IVUmed: a nonprofit model for surgical training in low-resource countries.
Dakar, Senegal. In Ann Glob Health, Mar 2015
Program partners, such as Hopital General de Grand Yoff in Dakar, Senegal, have advanced from little urological subspecialty availability to having the capacity to treat a wide range of conditions while also teaching surgeons from Senegal and neighboring countries.
Baltimore, United States. In Lancet, 2006
Marfan's syndrome is a systemic disorder of connective tissue caused by mutations in the extracellular matrix protein fibrillin 1. Cardinal manifestations include proximal aortic aneurysm, dislocation of the ocular lens, and long-bone overgrowth.
Slower heterosexual spread of HIV-2 than HIV-1.
Boston, United States. In Lancet, 1994
Between February 1985 and February 1993 in Dakar, Senegal, the Social Hygiene Clinic screened 1452 registered female prostitutes (5608 samples) for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV-1 and HIV-2.