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Facilitators and barriers to linkage to HIV care and treatment among female sex workers in a community-based HIV prevention intervention in Tanzania: A qualitative study.
BACKGROUND: HIV-infected female sex workers (FSWs) have poor linkage to HIV care in sub-Sahara Africa. METHODS: We conducted 21 participatory group discussions (PGDs) to explore factors influencing linkage to HIV care among ...
Costs associated with delivering HPV vaccination in the context of the first year demonstration programme in southern Mozambique.
BACKGROUND: In Mozambique cervical cancer is a public health threat, due to its high incidence and limited access to early diagnosis of precancerous lesions. International organisations are supporting the introduction of ...
20 Risk factors for admission at three, urban emergency departments in England: a cross-sectional analysis of attendances over one month.
RCEM Lightning Sessions - 20. OBJECTIVE: To investigate factors associated with unscheduled admission following presentation to Emergency Departments (EDs) at three hospitals in England. DESIGN AND SETTING: Cross-sectional ...
A review of the literature regarding nutritional supplements and their effect on vaginal flora and preterm birth.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The aim of this review was to evaluate recently published review articles which examine the use of nutritional supplements to prevent preterm birth (PTB) by modifying vaginal bacteria. RECENT FINDINGS: ...
Prehospital transdermal glyceryl trinitrate in patients with ultra-acute presumed stroke (RIGHT-2): an ambulance-based, randomised, sham-controlled, blinded, phase 3 trial.
BACKGROUND: High blood pressure is common in acute stroke and is a predictor of poor outcome; however, large trials of lowering blood pressure have given variable results, and the management of high blood pressure in ...
Gestational diabetes: opportunities for improving maternal and child health.
Gestational diabetes, the most common medical disorder in pregnancy, is defined as glucose intolerance resulting in hyperglycaemia that begins or is first diagnosed in pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is associated with ...
Barriers and enablers to routine register data collection for newborns and mothers: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
(BioMed Central, 2021-03-26)
BACKGROUND: Policymakers need regular high-quality coverage data on care around the time of birth to accelerate progress for ending preventable maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths. With increasing facility births, ...
Immediate newborn care and breastfeeding: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
(BioMed Central, 2021-03-26)
BACKGROUND: Immediate newborn care (INC) practices, notably early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF), are fundamental for newborn health. However, coverage tracking currently relies on household survey data in many settings. ...
Survey of women's report for 33 maternal and newborn indicators: EN-BIRTH multi-country validation study.
BACKGROUND: Population-based household surveys, notably the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), remain the main source of maternal and newborn health data for many low- and ...