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Antibiotic resistance-the need for global solutions.
The causes of antibiotic resistance are complex and include human behaviour at many levels of society; the consequences affect everybody in the world. Similarities with climate change are evident.… Expand
Utilization of public or private health care providers by febrile children after user fee removal in Uganda
- E. Rutebemberwa, G. Pariyo, S. Peterson, G. Tomson, K. Kallander
- Malaria Journal
- 14 March 2009
BackgroundDespite investments in providing free government health services in Uganda, many caretakers still seek treatment from the drug shops/private clinics. The study aimed to assess determinants… Expand
Determinants of delay in care‐seeking for febrile children in eastern Uganda
- E. Rutebemberwa, K. Kallander, G. Tomson, S. Peterson, G. Pariyo
- Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 1 April 2009
Objective To explore factors associated with delay in seeking treatment outside the home for febrile children under five.
Leadership behaviour of nurse managers in relation to job satisfaction and work climate.
AIM This study examines how nurse managers' leadership behaviour relates to job satisfaction and a creative work climate. BACKGROUND The nursing shortage is a challenge for managers all over the… Expand
Malaria Rapid Testing by Community Health Workers Is Effective and Safe for Targeting Malaria Treatment: Randomised Cross-Over Trial in Tanzania
Background Early diagnosis and prompt, effective treatment of uncomplicated malaria is critical to prevent severe disease, death and malaria transmission. We assessed the impact of rapid malaria… Expand
Poor newborn care practices - a population based survey in eastern Uganda
BackgroundFour million neonatal deaths are estimated to occur each year and almost all in low income countries, especially among the poorest. There is a paucity of data on newborn health from… Expand
Improving private pharmacy practice: a multi-intervention experiment in Hanoi, Vietnam.
- N. T. Chuc, M. Larsson, N. T. Do, V. Diwan, G. Tomson, T. Falkenberg
- Journal of clinical epidemiology
- 1 November 2002
The objective of this study was to assess the effects of a multicomponent intervention on private pharmacy practice. From 641 private pharmacies in Hanoi, 68 pharmacies were randomly selected and… Expand
Socioeconomic status overrides age and gender in determining health-seeking behaviour in rural Bangladesh.
- S. Ahmed, G. Tomson, M. Petzold, Z. N. Kabir
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
- 1 February 2005
OBJECTIVE To study the health-seeking behaviour of elderly members (aged > 60 years) of households in rural Bangladesh, to ascertain how their behaviour differs from that of younger people (aged… Expand
Effectiveness of a multi-component intervention on dispensing practices at private pharmacies in Vietnam and Thailand--a randomized controlled trial.
- J. Chalker, S. Ratanawijitrasin, N. T. Chúc, M. Petzold, G. Tomson
- Social science & medicine
Private pharmacies are the first line of health care in many communities, commonly selling antibiotics in small doses and prescription-only drugs such as steroids without medical supervision. The aim… Expand
Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes among Persons Aged 35 to 60 Years in Eastern Uganda: Prevalence and Associated Factors
Background Our aim was to estimate the prevalence of abnormal glucose regulation (AGR) (i.e. diabetes and pre-diabetes) and its associated factors among people aged 35-60 years so as to clarify the… Expand