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Making it happen, level 2
(Co-Action Publishing, 2010)
In Situ Expression of CD40, CD40L (CD154), IL-12, TNF-a, IFN-g and TGF-b1 in Murine Lungs during Slowly Progressive Primary Tuberculosis
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2003-09)
The distribution and expression of CD40, its ligand CD40L (154) and related cytokines interleukin-12 (IL-12), tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interferon-γ (IFN-γ) and transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) were studied ...
"Getting rid of the plague": jiggers removal program in Bungoma, Kenya. Community and health workers perspectives on tungiasis in a high prevalence area.
(The University of Bergen, 2013-06-02)
Objectives: Tungiasis is caused by a flea, tunga penetrans/ jiggers, which enters the epidermis of humans/ animals. The skin gets painful and itchy, and if untreated, bacterial infection occurs. Jiggers are easily ...
HIV-1, HSV-2 and syphilis among pregnant women in a rural area of Tanzania: Prevalence and risk factors
(BioMed Central, 2008-06-02)
Background: Evidence suggests that a substantial proportion of new HIV infections in African countries are associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Thus, the magnitude of HSV-2 infection in an area may suggest ...
Is the adapted Household Food Insecurity Access Scale (HFIAS) developed internationally to measure food insecurity valid in urban and rural households of Ethiopia?
(BioMed Central, 2015-01-21)
Background The concept of food insecurity encompasses three dimensions. One of these dimensions, the access component of household food insecurity is measured through the use of the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale ...
Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival of HIV-infected children in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2010-06-03)
Background: Micronutrient deficiencies compromise the survival of HIV-infected children in low-income countries. We assessed the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the mortality of HIV-infected children ...
Oral disease and Oral health related quality of life in pregnancy and early childhood: Surveys from urban and rural areas of Uganda
(The University of Bergen, 2009-12-08)
Promising outcomes of a national programme for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Addis Ababa: a retrospective study
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-09)
Background Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) is still the most effective intervention in combating new HIV infections. In 2008, revised national PMTCT guidelines that incorporated new policies on HIV ...
Effekten av manuelle teknikker og bevegelighetstrening ved nedsatt bevegelighet i thoracalcolumna. En singel subject experimentel design studie
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-30)
Background: Referred pain due to reduced mobility in the thoracic spine is common, and this pain can often be confused with pain from viscera, specially the heart. There are indications that manual therapy and exercises ...
Counselling, child growth and feeding of children in Uganda in the era of HIV. Contexts and consequences
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-03)
Background: Despite gradual improvements in child survival, around 8 million children die globally every year before the age of 5 years. Infant feeding practices including breastfeeding vary considerably between settings, ...