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An overview of occupational health in the Durban Metropolitan area.
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Occupational health in South Africa.
Occupational health is concerned with health in its relation to work and the working environment. This study was undertaken to present an overview of occupational health in South Africa, with national and international ...
The role of IgG and its subclasses in byssinosis.
A case control study was performed in 6 cotton mills in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The study used questionnaire and pulmonary function testing results to categorise respiratory symptoms in 52 exposed symptomatic, 30 ...
Microbiological quality and safety of perishable food sold by take-away food outlets in the central operational entity of eThekwini Municipality, Durban.
One hundred take-away food outlets within the Central Operational Entity of eThekwini Municipality were investigated in order to assess the microbiological quality and safety of perishable food sold as well as the level ...
An analysis of health inspection as a component of school health service, in Kwazulu-Natal.
Introduction In 1996 there were 1,847,440 pupils in 4007 primary schools in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) who were targeted for school Health Inspection (HI). In the same year there were only 95 school health teams who were ...
Challenges facing a community health physician in Bophuthatswana.
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Respiratory health of the informal stone crushers in Dar-Es-Salaam.
Introduction. Stone crushing in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania is largely an informal occupational activity, with approximately 7000 workers exposed to varying level of respirable dust. A highly marginalized, self employed, ...
Community awareness of GOBI-FFF and its implementation in two urban communities
The health picture in the developing world is still very bleak. The varlOUS Black populations of South Africa (be they Africans, Indians or Coloureds) are part of this developing world. In a total world population of 4,607 ...
Effect of an immunisation campaign in Natal and KwaZulu on vaccination coverage rates 1990-1991.
In 1990 the Department of National Health and Population Development of South Africa launched a nationwide immunisation coverage campaign targetted mainly at measles. In order to measure the effect of the campaign on ...
Geriatric attendance at Outpatients Department Addington Hospital, Durban.
This is a cross section study of the White elderly patients who attended Addington Hospital, Durban, Out-patient Department during a two week period in July 1985. Screening was by means of systematic sampling, a standard ...