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This paper presents findings from a study conducted in 2007 and 2008 in two states in India: Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. The objectives of the study were to: (i) design effective and appropriate HPV vaccine delivery systems for 10-to 14-year-old girls; (ii) design a communication strategy for HPV vaccine delivery; and (iii) devise an HPV vaccine advocacy(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incremental delivery cost of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of young adolescent girls in Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam. METHODS Data were collected from a sample of facilities that participated in five demonstration projects for hpv vaccine delivery: school-based delivery was used in Peru, Uganda and Viet Nam;(More)
This study investigates the effect of communication strategies on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake in HPV vaccine demonstration projects in Uganda and Vietnam. Secondary analysis was conducted on data from surveys of a representative sample of parents and guardians of girls eligible for HPV vaccine, measuring three-dose coverage achieved in(More)
The objectives of this analysis are: (1) to describe the policy environment related to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine introduction; (2) to identify the policy processes and key stakeholders in HPV vaccine introduction; (3) to summarize specific characteristics about HPV vaccines and their introduction that may be barriers to introduction; and (4) to(More)
Ethanol metabolism and its influence on serum lactate/pyruvate ratio was studied after intravenous infusion of ethanol in 17 patients: 4 controls, 5 alcoholics with cirrhosis, 4 non-alcoholic cirrhotics and 4 alcoholics without liver disease. All refrained from the use of alcohol and drugs 4 weeks prior to the experiment. After maximal ethanol blood levels(More)
We studied 12 patients with absence of the septum pellucidum associated with porencephalies. Seven patients had bilateral and five apparently unilateral defects of the cerebral mantle. The clinical manifestations were relatively mild in half of the patients and limited to isolated partial seizures in one. In one case, extensive calcification was present(More)
Objectives. We evaluated the effectiveness of the Sure Start project, which was implemented in 7 districts of Uttar Pradesh, India, to improve maternal and newborn health. Methods. Interventions were implemented at 2 randomly assigned levels of intensity. Forty percent of the areas received a more intense intervention, including community-level meetings(More)
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