Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2022

  • Determinants of Incomplete Vaccination of Children Aged 12 to 23 Months in Commune of Matam of Conakry, Guinea in 2021: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Niouma Nestor Leno, Ibrahima Sory Diallo, Alioune Camara, Amy Kognouma Diarrassouba, Ibrahima Doukoure, Alexandre Delamou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 189-197
    Received: Aug. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 03, 2022
    Published: Sep. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220805.11
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    Abstract: Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of children aged 12 to 23 months who were fully vaccinated in the commune of Matam and to identify the factors that influence this vaccination. Methods: this was a cross-sectional study with an analytical focus. The Kobocollect application was used for data collection over a 4-mo... Show More
  • Prevalence of Skin Bleaching Cosmetics Use in Senegal: Trends and Action Prospects

    Issa Wone, Ndeye Beye Ngom, Mame Ngone Leye, Fatou Fall, Bafode Timera, Fatimata Ly

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 198-202
    Received: Sep. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2022
    Published: Sep. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220805.12
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    Abstract: There is more and more evidence in Africa about the medical, sanitary, health, social, and economic consequences of Skin Bleaching Cosmetics (SBC) use. This is a practice that mainly affects women and which seems to be on the rise. Our work, carried out in Senegal, had the following objectives: 1) measure the prevalence and factors associated with ... Show More
  • Health Infrastructural Deficit - Nigeria the Time to Act Is Now

    Wambebe Nathaniel Mopa, Xiaoli Duan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 203-212
    Received: Jul. 05, 2022
    Accepted: Jul. 23, 2022
    Published: Oct. 11, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220805.13
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    Abstract: Nigeria internationally and locally is noted for its deplorable health system. Health infrastructure in Nigeria is at its low ebb as most health institutions battle with age long problem of weak, defective, insufficient and obsolete infrastructure. More so, poor maintenance culture that has pervaded most sectors of Nigeria also constitute a challen... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Stigmatization of Ebola Survivors Four (4) Years After the Epidemic in the Special Zone of Conakry from 2016 to 2020

    Sadou Sow, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Abdoulaye Sow, Kevin Yohou Sylvestre, Manengu Casimir Tshikolasoni, Dadja Essoya Landoh, Mouctar Kande, Katende Ntumba Alain, Boubacar Sow, Jean Konan Kouame, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Mamadou Mouctar Balde, Ahmadou Barry, Kadiata Bah, Mandian Camara, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Mamadou Oury Balde

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2022
    Pages: 213-216
    Received: Aug. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 27, 2022
    Published: Oct. 21, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220805.14
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    Abstract: Introduction: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a haemorrhagic fever considered as an emerging infectious disease with high morbidity and mortality. In 2013-2016 the Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic affected Guinea and thousands of people in Guinea were infected with the devastating virus and survived. EVD has spread to neighbouring countries, resulti... Show More