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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 ...
Integration of tuberculosis services in Taiwan, 2001: challenges and opportunities
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-02)
Zinc, Iron and Infectionstudies in children and women in Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2011-10-20)
Malnutrition in the form of underweight, stunting, wasting or micronutrient deficiency is prevalent in developing countries and has serious health consequences, particularly for children and women. Correction of ...
HIV testing services in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia: Determinants, experiences and responsiveness
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-17)
Introduction: HIV/AIDS has been one of the most challenging pandemics in health and development. Sub- Saharan Africa remains the most affected region and it handles over two-thirds of the individuals infected world ...
In Vitro Antibacterial Effect of the Carisolv®-2 System
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
Carisolv® (MediTeam, Gøteborg, Sweden) is a product marketed to dissolve carious dentin thus enabling minimal invasive treatment of dental caries. Studies have reported antibacterial effect of the first generation of ...
Antimicrobial resistance in bacterial infections in urban and rural Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-16)
Infectious diseases cause one in every six deaths worldwide. Antimicrobial drugs have helped dramatically in curing patients suffering from bacterial infections. However, emerging antimicrobial resistance in bacteria ...
Norske manuellterapeutar sin sjukmeldingspraksis. Ein sjølvrapporterande retrospektiv tverrsnittsstudie
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-30)
Background: With background in the Referral Project beginning in 2001, Norwegian manual therapists (MTs), have since 2006, had the opportunity to prescribe sick leave (SL). After the project was evaluated in 2003, this ...
Effect of spinal manipulative therapy on adults with low back pain meeting a clinical prediction rule. A systematic review
(The University of Bergen, 2014-11-12)
Background: Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is one of many therapies used to treat low back pain. Reviews have concluded that SMT is no more effective than other recommended therapies. Subgrouping patients using clinical ...
Health Extension Workers Improve Tuberculosis Case Detection and Treatment Success in Southern Ethiopia: A Community Randomized Trial
(Public Library of Science, 2009-05-08)
Background: One of the main strategies to control tuberculosis (TB) is to find and treat people with active disease. Unfortunately, the case detection rates remain low in many countries. Thus, we need interventions to ...
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 ...