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Dukhi, N., Sartorius, B. & Taylor, M. (2020) A behavioural change intervention study for the prevention of childhood obesity in South Africa: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 20:Online.

South Africa is currently undergoing a nutrition transition, and overweight and obesity is on the increase in South African children. Urbani...

Marais, L., Toefy, Y., Thompsen, S., Diwan, V., Skinner, D., Mofolo, N., Lenka, M. & Cloete, J. (2020) Targeting for male medical circumcision: profiles from two South African cities. AIDS Care. February:Online.

Male circumcision is considered by some to be an acceptable global approach to reduce HIV infections. Consequently, many governments in sub-...