Objective To confirm that a single water-surface sweep-net collection coupled with three calibration factors (2.6, 3.0 and 3.5 for 1/3, 2/3 and 3/3 water-levels respectively) (WSCF) could accurately estimate very low to high Aedes aegypti pupae numbers in water containers more rapidly than the exhaustive 5-sweep and total count (ESTC) method recommended by WHO.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective To ascertain estimates of adult patients, recorded as lost to follow-up (LTFU) within antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes, who have self-transferred care, died or truly stopped ART in low- and middle-income countries.
Continued – Towards e-parasitology: making use of virtual microscopy
Objective To evaluate the quality of serological diagnosis of canine visceral leishmaniasis in the Americas.
Objectives Currently available vacuum devices used to assist women undergoing complicated labour are unsuitable for use in low-resource settings.
Tanzania has made considerable progress towards reducing childhood mortality, achieving a 57% decrease between 1980 and 2011.
Objective To examine the role of the private sector in the provision of antenatal care (ANC) across low- and middle-income countries.
Objective To assess whether pregnancy accelerates HIV disease progression.
For the past 25 years, the Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute Uganda Research Unit on AIDS has conducted research on HIV-1, coinfections and, more recently, on non-communicable diseases.
Objective Invasive group A streptococcus (iGAS) disease is an important cause of mortality globally.
Objective To evaluate services in hospitals providing internship training to graduate doctors in Kenya.
We aim to review the current epidemiology of nodding syndrome (NS) and discuss relevant gaps in research.
Objective To examine sex differences in nutritional status in relation to feeding practices over time in a cohort of HIV-exposed children participating in a complementary feeding programme in Rwanda.
Objective To determine the cost of the dialytic management of paediatric acute kidney injury in a low-income country.