oa South African Family Practice - Concepts concerning 'disease' causation, control, and the current cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe : CPD

Volume 50, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



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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