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Allergy and infant feeding guidelines in the context of resource-constrained settings
(American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 2016)
Recent discussions about the need for revised infant feeding guidelines in the context of allergy are founded in substantial evidence-based research. Key studies (Table I)1-5 undertaken in high-income country settings ...
What is the difference between comprehensive and selective primary health care? Evidence from a five-year longitudinal realist case study in South Australia
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
BACKGROUND Since the WHO’s Alma Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care (PHC) there has been debate about the advisability of adopting comprehensive or selective PHC. Proponents of the latter argue that a more ...
Child mortality in South Africa: Is the Sustainable Development Goal (3.2) target achievable with current efforts?
(Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2018)
The two articles by Bamford et al.[1,2] in the recent SAMJ Maternal and Child Health Supplement present trends in inpatient case fatality rates for diarrhoeal disease, pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition (SAM), and ...
Costs of implementing integrated community case management (iCCM) in six African countries: implications for sustainability
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2017)
BACKGROUND Sub–Saharan Africa still reports the highest rates of under– five mortality. Low cost, high impact interventions exist, however poor access remains a challenge. Integrated community case management (iCCM) was ...