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    • Cervical Cancer and Its Impact on the Burden of Disease 

      Napolitano, Michael; Schonman, Erica; Mpango, Elisia; Isdori, Gabriel (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2012)
      Although cervical cancer is no longer a major issue in developed countries, it is still a serious concern in developing countries such as Tanzania, where the prevalence continues to rise. Cervical cancer causes more deaths ...
    • Food Safety: The Case of Aflatoxin 

      Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Naturally occurring toxins such as aflatoxins pose profound challenges to food safety in both developed and developing countries. The knowledge that aflatoxins can have serious effects on humans and animals has led many ...
    • Alcohol Abuse in Urban Moshi, Tanzania 

      Castens, Vicky; Luginga, Felix; Shayo, Benjamin; Tolias, Christine (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2012)
      Alcohol abuse is a global public health problem. About 50 percent of all traumatic brain injuries in the intensive care unit at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi, Tanzania, involve alcohol (Kaino ...
    • The Nutrition Transition in Chile 

      Vio del Rio, Fernando (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      The nutrition transition in Chile has occurred very rapidly. In particular, obesity rates in all age groups have increased instead of decreasing, despite the goals established by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for the period ...
    • Salmonella Control in Denmark and the EU 

      Christensen, Tove; Andersen, Lill (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
      Potential food safety hazards include foodborne pathogens,1 use of antibiotics leading to resistant bacteria, chemical residuals in food products, medicine residues, growth hormones, and genetically modified organisms. The ...