List of Academic Publications

List of Academic Publications

  1. Peltzer, K., Naidoo,  P., Louw, J., Matseke, G., Zuma, K., Mchunu, G. Tutshana, B. & Mabaso, M. (2013). Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use  among patients with active tuberculosis attending primary public care clinics in South Africa: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 13,699.
  2. Available at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/699

 

  1. Peltzer K, Mchunu G, Tutshana B, Naidoo P, Matseke G & Louw J (2012). Predictors of Non-Uptake of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing by Tuberculosis Public Primary Patients in Three Districts, South Africa. Iranian J Publ Health, 41, 19-26

Available at: http://ijph.tums.ac.ir

 

  1. Mchunu, G., Ncama, B., Naidoo, J., Majeke, S., Ndebele, T. and Myeza, T.(2012). KwaZulu Natal minibus taxi drivers’ perceptions on HIV/AIDS: relating to transmission, prevention, support and effects on the industry. SAHARA, 9(4): 210-217.

 

  1. Peltzer K, Louw J, Mchunu G, Naidoo P, Matseke G & Tutshana B. (2012) Prevalence of post-traumatic stress symptoms and associated factors in tuberculosis (TB), TB retreatment and/or TB-HIV co-infected primary public health care patients in three districts in South Africa Psychology, Health & Medicine. 2012  

 

  1. Ncama, B., Mchunu, G., Naidoo, J., Majeke, S., Ndebele, T. and Myeza, T.(2013). Minibus taxi drivers’ sexual beliefs and practices associated with HIV in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Curationis, 36, 6 pages

Available at: http://www.curationis.org.za/index.php/curationis/article/view/59

 

  1. Mchunu, G., Peltzer, K., Tutshana, B. & Seutlwadi, L. (2012). Adolescent pregnancy and associated factors in South African youth.  African Health Sciences, 12(4): 426-434.

 

  1. Matseke G, Peltzer K, Mchunu G, & Louw J (2012). Correlates of condom use among male and female aged 18-24 years in South Africa. Gender and Behaviour, 10(2), 4627-4644

 

  1. Peltzer K, Ramlagan S, Chirinda W, Mlambo G & Mchunu G (2012) A community-based study to examine the effect of a youth HIV prevention programme in South Africa.  International Journal of STD & AIDS, 23(9): 653-658.

 

  1. Peltzer K., Louw J., Mchunu G., Naidoo P., Matseke G., Tutshana B. Hazardous and Harmful Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Tuberculosis Public Primary Care Patients in South Africa. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2012; 9(9):3245-3257.

 

  1. Seutlwadi, L., Peltzer, K., Mchunu, G. &  Tutshana, B. (2012). Contraceptive use and associated factors among South African youth (18 – 24 years): A population-based survey. S Afr J OG, (2):43-47.

 

  1. Louw J, Peltzer K, Naidoo P,  Matseke G, Mchunu G & Tutshana B. Quality of life among tuberculosis (TB), TB retreatment and/or TB-HIV co-infected primary public health care patients in three districts in South Africa. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2012, 10:77

 

  1. Matseke, G., Peltzer, K., Naidoo, P., Louw, J., Mchunu, G. and Seutlwadi, L. Inconsistent  condom use among patients with Tuberculosis in South Africa. The Scientific World Journal,  2012, Article ID 501807, 6 pages doi:10.1100/2012/501807

 

  1. Peltzer K, Naidoo P, Matseke G, Louw J, Mchunu G &  Tutshana B Prevalence of Psychological Distress and Associated Factors in Tuberculosis Patients in Public Primary Care Clinics in South Africa. BMC Psychiatry, 2012, 12:89.

 

  1. Mchunu, G.G. Proposed guidelines for a workplace health promotion policy and implementation framework. Occupational Health Southern Africa, 2012, 18(2):5-12.

 

  1. Mchunu G (2009) The levels of community involvement in health: A case of rural and urban communities in KwaZulu Natal. Curationis, 32 (1)

 

  1. Mchunu G & Uys LR (2008) The state of workplace health promotion in South Africa: An exploratory study. Occupational Health Southern Africa, 14 (6)

 

  1. Nyondo L A & Mchunu G (2008) User satisfaction with accessibility of primary health care services in Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 10(2)

 

  1. Mchunu G (2006) Proposed community services for newly qualified South African Nurses, Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 8(2)

 

  1. Mchunu, G G & Gwele N S (2005). The meaning of community involvement in health: the perspective of primary health care communities, Curationis, 28(2), 30-37

 

  1. Mchunu, G G & Bhengu, B R (2004). The knowledge and attitudes of traditional birth attendants towards HIV/AIDS and their beliefs related to perinatal care: A study conducted in KwaZulu Natal, Curationis, 27(1), 41-50

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Viljoen M, Kortenbout, M, Mtshali, N,  van Dyk, A, van Wyk, N, Basson, P, Leech, R, Mchunu, G,  Rosenthal,W, and Juliana Willemse (2009) Communicable diseases in Southern Africa. Pearson Education: South Africa

 

 

 

PAPERS/ POSTERS PRESENTED

  • Mchunu, G., Ncama, B., Naidoo, J., Majeke, S., Ndebele, T. and Myeza, T.(2013). KwaZulu Natal minibus taxi drivers’ perceptions on HIV/AIDS: relating to transmission, prevention, support and effects on the industry. (Poster Presented at the SA AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa,18-21 June).

 

  • Ncama, B., Mchunu, G., Naidoo, J., Majeke, S., Ndebele, T. and Myeza, T.(2013). Minibus taxi drivers’ sexual beliefs and practices associated with HIV in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Curationis. (Poster Presented at the SA AIDS Conference, Durban, South Africa,18-21 June)

 

  • Peltzer, K., Naidoo, P., Louw, J., Matseke, G., , G. & Tutshana, B. (2012) Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use among patients with active tuberculosis attending primary care clinics in South Africa: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol. (Paper presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa, 22-27 July).

 

  • Naidoo, P., Peltzer, K., Louw, J., Matseke, G., Mchunu, G.G. & ,  (2012) TB and HIV/TB co-infection: adherence to drug treatment in three selected provinces in South Africa. (Paper presented at the 3rd TB Conference, Durban, 12-15 June).

 

  • Peltzer, K., Naidoo, P., Louw, J., Matseke, G., Mchunu, G. & Tutshana, B. (2012) Implementing & monitoring of screening intervention (SBI) for alcohol use disorders among TB patients. (Paper presented at the 3rd TB Conference, Durban, 12-15 June).

 

  • Mchunu G, Pelzer K, Naidoo P, Louw J, Matseke G, Tutshana B O (2012)The prevalence of alcohol use in patients on TB treatment. (Paper presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa, 22-27 July). 

 

  • Matseke, M., Peltzer, K., Louw, J., Naidoo, P., Mchunu, G. & Tutshana, B. (2012) Condom use determinants among smear positive tuberculosis patients in three South African provinces. (Poster presented at the 3rd SA TB Conference, 12-15 June).

        

  • Mchunu G (2009) Proposed policy guidelines for health promotion in the workplace(A paper presented in the NOSHCON NOSA conference, Drakensberg,  South Africa, 25-28  August). 

 

  • The state of workplace health promotion in Durban, South Africa –presented in the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Day, UKZN, Durban, September, 2007

 

  • “International Research ethics”  (2006) Presented to PhD Research students, John’s Hopkins University, USA 

 

  • Mchunu G, Southerland S, Wynn D, Tanner A & Sharps P (2006) Community Health Nursing Education: Cross Cultural Comparisons – presented at the Sigma Teta Tau conference, Durban,
  • “Employee wellness programs in the health sector: A cross case analysis” -presented at the Sigma Teta Tau conference, 2006, Durban,
  • “Confronting Drug and alcohol abuse problem in Austerville community” – presented at the Sigma Teta Tau conference, 2006, Durban
  • “Primary health care project for the women of Kwa Zulu Natal.” presented in 10th Biennial international congress “sustainable health” for community health nurses, Johannesburg, Sandton, South Africa.
  • “Health disparities in South Africa”. presented in Johns Hopkins University, 2004

 

  • “Community involvement in PHC in KwaZulu Natal: A study conducted in urban and rural communities in the Ilembe health District”, presented in the primary health care conference. PHC in South Africa: Learning from the past and looking to the future, held in Durban, 2003