Articles by Author: Charlene Harichund

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  1. Feasibility of HIV self-testing: experiences of people seeking HIV testing in rural and urban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Feasibility of HIV self-testing: experiences of people seeking HIV testing in rural and urban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV status awareness is a rate limiting step in HIV treatment and prevention initiatives aimed at addressing the global HIV epidemic. Uptake of HIV testing remains suboptimal despite global campaigns aimed at improving uptake. HIV self-testing (HIVST) displays the potential...
  2. The Mobile Phone as the Tool to Redefine Savings for the Poor: Evidence from Kenya

    The Mobile Phone as the Tool to Redefine Savings for the Poor: Evidence from Kenya

    Research conducted on the poor and their finances indicate that there is a need to develop financial instruments that specifically fit their needs. However, banks have not been able to provide such services, because the returns do not justify the...
  3. Chondrichthyan occurrence and abundance trends in False Bay, South Africa, spanning a century of catch and survey records

    Chondrichthyan occurrence and abundance trends in False Bay, South Africa, spanning a century of catch and survey records

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Commercial fishing in False Bay, South Africa, began in the 1600s. Today chondrichthyans are regularly taken in fisheries throughout the bay. Using a combination of catch, survey and life history data, the occurrence and long-term changes in populations of chondrichthyans...
  4. An exploratory investigation of the fish communities associated with reefs on the central Agulhas Bank, South Africa

    An exploratory investigation of the fish communities associated with reefs on the central Agulhas Bank, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Despite their ecological and economic importance, the temperate reef habitats of the central Agulhas Bank remain poorly studied. From 2008 to 2010, multiple stations grouped into six general sites of varying depth, profile and distance offshore, were surveyed. A combination...
  5. Socio-ecological influences of attitudes toward disability among Kenyan undergraduate students

    Socio-ecological influences of attitudes toward disability among Kenyan undergraduate students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined personal and contextual variables as predictors of attitudes toward disability at a Kenyan higher education setting. Participants were a convenience sample of 309 undergraduate students at a Kenyan university enrolled in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Political Science,...
  6. Adolescent experiences of sense of self in the context of family violence in a South African community

    Adolescent experiences of sense of self in the context of family violence in a South African community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the self-identity constructions of South African adolescents with a history of family violence. Twelve school learners were purposively selected for the study (11 females, ages 15-18 years). They completed semi-structured individual interviews. The data were thematically analysed...