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“It is me who eats, to nourish him”: A mixed methods study of breastfeeding in post-earthquake Haiti
In Haiti, initiation of breastfeeding is high, but early mixed feeding is the norm. In a situation of crisis, mothers´ worries about insufficiency of breast milk, disruption of social networks and...
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 Review of Global AIDS Funding Initiatives and their effect on Human Resources for Health in sub-Saharan Africa
This literature review examines the effects of global HIV/AIDS funding initiatives on human resources for health in sub-Saharan Africa. Specifically it looks into policies and activities of the...
Community perceptions of early infant feeding recommendations in Windhoek, Namibia: A Social and Behaviour Change perspective
Sub‐optimal feeding practices persist in many developing countries and are an important reason underlying infant morbidity and mortality. Despite substantial efforts to promote improved infant...
Dental anxiety among children of age between 5 to 10 years visiting a teaching dental hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan
The assessment of dental anxiety among children will aid in dealing with management issues related to dental treatment. There is no study available relating to Pakistan on dental anxiety in children.
Treatment of severe acute malnutrition in infants
Management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in infants under6 months has been poorly addressed. To contribute to fill in this knowledge gap the results of a nutritional rehabilitation program in...
Adverse events and Tolerability to Amodiaquine alone or in combination with Artesunate in the treatment of uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria in Ghanaian Children: The effect of CYP450 2C8 Mutation
Amodiaquine–artesunate (AQ-AS) is a widely adopted artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) regimen for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in many sub Saharan African countries including...

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