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Research data: RURAL AREAS
2020 An Implementation study of oral and blood-based HIV self-testing and linkage to care among men in rural and peri-urban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
In South Africa, men living with HIV are less likely than women to test and know their status (the first UNAIDS 90-90-90 target), and men ha...
2020 Effects of a community-based multicomponent positive psychology intervention on mental health of rural adults in Ghana
There is growing evidence that positive psychology interventions (PPIs) enhance positive mental health and lead to a decrease in symptoms of...
2020 Indigenous knowledge and modern sciences: complementary wisdom to help farmers: combining two knowledge systems to help sustain agricultural production in South Africa
For a very long time African communities, especially rural smallholder farmers, have relied on information gathered using indigenous systems...