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A massive outbreak of food poisoning : a reminder of the importance of proper toxic waste control
Because of rapid urbanisation in South Africa, scavenging from waste disposal sites by poor communities poses an increasing health risk. Reject cough lozenges, some of which contained larger amounts of dextromethorphan ...
An analysis of DTP-associated reactions by manufacturer, batch, vaccinator, series number and infant weight
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1996-10)
Objectives. To determine whether two commonly used DTP batches manufactured by Rhone-Poulenc Rorer were more reactogenic than two commonly used batches manufactured by the South African Institute of Medical Research. Design. ...
Control of an amoebiasis outbreak in the Philippi area near Cape Town
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1994)
Previous studies in Durban have shown that serological investigations, in combination with iso-enzyme electrophoresis, are invaluable for monitoring the endemicity of pathogenic strains of Entamoeba histolytica. We therefore ...
Health services : needs of the elderly in two black urban areas of the Cape Peninsula
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1991)
The availability and utilisation of essential social and health services were studied in two urban areas, Langa, an established township well within the city boundaries, and Khayelitsha, a newly established and fast-growing ...
Endemic goitre in a rural community of KwaZulu-Natal
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1997)
Objective. To quantify the prevalence of goitre and iodine deficiency. Setting. Ndunakazi, a rural community of approximately 8 000 people in KwaZulu-Natal. Design. A cross-sectional community-based survey and a school-based ...