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The obesity transition: stages of the global epidemic.

than in children. Many countries in south Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are presently in this stage. In countries in stage 2 of the transition, there has been a large increase in the prevalence among ...

Socioeconomic factors contributing to under-five mortality in sub-Saharan Africa: a decomposition analysis

Health, Volume 19, Issue 1 (2019) Keywords: Decomposition inequality under-five mortality Abstract: Background In sub-Saharan Africa, socioeconomic factors such as place of residence, mother’s educational ...

Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in the Middle East and North Africa

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Anastasios Saratsis; Smaragda Sotiraki; Uffe Christian Braae; Brecht Devleesschauwer; Veronique Dermauw; Ramon M Eichenberger; Lian F Thomas; Branko Bobić; Pierre Dorny; Sarah Gabriël; Lucy J Rob ...

Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in West and Central Africa

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Emilie Hendrickx; Lian F Thomas; Pierre Dorny; Branko Bobić; Uffe Christian Braae; Brecht Devleesschauwer; Ramon M Eichenberger; Sarah Gabriël; Anastasios Saratsis; Paul R Torgerson; Lucy J Rober ...

The potential use of rifabutin for treatment of patients diagnosed with rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis.

with rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (RR- TB), especially in South Africa where Xpert is now the initial diagnostic for individuals with TB symptoms. We hypothesized that a proportion of RR- TB ...

Ebola Virus Transmission Caused by Persistently Infected Survivors of the 2014-2016 Outbreak in West Africa.

In this study, we review the knowledge on the Ebola flare-ups that occurred after the peak of the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Health Topics:  Ziekten en gezondheid in kaart brengen Health ...

A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study.

fleeing hardship for refuge in Europe is heightened. We describe the cross-border European response to an outbreak of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among patients from the Horn of Africa and Sudan. ...

Exploring the Diversity of Field Strains of Brucella abortus Biovar 3 Isolated in West Africa.

a systematic review were compared using a clustering analysis and the Hunter-Gaston diversity index (HGDI). Thus, the analysis of the 42 MLVA genotyping results found in the literature on West Africa [i.e., from ...

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