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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 ...
Migration of nurses and the perceived impact on the public health care system in Zambia.
The subject of international migration has become an important social issue and feature of globalized labour market in health care. International migration of nurses has increasingly become a concern and the volumes are ...
Investigating the influences on sexual abstinent behaviour of rural African high school going youth in KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: The high prevalence of HIV in South Africa was confirmed by Department of Health (2005) which reported an HIV prevalence rate of 40.7 percent amongst antenatal clinic attendees at public facilities in ...
Understanding the experiences of doctors who undertake elective operations on HIV/AIDS patients.
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How nurse educators promote reflective thinking in a college of nursing in KwaZulu-Natal.
There is a great deal of literature and a number of research studies that have been carried out on reflective practice, models and frameworks of reflection and teaching strategies that successfully promote reflective ...
Incidence of HIV infection in rural KwaZulu-Natal in the context of the epidemiology and impact of HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
South Africa has had one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world and almost 30% of women attending public antenatal clinics (ANC) are currently infected with the virus. But as the epidemic is starting to level ...
Indoor and outdoor environmental assessment of Durban block hostels : an internal evaluations on exposure measures and outcomes of self supported health and well-being in hostels.
Hostel dwellers form a larger part of the urban population in South Africa (Ramphele, 1999). These hostels were initially created as temporal arrangement for African men moving from rural to urban areas seeking for employment. ...
An analysis of the assessment of clinical learning in a nursing diploma programme in Kigali Health Institute in Rwanda.
Assessment of clinical learning is imperative in order to ensure that those who become registered nurses are safe and competent practitioners. Assessment of clinical skills requires evaluation of the development of appropriate ...
The responses and involvement of fathers of pre-term low birth weight babies in a neonatal intensive care unit at a tertiary hospital in Durban.
Premature birth occurs before parents have had time to prepare for the birth of the infant. This survey was conducted to describe the responses of fathers of preterm low birth weight babies (PTLBW) and their involvement ...
A comparative analysis of adolescent sexual and reproductive health programmes in two African countries : Ghana and South Africa.
Sex and sexuality issues are still sensitive and controversial subjects despite the growing numbers of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programmes for adolescents in subSaharan African countries (WHO, 2002; Department ...