World Journal of Public Health

Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Mortality of Ebola Survivors in the Administrative Regions of Conakry, Kankan, Faranah and Kindia, 2016 to 2020

    Sadou Sow, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Mamadou Oury Balde, Jean Konan Kouame, Dadja Essoya Landoh, Boubacar Sow, Kadiata Bah, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Mamadou Mouctar Balde, Mouctar Kande, Ahmadou Barry, Katende Ntumba Alain, Mandian Camara, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Kevin Yohou Sylvestre, Manengu Casimir Tshikolasoni, Abdoulaye Sow

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 141-147
    Received: Aug. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 27, 2022
    Published: Oct. 21, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.11
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    Abstract: Introduction: Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a highly contagious and fatal viral haemorrhagic disease. The average lethality rate is around 50%, this rate can reach 90%. In Guinea Survivors of the 2016-2020 Ebola virus disease (EVD) could face major medical, social and death issues after the acute phase of the disease. Our study aimed to determine th... Show More
  • Evaluation of Sequelae in Ebola Survivors After the Ebola Epidemic in the Kankan and Faranah Administrative Regions, 2016 – 2020

    Sadou Sow, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Abdoulaye Sow, Dadja Essoya Landoh, Jean Konan Kouame, Kevin Yohou Sylvestre, Manengu Casimir Tshikolasoni, Boubacar Sow, Katende Ntumba Alain, Mouctar Kande, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Ahmadou Barry, Kadiata Bah, Mandian Camara, Mamadou Mouctar Balde, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Mamadou Oury Balde

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 148-152
    Received: Aug. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 27, 2022
    Published: Oct. 21, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.12
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    Abstract: Introduction: In December 2013, West Africa experienced an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease which originated in south eastern Guinea. Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a deadly and dreaded infectious disease, which can be responsible for debilitating physical and psychological sequelae in survivors. Unfortunately, there is little data on the sequelae... Show More
  • Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Renal Parenchyma in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study

    Taibatul Kubba, Tanvir Ahmad, Md. Murshed Ali, Md. Abdul Awal, Narayan Roy

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 153-159
    Received: Oct. 27, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.14
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    Abstract: Background: Renal ultrasonography is often the most applicable and beneficial radiologic technique for evaluating hypertensive patients. For the evaluation of the effects of hypertension on the kidneys and their function, it is necessary to develop a method that is both safe and reasonable. Objective: The objective of this study was to compare rena... Show More
  • Knowledge of Diabetes Mellitus in the Population of Upscale Neighbourhoods of Abidjan and Their Lifestyle in a Context of Epidemiological Transition, Côte d'Ivoire, 2019

    Soumahoro Sory Ibrahim, Kouassi Damus Paquin, Kouame Arsene Deby, Sokodogo Awa Madaho, Kone Famoussa, Kouadio N’Guessan Christian, Coulibaly M’Begnan, Yeo Salifou, Tuo Wako-Tianwa Alice, Ouattara Awa, Soumahoro Namory Junior, Konan Koffi Jacques Fabrice, Yao Gnissan Henri Auguste, Irika Opri, Ebouat Marc-Eric, Dagnan N’Cho Simplice

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 160-165
    Received: Oct. 30, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2022
    Published: Nov. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.16
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    Abstract: As in other parts of the world, the frequency of diabetes in tropical areas is steadily increasing, and primarily concerns type 2 diabetes. The prevalence is expected to increase from 1.1% in 1995 for the sub-Saharan African population to 1.3% in 2025. It seemed appropriate to us to carry out this study to assess the level of knowledge of diabetes ... Show More
  • Prevalence, Associated Factors and Psychosocial Consequences of Infertility Among Women of Reproductive Age in Conakry, Guinea

    Niouma Nestor Leno, Kadio Jean-Jacques Olivier Kadio, Alioune Camara, Zeze Charles Romuald Bley, Djaky Armande Olivia Ehora, Adoum Aganaye, Alexandre Delamou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 166-176
    Received: Nov. 24, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 07, 2022
    Published: Dec. 15, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.17
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    Abstract: Introduction: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of infertility among women of reproductive age in Conakry, to identify its explanatory factors and to assess its psychosocial consequences among victims. Methods: This was a 6-month cross-sectional study from 18 June to 18 November 2021 involving 4,910 women of childbearing age (15-49 years... Show More
  • The Role of Political Trust in the Uptake of COVID-19 Vaccine Among Three Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria: A Cross-Sectional Survey

    Nwoke Emmanuel Chukwuebuka, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Oladapo Michael Olagbegi, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Michael Avwerhota, Michael Olabode Tomori, Friday Iyobosa Igbinovia, Adebanke Adetutu Ogun, Folake Abiola Abiodun, Stellamaris Moronkeji

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 177-188
    Received: Nov. 28, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2022
    Published: Dec. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.18
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    Abstract: There is growing evidence of vaccine delays or refusals due to a lack of trust in the importance, safety, or effectiveness of vaccines, alongside persisting access issues. Although immunization coverage is reported administratively across the world, no similarly robust monitoring system exists for vaccine confidence and acceptance. In this study, C... Show More
  • Early Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maternal Health Services in a Country with Ebola Experience

    Niouma Nestor Leno, Mabinty Toure, Christine Timbo Songbono, Mathias Dore, Appolinaire Souwla Thea, Jean Baptiste Dey Loua, Lucie Haba, Bienvenu Salim Camara, Alexandre Delamou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 189-195
    Received: Nov. 29, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2022
    Published: Dec. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.19
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    Abstract: Introduction: In Guinea, little is known about the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal health indicators. Indeed, Guinea presents a particular context in that it experienced from 2014 to 2016 the Ebola epidemic that negatively affected its health system and bereaved its population. The objective of this study is to assess the effect of t... Show More
  • Hygienodietetic Measures Applied by Diabetics Followed in Bouake, 2019

    Tuo Wako-Tianwa Alice, Soumahoro Sory Ibrahim, Kouassi Damus Paquin, Kouame Arsene Deby, Sokodogo Awa Madaho, Kone Famoussa, Coulibaly M’Begnan, Yeo Salifou, Yao Gnissan Henri Auguste, Ebouat Marc-Eric, Dagnan N’Cho Simplice

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 196-200
    Received: Nov. 23, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2022
    Published: Dec. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220704.20
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    Abstract: Introduction: The management of diabetes is essential as it can lead to serious complications. This management involves the use of hygienic and dietary rules which are an integral part of the treatment. The aim of this work is to improve the management of these patients by better promotion of hygienic and dietary measures. Methods: We conducted a c... Show More