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The relationship between asthma and outdoor air pollutant concentrations of sulphur dioxide (SO2), oxides of nitrogen (NOx), ozone (O3) total reduced sulphates (TRS), carbon monoxide (CO) and respirable particulate matter less than 10 microns (PM10) in learners and teachers at Settlers Primary School in Merebank, south Durban
South Durban is in the province of Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa and is home to two international petro-chemical refineries, a paper mill, sewage works, an international airport, a chemical tank farm with approximately 970 ...
A desktop evaluation of the potential impact of nanotechnology applications in the field of environmental health in a developing country
(Science and Education Publishing, 2015)
Nanotechnology is the latest addition to enhancing lifestyles of the human population. It also has an impact on the core parts that are vital to the well-being of humanity and its’ sustainability. Nanotechnology has been ...
Challenges of Directly Observed Treatment Strategy implementation in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa
EThekwini Municipality in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa has a high prevalence of Tuberculosis (TB) and reported a defaulter rate of 18.9% in 2007, in spite of the Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) which was ...
Predictors of tuberculosis treatment defaulting in informal dwellers within the eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal
Globally, tuberculosis causes more than 2-million deaths annually. Despite the implementation of the directly observed treatment strategy (DOTS) in South Africa, cure and defaulter rates have not reached World Health ...
The power of extrinsic motivation in tertiary education
(Science and Education Publishing, 2014-05)
Motivation is one of the most significant psychological concepts in education and can be indicated by the achievement of personal goal setting and developing an interest in the subject area; and reliance on external rewards ...
Community engagement: where reality meets the road
(David Publishing, 2014-07)
Community engagement is an important higher education pillar which underlies a meeting of the theoretical as taught at universities, with the practical as it occurs in the real world. Learning in this holistic manner allows ...