Objective To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among patients in rural Lesotho who are taking first-line anti-retroviral therapy (ART) containing either zidovudine or tenofovir disoproxil.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective To determine if combination therapy would improve therapeutic outcome in eumycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis.
Zoonotic Visceral Leishmaniasis (ZVL) is a public health problem endemic in some countries.
Objective To investigate the relationship between children’s mouthing behaviors, diarrhea, and environmental enteropathy.
Objective To assess the epidemiological evidence on the joint effects of climate variability and socio-ecological factors on dengue transmission.
Objective To investigate knowledge and prevention practices regarding dengue and chikungunya amongst community members, as well as knowledge, treatment and diagnostic practices among healthcare workers.
Objectives To provide an assessment of China’s progress to universal health care from the perspective of people-centred care.
Objectives To investigate and determine the factors that enhanced or constituted barriers to the acceptance of an mHealth system which was piloted in Asante-Akim North District of Ghana to support healthcare of children.
Objective To investigate 6-8 year-old children’s health, nutritional status and cognitive development in a predominantly rural area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts is reviewing the technical evidence to inform policy on optimal use of infant pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV)(1).
Objectives To synthesise evidence on the effect of handwashing promotion interventions targeting children, on diarrhoea, soil-transmitted helminth infection and handwashing behaviour, in low and middle income country settings.
Objective To compare the performance of two novel recombinant antigens (EgP29, 2B2t) with imaging in a well-defined cohort of surgically treated cystic echinococcosis (CE) patients to determine whether serology reflects surgical cure as defined by imaging.
Objective and Method We developed and evaluated five novel real-time RT-PCR assays targeting conserved regions in the 5’-untranslated region (5’-UTR), envelope (E’), non-structural protein 2A (NS2A), NS5, and 3’-UTR of the ZIKV genome.
Objectives To describe and correlate placental characteristics from pregnancies in HIV-infected and HIV-negative women with maternal and infant clinical and immunological data.