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A health survey of African children in Alexandra township

W. Harding Le Riche

A health survey of African children in Alexandra township

by W. Harding Le Riche

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Published by Witwatersrand University Press in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alexandra, Transvaal
    • Subjects:
    • Health surveys,
    • Alexandra, Transvaal -- Sanitary affairs

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harding Le Riche.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA552.S62 A4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 3-16, [2] p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6482195M
      LC Control Number45004427
      OCLC/WorldCa4921415

        The township is congested and desperately poor, home to upwards of , people, from different parts of Africa and beyond. A few outlying parts still have no . Ububele is an educational and psychotherapy trust providing training and services to improve the emotional development of children under 7 years old. Ububele's training in mental health focuses on preventative strategies for children under the age of seven, their parents, families and other caregivers. The Ububele model links Western and African psychological knowledge and practice.

      Analysis - It all came to an official close this weekend. But as new realities sink in, old ones start bubbling up. Is this a country terminally at war with itself?   FILE - In this April 29 , file photo, a resident from the Alexandra township gets tested for COVID, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have .

        Between blocks of flats in a South African township scores of children have found entertainment playing on two huge trampolines Kim Ludbrook/EPA Mon 8 Sep EDT. Alexandra, informally abbreviated to Alex, is a township in the Gauteng province of South Africa. It forms part of the city of Johannesburg and is located near the upper-class suburb of dra is bounded by Wynberg on the west, Marlboro and Kelvin on the north, Kew, Lombardy West and Lombardy East on the south. It is commonly known as "Gomorrah" among local residents.


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Johannesburg, Witwatersand Univ. Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W Harding Le Riche. Book: A Health Survey of 3, African School Children in Alexandra Township. pp pp. ref Abstract: Alexandra Township is in, an area in the Transvaal Province, 9 miles from Johannesburg, where Africans have a right to purchase land on freehold : H.

Le Riche. Compared with clinic-based growth-monitoring data, which showed that % of the children were below the 3rd percentile of weight for age, this survey revealed that % of boys and % of girls were below the 3rd percentile of weight for age.

This may indicate that the health centre is not reaching those in greatest by: 6. In this article publications on the demography and environmental and health status of Alexandra Township are reviewed and a demographic survey carried out in is reported.

health outreach programmein an urban area of South Africa D.J. Coetzee,) P. Ferrinho,2 &S.G. Reinach3 A community-based survey of the vaccination status of children aged months was conducted to evaluate the impact of a child health outreach programme on vaccination coverage in Alexandra town-ship, South Africa.

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A Township 13 kilometeres from North-East Johannesburg. The development of Alexandra Township dates back to The development of Alexandra Township dates back to Sometimes thought to be named in honour of Queen Alexandra, wife of King Edward VII of Great Britain; also said to be named after Alexandra, the daughter of EH Papenfus, Township secratary and owner of the Ground, it was.

The Children’s charter of S.A., according to New Africa Education() states that all children have a right to a safe environment and the right to recreational facilities so that children can be children.

Alexandra is home to thousands of families, the Alexandra Renewal project (b) observes that over children ranging from ages.

Buti recounts in the book, Alexandra, I love you that he was told to remain quiet about this news until it was announced by government. People in the township were beginning to doubt him - by 9 o'clock that evening nothing had happened.

But at 9pm the South African Press Association phoned and asked for comment on the saving of Alex. Title(s): A health survey of African children in Alexandra township. Country of Publication: South Africa Publisher: Johannesburg, Witwatersand Univ.

Press, Description: 16 p. illus. Language: English MeSH: African Continental Ancestry Group*; Child*; Health Surveys*; South Africa Publication Type(s): Statistics NLM ID: [Book]. Alexandra Township, Bhekisisa Centre For Health Journalism From ‘academic boys’ to ‘sex-jaros’: What it means to be a black boy in a South African township Toxic masculinities help drive everything from HIV infection rates to gender-based violence.

Regular annual measles outbreaks in Alexandra prompted a revision of immunisation strategies at the Alexandra Health Centre and University Clinic (AHC) and an immunisation coverage survey in September Forty-five clusters of 7 children aged months were studied.

03 June The SAHRC probe was set up following weeks of disruptive service delivery protests earlier this year. ALEXANDRA - The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) inquiry into Alexandra has heard how lawlessness is a serious issue in the township. The South African Human Rights Commission (“The Commission”) will host an inquiry into the recent violent protests in Alexandra Township.

This inquiry will form part of the Commission’s investigation, in collaboration with the Public Protector’s office into the service delivery complaints that. A Health Survey of African children in Alexandra Township. cases. University of the Witwatersrand Press.

This work was undertaken at the request of Mr. Humphrey Raikes, Principle of the University. A community-based survey of the vaccination status of children aged months was conducted to evaluate the impact of a child health outreach programme on vaccination coverage in Alexandra township, South Africa.

The EPI cluster sampling technique was adapted for this purpose. Around 12 cases of marasmus or of kwashiorkor have been seen every month by one feeding scheme in Alexandra township; One in 10 children admitted to Africa's largest hospital, Soweto's Chris Hani.

LE RICHE, H. A health survey of African children in Alexandra township. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press.

MAVROGORDATO, J. Thoughts on the present posi-tion of anthropology (Presidential Address to the Oxford University Anthropological Society).

Man, 43,Nov.-Dec.MEAD, MARGARET. One-third of the I,03 5 families in the survey were shown to be living below the" poverty-datum line ", that is, " below the minimum standards necessary for health and decency in conformity with Western standards ". The " poverty-datum line " in Alexandra Township was calculated at Ci6 izs.

per month for an average family.The launch event for this league was a celebration featuring children from Alexandra township who are part of the South African Field Band Foundation.

The children in the field band performed.An investigation was conducted on apparently healthy Caucasian, Cape Colored, and African infants and children, 1 to 7 years of age, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The lowest hemoglobin values in all racial groups were found between the first and second years of age, after which the level in each racial group rose gradually until the seventh.