South Africa and Children and young people
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- The BLDS children & young people collection
- Search for the latest children & young people-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Socio-economic Predictors of Stunting in Pre-school Children - a population-based study from Johannesburg and Soweto
- B.A. Wiley; N. Cameron; S.A. Norris / South African Medical Journal, 2009
- This study aims to investigate a range of household-level socio-economic and social support predictors of stunting in children aged less than 30 months. Logical regression models were constructed using a conceptual framework to invest...
- The neurological and neurocognitive function of HIV-infected children commenced on antiretroviral therapy
- L. Smith; C. Adnams; B. Eley / African Journals Online - AJOL, 2008
- This prospective study aims to describe the neurological and neurocognitive deficits in HIV-infected children and the short-term effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on the observed deficit. 39 children were evaluate...
- Impact of climate change on children’s health in Limpopo province, South Africa
- A. A. Thompson / International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2012
- This paper examines the impact of climate change on childrens health in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Over 20 years of data were collected to analyse climatic conditions in the province. The study employs regression anal...
- Sputum induction in primary health care facilities: increasing diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in children
- H.A. Moore; P. Apolles; H. J. Zar / Ingenta, 2011
- Sputum induction has increasingly enabled microbiological confirmation of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in hospitalised children, but it has not been evaluated in a community setting. This paper aims to investigate the yield, feasibili...
- A broad approach to reducing child poverty
- id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2005
- About 600 million children worldwide are growing up in absolute poverty. Over ten million children under five years of age die every year. Nearly one billion children will be growing up with impaired mental development by 2020. ...
- Further evidence on the human development impact of unconditional programmes
- M. Samson; C. Heinrich; M. Williams / United Nations Children's Fund, 2008
- South Africa’s Child Support Grant, an unconditional social transfer programme, was originally designed to reduce poverty and promote social development for poor children under the age of seven. This study examines the prog...
- Identity, youth and xenophobic violence in a Cape Town neighbourhood
- A. Cooper / Centre for Social Science Research, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, 2009
- This paper was as a result of a survey which was carried out in South Africa to demonstrate how the scarcity of food may have resulted in the May 2008 violence. The author analyses how social identities and divisions function among So...
- Consequences of maternal and child undernutrition on adult health and human capital
- C. G. Victora / The Lancet, 2008
- This paper reviews the associations between maternal and child undernutrition with human capital and risk of adult diseases in low-income and middle-income countries. Data is analysed from ?ve long-standing prospective cohort st...
- Migrant children in South Africa
- I. Palmary / United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
- What is the legal and policy framework governing the provision of rights to migrant children in South Africa? What institutional capacity exists for responding to the needs of children who are affected by migration? What level of...
- Child migration in Argentina, Chile, and South Africa
- S. Yaqub / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2009
- This paper analyses children’s internal and international migration, using individual-level census data, in the three middle-income countries of Argentina, Chile and South Africa. It defines child migrants as under 18 year olds ...