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Injury morbidity in an urban and a rural area in Tanzania: an epidemiological survey
BackgroundInjuries are becoming a major health problem in developing countries. Few population based studies have been carried out in African countries. We examined the pattern of nonfatal injuriesExpand
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Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the outcome of treatment and survival of tuberculosis patients in Mwanza, Tanzania.
SETTING Little is known about the outcome of tuberculosis (TB) treatment and subsequent survival of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients treated under routine programme conditions inExpand
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Community-based monitoring of safe motherhood in the United Republic of Tanzania.
OBJECTIVE To examine the progress made towards the Safe Motherhood Initiative goals in three areas of the United Republic of Tanzania during the 1990s. METHODS Maternal mortality in the UnitedExpand
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Response to Rift Valley Fever in Tanzania: Challenges and Opportunities.
Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is an arthropod borne viral disease affecting livestock (cattle, sheep, goats and camels), wildlife and humans caused by Phlebovirus. The disease occurs in periodic cycles ofExpand
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Broad and potent immune responses to a low dose intradermal HIV-1 DNA boosted with HIV-1 recombinant MVA among healthy adults in Tanzania.
BACKGROUND We conducted a phase I/II randomized placebo-controlled trial with the aim of exploring whether priming with a low intradermal dose of a multiclade, multigene HIV-1 DNA vaccine couldExpand
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Outlook for survivors of childhood in sub-Saharan Africa: adult mortality in Tanzania
Abstract Objective: To measure age and sex specific mortality in adults (15-59 years) in one urban and two rural areas of Tanzania. Design: Reporting of all deaths occurring between 1 June 1992 andExpand
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Effect of recall on estimation of non-fatal injury rates: a community based study in Tanzania
Study objective: To investigate the effect of recall on estimation of non-fatal injury rates in Tanzania. Design: Retrospective population based survey. Setting: Eight branches in an urban area andExpand
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HIV patients presenting common adverse drug events caused by highly active antiretroviral therapy in Tanzania.
Antiretroviral (ARV) drug toxicities pose treatment challenges and contribute to poor adherence. This study was carried out to document the commonly reported adverse reactions caused by ARV drugs inExpand
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Cancer of the cervix: knowledge and attitudes of female patients admitted at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam.
OBJECTIVES To determine the level of knowledge of basic symptoms of cancer of the cervix among Tanzanian females and to determine causes of late presentation with advanced disease among cancerExpand
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Priming with a Simplified Intradermal HIV-1 DNA Vaccine Regimen followed by Boosting with Recombinant HIV-1 MVA Vaccine Is Safe and Immunogenic: A Phase IIa Randomized Clinical Trial
BACKGROUND Intradermal priming with HIV-1 DNA plasmids followed by HIV-1MVA boosting induces strong and broad cellular and humoral immune responses. In our previous HIVIS-03 trial, we used 5Expand
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