Objective To examine mortality and hospitalisations among infant twins and singletons after the perinatal period in Guinea-Bissau.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objectives To investigate spatial clusters and possible associations between relative risks of leprosy with socio-economic and environmental factors, taking into account diagnosed cases in children under 15 years old.
Taken from: Tropical Medicine & International Health October 2014
Objectives We assessed retention and predictors of attrition (recorded death or loss to follow-up) in antiretroviral treatment (ART) clinics in Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Objective To evaluate the diagnostic performance of novel latex–protein complexes obtained from different antigens of Trypanosoma cruzi through immunoagglutination test using a panel of T. cruzi-positive sera, leishmaniasis-positive sera and negative sera for both parasites.
Objectives To assess the prevalence and distribution patterns of multimorbidity among urban older adults in Burkina Faso.
Objective A large and growing proportion of the world’s population rely on shared sanitation facilities that have historically been excluded from international targets due to concerns about acceptability, hygiene and access.
Objective Several cases of lymphatic filariasis (LF) have been reported in non-endemic countries due to travellers, military personnel and expatriates spending time in and returning from endemic areas, as well as immigrants coming from these regions.
Objective To calculate Tuberculosis (TB) incidence rates in Guinea-Bissau over an 8-year period.
School-age children have attracted relatively little attention as a group in need of special measures to protect them against malaria.
Objective To investigate the potential for domestic and wild populations of Aedes aegypti from Dakar and Kedougou to develop a disseminated infection after exposure to DENV-3 and DENV-1.
Objectives We adapted a rapid quality of care monitoring method to a fragile state with two aims: to assess the delivery of child health services in South Sudan at the time of independence and to strengthen local capacity to perform regular rapid health facility assessments.
Objective To estimate the average treatment costs of pneumonia and meningitis among children under five years of age in a tertiary hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam from societal, health sector and household perspectives.
Objective To determine the extent and pattern of treatment failure (TF) among children hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia at a large tertiary hospital in Kenya.