Objective To obtain information on prescribing rates and choice of antibiotics for acute, uncomplicated respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in the community.
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Objectives To assess the effect of distance to emergency obstetric and newborn care (EmONC) services on early neonatal mortality in rural Ethiopia and examine whether proximity to services contributes to socio-economic inequalities in early neonatal mortality.
Objectives Preventive chemotherapy of schoolchildren against soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) is widely implemented in Rwanda.
Objectives The immune trypanolysis test (TL) is an accurate sero-diagnostic tool increasingly implemented for sleeping sickness medical surveillance, but it is restricted to the reference laboratories.
Objective To report an in-depth analysis of policy change for integrated community case management of childhood illness (iCCM) in six sub-Saharan African countries.
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Objectives To assess the relationship between health system factors and facility-level EHP stock-outs in Mozambique.
Objective To determine the effect of infant feeding practices on postpartum weight change among HIV-infected and -uninfected women in South Africa.
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Source: Tropical Medicine & International Health May 2014
Objective To assess reproductive risk factors for anaemia among pregnant women in urban and rural areas of India.
Background Chronic osteomyelitis (COM) causes major physical disability.
Objective Tablet splitting is frequently performed to facilitate correct dosing, but the practice and implications in low-income settings have rarely been discussed.