Objectives To synthesise evidence on women’s experiences surrounding rehabilitation and reintegration after obstetric fistula repair in sub-Saharan Africa and explore recommendations from women and health service providers.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objectives To determine the extent of physicians’ adherence to prescribing guidelines for acute coronary syndrome in Vietnamese hospitals.
Objective To evaluate the performance of Percoll sedimentation and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the detection of S.
Objectives To determine the association between diabetes and the clinical features and treatment outcomes of TB in Kiribati.
Objectives To examine trends in the utilisation of facility-based delivery care and caesareans in Morocco between 1987 and 2012, particularly among the poor; and to assess whether uptake increased at the time of introduction of policies or programmes aimed at improving access to intrapartum care.
Objectives Hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence is poorly mapped in the East African region; with the advent of novel HCV therapies better epidemiological data is required to target the infection.
Objective Unlike other herpes viruses, Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV) is not ubiquitous worldwide and is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa.
Objective To systematically review the evidence on the effect of cotrimoxazole (CTX) on malaria in HIV positive individuals on antiretroviral (ART).
Objectives In order to better inform local management of TB-diabetes collaborative activities, we aimed to determine the prevalence of diabetes among persons with and without TB; and to determine the association between TB and diabetes in Kiribati, a Pacific Island nation.
Within Africa the burden of heart failure is significant.
Objectives Targeting high TB transmission sites may offer a novel approach to TB prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.
The delivery of HIV care in the initial rapid scale-up of HIV care and treatment was based on existing clinic-based models, which are common in highly resourced settings and largely undifferentiated for individual needs.
Objective Artesunate plus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (AS+SP) has been Somalia’s national treatment policy since 2006.
Objectives To measure the salinity levels of common water sources in coastal Bangladesh and explore perceptions of water palatability among the local population in order to investigate the plausibility of linking cholera outbreaks in Bangladesh with ingestion of saline-rich cholera infected river water.