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  • Problem-based learning: fostering creative problem solving through collaborative work 

    Ajibola, Ratanang (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) is an approach to learning and teaching in which students are presented with contextualised, ill structured problems to investigate and discover meaningful solution in small collaborative groups. ...
  • Problem-based learning for integration of nursing theory and practice 

    Matshane, Kelebogile P. (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) was pioneered in medical school in McMaster University, Canada in the late 1960s but has now spread to other disciplines around the world. PBL is a learning-teaching approach in which learners ...
  • Gynecologic cancer: new and follow-up patient appointments in Botswana during the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Davey, Sonya MD; Bazzette-Matebele, Lisa MD; Monare, Barati RN, MPH; Seiphetleng, Alexander RN, BPH; Ramontshonyana, Gaobakwe RN; Vuylsteke, Peter MD; Chiyapo, Sebathu MD; Luckett, Rebecca MD; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen MD; Grover, Surbhi MD, MPH (American Society of Clinical Oncology, https://beta.asco.org/, 2021-04-06)
    The article presents descriptive data on oncology appointments during COVID-19 lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa. Mobile applications can provide a platform for tracking missed and attended appointments. There was a significant ...
  • HIV infection and survival among women with cervical cancer 

    Drysen-Peterson, Scott; Bvochora-Nsingo, Memory; Suneja, Gita; Efstathiou, Jason, A.; Grover, Surbhi; Chiyapo, Sebathu; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Kebabonye-Pusoentsi, Malebogo; Clayman, Rebecca; Mapes, Abigail, C.; Tapela, Neo; Asmelash, Aida; Medhin, Heluf; Viswanathan, Akila, N.; Russell, Anthony H.; Lin, Lilie, L.; Kayembe, Mukendi K.A.; Mmalane, Mompati; Randall, Thomas C.; Chabner, Bruce; Lockman, Shahin (American Society of Clinical Oncology, https://beta.asco.org/, 2016-08-29)
    Purpose Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among the 20 million women with HIV worldwide. We sought to determine whether HIV infection affected survival in women with invasive cervical cancer. Patients ...
  • Explaining disparities in oncology health systems delays and stage at diagnosis between men and women in Botswana: A cohort study 

    Iyer, Hari S.; Kohler, Racquel E.; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Brown, Carolyn; Molebatsi, Kesaobaka; Grover, Surbhi; Kablay, Irene; Bvochora-Nsingo, Memory; Efstathiou, Jason, A.; Lockman, Shahin; Tapela, Neo; Dryden-Peterson, Scott L. (Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/, 2019-06-06)
    Purpose Men in Botswana present with more advanced cancer than women, leading to poorer outcomes. We sought to explain sex-specific differences in time to and stage at treatment initiation. Methods Cancer patients who ...
  • Problem-based learning presents an opportunity for nursing education 

    Tiro, Mary B. (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-12)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) has gained popularity in many learning institutions globally.  PBL is a student-centered approach in which students learn about a subject through the experience of solving an open-ended problem. ...
  • Collaborative clinical learning environment for nursing students: perspectives from Botswana 

    Pule, Pabalelo E.; Okitlanye, Itumeleng C. C.; Kgosiesele, Kegomoditswe; Matlhodi, Nametso B.; Sabone, Motshedisi B. (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-06)
    As the provision of health care requires coordinated communication among all players, a collaborative clinical learning environment plays an important role in nursing education. This paper reports on nursing students’ and ...
  • Consensus recommendations for the prevention of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa 

    Adewole, I.F.; Abauleth, Y.R.; Adoubi, I.; Amorissani, F.; Anorlu, R.I.; Awolude, O.A.; Botha, H.; Byamugisha, J.K.; Cisse, L.; Diop, M.; Doh, S.; Fabamwo, A.O.; Gahouma, D.; Galadanci, H.S.; Githanga, D.; Magure, T.M.; Mabogunje, C.; Mbuthia, J.; Muchiri, L.w.; Ndiaye, O.; Nyakabau, A.M.; Ojwang, S.B.O.; Ramogola-Masire, D.; Sekyere, O.; Smith, T.H.; Taulo, F.O.G.; Wewege, A.; Wiredu, E.; Yarosh, O. (MedPharm Publications (Medical Pharmaceutical Publishers), http://www.sajgo.co.za/, 2013)
    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death in women in sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that more than 200 million females older than 15 years are at risk in this ...
  • Botswana's HIV response: policies, context, and future directions 

    Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Poku, Ohemaa; Mazhani, Loeto; Ndwapi, Ndwapi; Misra, Supriya; Arscott-Mills, Tonya; Blank, Lilo; Ho-Foster, Ari; Becker, Timothy D.; Yang, Lawrence (Wiley, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/, 2020-01-17)
    This brief report describes key periods in the history of the national public health response to the HIV epidemic in Botswana. It reveals the context leading to the development of HIV policies presently in place and current ...
  • Factors related to advanced stage of cancer presentation in Botswana 

    Anakwenze, Chidinma; Bhatia, Rohini; Rate, William; Bakwenabatsile, Lame; Ngoni, Kebatshabile; Rayne, Sarah; Dhillon, Preet; Narasimhamurthy, Mohan; Ho-Foster, Ari; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Grover, Surbhi (American Society of Clinical Oncology, https://beta.asco.org/, 2018-12)
    Purpose: Botswana, a country with a high prevalence of HIV, has an increasing incidence of cancer related mortality in the post–antiretroviral therapy era. Despite universal access to free healthcare, the majority of ...
  • 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 ...
  • A root-cause analysis of maternal deaths in Botswana: towards developing a culture of patient safety and quality improvement 

    Madzimbamuto, Farai D.; Ray, Sunanda C.; Mogobe, Keitshokile D.; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Phillips, Raina; Haverkamp, Miriam; Mokotedi, Mosidi; Motana, Mpho (BioMed Central; https://www.biomedcentral.com/, 2014-07-16)
    Background: In 2007, 95% of women in Botswana delivered in health facilities with 73% attending at least 4 antenatal care visits. HIV-prevalence in pregnant women was 28.7%. The maternal mortality ratio in 2010 was 163 ...
  • Case 16-2014: a 46-year-old woman in Botswana with postcoital bleeding 

    Ramogola-Masire, Doreen, M.D.; Russell, Anthony, H., M.D.; Dryden-Peterson, Scott, M.D.; Efstathiou, Jason A. M.D., D.Phil.; Kayembe, Mukendi K.A., M.D; Wilbur, David C., M.D. (Massachusetts Medical Society, https://www.massmed.org/, 2014-03-22)
    In Botswana, limited specialized oncologic services are available in the face of a rising burden of cancer. A collaborative outreach program between doctors at MGH and in Botswana was established in 2011 to build the ...
  • Achieving public and global health competencies: a teaching case study of Botswana's cervical cancer screening program 

    Okatch, Harriet PhD, MPH; Sowicz, Timothy Joseph PhD, CRNP; Teng, Helen MSN; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen MD; Buttenheim, Alison M. PhD, MBA (Wiley, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/, 2018-02-18)
    Objectives: To design and implement a case study on the cervical cancer screening program in Botswana to teach public and global health competencies to undergraduate nursing students. Design and Sample: The case study was ...
  • Co-infection with HPV types from the same species provides natural cross-protection from progression to cervical cancer 

    Sobota, Rafal S.; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Williams, Scott M.; Zetola, Nicola M. (BioMed Central (BMC), http://www.infectagentscancer.com/, 2014-08)
    Background: The worldwide administration of bivalent and quadrivalent HPV vaccines has resulted in cross-protection against non-vaccine HPV types. Infection with multiple HPV types may offer similar cross-protection in the ...
  • Availability of WHO essential medicines for cancer treatment in Botswana 

    Martei, Yehoda M.; Chiyapo, Sebathu; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen; Dryden-Peterson, Scott M.; Shulman, Lawrence N.; Tapela, Neo (American Society of Clinical Oncology, http://www.asco.org/, 2018-01-23)
    Purpose Stock outs of cancer drugs are potentially fatal but have not been systematically studied in low- and middle-income countries. The aim of this study was to determine the availability and alignment of the Botswana ...
  • HIV infection is not associated with the initiation of curative treatment in women with cervical cancer in Botswana 

    Grover, Surbhi, MD, MPH; MacDuffie, Emily, C., BA; Wang, Qiao, MPH; Bvochora-Nsingo, Memory, MD; Bhatia, Rohini K., BA; Balang, Dawn, MD; Chiyapo, Sebathu P., MD; Luckett, Rebecca, MD, MPH; Ramogola-Masire, Doreen, MD; Dryden-Peterson, Scott L., MD; Lin, Lilie, L., MD; Shin, Sanghyuk, S., PhD; Zetola, Nicola M., MD, MPH (Wiley, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/, 2019-02-25)
    BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Sub-Saharan Africa. The risk of developing cancer is increased for women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is unknown which ...
  • Traditional innovations: an analysis of traditional land-use and management institutions of Ngamiland, Botswana 

    Botumile, Bontekane (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2019-10)
    Mounting global dependence on natural resources has exacerbated natural resource depletion, land degradation and poverty levels worldwide. Scientists and planners acknowledging that science does not have all the answers ...
  • Inter-disciplinarity, development studies, and development practice 

    Kolawole, Oluwatoyin Dare (Taylor & Francis; https://www.tandfonline.com/, 2010-03-09)
    The article primarily seeks to show the interconnectedness of diverse academic disciplines and their crucial role in development practice. It sheds light on the meanings of developmentrelated concepts and seeks to delineate ...
  • Factors influencing the performance of community-based organisations in the implementation of rural development: a case of Okavango Community Trust in Ngamiland district, Botswana 

    Ditlhakeng, Phatsimo (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2019)
    Community based Organisations (CBOs) have emerged to be the ideal mechanism for channelling development initiatives within rural communities whose way of life do not conform to conservationist ideologies. Nonetheless, ...