Research

Jiving and driving: Taxi drivers, HIV and edutainment in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Astrid Jane Treffry-Goatley Postdoctoral student, Centre for Visual Methodologies for Social Change (CVMSC), School of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Africa Health Research Institute, South Africa Abstract South Africa has one of the largest HIV epidemics in the world, with close to seven million people living with HIV.1 HIV has had a major impact

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Depression, substance abuse and antiretroviral non-adherence among adults with HIV in care at the Clínica de Familia in La Romana, Dominican Republic

Maya Koenig-Dzialowski1, Milton Wainberg2, Mina Halpern3, Andrea Norcini Pala2, Rosanna Matic3, Wendy Galvez-Castro3 1Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, Class of 2016. 2New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY. 3Clinica de Familia La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic. Correspondence for this article should be directed to Maya

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 Adverse Events after Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Swaziland

Alison M. Bales, BA1, Robert C. Siska, BS1, David J. Dennis, BS1, Michael A. Schneider BS1,Echo VanderWal, PA2, Harry VanderWal, MD2,Ronald J. Markert PhD1, Mary C. McCarthy MD FACS1 1Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy. Dayton, OH 45434 [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] 2The Luke Commission, Miracle Campus, Box

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Spectrum of Comorbid Conditions and Their Relationship to CD4 T-lymphocyte Counts in HIV-Infected Patients in Mbour, Senegal

Lindsay C. Bacik, B.S.1, Dr. Futou Seck2, Dr. Rhonda BeLue1 1 The Pennsylvania State University, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Global Health Scholars Program 2The Hospital of Mbour Correspondence: Lindsay Bacik 16 University Manor East, Hershey PA 17033 Tel: (412) 580-8692 Email: [email protected] Sources of support: The Global Health Scholars Program at the Pennsylvania

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Prevalence and Risk Factors of Fatty Liver in Dehui City of Jilin Province of Northeastern China

Huan-Yu Zhou1, Qi Wei1, Jie Sun2, Xing-Xing Liu2, Xiao-Dong Shi3, Shu-Mei He2, Chun-Yan Wang2, Ling Qin1#, Jun-Qi Niu3# 1 Department of Cardiology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, No.71 of Xinmin Street, Changchun, 130021, China. 2 Department of Geriatrics, The First Hospital of Jilin University, No.71 of Xinmin Street, Changchun, 130021, China. 3 Department of

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Impact of Wheat Flour Folic Acid Fortification on Neural Tube Defects in Three Cities in Peru

Tarqui-Mamani Carolina 1,2*, Sanabria-Rojas Hernán 1,2, Rossi de Chiarella Gina 3; Arana-Panduro Margarita 4; Altamirano Hilda 6, Vargas-Herrera Javier 1,2 1 Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Human Medicine, National Major University of San Marcos. 2 National Institute of Health of Peru 3 Regional Hospital Hipólito Unanue of Tacna; 4 Regional Hospital

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Availability of Resources, Knowledge, Applicability and Preferred Teaching Methods regarding Electrocardiography in a Resource-Limited Clinic in Rural Thailand

Cassidy M. Dahn MD1, Patricia Mitchell RN1, Gabrielle A. Jacquet MD MPH1,2,3 1Boston Medical Center 2Boston University School of Medicine 3Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health Introduction: Electrocardiography (ECG) is a rapid, non-invasive and inexpensive test requiring minimal training to perform. ECG is used ubiquitously in the developed world to assess

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A Survey of Dietary Habits in Children Younger than Four in Informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya

Brittany Noel Stuart, MD1, Gregory E. Gilbert EdD, MSPH 1,2, Andrea Parks1, Rhonda McIntyre- Francis, MBBS1 1Ross University School of Medicine 2DeVry Medical International’s Institute for Research & Clinical Strategy Currently 195 million children under five years of age are affected by malnutrition globally; 90% of these children live in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Additionally, malnutrition

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Structural and functional analysis of emergency departments in Amman, Jordan: Implications for future development

Seif L. Nasir1 1University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska This study investigates the current state of emergency healthcare delivery in Amman, Jordan. The first of its kind, the study uses a cross-sectional questionnaire, distributed to 40 hospitals in Amman, in order to assess the accessibility of equipment and medication, as well as the structure

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