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Level of hospitals' preparedness for a mass disaster during the 2010 FIFA World Cup Soccer in the eThekwini District of KwaZulu-Natal.
International mass sports gatherings like the FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) World Cup Soccer and Olympics can cause great challenges to local healthcare systems and emergency medical services. ...
Developing a provincial epidemiologic and demographic information system for health policy and planning in Kwazulu-Natal.
Since 1994, a turning point in the history of South Africa (SA), significant changes were made in the delivery of health services by the public sector, provincially and nationally. The process of change involved making ...
The effectiveness of the induction and orientation programme in the Nkangala Health District of Mpumalanga Province, 2006 to 2007.
INTRODUCTION The high staff turnover and high rates of absenteeism in health professionals poses an alarming challenge in the Public Health Facilities in the Nkangala Health District of Mpumalanga province. This could ...
"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 ...
The nutritional status of pre-school children in Malukazi : a study of nutritional status using anthropometric measuments and dietary intake, and selected ecological factors which may impinge on nutritional status, in 3-6 year old children in Malukazi.
Nutrition education is recognised as being of value in the prevention of malnutrition. However, in order for it to be effective, an in-depth study of the community prior to the implementation of any nutrition education ...
A profile of children admitted to a rehydration unit.
The first twelve months operation of a five-bed rehydration unit at Osindisweni Hospital is described and data related to admissions presented. Osindisweni hospital is situated in a rural area north of Durban and has ...
Inpatient catchment populations of public sector hospitals in Natal/KwaZulu.
The Natal/KwaZulu Health Services Liaison Committee (HSLC) has been established to co-ordinate health care delivery in Natal and KwaZulu. This body has defined eight geographical Health Planning SubRegions (HPSRs) (Annexure ...
Attitudes of African males to contraception.
The attitude of the African male to contraception and the role he plays in the acceptance of contraceptives by his racial group is presented. Over a period of one month the researcher interviewed 220 African males at ...
Primary health care needs of an urban and a rural African community.
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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 ...