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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 ...
Rates and causes of child mortality in rural KwaZulu-Natal.
Background Recent gains in child survival are being threatened by the RN epidemic. Monitoring child mortality rates is essential to understanding the impact of the epidemic, but is constrained by a lack of data. A ...
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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Role and contribution of private healthcare sector doctors in the management of HIV-infected patients in the eThekwini Metropolitan area of KwaZulu-Natal.
Private healthcare sector doctors have a pivotal role to play in the management of HIV and AIDS infection. These doctors need to have an accurate knowledge of the management of the infection, and a positive attitude towards ...