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Research data: HEALTH SERVICES
2014 A regulatory framework for interpreting in health-care settings: implications for equitable access to healthcare in Lesotho and the Western Cape, South Africa
Interpreting is an essential support service in multilingual health systems where language diversity dictates a need to facilitate communica...Download this report
2014 Control, struggle, and emergent masculinities: a qualitative study of men's care-seeking determinants for chronic cough and tuberculosis symptoms in Blantyre, Malawi
Men's healthcare-seeking delay results in higher mortality while on HIV or tuberculosis (TB) treatment, and implies contribution to ongoing ...
2014 Universal health coverage in emerging economies: findings on health care utilization by older adults in China, Ghana, India, Mexico, the Russian Federation, and South Africa
The achievement of universal health coverage (UHC) in emerging economies is a high priority within the global community. This timely study u...
2013 HIV positive women's perceptions of stigma in health care settings in Western Cape, South Africa
We explored the cultural context of HIV positive women's perceptions of stigma in health care settings in Western Cape, South Africa. We con...