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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 ...

CSU 94/2011: WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2011

World Hepatitis Day 2011—Brief notes for collaborators requesting information Background: In 2010 the 63rd World Health Assembly called for a co ...

CSU 98/2011: TWO ON CIRCULATING VACCINE DERIVED PO ...

  1)              Eradication of Poliovirus: Fighting Fire With Fire 1.  ...

UNICEF VACANCY, CHAD, COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMEN ...

Dearest Colleagues,As you may be aware, for too many months now, we have not been successful in filling the C4D Polio post in Chad, and we've decided ...

CSU 85/2011: HEPATITIS UPDATES

Tks to reader Steve Wiersma, WHO, for this list of recent hepatitis updates.    Good reading.    BD      ...

CSU 78/2011: SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL PROTECTION FLOOR P ...

 Thanks to PAHO’s Equity Homepage (see external links) for the item on “Successful social protection floor experiences.” When ...

CSU 81/2011: DISTANCE TO HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AN ...

From the American Journal of Epidemiology, Schoeps and colleagues write on‘The Effect of Distance to Health-Care Facilities on Childhood Mor ...

CSU 88/2011: ALCOHOL ABUSE AND CONTROL IN AFRICA ...

  ‘Alcohol abuse and control in Africa and globally’ gives a country by country rundown of best estimates on the frequency of alcoho ...

CSU 82/2011: TWO ON MALARIA IN PREGNANCY

1) IMPACT OF MALARIA AT THE END OF PREGNANCY ON INFANT MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY From Mozambique, additional evidence that the pregnant woman needs all ...

CSU 83/2011: THE DOMINANT ANOPHELINE VECTORS OF MA ...

    This article is the fruit of a long international collaboration, described in the introductory article to the series of which a ...

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