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  1. Perceptions of HIV/AIDS leaders about faith-based organisations’ influence on HIV/AIDS stigma in South Africa

    Perceptions of HIV/AIDS leaders about faith-based organisations’ influence on HIV/AIDS stigma in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The extent of the HIV pandemic—particularly in the hardest-hit countries, including South Africa—has prompted a call for greater engagement of all groups, including faith-based organisations (FBOs). Although FBOs are known to play a substantial role in providing care and support...
  2. Developing visual images for communicating information aboutantiretroviral side effects to a low-literate population

    Developing visual images for communicating information aboutantiretroviral side effects to a low-literate population

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The side effects of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy are linked to altered quality of life and adherence. Poor adherence has also been associated with low health-literacy skills, with an uninformed patient more likely to make ARV-related decisions that compromise the efficacy...
  3. Employment discrimination and HIV stigma: survey results from civil society organisations and people living with HIV in Africa

    Employment discrimination and HIV stigma: survey results from civil society organisations and people living with HIV in Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article presents findings from three surveys of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and civil society organisations about the experience of employment discrimination and stigma in the workplace. The work seeks to contribute to efforts by businesses and other organisations...
  4. Seasonal fluctuations in population size and habitat segregation of Kittlitz's Plover <em>Charadrius pecuarius</em> at Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, North West province, South Africa

    Seasonal fluctuations in population size and habitat segregation of Kittlitz's Plover <em>Charadrius pecuarius</em> at Barberspan Bird Sanctuary, North West province, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Seasonal fluctuations in population size reflect breeding patterns and movements of birds, but distinguishing residents from itinerant birds is difficult with partially migratory species such as Kittlitz's Plover. We determined changes in the size of Kittlitz's Plover populations in two...
  5. Ecological status of Hout River Dam, Limpopo province, South Africa, using fish condition and health assessment index protocols: a preliminary investigation

    Ecological status of Hout River Dam, Limpopo province, South Africa, using fish condition and health assessment index protocols: a preliminary investigation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The ecological status of Hout River Dam was evaluated in 2011 by assessing fish health, based on condition factor (K), health assessment index (HAI) and inverted parasite index (IPI), which provided a simple and rapid means of establishing the health...
  6. Distribution of <em>Contracaecum</em> (Nematoda: Anisakidae) larvae in freshwater fish from the northern regions of South Africa

    Distribution of <em>Contracaecum</em> (Nematoda: Anisakidae) larvae in freshwater fish from the northern regions of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    A total of 1 847 fishes (16 species) from 14 reservoirs in northern and north-eastern regions of South Africa were collected and examined for larval Contracaecum spp. between 2005 and 2013. This study, the first to examine several potential second...
  7. Diets of two syntopic small mammals in the Inyanga National Park, Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Zoology
    A study was made of the diets of the dark-footed forest shrew, Myosorex cafer, and the striped mouse, Rhabdomys pumilio, inhabiting montane grassland in the Inyanga National Park, eastern Zimbabwe in August 1983 using livetraps, break-back traps and faecal analysis...
  8. From enterprise development to inclusive innovation – A systemic instruments framework for regional innovation support

    From enterprise development to inclusive innovation – A systemic instruments framework for regional innovation support

    Although the role and importance of innovation support in South Africa is a well-recognised concept on the national level, provincial governments have only recently started to debate, investigate and explore instruments through which innovation can be leveraged and supported regionally...
  9. An evaluation of the Mental Health Facilitator programme in rural Uganda: Successes and recommendations for future implementation

    An evaluation of the Mental Health Facilitator programme in rural Uganda: Successes and recommendations for future implementation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study evaluated the impact of a Mental Health Facilitator training protocol conducted with individuals from a local community in rural Uganda. The training programme is designed to facilitate the development and delivery of basic mental health services in under-served...
  10. University-driven inclusive innovations in the Western Cape of South Africa: Towards a research framework of innovation regimes

    University-driven inclusive innovations in the Western Cape of South Africa: Towards a research framework of innovation regimes

    Inclusive innovation refers to the improvement of living conditions and creation of employment opportunities for the poor through the development or co-creation of new products, services, processes and business models aimed at resource poor communities. Based on an empirical study...