Objective Infants born to HIV-infected women receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) can breastfeed through at least 6 months with very low risk of HIV acquisition.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective A critical shortage of human resources for health in Zambia remains a great challenge.
Objectives To investigate the prevalence of previously-undiagnosed active tuberculosis (TB) cases among prisoners in Malaysia’s largest prison using an intensified TB case-finding strategy.
Objective To explore associations of environmental and demographic factors with diarrhoea and nutritional status among children in Rusizi district, Rwanda.
Objective To assess follow-up and programmatic outcomes of HIV-exposed infants at Martin Preuss Centre, Lilongwe, from 2012 to 2014.
Objective In 2013, Mozambique adopted Option B+, universal lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all pregnant and lactating women, as national strategy for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Objectives There are significant gaps in information about the inputs required to effectively extend and sustain hygiene promotion activities to improve people’s health outcomes through water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions.
Objectives To provide an overview of the most frequent etiologies found in febrile episodes of children under 5 from sub-Saharan Africa.
Objective To examine the current partnerships to improve the childhood immunization programme in the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the context of the political determinants of health equity.
Objective To investigate the current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies used in the care of patients with suspected bacterial meningitis at teaching hospitals in Ethiopia.
Objective With the rapid economic development in China, millions of rural residents are migrating to the cities to gain employment, resulting in numerous left-behind children (LBC).
Objective To evaluate the financial burden of esophageal cancer under the protection of the new Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS) and to provide evidence and suggestions to policy-makers in a high-incidence region in China.
Objective To evaluate HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) and determinants of virological failure in a large cohort of patients receiving first-line tenofovir-based antiretroviral (ART) regimens.
Objective To explore Rwandan physicians’ experiences and views on the role of obstetric ultrasound in clinical management of pregnancy.