Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022

  • Prevalence and Factors Associated with Obesity and Overweight Among Primary Schoolchildren in Three Municipalities of Conakry, Guinea: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Kadio Jean-Jacques Olivier Kadio, Niouma Nestor Leno, Diao Cisse, Adrien Fapeingou Tounkara, Foromo Guilavogui, Guede Kogbo Zohonon Elsa Stephanie, Yao Emmanuel Kotchi, Koffi Jean-Charles Koidjane, Sidikiba Sidibe, Alexandre Delamou, Alioune Camara, Abdoulaye Toure

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 134-144
    Received: Jun. 24, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 09, 2022
    Published: Jul. 20, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.11
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    Abstract: Background: Childhood obesity is a growing phenomenon in the world. Few studies have been conducted to investigate its risk factors in Guinea. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity, and to identify their associated factors among primary schoolchildren of Conakry city, Guinea. Methods: It was a cross-se... Show More
  • Assessment of the Satisfaction of Patients Hospitalized and Those Who Recovered from COVID-19 in Guinea in 2021

    Sadou Sow, Idrissa Diallo, Manengu Casimir Tshikolasoni, Abdoulaye Sow, Fode Bangaly Diakité, Check Tidiane Sidibe, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Ibrahima Mariama Barry, Georges Alfred Kizerbo, Ahmadou Barry, John Chukwudi, Traore Tieble, Julien Ngoudoung Anoko, Mamadou Oury Balde

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 145-150
    Received: Jun. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 28, 2022
    Published: Jul. 20, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.12
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    Abstract: It is recognized that patient satisfaction is an indicator of the quality of care. The objective of this work was to assess the satisfaction of hospitalized patients and those who recovered from COVID-19 in epidemiological treatment centers. A descriptive study for evaluation was carried out between December 03 and 18, 2020 in the health districts ... Show More
  • Waiting Time in the Chain of Care for COVID-19 in Guinea, 2020-2021

    Sadou Sow, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Manengu Casimir Tshikolasoni, Idrissa Diallo, Abdoulaye Sow, Fode Bangaly Diakité, Check Tidiane Sidibe, Aamadou Bailo Diallo, Jean Konan Kouame, Georges Alfred Kizerbo, Ahmadou Barry, John Chukwudi, Traore Tieble, Mamadou Oury Balde

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 151-157
    Received: Jun. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 04, 2022
    Published: Jul. 20, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.13
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    Abstract: Introduction: SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2), emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The objective of this study was to assess the waiting time at each stage of COVID-19 case management in Guinea. Methodology: Prefectures with confirmed COVID-19 cases were the setting for this study. This was an evaluative cross-sec... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Vaccination Against Hepatitis B Among Health Workers in the Health District of Mali (Guinea)

    Sadou Sow, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Casimi Manengu Tshikolasoni, Mamadou Oury Balde, Abdoualye Sow, Ahmadou Barry, Jean Konan Kouame, Mory Filany Keita, Sory Diallo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 158-162
    Received: Jun. 06, 2022
    Accepted: Jun. 28, 2022
    Published: Jul. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.14
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    Abstract: Viral hepatitis B virus infection is a global public health problem. Healthcare workers are most at risk. The objective of this study was to determine the vaccination coverage rate against hepatitis B and to identify risk factors associated with vaccination status among health professionals in the health district of Mali. This was a cross-sectional... Show More
  • Evaluation of COVID-19 Vaccination Acceptance in Guinea: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Study of 1087 Students from 10 Public and Private Universities in Conakry in 2021

    Niouma Nestor Leno, Abdoulaye Toure, Kadio Jean-Jacques Olivier Kadio, Sinan Serge Armel Kouame, Alexandre Delamou, Alioune Camara

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 163-171
    Received: Jun. 27, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 13, 2022
    Published: Jul. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.15
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    Abstract: Introduction: Vaccination is currently the main prevention strategy advocated by governments around the world to stop the spread of this devastating COVID-19 disease pandemic. The objective of this study was to determine the level of acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination among students in the city of Conakry and to identify the factors that influence ... Show More
  • Determinants of Hospitalization Refusal of COVID-19 Patients in Treatment Centers in Conakry, Coyah, Dubreka, and Kindia March-December 2020

    Sadou Sow, Check Tidiane Sidibe, Manengu Casimir Tshikolasoni, Idrissa Diallo, Fode Bangaly Diakité, Abdoulaye Sow, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Ahmadou Barry, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Jean Konan Kouame, Georges Alfred Kizerbo, Traore Tieble, John Chukwudi, Mamadou Oury Balde

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 172-176
    Received: Jun. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 11, 2022
    Published: Jul. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.16
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    Abstract: Detection, notification, investigation, and treatment are the most effective public health measures in disease management. The objective of the present study was to identify the determinants of COVID-19 patients’ refusal to go to epidemiological treatment centers for their care. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study on a sample of COVID-19 p... Show More
  • Essential Health Services at Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Chronicles from a South-West Nigeria Town

    Olukemi Titilope Olugbade, Macellina Yinyinade Ijadunola, Fausat Adedayo Oyedele, Olaoti Oyeyemi Ogundare, Kayode Thadius Ijadunola

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2022
    Pages: 177-188
    Received: Jun. 16, 2022
    Accepted: Aug. 05, 2022
    Published: Aug. 24, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220804.17
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    Abstract: Introduction: The Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) triggered an unprecedented disruption in social, economic, political and healthcare delivery mechanisms worldwide. Reports have documented the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare services in many countries and its impact on the delivery of these services. Few studies in Nigeria have given... Show More