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Factors associated with patterns of plural healthcare utilization among patients taking antiretroviral therapy in rural and urban South Africa: a cross sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2012)
Background: In low-resource settings, patients’ use of multiple healthcare sources may complicate chronic care and clinical outcomes as antiretroviral therapy (ART) continues to expand. However, little is known ...
Unequal access to ART: exploratory results from rural and urban case studies of ART use
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2012)
INTRODUCTION: South Africa has the world's largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme. While services in the public sector are free at the point of use, little is known about overall access barriers. This paper ...
Development of non-profit organisations providing health and social services in rural South Africa: a three year longitudinal study
INTRODUCTION: In an effort to increase understanding of formation of the community and home-based care economy in south Africa, we investigated the origin and development of non-profit organisations (NPOs) providing home-and ...
Gender differences in experiences of ART services in South Africa: a mixed methods study
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012)
Objectives: A mixed methods study exploring gender differences in patient profiles and experiences of ART services, along the access dimensions of availability, affordability and acceptability, in two rural and two urban ...
Community care workers, poor referral networks and consumption of personal resources in rural South Africa
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
Although home-based care (HBC) programs are widely implemented throughout Africa, their success depends on the existence of an enabling environment, including a referral system and supply of essential commodities. The ...
"She is my teacher and if it was not for her I would be dead": Exploration of rural South African community health workers' information, education and communication activities
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Community health workers (CHWs) are important resources in health systems affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. International guidelines on task-shifting recommend that CHWs can provide diverse HIV services, ranging from HIV ...