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Submissions from 2015



Why?-abetes: Understanding Diabetes Management in Rural Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, Kyra Wicklund, Gustavus Adolphus College

Submissions from 2014

Barriers to Successful Cervical Cancer Screening in Rural Kwazulu-Natal, Cato Manor, and Cape Town, Amanda Comai, Colgate University

“I Pray You Enough”: Exploring Rural Early Childhood Development Through the Narratives of Caregivers., Bethany G. Hart, University of Texas at Austin

The Sociology of the Home An Autoethnography that Explores House Building in Rural Sandanezwe, Oliver Hayward, University of Southern California

Adolescent Perceptions of Health through Photovoice in Cato Manor, South Africa, Renee Lamoreau, Tufts University

Young Women’s Perceptions and Narratives of Intergenerational and Transactional Sexual Relationships in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, McKenzie Leier, Drake University

A Case Study at Prime Human Performance Institute: Noting Barriers to Access, Ian Seddon, Rollins College

Schoolgirls’ Experience of Menstruation ss Expressed Through Body Mapping in a Quasi-Rural South African Village, Angela Zablotny, Boston College

Submissions from 2013

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Khan Academy Videos for Teaching Mathematics at Menzi High School, Naman Barman, University of Southern California

An Exploration of Diabetes Care in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Suburbs as Seen Through the Work of Diabetes South Africa, Mallory Bernstein, Muhlenberg College

Opinions of Individuals in the Greater Durban Area Concerning Government Healthcare, Alexander Braun, Middlebury College

An Autoethnographic Exploration of Holistic Wellness Through Three Paradigms of Wellness; Western Medicine, Traditional African Healing, and Herbalism., Alison Frankel, Tulane University

Twenty Years Later: Perceptions and Understandings of Democracy in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, Jennifer Hamilton, George Washington University

Themes and Narratives Relating to Faith and Healing in the Area of Durban, South Africa., Natalie Strohmyer, University of Kansas

Submissions from 2012

The Importance of Play to Childhood Development: A Child’s Right to Play While Living With HIV/AIDS, Rachel Bambrick, Ithaca College

The Valley Trust: a Historical Review of Food Security and Nutrition-Related Programs at a Health Promotion Non-Governmental Organization in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, Kwazulu-Natal, Jeannine Garcia, Brandeis University

Is It Really Just All About Sex and Money? A Case Study of Teenage Motherhood in the Village of KwaXimba in the Valley of a 1,000 Hills, Margaret Nelson, Occidental College

Taking Action Against Gender-Based Violence: Bringing Men and Women Together in Wentworth Through the Prevention in Action Movement, Silpa Srinivasulu, George Washington University

Submissions from 2011

Migration, Vulnerability and Xenophobia: Central African Refugee and Asylum Seekers’ Access to Health Services in Durban, South Africa, Cathy Kaplan, George Washington University

Social Support for Young Carers An Analysis of the Available Social Support for Children Caring for AIDS-Sick and Other-Sick Caregivers in Emoyeni, South Africa., Flannery McArdle, Carleton College

Effectively Filling Gaps in Care: A Comparative Study of Models of Government Partnerships with Community Health Organizations in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Madeline Ross, Tulane University

Submissions from 2010

A Step Towards Realization of the Twenty-Seventh Right?: A Preliminary Analysis of the Proposed National Health Insurance for South Africa, Kelsey Fraser, Duke University

Submissions from 2009

Community, Infant Feeding, and AIDS: Empowerment Evaluation in Rural Eastern Cape, Laura Flamm, Miami University: Oxford Campus

Mitigating the Impact of AIDS on a Rural Community: Observations of the inner workings of a rural non-governmental organization, Kara Huselton, Boston College

“The Womb People” : Detection, Treatment, And Prevention Of Cervical Cancer With The Khayelitsha Cervical Cancer Screening Project In Khayelitsha, South Africa, Kirsten Lynch, Brown University

Submissions from 2008

South Africa’s Unsung “She-roes”: A Practicum Study of NPO Grandmothers Against Poverty and AIDS, Khayelitsha Township, Cape Town, Rachel Pryzby, Smith College

Submissions from 2007

The Realization of the Rights to Health, Education and Social Welfare Among Disabled Youth in Ingwavuma and Bhambanana, Kwazulu Natal, Ali Mumford, Brown University

A Case Study of Pediatric Diarrhea at Murchison District Hospital in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, T. Smith, Hamilton College

An Observational Analysis of Psychosocial Behaviors and Caregiver Responses in the Durban Children’s Home, Sarah Young, Bates College

Local and National Health Advancement Using the Power of Sport in South Africa, Lisa Zook, Davidson College

Submissions from 2006

Raising the Future: An Introduction to Three Organizations Caring for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Using the Cluster Foster Care Model In Kwa-Zulu Natal, Madelaine Colby-Newton, Bethel University

What is Available vs. What is Accessible: An Evaluation of Resources for KwaZulu Natal Diabetics Based on the Data of KwaZulu Natal Experts and Cato Manor Diabetics, Mollie Gurian, Carleton College

To Smear or Not To Smear? Evidence of a Failure of Implementation and Content Suitability of the 2000 National Guideline on Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, Lee Trope, Stanford University

Submissions from 2005

Supporting Ourselves: Maintaining Mental Well-Being Through an HIV+/AIDS Support Group in a Rural South African Community, Narda Hernández, Southwestern University

Submissions from 2004

Mental Healthcare in a Rural Community, Thuy Nguyen, Brown University

Descriptive and Comparative Study of the Nutritional Knowledge and Behavior of Mothers of Young Children Who Have Received Targeted Nutritional Education and Those Who Have Not as a Method to Ascertain the Effectiveness of the Little Tree Nutritional and Educational Centre in Combating Malnutrition in the Pienaarsig Township of Nieu Bethesda, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, Amelia Peterson, University of Puget Sound

Cervical Cancer Screening in Rural South Africa: An Analysis of the Awareness, Attitudes, and Practices of Women Served by the Masincedane Clinic, Jordan Schneider, University of Colorado at Boulder

Self-Esteem of the Female Adolescent: As Promoted Through the Life Skills Class, Kelsey Sullivan, Connecticut College

Indigenous Healing Practices and their Effect on TB and HIV/TB Patients’ Utilization and Compliance With Anti-TB Medication, Josephine Thinwa, Southwestern University