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

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Du Plessis, H. (2018) Formulating a scientific culture in South Africa. In: Le Marec, J. & Schiele, B. Culture of Science. Montreal: Acfas. 87-94.

By definition the term science culture refers to the degree in which a society engages with science. It showcases a country's historical, so...

Fubah, M.A. (2018) The secret art of the Bambui Royal Treasury, Western Grassfields, Cameroon. In: Brusius, M. & Singh, K. (eds).Museum storage and meaning: tales from the crypt. Oxfordshire: Routledge. 263-272.

The cultural security officers, Bechin- toh, of the Bambui Kingdom initiated the author of this chapter into the kwifor, one of the most sec...

Steyn Kotze, J. & Bohler, N. (2018) Soft power and foreign policy priorities: South African views. (HSRC Policy Brief, September).

This policy brief provides an analysis of the foreign policy perceptions of 3 063 South Africans who participated in the 2017 South African ...

Steyn Kotze, J. (2018) On decolonisation and revolution: a Kristevan reading of the hashtags student movements and Fallism. Politikon. January:Online.

In 2015, clarion calls for a radical change in South African universities sounded. Protesting students demanded a transformed cultural and p...

Mutyambizi, C., Pavlova, M., Chola, L., Hongoro, C. & Groot, W. (2018) Cost of diabetes mellitus in Africa: a systematic review of existing literature. Globalization and Health. 14(3):Online.

There is an increasing recognition that non communicable diseases impose large economic costs on households, societies and nations. However,...