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Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors, 1990–2019: update from the GBD 2019 Study (Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2020-12-11)Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), principally ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, are the leading cause of global mortality and a major contributor to disability. This paper reviews the magnitude of total CVD ...
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2020-10-17)The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019 provides a rules-based synthesis of the available evidence on levels and trends in health outcomes, a diverse set of risk factors, and health system ...
(Taylor & Francis, www.tandfonline.com, 2019-09-23)A number of activities are ongoing to reduce AMR in Botswana by improving antimicrobial utilization across all sectors. However, there is a need to share experiences. With the objective of sharing these, the second one ...
Alanine transaminase and hemoglobin appear to predict the occurrence of antituberculosis medication hepatotoxicity; findings and implications in Botswana (Taylor & Francis. www.tandfonline.com, 2020-12-01)Objective: Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health problem, with medications having adverse effects including drug-induced hepatotoxicity. We determined the prevalence of anti-tuberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity and ...
Prevalence and risk Factors for hepatitis B and C among end‑stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis in Gaborone, Botswana (Medknow Publishers, www.medknow.com, 2021-01)Background: Patients on maintenance hemodialysis (HD) are at risk of blood transmitted infections such as hepatitis B and C. Objectives: To determine the prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus ...