Articles by Author: Laura Orobia

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  1. Self-employability Initiative: Developing a Practical Model of Disabled Students' Self-employment Careers

    Self-employability Initiative: Developing a Practical Model of Disabled Students' Self-employment Careers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This study investigated the self-employability initiatives of disabled university students by presenting a model that would allow the concept to be explained and used easily as a framework for working with students to develop their self-employment careers. A cross-sectional survey...
  2. SPACES WITH WALLMAN EQUIVALENT INTERMEDIATE SPACES

    SPACES WITH WALLMAN EQUIVALENT INTERMEDIATE SPACES

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    If every infinite closed subset of the Wallman compactification, WX, of a space X must contain at least one element of X, then for any space Y intermediate between X and WX the Wallman compactification WY is homeomorphic to WX...
  3. Vaccine preparedness: lessons from Lyantonde, Uganda

    Vaccine preparedness: lessons from Lyantonde, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To explore how to better educate rural Africans about preventive HIV/AIDS vaccine trials, 15 semi-structured, open-ended interviews were conducted with villagers in Lyantonde, Rakai District, Uganda. This study reports on the findings by focusing on the attitudes, knowledge and questions...
  4. Talking about sex in Botswana: social desirability bias and possible implications for HIV-prevention research

    Talking about sex in Botswana: social desirability bias and possible implications for HIV-prevention research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Evaluations of the safety, effectiveness, and feasibility of HIV prevention interventions rely on self-reported sexual behaviour data. The accuracy of such data has sometimes been questioned. The absence of a so-called objective measure of sexual behaviour complicates this. Social desirability...
  5. Determinants of individual AIDS risk perception: knowledge, behavioural control and social influence

    Determinants of individual AIDS risk perception: knowledge, behavioural control and social influence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In sub-Saharan Africa an almost universal awareness of the serious consequences of AIDS and of the sexual transmission of HIV co-exists together with a reluctance in adopting consequent preventive measures, in the form of protected sexual intercourse. The socio-psychological literature...
  6. HIV/AIDS misconceptions may be associated with condom use among black South Africans: an exploratory analysis

    HIV/AIDS misconceptions may be associated with condom use among black South Africans: an exploratory analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In South Africa, approximately 20% of 15–49-year-olds are infected with HIV. Among black South Africans, high levels of HIV/AIDS misconceptions (e.g. HIV is manufactured by whites to reduce the black African population; AIDS is caused by supernatural forces or witchcraft)...
  7. Youths navigating social networks and social support systems in settings of chronic crisis: the case of youth-headed households in Rwanda

    Youths navigating social networks and social support systems in settings of chronic crisis: the case of youth-headed households in Rwanda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Youth-headed households in Rwanda live in a context of chronic crisis, where poverty, disease and uncertainty are not exceptional but characterise people's daily lived reality. Struggling under the pressures of economic deprivation, social isolation, abuse and exploitation, these youths experience...
  8. Risk factors for premature termination of treatment at a child and family mental health clinic

    Risk factors for premature termination of treatment at a child and family mental health clinic

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: Premature termination of treatment amongst children and families attending mental health services is a significant problem for both outcomes research and clinical practice in South Africa and elsewhere. This study investigated factors that are associated with premature termination of...