Articles by Keyword: Participatory Action Research

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  1. Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examines Self contemplation from a heuristic phenomenological and applied psychological perspective using a participatory action research approach. The participant authors (n = 6; females = 50%, majority ethnicity = isiZulu = 67%) engaged in reflective contemplation of the...
  2. 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...
  3. Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article describes the pilot phase of a participatory reflection and action (PRA) study. The longitudinal investigation explores teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support within the context of HIV/AIDS following an asset-based intervention. The study ensued from our desire to...
  4. Coping with hardship through friendship: the importance of peer social capital among children affected by HIV in Kenya

    Coping with hardship through friendship: the importance of peer social capital among children affected by HIV in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Children living in households affected by HIV face numerous challenges as they take on significant household-sustaining and caregiving roles, often in conditions of poverty. To respond to their hardships, we must identify and understand the support systems they are already...
  5. Putting Participation into Practice

    Putting Participation into Practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The aim of the article is to share the findings of participatory action research performed to develop a mutual participatory doctor-patient relationship model, and to apply this model in a rural cross-cultural primary care setting.
  6. Participatory action research in the training of primary health care nurses in Venda

    Participatory action research in the training of primary health care nurses in Venda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The aim of this study was to understand and be part of a process of change in the training of primary health care nurses in Venda.
  7. Caring, learning, improving quality and doing research: Different faces of the same process

    Caring, learning, improving quality and doing research: Different faces of the same process

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The aim of this article is to describe the similarities between the consultation process, the quality improvement (QI) process, action-and problem-based learning and participatory action research (PAR). We feel this understanding adds value to our work in enabling personal development...
  8. Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Addressing discriminatory gender norms is a prerequisite for preventing HIV in women, including young women. However, the gendered expectation that women will perform unpaid childcare-related labour is rarely conceptualised as influencing their HIV risk. Our aim was to learn from...
  9. Visual Participatory Approaches to HIV and AIDS Research as Intervention in a Rural Community Setting

    Visual Participatory Approaches to HIV and AIDS Research as Intervention in a Rural Community Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article presents visual participatory approaches as a way to address HIV and AIDS in a rural South African setting. The article suggests that visual imaging has merit for supporting HIV and AIDS intervention with learners, teachers, community health care...
  10. Doing Childhoods in the Context of HIV and AIDS: Young Children in Early Schooling Speak

    Doing Childhoods in the Context of HIV and AIDS: Young Children in Early Schooling Speak

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated children's experiences and understandings of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Grade 3 children (n=31) from the province of KwaZulu-Natal aged between 8–11 years were participants in the study. Data were collected through a four-stage focus group process including activities...