Articles by Author: Khin Tint

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  1. Repeatability of manual coding of cancer reports in the South African National Cancer Registry, 2010

    Repeatability of manual coding of cancer reports in the South African National Cancer Registry, 2010

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Data validity is a very important aspect of cancer registries in ensuring data quality for research and interventions. This study focused on evaluating the repeatability of manual coding of cancer reports in the South African National Cancer Registry (NCR). This...
  2. Epidemiological description of cholera outbreak in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, December 2008–March 2009

    Epidemiological description of cholera outbreak in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, December 2008–March 2009

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: In developing countries, cholera often occurs in large-scale outbreaks and causes high burden of disease and leads to death in some cases. The purpose of the study was to describe and characterise cholera cases, and also to identify environmental...
  3. High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal

    High level of initial default among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis in eThekwini health district, KwaZulu-Natal

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    In this study, initial tuberculosis (TB) default was measured in clinics in a district with a high incidence of TB. A retrospective review of TB case identification registers in 2007 found 4049 (9.0%) new smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) cases...