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Implications of COVID-19 in high burden countries for HIV/TB : a systematic review of evidence
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020-10-09)
Background: The triple burden of COVID-19, tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus is one of the major global health challenges of the twenty-first century. In high burden HIV/TB countries, the spread of COVID-19 among ...
Effect of female sex work-targeted community-based interventions along the HIV treatment cascade in sub-Saharan Africa : a systematic review protocol
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2020)
Introduction: Female sex workers (FSWs) are a known high-risk group that are at increased risk of HIV transmission due to exposure to multiple sexual partners and inability to negotiate safe sex attributed to challenging ...
Factors associated with antiretroviral treatment failure among people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in resource-poor settings : a systematic review and meta analysis
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2020)
Background: Despite the increase in the number of people accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART), there is limited data regarding treatment failure and its related factors among HIV-positive individuals enrolled in HIV care ...
Effects of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-positive adults on new HIV infections among young women : a systematic review protocol
Background: The HIV/AIDS pandemic has struck regions, countries, and populations in different ways. With the introduction of antiretroviral drugs, people living with HIV (PLHIV) have a much better prognosis, even though ...
Global, regional, and national burden of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, 1990–2016 : a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) are increasingly recognised as global health priorities in view of the preventability of most injuries and the complex and expensive medical care they ...
The incidence and mortality of yellow fever in Africa : a systematic review and meta‑analysis
(BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019)
Background: Understanding the occurrence of yellow fever epidemics is critical for targeted interventions and control efforts to reduce the burden of disease. We assessed data on the yellow fever incidence and mortality ...