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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 ...
Association of HIV and ART with cardiometabolic traits in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
Background: Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest burden of HIV in the world and a rising prevalence of cardiometabolic disease; however, the interrelationship between HIV, antiretroviral therapy (ART) and cardiometabolic ...
Indigenous and traditional plants: South African parents’ knowledge, perceptions and uses and their children’s sensory acceptance
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Background: The dietary shift from indigenous and traditional plants (ITPs) to cash crops and exotic plant food sources increases the risk of malnutrition and other nutrition-related non-communicable diseases, especially ...