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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 ...
Patients present earlier and survival has improved, but pre-ART attrition is high in a six-year HIV cohort data from Ethiopia
(Public Library of Science, 2010-10-11)
Background Previous studies showed higher early mortality rates among patients treated with antiretroviral drugs in settings with limited resources. One of the reasons was late presentation of patients to care. With ...
Achieving progress in maternal and neonatal health through integrated and comprehensive healthcare services - experiences from a programme in northern Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2009-07-30)
Background: An integrated and comprehensive hospital/community based health programme is presented, aimed at reducing maternal and child mortality and morbidity. It is run as part of a general programme of health care at ...
Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: A cross shift study
(BioMed Central, 2010-04-14)
Background: Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and ...
Clinical and socio-behavioral correlates of tooth loss: a study of older adults in Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2006-03-15)
Background: Focusing 50 year olds and above, this study assessed the frequency, extent and correlates of tooth loss due to various reasons. Frequency and correlates of posterior occluding support was also investigated ...
Oral disease and Oral health related quality of life in pregnancy and early childhood: Surveys from urban and rural areas of Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2009-12-08)
Mental distress in the general population in Zambia: Impact of HIV and social factors
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-18)
Background: Population level data on mental health from Africa are limited, but available data indicate mental problems to represent a substantial public health problem. The negative impact of HIV on mental health suggests ...
Effect of Bednets and Indoor Residual Spraying on Spatio-Temporal Clustering of Malaria in a Village in South Ethiopia: A Longitudinal Study
(Public Library of Science, 2012-10-12)
Background: Understanding the spatio-temporal pattern of malaria transmission where prevention and control measures are in place will help to fine-tune strategies. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of ...
Increased Expression of Fas Ligand in Human Tuberculosis and Leprosy Lesions: a Potential Novel Mechanism of Immune Evasion in Mycobacterial Infection
(Blackwell Science Ltd., 2001-12)
To study the location and mechanism of apoptosis within the human tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy lesions, parallel sections were analyzed for mycobacterial antigens (M.Ag), Fas ligand (FasL), Fas, CD68 and Mac387 by ...