Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017

  • Lassa Fever Outbreak in Southwestern Nigeria: The Ekiti State Response amidst Economic Recession

    Aduayi Victor Adovi, Ibikunle Oluwafunmilayo, Fashola Adebayo Matthew, Yusuf Musah, Odu Olusola, Oluwafemi Omoniyi Stephen, Olomojobi Folakemi, Ojo Simeon Olurotimi, Omole Ayotunde, Onwu Victor, Bamidele Oni

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 11-18
    Received: Feb. 13, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2017
    Published: Mar. 21, 2017
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    Abstract: A confirmed case in a community requires prompt isolation of affected patients, good infection prevention and control practices, and rigorous contact tracing to stop outbreaks. This study depicts the highlights of the Ekiti state’s response to its first confirmed Lassa fever outbreak. The approach used was a coordinated, and integrated rapid implem... Show More
  • Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy and Associated Factors Among Adult ARV Users in Arba Minch Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

    Nuredin Nassir Azmach

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 19-26
    Received: Jun. 14, 2017
    Accepted: Jun. 28, 2017
    Published: Jul. 21, 2017
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    Abstract: The provision of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), HIV/AIDS is becoming a chronic manageable disease; therefore to manage chronic disease, adherence to HIV medication is very important but a variety of other factors may complicate ART adherence that needs devotion from patients, provisions of health services and health care professionals, and having so... Show More