Network for Education in International Health
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Evaluation of a children´s palliative care outreach programme for Burkitt Lymphoma patients in a rural area in the Northwest Region of Cameroon: Does it meet their needs?
Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma (BL) is the most common childhood cancer in tropical Africa. Survival rates in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are below 40% due to a lack of resources. Palliative care (PC) is the...
Retention in PMTC – Factors Influencing Retention in Care in PMTCT Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa; A Systematic Literature Review
Only in 2010 approximately 370 000 children got newly infected with HIV worldwide - 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa and 90% through vertical transmission during pregnancy, delivery or breastfeeding.
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...
PAPUCO - the Pan African Pulmonary hypertension Cohort study: Preliminary data analysis after one year of recruitment
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) and consecutive right heart failure (RHF) is a "not-so-rare" form of heart disease of multiple aetiologies in Africa. PH is a devastating, progressive disease, with...
Delay in visceral leishmaniasis reporting as an obstacle to timely response actions: Comparison of VL reporting systems in Nepal and India
For the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in the Indian subcontinent it is essential to evaluate and fully understand today’s actual burden of the disease in endemic countries such as Nepal...
Physical Illness among Psychiatric Patients: a Cross Sectional Study in Banda Aceh Psychiatric Hospital, Indonesia
The prevalence of physical illness among psychiatric patients is high. The people with a mental problem die approximately 20 years younger due to their physical illness (Koranyi & Potoczny 1992), and...
Cholera and Vitamin A - Deficiency, supplementation of Vitamin A and the effect on Cholera in children under five years of age A critical literature review
Cholera is an acute gastrointestinal disease caused by Vibrio cholerae. About 1.4 billion people world-wide are at risk and approximately 2.8 million cholera cases occur each year. Children under...
A critical analysis of HIV/AIDS policy development in South Africa from 1990-2012 How do South African policies reflect respective WHO recommendations? Using availability of antiretroviral treatment (ART) and ART coverage as an indicator of improvement
South Africa lies in the epicentre of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and carries one sixth of the worldwide HIV/AIDS burden, equaling 5.6 million infected South Africans in 2011. Since the emergence of...
An Interrupted Time-Series Study to Determine Whether Health Centre Intrapartum Care Contributes to Stillbirth, Maternal and Neonatal Mortality Reduction in Leyte Gulf and Golden Harvest Inter-Local Health Zones in Leyte Province, the Philippines
The MDGs are expected to achieve in 2 years and many studies were carried out for the purpose. The recent studies showed the significance of stillbirths to the MDG4&5 indicators owing to its...
Interaction between first and second line: an analysis from patient provider perspective – focus on patients of Sub-Saharan African origin
The main objective of this study is to critically reflect on the role of specialist and general practitioners in HIV care offered to patients of Sub-Saharan African origin living in Belgium.
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