Festschrift: Professor Hendrik Johannes Koornhof
The changing pattern of pathology in black South Africans
With increasing urbanization and westernization of the Black people of South Africa, an alteration in the distribution of various diseases is silently taking place. Some changes accelerated after transformation in 1994.
Charles Isaacson, University of Witwatersrand
urbanisation; westernization; pathology; cardiovascular disease; cancer; liver disease
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South African Medical Journal 2007;97(11):1187.
Date submitted: 2007-05-15
Date published: 2007-11-23
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