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A study of the barriers of access to HIV and AIDS related services for rural women of Mahottari (Terai) district, Nepal
The study identifies that the major barriers of access to HIV and AIDS related services for rural women of Mahottari (Terai) district, Nepal are of multifaceted nature. A number of personal and...
Perception of climate impact on public health by health workers: a case study in Abuja, Nigeria
Nigeria is located within the tropics with an average temperature of about 27oc and precipitation of 11.5mm. It frequently experiences direct and indirect climate change extreme events such as...
Essential information needed for a comprehensive prison health assessment
This thesis provides an analysis of prison health systems and gives a prospective methodology for prison health assessments. The thesis draws attention to the fact that prison populations worldwide...
Sexual and reproductive health knowledge
Sexual and reproductive health knowledge is an important predictor of individualís sexual behavior. However, little is known about this issue among Iranians. This study assesses sexual and...
The cost of interventions related to Chagas disease in endemic and non-endemic countries: a systematic review
Chagas disease has an estimated annual incidence of 50,000 people, prevalence of about 8 million infected persons worldwide (WHO, 2015, WHO, 2010b) and 5.4 million prevalent cases that are expected...
Migration of health care workers from sub-saharan africa: causes And impacts on health systems: a literature review
To assess the reasons behind migration of healthcare workers and the impact of healthcare worker migration on health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The WHO Haemoglobin Colour Scale can improve the accuracy of the diagnosis of anaemia in primary health care settings in low-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Anaemia is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in low-income countries. Primary health care workers in resource-poor settings usually diagnose anaemia clinically, but this is inaccurate. The WHO...
Official invitation letters to promote male partner attendance and couple voluntary HIV counselling and testing in antenatal care: an implementation study in Mbeya Region, Tanzania.
The benefits of male partner involvement in antenatal care (ANC) and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) for maternal and infant health outcomes have been well recognised.
The Interagency Emergency Health Kit and its Relevance to Non-Communicable Diseases: A Review of the Literature
The need for standardized drug donations in emergencies is an issue that has long been called upon and sought by relief organization. Before the 1980s and not until an emergency health kit was first...
Child overweight and obesity are associated with reduced executive cognitive performance and brain alterations: a magnetic resonance imaging study in Mexican Children
Overweight and obesity in childhood is associated with negative physical and psychological effects. The purpose of this study was a neurobiopsychological approach to examine the association between...

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