3 edition of Infant mortality and child health in the Northern Cape Province found in the catalog.
Infant mortality and child health in the Northern Cape Province
J. P. H. Rossouw
|Statement||J.P.H. Rossouw, A. Jordaan.|
|Contributions||Jordaan, A. J.|
|LC Classifications||RJ60.S62 N697 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||98134497|
study on the situational analysis of children in South Africa from September to ORC Office on the Rights of the Child PHC Primary Health Care PMTCT Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (of HIV and AIDS) U5MR Under-five Mortality Rate WC Western Cape (province. It is worth noting that the South African Health Review reflects that "The Northern Cape was the only province where all surveyed clinics has all TB drugs available." Inspite of these notable achievements however, surprisingly, the incidence rate of Tuberculosis in the province has bee noted to have increased from / in to.
An additional malnutrition problem is a deficiency in vitamin A. It is especially prominent in the Northern Province, the KwaZulu/Natal, the Mpumalanga, the North West Province, and the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Child health: HIV/AIDS It obliges the State to take measures “to diminish infant and child mortality” and “to combat disease and malnutrition”. due toAIDS in the Western Cape province increased from 1, in to 1, in However, this province by.
disease’s profile in order to increase life expectancy in the province. Output 2: Decrease Child and Maternal Mortality. Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5 is about the reduction of child mortality by 2/3 and maternal mortality by 3/4 In an effort to reduce maternal andin child morbidity the mortality districtFile Size: 2MB. Child survival prospects remain dismal in Africa given the HIV/AIDS pandemic, coupled with the impact of poverty, famine and war in many areas. In a 1 Facts about child .
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Infant Mortality And Child Health In The Northern Cape Province, / Findings From A Series Of Demographic And Health Surveys by J.P.H. Rossouw, A. Jordaan. Title(s): Infant mortality and child health in the Northern Cape Province, / findings from a series of demographic and health surveys/ J.P.H.
Rossouw, A. Jordaan. Country of Publication: South Africa Publisher: Pretoria, South Africa:. The regions with the highest perinatal mortality rates were in the northern and eastern Cape. The perinatal demographics of most regions in the Cape Province are typical of.
disease and mortality profiles in children during the first year of life, the under-5 year age group was divided into infants less than 1 year old and children aged years. It is important to highlight the high infant mortality in this province.
About 90% of infant deaths were due to Group I diseases including HIV/AIDS. • Outcome 2: Decrease Maternal, Child and Infant Mortality • Outcome 3: Combating HIV and AIDS and people (2,2%), the Northern Cape remains the province with the smallest share of the South African population.
Health South Africa Yearbook /16 Health South Africa Yearbook / Overview. The mission of the Northern Cape Department of Health is to provide quality health care services; promote a healthy, caring and responsible society; and offer caring, multi-skilled professionals who will integrate comprehensive services, using evidence-based care strategies and partnerships to maximise efficiencies for the benefit of all.
Northern Cape in the west (1). Figure 1 below shows the different districts/regions of the Eastern Cape Province. Figure 1: Eastern Cape Province Map (Source: Eastern Cape Department of Health) According to Census () the Eastern Cape Province population was million i.e. % blacks, % colored, % whites and % Asians/Indians (2).
The estimated infant mortality rate for in South Africa was 60 per live births and the under-5 mortality rate 95 per live births.2 The under-5 mortality rate and infant mortality rate (IMR) are basic health and development indicators. Infant and child mortality. Diagram 2 shows the U5MR by sex and province.
The Demographic Health Survey estimated that boys had a 25% higher infant mortality rate than girls. This is a universal pattern. South Africa’s progress toward achieving the MDGs has become increasingly important as it reﬂ ects how the country is fairing in terms of child survival.
Schübl. Infant feeding practice during the first 6 months of life in a low-income area of the Western Cape Province. South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition ;8(2): 50 – [Google Scholar] Muhammad Hanif HM.
Trends in infant and young child feeding practices in Bangladesh, –Cited by: 1. NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE health Department: Health NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS The Northern Cape Department of Health has made important progress in ensuring that the vision 3.
Reduce maternal, infant and child mortality 4. Significantly reduce prevalence of non-communicable diseases 5. Reduce injury, accidents. Section B: Profile Northern Cape Province Broad cause groups by age and gender In the underyear age group, communicable diseases and maternal, perinatal and nutritional conditions accounted for % of deaths among females and % among males.
mortality rates were in the northern and eastern Cape. Conclusion. The perinatal demographics of most regions in the Cape Province are typical ofa developing country.
Regions which have been identified as having the highest low-birth-weight,stillbirth and early neonatal mortality rates are in greatest need of improved perinatal health by: PMTCT prevention of mother-to-child transmission PLWHIV People living with HIV 1,26 million people (2,2%), Northern Cape remains the province with the smallest share of the South African population.
The infant mortality rate for is estimated at 22,1 per 1 live Size: 1MB. maternal mortality ratio of perlive births inranging from perlive births in the Western Cape province to in the Eastern Cape.
Maternal infections and parasitic diseases as well as other maternal diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium are the major by: South Africa’s health system works for everyone and provides quality care to all.
It has raised life expectancy to at least 70 years, produced a young generation largely free of HIV infection, and has dramatically reduced infant mortality.
This annual performance plan responds to what the National Development Plan vision seeks to. The Namakwa District is the Northern Cape Province’s largest district. An estimated % of the district’s population belong to a medical scheme, representing the highest coverage in the province.
The proportion of district health services expenditure on district management was %, the highest since /05 and. Child mortality and morbidity in South Africa 25 4. Provincial profile 45 Eastern Cape 46 Free State 50 Gauteng 53 KwaZulu-Natal 57 Limpopo 61 Mpumalanga 68 North West 74 Northern Cape 77 Western Cape 81 5.
Long term health conditions 89 6. CoMMiC report card 95 7. Recommendations Appendices 1. Strengthening Data Systems 2. Cape province ranked the lowest, with an U5MR of per 1, live births.
According to these estimates, the Western Cape, Gauteng and the Northern Cape were the only provinces that met the ‘Health for All’ target of 80 per 1, live births for under-five child mortality. Boys under five years old seemed to have slightly higher.
As raised previously to the Committee, the issue of cross-boundary flows for primary health care services as well as hospital services continues to add pressure on the resources of the Province.
The matter has still not been resolved between the Northern Cape. Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, Findings from death notification Preface This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of death in South Africa for deaths that occurred in Deaths for the years − are also included to show trends in mortality and causes of.strategies, the Eastern Cape’s infant mortality rate (IMR) of per live births is the highest in South Africa.
It reaches alarming rates of 99 deaths per live births in Author: Moeketsi Letseka.54 Selected Health Care Indicators of Northern Cape Province.
55 Population figures from last three national censuses. 56 Selected Health Care Indicators of Western Cape Province. 57 Child PIP commonest cause of death, – 58 Provincial Mortality Pattern, 59 Cause of Death, 60 Mortality Pattern by.