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Research data: LESOTHO
2020 Differences in uptake of the DREAMS intervention in Lesotho among adolescent girls and young women
The Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) Partnership is an initiative to reduce new HIV infections in Ad...
2020 Using multi-voiced and creative approaches to enhance COVID-19 messaging: learning from east and southern Africa
The emergence of COVID-19 highlighted the value of effective communication during a crisis, especially in the context of a virus that is not...Download this report
2015 Communication challenges experienced in Lesotho clinics where physicians limitedly speak both the community language and Lingua Franca
This study was aimed at exploring the challenges experienced by healthcare providers and patients in two clinics in Lesotho, staffed with ph...
2015 Directives used by senior female police officers in Lesotho: exploring the balance between culturally determined and professional interactional styles
The recent era of women's empowerment has seen women's gradual role-transition from traditional domestic roles to male-dominated professiona...