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  • The adequacy of antenatal care services among slum residents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

    Mashalla, Yohana S.; Bayou, Yibeltal T.; Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, Gloria (BioMed Central, https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2016)
    Background: There are recent efforts made to eliminate inequalities in the utilisation of basic health care services. More emphasis is given for improvement of health in developing countries including maternal and child ...
  • African female physicians and nurses in the global care chain: qualitative explorations from five destination countries 

    Nkomazana, Oathokwa; Wojczewski, Silvia; Pentz, Stephen; Blacklock, Claire; Hoffmann, Kathryn; Peersman, Wim; Kutalek, Ruth (Public Library Science//https://www.plos.org/, 2015-06-12)
    Migration of health professionals is an important policy issue for both source and destination countries around the world. The majority of migrant care workers in industrialized countries today are women. However, the ...
  • Antiretroviral treatment roll-out in a resource-constrained setting: capitalizing on nursing resources in Botswana 

    Miles, K.; Clutterbuck, D.J.; Seitio, O.; Sebego, M.; Riley, A. (Bulletin of the World Health Organization. http://www.scielosp.org/scielo.php?script=sci_serial&pid=0042-9686, 2007)
    Problem As programmes to deliver antiretroviral therapy (ART) are implemented in resource-constrained settings, the problem becomes not how these programmes are going to be financed but who will be responsible for delivering ...
  • Are anatomical sciences adequately represented in the problems-based learning clinical cases? 

    Missankov, A.; Missankova, K. I. (ScopeMed Journal Management System, http://www.scopemed.org, 2015-02)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) is a relatively new teaching method, which was introduced in medical education as an alternative to the traditional method of teaching. One of the major advantages of the PBL method was that, ...
  • Asthma prevalence, knowledge and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania 

    Mashalla, Yohana; Shimwela, Meshack; Mwita, Julius C.; Mwandri, Michael; Rwegerera, Godfrey M.; Mugusi, Ferdinand (BioMed Central// https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2014)
    Background: Asthma is a common chronic disease of childhood that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of asthma among secondary school pupils in urban and rural areas ...
  • The bacterium that could cause cancer 

    Vento, S.; Tanko, M.N. (The Lancet. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/issue/current, 2009)
    Biopsy specimens were taken from intact areas of antral mucosa in 100 consenting consecutive patients presenting for gastroscopy at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia. Spiral or curved bacilli were found in biopsy ...
  • Beliefs about the causes of cervical cancer in Botswana: implications for nursing 

    McFarland, D.M. (International Council of Nurses. http://www.ovid.com/site/catalog/Journal/968.jsp, 2009-12)
    Background: Cervical cancer is the most common cause of cancer mortality and morbidity for women in Botswana. Yet, little is known about what women believe to be the causes of the disease. Aim: This paper presents data on ...
  • Beneficial effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in gestational diabetes: consequences in macrosomia and adulthood obesity 

    Mashalla, Yohana; Yessoufou, Akadiri; Nekoua, Magloire P.; Gbankoto, Adam; Moutairou, Kabirou (Hindawi Publishing Corporation//www.hindawi.com/journals/jdr/, 2015)
    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are increasingly being used to prevent cardiovascular diseases, including diabetes and obesity. In this paper, we report data on the observed effects of omega-3 PUFA on major ...
  • Characteristics, threats and opportuinities of landfill scavenging: the case of Gaborone, Botswana 

    Rankokwane, B.; Gwebu, T.D. (Springer, www.springerlink.com/index/52P6472307264K5M.pdf, 2006)
    In Gaborone, as in other large cities in the developing world, individuals try to make a living by engaging in novel occupations such as landfill scavenging. This paper reports on a research conducted in the Gaborone ...
  • Clinical use of blood and blood components in post-abortion care in Botswana 

    Tsima, B.M.; Melese, T.; Mogobe, K. D.; Chabaesele, K.; Rankgoane, G.; Nassali, M.; Habte, D. (Wiley; http://www.wileyopenaccess.com/view/index.html, 2016-05-23)
    Background: Understanding the pattern and gaps in blood product utilisation in post-abortion care is crucial for evidence-based planning and priority setting. Objective: To describe the current use of blood and blood ...
  • Collaboration in higher education for nursing and midwifery in Africa (CHENMA) 

    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 ...
  • Community mental health care in Botswana: approaches and opportunities 

    Seloilwe, E.S.; Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, G. (International Council of Nurses. http://www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0020-8132, 2007-01-01)
    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 ...
  • Continuing professional development training needs of medical laboratory personnel in Botswana 

    Kasvosve, Ishmael; Ledikwe, Jenny J; Phumaphi, Othilia; Mpofu, Mulamuli; Nyangah, Robert; Motswaledi, Modisa S; Martin, Robert; Semo, Bazghina-werq (Human Resources for Health, 2014-08-18)
    Background: Laboratory professionals are expected to maintain their knowledge on the most recent advances in laboratory testing and continuing professional development (CPD) programs can address this expectation. In ...
  • Correlates of unintended pregnancy in Ethiopia: results from a national survey 

    Habte, Dereje; Teklu, Sisay; Melese, Tadele; Magafu, Mgaywa G. M. D. (Public Library Science; https://www.plos.org/, 2013-12)
    Background: Unintended pregnancy has been a major reproductive health challenge in resource poor settings including Ethiopia. It has adverse consequences to the mother, child and the health sector’s resources. Understanding ...
  • Developing the Botswana Primary Care guideline: an integrated, symptom-based primary care guideline for the adult patient in a resource‑limited setting 

    Tsima, Billy M.; Setlhare, Vincent; Nkomazana, Oathokwa (Dove Press; https://www.dovepress.com/, 2016)
    Background: Botswana’s health care system is based on a primary care model. Various national guidelines exist for specific diseases. However, most of the guidelines address management at a tertiary level and often appear ...
  • Diaspora engagement of African migrant health workers - examples from five destination countries 

    Wojczewski, Silvia; Poppe, Annelien; Hoffmann, Kathryn; Peersman, Wim; Nkomazana, Oathokwa; Pentz, Stephen; Kutalek, Ruth (Taylor and Francis; http://taylorandfrancis.com/, 2015)
    Background: Migrant health workers fill care gaps in their destination countries, but they also actively engage in improving living conditions for people of their countries of origin through expatriate professional ...
  • Emotional violence among women in intimate relationships in Botswana 

    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 ...
  • Establishing a new medical school: Botswana’s experience 

    Mokone, Gaonyadiwe G.; Kebaetse, Maikutlo; Wright, John; Kebaetse, Masego B.; Makgabana-Dintwa, Oarabile; Kebaabetswe, Poloko; Badlangana, Ludo; Mogodi, Mpho; Bryant, Katie; Nkomazana, Oathokwa (Academic Medicine, http://journals.lww.com/AcademicMedicine/pages/default.aspx, 2014-08)
    Having adequate numbers of qualified human resources for health is essential for any effective health care system. However, there is a global shortage of skilled health care workers, especially in Sub-Saharan African ...
  • Establishing a new medical school: Botswana’s experience 

    Mokone, Gaonyadiwe G.; Kebaetse, Maikutlo; Wright, John; Kebaetse, Masego B.; Makgabana-Dintwa, Oarabile; Kebaabetswe, Poloko; Badlangana, Ludo; Mogodi, Mpho; Bryant, Katie; Nkomazana, Oathokwa (Association of American Medical Colleges; https://www.aamc.org, 2014-10)
    Having adequate numbers of qualified human resources for health (HRH) is essential for any effective health care system. However, there is a global shortage of skilled health care workers, especially in Sub-Saharan African ...
  • Ethical issues in rural nursing practice in Botswana 

    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 ...