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

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Reddy, P. & Oosthuizen, A. (2020) Views of South Africans during early lockdown: an HSRC pilot study. HSRC Review. 18(2):3-5.

South Africa's strategy to contain COVID-19 relies on the public's willingness to adhere to the requirements of the lockdown and their under...

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Peltzer, K., Chao, L-W., Ramlagan, S. & Szrek, H. (2020) Daily tobacco use and problem drinking among urban adults in South Africa: a longitudinal study. PanAfrican Medical Journal. January:Online.

There is a lack of longitudinal studies investigating daily tobacco use and problem drinking in Africa. The aim of this study was to explore...

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Peltzer, K. & Pengpid, S. (2020) Social determinants of depression among adults in South Africa. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. February:Online.

The aim of this study was to investigate the social determinants of depression in a large population-based survey in six of 11 provinces in ...

Van Heerden, A., Comulada, W.S., Kolozali, S. & Kohrt, B. (2020) Editorial: drawing open the curtain to home-based interventions. mHealth. January:Online.

Providing facility-based care to the billions of people living in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) is a challenge due to the multitu...

Isaacs, N.Z. & Andipatin, M.G. (2020) A systematic review regarding women's emotional and psychological experiences of high-risk pregnancies. BMC Psychology. 8:Online.

High-risk pregnancy refers to a pregnancy that negatively affects the health of the mother, the baby, or both. High-risk pregnancy evokes a ...