Dec
01
2013

Current treatment and outcome for childhood acute leukemia in Tanzania

Citation: Pediatric Blood and Cancer, December 2013, vol./is. 60/12(2047-2053), 1545-5009;1545-5017 (December 2013) Author(s): Kersten E., Scanlan P., Dubois S.G., Matthay K.K. Abstract: Background: In order to understand the disparity in childhood leukemia survival in low-income countries (LICs) compared to... Read more
Dec
01
2013

Does health insurance improve health? Evidence from a randomized community-based insurance rollout in rural Burkina Faso

Citation: Journal of Health Economics, December 2013, vol./is. 32/6(1043-1056), 0167-6296;1879-1646 (December 2013) Author(s): Fink G., Robyn P.J., Sie A., Sauerborn R. Abstract: From 2004 to 2006, a community-based health insurance (CBI) scheme was rolled out in Nouna District, Burkina... Read more
Dec
01
2013

The long-term cognitive consequences of early childhood malnutrition: The case of famine in Ghana

Citation: Journal of Health Economics, December 2013, vol./is. 32/6(1013-1027), 0167-6296;1879-1646 (December 2013) Author(s): Ampaabeng S.K., Tan C.M. Abstract: We examine the role of early childhood health in human capital accumulation. Using a unique data set from Ghana with comprehensive... Read more
Dec
01
2013

Making a difference in adult-child relationships: Evidence from an adult-child communication intervention in Botswana, Malawi, and Mozambique

Citation: Journal of Adolescence, December 2013, vol./is. 36/6(1177-1186), 0140-1971;1095-9254 (December 2013) Author(s): Schwandt H.M., Underwood C. Abstract: Girls are vulnerable to HIV in part because the social systems in which they live have failed to protect them. This study... Read more
Nov
01
2013

Factors associated with diabetic ketoacidosis at onset of Type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents

Citation: Diabetic Medicine, November 2013, vol./is. 30/11(1360-1366), 0742-3071;1464-5491 (November 2013) Author(s): De Vries L., Oren L., Lazar L., Lebenthal Y., Shalitin S., Phillip M. Abstract: Aims: To identify risk factors for diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes... Read more
Nov
01
2013

Evidence review of hydroxyurea for the prevention of sickle cell complications in low-income countries

Citation: Archives of Disease in Childhood, November 2013, vol./is. 98/11(908-914), 0003-9888;1468-2044 (November 2013) Author(s): Mulaku M., Opiyo N., Karumbi J., Kitonyi G., Thoithi G., English M. Abstract: Hydroxyurea is widely used in high-income countries for the management of sickle... Read more
Nov
01
2013

Seroreactivity to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 intracellular domain in malaria-exposed children and adults

Citation: Journal of Infectious Diseases, November 2013, vol./is. 208/9(1514-1519), 0022-1899 (01 Nov 2013) Author(s): Travassos M.A., Niangaly A., Bailey J.A., Ouattara A., Coulibaly D., Laurens M.B., Pablo J., Jasinskas A., Nakajima-Sasaki R., Berry A.A., Takala-Harrison S., Kouriba B., Rowe... Read more
Nov
01
2013

Academic performance and intelligence scores of primary school-aged children with sickle cell anemia

Citation: Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, November 2013, vol./is. 30/8(733-741), 0888-0018;1521-0669 (November 2013) Author(s): Ezenwosu O., Emodi I., Ikefuna A., Chukwu B. Abstract: Children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) are faced with complications which may interfere with their educational activities... Read more
Nov
01
2013

The use of oral rehydration salt in managing children under 5y old with diarrhea in the Gambia: Knowledge, attitude, and practice

Citation: Nutrition, November 2013, vol./is. 29/11-12(1368-1373), 0899-9007;1873-1244 (November 2013) Author(s): Sillah F., Ho H.-J., Chao J.C.-J. Abstract: Objective: Diarrhea is a leading cause of mortality in children under the age of 5y in developing countries. To our knowledge, no... Read more
Oct
01
2013

Analysis of partial and complete protection in malaria cohort studies

Citation: Malaria Journal, 2013, vol./is. 12/1, 1475-2875 (2013) Author(s): Cairns M.E., Asante K.P., Owusu-Agyei S., Chandramohan D., Greenwood B.M., Milligan P.J. Abstract: Background: Malaria transmission is highly heterogeneous and analysis of incidence data must account for this for correct... Read more

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