Articles by Author: Tracy Madimabi Masebe

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  1. Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donors at a tertiary hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon

    Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donors at a tertiary hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a serious health care problem in haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donation in Africa. However, there is a paucity of information about this in Cameroon. This study presents the prevalence of...
  2. Phonological awareness and working memory: Comparisons between South African and British children

    Phonological awareness and working memory: Comparisons between South African and British children

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The aim of this study was to compare the working memory and phonological awareness profiles of children from diverse linguistic backgrounds, as well as to investigate the constructs that underlie these skills. A total of 119 children, all in their...
  3. An APPRAISAL analysis of the language of real estate advertisements

    An APPRAISAL analysis of the language of real estate advertisements

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article focuses on the linguistic choices made by estate agencies in their advertisements of houses, and how these choices compare across two competing agencies in Grahamstown, South Africa – Remax Frontier and Pam Golding Properties. Using Martin and White's...
  4. Post-weaning social behaviour within mother–offspring groups of the bushveld gerbil, <em>Gerbilliscus leucogaster</em>: implications for dispersal

    Post-weaning social behaviour within mother–offspring groups of the bushveld gerbil, <em>Gerbilliscus leucogaster</em>: implications for dispersal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Social behaviour has been implicated in the natal dispersal of several small mammal species. We studied social interactions within groups of bushveld gerbil Gerbilliscus leucogaster mothers and their weaned offspring in captivity. We examined groups (n = 8) over several...
  5. Getting Under the Skin: The Inscription of Dermatological Disease on the Self-Concept

    Getting Under the Skin: The Inscription of Dermatological Disease on the Self-Concept

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    Psychological factors have long been associated with the onset, maintenance and exacerbation of many cutaneous disorders (Newell, 2000, p. 8; Papadopoulos, Bor & Legg, 1999, p. 107). Chronic cutaneous disease is often visible to others so that social factors in...
  6. Community knowledge variation, bed-net coverage and the role of a district healthcare system, and their implications for malaria control in southern Malawi

    Community knowledge variation, bed-net coverage and the role of a district healthcare system, and their implications for malaria control in southern Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    This paper presents data on the pattern of knowledge of caregivers, bed-net coverage and the role of a rural district healthcare system, and their implications for malaria transmission, treatment, prevention and control in Chikhwawa, southern Malawi, using multi-level logistic regression...
  7. The importance of the human touch in the luxury accommodation sector

    The importance of the human touch in the luxury accommodation sector

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    It could be said that all luxury properties offer their guests the same facilities and amenities; therefore, there has to be some other point of difference – their staff. This research paper focuses on staff and their importance for luxury...