Mosidi T Mokotedi

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Engaging men as partners in childrearing is critical because of the positive aspects on the child's development and reduction of childhood illnesses. The paper presents findings from a literature review whose aim was to assess the extent to which males are involved in child care activities. Findings revealed a limited number of studies conducted in the area(More)
BACKGROUND In 2007, 95% of women in Botswana delivered in health facilities with 73% attending at least 4 antenatal care visits. HIV-prevalence in pregnant women was 28.7%. The maternal mortality ratio in 2010 was 163 deaths per 100,000 live births versus the government target of 130 for that year, indicating that the Millennium Development Goal 5 was(More)
AIM This paper reports the development and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, international palliative care workshop presented in Gaborone, Botswana. METHOD A 5-day workshop was held in June 2009 at the University of Botswana. Clinicians, faculty, and students from throughout Botswana were invited to attend at no cost. Participants included nurses,(More)
BACKGROUND Maternal mortality due to abortion complications stands among the three leading causes of maternal death in Botswana where there is a restrictive abortion law. This study aimed at assessing the patterns and determinants of post-abortion complications. METHODS A retrospective institution based cross-sectional study was conducted at four(More)
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