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Nurses’ experiences and understanding of workplace violence in a trauma and emergency department in South Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
Violence in South African society has reached epidemic levels and has permeated the walls of the workplace. The aim of the study was to gain a deeper understanding of how nurses experience and understand workplace violence ...
Development of non-profit organisations providing health and social services in rural South Africa: a three year longitudinal study
INTRODUCTION: In an effort to increase understanding of formation of the community and home-based care economy in south Africa, we investigated the origin and development of non-profit organisations (NPOs) providing home-and ...
Happy in the informal economy? A case study of well-being among day labourers in South Africa
(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 ...
Evaluation of how integrated HIV and TB programs are implemented in South Africa and the implications for rural-urban equity
(James Cook University, 2013)
Introduction: In countries such as South Africa with a high prevalence of HIV and TB policy directives support program integration. Operational research suggests this is desirable, at least for increasing coverage of HIV ...
"Satsified and/or dissatisfied?" The experience-based perceptions of social work student customers of studying at an open and distance-learning university
(University of Stellenbosch, 2013)
Introduction: When labelling institutions of higher education as “service industries”, the consumers of services of such higher institutions can no longer only be regarded as “students” but should be viewed as “customers”. ...
Integration of HIV prevention into sexual and reproductive health services in an urban setting in South Africa
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
Background: The United Nations Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS of 2006 stressed the need to strengthen policy and programme linkages between HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH). However, the effectiveness ...
Progress in the establishment of ward based outreach teams: experiences in the North West Province
(Health Systems Trust, 2013)
This chapter briefly describes the implementation of the Ward-based Outreach Teams (WBOTs) in the North West Province. The authors then highlight some of the findings of a rapid assessment of provincial and district ...
Health policy and systems research: needs, challenges and opportunities in South Africa – a university perspective
(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 ...
Prevalence of hypertension among working adults in Rwanda
(Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013)
The main finding of this survey is not only the high prevalence (36%) of hypertension among employees in Rwanda but also the high prevalence of individuals not aware of their hypertension (33%).