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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Å være ung med cerebral parese - erfaringer med og tanker om fysisk aktivitet og deltagelse. En kvalitativ fokusgruppestudie
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
Objective: Adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) often need lifelong habilitation and continuous physical treatment. Developing abilities through training of motor function may enhance their physical skills and increase ...
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 ...
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 ...
Dental caries among adolescents. Implications for planning oral health services in India and Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2006-12-08)