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Emergency contraceptive pills:Knoe´wledge and attitude of pharmacy personnel in Managua, Nicaragua
Emergency contraceptive pills give a second chance to prevent pregnancy in case of a contraceptive failure or unprotected sexual intercourse which is of high importance in Nicaragua where abortion is...
A Qualitative Assesment of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Acceptability in Santiago, Chile
This study uses qualitative methods to achieve its objectives. Focus Group Discussion were employed to evaluate HPV vaccine acceptability among the recipient population and their parents. In-depth...
Community based health-financing schemes in the Philippines: A systematic review of factors influencing enrolment and drop out
This study is to determine, from available literature, the factors influencing enrolment and drop out from community based health financing schemes in the Philippins...
Shared tuberculosis beliefs: An investigation into knowledge, attitudes and beliefs regarding tuberculosis in native-born persons Ethiopia, the Philippines, Mexico and Vietnam
Tuberculosis is a global health problem which has caused significant morbidity and mortality world-wide. The world Health Organization estimates that 9.2 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths from...
The Effect of Public-Private Mix DOTS on TB control in countries with high TB burden in Southeast Asia and Western Pacific region
This study is to review the studies conducted on the PPM projects and to know its outcome on TB control, those outcomes are, TB case detection, treatment outcome, and access to standardized TB...
Adherence to a three-day course of Artesunate/Amodiaquine for uncomplicated Plasmodium Falciparum malaria in Sierra Leone: results from 5 Peripheral Health Units in Tonkolili district
Malaria is the main morbidity in children < 5 years in Sierra Leone, as well as in many Sub Saharan countries, accounting for ca. 50 % of all consultations in health facilities. Emerging resistance...
Effectiveness and impact of malaria control interventions on the malaria burden in Nigeria over 9 years period (2000 to 2008): a retrospective study
Malaria is a major health problem in Nigeria accounting for most of the hospital admission across all ages. Plasmodiunm falciparum is the major malaria parasite causing malaria in the country. The...
The Afar -Ethiopian Pastoralists -Access to safe water and health care
The Afar living in Boromudaitu woredai, Ethiopia are semi-nomadic (transhumant) pastoralists managing livestock as the basis of subsistence. The nomadic lifestyle in the hot and dry climate of the...
Nutritional status in children attending a clinic in rural Papua New Guinea
Malnutrition is the underlying cause for morbidity and mortality in young children in developing countries (WHO, 2000). More than 50% of the 12 million deaths in children under 5 years of age are...
Solid waste management in the Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate: A study about solid waste management at household level and the perception of solid waste in regard to its health and environmental risks in the Ramallah and Al-Bireh governorate, occupied Palestinian territory
Like other low and lower-middle income countries, the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has experienced a population growth and changes in lifestyle, resulting in an increase of waste generation.

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