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Knowledge, perceptions of and attitudes towards cardiovascular disease risk factors among multi-ethnic urban Malaysians
The objective of this study is to understand patients' health beliefs, knowledge and perception of -in particular modifiable- cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors to help in the planning of CVD...
Effect of parasitic infections on the immune modulation and clinical parameters in HIV-1 infected patients in KUMASI, GHANA
Pathogenic parasite infections have been implicated in chronic diarrhoea, anaemia, malnutrition and excessive immunological perturbation. These clinical and immunological disturbances have been...
Pattern of Congenital Heart Disease in Children presented to a Paediatric Echocardiography Clinic in the Lake Zone of Tanzania
This study is to provide knowledge about the relative frequencies, pattern and stage of CHD at time of initial diagnosis in children in the Lake Zone of Tanzania as presented to a Paediatric...
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...
Promotion of point-of-use water treatment at primary school level by use of flocculant disinfectant
According to KDHS 2008, less than 45% Kenyan households use at least 1 water treatment method for their drinking water. Preferred water treatment methods by many households is boiling in 29%...
A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY TO ESTIMATE THE OVERALL EXPENDITURE ASSOCIATED TO THE HOSPITAL-BASED TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH LEPTOSPIROSIS DURING THE OUBREAK FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM ONDOY FOR THE HOSPITALS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH THAT ATTENDED PATIENTS FROM MARIKINA, THE PHI. FROM SEP. to OCT. 09
Due to its geographic location along the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire and the Typhoon Belt, the Philippines face diverse natural disasters such as typhoons and floods among others. Since 2006, it...
THE UNHCR Anaemia Prevention, Control and Reduction Strategic Plan 2008-2010 for Refugees: Lessons learned from Bangladesh and Nepal (A literature review)
Refugees are commonly affected by micronutrient deficiencies especially iron and vitamin A. In the year 2008, UNHCR developed and began implementation of an Anaemia Control,Prevention and Reduction...
The fight against wasting in Indonesia: opportunities and challenges for programmes and policies to implement Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)
This study reviews existing literatures to examine the state of CMSM implementation in Indonesia and identify the opportunities and chanlenges for programmes and policy.
Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation of Skilled birth attendance and Emergency obstetric care; a proposed basic framework for Pakistan
Maternal mortality remains a major challenge to health systems worldwide. Maternal mortality Ratio (MMR) is the indicator with widest disparity between the developed and developing world, with 99 %...
Thalassaemia and Haemoglobinopathies among a Faculty of University Students, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand.
The association between thalassaemia and cognition has been investigated before, but this relationship has not been tackled extensively in Southeast Asia and previous studies have focused on patients...

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