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Barriers faced by the ward based community health workers when screening diabetes and hypertension in Fetakgomo-Tubatse sub-district, Limpopo Province

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posted on 2023-08-15, 13:09 authored by Elelwani MalauElelwani Malau

This data underpin the dissertation titled 'Experiences of ward based community health care workers regarding the utilisation of patients screening tools in Fetakgomotubatse sub-district, Limpopo province'.

Ward based community health workers work in the community using different screening tools to check whether the patients are taking medications as well as to motivate patients to receive care. After screening patients are referred to hospitals or primary health care institutions.The data was collected inorder to explore the ward based community health workers experiences when they screen patients in the households,their coping experiences, positive experiences and challenging experiences. The aim of ward based community health workers screening patients in the community households is for early detection of the non communicable diseases and referring the patients before complications of the disease.

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School of Health Care Sciences

Sustainable Development Goals

  • 3 Good Health and Well-Being