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Is antiretroviral medication adherence associated with self-compassion and HIV-related stigma among people living with HIV in Shanghai, China?
(The University of Bergen, 2014-08-15)
Anti-retroviral medication (ARV) adherence plays an important role in successful treatment outcome and preventing further transmission. However, stigma is recognized as an obstacle to achieve optimal ARV medication ...
Epidemiological Context of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Zambia: Determinants, aetiological agents and trends over time
(The University of Bergen, 2012-12-06)
Background: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain a challenge mainly in developing countries, and in particular in sub-Saharan Africa, which also faces a serious HIV epidemic. Sexually Transmitted Infections can ...
Health Extension Workers Improve Tuberculosis Case Detection and Treatment Success in Southern Ethiopia: A Community Randomized Trial
(Public Library of Science, 2009-05-08)
Background: One of the main strategies to control tuberculosis (TB) is to find and treat people with active disease. Unfortunately, the case detection rates remain low in many countries. Thus, we need interventions to ...
Leddmanipulasjon. En levende behandlingstradisjon i utvikling
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-03)
Purpose: To develop deeper insight into the theoretical basis and clinical use of manipulation. Theory: The history of manipulation and manual therapy provides background while theories about professional knowledge and ...
Determinants of Treatment Adherence Among Smear-Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Southern Ethiopia
(Public Library of Science, 2007-02-13)
Background: Defaulting from treatment remains a challenge for most tuberculosis control programmes. It may increase the risk of drug resistance, relapse, death, and prolonged infectiousness. The aim of this study was ...
Increasing demand for health facility birth. A qualitative study exploring barriers and facilitators for skilled care utilization in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia
(The University of Bergen, 2013-08-21)
The current study aims to explore women’s and health workers experiences and perceptions on barriers and facilitators for health facility delivery in Northern Ethiopia. Ethiopia has one of the highest maternal mortality ...
Sugar snack consumption, caries experience and dental pain : surveys of 3-5- and 10-14-year old children in Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2006-06-09)
Improving Tuberculosis Control in Ethiopia: performance of TB control programme, community DOTS and its cost-effectiveness
(The University of Bergen, 2011-02-04)
World Health Organization (WHO) recommends directly observed treatment short course (DOTS) strategy to control tuberculosis (TB). It aims to detect 70% of new smear-positive cases and cure 85% of them. Implementing the ...
Diagnosing tuberculosis among 609 adolescents (aged 12-18 years) with symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis at the Palamaner diagnostic Centre, South India
(The University of Bergen, 2012-04-18)
Background: Tuberculosis (TB) accounts for 1.7 million deaths, according to the recent WHO report. India alone accounts for one fifth (21%) of all the TB cases globally. Mycobacterial pathogens are classified into Typical ...