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Evaluation of the clinical and drug management of HIV/AIDS patients in the private health care sector of the eThekwini Metro of KwaZulu-Natal : sharing models and lessons for application in the public health care sector.
Introduction: South Africa is currently experiencing one of the most severe AIDS epidemics in the world with South Africa‘s public sector under great stress and under-resourced whilst there exists a vibrant private ...
Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of pharmacy and nursing students towards male circumcision and HIV in a KwaZulu-Natal University, South Africa.
Background: Male circumcision is currently being promoted in South Africa as a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention method. Effective implementation requires that healthcare providers should believe in the procedure’s ...
A review of child health care in the Durban Metropolitan area.
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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of healthcare workers about healthy lifestyles : a study in an urban-based district hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.
Background: There is global concern about the impact of lifestyle related diseases which have been on a steady increase in recent years. Poor nutrition, reduced physical activity and cigarette smoking have been documented ...
An analysis and evaluation of the child survival project in the uThukela district of KwaZulu-Natal.
The uThukela District in the province of Kwazulu-Natal, Republic of South Africa, has been involved in improving Primary Health Care (PHC) in the district through evaluation surveys carried out at regular intervals during ...
A study of the health seeking behavior of women on treatment for cervical cancer in Grey's hospital.
Background According to the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), global statistics show that nearly half a million new cases of invasive cervical cancer are diagnosed each year. More than a quarter million ...
Primary school teachers' knowledge of asthma in Umdoni subdistrict, KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction On the 5th of December 2009, at the 40th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cancun, Mexico, the American Thoracic Society and the Forum of International Respiratory Societies declared 2010 as the “Year ...
Perceptions of undergraduate students of University of KwaZulu-Natal regarding HIV counselling and testing in the year 2012.
South Africa has one of the highest prevalence of HIV infections in the world. Sexual transmission is the primary mode of transmission across the country’s population. Misinformation about AIDS, negative attitudes to HIV ...
The epidomiology of childhood tubercolusis and clinical outcomes in South Africa 2008 - 2012.
Tuberculosis (TB) in children, particularly in those under five years is regarded as an indicator of there being an infectious pool in the community. The World Health Organization (WHO) has focused on childhood tuberculosis, ...
Health seeking behaviour in men presenting with sexually transmitted infections at Prince Mshiyeni Gateway Clinic and KwaMashu Community Health Centre in 2015.
Background: South Africa’s burden of disease due to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is currently one of the largest in the world, with an estimated 11 million cases detected per year. There is evidence suggesting ...