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Metabolic control and determinants among HIV-infected Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending a tertiary llinic in Botswana
(Dove Medical Press Ltd, www.dovepress.com, 2021-01-11)
Purpose: We primarily aimed at determining the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and abnormal individual metabolic control variables in HIV-infected participants as compared to HIV-uninfected participants given current ...
A step toward timely referral and early diagnosis of cancer: implementation and impact on knowledge of a primary care based training program in Botswana
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2018-05-29)
Health system delays in diagnosis of cancer contribute to the glaring disparities in cancer mortality between high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries. In Botswana, approximately 70% of cancers are diagnosed ...
Assessing nurses’ adherence to the see-and-treat guidelines of Botswana's national cervical cancer prevention programme
(American Association for Cancer Research, https://www.aacr.org/, 2019-12-18)
The see-and-treat approach for cervical cancer screening (VIA followed by immediate cryotherapy) was first pilot tested in Botswana in 2009. Botswana’s Ministry of Health and the Botswana-UPenn Partnership collaborated to ...
Population structure of human gut bacteria in a diverse cohort from rural Tanzania and Botswana
(BMC, https://www.biomedcentral.com/, 2019-01-22)
Background: Gut microbiota from individuals in rural, non-industrialized societies differ from those in individuals from industrialized societies. Here, we use 16S rRNA sequencing to survey the gut bacteria of seven ...