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Body image dissatisfaction is increased in male and overweight/obese adolescents in Botswana
(JO, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/journals/1286/, 2013-02)
The purpose of this study was to examine linkages between obesity, physical activity, and body image dissatisfaction, with consideration of socioeconomic status (SES) and urbanization in adolescents in Botswana. Materials ...
Community empowerment in Botswana: the practitioners' perspective
(South African Association of Family Ecology and Consumer Sciences (SAAFECS). http://ajol.info/index.php/jfecs/index, 2010)
The term empowerment has become a buzz word used by development organisations and government sectors to make development programmes sound technically correct. These programmes are often the cause of the poor becoming ...
Short communication socioeconomic status and urbanization are linked to snacks and obesity in adolescents in Botswana
(PHN, http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=phn, 2011-08)
Objective: To describe patterns of food consumption associated with overweight\obesity (OW/OB) and their links to socio-economic status (SES) and urbanization. Design: A nationwide cross-sectional survey. Setting: Secondary ...
Comparison of estimates of malnutrition in children aged 0–5 years between clinic-based nutrition surveillance and national surveys
(Macmillan, www.palgrave-journals.com/jphp/, 2011-05-12)
This study documents a marked discrepancy between the nutritional status of children aged 0–5 years in Botswana when measured by national surveys compared to clinic-based surveillance. We compared the average prevalence ...
Conserving and sustaining culture through traditional dress
(JSDA, http://www.ajol.info, 2011-01)
The government of Botswana through its National Policy on' Culture (2001) and the National Ecotourism Strategy (2002) is committed to preserving national culture and historical heritage. The policy stipulates that ...