Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2019 Including 'advisory networks' in a participatory study on homelessness in Durban, South Africa: a research note

The value of social science research lies within the development and implementation of study designs that adequately address complex researc...

2017 Decoding homelessness: building understanding in Durban

Who are the people living on the streets of Durban, how many are there, where do they come from and how did they land up in this desolate si...

2017 Towards the development of a contextualised homelessness policy: a Durban case study

People living on the streets and in shelters in Durban and other major South African cities face numerous challenges. The eThekwini Municipa...

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2016 Ikhaya lami: understanding homelessness in Durban: final report

This study aimed to develop a contextualized understanding and quantify the causes, challenges, needs and outcomes associated with street an...

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