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Illness perception of tuberculosis (TB) and health seeking practice among urban slum residents of Bangladesh: a qualitative study
(© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
Background: Combating tuberculosis (TB) in urban slums is more complex than in rural areas due to reasons such as over-crowding, unhygienic living conditions and poverty. This study aimed to assess illness perception of ...
Nutritional status and its association with quality of life among people living with HIV attending public anti-retroviral therapy sites of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
(© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
Background: Little evidence exists on the connections between nutrition, diet intake, and quality of life (QoL) among people living with HIV (PLHIV). The study aimed to estimate the prevalence of under-nutrition among PLHIV ...
Sexual behavior and condom use among seasonal dalit migrant laborers to India from far west, Nepal: a qualitative study
(© 2013 PLoS ONE, 2013)
Background:Around 41% of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) cases in Nepal occur in seasonal migrant laborers. Dalit migrant laborers represent the largest proportion of reported HIV cases in the Far Western Region (Sudur ...