Journal Published On: 2020-06-30

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

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Case Report:The report of cardiomyopathy and mid aortic syndrome in a HIV infected child

Manolya Kara Abstract Cardiomyopathy is a serious complication of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Direct effects of HIV, cardiac autoimmunity, opportunistic infections (OIs), nutritional deficiencies (selenium) and severe immunesuppression have…

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Original Research: Epidemiology and pattern of paediatric injuries in a developing country: an analysis of 170 injuries

Ndubuisi O Onyemaechi Keywords: Injuries; Children; Pattern; Epidemiology; Prevention Abstract BackgroundPaediatric injuries have significant physical, psychological, and socioeconomic consequences. This study aimed to determine the epidemiology and pattern of pediatric injuries…

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Original Research: Knowledge and attitude towards mental disorders among adults in an urban community in south-west Nigeria

Iyanuoluwa Mojiminiyi Keywords: Mental disorders, knowledge, attitude, community, public health, Nigeria Abstract BackgroundMental disorders are one of the most ignored public health issues worldwide. However, the burden associated with mental disorders…

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Original Research: The prevalence of intestinal parasites and associated risk factors in school-going children from informal settlements in Nakuru town, Kenya

Naomi Chege Keywords: Prevalence, risk factors, intestinal parasites, informal settlements, school-children Abstract BackgroundIntestinal parasites are a major public health problem in the developing world and have attracted increasing levels of interest…

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Original Research: Epidemiology of Kaposi’s sarcoma in Zambia, 2007 – 2014

Maybin Kalubula Keywords: Epidemiology of Kaposi’s sarcoma; HIV- Kaposi’s sarcoma; Kaposi’s sarcoma in Zambia; HIV prevalence in Zambia. Abstract BackgroundKaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is the most prevalent HIV and AIDS-associated cancer in…

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Original Research: Non-communicable respiratory disease in Malawi: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rebecca Nightingale Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Blantyre, Malawi Keywords: COPD, asthma, chronic lung disease, cough, non-communicable disease, Malawi Abstract BackgroundNon-communicable respiratory diseases are important contributors to morbidity and…

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Original Research: Validation and Use of Quality of life Impact of Refractive Correction Questionnaire in Spectacle Wearers in Malawi: A clinic-based study

Dinesh Kaphle Department of Optometry, Malawi College of Health Sciences, Lilongwe, Malawi Abstract BackgroundTo assess the psychometric properties of the QIRC questionnaire and use it as an outcome measure in…

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