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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 ...
Revitalising Clinical Research in South Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
Clinical research in a developing country like South Africa contributes to health care at all levels by identifying the causes of problems, facilitating diagnosis, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of care, and ...
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 ...