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    • The 2012 List of Health Facilities 

      MInistry of Health (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2012)
      This report presents information on the List of Health Facilities in the country, for 2012. It is the fourth (4th) publication that the Ministry of Health has produced since 2002 with subsequent ones produced in 2008 and ...
    • Accessing adolescent sexual and reproductive health services among undocumented migrants in South Africa 

      Mukondwa, K; Gonah, L (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2016)
      Adolescent sexual and reproductive health access continues to dominate the development agenda since the historic 1994 Cairo Conference and becomes a huge public health concern for the increasing diverse of undocumented ...
    • Acute Poisoning in the Community and its Associated Mortality at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia 

      Mwanza, B; Kanyimba, S.N (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      Acute poisoning is a common event in the community. Despite the high prevalence of acute poisoning in the community, there are very few studies done on the subject in Zambia. Lack of research on acute poisoning has resulted ...
    • Anaemia in Pregnancy among Pregnant Women in Lusaka District, Zambia 

      Lubeya, M.K; Vwalika, B (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      This study investigated the problem of anaemia in pregnancy and its associated factors. Methods: The study involved 216 women booking for antenatal care between September 2015 and January 2016. A structured questionnaire ...
    • An analytical study of 33 cases of mortal head injuries 

      Gawish, H.; Siddiqui, M. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1974-10)
      Lusaka Teaching Hospital is the biggest in the country. Out of its thousand beds there are about 220 general surgical beds. The management of head injuries in the University Teaching Hospital is the responsibility of the ...
    • Aphrodisiac Properties of Mutimba Vula and Mwana Apeluke Herbs sold in Lusaka, Zambia 

      Banda, D.; Nyirenda, J.; Sijumbila, G (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      Male potency has been a talk of many years since humanity existed and the use of various kinds of substances to stimulate sexual desire has been done for many years. Many plant-based concoctions have been released on the ...
    • Aspects of renal disease in Zambia 

      Johnston, S. M. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1968-10)
      Chronic renal disease is a problem seen not infrequently on the medical wards of hospitals in Zambia. This paper represents an attempt to study the types seen both clinically and at post-mortem, as have occurred throughout ...
    • Assessment of the Regulatory Framework for Maternal, Newborn Child Health and Nutrition (MNCH&N) Services in Zambia: 

      Ministry of Health (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2014-07)
      Many national reports have indicated the decline in both maternal and childhood mortality in Zambia since the Millennium Declaration by the United Nations. The decline has, however, been slower for neonatal mortality. ...
    • The association between Antiretroviral Therapy with depression and health related quality of life in patients infected with HIV in Kasempa, Zambia 

      Mutimushi, E; Blackwood, G; Hachaambwa, L. M. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2016)
      Many HIV-infected patients are accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Zambia. This has enabled them to live longer. However, it is necessary to determine whether such improvements are accompanied with parallel ...
    • Availability of Essential Antihypertensive and Antidiabetic Medicines in Public Health Facilities in Lusaka District, Zambia 

      Mwale, M; Mweetwa, B; Yassa, P; Kadimba, G; Sondashi, I.S.; Kalungia, C. A. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      The non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in Zambia remains quite high. Providing access to essential medicines for hypertension and diabetes remains a major challenge in low-middle income countries, Zambia is no exception ...
    • Barriers to healthcare access and coping mechanisms among Sub-Saharan African migrants living in Bangkok, Thailand 

      Gonah, L; Corwin, A; January, J; Shamu, S; Nyati-Jokomo, Z; Van der Putten, M (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2016)
      Access to health care services among migrant populations is a major public health concern. Migrants' health profiles, values and beliefs may differ from those of the host population and present a potential to increased ...
    • Baseline Household Survey LQAS Zambia 

      Ministry of Health (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2015-11)
      As part of national efforts to reduce maternal, neonatal and child mortality, the Ministry of Community Development /Mother and Child Health and UNICEF Zambia, with support from the European Union (EU) is implementing a ...
    • Bilharziasis of the urinary tract in Zambia : observation on 100 consecutive cases 

      Elem, B; Vandal, M.T (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1981-08)
      Cystoscopic, urographic and histological observations on 100 consecutive cases of urinary bilharziasis are presented. 35 patients had calcification of the urinary tract whilst I.V.U. of 40 patients were abnormal. Abnormal ...
    • Binge Drinking and Psychomotor Performance in Female Social Drinkers of Kalingalinga in Lusaka, Zambia 

      Jason, L; Likashi, D.V.; Paul, R. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      Consuming large amounts of alcohol on an irregular basis is a common form of alcohol misuse among female adolescents and young women. This form of alcohol misuse is called binge drinking (BD) and is associated with harm ...
    • Bipolar disorder in child psychiatric practice: 

      Tsarkov, A; Petlovanyi, P (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2016)
      Bipolar disorder in children is unrecognized for many reasons including lack of awareness, diagnostic confusion, and the different clinical picture in children. The disorder has not been well studied in prepubertal children, ...
    • Caretakers ' Experiences with Sick Children in Luapula Province 

      Chompolola, A. (Medical Journal of Zambia, 2008-04)
      To gain a deep understanding of caretakers' perspectives about factors contributing to high under-five mortality in Luapula province of Zambia. This report is a product of data that was collected using verbal autopsy ...
    • A case of the eisenmenger syndrome 

      Obineche, E.N.; Suntharam, S. S. (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 1976-06)
      ln 1897 Eisenmenger described a case of a 32 year old man with cyanosis and exercise intolerance.Congestive heart failure was a preterminal event and death followed an episode of haemoptysis. Post-mortem examination showed ...
    • A Case Series Report of Tuberculosis Patients with Vitamin D Deficiency in Zambia 

      Lungu, P; Lakhi, S; Mateyo, K; Mubiana, E; Mwaba, P (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      An association of Vitamin D deficiency with Tuberculosis remains a valid assumption. It has been observed that TB is highly prevalent in certain ethnic groupings and regions of the world. Populations with darker skins are ...
    • Cervical Cytology in Zambia 

      Girech, E.S.; Tsirkim, G.A.; Zeigler, O.; Dowd, M.I.O. (Medical Journal of Zambia., 1977-08)
      Cancer of the cervix was the commonest type of female cancer reported over the five year period 1968-1972 in the Southern Cancer Registry of Zambia. The problem of cervical cancer in Zambia is discussed. The ...
    • Cervical Meningomyelocoele: A Case Report and Review of the Literature 

      Musa, G; Gots, A (University of Zambia, Medical Library, 2017)
      Cervical meningomyelocoele is a rare neural tube defect accounting for 1-5% of all neural tube defects. Very few cases have been reported in literature. A 4day old female patient was presented with a cervical cystic lesion. ...