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Ebola a reality of modern public health; need for surveillance, preparedness and response training for health workers and other multidisciplinary teams: a case for Uganda

William Bazeyo, James Bagonza, Ali Halage, Gildo Okure, Malimbo Mugagga, Robert Musoke, Mathias Tumwebaze, Suzan Tusiime, Steven Ssendagire, Immaculate Nabukenya, Steven Pande, Christine Aanyu, Samuel Etajak, Elizeus Rutebemberwa

West Africa is experiencing the largest ever reported Ebola outbreak. Over 20,000 people have been infected of which about 9000 have died. It is possible that lack of community understanding of the epidemic and lack of institutional memory and inexperienced health workers could have led to the rapid ...

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Effectiveness of Ng’adakarin Bamocha model in improving access to ante-natal and delivery services among nomadic pastoralist communities of Turkana West and Turkana North Sub-Counties of Kenya

Jillo Ali Jillo, Peter Obonyo Ofware, Susan Njuguna, Wanja Mwaura-Tenambergen

Access to maternal and child health care services among the nomadic pastoralists community in Kenya and African continent in general is unacceptably low. In Turkana, only 18.1% of the women had seen a nurse or a midwife for antenatal care during pregnancy while only 1.3% of pregnant women reported d ...

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The future of postgraduate training

Kieran Walsh - 27 November 2014

Improvements to postgraduate training have included newly designed postgraduate curricula, new forms of delivery of learning, more valid and reliable assessments, and more rigorous evaluation of training programmes. All these changes have been necessary and have now started to settle in. Now therefo. Continue...
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Le syndrome des loges du bras: une complication inhabituelle de l’intoxication au monoxyde de carbone

Khalid Chkoura, Hicham Kechna, Jaouad Loutid, Omar Ouzad, Toufiq Cherradi, Moulay ahmed Hachimi

Le monoxyde de carbone (CO) surnommé "Silent killer" par les Anglo-Saxons représente la première cause de mortalité par intoxication accidentelle ou volontaire en Europe co..
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23 April 2015


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Does intranasal fentanyl provide efficient analgesia for renal colic in adults?
Ahmed Belkouch, Saad Zidouh, Mostafa Rafai, Naoufal Chouaib, Rachid Sirbou, Anass Elbouti, Hicham Bakkali, Lahcen Belyamani
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 407, 24 April 2015
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Prevalence, sociodemographic features and risk factors of Hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women in Southwestern Nigeria
Chinenye Gloria Anaedobe, Adeola Fowotade, Chukwuma Omoruyi, Rasheed Bakare
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 406, 24 April 2015
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Ebola a reality of modern public health; need for surveillance, preparedness and response training for health workers and other multidisciplinary teams: a case for Uganda
William Bazeyo, James Bagonza, Ali Halage, Gildo Okure, Malimbo Mugagga, Robert Musoke, Mathias Tumwebaze, Suzan Tusiime, Steven Ssendagire, Immaculate Nabukenya, Steven Pande, Christine Aanyu, Samuel Etajak, Elizeus Rutebemberwa
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 404, 23 April 2015
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Effectiveness of Ng’adakarin Bamocha model in improving access to ante-natal and delivery services among nomadic pastoralist communities of Turkana West and Turkana North Sub-Counties of Kenya
Jillo Ali Jillo, Peter Obonyo Ofware, Susan Njuguna, Wanja Mwaura-Tenambergen
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 403, 23 April 2015
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Appréciation de la sévérité de l’affection des patients admis en réanimation par la mesure de la CRP
Jackson Djuma, Prosper Kalenga, Costa Kazadi, Diego Orbegozo, Jean Louis Vincent
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 401, 23 April 2015
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Evaluation du traitement antirétroviral chez les femmes enceintes VIH-1 positif, sur la transmission de l’infection de la mère à l’enfant : cas du Centre Médical Saint Camille de Ouagadougou, au Burkina Faso
Serge Théophile Soubeiga, Rébecca Compaoré, Florencia Djigma, Nicaise Zagre, Elsa Assengone, Lassina Traoré, Birama Diarra, Cyrille Bisseye, Djeneba Ouermi, Tani Sagna, Simplice Karou, Virginio Pietra, Jacques Simpore
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 399, 23 April 2015
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Lymphatic filariasis baseline survey in two sentinel sites of Ogun state, Nigeria
Patricia Nkem Okorie, Emmanuel Davies, Olushola Omoniyi Ogunmola, Olusola Ojurongbe Yisa Saka, Bridget Okoeguale, Ekanem Ikpi Braide
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 397, 23 April 2015
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Les neuropathies liées au VIH/SIDA: une étude clinique chez les patients infectés par le VIH au Centre d’Excellence VIH/SIDA de l’Université de Lubumbashi
Joe Katabwa Kabongo, Célestin Kaputu-Kalala-Malu, Oscar Luboya, Valerien Mutombo, Abel Ntambwe, Mala Ali Mapatano, Kavulu Mayamba Mukendi
Pan African Medical Journal 20, 392, 21 April 2015
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