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The Regulatory Implications of New Breeding Techniques
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
South Africa is one of only very few African countries that has commercialised GMOs. A plethora of recent developments in genetic engineering and related technologies has necessitated the reassessment of their possible ...
Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
In April 2013, the Network of African Science Academies convened a committee of experts to discuss the evidence, obstacles, and opportunities for implementing and enforcing tobacco use prevention and control policies in ...
Improved Nutritional Assessment of Micronutrients
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
The purpose of this consensus study on improved nutritional assessment of micronutrients was to optimise our approach to the assessment of nutritional status of individuals, specific groups of people and the population in ...
HIV/AIDS, TB and Nutrition: Scientific Inquiry into the Nutritional Influences on Human Immunity with Special Reference to HIV Infection and Active TB in South Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2007)
The availability of highly effective drugs to control HIV/AIDS and cure tuberculosis has tended to downplay the potential benefits that may accompany appropriate supportive measures, designed to complement or precede ...