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"It is her responsibility": partner involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV programmes, northern Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-26)
Background: Partner involvement has been deemed fundamental in prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) programmes, but is difficult to achieve. This study aimed to explore acceptability of the PMTCT programme ...
Klima: Det haster med handling. Artikler og debattinnlegg 2009-2011.
(Centre for International Health, The University of Bergen, 2011)
Care seeking and management of common childhood illnesses in Tanzania: Questioning the quality of primary care services
(The University of Bergen, 2013-04-15)
Mild cases of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea can be effectively treated with cheap and widely available first-line drugs at the primary care level if care is sought at an early disease stage and the infection is correctly ...
Mutations of the p53 gene in oral squamous-cell carcinomas from sudanese dippers of nitrosamine-rich toombak and non-snuff-dippers from the Sudan and Scandinavia
(Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1999-11-08)
Using PCR-SSCP/DNA sequencing methods, we analyzed 14 oral squamous-cell carcinomas (OSCCs) and 8 pre-malignant oral lesions from different Sudanese patients for prevalence of mutations in exons 5 to 9 of the p53 gene in ...
Delay in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Banke district, Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2008-05-27)
Background: Tuberculosis is one of the major causes of ill health in the world and almost 33% of the global new case was found in South East Asian Region. In 2006, tuberculosis incidence was reported 30,000 and 14,000 ...
Free-Market Illusions: Health Sector Reforms In Uganda 1987–2007
(The University of Bergen, 2009-10-30)
Introduction: By the late 1980s, Uganda’s health system had been devastated by two decades of conflict and mismanagement. At the same time, public-funded and run health systems had begun to be viewed as inefficient and ...
Comparative Validity of Screening Instruments for Mental Distress in Zambia
(Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., 2010)
Background: The recognition of mental health as a major contributor to the global burden of disease has led to an increase in the demand for the inclusion of mental health services in primary health care as well as in ...
Child health in a Ugandan cohort: Studies on survival, vaccination and malaria
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-24)
Background: To reduce under-five mortality according to Millennium Development Goal 4, infant mortality must be reduced considerably. The aim of this thesis was to measure perinatal and infant mortality and to explore ...
Paediatric HIV-1 infection in Uganda. Natural history and early antiretroviral treatment response
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-07)
Paediatric HIV-1 infection remains a major problem for sub-Saharan Africa with over 1300 new infections daily. Infected children have a high mortality with 50% dying by 2 years of age. Access to antiretroviral therapy ...
Household food access and child malnutrition: results from the eight-country MAL-ED study
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-12-13)
Background Stunting results from decreased food intake, poor diet quality, and a high burden of early childhood infections, and contributes to significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although food insecurity is ...