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Willingness to pay for National Health Insurance Fund among public servants in Juba City, South Sudan: a contingent evaluation
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Willingness to pay is mainly influenced by awareness, alternative sources of individual income, household size, insurance cover and religion, and consideration could be made by the Government of South Sudan to start the scheme at the earliest opportunity since the majority of the respondents were willing to contribute towards it. Expand
Circumstances of child deaths in Mali and Uganda: a community-based confidential enquiry.
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Local investigation and review of circumstances of death of children in sub-Saharan Africa is likely to lead to more effective interventions than simple consideration of the biomedical causes of death. Expand
Virologic failure in HIV-positive adolescents with perfect adherence in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
TLDR
Adolescents who had unsuppressed viral loads in their initial viral load were more likely to experience virologic failure upon a repeat viral load regardless of their adherence level or change of regimen, and strong religious beliefs exist among adolescents. Expand
Prevention of spina bifida: folic acid intake during pregnancy in Gulu district, northern Uganda
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Folic acid intake is limited in northern Uganda due to limited education and understanding of women and health workers about the importance of early folic Acid intake, late presentation of women at ANC, poor supply chain and dilapidated health services caused by war and poverty. Expand
Socio-Demographic Factors Influencing Nutritional Status of Children (6-59 Months) in Obunga Slums, Kisumu City, Kenya
Background: Poor nutrition remains a direct critical factor in child mortality in Africa. A lot of focus has been given to the rural population as poverty setting. However, urban slums display moreExpand
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