Monthly Archives: September 2015

Multidimensional Measurement of Household Water Poverty in a Mumbai Slum

Approximately 863 million people globally live in urban slums. Inadequate access to water is one characteristic that helps to define a “slum,” based on the United Nations (UN) definition. Most public health studies of…

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Loss-To-Follow-Up on Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in Gujarat, India: The WHEN and WHO of It

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis is a significant and complex public health problem in a number of countries and an obstacle to effective Tuberculosis control, given the long duration of treatment, adverse events and…

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The Hidden Burden of Dengue and Chikungunya in Chennai, India

Dengue and chikungunya are rapidly expanding vector-borne viruses transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. Little data exist on the extent of transmission in…

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Metropolis Healthcare Presents Alarming Findings of PLAC Test

Cardiovascular disease emerged as India’s top killer around the mid-1980s and ever since, it has been a growing threat. According to the recent WHO data, one in 3 Indians succumb to cardiovascular diseases and an increasing number of…

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Dr. J. Gnanaraj’s Contribution for The Karad Global Surgery Consensus Statement on Surgical Needs and Innovation in Rural Surgery

The Indian surgeon has adapted his skills to the low-resource environment, to be able to deliver high-quality surgery. There is much they can…

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Cholera in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Fetal, Neonatal, and Maternal Mortality

Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and transmitted through fecally-contaminated water or food, which affects children and adults. Around 20% of the infected individuals develop…

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Molecular Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Nepal: Specific Ancestor Root

Helicobacter pylori, a major pathogen of the gastrointestinal tract, has been implicated in a wide spectrum of gastric disorders, including gastritis, peptic ulcer, gastric cancer, and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. However, the infection remains…

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