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#1María Lazo-Porras (UPCH: Cayetano Heredia University)H-Index: 6
#2Silvana Perez-Leon (UPCH: Cayetano Heredia University)H-Index: 1
Last. David Beran (University of Geneva)H-Index: 15
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Background: Co-creation is the process of involving stakeholders in the development of interventions. Although co-creation is becoming more widespread, reports of the process and lessons learned ar...
Background: The outbreak of COVID-19 in China in early 2020 provides a rich data source for exploring the ecological determinants of this new infection, which may be of relevance as the pandemic de...
#1Malachi Ochieng Arunda (Lund University)H-Index: 1
#2Anette Agardh (Lund University)H-Index: 14
Last. Benedict Oppong Asamoah (Lund University)H-Index: 9
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Background: The increasing trends in cesarean delivery are globally acknowledged. However, in many low-resource countries, socioeconomic disparities have created a pattern of underuse and overuse among lower and higher socioeconomic groups. The impact of rising cesarean delivery rates on neonatal survival is also unclear.Objective: To examine cesarean delivery and its associated socioeconomic patterns and neonatal survival outcome in Kenya and Tanzania.Methods: We employed binary logistic regres...
#1David Etoori (Lond: University of London)
#2Alison Wringe (Lond: University of London)H-Index: 19
Last. Georges Reniers (Lond: University of London)H-Index: 19
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Background: It is common practice for HIV programmes to routinely trace patients who are late for a scheduled clinic visit to ensure continued care engagement. In South Africa, patients who are late for a scheduled visit are identified from clinic registers, and called by telephone up to three times by designated clinic staff, with home visits conducted for those who are unreachable by phone. It is important to understand outcomes among late patients in order to have accurate mortality data, ide...
#1Rachel Jewkes (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 63
#2Andrew Gibbs (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 4
Last. Kristin Dunkle (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 30
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Background: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are a gold standard for evaluations in public health, economics and social sciences, including prevention of violence against women (VAW). They substantially reduce bias, but do not eliminate measurement error. Control arms often show change, but this is rarely systematically examined.Objective: We present a secondary analysis of data from the control arms of evaluations of VAW prevention programming to understand measurement variance over time, fa...
#1Soter Ameh (University of Calabar)H-Index: 6
Background: A summary of Soter Ameh's PhD thesis titled, 'An integrated HIV and hypertension management model in rural South Africa: A mixed methods approach' is presented here. In responding to the dual high burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and HIV in South Africa, the national government initiated an integrated chronic disease management (ICDM) model in health facilities as a pilot programme. The aim of the ICDM model is to leverage the successes of the innovative HIV treatment progr...
#1Andrew Gibbs (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 4
#1Andrew Gibbs (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 17
Last. Rachel Jewkes (South African Medical Research Council)H-Index: 63
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ABSTRACTBackground: Understanding the drivers of intimate partner violence (IPV), perpetrated by men and experienced by women, is a critical task for developing effective prevention programmes.Obje...
#1Espoir Bwenge Malembaka (UCL: Université catholique de Louvain)
#1Espoir Bwenge Malembaka ('ENS Paris': École Normale Supérieure)
Last. Jean Macq (UCL: Université catholique de Louvain)H-Index: 18
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ABSTRACTBackground: The disruptive effect of protracted socio-political instability and conflict on the health systems is likely to exacerbate inequities in health service utilisation in conflict-r...
#1Mallory C. Sheff (Columbia University)H-Index: 4
#2Ayaga A. Bawah (University of Ghana)H-Index: 4
Last. S. Patrick Kachur (Columbia University)
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ABSTRACTBackground: The United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals have reaffirmed the international community’s commitment to maternal, newborn, and child health, with further investments i...
#1Mahendra M ReddyH-Index: 1
#1Mahendra M Reddy (Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College)
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Background: Isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) has been shown to reduce the risk of tuberculosis (TB) among people living with HIV (PLHIV). In 2017, India began a nationwide roll-out of IPT, but there is a lack of evidence on the implementation and the challenges.Objectives: Among PLHIV newly initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) from January 2017 to June 2018, to: (i) assess the proportion who started and completed IPT and (ii) explore reasons for non-initiation and non-completion from heal...
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