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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/230275
Description: Background: There is a paucity of data to describe advanced forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in urban black Africans with hypertension (HT). Methods: Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital services the ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/230556
Description: Background: There is strong anecdotal evidence that many urban communities in Sub-Saharan Africa are in epidemiologic transition with the subsequent emergence of more affluent causes of heart disease. ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266248
Description: Background - There is a paucity of data to describe the clinical characteristics of heart failure (HF) in urban African communities in epidemiological transition. Methods and Results - Chris Hani Bara ... More
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Date: 2000
Subject Keyword: perinatal mortality | syphilis | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231861
Description: OBJECTIVE To demonstrate the impact on perinatal mortality of inadequate treatment for maternal syphilis despite adequate screening. METHOD In 12 clinics providing antenatal care in Hlabisa, South Afr ... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264652
Description: Background: Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are important co-factors in HIV transmission. We studied the impact of health worker training and STD syndrome packets (containing recommended drugs, co ... More
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Date: 1999
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266199
Description: Information from routine and sentinel surveillance was used to monitor the HIV/AIDS epidemic in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa between 1991 and 1997. Comparisons were made between data obtained from (1) ... More
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Date: 1999
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | HIV | intermittent therapy | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264735
Description: Objective: To determine the effectiveness of twice-weekly directly observed therapy (DOT) for tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected and uninfected patients, irrespective of their previous treatment histor ... More
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Date: 1998
Subject Keyword: STDs | HIV | South Africa | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266200
Description: A cross-sectional study of 360 patients presenting with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) to a primary care clinic in KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa was done. Prevalence of HIV infection was 42.5%. HI ... More
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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264757
Description: Objective: To measure quality of sexually transmitted disease (STD) syndromic case management and aspects of health-seeking behaviour at baseline in an intervention trial. Setting: Ten rural primary c ... More
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Date: 1997
Subject Keyword: syphilis | Africa | epidemiology | control
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231943
Description: The paper describes the epidemiology, risk factors and impact on pregnancy outcome of syphilis in pregnant women in rural South Africa. Prevalence was determined from laboratory records. A case-contro ... More
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