Publications and Reports

2024
 
du Toit LDV, Mason S, van Reenen M, Rossouw TM, Louw R. Metabolic alterations in mothers living with HIV and their HIV-exposed, uninfected infants. Viruses 2024,16,313. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/v16020313
 
Nel S, Wenhold F, Botha T, Feucht U. One-year anthropometric follow-up of South African preterm infants in kangaroo mother care: Which early-life factors predict malnutrition? Trop Med Int Health. 2024. https://doi.org/10.1111/ tmi.13973
 
 
2023
 
Bergh AM, Gohar F, Kidula NA, Abdullah M. In uncharted territory “together each achieves more”: a United Nations interagency collaboration for continuity of maternal and newborn health services during the coronavirus pandemic in the Eastern and Southern Africa region. Frontiers in Health Services 2023;3. https://doi.org/10.3389/frhs.2023.1230414
 
Makanjee CR, Zhang J, Bergh AM. Roles and Responsibilities in the Transition to Working Independently: A Qualitative Study of Recently Graduated Radiographers’ Perspectives in Australia. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2023;16:2471-2483. https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S416510
 
Kemp JE, Becker P, Wenhold FAM. High protein content in breast milk from South African mothers of preterm infants. Acta Paediatrica 2023;00:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.16910
 
Kruger A, Lebele-Hartell M, Tsukudu M,…. Ute Feucht. Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on women’s, maternal and child health services in Tshwane District, South Africa. South African Health Review. 2023;25. Available from: https://sahr.hst.org.za/article/77852-effect-of-the-covid-19-pandemic-on-women-s-maternal-and-child-health-services-in-tshwane-district-south-africa
 
Nel S, Pattinson R, Vannevel V, Feucht U, Mulol H, Wenhold FAM. Integrated growth assessment in the first 1000 days of life: an interdisciplinary conceptual framework. Public Health Nutrition 2023;12:1-16. Https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980023000940
 
Hlongwane TMAG, Pattinson RC, Berg A-M. Implementation of continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound to detect the high-risk foetus in the low-risk mother: lessons from South Africa. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2023) 23:393. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-023-05721-3
 
Muhumuza S, Nsabagasani X, Muhangi CN, Latigi G, Pirio P, Msukwa C, Mwanyumba F, Gohar F, Hailegebriel TD, Asfaw AG, Bergh A-M. Perspectives of stakeholders regarding the value of maternal and newborn health interventions and practices supported by UNICEF and other partners in the West Nile region of Uganda: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research 2023. 23(1): 473. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-09480-x
 
Mohammadi M, Bergh A-M, Jahdi NS, Valizadeh L, Hosseini M, Hakimi S. Launching continuous kangaroo mother care through participatory action research in Iran. BMC Health Services Research. 2023;23(1):436. doi:10.1186/s12913-023-09372-0
 
Festo C, Vannevel V, Ali H, Tamrat T, Mollel GJ, Hlongwane T, Fahmida KA, Alland K, Barriex M, Mehrtash H, Silva R, Thwin SS, Mehl G, Labrique AB, Masanja H,| Tunçalp, Ö. Accuracy of a smartphone application for blood pressure estimation in Bangladesh, South Africa, and Tanzania. npj Digital Medicine 2023 6(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41746-023-00804-z
 
Phumudzo Tshiambara, Marinel Hoffman, Heather Legodi, Tanita Botha, Helen Mulol, Pedro Pisa, Ute Feucht - Comparison of Feeding Practices and Growth of Urbanized African Infants Aged 6–12 Months Old by Maternal HIV Status in Gauteng Province, South Africa https://doi.org/10.3390/nu15061500
 
Kinney MV, George AS, Rhoda NR, Pattinson RC, Bergh A-M. From Pre-Implementation to Institutionalization: Lessons From Sustaining a Perinatal Audit Program in South Africa. Global Health: Science and Practice 2023;11(2):e2200213. https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-22-00213
 
Basu JK, Chauke L, Magoro T. The impact of COVID-19 variant 501Y.V2 on maternal and perinatal mortality among pregnant South African women. African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health. 2023. https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2022.0009
 
Bonell A, Vannevel V, Sonko B, et al. (2022). A feasibility study of the use of UmbiFlow™ to assess the impact of heat stress on fetoplacental blood flow in field studies. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics Volume160, Issue2 February 2023 Pages 430-436  https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.14480
 
du Toit LDV, Prinsloo A, Steel HC, Feucht U, Louw R, Rossouw TM. Immune and Metabolic Alterations in Children with Perinatal HIV Exposure. Viruses. 2023 Jan; 15(2):279. https://doi.org/10.3390/v15020279
 
Nel S, Feucht UD, Mulol H, Wenhold FAM.  Association of Prenatal Placental Function with Anthropometry and Body Composition through 2 years of Age in South African Infants: The UmbiBaby Study. The Journal of Nutrition. 2023; 153:958-969. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tjnut.2023.02.007

 

2022

 

Oosthuizen SJ, Bergh A-M, Silver A, et al. (2022). The COVID-19 pandemic and disruptions in a district quality improvement initiative: Experiences from the CLEVER Maternity Care programme. South African Family Practice. Volume number: 64, Issue number: 1 https://doi.org/10.4102/safp.v64i1.5359

Nyofane, M.; Hoffman, M.; Mulol, H.; Botha, T.; Vannevel, V.; Pattinson, R.; Feucht, U. Early Childhood Growth Parameters in South African Children with Exposure to Maternal HIV Infection and Placental Insufficiency. Viruses 2022 Dec 14, 2745. https://doi.org/10.3390/v14122745

Odendaal H, Pattinson R, Schubert P, Mason D, Brink L, Gebhardt S, Groenewald C, Wright C. The key role of examining the placenta in establishing a probable cause for stillbirth. Placenta 2022. Oct 19:77-83. Placenta Volume number: 129 (Pages: 77-83) DOI: 10.1016/j.placenta.2022.10.001  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36257090/  

Odendaal W, Goga A, Chetty T et al. Early Reflections on Mphatlalatsane, a Maternal and Neonatal Quality Improvement Initiative Implemented During COVID-19 in South Africa. Global Health: Science and Practice. 2022 Oct;10(5):e2200022.  DOI: 10.9745/GHSP-D-22-00022. https://www.ghspjournal.org/content/10/5/e2200022

Loveday M, Goga A, Dhai A, Labuschaigne M, Roussouw T, Burgess T, Strode A, Wallace M, Blockman M, Daniels B, Spooner E, Bekker LG. Ethically acceptable consent approaches to adolescent research in South Africa. S Air J HIV Med 2022 Sep 23(1):a1385. DOI: 10.4102/sajhivmed.v23i1.1385

Daniels B, Kuhn L, Spooner E, Mulol H, Goga A, Feucht U, Essack SY, Coutsoudis A. Cotrimoxazole guidelines for infants who are HIV-exposed but uninfected: a call for a public health and ethics approach to the evidence. The Lancet Global Health. 2022 Aug 1;10(8):e1198-203. DOI:10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00120-6

Hlongwane TM, Botha T, Nkosi BS, Pattinson RC. Preventing antenatal stillbirths: An innovative approach for primary health care.  S Afr Fam Pract 2022 Aug 64(1):15487. DOI: 10.4102/safp.v64i1.5487 https://safpj.co.za/index.php/safpj/article/view/5487

Adam S, Pheiffer C, Dias S, Hlongwane T, Vannevel V, Soma-Pillay P, Abdullah F. Coronavirus and Pregnancy: The Challenges of the 21st Century: A Review. Frontiers in Microbiology 2022 Jul 13:923546. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2022.923546

Feucht U, Hlongwane T, Vannevel V, Mulol H, Botha T, Pattinson R. Identifying the High-Risk Fetus in the Low-Risk Mother Using Fetal Doppler Screening. Global Health: Science and Practice. 2022 Jun 29;10(3).  DOI: 10.9745/GHSP-D-21-00692. 

Kinney M, Bergh AM, Rhoda N, Pattinson R, George A. Exploring the sustainability of perinatal audit in four district hospitals in the Western Cape, South Africa: a multiple case study approach. BMJ Global Health. 2022 Jun 1;7(6):e009242. e009242. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2022-009242

Nel S, Feucht UD, Nel AL, Becker PJ, Wenhold FA. A novel screening tool to predict severe acute malnutrition through automated monitoring of weight‐for‐age growth curves. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2022 May 19:e13364.  https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13364

Musarandega R, Ngwenya S, Murewanhema G, Machekano R, Magwali T, Nystrom L, Pattinson R, Munjanja S. Changes in causes of pregnancy-related and maternal mortality in Zimbabwe 2007-08 to 2018-19: findings from two reproductive age mortality surveys. BMC Public Health. 2022 May;22(1):1-1 DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13321-7 

Oosthuizen SJ, Bergh AM, Silver A, Malatji RE, Mfolo V, Botha T. The COVID-19 pandemic and disruptions in a district quality improvement initiative: Experiences from the CLEVER Maternity Care programme. South African Family Practice. 2022;64(1). Published online 2022 Mar 30 http://safpj.co.za/index.php/safpj/article/view/5359/7277

Abdullah F, Myers J, Basu D, Tintinger G, Ueckermann V, Mathebula M, Ramlall R, Spoor S, de Villiers T, Van der Walt Z, Cloete J. Decreased severity of disease during the first global omicron variant covid-19 outbreak in a large hospital in tshwane, south africa. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2022 Mar 1;116:38-42. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.12.357

Kitchin D, Richardson SI, van der Mescht MA, Motlou T, Mzindle N, Moyo-Gwete T, Makhado Z, Ayres F, Manamela NP, Spencer H, Lambson B. Ad26. COV2. S breakthrough infections induce high titers of neutralizing antibodies against Omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern. Cell Reports Medicine. 2022 Mar 15;3(3):100535. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2022.100535

Vannevel V, Vogel JP, Pattinson RC, Adanu R, Charantimath U, Goudar SS, Gwako G, Kavi A, Maya E, Osoti A, Pujar Y, Qureshi ZP, Rulisa S, Botha T, Oladapo OT. Antenatal Doppler screening for fetuses at risk of adverse outcomes: a multicountry cohort study of the prevalence of abnormal resistance index in low-risk pregnant women. BMJ Open. 2022 Mar 16;12(3):e053622. IP: 2.692. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053622.

Cloete J, Kruger A, Masha M, du Plessis NM, Mawela D, Tshukudu M, Manyane T, Komane L, Venter M, Jassat W, Goga A, Feucht U. Paediatric hospitalisations due to COVID-19 during the first SARS-CoV-2 omicron (B.1.1.529) variant wave in South Africa: a multicentre observational study.  Lancet Child Adolesc. Health. Published online February 18, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(22)00027-X.

Musarandega R, Machekano R, Munjanja SP, Pattinson R. Methods used to measure maternal mortality in Sub‐Saharan Africa from 1980 to 2020: A systematic literature review. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2022 Feb; 156(2):206-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.13695

Oosthuizen S, Bergh AM, Silver A, Malatji R, Mfolo V, Botha T. Maternity healthcare providers’ self-perceptions of well-being during COVID-19: A survey in Tshwane Health District, South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. 2022 Jan 12;14(1):10 doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v14i1.3034.

Mwambenu B, Ramoloko V, Laubscher R, Feucht U. Growth and the pubertal growth spurt in South African adolescents living with perinatally-acquired HIV infection. PloS one. 2022 Jan 25;17(1):e0262816.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0262816

Philip RT, Feucht UD. Challenges in the provision of tuberculosis preventive therapy to children in Gauteng Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Child Health. 2022;16(1):1-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/sajch.2022.v16.i1.1818 

Wenhold FAM, Nel S. When is the estimation of weight and height good enough? A life cycle view. S Afr J Clin Nutr 2022. Mar 35(1)i-ii. DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2022.2039353.

 
Conference presentations or posters
 
 
2021

Gooding C, Lavin Y, van Rooyen E, Bergh A-M, Preen DB. Evaluating maternal discharge readiness in kangaroo mother care. Indian Pediatrics 2021;58(10):932-935. https://www.indianpediatrics.net/oct2021/932.pdf

Dornan JC, Feucht U, Dornan SS, Mulol H, Vannevel V, Hlongwane T, Pattinson R. Continuous-wave Doppler, fetal growth restriction and small for gestational age babies. BJOG. 2021.128;5:940. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16643

Peters RPH, Klausner JD, de Vos L, Feucht UD, Medina-Marino A. Aetiological testing compared with syndromic management for sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected pregnant women in South Africa: a non-randomised prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2021;128:1335-1342. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16617.

Maswime S, Pule C, Bebell LM, Hedt-Gauthier B, Chandiwana N, Haberer JE, Pattinson R. Stillbirth rate by maternal HIV serostatus and antiretroviral use in pregnancy in South Africa: An audit. South African Medical Journal. 2021 Sep 2;111(9):822-3, http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj/article/viewFile/13385/9898

Hug L, You D, Blencowe H, Mishra A, Wang Z, Fix MJ, Wakefield J, Moran AC, Gaigbe-Togbe V, Suzuki E, Blau DM. Global, regional, and national estimates and trends in stillbirths from 2000 to 2019: a systematic assessment. The Lancet. 2021 Aug 28;398(10302):772-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01112-0

Musarandega R, Machekano R, Pattinson R, Munjanja SP, Zimbabwe Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Study (ZMPMS) group. Protocol for analysing the epidemiology of maternal mortality in Zimbabwe: A civil registration and vital statistics trend study. PloS one. 2021 Jun 3;16(6):e0252106.  https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0252106

Feucht U, Mulol H (joint first authors), Vannevel V, Pattinson R.  The ability of continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound to detect fetal growth restriction.  PLoS ONE 16(8): e0255960. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255960

White M, Feucht U, Du Toit L, Rossouw T, Connor K. Workshop proceedings: Understanding the impact of maternal HIV infection on the health and well-being of mothers and infants in South Africa: Siyakhula Collaborative Workshop report. J. Multidiscip. Healthc. 2021. 14:1987-1999. https://doi.org/10.2147/JMDH.S317829

Vannevel V, Hlongwane T, Wright C, Feucht U, Soma-Pillay P, Adam S, Mulol H, Fosu-Amoah D, Van Deventer H, Venter M, Mendes A, Coetzee M, Cloete J, Mbowane T, Chasela C, Pattinson R. Placental histology and umbilical artery Doppler in pregnant women with severe COVID-19. Published abstract (Nr 1577). BJOG. 2021:203-203.  https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.15_16715

Peters RP, Feucht UD, de Vos L, Ngwepe P, McIntyre JA, Klausner JD, Medina-Marino A. Mother-to-child transmission of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women in South Africa. Int J STD AIDS. March 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0956462421990218.

Janse van Rensburg GH, Feucht UD, Makin J, Le Clus N, Avenant T. Health Care without Borders: The health status of immigrant and non-immigrant children admitted to a large public sector hospital in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. PLoS Med. 2021. 18(3): e1003565. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003565.

Hlongwane TM, Cronje T, Nkosi BS, Pattinson RC. The prevalence of abnormal Doppler's of the umbilical artery in a low-risk pregnant population in South Africa. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Mar 18:100792. 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2021.100792 

Mohammadi M, Bergh A-M, Heidarzadeh M, Hosseini MB, Sattarzadeh N, Valizadeh L, Sarvaran B, Hakimi S. (2021). Implementation and effectiveness of continuous kangaroo mother care: a participatory action research protocol. International Breastfeeding Journal. 16:24. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13006-021-00367-3

Bergh, A-M. (2021). Effective health promotion and health education (chapter). In V Flenady (ed), Elements of professional care and support before, during and after pregnancy. In The Continuous Textbook of Women’s Medicine – Obstetrics Module, Volume 3. https://www.glowm.com/article/heading/vol-3--elements-of-professional-care-and-support-before-during-and-after-pregnancy--effective-health-promotion-and-health-education/id/414253#.YDJmcmhLjIU

Vogel, J.P., Vannevel, V., Robbers, G. et al. Prevalence of abnormal umbilical arterial flow on Doppler ultrasound in low-risk and unselected pregnant women: a systematic review. Reprod Health 18, 38 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01088-w

Mueller, D., Pattinson, R.C., Hlongwane, T.M. et al. Portable continuous wave Doppler ultrasound for primary healthcare in South Africa: can the EUnetHTA Core Model guide evaluation before technology adoption?. Cost Eff Resour Alloc 19, 8 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12962-021-00261-z

Hlongwane TM, Bozkurt B, Barreix MC, Pattinson R, Gülmezoglu M, Vannevel V, Tunçalp Ö. Implementing antenatal care recommendations, South Africa. Bull World Health Organ. 2021 Mar 1;99(3):220-227. doi: 10.2471/BLT.20.278945. Epub 2021 Jan 21. PMID: 33716344; PMCID: PMC7941100.
doi: https://doi.org/10.2471/BLT.20.278945

Hofmeyr GJ, Bernitz S, Bonet M, Bucagu M, Dao B, Downe S, Galadanci H, Homer CS, Hundley V, Lavender T, Levy B. WHO next generation partograph: revolutionary steps towards individualised labour care. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2021 Mar 8.
https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16694

Nachega JB, Sam-Agudu NA, Budhram S, Taha TE, Vannevel V, Somapillay P, Ishoso DK, Pipo MT, Nswe CB, Ditekemena J, Ayele BT. Perspective piece effect of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy on maternal and neonatal outcomes in Africa: An AFREhealth call for evidence through multicountry research collaboration. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2021 Feb 1;104(2). 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-1553

Goga A, Feucht U, Pillay S, Reubenson G, Jeena P, Madhi S, Mayet NT, Velaphi S, McKerrow N, Mathivha LR, Makubalo N. Parental access to hospitalised children during infectious disease pandemics such as COVID-19. South African Medical Journal. 2021 Feb 1;111(2):100-5.  https://hdl.handle.net/10520/ejc-m_samj-v111-n2-a6

Hailegebriel TD, Bergh AM, Zaka N, Roh JM, Gohar F, Rizwan S, Asfaw AG, Heidarzadeh M, Zeck W. Improving the implementation of kangaroo mother care. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2021 Jan 1;99(1):69. doi: 10.2471/BLT.20.252361

 

2020

Lavin T, Pattinson RC, Kelty E, Pillay Y, Preen DB. The impact of implementing the 2016 WHO Recommendations on Antenatal Care for a Positive Pregnancy Experience on perinatal deaths: an interrupted time-series analysis in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. BMJ Global Health. 2020 Dec 1;5(12):e002965.  https://gh.bmj.com/content/5/12/e002965.abstract

Gebhardt GS, Rhoda N, Westwood A, Pattinson RC. Recommendations for the management of birth at the margins of fetal viability-a practical approach for South Africa. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2020 Dec 1 (Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 31-36). In House Publications.  https://journals.co.za/content/medog/30/4/ejc-medog-v30-n4-a9

Cebekhulu SN, Pattinson RC. Maternal deaths due to sepsis: a slow but steady decline. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2020 Dec 1 (Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 24-25). In House Publications. https://journals.co.za/content/medog/30/4/ejc-medog-v30-n4-a7

Moodley J, Fawcus S, Pattinson R. 21 years of confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in South Africa: reflections on maternal death assessments. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2020 Dec 1 (Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 4-7). In House Publications.  https://journals.co.za/content/medog/30/4/ejc-medog-v30-n4-a2

Gebhardt GS, Rhoda N, Westwood A, Pattinson RC. Recommendations for the management of birth at the margins of fetal viability-a practical approach for South Africa. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2020 Dec 1 (Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 31-36). In House Publications.  https://journals.co.za/content/medog/30/4/ejc-medog-v30-n4-a9

Soma-Pillay P, Moodley J, Pattinson RC, Fawcus S, Gebhardt S, Niit R. The effect of the first wave of Covid-19 on use of maternal and reproductive health services and maternal deaths in South Africa. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2020 Dec 1 (Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 38-46). In House Publications. https://journals.co.za/content/medog/30/4/ejc-medog-v30-n4-a10

Peters RPH, Klausner JD, de Vos L, Feucht UD, Medina-Marino A. Aetiological testing compared with syndromic management for sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected pregnant women in South Africa: a non-randomised prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2020; https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16617.

Moran N, Gebhardt S, Wise A, Hlongwane T. COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Update on the Disease and its Management. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2020 Jul 1 (Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 7-11). In House Publications. https://journals.co.za/content/medog/30/3/ejc-medog_v30_i3_a03

Malatji R, Madiba S. Disrespect and abuse experienced by women during childbirth in midwife-led obstetric units in Tshwane District, South Africa: a qualitative study. International journal of environmental research and public health. 2020 Jan;17(10):3667. https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/10/3667 

Mueller D, Pattinson RC, Hlongwane TM, Busse R, Panteli D. Portable continuous wave Doppler ultrasound for primary healthcare in South Africa: can the EUnetHTA Core Model guide evaluation before technology adoption?https://assets.researchsquare.com/files/rs-81497/v1/ed9fc891-1f21-4ba9-9760-44dc2f16093d.pdf

Makanjee CR, Xu D, Sarswat D, Bergh A-M. (Published online). ‘It is just part of life: patient perspectives and experiences of diagnostic imaging referrals. Australian Journal of Primary Health. Published online, 20 November 2020.  https://doi.org/10.1071/PY20146

Charpak N, Angel NI, Banker D, Bergh A-M, Bertolotto AM, De Leon-Mendoza S, Godoy N, Lincetto O,  Lozano JM, Ludington-Hoe S, Mazia G, Mokhachane M, Montealegre AT, Ramirez E, Sirivansanti N, Solano JM, Day LT, Uy ME. (2020). Strategies discussed at the XIIth International Conference on Kangaroo Mother Care for implementation on a country-wide scale. Acta Paediatrica 109: 2278-2286. doi: 10.1111/apa.15214

Oosthuizen SJ, Bergh AM, Grimbeek J, Pattinson RC. CLEVER maternity care: A before-and-after study of women’s experience of childbirth in Tshwane, South Africa. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. 2020 Oct 15;12(1):8. https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2560

Goga A, Doherty T, Manda S, Nkwenika T, Haskins L, John V, Engebretsen IM, Feucht U, Dhansay A, Rollins N, Kroon M. Translating new evidence into clinical practice: a quasi-experimental controlled before-after study evaluating the effect of a novel outreach mentoring approach on knowledge, attitudes and confidence of health workers providing HIV and infant feeding counselling in South Africa. BMJ Open. 2020 Oct 1;10(10):e034770.

Hailegebriel TD, Bergh A-M, Roh JM, Zaka N, Gohar F, Rizwan S, Asfaw AG, Heidarzadeh M, Zeck W. (Published online).  Improving the implementation of kangaroo mother care. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Published online, 28 October 2020. http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/BLT.20.252361.pdf

Vogel JP, Vannevel V, Robbers G, Gwako G, Lavin T, Adanikin A, Hlongwane T, Pattinson RC, Qureshi ZP, Oladapo OT. Prevalence of Abnormal Umbilical Arterial Flow on Doppler Ultrasound in Low-risk and Unselected Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review.  https://assets.researchsquare.com/files/rs-96851/v1/994233c4-26d4-4dd2-b762-9a200ea0eb0c.pdf

Adam S, Soma-Pillay P, Maswime S, Matjila M, Chauke L, Botha MH, Pattinson R. Judicious use of personal protective equipment to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in maternity units. South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2020 Oct 1;26(1):2-3. (EDITORIAL) https://journals.co.za/docserver/fulltext/m_sajog_v26_n1_a1.pdf?expires=1606804862&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=B9D64A566872A00CAB576D0EA593E7F6

Rossouw*  TM, Boswell MT, Nienaber A, Moodley K.  Comorbidity in context: Medical considerations around HIV and TB during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa (Part I). S Afr Med J. Published online 15 June 2020. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i7.14856.

Rossouw*  TM, Nienaber A, Boswell MT, Moodley K. Comorbidity in context: Ethico-legal considerations around HIV and TB during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa (Part II). S Afr Med J. Published online 15 June 2020. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i7.14857.

Ongole J, Rossouw*  T, Fourie B, Stoltz A, Hugo J, Marcus T. MDRTB in South Africa – Sustaining Primary Healthcare Essentials in the COVID-19 Pandemic. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 15 April 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20

Lavin T, Preen DB, Allanson E, Pattinson RC. Why correctly identifying the maternal condition in perinatal death classification systems is crucial: a commentary. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2020 May;127(6):668-70. (A COMMENTARY)  https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1471-0528.16109

Moodley K, Allwood B, Rossouw*  TM. Consent for critical care research after death from COVID-19: arguments for a waiver. S Afr Med J. Published online 26 May 2020.   https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i7.14918

Naidoo M, Pattinson* RC. An approach to hypertensive disorders in pregnancy for the primary care physician. South African Family Practice: Official Journal of the South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care. 2020 Feb 17;62(1):e1-6.  https://journals.co.za/docserver/fulltext/mp_safp_v62_n1_a3.pdf?expires=1606804832&id=id&accname=57715&checksum=B690119F69B68D2C0F090325425DD7A3

Medina-Marino A, Mudau M, Kojima N, Peters RPH, Feucht*UD, De Vos L, Olivier D, Muzny CA, McIntyre JA, Klausner JD.  Persistent Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis positivity after treatment among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant women, South Africa. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2020: 31(4): 294-302. doi.org/10.1177/0956462419898612

Wessels J, Sherman G, Bamford L; Makua M; Ntloana M, Nuttall J, Pillay Y, Goga A, Feucht* UD.  The updated South African National Guideline for the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of Communicable Infections (2019). South Afr J HIV Med. 2020;21(1):a1079. doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v21i1.1079.

Doherty T, Horwood C, Haskins L, Magasana V, Goga A, Feucht UD, Sanders D, Tylleskar T, Kauchali S, Dhansay MA, Rollins N. Breastfeeding advice for reality: Women's perspectives on primary care support in South Africa. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2020 Jan;16(1):e12877. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12877

Horwood C, Haskins L, Goga A, Doherty T, John V, Engebretsen IM, Feucht UD, Rollins N, Kroon M, Sanders D, Tylleskar T. An educational intervention to update health workers about HIV and infant feeding. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2020 Apr;16(2):e12922.https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12922

Nel S, Feucht UD, Nel A, Becker PJ, Wenhold FA. The ability of an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) to Predict Paediatric Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) from Routine Growth Curves. Available at SSRN 3728572.

White M, Feucht UD, Duffley E, Molokoane F, Durandt C, Cassol E, Rossouw T, Connor KL. Does in utero HIV exposure and the early nutritional environment influence infant development and immune outcomes? Findings from a pilot study in Pretoria, South Africa. medRxiv. 2020 Jan 1:19003889. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-020-00725-8

Mhango P, Chipeta E, Muula AS, Robb-McCord J, White PM, Litch JA, Kamanga I, Freeman R, Bergh AM. Implementing the Family-Led Care model for preterm and low birth weight newborns in Malawi: Experience of healthcare workers. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. 2020;12(1):1-1. https://hdl.handle.net/10520/ejc-phcfm-v12-n1-a74

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH REVIEWS

Dube L, Bergh* AM, van den Broucke S, D’Hoore W. “This book is my life…”: A qualitative feasibility study on the use of a self-management support tool. Cogent Social Sciences. 2019 Feb 15

Moodley K, Allwood B, Rossouw*  TM. Consent for critical care research after death from COVID-19: arguments for a waiver. S Afr Med J. Published online 26 May 2020.   https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i7.14918

Ongole J, Rossouw*  T, Fourie B, Stoltz A, Hugo J, Marcus T. MDRTB in South Africa – Sustaining Primary Healthcare Essentials in the COVID-19 Pandemic. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 15 April 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.20. 

Rossouw*  TM, Boswell MT, Nienaber A, Moodley K.  Comorbidity in context: Medical considerations around HIV and TB during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa (Part I). S Afr Med J. Published online 15 June 2020. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i7.14856.

Rossouw*  TM, Nienaber A, Boswell MT, Moodley K. Comorbidity in context: Ethico-legal considerations around HIV and TB during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa (Part II). S Afr Med J. Published online 15 June 2020. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i7.14857.

Naidoo M, Pattinson* RC. An approach to hypertensive disorders in pregnancy for the primary care physician. South African Family Practice: Official Journal of the South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care. 2020 Feb 17;62(1):e1-6.

Medina-Marino A, Mudau M, Kojima N, Peters RPH, Feucht*UD, De Vos L, Olivier D, Muzny CA, McIntyre JA, Klausner JD.  Persistent Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis positivity after treatment among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant women, South Africa. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2020: 31(4): 294-302. doi.org/10.1177/0956462419898612

Wessels J, Sherman G, Bamford L; Makua M; Ntloana M, Nuttall J, Pillay Y, Goga A, Feucht* UD.  The updated South African National Guideline for the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of Communicable Infections (2019). South Afr J HIV Med. 2020;21(1):a1079. doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v21i1.1079.

NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Bergh* A-M. (2019) Quality Assessment Of Kangaroo Mother Care Practice In Different Facilities. Kangaroo Mother Care Foundation Newsletter (India), Vol X: 14-15. 

BOOKS / CHAPTER IN BOOKS

Mocumbi A, Beaton A, Soma-Pillay* P, Dougherty S, Sliwa K. Rheumatic Heart Disease In Pregnancy In Acute Rheumatic Heart Disease. Editors: Dougherty, Carapetis, Zuhlke, Wilson. Elsevier 2020.

Bergh*, A-M. (2020, In Press). Effective Health Promotion And Health Education (Chapter 7). In V Flenady (Ed), Elements Of Professional Care And Support Before, During And After Pregnancy. In The Continuous Textbook Of Women’s Medicine – Obstetrics Module, Volume 3. doi 10.3843/Glowm.00000

RESEARCH JOURNAL EDITORIALS OR COMMENTARIES

Lavin T, Preen DB, Allanson E, Pattinson* RC. Why correctly identifying the maternal condition in perinatal death classification systems is crucial: a commentary. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2020 May;127(6):668-70.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Saving Mothers report 2014-2016.  Editor Prof RC Pattinson.  7th report on confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in South Africa.  Short report

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS OR POPULAR ARTICLES

39th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, 3-6 March 2020, Gauteng Neonatal care and preventing stillbirths.  Invited Keynote speaker.  RC Pattinson

Feucht* U. South Africa’s PMTCT vision: Where are we on the PMTCT road? Invited keynote address. 39th Perinatal Priorities Conference. 3-6 March 2020, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Conference presentations or posters

PREBIC Meeting, Preterm Birth in South Africa, Ghana, 2020.  P Soma-Pillay*; Oral Presentation

Thirty-ninth Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care in Southern Africa, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Gauteng, 3-6 March 2020 (with Refilwe Malatji, Antonella Silver*, Elizabeth Sithole*, Sarie Oosthuizen*) (‘CLEVER Maternity Care’: evaluation of the implementation process in Tshwane District)

Thirty-ninth Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care in Southern Africa, Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre, Gauteng, 3-6 March 2020 (with Antonella Silver, Sarie Oosthuizen*, Refilwe Malatji, Elizabeth Sithole, Tanita Cronjé, Robert Pattinson) (Preliminary results of the implementation of ‘CLEVER Maternity Care’ in Tshwane District, South Africa)

Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference. The prevalence of abnormal Doppler and use of Doppler to prevent unexplained stillbirths in a low risk pregnant population in South Africa. March 2020.  T Hlongwane*; oral presentation, South African Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SASOG) Conference. The prevalence of abnormal Doppler and use of Doppler to prevent unexplained stillbirths in a low risk pregnant population in South Africa. March 2020.   T Hlongwane*; oral presentation  (Received third place award for presentation of Umbiflow at SASOG conference

Mamphwe P, Hoffman M, Feucht* U. Association between anaemia, anthropometric status and feeding practices in 6-12 month old infants living in an HIV-exposed environment. Poster presentation. 14th International SAAFECS conference. 3-5 March 2020, Pretoria, South Africa.

Peters R, Feucht* UD, Olivier D, de Vos L, Ngwepe P, Klausner JD, Medina-Marino A. Mother-to-child transmission of curable sexually-transmitted infections in HIV-infected women in South Africa. Poster presentation (P2657). ECCMID, 18 – 21 April 2020, Paris, France.

 

2019

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH REVIEWS

Blignaut E, Rossouw*TM, Becker PJ, Mavuso DS, Feucht* UD. Gingival recession and localized aggressive periodontitis among HIV-infected children and adolescents receiving antiretroviral therapy. The Paediatric infectious disease journal. 2019 Jun 1;38(6):e112-5.

Koma BS, Bergh* A-M, Costa-Black KM. (2019). Barriers to and facilitators for implementing an office ergonomics programme in a South African research organisation. Applied Ergonomics 2019 Feb 1;75:83-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2018.09.003  

Oosthuizen* SJ, Bergh* AM, Grimbeek J, Pattinson* RC. Midwife-led obstetric units working ‘CLEVER’: Improving perinatal outcome indicators in a South African health district. South African Medical Journal. 2019 Jan 31;109(2):95-101.

Pattinson* RC, Bergh* AM, Ameh C, Makin* J, Pillay Y, van den Broek N, Moodley J. Reducing maternal deaths by skills-and-drills training in managing obstetric emergencies: A before-and-after observational study. South African Medical Journal. 2019 Mar 29;109(4):241-5.

Vannevel*  V, Swanepoel C, Pattinson* RC. Global perspectives on operative vaginal deliveries.  Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology,  Volume 56,  April 2019, Pages 107-113

Lavin T, Nedkoff L, Preen D, Theron G, Pattinson*RC. INTERGROWTH-21st v. local South African growth standards (Theron-Thompson) for identification of small-for-gestational-age fetuses in stillbirths: A closer look at variation across pregnancy. South African Medical Journal. 2019 Jul 1;109(7):519-25.

Nkosi* S, Makin J, Hlongwane* T, Pattinson*RC. Screening and managing a low-risk pregnant population using continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound in a low-income population: A cohort analytical study. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal. 2019 May;109(5):347-52.

van den Broek N., Ameh C., Madaj B., Makin* J., White S., Hemming K., Moodley J., Pattinson*R., 2019. Effects of emergency obstetric care training on maternal and perinatal outcomes: a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial in South Africa. BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001670. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001670

Vannevel*, V., Swanepoel, C. and Pattinson*, R.C.,  Global perspectives on operative vaginal deliveries.  Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology 56 (2019) 107e113 Volume 56, April 2019, Pages 107-113 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpobgyn.2018.09.004

Moodley J, Soma-Pillay* P, Buchmann E, Pattinson* RC. Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: 2019 National guideline. South African Medical Journal. 2019 Sep 13;109(9).

Lavin T, Nedkoff L, Preen D, Theron G, Pattinson* RC. INTERGROWTH-21st v. local South African growth standards (Theron-Thompson) for identification of small-for-gestational-age fetuses in stillbirths: A closer look at variation across pregnancy. South African Medical Journal. 2019 Jul 1;109(7):519-25. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. vol.109 n.7 Cape Town Jul. 2019 http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.2019.v109i7.13485 

Nkosi* S*, Makin* J, Hlongwane* T, Pattinson*RC*. Screening and managing a low-risk pregnant population using continuous-wave Doppler ultrasound in a low-income population: A cohort analytical study. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal. 2019 May;109(5):347-52. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. vol.109 n.5 Cape Town May. 2019 http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.2019.v109i5.13611 

Pattinson*, Rc; Hlongwane*, T M A G; Vannevel*, V. Challenges to improve antenatal and intrapartum care in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, [S.l.], p. 15-19, dec. 2019. ISSN 2078-5135. Available at: <http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj/article/view/12795/9063>. Date accessed: 09 Dec. 2019. doi:10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i11b.14248.

Horwood C, Haskins L, Goga A, Doherty T, John V, Engebretsen IMS, Feucht*U, Rollins N , Kroon M, Sanders D, Tylleskar T. An educational intervention to update health workers about HIV and infant feeding Matern Child Nutr. 2019;e12922. doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12922. IF: 3.305 First published:17 December 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12922

Panpradist N, Beck IA, Vrana J, Higa N, McIntyre D, Ruth PS, So I, Kline ECE, Milne R, Kanthula R, Wong-On-Wing A, Lim J, Ko D, Rossouw*T, Feucht*UD, Chung M, Jourdain G, Ngo-Giang-Huong N, Laomanit L, Soria J, Lai J, Klavins E, Frenkel LM, Lutz BR. OLA-Simple: A software-guided HIV-1 drug resistance test for low-resource laboratories.  EBioMedicine 2019;50: 34-44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.11.002. (IF 6.68). Volume 50, December 2019, Pages 34-44

Goga A, Feucht*U, Zar HJ, Vanker A, Wiysonge CS, McKerrow N, Wright CY, Loveday M, Odendaal W, Ramokolo V, Ramraj T, Bamford L, Green R, Pillay Y, Nannan N. Neonatal, infant and child health in South Africa: Reflecting on the past towards a better future.  S Afr Med J 2019;109(11 Suppl 1):83-90. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i11b.14301 (IF 1.5). Date published: 2019-12-05

Goga A, Slogrove A, Wedderburn C, Feucht*U, Wessels J, Ramokolo V, Bhana A, du Plessis N, Pillay Y, Sherman G. The impact of health programmes to prevent vertical transmission of HIV. Advances, emerging health challenges and research priorities for children exposed to or living with HIV: Perspectives from South Africa. S Afr Med J 2019;109(11 Suppl 1):77-82. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i11b.14292 (IF 1.5). Date published: 2019-12-05

Doherty T, Horwood C, Haskins L, Magasana V, Goga A, Feucht*U, Sanders D, Tylleskar T, Kauchali S, Dhansay A, Rollins N, Kroon M, Engebretsen IMS. Breastfeeding advice for reality: women’s perspectives on infant feeding support received in primary health care settings in South Africa. Matern Child Nutr. 2019;e12877. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12877. IF 3.233. Jul 2019

Moyo F, Haeri Mazanderani A, Feucht*U, Ngoma K, Bhardwaj S, Goosen M, Greyling D, Mhlongo O, Sherman GG. Monitoring Diagnosis, Retention in care and Viral Load Suppression in children testing HIV PCR positive in two districts in South Africa. S Afr Med J, 2019;109(9):686-692. 

https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i9.13765. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. vol.109 n.9 Cape Town Sep. 2019 http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.2019.v109i9.13765 

White M, Duffley E; Feucht*UD, Molokoane F, Rossouw*T, Connor KL. Does the Early Nutritional Environment and In Utero HIV Exposure, without Infection, Impact Infant Development?  Published abstract Nr F-100. Reproductive Sciences. 2019; 26 (Suppl 1): 243A.  Preprint from medRxiv, 12 Aug 2019. doi: 10.1101/19003871 

Blignaut E, Rossouw*TM, Becker PJ, Mavuso DS, Feucht*UD.  Gingival Recession and Localised Aggressive Periodontitis Among HIV-Infected Children and Adolescents Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy. Pediatr Infect Dis J.2019;38(6):e112-e115. DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002166.   IF: 2.486.  The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: June 2019 - Volume 38 - Issue 6 - p e112-e115 doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002166

Bac M, Pattinson*RC, Bergh*A-M. (2019). Changing priorities in maternal and perinatal health in Gert Sibande District, South Africa: the importance of continued monitoring. South African Medical Journal 109(11): 838-840. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i11.14098 Date published: 2019-10-31

Kroeze S, Wit FW, Rossouw*TM… Hamers RL. Plasma biomarkers of HIV-related systemic inflammation and immune activation in sub-Saharan Africa before and during suppressive antiretroviral therapy. J Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 9;220(6):1029-1033. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiz252

Rossouw*TM, van Dyk G, van Zyl GU. Rapid emergence of resistance to ART after undisclosed prior exposure: a case report. Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine 2019; 20(1): a965  https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v20i1.965.

Panpradis N, Beck IA, Vrana J… Rossouw*T, et al. Development and evaluation of OLA-Simple 1.0: a software-guided test kit for low-resource laboratories to detect drug resistance in HIV-1 subtypes A, B, C, D and AE. EBioMedicine

Medina-Marino A, Mudau M, Kojima N, Peters RPH, Feucht*UD, De Vos L, Olivier D, Muzny CA, McIntyre JA, Klausner JD.  Persistent Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae or Trichomonas vaginalis positivity after treatment among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant women, South Africa. International Journal of STD & AIDS 2020: 31(4): 294-302. doi.org/10.1177/0956462419898612

White, M., Feucht, U.D., Duffley, E., Molokoane, F., Durandt, C., Cassol, E., Rossouw, T. and Connor, K.L., 2019. Does in utero HIV-exposure influence infant development and immune outcomes? Findings from a pilot study in Pretoria, South Africa. medRxiv, p.19003889. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/19003889  Version 1 (September 20, 2019 - 03:42). Version 2 (February 25, 2020 - 17:27).

White, M., Duffley, E., Feucht, U.D., Rossouw, T. and Connor, K.L., 2019. Does the early nutritional environment and in utero HIV exposure, in the absence of infant infection, impact infant development?. Preprint from medRxiv, 12 Aug 2019 doi: 10.1101/19003871 PPR: PPR88823 

NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Soma-Pillay* P, Macdonald Ap. Remembering What The Doctor Said: Use Of Patient Information Leaflets Given During O&G Consultation. O&G Forum 2019;29:30-32.

Moagi, M.E., Snyman, L.C. and Makin*, J.D., 2019. Feasibility and uptake of intrauterine contraceptive device at the time of uterine evacuation in women presenting with incomplete miscarriage at Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum (Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 24-26). In House Publications.

BOOKS / CHAPTER IN BOOKS

Moodley J, Soma-Pillay*  P, Pattinson*Rc. Managing Hypertensive Disorders In Pregnancy In 2017 Saving Mothers. Department Of Health, Pretoria 2019.

Soma-Pillay* P, Pattinson*Rc. Symphysiotomy In Munro Kerr Obstetrics. 13th Edition Editors: Sabaratnam A, Robson M. Elsevier 2019.

Soma-Pillay* P, Pattinson*Rc. Destructive Operations In Munro Kerr Obstetrics. 13th Edition Editors: Sabaratnam A, Robson M. Elsevier 2019.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Hypertensive Disorders In Pregnancy: 2019 National Guideline.  Soma-Pillay* P

A-M Bergh*. Every Preemie—Scale: End-Of-Project Evaluation, May/June 2019. Unpublished Evaluation Report For Every Preemie—Scale/Usaid.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS OR POPULAR ARTICLES

Feucht* U. 8th FIDSSA (Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa) congress. Will dolutegravir take South Africa to EMTCT (elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV)? Yes, no, maybe?  Invited oral presentation. Johannesburg, South Africa. 7-9 November 2019

Feucht* UD. Invited presentation: Update on the SA PMTCT guidelines. Tr@inforPedHIV workshop 2019. Crowne Plaza, Johannesburg.  30 Jan – 1 Feb 2019.

22nd National Family Practitioners Gongress, 23-25 August 2019, Midrand.  Keynote speaker JC Coetzee Memorial Lecture: Antenatal care, the next level of expertise and the family practitioner.  RC Pattinson; Oral presentation

Conference presentations or posters

Nel S, Feucht* UD, Nel AL, Becker PJ, Wenhold FAM.  Can weight-for-age (WFA) growth patterns predict severe acute malnutrition (SAM)? South African experts disagree...  Oral presentation. 10th Child Health Priorities Conference. Potchefstroom, South Africa. 28-30 November 2019.

22nd National Family Practitioners Gongress, 23-25 August 2019, Midrand.  Management approach to obstetric haemorrhage.  RC Pattinson; Oral presentation

Preterm birth in South Africa, Preterm Birth Dialogues, Cape Town, 2019. P Soma-Pillay*; Oral presentation

National Committee for Confidential Enquiry into maternal Deaths (NCCEMD): The prevalence of abnormal Doppler in a low risk pregnant population in South Africa. August 2019.  TMAG Hlongwane*; oral presentation 

Turner J, Feucht* U. Game changers for Paediatric and Adolescent HIV. Conference workshop. 10th Child Health Priorities Conference. Potchefstroom, South Africa. 28-30 November 2019

National PMC Think tank: Survival Solutions- Monitoring and Implementation of Basic antenatal care Plus in South Africa, and the Prevalence of abnormal Dopplers in low risk pregnant population in South Africa. June 2019.  TMAG Hlongwane*; oral presentation

National Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Committee (NaPeMMCo): Basic antenatal care Plus and the prevalence of abnormal Doppler in a low risk population across South Africa. May 2019.  TMAG Hlongwane*; oral presentation

White M, Duffley E, Durandt C, Feucht* U, Molokoane F, Cassol E, Rossouw*T, Connor KL. Does HIV exposure in utero influence infant development and immune outcomes? Findings from a pilot study in Pretoria, South Africa. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting. Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. 12 - 15 Feb 2019.

Feucht* U, Rossouw*T, Molokoane F, Wenhold F, Gilfillan M, Hoffman M, Germishuys S, Esoop S, Du Toit L, Prinsloo A, Durandt C, Goga A, Cronje T, Ferreira J, White M, Connor K, Cassol E, Pattinson*R. The Siyakhula study: Assessment of factors impacting on fetal and infant immunity and growth in HIV- and antiretroviral-exposed uninfected children.  Poster presentation. CIPHER stakeholder meeting.  10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019). Mexico City, Mexico. 21-24 July 2019.

Bamford L, Feucht* U. Providing care for Children who are HIV-exposed uninfected through routine child health services: the South African perspective. Oral presentation. 5th Workshop on Children and Adolescents HIV Exposed and Uninfected. Mexico City, Mexico. 21 July 2019.

 

2018

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH REVIEWS

Allanson*  ER, Pattinson* RC, Nathan EA, Dickinson JE.  Impact of maternal HIV on umbilical cord lactate measurement at delivery in a South African labor ward. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2018 Jun;141(3):366-70

Allanson* ER, Pattinson* RC, Nathan EA, Dickinson JE. The introduction of umbilical cord lactate measurement and associated neonatal outcomes in a South African tertiary hospital labor ward. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2018 May 19;31(10):1272-8.

Bhardwaj S, Pattinson* R, Kauchali S, Dlamini N, Marshall C, Van der Merwe M, Barron P. Implementation of strategies to improve programme effectiveness lead to an improvement in maternal and child health outcomes in South Africa. South African Medical Journal. 2018;108(3):44-9.

Cattaneo A, Amani A, Charpak N, De Leon-Mendoza S, Moxon S, Nimbalkar S, Tamburlini G, Villegas J, Bergh* A-M. (2018). Report on an international workshop on kangaroo mother care: lessons learned and a vision for the future. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018 Dec;18(1):170. doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1819-9.

Cebekhulu* SN, Pattinson* RC. Organophosphate poisoning in pregnancy: Is it a cry for help?. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal. 2018 Nov;108(11):907-9.

Feucht*  U, Marshall C, Kauchali S, Barron P, Slavin L, Bhardwaj S, Pillay Y. Innovations in the clinical care of mothers and children in South Africa:  The contribution of District Clinical Specialist Teams. S Afr Med J 2018; 108 (3 Suppl1): S38-S43. DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i3.12808. IF: 1.731.

Goga A, Chirinda W, Ngandu NK, Ngoma K, Bhardwaj S, Feucht* U, Davies N, Ntloana M, Mhlongo O, Silere-Maqetseba T, Moyo F, Sherman G. Closing the gaps to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT) in South Africa: Understanding MTCT case rates, factors that hinder the monitoring and attainment of targets, and potential game changers. S Afr Med J 2018; 108 (Suppl 1): S17-S24. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i3.12817.

Haeri Mazanderani A, Sherman GG, Moyo F, Goga AE, Feucht* U.  Leveraging the Road to Health Booklet as a Unique Patient Identifier to Monitor the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Programme. S Afr Med J, 2018;108(9):729-733.  DOI: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i9.13093. 

Ker JA, Soma-Pillay*P. NT-proBNP: When is it useful in Obstetric Medicine?. Obstetric medicine. 2018 Mar;11(1):3-5.

Lambert J, Etsane* E, Bergh* A-M, Pattinson* R, van den Broek N. (2018). 'I thought they were going to handle me like a queen but they didn't': A qualitative study exploring the quality of care provided to women at the time of birth. Midwifery 2018 Apr 22: 62:256-263. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2018.04.007

Lavin T, Allanson*  ER, Nedkoff L, Preen DB, Pattinson* RC. Applying the international classification of diseases to perinatal mortality data, South Africa. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2018 Dec;96(12):806-16.

Lavin T, Pattinson* RC. Does antenatal care timing influence stillbirth risk in the third trimester? A secondary analysis of perinatal death audit data in South Africa. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2018 Jan 1;125(2):140-7. 

Mazanderani AH, Sherman GG, Moyo F, Goga AE, Feucht*  U. Leveraging the Road to Health booklet as a unique patient identifier to monitor the prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme. South African Medical Journal. 2018;108(9). 

Moodley J, Fawcus F, Pattinson* R. Improvements in maternal mortality in South Africa. South African Medical Journal. 2018 Mar 2;108(4):s4-8.  

Oladapo OT, Souza JP, Fawole B, Mugerwa K, Perdoná G, Alves D, Souza H, Reis R, Oliveira-Ciabati L, Maiorano A, Akintan A. Progression of the first stage of spontaneous labour: A prospective cohort study in two sub-Saharan African countries. PLoS medicine. 2018 Jan 16;15(1):e1002492.  

Oosthuizen**  SJ, Bergh* AM, Pattinson* RC. Systems thinking: A turning point for improving respectful obstetric care in South African health districts. South African Medical Journal. 2018;108(11):910-4. (Nov 2018). doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i11.13312

Patrick* M, Malherbe H, Stephen C, Woods D, Aldous C. Congenital disorders in South Africa: A review of Child Healthcare Problem Identification Programme (Child PIP) mortality data, 2005-2017. South African Medical Journal. 2018;108(8). (Aug 2018)

Pattinson* RC, Bergh* AM, Makin* J, Pillay Y, Moodley J, Madaj B, Ameh C, Van den Broek N. Obstetrics knowledge and skills training as a catalyst for change. South African Medical Journal. 2018;108(9).

Pattinson* RC, Vannevel*  V, Barnard* D, Baloyi S, Gebhardt GS, Le Roux K, Moran N, Moodley J. Failure to perform assisted deliveries is resulting in an increased neonatal and maternal morbidity and mortality: An expert opinion. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal. 2018 Feb;108(2):75-8.

Reinebrant HE, Leisher SH, Coory M, Henry S, Wojcieszek AM, Gardener G, Lourie R, Ellwood D, Teoh Z, Allanson*  E, Blencowe H, Pattinson* R. Making stillbirths visible: a systematic review of globally reported causes of stillbirth. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2018 Jan 1;125(2):212-24.

Schvartzman JA, Krupitzki H, Merialdi M, Betrán AP, Requejo J, Nguyen MH, Vayena E, Fiorillo AE, Gadow EC, Vizcaino FM, von Petery F. Odon device for instrumental vaginal deliveries: results of a medical device pilot clinical study. Reproductive health. 2018 Dec;15(1):45. (World Health Organization Odon Device Research Group :  RC Pattinson* and V Vannevel* is part of this group)

Sliwa K, Azibani F, Baard J, Osman A, Zühlke L, Lachmann A, Libhaber E, Chin A, Ntsekhe M, Soma-Pillay*  P, Johnson MR. Reducing late maternal death due to cardiovascular disease-A pragmatic pilot study. International journal of cardiology. 2018 Dec 1;272:70-6.

Soma-Pillay*  P, Louw MC, Adeyemo AO, Makin* J, Pattinson* RC. Cardiac diastolic function after recovery from pre-eclampsia. Cardiovascular journal of Africa. Online July 2017;  2018 Jan;29(1):26-31.

Soma-Pillay* P, Pillay R, Wong TY, Makin* JD, Pattinson* RC. The effect of pre-eclampsia on retinal microvascular caliber at delivery and post-partum. Obstetric medicine. 2018 Sep;11(3):116-20.

Feucht* U, Mureithi L. Positive infant PCR test around 6 weeks rate. In Maternal, Child and Women’s Health Barometer 2016.  Durban: Health Systems Trust; March 2018. p21-22. ISBN 978-1-919839-91-2. http://www.hst.org.za/publications/HST%20Publications/MCWH%20Publication%20Final%20web%20(04%2006%202018).pdf

Feucht*  U, Mureithi L. Early diagnosis of HIV infection in HIV-exposed infants. In Maternal, Child and Women’s Health Barometer 2016.  Durban: Health Systems Trust; March 2018. p15-20. ISBN 978-1-919839-91-2. http://www.hst.org.za/publications/HST%20Publications/MCWH%20Publication%20Final%20web%20(04%2006%202018).pdf   

NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Bhorat I, Chauke L, Coetzee E, Geerts L, Lombaard H, Nicolaou E, Pistorius L, Soma-Pillay* P. Challenges And Controversies In Prenatal Genetic Screening In The South African Context. O&G Forum 2018; 28: 33-36.

Dreyer G, Soma-Pillay* P, Anthony J. Standard Of Fairness Should Apply To All Athletes. Https://Www.Dailymaverick.Co.Za/Article/2018-05-18-Standard-Of-Fairness-Should-Apply-To-All-Athletes/#.Wwjp5zsfom9

Cebekhulu* S, Pattinson* R, Cornelissen L. Too little, too late: the recurrent theme in maternal deaths due to sepsis. In Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2018 Nov 8 (Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 9-12). In House Publications.

BOOKS / CHAPTER IN BOOKS

Obstetric Essentials. Third Edition. Editors: P Soma-Pillay* And S Adam, 2018

Soma-Pillay* P. Preconception Counseling In Figo Glow Volume 3: Professional Care And Support Before, During And After Pregnancy 

L Wium, S Kane, P Soma-Pillay*. Screening For Hypertension In Pregnancy In Figo Glow: Medical Diseases In Pregnancy

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Managing Hypertensive Disorders In Pregnancy, In Saving Mothers Report, 2018.  Soma-Pillay*P

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS OR POPULAR ARTICLES

Twelfth Conference on KMC (International Network on Kangaroo Mother Care), Bogota, Colombia,14-17 November 2018 (Summary of the Trieste workshop and publication of proceedings) (invited speaker)

Re-envisaging the role of district clinical specialist teams (DCSTs). Invited panel member. 9th Child Health Priorities Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa. 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2018

Conference presentations or posters

SOMSA conference: The effects of implementing BANC PLUS on workload, hypertension and perinatal mortality.  August 2018.  TMAG Hlongwane*; oral presentation 

Perinatal Priorities Conference: The effects of implementing BANC PLUS on workload, hypertension and perinatal mortality. March 2018.  TMAG Hlongwane*; oral presentation

Nel S, Wenhold FAM, Feucht* UD, Nel AL. The potential role of e-health applications in the prevention and early detection of SAM during routine growth monitoring.  Oral presentation. Updates at the 27th Congress of the Nutrition Society of South Africa 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa. 7 September 2018.

Panpradist N, Beck IA, Vrana J, Higa N, McIntyre D, Ruth P, So I, Kline E, Milne R, Kanthula R, Wong-On-Wing A, Lim J, Ko D, Rossouw*R, Feucht* U, Chung MH, Jourdain G, Ngo-Giang_huong N, Laomanit L, Soria J, Lai J, Klavins E, Frenkel LM, Lutz BR.  OLA Simple: a software-guided assay that novices can perform to genotype HIV DNA and RNA subtypes A, B, C, D and E for detection of drug resistance.  Poster presentation. 27th International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies. Johannesburg, South Africa. 22 – 23 October 2018.

Nel S, Wenhold FAM, Feucht* UD, Nel AL.  Automated growth monitoring for preventing Severe Acute Malnutrition: Conceptual and artificial intelligence considerations. Poster. Faculty Day, University of Pretoria, 21-22 August 2018.

Feucht* U, Jantarabenjakul W, Loni G. Beyond being HIV-free: Time to survive & thrive? Report on the 4th HIV-Exposed Uninfected (HEU) Child and Adolescent Workshop. Oral presentation. 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), RAI International Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-27 July 2018.

Moyo F, Haeri Mazanderani A, Feucht* U, Mlongo O, N’gomo K, Bhardwaj B, Sherman G. Constructing a treatment cascade from routine laboratory data for HIV PCR positive children in two districts in South Africa. Poster presentation.  22nd International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-27 July 2018.

Feucht* U, Rossouw*T, Molokoane F, Boersema M, Germishuys S, Esoop S, Gilfillan M, Du Toit L, Prinsloo A, Durandt C, Goga A, Connor K, Cassol E, Pattinson*R. The Siyakhula study: Assessment of factors impacting on fetal and infant immunity and growth in HIV- and antiretroviral-exposed uninfected children.  Poster presentation. CIPHER stakeholder meeting.  22nd International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-27 July 2018.

Philip R, Feucht* U. A study on the coverage and challenges of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) in children in the Tshwane District of Gauteng, South Africa. Oral presentation. 5th South African TB conference, International Convention Centre, South Africa. 12-15 June 2018.

 

2017

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH REVIEWS

Cornette J, Laker S, Jeffery* B, Lombaard* H, Alberts A, Rizopoulos D, Roos‐Hesselink JW, Pattinson* RC. Validation of maternal cardiac output assessed by transthoracic echocardiography against pulmonary artery catheterization in severely ill pregnant women: prospective comparative study and systematic review. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2017 Jan 1;49(1):25-31

Dube L, Rendall-Mkosi K, Van den Broucke S, Bergh* AM, Mafutha NG. Self-Management Support Needs of Patients with Chronic Diseases in a South African Township: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Community Health Nursing. 2017 Jan 2;34(1):21-31.  

Flenady V, Wojcieszek AM, Ellwood D, Leisher SH, Erwich JJ, Draper conditions for stillbirths and neonatal deaths. ES, McClure EM, Reinebrant HE, Oats J, McCowan L, Kent AL, Pattinson* RC. Classification of causes and associated In Seminars in Foetal and Neonatal Medicine 2017 Mar 9. WB Saunders.  

Oosthuizen**  SJ, Bergh* AM, Pattinson* RC, Grimbeek J. It does matter where you come from: mothers’ experiences of childbirth in midwife obstetric units, Tshwane, South Africa. Reproductive health. 2017 Dec;14(1):151.

Pattinson* RC, Cuthbert A, Vannevel*  V. Pelvimetry for fetal cephalic presentations at or near term for deciding on mode of delivery. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD000161. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000161.pub2.

Soma-Pillay*  P, Suleman FE, Makin* JD, Pattinson* RC.  Cerebral white matter lesions after pre-eclampsia. Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Women's Cardiovascular Health. 2017 Apr 1;8:15-20.

Soma‐Pillay P, Makin* JD, Pattinson* RC.  Quality of life 1 year after a maternal near‐miss event. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2017 Dec 20.

Snyman LC, Makulana T, Makin* JD. A randomised trial comparing laparoscopy with laparotomy in the management of women with ruptured ectopic pregnancy. South African Medical Journal. 2017 Mar;107(3):258-63.

Makanjee CR, Bergh* AM, Hoffmann WA. Distributed decision making in action: diagnostic imaging investigations within the bigger picture. Journal of medical radiation sciences. 2017 Nov 11.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmrs.250/epdf

NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Sineke Vc, Soma-Pillay* P. Late Termination Of Pregnancy. O&G Forum 2017; 27:29-32.

Bhorat I, Pistorius L, Soma-Pillay* P, Smuts I. The Case For The Routine Use Of Umbilical Cord Ph In All Deliveries. O&G Forum 2017; 27:33-35.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

A-M Bergh*. Situation Analysis Of Kangaroo Mother Care In The Ambit Of The Care Of Low Birth Weight And Premature Infants And Recommendations On Strategies For The Improvement Of The Care Of Newborns In The Health Facilities Of Chad, 18-24 November 2017. Unpublished Evaluation Report For Unicef. 

A-M Bergh*, Bm Suleiman, L Vaz, M Oyinbo, L Omale, B Madubuko, A Williams. Public Hospital-Based Care Of Small Newborns In Nigeria. Abuja: Save The Children

Bm Suleiman, A-M Bergh*, L Vaz, A Williams, M Oyinbo, L Omale, B Madubuko. Assessment Of Facility-Based Care Of Small Newborns In Nigeria. Phase 1: Landscape Survey, January 2017. Abuja: Save The Children.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS OR POPULAR ARTICLES

Feucht* UD.  Invited presentation. Enhanced postnatal PMTCT prophylaxis. World Health Organization Regional workshop for Africa Region: Innovating and strengthening of the postnatal package of HIV services.  Southern Sun OR Tambo, Johannesburg, South Africa, 20 – 22 June 2017

Feucht* UD.  Invited presentation. PMTCT: Improving postnatal follow-up systems for mother-infant-pairs in the Tshwane District.  Symposium on Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission by National Department of Health and Unicef SA.  8th SA AIDS Conference. ICC, Durban, 13-15 June 2017

Feucht* UD. Invited presentation: PMTCT in action. UPdate 2017: 9th Paediatric annual conference. Sanlam Auditorium, University of Pretoria. Pretoria. 3-4 March 2017.

Conference presentations or posters

36th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Mpekweni Beach Resort, 7-10 March 2017, Workshop on Postpartum insertion: Intrauterine device, Assisted delivery Controlling obstetric haemorrhage (Odon, Kiwi and forceps).  RC Pattinson, V Vannevel*; Workshop presenters

36th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Mpekweni Beach Resort, 7-10 March 2017.  Correlation between numbers of EOST drills reported for CPD points and change in iMMR per district.  RC Pattinson; Oral presentation

Cardiovascular effects of pre-eclampsia.  International Society of Obstetric Medicine Congress, Cape Town, 2017. P Soma- Pillay*; Oral presentation

SOMSA congress: BANC package in South Africa. August 2017.  TMAG Hlongwane*; oral presentation

Moyo F, Haeri Mazanderani A, Feucht* U, Mlongo O, N’gomo K, Bhardwaj B, Sherman G. Constructing a treatment cascade from routine laboratory data for HIV PCR positive children in two districts in South Africa. Poster presentation.  10th International HIV Pediatrics Workshop. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 20-21 July 2018.

G Janse van Rensburg, Feucht* UD, Le Clus N, Makin* J, Avenant T.  The health status and access to health care of immigrant and non-immigrant children admitted to Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital, Gauteng Province, South Africa.  Oral presentation.  8th Child Health Priorities Conference, University of Pretoria, South Africa.  30 November – 2 December 2017. 

Wallis, CL, Feucht* U, Viana RV, Van Dyk G, Rossouw*T. Treatment outcomes and patterns of drug resistance in adolescents initiated on first-line antiretroviral treatment in Pretoria, South Africa.  Poster presentation. 26th International workshop on HIV drug resistance and treatment strategies, Johannesburg, South Africa. 6 - 8 November 2017

Haeri Mazanderani A, Feucht* U, Sherman G. Re-imagining Road to Health Booklets as Unique Patient Identifiers. Best Practices and Innovations in Paediatric HIV and TB Care and Treatment. Pretoria, South Africa. Oral presentation.  2-3 November 2017.

Feucht* UD. Improving Paediatric HIV case based surveillance at district level in South Africa. Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) meeting of Early and Mid-Career Researchers.  Oral presentation. Lusaka, Zambia.  10 August 2017.

Feucht* UD. Improving Paediatric HIV case based surveillance at district level in South Africa. Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) meeting of Early and Mid-Career Researchers.  Oral presentation. Lusaka, Zambia.  10 August 2017.

 

2016

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND RESEARCH REVIEWS

Allanson* ER, Vogel JP, Tunçalp Ӧ, Gardosi J, Pattinson* RC, Francis A, Erwich JJHM, Flenady VJ, Frøen JF, Neilson J, Quach A, Chou D, Mathai M, Say L, Gülmezoglu AM. Application of ICD-PM to preterm-related neonatal deaths in the UK and South Africa. BJOG 2016; DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.14245.

Allanson*  ER, Grobicki K, Pattinson* RC, Dickinson JE. Attitudes towards the implementation of universal umbilical artery lactate analysis in a South African district hospital. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2016 Jul 18;16(1):166

Allanson*  ER, Tunçalp Ö, Gardosi J, Pattinson* RC, Francis A, Vogel JP, Erwich JJ, Flenady VJ, Frøen JF, Neilson J, Quach A. The WHO application of ICD‐10 to deaths during the perinatal period (ICD‐PM): results from pilot database testing in South Africa and United Kingdom. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016 Nov 1;123(12):2019-28.  

Allanson*  ER, Tunçalp Ӧ, Gardosi J, Pattinson* RC, Francis A, Vogel JP, Erwich JJ, Flenady VJ, Frøen JF, Neilson J, Quach A. Optimising the International Classification of Diseases to identify the maternal condition in the case of perinatal death.

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016 Nov 1;123(12):2037-46.  

Allanson*  ER, Tunçalp Ӧ, Gardosi J, Pattinson* RC, Vogel JP, Erwich JJ, Flenady VJ, Frøen JF, Neilson J, Quach A, Francis A. Giving a voice to millions: developing the WHO application of ICD‐10 to deaths during the perinatal period: ICD‐PM. 

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016 Nov 1;123(12):1896-9.  

Allanson*  ER, Vogel JP, Tunçalp Ӧ, Gardosi J, Pattinson* RC, Francis A, Erwich JJ, Flenady VJ, Frøen JF, Neilson J, Quach A. Application of ICD‐PM to preterm‐related neonatal deaths in South Africa and United Kingdom. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016 Nov 1;123(12):2029-36.  

Bergh* AM, Bac M, Hugo J, Sandars J. “Making a difference”–Medical students’ opportunities for transformational change in health care and learning through quality improvement projects. BMC Medical Education. 2016 Jul 11;16(1):171.   

Bergh* AM, de Graft-Johnson J, Khadka N, Om’Iniabohs A, Udani R, Pratomo H, De Leon-Mendoza S. The three waves in implementation of facility-based kangaroo mother care: a multi-country case study from Asia. BMC international health and human rights. 2016 Dec 1;16(1):4.

Diale, Q., Pattinson*, R., Chokoe, R., Masenyetse, L. and Mayaphi, S., 2016. Antenatal screening for hepatitis B virus in HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women in the Tshwane district of South Africa. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal, 106(1), pp.97-100.

de Bernis, L., Kinney, M.V., Stones, W., ten Hoope-Bender, P., Vivio, D., Leisher, S.H. and Bhutta, Z.A., (for The Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths Series study group – RC Pattinson*) 2016. Ending preventable stillbirths 5 Stillbirths: ending preventable deaths by 2030.

Fawcus S, Pattinson* RC, Moodley J, Moran NF, Schoon MG, Mhlanga RE, Baloyi S, Bekker E, Gebhardt GS. Maternal deaths from bleeding associated with caesarean delivery: A national emergency (A review). SAMJ: South African Medical Journal. 2016 May;106(5):472-6. 

Feucht* U, van Rooyen* E, Skhosana, Bergh* A-M. 2016. Taking kangaroo mother care forward in South Africa: What is the role of district clinical specialist teams? South African Medical Journal 106(1): 49-51. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i1.10149. 

Flenady V, Wojcieszek AM, Fjeldheim I, Friberg IK, Nankabirwa V, Jani JV, Myhre S, Middleton P, Crowther C, Ellwood D, Tudehope D. eRegistries: indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (Pattinson* RC part of this group). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2016 Sep 30;16(1):293. 

Frøen, J.F., Friberg, I.K., Lawn, J.E., Bhutta, Z.A., Pattinson*, R.C., Allanson*, E.R., Flenady, V., McClure, E.M., Franco, L., Goldenberg, R.L. and Kinney, M.V., 2016. Stillbirths: progress and unfinished business. The Lancet. Volume 387, Issue 10018, 6–12 February 2016, Pages 574–586.

Graham W, Woodd S, Byass P, Filippi V, Gon G, Virgo S, Chou D, Hounton S, Lozano R, Pattinson* R, Singh S. Diversity and divergence: the dynamic burden of poor maternal health. The Lancet. 2016 Nov 4;388(10056):2164-75. 

Haddad* DN, Makin* JD, Pattinson* RC, Forsyth BW. Barriers to early prenatal care in South Africa. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2016 Jan 31;132(1):64-7.

Jonas, S.M., Deserno, T.M., Buhimschi, C.S., Makin*, J., Choma, M.A. and Buhimschi, I.A., 2016. Smartphone-based diagnostic for preeclampsia: an mHealth solution for administering the Congo Red Dot (CRD) test in settings with limited resources. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 23(1), pp.166-173.

Koen S, Snyman LC, Pattinson* RC, Makin* JA. A randomised controlled trial comparing oxytocin and oxytocin+ ergometrine for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage at caesarean section. South African Medical Journal. 2016 April;106(4):399-402.  

Leisher SH, Teoh Z, Reinebrant H, Allanson* E, Blencowe H, Erwich JJ, Frøen JF, Gardosi J, Gordijn S, Gülmezoglu AM, Heazell AE. Seeking order amidst chaos: A systematic review of classification systems for causes of stillbirth and neonatal death, 2009–2014. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2016 Oct 5;16(1):295. 

Soma-Pillay*  P, Pattinson* RC. Barriers to obstetric care among maternal near-misses. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal. 2016 Nov;106(11):1110-3. 

Soma-Pillay*, P., J. Seabe, and K. Sliwa. "Cardiovascular Topics The importance of cardiovascular pathology contributing to maternal death: Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in South Africa, 2011–2013." Cardiovasc J Afr 27.2 (2016): 60-65.

Soma-Pillay*, P. and Macdonald, P., 2016, August. Early detection of Pre-Eclampsia. In Obstetrics & Gynaecology Forum (Vol. 26, No. 3).

Wojcieszek AM, Reinebrant HE, Leisher SH, Allanson*  E, Coory M, Erwich JJ, Frøen JF, Gardosi J, Gordijn S, Gulmezoglu M, Heazell AE. Characteristics of a global classification system for perinatal deaths: a Delphi consensus study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2016 Aug 15;16(1):223. 

Lavin T, Preen DB, Pattinson* R. Timing and cause of perinatal mortality for small-for-gestational-age babies in South Africa: critical periods and challenges with detection. Maternal health, neonatology and perinatology. 2016 Oct 21;2(1):11. 

NON-PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Soma-Pillay* P. New Guidelines For Zika Virus 2016. O&G Forum 2016; 2: 10-12.

Soma-Pillay* P, Macdonald Ap. Early Detection Of Pre-Eclampsia. O&G Forum 2016;26:5-8.

BOOKS / CHAPTER IN BOOKS

Obstetric Essentials. Second Edition. Editors: P Soma-Pillay* And S Adam, 2016

RESEARCH JOURNAL EDITORIALS OR COMMENTARIES

Allanson ER, Tunçalp Ӧ, Gardosi J, Pattinson*RC, Vogel JP, Erwich JJHM, Flenady VJ, Frøen JF, Neilson J, Quach A, Francis A, Chou D, Mathai M, Say L, Gülmezoglu AM. Giving a voice to millions: developing the WHO application of ICD-10 to deaths during the perinatal period: ICD-PM. BJOG 2016; DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.14243.

Allanson, E., Tunçalp, Ö., Gardosi, J., Pattinson, R.C., Erwich, J.J.H., Flenady, V.J., Frøen, J.F., Neilson, J., Chou, D., Mathai, M. and Saya, L., 2016. Classifying the causes of perinatal death. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 94(2), pp.79-79A. 

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Deaths Due To Medical And Surgical Disorders In Pregnancy, In Saving Mothers Report. 2011-2013, 2014-2016.  Soma-Pillay* P

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS OR POPULAR ARTICLES

Eleventh Congress Of The International Network On Kangaroo Mother Care, Trieste, Italy, 16-17 November 2016 (Kangaroo Mother Care: Sustainability And Further Development) (Invited Speaker)

Consultative Meeting For Kmc In China, Washington, Dc, Us, 4-5 May 2016 (Stages Of Change – What Does It Mean For Implementing Kangaroo Mother Care?) (Invited Speaker)

Conference presentations or posters

Dube L, Van den Broucke S, Bergh* AM. (2016). Self-management booklet for patients with chronic diseases in South Africa: a feasibility study (Abstract – 9th European Public Health Conference: Poster Displays). European Journal of Public Health, 26 (Suppl 1): 455-356.

35th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Forever Resorts Warmbaths, 8-11 March 2016.  The hidden danger of intra-uterine growth restriction.  RC Pattinson; Oral presentation

35th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Forever Resorts Warmbaths, 8-11 March 2016.  Workshop on ESMOE Skills.  RC Pattinson; Workshop presenter

35th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Forever Resorts Warmbaths, 8-11 March 2016.  Workshop on ESMOE-EOST.  JD Makin*; Workshop presenter

35th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Forever Resorts Warmbaths, 8-11 March 2016.  ESMOE-EOST Scale-up project: Preliminary data on impact of scale-up.  RC Pattinson; Oral presentation

35th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Forever Resorts Warmbaths, 8-11 March 2016.  Training courses available in the ESMOE-EOST Programme.  CM Bezuidenhout*; Oral presentation

35th Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care Conference in Southern Africa, Forever Resorts Warmbaths, 8-11 March 2016.  Detecting foetuses at risk of stillbirth.  S Nkosi*; Oral presentation

Thirty-fifth Conference on Priorities in Perinatal Care in Southern Africa, Bela-Bela, 8-11 March 2016 (with Elise van Rooyen, Ute Feucht*, Rinah Skosanah) (Using district structures for strengthening kangaroo mother care services: a case study from Tshwane District)

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