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Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Perspectives on sexual history taking in routine primary care consultations in North West, South Africa: Disconnect between patients and doctors  
Deidré Pretorius, Motlatso G. Mlambo, Ian D. Couper
09 June 2022

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Tailoring a sexual health curriculum to the sexual health challenges seen by midwifery, nursing and medical providers and students in Tanzania  
B.R. Simon Rosser, Dickson A. Mkoka, Corissa T. Rohloff, Lucy R. Mgopa, Michael W. Ross, Gift G. Lukumay, Inari Mohammed, Agnes F. Massae, Ever Mkonyi, Stella E. Mushy, Dorkasi L. Mwakawanga, Nidhi Kohli, Maria E. Trent, James Wadley, Zobeida E. Bonilla
31 May 2022

Original Research

The relationship between physical activity, body fatness and metabolic syndrome in urban South African school teachers: The sympathetic activity and ambulatory blood pressure in Africans study  
Tamrin Veldsman, Mariette Swanepoel, Johanna S. Brits, Makama A. Monyeki
30 May 2022

Original Research

Mothers’ knowledge, attitude and home management of diarrhoea among children under five years old in Lagos, Nigeria  
Faith E. Momoh, Oridota E. Olufela, Adebola A. Adejimi, Alero A. Roberts, Esther O. Oluwole, Olayinka O. Ayankogbe, Adebayo T. Onajole
27 May 2022


Climate change and primary health care in Africa – A call for short reports  
Christian L. Lokotola, Robert Mash
26 May 2022

Original Research - Special Collection: Pain Management and Palliative Care

Prevalence of and factors associated with contraceptive discontinuation in Kenya  
Wambui Kungu, Alfred Agwanda, Anne Khasakhala
24 May 2022

Original Research

Relationships between physical activity, body mass index, waist circumference and handgrip strength amongst adults from the North West province, South Africa: The PURE study  
Sindisiwe Shozi, Makama A. Monyeki, Sarah J. Moss, Cindy Pienaar
23 May 2022

Original Research - Special Collection: Sexual Health

Sexual history taking by doctors in primary care in North West province, South Africa: Patients at risk of sexual dysfunction overlooked  
Deidre Pretorius, Ian D. Couper, Motlatso G. Mlambo
23 May 2022

Original Research

A Delphi study to guide the development of a clinical indicator tool for palliative care in South Africa  
Rene Krause, Alan Barnard, Henriette Burger, Andre de Vos, Katya Evans, Lindsay Farrant, Nicki Fouche, Sebastiana Kalula, Jennie Morgan, Zainab Mohamed, Eugenio Panieri, Tasleem Ras, Peter Raubenheimer, Estelle Verburg, Kirsty Boyd, Liz Gwyther
19 May 2022

Original Research

Lifestyle determinants of diabetes mellitus amongst people living with HIV in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa  
Nokwanda E. Bam, Wezile Chitha, Jafta Ntsaba, Sibusiso C. Nomatshila, Teke Apalata, Sikhumbuzo A. Mabunda
12 May 2022
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