Abdallah Abouihia

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SETTING Tuberculosis (TB) control programmes in Bangladesh, India, Malawi and Colombia. OBJECTIVE Assess indicators of TB-related stigma and socio-cultural and gender-related features of illness associated with stigma. DESIGN Semi-structured Explanatory Model Interview Catalogue (EMIC) interviews were administered to 100 or more patients at each site,(More)
SETTING TB control programmes in Bangladesh, India and Malawi. OBJECTIVE To identify and compare socio-cultural features of tuberculosis (TB) and the distribution of TB-related experiences, meanings and behaviours with reference to gender across cultures in three high-endemic low-income countries. DESIGN Approximately 100 patients at three sites were(More)
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Disorders of fatigue are important in clinical practice but inadequately studied in developing countries. Questions about their consistency and variation across cultures also require attention. The standard professional diagnostic formulations of these disorders, namely, chronic fatigue syndrome and neurasthenia, are not used widely in India, perhaps due to(More)
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