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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sialubanje, C.; Massar, K.; van der Pijl, M.S.G.; Kirch, E.M.; Hamer, D.H.; Ruiter, R.A.C.;
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    Publisher: Springer Nature

    BACKGROUND: Maternity waiting homes (MWHs) are aimed at improving access to facility-based skilled delivery services in rural areas. This study explored women's experiences and beliefs concerning utilisation of MWHs in rural Zambia. Insight is needed into women's experi...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Séverine, Thys; Kabemba E, Mwape; Pierre, Lefèvre; Pierre, Dorny; Tanguy, Marcotty; Andrew M, Phiri; Isaak K, Phiri; Sarah, Gabriël;

    Author Summary Livestock owners from small scale farms are most vulnerable for Neglected Zoonotic Diseases (NZD) in developing countries and their risk behavior leads to more intense and complex transmission patterns. Studies in Africa have shown that the underuse of sa...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sileshi, Gudeta W.; Nyeko, Philip; Nkunika, Phillip O. Y.; Sekematte, Benjamin M.; Akinnifesi, Festus K.; Ajayi, Oluyede C.;
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    Publisher: Resilience Alliance

    Despite their well-known role as pests, termites also provide essential ecosystem services. In this paper, we undertook a comprehensive review of studies on human-termite interactions and farmers' indigenous knowledge across Sub-Saharan Africa in an effort to build cohe...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2019
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    Authors:
    Caudell, Mark A; Dorado-Garcia, Alejandro; Eckford, Suzanne; Byarugaba, Denis; Afakye, Kofi; Chansa-Kabali, Tamara; Kabali, Emmanuel; Kiambi, Stella; Kimani, Tabitha; Mainda, Geoffrey; ...
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    Publisher: bioRxiv

    <jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>The nutritional and economic potentials of livestock systems are compromised by the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance. A major driver of resistance is the misuse and abuse of antimicrobial drugs. The likelihood of ...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Holt, Hannah R.; Inthavong, Phouth; Khamlome, Boualam; Blaszak, Kate; Keokamphe, Chattouphone; Somoulay, Virasack; Phongmany, Anousone; Durr, Peter A.; Graham, Kerryne; Allen, John; ...
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    Project: WT

    Author Summary In Lao PDR, pigs are an important source of food and income and are kept by many rural residents. This study investigated five diseases that are transmitted between pigs and humans (zoonoses), namely hepatitis E, Japanese encephalitis, trichinellosis, cys...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Evaristo Mañanós; Alicia Estevez; Alberto PASSERONE; Neil Duncan; Jorge Dias; Kelvin Mulungu; Elsa Cabrita; FRANCESCA RAVERA; Benjamín Costas; Libero Liggieri; ...
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    In Zambia, every year some parts of the maize fields are abandoned post-planting. Reasons for this are not clearly known. In this paper, we examine the influence of soil and climatic factors on crop abandonment using a six-year (2007–2012) panel data by modeling the pla...

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  • publication . Article . 2017
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    Authors:
    Sitali, Doreen Chilolo; Mumba, Chisoni; Skjerve, Eystein; Mweemba, Oliver; Kabonesa, Consolata; Mwinyi, Mwinyi Omary; Nyakarahuka, Luke; Muma, John Bwalya;
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    Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)

    Background In Zambia, human anthrax cases often occur following cases of animal anthrax. Human behaviour has been implicated in this transmission. The objective of the study was to explore human behavioural patterns that may contribute to outbreaks of anthrax among affe...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011
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    Authors:
    Agha, Sohail; Carton, Thomas W;
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    Publisher: Springer Nature

    <p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>There is expert consensus that delivery at a health facility substantially reduces the risk of maternal death. By increasing the use of antenatal (ANC), postnatal care (PNC) and family planning, the risk of maternal death can be furt...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019
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    Authors:
    Vo, Hoang-Long; Huynh, Le-Thai-Bao; Anh, Hao Nguyen Si; Do, Dang-An; Doan, Thi-Ngoc-Ha; Nguyen, Thi-Huyen-Trang; Nguyen Van, Huy;
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    Publisher: MDPI

    <jats:p>There has been no report on the situation of socioeconomic inequalities in the full vaccination coverage among Vietnamese children. This study aims to assess the trends and changes in the socioeconomic inequalities in the full vaccination coverage among Vietname...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019
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    Authors:
    Ng'andwe, Phillimon; Chungu, Donald; Yambayamba, Arthur M.; Chilambwe, Alice;
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    Publisher: Elsevier

    Forest inventories in plantations of non-native trees are conducted every five years in Zambia. Characteristics of data collected through these inventories are presented here. The data includes diameter at breast height (d), total tree height (h) and rotation categories...

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