Objectives To characterise trends over time in smoking and alcohol consumption in a rural Ugandan population between 1994 and 2011.
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Objectives Successful point-of-care (POC) testing (completion of test and treat cycle in one patient encounter) has immense potential to reduce diagnostic and treatment delays, and improve patient and public health outcomes.
Objective To systematically review evidence of the prevalence and risk of disabilities among children and adults living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Objective Long-term use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is associated with declines in glomerular function and chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected patients.
Objective To evaluate four chemical treatment products currently seeking approval in Haiti.
Objective T-cell activation independently predicts mortality, poor immune recovery and non-AIDS illnesses during combination antiretroviral therapy (cART).
Rickets remains a significant health problem in West Africa (Jarrett et al.
Objectives To assess the prevalence of hypertension, elevated blood pressure and cardiovascular risk factors among HIV-positive individuals in rural Rakai District, Uganda.
Objectives To assess the joint effects of water and sanitation infrastructure, whether they are redundant services preventing the same cases of diarrheal disease, act independently, or act synergistically; and to assess how these effects vary by country and over time.
Objective China has established universal health coverage for 830 million rural residents through the rapid expansion of the New Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS).
Objectives To determine the seroprevalence of Chagas disease among pregnant women and estimate the risk factors for Chagas disease during pregnancies.
Objectives To conduct a cross-sectional mapping analysis of HIV knowledge in Zambzia Province, Mozambique to examine spatial patterns of HIV knowledge and associated household characteristics.