INTRODUCTION Neurological diseases are very important causes of prolonged morbidity and disability, leading to profound financial loss. Epilepsy is one of the most important neurological disorders Healthcare seeking by epilepsy patients is quite diverse and unique. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The study was conducted among the epilepsy patients, to assess their… (More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Intermittent cholera outbreaks are major problem in many of the states of India. It is essential to identify cholera at the earliest for timely mobilization of public health responses and to abort the outbreaks. The present study was a part of a diarrhoeal outbreak investigation in Secunderabad, India, during May 2009 where the… (More)
Dengue is specially owing to inadequate water supply and poor solid waste management , which are favorable for multiplication of the main vectors including the Aedes ageypti coupled with lack of proven anti viral therapy and no proven efficient vaccine .there are many cases of both dengue shock syndrome and dengue haemmorhagic fever making it a major public… (More)
BACKGROUND Bancroftian filariasis is the second most common mosquito-borne disease in India. Government of India adopted mass-drug-administration (MDA) since 2004 for its elimination by 2015 AD. OBJECTIVE The aim was to assess the coverage, compliance, factors-related to noncompliance to MDA. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey of 1 week was… (More)
Introduction. Neurological diseases are very important causes of prolonged morbidity and disability leading to profound financial loss. Epilepsy is one of the most important neurological disorders. It being a cost intensive disorder poses a significant economic burden to the country. Aims and Objectives. The study was conducted among the persons with… (More)
AIM To evaluate the efficacy of single dose Azithromycin (1 gram) in treatment of cholera in adults. A randomized, controlled clinical trial on 120 adults with acute watery diarrhoea and moderate to severe dehydration compared the efficacy of azithromycin (1 gram) single dose and Norfloxacin (400 mg) twice daily for three days in treating cholera. Data were… (More)
Background: Chest pain is a common symptom for patients to attend hospital outdoor all over the world. Majority of the chest pain is due to non-cardiac causes. Both organic and psychiatric causes contribute to the causes of non-cardiac chest pain.
Background: Due to Lesotho's high adult HIV prevalence (23%), considerable resources have been allocated to the HIV/AIDS response, while resources for non-communicable diseases have lagged. Since November 2011, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has supported Lesotho Ministry of Health to roll out Family Health Days (FHDs), an innovative… (More)