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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, ...
Challenges faced by professional nurses in accessing information technology in health care facilities for healthcare delivery in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
Information Technology (IT) is revolutionizing every sphere of human interaction. IT has changed the way individuals communicate. In the healthcare system, information technologies are considered the key to addressing ...
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 ...
The application and use of the partogram in evaluating the Saving Mothers programme in South Africa in 2002.
The SA National Department of Health made maternal deaths notifiable in 1997. It also commissioned a National Committee on Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (NCCEMD) to confidentially investigate all maternal ...
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 ...
"We sow the seed": perspectives of health educators at the Institute of Family and Community Health in Durban in the 1940s and 1950s.
Health education is critical to the success of a community health program. Yet the majority of research on health education is conducted from the point of view of programme designers or evaluators. Where health educators ...
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 ...
Developing an implementation strategy for the free health care policy for persons with disabilities at public hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal.
ABSTRACT This study focuses on the implementation strategy of free health care policy for disabled persons at hospital level in KwaZulu-Natal. Since the introduction nationally, in 2003 of free health care policy for ...