Vilma García

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BACKGROUND The integration of mental and neurologic services in healthcare is a global priority. The universal Social Security of Costa Rica aspires to develop national screening of neurodegenerative disorders among the elderly, as part of the non-communicable disease agenda. OBJECTIVE This study assessed the feasibility of routine screening for(More)
SETTING The Dominican Republic. OBJECTIVE To assess the extent of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) following the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO)/International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) new global surveillance project on drug resistance in TB. METHODS Using a multi-step proportional weighted approach, a sample(More)
UNLABELLED Outbreaks of meningitis are a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa where more than thousand cases are declared every year In Chad, the last outbreak happened between 1998 and 2001. The objective of this study is to describe epidemiologic profile of meningitis in the province of Logone Occidental from 1998 to 2001. METHODS Study used(More)
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