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

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2011 IEC voter participation survey 2010/11

The primary overall objective of this study is to inform and guide the Commission in its plans, policies and practices in order to assist th...

2011 Key issues in the 2011 government elections: in conversation with Udesh Pillay

Residents in townships and informal settlements have taken to the streets, emboldened by the president's recent State of the Nation address ...

2011 Elections don't lessen conflict: why the 'senseless' post-poll violence?

VANESSA BAROLSKY examines the way in which South Africa's fourth democratic elections, held in April 2009, have been interpreted as if it wa...

2011 A vote of confidence: results from the IEC election satisfaction survey 2011

The Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) commissioned the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in late 2010 to conduct t...

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