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Early infant feeding practices in three African countries: the PROMISE-EBF trial promoting exclusive breastfeeding by peer counsellors
(BioMed Central, 2014-11-18)
Background: Immediate and exclusive initiation of breastfeeding after delivery has been associated with better neonatal survival and child health and are recommended by the WHO. We report its impact on early infant feeding ...
Effect of breastfeeding promotion on early childhood caries and breastfeeding duration among 5 year old children in Eastern Uganda: A cluster randomized trial
Background: Although several studies have shown short term health benefits of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF), its long term consequences have not been studied extensively in low-income contexts. This study assessed the ...
Echoes of old HIV paradigms: Reassessing the problem of engaging men in HIV testing and treatment through women's perspectives
(BioMed Central, 2017-10-05)
Background: With the introduction of 2016 World Health Organization guidelines recommending universal antiretroviral therapy (ART), there has been increased recognition of the lack of men engaging in HIV testing and ...
Reflections on the unintended consequences of the promotion of institutional pregnancy and birth care in Burkina Faso
The policy of institutional delivery has been the cornerstone of actions aimed at monitoring and achieving MDG 5. Efforts to increase institutional births have been implemented worldwide within different cultural and health ...
Predictors of persistent Anaemia in the first year of antiretroviral therapy: A retrospective cohort study from Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo
(PLOS ONE, 2015-10-16)
Background. Anaemia is associated with adverse outcomes including early death in the first year of antiretroviral therapy (ART). This study reports on the factors associated with persistent anaemia among HIV-infected ...
Phonologie de la langue Sakata (BC 34). Langue bantoue du Zaïre Parler de Lemvien Nord
(Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 1987)
Increased Epstein-Barr virus in breast milk occurs with subclinical mastitis and HIV shedding
(Wolters Kluwer, 2016-07)
Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) in breast milk and subclinical mastitis (SCM) are both associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) shedding and possibly with postnatal HIV transmission. The objective of this nested ...
Pregnant women's experiences of routine counselling and testing for HIV in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2013-05-24)
Background: Routine HIV counselling and testing as part of antenatal care has been institutionalized in Uganda as an entry point for pregnant women into the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) ...
Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and child's cognitive performance at 6-8 years of age in rural Burkina Faso: An observational study
Background: In Burkina Faso, it is not uncommon for mothers to drink alcohol, even during pregnancy. We aimed to study the association between maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and the child’s cognitive ...
Child survival and BCG vaccination: A community based prospective cohort study in Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2015-02-22)
Background Data on non-specific effects of BCG vaccination in well described, general population African cohorts is scanty. We report the effects of BCG vaccination on post-neonatal infant and post-infancy mortality in a ...