National Audit of Critical Care Resources in South Africa--Research Methodology (Original Articles) (Report)

National Audit of Critical Care Resources in South Africa–Research Methodology (Original Articles) (Report)

In 2003 and 2004, a project was initiated under the auspices of the Critical Care Society of Southern Africa. The purpose of the project was to identify available critical care and high dependency resources in South Africa. For the purposes of this study ‘critical care’ equals ‘intensive care’ and ‘high dependency’ equals ‘high care’. The […]

Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: A 4-Year Audit at Pretoria Academic Hospital (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: A 4-Year Audit at Pretoria Academic Hospital (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Background. Pre-existing medical disease constitutes one of the five major causes of maternal death in South Africa. Increasing numbers of women with heart disease reach adulthood as a result of advances in diagnoses and treatment of heart disease in childhood. Objective. To assess the profile of cardiac disease and the maternal and fetal outcome of […]

Poverty Alleviation Programmes in India: A Social Audit.

Poverty Alleviation Programmes in India: A Social Audit.

The review highlights the poverty alleviation programmes of the government in the post-economic reform era to evaluate the contribution of these programmes towards reducing poverty in the country. The poverty alleviation programmes are classified into (i) self-employment programmes; (ii) wage employment programmes; (iii) food security programmes; (iv) social security programmes; and (v) urban poverty alleviation […]