My Experience with Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopy in India, June 10th, 2018 – June 29th, 2018

Two years back I had discussions with Dr. Peter Reemst and Katinka. The gist of the discussions was the future of Mutolere Hospital. The discussions centered on how to operationalize the vision…

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Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop at Midnapore Medical College

GILLS or Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries is ideal for rural hospitals because it is possible under the easily available Spinal anesthesia, is less expensive, is easy to…

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Towards Elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian Subcontinent—Translating Research to Practice to Public Health

About 147 million people are at risk of visceral leishmaniasis, in the Southeast Asian region. The largely localized geographic endemicity, anthroponotic transmission with humans as the only host reservoir, the sandfly species Phlebotomous argentipes as the only vector species, and the…

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MDR-TB Treatment as Prevention: The Projected Population-Level Impact of Expanded Treatment for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) poses one of the greatest threats to TB control worldwide. Not only is the incidence of MDR-TB rising in many areas, curtailing…

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Non-Governmental Organization Facilitation of a Community-Based Nutrition and Health Program: Effect on Program Exposure and Associated Infant Feeding Practices in Rural India

Poor feeding during the first two years of life is common among undernourished children in South Asia. Educating parents and other child-care givers about…

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Estimating the Burden of Scrub Typhus: A Systematic Review

Scrub typhus is an infectious disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, an obligate intracellular bacteria, transmitted by the bites of chigger mites…

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Estimating the Incidence of Rotavirus Infection in Children from India and Malawi from Serial Anti-Rotavirus IgA Titres

Prior to wide-spread rotavirus vaccination, rotavirus was responsible for over 450 000 deaths in young children…

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