Leprosy is still occurring in the Republic of South Africa, but it has been eliminated as a public health problem. The country's leprosy care and control program is being provided as a primary health-care program within the general health-care services. Maintaining health workers' leprosy knowledge and awareness at the primary health-care level is one of the program's goals. In one of the country's rural areas, the availability of good-quality leprosy poster and leaflets at primary health-care facilities has been shown to contribute significantly to maintaining health workers' leprosy knowledge and awareness.
Diabetes, blood pressure, heart, and kidney, some of the diseases
common across the world, are termed 'silent killers'. More than 50% of the
world's population are a ected by these diseases. If suitable steps are not ...
BACKGROUND Globally, access to occupational health and safety (OHS) by workers has remained at
very low levels. The organization and implementation of OHS in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and
Botswana has remained at ...
Stolz, H.A.S.; Meyer, E.D.; Smith, S.(Journal of Contemporary Management, 2014)
The paper describes a case study of a community health model that was developed and piloted at a University based clinic
run in partnership with the South African Department of Health (DOH). The aim was to strategize, ...