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Integration of tuberculosis services in Taiwan, 2001: challenges and opportunities
(The University of Bergen, 2012-10-02)
Explaining household socio-economic related child health inequalities using multiple methods in three diverse settings in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2011-04-04)
Background: Despite free healthcare to pregnant women and children under the age of six, access to healthcare has failed to secure better child health outcomes amongst all children of the country. There is growing ...
Predictors of early death in a cohort of Ethiopian patients treated with HAART
(BioMed Central, 2006-09-01)
<p>Background: HAART has improved the survival of HIV infected patients. However, compared to patients in high-income countries, patients in resource-poor countries have higher mortality rates. Our objective was to ...
Co-existing symptoms and risk factors among African school children with hyperactivity-inattention symptoms in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
The aims of the study were to explore hyperactivity-inattention symptoms and co-existing symptoms of emotional and behavioural problems among African school children and their relationship with health status, socio-demographic ...
Pulmonary tuberculosis among people living with HIV/AIDS attending care and treatment in rural northern Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2008-09-30)
Background: Tuberculosis is the commonest opportunistic infection and the number one cause of death in HIV/AIDS patients in developing countries. To address the extent of the tuberculosis HIV coinfection in rural Tanzania ...
Manuellterapibehandling for pasientar med Bekhterev
(The University of Bergen, 2014-10-29)
Background: Ankylosing spondylitis is a rheumatic disease mainly affecting the axial joints, causing back pain and functional limitations. Physiotherapy is recommended, but there are no clear guidelines for what type of ...
In Vitro Antibacterial Effect of the Carisolv®-2 System
(The University of Bergen, 2004)
Carisolv® (MediTeam, Gøteborg, Sweden) is a product marketed to dissolve carious dentin thus enabling minimal invasive treatment of dental caries. Studies have reported antibacterial effect of the first generation of ...
HIV testing services in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia: Determinants, experiences and responsiveness
(The University of Bergen, 2011-06-17)
Introduction: HIV/AIDS has been one of the most challenging pandemics in health and development. Sub- Saharan Africa remains the most affected region and it handles over two-thirds of the individuals infected world ...
Gendered perceptions on infant feeding in Eastern Uganda: continued need for exclusive breastfeeding support
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-26)
Background: In resource-poor settings, HIV positive mothers are recommended to choose between ‘Exclusive breastfeeding’ (EBF) or ‘Exclusive replacement feeding’ (ERF). Acceptability, Feasibility, Affordability, ...
Malaria Parasitaemia among Infants and Its Association with Breastfeeding Peer Counselling and Vitamin A Supplementation: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Trial
(Public Library of Science, 2011-07-07)
Background: Malaria is the second highest contributor to the disease burden in Africa and there is a need to identify low cost prevention strategies. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of malaria ...