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  1. South African medical practitioners’ experiences of the current health-care delivery system
    Stoyanov, Joan Ellen, 2012-07-30T08:40:15Z, University of Zululand
    South Africa is at a critical point in the debate about the future of health-care in the occupation-specific dispensation (OSD). It also faces the exodus of valuable human resources that was perceived as greener pastures, as medical practitioners become increasingly dissatisfied with governmental po ...
  2. Substance abuse practices and Intervention programmes for male youth offenders in Pollsmoor – Department of Correctional services
    Van Zyl, Arthur Leon, 2012-07-30T08:47:15Z, University of Zululand
    Substance use is on the increase among the youth in South Africa. Traditional concern about the youth (as the future of South Africa), and the portrayals in the media of severe drug and alcohol use among the country‟s youth have contributed to the need for research into this issue. Drugs and alcohol ...
  3. Attitudes of Department of Education District officials towards inclusive education
    Motala, Rashid Ahmed, 2012-07-30T08:54:39Z, University of Zululand
    This study focuses on a vital component of the transformation process on the South African educational landscape - district based Department of Education officials. This descriptive research project had three aims. Firstly; the study determined the nature of the attitudes of Department of Education ...
  4. A phenomenological investigation of experiences and meaning attributed to the divorce of one’s parents
    Nhlangulela, Ntombintombi Christian, 2012-07-30T09:02:47Z, University of Zululand
    The major objective of the study was to document the experiences and meaning attributed to the divorce of one’s parents. The results emerged from this study undoubtedly pointed out that the majority of the experiences of children of divorce are negative experiences and had negative impacts to their ...
  5. The impact of trade unions on public service reform in Nigeria and South Africa: a comparative study
    Balkaran, Sanjay, 2012-07-30T09:34:41Z, University of Zululand
    This thesis aims to facilitate the sharing of reform practices through the achievements of public service reforms (PSR) in Nigeria and South Africa. In Africa, public service unions are traditionally seen as obstacles who oppose public service reforms with their assumed tested interests in dealing o ...
  6. An exploration of group dynamics in “stokvels” and its implications on the members’ mental health and psychological well-being.
    Moloi, Thandeka Princess, 2012-07-30T09:42:21Z, University of Zululand
    Stokvels are social groups usually formed randomly by people who share a common bond such as relatives, neighbours, colleagues in the workplace or friends with a purpose of financially saving together on a monthly basis. This study aimed to explore the group dynamics in stokvels and its implications ...
  7. The diffusion of social informatics in the civil service work environment in KwaZulu-Natal
    Mbatha, Blessing Thuthuka, 2012-07-30T09:53:38Z, University of Zululand
    ICT is a compound term that is used to refer to the convergence of a wide array of new technologies presently being developed and used in the creation, processing and transmission of information. Broadly speaking, these technologies encompass all aspects of data / information recording, handling and ...
  8. Essential oil composition and some biological activities of tetradenia riparia
    Khuzwayo, Joyce Khethiwe, 2012-08-02T08:15:07Z, University of Zululand
    This dissertation has a brief historical overview of medicinal plants, T. riparia and their traditional uses. The choice of the medicinal plant studied was based on the evidence in literature that oils of the species contain phenolic compounds and the herbs belonging to the family Lamiaceae was impl ...
  9. Rural tourism as a mechanism for poverty alleviation in KwaZulu-Natal: the case of Bergville
    Mthembu, Barney M.J., 2012-08-15T07:49:57Z, University of Zululand
    Large numbers of rural people in South Africa are stuck in a poverty trap that is characterised by extreme poverty to an extent that it is difficult to meet the evergreen challenges of the lack of infrastructure, the prevalence of diseases and the problem of hunger. These challenges, in turn, hamper ...
  10. An investigation of knowledge and practice of breast self examination among female high school learners: an intervention study
    Phungula, Phumla, 2012-08-15T08:04:14Z, University of Zululand
    The main purpose of the study was to investigate whether female high school learners are knowledgeable of and practise breast self examination. The pre-measurement and postmeasurement single group design was used to ascribe differences between the pre- and postmeasurements to the experimental interv ...