n African Journal for Physical Health Education, Recreation and Dance - Editorial

Supplement 1
  • ISSN : 1117-4315


There are several contemporary healthcare problems that exist and they need to be addressed by skillful healthcare professionals. Therefore healthcare professionals are faced with several responsibilities succeed in addressing the existing contemporary issues by having relevant skills and knowledge. The contemporary healthcare issues amongst others include problems related to sexual and reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and other diseases such as tuberculosis, maternal, child and women's health, life style and non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, cancer and mental health. In order to address these contemporary issues mentioned there is a need for teaching, mentoring, continuing education and authentic leadership and management in the health-care environment. The 24 articles authored and co-authored by 30 health-care professionals in this issue of AJPHERD address a few of such issues.

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