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R Cañete

Continuing Educational Activities in Bioethics Can Improve Public Health Systems

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.104

The Editor,

Sir,

All countries wants to meet the health and medical needs of their populations without bankrupting themselves or draining resources that serve other human needs and purposes. This comment is particularly important in Cuba because the Ministry of Public Health make deep effort to reach those goals facing a context characterized by privation of economic resources. 

Accepted: 
19 Apr, 2016
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e-Published: 28 Apr, 2016

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Perception and Satisfaction with Received Information Regarding Treatment for Intestinal Parasitic Infection in Cuban Patients

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.307
Pages: 
519-24
Synopsis: 
The study investigated patients' perceptions and satisfaction with received information regarding treatment for intestinal parasitic infection in a public health institution in Cuba. The results suggest that more inclusion in the treatment process could guarantee users’ compliance with health providers.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the patients' perceptions and satisfaction with received information regarding treatment for intestinal parasitic infection in a public health institution.

Accepted: 
05 Jan, 2015
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e-Published: 27 May, 2015

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Intestinal Parasitic Infection among School Children from Jagüey Grande Municipality in Matanzas Province, Cuba

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.288
Pages: 
361–6
Synopsis: 
The study presents a snapshot of intestinal parasitic infections in a Cuban primary school. The high prevalence and the significant association between low personal hygiene practices with the presence of this organisms demonstrate the need to entrench good hygiene habits in the first years of life.

ABSTRACT

Background: Infections by intestinal parasites are a major public health problem worldwide, especially among children in developing countries. As the prevalence of parasitic infection is different among and within countries, there is a need for periodical prevalence evaluation to appropriate control strategies.

Accepted: 
26 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 27 May, 2015

A Randomized, Controlled, Open-label Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Chloroquine in the Treatment of Giardiasis in Children

Issue: 
Pages: 
607–11
Synopsis: 
This randomized clinical trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of two drugs in the treatment of Giardia lamblia infection in Cuban children. The authors demonstrated that chloroquine, for five days, was as efficacious as metronidazole in treating Giardia lamblia.

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Background: Giardia duodenalis is among the commonest protozoan parasites in the intestinal tract of humans and may cause significant morbidity worldwide. Although there are several antigiardial agents, treatment failures have been commonly reported.

Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of chloroquine (CQ) versus metronidazole (MTZ) in the treatment of children with confirmed G duodenalis mono-infection.

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Determination of Chemical Antioxidants and Phenolic Compounds in the Brazilian Mushroom Agaricus sylvaticus

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.216
Pages: 
142–6
Synopsis: 
Agaricus sylvaticus mushroom has been widely studied because of its high nutritional value and medicinal properties. The objective of this study was to evaluate the antioxidant potential of both alcoholic and aqueous extracts of Agaricus sylvaticus, and quantify their total polyphenol content. There is great antioxidant potential of aqueous, alcoholic and ethereal extracts of the Agaricus sylvaticus mushroom.

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Accepted: 
17 Jul, 2012
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e-Published: 11 Apr, 2014

Prevalence, Risk Factors and Clinical Features Associated with Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Children from San Juan y Martínez, Pinar del Río, Cuba

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Pages: 
377–82
Synopsis: 
Abdominal pain had a high sensitivity for prediction of intestinal parasitic infections in children in this study.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013

Mebendazole as an Alternative in Giardia duodenalis Infection

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.232
Pages: 
165–7
Accepted: 
30 Aug, 2012
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e-Published: 16 May, 2013
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