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  • Book Review: Textbook of Global Health by A-E. Birn, Y. Pillay and T.H. Holtz 

    Schneider, Helen (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
    Coinciding with a renewed focus on health needs and disease in the global south, the Millennium Development Goal era saw the emergence and widespread use of the term ‘global health’. The term has been associated with ...
  • Estimating the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight in South Africa in 2000 

    Joubert, Jane; Puoane, Thandi (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 ...
  • Urban poverty in Cape Town 

    de Swardt, Cobus; Puoane, Thandi; Chopra, Mickey; du Toit, Andries (Sage Publications, 2005)
    This paper describes key findings of a household livelihood survey conducted in impoverished African settlements in Cape Town, one of Africa’s wealthiest cities. Poverty in these areas is strongly shaped by the history ...