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First assessment visit of HIV-infected children presenting to a governmental paediatric antiretroviral treatment in Malawi : patient characteristics and uptake of highly active antiretroviral therapy
the objectives of this study is to evaluate the effect of introducing the new WHO clinical staging system in a governmental hospital setting without routine availability of CD4 count by describing...
SMS for the control of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries : a systematic review
The last decade has seen an unprecedented growth of mobile phones in the developing world, thus linking millions of previously unconnected people. The ubiquity and popularity of Short Message...
Peer education in HIV/AIDS prevention, does it make any difference in knowledge and behaviour?
Especially young people in Sub-Saharan Africa are threatened by HIV/AIDS. It is estimated that globally half of all new infections (over 7.000 daily) are occurring among people aged 15-24. Young...
Gender and the cultural epidemiology of tuberculosis among patients in the Central Region of Afghanistan
Tuberculosis is a major global health problem with more than 8.8 million people yearly diagnosed. Though worldwide more men than women are notified with TB, Afghanistan has seen an opposite pattern...
Situation analysis of the provision of training courses in clinical management of HIV infection for physicians working in Eastern and Southern Africa and the involvement of European AIDS specialists in such trainings
HIV/AIDS is a worldwide pandemic with nearly 40 million infected people. Of them, 64% live in sub-Saharan Africa where HIV prevalence averages 20% and even more in some of the countries. Since the...
Visceral Leishmaniasis in Uganda: diagnostic predictors and risk factors for death
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a protozoal disease estimated to affect 500 000 persons every year worldwide. In sub-saharan Africa, VL caused by L. donovani is endemic in remote regions of Sudan...
Working with young people : curriculum design of an international training course for health workers on adolescent health in developing countries : relevance and challenges
Today, it is generally agreed that the ability of a society to develop is based at least in part on the extent to which it can integrate the potential and input of the younger generation into...
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