La tenue de l'Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) à Kigali (Rwanda) début mars 2019 a été l'occasion d'organiser un atelier de discussion en français qui a permis de recueillir les témoignages de participants francophones sur l'impact
A screening tool for psychological difficulties in children aged 6 to 36 months: cross-cultural validation in Kenya, Cambodia and Uganda.
BACKGROUND: In low-resource settings, the lack of mental health professionals and cross-culturally validated screening instruments complicates mental health care delivery. This is especially the case for very young children.
High incidence of intended partner pregnancy among men living with HIV in rural Uganda: Implications for safer conception services.
BACKGROUND: Many men with HIV express fertility intentions and nearly half have HIV-uninfected sexual partners. We measured partner pregnancy among a cohort of men accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda.
Risk score for predicting mortality including urine lipoarabinomannan detection in hospital inpatients with HIV-associated tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: Derivation and external validation cohort study.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of and mortality from HIV-associated tuberculosis (HIV/TB) in hospital inpatients in Africa remains unacceptably high.
Treatment outcomes of patients switching from an injectable drug to bedaquiline during short standardized MDR-TB treatment in Mozambique.
Bedaquiline was recommended by WHO as the preferred option in treatment of MDR-TB patients with long regimen. However, no recommendation was given for the short MDR-TB regimen.
Analysis of a meningococcal meningitis outbreak in Niger - potential effectiveness of reactive prophylaxis.
BACKGROUND: Seasonal epidemics of bacterial meningitis in the African Meningitis Belt carry a high burden of disease and mortality.
Control of Ebola virus disease outbreaks: Comparison of health care worker-targeted and community vaccination strategies.
BACKGROUND: Health care workers (HCW) are at risk of infection during Ebola virus disease outbreaks and therefore may be targeted for vaccination before or during outbreaks.
Assessing the performance of real-time epidemic forecasts: A case study of Ebola in the Western Area region of Sierra Leone, 2014-15.
Real-time forecasts based on mathematical models can inform critical decision-making during infectious disease outbreaks.
Mortality in the first six months among HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients empirically treated for tuberculosis.
BACKGROUND: Empirical treatment of tuberculosis (TB) may be necessary in patients with negative or no Xpert MTB/RIF results.
In the HTML version of this Letter, the affiliations for authors Andrew S. Azman, Dhirendra Kumar and Thandavarayan Ramamurthy were inverted (the PDF and print versions of the Letter were correct); the affiliations have been corrected online.