Depression is one of the most prevalent psychiatric comorbidities of HIV and one of the greatest barriers to HIV self-care and adherence.
Male Gender is independently associated with pulmonary tuberculosis among sputum and non-sputum producers people with presumptive tuberculosis in Southwestern Uganda.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the association between gender and risk of TB infection.
Prevalence and Genotypic Characterization of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Produced by Gram Negative Bacilli at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rural South Western Uganda.
AIM: To determine the prevalence and genotypic characterisation of extended spectrum beta-lactamases produced by gram negative bacilli isolated at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH).
Time is (still) of the essence: quantifying the impact of emergency meningitis vaccination response in Katsina State, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND: In 2009, a large meningitis A epidemic affected a broad region of northern Nigeria and southern Niger, resulting in more than 75 000 cases and 4000 deaths.
OBJECTIVE: To describe and analyse the characteristics of oral cholera vaccination campaigns; including location, target population, logistics, vaccine coverage and delivery costs.
The short musculoskeletal functional assessment (SMFA) score amongst surgical patients with reconstructive lower limb injuries in war wounded civilians.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: The MSF programme in Jordan provides specialized reconstructive surgical care to war-wounded civilians in the region.
Antimicrobial drug-resistant bacteria isolated from Syrian war-injured patients, August 2011-March 2013.
A cluster randomized non-inferiority field trial on the immunogenicity and safety of tetanus toxoid vaccine kept in controlled temperature chain compared to cold chain.
BACKGROUND: In resource-poor settings, cold chain requirements present barriers for vaccine delivery.
BACKGROUND: A large poliomyelitis outbreak occurred in 2010 in the Republic of Congo. This paper describes the demographic and clinical characteristics of poliomyelitis cases and their outcomes following physiotherapy.
Evaluation of the SD Bioline HIV/Syphilis Duo assay at a rural health center in Southwestern Uganda.
BACKGROUND: Point-of-care tests have the capacity to improve healthcare delivery by reducing costs and delay associated with care.