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Health OER

Consortium for Health Policy & Systems Analysis in Africa

All CHEPSAA’s African members have produced reports that provide an overview of the HPSR+A capacity needs and assets in their organizations and its wider context.

Blood Culture Procedure

The intention of the video is aimed at improving patient outcomes via education. The video demonstrates how to appropriately do a Blood Culture procedure and limit the number of samples being compromised.

Growing an Institutional Health OER Initiative: A Case Study of the University of Cape Town

This case study is the result of semi-structured interviews and email engagement with teaching and support staff involved in OER activities in the Facutly of Health Sciences and for the OpenContent Directory (web portal) at UCT.

Development of Oro-Facial Structures and Its Clinical Correlation

Facial anomalies are frequent conditions in children in every part of the world. If these anomalies are not treated appropriately and adequately, there will be imposition of severe psychosocial problems on the parents of such children.

An Overview on the Therapeutics of Hypertension

This module provides an animation on an overview of therapeutics on hypertension. This material describes an interaction between a patient, Mr AA and a clinical pharmacist.

One Step Pregnancy Dipstick Test

This pharmacological procedure demonstrates the procedure in a pregnancy test. The One Step Pregnancy Test Strip would be used in the test, utilizing a combination of antibodies including a monoclonal hCG antibody to selectively detect elevated levels of

Malaria Antigen Rapid Test

Malaria is a disease caused by four identified spicies of Plasmodia, namely Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium malariae.

HIV Antibody Test Using A Rapid HIV Card

HIV antibody tests are specifically designed for routine diagnostic testing of adults; these tests are inespensive and extremely accurate.

Haematology - The White Blood Cell Count

This programme demonstrates in a video lesson the procedure in determining whether there is adequate number of white blood cell in circulation.

Haematology - The Red Blood Cell Count

This programme demonstrates in a video lesson the procedure in determining whether there is adequate number of red blood cell in circulation.