n South African Medical Journal - Solar ultraviolet radiation exposure and human health in South Africa : finding a balance : editorial

Volume 102, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In considering the likelihood of South Africa (SA) attaining the 2015 Millennium Development Goals, many health issues require urgent attention. The adverse effect of insufficient or excessive exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) may exacerbate an already stressed public health service. These concerns become important when considering climate variability and patterns of behaviour.

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