Evaluation of WHO Haemoglobin Colour Scale & Palmar Pallor for Screening of Anaemia Among Children (6-35 Months) in Rural Wardha, India.

Evaluation of WHO Haemoglobin Colour Scale & Palmar Pallor for Screening of Anaemia Among Children (6-35 Months) in Rural Wardha, India.

Background & objectives: Anaemia is a public health problem in India, particularly in women and children. Clinical diagnosis by health workers may be inaccurate. It is therefore important to evaluate simple methods for diagnosis of anaemia in rural set up with no or minimal laboratory facilities. We carried out this study to evaluate the performance […]

Routine Cryptococcal Antigen Screening for Hiv-Infected Patients with Low CD4+ T-Lymphocyte Counts--Time to Implement in South Africa?(Clinical PRACTICE: Policy) (Cluster of Differentiation) (Report)

Routine Cryptococcal Antigen Screening for Hiv-Infected Patients with Low CD4+ T-Lymphocyte Counts–Time to Implement in South Africa?(Clinical PRACTICE: Policy) (Cluster of Differentiation) (Report)

Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) is a major cause of death among HIV-infected individuals. It causes an estimated 957 900 cases and 624 700 deaths worldwide annually, the vast majority of them in sub-Saharan Africa. (1) In Cape Town, CM is now the most common cause of adult meningitis (63% of all microbiologically confirmed cases (2)), and […]

Newborn Hearing Screening in the Private Health Care Sector--a National Survey (Original Articles) (Survey)

Newborn Hearing Screening in the Private Health Care Sector–a National Survey (Original Articles) (Survey)

Approximately 180 000 babies are born with or acquire permanent bilateral hearing loss (40 dB hearing level (HL)) within the first few weeks of life across sub-Saharan Africa every year. (1) In South Africa an estimated 17 babies are born with a significant permanent bilateral hearing loss every day. (2) These infants can only be […]

Screening of Saudi Plants for Phytoconstituents, Pharmacological and Antimicrobial Properties (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Screening of Saudi Plants for Phytoconstituents, Pharmacological and Antimicrobial Properties (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Introduction Medicinal plants are still considered to be a source of new chemical entities with unique chemical structures and pharmacological properties. The same plants growing in different geographical locations under varying climactic conditions can and do differ in their phytochemical constituents (Benetis 2008, Li 1994, Pandita 1983), both qualitatively and quantitatively, and therefore may also […]

Medical Examination of Aliens - Revisions to Medical Screening Process (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition)

Medical Examination of Aliens – Revisions to Medical Screening Process (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medical Examination of Aliens – Revisions to Medical Screening Process (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is amending […]