Imperial College London

Dr Sabine L. van Elsland

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

External Relationships & Communications Manager



+44 (0)20 7594 3896s.van-elsland




G35Medical SchoolSt Mary's Campus





S.L. van Elsland (2019) Home-based treatment of children with HIV infection or tuberculous meningitis in South Africa, doctoral thesis,

S.L. van Elsland, S.I. van Dongen, J.E. Bosmans, H.S. Schaaf, R. van Toorn, A.M. van Furth (2018) Cost-effectiveness of home-based versus in-hospital treatment of paediatric tuberculous meningitis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 22(10); pg 1188–1195  DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0236

S.L. van Elsland, R.P.H. Peters, N. Grobbelaar, M.O. Kok, R. van Toorn, P. Springer, M.F. Cotton, C.J. Grobbelaar, R. Aarnoutse, A.M. van Furth (2018) A treatment-support intervention evaluated in South African paediatric populations with HIV infection or tuberculous meningitis. Tropical medicine and international health; published online 03-08-2018 DOI: 10.1111/tmi.13134

S.L. van Elsland, R.P.H. Peters, N. Grobbelaar, P. Ketelo, M.O. Kok, M.F. Cotton, A.M. van Furth (2018) Paediatric ART adherence in South Africa: a  comprehensive analysis. AIDS and behavior; published online 27-07-2018. DOI 10.1007/s10461-018-2235-x

M. Kruger, M.M. Makiwane, S. Ramoroka, S.L. van Elsland, B.Rosenkranz (2018) Off-label use in ambulatory paediatric clinics in a central South African hospital. Accepted for publication15-08-2018

A. Hasnida, R.A.J. Borst, A.M. Johnson, N.R. Rahmani, S.L. van Elsland, M.O. Kok (2017) Making health systems research w`ork: time to shift funding to locally-led research in the South. The Lancet Global health, Volume 5, No. 1, e22–e24, January 2017 DOI

W.A.J. Norder, R.P.H. Peters, M.O. Kok, S.L. van Elsland, H.E. Struthers, M.A. Tutu, A.M van Furth (2015), The church and paediatric HIV care in rural South Africa: a qualitative study. AIDS Care, 27(11); pg 1404-1409. PMID 26679269

R.S. Solomons, S.L. van Elsland, D.H. Visser, K.G. Hoek, B.J. Marais, J.F. Schoeman, A.M. van Furth (2014), Commercial nucleic acid amplification tests in tuberculous meningitis--a meta-analysis. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease,78(4); pg 398–403. PMID 24503504

R van Toorn, H.S. Schaaf, J.A. Laubscher, S.L. van Elsland, Peter R Donald, Johan F Schoeman (2014), Short intensified treatment in children with drug-susceptible tuberculous meningitis. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 33(3); pg 248-252. PMID 24168978

N. Blok, D.H. Visser, R. Solomons, S.L. van Elsland, A.L. den Hertog, A.M. van Furth (2014), Lipoarabinomannan enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for early diagnosis of childhood tuberculous meningitis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 18(2) pg 2015-2010. PMID 24429314

N.V.S. Vinkeles Melchers, S.L. van Elsland, J.M.A. Lange, M.W. Borgdorff, J. Van den Hombergh (2013) ‘State of affairs of tuberculosis in prison facilities: A systematic review of screening practices and recommendations for best TB control’. PLoSOne, 8(1); e53644. PMID 23372662

S.L. van Elsland, P Springer, I.H.M. Steenhuis, R. Van Toorn, J.F. Schoeman, A.M. van Furth (2012) ‘Tuberculous Meningitis: Barriers to adherence in home treatment of children and caretaker perceptions’, Journal of tropical pediatrics, August, 58(4); pg 275-279. PMID 22141110            

S.L. van Elsland, M. Van der Hoeven, S. Joshi, C.M. Doak, M.C. Ponce (2012) ‘Pressure cooker ownership and food security in Aurangabad, India’. Public Health Nutrition, 15(5); pg 818-826. PMID 22017820

C.B. Terwee, W. Bouwmeester, S.L. van Elsland, H.C.W. de Vet, J. Dekker (2011) ‘Instruments to assess physical activity in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a systematic review of measurement properties’. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 19 (6); pg 620-633. PMID 21251989