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Die trekos en trektoerusting in Suid-Afrika : 'n historiese perspektief
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
As draught animals, oxen played a key role in the economic and cultural fields of the developmental history of South Africa. Although the use of oxen as draught animals is no longer a part of the majority of people in South ...
Grondbesit en grondgebruik by die baKwenabaMare-a-Phogole
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The relationship between demographic variables and leisure perceptions of selected South African first year university students
(North-West University, 2013)
Participation in campus leisure and recreation programmes can provide university students with various benefits, but the provision of effective leisure programmes are complicated by the changes that have taken place in the ...
Die ontstaans- en vestigingsgeskiedenis van Potgietersrus, 1852-1904
Potgietersrus is one of the oldest towns in the Transvaal and at present no scientific study on the history of the town exists. It was therefore the aim of this study to obtain as much information as possible on the ...
Perceptions regarding the role of social support in the academic achievement of adolescents exposed to violence
The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of adolescents, who have been exposed to violence, regarding the role of social support in their academic achievement. A qualitative, collective, within-site case ...
A conceptual framework for disaster risk participatory communication for at-risk communities in South African municipalities
South Africa, like many other developing countries, faces a growing problem of informal settlements which are mushrooming in and around the major urban centres. Living conditions within these settlements are typically poor ...
Cancer patients' and health care professionals' perceptions and experiences of cancer treatment and care in South Africa
Cancer is a potentially life-threatening disease, which affects millions of people worldwide. It is multifaceted in nature and can lead to impairment in a person's physical, social and emotional functioning (Beatty, Oxlad, ...
A mixed method study of a community-based HIV stigma reduction “hub” network
Over the years, growing concerns were raised about the serious effect that HIV stigma has on the global HIV and AIDS-prevention response, with appeals to regard HIV stigma reduction as one of the most important factors ...
Validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ–9) in an African context
(North-West University, 2011)
This research was aimed at validating the PHQ–9 in an African context. This study forms part of the project of Psychosocial Health and Biomarkers in an African context (FORT3, Wissing, 2008). The Patient Health Questionnaire ...
Aspects of the usage of gastro–intestinal medication in South Africa : a geographical approach
(North-West University, 2010)
One of the aims included in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals is to decrease the number of the world’s population without access to sanitation and water that is safe, by half by the year 2015. The use of water ...