Objectives To quantify maternal obesity as a risk factor for caesarean delivery in sub-Saharan Africa.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective To provide estimates of HIV-free survival at 12-24 months in breastfed children by maternal ART (6 months or lifelong) to inform WHO HIV and Infant Feeding guidelines.
Objective To determine the effects of lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) on the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV) during the first 3 months of antiretroviral treatment (ART), and to investigate the effects of timing of supplementation by comparing with supplementation during the subsequent 3 months.
Objectives To identify and discuss the main ethical challenges related to the conduct of surveys and make suggestions on how to address them.
Objective To evaluate the effect of calcium (15 mmol/day) and vitamin D (625 g/month), as single supplement or in combination, versus no supplement on growth, clinical signs of rickets and Kashin-Beck disease (KBD) and dental health.
This review outlines the association between tuberculosis and diabetes, focusing on epidemiology, physiopathology, clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment; and evaluates future perspectives, with particular attention to developing countries.
Objective To determine the prevalence of adult malnutrition and associated risk factors in a post-conflict area of northern Uganda.
Objectives To achieve UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets, alternatives to conventional HIV testing models are necessary in South Africa to increase population awareness of their HIV status.
Objectives Postgraduate courses can contribute to better-qualified personnel in resource-limited settings.
Objective The ambitious 90-90-90 treatment targets require innovative models of care to support quality ART delivery.
Objective With increasing maternal antiretroviral treatment (ART), the number of children newly infected with HIV has declined.
Objective To report isolation of L.
The social and economic impact of leishmaniasis in Brazil is underestimated.
Objective To investigate the epidemiology of sickle cell disease (SCD) and determinants of knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) towards SCD in western Kordofan State, Sudan.