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Preventing HIV among young people A community based study from Butajira on traditional norms, sexual health and HIV associated deaths
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-28)
Although young adults make up a large proportion of the population in developing countries, their health needs are often neglected. Sexual and reproductive health problems challenge this population in the second decade ...
Is resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus? A register review in Beijing, China
(Co-Action Publishing, 2014-05-19)
Background: China has a high burden of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM). Objective: The objectives of this study were to determine the following in patients with culture-confirmed TB: 1) demographic ...
Traditional values of virginity and sexual behaviour in rural Ethiopian youth: results from a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2008-01-09)
Background: Delaying sexual initiation has been promoted as one of the methods of decreasing risks of HIV among young people. In traditional countries, such as Ethiopia, retaining virginity until marriage is the norm. ...
Measuring inequalities in the distribution of health workers: the case of Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2009-01-21)
Background: The overall human resource shortages and the distributional inequalities in the health workforce in many developing countries are well acknowledged. However, little has been done to measure the degree of ...
Epidemiological and clinical studies of viral pneumonia in young children in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-12)
Pneumonia remains the leading cause of illness and death in children less than 5 years of age in low-and-middle-income countries. Both bacteria and viruses are major causes of pneumonia in children. The disease burden ...
Dental caries among adolescents. Implications for planning oral health services in India and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-08)
Hodets stødighet ved isometrisk nakkefleksjontest til utmattelse
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-03)
Neck pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint in Norway and globally causing a huge economic burden in many countries. Research on possible underlying mechanisms of the chronicity of neck pain are important to develop ...
Effekten av en multimodal tilnærming på rehabilitering av hamstringsskader
(The University of Bergen, 2013-02-28)
Hamstrings muscle strain is the most common muscle injury in athletes in sports with rapid acceleration and maximal running speed. The starting point of this study is to demonstrate how the pelvis is often subject to large ...
Listening to health workers: lessons from Eastern Uganda for strengthening the programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
(BioMed Central, 2012-01-05)
Background: The implementation and utilization of programmes for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in most low income countries has been described as sub-optimal. As planners and service ...
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 ...