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  1. The value of medical student hepatitis B immunisation as part of clinical skills training in the Clinical Skills Unit of the University of the Free State

    The value of medical student hepatitis B immunisation as part of clinical skills training in the Clinical Skills Unit of the University of the Free State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: It is compulsory for medical students of the University of the Free State to be immunised against hepatitis B before they have contact with clinical patients. Previously, the students were vaccinated on campus at the student health services. With...
  2. Nurses' monitoring of the Road to Health Chart at primary healthcare level in Makhado, Limpopo province

    Nurses' monitoring of the Road to Health Chart at primary healthcare level in Makhado, Limpopo province

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The Road to Health Chart (RTHC) is a record chart carried by the caregiver that combines essential information on the growth monitoring of a child, immunisation, vitamin A supplementation, deworming medicine and other illnesses. It provides useful information to...
  3. The seroprevalence of <em>Bordetella pertussis</em> antibodies in adolescents in the Western Cape

    The seroprevalence of <em>Bordetella pertussis</em> antibodies in adolescents in the Western Cape

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can occur in all age groups. Over the past 15 years, an increase in the incidence of reported cases has been observed globally. Local surveillance data have also shown an increase in...
  4. The effect of yield curve shape and level on bond immunisation effectiveness

    The effect of yield curve shape and level on bond immunisation effectiveness

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Investment Analysts Journal
    The effect of different-shaped yield curves on the effectiveness of bond immunisation was investigated. Bonds were priced using historical yield curves of various shapes and simulated interest rate shocks applied. The resulting end-values of these bonds were calculated and compared...
  5. Child factors associated with complementary feeding practices in Uganda

    Child factors associated with complementary feeding practices in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objectives: The objective of the study was to identify child factors that influenced complementary feeding practices in 2006 and 2011 in Uganda.
  6. 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...