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  1. The ethics of complexity and the complexity of ethics

    The ethics of complexity and the complexity of ethics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    In this paper, we investigate the implications that a general view of complexity - i.e. the view that complex phenomena are irreducible - hold for our understanding of ethics. In this view, ethics should be conceived of as constitutive of...
  2. Finding Voice: The Photovoice Method of Data Collection in HIV and AIDS-Related Research

    Finding Voice: The Photovoice Method of Data Collection in HIV and AIDS-Related Research

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the efficacy of photovoice as a research technique to explore the lives of children and families living in the context of HIV and AIDS. Participants were volunteers at a Day Care and Support Centre (n=18), and members...
  3. Decisions and advice about infant feeding: findings from sociological work in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Decisions and advice about infant feeding: findings from sociological work in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    What are women's practices and experiences? And what are pregnant women being told about risks through breastfeeding in an area of high HIV seroprevalence? This work sets out to explore these two principal questions in terms of the implications for...
  4. Ethical journalism in a time of AIDS

    Ethical journalism in a time of AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The media's role in fighting the AIDS pandemic has come under scrutiny due to the scale of the pandemic, the breadth of its impact and the accompanying stigma and denial. There have been calls for the mobilisation of the media...
  5. Child participation in research: reflections on ethical challenges in the southern African context

    Child participation in research: reflections on ethical challenges in the southern African context

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article reflects on several challenges that particular cultural, socio-economic and catastrophic factors (such as the HIV epidemic) pose to ethical practice in research involving child participation in a region such as southern Africa. With reference to concrete situations, we...
  6. The role of law in the regulation of HIV-vaccine research in South Africa and Kenya

    The role of law in the regulation of HIV-vaccine research in South Africa and Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Law is an important regulatory mechanism, particularly for creating an enabling research environment. However, the manner in which law addresses issues related to medical research, and HIV-vaccine research in particular, is at times inadequate and of great concern to the...
  7. African communalism and public health policies: the relevance ofindigenous concepts of personal identity to HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana

    African communalism and public health policies: the relevance ofindigenous concepts of personal identity to HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article explores the possible relevance of African communalism to HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa. We examine various interpretations of African communalism, which many consider to be the cardinal insight of African thought. We suggest...
  8. Risk management in HIV/AIDS: ethical and economic issues associated with restricting HAART access only to adherent patients

    Risk management in HIV/AIDS: ethical and economic issues associated with restricting HAART access only to adherent patients

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Like many other developing nations, South Africa faces the challenge of mobilising resources in response to the HIV pandemic. There is a large budget gap between the ideal and the actual amount of funding needed to achieve universal access to...
  9. The ethical and legal regulation of HIV-vaccine research in Africa: lessons from Cameroon, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia

    The ethical and legal regulation of HIV-vaccine research in Africa: lessons from Cameroon, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Ethical and legal frameworks are important for ensuring that the goals of scientific research are realised while at the same time the rights and welfare of human participants are adequately protected. A balance in attaining these two goals can be...
  10. Flagships and fragments — perspectives on the conservation of freshwater fishes in southern Africa

    Flagships and fragments — perspectives on the conservation of freshwater fishes in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Fishes are relatively conspicuous inhabitants of freshwaters and therefore provide a useful means to monitor and relate aquatic conservation problems to the public. Human attitudes to the conservation of fishes and freshwaters have changed radically over the past 100 years...