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Journal Articles


Rother, H-A., John, J., Wright, CY., Irlam, J., Oosthuizen, R. and Garland, RM. 2019. Article: Perceptions of Occupational Heat, Sun Exposure, and Health Risk Prevention: A Qualitative Study of Forestry Workers in South Africa, ATMOSPHERE, 11, 37:1-19, 2020. Open Access journal from MDPI. ISSN 2073-4433. doi:10.3390/atmos11010037

Gatt, JM., Alexander, R., Emond, A., Foster, K., Hadfield, K., Mason-Jones, A., Reid, S., Theron, L., Ungar, M., Wouldes, T. and Wu, Q. 2020. Trauma, Resilience, and Mental Health in Migrant and Non-Migrant Youth: An International Cross-Sectional Study Across Six Countries, Frontiers in Psychiatry, section Public Mental Health, 10 (article 997): 1-15, 2020. Open Access journal. ISSN 1664-0640. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00997

Jenkins, LS., Von Pressentin, KB., Naidoo, K. and Shaefer, R. 2020. Short Report: The evolving role of family physicians during the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis: An appreciative reflection, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 12(1):1-4, a24781-4, 2020. Open Access Oasis, ISSN: 2071-2928.

Le Roux, KW., Christodoulou, J., Davis, EC., Katzen, LS., Dippenaar, E., Tomlinson, M. and Rotheram-Borus, M-J. 2020. Maternal and child health outcomes in rural South African mothers living with and without HIV, AIDS CARE (Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV), 32(4):452-461, 2020. ISSN: 0954-0121.

Tsampiras, C. 2020. Temporal Dissonance: South African Historians and the ‘Post-AIDS’ Dilemma, JOURNAL OF MedICAL Humanities, 41:153-169, 2020. ISSN: 1041-3545. 10.1007 /s10912-017-9440-x

Chu, KM., Naidu, P., Nash, J., Coetzee, FJ., Esteves, M., Reid, S. and Couper, I. 2020. Editorial: Surgical care at rural district hospitals in low- and middle-income countries: an essential component of universal health coverage, RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 20(2):1-4, article 5920, 2020.     

ISSN 1445-6354.

Sherry, K., Dabula, X., Duncan, EM. and Reid, S. 2020. Article: Decolonizing Qualitative Research With Rural People With Disabilities: Lessons From a Cross-Cultural Health Systems Study, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE METHODS, 19:1-11. ISSN 1609-4069. doi: 10.1177/1609406920932734

Reuter, H., Jenkins, LS., De Jong, M., Reid, S. and Vonk, M. 2020. Short Report (Special Collection Covid-19): Prohibiting alcohol sales during the Covid-19 pandemic has positive effects on health services in South Africa, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 12(1):1-4, article2528. Oasis Open Access. ISSN (print): 2071-2928.

Reid, SJ. 2020. Coronavirus pandemic holds lessons for South Africa’s universal health care plans, THE CONVERSATION, 17 May 2020.

Reid, SJ. 2020. ASSAf Standing Committee on Health: COVID-19 Statement. The unanticipated costs of COVID-19 to South Africa’s quadruple disease burden, 2 July 2020.

Tsampiras, C. 2020. ‘Adventures, Archives, and AIDS Research’, Fieldnotes, Division of Social and Behavioural Sciences, UCT, 31 March 2020,   

Tsampiras, C. 2020. ‘Pandemics act on social fault lines: lessons for COVID-19 from HIV and Aids’, The Conversation, 23 March 2020,

Chu, K., Naidu, P., Reid, S., Hendriks, H., Nash, J., Lomas, V., Coetzee, F. and Mash, R. 2020. Letters to the Editor: The role of family physicians in emergency and essential surgical care in the district health system in South Africa. South African Family Practice, 62(1):1-3, article5117. ISSN 2078-6190. AOSIS Open Access.

Hadfield, K., Ungar, M., Emond, A., Foster, K., Gatt, JM., Mason-Jones, A., Reid, S., Theron, L., Wouldes, T. and Wu, Q. 2020. Brief Note: Challenges of developing and conducting an international study of resilience in migrant adolescents, INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK, 63(2):232-237. ISSN 0020-8728.

Naidu, C., Reid, S. and Burch, V. 2020. Original Article: Development of a CanMEDS-based instrument for evaluating medical students' perceptions of the key competencies of a socially accountable healthcare practitioner. Perspectives on Medical Education, 9(2):98-106. ISSN: 2212-2761.Doi: 10.1007/s40037-020-00564-6.


Stansert Katzen, L., Tomlinson, M., Christodoulou, J., Laurenzi, C., Le Roux, I., Baker, V., Mbewu, N., Le Roux, KW. and Rotheram Borus, MJ. 2020. Research Article: Home visits by community health workers in rural South Africa have a limited, but important impact on maternal and child health in the first two years of life, BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 20(1):594-597. ISSN: 1472-6963. Doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-05436-7. Open Access.


Morris-Paxton, AA., Reid, S. and Ewing, R-MG. 2020. Original Research: Primary healthcare services in the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa: Evaluating a service-support project, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 12(1):1-7 (a2207). AOSIS Open Access. ISSN: 2071-2928.Doi: 10.4102/PHCFM.V12I1.2207.

Reid, S., Naidu, C., Kantor, G. and Seebregts, CJ. 2020. Research: Do electronic patient information systems improve efficiency and quality of care? An evaluation of utilisation of the Discovery HealthID application, SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL (SAMJ), 110(3):210-216. ISSN: 0256-9574.  DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i3.14111

Irlam, J. and Zweigenthal, V. 2020 Reflections on a pandemic: Teaching and learning in the time of COVID-19. A collection of think pieces and short reports compiled by the SAAHE HPE Research SIG. “The role of elective students in the COVID-19 response: A case study at the University of Cape Town, Faculty of Health Sciences”, pp10-11.

Jenkins, L., Mash, R. and Naidoo, K. 2020. Reflections on a pandemic: Teaching and learning in the time of COVID-19. A collection of think pieces and short reports compiled by the SAAHE HPE Research SIG. “Raising your hand and going mute: training family medicine registrars in a rural district”, pp12.

Michel, J., Datay, MI., Motsohi, TJ., Bärnighausen, T., Tediosi, F., Mcintyre, D., Tanner, M. and Evans, D. 2020. Viewpoint: Achieving universal health coverage in sub-Saharan Africa: the role of leadership development Journal of Global Health Reports, 4: 1-5 (e2020037). ISSN: 2399-1623. doi:10.29392/001c.12855

Moola, H., Amod, Z., Parker, A., Ryklief, L., Peters, S., Levitt, N. and Datay, MI. 2020. Inside-Out Thinking: Crowdsourcing Support for a Student-Led, Cross-Sectional Metabolic Disease Risk Factor and Prevalence Study in a Minority Population of a Middle-Income Country, SAGE Research Methods Cases: Medicine & Health, 1-15. Online ISBN: 9781529741445.

Le Roux, KW., Almirol, E., Rezvan, PH., Le Roux, IM., Mbewu, N., Dippenaar, E., Stansert-Katzen, L., Baker, V., Tomlinson, M. and Rotheram-Borus, MJ. 2020. Research Article: Community health workers impact on maternal and child health outcomes in rural South Africa - a non-randomized two-group comparison study, BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 20(1):1404. ISSN: 1471-2458.

Reid, S., Ras, T. and Von Pressentin, K. 2020. Special Collection Covid-19. Short Report: The Cape Town International Convention Centre from the inside: The family physicians’ view of the ‛Hospital of Hope’, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 12(1):1-4 (a2667). ISSN: 2071-2928.

Michel, J., Reid, S., Dörlemann, A. and Tanner, M. Viewpoint: Why the misinformation, shame and guilt associated with coronavirus? JOURNAL OF GLOBAL HEALTH REPORTS, 4(1):1-4 (e2020089). E-ISSN: 2399-1623. doi:10.29392/001c.17364



Tsampiras, C. 2019. Removed from Context and Complexity: Women in Early AIDS Research in the South African Medical Journal, 1980 - 1995, Journal of Southern African Studies, 45(1):121–141, 2019. ISSN: 0305-7070.

Botha, M., Basera, W., Facey‐Thomas, HE., Gaunt, B., Gray, CL., Ramjith, J., Watkins, A. and Levin, ME. 2019. Rural and urban food allergy prevalence from the South African Food Allergy (SAFFA) study, JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY, 143(2):662-668, 2019. ISSN: 0091-6749.

Botha, M., Basera, W., Facey‐Thomas, HE., Gaunt, B., Genuneit, J., Gray, CL., Kiragu, W., Ramjith, J., Watkins, A. and Levin, ME. 2019. Original Article - Epidemiology, Genetics and Prevention: Nutrition and allergic diseases in urban and rural communities from the South African Food Allergy cohort, Pediatric Allergy Immunology, 30:511-521, 2019. ISSN:0905-6157

Christodoulou J., Le Roux K., Tomlinson M., Le Roux I.M., Katzen L.S. and Rotheram-Borus M.J. 2019. Research Paper: Perinatal maternal depression in rural South Africa: Child outcomes over the first two years, JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 247: 168-174, 2019. ISSN: 0165-0327

Reid, S., Shapiro, L. and Louw, G. 2019. How Haptics and Drawing Enhance the Learning of Anatomy, ANATOMICAL SCIENCES EDUCATION (Research Report), 12(2):164-172, Mar/Apr citation 2019. ISSN: 1935-9772.

Godsmark, CN., Irlam, J., Van der Merwe, F., New, M. and Rother, H-A. 2019. Review article: Priority focus areas for a sub-national response to climate change and health: A South African provincial case study, ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, 122: 31–51, 2019. ISSN: 0160-4120

Eichbaum, Q., Reid, S., Coly, A., Naidu, T. and Omaswa, F. 2019. Perspective: Conceptualizing Medical Humanities Programs in Low-Resource Settings in Africa, ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 94(8):1108-1114, August 2019. ISSN 1040-2446. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002789

Reid, S. 2019. Review Article: The rural determinants of health: using critical realism as a theoretical framework, RURAL AND REMOTE HEALTH, 19(3): 5184-5194, 2019. ISSN 1445-6354

Tsampiras, C. 2019. Temporal Dissonance: South African Historians and the ‘Post-AIDS’ Dilemma, special edition of J Med Humanities, Published online 2018, 1-17. DOI 10.1007/s10912-017-9440-x

O’Brien, V., Jenkins, L., Minnings, M., Grey, H., North, Z., Schumann., H. and De Klerk-Green, E. 2019. Opinion Paper: Palliative care made visible: Developing a rural model for the Western Cape Province, South Africa, AFRICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AND FAMILY MEDICINE, 11(1): 1-11, AOSIS Open Access. ISSN Print 2071-2928. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v11i1.2147

Von Pressentin, KB., Swanepoel, H., Opie, JJS. and Jenkins, LS. 2019. Antimicrobial stewardship in rural districts of South Africa: growing a positive culture, 61(6): 276-281, South African Family Practice, ISSN: 2078-6190. DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2019.1680009

Le Roux, KW., Davis, EC., Gaunt, CB., Young, C., Koussa, M., Harris, C. Rotheram-Borus, MJ. 2019. A Case Study of an Effective and Sustainable Antiretroviral Therapy Program in Rural South Africa, AIDS PATIENT CARE and STDs, 33(11): 466-472, 2019. ISSN: 1087-2914. DOI: 10.1089/apc.2019.0055.

Le Roux, W., Christodoulou, J., Katzen, LS., Dippenaar, E., Laurenzi, C., Le Roux, IM., Tomlinson, M. and Rotheram-Borus, MJ. 2019. Research Article: A longitudinal cohort study of rural adolescent vs adult South African mothers and their children from birth to 24 months, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(24): 1-8, 2019. ISSN: 1471-2393.

Hodkinson, P., Price, J., Croxson, C., Wallis, L., Ward, A., Argent, A. and Reid, S. 2019. Research Article: “She’s gone now.” A mixed methods analysis of the experiences and perceptions around the deaths of children who died unexpectedly in health care facilities in Cape Town, South Africa. PLoS ONE, 14(3):1-18, e0213455. Open Access. ISSN: 1932-6203. 2019.

Dissertations in progress


Crawford-Browne, S. Meaning constructions about violence and psychological adjustment amongst women residing in a high violence community.

Naidu, C. An evaluation of the development of social accountability of medical graduates at the University of Cape Town.

Beauzac, C. Regulating the Body: Health promotion and diabetes in the Western Cape, South Africa.