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Pharmacovigilance of artemether-lumefantrine in pregnant women followed until delivery in Rwanda

July 13, 2012 - 10:21 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Rulisa S, Kaligirwa N, Agaba S, Karema C, Mens PF, De Vries PJ
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Malaria Journal 2012, 11:225 (6 July 2012)

MalariaWorldIn this pharmacovigilance study, the exposed group (pregnant women with malaria given artemether-lumefantrine), and a matched non-exposed group (pregnant women without malaria and no exposure to artemether-lumefantrine) were followed until delivery.

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Molecular markers of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in southern highland Rwanda

November 17, 2011 - 11:18 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Irene Zeile, Jean-Bosco Gahutu, Cyprien Shyirambere, Christian Steininger, Andre Musemakweri, Fidèle Sebahungu, Corine Karema, Gundel Harms, Teunis A. Eggelte, Frank P. Mockenhaupt
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Acta Tropica, Volume 121, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 50-54

MalariaWorldIn Rwanda, frequent mutations in the pfdhfr and pfdhps genes of Plasmodium falciparum have suggested intense sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance.

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Placental Malaria and Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 in Rural Rwanda

August 4, 2011 - 12:36 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Philip L. Bulterys, Ann Chao, Sudeb C. Dalai, M. Christine Zink, Abel Dushimimana, David Katzenstein, Alfred J. Saah and Marc Bulterys
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 2 202-206

We conducted a nested case-control study of placental malaria (PM) and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) within a prospective cohort of 627 mother-infant pairs followed from October 1989 until April 1994 in rural Rwanda.

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Open Access | Evaluation of medication adherence methods in the treatment of malaria in Rwandan infants

July 19, 2010 - 09:00 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Twagirumukiza M, Kayumba P, Kips JG, Vrijens B, Vander Stichele R, Vervaet C, Remon J, Van Bortel LM
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:206 (16 July 2010)

Health workers' medication adherence was good. However, a significant lower medication adherence was observed for consumers' adherence in the outpatient setting.

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Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of Rwandan medicinal plants used in the treatment of malaria

February 19, 2010 - 12:21 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Raymond Muganga, L. Angenot, M. Tits, M. Frédérich
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Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 128, Issue 1, 2 March 2010, Pages 52-57

The traditional use of most of the plant evaluated was confirmed by the antiplasmodial test. This study revealed for the first time the antiplasmodial activity of two plants: Terminalia mollis and Rumex abyssinicus.

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Open Access | Viewpoint: Health systems strengthening through insurance subsidies: the GFATM experience in Rwanda

December 17, 2009 - 13:10 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Author(s): 
Andreas Kalk , Natalie Groos , Jean-Claude Karasi and Elisabeth Girrbach
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Tropical Medicine & International Health Volume 15 Issue 1, Pages 94 – 97

This project intends to enhance financial access to health care by subsidising health insurance for the poor in order to combat the three diseases successfully.

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