Comparative assessment of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus diagnostic assays for use in resource-limited settings.
BACKGROUND: The rise of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a global health concern.
Measles seroprevalence after reactive vaccination campaigns during the 2015 measles outbreak in four health zones of the former Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo.
BACKGROUND: Measles continues to circulate in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the country suffered from several important outbreaks over the last 5 years.
The endTB observational study protocol: treatment of MDR-TB with bedaquiline or delamanid containing regimens.
BACKGROUND: At a time when programs were struggling to design effective regimens for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), the marketing authorization of bedaquiline and delamanid was a critical development in the
INTRODUCTION: Routinely monitoring the HIV viral load (VL) of people living with HIV (PLHIV) on anti-retroviral therapy (ART) facilitates intensive adherence counselling and faster ART regimen switch when treatment failure is indicated
90-90-90 Decentralization HIV Care Continuum Health System Strengthening Treatment failure Treatment monitoring
Feasibility of engaging caregivers in at-home surveillance of children with uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition.
Many factors can contribute to low coverage of treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and a limited number of health facilities and trained personnel can constrain the number of children that receive treatment.
Diagnostic Value of Histological Analysis of Punch Biopsies in Suspected Cutaneous Buruli Ulcer: A Study on 32 Cases of Confirmed Buruli Ulcer in Cameroon.
Background: Buruli ulcer (BU) is a cutaneous infectious disease caused by .
Feasibility of Training Clinical Officers in Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Pediatric Respiratory Diseases in Aweil, South Sudan.
Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) are the leading cause of deaths in children
Competing risk events in antimalarial drug trials in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network individual participant data meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND: Therapeutic efficacy studies in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria are confounded by new infections, which constitute competing risk events since they can potentially preclude/pre-empt the detection of subsequent r
Effectiveness of oral cholera vaccine in preventing cholera among fishermen in Lake Chilwa, Malawi: A case-control study.
BACKGROUND: In response to a cholera outbreak among mobile, difficult-to-reach fishermen on Lake Chilwa, Malawi in 2016, a novel vaccine distribution strategy exploited the proven vaccine thermostability.