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Assessing participants' understanding and voluntariness of informed consent in a clinical trial in Nigeria.
Introduction: Citizens of developing countries are often in vulnerable situations because of illiteracy, unfamiliarity with medical interventions, effects of war resulting in famine, and extreme poverty. The health-related ...
Impact of blood processing variations on natural killer cell frequency, activation, chemokine receptor expression and function.
(Elsevier for Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists., 2011-03-07)
Understanding the role of natural killer (NK) cells in human disease pathogenesis is crucial and necessitates study of patient samples directly ex vivo. Manipulation of whole blood by density gradient centrifugation or ...
Organ donation, discrimination after death, anti-vaccination sentiments, and tuberculosis management.
(Springer Verlag., 2012-06)
No abstract available.
An adaptive design to bridge the gap between phase 2b/3 microbicide effectiveness trials and evidence required for licensure.
Background. Vaginally and rectally applied microbicides are being developed to help prevent sexual acquisition of HIV. Due to the lack of surrogate outcomes, the path toward licensure typically moves directly from expanded ...
Natural killer cell function in women at high risk for HIV acquisition: insights from a microbicide trial.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-09-10)
Objective: To assess the role of natural killer (NK) cells in HIV acquisition. Design: We conducted a nested case–control substudy to the Center for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA004) tenofovir gel ...
Recirculating hydroponic systems : evaluating cuttings yield and rooting ability of cold tolerant eucalyptus hybrids.
In South Africa, clonal forestry of Eucalyptus and its hybrids has been implemented to increase the productivity on existing forestry lands and marginal sites and to facilitate the production of desired fibre types for ...
Incremental housing and the role of community participation : a comparative study of Cato Manor and Bhambayi.
This study focusses on community participation in the delivery of incremental housing. The community participation approach and incremental housing approach share the same goals and have the aim of community driven ...
Security of tenure as a means towards achieving improvements in housing in self-help housing projects : a case study of Nazareth and Bester's Camp.
The research investigates housing improvements in low income settlements in South Africa. Using a comparative study of Bester's Camp and Nazareth, the investigation interrogates the impact of the subsidy scheme provided ...
Interventions to modify sexual risk behaviours for preventing HIV in homeless youth.
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2011)
Background - Homeless youth are at high risk for HIV infection as a consequence of risky sexual behavior. Interventions in homeless youth are challenging. Assessment of the effectiveness of interventions to modify sexual ...