Linda Kaljee

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This study was undertaken to develop a model to predict the incidence of typhoid in children based on adults' perception of prevalence of enteric fever in the wider community. Typhoid cases among children, aged 5-15 years, from epidemic regions in five Asian countries were confirmed with a positive Salmonella Typhi culture of the blood sample. Estimates of(More)
  • Paul Jacques Boncy, Paul Adrien, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Alexandre Existe, Patricia Jean Henry, Christian Raccurt +15 others
  • 2015
Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which share the island of Hispaniola, are the last locations in the Caribbean where malaria still persists. Malaria is an important public health concern in Haiti with 17,094 reported cases in 2014. Further, on January 12, 2010, a record earthquake devastated densely populated areas in Haiti including many healthcare and(More)
BACKGROUND Teachers' implementation of evidence-based prevention programs in schools is inconsistent. Using data gathered from the national implementation among grade six students in The Bahamas of an evidence-based HIV intervention [Focus on Youth in the Caribbean (FOYC)], this study examines differences in the degree of implementation ("dose") and(More)
With an increasingly connected world, information technologies can be used to offer many solutions to global health challenges. In low-and middle-income countries Community Health Workers (CHW) are an important provider of healthcare; however, they often lack access to adequate technologies, low-cost training, and networking opportunities. To address these(More)
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