Network for Education in International Health
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Policy of free healthcare for children under six in Vietnam: assessment of its non-usage during hospitalization for diarrhea in Ho Chi Minh City
In Vietnam, the policy of free healthcare for children under six years of age (FCCU6) has encountered implementation difficulties since its inception and out-of-pocket (OOP) medical expenditures for...
Evaluation of a Sexual and Reproductive Health Preventive Intervention for Youth in Rural Zambia: a Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Bumi Bwesu Youth Centre
Sub-Saharan Africa bears the highest burden of HIV worldwide. Youth aged 15 to 24 are a unique and vulnerable group, at high risk of acquiring HIV/STIís. Girls face the additional danger of...
Identifying Barriers Affecting Health Care Seeking Behavior of Mothers in Oecusse district, Timor-Leste
This study aims to investigate the factors which affect the health care seeking behaviour of mothers in Oecusse District, Timor-Leste, in terms of maternal health and obstetric care, focusing on...
Limitations of the Millennium Development Goals: a literature review
With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) showing uneven progress, this review identifies possible limitations arising from the MDG framework itself rather than extrinsic issues. Method: A...
Noncommunicable Diseases among Urban Refugees and Asylum-seekers in Developing Countries: A Neglected Health Care Need
The aim of this study is to review the literature to determine the prevalence and distribution of chronic NCDs among urban refugees living in developing countries, to report refugee access to health...
Post kala azar dermal leishmaniasis in east Africa
Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) is a cutaneous manifestation of leishmaniasis mainly presenting after apparently successful treatment of the visceral form of the disease. The condition is...
Prevalence and risk factors of malaria among children in southern highland Rwanda
Increased control has produced remarkable reductions of malaria in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa, including Rwanda. In the southern highlands, near the district capital of Butare (altitude, 1,768...
Predicted implications of using percentage weight gain as single discharge criterion in management of acute malnutrition in rural southern Ethiopia
Community--‐based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)uses mid--‐upper arm circumference (MUAC) to screen and admit children with non--‐edematous acute malnutrition. A weight...
Differences in Birth Weight of Newborns Delivered by Adolescents and Adult Women at the Nam Pong District Hospital
The main purpose of the study was to assess the birth weight of newborns of adolescent and adult women in order to determine a possible risk for the health of teenagers and their children. The birth...
Current salt reduction policies across gradients of 2 inequality-adjusted human development in the WHO 3 European Region: minding the gaps
This study is to assess current salt reduction policies in countries of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region against the backdrop of varying levels of human development adjusted for...
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