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Preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.
(Massachusetts Medical Society., 2012-08-02)
No abstract available.
Safety of tenofovir gel, a vaginal microbicide, in South African women: results of the CAPRISA 004 Trial.
(International Medical Press., 2013)
Background: Tenofovir gel, used vaginally before and after coitus, reduced women’s acquisition of HIV by 39%. This is a safety assessment of tenofovir gel, including renal, bone, gastrointestinal, genital and haematological ...
Cultivation of Combretum bracteosum (Hochst.) Brandis.
In maximizing South Africa's floral diversity, plant propagators have begun exploiting the rich array of indigenous plants, especially those with horticultural potential. Plants previously unavailable to the professional ...
Occupational stress and work engagement of dog unit members in the South African police service : a qualitative study.
Police officers have a significant role to play in the stability, economic growth, and development of South Africa. Therefore, it is critical for the South African Police Service (SAPS) to have police officers who are ...
Tenders and corruption in post-apartheid South Africa : rethinking African ethics as a panacea for corruption.
The African National Congress inherited a country with high levels of unemployment, deepening poverty and inequalities. These socio-economic challenges were the result of the previous apartheid regime‟s reliance on racism ...
Situation analysis of HIV testing among family health international mobile service units (MSU) clients in four provinces of South Africa.
Background. The study objective was to determine how the population located in five remote rural areas responded to HIV testing offered by mobile clinics operating under Family Health International, an international NGO ...
Advances in childhood immunisation in South Africa: where to now? Programme managers’ views and evidence from systematic reviews.
(BioMed Central., 2012-07-31)
Background: The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) is one of the most powerful and cost-effective public health programmes to improve child survival. We assessed challenges and enablers for the programme in South ...
Empowering women in human immunodeficiency virus prevention.
Women comprise one-half of people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus in the world, and about 70% of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Advancing, untreated HIV disease in women has resulted in substantial declines ...
Design challenges facing clinical trials of the effectiveness of new HIV prevention technologies.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2012-03-13)
Recent successes of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in preventing HIV infection have raised questions whether further placebo controlled trials of new HIV-prevention technologies are ethically justifiable. ...