Tag archive for Zoonotic and other parasitic infections

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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Administration massive de médicaments contre le paludisme

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L’administration de médicaments antipaludiques à des populations entières (administration de médicaments massive) peut réduire le risque initial de résultats spécifiques au paludisme (6 mois), mais peu d’études ont constaté que cet effet a été supporté. Aucun effet indésirable grave lié au …

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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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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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Etat de santé physique, utilisation des services et  obstacles à l’accès aux soins pour les demandeurs d’asile résidant dans la communauté

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Les demandeurs d’asile semblent utiliser les services de santé à un taux plus élevé que la population du pays hôte, mais font face à des obstacles importants pour accéder aux soins. Des études explorant  les options stratégiques, y compris des comparaisons …

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Déterminants sociaux  des impacts des catastrophe sur la santé  à moyen et à long terme

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Cette revue conclut que, quels que soient  les effets sur la santé et le type d’événements, l’influence des catastrophes sur la santé chronique persistent  au-delà de la période initiale  de catastrophe,  affectant la santé de la population pendant des mois, voire …

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