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Human resources for emergency obstetric care in northern Tanzania: distribution of quantity or quality?
(BioMed Central, 2005-07-29)
Background: Health care agencies report that the major limiting factor for implementing effective health policies and reforms worldwide is a lack of qualified human resources. Although many agencies have adopted policy ...
Injury morbidity in an urban and a rural area in Tanzania: an epidemiological survey
(BioMed Central, 2005-01-28)
Background: Injuries are becoming a major health problem in developing countries. Few population based studies have been carried out in African countries. We examined the pattern of nonfatal injuries and associated risk ...
DOTS improves treatment outcomes and service coverage for tuberculosis in South Ethiopia: a retrospective trend analysis
(BioMed Central, 2005-06-06)
Background: DOTS as a strategy was introduced to the tuberculosis control programme in Southern region of Ethiopia in 1996. The impact of the programme on treatment outcomes and the trend in the service coverage for ...
Teacher ratings of mental health among school children in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
(Springer Verlag, 2005)
Introduction: In Africa, little is known about child mental health. This study piloted the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in Kinshasa, investigated mental health problems and the association between these ...
"Saying no is no easy matter" A qualitative study of competing concerns in rationing decisions in general practice
(BioMed Central, 2005-11-09)
Background: The general practitioner in Norway is expected to ensure equity and effectiveness through fair rationing. At the same time, due to recent reforms of the Norwegian health care sector, both the role of economic ...