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Research outputs: SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

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2022 The impact of HIV prevention interventions targeted at adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) on HIV incidence and other biomedical, behavioural, and structural outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Tremendous progress has been made in the global fight against HIV. However, the impact of HIV interventions among adolescent girls and young...

2022 How are global health policies transferred to sub-Saharan African countries?: a systematic critical review of literature

Most sub-Saharan Africa countries adopt global health policies. However, mechanisms with which policy transfers occur have largely been stud...

2022 Secondary distribution of HIV self-testing kits to social and sexual networks of PLWH in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a brief report

To reach 95% of persons living with HIV (PLWH) knowing their HIV status, alternative testing approaches such as HIV self-testing (HIVST) and...

2021 Cancer nanotheranostics: next-generation early detection and treatment prioritization for cancers using phytonanotechnology

Cancer is basically a group of diseases involving genetic changes leading to uncontrolled cell proliferation in cancerous cells and tumour f...