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Improving the quality of health information: a qualitative assessment of data management and reporting systems in Botswana
BackgroundEnsuring that data collected through national health information systems are of sufficient quality for meaningful interpretation is a challenge in many resource-limited countries. AnExpand
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Building sustainable organizational capacity to deliver HIV programs in resource-constrained settings: stakeholder perspectives
Background In 2008, the US government mandated that HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs funded by the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) should shift from US-based internationalExpand
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Understanding linkage to care with HIV self-test approach in Lusaka, Zambia - A mixed method approach
Introduction HIV self-testing (HIVST) is a novel approach designed to assist in achieving the goal of at least 90% of the population that learn their HIV status. A self-test user with a positive testExpand
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Menstrual hygiene management in rural schools of Zambia: a descriptive study of knowledge, experiences and challenges faced by schoolgirls
IntroductionWhile in school, girls require an environment that is supportive of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in order to ensure regular school attendance and participation. Little is knownExpand
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Food Perceptions and Dietary Behavior of American-Indian Children, Their Caregivers, and Educators: Formative Assessment Findings from Pathways.
Dietary findings from a school-based obesity prevention project (Pathways) are reported for children from six different American-Indian nations. A formative assessment was undertaken with teachers,Expand
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Developing an adherence support intervention for patients on antiretroviral therapy in the context of the recent IDU-driven HIV/AIDS epidemic in Estonia
There is limited data on and experience with interventions for antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence support for patients on ART in Eastern Europe. We sought to identify a feasible adherence supportExpand
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‘They care rudely!’: resourcing and relational health system factors that influence retention in care for people living with HIV in Zambia
Introduction Despite access to free antiretroviral therapy (ART), many HIV-positive Zambians disengage from HIV care. We sought to understand how Zambian health system ‘hardware’ (tangibleExpand
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Teaching of public health ethics in India: a mapping exercise.
Public health ethics has been receiving increasing attention in recent years. Frequently, public health practitioners have to confront complex decisions, with numerous and often conflicting ethicalExpand
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Size, composition and distribution of human resource for health in India: new estimates using National Sample Survey and Registry data
Objectives We provide new estimates on size, composition and distribution of human resource for health in India and compare with the health workers population ratio as recommended by the WHO. We alsoExpand
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Global Health Teaching in India: A Curricular Landscape
Today, health has transcended national boundaries and become more multifaceted. Global health has evolved as a new paradigm and is recently being identified as a thrust area now in India. Despite anExpand
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