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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 ...
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, ...