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This paper describes the design of a ceramic water filter factory in Mashamba Village, Limpopo province, South Africa. In rural settings, water contamination occurs mainly at the point-of-use (POU), or household level and water purification in Limpopo province is still a huge challenge. Locally manufactured ceramic water filters have been proven to(More)
Acknowledgement / Funding Declaration We wish to acknowledge the support of the ARRA Framework Programs for Global Health Signature Innovations Initiative (R24 TW008798-01). We would also like to express our gratitude to the University of Virginia and University of Venda students and the community members who assisted in the data collection which informed(More)
The purpose of this research study was to identify the cultural health practices of the Vatsonga in relation to the home care of children with measles. It was undertaken in the Giyani District of the Limpopo Province, in the Republic of South Africa. The qualitative, explorative and contextual design was used to conduct this project. Data was collected from(More)
BACKGROUND In 1991, Riakona Community Rehabilitation Programme initiated community-based rehabilitation (CBR) in the Vhembe District of Limpopo Province. Subsequently, the South African government adopted the programme. AIM The aim of the study was to suggest an improvement in the model of providing CBR services. SETTING The study was conducted in six(More)
BACKGROUND The establishment of home-based care (HBC) programmes in developing countries has resulted in a shift of burden from hospitals to communities where palliative care is provided by voluntary home-based caregivers. AIM The study investigated the impact of caregiving on voluntary home-based caregivers. SETTING The study was conducted at HBC(More)
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