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Making it happen, level 2
(Co-Action Publishing, 2010)
Health status and socio-economic factors associated with health facility utilization in rural and urban areas in Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-13)
<p>Background: With regards to equity, the objective for health care systems is “equal access for equal needs”. We examined associations of predisposing, enabling and need factors with health facility utilization in areas ...
Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in non-malignant and malignant oral lesions associated with snuff dipping in the Sudan and Sweden
(Wiley-Liss, Inc., 1996)
Immunohistochemistry was used to examine the expression of p53 in pre-malignant oral lesions and oral squamous-cell carcinomas (SCCs) from Swedish and Sudanese snuff-dippers, as well as in pre-malignant oral lesions and ...
Norske manuellterapeutar sin sjukmeldingspraksis. Ein sjølvrapporterande retrospektiv tverrsnittsstudie
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-30)
Background: With background in the Referral Project beginning in 2001, Norwegian manual therapists (MTs), have since 2006, had the opportunity to prescribe sick leave (SL). After the project was evaluated in 2003, this ...
Combining evidence and values in priority setting: testing the balance sheet method in a low-income country
(BioMed Central, 2007-09-24)
Background: Procedures for priority setting need to incorporate both scientific evidence and public values. The aim of this study was to test out a model for priority setting which incorporates both scientific evidence ...
Survival on antiretroviral treatment among adult HIV-infected patients in Nepal: a retrospective cohort study in far-western Region, 2006-2011
(BioMed Central, 2013-12-26)
<p>Background: Though financial and policy level efforts are made to expand antiretroviral treatment (ART) service free of cost, survival outcome of ART program has not been systematically evaluated in Nepal. This study ...
Prevalence of Respiratory Symptoms and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Reference Values for Lung Function Testing in Kinondoni District, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-15)
In the wake of socioeconomic development, changing demographics towards ageing populations and the expatiation of non-communicable diseases put additional strains and new challenges unto health services and disease ...
Infant feeding practices in Bhaktapur, Nepal: a cross-sectional, health facility based survey
(BioMed Central, 2012-01-10)
<p>Background: Promotion of proper breastfeeding practices for the first six months of life is the most cost-effective intervention for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. However, the adherence to breastfeeding ...
Is vaccination coverage a good indicator of age-appropriate vaccination? A prospective study from Uganda
<p>Background: Timely vaccination is important to protect children from common infectious diseases. We assessed vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage as well as coverage of vitamin A supplementation in a Ugandan ...
Health worker motivation in a low-income context. The case of rural health services in Tanzania
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-05)
<p>Background: The optimism from the early post-colonial period in sub-Saharan Africa, with the effort to provide good health services was in many countries challenged by severe economic problems a few decades later. ...