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  • 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 ...
  • A cross-sectional study of HPV vaccine acceptability in Gaborone, Botswana 

    DiAngi, Yumi Taylor; Panozzo, Catherine A.; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Steenhoff, Andrew P.; Brewer, Noel T. (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2011-10-25)
    Background Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women in Botswana and elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa. We sought to examine whether HPV vaccine is acceptable among parents in Botswana, which recently licensed ...
  • Cryptogenic cirrhosis and hepatopulmonary syndrome in a boy with hepatic hemangioma in Botswana: a case report and review of the literature 

    Banda, Francis Msume; Slone, Jeremy S.; Anderson, Alan; Beretta, Marisa; Walabh, Priya; Loveland, Jerome; Nayler, Simon; Takawira, Farirai Fani (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, https://www.hindawi.com/, 2017-12-19)
    Hepatic hemangiomas are considered to be the most common benign tumors of the liver. +ey are often found incidentally while investigating for other causes of liver disease. Hemangiomas that are less than 10cm are not ...
  • 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 ...
  • The diabetic foot risks profile in Selebi Phikwe Government Hospital, Botswana 

    Tshitenge, Stephane; Ganiyu, Adewale; Mbuka, Deogratias; Shama, Joseph M. (AOSIS, http://aosis.co.za/, 2014-10-17)
    Aim: The present study aimed: (1) to evaluate the proportion of each diabetic foot (DF) risk category, according to the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) consensus, in patients attending the diabetic ...
  • Diagnostic profiles and predictors of treatment outcome among children and adolescents attending a national psychiatric hospital in Botswana 

    Olashore, Anthony A.; Frank‑Hatitchki, Bechedza; Ogunwobi, Olorunfemi (BioMed Central, www.biomedcentral.com, 2017)
    Background: Attention is currently being drawn to child psychiatric care, most especially in the developed countries. This type of care is still rudimentary in the developing countries. Botswana is one of the African ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dyskinesia in an unmedicated adolescent with a 5-year history of tobacco use: a case report 

    Opondo, Philip R.; Akanni, Oluyemi O.; Olashore, Anthony A. (BioMed Central, www.biomedcentral.com, 2016)
    Background: Tobacco use among mentally ill patients is approximately two to three times higher than that in the general population. Withdrawal from tobacco is a common occurrence and many authors have described various symptoms ...
  • Early-onset psychosis in an adolescent with DiGeorge syndrome: a case report 

    Molebatsi, Keneilwe; Olashore, Anthony A. (AOSIS, http://aosis.co.za/, 2018-02-21)
    DiGeorge syndrome (DGS) was first described in 1829 by Dr Angelo DiGeorge. DGS is a cluster of symptoms because of a defect in the development of the pharyngeal pouch. Evidence from cytogenetic studies has linked the ...
  • Effect of co-trimoxazole on mortality in HIV-exposed but uninfected children in Botswana (the Mpepu Study): a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial 

    Mazhani, Loeto; Lockman, Shahin; Hughes, Michael; Powis, Kate; Ajibola, Gbolahan; Bennett, Kara; Moyo, Sikhulile; van Widenfelt, Erik; Leidner, Jean; McIntosh, Kenneth; Makhema, Joseph; Essex, Max; Shapiro, Roger (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2017-05)
    Background: Co-trimoxazole prophylaxis reduces mortality among HIV-infected children, but efficacy in HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) children in a non-malarial, low-breastfeeding setting with a low risk of mother-to-child ...
  • The effectiveness of the South African Triage Toll use in Mahalapye District Hospital – Emergency Department, Botswana 

    Tshitenge, Stephane T.; Ogunbanjo, Gboyega A.; Mbuka, Deogratias O. (AOSIS, http://aosis.co.za/, 2016)
    Background: The study aimed to determine the proportion of each priority level of patients, time of performance in each priority level, and the reliability of the South African Triage Scale (SATS) tool at the Mahalapye ...
  • 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 ...
  • Evidence-based nursing practice in Botswana: issues, challenges, and globalization 

    Shaibu, S. (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 ...
  • Factors that influence the spread of HIV/AIDS among students of the University of Botswana 

    Seloilwe, E.S. (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/704632/description#description, 2005)
    The results discussed in this report are part of a larger study conducted among the students of the University of Botswana regarding their knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to HIV/AIDS. The study triangulated ...
  • Fetus-in-fetu in Botswana 

    Goutam, Chowdhury; Banda, Francis Msume (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2017-09)
    Fetus-in-fetu is a medical term that describes a fetus implanted within its twin, on whom it is entirely dependent for its survival through a vascular connection. It occurs in about 1 in 500,000 live births. So far, there ...
  • Food insufficiency is associated with high-risk sexual behavior among women in Botswana and Swaziland 

    Weiser, S.D.; Leiter, K.; Bangsberg, D.R.; Butler, L.M.; Percy-de Korte, F.; Hlanze, Z.; Phaladze, N.; Iacopino, V.; Heisler, M. (Plos Medicine. www.plosmedicine.org, 2007)
    Background: Both food insufficiency and HIV infection are major public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the impact of food insufficiency on HIV risk behavior has not been systematically investigated. We tested ...