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Interim Results of a Phase 1–2a Trial of Ad26.COV2.S Covid-19 Vaccine
TLDR
The safety and immunogenicity profiles of Ad26.COV2.S support further development of this vaccine candidate, and systemic adverse events were less common in cohort 3 than in cohort 1 and in those who received the low vaccine dose than in thoseWho received the high dose, while reactogenicity was lower after the second dose.
Addressing access barriers to health services: an analytical framework for selecting appropriate interventions in low-income Asian countries.
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An overview of the various dimensions of barriers to access to health care in low-income countries (geographical access, availability, affordability and acceptability) is provided and existing interventions designed to overcome these barriers are outlined.
Community health workers for ART in sub-Saharan Africa: learning from experience – capitalizing on new opportunities
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This article investigates whether present community health workers programmes for antiretroviral treatment are taking into account the lessons learnt from past experiences with community health worker programmes in primary health care and to what extent they are seizing the new antireT virus treatment-specific opportunities.
The contribution of international health volunteers to the health workforce in sub-Saharan Africa
TLDR
The contribution of international health volunteers to the health workforce in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to be relatively small, and it seems unlikely that they will do more in the future.
Rapid expansion of the health workforce in response to the HIV epidemic.
The authors describe the global shortage of health care workers and the inadequate personnel available to care for patients with HIV infection. They review evidence showing the benefits of delegati...
Fake antimalarials in Southeast Asia are a major impediment to malaria control: multinational cross‐sectional survey on the prevalence of fake antimalarials
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This study aims to assess the prevalence of counterfeit antimalarial drugs in Southeast (SE) Asia and to establish a database of known and suspected counterfeit drugs in the region.
Using targeted vouchers and health equity funds to improve access to skilled birth attendants for poor women: a case study in three rural health districts in Cambodia
TLDR
Vouchers plus HEFs, if carefully designed and implemented, have a strong potential for reducing financial barriers and hence improving access to skilled birth attendants for poor women and can be further scaled up under close monitoring and evaluation.
Offering integrated care for HIV/AIDS, diabetes and hypertension within chronic disease clinics in Cambodia.
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The chronic disease clinics in Cambodia demonstrated the feasibility of integrating care for HIV/AIDS with non-communicable chronic diseases in Cambodia, and adherence support strategies proved to be complementary, resulting in good outcomes.
Access to medicines from a health system perspective
TLDR
This article proposes three essential paradigm shifts that take into account complex and dynamic relationships between medicines and other components of the health system that are schematized in a new framework proposing a health system perspective on ATM.
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