Articles by Author: Charisse V Ahmed

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  1. A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among children under 5 years old in Swaziland. Although studies have shown that early initiation of infants and children diagnosed with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) significantly reduces mortality, many children...
  2. Estimation of thrips (<em>Fulmekiola serrata</em> Kobus) density in sugarcane using leaf-level hyperspectral data

    Estimation of thrips (<em>Fulmekiola serrata</em> Kobus) density in sugarcane using leaf-level hyperspectral data

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The aim of this study was to investigate the potential use of leaf-level hyperspectral data to predict the density of sugarcane thrips Fulmekiola serrata (Kobus). A hand-held spectroradiometer was used to make the spectral measurements on spindle leaves of 4-...
  3. Perceived Child Rearing Practices as Predictors of University Students' Satisfaction with their Sexual Relationships

    Perceived Child Rearing Practices as Predictors of University Students' Satisfaction with their Sexual Relationships

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to determine the effects that perceived child-rearing practices have on the sexually intimate relationship satisfaction of a sample of 130 male (n=62) and female (n=68) fourth year South African university students. Participants completed the...
  4. Some properties and expansions associated with the <em>q</em>-digamma function

    Some properties and expansions associated with the <em>q</em>-digamma function

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    This paper is devoted to derive some properties and expansions associated with the q-digamma function. The Newton series which is consisting of terms of forward difference operator, is established for the q-digamma function. The maltiplication formula of the q-gamma function...
  5. Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of HIV/AIDS among traditional birth attendants and herbal practitioners in Lagos State, Nigeria

    Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of HIV/AIDS among traditional birth attendants and herbal practitioners in Lagos State, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recognising the widespread role of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) and herbal practitioners (HPs) in health care at community level in Nigeria, we set out to assess their knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to HIV infection and prevention. Questionnaires were...
  6. Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Why HIV/AIDS should be treated as exceptional: arguments from sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The idea that HIV and AIDS gets too much attention and funding emerged in 2008 with a call to end 'AIDS exceptionalism.' This article outlines a short history of AIDS exceptionalism — the idea that HIV and AIDS require a...
  7. Breeding ecology of the Purple Heron <em>Ardea purpurea</em> in Numidia, north-eastern Algeria

    Breeding ecology of the Purple Heron <em>Ardea purpurea</em> in Numidia, north-eastern Algeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    During 2002–2007, we assessed the status of the Purple Heron Ardea purpurea in Numidia, Algeria by surveying all the major wetlands in the region. We located six distinct breeding sites; four of these were not previously known. We also investigated...
  8. Development Of Children With Down Syndrome Aged 6—12 Years In Cape Town

    Development Of Children With Down Syndrome Aged 6—12 Years In Cape Town

    The aim of the study was to investigate the developmental functioning of children with Down syndrome aged 6–12 years attending five schools for special education in a prescribed area of Cape Town. The children were evaluated on the Griffiths Scales...
  9. Puffer fish tragedy in Bangladesh: an incident of <em>Takifugu oblongus</em> poisoning in Degholia, Khulna

    Puffer fish tragedy in Bangladesh: an incident of <em>Takifugu oblongus</em> poisoning in Degholia, Khulna

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    Puffer fish poisoning that occurs occasionally among the rural poor in Bangladesh is mainly caused by freshwater species. A food poisoning incident resulting from the ingestion of the marine puffer Takifugu oblongus occurred at Degholia in the Khulna district of...
  10. Estimating the leaf area index (LAI) of black wattle from Landsat ETM+ satellite imagery

    Estimating the leaf area index (LAI) of black wattle from Landsat ETM+ satellite imagery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: The Southern African Forestry Journal
    Remote sensing techniques have the potential to provide resource managers with a rapid and economical method of acquiring information related to forest productivity and water use. This study evaluated the utility ofLandsat ETM +satellite imagery to predict canopy attributes ofBlack...