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Omega-3 fatty acids: a review of the effects on adiponectin and leptin and potential implications for obesity management
An increase in adiposity is associated with altered levels of biologically active proteins. These include the hormones adiponectin and leptin. The marked change in circulating concentrations of theseExpand
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Scaling up access to antiretroviral drugs in a middle-income country: public sector drug delivery in the Free State, South Africa.
This article describes the distribution and management of drugs and supplies in scaling up access to public sector antiretroviral treatment (ART) in a middle-income country. More specifically, a caseExpand
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Human resource development and antiretroviral treatment in Free State province, South Africa
BackgroundIn common with other developing countries, South Africa's public health system is characterised by human resource shortfalls. These are likely to be exacerbated by the escalating demand forExpand
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Human resources for ART in the Free State public health sector : recording achievements, identifying challenges
The shortage of human resources for health poses a serious threat to public sector ART in South Africa. In the Free State, recruitment of staff for ART emphasises the challenges of securing theExpand
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Methylphenidate use and poly-substance use among undergraduate students attending a South African university
  • F. Steyn
  • Medicine
  • The South African journal of psychiatry : SAJP…
  • 22 March 2016
Background Methylphenidate hydrochloride (MPH) is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The non-medical use of MPH by learners and students has been reported byExpand
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Challenges of diversion strategies in meeting the diversion objectives of the Child Justice Act (75 of 2008)
One purpose of the Child Justice Act (75 of 2008) is to divert children who were found guilty of criminal behaviour, in appropriate cases, away from formal justice procedures. The objectives ofExpand
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Scaling up access to antiretroviral drugs in a middle-income country: public sector drug delivery in the Free State, South Africa
Abstract This article describes the distribution and management of drugs and supplies in scaling up access to public sector antiretroviral treatment (ART) in a middle-income country. MoreExpand
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The National Primary Health Care Facilities Survey 2000
The information contained in this publication may be freely distributed and reproduced, as long as the source is acknowledged, and it is used for non-commercial purposes. i Acknowledgements TheExpand
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HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes and practices among South African military recruits.
OBJECTIVES To assess the level of HIV-related knowledge, as well as high-risk behaviour and attitudes towards HIV, in a group of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) recruits. DESIGNExpand
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Resources and infrastructure for the delivery of antiretroviral therapy at primary health care facilities in the Free State Province, South Africa
There are concerns as to whether South Africa's public health system has sufficient resources, human and otherwise, to ensure universal access to antiretroviral treatment (ART). We report on publicExpand
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