Articles by Author: Hanneke Brits

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  1. An assessment of the integrated nutrition programme for malnourished children aged six months to five years at primary healthcare facilities in Mangaung, Free State, South Africa

    An assessment of the integrated nutrition programme for malnourished children aged six months to five years at primary healthcare facilities in Mangaung, Free State, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malnutrition can be linked to 45% of deaths in children under the age of five years. The Integrated Nutrition Programme (INP) was introduced in 1994 to address malnutrition in South Africa. There...
  2. Automatic lemmatization in Setswana: towards a prototype

    Automatic lemmatization in Setswana: towards a prototype

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Development of human language technologies for the indigenous South African languages is currently being undertaken in various projects across South Africa. In one such project a lemmatizer for Setswana is being developed, and this article reports on work towards the...
  3. The Criminal Liability of Child Soldiers: In Search of a Standard

    The Criminal Liability of Child Soldiers: In Search of a Standard

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Despite the recent focus on the problem of the recruitment and use of child soldiers, there is still no clarity on the criminal liability of child soldiers who participate in conflict. In this article, we analyze the criminal liability of...
  4. Uniqueness and spectral variation in Banach algebras

    Uniqueness and spectral variation in Banach algebras

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    Let A be a complex semisimple Banach algebra with identity. We explore the situation whereby a portion of the elements of A have the same spectrum under multiplication by a ∈ A, as under multiplication by b ∈ A; and...
  5. Change is inevitable

    Change is inevitable

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
  6. On the Multiplicative Spectral Characterization of the Jacobson Radical

    On the Multiplicative Spectral Characterization of the Jacobson Radical

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    For a unital Banach algebra A over C, we give improvements on the well-known multiplicative spectral characterization of the Jacobson radical, (1), in terms of several spectral parameters. In particular, we show that every non-invertible element a ∈ A for...
  7. Improving the Use of Lipid-lowering Drugs at Brits Hospital

    Improving the Use of Lipid-lowering Drugs at Brits Hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background When it was found by the Brits Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (PTC) in 2000 that simvastatin was responsible for extremely high costs in a district hospital, it was decided to undertake a quality improvement study to assess and,...
  8. An investigation into the dramatic increase in deaths from gastroenteritis during the summer of 2007/08 at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein, Free State

    An investigation into the dramatic increase in deaths from gastroenteritis during the summer of 2007/08 at National District Hospital, Bloemfontein, Free State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Introduction and background: Despite national guidelines and agreed upon admission and referral criteria for children in National District Hospital (NDH), Bloemfontein, the number of children admitted with gastroenteritis (GE) has increased dramatically since December 2007. From the previous year's Child...
  9. An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master's Degree in Family Medicine, University of the Free State

    An evaluation of the assessment tool used for extensive mini-dissertations in the Master's Degree in Family Medicine, University of the Free State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Family Medicine became a speciality in South Africa in 2007. Postgraduate studies in Family Medicine changed from part-time Master of Family Medicine (MFamMed) to a full-time Master of Medicine (Family Medicine) [MMed(Fam)] degree, with changes in the curriculum and...
  10. The prevalence of multiple losses experienced by children from birth to 18 years in the National District Hospital in Bloemfontein

    The prevalence of multiple losses experienced by children from birth to 18 years in the National District Hospital in Bloemfontein

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Multiple losses experienced by children is a topic on which little research has previously been completed. Therefore, a specific definition of multiple losses is unavailable. Multiple losses are traumatic for children and result in the need for intervention and...