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The role of men in hindering or promoting breastfeeding in Oshakati, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
Breastfeeding id important for the health and well-being of infants. WHO recommends globally, exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months and thereafter, adequate and safe complementary foods to be introduced and baby ...
An exploration of perceptions regarding the feasibility of implementation of Kangaroo Mother Care in the maternity ward of Tsumeb district hospital, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Background: Every year, about 20 million infants are born with low birth weight globally, putting a heavy burden on health care and social systems, especially in developing countries as they are often understaffed and/or ...
Community perceptions, attitudes and knowledge regarding mother to child transmission of HIV: a baseline evaluation before the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV Program using a short course of Nevirapine at Onandjokwe Hospital, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Each year approximately 600 000 infants, most of them in Sub-Saharan Africa are born with HIV infection as a result of mother to child transmission of HIV. Whereas significant progress has been made in reduction of mother ...