oa South African Family Practice - Concepts concerning 'disease' causation, control, and the current cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe : CPD
|Article Title||Concepts concerning 'disease' causation, control, and the current cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe : CPD|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Author||D. Knapp van Bogaert and G.A. Ogunbanjo|
|Publication Date||Nov 2008|
|Pages||30 - 32|
There is an ethical necessity that doctors understand the complex social, political, environmental and economic dynamics involved in infectious disease outbreaks. This article discusses some important concepts concerning 'disease' causation and control with specific reference to the current cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe and its effects on the Limpopo Province in South Africa.
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