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Natural ventilation, dampness and mouldiness in dwellings in the Waterloo housing development (Durban Metropolitan Area) : a case study of indoor air quality.
Dampness can cause the development of moulds in buildings and pose a threat to the quality of the building structure, indoor air quality and health of the occupants. An emerging source of housing related problems are the ...
The psychosocial effects of cancer on children and their families.
Psychosocial oncology is well established in Europe and in America. Similar initiatives are, however, rare in Africa. On the African continent, psychosocial services are scarce and often a luxury although the importance ...
Client satisfaction with primary health care (PHC) services in Lilongwe health district, Malawi.
The aim of this study was to describe the clients' satisfaction with Primary Health Care (PHC) Services in Lilongwe Health District with regard to client involvement in health care delivery and the accessibility of PHC ...
The practice of the traditional birth attendants during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum period in rural South Africa.
This study was undertaken to investigate the practice of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBA) during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period. The overall goal of this study was to promote safe motherhood. This study was ...
An analysis of the mental health of families affected by HIV/AIDS in Rwanda.
HIV/AIDS is no longer seen as an individual problem as it also affects the family as a whole. The purpose of this study is to purpose of analysing the mental health of family affected by HIV/AIDS in Rwanda. It should be ...
Experiences of nontraditional students enrolled in the registered nursing program in Zambia.
This was an exploratory, descriptive survey employing both qualitative and quantitative approaches. The aim of the was to explore and describe the experiences of nontraditional students enrolled in the registered nursing ...
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.
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"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 ...