Scientific Publications

Please find below the latest publications of our team at Newlands Clinic.

Our Research Team is composed of our medical directors, doctors, data managers, medical psychologists, pharmacists, and laboratory scientists. They are taking part in international and national research work, as well as internal studies. They aim to improve the treatment of HIV/Aids patients in Southern Africa.


Dr. Margaret Pascoe, HIV Focus, November 2023. Will the hard-won gains in the battle against HIV be lost on the battle-ground of HPV?


Nyakato P et al., JAIDS 2022. High Unreported Mortality in Children and Youth (<25 Years) Living With HIV Who Were Lost to Care From Antiretroviral Therapy Programs in Southern Africa: Results From a Multicountry Tracing Study
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/qai.0000000000003090

Chihota B et al., JIAS 2022. Metabolic syndrome among treatment-naïve people living with and without HIV in Zambia and Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional analysis
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.26047

Brazier E et al., JIAS 2022. Service delivery challenges in HIV care during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: results from a site assessment survey across the global IeDEA consortium
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.26036

Chirimuta L et al., Southern African Journal Of HIV Medicine 2022.Emergent Dolutegravir resistance in integrase naïve, treatment experienced patients from Zimbabwe: A case series
Available from: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v23i1.1435

Anderson M et al., JAIDS 2022. Validation of the D:A:D Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Score Incorporating Pro-teinuria in People Living with HIV in Harare, Zimbabwe
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/qai.0000000000003002

Asangbeh‑Kerman S et al., BMC Public Health 2022. Cervical cancer prevention in countries with the highest HIV prevalence: a review of policies
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13827-0

Romo A et al., JIAS 2022. Real-world use and outcomes of dolutegravir-containing antiretroviral therapy in HIV and tuberculosis co-infection: a site survey and cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa
Avaliable from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25961

Chirimuta L et al., Southern African Journal Of HIV Medicine 2022. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in vertically acquired HIV and epider-modysplasia verruciformis
Available from: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v23i1.1368

Breyers B.W. et al.,  AIDS Research and Therapy 2022. Comparison of predictors for early and late mortality in adults commencing HIV antiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe: a retrospective cohort study
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-022-00445-4

Drak D et al., HIV Medicine 2022. Predictors of renal impairment and proteinuria after commencement of antiretroviral therapy in a Zimbabwean HIV cohort
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.13303

Drak D et al., AIDS 2022. Renal function and associated mortali-ty risk in adults commencing HIV an-tiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1097/qad.0000000000003153

Justice A et al., The Lancet 2022. Delayed presentation of HIV among older individuals: a growing problem
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(22)00003-0

Taghavi K et al., PLOS one 2022. Cervical Cancer Screening Cascade for women living with HIV: A cohort study from Zimbabwe
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0000156


T Shamu et al., Wiley Online Library 2021. Cancer incidence among people living with HIV in Zimbabwe: A record linkage study
Available from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cnr2.1597

B Kasimonje, T Shamu, T Mudzviti, R Luethy, Southern African Journal Of HIV Medicine 2021. Group counselling for adherence support among young people failing first-line antiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe
Available from: https://sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/HIVMED/article/view/1292

T Shamu, C Chimbetete, M Egger, T Mudzviti, PLOS One 2021.Treatment outcomes in HIV infected patients older than 50 years attending an HIV clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe: A cohort study
Available from:https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0253000


C Chimbetete et al., Southern African Journal Of HIV Medicine 2020. Profile of elderly patients receiving antiretroviral therapy at Newlands Clinic in 2020: A cross-sectional study
Available from: sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/1164

A M Mandiriri et al., Southern African Journal Of HIV Medicine 2020. Cervical human papillomavirus prevalence, risk factors and outcomes in a cohort of HIV-infected women in Harare, Zimbabwe
Available from: sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/1123

M Manyau et al., PLOS One 2020. Survival of HIV-infected patients with high-grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas: A retrospective study of experiences in Zimbabwe
Available from: journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0239344

JM Bleasel et al., HIV Medicine 2020. Body mass index and noninfectious comorbidity in HIV‐positive patients commencing antiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe
Available from: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/hiv.12934

C Chimbetete et al., PLOS One 2020. Mortality trends and causes of death among HIV positive patients at Newlands Clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe
Available from: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237904

V Kouamou et al., AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2020. Drug Resistance among Adolescents and Young Adults with Virologic Failure of First Line ART and Response to Second Line Treatment

Available from: www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/aid.2019.0232
C Chimbetete and T Shamu, PLOS One 2020. Zimbabwe's national third-line antiretroviral therapy program: Cohort description and treatment outcomes
Available from: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0228601

C Chimbetete et al., JIAS 2020. Characterizing the double-sided cascade of care for adolescents living with HIV transitioning to adulthood across Southern Africa
Available from: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jia2.25447


S Bote et al., BMC Infectious Diseases 2019. Gynecomastia in HIV-Positive Adult Males on Efavirenz Based Antiretroviral Therapy
Available from: https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12879-019-4332-5

C Chimbetete et al., South African Journal of HIV Medicine 2019. A case report of untreatable HIV infection in Harare, Zimbabwe
Available from: https://sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/885/1507

T Mudzviti et al., Drugs - Real World Outcomes volume 6, pages 37–42 2019. Tolerability of Isoniazid Preventative Therapy in an HIV- Infected Cohort of Paediatric and Adolescent Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy from a Resource-Limited Setting: A Retrospective Cohort Study-Drugs Real World Outcomes
Available from: link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40801-019-0147-3

S Lowe, M Pascoe et al., South African Journal of HIV Medicine 2019. Sexually transmitted infections, the silent partner in HIV-infected women in Zimbabwe
Available from: sajhivmed.org.za/index.php/hivmed/article/view/849


T Shamu et al., PLOS One 2017. Outcomes of an HIV cohort after a decade of comprehensive care at Newlands Clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe: TENART cohort
Available from: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0186726

C Chimbetete et al., TMIH 2017. New‐onset type 2 diabetes mellitus among patients receiving HIV care at Newlands Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe: retrospective cohort analysis
Available from: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/tmi.12896