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Chlamydia and gonorrhoea in pregnant Batswana women: time to discard the syndromic approach?
BackgroundChlamydia and gonorrhoea are major causes of morbidity among women in developing countries. Both infections have been associated with pregnancy-related complications, and case detection andExpand
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Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients in Kathmandu District, Nepal
Purpose There are a high number of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the Kathmandu District of Nepal, but information on adherence and factors influencing it are scarceExpand
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Self‐reported and observed female genital cutting in rural Tanzania: associated demographic factors, HIV and sexually transmitted infections
Objectives  To determine (i) the prevalence and type of female genital cutting (FGC) in a rural multi‐ethnic village in Tanzania, (ii) its associated demographic factors, (iii) its possibleExpand
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Survival on antiretroviral treatment among adult HIV-infected patients in Nepal: a retrospective cohort study in far-western Region, 2006–2011
BackgroundThough financial and policy level efforts are made to expand antiretroviral treatment (ART) service free of cost, survival outcome of ART program has not been systematically evaluated inExpand
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Incidence of HIV-1 infection and changes in prevalence of reproductive tract infections and sexual risk behaviours: a population-based longitudinal study in rural Tanzania
This study aimed at describing the prevalence and incidence of HIV-1 and change in the prevalence of reproductive tract infections (RTIs) and sexual risk behaviours in the rural Kilimanjaro region ofExpand
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Trichomoniasis and bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy: inadequately managed with the syndromic approach.
OBJECTIVE To measure the prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection and bacterial vaginosis (BV) among pregnant women in Botswana, and to evaluate the syndromic approach and alternativeExpand
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Recommendation for annual HIV and STI testing in MSM introduced in Norway.
Recommendations for annual testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in men who have sex with men (MSM) have been produced by the Norwegian Folkehelseinstituttet in cooperationExpand
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Self-reported sexually transmitted infections and their correlates among men who have sex with men in Norway: an Internet-based cross-sectional survey
BackgroundThe incidences of reportable sexually transmitted infections (STI) among men who have sex with men (MSM) have increased since the late 1990 s in Norway. The objectives of our study were toExpand
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Syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases in Botswana's primary health care: quality of care aspects
Objectives To evaluate the quality of care of the syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Botswana's primary health care.
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CIGARETTE SMOKING AND USE OF SMOKELESS TOBACCO IN MOSHI RURAL DISTRICT IN NORTHERN TANZANIA
Background: We assessed age and sex differences in cigarette smoking and use of smokeless tobacco over time in a rural population in Tanzania. This paper presents data on tobacco use among men andExpand
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