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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

Department of Clinical Research
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases

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

Waiting times, patient flow, and occupancy density in South African primary health care clinics: implications for infection prevention and control
Karat AS; McCreesh N; Baisley K; Govender I; Kallon II; Kielmann K; MacGregor H; Vassall A; Yates TA; Grant AD
2021
BMJ Yale - medRxiv preprint
Modelling the effect of infection prevention and control measures on rate of <i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> transmission to clinic attendees in primary health clinics in South Africa.
McCreesh N; Karat AS; Baisley K; Diaconu K; Bozzani F; Govender I; Beckwith P; Yates TA; Deol AK; Houben RMGJ
2021
BMJ global health
Evidence for the Use of Triage, Respiratory Isolation, and Effective Treatment to Reduce the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare 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
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