Health authorities in KwaZulu-Natal have put in place precautionary measures after a suspected cholera outbreak on the south coast.
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CAPE TOWN - Government has announced the members of the presidential task team on African traditional medicine, a high-level body expected to advise the health department on how to regulate the popular field.
All Rural Health Workers, including professional nurses, doctors and other professionals, are cordially invited to attend the 10th Annual RuDASA Conference on Rural Health, which takes place in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal this year. The conference is an opportunity to network with other rural practitioners, and to gain new knowledge and perspectives in order to overcome some of the isolation of rural practice.
Venue: Canefields Country House Empangeni , KwaZulu-Natal
The lack of sanitation and clean water and the lack of basic hygiene practices have been blamed for a scare that has left the Nongoma community gripped with fear after the deaths last week of two people suspected of having typhoid.
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More than 1 200 KwaZulu-Natal medical doctors have joined hands for an ambitious programme aiming to control the escalating cost of healthcare delivery.
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Since Primary Health Care (PHC) has now been accepted as the foundation of health care delivery in South Africa, health districts have become the vehicle through which this health care system will be implemented. While it is hoped that the traditionally under-resourced areas of South Africa will benifit most from the new emphasis on PHC, the move to a fully functional district health system is bound to be a slow process due to the enormity of the task of restructuring a health sector ravaged by the legacy of apartheid.
Evaluating the effect of the implementation of the baby friendly hospital initiative on exclusive breastfeeding in rural community in KwaZulu Natal
At the 1990 World Summit for Children the international community set out a series of measurable and specific goals. They include halving the level of childhood malnutrition. In 1990 more than a million infant deaths could have been avoided if they had been exclusively breastfed for six months.