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  1. An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study

    An assessment of counselling and support services for people living withHIV in Gauteng, South Africa: findings of a baseline study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    An increasing body of literature shows that HIV/AIDS and mental health issues are closely related. In spite of this, the mental health correlates of HIV and AIDS remain largely unacknowledged and under-researched in sub-Saharan Africa. Furthermore, despite guidelines by the...
  2. “DOCTOR! Go for a course in HR Management”

    “DOCTOR! Go for a course in HR Management”

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    A key principle of family medicine is the management of resources. Human Resource Management (HRM) underpins other principles of family medicine. It is not only the doctor but also the staff around him or her who enables and responds to...
  3. A Knowledge Generation System and Innovation Policy for countries of the Customs Union (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia)

    A Knowledge Generation System and Innovation Policy for countries of the Customs Union (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia)

    This paper considers the problem of forming a Single Economic Area of the Customs Union (Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan) from the perspective of knowledge generation. Based on the commonalities of knowledge generation and the characteristics of the post-Soviet development, there...
  4. Wellness programme and health policy development at a large faith-based organisation in Khayelitsha, South Africa

    Wellness programme and health policy development at a large faith-based organisation in Khayelitsha, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper presents a case study of wellness programme and health policy development based on an HIV/AIDS organisation's Khayelitsha site in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. The study examines the different challenges that the organisation faces in relation to...
  5. Human impact on lake ecosystems: the case of Lake Naivasha, Kenya

    Human impact on lake ecosystems: the case of Lake Naivasha, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Lake Naivasha is a wetland of national and international importance. However, it is under constant anthropogenic pressures, which include the quest for socioeconomic development within the lake ecosystem itself as well as other activities within the catchment. The lake is...
  6. Obstetric anaesthesia at district and regional hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal: human resources, caseloads and the experience of doctors

    Obstetric anaesthesia at district and regional hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal: human resources, caseloads and the experience of doctors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objectives: Suboptimal treatment as a result of lack of basic skills in anaesthesia and resuscitation contributes significantly to the continuing increase in anaesthetic-related maternal deaths in South Africa. This study aimed to determine the number of doctors providing obstetric anaesthesia...
  7. RURAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES A solution to the human resource crisis in rural district hospitals?

    RURAL SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES A solution to the human resource crisis in rural district hospitals?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Recruiting sufficient health personnel for rural hospitals is an ongoing problem. The Friends of Mosvold Scholarship Scheme in northern KwaZulu-Natal is a locally based scholarship scheme that offers the local community a chance to develop its own human resources for...
  8. The retention of community service officers for an additional year at district hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape and Limpopo provinces

    The retention of community service officers for an additional year at district hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape and Limpopo provinces

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Community service (CS) is an effective recruitment strategy for underserved areas, using legislation as the driver; however, it is not a retention strategy. By the end of each year, most CS officers working in district hospitals (DHs) are skilled,...
  9. What are the university–productive sector links that matter in a small island country? The case of Cabo Verde

    What are the university–productive sector links that matter in a small island country? The case of Cabo Verde

    There is extensive literature on university–firm links but it is mostly based on empirical evidence from advanced countries, emerging economies and developing countries that already have certain capabilities of the public research system and an important set of mature firms...
  10. The factors that attract healthcare professionals to and retain them in rural areas in South Africa

    The factors that attract healthcare professionals to and retain them in rural areas in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Attracting healthcare professionals (HCPs) to rural areas and retaining them there remains a challenge. Current retention strategies focus on the factors that cause people to leave rural areas, but these strategies continue to fail to retain HCPs in these...