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Parental knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of dental caries and dental sealants as a preventive strategy of dental caries.
Introduction: Children’s oral health care should be a public health priority and parental knowledge, attitudes and perceptions (KAPs) are likely to play a role in achieving and maintaining a desired level of oral health ...
A comparative analysis of oral healthcare policy development between a developed country (Australia) and a developing country (South Africa)
Introduction: Health policy analysis aims to explain the interaction between institutions, interests and ideas in the policy process in order to ensure the best possible health outcomes. Cross-national policy analysis of ...
Meeting South Africa's pharmacovigilance challenges in the face of rapidly increasing public health treatment programmes.
Among South Africa‘s (SA‘s) many public health challenges, having the largest treatment programmes globally is a significant challenge. The latter requires a robust pharmacovigilance (PV) programme. The purpose of this ...
Assessment of factors affecting healthcare workers involved in the Centralised Chronic Medicines Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD) Programme: the case of eThekwini Metropolitan Health district, South Africa.
This study aimed to assess the current role of Healthcare workers (HCWs) involved in the Centralised Chronic Medicine Dispensing and Distribution (CCMDD) programme and determine if the challenges experienced by HCWs result ...
Feeding abilities of HIV-exposed uninfected neonates in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a decscriptive exploratory study.
Background: HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) children born to HIV-positive mothers have poorer developmental and health outcomes than their HIV-unexposed peers. Feeding ability is a critical component when considering the ...
Experiences of Implanon NXT® users at public health facilities in South Africa.
Background and aim: Implanon NXT® was introduced in South Africa (SA) in the public health sector in February 2014. There exist concerns with premature Implanon NXT® user discontinuation in SA however, the true extent ...
Some pharmacological properties of Harpagophytum procumbens DC [Pedaliaceae] secondary root extract
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Knowledge, attitudes, perceptions and readiness of community pharmacists practising in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal to the National Health Insurance in South Africa.
Changes in the South African healthcare environment are well under way in preparation for the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. The successful implementation of the NHI will result in universal health ...