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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)
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 ...
Trends in and socio-demographic factors associated with caesarean section at a large Tanzanian hospital, 2000 to 2013
(The University of Bergen, 2014-03-21)
Introduction: Caesarean section (CS) can prevent maternal or fetal complications. Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest CS levels in the world but large variations are seen between and within countries. The tertiary hospital, ...
High attrition among HIV-infected patients with advanced disease treated in an intermediary referral center in Maputo, Mozambique
(Co-Action Publishing, 2014-04-08)
Background: In Mozambique, antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up has been successfully implemented. However, attrition in care remains a major programmatic challenge. In 2009, an intermediary-level HIV referral center was ...
Balance Control in Chronic Neck Pain Subjects: a Clinical Assessment.
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-30)
Background: Balance has been found to be decreased in chronic neck pain (CNP) patients of both idiopathic and traumatic onset. Balance has been recommended to be tested in CNP patients. However, there exists no clinical ...
Comparison of Tuberculin Skin Test and QuantiFERON TB Gold In-tube Assay for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection and disease in young children; study conducted as part of the development of a TB vaccine site in Southern India
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
Background: An estimated 35% of tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide are accounted by India and China alone. Pediatric TB accounts for 11% of TB cases worldwide. The most common type of TB in children is smear negative ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...