Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2023

  • Public Health Implications of Types of Cancers in Anatomy-Pathology at the Souro Sanou University Center in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

    Meda Ziemle Clement, Konsegre Valentin, Zerbo Amadou Isaac, Ouatara Cheick Ahmed, Hien Herve, Savadogo Gueswende Blaise Leon

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 67-71
    Received: Apr. 12, 2023
    Accepted: May 02, 2023
    Published: May 10, 2023
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    Abstract: Cancers are the second largest epidemiological burden in Africa. This led us to study the hospital proportions and histological and histogenetic types of cancers in anatomical pathology at the Souro Sanou University Hospital (CHUSS) in Bobo-Dioulasso, and the possible implications for public health. This was a cross-sectional study that ran from Ju... Show More
  • Fungal indoor Air Quality and Associated Factors in Prison Inmate Cells of East Hararghe Zone and Harari Regional State, Eastern Ethiopia, 2020

    Tamagnu Sintie, Negga Baraki, Abraham Geremew, Bealemlay Abebe Melake, Salie Mulat, Dinku Mekibib, Dechasa Adare, Liku Muche, Getachew Amare, Yideg Abinew

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 72-79
    Received: Mar. 26, 2023
    Accepted: May 17, 2023
    Published: May 29, 2023
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    Abstract: The presence of fungi inside of buildings and structures is referred to as fungal indoor air quality. Infections, fragments of fungal cells, and metabolites of fungal organisms can all provide significant challenges in indoor structures, including prison inmate cells. In East Hararghe and Harari regional state, there is no evidence of a fungal load... Show More
  • Acceptability of Oesogastroduodenal Fibroscopy in Private Health Facilities from the City of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso

    Meda Ziemle Clement, Ouattara Alimata, Hien Herve, Ouattara Cheick Ahmed, Ilboudo Bernard, Traore Tiandiogo Isidore, Savadogo Gueswende Blaise Leon, Sombie Issiaka

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 80-88
    Received: Apr. 27, 2023
    Accepted: May 23, 2023
    Published: May 29, 2023
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    Abstract: The oesogastroduodenal fibroscopy (OGDF) remains a reference examination for the exploration and treatment of digestive pathologies, but is subject to apprehension during its practice. This research studied the factors associated with the acceptability of oesogastroduodenal fibroscopy in private health facilities in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso, in B... Show More
  • Sex-Specific Prevalence of Metabolic Abnormalities by Trend of Urbanization and Age, Among Adults in Burkina Faso: Analysis Using the National Baseline Data

    Jeoffray Diendere, Ahmed Kabore, Jean Kabore, Hermann Lanou, Habib Rasfat Fofana, Boyo Constant Pare, Augustin Nawidimbasba Zeba, Nicolas Meda

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2023
    Pages: 89-97
    Received: May 03, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 27, 2023
    Published: Jul. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Metabolic abnormalities increase with the epidemiological transition in Sub-Saharan African area. Objective: To report the sex-specific prevalence of metabolic abnormalities in Burkinabè adults by the trend of urbanization and age, using the national baseline data. Methods: Data of 4365 male/female participants to the 2013 Burkina Fas... Show More