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  • Handheld fast-track feedback instant messaging 

    Adesemowo, A. Kayode; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2003)
    As mobile devices and networks become more data-centric, text messaging requires an extension of co-presence capabilities for better interactive discussion between input/output handicapped handheld users and their free ...
  • Handling medical emergencies 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Medical emergencies can occur at any time in the dental surgery. Routine dental operations and procedures that generally cause no harm or distress to fit and normal patients may give rise to symptoms, alarming and of ...
  • Happy in the informal economy? A case study of well-being among day labourers in South Africa 

    Blaauw, Phillip (Derick); Botha, Ilse; Schenck, Catherina (Rinie); Schoeman, Christie (Clute Institute, 2013)
    Past research provided evidence of the negative effect that individual unemployment can have on subjective well-being. The persistent high levels of unemployment and poverty in South Africa have been well documented. Many ...
  • Happy in the informal economy? A case study of well-being among day labourers in South Africa 

    Blaauw, Phillip; Botha, Ilse; Schenck, Rinie; Schoeman, Christie (Clute Institute, 2013)
    Past research provided evidence of the negative effect that individual unemployment can have on subjective well-being. The persistent high levels of unemployment and poverty in South Africa have been well documented. Many ...
  • "Harlekijns in den bonten stoet"? 'n Herbesoek aan die vroee komiese poesie in Afrikaans 

    Van Zyl, Wium (SAVN, 2013)
    “Harlequins in a pied parade”? A revisit to early comic poetry in Afrikaans Some South African newspapers and individuals considered the so-called “Patriot movement” or First Afrikaans Language Movement’s efforts to ...
  • HE 0230−4323 revisited: a new rapidly pulsating sdB star 

    Kilkenny, David; Koen, Chris; Worters, H. (Oxford University Press, 2010)
    HE 0230−4323 is a hot sdB star in a binary system. An earlier work demonstrated that the light curve of the system shows a strong (∼4 per cent) reflection effect and also appears to exhibit photometric variations of the ...
  • HE0230–4323: an unusual pulsating hot subdwarf star 

    Koen, Chris (Oxford University Press, 2007)
    HE 0230−4323 is a known binary, consisting of a subdwarf star and a companion which is not observable in the optical. Photometric measurements reported in this paper have shown it to be both a reflection-effect and a ...
  • Healing waters: Balneological classification of thermal springs in South Africa 

    Boekstein, Mark (2014)
    The scientific study of the medicinal effects of thermal waters is known as balneology, or balneotherapy when applied in a medical context. In this literature-based article, the need for an up-to-date balneological ...
  • Health care professionals and family perspectives of youth’s trauma: Suggestions for coaching and self-leadership 

    Jooste, Karien; Maritz, Jeanette (Bentham Open, 2015)
    Family forms the first and most important social institution in every society. Although traumatised families may be the root of much personal and social turmoil, a healthy community and family is the most vital way to deal ...
  • Health challenges of elderly people caring for children orphaned by AIDS in a community setting in South Africa 

    Mutemwa, Mebelo; Adejumo, Oluyinka (AFAHPER-SD, 2014)
    The HIV epidemic has resulted in the death of many people in their reproductive years, leaving behind orphans who are sometimes cared for by their elderly relatives despite the feebleness of their aging bodies. The purpose ...
  • Health policy and systems research: needs, challenges and opportunities in South Africa – a university perspective 

    Marsha, Orgill; Nonhlanhla, Nxumalo; Woldekidan K., Amde; Uta, Lehmann; Jane, Goudge; Lucy, Gilson; Erasmus, Ermin (Health systems trust, 2013)
    The last two decades have seen growing international recognition of the need to strengthen health systems in order to deliver already available, cost-effective health interventions. This chapter describes the parallel ...
  • Health promotion needs of physically disabled individuals with lower limb amputation in Rwanda 

    Amosun, Seyi Ladele; Mutimura, Eugene; Frantz, Jose M. (Taylor and Francis, 2005)
    PURPOSE. The objectives of the study were to identify the health-related behaviors among physically disabled individuals with lower limb amputation resident in Rwanda, the factors that influenced these behaviors, and the ...
  • Health sector reforms: implications for maternal and child healthcare in South Africa 

    Jumare, Fadila; Ogujiuba, Kanayo; Stiegler, Nancy (MCSER-CEMAS-Sapienza University of Rome, 2013-07)
    Generally, public health facilities in developing countries tend to be underfunded and inefficient. In South Africa, these problems have continued even after the introduction of free maternal and child health care policy. ...
  • Health system barriers to implementation of collaborative TB and HIV activities including prevention of mother to child transmission in South Africa 

    Uwimana, Jeannine; Jackson, Debra; Hausler, Harry; Zarowsky, Christina (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    In South Africa, the control of TB and HIV co-infection remains a major challenge despite the availability of international and national guidelines for integration of TB and HIV services. This study was undertaken in ...
  • Health-promotion needs of youth with a spinal cord injury in South Africa 

    Njoki, Emma; Frantz, Jose M.; Mpofu, Ratie (Informa Healthcare, 2007)
    Purpose. To determine the health promotion needs through an exploration of health-related behaviours and the factors that influence the behaviour of physically disabled youth with spinal cord injury. Methods. A descriptive ...
  • Health-related quality of life of patients six months poststroke living in the Western Cape, South Africa 

    Rhoda, Anthea J (AOSIS Publishing, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: The majority of individuals report a decline in health-related quality of life following a stroke. Quality of life and factors predicting quality of life could differ in individuals from lower income countries. ...
  • Healthwise South Africa: cultural adaptation of a school-based risk prevention programme 

    Wegner, Lisa; Flisher, Alan J; Caldwell, Linda L; Vergnani, Tania; Smith, Edward A (Oxford University Press, 2008)
    There is a need for effective prevention programmes aimed at reducing risk behaviour among South African adolescents. Health Wise South Africa is a school-based programme designed to reduce sexual and substance use risk ...
  • HerMES: Candidate gravitationally lensed galaxies and lensing statistics at submillimeter wavelengths 

    Wardlow, Julie, L.; Cooray, Asantha; De Bernardis, Francesco; Amblard, A.; Arumugam, V.; Aussel, H.; Baker, A.J.; Bethermin, M.; Blundell, R.; Bock, J.; Boselli, A.; Bridge, C.; Buat, V.; Burgarella, D.; Bussmann, R.S.; Cabrera-Lavers, A.; Calanog, J.; Carpenter, J.M.; Casey, C.M.; Castro-Rodríguez, N.; Cava, A.; Chanial, P.; Chapin, E.; Chapman, S.C.; Clements, D.L.; Conley, A.; Cox, P.; Dowell, C.D.; Dye, S.; Eales, S.; Farrah, D.; Ferrero, P.; Franceschini, A.; Frayer, D.T.; Frazer, C.; Fu, Hai; Gavazzi, R.; Glenn, J.; González Solares, E.A.; Griffin, M.; Gurwell, M.A.; Harris, A.I.; Hatziminaoglou, E.; Hopwood, R.; Hyde, A.; Ibar, E.; Ivison, R.J.; Kim, S.; Lagache, G.; Levenson, L.; Marchetti, L.; Marsden, G; Martinez-Navajas, P.; Negrello, M.; Neri, R.; Nguyen, H.T.; OHalloran, B.; Oliver, S.J.; Omont, A.; Page, M.J.; Panuzzo, P.; Papageorgiou, A.; Pearson, C.P.; Perez-Fournon, E.; Pohlen, M.; Riechers, D.; Rigopoulou, D.; Roseboom, I.G.; Rowan-Robinson, M.; Schulz, B.; Scott, Douglas; Scoville, N.; Seymour, N.; Shupe, D.L.; Smith, A.J.; Streblyanska, A.; Strom, A.; Symeonidis, M.; Trichas, M.; Vaccari, M.; Vieira, J.D.; Viero, M.P.; Wang, L.; Xu, C.K.; Zemcov, M.; Yan, L. (American Astronomical Society, 2013)
    Gravitational lensing increases the angular size and integrated flux of affected sources. It is exploited to investigate the mass distribution of the foreground lensing structures and the properties of the background lensed ...
  • Hermes: Cosmic infrared background anisotropies and the clustering of dusty star-forming galaxies 

    Viero, M.P.; Wang, L.; Zemcov, M.; Addison, G.; Amblard, A.; Arumugam, V.; Aussel, H.; Bethermin, M.; Bock, J.; Boselli, A.; Buat, V.; Burgarella, D.; Casey, C.M.; Clements, D.L.; Conley, A.; Conversi, L.; Cooray, A.; De Zotti, G.; Dowell, C.D.; Farrah, D.; Franceschini, A.; Glenn, J.; Griffin, M.; Hatziminaoglou, E.; Heinis, S.; Ibar, E.; Ivison, R.J.; Lagache, G.; Levenson, L.; Marchetti, L.; Marsden, G.; Nguyen, H.T.; OHalloran, B.; Oliver, S.J.; Omont, A.; Page, M.J.; Papageorgiou, A.; Pearson, C.P.; Perez-Fournon, I.; Pohlen, M.; Rigopoulou, D.; Roseboom, I.G.; Rowan-Robinson, M.; Schulz, B.; Scott, Douglas; Seymour, N.; Shupe, D.L.; Smith, A.J.; Symeonidis, M.; Vaccari, M.; Valtchanov, I.; Vieira, J.D.; Wardlow, Julie L.; Xu, C.K. (American Astronomical Society, 2013)
    Star formation is well traced by dust, which absorbs the UV/optical light produced by young stars in actively starforming regions and re-emits the energy in the far-infrared/ submillimeter (FIR/submm; e.g., Savage & ...
  • HerMES: The contribution to the cosmic infrared background from galaxies selected by mass and redshift 

    Viero, M.P.; Monclesi, L.; Quadri, L.F.; Arumugam, V.; Assef, R.J.; Bethermin, M.; Bock, J.; Bridge, C.; Casey, C.M.; Conley, A.; Coorey, A.; Farrah, D.; Glenn, J.; Heinis, S.; Ibar, E.; Ikarashi, S.; Ivison, R.J.; Kohno, K.; Marsden, G.; Oliver, S.J.; Roseboom, I.G.; Schulz, B.; Scott, Douglas; Serra, P.; Vaccari, M.; Viera, J.D.; Wang, L.; Wardlow, Julie L.; Wilson, G.W.; Yun, M.S.; Zemcov, M. (American Astronomical Society, 2013)
    The cosmic infrared background (CIB), discovered in Far Infrared Absolute Spectrophotometer (FIRAS) data from the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE; Puget et al. 1996; Fixsen et al. 1998), originates from thermal ...