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Adherence to antiretroviral therapy by HIV infected patients in rural UMkhanyakude District, South Africa.
The background. HIV and AIDS is a huge problem in sub-Saharan Africa where an estimated 22.5 million people were living with HIV in 2007.1 South Africa has the worst epidemic in the world.1 There were about 5.5 million ...
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 ...
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 evaluation of the implementation and capacity of hospital boards at district hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal in 2008.
Introduction Hospital boards are vital structures that represent the needs and aspirations, of the community that hospitals serve. Aim This study aims to determine whether district-level hospital boards in KwaZulu-Natal ...
Investigating the influences on sexual abstinent behaviour of rural African high school going youth in KwaZulu-Natal.
Introduction: The high prevalence of HIV in South Africa was confirmed by Department of Health (2005) which reported an HIV prevalence rate of 40.7 percent amongst antenatal clinic attendees at public facilities in ...
The epidemiology of parasuicide at RK Khan Hospital.
It was suspected that about 2 cases of parasuicide were admitted daily to RK Khan Hospital and this suspicion was confirmed by this study. Most of the cases were female, and in the 15 - 24 year age group. Patients were ...
An investigation into total volatile organic compound exposure levels in homes and classrooms of asthmatic children in selected sites in Durban.
Indoor air quality has become an important health concern due to the number of indoor pollutants and the realization that even minimal exposures to volatile organic compounds may produce direct or indirect adverse health ...
Analyzing the relationship between leadership style, organisational factors and retention of professional nurses in public health care facilities in KwaZulu-Natal.
BACKGROUND : Many professional nurses have left the employment to work in developed countries. Quality patient care is declining because the few PNs that are rendering care have limited expertise. Literature review showed ...
Experiences of social support among volunteer caregivers of people with AIDS living in the Kwangcolosi community, KwaZulu-Natal.
HIV/AIDS is a significant social problem impacting on families, communities, the public health sector and greater society. This qualitative study looked at the experiences of social support among volunteer caregivers of ...