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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...
Solid waste management in the Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate: A study about solid waste management at household level and the perception of solid waste in regard to its health and environmental risks in the Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate, occupied Palestinian territory
Like other low and lower-middle income countries, the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has experienced a population growth and changes in lifestyle, resulting in an increase of waste generation.
Multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of intestinal helminths and malarial parasites: an objective quality control approach for routine microscopy
Microscopy plays a prominent role in parasitology for malaria diagnosis and detection of intestinal helminths infections. Each protocol and technique has its difficulties and limitations, and the...
Incidence of Illness and Household Health Seeking Behaviour in Kenya
This study examines the incidence of illness, its determinants and household health seeking behaviour in Kenya –a Sub-Saharan Africa country with high disease morbidity and mortality. For the purpose...
Diagnosis of Female Genital Schistosomiasis by Colposcopy: Feasibility and Options under Conditions of Sub-Saharan Africa
In Schistosoma haematobium-endemic areas of SSA 33% - 75% of women present a female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) co-manifestation. Diagnosis of FGS in resource-poor settings is a remaining problem.
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...
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...
A Qualitative Assesment of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Acceptability in Santiago, Chile
This study uses qualitative methods to achieve its objectives. Focus Group Discussion were employed to evaluate HPV vaccine acceptability among the recipient population and their parents. In-depth...
Emergency contraceptive pills:Knoe´wledge and attitude of pharmacy personnel in Managua, Nicaragua
Emergency contraceptive pills give a second chance to prevent pregnancy in case of a contraceptive failure or unprotected sexual intercourse which is of high importance in Nicaragua where abortion is...
Community based health-financing schemes in the Philippines: A systematic review of factors influencing enrolment and drop out
This study is to determine, from available literature, the factors influencing enrolment and drop out from community based health financing schemes in the Philippins...
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