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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Storage of insulin for the treatment of Diabetes in the community

chikondi chimbatata - Dec. 11, 2017
I am a nurse working in children’s ward in one of the hospitals in Malawi. At the facility we manage children with different conditions including diabetes. Children with diabetes are managed with solu...
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children Clinical Guidelines & Protocols Diabetes insulin Meetings & Conferences Nursing Specialties Research
Global Health Diagnostics

Diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 22, 2017
All, Here is an extensive review on pediatric TB diagnosis, just published in Reference Module in Biomed Sciences. Best Madhu Diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis Madhukar Pai
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children diagnosis Pediatric TB tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

2 important publications on newer TB drugs

Erica Lessem - Sept. 7, 2017
Dear all, Please see below two important recent publications on the use of bedaquiline and delamanid (full disclosure-- I am co-author on first piece) The first describes how to choose between b...
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Adolescents and Young Adults Advocacy & Education Bedaquiline children Clinical Assistance delamanid Publications & Research technical assistance Training
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

The Childhood TB learning portal

Elham Elhshik - June 16, 2017
I just finished the two courses in "the Childhood TB learning portal" produced by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union). These courses were very helpful for me t...
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children genexpert GeneXpert MTB/RIF MDR-TB Pediatric MDR-TB
HIV Treatment & Prevention

New research: mortality risk in HIV-exposed but uninfected children

Grace Fletcher - April 20, 2016
Hi everyone, for those of you I haven't met yet, I am the Editor of the Global Health Hub (www.globalhealthhub.org), a website that connects global health practitioners to the information and research...
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children exposure Mother-to-child Transmission
TB Infection Control

Sputum collection from children

Jacqueline Linnes - Aug. 25, 2015
Hi all, I am teaching Senior Design course for undergraduate biomedical engineers at Purdue University. They have a been given the task of designing a method to collect sputum from children who have s...
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children Design Specifications Pediatric TB sputum collection Technical Consultants
TB Infection Control

Research gaps in childhood tuberculosis and social science

Carolyn Tauro - Jan. 9, 2015
Dear all, I'm in the process of choosing a dissertation topic on 'Childhood Tuberculosis' with a social science aspect. As tuberculosis experts in the field, what are some of the research gaps...
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children Publications & Research social science TB IC Guidelines tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Webinar on "Demonstration of Gastric Aspiration Technique in Children"

Elizabeth Harausz - March 8, 2014
Demonstration of Gastric Aspiration Technique in Children Friday, March 14, 2014 13:00:00 GMT - 14:00:00 GMT The Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis will present an 18-min...
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Advocacy & Education children Clinical Assistance gastric aspirate Training tuberculosis
TB Infection Control

Webinar on "Demonstration of Gastric Aspiration Technique in Children"

Elizabeth Harausz - March 8, 2014
Demonstration of Gastric Aspiration Technique in Children Friday, March 14, 2014 13:00:00 GMT - 14:00:00 GMT The Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis will present an 18-min...
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children gastric aspirate Training tuberculosis
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Young People, NCDs & Disability: Maximizing Capacity Across the Life-Course

Rose Rodas - Sept. 19, 2013
Hello YP! In addition to the YP/NCDFREE Boston launch http://ncdfreeboston.eventbrite.com/ on September 23rd, please join this pre-event! NCD Child is excited to invite you to "Young People, NCDs ...
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children Conferences & Meetings disability life-course prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Practical Information and Guidance for Integration of MNCH and HIV Programs

John Nicholson - Aug. 13, 2013
The Practical Information and Guidance for Integration of MNCH and HIV Programs Technical Brief is now available on the AIDSTAR-One website. With new prevention strategies on the horizon and HIV i...
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children Clinical Guidelines Maternal and Newborn Health Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct Scale-up Scaling up & managing at scale sub-saharan africa
HIV Treatment & Prevention

The Technical Considerations for PEPFAR Programs: Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence document is live on AIDSTAR-One

John Nicholson - April 9, 2013
These technical considerations and accompanying job aids serve as a guide for medical providers to address and respond to the unique needs and rights of children who have experienced sexual violence a...
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children Clinical Guidelines gender-based violence Youth
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Loss to Follow-up in Children on ART

Mazvita Sengayi - Feb. 18, 2013
In our recent study on loss to follow-up (LTFU) in children on antiretroviral treatment in Johannesburg, we found something rather disturbing: children with their mothers as primary caregivers at enro...
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Adherence and Retention antiretroviral therapy children loss to follow-up
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Parents can't end Britain's child obesity epidemic alone

Alessandro Demaio - Aug. 24, 2012
A concise article from the Guardian on the role of parents in addressing childhood obesity. Comparing policy and epidemiology between the UK and their French friends across the channel. Entitled "pare...
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child health children Diabetes health promotion Nutrition Obesity prevention
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Puberty is hard enough by itself...

Daniel C - July 19, 2012
As children living with HIV mature, they must also transition toward HIV self-management and adult clinical care. This technical brief--Transitioning of Care and Other Services for Adolescents Livi...
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adolescents Adolescents and Young Adults africa care and support children Guidelines Youth
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Is food insecurity a risk factor for HIV acquisition?

Daniel C - Feb. 6, 2012
Yes(1). So it seems worthwhile for us to discuss various innovative ways to promote food security. "Permaculture Design for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programming" (http://j.mp/wLmfn8) is a te...
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Addressing structural risk children food insecurity food security HIV OVC permaculture
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Did you miss “Meeting the HIV, MNCH, and Social Support Needs of Mothers and Their Young Children”?

Daniel C - Dec. 15, 2011
Did you miss “Meeting the HIV, MNCH, and Social Support Needs of Mothers and Their Young Children”? C Daniel
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care and support children infants integrated care mothers OVC
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Children Living with HIV in Africa Technical Brief

John Nicholson - Aug. 15, 2011
Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Children Living with HIV in Africa Technical Brief Nicholson John
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Addressing structural risk children Community engagement Developing targeted interventions orphans psychosocial support
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Mr. Tuber’s COLORING BOOK

Julia Fischer-Mackey - Sept. 2, 2010
Mr. Tuber’s COLORING BOOK Fischer-Mackey Julia Mr. Tuber’s COLORING BOOK An Educational Resource Guide on Tuberculosis for Children Bureau of Tuberculosis &...
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Advocacy & Education children General Resources Patient Education Training Curricula