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Dental health and the development of health services in Africa

World Health Organization. Regional Committee for Africa.

Dental health and the development of health services in Africa

background papers for the technical discussions of the 25th, 26th and the 27th sessions of the Regional Committee for Africa.

by World Health Organization. Regional Committee for Africa.

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Published by Distributed by the Regional Office for Africa (Afro), W.H.O. in Brazzaville .
Written in English


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SeriesAfro technical papers -- 12
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Open LibraryOL14183432M

Project Proposal: Community Health – Development and Implementation of Local Public Health Strategies 3 % of adult population of Serbia are at lower risk, % at high risk, and % at the highest risk. Females are most common in the lower risk category, and males in the high and highest risk category. Approximately % of adultsFile Size: KB. Original Articles. Part II. Health and economic context. Principal authors: N Schellack, J C Meyer, A G S Gous Co-author: C Winters Keywords: health indicators; demographic indicators; economic indicators; health sector organisation; health services This overview of South Africa’s demographic profile, economic development and health system provides the context in which to view the situation.

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Health Development in Africa Germano Mwabu ABSTRACT The aim of this paper is to provide a framework that national governments and international agencies can use to accelerate health development in Africa. It shows the respective roles of socioeconomic, political and medical factors in the determination of health status of a population.

Pretoria, South Africa This study describes the oral health status of the inhabitants of, and reflects on possible trends in oral diseases in South Africa. During the past 20 years, three national oral health surveys were conducted in South Africa, the most recent, a national Children’s Oral Health Survey, was conducted between and Promoting Oral Health in Africa Published in by WHO Regional Office for Africa.

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We present historical dimensions of current problems of gender inequity and violence, and those related to sexuality and the family, as well as the macroeconomic and socioeconomic contexts of health.

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Background to the development of health services in Nigeria during the plan period that a ministry of health was founded and health services all became co-ordinated by one body. According to Pearce [3, pp. ] a health plan for Nigeria was a good idea but the plan was by: The factors affecting health and health care in South Africa are as sociated with the legacy of apartheid, persisting poverty, income inequality, HIV/AIDS, and the more recent influenceAuthor: Peter Delobelle.

Book Description. The closure of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in prompted the need for a book of this kind. An interdisciplinary group of global health scholars contribute to the understanding of the emerging and fast-growing problem of the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa.

Health has been sadly neglected in the past, and the development of such services is a key priority of the Reconstruction and Development Programme (R.D.P) and the Department of Health.

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Previous attempts to develop an Oral Health Policy (OHP) to decrease the oral disease burden failed. However, a policy was eventually developed in November This paper explores the role of contextual factors, actors and the policy Cited by:   Background.

The rhetoric of primary health care philosophy in the district health system is widely cited as a fundamental component of the health transformation process in post-apartheid South Africa [1,2].The principles of primary health care (PHC) such as efficiency and effectiveness in health service delivery; and equitable distribution of health services are identified as core elements Cited by: Mayosi BM, Mekwa JN, Blackburn J, et al.

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The private health sector plays a pivotal role in assisting the government to fulfil its constitutional mandate of providing quality health services to South African citizens. In this report the role and contribution of the private health sector to the South AfricanFile Size: 1MB.

Dentists will be targeting chronic oral health problems in sub-Saharan Africa, where the vast majority of chronic diseases are left undetected and .