In 2014, the Emergency Nutrition Network published a report on the relationship between wasting and stunting.
BACKGROUND: High-resolution data on the etiology of childhood diarrhea in countries with the highest burden and mortality remain sparse and are needed to inform burden estimates and prioritize interventions.
children diarrhea rotavirus
Pneumococcal Meningitis Outbreaks in Africa, 2000-2018: Systematic Literature Review and Meningitis Surveillance Database Analyses.
BACKGROUND: The meningitis belt of sub-Saharan Africa has traditionally experienced large outbreaks of meningitis mainly caused by Neisseria meningitidis.
An exploratory qualitative study of caregivers' knowledge, perceptions and practices related to hospital hygiene in rural Niger.
Slipping through the cracks: a qualitative study to explore pathways of HIV care and treatment amongst hospitalised patients with advanced HIV in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Advanced HIV causes substantial mortality in sub-Saharan Africa despite widespread antiretroviral therapy coverage.
OBJECTIVES: Alpha-1-Antitrypsin (AAT) is one of the major plasmatic protease inhibitors. In the last decade, an association between Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) has been hypothesized.
Development of a dosing-adjustment tool for fluoroquinolones in osteoarticular infections: The Fluo-pop study.
Fluoroquinolones efficacy depend on both the drug exposure and the level of drug resistance of the bacteria responsible for the infection.
A feasibility study using mid-upper arm circumference as the sole anthropometric criterion for admission and discharge in the outpatient treatment for severe acute malnutrition.
BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization recommends the use of a weight-for-height Z-score (WHZ) and/or mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) as anthropometric criteria for the admission and discharge of young children for the community-
The HIV cascade of care among serodiscordant couples in four high HIV prevalence settings in sub-Saharan Africa.
HIV-serodiscordant couples are at high risk of HIV transmission. In sub-Saharan Africa, HIV-serodiscordant couples contribute ~30% of all new infections in the region.
How to improve outbreak response: a case study of integrated outbreak analytics from Ebola in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The emerging field of outbreak analytics calls attention to the need for data from multiple sources to inform evidence-based decision making in managing infectious diseases outbreaks.