Articles by Author: Rosie De Vink

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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. Comparison of cotton (<em>Gossypium hirsutum</em> L.) yield and fibre properties over locations and seasons

    Comparison of cotton (<em>Gossypium hirsutum</em> L.) yield and fibre properties over locations and seasons

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    The cotton breeding program in the Republic of South Africa is conducted at the localities Loskop, Upington and Vaalharts. Preliminary results from breeding trials indicated that a finer but more mature fibre could be produced at Vaalharts as compared to...
  3. Registration of cotton (<em>Gossypium hirsutum</em> L.) cultivars Letaba, NIK2 and OR19

    Registration of cotton (<em>Gossypium hirsutum</em> L.) cultivars Letaba, NIK2 and OR19

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Letaba, NIK2 and OR19 were released for commercial cultivation in the R.S.A. in 1989. Letaba has potential as a dryland cultivar in the Springbok Flats and northern Natal. NIK2 is intended for cultivation under irrigation in the same areas and...
  4. Conceptions of agency and constraint for HIV-positive patients and healthcare workers to support long-term engagement with antiretroviral therapy care in Khayelitsha, South Africa

    Conceptions of agency and constraint for HIV-positive patients and healthcare workers to support long-term engagement with antiretroviral therapy care in Khayelitsha, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In the context of the optimism around antiretroviral therapy (ART) as prevention of HIV/AIDS, addressing the barriers to long-term ART adherence is critical. This is particularly important given the tendency to individualise or use a blame discourse when exploring why...