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Enabling sustainability through an action research process of organisational development
(Greenleaf Publishing, 2013)
The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a study exploring a unique learning process leading to leader led organisational change with a sample of South African SMEs from different sectors. The paper investigates ...
Informing principal policy reforms in South Africa through data-based evidence
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
In the past decade there has been a notable shift in South African education policy that raises the value of school leadership as a lever for learning improvements. Despite a growing discourse on school leadership, there ...
Some challenges in bacterial infectious diseases
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010)
Temperature variability and occurrence of diarrhoea in children under five-years-old in Cape Town Metropolitan Sub-Districts
This paper describes the relationship between temperature change and diarrhoea in under five-year-old children in the Cape Town Metropolitan Area (CTMA) of South Africa. The study used climatic and aggregated surveillance ...
Ethical considerations for vaccination programmes in acute humanitarian emergencies
(World Health Organization, 2013-02-07)
Humanitarian emergencies result in a breakdown of critical health-care services and often make vulnerable communities dependent on external agencies for care. In resource-constrained settings, this may occur ...
Pre-hospital versus in-hospital thrombolysis for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (Review)
Background: Early thrombolysis for individuals experiencing a myocardial infarction is associated with better mortality and morbidity outcomes. While traditionally thrombolysis is given in hospital, pre-hospital thrombolysis ...
The 'nervous conditions' of neo-liberated higher education students
To the newly liberated citizens of South Africa, a higher education (HE) qualification in 1994 represented both a means to a prosperous end, and a hope-filled end in itself. Whichever party has managed to achieve political ...
Zinc supplementation for the treatment ofmeasles in children (Review)
Background: Measles is an important cause of childhoodmorbidity andmortality globally, despite increasing vaccine coverage. Zinc plays a significant role in the maintenance of normal immunological functions, therefore ...
Interventions for treating postpartumconstipation (Review)
Background: Constipation is a functional bowel disorder that can reduce quality of life in the puerperium period. The diagnosis of postpartum constipation is both subjective and objective. It is characterised by symptoms ...
Restricting or banning alcohol advertising to reduce alcohol consumption in adults and adolescents (Review)
Background: Alcohol is estimated to be the fifth leading risk factor for global disability-adjusted life years. Restricting or banning alcohol advertising may reduce exposure to the risk posed by alcohol at the individual ...