Surgical Care for Northeast India: Take Home Message from a ARSICON 2017 Session

Several current challenges in delivering rural surgery to underserved populations of the north-eastern states of India were discussed at the 2017 Association of Rural Surgeons of India Conferences (ARSICON) this November. Rural surgery needs to be attractive for both

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A Conference With Difference: ARSICON 2017 Dimapur

The rural surgery is different from surgeries at the urban hospitals or the medical colleges in that they are performed under resource poor settings and diagnosis depend on clinical skills rather than…

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Diagnostic Utility of a Line Probe Assay for Multidrug Resistant-TB in Smear-Negative Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Pulmonary tuberculosis is a major public health disease that ranks as the second-most leading cause of death worldwide, after human immunodeficiency virus infection. In 2016, there were 10.4 million new…

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An Integrated Nutrition and Health Program Package on IYCN Improves Breastfeeding But Not Complementary Feeding and Nutritional Status in Rural Northern India

Undernutrition among children in developing countries remains a significant public health problem. Most recent estimates based on WHO Child Growth Standards suggest that…

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Prevalence and Pattern of Co Morbidity Among Type 2 Diabetics Attending Urban Primary Healthcare Centers at Bhubaneswar (India)

Globally the burden of diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major public health concern. According to the estimates of DM burden worldwide, 371 million people actually have DM and about…

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Comorbidities in Pulmonary Tuberculosis Cases in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, India: Opportunities for Intervention

An estimated 10.6 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) occur annually in the world, and India accounts for 27% of these. The emergence of drug-resistant TB creates a renewed sense of urgency to control…

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Sub-Therapeutic Nevirapine Concentration During Antiretroviral Treatment Initiation Among Children Living with HIV: Implications for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Nevirapine was the first non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor approved by the FDA for pediatric use since 1998. Although nevirapine has a low genetic barrier to…

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