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An evaluation of the implementation of tuberculosis policies at a regional hospital in the Limpopo Province

TR Luhaiima
Curationis | Vol 31, No 4 | a1057 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v31i4.1057 | © 2008 TR Luhaiima | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2008 | Published: 28 September 2008

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TR Luhaiima,, South Africa

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Abstract

Thé current rate of tuberculosis infections as a result of new infections, as well as reinfections of patients is of concern to the disease control and policy-making bodies of South Africa. Questions regarding the effectiveness of tuberculosis policies and programmes emerge all the time. This study intended to evaluate the extent to which tuberculosis policies are implemented in a regional hospital in the Vhembe district in the Limpopo Province.

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