World Journal of Public Health

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020

  • Factors Influencing Knowledge and Attitude Among the Caregivers of Patients with Schizophrenia at Mathari Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya

    Edna Anab, Agatha Onyango, Catherine Mwenda

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: Oct. 24, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2020
    Published: Jan. 09, 2020
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Health Dynamics
    Abstract: Schizophrenia is a mental disease that affects how a person feels, behaves and thinks. About 51 million people worldwide suffer from Schizophrenia globally. The main objective of the study was to determine factors that influence the knowledge and attitude of the caregivers of schizophrenic patients at Mathari Teaching and referral Hospital. Caregiv... Show More
  • Study of the Factors Associated with Llin Use in the Dahras at the Health District of Darou Mousty

    Diop Cheikh Tacko, Diongue Mamadou, Ka Ousseynou, Bop Martial Coly, Gueye Boubacar, Diagne Maty Camara, Faye Adama

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: Dec. 26, 2019
    Accepted: Jan. 13, 2020
    Published: Feb. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: The use of Long Lasting Impregnated Nets (LLIN) is still a problem in Senegal despite the efforts made by the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) and the partners to ensure its availability. The main objective was to study the factors linked to the use of LLIN in the ‘dahras’ at the health district of Darou Mousty. A cross sectional, descriptiv... Show More
  • Community Resilience in Face of Dystocia Deliveries: Case of Abbey Community in Ivory Coast

    Mathieu Tchétché Obou, Oscar Kouadio Koffi Bodoua

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 17-23
    Received: Jan. 08, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2020
    Published: Feb. 14, 2020
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    Abstract: In Ivory Coast, the objectives of the sustainable development in health field seem to be upset by the frequency of dystocic deliveries. They contribute to the increase in the rate of maternity and mortality. In response to this concern, the community environment is developing resilience through various remedies. Like the different ethnic communitie... Show More
  • Study of the Determinants of the Population's Membership of Mutual Health Insurance in the Health District of Guédiawaye (Senegal) in 2015

    Diop Cheikh Tacko, Mai Idriss Mahamat, Lo Ahmadou, Ka Ousseynou, Gueye Boubacar, Bop Martial Coly, Faye Adama

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 24-29
    Received: Jan. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Mar. 02, 2020
    Published: Mar. 17, 2020
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    Abstract: Financing health care continues to be a major challenge in low-income countries where universal health coverage is still far from being achieved. The objective of our study is to assess the level of adherence of populations to mutual health insurance and to study the determining factors. We conducted a cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical st... Show More