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The translation and cultural adaptation of patient-reported outcome measures for a clinical study involving traditional health providers and bio-medically trained practitioners
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2010)
This study reports on the cultural and language translation of measures for use with Zulu speakers in South Africa. The translation process was purposefully used to integrate our diverse 14 person study team by employing ...
Ability to manage diabetes – community health workers’ knowledge, attitudes and beliefs
(SEMDSA (Society for Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of SA), 2006)
BACKGROUND: Diabetes constitutes a significant health problem in South Africa. Early detection and good management can prevent or delay complications, with national guidelines for diabetes treatment now available to ...
Prevention of hypertension and diabetes in an urban setting in South Africa: Participatory action research with community health workers
(International Society on Hypertension in Blacks, 2007)
The project aimed to identify factors that contribute to hypertension and diabetes and to design and implement appropriate local interventions to prevent these non-communicable diseases and promote healthy lifestyles. This ...
The roles of community health workers in management of non-communicable diseases in an urban township
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014)
BACKGROUND: Community health workers (CHWs) are increasingly being recognised as a crucial part of the health workforce in South Africa and other parts of the world. CHWs have taken on a variety of roles, including community ...
The roles, training and knowledge of community health workers about diabetes and hypertension in Khayelitsha, Cape Town
BACKGROUND: The current roles and capacity of community health workers (CHWs) in the management and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) remain poorly understood. Objectives: To assess CHWs’ current roles, training ...