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Prevalence and risk factors associated with tungiasis in Mayuge district, Eastern Uganda

Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Charles Ssemugabo, Noel Namuhani, David Musoke, John Ssempebwa, Abdullah Ali Halage

Tungiasis is an endemic but neglected health problem in Uganda especially in resource poor communities. It is largely affecting rural communities in the Eastern, West Nile and Central regions. This study assessed prevalence and risk factors associated with tungiasis in Mayuge district, Eastern Ugand ...

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A study on usefulness of a set of known risk factors in predicting maternal syphilis infections in three districts of Western Province, Zambia

Jacob Sakala, Nellisiwe Chizuni, Selestine Nzala

Despite roll-out of cost-effective point-of-care tests, less than half antenatal attendees in rural western Zambia are screened for syphilis. This study formulated a clinical, risk-based assessment criteria and evaluated its usefulness as a non-biomedical alternative for identifying high-risk prenat ...

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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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Manifestations cardiaques de la maladie de Takayasu: à propos d’une observation et revue de la littérature

Abdelmajid Bouzerda, Ali khatouri

La maladie de Takayasu est une maladie vasculaire inflammatoire rare, touchant préférentiellement la jeune femme avec une atteinte prépondérante de l'aorte et ses premi&egr..
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Lymphome de Burkitt de l’enfant révélé par une invagination intestinale aigüe. Mohammed El Fahssi, Khalid Sair.
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Avortements non médicalisés: état des lieux à travers une étude rétrospective de 451 cas traités à l’hôpital militaire d’instruction Moulay Ismail Meknès, Maroc
Omar Laghzaoui
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 83, 25 May 2016
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Consensus formalisé: recommandations de pratiques cliniques pour la prise en charge de la migraine du patient adulte africain
Mahmoud Ait Kaci Ahmed, Monia Haddad, Beugré Kouassi, Hamid Ouhabi, Alain Serrie
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 81, 25 May 2016
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Prevalence and risk factors associated with tungiasis in Mayuge district, Eastern Uganda
Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Charles Ssemugabo, Noel Namuhani, David Musoke, John Ssempebwa, Abdullah Ali Halage
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 77, 24 May 2016
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A study on usefulness of a set of known risk factors in predicting maternal syphilis infections in three districts of Western Province, Zambia
Jacob Sakala, Nellisiwe Chizuni, Selestine Nzala
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 75, 24 May 2016
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Students’ perspectives of undergraduate research methods education at three public medical schools in Uganda
Ian Gyton Munabi, William Buwembo, Ruberwa Joseph, Kawungezi Peter, Francis Bajunirwe, Erisa Sabakaki Mwaka
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 74, 24 May 2016
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Signes cliniques rencontrés chez l’enfant malnutri dans un milieu minier: cas de la ville de Lubumbashi et ses environs
Aimée Mudekereza Musimwa, Gray Wakamb Kanteng, Hermann Tamubango Kitoko, Oscar Numbi Luboya
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 67, 20 May 2016
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Toxicological assessment of the hydroethanolic leaf extract of Clerodendrum capitatum in Wistar rats
Kokou Idoh, Amegnona Agbonon, Yao Potchoo, Messanvi Gbeassor
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 66, 19 May 2016
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Celebrating the life of Professor Felix Tietche
Francois-Xavier Mbopi-Keou
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 65, 19 May 2016
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Breast cancer patients’ presentation for oncological treatment: a single centre study
Akinbolaji Andrew Akinkuolie, Amarachukwu Chiduziem Etonyeaku, Olalekan Olasehinde, Olukayode Adeolu Arowolo, Rereloluwa Nicodemus Babalola
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 63, 13 May 2016
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Anaemia and nutritional status of adolescent girls in Babile District, Eastern Ethiopia
Kedir Teji, Yadeta Dessie, Tesfaye Assebe, Meyrema Abdo
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 62, 13 May 2016
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Outcomes and linkage to chronic care of HIV exposed infants among health centers and hospitals in Amhara Region, Ethiopia: implications to prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program: a cross sectional study
Zemene Tigabu, Belaynew Wasie
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 61, 13 May 2016
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Quality and rural-urban comparison of tuberculosis care in Rivers State, Nigeria
Charles Tobin-West, Anastasia Isodje
Pan African Medical Journal 24, 60, 13 May 2016
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