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Prevalence and Pattern of Disclosure of HIV Status in HIV-Infected Children in Ghana
With the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) HIV-infected children are surviving into adulthood. Despite emerging evidence of the benefits of disclosure, when and how to discloseExpand
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Transition from paediatric to adult care of adolescents living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: challenges, youth-friendly models, and outcomes
Introduction: The number of adolescents with perinatally or behaviourally acquired HIV is increasing in low‐income countries, and especially in sub‐Saharan Africa where HIV prevalence and incidenceExpand
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Safety Monitoring of a New Pentavalent Vaccine in the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in Ghana
AbstractBackground and objective: Safety monitoring of vaccines used in expanded programmes on immunisation is important in all countries, including those with limited resources. As the rates ofExpand
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Effect of Age at Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation on Catch-up Growth Within the First 24 Months Among HIV-infected Children in the IeDEA West African Pediatric Cohort
Background: We described malnutrition and the effect of age at antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation on catch-up growth over 24 months among HIV-infected children enrolled in the InternationalExpand
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Tranexamic acid reduces the blood loss and blood transfusion requirements following peri-acetabular osteotomy.
We have investigated the effect of using tranexamic acid (TXA) during peri-acetabular osteotomy (PAO) on peri-operative blood loss and blood transfusion requirements. In addition we analysed whetherExpand
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Low risk of death, but substantial program attrition, in pediatric HIV treatment cohorts in Sub-Saharan Africa
BACKGROUND: To date, an estimated 10% of children eligible for antiretroviral treatment (ART) receive it, and the frequency of retention in programs is unknown. We evaluated the 2-year risks ofExpand
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SIOP PODC: Recommendations for supportive care of children with cancer in a low‐income setting
These supportive care recommendations were prepared to guide doctors who practice in areas with significantly limited resources but who have sufficient infrastructure and training to treat childrenExpand
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Clinical trials to improve childhood cancer care and survival in sub-Saharan Africa
Over 80% of children with cancer live in low and middle-income countries where survival rates are much lower than high-income countries. Challenges to successful treatment of paediatric cancers inExpand
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A survey of paediatric HIV programmatic and clinical management practices in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa—the International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA)
There are limited data on paediatric HIV care and treatment programmes in low‐resource settings.
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Growth and Mortality Outcomes for Different Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation Criteria in Children Ages 1–5 Years: A Causal Modeling Analysis
Background: There is limited evidence regarding the optimal timing of initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) in children. We conducted a causal modeling analysis in children ages 1–5 years from theExpand
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