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Multidissiplinêre vennootskappe in gemeenskapseie woordkunsprojekte – ’n Gevallestudie
Multidisciplinary partnerships in community-specific writing or storytelling projects – A case study. Partnerships are used as strategy in various sectors of society, especially in order to reach goals which are unattainable ...
Evidence that fibrinogen y' regulates plasma clot structure and lysis and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors in black Africans
(The American Society of Hematology, 2013)
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Comparative assessment of absolute cardiovascular disease risk characterization from non-laboratory-based risk assessment in South African populations
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Background: All rigorous primary cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention guidelines recommend absolute CVD risk scores to identify high- and low-risk patients, but laboratory testing can be impractical in low- and middle-income ...
Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: baseline characteristics of the household sample and comparative analyses with national data in 17 countries
Background: The PURE study was established to investigate associations between social, behavioural, genetic, and environmental factors and cardiovascular diseases in 17 countries. In this analysis we compare the age, sex, ...
The association of 25(OH)D with blood pressure, pulse pressure and carotid–radial pulse wave velocity in African women
(Public Library of Science, 2013)
High susceptibility of the African population to develop cardiovascular disease obliges us to investigate possible contributing risk factors. Our aim was to determine whether low 25(OH)D status is associated with increased ...
Cardiometabolic changes in treated versus never treated HIV-infected Black South Africans: the PURE study
Background The use of antiretroviral treatment is known to be accompanied by several negative health outcomes and may negatively affect a country such as South Africa, which is the most burdened by the human immunodeficiency ...
Associations of suPAR with lifestyle and cardiometabolic risk factors
Background: Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR), a novel indicator of low-grade inflammation, is associated with cardiovascular disease and mortality in the general population, while an unhealthy ...
Psychosocial well-being of people living with HIV and the community before and after a HIV stigma-reduction community "hub" network intervention
The purpose of the research was to determine whether an HIV stigma-reduction community “hub” network intervention in a South African urban area would bring about a difference in the psychosocial well-being of people living ...
Inflammation as possible mediator for the relationship between lung and artirial function
Introduction Reduced lung function is associated with a risk for the development of cardiovascular disease. This association may be due to chronic inflammation which is often present in those with reduced lung ...
HIV stigma experiences and stigmatisation before and after a HIV stigma-reduction community “hub” intervention
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This study sought to explore, describe and determine whether an HIV stigma-reduction community “hub” intervention would change the HIV stigma experiences of people living with HIV (PLWH) and the stigmatisation by the ...