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Using Wash’Em to Design Handwashing Programmes for Crisis-Affected Populations in Zimbabwe: A Process Evaluation. Thorseth AH, Lamb J, Mavodza CV, Tembo M, Mushangari AP, Zinyandu E, Heath T, White S. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2024; 21(3):260.

Beyond tuberculosis: a person-centred and rights-based approach to screening for household contacts. Calderwood CJ, Timire C, Mavodza C, Kavenga F, Ngwenya M, Madziva K, Fielding K, Dixon J, Ferrand RA, Kranzer K.  Lancet Glob Health. 2024 Mar;12(3):e509-e515. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00544-2. PMID: 38365421 Review.

Molecular determinants of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Sierra Leone. Blankson HNA, Kamara RF, Barilar I, Andres S, Conteh OS, Dallenga T, Foray L, Maurer F, Kranzer K, Utpatel C, Niemann S. Microbiol Spectr. 2024 Jan 30:e0240523. doi: 10.1128/spectrum.02405-23. Online ahead of print. PMID: 38289066

Evaluation of a comprehensive health check offered to frontline health workers in Zimbabwe. Marambire ET, Chingono RMS, Calderwood CJ, Larsson L, Sibanda S, Kavenga F, Nzvere FP, Olaru ID, Simms V, McHugh G, Bandason T, Redzo N, Gregson CL, Maunganidze AJV, Pasi C, Chiwanga M, Chonzi P, Ndhlovu CE, Mujuru H, Rusakaniko S, Ferrand RA, Kranzer K. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2024 Jan 8;4(1):e0002328. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0002328. eCollection 2024. PMID: 38190397

Prevalence of hypertension and high-normal blood pressure among young adults in Zimbabwe: findings from a large, cross-sectional population-based survey. Sabapathy K, Mwita FC, Dauya E, Bandason T, Simms V, Dziva Chikwari C, Doyle AM, Ross D, Shah A, Hayes RJ, Schutte AE, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2024 Feb;8(2):101-111. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(23)00287-0. Epub 2023 Dec 6. PMID: 38070533

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted with COVID-19 at a public-sector hospital over the first two waves of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Harare, Zimbabwe: A prospective cohort study. Fryatt A, Chivandire T, Simms V, Chikide P, Munorwa T, Simon E, Sigwadhi LN, Kranzer K, Magure TM, Maunganidze A, Katsidzira L, Ferrand RA. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2024 Jan 25;4(1):e0001100. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0001100. eCollection 2024. PMID: 38271476

Prevalence of chronic conditions and multimorbidity among healthcare workers in Zimbabwe: Results from a screening intervention. Calderwood CJ, Marambire E, Nzvere FP, Larsson LS, Chingono RMS, Kavenga F, Redzo N, Bandason T, Rusakaniko S, Mujuru HA, Simms V, Khan P, Gregson CL, Ndhlovu CE, Ferrand RA, Fielding K, Kranzer K. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2024 Jan 23;4(1):e0002630. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0002630. eCollection 2024.

Study protocol: a pragmatic, cluster-randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of implementation of the Truenat platform/MTB assays at primary health care clinics in Mozambique and Tanzania (TB-CAPT CORE). Leukes VN, Hella J, Sabi I, Cossa M, Khosa C, Erkosar B, Mangu C, Siyame E, Mtafya B, Lwilla A, Viegas S, Madeira C, Machiana A, Ribeiro J, Garcia-Basteiro AL, Riess F, Elísio D, Sasamalo M, Mhalu G, Denkinger CM, Castro MDM, Bashir S, Schumacher SG, Tagliani E, Malhotra A, Dowdy D, Schacht C, Buech J, Nguenha D, Ntinginya N, Ruhwald M, Penn-Nicholson A, Kranzer K. TB-CAPT Consortium. BMC Infect Dis. 2024 Jan 19;24(1):107. doi: 10.1186/s12879-023-08876-8.

Evaluation of a comprehensive health check offered to frontline health workers in Zimbabwe. Marambire ET, Chingono RMS, Calderwood CJ, Larsson L, Sibanda S, Kavenga F, Nzvere FP, Olaru ID, Simms V, McHugh G, Bandason T, Redzo N, Gregson CL, Maunganidze AJV, Pasi C, Chiwanga M, Chonzi P, Ndhlovu CE, Mujuru H, Rusakaniko S, Ferrand RA, Kranzer K. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2024 Jan 8;4(1):e0002328. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0002328. eCollection 2024.

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the outcomes of HIV-exposed neonates: a Zimbabwean tertiary hospital experience. Gannon, H., Chappell, E., Ford, D. et al. BMC Pediatr 24, 16 (2024).

“Getting pregnant during COVID-19 was a big risk because getting help from the clinic was not easy”: COVID-19 experiences of women and healthcare providers in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mupambireyi Z, Cowan FM, Chappell E, Chimwaza A, Manika N, et al. (2024). PLOS Global Public Health 4(1): e0002317.


Evaluation of a community-based aetiological approach for sexually transmitted infections management for youth in Zimbabwe: intervention findings from the STICH cluster randomised trial. Chikwari CD, Simms V, Kranzer K, et al. eClinicalMedicine 2023; 62. 


“It’s not safe for me and what would it achieve?” Acceptability of patient-referral partner notification for sexually transmitted infections to young people, a mixed methods study from Zimbabwe. Lariat J, Dziva Chikwari C, Dauya E, et al. (2023). Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, 31:1. 

Use of a sustainable livelihood framework-based measure to estimate socioeconomic impact of tuberculosis on house-holds. Timire C, Pedrazzoli D, Boccia D, Houben RM, Ferrand RA, Bond V, Kranzer K. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 May 3:ciad273. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad273. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37132328.

Investigating point-of-care diagnostics for sexually transmitted infections and antimicrobial resistance in antenatal care in Zimbabwe (IPSAZ): protocol for a mixed-methods study. Martin K, Dziva Chikwari C, Dauya E, et al. BMJ Open 2023;13:e070889. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-070889

The natural history of untreated pulmonary tuberculosis in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sossen B, Richards AS, Heinsohn T, Frascella B, Balzarini F, Oradini-Alacreu A, Odone A, Rogozinska E, Häcker B, Cobelens F, Kranzer K, Houben RMGJ, Esmail H. Lancet Respir Med. 2023 Apr;11(4):367-379. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(23)00097-8. Epub 2023 Mar 23. PMID: 36966795 Review.

On Campus HIV Self-Testing Distribution at Tertiary Level Colleges in Zimbabwe Increases Access to HIV Testing for Youth. McHugh G, Koris A, Simms V, Bandason T, Sigwadhi L, Ncube G, Munyati S, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA. J Adolesc Health. 2023 Jan;72(1):118-125. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.09.004. Epub 2022 Oct 12. PMID: 36243558 Free article.

Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults With Tuberculosis or at Risk of Tuberculosis: Consensus Statement From an International Expert Panel. Chiang SS, Waterous PM, Atieno VF, Bernays S, Bondarenko Y, Cruz AT, de Oliveira MCB, Del Castillo Barrientos H, Enimil A, Ferlazzo G, Ferrand RA, Furin J, Hoddinott G, Isaakidis P, Kranzer K, Maleche-Obimbo E, Mansoor H, Marais BJ, Mohr-Holland E, Morales M, Nguyen AP, Oliyo JO, Sant'Anna CC, Sawyer SM, Schaaf HS, Seddon JA, Sharma S, Skrahina A, Starke JR, Triasih R, Tsogt B, Welch H, Enane LA. J Adolesc Health. 2023 Mar;72(3):323-331. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2022.10.036. PMID: 36803849 No abstract available.

Quantifying progression and regression across the spectrum of pulmonary tuberculosis: a data synthesis study. Richards AS, Sossen B, Emery JC, Horton KC, Heinsohn T, Frascella B, Balzarini F, Oradini-Alacreu A, Häcker B, Odone A, McCreesh N, Grant AD, Kranzer K, Cobelens F, Esmail H, Houben RMGJ. Lancet Glob Health. 2023 May;11(5):e684-e692. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00082-7. Epub 2023 Mar 23. PMID: 36966785


A mixed-methods study measuring the effectiveness of a menstrual health intervention on menstrual health knowledge, perceptions and practices among young women in Zimbabwe. Tembo M, Weiss HA, Larsson LS, et al. BMJ Open 2023;13:e067897. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067897 


Coverage and effectiveness of conditional cash transfer for people with drug resistant tuberculosis in Zimbabwe: A mixed methods study

Timire C, Sandy C, Ferrand RA, Mubau R, Shiri P, et al. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022. 2(12): e0001027.

Interrupted Access to and Use of Family Planning Among Youth in a Community-Based Service in Zimbabwe During the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mavodza CV, Bernays S, Mackworth-Young CRS, Nyamwanza R, Nzombe P, Dauya E, Dziva Chikwari C, Tembo M, Apollo T, Mugurungi O, Madzima B, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA, Busza J. Stud Fam Plann. 2022 Sep;53(3):393-415. doi: 10.1111/sifp.12203.

Integration of a menstrual health intervention in a community-based sexual and reproductive health service for young people in Zimbabwe: A qualitative acceptability study

Tembo M, Renju J, Weiss HA, Dauya E, Gweshe N, Ndlovu P, Nzombe P, Dziva Chikwari C, Mavodza C, Mackworth-Young CRS, Ferrand RA, Francis SC. BMC Health Services Research. 2022.

'Other risks don't stop': adapting a youth sexual and reproductive health intervention in Zimbabwe during COVID-19

Mackworth-Young CRS, Mavodza C, Nyamwanza R, Tshuma M, Nzombe P, Dziva Chikwari C, Tembo M, Dauya E, Apollo T, Ferrand RA, Bernays S. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters.2022; 30(1):2029338.

“It was difficult to offer same day results”: Evaluation of community-based point-of-care testing for sexually transmitted infections among youth using the GeneXpert platform in Zimbabwe

Martin K, Dziva Chikwari C, Mackworth-Young CRS, Chisenga M, Bandason T, Dauya T, Dauya E, Olaru ID, Francis SC, Mavodza C, Nzombe P, Nyamwanza R, Hove F, Tshuma M, Machiha A, Kranzer K, Ferrand, RA. BMC Health Services Research. 2022;22(1):171.


The impact of community-based integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for youth on population-level HIV viral load and sexually transmitted infections in Zimbabwe: protocol for the CHIEDZA cluster-randomised trial

Dziva Chikwari C, Dauya E, Bandason T, Tembo M, Mavodza C, Simms V, Mackworth-Young CRS, Apollo T, Grundy C, Weiss H, Kranzer K, Mavimba T, Indravudh P, Doyle A, Mugurungi O, Machiha A, Bernays S, Busza J, Madzima B, Terris-Prestholt F, McCarthy O, Hayes R, Francis S, Ferrand R. Wellcome Open Research. 2022;7(54).

Putting youth at the centre: co-design of a community-based intervention to improve HIV outcomes among youth in Zimbabwe

Mackworth-Young CRS*, Dringus S*, Dauya E, Dziva Chikwari C, Mavodza C, Tembo M, Doyle AM, McHugh G, Simms V, Wedner-Ross M, Apollo T, Mugurungi O, Ferrand RA, Bernays S. Wellcome Open Research. 2022;7(53).

Proinflammatory and cardiovascular biomarkers are associated with echocardiographic abnormalities in children with HIV taking antiretroviral therapy

Majonga ED, Yindom LM, Hameiri-Bowen D, Mayini J, Rehman AM, Kaski JP, Mujuru HA, Rowland-Jones SL, Ferrand RA. AIDS. 2022 Aug 24.

Bronchiectasis in African children: Challenges and barriers to care

Verwey C, Gray DM, Dangor Z, Ferrand RA, Ayuk AC, Marangu D, Kwarteng Owusu S, Mapani MK, Goga A, Masekela R. Front Pediatr. 2022 Jul 25;10:954608

The case for point-of-care HIV viral load testing in Africa

Ferrand RA. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2022 Aug 17:S2352-4642(22)00197-3

Growth improvement following antiretroviral therapy initiation in children with perinatally-acquired HIV diagnosed in older childhood in Zimbabwe: a prospective cohort study

Simms V, McHugh G, Dauya E, Bandason T, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Munyati S, Weiss HA, Ferrand RA. BMC Pediatr. 2022 Jul 25;22(1):446.

Principles for delivery of youth lay counsellor programs: Lessons from field experiences

Brooks MJ, Willis N, Beji-Chauke R, Tshume O, Phoi O, Lowenthal E, Chibanda D, Ferrand RA. J Glob Health. 2022 Jul 25;12:03047.

Investigating resistance in clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex isolates with genomic and phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing: a multicentre observational study

Finci I, Albertini A, Merker M, Andres S, Bablishvili N, Barilar I, Cáceres T, Crudu V, Gotuzzo E, Hapeela N, Hoffmann H, Hoogland C, Kohl TA, Kranzer K, Mantsoki A, Maurer FP, Nicol MP, Noroc E, Plesnik S, Rodwell T, Ruhwald M, Savidge T, Salfinger M, Streicher E, Tukvadze N, Warren R, Zemanay W, Zurek A, Niemann S, Denkinger CM. Lancet Microbe. 2022 Jul 27:S2666-5247(22)00116-1.

Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Children Undergoing Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Nthumba PM, Huang Y, Perdikis G, Kranzer K. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2022 Jul 12.

Tuberculostearic Acid-Containing Phosphatidylinositols as Markers of Bacterial Burden in Tuberculosis

Brandenburg J, Heyckendorf J, Marwitz F, Zehethofer N, Linnemann L, Gisch N, Karaköse H, Reimann M, Kranzer K, Kalsdorf B, Sanchez-Carballo P, Weinkauf M, Scholz V, Malm S, Homolka S, Gaede KI, Herzmann C, Schaible UE, Hölscher C, Reiling N, Schwudke D. ACS Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 8;8(7):1303-1315. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.2c00075. Epub 2022 Jun 28. PMID: 35763439

Facilitators and barriers to point-of-care testing for sexually transmitted infections in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review

Martin K, Wenlock R, Roper T, Butler C, Vera JH. BMC Infect Dis. 2022 Jun 20;22(1):561. doi: 10.1186/s12879-022-07534-9. PMID: 35725437.

Youth researchers academy: A report on an innovative research training programme for young people in Zimbabwe

Tembo Mandikudza, Mackworth-Young Constance, Kranzer Katharina, Dziva Chikwari Chido, Mavodza Constancia, Dauya Ethel, Makuni Mufaro, Chipare Dakarai, Munyavi-Dehew Blessing, Raradza Daniel, Bernays Sarah, Chingono Rudo, Dzavakwa Nyasha, Nyamwanza Rangarirayi, Francis Suzanna, Simms Victoria, Ferrand Rashida A. BMJ Innovations. 2022 June 6.

Ancient and recent differences in the intrinsic susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex to pretomanid

Bateson A, Ortiz Canseco J, McHugh TD, Witney AA, Feuerriegel S, Merker M, Kohl TA, Utpatel C, Niemann S, Andres S, Kranzer K, Maurer FP, Ghodousi A, Borroni E, Cirillo DM, Wijkander M, Toro JC, Groenheit R, Werngren J, Machado D, Viveiros M, Warren RM, Sirgel F, Dippenaar A, Köser CU, Sun E, Timm J. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2022 May 29;77(6):1685-1693.

Psychological distress among healthcare workers accessing occupational health services during the COVID-19 pandemic in Zimbabwe

Chingono RMS, Nzvere FP, Marambire ET, Makwembere M, Mhembere N, Herbert T, Maunganidze AJV, Pasi C, Chiwanga M, Chonzi P, Ndhlovu CE, Mujuru H, Rusakaniko S, Olaru ID, Ferrand RA, Simms V, Kranzer K. Compr Psychiatry. 2022 Apr 30;116:152321. 

Updating the approaches to define susceptibility and resistance to anti-tuberculosis agents: implications for diagnosis and treatment

Eur Respir J. Antimycobacterial Susceptibility Testing Group 2022 Apr 14;59(4):2200166.

Vitamin D3 and calcium carbonate supplementation for adolescents with HIV to reduce musculoskeletal morbidity and immunopathology (VITALITY trial): study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial

Dzavakwa NV, Chisenga M, McHugh G, Filteau S, Gregson CL, Kasonka L, Kranzer K, Mabuda HB, Mujuru H, Redzo N, Rowland-Jones S, Schaible UE, Simms V, Ferrand RA; VITALITY team. Trials 2022 Jan 26;23(1):78.

Adapting an evidence-based contraceptive behavioural intervention delivered by mobile phone for young people in Zimbabwe

McCarthy OL, Mavodza C, Chikwari CD, Dauya E, Tembo M, Hlabangana P, Dembetembe R, Mpakami N, Bandason T, Free C, Smith C, Ferrand RA. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jan 25;22(1):106. 

Most early-treated children with perinatally-acquired HIV have preserved lung function at school age

Attia EF, Moraa H, Maleche-Obimbo E, Wamalwa D, Gómez LA, Rylance S, Vundla R, Ferrand RA, Karr CJ, John-Stewart GC, Benki-Nugent SF. JAIDS 2022; 89(1):69-76

Peer-led counselling with problem discussion therapy for adolescents living with HIV in Zimbabwe: a cluster-randomised trial

Simms V, Weiss HA, Chinoda S, Mutsinza A, Bernays S, Verhey R, Wogrin C, Apollo T, Mugurungi O, Sithole D, Chibanda D, Willis N. PLOS Medicine 2022;19(1):e1003887

The effect of perinatal HIV and antiretroviral therapy on vascular structure and function in young people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Majonga ED, Ferrand RA, Deanfield JE, Chiesa ST. Atherosclerosis 2022;352:53-61

Family planning experiences and needs of young women living with and without HIV accessing an integrated HIV and SRH intervention in Zimbabwe-an exploratory qualitative study

Mavodza C, Busza J, Mackworth-Young CRS, Nyamwanza R, Nzombe P, Dauya E, Dziva Chikwari C, Tembo M, Simms V, Mugurungi O, Apollo T, Madzima B, Ferrand RA, Bernays S. Frontiers in Global Women's Health. 2022;3:781983

Early risk assessment in paediatric and adult household contacts of confirmed tuberculosis cases by novel diagnostic tests (ERASE-TB): protocol for a prospective, non-interventional, longitudinal, multicountry cohort study

Marambire ET, Banze D, Mfinanga A,  Mutsvangwa J, Mbunda TD, Ntinginya EN, Celso K, Kallenius G, Calderwood CJ, Geldmacher C, Held K, Appalarowthu T, Rieß F, Panzner U, Heinrich N, Kranzer K. BMJ Open 2022;12:e060985. 


When healthcare providers are supportive, "I’d rather not test alone": Exploring uptake and acceptability of HIV self-testing for youth in Zimbabwe

Mavodza C, Mackworth-Young CRS, Bandason T, Dauya E, Dziva Chikwari C, Tembo M, Apollo T, Ncube G, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA, Bernays S. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2021;24(9):e25815.

Designing routine health check-ups for adolescents in Zimbabwe

Chingono R*, Mackworth-Young CRS*, Ross DA, Tshuma M, Chiweshe T, Nyamayaro C, Sekanevana C, Doyle AM, Weiss HA, Kohl K, Mangombe A, Madzima B, McHugh G+, Ferrand RA+ (joint senior authors). Journal of Adolescent Health. 2021;69(6):940-7.

Uptake of and factors associated with testing for sexually transmitted infections in community-based settings among youth in Zimbabwe: A mixed-methods study

Martin K, Olaru I, Buwu N, Bandason T, Marks M, Dauya E, Muzangwa J, Mabey D, Dziva Chikwari C, Francis S, Tembo M, Mavodza C, Simms V, Mackworth-Young CRS, Machiha A, Kranzer D, Ferrand RA. Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. 2021;5(2):122-32.

An electronic application to improve management of infections in low-income neonatal units: pilot implementation of the NeoTree Beta App in a public sector hospital in Zimbabwe

Gannon H, Chimhuya S, Chimhini G, Neal S. R., Shaw L. P, Crehan C, Hull Bailey T, Ferrand R. A., Klein N, Sharland M, Robertson V, Cortina Borja M, Heys M, Fitzgerald F. BMJ Open Quality​2021

COVID-19 and HIV Testing: different viruses but similar prejudices and psychosocial impacts. Journal of Global Health Reports 2021

Michel J, Stuber R, Müller M, Mettler A, Furrer H, Ferrand RA, Exadaktylos AK, Hautz WE, Sauter TC. Global Health Reports 2021


Evaluation of the Roche cobas MTB and MTB-RIF/INH assays in samples from Germany and Sierra Leone

Nadarajan D, Hillemann D, Kamara R, Foray L, Conteh OS, Merker M, Niemann S, Lau J, Njoya M, Kranzer K, Somoskovi A, Maurer FP. J Clin Microbiol 2021 Mar 3:JCM.02983-20​

Feasibility and Accuracy of HIV testing of children by caregivers using oral mucosal transudate HIV tests

Dziva Chikwari, Simms V, Kranzer K, Dringus S, Chikodzore R, Sibanda E, Webb K, Redzo N, Mujuru H, Apollo T, Ncube G, Hatzold K, Bernays S, Weiss HA, Ferrand RA. 2021JAIDS 2021​

Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on tuberculosis and HIV services: A cross-sectional survey of 669 health professionals in 64 low and middle-income countries

Khan MS, Rego S, Rajal JB, Bond V, Fatima RK, Isani AK, Sutherland J, Kranzer K. PLoS One. 2021;16(2):e0244936

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance profiles of respiratory microbial flora in African children with HIV-associated chronic lung disease

Abotsi RE, Nicol MP, McHugh G, Simms V, Rehman AM, Barthus C, Mbhele S, Moyo BW, Ngwira LG, Mujuru H, Makamure B, Mayini J, Odland JO, Ferrand RA, Dube FS. BMC Infect Dis 21, 216 (2021)

The association between antimicrobial resistance and HIV infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Olaru I, Tacconelli E, Yeung S, Ferrand RA, Stabler R, Hopkins H, Aiken A, Kranzer K. 2021 Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2021​


Addressing the challenges and relational aspects of index-linked HIV testing for children and adolescents: insights from the B-GAP study in Zimbabwe

Chido Dziva Chikwari, Sarah Bernays, Stefanie Dringus, Victoria Simms, Helen A. Weiss, Edwin Sibanda, Katharina Kranzer, Gertrude Ncube, Rudo Chikodzore, Karen Webb, Trevor Chirimambowa, Kenny Sithole, Nonhlanhla Ndondo, Tsitsi Apollo, Miriam Mutseta & Rashida A. Ferrand. Implement Sci Commun 1, 99 2020


Adolescents’ and caregivers’ perceptions of caregiver-provided testing and HIV self-testing using oral mucosal transudate tests in Zimbabwe: a short report

Crissi Rainer, Belinda Chihota, Chido Dziva Chikwari, Grace McHugh, Ethel Dauya, Hilda Mujuru, Rashida A. Ferrand & Kearsley A. Stewart. AIDS Care​ 2020


A novel full-length two-domain KIR2DL5A allele isolated in Zimbabwean samples: KIR2DL5A*0010104

Lisa van Pul, Edith Majonga, Rashida Ferrand, Sarah L. Rowland‐Jones, Louis‐Marie Yindom. 2020.​

Antibiotics, rational drug use and the architecture of global health in Zimbabwe

Justin Dixon, Salome Manyau, Faith Kandiye, Katharina Kranzer, Clare I.R. Chandler. Social Science & Medicine 272 2020  113594​

Antimicrobial Resistance in Gram-negative bacteria from Urinary Specimens: a study of prevalence, risk factors and molecular mechanisms of resistance (ARGUS) in Zimbabwe – a study protocol

Ioana D. Olaru, Shunmay Yeung, Rashida A. Ferrand, Richard Stabler, Prosper Chonzi, David Mabey, Heidi Hopkins, John Bradley, Kudzai P.E. Masunda, Shungu Munyati, Katharina Kranzer. Wellcome Open Res 2020, 5:140


Assessment of antimicrobial use and prescribing practices among pediatric inpatients in Zimbabwe

Olaru ID, Meierkord A, Godman B, Ngwenya C, Fitzgerald F, Dondo V, Ferrand RA, Kranzer K. J Chemother. 2020 Mar 2:1-4


Chronic comorbidities in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa in the era of antiretroviral therapy

Lisa J Frigati, Wole Ameyan, Prof Mark F Cotton, Celia L Gregson, Jacqueline Hoare, Jennifer Jao, Edith D Majonga,Prof Landon Myer,Martina Penazzato, Ruramayi Rukuni, Prof Sarah Rowland-Jones, Prof Heather J Zar, Prof Rashida A Ferrand. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health  2020

Chronic lung disease in children and adolescents with HIV: a case-control study

McHugh G, Rehman AM, Simms V, Gonzalez-Martinez C, Bandason T, Dauya E, Moyo B, Mujuru H, Rylance J, Sovershaeva E, Weiss HA, Kranzer K, Odland J, Ferrand RA; BREATHE Clinical Trial Team. Trop Med Int Health 2020


Comparison of index-linked HIV testing for children and adolescents in health facility and community settings in Zimbabwe: findings from the interventional B-GAP study

Chido Dziva Chikwari, Victoria Simms, Katharina Kranzer, Stefanie Dringus, Rudo Chikodzore, Edwin Sibanda, Karen Webb, Barbara Engelsmann,Nicol Redzo, Tsitsi Bandason, Hilda Mujuru, Tsitsi Apollo, Getrude Ncube, Karen Hatzold,Prof Helen A Weiss, Prof Rashida A Ferrand. The Lancet HIV 2020


Cytomegalovirus-specific immunoglobulin G is associated with chronic lung disease in children and adolescents from sub-Saharan Africa with perinatal HIV infection

Bowen DH, Sovershaeva E, Charlton B, Schive C, Odland J, McHugh G, Bandason T, Mayini J, Ferrand RA, Yindom LM, Rowland-Jones SL. Clin Infect Dis 2020

Evaluation of computer aided detection of tuberculosis on chest radiography among people with diabetes in Karachi Pakistan.

Habib SS, Rafiq S, Zaidi SMA, Ferrand RA, Creswell J, Van Ginneken B, Jamal WZ, Azeemi KS, Khowaja S, Khan A. Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 14;10(1):6276


Exclusion of enrolled participants in randomised controlled trials: what to do with ineligible participants?

Rehman AM, Ferrand RA, Allen E, Simms V, McHugh G, Weiss HA. BMJ Open 2020


'Here, we cannot practice what is preached’: early qualitative learning from community perspectives on Zimbabwe’s response to COVID-19

Mackworth-Young CRS, Chingono R, Mavodza C, McHugh G, Tembo M, Dziva Chikwari C, Weiss H, Rusakaniko S , Ruzario S, Bernays S & Ferrand R. Bull World Health Organ. E-pub: 20 April 2020


Infection Prevention Control in the SARS-CoV2 pandemic: the rational use of personal protective equipment in healthcare settings in low- and middle-income settings

Ioana D. Olaru, Rashida A. Ferrand, Marcelyn T. Magwenzi, Valerie Robertson, Vimbainashe Musenyereki, Katharina Kranzer. Clin Microbiology and Infect 2020


MDR M. tuberculosis outbreak clone in Eswatini missed by Xpert has elevated bedaquiline resistance dated to the pre-treatment era

Beckert P, Sanchez-Padilla E, Merker M, Dreyer V, Kohl TA, Utpatel C, Köser CU, Barilar I, Ismail N, Omar SV, Klopper M, Warren RM, Hoffmann H, Maphalala G, Ardizzoni E, de Jong BC, Kerschberger B, Schramm B, Andres S, Kranzer K, Maurer FP, Bonnet M, Niemann S. Genome Med. 2020 Nov 25;12(1):104​


Menstrual product choice and uptake among young women in Zimbabwe: a pilot study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies

Tembo M, Renju J, Weiss HA, Dauya E, Bandason T, Dziva Chikwari C, Redzo N, Mavodza C, Losi T, Ferrand RA, Francis SC. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2020; 6:182

‘Most at risk’ for COVID19? The imperative to expand the definition from biological to social factors for equity

Afifi R, Novak N, Gilbert P, Pauly B, Abdulrahim S, Rashid SF, Ortega F, Ferrand RA. Preventive Medicine 2020 Vol 139  2020


Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Lineage 3 as Causative Agent of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Eastern Sudan

Shuaib YA, Khalil EAG, Wieler LH, Schaible UE, Bakheit MA, Mohamed-Noor SE, Abdalla MA, Kerubo G, Andres S, Hillemann D, Richter E, Kranzer K, Niemann S, Merker M. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 Mar;26(3):427-436

Phylogenomic Perspective on a Unique Mycobacterium bovis Clade Dominating Bovine Tuberculosis Infections among Cattle and Buffalos in Northern Brazil

Conceição MLD, Conceição EC, Furlaneto IP, Silva SPD, Guimarães AEDS, Gomes P, Boschiroli ML, Michelet L, Kohl TA, Kranzer K, Francez LDC, Lima LNGC, Portugal I, Perdigão J, Lima KVB. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 4;10(1):1747


Rethinking the challenges of paediatric HIV diagnosis

Annette H Sohn, Linda-Gail Bekker. The Lancet HIV 2020


Adolescent tuberculosis

Snow KJ, Cruz AT, Seddon JA, Ferrand RA, Chiang SS, Hughes JA, Kampmann B, Graham SM, Dodd PJ, Houben RM, Denholm JT, Sawyer SM, Kranzer K.  2019 Child Adolesc Health. 2020 Jan;4(1):68-79. Epub 2019 Nov 18


Brief Report: Diagnostic Accuracy of Oral Mucosal Transudate Tests Compared with Blood-Based Rapid Tests for HIV Among Children Aged 18 Months to 18 Years in Kenya and Zimbabwe

Dziva Chikwari C, Njuguna IN, Neary J, Rainer C, Chihota B, Slyker JA, Katz DA, Wamalwa DC, Oyiengo L, Bandason T, McHugh G, Dauya E, Mujuru H, Stewart KA, John-Stewart GC, Ferrand RA, Wagner AD. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr . 2019 Dec 1;82(4):368-372


Effect of antiretroviral therapy on longitudinal lung function trends in older children and adolescents with HIV-infection

Rylance S, Rylance J, McHugh G, Majonga E, Bandason T, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Rowland-Jones S, Henrion MYR, Simms V, Ferrand RA. PLoS One. 2019 14(3):e0213556

Evaluation of weight-based prescription of antiretroviral therapy in children

Dakshina S, Olaru ID, Khan P, Raman L, McHugh G, Bwakura-Dangarembizi M, Nathoo K, Munyati S, Mujuru H, Ferrand RA 2019 HIV Med.20(3):248-253


History of tuberculosis is associated with lower exhaled nitric oxide levels in HIV-infected children

Sovershaeva E, Kranzer K, Mchugh G, Bandason T, Majonga ED, Usmani OS, Rowland-Jones S, Gutteberg T, Flægstad T, Ferrand RA, Odland JØ. AIDS. 2019 1;33(11):1711-1718


HIV infection predominantly affecting children in Sindh, Pakistan, 2019: a cross-sectional study of an outbreak

Mir F, Mahmood F, Siddiqui AR, Baqi S, Abidi SH, Kazi AM, Nathwani AA, Ladhani A, Qamar FN, Soofi SB, Memon SA, Soomro J, Shaikh SA, Simms V, Khan P, Ferrand RA. Lancet Infect Dis. 2019 20(3):362-370

Incidence and progression of echocardiographic abnormalities in HIV-infected older children and adolescents taking antiretroviral therapy: A prospective cohort study

Majonga ED, Rehman AM, Mchugh G, Mujuru HA, Nathoo K, Odland JO, Ferrand RA, Kaski JP.  Clin Infect Dis. 2019 pii: ciz373


Patterns of detectable viraemia among children and adults with HIV infection taking antiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe

Sovershaeva E, Shamu T, Wilsgaard T, Bandason T, Flaegstad T, Katzenstein D, Ferrand RA, Odland J. Int J of Infect Dis 2019; 78:65-7

Trends and risk factors for death and excess all-cause mortality among notified tuberculosis patients in the UK: an analysis of surveillance data

Pedrazzoli D, Kranzer K, Thomas HL, Lalor MK. 2019 ERJ Open Res. 2019 Dec 16;5(4). pii: 00125-2019

Unexpectedly High Prevalence of Cytomegalovirus DNAemia in Older Children and Adolescents With Perinatally Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Yindom LM, Simms V, Majonga ED, McHugh G, Dauya E, Bandason T, Vincon H, Rylance J, Munyati S, Ferrand RA, Rowland-Jones SL. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2019


CD4+ cell count recovery following initiation of HIV antiretroviral therapy in older childhood and adolescence

Simms, Victoria; Rylance, Sarah; Bandason, Tsitsi; Dauya, Ethel; McHugh, Grace; Munyati, Shungu; Mujuru, Hilda; Rowland-Jones, Sarah L; Weiss, Helen AFerrand, Rashida A. AIDS 2018 32 (14). pp. 1977-1982. ISSN 0269-9370​


Community health worker support to improve HIV treatment outcomes for older children and adolescents in Zimbabwe: a process evaluation of the ZENITH trial

Dziva Chikwari, ChidoSimms, VictoriaBusza, Joanna; Dauya, Ethel; Bandason, Tsitsi; Chonzi, Prosper; Munyati, Shungu; Mujuru, Hilda; Ferrand, Rashida A. Implementation science 2018 13 (1). 70-. ISSN 1748-5908


Familial silence surrounding HIV and non-disclosure of HIV status to older children and adolescents

McHugh, Grace; Simms, VictoriaDziva Chikwari, Chido; Mujuru, Hilda; Nathoo, Kusum; Chonzi, Prosper; Munyati, Shungu; Dauya, Ethel; Bandason, Tsitsi; Busza, JoannaFerrand, Rashida A. AIDS care 2018 30 (7). pp. 830-835. ISSN 0954-0121


High prevalence of echocardiographic abnormalities in older HIV-infected children taking antiretroviral therapy

Majonga ED, Rehman AM, Simms V, McHugh G, Mujuru HA, Nathoo K, Odland JO, Patel MS, Kaski J and Ferrand RA. AIDS 2018​


“It is not possible to go inside and have a discussion”: how fear and stigma affects delivery of community-based support for children’s HIV care

Busza J, Simms V, Dviza Chikwari C, Dauya E, Bandason T, Makamba M, McHugh G, Ferrand R. AIDS Care 2018 30(7): 903-9


Racial Variation in Echocardiographic Reference Ranges for Left Chamber Dimensions in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review.

Majonga ED, Norrish G, Rehman AM, Kranzer K, Mujuru HA, Nathoo K, Odland JO, Kaski JP and Ferrand RA. Pediatric Cardiology. 2018: 1-10

Screening tool to identify adolescents living with HIV in a community setting in Zimbabwe: A validation study

Bandason T, Dauya E, Dakshina S, McHugh G, Chonzi P, Munyati S, Weiss H, Simms V, Kranzer K, Ferrand R. PloS One 2018 13(10): e0204891


The impact of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health outcomes in children, adolescents, and young adults living with HIV: A systematic review

Penner J, Ferrand RA, Richards C, Ward KA, Burns JE, Gregson CL. PLoS One. 2018 13(11):e0207022

The role of community health workers in improving HIV treatment outcomes in children: lessons learned from the ZENITH trial in Zimbabwe

Busza J, Dauya E, Bandason T, Simms V, Chikwari CD, Makamba M, Mchugh G, Munyati S, Chonzi P, Ferrand RA. 2018 Health Policy and Planning 2018; 33:328-334


Association between self-reported adherence and HIV viral load suppression among older children and adolescents

Dziva Chikwari C, Ferrand RA, Simms V. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes  2017 76(3):e87-e89​


Azithromycin versus placebo for the treatment of HIV-associated chronic lung disease in children and adolescents (BREATHE trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Gonzalez-Martinez C, Kranzer K, McHugh G, Corbett EL, Mujuru H Nicol M, Rowland-Jones S, Rehman A, Gutteberg T, Flaegstad T, Odland J,  Ferrand R .  Trials 2017 18(1):622

Clinical outcomes in children and adolescents initiating antiretroviral therapy in decentralized healthcare settings in Zimbabwe

McHugh G, Simms V, Dauya E, Bandason T, Chonzi P, Metaxa D, Munyati S, Nathoo K, Mujuru H, Kranzer KFerrand R. J Int AIDS 2017 Soc 20(1):21843​


Community burden of undiagnosed HIV infection among adolescents in Zimbabwe following primary healthcare-based provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling: A cross-sectional survey

Simms V, Dauya E, Dakshina S, Bandason T, McHugh, G Munyati S, Chonzi P, Kranzer K, Ncube G, Masimirembwa C, Thelingwani R, Apollo T, Hayes RWeiss HFerrand R.  PLoS Medicine 2017  14 (7): e1002360 ​​

Echocardiographic reference ranges in older children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa

Majonga ED, Rehman AM, McHugh G, Mujuru HA, Nathoo K, Patel MS, Munyati S, Odland JO, Kranzer K, Kaski JP and Ferrand RA. International Journal of Cardiology. 2017; 248: 409-13


Economic incentives for HIV testing by adolescents in Zimbabwe: a randomised controlled trial

Kranzer K, Simms V, Bandason T, Dauya E, McHugh G Munyati S, Chonzi P, Dakshina S, Mujuru H, Weiss H, Ferrand RA  Lancet HIV 2017 5(2):e79-e86

HIV-Associated Chronic Lung Disease in Children and Adolescents in Zimbabwe: Chest Radiographic and High-Resolution Computed Tomography Findings

Desai SR, Nair A, Rylance J, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, McHugh G, Majonga E, Metcalfe J, Kranzer K and Ferrand RA. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2017; 66 (2): 274-281

Stool Xpert MTB/RIF test for the diagnosis of childhood pulmonary tuberculosis at primary clinics in Zimbabwe

Chipinduro M, Mateveke K, Makamure B, Ferrand RA, Gomo E 2017 Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2017; 21:161-166


The effect of community-based support for caregivers on the risk of virological failure in children and adolescents with HIV in Harare, Zimbabwe (ZENITH): an open-label, randomised controlled trial

Ferrand RA, Simms V, Dauya E, Bandason T, McHugh G Mujuru H, Chonzi P, Busza J, Kranzer K, Munyati S, Weiss HHayes R.  Lancet Child and Adolescent Health 2017 1(3): 175-183


Chronic lung disease in HIV-infected children established on antiretroviral therapy

Rylance J, McHugh G, Metcalfe J, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Wilmore S, Rowland-Jones S, Majonga E, Kranzer K and Ferrand RA. AIDS. 2016; 30: 2795-803

Chronic morbidity among older children and adolescents at diagnosis of HIV infection

McHugh G, Rylance J, Mujuru H, Nathoo K, Chonzi P, Dauya E, Bandason T, Simms V, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2016; 73:275-281

Falling through the gaps: How should HIV programmes respond to families that persistently deny treatment to children?

Busza J, Strode A, Dauya E, Ferrand RA. J Int AIDS Soc 2016; 19:20789

The effectiveness of Routine Opt-out HIV Testing for children in Harare, Zimbabwe

Ferrand RA, Meghji J, Kidia K, Dauya E, Bandason T, Mujuru H, Ncube G, Mungofa S, Kranzer K. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2016; 71:e24-9

Validation of a screening tool to identify older children living with HIV in primary care facilities in high HIV prevalence settings

Bandason T, McHugh G, Dauya E, Mungofa S, Munyati S, Weiss HA, Mujuru H, Kranzer K, Ferrand RA. AIDS 2016; 30:779-85

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