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Child health services in the "new" South Africa

Power, David.

Child health services in the "new" South Africa

a dream

by Power, David.

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Published by University of Cape Town in Cape Town .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 16-17.

StatementDavid Power.
SeriesInaugural lecture / University of Cape Town. New series -- no.189, Inaugural lecture -- no.189.
ContributionsUniversity of Cape Town.
The Physical Object
Pagination17p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21899483M
ISBN 100799216631

Child Marriage. In some South African regions and in some religious groups, child marriages are still practised; Pressured by their families, girls are obliged to marry. Child marriages can have significant consequences on health. In fact, young girls with early pregnancies risk premature labour and seeing their child born underweight. Community perceptions of health and health care delivery 12 Experience with health services 30 Community perceptions of health care financing 36 Health system goals and social capital 43 Chapter 5 Discussion 49 Chapter 6 Conclusions 57 Chapter 7 .

Child Mental Health Services in the New South Africa Child Mental Health Services in the New South Africa Milne, Mary; Robertson, Brian Health departments in the new South Africa are undergoing major restructuring and, in some cases, severe financial cutbacks as new policies attempt to redress the inequities of the past. To find a general practitioner (GP) – i.e. a family doctor – in your area, contact the Health Professions Council of South Africa (Tel. or , ), with which all medical practitioners must be registered.

Child and family health nurses play a key role in the provision of community child and family health services and provide early contact with families. Child and family health nurses are well placed to identify and consider the health needs and well-being of children and families and apply nursing knowledge and skills in their care.   As California surpas coronavirus deaths this week, the head of the state’s Health and Human Services Agency, Dr. Mark Ghaly, said .


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