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Making it happen, level 2
(Co-Action Publishing, 2010)
Infant feeding modalities addressed in two different ways in Eastern Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-04)
Background: Durations of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) and predominant breastfeeding (PBF) from two different assessments, among the same mother-infant population, were investigated to determine the degree to which ...
Effect of Bednets and Indoor Residual Spraying on Spatio-Temporal Clustering of Malaria in a Village in South Ethiopia: A Longitudinal Study
(Public Library of Science, 2012-10-12)
Background: Understanding the spatio-temporal pattern of malaria transmission where prevention and control measures are in place will help to fine-tune strategies. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of ...
Targeting condom distribution at high risk places increases condom utilization-evidence from an intervention study in Livingstone, Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-01-05)
Background: The PLACE-method presumes that targeting HIV preventive activities at high risk places is effective in settings with major epidemics. Livingstone, Zambia, has a major HIV epidemic despite many preventive efforts ...
Mothers' education but not fathers' education, household assets or land ownership is the best predictor of child health inequalities in rural Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2004-10-13)
Background: Health and nutrition inequality is a result of a complex web of factors that include socio-economic inequalities. Various socio-economic indicators exist however some do not accurately predict inequalities ...
Psychometric properties and the prevalence, intensity and causes of oral impacts on daily performance (OIDP) in a population of older Tanzanians
(BioMed Central, 2006-08-27)
Background: The objective was to study whether a Kiswahili version of the OIDP (Oral Impacts on Daily Performance) inventory was valid and reliable for use in a population of older adults in urban and rural areas of ...
High maternal mortality estimated by the sisterhood method in a rural area of Mali
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-03)
Background: Maternal mortality is high in Mali. Nevertheless, there are few studies on this topic from rural areas, and current estimates are mostly based on studies from urban settings. Our objective was to estimate the ...
Trends, challenges and opportunities in tuberculosis control in rural Ethiopia : Epidemiological and operational studies in a resource-constrained setting
(The University of Bergen, 2007-02-21)
Many people still die of tuberculosis (TB). One-third of the world’s population is infected with M. tuberculosis, and the poor suffer most. More than 95% of TB cases and deaths are in developing countries and TB is closely ...
Smear microscopy and culture conversion rates among smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients by HIV status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2010-07-16)
Background Tanzania ranks 15th among the world's 22 countries with the largest tuberculosis burden and tuberculosis has continued to be among the major public health problems in the country. Limited data, especially in ...
Lung function reduction and chronic respiratory symptoms among workers in the cement industry: A Follow up study
(BioMed Central, 2011-11-08)
Background: There are only a few follow-up studies of respiratory function among cement workers. The main aims of this study were to measure total dust exposure, to examine chronic respiratory symptoms and changes in ...