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Cohort Profile: Siyakhula Cohort, rural South Africa

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Each year millions of children in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) fail to reach their developmental potentialdue to factors including poverty, malnutrition, poor stimulation and HIV. Although vertically-acquired HIV can now be prevented, little is known about the impact of HIV exposure in fetal and early life on the development of the many HIVnegative children. The Siyakhula Cohort was established within the Canadian Grand Challenges ‘Saving Brains’ initiative, to support re-enrolment...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyx148

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
063009/Z/00/2
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Name:
South African Department of Science and Technology
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Name:
Africa Health Research Institute
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology More from this journal
Publication date:
2017-08-01
Acceptance date:
2017-07-13
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EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Pubs id:
pubs:707886
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uuid:c7e2e8fd-d9a6-44ec-b303-74a92e9f4b79
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pubs:707886
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707886
Deposit date:
2017-10-09

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