Articles by Author: Godfrey Maringira

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  1. Management of the Global Fund aid programme in Botswana: challenges and prospects for health services delivery

    Management of the Global Fund aid programme in Botswana: challenges and prospects for health services delivery

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper examines the institutional management of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) in Botswana. We analyse the often contested roles of the state and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as recipients of GFATM and partners in extending...
  2. The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is a need for actors within the philanthropic sector to pursue collaborative partnerships with developing nations which could result in sustainable country-led responses to HIV and AIDS. There is also a need to evaluate the structures governing these partnerships...
  3. ‘Children will always be children’: Exploring perceptions and experiences of HIV-positive children who may not take their treatment and why they may not tell

    ‘Children will always be children’: Exploring perceptions and experiences of HIV-positive children who may not take their treatment and why they may not tell

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV-positive children and young people may face substantial social barriers to maintaining appropriate levels of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) during childhood and adolescence. In this paper, we focus on these children's voices and the challenges they face growing up...
  4. Clinical and radiological features of pulmonary disease due to culture-positive <em>M. tuberculosis</em> or nontuberculous mycobacteria in South African gold miners

    Clinical and radiological features of pulmonary disease due to culture-positive <em>M. tuberculosis</em> or nontuberculous mycobacteria in South African gold miners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Distinguishing whether pulmonary mycobacterial disease is due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis or nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) has important clinical and public health implications. There are limited data comparing these groups of patients, particularly from developing countries in the era of HIV infection...
  5. Preventive therapy for children following contact with a tuberculosis source case: cause for debate in a high-burden setting?

    Preventive therapy for children following contact with a tuberculosis source case: cause for debate in a high-burden setting?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    The identifcation of vulnerable children following contact with an infectious tuberculosis source case, and their subsequent treatment with effective preventive therapy, reduces the risk of tuberculosis disease progression. The majority of countries in the world recommend preventive therapy for young...
  6. Effect of temperature on growth, survival and reproduction of <em>Bulinus nyassanus</em> (Smith, 1877) (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Lake Malawi

    Effect of temperature on growth, survival and reproduction of <em>Bulinus nyassanus</em> (Smith, 1877) (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from Lake Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Zoology
    Bulinus nyassanus, endemic to Lake Malawi, is an intermediate host for Schistosoma haematobium and plays an important role in transmission of this parasite along some shorelines on the Nankumba Peninsula in the southern part of the lake. Density of B...