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Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editoial Office
01 December 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Mental Health

COVID-19 fear among junior undergraduate nursing students during the pandemic in South Africa  
Ilze Steenkamp, Jennifer Chipps
30 November 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Mental Health

Registered nurses’ management of depression in general wards  
Mandisa Mpetshu, Jeanette E. Maritz
28 November 2023

Original Research

Experiences of nursing students preparedness to migrate to online learning during COVID-19 lockdown in Namibia  
Daniel O. Ashipala, Pedro K. Mathias, Tadeus Shikukumwa
22 November 2023

Original Research

Patients’ tendency to recommend plastic surgery clinic shaped by appearance consciousness  
Nurliati S. Handini, Ferdi Antonio
16 November 2023

Original Research

Snack consumption frequency of children and adults in the Vaal region of Gauteng, South Africa  
Temitope E. Ibiyemi, Wilna H. Oldewage-Theron
15 November 2023

Original Research

‘Hard-pressed on every side’: Christian women’s experiences of intimate partner violence in two provinces of South Africa  
Tshilidzi R. Nevhutanda, Mahlasela A. Rakhudu, Lufuno Makhado
06 November 2023


Digital divide in nursing education: An issue of social justice  
Agnes Makhene
31 October 2023

Original Research

Mental Healthcare workers’ experiences in managing psychiatric patients’ aggression in Maseru  
Libuseng M. Rathobei, Sipho W. Mkhize
27 October 2023

Original Research

The physical impact of migraines on female chiropractic patients: A qualitative study  
Ashalya Pirthiraj, Raisuyah Bhagwan
25 October 2023
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Posted: 2023-11-09

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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