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Thyroid function in adult Nigerians with metabolic syndrome

Ifeoma Udenze, Ilochi Nnaji, Temitope Oshodi

metabolic syndrome and thyroid dysfunction are two common disorders encountered in the metabolic clinic. Recently, there has been increased interest in the association between the two disorders because of the similarities between symptoms of hypothyroidism and components of the metabolic syndrome. ...

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Risk distribution across multiple health insurance funds in rural Tanzania

Eunice Nahyuha Chomi, Phares Gamba Mujinja, Ulrika Enemark, Kristian Hansen, Angwara Dennis Kiwara

multiple insurance funds serving different population groups may compromise equity due to differential revenue raising capacity and an unequal distribution of high risk members among the funds. This occurs when the funds exist without mechanisms in place to promote income and risk cross-subsidisati ...

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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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Schwannome étage du nerf médian: à propos d’un cas

Jalal Boukhris, Mostapha Boussouga, Abdelouahab Jaafar, Belkacem Chagar

Les schwannomes bénins sont les plus fréquentes des tumeurs nerveuses. En règle isolées, le caractère étagé de ces tumeurs reste exceptionnel. Ces tume..
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Research
Thyroid function in adult Nigerians with metabolic syndrome
Ifeoma Udenze, Ilochi Nnaji, Temitope Oshodi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 352, 29 August 2014
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Risk distribution across multiple health insurance funds in rural Tanzania
Eunice Nahyuha Chomi, Phares Gamba Mujinja, Ulrika Enemark, Kristian Hansen, Angwara Dennis Kiwara
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 350, 29 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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