Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019

  • Asphyxia and the Occurrences of Perinatal Death in Anutapura General Hospital of Palu in 2018

    Rosmala Nur, Nurhaya Suardi Patui, Sitti Radhiah, Sri Rahayu, Elvaria Mantao, Rahma Dwi Larasati, Ulfa Aulia, Gabriella Bamba Ratih Lintin, Hajra Rasmita Ngemba, Syaiful Hendra

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 185-189
    Received: Jul. 04, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 23, 2019
    Published: Aug. 10, 2019
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    Abstract: Background and objective: Perinatal death is fetal death at 28 weeks of gestation or more and infant mortality in the first 7 days of life. WHO data in 2015 showed that 4.5 million babies died in the first year of life. This study aimed to find out the risk factors for perinatal death at Anutapura General Hospital (RSU) of Palu in 2018. Methods: Th... Show More
  • Determinants on Levels of Nursing Faculty Support Towards Student Nurse Midwives Performance During Midwifery Clinical Practice

    Millicent Gatwiri Kabiru, Blasio Osogo Omuga, Leila Geteri, Taratisio Ndwiga

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 190-197
    Received: Jun. 24, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2019
    Published: Aug. 19, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: This study focused on the midwifery clinical practice for student nurse midwives at Kenya medical training college and its constituent’s colleges. Chi square was used to establish the relationship between demographic factors, institutional support and social cultural factors, which correlated with midwifery clinical practice performance... Show More
  • Functional Antithrombin Levels in HIV/AIDS Patients at Ibadan, Nigeria

    Olutogun Tolulase Aderayo, Fasola Foluke Atinuke, Olufemi-Aworinde Kehinde Joyce, Aken’ova Yetunde Adebisi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 198-202
    Received: Jun. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 30, 2019
    Published: Aug. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: HIV infected patients have an increased incidence of venous thromboembolism and an important risk factor is antithrombin deficiency. Currently it is estimated that 10% of HIV/AIDS patients who developed venous thromboembolism had antithrombin deficiency with functional antithrombin levels less than 70%. The purpose of this study is to measure funct... Show More
  • The Uptake of Modern Contraceptive Methods Among Clients of Post-Abortion Care Services in Urban Guinea

    Tamba Mina Millimouno, Alexandre Delamou, Sidikiba Sidibé, Delphin Kolie, Jean Pierre Leno, Thérèse Delvaux, Yolande Hyjazi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 203-211
    Received: Jul. 11, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 07, 2019
    Published: Aug. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: In West Africa, there are limited data on the uptake of modern contraceptive methods among post-abortion care (PAC) clients. This study aimed at describing the knowledge, attitudes and practices of PAC clients towards modern contraceptive methods and identifying the factors associated with the uptake of long-acting contraceptive methods in Guinea. ... Show More
  • Chemical and Antioxidant Analysis of Spirulinaplatensis Products Available in Some Local Market

    Soumen Sarkar, Ismet Ara Jahan, Rezaul Karim, Asad Ud-Daula, Abu Taher Mohammed Mijanur Rahman, Salim Raza

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 212-216
    Received: Aug. 04, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 21, 2019
    Published: Sep. 06, 2019
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    Abstract: A comparative study was conducted to evaluate quality of Spirulinaplatensis products like powder and tablets that were manufactured by different companies in Bangladesh. The powder form was collected from Bangladesh Spirulina Company Ltd. and was named as SP-1. On the other hand, the tablets were collected from Eureka International, Life Line Inter... Show More
  • Oral Hygiene Practices and Prevalence of Dental Caries Among School Children in Niger State, Nigeria

    Mohammed Aliyu, Benedict Ubawike Akano

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 217-220
    Received: Aug. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2019
    Published: Oct. 09, 2019
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    Abstract: The study investigated the oral hygiene practices and prevalence of dental carries among school children (6 – 12 years) in Niger State, Nigeria. A total of 477 pupils constituting 246 boys and 231 girls were used in the study. Stratified randomly sampling was used in selecting pupils from 9 public primary schools based on high, middle and low socio... Show More
  • Risk Factors of Anaemia Among Pregnant Women in Banyo Health District, Adamawa Region of Cameroon

    Caroline Teh Monteh, Justin Ndié, Joëlle Laure Sobngwi, Benjamin Alexandre Nkoum

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 221-226
    Received: Aug. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2019
    Published: Oct. 09, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Anaemia in pregnant women remains a major preoccupation in the fight against maternal and infant mortality. It constitutes a sure materno-infantile morbidity and mortality risk, premature delivery and small weight births. Objective: This study was aimed at determining the risk factors of anaemia among pregnant women in the Banyo Health ... Show More