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Preparation of adolescent learners with down syndrome in cape metropole schools, South Africa, for transition to work
Transition from school to work entails the preparation, education and training of learners, leading to their placement in desired work situations. The right of children with disabilities to be included in ordinary schools ...
The inevitability of us :exploring the risk and protective factors relating to the use and / or rejection of methamphetamine amongst youth in Manenberg
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
This study presents a discursive journey with regard to the risk and protective factors confronting individuals who engage in methamphetamine use within the Manenberg area. Given that this journey requires a cautious and ...
Work related neck pain amongst university administrative staff
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
This study aimed at identifying the factors contributing towards work related neck pain amongst university administrative staff, its impact on everyday life activities and in turn its prevalence. A quantitative descriptive ...
The psychometric properties of the child PTSD checklist in a sample of treatment-seeking children and adolescents from a youth stress clinic in the Western Cape
Exposure to severe trauma and resulting PTSD affects individuals of all ages, cultures and geographical areas. Epidemiological surveys reveal that approximately one third of the general population is exposed to a traumatic ...
Infant feeding strategies and other determinants of postnatal HIV-free survival rate in South Africa: parameter values for modeling postnatal HIV-free survival rate in South Africa
Background: Mother to child HIV transmission is a significant public health problem especially in Southern Africa. South Africa is the second highest burden country globally with 71 000 infants being HIV infected every ...
Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, behaviours and sources of hiv/aids information among university students at two tertairy institutions in South Africa
The incidence of HIV/AIDS appears to be stabilizing in South Africa. However, it is stabilizing at an extremely high number. The South African youth are the most vulnerable to the virus with the main route of transmission ...
Evaluation of the implementation of the North West protocol on the management of severe malnutrition at Mafikeng provincial hospital and Thusong hospital in the North West province of South Africa
The aim of this study is to evaluate the management of severe malnutrition in the two selected hospitals in North West Province
An exploration of barriers associated with low voluntary counselling and testing uptake by adult tuberculosis patients attending primary health care clinics, buffalo city municipality, Eastern Cape
The aim of the study is to explore the barriers associated with low VCT uptake by the TB patients attending primary health care clinics within the Buffalo City municipality. The study population was drawn from TB patients ...
An exploration of the traumatic experiences associated with refugee status in a sample of Congolese refugees in Cape Town
(University of Western Cape, 2008)
There has been an influx of refugees from African countries into South Africa as a result of having been displaced by war. Starting in 1994, the genocide in the Great Lakes region exacerbated existing ethnic and political ...
The experiences of spouses living with clinically depressed partners
This study explored the lived experience of spouses living with depressed partners. A qualitative phenomenological, exploratory study design was used to explore the lived experience of the spouses, identifying the coping ...