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Evaluation of drinking water quality in Lake Mzingazi in Richards Bay.
Introduction Lake Mzingazi is the only suitable source of domestic water supply for the Richards Bay community. Rapid industrialisation in the city of uMhlathuze, accompanied by an influx of people, has resulted in informal ...
Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of Emergency Care Practitioners to victims of domestic violence in the Western Cape.
PURPOSE. Domestic violence has a significant prevalence in the world, and certainly in South Africa, yet Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) training and practice does not have any particular focus on domestic violence ...
Mortality trends at Benedictine Hospital, Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal 1995- 2001.
This epidemiological study is a longitudinal descriptive review of the mortuary register at Benedictine Hospital, with an analysis of the trends which emerge. The descriptive component describes mortality at Benedictine ...
Health care waste management in public clinics in the iLembe District : situational analysis and intervention strategy.
INTRODUCTION All waste generated at health care facilities in the past was regarded as hazardous and needed to be incinerated first before it was disposed. The purpose of this study was to investigate health care waste ...
Investigating the use of condoms among urban high school students in Asmara, Eritrea.
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Estimation of childhood mortality in KwaZulu-Natal, 2001
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Perceived parental practices related to alcohol use by 16 to 18 year old adolescents in the public high schools in the Emawaleni District of KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: A quantitative cross-sectional study was undertaken to assess whether parenting practices regarding alcohol use (as perceived by 16-18 year old adolescents) are determinants of alcohol use by the ...
"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 ...
Sanitation, water, and hygiene in Ethekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa : a baseline cross-sectional study.
Introduction: Inadequate water supply and sanitation adversely affects the health and socio-economic development of communities. Since 2003, more than 40 000 households in peri-urban and rural ...
Quality of tuberculosis microscopy in KwaZulu-Natal as determined by laboratory proficiency testing.
Introduction Sputum smears stained by the Ziehl-Neelsen method are the least expensive tool for diagnosing patients with infectious tuberculosis. However, false positive and false negative results have serious implications ...