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Existing recommendations or guidelines regarding the process of stakeholder identification specific to human resources for health and health workforce development: a scoping review protocol.

Natasha North, Petra Brysiewicz & Minette Coetzee
Scoping review protocol

Online Teaching Strategies to Develop Clinical Skills in Nursing Education: Scoping Review Protocol

Laurie Posey, Clare Davis & Minette Coetzee
The goal of this scoping review is to explore the literature to summarize evidence related to varied teaching strategies used when developing different types of psychomotor skills, as well as any barriers and facilitators to the success of these strategies. We are interested in both quantitative and qualitative evidence related to learner performance, learner perceptions/satisfaction and faculty perceptions.

Diet quality, Food Insecurity, and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases among Adults Living with HIV/AIDS: a scoping review protocol

Iyanuoluwa Oyetunji, Janetta Harbron, Sharmilah Booley & Alastair Duncan
The introduction of Antiretroviral therapy (ART) brought a reduction in the rate of HIV mortality and a significant increase in the population of people living with HIV/AIDS. Consequently, a higher risk of morbidity and increased comorbidities including obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and other cardiovascular diseases has been reported, with the risk of cardiovascular disease being the highest. Globally, Cardiovascular diseases are the highest cause of death. HIV/AIDS infection and ART use have been reported to significantly...

Diet quality, Food Insecurity, and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases among Adults Living with HIV/AIDS: a scoping review protocol

Iyanuoluwa Oyetunji, Janetta Harbron, Sharmilah Booley & Alastair Duncan
Globally, Cardiovascular diseases are the highest cause of death. The successful introduction and scale up of the antiretroviral therapy brought a reduction in the rate of HIV mortality, this consequently increased the prevalence of comorbidities such as obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension and others. The WHO reported that about 1.13 billion people have hypertension worldwide. Hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia have been listed as the top risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and must be addressed. Diet quality refers...

Mapping the occurrence of POP-Brominated Flame Retardants in childcare products and toys globally: a scoping review protocolntitled

Rebecca Mlelwa
The study aims at summarising the current evidence on the extent to which Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs) are present in childcare products and toys as a result of recycling practices. BFRs have been banned under the Stockholm convention due to their human health effects and persistence in the environment, hence should not be present in the market. Health impacts of BFRs include endocrine disruption, reproductive effects, neurobehavioral and developmental problems, and cancer. Long-term effects of...

Emerging professional practices focusing on reducing inequity in speech-language therapy and audiology: A scoping review protocol

Kristen Abrahams, Rizwana Mallick, Ameer Hohlfeld, Tamzyn Sulaiman & Harsha Kathard
Human communication is essential for socialising, learning and working. Disabilities and social disadvantage have serious negative consequences on communication which can impact development from early life into adulthood. While speech-language therapists and audiologists (SLT/As), have an important role to play in addressing communication disability and disadvantage, services continue to be inaccessible, unaffordable and unattainable for the majority population. In order to support this large population, it is necessary to reimagine SLT/A practices in line with...

sj-docx-1-jmh-10.1177_15579883221129349 – Supplemental material for Qualitative Identification of Intervention Preferences to Support Men’s Engagement and Retention in TB Care in South Africa

Andrew Medina-Marino, Dana Bezuidenhout, Nondumiso Ngcelwane, Morna Cornell, Milton Wainberg, Chris Beyrer, Linda-Gail Bekker & Joseph Daniels
Supplemental material, sj-docx-1-jmh-10.1177_15579883221129349 for Qualitative Identification of Intervention Preferences to Support Men’s Engagement and Retention in TB Care in South Africa by Andrew Medina-Marino, Dana Bezuidenhout, Nondumiso Ngcelwane, Morna Cornell, Milton Wainberg, Chris Beyrer, Linda-Gail Bekker and Joseph Daniels in American Journal of Men's Health

Additional file 4 of Machine learning algorithms to identify cluster randomized trials from MEDLINE and EMBASE

Ahmed A. Al-Jaishi, Monica Taljaard, Melissa D. Al-Jaishi, Sheikh S. Abdullah, Lehana Thabane, P. J. Devereaux, Stephanie N. Dixon & Amit X. Garg
Additional file 4: Description of the gamma and c parameters. Fig. S2. This figure shows the decision boundaries and support vectors for different settings of the regularization parameter (C) and Kernel coefficient (gamma). We used the mglearn package to create this figure [27].

Additional file 9 of Machine learning algorithms to identify cluster randomized trials from MEDLINE and EMBASE

Ahmed A. Al-Jaishi, Monica Taljaard, Melissa D. Al-Jaishi, Sheikh S. Abdullah, Lehana Thabane, P. J. Devereaux, Stephanie N. Dixon & Amit X. Garg
Additional file 9. Details and results for applying our model on a dialysis-related dataset. Table S1. Number of relevant articles retrieved with and without machine learning algorithm using the demonstration dataset (n=882 records). The research objective was to review CRTs in the hemodialysis setting to report key methodological and ethical issues.

Additional file 1 of Postnatal clubs for integrated postnatal care in Johannesburg, South Africa: a qualitative assessment of implementation

Ndinda Makina-Zimalirana, Jackie Dunlop, Anele Jiyane, Sophia Marie Bartels, Helen Struthers, James McIntyre & Kate Rees
Additional file 1. Supplementary Material for: Postnatal clubs for integrated postnatal care in Johannesburg, South Africa: a qualitative assessment of implementation. Interview Guide.

Additional file 1 of Evaluation of cultural competency in a South African cluster randomised controlled trial: lessons learned for trial reporting standards

Nandi Louise Siegfried, Sally Hopewell, Lesley-Ann Erasmus-Claassen & Bronwyn Myers
Additional file 1: Supplementary Table S1a. Guide to Publication reporting rating. Supplementary Table S1b. Source and procedural data to be searched and scrutinised for further data. Supplementary Table S1c. Matrix of Gibbs score and publication reporting to determine data scrutiny.

Additional file 1 of Intensified tuberculosis treatment to reduce the mortality of HIV-infected and uninfected patients with tuberculosis meningitis (INTENSE-TBM): study protocol for a phase III randomized controlled trial

Thomas Maitre, Maryline Bonnet, Alexandra Calmy, Mihaja Raberahona, Rivonirina Andry Rakotoarivelo, Niaina Rakotosamimanana, Juan Ambrosioni, José M. Miró, Pierre Debeaudrap, Conrad Muzoora, Angharad Davis, Graeme Meintjes, Sean Wasserman, Robert Wilkinson, Serge Eholié, Frédéric Ello Nogbou, Maria-Camilla Calvo-Cortes, Corine Chazallon, Vanessa Machault, Xavier Anglaret & Fabrice Bonnet
Additional file 1. Modified MARAIS Score (modified from Marais et al. [27]).

Table S2 from Early onset of postnatal individual vocal recognition in a highly colonial mammal species

Mathilde Martin, Tess Gridley, Simon Elwen & Isabelle Charrier
Assessment of placental expulsion time in Cape fur seal females based on the birth events observed during this study. Of the 51 mother-pup pairs included in the analysis, we witnessed 30 births (including 21 births with placenta expulsion monitored), and estimated the time of birth of the remaining 21 pups based on the detection of placenta by seagulls and considering that placenta expulsion occurred 30 minutes after birth in this species (27).

Additional file 2 of Methods for handling missing data in serially sampled sputum specimens for mycobacterial culture conversion calculation

Samantha Malatesta, Isabelle R. Weir, Sarah E. Weber, Tara C. Bouton, Tara Carney, Danie Theron, Bronwyn Myers, C. Robert Horsburgh, Robin M. Warren, Karen R. Jacobson & Laura F. White
Additional file 2.

Additional file 1 of Changes in prevalence and the cascade of care for type 2 diabetes over ten years (2005-2015): results of two nationally representative surveys in Mozambique

Tavares Madede, Albertino Damasceno, Nuno Lunet, Orvalho Augusto, Carla Silva-Matos, David Beran & Naomi Levitt
Additional file 1.

Additional file 2 of Changes in prevalence and the cascade of care for type 2 diabetes over ten years (2005-2015): results of two nationally representative surveys in Mozambique

Tavares Madede, Albertino Damasceno, Nuno Lunet, Orvalho Augusto, Carla Silva-Matos, David Beran & Naomi Levitt
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Additional file 3 of An e-consent framework for tiered informed consent for human genomic research in the global south, implemented as a REDCap template

Tsaone Tamuhla, Nicki Tiffin & Taryn Allie
Additional file 3. Supplementary Table 1: Additional REDCap survey customisations that were used in the tiered econsent documents.

Dim light melatonin onset following simulated eastward travel is earlier in young males genotyped as PER35/5 than PER34/4

Lovemore Kunorozva, Dale E. Rae & Laura C. Roden
Inter-individual variability exists in recovery from jetlag following travel across time zones. Part of this variation may be due to genetic differences at the variable number tandem repeat (VNTR) polymorphism of the PERIOD3 (PER3) gene as this polymorphism has been associated with chronotype and sleep, as well as sensitivity to blue light on melatonin suppression. To test this hypothesis we conducted a laboratory-based study to compare re-entrainment in males genotyped as PER34/4 (n = 8)...

Rationale and design of the AFROStrep GAS Pharyngitis Microbiota Study

Kimona Rampersadh, Taariq Salie, Clinton Moodley, Mark Nicol, Kélin Engel & Mark Engel
This project seeks to characterize the pharyngeal microbiota of children presenting with pharyngitis to gain an understanding of the association between the microbiota and host during active and latent GAS infections.

Spot the Difference: Similarity Within and Across Multiple-suspect and Single-suspect Lineups

Kate Southwood, Colin Tredoux & Veerle Vijverberg
There is an overall lack of research into multiple-suspect lineups, and a lack of explicit comparison between single- and multiple-suspect models, which leads to the question of which model accommodates the highest rate of correct identifications. There is also a question of similarity levels in lineups, across both perpetrator-suspect similarity and lineup member similarity, and how these similarity levels may moderate potential differences in discriminability between the lineup models. To test these questions, a 2x2x2x2...

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An umbrella review protocol of the evidence syntheses to inform vaccination practices and policies against COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

Krisna Els, Benjamin Kagina & Edina Amponsah-Dacosta
In Africa, the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is slower than in high income settings. Furthermore, in Africa, the rollout started in the first quarter of 2021 compared with earlier periods (December 2020 and January 2021) in high income settings. Optimal COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Africa should be guided by context-specific and up to date available evidence. We conducted an umbrella review to identify, analyze and characterize the evidence synthesis that is available and has the...

Physical Activity Interventions Implemented for older persons in Sub-Saharan Africa - Scoping Review

Shane Naidoo
This protocol describes the methodology for a scoping review that seeks to identify,quantify and summarize the existing evidence-base on interventions that have been implemented to address physical actvity levels in older persons in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Additional file 1 of The reporting of pilot and feasibility studies in the top dental specialty journals is suboptimal

Mohammed I. U. Khan, Hartirath K. Brar, Cynthia Y. Sun, Rebecca He, Hussein A. El-Khechen, Katie Mellor, Lehana Thabane & Carlos Quiñonez
Additional file 1: Table S1. Search strategy for EMBASE and MEDLINE. Table S2. The journals searched for dental speciality.

Additional file 2 of Machine learning algorithms to identify cluster randomized trials from MEDLINE and EMBASE

Ahmed A. Al-Jaishi, Monica Taljaard, Melissa D. Al-Jaishi, Sheikh S. Abdullah, Lehana Thabane, P. J. Devereaux, Stephanie N. Dixon & Amit X. Garg
Additional file 2. Additional details for the external dataset.

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