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Characteristics, threats and opportuinities of landfill scavenging: the case of Gaborone, Botswana
(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 ...
Routine HIV testing in Botswana: a population-based study on attitudes, practices, and human rights concerns
(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 ...
A population-based study on alcohol and high-risk sexual behaviors in Botswana
(Public Library of Science, http://www.plos.org/, 2006-01-01)
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 ...
Evidence-based nursing practice in Botswana: issues, challenges, and globalization
(Cambridge University Press. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PHC, 2006-01-01)
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 ...
Gender and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: a focus on inequalities and discrimination
(Oxfam. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cgde, 2006-01-01)
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 ...