Since 2000, thanks to global effort, substantial progress has been made in reducing malaria worldwide. However, some countries in West Africa remain a hotspot for malaria infections with all age groups at risk. In an urban context of transmission, a high proportion of human hosts can harbor silent malaria infections. A recent study published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty discusses why we may need to be screening for asymptomatic carriers of malaria.
Monthly Archives: April 2018
There is currently a great deal of research interest in the question of whether menopause impacts upon middle-aged women’s work outcomes, but so far the evidence is inconclusive. Recently published Women’s Midlife Health, new research finds that rather than menopausal status, work outcomes were mostly associated with job stress and aspects of the work environment in mid-aged women.
A new study published today in Infectious Disease of Poverty explores the underlying differences between urban and rural cases of Tuberculosis in Tanzania. Here, one of the lead authors of the study, Jerry Hella, explains how these differences could lead to different intervention strategies to effectively control Tuberculosis.