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Conditional cash transfer programs and the health and nutrition of Latin American children
Objective. To 1) describe the benefits, conditions, coverage, funding, goals, governance, and structure of well-established conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs) in Latin America and 2) identify their health and ...
HIV testing, antiretroviral therapy, and treatment outcomes in new cases of tuberculosis in Brazil, 2011
Objective. To assess the implementation of HIV-related interventions for patients with tuberculosis (TB), as well as TB treatment outcomes in patients coinfected with HIV in Brazil in 2011. Methods. This was a ...
Impact of functional determinants on 5.5-year mortality in Amazon riparian elderly
Objective. To ascertain whether modifiable physical performance–based measurements predicted 5.5-year mortality in a riparian elderly cohort in the Amazon rainforest region. Methods. A longitudinal study evaluating the ...
Quality of tuberculosis care at different levels of health care in Brazil in 2013
Objective. To assess 1) the burden and socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of tuberculosis (TB) cases, and 2) the quality of TB care provided to patients who entered and remained within each health care service ...
Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis epidemic in São Paulo State, Brazil, 2011
Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC) infection is highly contagious and can lead to explosive epidemics. In early February 2011, the Center for Epidemiologic Surveillance of the State of São Paulo Health Secretariat ...