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Violence and injuries in South Africa: prioritising an agenda for prevention.
Seedat M, Van Niekerk A, Jewkes R, Suffla S, Ratele K. Seedat M, et al. Lancet. 2009 Sep 19;374(9694):1011-1022. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60948-X. Epub 2009 Aug 24. Lancet. 2009. PMID: 19709732 Review.
With a focus on homicide, and violence against women and children, we review the magnitude, contexts of occurrence, and patterns of violence, and refer to traffic-related and other unintentional injuries. ...Successful prevention of violence and injury is contingent on ide …
With a focus on homicide, and violence against women and children, we review the magnitude, contexts of occurrence, and patterns of v …
South African children: a history of adversity, violence and trauma.
Lockhat R, Van Niekerk A. Lockhat R, et al. Ethn Health. 2000 Aug-Nov;5(3-4):291-302. doi: 10.1080/713667462. Ethn Health. 2000. PMID: 11105271
The installation of a democratic government ushered in a range of policies and measures designed to promote the wellbeing of children. ...Although there is a dearth of systematic and national data-bases, a growing number of research and other reports i …
The installation of a democratic government ushered in a range of policies and measures designed to promote the wellbeing of c …
The development of an instrument measuring unintentional injuries in young children in low-income settings to serve as an evaluation tool for a childhood home injury prevention program.
Jordaan ER, Atkins S, van Niekerk A, Seedat M. Jordaan ER, et al. J Safety Res. 2005;36(3):269-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jsr.2005.03.006. J Safety Res. 2005. PMID: 16038934
PROBLEM: Responding to the lack of standardized instrumentation, especially as applied in low-income contexts, the researchers decided that an instrument should be developed to serve as an evaluation tool for a childhood (unintentional) injury prevention program as well as …
PROBLEM: Responding to the lack of standardized instrumentation, especially as applied in low-income contexts, the researchers decided that …
Childhood unintentional injuries: the perceived impact of the environment, lack of supervision and child characteristics.
Munro SA, van Niekerk A, Seedat M. Munro SA, et al. Child Care Health Dev. 2006 May;32(3):269-79. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2006.00593.x. Child Care Health Dev. 2006. PMID: 16634972
Caregiver perceptions of childhood injury risks may assist in the design of safety interventions and influence the way in which an intervention is received within a community. ...
Caregiver perceptions of childhood injury risks may assist in the design of safety interventions and influence the way in which an intervent …
Caregiver experiences, contextualizations and understandings of the burn injury to their child. Accounts from low-income settings in South Africa.
Van Niekerk A, Seedat M, Menckel E, Laflamme L. Van Niekerk A, et al. Child Care Health Dev. 2007 May;33(3):236-45. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2006.00724.x. Child Care Health Dev. 2007. PMID: 17439435
BACKGROUND: Childhood burn injury is a widespread phenomenon with a disproportionate concentration in Sub-Saharan Africa. Burn injuries may have far-reaching and traumatic interpersonal, social and occupational effects for young children. ...All informants were the …
BACKGROUND: Childhood burn injury is a widespread phenomenon with a disproportionate concentration in Sub-Saharan Africa. Burn …
When the trivial becomes meaningful: reflections on a process evaluation of a home visitation programme in South Africa.
Odendaal WA, Marais S, Munro S, van Niekerk A. Odendaal WA, et al. Eval Program Plann. 2008 May;31(2):209-16. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2008.02.006. Epub 2008 Mar 4. Eval Program Plann. 2008. PMID: 18403017
This paper reflects on a process evaluation of a home visitation programme in South Africa. The programme, implemented in two low-income communities, focused on the reduction of risks to unintentional childhood injuries. The evaluation comprised a combination …
This paper reflects on a process evaluation of a home visitation programme in South Africa. The programme, implemented in two …
Paraprofessional home visitation program to prevent childhood unintentional injuries in low-income communities: a cluster randomized controlled trial.
Swart L, van Niekerk A, Seedat M, Jordaan E. Swart L, et al. Inj Prev. 2008 Jun;14(3):164-9. doi: 10.1136/ip.2007.016832. Inj Prev. 2008. PMID: 18523108 Clinical Trial.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of a paraprofessional home visitation program (HVP) to improve home safety and prevent injuries among children living in low-income settings. ...For injury risks related to electrical burns, paraffin burns, and poisoning, a
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of a paraprofessional home visitation program (HVP) to improve home safety and prevent in …
Female homicidal strangulation in urban South Africa.
Suffla S, Van Niekerk A, Arendse N. Suffla S, et al. BMC Public Health. 2008 Oct 21;8:363. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-8-363. BMC Public Health. 2008. PMID: 18939973 Free PMC article.
BACKGROUND: Female strangulation in South Africa occurs in a context of pervasive and often extreme violence perpetrated against women, and therefore represents a major public health, social and human rights concern. ...The seasonal variation in strangulation deaths …
BACKGROUND: Female strangulation in South Africa occurs in a context of pervasive and often extreme violence perpetrated against wome …
The impact of a home visitation programme on household hazards associated with unintentional childhood injuries: a randomised controlled trial.
Odendaal W, van Niekerk A, Jordaan E, Seedat M. Odendaal W, et al. Accid Anal Prev. 2009 Jan;41(1):183-90. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2008.10.009. Epub 2008 Nov 14. Accid Anal Prev. 2009. PMID: 19114153 Clinical Trial.
This article reports on the influence of a home visitation programme (HVP) on household hazards associated with unintentional childhood injuries in a South African low-income setting. METHODS: A randomised controlled trial (n=211 households) was conducted in …
This article reports on the influence of a home visitation programme (HVP) on household hazards associated with unintentional childho …
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