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Description of health seeking behaviours and experiences of homeless people in South Central Durban, South Africa.
The study aimed to describe the health seeking behaviours and experiences of homeless people in South Central Durban. Homelessness is a broad and complex term that affects many people in South Africa. Homelessness inevitably ...
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 ...
Impact of HIV/AIDS on education and poverty.
(UN Department of Public Information., 2011)
South Africa has the largest number of children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS. In the face of AIDS, poverty, and violence, education is a precious right for the children of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
A comparison of direct observation of treatment methods used for treating pulmonary tuberculosis in Durban (eThekwini), KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) causes approximately 2 million deaths every year. The problem is escalating explosively in sub-Saharan Africa and is directly related to the increase in the prevalence ofHuman Immunodeficiency ...
The experiences of professional nurses in caring for patients with HIV and AIDS at Ngwelezana Hospital, Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and Auto-Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have spread globally during the past twenty-eight years and 67% of people living with HIV live in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV and AIDS are ...
Outpatient catchment populations of hospitals and clinics in Natal/KwaZulu.
Catchment populations and cross-boundary flow characteristics of health facilities in Natal and KwaZulu have not previously been determined. As this information is essential to objective health service planning the present ...
Non-health system related factors affecting tuberculosis treatment outcomes : a case-control study Umgungundlovu Health District.
KwaZulu-Natal province records the highest number of tuberculosis cases diagnosed in the country, but less than 50% of these were cured in 2008, and fewer in those from rural areas and informal settlements where inadequate ...
The willingness of private-sector doctors to manage public-sector HIV/AIDS patients in the eThekwini metropolitan region of KwaZulu-Natal.
Background: South Africa is severely affected by the AIDS pandemic and this has resulted in an already under-resourced public sector being placed under further stress, while there remains a vibrant private sector. To address ...
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 ...