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Disabled persons' knowledge of HIV prevention and access to health care prevention services in South Africa
The main research question in this article is how access to information about HIV/AIDS and level of HIV/ AIDS prevention related knowledge are distributed among disabled people, and whether level of knowledge predicts ...
Improving nutritional status of children with cystic fibrosis at Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital
Aim: To determine the nutritional status of children attending a cystic fibrosis clinic in a tertiary hospital in South Africa and compare it to previously reported 10-year rates. Methods: Weights and heights were measured ...
Identification of Parkinson's disease candidate genes using CAESAR and screening of MAPT and SNCAIP in South African Parkinson's disease patients
Assuming that a significant cause of Parkinson's disease (PD) is genetic, genetic factors have been shown to account for <10% of all PD cases to date, and it is therefore necessary to identify novel genes. The aim of the ...
Consulting private health care providers aggravates treatment delay in urban South African tuberculosis patients
SETTING: An urban primary health care facility in Khayelitsha, South Africa. OBJECTIVES: To determine the difference in total tuberculosis (TB) treatment delay in patients who initially seek care at National TB Control ...
Mental health and HIV sexual risk behavior among patrons of alcohol serving venues in Cape Town, South Africa
Background: Alcohol-serving venues in South Africa provide a location for HIV prevention interventions due to risk factors of patrons in these establishments. Understanding the association between mental health and risk ...
Rise in rifampicin-monoresistant tuberculosis in Western Cape, South Africa
SETTING: Brewelskloof Hospital, Western Cape, South Africa. OBJECTIVES: To verify the perceived increase in rifampicin monoresistant tuberculosis (RMR-TB) in the Cape Winelands-Overberg region and to identify potential ...