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  • Pain as a reason for primary care visits: cross-sectional survey in a rural and periurban health clinic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa 

    Igumbor, Ehimario U.; Puoane, Thandi; Gansky, Stuart A.; Plesh, Octavia (South Africa Academy of Family Physicians, 2012)
    Background: The burden of pain in primary care has not been described for South Africa. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pain in primary care and to characterise pain among adult patients attending a rural ...
  • 'Pale face'/ 'pointy face': SA criminology in denial 

    Henkeman, Sarah (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2013)
    This paper responds to key aspects of Bill Dixon's article, Understanding 'Pointy Face': What is criminology for? It suggests that criminology should unambiguously be 'for' social justice in South Africa's transhistoric ...
  • Palliative care for terminally ill inmates: Does the state have a legal obligation? 

    Albertus, Chesne (Juta Law, 2012)
    ‘We ought to give those who are to leave life … the terminally ill … the same care and attention that we give those who enter life – the new-born.’1 In this article it is contended that terminally ill inmates have a right ...
  • Palygorskite hybridized carbon nanocomposite as a high-performance electrocatalyst support for formic acid oxidation 

    Linkov, Vladimir; Ji, Shan; Wang, Keliang; Wang, Hui; Wang, Rongfang; Key, Julian (South African Chemical Institute (SACI), 2013)
    A nanocomposite, in which acid-treated palygorskite was hybridized with carbon, was prepared and designed as an efficient support for electrocatatlysts. Pd nanoparticles were deposited on the hybrid support as an ...
  • Pan-African initiatives in global governance 

    Gottschalk, Keith (2013)
    As recently as 2009, a five hundred page textbook on international relations did not even mention the African Union in its index. The same applied to the Wikipedia entry on international organizations until a colleague of ...
  • A Panel of Ancestry Informative Markers for the Complex Five-Way Admixed South African Coloured Population 

    Daya, Michelle; van der Merwe, Lize; Galal, Ushma; Möller, Marlo; Salie, Muneeb; Chimusa, Emile R.; Galanter, Joshua M.; van Helden, Paul D.; Henn, Brenna M.; Gignoux, Chris R.; Hoal, Eileen G. (PloS, 2013)
    Admixture is a well known confounder in genetic association studies. If genome-wide data is not available, as would be the case for candidate gene studies, ancestry informative markers (AIMs) are required in order to adjust ...
  • Paper regimes 

    Dhupelia-Mesthrie, Uma (University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    In 1915 Baba Bapoo, a store assistant in Cape Town, was thrown into a state of great mental and emotional stress when he lost his permit en route to India. This was the only document that could guarantee his re-admission ...
  • A paradigm shift in African men and health- the case of oral health 

    Ramphoma, K.J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    It has been widely documented that men, especially those of African origin, will seek medical attention only when they experience serious ill health. In African settings, this reluctance is mostly influenced by their ...
  • The paradox of youth empowerment: Exploring youth intervention programme in Ghana 

    Ile, Isioma; Boadu, Evans Sakyi (Cogent OA, 2018)
    Empowerment is a necessary determinant of young people’s participation in national, regional and district or local level decision-making processes. For inclusiveness in any social intervention programme, the policy process ...
  • The paradoxical effects of being a cost centre manager at a public hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa 

    Jooste, Karien; Mothiba, Tebogo Maria; Nolte, A.G.W. (AFAHPER-SD, 2014)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of being a cost centre manager at a public hospital in Limpopo Province, South Africa. A qualitative, descriptive, exploratory and contextual research design was used. ...
  • Parallel Policies: Policies relevant to child safety 

    Redpath, Jean (Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention, 2007)
    The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention’s 2005 National Youth Victimisation Study indicated the need to explore existing policy impacting on children from a social crime prevention perspective within a rights-based ...
  • Paramedics, poetry, and film: Health policy and systems research at the intersection of theory, art, and practice 

    Brady, Leanne; De Vries, Shaheem; Gallow, Rushaana; George, Asha; Gilson, Lucy; Louw, Moira; Martin, Abdul Waheem; Shamis, Khalid; Stuart, Toni (Human Resources for Health, 2019)
    Violence is a public health issue. It is the consequence of a complex set of interacting political, social, and economic factors firmly rooted in past and current injustice. South Africa remains one of the most unequal ...
  • Parenting practice, leisure experience, and substance use among South African adolescents 

    Xie, Hui; Weybright, Elizabeth H.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Wegner, Lisa; Smith, Edward A. (Routledge, 2019)
    There is limited understanding of parents’ role in positive youth/adolescent development through leisure in developing countries. Using a sample of 6,626 eighth-grade students in South Africa, this study examined the ...
  • Parenting styles and psychological needs influences on adolescent life goals and aspirations in a South African setting 

    Roman, Nicolette V.; Davids, Eugene L.; Moyo, Alice; Schilder, Lauren; Lacante, Marlies; Lens, Willy (Routledge, 2015)
    The present study examined the role of parenting styles and basic psychological needs in the adoption of goals and aspirations of learners, as well as for their psychological wellbeing (positive versus negative affect) in ...
  • Parents perceptions of stress in a neonatal intensive care unit in Rwanda 

    Chipps, Jennifer; Musabirema, Priscille; Brysiewicz, Petra (Curationis, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: Having a newborn infant hospitalised in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an unexpected and stressful event for a family. A number of potential stressors to which family members of patients in these ...
  • Parents' experiences of parenting an adolescent abusing substances 

    Kalam, Aziza; Mthembu, Thuli Godfrey (Stellenbosch University, 2018)
    Adolescent substance abuse is one of the most significant current discussions in social and public health (Wegner & Flisher, 2009). According to the South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU), it ...
  • Parliamentarians discuss issues around HIV and AIDS 

    Chenwi, Lilian (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2010)
    During the XVIII International AIDS Conference held in Vienna, Austria, from 18-23 July 2010, members and staff of parliament from 47 countries met on 20 July to discuss legislative aspects of HIV relating to key affected ...
  • Parliaments and the MDGs 

    Chenwi, Lilian (ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2010)
    During the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) summit that took place in New York from 20 to 22 September 2010, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations (UN) Millennium Campaign organised a meeting aimed ...
  • Participants’ preferred choice of practitioner for orofacial symptoms 

    Indermun, S.; Isaacs, Q.; Mulder, Riaan (South African Dental Association, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Patients seeking treatment from general medical practitioners (GP) may be unaware or ill-informed that dentists are the more appropriate professionals to manage their orofacial symptoms, being able to ...
  • Participating unequally: Student experiences at UWC 

    Clowes, Lindsay; Shefer, Tamara; Ngabaza, Sisa (UNISA Press, 2017)
    This paper uses Nancy Fraser’s concept of participatory parity to reflect on data gathered by and from third year students in a final year research module in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of ...