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A quasi-experimental evaluation of an HIV prevention programme by peer education in the Anglican Church of the Western Cape, South Africa
(BMJ publishing group, 2012-02)
Introduction: Religion is important in most African communities, but faith-based HIV prevention programmes are infrequent and very rarely evaluated. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness ...
Health and fracking : should the medical profession be concerned?
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-05)
The use of natural gas that is obtained from high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) may reduce carbon emissions relative to the use of coal and have substantial economic benefits for South Africa. However, concerns ...
'Why don't you just use a condom? ': understanding the motivational tensions in the minds of South African women
(AOSIS Publishing, 2010)
Background: HIV/AIDS makes the largest contribution to the burden of disease in South Africa and consistent condom use is considered a key component of HIV-prevention efforts. Health workers see condoms as a straightforward ...
Faith-based organisations and HIV prevention in Africa : a review
(AOSIS Publishing, 2013-05)
Background: Faith-based organisations (FBOs) are potentially an important role-player in HIV prevention, but there has been little systematic study of their potential strengths and weaknesses in this area. Objectives: ...