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A study of community genetics at Umlazi Township of KwaZulu-Natal

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dc.contributor.advisor Nzimakwe, D.
dc.contributor.author Mcanyana, Ntokozo Vera
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-27T08:25:54Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-27T08:25:54Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.other 304924
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/891
dc.description Submitted to the Faculty of Arts in fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts: Curationis in the Department of Nursing Science at the University of Zululand, South Africa, 1999. en_US
dc.description.abstract The main aim of the study was to investigate the incidence of genetic disorder at Umlazi Township, and the ability of the present structure of health care services to provide necessary genetic service to this community. The study revealed that the health care practitioners who come in contact with clients or patients with genetic disorders encounter problems in rendering care to them. This, they attributed to the fact that they themselves are not trained in genetics, have no facility or means or communicating genetic information to the community. The majority recommended that special training in genetics be provided for all health care personnel, essential genetic services be incorporated in the practice into the present comprehensive health care service and that genetics be focused on primary prevention of genetic disorders. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Genetic disorders--South Africa--Umlazi en_US
dc.subject Medical care--South Africa--Umlazi--Evaluation en_US
dc.title A study of community genetics at Umlazi Township of KwaZulu-Natal en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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