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Factors influencing successful implementation of basic ante natal care programme in primary health care clinics in eThekwini district, KwaZulu-Natal
Background South Africa is burdened by consistently high maternal and perinatal mortality rates. In a move to alleviate this burden the South African National Department of Health (DoH) instructed the adoption of the Basic ...
Implementation of the basic antenatal care approach : a tailored practice framework for eThekwini district, KwaZulu-Natal
Globally antenatal care is advocated as the cornerstone for reducing children’s deaths and improving maternal health. The World Health Organization designed and tested a Focussed Antenatal Care model for the developing ...
Factors influencing the uptake of the revised expanded immunisation programme at Umlazi Township, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa : maternal and child care
The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) is one of the most powerful and cost-effective global public health programmes to improve child survival. In South Africa, the programme remained fragmented because of the ...
Experiences of community care givers caring for clients with tuberculosis in eThekwini district, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
Tuberculosis (TB) is still a leading cause of deaths in low and middle income countries especially Sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that around 70% of adult new cases of tuberculosis in South Africa are co-infected with ...
Assessment of the use of the new maternity case record in improving the quality of ante natal care in eThekwini District, KwaZulu-Natal
The national guidelines for maternity care in South Africa recommend that a standardised maternity case record be used by all facilities at all levels of care in order to improve the quality of care for pregnant women. ...
Evidence of application of the Basic Antenatal Care principles of good care and guidelines in pregnant women’s antenatal care records
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016-05-31)
Background: Basic Antenatal Care (BANC) is an approach that is used in the public health institutions of South Africa to provide health care services to pregnant women. The approach was introduced as a quality improvement ...