Browsing by Subject "HIV/AIDS"

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  • Amanze, James N. (Botswana Society, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2000)
    This paper examines the preventative role of condoms in the fight against HIV/ AIDS. It will be argued in this paper that because of the magnitude, severity, devastation and complexity of the HIV/AIDS pandemic there is ...
  • Ntseane, P. G. (UNESCO. http://www.unesco.org, 2004)
    This paper argues that sex has to be analyzed and understood from a sociological perspective because sex in itself has a social function. A phenomenological study that was carried out among five ethnic groups of Botswana ...
  • Chilisa, B. (International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education; Taylor & Francis [ http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09518398.asp ], November, 2005)
    This paper uses the postcolonial lens to highlight that mainstream research in postcolonial societies still ignores, marginalizes and suppresses other knowledge systems and ways of knowing. The marginalization of local ...
  • Seloilwe, E.S. (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/704632/description#description, 2005)
    The results discussed in this report are part of a larger study conducted among the students of the University of Botswana regarding their knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to HIV/AIDS. The study triangulated ...
  • Ngwenya, B.N.; Kgathi, D.L. (Elsevier Ltd; www.elsevier.com/locate/pce, 2006)
    This case study investigates access to potable water in HIV/AIDS related home-based care households in five rural communities in Ngamiland, Botswana. Primary data collected from five villages, consisted of two parts. The ...
  • Mogobe, K.D.; Seboni, N.; Brown, M.S.; Ntsayagae, E.; Sebego, M.; Sabone, M. (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/704632/description#description, 2007)
    Botswana currently has one of the highest HIVpositive prevalence rates in the world. University students are an important group seriously affected by this pandemic. They represent one of the country’s richest resources ...
  • Mogobe, K.D.; Seboni, N.; Brown, M.S.; Ntsayagae, E.; Sebego, M.; Sabone, M. (Elsevier Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/locate/microc, 2007)
    This article represents a case study of one university faculty’s efforts to fight the threat of HIV/AIDS to their student body. This case study reviews the early stages of faculty endeavors beginning with the development ...
  • Ngwenya, B.N.; Mosepele, K. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/pce, 2007)
    Generally, rural households pursue all year round natural and non-natural resource-based livelihood systems to diversify these options in order to cope with risks emanating from a range of shocks and stressors. Artisanal ...
  • Phorano, O.M.; Nthomang, K.; Ngwenya, B.N. (Botswana Society, 2005)
    Batswana have been hard-hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Botswana government has initiated the Community Home-Based Care programme to provide material support for HIV/AIDS patients cared for at home by family members ...
  • Ngwenya, B.N.; Butale, B.M. (Botswana Society, 2005)
    Home care involves the transfer of a patient’s medical supervision from a formal institution to a family setting in the context of a community. The aim of this paper is to assess the resource capacity of families to provide ...
  • Onyewadume, M.A. (Springer Netherlands, http://www.springerlink.com, September, 2008)
    This research investigated the incidence of HIV/AIDS anxiety among students in Botswana. The sample comprised 240 randomly selected students from six schools in three districts in Botswana, with data collected via a ...
  • Monyatsi, P.P. (Kamla - Raj Enterprises, http://www.krepublishers.com, November, 2008)
    This paper argues that much as the gender mainstreaming process was a noble venture, the cross-cutting nature of the gender mainstreaming was not fully understood and appreciated by some very powerful and influential sectors ...
  • Gwebu, T.D. (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), http://jir.ucsur.pitt.edu/, 2008)
    Based on the intergenerational wealth flows conceptual framework, this paper investigates how the AIDS pandemic threatens to disrupt the transfer of resources between generations by using a typical low income urban area ...
  • Nitza, A.; Chilisa, B.; Makwinja-Morara, V. (Routledge. http://www.informaworld.com, June, 2010)
    This article describes a small group intervention for HIV/AIDS prevention among adolescent girls in Botswana. The psychoeducational group model is designed to empower girls to overcome the gender inequality that puts women ...
  • Batibo, H.M.; Kopi, M.M. (University of Botswana, Department of English, http://www.ub.bw, 2008)
    The aim of this study is to investigate sex-related euphemisms in Setswana. Although sex matters, as embarrassing phenomena, are not usually talked about in Setswana communities, they have recently been brought to the open ...
  • Phaladze, N.A.; Human, S.; Dlamini, S.B.; Hulela, E.B.; Hadebe, I.M.; Sukati, N. A.; Makoae, L.N.; Seboni, N.M.; Moleko, M.; Holzemer, W.L. (Journal of Nursing Scholarship. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/jnu, 2005)
    Purpose: To increase understanding of the meaning of quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS in four countries in sub-Saharan Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. Methods: Using a cross-sectional ...
  • Kumar, R.A.; Raizada, M. (BONELA, www.bonela.org, 2008)
    HIV continues to spread throughout the world, posing increasing challenges to human rights, at both national and global levels. The epidermic continues to be marked by discrimination against certain population groups; those ...
  • Nnyepi, M.S. (Medpharm Publications (Pty) Ltd., http://www.medpharm.co.za, 2009)
    Objectives: The objectives of this study were to 1)to determine the proportion of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) at risk of developing malnutrition, 2) to determine the prevalence of malnutrition (BMI < 18.5 kg/m2, ...
  • Phaladze, N.A. (International Council of Nurses. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/inr;jsessionid=81ud25de419e.alexandra, 2003)
    In Botswana, there is dearth of literature on the role of nursing in health-care policy and resource allocation and yet nurses constitute the majority (85%) of health manpower. The health-care delivery system depends ...
  • Voss, J.; Sukati, N.; Seboni, N.; Makoae, L.; Moleko, M.; Human, S.; Molosiwa, K.; Holzemer, W. (Elsevier; http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/704632/description#description; Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://www.nursesinaidscare.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3277, 2007)
    HIV-related fatigue is a debilitating and disabling symptom that persists for months and years. In 743 HIV/AIDS patients from Southern Africa, the authors found ratings of HIV-related fatigue to be highly prevalent. The ...