Now showing items 1-10 of 912
Schizophrenia-window-of-hope.com: Development of a psycho-educational internet resource for the South African setting
Psycho-educational programmes for families of persons with schizophrenia have been shown to reduce relapse rates, subsequently reducing the burden on the family as well as health care systems. Although various South African ...
[No abstract available]
Agricultural economics: An exoteric or esoteric science
The main argument in this article is that agricultural economists in South Africa must address at least two fundamental questions, namely: (1) "What is the influence of public policy on the structure of agriculture?" and ...
Lymphoma - The immune system in disarray Theme for the 11th Congress of the South African Lymphoma Study Group meeting
[No abstract available]
Promoting oral health in South Africa: public perceptions of water fluoridation.
Public knowledge of water fluoridation (WF), sources of information, purpose of WF and the level of support for the implementation of WF was assessed in South Africa. Of the 2229 respondents interviewed, 23 per cent had ...
Lack of floral constancy by bee fly pollinators: Implications for ethological isolation in an African daisy
Although divergent floral preferences of pollinating species is a likely mechanism maintaining integrity of co-occurring floral ecotypes or incipient species, reproductive isolation of floral morphs could also result from ...
INH preventive therapy (IPT) in HIV-infected south African children
HIV-infected children have a high risk of acquiring tuberculosis. The World Health Organization (WHO) has released isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) recommendations for adults and children living with HIV, based on efficacy ...
Evaluating the BED capture enzyme immunoassay to estimate HIV incidence among adults in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa
Serological assays for estimating HIV-1 incidence are prone to misclassification, limiting the accuracy of the incidence estimate. Adjustment factors have been developed and recommended for estimating assay-based HIV-1 ...
Triple therapy with clarithromycin, omeprazole, and amoxicillin for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in duodenal ulcer patients in Asia and Africa
Background: Studies assessing the efficacy of triple therapy containing clarithromycin and amoxicillin for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection and healing of duodenal ulcers in Asian and African countries are ...