Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2022

  • Factors Associated with Depression in Tuberculosis Patients in Senegal

    Mbayang Ndiaye, Aurelie Zohra Betty Tessy, Mamadou Makhtar Mbacke Leye, Ibrahima Seck

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 217-222
    Received: Oct. 16, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 31, 2022
    Published: Nov. 10, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220806.11
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    Abstract: Background: Depression is a psychiatric pathology. This study aims to determine the prevalence and depression-associated factors in patients with tuberculosis. Methodology: A descriptive and analytical cross-sectional study was conducted from April 30th, 2021 to October 30th, 2021. A questionnaire including sociodemographic and clinical characteris... Show More
  • Kandadji Dam Construction in the Niger Republic: Public Health Implications

    Abdoul-Aziz Mamadou Maiga, Mahaman Moustapha Lamine, Maman Hima Karmadini, Maman Laminou Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 223-226
    Received: Oct. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 04, 2022
    Published: Nov. 16, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220806.12
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    Abstract: In West Africa, as anywhere in the Low and Middle Incomes Countries, dam building allows to control and manage water for promoting sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. The Niger Republic, accompanied by its partners, has started the building of the Kandadji dam project on the Niger River in 2019, scheduled to end in 2029. This is an o... Show More
  • Associated Factors with Acceptability of Vaccination Against COVID-19 Among Health Workers in Koumpentoum Health District (Senegal)

    Diop El Hadji Cheikh Abdoulaye, Bop Martial Coly, Ndiaye Abdoul Aziz, Dog Adelaide Ndew, Sylla Ousmane

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 227-232
    Received: Nov. 15, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 01, 2022
    Published: Dec. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220806.13
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    Abstract: Background: Vaccination of health providers is one of the priorities in response to COVID-19. The objective of this study was to identify factors associated with the uptake of the second dose of Sinopharm by health workers in the Koumpentoum health district. Methodology: This was a cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical survey. A semi-structur... Show More
  • Impact of Malnutrition Therapy Programme: A Comparison of Treatment Indicators in Two Local Government Areas of a Northern State in Nigeria

    Anuoluwapo Adebomi Babatunde, Ebenezer Obi. Daniel, Oladapo Michael Olagbegi, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Michael Avwerhota, Christiana Asibi-Ogben Inegbebon, Michael Olabode Tomori, Friday Iyobosa Igbinovia

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 233-238
    Received: Nov. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 12, 2022
    Published: Dec. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220806.14
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    Abstract: The latest estimates of child malnutrition produced by the United Nations agencies show that globally 6.9% or 47.0 million children under 5 years of age suffered from wasting in 2019, including 14.3 million with severe wasting. Nigeria has the second highest burden of stunted children in the world, with a national prevalence rate of 32 percent of c... Show More
  • Assessment of the Level of Readiness in Response to the Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Outbreak in Cotonou, Benin

    Saizonou Zinsou Jacques, Kpozehouen Alphonse, Makoutode Patrick, Atihoun Charlene

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 239-245
    Received: Nov. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 13, 2022
    Published: Dec. 27, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20220806.15
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    Abstract: Lassa Virus Hemorrhagic Fever (LVHF) can spread rapidly, causing large-scale epidemics and panic in the community, hence the need to be prepared. The study aims at assessing the level of preparedness of the health district of Cotonou 1 and 4 in response to the outbreak of LVHF in 2019. This is a descriptive and evaluative cross-sectional study led ... Show More