Dr KL Naidoo

Dr KL Naidoo


Dr KL Naidoo



+27 (0)31 260 4350




Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine 

Research Interests

HIV in children; Prevention of Mother to child transmission; Medical Education 


Clinical Head of Unit: Paediatrics King Edward VIII Hospital 


Dr KL Naidoo qualified at University of Natal in 1990 and obtained his Diploma in Child Health and Fellowship in Paediatrics by 1998 .He has spent time in the United Kingdom, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Hospitals Complex and is now Clinical Head of unit in Paediatrics at King Edward VIII Hospital Major interests include Paediatric HIV; Medical Education .Currently teaching, research and, service remains the major focus of his activities 

 List of Publications

  • Adhikari M,Jeena P,Bobat R,Archary M,Naidoo K, Coutsoudis A,Singh R,Naidoo N .HIV associated Tuberculosis in the Newborn and Young Infant .International Journal of Paediatrics Vol 2011,Article ID 354208 10pages
  • Renee Naidoo, Wolfgang Rennert, Audrey Lung, Kimesh Naidoo, Neil Mckerrow. The Influence of Nutritional Status on the response to HAART in HIV infected Children in South Africa .Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal .6 Jun 2010.Vol 29 (6)
  • Kirthee Pillay ,Eleni Maunder, Kimesh Naidoo. Diet Related knowledge and anthropometric status of children aged 6 to 10 with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Kwa Zulu Natal SA Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease 2010;7:16-22
  • Naidoo Kimesh  .Scaling Up Treatment and Access Pediatric HAART – Kwa Zulu Natal .Chapter Author .Elisabeth Glazer Pediatrics Aids Foundation Publication From the Ground Up.
  • Pillay K ,Maunder E MW ,Naidoo KL Dietary intake and metabolic control of children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus aged 6-10years in KwaZulu-Natal S Afr J Clin Nutr 2008;21 (3)(suppl 1):161-244
  • Meyers T, Moultrie H, Naidoo K, Cotton M, Eley  B, Sherman G. Challenges to Paediatric care and Treatment .Journal of Infectious Diseases .Supplement .2007
  • Moshal KL, Mckerrow N, Naidoo K.Obstacles and Inspirations, lessons and limitations in the management of Pediatric HIV.Paediatrics and Child Health. April 2007 Vol 17:4; 137-142
  • Raziya Bobat,Hoosen Coovadia,Cindy Stevens,Kimesh L Naidoo,Neil Mckerrow,Robert E Black,William J Moss Lancet 2005; 366: 1862-67 Safety and Efficacy of Zinc Supplementation for children with HIV1 infection in South Africa: a randomized double-blind placebo controlled trial