Articles by Keyword: Clinic Visits

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  1. The role of clinic visits: perceptions of doctors

    The role of clinic visits: perceptions of doctors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The aim of this study was to ascertain what doctors perceive to be their role in visiting district clinics.
  2. Pain as a reason for primary care visits: cross-sectional survey in a rural and periurban health clinic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Pain as a reason for primary care visits: cross-sectional survey in a rural and periurban health clinic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The burden of pain in primary care has not been described for South Africa. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of pain in primary care and to characterise pain among adult patients attending a rural and a periurban...
  3. Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Barriers to antiretroviral therapy initiation for HIV-positive children aged 2–18 months in Swaziland

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although early antiretroviral therapy (ART) reduces HIV-related mortality in children by up to 75%, almost half of HIV-positive children younger than 1 year old in Swaziland do not initiate ART. This study was conducted to identify barriers to early ART...
  4. Challenging the Frontiers of Community Psychology: A South African Experience

    Challenging the Frontiers of Community Psychology: A South African Experience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The development of community psychology is of vital importance in South Africa because of the historical context, questions about the relevance of mainstream western psychology and the current social change in the country in the post-apartheid era. Accordingly successful community...
  5. Perceptions of High-risk Sex Among Men and Women Attending an STI Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa

    Perceptions of High-risk Sex Among Men and Women Attending an STI Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The widespread occurrence of sexually transmitted infections (STI's) among young adults in South Africa suggests that there is a need to increase safe sex practices among those who are sexually active. Given the high rate of HIV infection in the...
  6. Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Similar to the healthcare systems of other resource-constrained countries with a high prevalence of HIV and AIDS, Zimbabwe's healthcare system encourages communities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to support the public healthcare sector by initiating home-based care activities and training volunteers...
  7. Outcomes of a young ARV clinic within an established Family Practice

    Outcomes of a young ARV clinic within an established Family Practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The letter reports on outcomes of a private HIV/AIDS clinic and questions its safety. The clinic (site 282) is a satellite to a PEPFAR (presidents emergency program for aids relief) funded and AURUM health supervised program. The clinic identifies itself...
  8. Tablet computers for recording tuberculosis data at a community health centre in King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality, Eastern Cape: a proof of concept report

    Tablet computers for recording tuberculosis data at a community health centre in King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality, Eastern Cape: a proof of concept report

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Data at primary healthcare (PHC) clinics are handwritten in registers by nurses for submission to the District Health Information System (DHIS). Compared to pen and paper, data capture, using handheld computers, has fewer errors, is more efficient and is...