Objective To determine the prevalence and factors associated with optimal antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and virological failure (VLF) among HIV-infected adults enrolled in the national ART program at the teaching hospital of Fann, Dakar, Senegal.
Author Archives: Tropical Med and Intl Health
Objective To assess the uptake of WHO-recommended PMTCT procedures in Ethiopia’s health services.
Various forms of body modification may be observed in sub-Saharan Africa.
Objective To compare the cost-utility of Microscopic Observation Drug-Susceptibility Assay (MODS) and Xpert®MTB/RIF implementation for TB diagnosis in rural northern Mozambique.
Background An infected host’s Leishmania infantum load in blood is considered to be an estimate of his or her total parasite burden.
Objectives Molecular characteristics of hepatitis B virus (HBV), such as genotype and genomic mutations, may contribute to liver-related morbidity and mortality.
Objective Spoligotyping is a valuable genotyping tool to study the genetic diversity and molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.
Objective To assess the acute respiratory infection (ARI) disease spectrum, duration of hospitalisation and outcome in children hospitalised with an ARI in Viet Nam.
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.
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.