Now showing items 1-10 of 22
Motivations, consequences and knowledge of skin bleaching: a study of perceptions of students of the University KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The study examined University of KwaZulu-Natal students‟ perceptions, motivations, consequences, and knowledge of skin bleaching. The aim was to explore factors that the students propose are responsible for people‟s ...
A thematic analysis of entrepreneurial experiences in KwaZulu-Natal: a qualitative study.
The purpose of this study was to examine the opportunities and challenges experienced by entrepreneurs in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A review of the literature indicates that there are many challenges and barriers ...
The discourses that influence the application of the Ntu psychotherapy by psychologists based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The study made use of critical discourse analysis to explore how psychologists in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, talk about their practice of psychotherapy and Ntu psychotherapy in particular. The objectives of the study ...
Collection, storage and use of biological samples for future research: a cross-sectional study of opinions of Pietermaritzburg government hospital out-patients.
Over the years there has been an increasing interest in the collection, storage and use of human biological samples for current and future research purposes (biomedical research). Human biological samples are defined as ...
Help seeking attitudes of non-university rural youth at eMashingeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The present study was motivated by a gap in the knowledge about the help seeking attitudes and behaviours of South African rural youth. The aim of the study was to determine the help seeking behaviours and attitudes of ...
South African National Health Act (No. 61 of 2003) vs. Emmanuel framework for ethical research (2004): implications for children research.
The South African government promulgated the National Health Act (NHA) (Act No. 61 of 2003) in 2004, where Section 71 (promulgated in March 2012) regulates research involving human participants, including minors. This study ...
Exploring educators’ perceptions of the challenges facing second-language learners within the foundation phase at ex-model C schools in Pietermaritzburg.
The South African inclusive education system seems to present with significant challenges. More specifically it appears to require interventions that are often beyond the speciality of educators and the capacity of schools. ...
Inner-city female sex workers in Durban, South Africa : a qualitative inquiry.
Background: Female sex workers (FSWs) in sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa are classified as a most-at-risk-population with regards to HIV acquisition and transmission. This is due to the nature of their work, which ...
Empirical investigation of ethical issues raised by two research ethics committees reviewing biomedical research in South Africa.
Abstract available in PDF file.
Exploring stakeholder perceptions and practices regarding research in provincial health facilties.
This thesis aimed to explore the perceptions and practices of key stakeholders regarding research conducted in provincial public health facilities. Research plays a vital role in improving health and health care globally, ...