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Lessons and challenges for measles control from unexpected large outbreak, Malawi.

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Despite high reported coverage for routine and supplementary immunization, in 2010 in Malawi, a large measles outbreak occurred that comprised 134,000 cases and 304 deaths.

Auteurs: Minetti A Kagoli M Katsulukuta A Huerga H Featherstone A Chiotcha H Noel D Bopp C Sury L Fricke R Iscla M Hurtado N Ducomble T Nicholas S Kabuluzi S Grais RF Luquero FJ
Référence de l'article: Emerging infectious diseases 2013 Feb ; 19(2); 202-9. doi: 10.3201/eid1902.120301. Epub 2013 07 01
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Women experience a better long-term immune recovery and a better survival on HAART in Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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BACKGROUND: In April 2003, Médecins Sans Frontières launched an HIV/AIDS programme to provide free HAART to HIV-infected patients in Laos.

Auteurs: Bastard M Soulinphumy K Phimmasone P Saadani AH Ciaffi L Communier A Phimphachanh C Ecochard R Etard JF
Référence de l'article: BMC infectious diseases 2013 Jan 22; 13(); 27. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-27. Epub 2013 01 22
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High levels of mortality, malnutrition, and measles, among recently-displaced Somali refugees in Dagahaley camp, Dadaab refugee camp complex, Kenya, 2011.

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BACKGROUND: Following a rapid influx of over 200,000 displaced Somalis into the Dadaab refugee camp complex in Kenya, Médecins Sans Frontières conducted a mortality and nutrition survey of the population living in Bulo Bacte, a self-se

Auteurs: Polonsky JA Ronsse A Ciglenecki I Rull M Porten K
Référence de l'article: Conflict and health 2013 Jan 22; 7(1); 1. doi: 10.1186/1752-1505-7-1. Epub 2013 01 22
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Public health surveillance after the 2010 haiti earthquake: the experience of médecins sans frontières.

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Background In January 2010, Haiti was struck by a powerful earthquake, killing and wounding hundreds of thousands and leaving millions homeless.

Auteurs: Polonsky J Luquero F Francois G Rousseau C Caleo G Ciglenecki I Delacre C Siddiqui MR Terzian M Verhenne L Porten K Checchi F
Référence de l'article: PLoS currents 2013 Jan 07; 5(); Array. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.6aec18e84816c055b8c2a06456811c7a. Epub 2013 01 07
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Development of a cross-over randomized trial method to determine the acceptability and safety of novel ready-to-use therapeutic foods.

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OBJECTIVE: To develop a method for determining the acceptability and safety of ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) before clinical trialing.

Auteurs: Dibari F Bahwere P Huerga H Irena AH Owino V Collins S Seal A
Référence de l'article: Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.) 2013 Jan ; 29(1); 107-12. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2012.04.016. Epub 2012 09 13
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Inhaled nitric oxide and cerebral malaria: basis of a strategy for buying time for pharmacotherapy.

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There are approximately 225-600 million new malaria infections worldwide annually, with severe and cerebral malaria representing major causes of death internationally.

Auteurs: Bergmark B Bergmark R Beaudrap PD Boum Y Mwanga-Amumpaire J Carroll R Zapol W
Référence de l'article: The Pediatric infectious disease journal 2012 Dec ; 31(12); e250-4. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318266c113. Epub 2013 05 23
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Effectiveness of blood transfusions and risk factors for mortality in children aged from 1 month to 4 years at the Bon Marché Hospital, Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the effectiveness of blood transfusions in a hospital of north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Auteurs: Mueller Y Bastard M Ehounou G Itama J Quéré M de la Tour R Vala L Etard JF Bottineau MC
Référence de l'article: Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH 2012 Dec ; 17(12); 1457-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03095.x. Epub 2012 10 11
Democratic Republic of the Congo RDC República Democrática del Congo blood transfusion facteurs de risque factores de riesgo mortalidad mortality mortalité paediatric pediatría pédiatrique risk factors transfusion sanguine transfusión de sangre
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Efficacy of amodiaquine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Harper, Liberia.

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In the face of spreading chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) resistance, amodiaquine remains a cheap and efficacious alternative for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in many settings.

Auteurs: Checchi F Balkan S Vonhm BT Massaquoi M Biberson P Eldin de Pecoulas P Brasseur P Guthmann JP
Référence de l'article: Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene ; 96(6); 670-3. doi: . Epub 2003 04 28