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Dr Indira Govender

MBChB MMed FCPHM PGDip Obstet

Research Fellow
Clinical Research

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+27734759114

Medical doctor and public health medicine specialist, based at the Africa Health Research Institute, Somkhele campus, in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Currently working on projects related to TB infection prevention and control and understanding TB infectiousness. My advocacy interests are rural health, primary health care, access to care, sexual and reproductive justice and anti-racism.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research

Centres

TB Centre

Research

Research Area
Health systems
Discipline
Epidemiology
Medicine
Disease and Health Conditions
Tuberculosis
Country
South Africa
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Evidence for the use of triage, respiratory isolation, and effective treatment to reduce the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health care settings: a systematic review.
Karat AS; Gregg M; Barton HE; Calderon M; Ellis J; Falconer J; Govender I; Harris RC; Tlali M; Moore DAJ
2020
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Tuberculosis infection prevention and control: why we need a whole systems approach.
Kielmann K; Karat AS; Zwama G; Colvin C; Swartz A; Voce AS; Yates TA; MacGregor H; McCreesh N; Kallon I
2020
Infectious diseases of poverty
Stock-outs of antiretroviral and tuberculosis medicines in South Africa: A national cross-sectional survey.
Hwang B; Shroufi A; Gils T; Steele SJ; Grimsrud A; Boulle A; Yawa A; Stevenson S; Jankelowitz L; Versteeg-Mojanaga M
2019
PloS one
Supervised oral HIV self-testing is accurate in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Martínez Pérez G; Steele SJ; Govender I; Arellano G; Mkwamba A; Hadebe M; van Cutsem G
2016
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
Clinical audit of diabetes management can improve the quality of care in a resource-limited primary care setting.
Govender I; Ehrlich R; Van Vuuren U; De Vries E; Namane M; De Sa A; Murie K; Schlemmer A; Govender S; Isaacs A
2012
International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care
Piloting a trauma surveillance tool for primary healthcare emergency centres.
Govender I; Matzopoulos R; Makanga P; Corrigall J
2012
South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
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