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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 ...
Assessment of knowledge and attitudes to HIV and sexual risk behaviour among 15-19-year-old learners in Ngong Sub-District, Kenya
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Since the early 1980s when the first case of HIV was diagnosed, AIDS remains a serious and threatening health crisis in the world. Sub-Saharan Africa is the region most affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic having 67 % of the ...