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Global epidemiology of HIV-AIDS.
(WB Saunders., 2007-03-01)
HIV, the cause of AIDS, has in the 25 years since its discovery spread rapidly to every region in the world . To date, more than 65 million people have been infected with HIV and about 25 million people have died ...
Ten-year review of research in South Africa : government is tackling the R&D crisis caused by a shift of focus to service delivery.
(Nature publishing Group., 2004-04-29)
No abstract available.
Grand challenges in global health : engaging civil society organizations in biomedical research in developing countries.
The authors discuss the different types of civil society organizations, their role in biomedical research, and the advantages and challenges of working with them.
XDR-TB in South Africa : no time for denial or complacency.
On September 1, 2006, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that a deadly new strain of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) had been detected in Tugela Ferry (Figure 1), a rural town in the South African ...
Grand challenges in global health : community engagement in research in developing countries.
The authors argue that there have been few systematic attempts to determine the effectiveness of community engagement in research.
High treatment failure and default rates for patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2000–2003.
(The Union., 2009)
SETTING: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has emerged as a significant public health threat in South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To describe treatment outcomes and determine risk factors associated with unfavorable outcomes ...
Grand challenges in global health : the ethical, social and cultural program.
The Grand Challenges initiative has 44 projects worldwide aimed at addressing diseases of the poor. What are the ethical, social, and cultural issues that the initiative faces?
The impact of incident and prevalent herpes simplex virus-2 infection on the incidence of HIV-1 infection among commercial sex workers in South Africa.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2005-07-01)
This study investigated the impact of prevalent and incident HSV-2 infection on the incidence of HIV-1 infection in a cohort of female commercial sex workers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Prior to a vaginal microbicide ...
Managing multiple and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV.
(Informa Healthcare., 2007)
Global increases in multi-drug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), are threatening both TB and HIV treatment programs worldwide. Together, they raise concerns of a global epidemic of untreatable TB. ...
Pregnancies complicated by multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Durban, South Africa.
(International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease., 2007)
SETTING: Tertiary hospitals in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To study the impact of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) co-infection during pregnancy on maternal ...