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Rapid Needs Assessment of HIV Combination Prevention in Selected Sites along the Kenya and Tanzania Border
The goal of the study centres on providing evidence for developing HIV combination prevention interventions that provide both male and female friendly packages, targeting key populations in selected...
The Impact of International Migration on the Health of People who Stayed Behind in the Republic of Moldova - A Literature Review
Nearly one fifth of the people who permanently live in Moldova had at least one household member who went abroad for working in 2010 (Ganta 2012). Therefore, people of all age groups are affected by...
Perception of Gynecologists about using the Levonorgestrel releasing Intrauterine System for treatment of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding in women in Punjab province, Pakistan
DUB is a common health problem in women and also one of the main reasons for hysterectomy. Excessive use of hysterectomy for DUB patients has been controversial for many years, although LNG IUS is...
Provision of essential surgery in SubSaharan Africa through task shifting: Evidence and controversies behind current practice
Surgical conditions are important contributors to the disease burden in resource-constrained settings. There are enormous unmet needs for essential operations such as caesarean section, appendectomy...
In transit and trapped: Assessing the mental health status in forcibly displaced persons and migrants from SubSaharan Africa, A literature review with a focus on the Maghreb region in Northern Africa
The overall objective of this critical literature review is to analyze the mental health status and mental disorders, as well as protective factors and coping mechanisms adopted by forcibly displaced...
(Healthy Stoves) in Nepal. The adoption of improved cookstoves in the districts of Kavrepalanchok and Dolakha
This study is to describe how Improved cookstoves ( ICS )are perceived and used, and to identify barriers for adoption. Interviews and observations on stove use were conducted at three study sites...
Community mobilization and social determinants of health. A participatory action research project exploring the social determinants of health and ways of tackling them through community based activities in the slum (Villa 31) in Buenos Aires city, Argentina.
This study focuses on the strategies that are employed by a social movement (Movimiento Popular la Dignidad) (MPLD) in the slum (Villa 31) of Buenos Aires in order to tackle the social determinants...
Results of Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Selected Areas of Northeast Thailand.
This cross sectional study aimed to assess the differences in the test results of the cervical cancer screening tests in selected areas of Northeast Thailand. Data collected for the period from 2010...
Differences in Birth Weight of Newborns Delivered by Adolescents and Adult Women at the Nam Pong District Hospital
The main purpose of the study was to assess the birth weight of newborns of adolescent and adult women in order to determine a possible risk for the health of teenagers and their children. The birth...
Noncommunicable Diseases among Urban Refugees and Asylum-seekers in Developing Countries: A Neglected Health Care Need
The aim of this study is to review the literature to determine the prevalence and distribution of chronic NCDs among urban refugees living in developing countries, to report refugee access to health...

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