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Lower respiratory tract infections in children in a well-vaccinated South African birth cohort: spectrum of disease and risk factors
le Roux DM, Nicol MP, Myer L, Vanker A, Stadler JAM, von Delft E, Zar HJ.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30925191
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Antiretroviral switching and bedaquiline treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis HIV co-infection
O'Donnell MR, Padayatchi N, Daftary A, Orrell C, Dooley KE, Rivet Amico K, Friedland G.
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhiv/article/PIIS2352-3018(19)30035-9/fulltext
/research-for-our-people/antiretroviral-switching-and-bedaquiline-treatment-drug-resistant
The microbiome and tuberculosis: state of the art, potential applications, and defining the clinical research agenda
Naidoo CC, Nyawo GR, Wu BG, Walzl G, Warren RM, Segal LN, Theron G.
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanres/article/PIIS2213-2600(18)30501-0/fulltext
/research-for-our-people/microbiome-and-tuberculosis-state-art-potential-applications-and-defining
How are countries in sub-Saharan African monitoring the impact of programmes to prevent vertical transmission of HIV?
Goga A, Singh Y, Jackson D, Mukungunugwa S, Wafula R, Eliya M, Ng'ambi WF, Nabitaka L, Chirinda W, Bhardwaj S, Essajee S, Hayashi C, Pillay Y.
https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l660
/research-for-our-people/how-are-countries-sub-saharan-african-monitoring-impact-programmes-prevent
The STREAM trial: missed opportunities and lessons for future clinical trials
Loveday M, Reuter A, Furin J, Seddon JA, Cox H.
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(19)30106-9/fulltext
/research-for-our-people/stream-trial-missed-opportunities-and-lessons-future-clinical-trials
Factors that influence parents' and informal caregivers' acceptance of routine childhood vaccination: a qualitative evidence synthesis
Cooper S, Schmidt BM, Sambala EZ, Swartz A, Colvin CJ, Leon N, Betsch C, Wiysonge CS.
https://www.cochrane.org/CD013265/EPOC_factors-influence-parents-and-informal-caregivers-acceptance-routine-childhood-vaccination
/research-for-our-people/factors-influence-parents-and-informal-caregivers-acceptance-routine
A moxifloxacinbased regimen for the treatment of recurrent drug-sensitive pulmonary tuberculosis: an open-label randomised controlled trial.
Perumal R, Padayatchi N, Yende-Zuma N, Naidoo A, Govender D, Naidoo K.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30809633
/research-for-our-people/moxifloxacinbased-regimen-treatment-recurrent-drug-sensitive-pulmonary
Improving breastfeeding practices at scale
Rollins N, Doherty T.
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30557-6/fulltext
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Expanding the anti-TB arsenal. Science
Mizrahi V, Warner DF.
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6426/457
/research-for-our-people/expanding-anti-tb-arsenal-science
Engaging men to support women in science, medicine, and global health
Ratele K, Verma R, Cruz S, Khan AR.
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)30031-5/fulltext
/research-for-our-people/engaging-men-support-women-science-medicine-and-global-health

Calendar

July 30
12th African Rotavirus Symposium 2019, Johannesburg, 30 July - 1 August 2019
July 30
5th Malaria Research Conference 2019, Pretoria, 30 July - 1 August 2019
July 31
Call for nominations: SAMRC Scientific Merit Awards - Closing date 31 July 2019
August 3
Southern African Society for Human Genetics (SASHG) Congress, Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, 3 - 6 August 2019
August 26
BIO Africa Convention, Durban, 26 - 28 August 2019
September 8
SUSAN-SSACAB 2019 Conference, 8 - 11 September 2019, Cape Town, South Africa