Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021

  • Adhesion to Tuberculosis Preventive Measures by Health Workers in Diagnostic and Treatment Centers in Douala - Cameroon

    Cécile Ingrid Djuikoue, Alex Stephane Ndjip Ndjock, Willy Djonkou Yamdeu, Grace Wanda Yimga, Venant Tchokonte-Nana, Benjamin Thumamo Pokam, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Eugène Ndebia

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 250-256
    Received: Sep. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: Tuberculosis remains a major health problem in Africa. In Cameroon, it has impacted mortality as well as morbidity. Its socio-economic effects have been particularly hard on the population of big cities such as Douala, where it has increased mortality and morbidity rates. In 2018, the Littoral region of Cameroon saw more than 5,000 cases of tubercu... Show More
  • About the Catastrophic Forecasts, Coming from the West, About the Behavior of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa

    Helena Cosma da Graca Fonseca Veloso

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 257-260
    Received: Aug. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 07, 2021
    Published: Nov. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: In this work, we took on the task of addressing the issue of the pandemic in Africa and in Angola in particular. To do this, we used bibliographic research and participant observation. In it, we begin by going through the history of the West's relations with Africa, which we characterize as perverse, in order to deal with the proposal arising from ... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Primary Preventive Measures of Cardiovascular Diseases: A Cross-sectional Study in Dschang, West Cameroon

    Bérénice Déliane Walaghue Dzalle, Charles Kouam Kouam, Miranda Baame Lukong Esong, Jean Thierry Ebogo Belobo, Geoges Romeo Bonsou Fozin, Pierre Watcho

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 261-268
    Received: Sep. 22, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 23, 2021
    Published: Dec. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a group of disorders affecting the heart and blood vessels. They are the first cause of death in the world. 80% of these diseases occur in developing countries where the progression is noted, due to insufficient preventive measures for the most part. In Cameroon, CVD is on the increase and is the second l... Show More
  • Utilization of Non-pneumatic Anti-shock Garment and Associated Factors among Health Care Professionals at Public Hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021

    Zerihun Ababo, Fikirte Woldesselese

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 269-278
    Received: Sep. 07, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 01, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Non-pneumatic anti-shock garments (NASGs) are simple systems that use lower body counter pressure to reverse hypovolemic shock and reduce blood loss caused by obstetric hemorrhage. Each year, obstetric hemorrhage (OH) causes more than a quarter of all maternal deaths worldwide. One of these promising advances is the use of non-pneumatic... Show More