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Prevalence and factors influencing cigarette smoking among medical and nonmedical university students in Tbilisi, Georgia: a cross-sectional study
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Huge share of today’s smokers come to newly independent countries of Soviet Union, due to its unregulated anti-tobacco laws and...
Assessment of HIV Workplace Programmes (WPP) in Public and Private Organisations in Namibia
The assessment of Workplace Programmes (WPPs) in the public and private sector is part of the Namibian HIV Research and Evaluation Agenda. The study was hosted by the Ministry of Health and Social...
The prevalence of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the city of Telavi, Georgia:across-sectional study.
COPD, which is defined as an airflow limitation is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity, health expenditures of which have been rising sharply. The major risk factors of COPD are...
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices toward Lymphatic Filariasis among People in Indra Jaya Sub-district, Pidie, Aceh, Indonesia
Currently there are nearly 1.3 billion people who are at high risk for infection with lymphatic filariasis (LF), and an estimated 120 million people in 83 countries are already infected. The...
Influence of hepatitis B co-infection on the response to antiretroviral therapy after 12 month
Hepatitis B (HBV) co-infection is a common problem in the management of HIV patient receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). The majority of studies show that in HIV infected individuals under ART...
Effectiveness and impact of malaria control interventions on the malaria burden in Nigeria over 9 years period (2000 to 2008): a retrospective study
Malaria is a major health problem in Nigeria accounting for most of the hospital admission across all ages. Plasmodiunm falciparum is the major malaria parasite causing malaria in the country. The...
Adherence to a three-day course of Artesunate/Amodiaquine for uncomplicated Plasmodium Falciparum malaria in Sierra Leone: results from 5 Peripheral Health Units in Tonkolili district
Malaria is the main morbidity in children < 5 years in Sierra Leone, as well as in many Sub Saharan countries, accounting for ca. 50 % of all consultations in health facilities. Emerging resistance...
The Afar -Ethiopian Pastoralists -Access to safe water and health care
The Afar living in Boromudaitu woredai, Ethiopia are semi-nomadic (transhumant) pastoralists managing livestock as the basis of subsistence. The nomadic lifestyle in the hot and dry climate of the...
Nutritional status in children attending a clinic in rural Papua New Guinea
Malnutrition is the underlying cause for morbidity and mortality in young children in developing countries (WHO, 2000). More than 50% of the 12 million deaths in children under 5 years of age are...
Factors associated with Bacterial Vaginosis in Women of reproductive Age in rural Northeast Brazil: A Case Control Study
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is one of the most common abnormal vaginal conditions in women of reproductive age and characterised by a loss of acid producing lactobacillus spp and overgrowth of anaerobic...
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