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Impact of delayed introduction of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and artemether-lumefantrine on malaria epidemiology in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background The years 1985 to 1988 and 1997 to 2001, were periods of high morbidity and mortality due to malaria in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. One reason for the increased burden of disease was the emergence of drug ...
Youth's experiences in disclosing their HIV positive status in Malawi.
Introduction Youth is a group of people which has been greatly affected by HIV epidemic in Malawi. They are vulnerable to HIV infection because they are at a stage where they are beginning sexual exploration. Youth therefore, ...
A review of the use of lay counsellors and rapid HIV tests in a voluntary counselling and testing service in UGU South ProTest pilot site.
This study aimed to review the use of lay counsellors and rapid HIV tests in a voluntary testing and counselling (VCT) service in the UGU South health district of KwaZulu Natal. The study ran from September 1999 to April ...
Quality of deep fried chip cooking oil at fast food outlets in the South Central Operational Entity within Ethekwini Municipality.
The demand for deep fried chips by public and the number of people entering the fast food industry in the form of fast food outlets has increased tremendously. Frying oils are very expensive and are the most important ...
Developing a provincial epidemiologic and demographic information system for health policy and planning in Kwazulu-Natal.
Since 1994, a turning point in the history of South Africa (SA), significant changes were made in the delivery of health services by the public sector, provincially and nationally. The process of change involved making ...
Epidemiological and clinical status of South African primary school children : investing in the future.
The physical, psychological and social development of school children has been neglected - partly because they were seen as healthy "survivors" of the ravages of childhood illnesses, and partly because of the way in which ...
The implementation and outcomes of a voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) programme in a secondary school in Kigali, Rwanda.
Schools reach further into communities of young people than any other institutions, and therefore, they are critical for reducing the HIV and AIDS vulnerability and risk among this age group (UNESCO, 2002). Therefore, if ...
An appraisal of continuous quality improvement (CQI) mechanisms and development of quality care indicators amongst clinical nurses in selected teaching hospitals in South-West (SW) Nigeria.
Aim: This study appraised the CQI mechanisms and processes in the clinical nursing divisions of five selected teaching hospitals located in South-West Nigeria and developed quality care indicators to measure and monitor ...
Estimation of childhood mortality in KwaZulu-Natal, 2001
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