International Journal of

Tropical DiseasesISSN: 2643-461X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710067

Therapeutic Efficacy of Arthemeter-Lumefantrine (Coartem®) for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Woreta, South Gonder Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Sintayehu Tsegaye Tseha

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 19, 2022

The aim of the study was to investigate the therapeutic efficacy of Coartem® in the treatment of uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria in Woreta Town, South Gonder Zone, Ethiopia. 2240 febrile patients attending the health center were screened and capillary blood was obtained by finger prick. Giemsa stained thick and thin blood smears were prepared and used for parasite density and species identification....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710066

Survival and Predictors of Mortality among HIV Infected Adults Receiving ART in Hawassa Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Sidama Regional State, Ethiopia

Bargude Balta and Amanuel Fanta

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 27, 2022

HIV/AIDS continues to be a major global public health issue, having claimed. The rapidly expanding access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is increasing survival of global HIV epidemic dramatic ways and AIDS-related mortality rates are declining fastly. The aim of this study was to determine survival status and predictors’ of mortality among ART patients attending Hawassa Comprehensive Specialized Hospital 2020....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710065

Lassa fever in Nigeria: Social and Ecological Risk Factors Exacerbating Transmission and Sustainable Management Strategies

Sylvester Chibueze Izah, Kurotimipa Frank Ovuru and Matthew Chidozie Ogwu

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 24, 2022

With the advent of COVID-19, infectious diseases are increasingly a cause of concern to both national and international governments as well as non-governmental organizations. This review focusses on Lassa fever incidence, prevalence, and socioecological factors influencing the spread and management of the disease in Nigeria using data mined from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and other public databases....

Volume 5
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