Articles by Author: Nancy Romero Daza

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  1. Anthropological perspectives on the challenges to monitoring and evaluating HIV and AIDS programming in Lesotho

    Anthropological perspectives on the challenges to monitoring and evaluating HIV and AIDS programming in Lesotho

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article focuses on how numerous international nongovernmental organisations (INGOs) have stepped forward to provide services related to HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment in Lesotho. We highlight some widely recognised challenges associated with the INGO approach and describe how...
  2. Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recently a few vocal health experts have suggested that some of the billions of dollars currently used to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS be reallocated to address more basic problems such as malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria, and enteric and diarrheal...
  3. Teacher Attitudes towards the Inclusion of Children with Mild Hearing Impairments into the Regular School Settings

    Teacher Attitudes towards the Inclusion of Children with Mild Hearing Impairments into the Regular School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the attitudes of a sample of Zimbabwean teachers towards the inclusion of children with mild hearing impairments. Two hundred and forty-six primary school teachers participated in the study. The teachers completed the modified Attitude Toward Mainstreaming Questionnaire...
  4. Teacher Ratings and Standardised Test Scores: How Good for Predicting Achievement in Students with Learning Support Placement?

    Teacher Ratings and Standardised Test Scores: How Good for Predicting Achievement in Students with Learning Support Placement?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study analysed the relationships between teacher ratings and standardised test scores in Reading and Mathematics for students receiving learning support for learning difficulties (n = 60, mean age= 16.3). Teacher ratings were found to significantly predict pupils' performance in...
  5. Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Hazardous Alcohol Use among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study assessed the prevalence of hazardous alcohol use among people living with HIV (PLHIV) and its correlates with socio-economic characteristics, disease variables and ART adherence in South Africa. The sample included 607 PLHIV (males =475, females =132; age range...
  6. Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Women in Primary Health Care Delivery Services in a South African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of the study is to investigate intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk among antenatal care attendees at primary care health care facilities in a South African setting. A convenient sample of 984 pregnant women (mean age of...
  7. The Use of EUROPEP in South Africa: An Internationally Standardised Instrument to Evaluate General Practice

    The Use of EUROPEP in South Africa: An Internationally Standardised Instrument to Evaluate General Practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the psychometric properties of the South African (isiXhosa) version of the European Task Force for Patient Evaluation of General Practice (EUROPEP) instrument. A total of 19,136 patients who visited 266 primary care practices in three districts in...
  8. Support Group Needs for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Communities around Durban, South Africa

    Support Group Needs for People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in Communities around Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study constructed a participant centred perspective of what members of a support group for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) desired from their group meetings. The study sample (n = 34) was from three support groups of PLWHA...
  9. Tobacco Use and Associated Factors in Older Adults in South Africa

    Tobacco Use and Associated Factors in Older Adults in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to determine the prevalence of tobacco use and their associated factors in older South Africans. We conducted a national population-based cross-sectional study with a sample of 3840 aged 50 years or older in South Africa in 2008...
  10. Victim Empowerment Programme in a Selected Municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa: Service Provider Perceptions

    Victim Empowerment Programme in a Selected Municipality of the Eastern Cape, South Africa: Service Provider Perceptions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    An exploratory qualitative study was conducted to assess service providers' perceptions of the Victim Empowerment Programme (VEP) with a focus on VEP knowledge, management, communication, empowerment, utilization and accessibility of services in a selected district of the Eastern Cape of...