Tag Archives | Communicable chronic diseases

Task Shifting for Integrated Management of Hypertension and Diabetes in Rural Cameroon: An Observational Cohort Assessment at Two Years

Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) faces a looming epidemic of arterial hypertension and diabetes for which most countries are not prepared. We tested in eight rural Cameroonian districts a model of integrated care by task shifting of the management of hypertension and diabetes from hospitals to facilities led by non-physician clinicians (NPCs).

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My Child Matters: Fighting against Childhood Cancer in Low and Middle-Income Countries

The My Child Matters initiative was launched in 2005 when the Sanofi Espoir Foundation proposed to create an innovative partnership with the UICC (Union for International Cancer Control) for fighting against childhood cancer in low and mid-income countries where the paediatric oncology is still emerging.

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Assessing the Impact of Medical Nutrition Therapy in Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes in a Maternity Centre: Ibadan, Nigeria

The WHO regards diabetes a vicious silent killer diseases with its overall prevalence on the increase. This study aimed to reduce pregnancy mortality and obtain better pregnancy outcomes. Two Hundred pregnant women volunteers were chosen for the study which involved various categories of Health Workers.

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Estimation of Salt Intake Using 24-Hour Urine Collection: Switzerland

We submit this abstract on behalf of the Swiss Survey on Salt Group. Within the framework of a nationwide strategy on dietary salt reduction launched by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, we conducted a national population-based survey aiming at estimating dietary salt intake in the population aged 15 years and over, using 24-hour […]

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