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  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (Unisa, 2012)
    Getting an issue of the Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (AJNM) ready for submission to the printers poses numerous challenges. Most of these challenges are attributable to its three divergent objectives which the ...
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (Unisa, 2010)
    The AJNM (Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery) published nine articles in both issues of 2009 and 2010. During 2011 we hope to publish three issues, and in 2012 four issues, with ten articles in each. This will improve ...
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (2013)
    When the Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (AJNM) was evaluated to become an academic accredited journal in 2007 (and to be listed by South Africa's Department of Higher Education and Training as such since 2008), ...
  • Editorial 
    Mogotlane, S.M. (Unisa, 2008)
    The Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery is proud to announce its inclusion in the South African list of 8 approved journals from January 2008. This is a milestone of great importance as the journal (AJNM) will provide ...
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (Unisa, 2010)
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (Unisa, 2009)
    At the first editorial board meeting of 2009, it was decided that the AJNM should strive to publish nine worthwhile articles per issue, and continue to publish two issues per year. Some past issues contained only five ...
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (Unisa, 2009)
    Nurses and midwives throughout Africa face dire consequences of HIVAIDS in their daily lives. Much of Africa's healthcare resources are spent on HIV / AIDS. Worldwide many research reports have been published on HIV / ...
  • Editorial 
    Mogotlane, S.M. (Unisa, 2007)
    The Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (AJNM) has come a long way and has developed in all aspects. Its mandate was and it still is to support scholarly development of nurses and midwives in Africa. The journal provides a ...
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (Unisa, 2011)
    The Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (AJNM) enters its 13th year in 2011. Large numbers of articles are received on a regular basis, implying a huge increase in the workload, necessitating all reviewers' and authors' ...
  • Editorial 
    Ehlers, V.J. (2011)
    The ten articles published in this issue (13/2) of the Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (AJNM) cover diverse healthcare aspects from a number of African countries: two articles each from Tanzania, Ghana and South ...
  • Editorial 
    van der Wal, Dirk (Unisa, 2012)
    This year, 2012, marks the fifteenth consecutive year of publication of the Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (AJNM) and its fifth year of publication as an academic journal accredited by South Africa's Department ...
  • Nishimwe, C.; Kerr, J. (Unisa, 2012)
    Health education is a necessary part of prenatal health and plays an important part in reducing prenatal health problems among vulnerable populations. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of malaria ...
  • Dawit, A.L.; Van der Merwe, M.M.; Smith, J.E. (Unisa, 2010)
    A quantitative, descriptive, explorative, contextual study was conducted to determine pharmacists' and drug vendors' levels of knowledge, and attitudes towards and practices of emergency contraceptives (ECs) services in ...
  • Arjun, S.D.; Matlakala, M.C.; Mavundla, T.R. (Unisa, 2013)
    Multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) has increased healthcare practitioners' awareness of workplace hazards. Adherence to infection control measures is important but not foolproof in halting the spread of communicable ...
  • Van Rensburg, G.H. (Unisa, 2011)
    Ethics in healthcare was originally published in 1996 under the title "Ethics in nursing practice". The current third edition is an extensively revised impression. In contrast to many texts in its class, the third edition ...
  • Sibiya, M.N.; Odetokun, J.; Kgware, M. (Unisa, 2013)
    In South Africa, HIV and AIDS workplace programmes have been implemented for more than two decades without any audited and certifiable standards. In 2007, the South African National Standard (SANS 16001, 2007) was launched ...
  • Mataure, P.; Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, G.B. (Unisa, 2013)
    The past two decades have witnessed a transition from in-patient hospital admission and care to community and home based care (C&HBC) due to the surge in chronic health conditions in most of southern Africa, including ...
  • Mhaule, V.N.; Ntswana-Lebang, M.A. (Unisa, 2009)
    The article reports on a research study done at a rural area in Mpumalanga Province. A qualitative, exploratory, descriptive and contextual design was followed to investigate the experiences of caregivers of individuals ...
  • Greeff, M.; Uys, L.R.; Holzemer, W.L.; Makoae, L.N.; Dlamini, P.S.; Kohi, T.W.; Chirwa, M.L.; Naidoo, J.R.; Phetlhu, R.D. (Unisa, 2008)
    The concept of stigma has received significant attention in recent years in the HIV / AIDS literature. Although there is some change towards the positive, AIDS still remains a significantly stigmatized condition. AIDS ...
  • Affram, C.K.; Laryea, J.; Allen, M.; Oliver-Commey, J.O. (Unisa, 2008)
    The main purpose of the study was to explore the experiences of mothers during their stay with their children when admitted to the Children's Emergency Unit (CEU). An exploratory, descriptive and qualitative design was ...

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