Browsing Research Articles (School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH)) by UP Author "Basu, Debashis"

Browsing Research Articles (School of Health Systems and Public Health (SHSPH)) by UP Author "Basu, Debashis"

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  • Adams, L.V.; Basu, Debashis; Grande, S.W.; Craig, S.R.; Patridge, M.T.; Panth, N.; Redd, V.T.; Phalaste, M.; Singo, A.; Ntshekang, K.; Osewe, P.; Mulley, A.G. (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2017-05)
    SETTING : South African miners suffer the highest tuberculosis (TB) rates in the world. Current efforts to stem the epidemic are insufficient. Historical legacies and persistent disease burden demand innovative approaches ...
  • Pillai, J.; Motloba, P.; Motaung, K.S.C.; Ozougwu, L.U.; Ikalafeng, B.K.; Marinda, E.; Lukhele, M.; Basu, Debashis (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2020-11)
    BACKGROUND. On 26 March 2020, the South African (SA) government initiated a 21-day national level 5 lockdown which was subsequently eased off and downgraded to level 4 on 1 May and to level 3 on 1 June. The effect of ...
  • Pillai, J.; Motloba, P.; Peterson, V.R.; Motaung, K.S.C.; Ozougwu, L.U.; Ricci, E.D.; Bonfanti, P.; Basu, Debashis (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2020-12)
    BACKGROUND. Comorbid conditions may be associated with severe COVID-19. However, there is no evidence to suggest that people living with HIV have a higher risk of contracting SARS-CoV-2 or, if infected, have more severe ...
  • Basu, Debashis (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2020-03)
    Multimorbidity is defined as the presence of two or more longterm diseases at the same time. Complex multimorbidity is sometimes defined as four or more long-term diseases. It differs from comorbidity, in which there is ...
  • Pillai, Jayandiran; Motloba, Pagollang; Motaung, Keolebogile Shirley Caroline; Wallis, Carole; Ozougwu, Lovelyn Uzoma; Basu, Debashis (Frontiers Media, 2021-03)
    BACKGROUND: End-stage-renal-failure (ESRF) patients attending clustered out-patient dialysis are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Comorbidities render them vulnerable to severe COVID-19. Although preventative and ...
  • Ogunleye, Olayinka O.; Basu, Debashis; Mueller, Debjani; Sneddon, Jacqueline; Seaton, R. Andrew; Yinka-Ogunleye, Adesola F.; Wamboga, Joshua; Miljkovic, Nenad; Mwita, Julius C.; Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Massele, Amos; Patrick, Okwen; Niba, Loveline Lum; Nsaikila, Melaine; Rashed, Wafaa M.; Hussein, Mohamed Ali; Hegazy, Rehab; Amu, Adefolarin A.; Boahen-Boaten, Baffour Boaten; Matsebula, Zinhle; Gwebu, Prudence; Chirigo, Bongani; Mkhabela, Nongabisa; Dlamini, Tenelisiwe; Sithole, Siphiwe; Malaza, Sandile; Dlamini, Sikhumbuzo; Afriyie, Daniel; Asare, George Awuku; Amponsah, Seth Kwabena; Sefah, Israel; Oluka, Margaret; Guantai, Anastasia N.; Opanga, Sylvia A.; Sarele, Tebello Violet; Mafisa., Keabetsoe Refeletse; Chikowe, Ibrahim; Khuluza, Felix; Kibuule, Dan; Kalemeera, Francis; Mubita, Mwangana; Fadare, Joseph; Sibomana, Laurien; Ramokgopa, Gwendoline Malegwale; Whyte, Carmen J.; Maimela, Tshegofatso; Hugo, Johannes; Meyer, Johanna Catharina; Schellack, Natalie; Rampamba, Enos M.; Rampamba, Enos Muisaphanda; Visser, Adel; Alfadl, Abubakr; Malik, Elfatih M.; Malande, Oliver Ombeva; Kalungia, Aubrey C.; Mwila, Chiluba; Zaranyika, Trust; Chaibva, Blessmore Vimbai; Olaru, Ioana D.; Masuka, Nyasha; Wale, Janney; Hwenda, Lenias; Kamoga, Regina; Hill, Ruaraidh; Barbui, Corrado; Bochenek, Tomasz; Kurdi, Amanj; Campbell, Stephen; Martin, Antony P.; Phuong, Thuy Nguyen Thi; Thanh, Binh Nguyen; Godman, Brian (Frontiers Media, 2020-09)
    BACKGROUND: The COVID-19 pandemic has already claimed considerable lives. There are major concerns in Africa due to existing high prevalence rates for both infectious and non-infectious diseases and limited resources in ...
  • Godman, Brian; Basu, Debashis; Pillay, Yogan; Mwita, Julius C.; Rwegerera, Godfrey Mutashambara; Anand Paramadhas, Bene D.; Tiroyakgosi, Celda; Okwen, Patrick Mbah; Niba, Loveline Lum; Nonvignon, Justice; Sefah, Israel; Oluka, Margaret; Guantai, Anastasia N.; Kibuule, Dan; Kalemeera, Francis; Mubita, Mwangana; Fadare, Joseph; Ogunleye, Olayinka O.; Distiller, Larry A.; Rampamba, Enos M.; Wing, Jeffrey; Mueller, Debjan; Alfadl, Abubakr; Amu, Adefolarin A.; Matsebula, Zinhle; Kalungia, Aubrey; Zaranyika, Trust; Masuka, Nyasha; Wale, Janney; Hill, Ruaraidh; Kurdi, Amanj; Timoney, Angela; Campbell, Stephen; Meyer, Johanna Catharina (Frontiers Media, 2020-03-20)
    BACKGROUND : There has been an appreciable increase in the number of people in Africa with metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in recent years as a result of a number of factors. Factors include lifestyle ...
  • Maimela, T.C.R. (Tshegofatso); Mutshekwane, M.N.; Basu, Debashis (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2019-12)
    On 23 September 2019, the United Nations General Assembly held a high-level meeting on universal health coverage (UHC). This meeting, held under the theme ‘UHC: Moving together to build a healthier world’, aims to ...
  • Basu, Debashis; Ramokgopa, Gwendoline Malegwale (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2020-08)
    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly transmittable and pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It emerged from Wuhan, in the Hubei Province of ...