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Health and Oral Health related knwoledge, attitudes and behaviors - a study of secondary school students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A cross sectional study of 16-20 year old students
(The University of Bergen, 2012-05-18)
Aim: To assess the socio-demographic distribution, relationship and levels of health and oral health related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors among secondary school students in Dar-es-Salaam region, Tanzania. Methods: ...
Prevalence of Respiratory Symptoms and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Reference Values for Lung Function Testing in Kinondoni District, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-15)
In the wake of socioeconomic development, changing demographics towards ageing populations and the expatiation of non-communicable diseases put additional strains and new challenges unto health services and disease ...
"How could I take my pills when I can't even afford food?" Barriers to adherence to antiretroviral treatment for HIV infected adults in Ethiopia
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-06)
Problem statement: The regime of antiretroviral therapy (ART) which transforms HIV/AIDS from a deadly disease into a possible chronic condition has become increasingly available for a growing number of patients in ...
Successes and challenges of the national programme for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Implementation and impact
(The University of Bergen, 2012-01-20)
Mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) is the main source of HIV infection among children under the age of 15. The majority of these transmissions occur in utero and during the intra-partum period and are associated ...
Improved salt iodation methods for small-scale salt producers in low-resource settings in Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2009-06-17)
Background: Universal salt iodation will prevent iodine deficiency disorders (IDD). Globally, salt-iodation technologies mostly target large and medium-scale salt-producers. Since most producers in low-income countries are ...
Childhood tuberculosis case management in Pakistan: Addressing a priority
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-24)
Childhood tuberculosis is considered a major cause of morbidity and mortality in high burden TB countries. It has had a low priority for research and development globally and was not given much attention in the past on ...
Cost of individual peer counselling for the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2011-06-29)
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for 6 months is the recommended form of infant feeding. Support of mothers through individual peer counselling has been proved to be effective in increasing exclusive breastfeed ...
A qualitative and quantitative study of five selected periodontal-endodontic lesions
(The University of Bergen, 2005)
Low adherence to exclusive breastfeeding in Eastern Uganda: A community-based cross-sectional study comparing dietary recall since birth with 24-hour recall
(BioMed Central, 2007-03-01)
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended as the best feeding alternative for infants up to six months and has a protective effect against mortality and morbidity. It also seems to lower HIV-1 transmission ...
Tanzania national survey on iodine deficiency: impact after twelve years of salt iodation
(BioMed Central, 2009-09-03)
Background: In many low-income countries, children are at high risk of iodine deficiency disorders, including brain damage. In the early 1990s, Tanzania, a country that previously suffered from moderate to severe iodine ...