T Puoane

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Western Cape
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity in South Africa: the South African demographic and health survey
    Thandi Puoane
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit of the Medical Research Council, Burden Tygerberg, South Africa
    Obes Res 10:1038-48. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of hypertension and diabetes in an urban setting in South Africa: participatory action research with community health workers
    Hazel A Bradley
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 17:49-54. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about body image and sizes among Black African girls living in Cape Town
    Thandi Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 20:29-34. 2010
  4. pmc Why HIV positive patients on antiretroviral treatment and/or cotrimoxazole prophylaxis use traditional medicine: perceptions of health workers, traditional healers and patients: a study in two provinces of South Africa
    T R Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17 Bellville, 7945, South Africa
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 9:495-502. 2012
  5. pmc The prevalence of traditional herbal medicine use among hypertensives living in South African communities
    Gail D Hughes
    South African Herbal Science and Medicine Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:38. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving the hospital management of malnourished children by participatory research
    Thandi Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:31-40. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Training nurses to save lives of malnourished children
    T Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Curationis 29:73-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the clinical management of severely malnourished children--a study of two rural district hospitals
    T Puoane
    Public Health Programme, University of the Western Cape, Bellville
    S Afr Med J 91:137-41. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of community health workers about hypertension in the Cape Peninsula, South Africa
    M J Sengwana
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
    Curationis 27:65-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity in South Africa: challenges for government and health professionals
    H Salome Kruger
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:491-500. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity in South Africa: the South African demographic and health survey
    Thandi Puoane
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit of the Medical Research Council, Burden Tygerberg, South Africa
    Obes Res 10:1038-48. 2002
    ..To ascertain the anthropometric profile and determinants of obesity in South Africans who participated in the Demographic and Health Survey in 1998...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of hypertension and diabetes in an urban setting in South Africa: participatory action research with community health workers
    Hazel A Bradley
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 17:49-54. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Perceptions about body image and sizes among Black African girls living in Cape Town
    Thandi Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 20:29-34. 2010
    ..To assess beliefs about body size (fatness and thinness) and body image in Black girls aged 10-18 years living in Cape Town...
  4. pmc Why HIV positive patients on antiretroviral treatment and/or cotrimoxazole prophylaxis use traditional medicine: perceptions of health workers, traditional healers and patients: a study in two provinces of South Africa
    T R Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17 Bellville, 7945, South Africa
    Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med 9:495-502. 2012
    ..Traditional healers supported the patient's rationale for THP use. This study revealed a need to better understand factors involved in patients' choosing to use THP concurrently with ART. ..
  5. pmc The prevalence of traditional herbal medicine use among hypertensives living in South African communities
    Gail D Hughes
    South African Herbal Science and Medicine Institute, University of the Western Cape, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:38. 2013
    ..Traditional herbal medicines (THM) are used for the management of hypertension but the prevalence of its use among hypertensive patients living in South African communities is not sufficiently known...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improving the hospital management of malnourished children by participatory research
    Thandi Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:31-40. 2004
    ..To improve the clinical management of severely malnourished children in rural hospitals in South Africa...
  7. ncbi request reprint Training nurses to save lives of malnourished children
    T Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa
    Curationis 29:73-8. 2006
    ..A cadre of volunteer nurse-trainers has been formed in Eastern Cape. Experience in this province has shown that in-service training changes attitudes to malnutrition and treatment practices, as well as saving lives...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the clinical management of severely malnourished children--a study of two rural district hospitals
    T Puoane
    Public Health Programme, University of the Western Cape, Bellville
    S Afr Med J 91:137-41. 2001
    ..Involving staff in the assessment process has led to their active involvement in improving the management of malnourished children in their hospitals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of community health workers about hypertension in the Cape Peninsula, South Africa
    M J Sengwana
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
    Curationis 27:65-71. 2004
    ..Because of their working relations and close link with CHWs, community nurses in primary health-care facilities need to recognise these beliefs and attitudes since these may differ from their own...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obesity in South Africa: challenges for government and health professionals
    H Salome Kruger
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:491-500. 2005
    ..To review data on the prevalence, causes and health consequences of obesity in South Africa and propose interventions to prevent and treat obesity and related outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of instruments measuring body image and body weight dissatisfaction in South African mothers and their daughters
    Zandile Mciza
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Newlands, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:509-19. 2005
    ..We sought to validate questionnaires concerning body image perception, body size dissatisfaction and weight-related beliefs in multi-ethnic South African mothers and their daughters...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight in South Africa in 2000
    Jané Joubert
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:683-90. 2007
    ..To estimate the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight using the body mass index (BMI), by age and sex, in South Africa in 2000...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on non-communicable disease prevention
    Thandi Puoane
    School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
    S Afr Med J 95:228, 230. 2005