Publications (2015-2017)
Sikweyiya, Y., Nduna, M., Khuzwayo, N., Mthombeni, A., & Mashamba-Thompson, T.P. (2016). Gender-based violence and absent fathers: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 6(6), p.e010154.
Mntlangula N.M., Khuzwayo, N., & Taylor, M. (2016). Nurses perceptions about their behavioural counselling for HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB in eThekwini Municipality clinics KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Health SA Gesondheid http://dx.doiorg/10.1016/j.hsag.2016.09.001
Khuzwayo, N., Taylor, M., & Connolly, C. Prevalence and correlates of violence amongst South African high school learners in uMgungundlovu district municipality- Accepted by SAMJ
Haskins, L., Grant, M., Phakathi, S., Mntambo, N., Wilford, A., & Horwood, C. (2016). Fragmentation of maternal, child and HIV services: a missed opportunity to provide comprehensive care. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
Orne-Gliemann, J., Zuma, T., Chikovore, J., Gillespie, N., Grant, M., Iwuji, C., Larmarange, J., McGrath,N., Lert,F., Imrie, J., TasP Study Group. (2016). Community perceptions of repeat HIV-testing: experiences of the ANRS 12249 Treatment as Prevention trial in rural South Africa. AIDS Care. 28 (3), 14-23.
Brooke-Sumner C, Lund C, Selohilwe, O., & Petersen, I. (2016). Community-based psychosocial rehabilitation for schizophrenia service users in the North West Province of South Africa: A formative study. Social Work in Mental Health. August, 1-35, DOI: 10.1080/15332985.2016.1220439
Petersen, I., Evans-Lacko, S., Semrau, M., Barry, M. M., Chisholm, D., Gronholm, P., Egbe, C. O., & Thornicroft, G. (2016). Promotion, prevention and protection: interventions at the population- and community-levels for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low- and middle-income countries. International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 10.1186/s13033-016-0060-z
Jordans, M. J., Chisholm, D., Semrau, M., Upadhaya, N., Abdulmalik, J., Ahuja, S., Alem, A., Hanlon, C., Kigozi, F., Mugisha, J., Petersen, I., Shidhaye, R., Lund, C., Thornicroft, G., & Gureje, O. (2016). Indicators for routine monitoring of effective mental healthcare coverage in low- and middle-income settings: a Delphi study. Health Policy and Planning. 10.1093/heapol/czw040
Brooke-Sumner, C., Lund, C., & Petersen, I. (2016). Bridging the gap: investigating challenges and way forward for intersectoral provision of psychosocial rehabilitation in South Africa. Int J Ment Health Syst. 10, 21. PubMed PMID: 26962328. Pubmed Central PMCID: 4784432.
Mall, S., Hailemariam,M., Selamu, M., Fekadu, A., Lund, C., Patel, V., Petersen, I., & Hanlon, C. (2016). 'Restoring the person's life': a qualitative study to inform development of care for people with severe mental disorders in rural Ethiopia. Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences. 10, 1-10. PubMed PMID: 26961343.
Baron, E. C., Hanlon, C., Mall, S., Honikman, S., Breuer, E., Kathree, T., & Tomlinson, M. (2016). Maternal mental health in primary care in five low- and middle-income countries: a situational analysis. BMC Health Serv Res, 16(1), 53. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1291-z
Breuer, E., De Silva, M. J., Shidaye, R., Petersen, I., Nakku, J., Jordans, M. J., & Lund, C. (2016). Planning and evaluating mental health services in low- and middle-income countries using theory of change. Br J Psychiatry, 208 Suppl 56, s55-62. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153841
Chisholm, D., Burman-Roy, S., Fekadu, A., Kathree, T., Kizza, D., Luitel, N. P., & Lund, C. (2016). Estimating the cost of implementing district mental healthcare plans in five low- and middle-income countries: the PRIME study. Br J Psychiatry, 208 Suppl 56, s71-78. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153866
De Silva, M. J., Rathod, S. D., Hanlon, C., Breuer, E., Chisholm, D., Fekadu, A., & Patel, V. (2016). Evaluation of district mental healthcare plans: the PRIME consortium methodology. Br J Psychiatry, 208 Suppl 56, s63-70. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153858
Hanlon, C., Fekadu, A., Jordans, M., Kigozi, F., Petersen, I., Shidhaye, R., & Patel, V. (2016). District mental healthcare plans for five low- and middle-income countries: commonalities, variations and evidence gaps. Br J Psychiatry, 208 Suppl 56, s47-54. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153767
Lentoor, A. G., Oppong Asante, K., Govender, K., & Petersen, I. (2016). Psychological functioning among vertically infected HIV-positive children and their primary caregivers. AIDS Care, 1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1124979
Petersen, I., Fairall, L., Bhana, A., Kathree, T., Selohilwe, O., Brooke-Sumner, C. & Patel, V. (2016). Integrating mental health into chronic care in South Africa: the development of a district mental healthcare plan. Br J Psychiatry, 208 Suppl 56, s29-39. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.114.153726
Matthews, MG., Diab P. (2016). An exploration into the awareness and perceptions of medical students of the psychosociocultural factors which influence the consultation: Implications for teaching and learning of health professionals. AJHPE, 8(1), 65-68
Diab, P., Matthews, M., & Gokool, R. (2016) Medical students' views on the use of video technology in the teaching of isiZulu communication, language skills and cultural competence. AJHPE, 8(1), 11-14
Barry, MM., Clarke, AM., & Petersen, I. (2015) Promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorders: priorities for implementation. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 21 (7), 503-516.
Patel, V., Chisholm, D., Parikh, R., Charlson, F. J., Degenhardt, L., Dua, T., Ferrari, A. J., Hyman, S., Laxminarayan, R., Levin, C., Lund, C., Medina Mora, M. E., Petersen,I., & DCP MNS Group. (2015). Addressing the burden of mental, neurological, and substance use disorders: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition. Lancet. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00390-6
Oppong Asante, K., Meyer-Weitz, A., & Petersen, I. (2015). Mental Health and Health Risk Behaviours of Homeless Adolescents and Youth: A Mixed Methods Study. Child and Youth Care Forum, DOI: 10.1007/s10566-015-9335-9.
Bhana, A., Rathod, S. D., Selohilwe, O., Kathree, T., & Petersen, I. (2015). The validity of the Patient Health Questionnaire for screening depression in chronic care patients in primary health care in South Africa. BMC Psychiatry, 15(1), 118. doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0503-0
Brooke-Sumner, C., Petersen, I., Asher, L., Mall, S., Egbe, C. O., & Lund, C. (2015). Systematic review of feasibility and acceptability of psychosocial interventions for schizophrenia in low and middle income countries. BMC Psychiatry, 15, 19. doi: 10.1186/s12888-015-0400-6
Caldwell, R. I., Gaede, B. M., & Aldous, C. (2015). Description of an internal medicine outreach consultant appointment in western KwaZulu-Natal: 2007 to mid-2014. South African Medical Journal, 105(5), 353-356
Gaede, B. M. (2015). South African Family Practice Manual (third edition): Book Review. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, 7(1)
Gray, A., Conradie, F., Crowley, T., Gaede, B., Gils, T., Shroufi, A., Hwang, B., Kegakiliwe, D., Nash, J., Pillay, P., Stende, S. C., Venter, F., & Mathews, P., (2015). Improving access to antiretrovirals in rural South Africa – a call to action. South African Medical Journal, 105(8), 638-640
Gaede, B. M. (2016). Doctors as street-level bureaucrats in a rural hospital in South Africa. Rural and Remote Health, 16(3461). Available:
Caldwell, R. I., Gaede, B. M., & Aldus, C. (2016). The value of internal medicine outreach in rural KwaZulu-Natal. South African Medical Journal, 106(3), 259-262
Moshabela, M., Zuma T., & Gaede, B. M. (2016). ‘The elephant in the room’ – Traditional health practitioners in South Africa. South African Health Review
Pantelic, M., Cluver, L., Boyes, M., Toska, E., Kuo, C., & Moshabela, M. (2015). Medical pluralism predicts non-ART use among parents in need of ART: A community survey in KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. Aids and Behavior, 19(1), 137-144
Becker, E., Kuo, C., Operario, D., Moshabela, M., & Cluver, L. (2015). Measuring child awareness for adult symptomatic HIV using a verbal assessment tool: Concordance between adult–child dyads on adult HIV-associated symptoms and illnesses. BMJ Sexually Transmitted Infections, 91(7), 528-533
Moshabela, M., Sene, M, Nanne, I., Tankoano, Y., Schafer, J., Diouf, O., & Sachs, S. (2015). Early detection of maternal deaths in Senegal through household-based death notification: integrated verbal and social autopsy. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1), 16
Fried, J., Harries, B., Eyles, J., & Moshabela, M. (2015). "Acceptable Care?” Illness constructions, healthworlds and accessible chronic treatment in South Africa. Qualitative Health Research, 25(5), 622-635
Birch, S., Govender, V., Fried, J., Eyles J., Daries, V., Moshabela, M., & Cleary, S. (2015). Does treatment collection and observation each day keep the patient away? Analysing the determinants of adherence among patients with Tuberculosis in South Africa. Health Policy & Planning,
Cluver, L., Boyes, M., Bustamam, A., Casale, M., Henderson, K., Kuo, C., Lane, T., Latif, S., Latif, N., Maucheline, K., Meinck, F., Moshabela, M., Orkin, M., & Sello, L. (2015). The cost of action: Large-scale, longitudinal quantitative research with AIDS-affected children in South Africa. In D. Posel & F, Ross (Eds.). Ethical quandaries in social research. Cape Town: HSRC Press, ISBN: 978-0-7969-2489-6
Mlotshwa, L., Harris, B., Schneider, H., & Moshabela, M. (2015). Exploring perceptions and experiences of Community Health Workers using Role Identity Theory. Global Health Action, 8, 28045
Nanne, I., Moshabela, M., Huynh, U., & Diop, P. M. (2015). When development breeds contempt: case examples of community-driven health systems initiatives. Journal of Development Practice, 25(8), 1120-1130
Moshabela, M., Sips, I., & Barten, F. (2015). Needs assessment for home-based care and the strengthening of social support networks: the role of community care workers in rural South Africa. Global Health Action, 8, 29265
Robinson, N., Moshabela, M., Owusu-Ansah, L., Kapungu, C., & Geller, S. (2016). Barriers to Intrauterine Device Uptake in a rural Setting in Ghana. Health Care for Women International, 37(2), 197-215
Zissette, S., Watts, M., Prose, N., Mntambo, N., & Moshabela, M. (2016) “If you don’t take a stand for your life, who will help you?” Men’s engagement in HIV care in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 17(3), 265-273
Moshabela, M., Zuma, T., Orne-Gliemann, J., Iwuji, C., Larmarange, J., & McGrath, N. on behalf of the ANRS 12249 TasP Study (2016). ‘It is better to die’: Experiences of Traditional Health Practitioners within the HIV treatment as prevention trial communities in rural South Africa (ANRS 12249 TasP Trial). AIDS Care, 28(S3), 24-32
Moshabela, M., Zuma, T., Gaede, B. (2016). Bridging the gap between Biomedical and Traditional Health Practitioners in South Africa. South African Health Review, 2016, 83-92
Zuma, T., Wight, D., Rochat, T., & Moshabela, M. (2016). The role identity of African traditional health practitioners in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16(1), 304
Horwood, C.M., Youngleson, M.S., Moses, E., Stern, A.F., Barker, P.M. (2015). Using adapted quality improvement approaches to strengthen community-based health systems and improve care in high HIV-burden sub-Saharan African countries. AIDS. 29 (suppl 2): S155-164
Horwood C, Butler L, Barker P, Phakathi S, Haskins L, Grant M, et al. A continuous quality improvement intervention to improve the effectiveness of community health workers providing care to mothers and children: a cluster randomised controlled trial in South Africa. Hum Resour Health. 2017;15(1):39.
Haskins, L., Grant, M., Phakathi, S., & Horwood, C. (2017) Factors influencing recruitment and retention of professional nurses, doctors and allied health professionals in rural hospitals in KwaZulu Natal. Health SA Gesondheid 22 (2017): 174-183
Grant M, Wilford A, Haskins L, Phakathi S, Mntambo N, & Horwood C. (2017) Trust of community health workers is a key barrier to acceptance of community-based maternal and child health services in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a qualitative study. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. 2017;9(1):e1-e8.
Haskins L, Grant M, Phakathi S, Wilford A, Jama N, Horwood C. Insights into health care seeking behaviour for children in communities in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2017;9(1):e1-e9.
Wilford, A., Phakathi, S., Haskins, JL., Jama, N., Mntambo, N. and Horwood, C. 2017. Exploring the care provided to mothers and children by community health workers in South Africa: missed opportunities to provide comprehensive care. BMC Public Health. Accepted for publication 3 November 2017.
Jama, N., Wilford, A., Masango, Z., Haskins, L., Coutsoudis, A., Spies, L., and Horwood, C. 2017. Enablers and barriers to success among mothers planning to exclusively breastfeed for 6 months: a qualitative prospective cohort study in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. International Breastfeeding Journal. 12:43
A Bhana Sujit D Rathod, One Selohilwe , Tasneem Kathree , Inge Petersen. Characteristics and correlates of alcohol consumption among adult chronic care patients in North West province, South Africa SAMJ: 1.32 S Afr Med J2017;107(7):636-642.DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i7.12131
I Petersen S.Rathod, L. Fairall, O. Selohilwe, T, Kathree, A. Bhana. Risk correlates for physical-mental multi-morbidities in South Africa: a cross-sectional study Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences: 2.8 In press (Nov 2017)
Marais, D. L., & Petersen, I. (2015). Health system governance to support integrated mental health care in South Africa: challenges and opportunities. International journal of mental health systems, 9(1), 14.
Mugisha, J., Abdulmalik, J., Hanlon, C., Petersen, I., Lund, C., Upadhaya, N.,Shidhaye, R., Mntambo, N., Alem, A., Gureje, O., & Kigozi, F. (2017). Health systems context (s) for integrating mental health into primary health care in six Emerald countries: a situation analysis. International journal of mental health systems, 11(1), 7.
Petersen, I., Marais, D., Abdulmalik, J., Ahuja, S., Alem, A., Chisholm, D., Egbe, C., Gureje, O., Hanlon, C., Lund, C., Shidhaye, R., Jordans, M., Kigozi, F., Mugisha, J., Upadhaya, N., & Thornicraft, G. (2017). Strengthening mental health system governance in six low-and middle-income countries in Africa and South Asia: challenges, needs and potential strategies. Health Policy and Planning, 32(5), 699-709.
Upadhaya, N., Jordans, M. J., Pokhrel, R., Gurung, D., Adhikari, R. P., Petersen, I., & Komproe, I. H. (2017). Current situations and future directions for mental health system governance in Nepal: findings from a qualitative study. International journal of mental health systems, 11(1), 37.
Hanlon, C., Eshetu, T., Alemayehu, D., Fekadu, A., Semrau, M., Thornicroft, G., Kigozi, F., Marais, D., Petersen, I., & Alem, A. (2017). Health system governance to support scale up of mental health care in Ethiopia: a qualitative study. International journal of mental health systems, 11(1), 38.
Petersen, I., Bhana, A., Folb, N., Thornicroft, G., Zani, B., Selohilwe, O., Petrus, R, Mntambo, N., Georgeu-Pepper, D., Kathree, T., Lund, C., Lombard, C., Bachmann, M., Gaziano, T., Levitt, N. & Fairall, L. (2017). The effectiveness of a collaborative care model for the detection and management of depression among adults receiving treatment for hypertension: protocol for the PRogramme for Improving Mental health carE (PRIME) pragmatic, parallel-group, cluster randomised trial in South Africa. Trials, (in press)
Tanser, F., Vandormael,A.,Cuadros,D., Phillips, AN., de Oliveira,T., Tomita, A., Barnighausen, T., Pillay, D. Effect of population viral load on prospective HIV incidence in a hyperendemic rural African community. Science translational medicine. 2017.
Tomita, A., Ramlall, S. A Nationwide Panel Study on Religious Involvement and depression in South Africa: Evidence from the South African National Income Dynamics Study
Egbe, C. O., Brooke-Sumner, C., Kathree, T., Selohilwe, O., Thornicroft, G., & Petersen, I. (2014). Psychiatric stigma and discrimination in South Africa: Perspectives from key stakeholders. BMC psychiatry, 14(1), 191.
Fairall, L., Petersen, I., Zani, B., Folb, N., Georgeu-Pepper, D., Selohilwe, O., ... & Bachmann, M. (2018). Collaborative care for the detection and management of depression among adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: study protocol for the CobALT randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19(1), 193.
Fairall, L., Petersen, I., Zani, B., Folb, N., Georgeu-Pepper, D., Selohilwe, O., ... & Bachmann, M. (2018). Collaborative care for the detection and management of depression among adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: study protocol for the CobALT randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19(1), 193.