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Estimating the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight in South Africa in 2000
(South African Medical Association, 2007)
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight using the body mass index (BMI), by age and sex, in South Africa in 2000. DESIGN: World Health Organization comparative risk assessment ...
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 ...
Missed opportunities for participation in prevention of mother to child transmission programmes: Simplicity of nevirapine does not necessarily lead to optimal uptake, a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Background: The objective of this study was to examine missed opportunities for participation in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme in three sites in South Africa. A rapid anthropological ...