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2022 Structural violence in South African primary healthcare facilities: insights from discussions with adolescents and young people seeking sexual and reproductive health needs

Introduction. South Africa has an enabling legislative and policy framework that promotes the protection of adolescents and young peoples se...

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2018 Identifying micro-level generative mechanisms of ICT-enabled performance improvement in resource-constrained healthcare organisations: a critical realist perspective

Healthcare studies in the information and communication technology for development (ICT4D) domain have attempted to understand how technolog...

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2016 A qualitative exploration of the meaning and understanding of male partner involvement among men in pre- and post-natal care: a study at health care clinics, Mpumalanga province, South Africa

Male partner involvement (MPI) in the implementation of PMTCT programmes has recently been highlighted as a key aspect that can lead to impr...

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2012 Prevalence of psychological distress and associated factors in tuberculosis patients in public primary case clinics in South Africa

Psychological distress has been rarely investigated among tuberculosis patients in low resource settings despite the fact that mental ill he...