Articles by Author: Nobuhle Mthethwa

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  1. A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    A qualitative analysis of the barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation among children 2 to 18 months of age in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    HIV/AIDS remains one of the leading causes of death among children under 5 years old in Swaziland. Although studies have shown that early initiation of infants and children diagnosed with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART) significantly reduces mortality, many children...
  2. Predictors of survival among HIV-positive children on ART in Swaziland

    Predictors of survival among HIV-positive children on ART in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The objective of the study was to determine predictors of survival among HIV-positive children (<15 years) in Swaziland. A retrospective cohort analysis of medical records for 4 167 children living with HIV who were initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) between...
  3. Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces HIV-related mortality in children by up to 75%, almost half of HIV-positive children younger than 1 year old in Swaziland do not initiate ART. This study was conducted to identify barriers to early ART...
  4. Nicknames of South African soccer teams and players as symbols of approbation in a multilingual and multicultural country

    Nicknames of South African soccer teams and players as symbols of approbation in a multilingual and multicultural country

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article deals with the nicknames of South African soccer players and their teams. The nicknames (izidlaliso/izibongelo in isiZulu) are coined by players, supporters and managers of the teams. The nicknames were collected from the weekly South African newspaper entitled...
  5. Disclosure of HIV status: experiences of patients enrolled in an integrated TB and HAART pilot programme in South Africa

    Disclosure of HIV status: experiences of patients enrolled in an integrated TB and HAART pilot programme in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The convergence between the tuberculosis (TB) and HIV epidemics has led to studies investigating strategies for integrated HIV and TB care. We present the experiences of a cohort of 17 patients enrolled in the first integrated TB and HIV treatment...
  6. Embracing the use of African languages as additional languages of teaching and learning in KwaZulu-Natal schools

    Embracing the use of African languages as additional languages of teaching and learning in KwaZulu-Natal schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article posits that the implementation of language policy in South Africa and particularly in the KwaZulu- Natal Department of Education remains a challenge, notwithstanding existing attempts by policies to promote multilingualism and guard against the use of language to...
  7. Ukuhlaziywa kwemizwa ecashile equkethwe amagama emizi yakwaMkhwanazi KwaSomkhele

    Ukuhlaziywa kwemizwa ecashile equkethwe amagama emizi yakwaMkhwanazi KwaSomkhele

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Leli phepha liphenya ngokwethiwa kwamagama emizi yakwaMkhwanazi ngenhloso yokuhlaziya imizwa ecashile equkethwe amagama. Kuleli phepha kusetshenziswe indlela yekhwalithethivu ukuqoqa ulwazi obeludingeka, ngoba bekugxilwe kuphela emizini yakwaMkhwanazi kwaSomkhele, eMtubatuba. Kube nezingxoxo nabantu abadala bakulesi sizwe abasikhanyisele ngomlando wamagama emizi. Kwenziwa uhlaka...
  8. Defying ideological misconceptions through information and communication technology localisation in Higher Education

    Defying ideological misconceptions through information and communication technology localisation in Higher Education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article seeks to provide a critique on various ideological misconceptions regarding the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) and African languages in higher education. It further seeks to provide insight into various ICT localisation opportunities within the higher...
  9. Sexual dimorphism and plumage characteristics of juvenile Cape Vultures <em>Gyps coprotheres</em><xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Sexual dimorphism and plumage characteristics of juvenile Cape Vultures <em>Gyps coprotheres</em><xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The plumage of young Cape Vultures Gyps coprotheres is streaked to varying degrees on the breast, ruff and upper wing coverts. Observations of breast plumage (individual feather streak coverage and overall streaking intensity) were made on Cape Vultures aged one...
  10. Food challenges facing people living with HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

    Food challenges facing people living with HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study explored the food challenges facing people living with HIV/AIDS in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe. Tsholotsho is a socio-economically disadvantaged, rural district in Zimbabwe and has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the country. For this study, face to...