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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2015 Determinants of pulmonary tuberculosis among inmates at Mangaung maximum correctional facility in Boemfontein, South Africa

Correctional facilities house large number of inmates who are at high risk of developing tuberculosis (TB); however factors associated with ...

2011 HIV counselling and testing utilisation and attitudes of male inmates in a South African prison

The Department of Correctional Services Policy on the management of HIV and AIDS for offenders include voluntary counselling and testing (VC...

2008 Human rights in African prisons

Prisons have always been a key focus of those interested in human rights and the rule of law. This book looks at the challenges African gove...

2008 School drop-outs and imprisoned youths

Young people equate life as a 'drop-out' to living in a prison, writes SAADHNA PANDAY and FABIAN ARENDS, following discussions held on learn...