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Large Price Premiums for Unprotected Sex Among Female Sex Workers in Kenya: A Potential…

No abstract available


Malaria burden and costs of intensified control in Bhutan, 2006–14: an…

The malaria burden in Bhutan decreased significantly during the study period with high coverage of long-lasting insecticidal nets. The foreseeable challenges that require national attention to maintain a malaria-free status after elimination are importation of malaria, especially from India; continued protection of the population in endemic districts through complete coverage with long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying; and exploration of local funding modalities post-elimination in the event of a reduction in international funding.


Insecticidal Paints: A Realistic Approach to Vector Control?

by Karin L. Schiøler, Michael Alifrangis, Uriel Kitron, Flemming Konradsen


Do minimum wages improve early life health? Evidence from developing countries

Publication date: June 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 158 Author(s): Muhammad Farhan Majid, José M.

Insights into Global Health Practice from the Agile Software Development Movement

Global health practitioners may feel frustration that current models of global health research, delivery, and implementation are overly focused on specific interventions, slow to provide health services in the field, and relatively ill-equipped to adapt to local contexts.

Breaking Narrative Ground: Innovative Methods for Rigorously Eliciting and Assessing Patient…

Objective To design a methodology for rigorously eliciting narratives about patients’ experiences with clinical care that is potentially useful for public reporting and quality improvement.

Physicians’ experiences and views on the role of obstetric ultrasound in rural and urban…

Objective To explore Rwandan physicians’ experiences and views on the role of obstetric ultrasound in clinical management of pregnancy.

Incentivizing Organ Donor Registrations with Organ Allocation Priority

Abstract How donor organs are allocated for transplant can affect their scarcity.

Clinical outcomes of HIV-exposed, -uninfected children in sub-Saharan Africa

Objective HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) children are widely considered at increased risk of mortality and morbidity.

The Mel Strain of Wolbachia Reduces Transmission of…

by Matthew T. Aliota, Emma C.

Dermatophytosis among Schoolchildren in Three Eco-climatic Zones of Mali

by Oumar Coulibaly, Abdoulaye K. Kone, Safiatou Niaré-Doumbo, Siaka Goïta, Jean Gaudart, Abdoulaye A. Djimdé, Renaud Piarroux, Ogobara K.

Behavioral Abnormalities in a Mouse Model of Chronic Toxoplasmosis Are Associated with MAG1…

by Jianchun Xiao, Ye Li, Emese Prandovszky, Geetha Kannan, Raphael P. Viscidi, Mikhail V. Pletnikov, Robert H.

The Use of Assistive Technology to Promote Care of the Self and Social Inclusion in Patients…

by Fátima Beatriz Maia, Enéas Rangel Teixeira, Gislaine Valeria Silva, Maria Katia Gomes Background This study is about the contribution of occupational therapy inside a rehabilitation group, and we focus on the autonomy of patients with disabilities due to leprosy. There are few studies on the use of assistive technology by leprosy patients; to our knowledge, none of them aim to have a subjective approach of care. Our purpose was to analyze the repercussions of assistive technology on autonomy of care of the self in patients with sequels of leprosy

Nutritional Enteric Failure: Neglected Tropical Diseases and Childhood Stunting

by Kirkby D. Tickell, Judd L.

If It Looks Like a Duck, Swims Like a Duck, and Quacks Like a Duck—Does It Have to Be a Duck?

by Damalie Nalwanga, Lars Henning

Performance of Risk Charts to Guide Targeted HIV Viral Load Monitoring of ART: Applying the…

No abstract available

Fostering reflective trust between mothers and community health nurses to improve the…

Publication date: June 2016 Source:Social Science & Medicine, Volume 158 Author(s): Nana M.

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