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BACKGROUND Substantial resources and patient commitment are required to successfully scale-up antiretroviral therapy (ART) and provide appropriate HIV management in resource-limited settings. We used pharmacy refill records to evaluate risk factors for loss to follow-up (LTFU) and non-adherence to ART in a large treatment cohort in Nigeria. METHODS AND(More)
BACKGROUND Worm infection and anaemia are common childhood conditions in Nigeria. We assessed the status of helminthiasis and associated anaemia among pre school children of peasant farmers aged 1-5 years living in a rubber plantation near Calabar, Nigeria. DESIGN Cross sectional. METHOD Three hundred and fifty children were selected by multi-stage(More)
Nutritional and environmental factors are now known to affect the blood pressure and pulse rate of man. The present study investigated the effect of nicotiana tabacum on these parameters. Thirty-three male Nigerians (20-68 years) living in Calabar, Nigeria were used for this study. The subjects were treated at three different periods with snuff containing(More)
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