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A cohort study on obstetric care for HIV positive women in Addis Ababa: Intrapartum transfers and associated delays
(Academic Journals, 2011-06)
Despite the importance of safe obstetric practice in reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission and adverse perinatal outcomes, little is known about access to intrapartum obstetric care for HIV positive women. A cohort ...
Treatment delay among tuberculosis patients in Tanzania: Data from the FIDELIS Initiative
(BioMed Central, 2011-05-12)
Background: Several FIDELIS projects (Fund for Innovative DOTS Expansion through Local Initiatives to Stop TB) in Tanzania were conducted by the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme (NTLP) during the years 2004-2008 to ...
Current status of medication adherence and infant follow up in the prevention of mother to child HIV transmission programme in Addis Ababa: a cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-21)
Background: Prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT) programmes have great potential to achieve virtual elimination of perinatal HIV transmission provided that PMTCT recommendations are properly followed. ...
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 ...
Childhood tuberculosis deskguide and monitoring: An intervention to improve case management in Pakistan
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-10)
Background: Childhood tuberculosis (TB) has been a neglected area in national TB control programme (NTCP) in high burden countries. The NTP Pakistan adapted the global approaches by developing and piloting its policy guideline ...
Are children with tuberculosis in Pakistan managed according to National programme policy guidelines? A study from 3 districts in Punjab
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-30)
Background: The adherence to policies of National TB Control Programme (NTP) to manage a case of tuberculosis (TB) is a fundamental step to have a successful programme in any country. Childhood TB services faces an ...