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Wand H; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2024, 'Geospatial correlations and variations in child mortality and stunting in South Africa: Evaluating distal vs structural determinants', Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sste.2024.100653

Elliott S; Flynn E; Mathew S; Hajarizadeh B; Martinello M; Wand H; Ward J, 2024, 'Prevalence of hepatitis C virus exposure and infection among Indigenous and tribal populations: a global systematic review and meta-analysis', Public Health, 233, pp. 65 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2024.04.035

Causer LM; Ward J; Smith K; Saha A; Andrewartha K; Wand H; Hengel B; Badman SG; Tangey A; Matthews S; Mak D; Gunathilake M; Moore E; Speers D; Persing D; Anderson D; Whiley D; Maher L; Regan D; Donovan B; Fairley C; Kaldor J; Shephard M; Guy R, 2024, 'Clinical effectiveness and analytical quality of a national point-of-care testing network for sexually transmitted infections integrated into rural and remote primary care clinics in Australia, 2016–2022: an observational program evaluation', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2024.101110

Kotecha K; Tree K; Ziaziaris WA; McKay SC; Wand H; Samra J; Mittal A, 2024, 'Centralization of Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Systematic Review and Spline Regression Analysis to Recommend Minimum Volume for a Specialist Pancreas Service', Annals of Surgery, 279, pp. 953 - 960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000006208

Wand H; Naidoo S; Govender V; Reddy T; Moodley J, 2024, 'Preventing Stunting in South African Children Under 5: Evaluating the Combined Impacts of Maternal Characteristics and Low Socioeconomic Conditions', Journal of Prevention, 45, pp. 339 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10935-024-00766-2

Wand H; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2024, 'Understanding the impact of women’s correct risk perception on human immunodeficiency virus diagnosis: Insights from South Africa', International Journal of STD and AIDS, 35, pp. 535 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09564624241238525

Riddell MA; Vallely LM; Mengi A; Badman SG; Low N; Wand H; Bolnga JW; Babona D; Mola GDL; Wiseman V; Kelly-Hanku A; Homer CSE; Morgan C; Luchters S; Whiley DM; Robinson LJ; Au L; Pukai-Gani I; Laman M; Kariwiga G; Toliman PJ; Batura N; Tabrizi SN; Rogerson SJ; Garland SM; Guy RJ; Peeling RW; Pomat WS; Kaldor JM; Vallely AJB; Riddell MA, 2024, 'Point-of-care testing and treatment of sexually transmitted and genital infections to improve birth outcomes in high-burden, low-resource settings (WANTAIM): a pragmatic cluster randomised crossover trial in Papua New Guinea', The Lancet Global Health, 12, pp. e641 - e651, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(24)00004-4

Reilly R; McKetin R; Barzi F; Degan T; Ezard N; Conigrave K; Butt J; Roe Y; Wand H; Quinn B; Longbottom W; Treloar C; Dunlop A; Ward J, 2024, 'A web-based application for reducing methamphetamine use amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: A wait-list control randomised trial. (Preprint)', Journal of Medical Internet Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/58341

Le B; Clarke NE; Hii SF; Byrne A; Khattak A; Lake S; Lazu E; Wickham S; Wand H; Olsen N; Zendejas-Heredia PA; Sokana O; Romani L; Engelman D; Nasi T; Boara D; Kaldor J; Steer A; Traub R; Nery SV, 2024, 'Effectiveness of one and two doses of ivermectin mass drug administration in reducing the prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections in Western Province, Solomon Islands: a cluster-randomised, before-after analysis', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2023.100942

Wand H; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2024, 'Public Health Evaluation of COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptability and Health Behaviors in South Africa: Past, Current, and Future Implications (2020-2022)', Advances in Public Health, 2024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2024/6673623

Dyer CEF; Kalua K; Chisambi AB; Wand H; McManus H; Liu B; Kaldor JM; Vaz Nery S, 2024, 'Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Mass Drug Administration to Eliminate Trachoma as a Public Health Problem in Malawi', Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 31, pp. 127 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09286586.2023.2194409

Dyer CEF; Ng-Nguyen D; Clarke NE; Hii SF; Nguyen HQ; Nguyen VAT; Nguyen TV; Nguyen TV; Ngo TT; Herath HMPD; Wand H; Coffeng LE; Marshall JC; Gray DJ; Anderson RM; Clements ACA; Kaldor JM; Traub RJ; Vaz Nery S, 2023, 'Community-wide versus school-based targeted deworming for soil-transmitted helminth control in school-aged children in Vietnam: the CoDe-STH cluster-randomised controlled trial', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2023.100920

McCormack H; Wand H; Newman CE; Bourne C; Kennedy C; Guy R, 2023, 'Exploring Whether the Electronic Optimization of Routine Health Assessments Can Increase Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections and Provider Acceptability at an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service: Mixed Methods Evaluation', JMIR Medical Informatics, 11, pp. e51387, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/51387

Wand H; Vujovich-Dunn C; Derrick K; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2023, 'Geospatial variations in socioeconomic conditions and health outcomes in COVID-19 era: insights from South Africa (2020–2022)', GeoJournal, 88, pp. 4031 - 4047, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10708-023-10851-4

Wand H; Morris N; Reddy T, 2023, 'Understanding the public health implications of self-reported condom use in HIV clinical trials: lessons learned in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa (2002–2016)', Journal of Public Health (Germany), 31, pp. 1113 - 1120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10389-021-01639-2

Wand H; Reilly R; McKetin R; Quinn B; Roe Y; Conigrave K; Ezard N; Butt J; Treloar C; Sivak L; Shackleford I; Dunlop A; Ward J, 2023, 'Investigating associations between methamphetamine use, mental health and risky sexual behaviours amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples', Mental Health and Prevention, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mhp.2023.200267

Le B; Monteiro MAA; Amaral S; Wand H; Matthews A; Hii SF; Clarke NE; Arkell P; Yan J; Engelman D; Fancourt N; Fernandes JL; Steer A; Kaldor J; Traub R; Francis JR; Nery SV, 2023, 'The impact of ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine citrate, and albendazole mass drug administration on the prevalence of scabies and soil-transmitted helminths in school-aged children in three municipalities in Timor-Leste: a before–after assessment', The Lancet Global Health, 11, pp. e924 - e932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00134-1

Iversen J; Wand H; McManus H; Dore GJ; Maher L, 2023, 'Incidence of primary hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs in Australia pre- and post-unrestricted availability of direct acting antiviral therapies', Addiction, 118, pp. 901 - 911, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.16113

Adily A; Albalawi O; Sara G; Kariminia A; Wand H; Allnutt S; Schofield P; Greenberg D; Grant L; Butler T, 2023, 'Mental health service utilisation and reoffending in offenders with a diagnosis of psychosis receiving non-custodial sentences: A 14-year follow-up study', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 57, pp. 411 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674221098942

Wand H; Vujovich-Dunn C; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2023, 'Population-level impact of beliefs and attitudes on vaccine decision-making in South Africa: results from the COVID-19 Vaccine Survey (2021/2022)', Public Health, 216, pp. 58 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2023.01.007

Wand H; Moodley J; Reddy T; Vujovich-Dunn C; Naidoo S, 2023, 'Quantifying impact of obesity on cardiometabolic comorbidities and public health implications: Insights from South Africa', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 17, pp. 122 - 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2023.02.003

Wand H; Moodley J; Derrick K; Vujovich-Dunn C; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2023, 'Evaluating the impact of public health messages for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in South Africa: temporal versus geospatial trends (2021–2022)', Journal of Public Health (Germany), http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10389-023-02072-3

Wand H; Morris N; Moodley J; Naidoo S; Reddy T, 2023, 'Impact of marital status on risk of HIV in South Africa (2002–2017)', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 35, pp. 739 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2022.2067312

Dassaye R; Wand H; Reddy T; Tanser F; Sartorius B; Morris N; Ramjee G, 2023, 'Spatial variations in STIs among women enrolled in HIV prevention clinical trials in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa', Sahara J, 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17290376.2023.2193238

McCormack H; Wand H; Bourne C; Ward J; Bradley C; Mak D; Guy R, 2023, 'Integrating testing for sexually transmissible infections into annual health assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people: a cross-sectional analysis', Sexual Health, 20, pp. 488 - 496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/sh23107

Chowdhury NZ; Wand H; Albalawi O; Adily A; Kariminia A; Allnutt S; Sara G; Dean K; Ellis A; Greenberg D; Schofield PW; Butler T, 2022, 'Mental health service contact following release from prison or hospital discharge in those with psychosis', Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.1034917

Vujovich-Dunn C; Wand H; Brotherton JML; Gidding H; Sisnowski J; Lorch R; Veitch M; Sheppeard V; Effler P; Skinner SR; Venn A; Davies C; Hocking J; Whop L; Leask J; Canfell K; Sanci L; Smith M; Kang M; Temple-Smith M; Kidd M; Burns S; Selvey L; Meijer D; Ennis S; Thomson C; Lane N; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2022, 'Measuring school level attributable risk to support school-based HPV vaccination programs', BMC Public Health, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13088-x

Iversen J; Wand H; Kemp R; Bevan J; Briggs M; Patten K; Heard S; Maher L, 2022, 'Uptake of COVID-19 vaccination among people who inject drugs', Harm Reduction Journal, 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12954-022-00643-3

Wand H; Moodley J; Reddy T; Vujovich-Dunn C; Naidoo S, 2022, 'Quantifying the temporal changes in geographical-level contributions of risk factors to hypertension (2008–2017): Results from national surveys', Preventive Medicine, 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2022.107222

Wand H; Vujovich-Dunn C; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2022, 'Developing and Validating Risk Algorithm for Hypertension in South Africa: Results from a Nationally Representative Cohort (2008–2017)', High Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Prevention, 29, pp. 451 - 461, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40292-022-00534-5

Vallely AJB; Saville M; Badman SG; Gabuzzi J; Bolnga J; Mola GDL; Kuk J; Wai M; Munnull G; Garland SM; Brotherton JML; Kelly-Hanku A; Morgan C; Toliman PJ; Kombati Z; Kariwiga G; Babona D; Tan G; Simms KT; Cornall AM; Tabrizi SN; Wand H; Guy R; Canfell K; Kaldor JM, 2022, 'Point-of-care HPV DNA testing of self-collected specimens and same-day thermal ablation for the early detection and treatment of cervical pre-cancer in women in Papua New Guinea: a prospective, single-arm intervention trial (HPV-STAT)', The Lancet Global Health, 10, pp. e1336 - e1346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00271-6

Jonduo ME; Vallely LM; Wand H; Sweeney EL; Egli-Gany D; Kaldor J; Vallely AJ; Low N, 2022, 'Adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes associated with Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Ureaplasma parvum: A systematic review and meta-analysis', BMJ Open, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062990

Lee DYL; Ong JJ; Smith K; Jamil MS; McIver R; Wigan R; Maddaford K; McNulty A; Kaldor JM; Fairley CK; Bavinton B; Chen M; Chow EPF; Grulich AE; Holt M; Conway DP; Stoove M; Wand H; Guy RJ, 2022, 'The acceptability and usability of two HIV self‐test kits among men who have sex with men: a randomised crossover trial', Medical Journal of Australia, 217, pp. 149 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.51641

Iversen J; Wand H; Chan PL; Le LV; Maher L, 2022, 'Systematic Review of Hepatitis C Virus Prevalence in the WHO Western Pacific Region', Viruses, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v14071548

Thean LJ; Romani L; Engelman D; Wand H; Jenney A; Mani J; Paka J; Cua T; Taole S; Silai M; Ashwini K; Sahukhan A; Kama M; Tuicakau M; Kado J; Parnaby M; Carvalho N; Whitfeld M; Kaldor J; Steer AC, 2022, 'Prevention of bacterial complications of scabies using mass drug administration: A population-based, before-after trial in Fiji, 2018–2020', The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2022.100433

Karystianis G; Adily A; Schofield PW; Wand H; Lukmanjaya W; Buchan I; Nenadic G; Butler T, 2022, 'Surveillance of Domestic Violence Using Text Mining Outputs From Australian Police Records', Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.787792

Marques PX; Wand H; Nandy M; Tan C; Shou H; Terplan M; Mark K; Brotman RM; Wilson DP; Ravel J; Hsia RC; Bavoil PM, 2022, 'Serum antibodies to surface proteins of Chlamydia trachomatis as candidate biomarkers of disease: Results from the Baltimore Chlamydia Adolescent/Young Adult Reproductive Management (CHARM) cohort', FEMS Microbes, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsmc/xtac004

Wand H; Reddy T, 2022, 'Temporal trends in correlates of HIV testing uptake in South Africa: evaluation and population-level impacts of socio-economic factors and information sources', Journal of Public Health (Germany), 30, pp. 195 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10389-020-01271-6

SHYAMSUNDER A; HARDY T; YAZDANI A; POLYAKOV A; NORMAN R; HART R; AGRESTA F; ROMBAUTS L; BOOTHROYD C; CHAPMAN M; SWEETEN P; SOMERVILLE E; JOSE R; WAND H; LEDGER WL, 2022, 'Higher Doses of FSH Used for Superovulation Do Not Adversely Affect Embryonic Ploidy: A Randomised Controlled Trial (Stimulation Resulting in Embryonic Aneuploidy Using Menopur (STREAM) Trial)', Fertility & Reproduction, 04, pp. 142 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/s2661318222740541

Wand H; Moodley J; Reddy T; Naidoo S, 2021, 'Impact of recurrent sexually transmitted infections on HIV seroconversion: Results from multi-state frailty models', International Journal of STD and AIDS, 32, pp. 1308 - 1317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/09564624211036587

Sisnowski J; Vujovich-Dunn C; Gidding H; Brotherton J; Wand H; Lorch R; Veitch M; Sheppeard V; Effler P; Skinner SR; Venn A; Davies C; Hocking J; Whop L; Leask J; Canfell K; Sanci L; Smith M; Kang M; Temple-Smith M; Kidd M; Burns S; Selvey L; Meijer D; Ennis S; Thomson C; Lane N; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2021, 'Differences in school factors associated with adolescent HPV vaccination initiation and completion coverage in three Australian states', Vaccine, 39, pp. 6117 - 6126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.08.076

Wand H; Ramjee G; Reddy T, 2021, 'Quantifying Vulnerabilities of Single Women and Sexually Transmitted Infections in South Africa (2002–2016): Is It Getting Better (or Worse)?', Archives of Sexual Behavior, 50, pp. 3237 - 3245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-021-01998-7

Vujovich-Dunn C; Skinner SR; Brotherton J; Wand H; Sisnowski J; Lorch R; Veitch M; Sheppeard V; Effler P; Gidding H; Venn A; Davies C; Hocking J; Whop LJ; Leask J; Canfell K; Sanci L; Smith M; Kang M; Temple-Smith M; Kidd M; Burns S; Selvey L; Meijer D; Ennis S; Thomson CA; Lane N; Kaldor J; Guy R, 2021, 'School-level variation in coverage of co-administered dtpa and hpv dose 1 in three australian states', Vaccines, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9101202

Batura N; Saweri OPM; Vallely A; Pomat W; Homer C; Guy R; Luchters S; Mola G; Vallely LM; Morgan C; Kariwiga G; Wand H; Rogerson S; Tabrizi SN; Whiley DM; Low N; Peeling RW; Siba PM; Riddell M; Laman M; Bolnga J; Robinson LJ; Morewaya J; Badman S; Kelly-Hanku A; Toliman PJ; Peter W; Peach E; Garland S; Kaldor J; Wiseman V, 2021, 'Point-of-care testing and treatment of sexually transmitted and genital infections during pregnancy in Papua New Guinea (WANTAIM trial): Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside a cluster-randomised trial', BMJ Open, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046308

Wand H; Reddy T; Ramjee G, 2021, 'Temporal trends in sexual behaviours and their impacts on HIV incidence among South African women: 2002-2016', AIDS care, 33, pp. 1002 - 1008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2020.1789054

Thean LJ; Jenney A; Engelman D; Romani L; Wand H; Mani J; Paka J; Cua T; Taole S; Soqo V; Sahukhan A; Kama M; Tuicakau M; Kado J; Carvalho N; Whitfeld M; Kaldor J; Steer AC, 2021, 'Prospective surveillance for invasive Staphylococcus aureus and group A Streptococcus infections in a setting with high community burden of scabies and impetigo', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 108, pp. 333 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.05.041

Thean LJ; Romani L; Engelman D; Jenney A; Wand H; Mani J; Paka J; Devi R; Sahukhan A; Kama M; Tuicakau M; Kado J; Carvalho N; Whitfeld M; Kaldor J; Steer AC, 2021, 'Prospective surveillance of primary healthcare presentations for scabies and bacterial skin infections in Fiji, 2018-2019', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 105, pp. 230 - 237, http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-1459

Vujovich-Dunn C; Kaufman J; King C; Skinner SR; Wand H; Guy R; Leask J, 2021, 'A systematic review and meta-analysis of effectiveness of decision aids for vaccination decision-making', Vaccine, 39, pp. 3655 - 3665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.05.021

Weatherburn D; Albalawi O; Chowdhury N; Wand H; Adily A; Allnutt S; Butler T, 2021, 'Does mental health treatment reduce recidivism among offenders with a psychotic illness?', Journal of Criminology, 54, pp. 239 - 258, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004865821996426

Wand H; Ramjee G; Reddy T, 2021, 'Quantifying geographical diversity in sexually transmitted infections using population attributable risk: results from HIV prevention trials in South Africa', International Journal of STD and AIDS, 32, pp. 600 - 608, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462420968998


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