Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2023

  • HIV-Associated Abdominal Surgical Pathologies: A Report of 108 Cases from the General Surgery Department Ignace Deen National Hospital of Conakry, Guinea

    Camara Naby Laye Youssouf, Barry Boubacar, Diallo Alseny, Kamano Faya Anatole, Barry Assiatou, Soumaoro Labile Togba, Fofana Houssein, Toure Aboubacar

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 98-101
    Received: May 27, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 13, 2023
    Published: Jul. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: The aim of this study was to identify HIV-associated abdominal surgical pathologies and to report the socio-demographic profile of infected patients. Material and methods: This was a five-year retrospective descriptive study, from January 2016 to December 2021, carried out in the general surgery department, Ignace Deen national hospit... Show More
  • Economic and Social Determinants of Infant Under-Five Years’ Mortality in Cameroon

    Zakariaou Njoumemi, Altiné Fadimatou, Samuel Honore Ntavoua, Iliassou Nkariepoun Njoya, Ousseni Mongbet, Rahimatou Manouore

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 102-112
    Received: Jul. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 20, 2023
    Published: Jul. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: Infant mortality remains a major international public health problem. The situation in sub-Saharan Africa is particularly worrying, as children are at high risk of dying before their fifth birthday. This study analyses the economic and social determinants of infant mortality in Cameroon using a cross-sectional study design. A nationwide stratified,... Show More
  • Influence of COVID-19 on the Activities of Bank Employees in Conakry in 2021

    Habib Toure, Bocar Baïla Diédhiou, Cheik Amadou Toure, Hassane Bah

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 113-116
    Received: Jul. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 10, 2023
    Published: Aug. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: COVID-19 is an emerging contagious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 that appeared in China in December 2019. The exponential progression of this disease led the WHO to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020, which was requalified as a pandemic on March 11, 2021. This unprecedented global health cris... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Towards COVID-19 Pandemic Among Health Workers in Bosaso, Somalia

    Fatima Abdirazak Ahmed, Abdirizak Mohamud Yusuf, Said Nuriye Abshir

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 117-122
    Received: Jul. 18, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 10, 2023
    Published: Aug. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: WHO confirmed COVID-19 as a global pandemic on 11 March 2020. In Africa, the first case of COVID-19 was noted on 14 February 2020 in Egypt and Somalia confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus in Mogadishu on 16 March 2020. In 12 June 2023, there are 26,439 confirmed cases and deaths has been recorded 1,361 in countrywide. Healt... Show More
  • Prevalence and Factors Associated with the Double and Triple Burden of Malnutrition in Mother-Child Pairs in Guinea

    Djiba Diakité, Sidikiba Sidibé, Fassou Kolié, Mory 1 Kourouma, Alexandre Délamou

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2023
    Pages: 123-130
    Received: Aug. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 21, 2023
    Published: Aug. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) and triple burden of malnutrition (TBM) remain a public health challenge in developing countries. This study examines the prevalence and factors associated with DBM and TBM in mother-child pairs in Guinea. A sample of 2605 mother-child pairs drawn from the fifth Guinea Demographic and Health Survey conducted ... Show More