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Impact of anti-retroviral therapy on sexual behaviour among Villa-Maria hospital clients, Maska district Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
Behavioural change programmes specifically those promoting faithfulness, partner reduction and consistent right condom use contributed to the early declines in HIV incidence and prevalence in Uganda. To guard against ...
The burden of knowing: balancing benefits and barriers in HIV testing decisions. a qualitative study from Zambia
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-01-05)
Background Client-initiated HIV counselling and testing has been scaled up in many African countries, in the form of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT). Test rates have remained low, with HIV-related stigma being ...
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 ...
Multiple micronutrient supplementation in HIV-infected children. A randomised trial among children aged 1-5 years in Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-21)
Micronutrient deficiencies are common in children living in low-income countries, more so in malnourished and HIV-infected children. The routinely practiced interventions, such as vitamin A supplementation and other ...
Applicability of an abbreviated version of the Child-OIDP inventory among primary schoolchildren in Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2007-07-13)
Background: There is a need for studies evaluating oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children in developing countries.Aim: to assess the psychometric properties, prevalence and perceived causes of the child ...
Dental caries among adolescents. Implications for planning oral health services in India and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-08)
Five Myths about the HIV Epidemic in Asia
(Public Library of Science, 2006-10-03)
It is widely recognised that the huge population sizes of many Asian countries mean that although national HIV prevalence levels are still very low, very large absolute numbers of people are being infected each year with ...
Why do health workers in rural Tanzania prefer public sector employment?
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-05)
Background: Severe shortages of qualified health workers and geographical imbalances in the workforce in many low-income countries require the national health sector management to closely monitor and address issues ...
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 ...