Objective The emergence of West Nile virus (WNV) in several European countries increases the risk of its introduction to Germany.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objectives In Zambia, only 56% of rural women deliver in a health facility, and improving facility delivery rates is a priority of the Zambian government.
Within relatively small areas there exist high spatial variations of mortality between villages.
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention including psychoeducation and yoga for depression management at the primary health care level in one district in the H Nam province, Vietnam.
Although limited publications address clinical management of symptomatic rabies patients in intensive care units, the overwhelming majority of human rabies cases occur in the rural setting of developing countries where healthcare workers are few, lack training and drugs.
Objectives In the Tanzanian health system, women are expected to first visit their nearest front line health facility (FLF) for delivery.
Objective To assess implementation of provider-initiated testing and counseling (PITC) for HIV in Malawi.
Objectives Rabies, an acute progressive encephalomyelitis, continues to be a serious public health problem in India and many other countries in Asia and Africa.
Human rabies acquired from dogs and other terrestrial mammals remains 100% lethal.
Objective The prevalence of anaemia during pregnancy is estimated to be 35–75% in sub-Saharan Africa and is associated with an increased risk of maternal mortality.
Objective Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a viral zoonotic disease with potentially fatal systemic effects on man.
Objective Clinical management of dengue relies on careful monitoring of fluid balance combined with judicious intravenous (IV) fluid therapy.
Objectives Statistical tools are effectively used to determine the distribution of mosquitoes and to make ecological inferences about the Vector Borne Disease Dynamics.
Objective We analysed fasting blood glucose (FBG) and other data collected as part of a population-based nationwide non-communicable disease risk factor survey, to estimate the prevalence of impaired fasting glycaemia (IFG) and diabetes mellitus and to identify associated factors in Uganda.