Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health

Equity dimensions of the availability and quality of reproductive, maternal and neonatal health…

Objective To assess how quality and availability of reproductive, maternal, neonatal (RMNH) services vary by district wealth and urban/rural status in Zambia.

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Isolation of Crithidia spp. from lesions of immunocompetent patients with suspected cutaneous…

Objective Leishmania major has been considered as the main etiological agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran.

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Development of a clinical prediction rule for tuberculous meningitis in adults in Lima, Peru

Objectives Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis (TM) is a challenge in countries with a high burden of the disease and constrained resources and Clinical Prediction Rules (CPRs) could be of assistance.

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Impact of rotavirus vaccination on rotavirus hospitalization rates among a resource-limited…

Objectives A two-dose oral monovalent rotavirus vaccine (RV1) was introduced into the Kenyan National Immunization Program in July 2014.

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Clinical profile, antibiotic susceptibility pattern of bacterial isolates and factors…

Objectives Typhoid fever is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in typhoid endemic countries like Bangladesh.

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Socio-economic gradients in prevalent tuberculosis in Zambia and the Western Cape of South…

Objective To present results of the 2010 ZAMSTAR Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey, one of the first large tuberculosis prevalence surveys in Southern Africa in the HIV era, on socio-economic position.

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Diabetic retinopathy screening program utilizing non-mydriatic fundus imaging in slum…

Objectives To develop and implement a community-based program for screening of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in urban populations of Delhi.

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Effects of nutrition and hygiene education on oral health and growth among toddlers in rural…

Objective To examine the effect of a nutrition and hygiene education intervention on oral health behavior and whether early onset of caries was related to child growth in rural Uganda.

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The Economic Burden of Epilepsy in Bhutan

Objective To assess the economic impact of epilepsy in Bhutan, a lower-middle-income country with a universal health care system, but with limited access to neurological care.

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Seroprevalence of Leptospira Antibodies among Market Workers and Food Handlers in the Central…

Objective The high prevalence of leptospirosis in humans is of great public health concern, particularly in tropical and subtropical regions.

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Patterns of burns and scalds in Mongolian children: a hospital-based prospective study

Objective To describe the circumstances of burn injury occurrence among Mongolian children and the products involved.

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Translating international HIV treatment guidelines into local priorities in Indonesia

Objective International guidelines recommend countries to expand Antiretroviral therapy (ART) to all HIV-infected individuals and establish local-level priorities in relation to other treatment, prevention and mitigation interventions through fair processes.

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Treatment interruption in HIV positive patients followed up in Cameroon’s antiretroviral…

Introduction Decreasing international financial resources for HIV and increasing numbers of antiretroviral treatment (ART) treated patients may jeopardize treatment continuity in low income settings.

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Quality of omeprazole purchased via the internet and personally imported into Japan: Comparison…

Objective To evaluate the quality of omeprazole personally imported into Japan via the internet and to compare the quality of these samples with previously collected samples from two other Asian countries.

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