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The relationship between knowledge, intention and self-reported use of safer sex practices among youth aged 20-24 years in selected districts in Botswana
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2015-05)
Introduction The youth aged 20-24 years account for 43% of the population in Botswana.(Statistic Botswana, 2011). The youth remain at increased risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), unintended pregnancies and ...
Stress among nurses working in intensive care units in selected hospitals
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016)
Introduction: Occupational stress has been an evident phenomenon in the nursing profession. This is probably due to the nature of nursing duties which are hectic and challenging. Despite the overwhelming stress that nurses ...
Reasons for late presentation of pregnant patients with previous caesarean section delivery at Letsholathebe the 2nd Memorial Hospital in Maun, Botswana: an exploratory qualitative study
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2015)
Introduction Maternal mortality and morbidity remains high worldwide due to chronic diseases and underutilization of maternal health services. Botswana has made progress in decreasing maternal deaths, but maternal mortality ...
Challenges faced by family caregivers in the home settings in Lobatse
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2016-09)
Background: Resource constraints in the public health sector led to the adoption of community home based care to complement the formal health care. Currently, there are 3642 people registered with community home based care ...
Clinical outcomes of patients with rifampicin resistant other than multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Botswana; a 2006-2014 retrospective cohort analysis
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2019-06-07)
Background Rifampicin resistant tuberculosis (RR-TB) cases were historically managed using different drug-regimen depending on the resistance patterns. RR-TB other than MDR-TB were treated using modified regimen (first-line ...
A retrospective study of factors associated with intrauterine fetal death in antenatal and labour wards in Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana
(University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2019-07)
Introduction Intrauterine fetal death (IUFD) or stillbirth is stillbirth as fetal death deliveries after 24 completed weeks of gestation with weight of > 500g and does not show any sign of life at any time after delivery. ...