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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2021-10-01
End Date 2024-09-30
Project Code TMA2020CDF-3169
Status Active


Mobile phone text messaging plus motivational interviewing: effects on breastfeeding , child health and survival outcomes, a group sequential randomised standard of care controlled trial (MTM-MI)

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Stellenbosch University South Africa

Current Organisation

Stellenbosch University

Current Job Title

Senior Lecturer

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Judy Gatei An exploratory study on adherence to exclusive breastfeeding with antiretroviral therapy intervention among HIV-infected mothers in South Africa and Nigeria Stellenbosch University 2015 2016
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Victoria Ndarukwa Combination antiretroviral treatment use in prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs: 6-week HIV prevalence and relationship to time of antiretroviral treatment initiation and mixed feeding Stellenbosch University 2016 2017
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Kuhlula Maluleke Determinants of adherence to antiretroviral treatment among human immunodeficiency virus-infected young adults attending care at Letaba Hospital HIV clinic, Limpopo Province, South Africa Stellenbosch University 2016 2018
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Shingirayi Masuko Systematic survey on compliance of HIV trials protocols with SPIRIT guidelines Stellenbosch University 2017 2018
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Ndedi Phoba Prevalence and factors associated with being a victim of community assaults; retrospective review of medical records in the Accident and Emergency Department of Mamelodi Hospital, South Africa Stellenbosch University 2019 2020
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Veranyuy Ngah Adherence and predictors of adherence to the CONSORT statement in the reporting of tuberculosis vaccine trials Stellenbosch University 2019 2020
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Suzaan Stoker Insight into the magnitude of chronic kidney disease among the general adult population in Africa: A systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis Stellenbosch University 2019 2020
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Nondumiso Xhaza Prevalence of positive birth HIV PCR in neonates born from HIV positive mothers and associated risk factors at Nkonjeni Hospital, Ulundi in KwaZulu natal from July 2018 to June 2019 Stellenbosch University 2020 2021
MSc Clinical Epidemiology Mulumba Ntafua Contraceptive use and the risk for sexually transmitted infections among South African young adult females Stellenbosch University 2020 2020


Role Committee/board Start Date End Date
Member International Epidemiology Association 2014


Institution Degree Year
Stellenbosch University, South Africa PhD 2016-03-31
Stellenbosch University, South Africa MSc Biostatistics 2019-04-03
Stellenbosch University, South Africa MSc Clinical Epidemiology 2011-03-31



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Southern Afr J Epidemiol Infect


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