Articles by Author: At Masango Makgobela

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  1. Awareness of the Ward Based Outreach Team and the services offered by the programme in the Tshwane health district, South Africa

    Awareness of the Ward Based Outreach Team and the services offered by the programme in the Tshwane health district, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The Ward Based Outreach Team (WBOT) is an organised team approach to a healthcare system based on the principles of epidemiology, primary health care, preventive medicine and health promotion. Globally, it has become a primary care response to many...
  2. Households’ satisfaction with the healthcare services rendered by a ward-based outreach team in Tshwane district, Pretoria, South Africa

    Households’ satisfaction with the healthcare services rendered by a ward-based outreach team in Tshwane district, Pretoria, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Introduction: Households’ satisfaction is an important and commonly used indicator for measuring quality in health care. An amelioration of primary health care services at the level of households, by utilising community health workers, has led to a good healthcare system...
  3. Suicide and suicide risk factors: A literature review

    Suicide and suicide risk factors: A literature review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Suicide can be defined as intentional self-inflicted death. 1 It is a serious cause of mortality worldwide. Suicide is considered as a psychiatric emergency and the awareness of the seriousness of suicide in our society should not be overlooked. It...
  4. Antiretroviral adherence and virological outcomes in HIV-positive patients in Ugu district, KwaZulu-Natal province

    Antiretroviral adherence and virological outcomes in HIV-positive patients in Ugu district, KwaZulu-Natal province

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Adherence to antiretroviral therapy is crucial to ensure viral suppression. In the scientific community it is widely accepted that an adherence level of at least 90% is necessary to achieve viral suppression. This study uses pharmacy refill records to describe...