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Multi-morbidity and non-communicable diseases in South African primary health care
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2013-12)
INTRODUCTION: Multi-morbidity in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is becoming more and more recognised phenomenon and this places a huge burden on the healthcare providers as the complexity of managing these patients is ...
Evaluation of the use of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) intermittent treatment (IPT) to prevent malaria during pregnancy in Ndola, Zambia.
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
Background: Malaria in pregnancy is associated with many negative outcomes on the pregnant woman, the fetus and the neonate. Intermittent Preventive Treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) using Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP) ...
Reasons for encounter and diagnoses of patients attending primary care clinics in the Saldanha Bay and Swartland rural sub districts, Western Cape Province: A prospective cross-sectional survey.
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2012-03-05)
Background: The public health sector is the principal provider of healthcare to the majority of South Africans. The primary health care (PHC) system was designed to provide equitable and accessible healthcare to all, but ...
Causes of mortality and associated modifiable health care factors for children (< 5-years) admitted at Onandjokwe Hospital, Namibia
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2015-03-09)
Introduction Many countries, especially from Sub-Saharan Africa, are unlikely to reach the Millennium Development Goal for under-5 mortality reduction by 2015. This study aimed to identify causes of mortality and associated ...