Articles by Author: Hannah Grayson

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  1. A Place for Individuals: Positive Growth in Rwanda

    A Place for Individuals: Positive Growth in Rwanda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    This article introduces the Rwandan Stories of Change research project, and uses data collected jointly with the Aegis Trust to argue for the value of in-depth studies on individual Rwandans’ positive growth. It seeks to explore the place of individual...
  2. HIV/AIDS, the erosion of social capital and the collapse of rural livelihoods in the Nkomazi district of South Africa

    HIV/AIDS, the erosion of social capital and the collapse of rural livelihoods in the Nkomazi district of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS is a major driver of livelihood insecurity. The AIDS epidemic, through the death or disability of economically productive adults, destabilises and erodes the social networks which sustain the livelihoods of vulnerable households. This paper draws upon research with home-based...
  3. Maxillary brown tumour: unusual presentation of parathyroid carcinoma

    Maxillary brown tumour: unusual presentation of parathyroid carcinoma

    This is a report of a maxillary brown tumour caused by primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) secondary to parathyroid carcinoma. A 62-year-old man presented with a large swelling in the right maxilla, which caused right-sided nasal obstruction, intermittent bleeding and diplopia. A...
  4. You, me, and meaning: an integrative review of connections between relationships and meaning in life

    You, me, and meaning: an integrative review of connections between relationships and meaning in life

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Social relationships are seen to be vital to human functioning, both in terms of psychological functioning and physical health. Relationships are a cornerstone of well-being. For instance, having positive relationships has been linked to greater happiness, life satisfaction and physical...
  5. Solving the challenges of monitoring mobile populations: insights from studies of waterbirds in southern Africa

    Solving the challenges of monitoring mobile populations: insights from studies of waterbirds in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Highly mobile species are difficult to monitor. It is often unclear from abundance estimates whether a population is genuinely declining or simply elsewhere. If the spatial and temporal scales of monitoring are inadequate, the data will only be useful if...
  6. Contraceptive use and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among women seeking termination of pregnancy at a district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal

    Contraceptive use and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among women seeking termination of pregnancy at a district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Termination of pregnancy (TOP) is one of the components of female reproductive health and rights that are freely available in South Africa within the public health system, and yet unwanted pregnancies still remain a challenge. The objectives of this study...
  7. Burrow architecture of the Damaraland mole-rat (<em>Fukomys damarensis</em>) from South Africa

    Burrow architecture of the Damaraland mole-rat (<em>Fukomys damarensis</em>) from South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    The burrow architecture (length, internal dimensions, fractal dimension of tunnel systems, number of nesting chambers and surface mounds) was investigated in the Damaraland mole-rat (Fukomys damarensis). A total of 31 animals were caught from five different colonies and their burrow...