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  1. Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Similar to the healthcare systems of other resource-constrained countries with a high prevalence of HIV and AIDS, Zimbabwe's healthcare system encourages communities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to support the public healthcare sector by initiating home-based care activities and training volunteers...
  2. Traditional knowledge transfer of activities practised by Zulu women to manage medicinal and food plant gardens

    Traditional knowledge transfer of activities practised by Zulu women to manage medicinal and food plant gardens

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A survey of plants grown in home gardens was conducted through questionnaires among 80 homesteads in rural areas of northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The areas surveyed were located at Mbonambi, Kwadlangezwa, Ntambanana and Eshowe. Elderly women (≥ 55 years)...
  3. Home Brewed Alcohol use Among High School Students in a Rural South African Community

    Home Brewed Alcohol use Among High School Students in a Rural South African Community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigates the use of home brewed alcoholic beverages among adolescents in high schools in a rural community in South Africa. There is much concern about alcohol misuse among young people and very little information exists on alcohol produced...
  4. Parental Involvement and Children's Academic Achievement in a South Africa Setting

    Parental Involvement and Children's Academic Achievement in a South Africa Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study ascertained the association between parental involvement and academic achievement of high school students. Structured questionnaire was the main instrument employed to gather information from 115 parents (men = 25; women = 90; age range = 28–45 years) and...
  5. Home Characteristics, Nonwork-Work Role Demands Effects on the Well-Being of Dual-Earner Parents

    Home Characteristics, Nonwork-Work Role Demands Effects on the Well-Being of Dual-Earner Parents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated home demands, home resources, nonwork roles interference with-work roles and the welfare of dual-earner parents. A cross-sectional survey design was used in this research, where a convenience sample of dual-earner parents (N=207) were taken from a metropolitan...
  6. South African Eastern Cape Contexts Influencing the Quality of Community Home-Based Care

    South African Eastern Cape Contexts Influencing the Quality of Community Home-Based Care

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the perceptions of the quality of community home-based care (CHBC) as provided by volunteer caregivers in a South African Eastern Cape district. Data on perceptions regarding quality of care were collected from 76 community informants (32 volunteer...
  7. AIDS as chronic illness: epidemiological transition and health care in south-eastern Botswana

    AIDS as chronic illness: epidemiological transition and health care in south-eastern Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper suggests that people in south-eastern Botswana experience the AIDS epidemic as part of a recent epidemiological transition in which rates of chronic debilitating illness have risen, even as the degree of acute infectious disease has fallen (HIV/AIDS aside)...
  8. Gendered home-based care in South Africa: more trouble for the troubled

    Gendered home-based care in South Africa: more trouble for the troubled

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study investigates the experiences of informal caregivers of people living with HIV in two semi-rural communities in South Africa. Ethnographic methods were used to collect and analyse data on the gendered nature and consequences of home-based care from 21...
  9. Community-based care of children with HIV in Potchefstroom, South Africa

    Community-based care of children with HIV in Potchefstroom, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Children contract HIV infection largely through vertical transmission and are vulnerable to AIDS illness due to an immature immune system. In South Africa, hospitals are often overburdened and thus children with HIV may be directed to the community for care...
  10. Children as caregivers of older relatives living with HIV and AIDS in Nyang'oma division of western Kenya

    Children as caregivers of older relatives living with HIV and AIDS in Nyang'oma division of western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is growing debate about the situations of children who care for a relative with HIV-related illness, especially in developing countries with high HIV prevalence. In particular, there is inadequate information on the long-term consequences of children taking on this...