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Health in South Africa: changes and challenges since 2009.
Since the 2009 Lancet Health in South Africa Series, important changes have occurred in the country, resulting in an increase in life expectancy to 60 years. Historical injustices together with the disastrous health ...
Asset management optimization through integrated systems thinking and N-1 contingency capability for refurbishment.
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers., 2011-09)
This paper presents a systems view of refurbishment systems to evaluate root causes of suboptimal refurbishment. Case studies from ten selected South African and Malawian firms from largest electric power utilities, mining, ...
Treatment outcomes for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection.
(U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases., 2013-03)
High mortality rates have been reported for patients co-infected with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and HIV, but treatment outcomes have not been reported. We report treatment outcomes for adult XDR TB ...
Utility of colposcopy in a phase 2 portion of a microbicide clinical trial of BufferGel and 0.5% PRO 2000 Gel.
(BioMed Central / International AIDS Society., 2012-07-27)
Background: The majority of new HIV infections are acquired through heterosexual transmission. There is urgent need for prevention methods to compliment behavior change and condom use. Topical microbicide represent a ...
Some investigations of the responses of Quercus robur and Ekebergia capensis embryonic axes to dehydration and cryopreservation.
Recalcitrant seeds are those that are shed at high water contents, are actively metabolic throughout development, when they are, and remain, desiccation-sensitive, and may also be chilling sensitive. These properties ...
A socio-cultural study of type II diabetes mellitus among the Indian population in Reservoir Hills, Durban.
Whereas there has been much interest amongst anthropologists in the West in studying diseases such as Type II Diabetes Mellitus, there appears to be a paucity of local anthropological studies that analyse the social ...
Establishment of an indirect organogenesis protocol for Eucalyptus grandis species and hybrids.
The prospect of integrating transgenic eucalypts with conventional breeding programmes is of value to the Plantation Forestry and Forest Products Industries. However, significant progress in this regard has still to be ...
A new product development in the new South African retail food market.
We show that marketing research is critical in such a market driven industry as retail food. We use the qualitative approach and case study; and the research techniques used will provide relevant information for the ...
Creation as a dwelling place of God : a critical analysis of an African biocentric theology in the works of Gabriel M. Setiloane.
The study argues that for the African church to become responsive to the changing circumstances with regard to the African ecological crisis, there is a need to reconstruct those aspects of Christianity that are non-functional ...
Synthetic and spectroscopic studies of isopsoralen derivatives.
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