Graduates 2019 – 2020

Health Sciences and Pharmacy Online Masters graduation list and research topics

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  • the list is in order of graduation date with no other criteria
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SurnameFirstnameQualificationDate of GraduationResearch TopicResearch Supervisor
BakshMohammedMaster of Health Sciences (Pharmacovigilance)4 April 2019An investigation into the knowledge of South African pharmacists on identification and management of drug and drug interactions. See also
Baksh, M. A., Perumal-Pillay, V. A., & Oosthuizen, F. (2019). An Investigation Into the Knowledge of South African Pharmacists on the Identification and Management of Drug-Drug Interactions. Global Journal of Health Science, 11(12), 146-146.
Oosthuizen, F
GovenderGeneshreeMaster of Health Sciences (Chronic Disease Rehabilitation)4 April 2019Community-based primary healthcare training for physiotherapy in KwaZulu-Natal: Perceptions of physiotherapy academics. See also
Govender G, Chetty V, Govender G, Chemane N and Cobbing S. Community based primary healthcare training for physiotherapy undergraduates: Perceptions of physiotherapy academics. Global Journal of Health Science. 10(12): 75- 82. doi:10.5539/gjhs.v10n12p75
Chetty, V, Chemane, NCT & Cobbing, SE
MamadeSheiniz Master of Health Sciences (Antibiotic Stewardship & Conservation)4 April 2019Antibiotic prescriptions for outpatients at Maputo Central HospitalSuleman, F & Smabrekke, L
MoodleyKoobeshan Master of Health Sciences (Chronic Disease Rehabilitation)4 April 2019The experiences of caregivers of children living with HIV and HIV-related disability in KwaZulu-Natal. See also
Stacy Maddocks, Koobeshan Moodley, Jill Hanass-Hancock, Saul Cobbing & Verusia Chetty (2020) Children living with HIV-related disabilities in a resource-poor community in South Africa: caregiver perceptions of caring and rehabilitation, AIDS Care, 32:4, 471-479, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1654076
Maddocks, S, Chetty, V & Cobbing, SE
Nakooda MohamedMaster of Health Sciences (Chronic Disease Rehabilitation)4 April 2019Perceptions of healthcare workers and relevant stakeholders towards the rehabilitation of children living with HIV in a semi-rural setting in South Africa. See also
Stacy Maddocks, MZ Nakooda, Saul Cobbing, Jill Hanass-Hancock & Verusia Chetty (2021) Perceptions of care and rehabilitation for children living with HIV in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 16:2, 151-165, DOI: 10.1080/17450128.2020.1830214
Maddocks, S, Chetty, V & Cobbing, SE
Kadare PamelaMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)4 April 2019 Implications of out-of-pocket expenses incurred by breast cancer patients in Harare, ZimbabweMathibe, LJ
BadreePrathnaMaster of Health Sciences (Pharmacovigilance)12 Sept 2019Knowledge, attitudes and practices of public hospital pharmacists towards pharmacovigilance and adverse drug reactions reporting process in eThekwini, KwaZulu-NatalOosthuizen, F &
EB Ojewole
MitamboCollinsMaster of Health Sciences (Antibiotic Stewardship & Conservation)12 Sept 2019Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding use antibiotics among patients at Mzuzu Central Hospital, MalawiSolomon, VP &
Muula, A
RamasirSerishaMaster of Health Sciences (Pharmacovigilance)12 Sept 2019The incidence of drug induced liver injury and nephrotoxicity in HIV/TB co-infected patients in a regional hospital in the Ugu district of KwaZulu-Natal Oosthuizen, F &
Chetty, S
CassarKerry-LouiseMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmaeconomics)12 Sept 2019A case study: On the impact of international benchmarking on the price of medicines in South Africa using immunosuppressive medicines for transplant recipients for comparison. See
Cassar, K., & Suleman, F. (2019). The impact of international benchmarking on the price of immunosuppressive medicines for transplant recipients in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 109(11), 865-871.
Suleman, F
CruickshankRozlynMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmaeconomics)12 Sept 2019Direct treatment costs of invasive candidiasis in haematology patients at a South African private hospital. See
Cruickshank, R., & Suleman, F. (2019). Direct Treatment Costs of Invasive Candidiasis in Haematology Patients at a South African Private Hospital. Global Journal of Health Science, 11(7), 1-60.
Suleman, F
KuudzadomboAlecMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)12 Sept 2019Management and control of hypertension and associated co-morbidities in an ambulatory care setting - a medicines utilization reviewGray, AL
MchunuNtombiyoxoloMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmaeconomics)12 Sept 2019Consumer knowledge and perceptions on medicines in terms of generics and medicine pricing in Kwambonambi, Northern KwaZulu-NatalSuleman, F &
Perumal-Pillay, V
MoosaAtikaMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)12 Sept 2019Long Term Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in a South African cohort . See also
Moosa, A., Gengiah, T.N., Lewis, L. et al. Long-term adherence to antiretroviral therapy in a South African adult patient cohort: a retrospective study. BMC Infect Dis 19, 775 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4410-8
Gengiah, T
NaidooKasturieMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmaeconomics)12 Sept 2019Evaluating the impact of single exit pricing (SEP) on medicine product withdrawal from the private health care market in South Africa. See
Naidoo, K., & Suleman, F. (2021). Evaluating the impact of single exit pricing (SEP) on medicine product withdrawal from the private healthcare market in South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 111(5), 444-447. doi:10.7196/SAMJ.2021.v111i5.15297
Suleman, F
SiyayaThembelihleMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmaeconomics)12 Sept 2019Cost-analysis of Misoprostol and Mifepristone versus Misoprostol and Methotrexate when used for medical termination of pregnancy in women of gestational age of 7 weeks and less at Embhuleni Hospital in Elukwatini, MpumalangaSuleman, F &
Mc Gee, SM
ZwaneNonhleMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)12 Sept 2019The influence of parents/guardians expectations on doctors antibiotics prescribing patterns for children with upper respiratory tract infections in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal or
Mathibe, L. J., & Zwane, N. P. (2020). Unnecessary antimicrobial prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in children in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. African Health Sciences, 20(3), 1133-1142.
Mathibe, LJ
Sepetla

Tlai Tlai Paul
Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)18 April 2020What are the cost implications for antiretroviral treatment (ART) failure in Lesotho's ART program?Bangalee, V
Simukoko

James
Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacoeconomics)
18 April 2020Cost effectiveness of community Antiretroviral dispensing groups on missed pharmacy pick up (adherence) and access at Mahatma Ghandi and Kasanda clinic in Kabwe, ZambiaBangalee, V
HarichanderSheetal
Master of Health Sciences (Pharmacovigilance)18 April 2020Adverse drug reactions reported with antiretroviral use in a KwaZulu-Natal District, South AfricaOosthuizen, F & Bangalee, V
Manjate

Glédisse Dan

Master of Health Sciences (Antibiotic Stewardship & Conservation)18 April 2020Investigating medicine supply to Maputo central hospital; 2014-15
Suleman, F, Smabrekke, & Cumaquela, F
NdlovuGarnetMaster of Health Sciences (Pharmacovigilance)30 Oct 2020Awareness and knowledge of doctors, pharmacists and nurses on adverse drug reaction reporting systems in NamibiaOosthuizen, F & Bangalee, V
SareleTebello VMaster of Health Sciences (Antibiotic Stewardship & Conservation)30 Oct 2020Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding antibiotics and resistance among adult patients at Motebang Hospital, Lesotho
Ojewole, EB
Gabela Nomaswazi CMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)30 Oct 2020Comparison of the costs of treating prostate cancer with standard chemotherapy regimens versus targeted nuclear medicinesMathibe, LJ
Mahadeo ZenishaMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)30 Oct 2020The level of satisfaction of patients enrolled on the Central Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution programme at a government hospital in Kwa-ZuluNatal: A cross-sectional studyPerumal-Pillay, VA
MutyavaviriSly NMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacoeconomics)30 Oct 2020Cost, availability and affordability of antineoplastic medicines in Harare’s public and private institutions: Implications for access. See
Mutyavaviri, S. N., Mensah, K. B., Marume, A., Boamah Mensah, A. B., & Bangalee, V. (2021). Price, Availability, and Affordability of Antineoplastic Medicines in Harare’s Public and Private Institutions: Implication for Access. Value in Health Regional Issues, 25, 118-125.
Bangalee, V & Marume A
TavengwaMartinMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacoeconomics)30 Oct 2020Societal, patient and government perceptions on a ‘value-added-tax’ system for health care financing in Zimbabwe: A case for cancer treatment. See
Tavengwa, M., Mensah, K. B., Marume, A., Yamoah, P., Padayachee, N., & Bangalee, V. (2022). A pilot study to explore societal, patient, and public authority perception on ‘Value-Added Tax’ system for healthcare financing in Zimbabwe: A case for cancer treatment. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/10781552221075543
Bangalee, V & Marume A
ThaverTarrynMaster of Pharmacy (Pharmacoeconomics)30 Oct 2020A comparison study between public and private healthcare sector medicine prices in South Africa. See also
Thaver, T., Padayachee, N., & Bangalee, V. (2021). A comparison study between public and private healthcare sector medicine prices in South Africa. Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, 12(2), 194-205.
Bangalee, V & Padayachee, N