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PCR pattern of HIV-exposed infants in a tertiary hospital

Onankpa Ben, Tahir Yusuf

early infant diagnosis (EID) provides a critical opportunity to strengthen follow-up of HIV-exposed children and early access to antiretroviral treatment. The study is designed to determine PCR pattern of HIV- exposed infants. a 2-year cross-sectional study at Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching ...

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A field based evaluation of adverse events following MenAfriVac® vaccine delivered in a controlled temperature chain (CTC) approach in Benin

Christoph Steffen, Evariste Tokplonou, Philippe Jaillard, Roger Dia, Marie N’Deye Bassabi Alladji, Bradford Gessner

An estimated one hundred million African meningitis belt residents have received MenAfriVac® meningococcal serogroup A conjugate vaccine. Since October 2012 the vaccine has been licensed for use in a controlled temperature chain (CTC) approach, at temperatures of up to 40°C for up to four days. The ...

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Medical education: microeconomics or macroeconomics?

Kieran Walsh - 02 May 2014

Medical education is expensive. This expense has led to a growing interest in ensuring that whatever is spent on medical education delivers value for money to the payer. Value for money can be view in macroeconomic or microeconomic terms. Microeconomics enables the study of the economic activities of individuals who make decisions about relatively small resources. This is most usually in a context where individuals purchase products or services. Macroeconomics by contrast is usually defined in conventional terms as the "sum total of economic activity, dealing with the issues of growth, inflation and unemployment”. The macroeconomic perspective is probably the most appropriate one through which to view decisions about cost and value in medical education... Continue...
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Capacity indicators for disaster preparedness in hospitals within Nairobi County, Kenya

Cynthia Nekesa Simiyu, Odhiambo-Otieno, Dominic Okero

The goal of this study was to assess hospital capacity for disaster preparedness within Nairobi County. This information would be valuable to institutional strategists to resolve weaknesses and reinfo..
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Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita révélant un lupus néonatal. Kenza Baline, Hakima Benchikhi.
27 August 2014


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La luxation chronique du coude chez l’enfant: à propos de 20 cas
Karima Atarraf, Mounir Arroud, Lamiae Chater, My Abderrahmane Afifi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 348, 29 August 2014
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PCR pattern of HIV-exposed infants in a tertiary hospital
Onankpa Ben, Tahir Yusuf
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 345, 28 August 2014
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A field based evaluation of adverse events following MenAfriVac® vaccine delivered in a controlled temperature chain (CTC) approach in Benin
Christoph Steffen, Evariste Tokplonou, Philippe Jaillard, Roger Dia, Marie N’Deye Bassabi Alladji, Bradford Gessner
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 344, 28 August 2014
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Résultats du traitement du synovialosarcome des membres
Loubet Unyendje Lukulunga, Abdou Kadri Moussa, Mustapha Mahfoud, Ahmed El Bardouni, Farid Ismail, Mohammed Kharmaz, Mohamed Saleh Berrada, Moradh El Yaacoubi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 343, 28 August 2014
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Latrine utilization and associated factors among people living in rural areas of Denbia district, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013, a cross-sectional study
Yimam Tadesse Yimam, Kassahun Alemu Gelaye, Daniel Haile Chercos
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 334, 26 August 2014
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Denture impaction in the oesophagus experience of a young ENT practice in Nigeria
Taiwo Adedeji, Adedayo Olaosun, Olusola Sogebi, James Tobih
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 330, 25 August 2014
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Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in the patient population of Kumasi, Ghana: Indications and findings
Adam Gyedu, Joseph Yorke
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 327, 25 August 2014
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Tuberculome de Bouchut dans la tuberculose multi focale: à propos de quatre cas
Hicham Janah, Ahmed Alami, Hicham Souhi, Adil Zegmout, Hicham Naji-Amrani, Mohamed Raoufi, Hanane Elouazzani, Ismail Abderrahmani Rhorfi, Ahmed Abid
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 326, 25 August 2014
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