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Prioritizing Child Health Interventions in Ethiopia: Modeling Impact on Child Mortality, Life Expectancy and Inequality in Age at Death
(Public Library of Science, 2012-08-07)
Background: The fourth Millennium Development Goal calls for a two-thirds reduction in under-5 mortality between 1990 and 2015. Under-5 mortality rate is declining, but many countries are still far from achieving the goal. ...
Challenges to fair decision-making processes in the context of health care services: a qualitative assessment from Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-07)
Background: Fair processes in decision making need the involvement of stakeholders who can discuss issues and reach an agreement based on reasons that are justifiable and appropriate in meeting people’s needs. In Tanzania, ...
Comparative effectiveness of antihypertensive medication for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and multiple treatments meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-05)
Background: We conducted a systematic review of evidence from randomized controlled trials to answer the following research question: What are the relative effects of different classes of antihypertensive drugs in ...
Choice of generic antihypertensive drugs for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease - A cost-effectiveness analysis
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-04)
Background: Hypertension is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease (CVD). A range of antihypertensive drugs exists, and their prices vary widely mainly due to patent rights. The objective of this study was ...
Addressing inequity to achieve the maternal and child health millennium development goals: looking beyond averages
(BioMed Central, 2012-12-27)
Background: Inequity in access to and use of child and maternal health interventions is impeding progress towards the maternal and child health Millennium Development Goals. This study explores the potential health gains ...