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Proposal to set up a College of Family Medicine in East, Central and Southern Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):African journal of primary health care & family medicine [Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med] 2022 Sep 05; Vol. 14 (1), pp. e1-e4. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 05.

Abstract:Family Medicine training in Africa is constrained by limited postgraduate educational resources and opportunities. Specialist training programmes in surgery, anaesthetics, internal medicine, paediatrics and others have developed a range of trainers and...

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Obesity, hypertension, and tobacco use associated with left ventricular remodeling and hypertrophy in South African women: Birth to Twenty Plus Cohort.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC cardiovascular disorders [BMC Cardiovasc Disord] 2022 Sep 09; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 403. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 09.

Abstract:Background: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a marker of increased risk in developing future life-threatening cardiovascular disease (CVD), however, it is unclear how CVD risk factors, such as obesity, blood pressure (BP), and tobacco use, are ass...

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Improvising Reconciliation : Confession after the Truth Commission

Improvising Reconciliation : Confession after the Truth Commission

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:An Open Access edition of this book is available on the Liverpool University Press website and the OAPEN library.Improvising Reconciliation is prompted by South Africa's enduring state of injustice. It is both a lament for the promise, since lost, with...

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A retrospective study of antivenom-associated adverse reaction and anaphylaxis at Ngwelezana Hospital, South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology [Toxicon] 2022 Oct 15; Vol. 217, pp. 1-4. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 20.

Abstract:Background: Snakebite victims are commonly seen in KwaZulu-Natal Hospitals, with only a minority of patients requiring antivenom. This study reviewed antivenom-associated adverse events at our institution, after administration of the South African Vacc...

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Sindbis Virus Antibody Seroprevalence in Central Plateau Populations, South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Emerging infectious diseases [Emerg Infect Dis] 2022 Oct; Vol. 28 (10), pp. 2137-2139.

Abstract:We report a higher percentage of Sindbis virus-specific IgG in serum from patients attending a rheumatology clinic (18.8%) compared with healthy residents (9.6%) and patients with acute febrile illness (9.4%) in Free State Province, South Africa. Sindb...

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Improving Estimates of Social Contact Patterns for Airborne Transmission of Respiratory Pathogens.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Emerging infectious diseases [Emerg Infect Dis] 2022 Oct; Vol. 28 (10), pp. 2016-2026. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 01.

Abstract:Data on social contact patterns are widely used to parameterize age-mixing matrices in mathematical models of infectious diseases. Most studies focus on close contacts only (i.e., persons spoken with face-to-face). This focus may be appropriate for stu...

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A national, multicentre web-based point prevalence survey of antimicrobial use in community healthcare centres across South Africa and the implications.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Hospital practice (1995) [Hosp Pract (1995)] 2022 Oct; Vol. 50 (4), pp. 306-317. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 13.

Abstract:Objective: Up to 90% of antimicrobials globally are prescribed and dispensed in ambulatory care. However, there are considerable gaps regarding the extent and rationale for their use especially in low- and middle-income countries such as South Africa. ...

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Same but Different? Comparing Attitudes Regarding Gender, Gender Diversity, and Sexual Diversity Among Early Adolescents in South Africa and Belgium.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine [J Adolesc Health] 2022 Oct; Vol. 71 (4), pp. 446-454. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 08.

Abstract:Purpose: This study aims to compare low socioeconomic status, urban early adolescents' (EAs) attitudes toward gender, gender diversity and sexual diversity in two contexts with similar progressive legal frameworks for gender equality and nondiscriminat...

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Referral of District Level Operations to Regional Hospitals in South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Journal of surgical research [J Surg Res] 2022 Oct; Vol. 278, pp. 149-154. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 19.

Abstract:Introduction: In South Africa, district hospitals have limited surgical capacity, and most surgical conditions are referred to higher-level facilities for definitive management. This study aims to identify the proportion, type, and volume of district-l...

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Conservation benefits of a marine protected area on South African chondrichthyans.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of environmental management [J Environ Manage] 2022 Oct 01; Vol. 319, pp. 115691. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 12.

Abstract:Chondrichthyans are threatened worldwide due to their life-history traits combined with a plethora of anthropogenic impacts that are causing populations to collapse. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are a conservation option, but their efficacy for chondr...

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