Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé

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Chronic multimorbidity among older adults in rural South Africa.

BMJ Glob Health 2019 5;4(4):e001386. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001386DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6688670PMC
August 2019

Policy Shift: South Africa's Old Age Pensions' Influence on Perceived Quality of Life.

J Aging Soc Policy 2019 Mar-Apr;31(2):138-154. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

c MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences , University of the Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2018.1542243DOI Listing
June 2019

Outcomes of patients lost to follow-up after antiretroviral therapy initiation in rural north-eastern South Africa.

Trop Med Int Health 2019 Jun 9;24(6):747-756. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13236DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6563456PMC
June 2019

Rural South African Community Perceptions of Antibiotic Access and Use: Qualitative Evidence from a Health and Demographic Surveillance System Site.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 Jun;100(6):1378-1390

Department of Public Health Sciences, Global Health (Division of International Health - IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6553901PMC
June 2019

Community collective efficacy is associated with reduced physical intimate partner violence (IPV) incidence in the rural province of Mpumalanga, South Africa: findings from HPTN 068.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2019 Feb 19;73(2):176-181. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://jech.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/jech-2018-211357
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2018-211357DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6490171PMC
February 2019

Time to review policy on screening for, and managing, hypertension in South Africa: Evidence from primary care.

PLoS One 2019 10;14(1):e0208983. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0208983PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6328155PMC
January 2019

Task shifting to improve the provision of integrated chronic care: realist evaluation of a lay health worker intervention in rural South Africa.

BMJ Glob Health 2019 29;4(1):e001084. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Centre for Health Policy, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001084DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6352781PMC
January 2019

Sustainable Development Goal 3 is unlikely to be achieved without renewed effort.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 08;6(8):e824-e825

School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa; Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2214109X183029
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30297-3DOI Listing
August 2018

Rural-urban variations in age at menarche, adult height, leg-length and abdominal adiposity in black South African women in transitioning South Africa.

Ann Hum Biol 2018 Mar 20;45(2):123-132. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

a MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics , School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand , Johannesburg , South Africa.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03014460.2018.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014460.2018.1442497DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5964443PMC
March 2018

Mobile phone use among patients and health workers to enhance primary healthcare: A qualitative study in rural South Africa.

Soc Sci Med 2018 02 10;198:139-147. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom; Centre for Health Policy, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.01.011DOI Listing
February 2018

Can lay health workers support the management of hypertension? Findings of a cluster randomised trial in South Africa.

BMJ Glob Health 2018 15;3(1):e000577. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000577DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5841534PMC
February 2018

Effect of Schooling on Age-Disparate Relationships and Number of Sexual Partners Among Young Women in Rural South Africa Enrolled in HPTN 068.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 12;76(5):e107-e114

*Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; †Division of Epidemiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; ‡Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; §Medical Research Council/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, School of Public Health, Faculty of the Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; ‖Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; ¶Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; #INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana; **Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; ††School of Health and Society, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia; and ‡‡Epidemiology and Global Health Unit, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001544DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5680112PMC
December 2017

Socioeconomic differences in mortality in the antiretroviral therapy era in Agincourt, rural South Africa, 2001-13: a population surveillance analysis.

Lancet Glob Health 2017 09;5(9):e924-e935

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; CU Population Center, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA; INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana; Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2214109X173029
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30297-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5559644PMC
September 2017

Effectiveness of an Integrated Approach to HIV and Hypertension Care in Rural South Africa: Controlled Interrupted Time-Series Analysis.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 08;75(4):472-479

*Medical Research Council/Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; †Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria; ‡Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; §Julius Global Health, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands; ‖The International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health in Developing Countries (INDEPTH), Accra, Ghana; and ¶Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå Centre for Global Health Research,Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001437DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5483981PMC
August 2017

The ART Advantage: Health Care Utilization for Diabetes and Hypertension in Rural South Africa.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2017 08;75(5):561-567

*Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA;†Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA;‡Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA;§Medical Research Council/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa;‖Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa;¶Research Department of Infection and Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom;#INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana;**Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany;††Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; and‡‡Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001445DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5516957PMC
August 2017

Physical Function in an Aging Population in Rural South Africa: Findings From HAALSI and Cross-National Comparisons With HRS Sister Studies.

J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2017 Jul;72(4):665-679

Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbx030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075193PMC
July 2017

Progression of the epidemiological transition in a rural South African setting: findings from population surveillance in Agincourt, 1993-2013.

BMC Public Health 2017 05 10;17(1):424. Epub 2017 May 10.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4312-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5424387PMC
May 2017

Quality of integrated chronic disease care in rural South Africa: user and provider perspectives.

Health Policy Plan 2017 03;32(2):257-266

Medical Research Council/Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czw118DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5400067PMC
March 2017

Who Benefits--Or Does not--From South Africa's Old Age Pension? Evidence from Characteristics of Rural Pensioners and Non-Pensioners.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Dec 25;13(1):85. Epub 2015 Dec 25.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13010085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4730476PMC
December 2015

Determinants of the risk of dying of HIV/AIDS in a rural South African community over the period of the decentralised roll-out of antiretroviral therapy: a longitudinal study.

Glob Health Action 2014 20;7:24826. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Medical Research Council/Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy, Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4245451PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.24826DOI Listing
June 2015

Relationship between community-level alcohol outlet accessibility and individual-level herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among young women in South Africa.

Sex Transm Dis 2015 May;42(5):259-65

From the *Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA; †Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, and ‡Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; §MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; ¶Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; ∥Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, **Department of Geography, and ††Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; ‡‡INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana; §§Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; ¶¶Laboratory of Immunoregulation, NIAID, NIH, Baltimore, MD; ∥∥Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD; and ***Centre for Global Health Research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000263DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4436694PMC
May 2015

Predictors of health care use by adults 50 years and over in a rural South African setting.

Glob Health Action 2014 1;7:24771. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Julius Global Health, Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4119936PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.24771DOI Listing
February 2015

Changing use of traditional healthcare amongst those dying of HIV related disease and TB in rural South Africa from 2003 - 2011: a retrospective cohort study.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2014 Dec 17;14:504. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

Medical Research Council/Wits University Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://bmccomplementalternmed.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-14-504DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4325963PMC
December 2014

Barriers to and facilitators of the provision of a youth-friendly health services programme in rural South Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Jun 16;14:259. Epub 2014 Jun 16.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-259DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4067688PMC
June 2014

The promise of record linkage for assessing the uptake of health services in resource constrained settings: a pilot study from South Africa.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2014 May 24;14:71. Epub 2014 May 24.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2288-14-71DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4041350PMC
May 2014

Sleep problems and mortality in rural South Africa: novel evidence from a low-resource setting.

Sleep Med 2014 Jan 30;15(1):56-63. Epub 2013 Oct 30.

Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2013.10.003DOI Listing
January 2014

Self-reported health and health care use in an ageing population in the Agincourt sub-district of rural South Africa.

Glob Health Action 2013 01 24;6:19305. Epub 2013 Jan 24.

MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3556700PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v6i0.19305DOI Listing
January 2013