CMAJ Medical Knowledge that Matters News November 11, 2011 The World Health Organization (WHO) is contemplating discontinuing the use of an oral polio vaccine that’s been linked to ongoing outbreaks of the virus in the developing world. WHO is weighing the possibility of using a different formulation of the vaccine, but maintains that patchy implementation […]
How does Africa tackle cervical cancer?
Guardian United Kingdom Débora Miranda guardian.co.uk, Monday 20 June 2011 08.00 BST Cancer kills more people worldwide that AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria together – but most of Africa doesn’t even have a word for it. So where should Africa’s medical profession start in the bid to increase screening? There are more than 200 dialects spoken […]
Preparing for Adolescent HIV Vaccine Trials in South Africa: (CATSA)
This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. Verified by Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, July 2009 Official Title Preparing for Adolescent HIV Vaccine Trials in South Africa: a Multi-centre Study to Evaluate Acceptability of the HPV Vaccine in Adolescents Purpose This study will use the licensed HPV vaccine, Gardasil, as a surrogate for an […]