Factors that contribute to tuberculosis control in primary health care services at Mutale primary health care sub-district of the Limpopo Province, South Africa

SOURCE: Journal of Human Ecology
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.G.Tshitangano, S.Pengpid, K.Peltzer
KEYWORDS: HEALTH, LIMPOPO PROVINCE, TUBERCULOSIS
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 6249

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Abstract

The aim of the present study was to analyze factors associated with TB control at Mutale health sub-district in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Based on the multiple factors found contributing to tuberculosis control in this study recommendations made included improvement of human resources, training of health-care workers, substance use counselling of patients, special and legislative support.