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Challenges facing traditional medicine: towards new approaches for protecting and promoting Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of practitioners in South Africa (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-16)Western health care systems are foreign to the African indigenous health care systems. This applies to intellectual property issues related to traditional knowledge. Therefore, the need has arisen to undertake a study on ...
(University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-16)The paper is based on the assertion that South Africa is a country of triple cultural heritage. It is home to representatives of three global regions i.e. Africa, Asia and Europe. This composition has created a diversity ...
Adherence to the 30-minute rule in emergency caesarean deliveries due to foetal distress at Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-12-31)Foetal distress is potentially life threatening, requiring an emergency caesarean delivery to forestall potential harm or death of the foetus. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended that the ...
A review of Outcomes of Treatment among 29 cases of Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Johannesburg (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-07-05)The purpose of this study was to describe the outcomes of treatment in patients suffering from Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB) who had been admitted to a specialised resistant tuberculosis treatment health ...
Types of traditional, complementary and alternative medicines and reasons for their use by HIV-infected patients in KwaZulu-Natal Province: a cross-sectional study (University of Botswana, www.ub.ac.bw, 2017-07-05)This study aimed at determining the types, reasons for use, and perceived benefits or risks of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) used concurrently with antiretroviral therapy (ART) by HIV infected ...