Tag archive for Neonates/infants

Les mesures prises pour atténuer l’impact de l’expérience directe des conflits armés sur le développement psychosocial et cognitif des enfants âgés de 0 à 8 ans sont-elles efficaces?

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Les interventions permettent d’améliorer certains aspects du fonctionnement psychosocial des enfants. Cela est d’autant plus vrai pour les interventions axées sur la normalisation.
Quelques 20 millions d’enfants sont actuellement victimes d’un conflit armé. Chez les civiles, 90 % des victimes de …

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Suppléments de fer par voie orale pour les enfants dans les zones concernées par le paludisme

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La supplémentation orale ou la fortification en fer pour des enfants vivant dans des pays endémiques de paludisme, avec une dose quotidienne de 80 % ou plus de la dose journalière recommandée pour la prévention d’anémie par l’âge, ne causent pas …

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Interventions chirurgicales pour les fractures diaphysaires du radius et du cubitus chez les enfants

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Il n’y a pas suffisamment de preuves provenant des ECR sur le type de chirurgie la plus efficace pour traiter les fractures du radius et du cubitus chez les enfants. En outre, il y a un manque de preuves sur le …

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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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Microcephaly prevalence in infants born to Zika virus-infected women: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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The prevalence of microcephaly in babies born to women with Zika virus infection varies from 0% to 11% among all pregnancies.
The natural history of Zika virus infection is not well understood. The prevalence of babies affected by the virus is not …

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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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Demand‐side financing measures to increase maternal health service utilisation and improve health outcomes: a systematic review of evidence from low‐ and middle‐income countries

The original systematic review has been updated and published in the form of two open access papers available here (DSF for maternal and newborn health) and here (The effects of cash transfers and vouchers on the use and quality of maternity care services)
For three modes of demand-side financing …

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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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