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Student nurses’ experiences of the common teaching platform for undergraduate nursing in the Western Cape Province, South Africa
The higher education system in South Africa transformed over the last two decades in response to societal changes and the new democratic order since 1994. Nursing education programmes in South Africa’s higher education ...
District facility managers’ perspectives of mental health information processing and utilisation at primary care level in the Western Cape
District health facility managers play a significant role in provision of primary health care (PHC) services, particularly in integration of mental health services into the PHC level and developing a district health ...
Lessons from the evaluation of a public out-patient substance abuse treatment programme in the Western Cape
(Dept. of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, 2013)
Substance abuse is widely regarded as a major health and social problem in South Africa, and particularly in the Western Cape (Corrigall, Ward, Stinson, Struthers, Frantz, Lund, Flisher & Joska, 2007; Myers, Fakier & Louw, ...
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 ...
A service user perspective informing the role of occupational therapy in school transition practice for high school learners with TBI
Background. In the South African context, there are no specific guidelines regarding how to prepare and support adolescents for the transition from a health care to a high school setting post TBI. This raises questions ...
Socio-technical approach to community health: designing and developing a mobile care data application for home-based healthcare, in South Africa
The aim of this report is to describe the design and development considerations related to a mobile home-based healthcare application for care givers in a community in the Western Cape, South Africa. In order to do this ...
Intimate partner violence amongst undergraduate nursing students
(Unisa press, 2014)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is reported to be rife among the student population at tertiary institutions and the general population. Yet the abuse is under diagnosed by nurses in health care settings. Research ...
Emerging from the Shadows: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors Facing Community Health Workers in Western Cape, South Africa
Community health workers (CHWs) have been identified as a key component of the health workforce in South Africa. However, the efficacy of CHW programs continues to be limited by a poor understanding of facilitators and ...
Satisfaction with quality of healthcare at primary healthcare settings: Perspectives of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
(OpenJournals Publishing AOSIS (Pty) Ltd, 2020)
Measuring client satisfaction is part of the quality assurance process and has become an integral part of healthcare management strategies globally. It is essential for improvement of amenities in healthcare facilities
Assessment of risk factors for Non-Communicable diseases among a cohort of community health workers in Western Cape, South Africa
(The College of Medicine and the Medical Association of Malawi, 2021-09)
Community Health Workers (CHWs) have been identified as the key health professionals to drive the agenda of the prevention of health risk behaviours, linked to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in South Africa. They ...