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Children’s perceptions of the causation and prevention of childhood burn injuries
South Africa has a high rate of children’s burn injuries with 1300 deaths annually. These burn injuries are considered preventable and South African research has identified this as a priority concern. South African childhood ...
Assessment of the knowledge and perceptions about tuberculosis among primary school children in NTCHEU district, Malawi
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Background: Case finding in Malawi is based on self-referral of symptomatic individuals who are suspected as tuberculosis (TB) cases in health institutions. Knowledge on TB and attitudes/perceptions about the disease can ...
Dental fluorosis and parental knowledge of risk factors for dental fluorosis
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Introduction: Dental fluorosis is a developmental disturbance of enamel that results from ingestion of high amounts of fluoride during tooth mineralization. Drinking water remains the main source of fluoride. Other sources ...