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Prof Gail Hughes

2011-2013 SAHSMI conference presentations

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade. 5th International Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy (ICDDT) Dubai, February 2013, Advancing the potential of herbal products for HIV/AIDS in South Africa: Science for the 21st Century (Poster presentation).

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Thandi Puoane. American Public Health Association (APHA) San Francisco, October 2012, South African Communities in the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces’ use of Traditional Herbal Medicine for Hypertension and Diabetes (Oral presentation).

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Thandi Puoane. American Public Health Association (APHA) San Francisco, October 2012, Maintenance of Health and Treatment of Chronic Conditions with Indigenous Medicine in South African Communities (Poster presentation).

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Thandi Puoane. Public Health Association of South Africa Conference (PHASA) September 2012, Bloemfontein, Traditional herbal medicines as an emerging healthcare system for the treatment and maintenance of diabetes and hypertension in South African communities (Poster presentation).

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Thandi Puoane, Ehi Igumbor. American Public Health Association (APHA) Washington, D.C., October 2011, Prevalence and predictors of traditional herbal medicine use for chronic health conditions in South Africa (Oral presentation).

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Bobby Clark, Ehi Igumbor, Thandi Puoane.  Public Health Association of South Africa Conference (PHASA) November 2011, Johannesburg, Co-utilization of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Antiretrovirals in HIV+ patients: Exploration using integrated qualitative and quantitative approach (Oral presentation).

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Bobby Clark, Ehi Igumbor, Thandi Puoane.  Public Health Association of South Africa Conference (PHASA) November 2011, Johannesburg, Utilization of traditional herbal medicine for chronic health conditions in both urban and rural communities: a pilot study (Oral presentation).

  • Hughes G, Aboyade O, Puoane T, Johnson Q, Folk W.  Annual conference of the Physiology Society of Southern Africa (PSSA) August 2011, Bellville, Traditional herbal medicine use in HIV+ patients on antiretrovirals (Oral presentation).

  • Ngosa Mulubwe, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Gustav Styger, James Syce. Annual conference of the Physiology Society of Southern Africa (PSSA) August 2011, Bellville, Correlation of the phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitory activity of Artemisia afra, Leonotis leonorus and Mentha longifolia plant medicines and their flavonoid contents (Oral presentation) .

  • Gail D Hughes, Oluwaseyi Aboyade, Bobby Clark, Ehi Igumbor, Thandi Puoane.  Poster at the Annual conference of the Physiology Society of Southern Africa (PSSA) August 2011, Bellville, South African traditional herbal medicine use in both urban and rural areas for chronic conditions (Poster presentation).

Books

  • Hughes G, Mofokeng M, Paton F. and Puoane T.  Department of Higher  Education and Training textbook entitled: “Public Health L2 Primary Health”. Pearson Publishers, publication 2013. Chapters(2) written Public Health and Epidemiology.

Articles

  • Puoane TR., Hughes GD, Uwimana J, Johnson Q , Folk W.R Why HIV Positive Patients on Antiretroviral Treatment and/or Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis use Traditional Medicine: Perceptions  of Health Workers, Traditional Healers and Patients: A Study in Two Provinces of South Africa. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. (2012) 9(4):495-502

  • Hughes GD, Puoane TR, Clark BL, Wondwossen TL, Johnson Q, Folk W. Prevalence and Predictors of Traditional  Medicine Utilization Among Persons Living with AIDS (PLWA) on Antiretroviral ARV) and Prophylaxis  Treatment in both Rural and Urban Areas in South Africa. Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. (2012) 9(4):470484

  • Siegfried N and Hughes GD.  Herbal Medicine, Randomised Controlled Trials and Global Core Competencies. South African Journal of Medicine (2012) 102(12):912-913.

  • Gail D. Hughes, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Bobby L. Clark, Thandi R. Puoane: The prevalence of traditional herbal medicine use among hypertensives living in South African communities. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2013) 13:38

  • Aboyade OM, Styger G, Gibson D, Hughes GD: Sutherlandia frutescens: The meeting of science and traditional knowledge. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (Accepted 2013, In Press).

Manuscript under review

  • Abdulaziz Y.A. Mukhtar, Peter Joseph Witbooi, Gail D. Hughes. A mathematical model for population dynamics of HIV with ARV and herbal medicine.  The Journal of Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control--submitted October 2012.

 

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