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Tuberculosis among health care workers in hospitals in the Ethekwini Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal.
Tuberculosis is a disease of global importance and remains the leading cause of death in the developing world. In South Africa a weak notification system and poor occupational health services for health care workers has ...
Aspects of primary health care in a rural KwaZulu community : a descriptive study and literature survey.
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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 ...
Indicators of maternal child health.
The introduction outlines the reasons for the priority of maternal and child health emphasizing the relatively simple resources required. The aims of such programmes must be identified and the results measured so that ...
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 ...
The nutritional status of pre-school children in Malukazi : a study of nutritional status using anthropometric measuments and dietary intake, and selected ecological factors which may impinge on nutritional status, in 3-6 year old children in Malukazi.
Nutrition education is recognised as being of value in the prevention of malnutrition. However, in order for it to be effective, an in-depth study of the community prior to the implementation of any nutrition education ...
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 ...
Attitudes of African males to contraception.
The attitude of the African male to contraception and the role he plays in the acceptance of contraceptives by his racial group is presented. Over a period of one month the researcher interviewed 220 African males at ...