Journal Published On: 2020-03-31

Journal Identifiers: eISSN: 1995-7262 | Print ISSN: 1995-7262

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Original Research: Inequities in the use of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for malaria prophylaxis during pregnancy in Nigeria

Chinyere Mbachu 1. Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Enugu campus. PMB 01129, Enugu, Nigeria 2. Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria…

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Original Research: The association between medical spending and health status: A study of selected African countries

Murad Bein Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Cyprus International University Keywords: healthcare expenditure, mortality rate, maternal deaths, HIV, tuberculosis, African countries Abstract BackgroundThe report from the World Health Organization (WHO)…

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Original Research: A 14-day follow-up of adult non-malarial fever patients seen by mobile clinics in rural Malawi

Kimberly Baltzell Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Keywords: Non-malarial fever, Malawi, febrile illness, mobile clinics, diagnostic tools, antibiotic resistance Abstract BackgroundWhile health…

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Original Research: Characteristics of interpersonal violence in adult victims at the Adult Emergency Trauma Centre (AETC) of Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

Shabnam Sheikh Medical Officer, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital Keywords: Interpersonal violence, Assault, Risk factors, low-and middle-income countries, Malawi Abstract IntroductionGlobally, the burden of interpersonal violence and its significant impact on mortality,…

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Original Research: Emergency and critical care services in Malawi: Findings from a nationwide survey of health facilities

Raphael Kayambankadzanja University of Malawi, College of Medicine Keywords: Malawi, Health Services, Critical Illness, Emergency care Abstract BackgroundGlobally, critical illness causes up to 45 million deaths every year. The burden is…

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Original Research: Midwives’ and Medical professionals’ perspectives of collaborative practice at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital Maternity Unit, Malawi: The discovery phase of an appreciative inquiry project

Elizabeth Chodzaza University of Malawi Kamuzu College of Nursing, Faculty of Midwifery, Neonatal and Reproductive Health Studies, Blantyre, Malawi Abstract BackgroundThis paper reports on part of a larger study, the…

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Original Research: Physical activity levels among Malawian adults living with HIV and receiving anti-retroviral therapy

Enock Chisati Keywords: Physical activity, anti-retroviral therapy (ART), people living with HIV (PLWHIV) Abstract IntroductionDespite increasing life expectancy among people living with HIV (PLWHIV), anti-retroviral therapy (ART) side effects, HIV chronic…

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Original Research: A comparative evaluation of three methods for the rapid diagnosis of cryptococcal meningitis (CM) among HIV-infected patients in Northern Malawi

Master Chisale: Mzuzu Central Hospital, Ministry of Health, Mzuzu, Malawi Abstract IntroductionCryptococcal meningitis (CM) is the most common systemic fungal infection in patients with HIV infection. Rapid diagnosis and timely…

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