Dr Ruth Cornick has a background in family medicine and joined the Knowledge Translation Unit in November 2005 as a guideline developer, trainer and researcher. Her most recent clinical experience involved integrating TB, HIV and ARV care in a primary care setting which formed the foundation for her masters thesis, and contributed towards strengthening the integration of the these diseases in the PALSA PLUS guideline and training programme. She is currently leading the expansion of the PALSA PLUS guideline to address other common symptoms and priority chronic diseases among adults, including cardiovascular disease and mental health problems. She represents the Knowledge Translation Unit on the Western Cape Department of Health’s Chronic Diseases Reference Group.
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