Network for Education in International Health
Publications and Theses
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Shared tuberculosis beliefs: An investigation into knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding tuberculosis in native-born persons Ethiopia, the Philippines, Mexico and Vietnam
Tuberculosis is a global health problem which has caused significant morbidity and mortality world-wide. The world Health Organization estimates that 9.2 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths from...
The Effect of Public-Private Mix DOTS on TB control in countries with high TB burden in Southeast Asia and Western Pacific region
This study is to review the studies conducted on the PPM projects and to know its outcome on TB control, those outcomes are, TB case detection, treatment outcome, and access to standardized TB...
Feasibility of establishing relationships between cardiovascular disease mortality rates and iodine deficiency indicators in Latin American countries
Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have been recognized strongly in the 20th century as global problems with large populations at risk. Current evidence suggests...
Predicting factors of early mortality among severely malnourished children admitted at Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Cebu City, Philippines.
Severe malnutrition continues to claim lives of many innocent children despite of the availability of WHO guideline that could reduce case fatality rate to as low as below five percent (5%). The CFR...
HIV/AIDS vulnerability in most at risk populations in Sylhet City, Bangladesh
Bangladesh is still assessed a low prevalence country for HIV/AIDS with the potential of a rapid spread of the disease as the infection rate is rising rapidly among IDU, implicating the danger of an...
Lessons learned from the current influenza H1N1v pandemic and its potential consequences for future regulatory preparedness in particular for the authorisation of pandemic influenza vaccines.
One objective of this thesis is to compare and analyse the regulatory pathways for the authorization of pandemic influenza vaccines especially in light of the respective data requirements for a...
What are the bottlenecks of access to highly active antiretroviral therapy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? : the example of Kisantu, a semi-rural health zone in Bas-Congo province
Despite the availability of large funds and considerable efforts to improve access to HAART (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy), coverage of treatment with HAART remains low in DRC. We identified...
Health seeking behaviour of “Gypsy and Traveller” women in South Finistère, France : an assessment focusing on maternal health prevention
In France with its 60 million inhabitants about 400 000 people mostly of French citizenship are “Gypsies”, “Travellers”. Only few studies have been conducted on the situation of Travellers and often...
Task shifting to non-physician clinicians for integrated management of hypertension and diabetes in rural Cameroon : a programme assessment at two years
This study is to examine the effectiveness of integrating care for arterial hypertension and diabetes type 2 by task shifting to non-physician clinician (NPC) facilities in eight rural health...
A Comparative Descriptive Study of Visceral Leishmaniasis between Patients Attending a Hospital and Non-Hospitalized Patients Found after Active Case Finding at Trishal, in Bangladesh
Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL), or kala-azar (KA), is an endemic disease with great public health implication in certain rural communities of Bangladesh. It is characterized by irregular fever...
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