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

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2016 Is social cohesion relevant to a city in the global South?: a case study of Khayelitsha township

The concept of social cohesion is increasingly being utilised in local and international policy discourse and scholarship. The idea of colle...

2015 Coping with food poverty in cities: the case of urban agriculture in Glen Norah township in Harare

The focus of this study is on urban agriculture which is a common informal sector activity across most sub-Saharan African cities. Urban agr...

2015 'They think that gays have money': gender identity and transactional sex among black men who have sex with men in four South African townships

Transactional sex has not been studied much among men who have sex with men in Africa. Consequently, little is understood about attitudes to...

2014 HIV testing practices of South African township MSM in the era of expanded access to ART

While men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa are at high risk for HIV infection, few of those already infected know their status. Effecti...