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Deployment of community health workers across rural sub-Saharan Africa: financial considerations and operational assumptions.
OBJECTIVE To provide cost guidance for developing a locally adaptable and nationally scalable community health worker (CHW) system within primary-health-care systems in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODSExpand
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Prevalence and Intensity of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis, Prevalence of Malaria and Nutritional Status of School Going Children in Honduras
Background Many small studies have been done in Honduras estimating soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) prevalence but a country-wide study was last done in 2005. The country has the highest burdenExpand
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Storability of onion seeds and effects of packaging and storage conditions on viability and vigour
Abstract Fresh onion seeds desiccated to 6.0% seed moisture content (SMC) were stored in various packaging materials under different storage conditions. Seeds packed in aluminum-laminated pouchesExpand
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1 million community health workers in sub-Saharan Africa by 2015
During the past 10 years, community health workers (CHWs) have emerged as a focal point of international discussions of primary health-care systems. Although lay community-based health workers haveExpand
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Community health workers--a local solution to a global problem.
As part of health care reform efforts, scaling up the number of community health workers — lay community members with focused health care training — in the U.S. workforce could improve healthExpand
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Cytogenetic Damage in Mobile Phone Users: Preliminary Data
Abstract Mobile telephones, sometimes called cellular (cell) phones or handies, are now an integral part of modern life. The mobile phone handsets are low-powered radiofrequency transmitters,Expand
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A study of indoor radon, thoron and their progeny measurement in Tosham region Haryana, India
Abstract In the present study indoor radon, thoron and their decay products concentrations have been measured using the newly developed LR-115 type-ІІ based Radon-Thoron discriminating twin-cupExpand
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A study on uranium and radon levels in drinking water sources of a mineralized zone of Himachal Pradesh, India
The uranium (238U) and radon (222Rn) concentration measurements have been carried out in drinking water samples collected from Hamirpur and Kangra districts of Himachal Pradesh and adjoining areas ofExpand
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Theoretical modeling of indoor radon concentration and its validation through measurements in South-East Haryana, India.
A three dimensional semi-empirical model deduced from the existing 1-D model has been used to predict indoor radon concentration with theoretical calculations. Since the major contributor of radonExpand
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Exploring Promising Varieties of Papaya for Northern Gangetic Plains
Six varieties of papaya grown at the Horticulture Garden of Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology Kanpur were studied for their vegetative growth fruiting and yield. ResultsExpand
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