Journal Published On: 2019-03-31

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

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Commentary: Strengthening human resources for health in resource-limited countries: The case of Medic to Medic in Malawi

Fanuel Meckson Bickton Pre-MSc Intern, Lung Health, Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi Keywords: Medic to Medic Abstract Africa has a critical health worker shortage. As a whole,…

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Narrative View: What can Sub-Saharan Africa learn from Canada’s investment in active healthy ageing? A narrative view

Seyi Ladele Amosun Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa, Canada, older persons, active ageing Abstract BackgroundThe number of…

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Systematic Review: Community-based interventions for preventing diarrhoea in people living with HIV in sub-Sahara Africa: A systematic review

Balwani Chingatichifwe Mbakaya Keywords: PLHIV, effective interventions, water, hand-hygiene, sanitation. Abstract BackgroundHigh prevalence rates of people living with HIV (PLHIV) are more predominant in sub-Saharan Africa compared to any region globally.…

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Case Report: Chronic bowel obstruction from colonic stenosis in early infancy-A report of two cases

Sebastian Okwuchukwu Ekenze Sub-Department of Paediatric Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Keywords: chronic, bowel, obstruction Abstract Bowel obstruction in early infancy may result from a variety of congenital anomalies…

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Original Research: Validation of Chichewa Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment (SMFA) questionnaire: A cross-sectional study

Linda Chokotho Beit Cure International Hospital, Blantyre Malawi Keywords: Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment Questionnaire, SMFA, Chichewa, clinimetric measures, quality of life Abstract BackgroundThe Short Musculoskeletal Function Assessment (SMFA) tool measures function…

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Original Research: Low back pain during pregnancy: Prevalence, risk factors and association with daily activities among pregnant women in urban Blantyre, Malawi

Steven Manyozo Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi Keywords: Low back pain, Prevalence, Pregnancy, Activity limitations, Malawi Abstract IntroductionLow back pain (LBP) is a significant musculoskeletal problem…

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Original Research: Congenital obstructive bowel anomalies presenting after neonatal age

Sebastian EkenzeS ub-Department of Paediatric Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus Keywords: congenital bowel anomaly, delayed presentation, challenges, outcome, developing country Abstract BackgroundDelayed presentation might affect the ultimate…

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Original Research: Do Community Characteristics Influence Unintended Pregnancies in Kenya?

Bola Lukman Solanke Department of Demography and Social Statistics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria Keywords: unintended pregnancy, pregnancy intention, women, community, Kenya Abstract BackgroundMost existing studies on unintended pregnancies tend to examine…

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Original Research: Low-cost antimicrobial fortification of ultrasound coupling gel: An ergonomic innovation to combat sonology-acquired nosocomial infections

Philip Okere Department of Radiation Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Ituku-Ozalla Campus, Enugu, Nigeria Keywords: sonologic examination, ultrasound gel, antimicrobial fortification, nosocomial infections Abstract BackgroundRecent…

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