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Friday
09/12/2005
Reducing the number of newborn babies dying in Brazil
One of the Millennium Development Goals is to reduce child mortality by two-thirds by the year 2015. In many middle income countries more than half of deaths in young children happ ....
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09/12/2005
Prioritising reproductive health services in Thailand
In 2001 the Thai Government introduced universal health care coverage for all citizens. Sexual and reproductive health services are a major part of the universal care package. ....
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09/12/2005
Uphill struggle – malaria control in Kenya’s highlands
Highland locations in east Africa are prone to malaria epidemics. Transmission rates are low, with big variations within and between years. The risk of malaria is equal across age ....
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09/12/2005
Health sector reforms and crisis in Argentina
During the 1990s, Argentina carried out wide- ranging health sector reforms. In 2001, the country plunged into economic and political turmoil. ....
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09/12/2005
Reducing diarrhoea: what works best?
Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of death and ill health, particularly among young children. ....
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09/12/2005
Mental health in complex emergencies
In complex public health emergencies demand for mental health care often exceeds provision. Policymakers should formalise a mental health action plan that addresses mental health p ....
Friday
09/12/2005
Social marketing increases mosquito net supply and demand in Tanzania
The private sector is an important source of public health products. ....
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09/12/2005
Rectal artemether treats cerebral malaria in Ugandan children
Cerebral malaria is the most severe and life- threatening complication of malarial infection. Delays in treatment increase the chance that the disease will be fatal. ....
Friday
09/12/2005
A public-private partnership: fighting tuberculosis in South Asia 
Tuberculosis is the most common cause of death in adults. Many tuberculosis patients in South Asia, the worst affected region of the world, receive very poor treatment from private ....
Friday
09/12/2005
The rise of tuberculosis in Russia: are hospitals to blame?
Cases of tuberculosis tripled in Russia in the 1990s. Small-scale projects have been set up to tackle the disease since 1995.  However, despite their success, the methods they use ....
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