Culture adapted T. b. gambiense isolated from Northwest Uganda were exposed to 0.001-0.14 microg/ml melarsoprol or 1.56-100 microg/ml DL-alpha-difluoromethylornithine (DFMO).
Effectiveness of incidence thresholds for detection and control of meningococcal meningitis epidemics in northern Togo.
BACKGROUND: Early outbreak detection is necessary for control of meningococcal meningitis epidemics.
OBJECTIVE: To provide epidemiological description of the cholera outbreak which occurred in Kampala between December 1997 and March 1998.
DESIGN: A four-month cross-sectional survey.
[Anthropometric indices used for the diagnosis of malnutrition in adolescents and adults: review of the literature].
The International Dietary Energy Consultative Group, sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), has done most of the research conducted in the field of adult malnutrition in the late 1980's.
Nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) are the main actors of vaccine delivery during complex humanitarian emergencies such as large population displacements.
We provide baseline information and objective testimony on severe malnutrition and high mortality in the general population of southern Sudan that is affected by chronic civil war and severe famine.