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  • Missankov, A.; Missankova, K. I. (ScopeMed Journal Management System, http://www.scopemed.org, February, 2015)
    Problem-based learning (PBL) is a relatively new teaching method, which was introduced in medical education as an alternative to the traditional method of teaching. One of the major advantages of the PBL method was that, ...
  • Mashalla, Yohana; Shimwela, Meshack; Mwita, Julius C.; Mwandri, Michael; Rwegerera, Godfrey M.; Mugusi, Ferdinand (BioMed Central// https://www.biomedcentral.com, 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 ...
  • Vento, S.; Tanko, M.N. (The Lancet. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/issue/current, 2009)
    Biopsy specimens were taken from intact areas of antral mucosa in 100 consenting consecutive patients presenting for gastroscopy at the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia. Spiral or curved bacilli were found in biopsy ...
  • Mashalla, Yohana; Yessoufou, Akadiri; Nekoua, Magloire P.; Gbankoto, Adam; Moutairou, Kabirou (Hindawi Publishing Corporation//www.hindawi.com/journals/jdr/, 2015)
    Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are increasingly being used to prevent cardiovascular diseases, including diabetes and obesity. In this paper, we report data on the observed effects of omega-3 PUFA on major ...
  • Mokone, Gaonyadiwe G.; Kebaetse, Maikutlo; Wright, John; Kebaetse, Masego B.; Makgabana-Dintwa, Oarabile; Kebaabetswe, Poloko; Badlangana, Ludo; Mogodi, Mpho; Bryant, Katie; Nkomazana, Oathokwa (Academic Medicine, http://journals.lww.com/AcademicMedicine/pages/default.aspx, August, 2014)
    Having adequate numbers of qualified human resources for health is essential for any effective health care system. However, there is a global shortage of skilled health care workers, especially in Sub-Saharan African ...
  • Mashalla, Yohana J; Ousman, Kevin; Polomano, Rosemary C.; Seloilwe, Esther; Odero, Theresa; Tarimo, Edith; Voss, Joachim G.; O’Malley, Gabrielle; Chapman, Susan A.; Gachuno, Onesmus; Manabe, Yukari; Nakanjako, Damalie; Sewankambo, Nelson; Urassa, David; Wasserheit, Judith N.; Wiebe, Douglas J.; Farquhar, Carey (Elsevier//https://www.elsevier.com/, 2016)
    HIV continues to challenge health systems, especially in low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. A qualified workforce of transformational leaders is required to strengthen health systems and introduce ...
  • Cainelli, F.; Vallone, A.; Tanko, M. N.; Vento, S. (Elsevier, http://www.elsevier.com, 2010)
    Lymphadenopathy was identified as an essential feature of AIDS soon after its appearance and before the identification of HIV as its cause.¹ However, lymphadenopathy has not subsequently received much attention. Recently, ...
  • Simbiri, K.O.; Murakami, M.; Feldman, M.; Steenhoff, A.P.; Nkomazana, O.; Bisson, G.; Robertson, E.S. (BioMed Central Ltd. www.infectagentscancer.com/content/5/1/6, 2010)
    Background: Ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) is a rare cancer that has increased in incidence with the HIV pandemic in Africa. The underlying cause of this cancer in HIV-infected patients from Botswana is not ...
  • Cainelli, F.; Vallone, A. (Dove Medical Press Ltd. http://www.dovepress.com/biologics-targets--therapy-journal, 2009)
    Kaposi’s sarcoma is a vascular tumor linked to the presence of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human herpesvirus-8) and the incidence of which has increased considerably the world over after the onset of the ...
  • Creek, T.L.; Ntumy, R.; Seipone, K.; Smith, M.; Mogodi, M.; Smit, M.; Legwaila, K.; Molokwane, I.; Tebele, G.; Mazhani, L.; Shaffer, N.; Kilmarx, P.H. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. http://journals.lww.com/jaids/pages/default.aspx, 2007)
    Botswana has high HIV prevalence among pregnant women (37.4% in 2003) and provides free services for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. Nearly all pregnant women (.95%) have antenatal care (ANC) ...
  • Mashalla, Yohana; Daniels, Joseph; Farquhar, Carey; Nathanson, Neal; Petracca, Frances; Desmond, Michelle; Green, Wendy; Davies, Luke; O’Malley, Gabrielle (Sage publications//www.sage.com/‎, 2014)
    Training health professionals in leadership and management skills is a key component of health systems strengthening in low-resource settings. The importance of evaluating the effectiveness of these programs has received ...

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