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  1. 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...
  2. Prevalence of Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Pregnant Antenatal Care Attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Prevalence of Alcohol Use and Associated Factors in Pregnant Antenatal Care Attendees in Mpumalanga, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We sought to identify the prevalence of alcohol use and associated factors among pregnant women who were patients at antenatal primary care clinics in a South Africa health district. A cross-sectional study using systematic sampling was conducted among 1497 pregnant...
  3. Victimisation in the Lives of Lesbian-Identified Women in South Africa: Implications for Clinical Assessment and Treatment

    Victimisation in the Lives of Lesbian-Identified Women in South Africa: Implications for Clinical Assessment and Treatment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Few clinical studies have examined victimisation in the lives of lesbian women in South Africa and whether there are distinct implications for psychological treatment. This paper presents the assessment and treatment of a lesbian-identified South African survivor of childhood sexual...
  4. Pre- and post-intervention assessment of a PMTCT-programme-strengthening initiative in a rural area of the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Pre- and post-intervention assessment of a PMTCT-programme-strengthening initiative in a rural area of the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The research assesses prevention-of-mother-to-child-transmission-of-HIV (PMTCT) services following implementation of programme-strengthening activities in a municipality in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. A pre-intervention and post-intervention design was used to conduct facility assessments and client exit interviews at baseline and after...
  5. Physically abused women's experiences and expectations of medical practitioners

    Physically abused women's experiences and expectations of medical practitioners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of physically abused women's medical consultations, the anatomical location of their injuries and the perceived support given by medical practitioners.
  6. Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa

    Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This work explores the connections between gender inequality, HIV/AIDS and women's health in the world of work in South Africa. These connections are located within a context of significant reversals in development, specifically declining life expectancy and premature mortality for...
  7. From HIV prevention to reproductive health choices: HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines for women of reproductive age

    From HIV prevention to reproductive health choices: HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines for women of reproductive age

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In South Africa, the private sector has responded to the HIV epidemic by providing treatment in the form of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). The private sector has paved the way for policy and treatment regimens, while the public sector...
  8. Introduction of culturally sensitive HIV prevention in the context of female initiation rites: an applied anthropological approach in Mozambique

    Introduction of culturally sensitive HIV prevention in the context of female initiation rites: an applied anthropological approach in Mozambique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In Mozambique, initiation rites represent the most appropriate socio-cultural context for dealing with sexuality for a large part of the population. As the group most vulnerable to HIV exposure, HIV-prevention counselling could be ideally introduced to young women during initiation...
  9. Impact of recent evidence on the use of hormone therapy in the South African private sector (2001–2005)

    Impact of recent evidence on the use of hormone therapy in the South African private sector (2001–2005)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The release of the results of the oestrogen plus progesterone therapy (EPT) arm of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) in July 2002 started a worldwide process of reconsideration of the rationale behind hormone therapy (HT). This process was accelerated...