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. PALLIATIVE CARE - 2014-06-30

WHAT IS PALLIATIVE CARE Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychoso... more

ARE WE LOOSING THE BATTLE AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS? - 2014-05-15

In 1996 the National Department of Health declared Tuberculosis (TB) to be an emergency and implemented the Directly Observed Treatment Short-course strategy as the primary control measure. At that time the number of TB cases diagnosed annually was 110,000. Eighteen years later the number of cases diagnosed has risen to between 400... more