Tag archive for Adolescents

Association between nutritional status and dengue infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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No consistent results were found for the association between the nutritional status and dengue infection.
The aim of this systematic review was to determine the association of nutritional status with the variety of dengue infection and in dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) …

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Community effectiveness of pyriproxyfen as a dengue vector control method: A systematic review

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Pyriproxyfen is highly effective in killing the larvae of dengue transmitting vectors, however the evidence for the reduction of human disease transmission is weak.
The global burden of dengue has risen massively over the past decades. Pyriproxyfen is a slow-acting larvicide …

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Anti-viral effects of medicinal plants in the management of dengue: a systematic review

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Medicinal plant products could be used for the development of potential anti-dengue virus agents.
Safe, low-cost, and effective drugs that can inhibit dengue infection are needed to try to combat dengue infection worldwide. The aim of the systematic review was to identify …

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Assessing the effects of interventions for Aedes aegypti control: systematic review and meta-analysis of cluster randomised controlled trials

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Community mobilisation programmes are an effective intervention to reduce Aedes aegypti entomological indices.
Aedes aegypti mosquito is the vector for dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunya, and zika viruses. This aim of this systematic review was to assess the evidence of effectiveness of different control, using …

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Psychological therapies for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents

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Children and adolescents receiving psychological therapies were less likely to be diagnosed with PTSD and had fewer symptoms of PTSD up to a month after treatment compared with those who received no treatment, treatment as usual or were on a waiting …

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Ethnobotanical knowledge on botanical repellents employed in the African region against mosquito vectors

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Native people from Africa regions know three major methods of using repellent plants: (i) production of repellent smoke from burning plants, (ii) hanging plants inside the house or sprinkling leaves on the floor, (iii) the use of plant oils and juices …

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No calm after the storm: A systematic review of human health following flood and storm disasters

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Health changes differently after floods or storms.
The difference in changes to health over time after flood and after storm disasters has not been well-described. This review found that health changes differently after floods or storms. Increases in poisonings, injuries, and gastrointestinal …

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Mobilisation sociale, consentement et acceptabilité : analyse des méthodes de vaccination contre le papillomavirus humain dans les pays à faibles revenus et à revenu intermédiaire

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Il est particulièrement important  de mettre en oeuvre une communication efficace avant l’introduction du vaccin contre le virus du papillome humain (HPV) afin d’encourager l’acceptation, le taux de personnes traitées  et l’observance chez des jeunes filles d’un groupe d’âge inhabituel.
Cette étude …

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Evacuations suite à une catastrophe et perte de médicaments : revue systématique de la littérature

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Nous ne disposions pas  de données quant à l’impact de la perte de médicaments après une catastrophe, telles  que le nombre de patients ayant perdu leurs médicaments,  le poids que représente le renouvellement des médicaments pour les activités de secours médical, …

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Promoting handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle-income countries

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No promotional approaches for handwashing and sanitation behaviour change are better than others, yet several promotional elements look promising.
This systematic review examined the effectiveness and implementation of approaches to promote handwashing and sanitation behaviour change in low- and middle income countries. …

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