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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Vittoradolfo Tambone; Donald Boudreau; Massimo Ciccozzi; Karen Sanders; Laura Leondina Campanozzi; Jane Wathuta; Luciano Violante; Roberto Cauda; Carlo Petrini; Antonio Abbate; ...
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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Amy R. Krystosik; Gathenji Njoroge; Lorriane Odhiambo; Jenna E. Forsyth; Francis M. Mutuku; A. Desiree LaBeaud;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
    Project: NIH | The Burden of Chikungunya... (5R01AI102918-05)

    Background: Infectious disease epidemiology and planetary health literature often cite solid waste and plastic pollution as risk factors for vector-borne diseases and urban zoonoses; however, no rigorous reviews of the risks to human health have been published since 199...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Norman Musinguzi; AM Kemoli; Isaac Okullo;
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    Introduction: Early Childhood caries (ECC) is the term used to describe dental caries in children aged 71 months and below. ECC causes a lot of pain and discomfort in the affected children and is expensive to treat. There is limited data on the prevalence of ECC in pres...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    M. W. Chege; N. O. Hashim; C Nyambura; A. O. Mustapha; Masahiro Hosada; Shinji Tokonami;
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    In this paper, documented studies on radon and thoron concentrations in earthen dwellings and 238U and 232Th concentrations in soil in Kenya are reviewed. High concentrations of the isotopes were recorded in the earthen dwellings despite being generally well ventilated....

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Stephen M Sammut; Ben Ngoye;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.

    A substantial shortage of qualified healthcare professionals in Africa continues, but it is now apparent that professionally trained healthcare managers are an equally important need. Health facilities in Africa typically promote physicians into the role of general mana...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Brian Godman; Brian Godman; Brian Godman; Brian Godman; Anna Bucsics; Patricia Vella Bonanno; Wija Oortwijn; Wija Oortwijn; Celia C. Rothe; Alessandra Ferrario; ...
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    Introduction: There is continued unmet medical need for new medicines across countries especially for cancer, immunological diseases, and orphan diseases. However, there are growing challenges with funding new medicines at ever increasing prices along with funding incre...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Christine Wanjala; Eliningaya J. Kweka;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
    Project: NIH | EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CLINICAL ... (5R01AI094580-05), NIH | Population Biology of Afr... (5D43TW001505-18), NIH | Ecology of African Highla... (5R01AI050243-05)

    Background: Malaria vector control efforts have taken malaria related cases down to appreciable number per annum after large scale of intervention tools. Insecticides based tools remain the major control option for malaria vectors in Kenya and therefore the potential of...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
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    Authors:
    Shala Cunningham; Richard Jackson; Daniel Kangutu Muli; Joni McFelea;
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    Introduction: There are very few opportunities for long term, comprehensive post-graduate education in developing countries because of fiscal and human resource constraints. Therefore, physiotherapists have little opportunity following graduation to advance their skills...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Eliningaya J. Kweka; Epiphania E Kimaro; Stephen Munga;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
    Project: NIH | Population Biology of Afr... (5D43TW001505-18), NIH | Ecology of African Highla... (5R01AI050243-05)

    Background African highlands were known to be free of malaria for the past 50 years. However, the ever growing human population in the highlands of Africa has led to the deforestation and land coverage changes to create space for more land for cultivation, grazing, and ...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Wanjala, Christine Ludwin; Kweka, Eliningaya J.;
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    Background It is almost an axiom that in the African highlands (above 1,500 m) transmission of Plasmodium falciparum is limited primarily by low ambient temperature and that small changes in temperature could result in temporary favorable conditions for unstable transmi...

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