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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 ...
Impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on non-communicable disease prevention
(South African Medical Association, 2005-04)
HIV/AIDS continues to ravage sub-Saharan Africa, and in South Africa accounts for 30% of all mortality, making it the leading cause of death. The epidemic has had other negative effects, which have not been fully realised. ...