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Death is an important but often unmeasured endpoint in public health HIV surveillance. We sought to describe HIV among deaths using a novel mortuary-based approach in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Name: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
During the 2014 West-African outbreak, Ebola vaccine development was accelerated. The Phase 1 VAC52150EBL1003 study was performed to investigate 2-dose heterologous vaccination with Ad26.ZEBOV, MVA-BN...
In 2015, approximately 62,000 persons died in the United States as a result of violence-related injuries. This report summarizes data from CDC's National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) regardi...
Hepatocellular cancer (HCC) is the 4 leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide and the fastest growing cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. The overall prognosis of HCC remains dismal except for t...
Postpartum hemorrhage accounts for 34% of maternal deaths in Kenya. The World Health Organization guidelines on postpartum hemorrhage are not always followed despite being prominently promoted in hosp...
The presence of HIV, tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases result in a double burden of disease in the East African community. Most studies have focused on urban Nairobi and western Kenya, leadin...
Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe infantile diarrhoea disease in infants and young children below five years worldwide. It is associated with high cases of morbidity and mortali...
The proposed study will use a factorial design to evaluate the most promising and accessible behavioral and pharmacologic treatments aimed at achieving maximal efficacy for smoking cessati...
Main objectives: To evaluate the impact of weekly vitamin A supplementation (VAS) to women of reproductive age (15-45 years) on maternal mortality in rural Ghana, and to compare this with ...
The overarching goal of this study is to pilot an approach to HIV testing and counseling (HTC) that addresses intimate partner violence. The results of the study will fill an important gap...
Preventing maternal and newborn deaths remain high on the global agenda. To address this, the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH), in partnership with the Government of ...
A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.
Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
Process that is gone through in order for a device to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required preclinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance. It is not restricted to FDA.
AIDS and HIV
AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...
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