Mzantsi Wakho researchers publish their findings in peer-reviewed journals, edited volumes, and monographs. This is a selection of publications from our research team.

Journal Articles

Rebecca Hodes, "The Culture of Illegal Abortion in South Africa", Journal of Southern African Studies (Vol. 42, Issue 1, 2016), pp. 79-93.

Rebecca Hodes and Robert Morrell, 'South African Social Science in the Global HIV/AIDS Knowledge Domain', CSSR Working Paper No. 382 (University of Cape Town, 2016).

Nicoli Nattrass, Rebecca Hodes and Lucie Cluver, 'Changing donor funding and the challenges of integrated HIV treatment', AMA Journal of Ethics. 2016; 18:681-690. Accessed July 1, 2016.

Rebecca Hodes, Elona Toska and Lesley Gittings, 'Babies for bling: Are teenage girls having children to access grants?', HIV Nursing Matters, Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2016), pp. 20-23.

Lucie Cluver, Elona Toska. M Orki, F Meinck, Rebecca Hodes, A Yakubovich and L Sherr. Achieving equity in HIV-treatment outcomes: can social protection improve adolescent ART-adherence in South Africa? AIDS Care (Vol. 28, NO. S2, 1–10, 2016)

Lucie Cluver, Rebecca Hodes, Lorraine Sherr, Mark Orkin, Franziska Meinck, Patricia Lim ah Ken, Natalie Winder-Rossi, Jason Wolfe, and Marissa Vicari, "Social protection: Potential for Improving Outcomes among Adolescents", Journal of the International AIDS Society (Vol. 18, Suppl. 6, 2015), S1-7.

Elona Toska, Lucie Cluver, Rebecca Hodes and Khameer Kidia, "Sex and secrecy: How HIV-status disclosure affects safe sex among HIV-positive adolescents", AIDS Care (Vol. 27, Suppl. 1, 2015) pp. 47-58.

Rebecca Hodes and Lyn Schumaker, "Science and Scandal in South Africa: An Introduction", Journal of Southern African Studies (Vol. 41, No. 1, 2015), pp. 707-714.

Rebecca Hodes, "'Kink' and the colony: sexual deviance in the medical history of South Africa, c. 1893–1939", Journal of Southern African Studies (Vol. 41, No. 1, 2015), pp. 715-733.

Lucie Cluver, Rebecca Hodes, Elona Toska, Khameer Kidia, F. Mark Orkin, Lorraine Sherr and Franziska Meinck, "'HIV is like a tsotsi, ARVs are your guns': associations between HIV disclosure and adherence to antiretroviral treatment among adolescents in South Africa", AIDS, (Vol. 29, Suppl. 1, 2015), pp S57-S65.

Elona Toska, Lucie Cluver, Mark Boyes, M Pantelic, C Kuo. From “sugar daddies” to “sugar babies”: Quantitatively testing the pathway between age-disparate sexual relationships, condom use, and adolescent pregnancy in South Africa. Sexual Health (12(1), 2015). 59-66

M Pantelic, Lucie Cluver, Mark Boyes, Elona Toska, C Kuo, M Moshabela. Medical pluralism predicts non-ART use among parents in need of ART: a community survey in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. AIDS and Behaviour. (2014)

A Amzel, Elona Toska, R Lovich, M Widyono, T Patel, C Foti, E Dziuban, B Phelps, N Sugandhi, D Mark and J Altschuler. Promoting a Combination Approach to Paediatric HIV Psychosocial Support. AIDS, (Vol 27, 2013) S147-S157.

Rebecca Hodes, "The medical history of abortion in South Africa, c. 1970 – 2000", Journal of Southern African Studies (Vol. 39, No. 4, 2013).

Rebecca Hodes, "You know what a bad person you are? HIV, abortion and reproductive healthcare for women in South Africa", in R. A. Smith (ed.), Global HIV/AIDS Politics, Policy and Activism: Persistent Challenges and Emerging Issues, (Santa Barbara, Praeger, 2013).

Margaret Hoffman, David Coetzee, Rebecca Hodes and Leslie London, "From Comprehensive Medicine to Public Health at the University of Cape Town - a 40 year journey", South African Medical Journal (Vol. 102, No. 6, 2012)

Rebecca Hodes,"Understanding AIDS Conspiracies", Science as Culture (Vol. 21, No. 4, 2012)

Rebecca Hodes and Trude Naimak,"Piloting antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: the role of partnerships in the Western Cape’s provincial roll-out", African Journal of AIDS Research (Vol. 10, No. 4, 2011)

Rebecca Hodes, "Televising Treatment: The Political Struggle for Antiretrovirals on South African Television", Social History of Medicine (Vol. 23, No. 1, 2010)

Rebecca Hodes, "How health systems research helped to champion South Africa's antiretroviral rollout", The Lancet & the Global Forum for Health Research. Anthology of Young Health Researchers (October, 2010)

Rebecca Hodes, "'Diseased dystopias?': HIV and the South African City in Yesterday and Tsotsi", Postamble (4 (2) 2008)

Rebecca Hodes, "HIV/AIDS in South African Documentary Film, c. 1990 – 2000", Journal of Southern African Studies (Vol. 33, No. 1, 2007).

Chapters in Books

Rebecca Hodes,"HIV/AIDS on Television, Siyayinqoba/Beat It! and New Forms of Health Citizenship in South Africa" in Gregory Barz and Judah Cohen (eds.), The Culture of AIDS in Africa (Oxford University Press, 2011)

Rebecca Hodes, "HIV on Documentary Television in Post-Apartheid South Africa", in Alex Juhasz and Alisa Lubow (eds.), A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film (Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2015).

Rebecca Hodes, "'It’s a beautiful struggle': Siyayinqoba/Beat It! and the HIV/AIDS treatment struggle on South African television" in W. Beinart, and M. Dawson (eds.), Popular Politics and Resistance Movements in South Africa (Wits University Press, 2010)


Rebecca Hodes, "Broadcasting the Pandemic: A History of HIV on South African Television" (Human Sciences Research Council Press, Cape Town, 2014

Policy Briefs

Lucie Cluver, "How can social protection reduce adolescent HIV-risk?" in Cluver, LD., Orkin, M., Meinck, F., Boyes, M., & Sherr, L. (2016)

Lucie Cluver, "Combination social protection improves adolescent ART-adherence" in Cluver, LD., Toska, E., Orkin, M., Meinck, F., Hodes, RJ., Yakubovich, A., & Sherr, L. (2016)

Lucie Cluver, "Combination social protection reduces HIV-risk in adolescents" in Cluver, LD., Orkin, M., Yakubovich, A. & Sherr, L. (2016)

Lucie Cluver, "Social protection: potential for improving HIV outcomes among adolescents" in Cluver, LD., Hodes, RJ., Sherr, L., Orkin., F M, Meinck, F., Lim Ah Ken, P., Winder-Rossi, N., Wolfe, J., & Vicari, M. (2015)

Lucie Cluver, "Social protection and the Sustainable Development Goals" in Cluver, LD., Orkin, FM., Meinck, F., Boyes, ME., Yakubovich, AR., Sherr, L. (2016)

Elona Toska, "Social protection and the Sustainable Development Goals" in Toska, E., Cluver, L.D., Boyes, M.E., Isaacsohn, M., Hodes, R., Sherr, L., (2016)