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  • Variation in attrition at subnational level: review of the Botswana National HIV/AIDS Treatment (Masa) programme data (2002–2013) 

    Masupe, Tiny; Farahani, Mansour; Price, Natalie; El-Halabi, Shenaaz; Mlaudzi, Naledi; Keapoletswe, Koona; Lebelonyane, Refeletswe; Fetogang, Ernest Benny; Chebani, Tony; Kebaabetswe, Poloko; Gabaake, Keba; Auld, Andrew; Nkomazana, Oathokwa; Marlink, Richard (Wiley, https://www.wiley.com/en-us, 2016-01)
    Objective: To evaluate the variation in all-cause attrition [mortality and loss to follow-up (LTFU)] among HIV-infected individuals in Botswana by health district during the rapid and massive scale-up of the National ...
  • Variation of physico-chemical parameters along a river transect through the Okavango Delta, Botswana 

    Gondwe, M.J.; Masamba, W.R.L. (Tailor and Francis Online; https://www.tandfonline.com, 2016-06-07)
    The Okavango Delta depends on water quantity and quality to sustain its ecosystem services. Whereas many studies have been carried out on its hydrology, few have been done on water quality in the delta. Water pH, electrical ...
  • Vector measures of bounded semivariation and associated convolution operators 

    Saab, P.; Robdera, M.A. (Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust, http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=GMJ, 2011)
    Let G be a compact metrizable abelian group, and let X be a Banach space. We characterize convolution operators associated with a regular Borel X-valued measure of bounded semivariation that are compact (resp; weakly ...
  • Vegetation cover trends along the Botswana Kalahari transect 

    Ringrose, S.; Matheson, W.; Wolski, P.; Huntsman-Mapila, P. (Elsevier; www.elsevier.com/locate/jaridenv, 2003)
    Vegetative response aspects of climate change studies include the determination of vegetation cover changes across climatic gradients. Vegetation characteristics and soil moisture measurements were obtained from four ...
  • Verb inflectional morphology in Ikwere 

    Kari, Ethelbert E.; Alerechi, Roseline I.C. (The Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, eng.jwl.or.kr/, 2018-07-31)
    Although some work has been done on Ikwere verb inflectional morphology, no comprehensive description of this aspect of the language exists. This paper aims at providing a fairly comprehensive description of the verb ...
  • Viral diversity and diversification of major non-structural genes vif, vpr, vpu, tat exon 1 and rev exon 1 during primary HIV-1 subtype C infection 

    Rossenkhan, Raabya; Novitsky, Vladimir; Sebunya, Theresa K.; Musonda, Rosemary; Gashe, Berhanu A.; Essex, M. (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2012)
    To assess the level of intra-patient diversity and evolution of HIV-1C non-structural genes in primary infection, viral quasispecies obtained by single genome amplification (SGA) at multiple sampling timepoints up to 500 ...
  • Virtualizing the p-ANAPL library: A step towards drug discovery from African medicinal plants 

    Ntie-Kang, Fidele; Onguéné, Pascal Amoa; Fotso, Ghislain W.; Andrae-Marobela, Kerstin; Bezabih, Merhatibeb; Ndom, Jean Claude; Ngadjui, Bonaventure T.; Ogundaini, Abiodun O.; Abegaz, Berhanu M.; Meva’a, Luc Mbaze (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2014)
    Background: Natural products play a key role in drug discovery programs, both serving as drugs and as templates for the synthesis of drugs, even though the quantities and availabilities of samples for screening are often ...
  • Viscosity behaviour of particles with non-adsorbing polymers Part III—experimental study 

    Goodwin, J.W.; Hughes, R.W.; Reynolds, P.A.; Kwaambwa, H.M. (Elsevier B.V. www.elsevier.com/locate/colsurfa, 2004)
    A series of well characterised cis-poly(isoprene) (PIP) polymers (Mw = 1180, 8000, 28 300, 31 500, 86 000, 115 000 and 130 000) have been added to dispersions of poly(12-hydroxystearic acid) (PHS) coated poly(methylmethacrylate) ...
  • Viscosity, molecular weight and concentration relationships at 298K of low molecular weight cis-polyisoprene in a good solvent 

    Kwaambwa, H.M.; Goodwin, J.W.; Hughes, R.W.; Reynolds, P.A. (Elsevier B.V. www.elsevier.com/locate/colsurfa, 2007)
    Aseries of six well characterised homopolymers of cis-polyisoprene (PIP) ranging from 1180 to 115,000 molecular weight were utilised to explore viscosity and the scaling relationship between viscosity and concentration ...
  • Vission 2016 and reforming the intelligence in Botswana 

    Maundeni, Z. (The Botswana Society, 2008)
    The Botswana government proposed to the national parliament the setting up of an enlarged intelligence agency known as the Directorate of Intelligence and Security. It drafted and published in the Government Gazette, an ...
  • Voices from the frontlines: the epidemics of HIV/AIDS and violence among women and girls 

    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. ...
  • Voices of the University of Botswana Social Work graduates in Community Development 

    Ntshwarang, Poloko N.; Mwansa, Lengwe-Katembula; Malinga-Musamba, Tumani (University of Botswana; www.ub.bw, 2015-12-11)
    Community development (CD) is one of the integral methods of Social Work practice. Its goal is to empower individuals, groups, organizations and communities to improve the economic and general social welfare of people in ...
  • Voices of the University of Botswana Social Work graduates in community development 

    Ntshwarang, Poloko N.; Mwansa, Lengwe-Katembula; Malinga-Musamba, Tumani (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2015-12-01)
    Community development (CD) is one of the integral methods of SocialWork practice. Its goal is to empower individuals, groups, organizationsand communities to improve the economic and general social welfare ofpeople in ...
  • Voicing the text: South African oral poetry and performance 

    Pongweni, A. (Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2000)
    This article is about how communities living within the same borders and planet view each other and is mainly concerned about Southern Africa. The article goes further to say social groups are partly defined by our stories, ...
  • Volumetric Properties of (Difurylmethane + Alkan-1-ol) Binary Mixtures at 298.15 K 

    Ddamba, W.A.A.; Mokate, O. (Journal of Solution Chemistry., 2006)
    Densities (ρ) of the binary systems of {difurylmethane+(ethanol or propan-1- ol or butan-1-ol or pentan-1-ol or hexan-1-ol)} have been measured with an Anton Paar DMA 4500 vibrating-tube densimeter over the entire ...
  • Volumetric properties of (Difurylmethane + an Amide) binary mixtures at 293.15K, 298.15K and 303.15 K 

    Fulele, Belcher; Ddamba, Wilfred A. A. (Science Publishing Group, http://www.ajphyschem.org/, 2017-04)
    Densities (ρ) of pure difuryl methane (DFM), N-methylformamide (NMF), N-ethylformamide (NEF), N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) and N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMA) and those of [DFM + (NMF or NEF or DMF or DMA] binary mixtures over ...
  • Voluntary counseling and testing among post-partum women in Botswana 

    Thior, I.; Gabaitiri, L.; Grimes, J.; Shapiro, R.; Lockman, S.; Kim, S.; Kebaabetswe, P.; Garmey, E.; Montano, M.; Peter, T.; Chang, S.; Marlink, R.; Essex, M. (Elsevier www.elsevier.com/locate/pateducou, 2007)
    Objective: To determine uptake and socio-demographics predictors of acceptance of voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) among postpartum women in Botswana. Methods: Women attending maternal and child health clinics for ...
  • Volunteer service and service learning: opportunities, partnerships, and United Nations Millennium Development Goals 

    Magowe, Mabel; Dalmida, Safiya George; Amerson, Roxanne; Foster, Jennifer; McWhinney-Dehaney, Leila; Nicholas, Patrice K; Pehrson, Karen; Leffers, Jeanne (Wiley,http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/index.html, 2016-09)
    Purpose: This article explores approaches to service involvement and provides direction to nurse leaders and others who wish to begin or further develop global (local and international) service or service learning ...
  • Vulnerability assessment of the maize and sorghum crops to climate change in Botswana 

    Chipanshi, A.C.; Chanda, R.; Totolo, O. (Springer http://www.springerlink.com/content/p88867543584713, 2004)
    This study examines the sensitivity of maize and sorghum crops to global warming in Botswana, a country with arid climatic conditions and shortfalls in locally produced grain. The vulnerability of the maize and sorghum ...
  • Vulnerability of traditional beef sector to drought and the challenges of climate change: the case of Kgatleng District, Botswana 

    Masike, S.; Urich, P. (Academic journals http://hdl/handle.net/10289/973, 2008)
    Cattle’s rearing in Botswana is undertaken in two sectors: the communal and commercial. The communal sector is exclusively free range and therefore depends on biomass production. This makes the systems highly susceptible ...