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Global Health Diagnostics

“Before Xpert I only had my expertise”: A qualitative study on the utilization and effects of Xpert technology among pediatricians in 4 Indian cities

Marlon L. Bayot - May 2, 2018
Sharing with you this interesting study which may reflect the same scenarios regarding the use of Xpert in your country or locality. URL: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal...
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diagnosis Essential diagnostics list GeneXpert MTB/RIF Pediatric
Global Health Diagnostics

Earlier diagnosis of (pediatric) cancers by CHWs

Joris Van Dam - Nov. 20, 2017
Dear All, The other day I ran into an exciting and energizing global health entrepreneur, whose initiatives I thought might be of interest to this forum. Cr Bea Bakshi and her colleagues have b...
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access to diagnostics cancer Community Health Worker diagnosis information & communication technologies mobile Health mobile technology Pediatric surgical care
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Paediatric MDR-TB Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

Elizabeth Harausz - Jan. 1, 2015
PAEDIATRIC MDR-TB Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis Anneke Hesseling, Simon Schaaf, Tony Garcia-Prats, Jennifer Furin, James Seddon & Elizabeth Harausz as part of the The Desmond Tutu TB Centre; ...
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Advocacy & Education Clinical Assistance Guidelines MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis paediatric Pediatric treatment outcomes
TB Infection Control

Should HCWs wear respirators when playing with children (with TB) outside?

Susan Adolph - June 30, 2012
Hello, I have received a question from some adherence counsellors in a pediatric TB facility. The facility has children of all ages (1-15 years old), both DS and DRTB, both smear positive and smear ne...
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Pediatric Personal Respiratory Protection
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Promoting Major Pediatric Surgical Care in a Low-Income Country: A 4-Year Experience in Eritrea

Yue Guan - Feb. 18, 2011
Promoting Major Pediatric Surgical Care in a Low-Income Country: A 4-Year Experience in Eritrea Guan Yue
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Innovations for Resource-Limited Settings Pediatric
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Artesunate for Severe Malaria in Africa? - Journal Watch

Sophie Beauvais - Nov. 17, 2010
Artesunate for Severe Malaria in Africa? - Journal Watch Beauvais Sophie
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Diagnostics & Treatment Pediatric Research
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Participatory Learning and Knowledge Exchange To Improve Service Delivery for Paediatric HIV Treatment and Support

Rebecca Norman - Sept. 7, 2010
Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA) is a grassroots regional network of 127 paediatric HIV/AIDS clinics across 23 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Our aim is to expand access and improve quali...
Keywords:
best practice Community engagement Developing targeted interventions HIV Integration and linkages to care Pediatric Scaling up & managing at scale sub-saharan africa