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Oral mucosal lesions in skin diseased patients attending a dermatologic clinic: a cross-sectional study in Sudan
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-19)
Background: So far there have been no studies focusing on the prevalence of a wide spectrum of oral mucosal lesions (OML) in patients with dermatologic diseases. This is noteworthy as skin lesions are strongly associated ...
Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-13)
Background: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of a written invitation letter to the spouses of new antenatal clinic attendees on attendance by couples and on male partner acceptance of HIV testing ...
Discriminative ability of the generic and conditionspecific Child-Oral Impacts on Daily Performances (Child-OIDP) by the Limpopo-Arusha School Health (LASH) Project: A cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2011-05-26)
Background: Generic and condition-specific (CS) oral-health-related quality-of-life (OHRQoL) instruments assess the impacts of general oral conditions and specific oral diseases. Focusing schoolchildren from Arusha and ...
Evaluation of oral health-related quality of life among Sudanese schoolchildren using Child-OIDP inventory
(BioMed Central, 2010-12-23)
Background: Information on oral health-related quality of life, in addition to clinical measures, is essential for healthcare policy makers to promote oral health resources and address oral health needs. Objectives: This ...
Socio-demographic and behavioural correlates of oral hygiene status and oral health related quality of life, the Limpopo - Arusha school health project (LASH): A cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2010-11-30)
Background Promoting oral health of adolescents is important for improvement of oral health globally. This study used baseline-data from LASH-project targeting secondary students to; 1) assess frequency of poor oral hygiene ...
Applying the theory of planned behaviour to explain HIV testing in antenatal settings in Addis Ababa - a cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2011-08-18)
Background: To facilitate access to the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) services, HIV counselling and testing are offered routinely in antenatal care settings. Focusing a cohort of pregnant ...