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Inventory on the dietary assessment tools available and needed in Africa: a prerequisite for setting up a common methodological research infrastructure for nutritional surveillance, research, and prevention of diet-related non-communicable diseases
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Objective: To carry out an inventory on the availability, challenges, and needs of dietary assessment (DA) methods in Africa as a pre-requisite to provide evidence, and set directions (strategies) for implementing common ...
Psychosocial well-being of people living with HIV and the community before and after a HIV stigma-reduction community "hub" network intervention
The purpose of the research was to determine whether an HIV stigma-reduction community “hub” network intervention in a South African urban area would bring about a difference in the psychosocial well-being of people living ...
Evaluation of the mental health continuum-short form (MHC-SF) in Setswana-speaking South Africans
A continuous assessment and a categorical diagnosis of the presence of mental health, described as flourishing, and the absence of mental health, characterized as languishing, is applied to a random sample of 1050 ...
South African and international reference values for lung function and its relationship with blood pressure in Africans
Background In South Africa respiratory diseases are highly prevalent, with cardiovascular disease being a manifestation. However, international reference values for lung function are commonly used, which may not be ...
A review of dietary surveys in the adult South African population from 2000 to 2015
(Mdpi Ag, 2015)
One serious concern of health policymakers in South Africa is the fact that there is no national data on the dietary intake of adult South Africans. The only national "dietary study was done in children in 1999. Hence, it ...
A decade of nutrition research in Africa: assessment of the evidence base and academic collaboration
(Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Objective: Malnutrition in Africa has not improved compared with other regions in the world. Investment in the build–up of a strong African research workforce is essential to provide contextual solutions to the nutritional ...
Multidissiplinêre vennootskappe in gemeenskapseie woordkunsprojekte – ’n Gevallestudie
Multidisciplinary partnerships in community-specific writing or storytelling projects – A case study. Partnerships are used as strategy in various sectors of society, especially in order to reach goals which are unattainable ...
Evidence that fibrinogen y' regulates plasma clot structure and lysis and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
(The American Society of Hematology, 2013)
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Comparative assessment of absolute cardiovascular disease risk characterization from non-laboratory-based risk assessment in South African populations
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Background: All rigorous primary cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guidelines recommend absolute CVD risk scores to identify high- and low-risk patients, but laboratory testing can be impractical in low- and middle-income ...
Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: baseline characteristics of the household sample and comparative analyses with national data in 17 countries
Background: The PURE study was established to investigate associations between social, behavioural, genetic, and environmental factors and cardiovascular diseases in 17 countries. In this analysis we compare the age, sex, ...