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Helping small babies survive: an evaluation of facility-based Kangaroo Mother Care implementation progress in Uganda

Patrick Aliganyira, Kate Kerber, Karen Davy, Nathalie Gamache, Naamala Hanifah Sengendo, Anne-Marie Bergh

Prematurity is the leading cause of newborn death in Uganda, accounting for 38% of the nation's 39,000 annual newborn deaths. Kangaroo mother care is a high-impact; cost-effective intervention that has been prioritized in policy in Uganda but implementation has been limited. A standardised, cross ...

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Breast cancer in women younger than 30 years: prevalence rate and imaging findings in a symptomatic population

Dorothy Makanjuola, Abduulmohsen Alkushi, Manal Alzaid, Omalkhair Abukhair, Fatina Al Tahan, Abdulrahman Alhadab

To identify the prevalence rate of primary breast cancer in women younger than 30 years of age in a symptomatic population in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. To analyze the imaging pattern and possible risk factors in cases with cancer. Breast cancer in this age group is generally rare and not cle ...

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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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Hématome sous-capsulaire du foie rompu compliquant une stéatose hépatique aiguë gravidique

Mouhssine Doumiri, Marie Elombila , Nezha Oudghiri, Anas Tazi Saoud

L’hématome sous-capsulaire du foie est une complication rare de la grossesse, survenant le plus souvent dans le cadre d’une pré éclampsie ou d’un HELLP syndrome (Hemolysis, Elevat..
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Helping small babies survive: an evaluation of facility-based Kangaroo Mother Care implementation progress in Uganda
Patrick Aliganyira, Kate Kerber, Karen Davy, Nathalie Gamache, Naamala Hanifah Sengendo, Anne-Marie Bergh
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 37, 16 September 2014
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Breast cancer in women younger than 30 years: prevalence rate and imaging findings in a symptomatic population
Dorothy Makanjuola, Abduulmohsen Alkushi, Manal Alzaid, Omalkhair Abukhair, Fatina Al Tahan, Abdulrahman Alhadab
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 35, 16 September 2014
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Reaction to Yadav S et al.: invalid presentation of bilateral synchronous presentation of spermatocytic seminoma
Kanika Sharma, Piyush Kalakoti, Kush Ohri, Suman Sahu, Sreenivas Veeranki
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 34, 15 September 2014
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La campagne s’urbanise : résultats d’un dépistage du diabète et des dysglycémies dans une zone rurale de la région de Marrakech
Laila Ennazk, Ghizlane El M’ghari, Nawal El Ansari
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 31, 13 September 2014
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Case series
Les myélopathies cervicarthrosiques : résultat clinique et radiologique de la chirurgie sur une série de 135 patients opérés au service de neurochirurgie CHU Avicenne
Ben Osmanou Djoubairou, Moussé Nabil, Claire Karekezi, Seylan Diawara, Nizar El Fatemi, Rachid Gana, Najia El Abbadi, Moulay Rachid Maaqili
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 29, 12 September 2014
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Anoplastie périnéale simple pour le traitement des malformations anorectales basses chez l’adulte, à propos de deux cas
Abdelmoughit Echchaoui, Malika Benyachou, Jawad Hafidi, Nahed Fathi, Elhamid Mohammadine, Samir ELMazouz, Nour-eddine Gharib, Abdellah Abbassi
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 27, 12 September 2014
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Letter to the editors
Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 in North Africa region: a threat require advanced investigation
Mohamed Ahmed, Jennifer Van Velkinburgh
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 26, 12 September 2014
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Antibioprophylaxie dans les chirurgies gynécologiques et obstétricales propres et propres contaminées à l’Hôpital Général de Yaoundé, Cameroun
Jean Dupont Kemfang Ngowa, Anny Ngassam, R Motzebo Mbouopda, Jean Marie Kasia
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 23, 10 September 2014
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