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CSU 116/2011: EFFICACY OF ALBENDAZOLE IN SCHOOLCHI ...

Assessment of the Anthelmintic Efficacy of Albendazole in School Children in Seven Countries Where Soil-Transmitted Helminths Are Endemic Abstract is ...

MEASLES IN AFRICA, 2009-2010/ LA ROUGEOLE EN AFRIQ ...

MEASLES IN AFRICA/ LA ROUGEOLE EN AFRIQUE Measles outbreaks and progress towards meeting measles pre-elimination goals: WHO African Region, 2009&ndas ...

CSU 107/2011: EMERGING AND TRANSITIONING COUNTRIES ...

EMERGING AND TRANSITIONING COUNTRIES’ ROLE IN GLOBAL HEALTH   JENNIFER PRAH RUGER, Ph.D.* AND NORA Y. NG, Ph.D.**   * Associate Professor at Y ...

REDESIGNED VACCINATION CARDS TO REDUCE DROPOUT RAT ...

Should the vaccination card provide us with data (we already have those data in our registers) or to help the mother remember? This cheap, easy redes ...

CSU 112/2011: GAP BETWEEN PREFERRED AND ACTUAL BIR ...

Nothing predicts child survival better than birth intervals. The longer the gap between pregnancies, the higher the chances of survival. For those who ...

CSU 108/2011: TWO ON THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GO ...

1) HANS ROSLING ON THE MDGs   Food for thought at http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_the_good_news_of_the_decade.html He rebuts the view that ' ...

CSU 109/2011: THREE ON MALARIA VECTOR CONTROL

CONTRIBUTION FROM READER Thanks to Helen Pates Jamet, of Vestergaard-Fransen, who points out three open source publications looking at the perfor ...

CSU 113/2011: HIV AND TUBERCULOSIS

HIV is now driving the TB epidemic in many countries. This hourlong broadcast from CDC gives a detailed overview of all aspects of this problem. CDC ...

MATERIA NON MEDICA: FROM THE SHANGHAI MUSEUM

From the Shanghai Museum, this picture was painted during the dynasty of the "North Song" in 1018-1118.  The painting measures 22 feet long a ...

CSU 105/2011: MALARIA RESEARCH SERIES

The first global campaign against malaria, from 1955 to 1969, was characterized by a set of assumptions on how best to fight malaria, based on chloroq ...

UPDATES ON MALE CIRCUMCISION

Since the publication of three RCTs showing lower risk of HIV acquisition among African males, many countries have begun to promote MC. I passed a bil ...

CSU 101/2011: HEPATITIS B AND THE CASE OF THE MISS ...

Emily Oster proposes hep B infection as one explanation for the uneven sex ratios among newborns in several countries, where boys outnumber girls. If ...

CSU 102/2011: THREE ON CHINA'S ONE CHILD POLICY

Tks to reader Steve Wiersma for these three items on China's one child policy.   Bulte, E., N. Heerink, et al. (2011). "China's One-Chil ...

CSU 100/2011: TWO TALKS ON HIV/AIDS

Emily Oster examines five well known truths about HIV/AIDS in Africa and finds them wanting. She finds an economic explanation for trends in HIV/ ...

CSU 99/2011: HERBAL ANTIMALARIALS IN KILIFI, KENYA ...

Traditional herbal antimalarial therapy in Kilifi district, Kenya Submitted by patrick sampao on March 14, 2011 - 09:20 Author(s):  J.W. Gat ...

CSU 98/2011: THE BCG WORLD ATLAS: A DATABASE OF GL ...

   ‘Summary Points 'Despite nearly a century of use, the Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine continues to be controversial, ...

CSU 110/2011: TOBACCO IN INDIA

The world’s most populous democracy struggles, with mixed success, against the tobacco industry. From the Indian Journal of Cancer Click for abstra ...

CSU 111/2011: TOBACCO IN CHINA

How one tobacco company makes money in the world’s most populous country even as smoking declines in its domestic market.   Full text at http:// ...

CSU 106/2011: SAVING LIVES AT BIRTH: A GRAND CHALL ...

    Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development On Wednesday, March 9, in Wash ...

CSU 104/2011: ASSESSMENT ON THE IMPACT OF POLIO ER ...

Subject: Assessment on the Impact of Polio Eradication Efforts on Strengthening Routine Immunization and Primary Healthcare We wanted to let you know ...

JOB POSTING, CHIEF OF PARTY, INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL ...

http://www.devex.com/en/jobs/chief-of-party-africa-4   Chief of Party - Africa International Medical Corps | Apply By 29 April 2011 In ...

CSU 91/2011: MAPPING AFRICAN SLEEPING SICKNESS

It is hard to attack a disease without knowing its geographical extent. This article, also at http://www.ij-healthgeographics.com/content/9/1/57 is a ...

CSU 92/2011: SPATIAL POPULATION DATABASE OF SOMALI ...

SPATIAL POPULATION DATABASE OF SOMALIA  Medical geogaphy is one of the underused disciplines which, if properly employed, would permit us better ...

CSU 89/2011: SEASONAL HUNGER

Why don’t we hear more about seasonal hunger? It’s endemic, especially in agricultural communities. From PLOS Medicine, http://www.plosIm ...

CSU 93/2011: THREE DECADES OF TB RESEARCH IN MALAW ...

LESSONS FROM THREE DECADES’ TB RESEARCH IN MALAWI Major messages: BCG was found protective against leprosy, but not against adult pulmonary TB. ...

LESSONS FROM THREE DECADES OF TB RESEARCH IN MALAW ...

LESSONS FROM THREE DECADES’ TB RESEARCH IN MALAWI Major messages: BCG was found protective against leprosy, but not against adult pulmonary TB. ...

CSU 95/2011: CREATING A GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY WORTH ...

Cross posted, with thanks, from the Pan American Health Organization's equity website. Creating a global health policy worthy of the name Deve ...

CSU 96/2011: IPT WITH HOME MANAGEMENT OF MALARIA

IPT with home management of malaria ‘In this study area, incidence of fevers was lower in communities given three courses of IPTc during the ti ...

CSU 97/2011: IMMUNIZATION ADHERENCE IN RURAL PAKIS ...

  From the summary: Results  We enrolled 378 mother–child pairs in redesigned card group, 376 in centre-based education group, 374 i ...

CSU 90/2011: THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MENINGOCOCCAL DIS ...

THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE IN INDIA From the conclusions:   'New serogroup A-containing meningococcal conjugate vaccines are ...

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