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  • Mogobe, K.D.; Bruce, J.C.; Meyer, S. (University of South Africa (Unisa Press)http://www.unisa.ac.za/, 2009)
    Higher education in developing countries face a particular challenge; half of the world’s higher education students are found in developing countries, placing great strain on an already under funded system. Whilst the New ...
  • Seloilwe, E.S.; Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, G. (International Council of Nurses. http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0020-8132, January 1, 2007)
    Aim: The purpose of this article is to provide an insight into the developmental trends in community mental health care in Botswana. Different approaches are discussed and the opportunities that have emanated from ...
  • Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, G.; Seloilwe, E.S. (Informa Healthcare, http://informahealthcare.com/journal/mhn, 2010)
    A Heideggerian hermeneutic phenomenological approach was used to investigate the lived experience of women in Botswana who had experienced emotional abuse in intimate relationships. Hermeneutic phenomenologyis concerned ...
  • Akinsola, H.A. (Arnold. http://nej.sagepub.com/, 2001)
    The concern for ethical principles and values is not limited to health professionals alone. However, ethical principles in nursing act as safety valves for social control to prevent professional misconduct and abuse of ...
  • Shaibu, S. (Cambridge University Press. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PHC, January 1, 2006)
    This paper presents developments in evidence-based nursing practice in Botswana, Africa. Issues pertaining to evidence-based practice in community health such as the role of research, the digital divide between African ...
  • 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 ...
  • Weiser, S.D.; Leiter, K.; Bangsberg, D.R.; Butler, L.M.; Percy-de Korte, F.; Hlanze, Z.; Phaladze, N.; Iacopino, V.; Heisler, M. (Plos Medicine. www.plosmedicine.org, 2007)
    Background: Both food insufficiency and HIV infection are major public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the impact of food insufficiency on HIV risk behavior has not been systematically investigated. We tested ...
  • 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 ...

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