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The application and use of the partogram in evaluating the Saving Mothers programme in South Africa in 2002.
The SA National Department of Health made maternal deaths notifiable in 1997. It also commissioned a National Committee on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) to confidentially investigate all maternal ...
Investigating the use of condoms among urban high school students in Asmara, Eritrea.
No abstract available.
"We sow the seed": perspectives of health educators at the Institute of Family and Community Health in Durban in the 1940s and 1950s.
Health education is critical to the success of a community health program. Yet the majority of research on health education is conducted from the point of view of programme designers or evaluators. Where health educators ...
Factors that facilitate adherence to haemodialysis therapy amongst patients with chronic renal failure.
A study was done to examine factors that facilitate adherence to haemodialysis therapy amongst patients with chronic renal failure and the sources of support available to them. A self developed questionnaire was used to ...
The attitudes and perceptions of health care professionals to alternatives to blood transfusion : a case with Jehovah's Witnesses patients in a critical care setting.
Aim: The aim of this study was to explore the attitudes and perceptions of health care professionals to alternatives to blood transfusion for Jehovah's Witnesses patients in a critical care setting. Methodology: Quantitative ...
Some pharmacological properties of Harpagophytum procumbens DC [Pedaliaceae] secondary root extract
Abstract available on PDF file.
The development of an intervention model for managing abrupt death trajectories in KwaZulu-Natal level 1 emergency departments.
AIM: The aim of this research was to describe how the health professionals manage sudden/abrupt deaths in the ED and to foster change in current practice by involving the clients (dead or dying clients and their families) ...
The development of an HIV/AIDS counselling approach for Africans.
HIV/AIDS care needs to be comprehensive and holistic (UNAIDS, 2002). Counselling has proved to be one of the most effective behavioral tools in the global anti-HIV/AIDS fight by equipping people mentally, emotionally, ...
Factors influencing HIV positive mothers' choices regarding infant feeding in a rural African context.
The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of infant feeding choices and support provided in the current PMTCT programme in KwaZulu-Natal. A case study format was utilised. Follow-up was done over six months ...
An assessment of the effectiveness of knowledge of breast cancer and breast self-examination in women in Sierra Leone.
This research is a follow up of a "Breast Week" which was organized in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The specific objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of the knowledge and teachings given to the women who ...