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  • Phaladze, N.; Tlou, S. (Oxfam. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cgde, January 1, 2006)
    This article discusses the response of Botswana to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In recognition of the fact that HIV/AIDS is more than just a health issue, Botswana has instigated a multi-sectoral response to the epidemic, which ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sabone, M.B. (Sage Publications, http://jfn.sagepub.com, 2008)
    This report is part of a larger study that investigated the relationships between illness demands, marital support, and psychological adjustment in the context of diabetes mellitus in rural and urban middle-aged marital ...
  • Mogobe, K.D.; Tshiamo, W.; Bowelo, M. (Reproductive Health Matters. www.rhmjournal.org.uk, 2007)
    This paper describes the maternity monitoring system in Botswana, developed in 1998, and the main methods used: maternal death and morbidity reviews at service delivery level, analysis by the National Maternal Mortality ...
  • Tshiamo, W. (Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/ijn, 2009)
    Although developed countries have largely eliminated the problem of paraffin ingestion in young children, many developing countries have not. Paraffin, used as a home energy source, particularly in rural area, accounts ...
  • Nthomang, K.; Phaladze, N.; Oagile, N.; Ngwenya, B.; Seboni, N.; Gobotswang, K.; Kubanji, R. (Taylor & Francis, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713723020, 2009)
    HIV-related stigma is a life-altering phenomenon. The consequence of the stigmatization process sets apart stigmatized person(s) as a distinct category, leading to various forms of disapproval, rejection, exclusion, labeling, ...
  • Weiser, S. D.; Leiter, K.; Heisler, M.; McFarland, W.; Percy-de Korte, F.; DeMonner, S. M.; Tlou, S.; Phaladze, N.; Iacopino, V.; Bangsberg, D. R. (Public Library of Science, http://www.plos.org/, January 1, 2006)
    Background In Botswana, an estimated 24% of adults ages 15–49 years are infected with HIV. While alcohol use is strongly associated with HIV infection in Africa, few population-based studies have characterized the association ...
  • Fako, T.T.; Forcheh, N.; Ncube, E. (Elsevier Ltd. www.elsevier.com/locate/socscimed, January 1, 2003)
    This paper examines several key factors that determine nurses’ ability to complete the Botswana Obstetric Record (BOR), an instrument that should help with early diagnosis of problems during pregnancy, labour, delivery ...
  • Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, G. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/jpmhn, 2008)
    Studies on the psychosocial effects of grandmothers as primary caregivers in Botswana are non-existent. The purpose of this study was to close that knowledge gap. Twenty-five (n = 25) grandmothers who were primary ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Weiser, S.D.; Heisler, M.; Leiter, K.; Percy-de Korte, F.; Tlou, S.; DeMonner, S.; Phaladze, N.; Bangsberg, D.R.; Iacopino, V. (PLoS Medicine. www.plosmedicine.org, 2006)
    Background The Botswana government recently implemented a policy of routine or "opt-out" HIV testing in response to the high prevalence of HIV infection, estimated at 37% of adults. Methods and Findings We conducted a ...
  • Shaibu, S.; Phaladze, N.A. (Cambridge University Press. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PHC, 2010)
    This paper reports an evaluation of the implementation of the School Health Policy (SHP) in Botswana schools. Historically, school health originated with a concern for the number of children being excluded from school ...
  • 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 ...
  • Makoae, L.C.; Seboni, N.M.; Molosiwa, K.; Moleko, M.; Human, S.; Sukati, N.A.; Holzemer, W.L. (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/704632/authorinstructions, 2005)
    This study describes the symptom experience of 743 men and women living with HIV/AIDS in Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. Data were obtained in 2002 by using a cross-sectional design. A survey of ...
  • Voss, J.G.; Sukati, N.A.; Seboni, N.M.; Makoae, L.N.; Moleko, M.; Human, S.; Molosiwa, K.; Holzemer, W.L. (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/704632/description#description, 2005)
    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 ...
  • Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, G.; Dithole, K. (Nursing Forum.http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/nuf, January 1, 2007)
    The purpose of this paper is to elucidate contributing factors to the disunity in nursing, and argue that if united nursing would be able to achieve harmony, respect, and, above all, recognition. Social and historical ...
  • Teitelman, A.M.; Seloilwe, E.S.; Campbell, J.C. (Taylor & Francis, LLC. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/uhcwauth.asp, 2009)
    The papers in this special issue focus on the topic of violence against women. This group of scholarly works explores theoretical issues, context and health care interventions pertaining to violence in women’s lives. ...

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