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A comparison of particulate matter (PM101) in industrially exposed and non exposed communities.
BACKGROUND For many years, the Durban south community has raised concerns about ambient air pollution including particulate matter. The Durban South Industrial Basin (DSIB) may be high risk for exposure to significant ...
The epidemiology of motor vehicle collisions involving pedestrians in eThekwini Municipality, 2001-2006.
Introduction Road traffic collisions in developing countries contribute towards the greatest burden of disabilities and fatalities globally. Concern has arisen about the high proportion of pedestrians involved in ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...