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Asthma prevalence, knowledge, and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania
(Biomed Central, http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcpublichealth, 2014)
Background: Asthma is a common chronic disease of childhood that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of asthma among secondary school pupils in urban and rural areas ...
Response to the novel Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic across Africa: successes, challenges, and implications for the Future
(Frontiers Media S.A., www.frontiersin.org, 2020-09-11)
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has already claimed considerable lives. There are major concerns in Africa due to existing high prevalence rates for both infectious and non-infectious diseases and limited resources in ...
Review of ongoing activities and challenges to improve the care of patients with Type 2 Diabetes across Africa and the implications for the future
(Frontiers Media S.A. www.frontiersin.org, 2020-03-20)
Background: There has been an appreciable increase in the number of people in Africa with metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in recent years as a result of a number of factors. Factors include lifestyle changes, ...