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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Returns to health spending in low- and middle-income countries. Ijeoma Peace Edoka. Oxford Research Encyclopedias June 2019
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Health and economic burden of influenza‐associated illness in South Africa, 2013‐2015. Tempia S, Moyes J, Cohen AL, Walaza S, Edoka I, McMorrow ML, Treurnicht FK, Hellferscee O, Wolter N, von Gottberg A, Nguweneza A, McAnerney JM, Dawood H, Variava E, Cohen C. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses September 2019
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Bosire EN, Stacey N, Mukoma G, Tugendhaft A, Hofman K, Norris SA. Attitudes and perceptions among urban South Africans towards sugar-sweetened beverages and taxation. Public Health Nutr. 2019 Jun 10:1-10. doi: 10.1017/S1368980019001356.PMID: 31179956
  11. Surgey G, Chalkidou K, Reuben W, Suleman F, Miot J, Hofman KJ: Introducing health technology assessment in Tanzania. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2019:
  12. The distributional impact of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages: findings from an extended cost- analysis in South Africa.Saxena A, Stacey N, Puech PDR, Mudara effectiveness C,Hofman K, Verguet S.BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Aug 21;4(4):e001317. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001317. eCollection 2019.PMID: 31543983 





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









  • 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
  • SA Food Review August 2012
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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



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