Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Strategy for Children Under Five
More than 7.5 million children worldwide die each year before they reach the age of five. Most of them come from poor communities and live in the poorest countries. These…

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Why do some children get sick often
If the child is sick more than six times a year or the recovery period lasts longer than 10-12 days, then such a child can be called "FREQUENTLY ill." Many…

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Children and immunity
Immunity is passive in nature and is provided by maternal antibodies. At the same time, its own immune system is in a state of suppression. The phagocytosis system is not…

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On the verge of an epidemic? What is dangerous diphtheria and what you need to know about it

The outbreak of diphtheria in Transcarpathia alarmed the country – 15 people were hospitalized. Concern was also caused by the fact that hospitals were not adequately provided with the necessary drugs for so many patients. Therefore, is it worth waiting for an epidemic in other areas and how and is it possible to protect yourself and your loved ones from infection?

For several weeks, the headlines of Ukrainian publications have been full of news about cases of diagnosis of diphtheria. The first of these was the detection of a disease in a 5th year student of the medical faculty of Uzhgorod National University. This was announced during the briefing by and. about. Director of the Health Department of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Elizaveta Birov.

According to her, the guy went to the hospital on October 17, where during the examination, diphtheria bacteria, a non-toxic strain, were seeded on him. The patient complained of fever, sore throat, muscles. On the same day, the guy was hospitalized, and the next day, a panel of doctors confirmed his diagnosis. Continue reading

Often sick children. Modern pediatrician look
At present, the problem of frequently ill children (FWA) remains relevant. With the onset of the autumn-winter period and the start of schooling, schoolchildren experience overloads, fatigue increases, the number…

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Why do some children get sick often
If the child is sick more than six times a year or the recovery period lasts longer than 10-12 days, then such a child can be called "FREQUENTLY ill." Many…

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On the verge of an epidemic? What is dangerous diphtheria and what you need to know about it
The outbreak of diphtheria in Transcarpathia alarmed the country - 15 people were hospitalized. Concern was also caused by the fact that hospitals were not adequately provided with the necessary…

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Pills are not toys
The term "antibiotic" in the literal translation looks very ominous: "anti" - against, "bio" - life. Opponent of life, in short. Fortunately, this is not about life in general, but…

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