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Public Health website and newsletter

The Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA) was looking for an effective communication strategy. Together with Epi Result a new website was developed, and this is kept up-to-date with public health news, job opportunities and PHASA news on a weekly fases. Futhermore, Epi Result is doing the editing for the quarterly electronic newsletter which contains articles on public health issues written by invited authors. continue reading

Analysing and reporting the community service experiences of doctors and dentists

Africa Health Placements (AHP) has conducted an exit survey among the 2009 cohort of community service doctors and dentists. Epi Result was asked to do the actual analyses and write the report, which included a literature review on the experiences of community services officers in South Africa. continue reading

Assessing the quality of standard treatment guidelines

The Cochrane Collaboration assisted the Southern African Regional Programme on Access to Medicines and Diagnostics with an Inventory of Standard Treatment Guidelines. For this project, guidelines from SADC countries on e.g. HIV, malaria, hypertension and diarrhea needed to be assessed on their methodologicalquality using the AGREE II instrument. Epi Result assisted with this, being one of the two reviewers. continue reading

Analysing and reporting on the state of HIV/AIDS service provision

The Compass project of the Foundation of Professional Development (FPD) reports on the state of HIV/AIDS service provision in the City of Tshwane. Over the past years Epi Result has assisted in improving the data collection instrument, analyzing the survey data on available services, developing estimations on the need for care (testing and treatment), and writing the report. continue reading

SACEMA Quarterly Magazine on Epidemiology

The South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA) was looking for an effective communication strategy. Together with Epi Result, the SACEMA Quarterly Magazine on Epidemiology was developed; an online magazine with articles on e.g. mathematical modelling, HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria. Epi Result does the editorial work for the magazine. continue reading

Assisting a School of Public Health

Already since the end of 2007 I have been assisting the School of Health Systems and Public Health of the University of Pretoria. The services that I provide relate to both teaching (a 2-day workshop on epidemiological study designs), as well as being an external examinator for exams, proposals and dissertations. continue reading

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