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Mental health care provided by nurses in the primary health care clinics in Swaziland.
The study was designed to examine and describe mental health care provided by the nurses in the primary health care settings of Swaziland. The study sought to answer one main questions namely: • what was the nature of ...
Drug-related problems among geriatric outpatients at a public sector hospital : an intervention study.
Introduction: Although drug-related problems (DRPs) are known to be prevalent in elderly patients, there are not many studies that have been performed in geriatric outpatients at public health facilities in South Africa. ...
The clinical natural history of snakebite victims in Southern Africa.
The author wrote a dissertation for the Mmed Sc degree entitled The Clinical Natural History of Snakebite in Southern Africa, which dealt with the epidemiology of snakebite and the clinico-pathological events in snakebite ...
An analysis of health inspection as a component of school health service, in Kwazulu-Natal.
Introduction In 1996 there were 1,847,440 pupils in 4007 primary schools in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) who were targeted for school Health Inspection (HI). In the same year there were only 95 school health teams who were ...
The application of geographical information systems to infectious diseases and health systems in Africa.
The health sector has not yet begun to explore the full potential of geographical information system (GIS) technology for health research and planning. The goal of this thesis is to demonstrate this potential in Africa ...
Women and AIDS: epidemiology and gender barriers to prevention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Development and application of an ELISA method of analysis for fumonisins
Fumonisins, mycotoxins produced by the fungus, Fusarium moniliforme, which grows on maize, are a major worldwide agricultural problem. Consumption of contaminated maize feeds causes a wide variety of toxic effects in animals ...
Antimicrobial and chemical analyses of selected bulbine species.
The use of plant materials for the treatment of various diseases is very common in African countries. As traditional medicine used by the rural people does not always have a proper scientific basis, research programmes ...
Physiological and physical fitness profiles of elite South African surfers.
The present study profiled the fitness characteristics of elite South African surfers. Sixty-one surfers volunteered to participate in the study. Each subject underwent a maximal tests in order to measure peak maximum ...
A comparison of the fitness levels of Indian high school boys in two cohorts : 1977 and 1997.
The main aim of this study was to compare fitness levels of Indian high school boys in two cohorts: 1977 and 1997. A secondary aim was to identify if the same problem areas or strengths still exist in 1997 as in 1977 or ...