Thomas A. Kenyon

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The Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa was unprecedented in both its scale and impact. Out of this human calamity has come renewed attention to global health security--its definition, meaning, and the practical implications for programmes and policy. For example, how does a government begin to strengthen its core public health capacities, as(More)
To exclude tuberculosis, WHO/UNAIDS recommends considering medical history, symptom screen, and chest radiograph before starting tuberculosis prevention in people infected with HIV. The value of a chest radiograph for this purpose is unknown. We prospectively assessed 935 HIV-infected outpatients seeking isoniazid preventive therapy. Of 935 patients, 692(More)
[16] Tsai R., A versatile camera calibration technique for high-accuracy 3d machine vision metrology using off-the-shelf tv cameras and lenses. 10 Figure 10 shows a reconstruction of the Cyberstage view during the Schlosstag scenario demonstration. We integrated the remote person into an operating theater. The remote participant was giving some information(More)
BACKGROUND Early diagnosis of infants infected with HIV (EID) and early initiation of treatment significantly reduces the rate of disease progression and mortality. One of the challenges to identification of HIV-1-infected infants is availability and/or access to quality molecular laboratory facilities which perform molecular virologic assays suitable for(More)
BACKGROUND There is a severe healthcare workforce shortage in sub Saharan Africa, which threatens achieving the Millennium Development Goals and attaining an AIDS-free generation. The strength of a healthcare system depends on the skills, competencies, values and availability of its workforce. A well-trained and competent laboratory technologist ensures(More)
A catastrophic confluence of factors contributed to the rapid spread of cholera in Haiti following its introduction in late 2010. The outbreak is now the largest in modern history to affect a single country 1 ; cases from Haiti comprised nearly half of the cholera cases reported worldwide in 2012. 2 Although cases of cholera related to this outbreak have(More)
Background: Due to Lesotho's high adult HIV prevalence (23%), considerable resources have been allocated to the HIV/AIDS response, while resources for non-communicable diseases have lagged. Since November 2011, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) has supported Lesotho Ministry of Health to roll out Family Health Days (FHDs), an innovative(More)
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