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This well established text addresses both the requirements of the new nursing education programmes and southern Africa's community needs. New edition updates:
- Updated infection control practices
- Revised update of the southern African disease profile
- Refreshed genetics chapters
Table of contents:
Chapter 1: Overview of health
Chapter 2: The United Nations and the World Health Organization
Chapter 3: Health policy and systems in South Africa and the southern African regions
Chapter 4: Primary healthcare and promoting health through health education
Chapter 5: Epidemiology and health information
Chapter 6: Non-communicable diseases
Chapter 7: Microbiology and the transmission of infection
Chapter 8: Infection prevention and control
Chapter 9: Communicable diseases
Chapter 10: Genetic factors in health and disease
Chapter 11: Health needs through the lifespan
Chapter 12: Home accidents
Chapter 13: Social and mental health
Chapter 14: Sustainable development
Chapter 15: Environmental sustainability
Chapter 16: Safe water and sanitation
Chapter 17: Nutrition and food safety
Author: Sharon Vasuthevan
Publisher: Juta & Company Ltd
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 9.69h x 7.44w x 0.78d
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