Elsadig Yousif Mohamed

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Analyses of patient delays in seeking treatment for tuberculosis (TB) provide useful evidence for national TB control programmes. The objectives of this study in Gezira State, Sudan were to estimate the extent of, and factors associated with, pulmonary TB patient delay in accessing care. A cross-sectional phase was conducted to determine the length of(More)
Introduction: Accidents are emerging as a leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality. The current study was aimed to determine the effect of Innovative Participatory Health Education (IPHE) on mother' knowledge and behavior, and secondly to determine its effect on household accidents rate. Methodology: The study design was a randomized control(More)
Background: Although lymphadenopathy is a common presentation in clinical practice and no previous work was done in this region to assess it, this study was aimed to determine its causes and distribution among adult patients and highlight the gender, age, nationality of patients, number of enlarged lymph nodes and the commonest site of biopsies. Methods:(More)
A longitudinal study was conducted to evaluate the impact of praziquantel (PZQ) for the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection among schoolchildren in Al Gunaid in Central Sudan. A cohort of schoolchildren (6-15 years of age) was investigated before and 1 year after treatment with a single dose of PZQ 40 mg/kg. Parasitological examinations for S.(More)
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in both developed and developing world. It is estimated that 508,000 women died in 2011 due to breast cancer. 1 The incidence of breast cancer is increasing in the developing world due to increase life expectancy, increase urbanization and adoption of western lifestyles. Although some risk reduction might be(More)
Objective: This study aimed to assess rate of under-five children home accidents and to determine its risk factors predisposing them in Khartoum. Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study which was conducted in Khartoum State, Sudan, 2011. The sample size was calculated as 300 households including mothers and their under-five children. This study(More)
Background: Maternal death is a tragedy that leaves an enormous negative impact on the family. The objectives of the study were to determine the rate and causes of maternal mortality in Ribat University Hospital Methods: This was a descriptive, hospital-based study conducted in Ribat University Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan. Maternal mortality records were(More)
BACKGROUND PHC Patient' satisfaction represents a key marker for the quality of health care delivery and this internationally accepted factor needs to be studied repeatedly for smooth functioning of the health care systems. The objectives of the current study were to determine the level of patients' satisfaction with the primary health care services(More)