Intrahousehold management and use of nutritional supplements during the hunger gap in Maradi region, Niger: a qualitative study.
Background: Nutritional supplements are used for preventing and treating childhood malnutrition.
Effects and cost of different strategies to eliminate hepatitis C virus transmission in Pakistan: a modelling analysis.
BACKGROUND: The WHO elimination strategy for hepatitis C virus advocates scaling up screening and treatment to reduce global hepatitis C incidence by 80% by 2030, but little is known about how this reduction could be achieved and the c
"We give them threatening advice…": expectations of adherence to antiretroviral therapy and their consequences among adolescents living with HIV in rural Malawi.
INTRODUCTION: Many adolescents living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa struggle to achieve optimal adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART), but few studies have investigated how their treatment-taking decisions are influenced by their
Increased risk of acquisition and transmission of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in malnourished children exposed to amoxicillin.
OBJECTIVES: Routine amoxicillin for children with uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition raises concerns of increasing antibiotic resistance.
The duration of chemoprophylaxis against malaria after treatment with artesunate-amodiaquine and artemether-lumefantrine and the effects of pfmdr1 86Y and pfcrt 76T: a meta-analysis of individual patient data.
BACKGROUND: The majority of Plasmodium falciparum malaria cases in Africa are treated with the artemisinin combination therapies artemether-lumefantrine (AL) and artesunate-amodiaquine (AS-AQ), with amodiaquine being also widely used a
Prioritising pathogens for the management of severe febrile patients to improve clinical care in low- and middle-income countries.
BACKGROUND: Severe febrile illness without a known source (SFWS) is a challenge for clinicians when deciding how to manage a patient, particularly given the wide spectrum of potential aetiologies that contribute to fever.
Evaluation of the stability of measles vaccine out of the cold chain under extended controlled temperature conditions.
Measles outbreaks occur periodically in remote and difficult to reach areas in countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo.