Public health implications of changing patterns of recruitment into the South African mining industry, 1973–2012: a database analysis

@inproceedings{Ehrlich2017PublicHI,
  title={Public health implications of changing patterns of recruitment into the South African mining industry, 1973–2012: a database analysis},
  author={Rodney I Ehrlich and Alex Montgomery and Paula Akugizibwe and Gregg S Gonsalves},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The triple epidemic of silicosis, tuberculosis and HIV infection among migrant miners from South Africa and neighbouring countries who have worked in the South African mining industry is currently the target of regional and international control efforts. These initiatives are hampered by a lack of information on this population. METHODS This study analysed the major South African mining recruitment database for the period 1973 to 2012 by calendar intervals and demographic and… CONTINUE READING

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