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Friday
28/11/2003
Systematic review: utilising malaria chemoprophylaxis to treat sickle cell disease
People with homozygous sickle cell disease (sickle cell anaemia) suffer from a range of symptoms including anaemia, recurring episodes (crises) of severe excruciating pain in the b ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Systematic review: Is Amodiaquine still an appropriate treatment for malaria?
Amodiaquine is an antimalarial drug that has been widely used to treat malaria. It remains a cheap alternative to chloroquine. But how effective is it compared to other first line ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Bearing the brunt of economic reform: health care and the Vietnamese poor
How have poorer Vietnamese households responded to changes in the health sector following economic reform? How are they coping with the higher costs? Research in Quang Ninh provinc ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Young, poor and sick: socioeconomic inequities and child health in rural Tanzania
What effect does the degree of a family’s poverty have on the health of young children?  Are girls the losers when it comes to healthcare in Tanzania?  The Ifakara Health Research ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Tapping into the problem: water shortages in Nigeria
Do people living in Nigerian villages have clean drinking water?  Do they have enough water to meet their daily hygiene requirements?  The University of Edinburgh, UK, together wit ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Probing the public purse – the role of public funds in reducing child mortality
What chance do poor countries have of reducing child mortality by two thirds between 1990 and 2015? What contribution can public spending make to meeting this Millennium Developmen ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Distant memory – new dementia test allows international comparisons
It is difficult to diagnose dementia in societies with limited education. So comparison of levels of the condition in different countries may not be valid. A study involving the UK ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Sticking with tradition: patients with mental disorders seek help from healers
Traditional healers are a widely-used source of primary care in most African countries. What is their role in the treatment of common mental disorders (CMD)? Researchers from the U ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Ending the handout mentality: putting participation into emergency responses
Are aid agencies mistaken in thinking that conflicts are not the norm? During complex political emergencies, aid agencies prioritise tackling food insecurity but do they also refle ....
Friday
28/11/2003
Access denied! Doctors in India and Yemen struggle to get the latest information
Evidence-based medicine is central to medical education and clinical practice in wealthy nations. Meanwhile, lack of information is a major barrier to better healthcare in developi ....
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