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MA MPH MMed PhD, Guest Professor. Directs the Medical Research Council/Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt) in rural northeast South Africa. In the context of a rapidly transi-tioning society, his research is on burden of chronic diseases, strengthening of chronic primary health care systems, and population dynamics. Founding Board chair of the INDEPTH Network (2002-2006). Leads Net-work efforts in Adult Health and Aging.

Publications

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Desai, Nikita
Aleksandrowicz, Lukasz
Miasnikof, Pierre; et al.

Performance of four computer-coded verbal autopsy methods for cause of death assignment compared with physician coding on 24,000 deaths in low- and middle-income countries
BMC Medicine, 12(1): 20-

2014

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Leitao, Jordana
Desai, Nikita
Aleksandrowicz, Lukasz; et al.

Comparison of physician-certified verbal autopsy with computer-coded verbal autopsy for cause of death assignment in hospitalized patients in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review
BMC Medicine, 12(1): 22-

2014

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Gomez-Olive, Francesc Xavier
Thorogood, Margaret
Kandala, Ngianga-Bakwin; et al.

Sleep problems and mortality in rural South Africa: novel evidence from a low-resource setting
Sleep Medicine, 15(1): 56-63

2014

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Gaziano, Thomas A.
Bertram, Melanie
Tollman, Stephen M.; et al.

Hypertension education and adherence in South Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis of community health workers
BMC Public Health, 14: 240-

2014

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Micklesfield, Lisa K
Pedro, Titilola M
Kahn, Kathleen; et al.

Physical activity and sedentary behavior among adolescents in rural South Africa: levels, patterns and correlates
BMC Public Health, 14: 40-

2014

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Byass, Peter
de Courten, Maximilian
Graham, Wendy J; et al.

Reflections on the global burden of disease 2010 estimates
PLoS Medicine, 10(7): e1001477-

2013

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Williams, Jill
Ibisomi, Latifat
Sartorius, Benn; et al.

Convergence in fertility of South Africans and Mozambicans in rural South Africa, 1993-2009
Global health action, 6: 20-26

2013

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Sartorius, Benn
Kahn, Kathleen
Collinson, Mark A.; et al.

Dying in their prime: determinants and space-time risk of adult mortality in rural South Africa
Geospatial Health, 7(2): 237-249

2013

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Gomez-Olive, Francesc Xavier
Thorogood, Margaret
Clark, Benjamin; et al.

Self-reported health and health care use in an ageing population in the Agincourt sub-district of rural South Africa
Global health action, 6: 181-192

2013

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Sharrow, David J
Clark, Samuel J
Collinson, Mark A; et al.

The Age Pattern of Increases in Mortality Affected by HIV: Bayesian Fit of the Heligman-Pollard Model to Data from the Agincourt HDSS Field Site in Rural Northeast South Africa.
Demographic Research, 29: 1039-1096

2013

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