Xtend Virtual Library

The virtual library presents published research studies in a more reader friendly format, compared to the original publications. The aim of the collection is to focus on prevalence and intervention studies on topics relevant to mobile service delivery. Evidence based recommendations are at the core of Xtend’s decision making policies and contributing to the knowledge bridge a responsibility to the communities served.

Primary topicSecondary topicSummary/findingsLinks
Primary Health CareBarriers to schools health deliveryBarriers to the successful implementation of school health services in the Mpumalanga and Gauteng provinces
Mohlabi DR, Van Aswegen EJ, Mokoena JD
OptometryOptometry services in the public health sector.An evaluation of the public sector optometric service provided within the health districts in Kwazulu- Natal, South Africa. Maake ME, Moodley VRMore
Oral Health CareThe burden of dental caries in the Western Cape, South AfricaThe burden of dental caries in the Western Cape and a recommended turn-around strategy. DA Smit, RB Barrie, AJ LouwMore
Primary Health CareCompliance to the Integrated School Health PolicyCompliance to the Integrated School Health Policy: Intersectoral and multisectoral collaboration. RM Rasesemola, GP Matshoge, TS RamukumbaMore
Oral Health CareCost analysisCosts of a school-based dental mobile service in South Africa. MP Molete, L Chola, KJ HofmanMore
Primary Health CareAssessment of ISHP Assessment of the Integrated School Health Program in rural South Africa: A qualitative study using Normalisation Process Theory. A Janse van Rensburg, A RauMore
OptometryThe effect of free glasses on educational outcomesEffect of providing free glasses on children's educational outcomes in China. X Ma, Z Zhou, H Yi, X pang, Y shiMore
Oral Health CareEvaluation of a fissure sealant program South AfricaEvaluation of a fissure sealant program as part of community-based teaching and training. P van Wyk, J.Kroon, J. WhiteMore