasmata; Ye, Diarra; Traore, Hugues A; Nadembega, Christelle; Konate, Justin; Zongo, Arsene; Ouedraogo, Abass; Neboua, Desire; Belemvire, Aissatou; Bambara, Armel; Boncoungou, Justine; Zoungrana, Danielle; Nikodem, Cheryl; Harper, Kim; Jackson, Debra; Sanders, David; Sunday, Amwe; Okegbe-Eze, Collins; Williams, Xoliswa; Mshweshwe, Nolundi; Henge, Vatiswa; Gomba, Fikiswa; Nikodem, Lada; Khondowe, Oswell; Mwiya, Mwiya; Lusaka, Mildreed; Chizyuka, Mary; Phiri, Mary; Imakando, Billies; Musaku, Mwenechanya; Kapasa, Monica; Rutagwera, David; Clement, Ngondwe; Mwaba, Hilton Mwila; Matoba, Japhet; Mwaba, Hilton; Siumita, Chafye; Chola, Katai; Mwamutanda, Patricia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-05-09)
      Introduction: Breastfeeding is recommended for infants born to HIV-infected women in low-income settings. Both breastfeeding and HIV-infection are energy demanding. Our objective was to explore how exclusive and predominant ...
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 ...
    • An educational intervention to update health workers about HIV and infant feeding 

      Horwood, Christiane; Haskins, Lyn; Goga, Ameena; Doherty, Tanya; Vaughn, John; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Feucht, Ute; Rollins, Nigel; Kroon, Max; Sanders, David; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Abstract Clinical guidelines are used to translate research findings into evidence‐based clinicalpractice but are frequently not comprehensively adopted by health workers (HWs).HIV and infant feeding guidelines were revised ...
    • An educational intervention to update health workers about HIV and infant feeding 

      Horwood, Christiane; Haskins, Lyn; Goga, Ameena; Doherty, Tanya; Vaughn, John; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Feucht, Ute; Rollins, Nigel; Kroon, Max; Sanders, David; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12)
      Clinical guidelines are used to translate research findings into evidence‐based clinical practice but are frequently not comprehensively adopted by health workers (HWs). HIV and infant feeding guidelines were revised by ...
    • Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial 

      Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Jackson, Debra; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Doherty, Tanya Mark; Lombard, Carl; Swanevelder, Sonja; Nankunda, Jolly; Ramokolo, Vundli; Sanders, David; Wamani, Henry; Meda, Nicolas; Tumwine, James K.; Ekström, Eva-Charlotte; Van de Perre, Philippe; Kankasa, Chipepo; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tylleskär, Thorkild; on behalf of the PROMISE EBF-study group (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-06-21)
      Background: In this multi-country cluster-randomized behavioural intervention trial promoting exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) in Africa, we compared growth of infants up to 6 months of age living in communities where peer ...
    • Severe events in the first 6 months of life in a cohort of HIV-unexposed infants from South Africa: effects of low birthweight and breastfeeding status 

      Doherty, Tanya; Jackson, Debra; Swanevelder, Sonja; Lombard, Carl; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Goga, Ameena; Ekström, Eva-Charlotte M; Sanders, David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10)
      Objective: To report on risk factors for severe events (hospitalisation or infant death) within the first half of infancy amongst HIV-unexposed infants in South Africa. Methods: South African data from the multisite ...
    • Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study 

      Fadnes, Lars Thore; Jackson, Debra; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Zembe, Wanga; Sanders, David; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 vaccination ...