South Africa: Human Resource Issues At Root of Free State Healthcare Problems, Report Suggests

[Daily Maverick] A shortage of healthcare workers is contributing to long waiting times at healthcare facilities and poor treatment adherence, as well as undermining the response to HIV and tuberculosis in the Free State, a new report shows. Spotlight attended the launch of the report and asked the Free State health department for a response.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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This study reviewed relevant literature on the health risk factors, social and structural vulnerability, stigmatization and structural violence experienced by undocumented migrants as obstacles to their Human Right to health. It also reviews the current legal framework in Mexico and internationally. This review demonstrates the lack of implementation of the current legal framework in Mexico and identifies a set of complex obstacles to effective access to health for undocumented migrants. Although the migration process itself was not found to be directly associated with major health issues, the social conditions of the m...
Source: International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study shows the efficacy of 3D-ResNet as a rapid auxiliary diagnostic tool for NTB-LD and MTB-LD. Its use can help provide timely and accurate treatment strategies to patients with these diseases.
Source: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging - Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of General Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: International Journal of General Medicine Source Type: research
Journal of Medicinal ChemistryDOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.1c01407
Source: Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Authors: Source Type: research
Contributor : Amita GuptaSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37RvGene expression microarray was performed using early log phase culture at 37 degree and 200 rpm followed by RNA extraction from M.tb H37Rv, HigB KO M.tb H37Rv and complemented Hig B KO M.tb H37RvFor gene expression profiling, total RNA was isolated from wild type H37Rv, higB KO mutant strain and complemented strains. The bacterial pellets for M.tb H37Rv wild type, M.tb H37Rv HigB KO mutant strain and complemented strain were resuspended in 1.0 ml TRIzol (Invitrogen Corporation, Carlsbad, CA); mRNA was extracted as...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Global Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
Mexico is on the top five countries with the highest number of TB cases in America continent, nevertheless, information about genotypes circulating is practically unknown. Considering the above this study aims...
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
The extraordinary expansion of Toxin Antitoxin (TA) modules in the genome of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has received significant attention over the last few decades. The cumulative evidence suggests that TA systems are activated in response to stress conditions and are essential for M. tuberculosis pathogenesis. In M. tuberculosis, Rv1955-Rv1956-Rv1957 constitutes the only tripartite TAC (Toxin Antitoxin Chaperone) module. In this locus, Rv1955 (HigB1) encodes for the toxin and Rv1956 (HigA1) encodes for antitoxin. Rv1957 encodes for a SecB-like chaperone that regulates HigBA1 toxin antitoxin system by preventing HigA1 deg...
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Condition:   Tuberculosis Interventions:   Biological: RUTI® vaccine;   Biological: Placebo Sponsors:   Archivel Farma S.L.;   Fundació Institut Germans Trias i Pujol Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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Source: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine - Category: Statistics Authors: Source Type: research
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