Dr Akhtar Hussain

 

Person

Dr Akhtar Hussain

 

Telephone

0837861130

Email

maleeha@mweb.co.za

Campus

Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine

Research Interests

HIV, TB, cmv, and ALRI

Designation

Clinical Manager 


 Biosketch  

Present position  

Clinical Manager, Department of Paediatrics and running the HIV/AIDS Department at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital

Supervising Place of Safety Children’s Home, Umlazi


Positions and Honours

 

1. Registrar Pediatrics: 1987 -1991 King Edward Hospital/Department of Pediatrics, University of Kwazulu Natal

2. Principal Medical Officer 1992- 2003 Prince Mshyeni Hospital Pediatrics

3. Chief Medical Officer/ HIV/AIDS Management 2004- 2009 Prince Mshyeni Hospital

4. Consultant – Family Medicine and Paediatrics, HIV/AIDS 2009 – present Prince Mshyeni Hospital, Durban, South Africa

 

Previous positions

 

1. Member of South African Clinicians HIV/AIDS Society

2. Past President of the South African Medical Association, KZN Branch

  3. National Counselor of the South African Medical Association 2010-2012

  4. Member of Provincial Infection Prevention Control

 

List of Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

 

  • SLE Case Report in SMJ 1991
  • Pregnant Women's Access to PMTCT and ART Services in South Africa and Implications for Universal Antiretroviral Treatment -2012

 

Research Support. PMTCT program at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital.

  • Auditing PMTCT Programme
  • Co-ordinate program offered to mums and babies that attend antenatal clinic and deliver at Prince Mshyeni Hospital.
  • Monitor and evaluate impact of treatment and progress of babies.
  • Liase with Local PMTCT Manager
  • Inservice to all interns and nursing staff. 

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