Objective This exploratory pilot study aimed to investigate the physical and mental disease burden of unaccompanied asylum-seeking adolescents arriving in Bielefeld, a medium-size city in Germany.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective To systematically review publications on Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato species/genotypes reported in domestic intermediate and definitive hosts in South America and in human cases worldwide, taking into account those articles where DNA sequencing was performed; and to analyse the density of each type of livestock that can act as intermediate host, and features of medical importance such as cyst organ location.
Objectives To describe the burden of HPV infection among women living with HIV and non-infected women in Ghana.
Objective CD4 count decline often triggers antiretroviral regimen switches in resource limited settings, even when viral load testing is available.
Objectives Situational analysis of lymphatic filariasis (LF) morbidity and its management in Ahanta West, Ghana, to identify potential barrier to health care for LF patients.
Objective To systematically assess the data on the prevalence and causes of hearing impairment in Africa.
Background The Free Deliveries and Caesarean Policy (FDCP) entitles all women in Morocco to deliver free of charge within public hospitals.
Objective To investigate the effectiveness of seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) and community case-management with long-acting artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) for the control of malaria in areas of extended seasonal malaria transmission.
Objective To determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with Chagas disease in pregnant women in an endemic area of Santander, Colombia.
Objective To identify the burden of severe infection within the Brazilian Network for Surveillance of Maternal Morbidity and factors associated with worse maternal outcomes.
Objectives Zimbabwe has started to scale up Option B+ for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, but there is little published information about uptake or retention in care.
Objectives To assess a new Chinese insurance benefit with capitated provider payment for common diseases in outpatients.
Objective In sub-Saharan Africa the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (mRDT) has raised awareness of alternative fever causes in children but few studies have included adults.
Objectives Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the cause of enterically transmitted non-A, non-C hepatitis (an infection that is particularly severe during pregnancy) in tropical and subtropical countries.