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Etude histopathologique des adénopathies cervicales à Yaoundé, Cameroun

Zacharie Sando, Florent Ymele Fouelifack, Jovanny Tsuala Fouogue, Jeanne Hortence Fouedjio, Yvette Sandrine Ngo Ndeby, Francois Djomou, Amadou Fewou, Jean-Louis Essame Oyono

les adénopathies cervicales ont été très peu étudiées au Cameroun. pour améliorer leur connaissance nous avons mené une étude rétrospective et descriptive dans les cinq principaux laboratoires de la capitale du pays en vue d’en ...

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Dyslipidemia, obesity and other cardiovascular risk factors in the adult population in Senegal

Dominique Doupa, Sidy Mohamed Seck, Charles Abdou Dia, Fatou Agne Diallo, Modou Oumy Kane, Adama Kane, Pape Madieye Gueye, Maimouna Ndour Mbaye, Lamine Gueye, Modou Jobe

According to the WHO, 50% of deaths worldwide (40.1% in developing countries) are due to chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Of these chronic NCDs, cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death and disability in developed countries. The Framingham study has shown the importance of ...

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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa: a story of related public health challenges and a pointer to solutions to mitigate the inevitable next outbreak

Peter Nsubuga - 22 September 2014

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has the world once again gripped by the threat of a zoonotic disease that has spread into several countries. While the underlying factors that have led to an increasing frequency of zoonotic disease outbreaks are complex, including population pressure and rapid movement between locations in most of these epidemicsthere are least three related key drivers—a challenge of initial detection and appropriate investigation and response to a cluster of suspected cases, a challenge of management of an outbreak of a communicable disease, and a challenge of prediction or anticipation of what disease outbreak (both communicable and non-communicable) could come next (or is currently occurring but unseen). These three challenges reveal the urgent need of a public health workforce that is adequately trained and supported to operate multi-disease public health surveillance and response systems. Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia do not yet have specific programs to develop this workforce and the system to support them while Nigeria does (and several other countries do), and this difference is critical in addressing the major public heath challenge posed by the current Ebola outbreak as well as a myriad of communicable and non-communicable diseases. We will take a look at each of the three challenges in turn... Continue...
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La carence en vitamine D chez l’adulte au Gabon : cas isolé ou problème méconnu?

Marie-Pierrette Ntyonga-Pono

La carence en vitamine D chez l'adulte est un sujet d'actualité à cause de ses multiples effets et de son extension de par le monde. Cependant elle est peu explorée au Gabon et en..
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Etude histopathologique des adénopathies cervicales à Yaoundé, Cameroun
Zacharie Sando, Florent Ymele Fouelifack, Jovanny Tsuala Fouogue, Jeanne Hortence Fouedjio, Yvette Sandrine Ngo Ndeby, Francois Djomou, Amadou Fewou, Jean-Louis Essame Oyono
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 185, 21 October 2014
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Séroprévalence de l’hépatite virale C à l’Hôpital Militaire d’Instruction Mohammed V de Rabat
Taoufik Doblali, Rachid Hadef
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 182, 21 October 2014
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Dyslipidemia, obesity and other cardiovascular risk factors in the adult population in Senegal
Dominique Doupa, Sidy Mohamed Seck, Charles Abdou Dia, Fatou Agne Diallo, Modou Oumy Kane, Adama Kane, Pape Madieye Gueye, Maimouna Ndour Mbaye, Lamine Gueye, Modou Jobe
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 181, 21 October 2014
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La tuberculose extra-ganglionnaire primitive de la sphère ORL: à propos de 15 cas
Mohamed Mliha Touati, Youssef Darouassi, Mehdi Chihani, Mohammed Lakouichmi, Khalid Tourabi, Haddou Ammar, Brahim Bouaity
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 179, 21 October 2014
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Mental health of doctors in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria
Baba Awoye Issa, Abdullah Dasliva Yussuf, Ganiyu Toyin Olanrewaju, Olatunji Alao Abiodun
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 178, 21 October 2014
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Prevalence of extensively drug-resistant gram negative bacilli in surgical intensive care in Egypt
Ahmed Hasanin, Akram Eladawy, Hossam Mohamed, Yasmin Salah Ibrahim, Ahmed Lotfy, Hanan Mostafa, Doaa Ghaith, Ahmed Mukhtar
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 177, 21 October 2014
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Knowledge, attitude and practices of HIV post exposure prophylaxis amongst health workers in Lagos University Teaching Hospital
Sarah Ajibola, Akinsegun Akinbami, Charles Elikwu, Majeed Odesanya, Ebele Uche
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 172, 20 October 2014
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Arthrose due au genu varum: traitement par osteotomie tibiale de valgisation
Abdou kadri Moussa, Loubet Unyendje lukulunga, Mustapha Mahfoud, Ahmed El Bardouni, Farid Ismail, Mohamed Kharmaz, Mohammed Saleh Berrada, Moradh El Yaacoubi
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 171, 20 October 2014
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