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The challenge of improving the management of hospitalised children with severe acute malnutrition in Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-03)
Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number 4 is to reduce the global mortality rate among under-fives by two thirds between 1990 and 2015. Efforts to prevent child deaths need to be stepped up in order to meet this target. ...
Evaluation of immune responses in HIV infected patients with pleural tuberculosis by the QuantiFERON® TB-Gold interferon-gamma assay
(BioMed Central, 2008-03-14)
Background: Diagnosis of tuberculous (TB) pleuritis is difficult and better diagnostic tools are needed. New blood based interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) tests are promising, but sensitivity could be low in HIV positive patients. ...
Individual peer counselling for exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2012-02-06)
Introduction Breastfeeding remains a potent child survival strategy estimated to save up to 1.5 million infant deaths every year when optimally practiced. Despite breastfeeding being universal in most of sub-Saharan ...
Movement Aberrations in Patients with Long Lasting Subacromial Impingement Syndrome
(The University of Bergen, 2014-12-11)
Background: Little research has been done to investigate possible movement aberrations in patients with long-lasting (> 12 weeks) shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS). Focus so far has mainly been on possible somatic ...
Early childhood head circumference: Reference ranges for Ethiopian population
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-25)
Background: Hydrocephalus is a condition of increased volume of cerebrospinal fluid commonly associated with impaired brain function. It is more common in developing countries and mostly frequently in children. One can ...
Perinatal mortality and anaemia in pregnancy in rural northern Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2004-01-23)
The aim was to estimate the perinatal mortality rate, to study potential determinants and causes of perinatal and neonatal deaths, and their avoidability in a rural area of Tanzania. Further, we studied the prevalence ...
Detection and molecular characterization of herpes simplex virus from Tanzania and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-22)
Maternal and neonatal mortality in south-west Ethiopia: Estimates and socio-economic inequality
(Public Library of Science, 2014-04-30)
Introduction: Ethiopia has achieved the fourth Millennium Development Goal by reducing under 5 mortality. Nevertheless, there are challenges in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality. The aim of this study was to estimate ...
Behandling av langvarige nakkeplager. Manuellterapi eller Redcord neurac behandling, en randomisert kontrollert pilotstudie
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-29)
Background: Nonspecific neck pain is one of the most frequent causes associated with musculoskeletal pain. There is a wide range of treatment modalities, but there is no national- or international consensus regarding best ...
Mental health of African school children : epidemiological, clinical and neuropsychological studies from Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo
(The University of Bergen, 2005-11-29)