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Natsayi Chimbindi

PhD candidate – University of Witwatersrand

P.O. Box 198
Mtubatuba 3935
South Africa

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1. Bor, J., Rosen, S., Chimbindi, N., Haber, N., Herbst, K., Mutevedzi, T., … Bärnighausen, T. (2015). Mass HIV Treatment and Sex Disparities in Life Expectancy: Demographic Surveillance in Rural South Africa. PLoS Medicine, 12(11).

2. Chimbindi, N., Bor, J., Newell, M.-L., Tanser, F., Baltusen, R., Hontelez, J., … Bärnighausen, T. (2015). Time and money: the true costs of health care utilization for patients receiving “free” HIV/TB care and treatment in rural KwaZulu-Natal. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 1.

3. Govender, V., Fried, J., Birch, S., Chimbindi, N., & Cleary, S. (2015). Disability Grant: a precarious lifeline for HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1), 227–237.


1. Chimbindi, N., Bärnighausen, T., Newell, M.-L., 2014. Patient satisfaction with HIV and TB treatment in a public programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal: evidence from patient-exit interviews. BMC Health Serv Res 14. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-32


2. Cleary, S., Birch, S., Chimbindi, N., Silal, S., McIntyre, D., 2013. Investigating the affordability of key health services in South Africa. Soc Sci Med 80, 37–46. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.11.035

3. Chimbindi N, Bärnighausen T, Newell ML. An integrated approach to improving the availability and utilisation of Tuberculosis healthcare in rural South Africa. SAMJ 2013; 103(4): 237-240


4. Bärnighausen, T., Chaiyachati, K., Chimbindi, N., Haberer, J., Newell, M.-L., 2012. Antiretroviral therapy requires life-long adherence – Authors’ reply. Lancet Infect Dis 12. doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(12)70202-5

5. Chimbindi, N., Bärnighausen, T., Newell, M.-L., 2012. Almost universal coverage: HIV testing among TB patients in a rural public programme. Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 16. doi:10.5588/ijtld.11.0754


6. Bärnighausen, T., Chaiyachati, K., Chimbindi, N., Peoples, A., Haberer, J., Newell, M.-L., 2011. Interventions to increase antiretroviral adherence in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of evaluation studies. Lancet Infect Dis 11, 942–951. doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70181-5


7. Chimbindi N, McGrath N, Herbst K, Tint KS, Newell ML. Socio-demographic determinants of condom use among sexually active young adults in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. The Open AIDS Journal 2010; 4: 88-95

HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Health Systems Research