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PASS publication in PLoS NTDs describing the economic and social burden of Buruli ulcer disease in Central Cameroon

 

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Despite free of charge biomedical treatment, the cost burden of Buruli ulcer disease hospitalisation in Central Cameroon accounts for 25% of households' yearly earnings, surpassing the threshold of 10%, which is generally considered catastrophic for the household economy ...

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International Conferences

International Conferences

Despite high ANC attendance, coverage with the required 2 doses of SP remains low. This is particularly true for adolescent mothers, often primigravidae, who have a higher risk of malaria infection. Reasons for lower coverage among adolescent pregnancies were investigated ...

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Despite Vietnam's success in reducing malaria mortality and morbidity over the last decade, malaria persists in the clearly confined mountainous regions of Vietnam's Central and Southern provinces, mainly inhabited by empovrished ethnic minorities...

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The workshop is directed at health professionals with a particular interest in social sciences applied to public health research and policy. The aims of the workshop are to introduce basic concepts of medical anthropology, adapted to public health and epidemiology...
  • Capacity building and civil society strengthening focusing on social sciences for the medical sector.
Applied Results
Applied Results

Since the time of study, Leprosy Relief Emmaus-Switzerland, in close collaboration with Cameroon’s Ministry of Health, has taken steps towards decentralisation of treatment, consisting of the early detection of the disease at the community level ...

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