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Research data: HEALTH
2021 Income-related health inequalities associated with the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa: a decomposition analysis
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has resulted in an enormous dislocation of society especially in South Africa. The South African gov...
2021 Senior managers' experience with health, happiness, and motivation in hospitals and the perceived impact on health systems: the case of Meru county, Kenya
Hospitals play a significant role in health systems. Studies among the health workforce have revealed their experiences with mental health c...
2021 Preparedness for self-isolation or quarantine and lockdown in South Africa: results from a rapid online survey
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 pandemic a public health emergency of international concern. South Africa, like ma...Download this report
2021 Mobile health interventions addressing childhood and adolescent obesity in Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe: current landscape and potential for future research
Child and adolescent overweight is a growing public health problem globally. Europe and low and middle-income (LMIC) countries in Sub-Sahara...Download this report