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  • Challenges in biobank governance in Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Staunton, Ciara; Moodley, Keymanthri (BioMed Central, 2013-09)
    Background: Biological sample and data transfer within and out of Africa is steeped in controversy With the H3Africa project now aiming to establish biobanks in Africa, it is essential that there are ethical and ...
  • Discourse of final-year medical students during clinical case presentations 

    Botha, H.; Van Schalkwyk, G. I.; Bezuidenhout, J.; Van Schalkwyk, S. C. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2011-06)
    Introduction: The need for medical students to adopt a discourse appropriate to the field is repeatedly emphasised by teaching staff during lectures and ward rounds. The acquisition of such discourse is often not assessed, ...
  • Advancing research ethics training in Southern Africa (ARESA) 

    Moodley, Keymanthri; Rennie, Stuart (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2012-12)
    Southern Africa is a research-rich environment in which research ethics review is critical. The research ethics review system is well established but considerable variability in capacity and training exists among the various ...
  • Patients as consumers of health care in South Africa : the ethical and legal implications 

    Rowe, Kirsten; Moodley, Keymanthri (BioMed Central, 2013-03)
    Background South Africa currently has a pluralistic health care system with separate public and private sectors. It is, however, moving towards a socialised model with the introduction of National Health Insurance. The ...
  • HIV infection is associated with a lower incidence of constriction in presumed tuberculous pericarditis : a prospective observational study 

    Ntsekhe, Mpiko; Wiysonge, Charles S.; Gumedze, Freedom; Maartens, Gary; Commerford, Patrick J.; Volmink, Jimmy A.; Mayosi, Bongani M. (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-04)
    Background: Pericardial constriction is a serious complication of tuberculous pericardial effusion that occurs in up to a quarter of patients despite anti-tuberculosis chemotheraphy. The impact of human immunodeficiency ...
  • Estimating the resources needed and savings anticipated from roll-out of adult male circumcision in sub-Saharan Africa 

    Auvert, Bertran; Marseille, Elliot; Korenromp, Eline L; Lloyd-Smith, James; Sitta, Remi; Taljaard, Dirk; Pretorius, Carel; Williams, Brian; Kahn, James G. (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2008-08)
    Background: Trials in Africa indicate that medical adult male circumcision (MAMC) reduces the risk of HIV by 60%. MAMC may avert 2 to 8 million HIV infections over 20 years in sub-Saharan Africa and cost less than treating ...
  • Alcohol, aspirin, depression, smoking, stress and the patient with a gastric ulcer 

    Bock, O. A. A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1976-02)
    It would seem that a gastric ulcer is the product of an interaction between chronic gastritis, the acid (and pepsin) of the gastric juice, and one or more precipitating factors. In a group of 194 consecutive patients with ...
  • Allergic asthma in different population groups in the western Cape : causative and complicating factors 

    Joubert, J. R.; Brink, S.; Hentzen, G. M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1988-02)
    Allergic asthma is a disease with a well-defined aetiology, the recognition and elimination of which could be achieved with relatively simple and inexpensive prophylactic treatment. Some of the well-known factors - respiratory ...
  • Amoebic lung abscesses : a case report 

    Snyders, F. A.; Welke, H. G. E. (Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1989-04)
    A case of multiple amoebic lung abscesses without indication of direct extension from a subclinical liver abscess, which delayed correct diagnosis, is reported. Severe constitutional symptoms, life-threatening haemoptysis ...