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2022 Leave no child behind: urban living's reverse effects on child health in South Africa and India

In India and South Africa 'both developing countries with heightened poverty and inequality' child mortality and poor health remain unaccep...

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2003 Health care-seeking behaviour for child illnesses among rural mothers in South Africa: a pilot study

The aim of this study was to examine the health care-seeking behaviour of mothers when their children under five years suffer from common ch...

2003 Black South African children's understanding of health and illness: colds, chicken pox, broken arms and AIDS

This study examines the understanding of both health and illnesses (colds, broken arms, chicken pox, AIDS) in the same black South African c...