Network for Education in International Health
Publications and Theses
Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin
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HIV serostatus disclosure by pregnant women and new mothers in Sub Sahara Africa - a review of the literature
Serostatus disclosure is one of the key pillars for prevention of vertical transmission from mother to the infant. Frequently, pregnant women in Sub Sahara Africa (SSA) are the first in the family...
The double burden of malnutrition and its risk factors in school children in Tunja
Undernutrition and overnutrition are relevant Public Health problems in Colombia. We conducted a nutritional survey in Tunja to assess the magnitude of the problem in order to guide government...
Immunoidentification of trypanosoma cruzi antigens using Sera from chronically infected patients
The main objective of this study was to search for the most immunoreactive native proteins of Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi) by carrying out a serological analysis of anti-T. cruzi antibodies in sera...
Effectiveness and Safety of Short Course Liposomal Amphotericin B (AmBisome) as First Line Treatment for Visceral Leishmaniasis in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is one of the endemic countries for Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL). MSF ran a VL treatment clinic in the most endemic district (Fulbaria) between 2010 and 2013 using a semi-ambulatory regimen...
Counselling on newborn danger signs in low- and middle-income countries: a literature review
Newborn mortality is a priority public health topic. Many newborn deaths occur at household level and would be preventable if care was sought in time. Counselling caretakers about danger signs that...
Association of adult stature with diabetes and high blood pressure in middle-aged Mexican women
Evidence from industrialized countries, suggests that stature may be inversely associated with cardiometabolic risk factors and disease in women. However, etiology and applicability of this...
Determining the Effectiveness of the Pneumonia Case Management using the IMCI classification among hospitalized Malawian children: a secondary data analysis
Pneumonia continues to claim the lives of children in the African region. Interventions that address this problem have been made to reduce mortalities from this disease. This study sought to find the...
Incremental value of GeneXpert over the standard of care test in the diagnosis of pulmonary TB in a program setting
The global menace of Tuberculosis (TB) claims one life every 21 seconds; claiming 1.5 million lives and afflicting 9 million in 2013. Despite advances, direct Sputum smear microscopy (SSM) has...
Trauma related Mental Health Problems Among National Humanitarian Staff: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Working in humanitarian crisis situations is dangerous. National humanitarian staff in particular face the risk of primary and secondary trauma exposure, which can lead to mental disorder. Despite...
Is Ferroportin Q248H polymorphism protective against clinical manifestations of Malaria during pregnancy?
Malaria remains a global health problem with the main burden in sub-Saharan Africa. Pregnant women represent a particular risk group with increased susceptibility and clinical manifestation of the...
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