Recent Submissions

  • Perceptions of key participants about Botswana adolescents’ risks of unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV: qualitative findings 

    MAGOWE, Mabel K. M.; SELOILWE, Esther; DITHOLE, Kefalotse; LAWRENCE, Janet ST. (Wiley,http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/index.html, 2017)
    Aim: The qualitative research findings are reported on the perceptions of key participants in Botswana about adolescent sexuality problems and the feasibility (with suggestions) of an adolescent prevention intervention. Methods: ...
  • Volunteer service and service learning: opportunities, partnerships, and United Nations Millennium Development Goals 

    Magowe, Mabel; Dalmida, Safiya George; Amerson, Roxanne; Foster, Jennifer; McWhinney-Dehaney, Leila; Nicholas, Patrice K; Pehrson, Karen; Leffers, Jeanne (Wiley,http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/index.html, 2016-09)
    Purpose: This article explores approaches to service involvement and provides direction to nurse leaders and others who wish to begin or further develop global (local and international) service or service learning ...
  • Tuberculosis alters pancreatic enzymes in the absence of pancreatitis 

    Motswaledi, Modisa S; Sekgwama, Rosinah; Kasvosve, Ishmael (AOSIS,http://aosis.co.za/, 2014-10-16)
    Background: Lipases and phospholipases are thought to contribute to the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) infection. Genes coding for lipases, phospholipases and amylase are present in MTB, enabling the ...
  • Blood group antigens C, lub and P1 may have a role in HIV infection in Africans 

    Motswaledi, Modisa Sekhamo; Kasvosve, Ishmael; Oguntibeju, Oluwafemi Omoniyi (Public Library of Science,www.plos.org/, 2016-02-22)
    Background Botswana is among the world’s countries with the highest rates of HIV infection. It is not known whether or not this susceptibility to infection is due to genetic factors in the population. Accumulating evidence, ...
  • HIV-exposed children account for more than half of 24-month mortality in Botswana 

    Souda, Sajini; Zash, Rebecca; Leidner, Jean; Ribaudo, Heather; Binda, Kelebogile; Moyo, Sikhulile; Powis, Kathleen M.; Petlo, Chipo; Mmalane, Mompati; Makhema, Joe; Essex, Max; Lockman, Shahin; Shapiro, Roger (Biomed Central; https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2016)
    Background: The contribution of HIV-exposure to childhood mortality in a setting with widespread antiretroviral treatment (ART) availability has not been determined. Methods: From January 2012 to March 2013, mothers were ...
  • 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 ...