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Increasing job insecurity has been associated with the proliferation of nonstandard forms of employment. In order to explore this association, in-depth interviews with 55 women and 56 men were… (More)
Background : The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was launched five years ago in Nigeria. Being a relatively new concept, its success would be determined largely by its wide acceptability,… (More)
This article seeks to define the term 'next of kin' and to determine whether there is any legal status applied to the term.
Surface runoff increases in volume and frequency with urbanisation. Ephemeral streams and natural wetlands are particularly vulnerable to the resulting changes to the natural hydrological cycle.… (More)
This article explores the relation between job insecurity, male breadwinner ideology and family forms drawing on qualitative, in-depth interviews with women and men working in three organizations in… (More)
Policy discussions of the work-life balance normally focus on the need to reconcile the demands of paid employment with family life and, particularly, childcare. The work-life balance so defined is… (More)
BackgroundPompe disease is a rare, severe neuromuscular disease with high mortality and substantial clinical and humanistic burden. However, the economic burden of Pompe disease and the health… (More)
Background The physical and mental development of a child is greatly affected by early life experiences. Eighty percent of brain volume is formed from birth to three years of age with 700-1000… (More)