By Publisher

African Journal of AIDS Research

Cost-effectiveness analysis of infant feeding strategies to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa. Mandy Maredza, Melanie Y Bertram, Haroon Saloojee, Matthew F Cherisch, Stephen M Tollman, Karen J Hofman. African Journal of AIDS Research December 2013

African Studies

The history of the South African Sugar Industry illuminates deeply rooted obstacles for sugar reduction anti-obesity interventions. Alex Myers, David Fig, Aviva Tugendhaft, Jonathan E Meyers, Karen Hofman. African Studies 2017

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

The impact of sociodemography, diet, and body size on serum retinol in women 16–35 years of age: SANHANES-1. Whadi-ah Parker, Zandile J Mchiza, Ronel Sewpaul, Nophiwe Job, Lumbwe Chola, Moses Sithole, Demetre Labadarios. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences November 2017

Applied Health Economics and Health Policy

Economic Evaluation in Ethiopian Healthcare Sector Decision Making: Perception, Practice and Barriers. Elias Asfaw Zegeye, Josue Mbonigaba, Sylvia Blanche Kaye, Thomas Wilkinson. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy February 2017

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Triple return on investment: the cost and impact of 13 interventions that could prevent stillbirths and save the lives of mothers and babies in South Africa. Julia Michalow, Lumbwe Chola, Shelley McGee, Aviva Tugendhaft, Robert Pattinson, Kate Kerber, Karen Hofman. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth February 2015

BMC Health Services Research

Costs of a school-based dental mobile service in South Africa. MP Molete, L Chola, KJ Hofman. BMC Health Services Research October 2016

 

Health care utilization and outpatient, out-of-pocket costs for active convulsive epilepsy in rural northeastern South Africa: a cross- sectional survey. Ryan G Wagner, Melanie Y Betram, F Xavier Gomes-Olive, Stephen M Tollman, Lars Lindholm, Charles R Newton, Karen J Hofman. BMC Health Services Research June 2016

 

Applying a private sector capitation model to the management of type 2 diabetes in the South African public sector: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Heinrich C Volmink, Melanie Y Bertram, Ruxana Jina, Alisha N Wade, Karen J Hofman. BMC Health Services Research September 2014

BMC Public Health

The extent and determinants of diabetes and cardiovascular disease comorbidity in South Africa - results from South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES-1). Chipo Mutyambizi, Lumbwe Chola, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova, Demetre Labadorios, Charles Hongoro. BMC Public Health September 2017

 

Modelling the potential impact of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax on stroke mortality, costs and health-adjusted life years in South Africa. Mercy Manyema, Lennert J Veerman, Aviva Tugendhaft, Demetre Labadarios, Karen J Hofman. BMC Public Health May 2016

 

Strategic planning for saving the lives of mothers, newborns and children and preventing stillbirths in KwaZulu-Natal province South Africa: modelling using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST). Shelly-Ann McGee, Lumbwe Chola, Aviva Tugendhaft, Victoria Mubaiwa, Neil Moran, Neil McKerrow, Leonard Kamugisha, Karen Hofman. BMC Public Health January 2016

 

Reducing diarrhoea deaths in South Africa: costs and effects of scaling up essential interventions to prevent and treat diarrhoea in under-five children. Lumbwe Chola, Julia Michalow, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. BMC Public Health April 2015

 

Hypertension education and adherence in South Africa: a cost-effectiveness analysis of community health workers. Thomas A Gaziano, Melanie Bertram, Stephen M Tollman, Karen J Hofman. BMC Public Health March 2014

 

Evidence that a tax on sugar sweetened beverages reduces the obesity rate: a meta-analysis. Maria A Cabrera Escobar, J Lennert Veerman, Melanie Y Bertram, Stpehen M Tollman, Karen J Hofman. BMC Public Health November 2013

BMJ

Public health response to ultra-processed food and drinks. Jean Adams, Karen Hofman, Jean-Claude Moubarac, Anne Marie Thow. BMJ June 2020

 

Strengthening capacity for local decision making. Karen Hofman, Stephen Tollman. BMJ July 2010

BMJ Global Health

The potential health and revenue effects of a tax on sugar sweetened beverages in Zambia. Peter Hangoma, Maio Bulawayo, Mwimba Chewe, Nicholas Stacey, Laura Downey, Kalipso Chalkidou, Karen Hofman, Mpuma Kamanga, Anita Kaluba, Gavin Surgey. BMJ Global Health April 2020

 

The potential global gains in health and revenue from increased taxation of tobacco, alcohol and sugar-sweetened beverages: a modelling analysis. Amit Summan, Nicholas Stacey, Johanna Birckmayer,Evan Blecher, Frank J Chaloupka, Ramanan Laxminarayan. BMJ Global Health March 2020

 

Simulating the impact of excise taxation for disease prevention in low income and middle-income countries: an application to South Africa. Nicholas Stacey, Amit Summan, Aviva Tugendhaft, Ramanan Laxminarayan, Karen Hofman. BMJ Global Health January 2018

 

What the InBev merger means for health in Africa. Johanna Hanefeld, Benjamin Hawkins, Cecile Knai, Karen Hofman, Mark Petticrew. BMJ Global Health August 2016

BMJ Open

Modelling the cost of community interventions to reduce child mortality in South Africa using the Lives Saved Tool (LiST). LL Nkonki, L Chola, A Tugendhaft, K Hofman.BMJ Open August 2017

Conversation

SA moves one step closer to a sugar tax, and a healthier lifestyle. The Conversation. November 2017

 

Big alcohol is poised to expand into Africa. Why this is bad news for health. Karen Hofman, Charles Parry. The Conversation Africa May 2017

 

South Africans have a sweet tooth so shouldn’t say no to a sugar tax. Karen Hofman, Aviva Tugendhaft. The Conversation AfricaAugust 2016

 

Obesity: why South Africans need to can soft drinks. Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. The Conversation 24 November 2015.

 

Why greater transparency on food packaging should get the green light. Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. The Conversation, 31 August 2015

 

Stillbirths: a story of tragic neglect across the developing world. Karen Hofman, The Conversation 22 July 2015

Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation

Economic evaluations of interventions to reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality: a review of the evidence in LMICs and its implications for South Africa. Mandy Maredza, Lumbwe Chola, Karen Hofman. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation January 2016

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice

Preventing diabetes blindness: Cost effectiveness of a screening programme using digital non-mydriatic fundus photography for diabetic retinopathy in a primary health care setting in South Africa. Taskeen Khan, Melanie Y Bertram, Bob Mash, Ruxana Jina, Naomi Levitt, Karen Hofman. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice August 2013

Disease Control Priorities: Improving Health and Reducing Poverty

Fiscal Instruments for Health in India. Amit Summan, Nicholas Stacey, Karen Hofman, Ramanan Laxminarayan. Disease Control Priorities: Improving Health and Reducing Poverty November 2017

F1000 Research

Evidence-informed capacity building for setting health priorities in low- and middle-income countries: A framework and recommendations for further research. Ryan Li, Francis Ruiz, Anthony J Culyer, Kalipso Chalkidou, Karen J Hofman. F1000Research 2017

Global Health Action

The direct medical cost of type 2 diabetes mellitus in South Africa: a cost of illness study. Agnes Erzse, Nicholas Stacey, Lumbwe Chola, Aviva Tugendhaft, Melvyn Freeman, Karen Hofman. Global Health Action July 2019

 

Strengthening health technology assessment systems in the global south: a comparative analysis of the HTA journeys of China, India and South Africa. Kim MacQuilkan, Peter Baker, Laura Downey, Francis Ruiz, Kalipso Chalkidou, Shankar Prinja, Kun Zhao, Thomas Wilkinson, Amanda Glassman, Karen Hofman. Global Health Action October 2018

 

‘First 1000 days' health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: alignment of South African policies with high-quality evidence. Rene English, Nazia Peer, Simone Honikman, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen J Hofman. Global Health Action 2017

 

Strengthening expertise for health technology assessment and priority-setting in Africa. Jane E Doherty, Thomas Wilkinson, Ijeoma Edoka, Karen Hofman. Global Health Action 2017

 

Cost and impact of scaling up interventions to save lives of mothers and children: taking South Africa closer to MDGs 4 and 5. Lumbwe Chola, Yogan Pillay, Peter Barron, Aviva Tugendhaft, Kate Kerber, Karen Hofman. Global Health Action April 2015

 

Nutrition labelling: a review of research on consumer and industry response in the global South. Jessie Mandel, Aviva Tugendhaft, Julia Michalow, Karen Hofman. Global Health Action, January 2015

 

Declaration on mental health in Africa: moving to implementation. Abdallah S Daar, Marian Jacobs, Stig Wall, Johann Groenewald, Julian Eaton, Vikram Patel, Palmira dos Santos, Ashraf Kagee, Anik Gevers, Charlene Sunkel, Gail Andrews, Ingrid Daniels, David Ndetei. Global Health Action June 2014

 

Closing the mental health treatment gap in South Africa: a review of costs and cost-effectiveness. Helen Jack, Ryan G Wagner, Inge Petersen, Rita Thom, Charles R Newton, Alan Stein, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen Tollman, Karen J Hofman. Global Health Action May 2014

 

Supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) in South Africa: comprehensive evaluation of an integrated child health delivery platform. Stephane Verguet, Waasil Jassat, Melanie Y Bertram, Stephen M Tollman, Christopher JL Murray, Dean T Jamison, Karen J Hofman. Global Health Action March 2013

 

The non-fatal disease burden caused by type 2 diabetes in South Africa, 2009. Melanie Y Bertram, Aneil VS Jaswal, Victoria Pillay Van Wyk, Naomi S Levitt, Karen J Hofman. Global Health Action January 2013

Global Public Health

Sugar and health in South Africa: Potential challenges to leveraging policy change. Alex Myers, David Fig, Aviva Tugendhaft, Jessie Mandle, Jonathan Myers, Karen Hofman. Global Public Health January 2017

Globalisation and Health

Cost of diabetes mellitus in Africa: a systematic review of existing literature. Chipo Mutyambizi, Milena Pavlova, Lumbwe Chola, Charles Hongoro, Wim Groot. Globalisation and Health January 2018

 

Bibliometric trends of health economic evaluation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Karla Hernandez-Villafuerte, Ryan Li, Karen J Hofman. Globalization and Health August 2016

Health Policy and Planning

Estimating a cost-effectiveness threshold for health care decision-making in South Africa. Ijeoma P Edoka, Nicholas K Stacey. Health Policy and Planning June 2020

 

The cost of injury and trauma care in low- and middle-income countries: a review of economic evidence. Hadley KH Wesson, Nonkululeko Boikhutso, Abdulgafoor M Bachani, Karen J Hofman, Adnan A Hyder. Health Policy and Planning October 2013

Human Resources for Health

A systematic review of economic evaluations of CHW interventions aimed at improving child health outcomes. L Nkonki, A Tugendhaft, K Hofman. Human Resources for Health February 2017

Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses

Health and economic burden of influenza‐associated illness in South Africa, 2013‐2015. Stefano Tempia, Jocelyn Moyes, Adam L Cohen, Sibongile Walaza, Ijeoma Edoka, Meredith L McMorrow, Florette K Treurnicht, Orienka Hellferscee, Nicole Wolter, Anne von Gottberg, Athermon Nguweneza, Johanna M McAnerney, Halima Dawood, Ebrahim Variava, Cheryl Cohen. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses September 2019

International Journal of Health Policy Management

CHAT SA: Modification of a Public Engagement Tool for Priority Setting for a South African Rural Context. Aviva Tugendhaft, Marion Danis, Nicola Christofides, Kathleen Kahn, Agnes Erzse, Marthe Gold, Rhian Twine, Audrey Khosa, Karen Hofman. International Journal of Health Policy ManagementJuly 2020

 

Health Technology Assessment: Global Advocacy and Local Realities Comment on “Priority Setting for Universal Health Coverage: We Need Evidence-Informed Deliberative Processes, Not Just More Evidence on Cost- Effectiveness”. Kalipso Chakidou, Ryan Li, Anthon y J Culyer, Amanda Glassman, Karen J Hofman, Yot Teerawattananon. International Journal of Health Policy and Management 2017

International Journal of Stroke

The Disability Adjusted Life Years Due to Stroke in South Africa in 2008. Melanie Y Bertram, Judith Katzenellenbogen, Theo Vos, Debbie Bradshaw, Karen J Hofman. International Journal of Stroke January 2013

International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health

Introducing health technology assessment in Tanzania. Gavin Surgey, Kalipso Chalkidou, William Reuben, Fatima Suleman, Jacqui Miot, Karen Hofman. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care April 2020

Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health

Impact of supplemental immunization activity (SIA) campaigns on health systems: findings from South Africa. Stephane Verguet, Waasila Jassat, Melanie Y Bertram, Stephen M Tollman, Christopher JL Murray, Dean T Jamison, Karen J Hofman. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health August 2013

Journal of Global Health Science

Immunization decision-making capacity building in low- and middle-income countries through teaching vaccine economics everywhere: a program evaluation. Tania Banerjee, Shreena Malaviya, Yira Natalia Alfonso, Patrick Wedlock, George Pariyo, Omrana Pasha, Dagna Constenla, Logan Brenzel, Ijeoma Edoka, Karen Hofman, Anthony Kinghorn, Chrispus Mayora, Susmita Chatterjee, Prahlad Rai Sodani, Shehla Zaidi, Maryam Huda, Farinao Abrejo, William Padula, David Bishai. Journal of Global Health Science December 2019

Journal of Health Organization and Management

Patterns of public participation: Opportunity structures and mobilization from a cross-national perspective. Jean Slutsky, Emma Tumilty, Catherine Max, Lanting Lu, Scripen Tantivess, Renata Curi Hauegen, Jennifer A Whitty, Albert Weale, Steven D Pearson, Aviva Tugendhaft, Hufeng Wang, Sophie Staniszewska, Krisantha Weerasuriya, Jeonghoon Ahn, Leonardo Cubillos. Journal of Health Organization and Management August 2016

 

Priority setting, equitable access and public involvement in health care. Albert Weale, Katharina Kieslich, Peter Littlejohns, Aviva Tugendhaft, Emma Tumilty, Krisantha Weerasuriya, Jennifer A Whitty. Journal of Health Organisation and Management August 2016

Lancet

Alleviating the access abyss in palliative care and pain relief: an imperative of universal health coverage. Felicia Marie Knaul, Paul E Farmer, Eric L Krakauer, Liliana De Lima, Afsan Bhadelia, Xiaoxiao Jiang Kwete, Hector Arreola-Ornelas, Octavio Gómez-Dantés, Natalia M Rodriguez, George AO Alleyne, Stephen R Connor, David J Hunte, Diederik Lohman, Lukas Radbruch, Maria del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal, Rifat Atun, Kathleen M Fole, Julia Frenk, Dean T Jamison, MR Rajagopal. Lancet October 2017

Lancet Global Health

Expanding access to mental health care: a missing ingredient. Helen Jack, Alan Stein, Charles R Newton, Karen J Hofman. The Lancet Global Health April 2014

 

Population health in South Africa: a view from the salt mines. Karen J Hofman, Stpehen M Tolman. The Lancet Global Health August 2013

New Solutions

Nudging for Prevention in Occupational Health and Safety in South Africa Using Fiscal Policies. Pieter de Jager, David Rees, Sophia Kisting, Spo Kgalamono, Mpume Ndaba, Nicholas Stacey, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. New Solutions August 2017

Occupational Health Southern Africa

Empowering healthy food and beverage choices in the workplace. A Tugendhaft, KJ Hofman. Occupational Health Southern Africa September 2014

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Returns to health spending in low- and middle-income countries. Ijeoma Peace Edoka. Oxford Research Encyclopedias June 2019

PLoS One

Decreasing the Burden of Type 2 Diabetes in South Africa: The Impact of Taxing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. Mercy Manyema, J Lennert Veerman, Lumbwe Chola, Aviva Tugendhaft, Demetre Labadarios, and Karen Hofman. PLoS One November 2015

 

Scaling Up Family Planning to Reduce Maternal and Child Mortality: The Potential Costs and Benefits of Modern Contraceptive Use in South Africa. Lumbwe Chola, Shelley McGee, Aviva Tugendhaft, Eckhart Buchmann, Karen Hofman. PLoS One June 2015

 

Determinants of Obesity and Associated Population Attributability, South Africa: Empirical Evidence from a National Panel Survey, 2008-2012. Benn Sartorius, Lennert J Veerman, Mercy Manyema, Lumbwe Chola, Karen Hofman. PLoS One June 2015

 

The Potential Impact of a 20% Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages on Obesity in South African Adults: A Mathematical Model. Mercy Manyema, Lennert J Veerman, Lumbwe Chola, Aviva Tugendhaft, Benn Sartorius, Demetre Labadarios, Karen J Hofman. PLoS One August 2014

Preventing Chronic Disease

Obesogenic Environments: Access to and Advertising of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Soweto, South Africa, 2013. Gillian Moodley, Nicola Christofides, Shane A Norris, Thomas Achia, Karen J Hofman. Preventing Chronic Disease October 2015

Preventive Medicine

Sugary beverage taxation in South Africa: Household expenditure, demand system elasticities, and policy implications. Nicholas Stacey, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. Preventive Medicine December 2017

 

Energy drink consumption and marketing in South Africa. Nicholas Stacey, Corne van Walbeek, Mashekwa Maboshe, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. Preventive Medicine December 2017

PRICELESS

South African Clinical Practice Guidelines: a landscape analysisPRICELESS SA 2017

 

Clinical Quality Standards in South Africa Proposed development framework DRAFT. Prepared by Maryke Wilkinson on behalf of PRICELESS SA November 2017

 

Fiscal policies for population health in South Africa. PRICELESS SA. January 2017

Public Health Association of South Africa

Non-Communicable Diseases: reframing the conversation on health. K Hofman, M Maredza, M Bertram, S Tollman. Public Health Association of South Africa November 2011

Public Health Nutrition

‘I’d say I’m fat, I’m not obese’: obesity normalisation in urban-poor South Africa. Edna N Bosire, Emmanuel Cohen, Agnes Erzse, Susan J Goldstein, Karen J Hofman, Shane A Norris. Public Health Nutrition June 2020

 

Attitudes and perceptions among urban South Africans towards sugar-sweetened beverages and taxation. Edna N Bosire, Nicholas Stacey, Gudani Mukoma, Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman, Shane A Norris. Public Health Nutrition February 2020

 

Cost of inaction on sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: implications for obesity in South Africa. Aviva Tugendhaft, Mercy Manyema, Lennert J Veerman, Lumbwe Chola, Demetre Labadarios, Karen J Hofman. Public Health Nutrition, September 2016

SA Heart

A hidden menace: Cardiovascular disease in South Africa and the cost of an inadequate policy response. Mandy Maredza, Karen J Hofman. Stephen M Tollman, SA Heart 2011

Science Daily

South Africa's child mortality reduction deemed 'a successful failure'. Umea University. Science Daily December 2015

Social Science & Medicine

Sugar-based beverage taxes and beverage prices: Evidence from South Africa's Health Promotion Levy. Nicholas Stacey, Caroline Mudara, Shu Wen Ng, Corne van Walbeek, Karen Hofman, Ijeoma Edoka. Social Science & Medicine October 2019

South African Health Review

Developing quality standards for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy at primary care level in South Africa. Renay Weiner, Lawrence Chauke, Agnes Erzse, Coceka Mnyani, Maryke Wilkinson, Makgobane Ramogale-Zungu, Sikhonjiwe Masilela, Karen Hofman. South African Health Review 2019

 

Health legislation and policy. Andy Gray, Yousuf Vawda. South African Health Review 2019

 

Assessment of food environments in obesity reduction: a tool for public health action. Noluthanda Ndlovu, Candy Day, Benn Sartorius, Jens Aagaard-Hansen, Karen Hofman. South African Health Review December 2018

 

Where from and where to for health technology assessment in South Africa: A legal and policy landscape analysis. Nandi Siegfried, Thomas Wilkinson, Karen Hofman. South African Health Review 2017

South African Journal of Bioethics

Health promotion is ethical. Sara Nieuwoudt, Susan Goldstein, Alex Myers, Nicola Christofides, Karen Hofman. South African Journal of Bioethics & Law November 2014

South African Journal of Economics

The Impact of Leaving Camps on Well‐being of Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Uganda. Fu-Min Tseng, Barbara McPake, Ijeoma Edoka. South African Journal of EconomicsMarch 2020

South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Cost and cost-effectiveness of conventional and liquid-based cytology in South Africa: A laboratory service provider perspective. P de Jager, E Singh, B Kistnasamy, MY Bertram. South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology May 2013

South African Journal of Science

Setting priorities for health spending in South Africa. Michael Cherry. South African Journal of Science January 2010

South African Medical Journal

The unanticipated costs of COVID-19 to South Africa’s quadruple disease burden. K Hofman, S Madhi. South African Medical Journal July 2020

 

Prioritising action on diabetes during COVID-19. A Erzse, H Fraser, N Levitt, K Hofman. South African Medical JournalJune 2020

 

Compelled testing for the novel coronavirus. P Kruger. South African Medical Journal, June 2020

 

Criminalisation of transmission of SARS-CoV-2: A potential challenge to controlling the outbreak in South Africa. S Abdool Karim. South African Medical Journal April 2020

 

Building trust during COVID 19: Value-driven and ethical priority-setting. A Mosam, S Goldstein, A Erzse, A Tugendhaft, K Hofman. South African Medical Journal May 2020

 

Projecting the fiscal impact of South Africa’s contraceptive needs: Scaling up family planning post 2020. L Chola, K MacQuilkan, A Winch, R Rapiti, I Edoka, C Kohli-Lynch, K Hofman. South African Medical Journal September 2019

 

Evidence for high sugar content of baby foods in South Africa. NC Marais, NJ Christofides, A Erzse, KJ Hofman. South African Medical Journal April 2019

 

South African clinical practice guidelines: A landscape analysis. M Wilkinson, T Wilkinson, T Kredo, K MacQuilkan, C Mudara, A Winch, Y Pillay, KJ Hofman. South African Medical Journal December 2017

 

'Best buys' for surgery in South Africa. T Wilkinson, M Smith, A Kinghorn, KJ Hofman. South African Medical Journal September 2017

 

Available data sources for monitoring non-communicable diseases and their risk factors in South Africa. M Wandai, J Aagaard-Hansen, C Day, B Sartorius, KJ Hofman. South African Medical Journal March 2017

 

National Health Insurance in South Africa: Relevance of a national priority-setting agency. Karen J Hofman, Shelley McGee, Kalipso Chalkidou, Sripen Tantivess, Anthony J Culyer. South African Medical Journal September 2015

 

Non-communicable diseases in South Africa: A challenge to economic development. Karen Hofman. South African Medical Journal October 2014

 

Preventing diabetic blindness: A priority for South Africa. KJ Hofman, C Cook, N Levitt. South African Medical Journal June 2014

 

Establishing a Health Promotion and Development Foundation in South Africa. AM Perez, OA Ayo-Yusuf, KJ Hofman, S Kalideen, A Maker, D Mokonoto, N Morojele, P Naidoo, C Parry, K Rendall-Mkosi, Y Saloojee. South African Medical Journal March 2013

 

Reducing the sodium content of high-salt foods: Effect on cardiovascular disease in South Africa. Melanie Y Bertram, Krisela Steyn, Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen, Stephen Tollman, Karen J Hofman. South African Medical Journal September 2012

 

Recommendations to improve the National Development Plan for Health. Pieter de Jager, Karen Hofman, Taskeen Khan, Heinrich Volmink, Ruxana Jina. South African Medical Journal January 2012

 

Cost-effective analysis for priority-setting in South Africa - what are the possibilities? Jane Doherty. South African Medical Journal December 2010

 

Can disease control priorities improve health systems performance in South Africa? LC Rispel, P Barron. South African Medical Journal December 2010.

 

Setting priorities for health in 21st century South Africa. Karen J Hofman, Stephen M Tollman. South African Medical Journal December 2010

Vaccine

Influenza disease burden among potential target risk groups for immunization in South Africa, 2013-2015.Stefano Tempia, Sibongile Walaza, Jocelyn Moyes, Meredith L McMorrow, Adam L Cohen, Ijeoma Edoka, Heather Fraser, Florette K Treurnicht, Orienka Hellferscee, Nicole Wolter, Anne von Gottberg, Johanna M McAnerney, Halima Dawood, Ebrahim Variava, Cherly Cohan. Vaccine June 2020

 

Measles control in Sub-Saharan Africa: South Africa as a case study. Stephane Verguet, Waasila Jassat, Calle Hedberg, Stephen Tollman, Dean T Jamison, Karen J Hofman. Vaccine February 2012

Vaccines

Rubella Vaccine Introduction in the South African Public Vaccination Schedule: Mathematical Modelling for Decision Making. Nkengafac Villyen Motaze, Ijeoma Edoka, Charles S Wiysonge, Jessica E Metcalf, Amy K Winter. Vaccines July 2020

Value in Health

The International Decision Support Initiative Reference Case for Economic Evaluation: An Aid to Thought. Thomas Wilkinson, Mark J Sculpher, Karl Claxton, Paul Revill, Andrew Briggs, John A Cairns, Yot Teerawattananon, Elias Asfaw. Value in Health December 2016

Value in Health Regional Issues

Cost-Effectiveness of Docetaxel and Paclitaxel for Adjuvant Treatment of Early Breast Cancer: Adaptation of a Model-Based Economic Evaluation From the United Kingdom to South Africa. Abualbishr Alshreef, Kim MacQuilkan, Bryony Dawkins, Jane Riddin, Sue Ward, David Meads, Matthew Taylor, Simon Dixon, Anthony J Culyer, Francis Ruiz, Kalipso Chalkidou, Ijeoma Edoka. Value in Health Regional Issues September 2019

World Health Organisation

Priority setting for achieving universal health coverage. Kalipso Chalkidou, Amanda Glassman, Robert Marten, Jeanette Vega, Yot Teerawattananon, Nattha Tritasavit, Marttha Gyansa-Lutterodt, Andreas Seiter, Marie Paule Kieny, Karen Hofman, Anthony J Culyer. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation February 2016

 

Successful tobacco legislation in South Africa. Karen J Hofman, Richard Lee. World Health Organisation intersectoral case study 2013

 

Successful sodium regulation in South Africa. Karen J Hofman, Richard Lee. World Health Organisation intersectoral case study 2013

 

Identifying high-risk areas for sporadic measles outbreaks: lessons from South Africa. Benn Sartorius, C Cohen, T Chirwa, G Ntshoe, A Puren, K Hofman. Bulletin of the World Health Organisation January 2013

Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Industry Response and Tactics. Matthew Du, Aviva Tugendhaft, Agnes Erzse, Karen J Hofman. Yale Journal Of Biology And Medicine June 2018

Lay media

Mothers unknowingly feed babies sugar-filled purees. Marcia Zali. Health-e News August 2019

 

Capitalising on consumers' sweet spot has dangerous implications. Wits University. Medical Xpress January 2018

 

Limitations of the Sugar Tax. Thomas Johnson. Politicsweb January 2018

 

Sugary drinks tax passedEyewitness News December 2017

 

How the sugar tax will work. Katharine Child. Times LIVE December 2017

 

Smaller soft drink sizes leave bitter taste of shrinkflation Katharine Child. SowetanLIVE October 2017

 

Things go smaller with Coca-Cola. FMCG News October 2017

 

Excess fat causing multiple amputations. IOL October 2017

 

Energy drinks on the rise in SA. Nivashni Nair. Times-LIVE September 2017

 

The global alcohol business is expanding in Africa and that's bad news for health. Karen Hofman. Quartz Africa May 2017

 

Sugar tax, a small price to pay for saving lives. Independent Online May 2017

 

Diabetes moves up the Killer Charts. Kerry Cullinan. Daily Maverick. March 2017

 

Sugar tax only for the sweetest. Lynley Donnelly.Mail & Guardian February 2017

 

Sugar Tax: A bitter debate. Fin 24. February 2017

 

Sugar tax debate reaches parliament. Kerry Cullinan. Health-e News February 2017

 

Our health system is collapsing under the burden of chronic disease. Daily Maverick February 2017

 

Protagonists all in a fizz over sugar-sweetened drinks tax. Liesl Peyper. Biznews February 2017

 

Sugary drinks tax reaches Parliament. Kerry Cullinan. Daily Maverick January 2017

 

As the price of sugar goes up, consumption will go down. Qama Qukula. 702 January 2017

 

Bitter exchanges sour sweet talk. Lynley Donnelly. Mail and Guardian January 2017

 

The proposed introduction of tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is hopefully going to stop the poor from drinking more sugary drinks which are harmful to their health. Sunday Times 5 October 2016

 

How much sugar do we drink in South Africa? Here are the facts. BusinessTech September 2016

 

Economists say sugar taxes likely to be effective. Karen Hofman, Aviva Tugendhaft. Medical Xpress August 2016

 

A moment on the lips, a long term health risk. Northcliff Melville Times 21 May 2016

 

Finance Minister proposes "sugar tax" to halt obesity. Greytown Gazette 4 May 2016

 

Sweet and sour of dreaded sugar tax. Katharine Child. TimesLIVE 21 April 2016

 

Obesity a new threat to population. Independent 30 April 2016

 

26 public health bodies sweet on the new sugar tax. The Star 22 April 2016

 

Sugar tax may sweeten way to cut the fat. Daily Dispatch 22 April 2016

 

Sugar tax has big benefits. The New Age 22 April 2016

 

New sugar tax a sweet solution. Citizen 21 April 2016

 

Bring on sugar tax say SA's top health experts. Health24 21 Apr 2016

 

South Africa: Sugar tax confirmed for 2017. Aviva Tugendhaft. Celebrating Progress Africa 29 February 2016

 

Sugar tax gets sweet support in News24 poll. Health24 26 February 2016

 

Sugar tax confirmed for South Africa in 2017. BusinessTech 24 February 2016

 

Sugar Tax: A “great move by Treasury”. Xolani Gwala. 702 24 February 2016

 

Tax on soft drinks could benefit obese SA. Lynley Donnelly. Mail & Guardian 4 February 2016

 

Is a sugar tax really on the cards for SA?Health24 21 January 2016

 

Traffic light labels will help in right Food choices. Karen Hofman, Jessie Mandle and Aviva Tugendhaft. Business Day 26 February 2015

 

Soft drinks and juices lead the way to obesity in SA. BusinessTech-19 Dec 2015

 

Sweet drinks to dissolve like a lump of sugar Wits Leader 2014

 

The cost of obesity. Andile Makholwa Financial Mail December 2014

 

We need better value from every rand we spend on healthcare in South Africa. Aviva Tugendhaft, Karen Hofman. BusinessLIVE December 2014

 

Get Coked on juice. Katharine Child. Times Live October 2014

 

Blowing Smoke, Yussuf Saloojee. Business Day August 2014

 

SA’s weight war: Sugar gets a kick in the cans. Mail and Guardian August 2014

 

Sugar tax mooted to save lives and money. Food Business Africa August 2014

 

MEC Mahlangu welcomes 'sugar tax' recommendation. SA Government Online August 2014

 

SA Tops in Sub-Saharan Africa with Fatties. Sowetan August 2014

 

Sugar tax on drinks may reduce obesity. Wits University August 2014

 

SA is failing to escape global trend to obesity. BD Live May 2014

 

Benefits of salt reduction in South African foodNutrition Society May 2014

 

Government considers ‘sugar tax’ for South Africa. Daily Dispatch February 2014

 

State ponders 'sugar tax' to fight cancer. BD Live February 2014

 

SA mulls soft drink tax in war on sugar. Daily Dispatch January 2014

 

Bitter truth about sugar – it makes our kids fat. Saturday Star January 2014

 

Wits researchers take on sugar to fight SA obesity. Saturday Weekend Argus January 2014

 

Soft drinks tax could out sugar intake. Herald January 2014

 

Soft drink tax takes aim at the sweet life. The Times January 2014

 

Applaud alcohol bill. Karen Hofman. Soul City Institute for Social Justice 2013

 

Ads prohibition drives one to drink. David Gleason. Business Day November 2013

 

Why you can’t resist a crisp. Star April 2013

 

State extends deadline for salt content compliance. Tamar Kahn. Business Day March 2013

 

Motsoaledi defends strict regulations. Khulekani Magubane. Business Day March 2013

 

Obesity in SA tips the scales. Katharine Child. Times Live February 2013

 

Health chiefs declare war to take salt away. Independent August 2012

 

Demanding the best for all South Africans. K Hofman, K Kahn. PedMed April/May 2012

 

Cutting salt content in bread will raise price, bakers say. Business Day July 2012

 

Salt – it stands for Simply Add (a) Little Touch. Saturday Star July 2012

 

Minder sout in kos sal beroertes voorkom, sê navorsers. Die Burger July 2012

 

SA Food’s salt content to be regulated. Sipokazi Fokazi. IOL July 2012

 

Regulating salt content ‘will increase price of bread’. Tamar Kahn. Business Day July 2012

 

Get healthy – or else. Katherine Child. The Times July 2012

 

Wits team helps curb SA’s salt intake. Wits University July 2012

 

State wants South Africans to halve salt intake, but allows more time. Tamar Kahn. Business Day July 2012

 

Reducing salt content in food will help save lives. Cape Argus August 2012

 

Prevention matters for a healthier SA. Karen Hofman, Stephen Tollman. Mail & Guardian November 2011

 

Diseases that are just as serious as HIV/AIDS. K Hofman, S Tollman. Business Day September 2011

 

Law to cut salt content in South African’s diet. Tamar Kahn. Business Day June 2011

Books

Starting with the Essential Medicines List: How New Zealand’s PHARMAC Prioritizes and Purchases Pharmaceutical Benefits. Thomas Wilkinson. What’s In, What’s Out: Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage 2017

 

Regulate or motivate? A salt reduction strategy for processed food in South Africa. Jennifer Lindsey-Renton, Karen Hofman, Courtney Sprague. 2016

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