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The bacterium that could cause cancer
(The Lancet. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/issue/current, 2009)
Biopsy specimens were taken from intact areas of antral mucosa in 100 consenting consecutive patients presenting for gastroscopy at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia. Spiral or curved bacilli were found in biopsy ...
Beliefs about the causes of cervical cancer in Botswana: implications for nursing
(International Council of Nurses. http://www.ovid.com/site/catalog/Journal/968.jsp, 2009-12)
Background: Cervical cancer is the most common cause of cancer mortality and morbidity for women in Botswana. Yet, little is known about what women believe to be the causes of the disease. Aim: This paper presents data on ...
Proliferation of new health cadres: a response to acute shortage of nurses and midwives by sub-Saharan African governments
(Elsevier Ltd. www.elsevier.com/ijns, 2009)
Safety and efficacy of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in HIV-associated Kaposi’s sarcoma
(Dove Medical Press Ltd. http://www.dovepress.com/biologics-targets--therapy-journal, 2009)
Kaposi’s sarcoma is a vascular tumor linked to the presence of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human herpesvirus-8) and the incidence of which has increased considerably the world over after the onset of the ...
Voices from the frontlines: the epidemics of HIV/AIDS and violence among women and girls
(Taylor & Francis, LLC. http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/authors/uhcwauth.asp, 2009)
The papers in this special issue focus on the topic of violence against women. This group of scholarly works explores theoretical issues, context and health care interventions pertaining to violence in women’s lives. ...
Paraffin (kerosene)* poisoning in under-five children: a problem of developing countries
(Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bsc/ijn, 2009)
Although developed countries have largely eliminated the problem of paraffin ingestion in young children, many developing countries have not. Paraffin, used as a home energy source, particularly in rural area, accounts ...
People living with HIV and AIDS on the brink: stigma - a complex sociocultural impediment in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Botswana
(Taylor & Francis, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713723020, 2009)
HIV-related stigma is a life-altering phenomenon. The consequence of the stigmatization process sets apart stigmatized person(s) as a distinct category, leading to various forms of disapproval, rejection, exclusion, labeling, ...
Collaboration in higher education for nursing and midwifery in Africa (CHENMA)
(University of South Africa (Unisa Press)http://www.unisa.ac.za/, 2009)
Higher education in developing countries face a particular challenge; half of the world’s higher education students are found in developing countries, placing great strain on an already under funded system. Whilst the New ...
Headspace solid phase microextraction in the determination of pesticides in water samples from the Okavango Delta with gas chromatography-electron capture detection and time-of-flight mass spectrometry
(Elsevier Ltd, http://www.elsevier.com/locate/microc, 2009)
Headspace solid phase microextraction (HS-SPME) was optimized for the analysis of pesticides with gas chromatography electron capture detection (GC-ECD) and high-resolution mass spectrometry. Factors influencing the ...