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Preferred body size in urban Ghanaian women: implication on the overweight/obesity problem

Collins Afriyie Appiah, Gloria Ethel Otoo, Matilda Steiner-Asiedu

In a society where 'plumpness' is traditionally favoured, it is imperative to examine the impact of sociocultural factors on the rising overweight/obesity problem. The study was designed to assess the preferred body size among women in Kumasi metropolis, Ghana. a cross-sectional survey was conduct ...

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Management of biomedical waste in two medical laboratories in Bangui, Central African Republic

Balekouzou Augustin, Pamatika Christian Maucler, Nambei Sylvain Wilfrid, Djeintote Marceline, Mossoro Dahlia, Ditu Kazambu, Cavin Bekolo, Sume Etapelong Gerarld, Okomo Marie Claire, Koffi Boniface, Ping Yin

This cross-sectional study was conducted among 73 healthcare workers in two laboratories in Bangui, using self administered questionnaire and scale grid to get information on knowledge and practice of management biomedical waste (BMW). Data were analyzed using SPSS software (version 20). Fisher ch ...

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The first cardioverter defibrillator implanted in Central Africa

Tantchou Tchoumi Jacques Cabral, Appolonia Budzee, Gianfranco Butera - 17 March 2016

Sudden cardiac deaths, which account for approximately 350 000 deaths each year, is a major health care problem. Antiarrhythmic drugs have not been reliable in preventing sudden cardiac death. Although ²-blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, and revascularization play a role in preven. Continue...
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Management dilemma of hepatocellular carcinoma in pregnancy: a case report

Yaw Asante Awuku, Emmanuella Amoako, Dominic Oduro-Donkor, Joseph Adu

Hepatocellular carcinoma is rarely associated with pregnancy and when it does there is poor prognosis for both the mother and the baby.There is paucity of evidence for best practice in hepatocellular ..
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Evaluation de l’utilisation du protocole national de prise en charge du paludisme simple des enfants à Matam, Guinée Conakry
Evaluation of the use of national protocol for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in children of Matam, Guinea Conakry
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 247, 27 April 2016
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Laparoscopic surgery for groin hernia in a third world country: a report of 9 cases of transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) repair in Yaoundé, Cameroon
Nana Oumarou Blondel, Bang Guy Aristide, Guifo Marc Leroy, Ngo Nonga Bernadette, Essomba Arthur, Sosso Maurice Aurélien
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 246, 27 April 2016
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Utilisation du test GeneXpert pour le diagnostic de la tuberculose au service des maladies infectieuses du CHNU de Fann
Sylvie Audrey Diop, Aminata Massaly, Daye Ka, Noel Magloire Manga, Louise Fortes-Déguénonvo, Cheikh Tidiane Ndour, Viviane Marie Pierre Cisse, Moussa Seydi
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 244, 27 April 2016
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Preferred body size in urban Ghanaian women: implication on the overweight/obesity problem
Collins Afriyie Appiah, Gloria Ethel Otoo, Matilda Steiner-Asiedu
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 239, 26 April 2016
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Management of biomedical waste in two medical laboratories in Bangui, Central African Republic
Balekouzou Augustin, Pamatika Christian Maucler, Nambei Sylvain Wilfrid, Djeintote Marceline, Mossoro Dahlia, Ditu Kazambu, Cavin Bekolo, Sume Etapelong Gerarld, Okomo Marie Claire, Koffi Boniface, Ping Yin
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 237, 26 April 2016
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Pattern of venous thromboembolic diseases in a resources-limited setting in Cameroon
Joseph Pierre Abah, Alain Menanga, Bertrand Hugo Mbatchou Ngahane, Jacqueline Ze Minkande, Manuel Ndo Akono, Samuel Kingue
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 236, 26 April 2016
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Détresse vitale du nouveau-né en salle de naissance au CHU-YO de Ouagadougou: intérêt de la réanimation néo natale
Kinda Boureima, Ouédraogo Solange, Koné Aïcha, Koueta Fla, Simporé André, Kaboré Flavien, Dao Blami, Dao Blami, Lankouandé Jean
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 234, 26 April 2016
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Fréquence et pronostic néonatal précoce de faible poids de naissance à Lubumbashi, République Démocratique du Congo
Paul Makinko Ilunga, Olivier Mukuku, Paul Makan Mawaw, Augustin Mulangu Mutombo, Toni Kasole Lubala, Mick ya Pongombo Shongo, Stanis Okitotsho Wembonyama, Oscar Numbi Luboya
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 232, 26 April 2016
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Are the children with epilepsy treated traditionally a disadvantaged group? A pilot study
Thierry Matonda Ma Nzuzi, Thierry Matonda Ma Nzuzi, Gilbert Mananga Lelo, Magloire Mpembi Nkosi, Joule Madinga, Constantin Kabwe Kola, Vivi Maketa, Pascal Lutumba, Katja Polman, Marleen Boelart, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Samuel Mampunza Ma Miezi
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 229, 25 April 2016
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The novel concept of creating awareness about tuberculosis at the metro stations
Sankalp Yadav, Gautam Rawal
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 228, 25 April 2016
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Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome: a rare disorder
Sankalp Yadav, Gautam Rawal
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 227, 25 April 2016
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The relationship between HbA1c and carotid intima-media thickness in type 2 diabetic patients
Serdar Olt, Mehmet Sirik, Ali Haydar Baykan, Meral Çeliker
Pan African Medical Journal 23, 224, 22 April 2016
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