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Numbers 18 Malaria: prevention and treatmentThis issue tells you about:
Numbers 16 and 17 HIV/AIDS: prevention, treatment and careThis issue tells you about:
Number 15 Safe InjectionsIn this issue: Injection popularity · Overuse of injections · Choice of syringes · Sterilization methods · Preparing to give an injection · Towards safer injection services · Safe injection accessories
Earlier issues- available in hard copy only
Number 14 Ear InfectionsIn this issue: Recognizing , mapping the problem, underlying causes and factors, primary ear care, managing an ear problem, training - WHO Guidelines, Ototoxicity - deafness and drugs, Otoscopy, the role of the health worker, towards primary ear care, drugs used for treatment
Number 13 Eye InfectionsIn this issue: Recognizing , training, case management, ocular problems related to HIV/AIDS, correct management of drug and supplies, manpower development, community involvement, Opthalmological preparations for eye infections
Number 12 Skin DiseasesIn this issue: General considerations on management of skin diseases, common skin infection treatment, comments on use of antibiotics and corticosteroids, major causes of rash in children, main features in selection of vehicle for topical treatment
Number 11 AnaemiaIn this issue: Causes of anaemia, prevention and treatment, dietary improvement, anaemia in pregnancy and childhood, food fortification.
Number 10 DiabetesIn this issue: Management and therapy of diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy, proper health care for diabetic children, diabetes and elderly peoples, how to detect and manage diabetes complications
Note: Issues 1 through 9 are only available in French, Spanish and Portuguese
Number 9 TuberculosisIn this issue: Tuberculosis treatment in pregnancy, breast-feeding and children - TB meningitis, BCG vaccination and preventive chemotherapy in children, TB and HIV infection - drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Number 8 MicronutrientsIn this issue: Vitamin A - serious infections and thousands of cases of blindness, Iron and folic acid - anaemia, Iodine -millions of mentally handicapped persons, Vitamin D - rickets and osteomalacia
Number 7 HypertensionIn this issue: Hypertension - Blood pressure measurement, Hypertension in pregnant women - non-drug approaches, Diuretic or beta-blocker, Other drugs
Number 6 Schistosomiasis and HelminthiasisIn this issue: Asymptomatic infections and infectious - disease, Three useful drugs, Treatment of Schistomiasis, Parasite count and Helminthiasis, Treatment of Helminthiasis, Antihelminthics, Helminthiasis and Schistomiasis- similarities and differences.
Number 5 MalariaIn this issue: Immunity against the parasite, Treatment of malaria attacks, Complications of malaria in children
Number 4 Management of Acute DiarrhoeaIn this issue: Management of Acute Diarrhoea - The appropriate way - Drugs with no role, Antidiarrhoeals - A Costa Rican Perspective.
Number 3 Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI)In this issue: Cough and Cold remedies for young children, Treatment of Tuberculosis, The favourable Cost/Benefit ratio of Amoxicillin.
Number 2 HIV and Hbv transmission in the Health Care SettingIn this issue: The problem of AIDS/STDs - Prevention and Treatment.
Number 1 Drug use in pregnancyIn this Inaugural Issue: Need and patient compliance during pregnancy, featuring WHO's Model List of Essential Drugs.
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