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Les accidents du travail dans le transport urbain en commun de la ville province de Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo: une étude transversale descriptive

Jemima Wangata, Myriam Elenge, Christophe De Brouwer

le transport en commun urbain constitue un secteur où les travailleurs sont très exposés aux accidents du travail. Cette étude visait une description épidémiologique des accidents du travail dans le secteur informel du transport en commun à Kinshasa ...

Only the 300 first characters of this abstract are displayed here - 18 September 2014
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Helping small babies survive: an evaluation of facility-based Kangaroo Mother Care implementation progress in Uganda

Patrick Aliganyira, Kate Kerber, Karen Davy, Nathalie Gamache, Naamala Hanifah Sengendo, Anne-Marie Bergh

Prematurity is the leading cause of newborn death in Uganda, accounting for 38% of the nation's 39,000 annual newborn deaths. Kangaroo mother care is a high-impact; cost-effective intervention that has been prioritized in policy in Uganda but implementation has been limited. A standardised, cross ...

Only the 300 first characters of this abstract are displayed here - 16 September 2014
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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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Abcès tuberculeux de la face postérieure de la cuisse: à propos d’un cas

Mohammed Chahbouni, Issam Eloukili, Moulay Omar Lamrani, Mohamed Kharmaz, Farid Ismail, Mustapha Mahfoud, Ahmed El Bardouni, Mohamed Saleh Berrada, Mouradh El Yaacoubi

Les auteurs rapportent le cas d'un volumineux abcès tuberculeux de la face postérieure de la cuisse droite chez une femme de 55 ans. L'étude de cette observation nous a permis d'a..
Only the 200 first characters of this abstract are displayed here - 22 September 2014
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Eosinophilic granuloma of the cervical spine manifesting as torticollis in a child. Ali Akhaddar, Mohamed Boucetta.
16 September 2014


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Technique de Blount dans le traitement des fractures supra condyliennes du coude chez l’enfant: à propos de 68 cas
Aniss Chagou, Abdelkarim Rhanim, Rachid Zanati, Mohammed Kharmaz, Moulay Omar Lamrani, Mohammed Saleh Berrada , Moradh El yaacoubi , Fouad Ettaybi
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 52, 22 September 2014
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The Monteggia fracture : serie of 20 cases
Aniss Chagou, Abdelkarim Rhanim, Mohammed Saleh Berrada
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 51, 22 September 2014
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Pemphigoïde gestationis et aplasie cutanée congénitale: à propos d’un cas
Ihssane Hakimi, Youssef Benabdejlil, Abdelhakim Ourraï, Jaouad Kouach, Driss Moussaoui, Mohammed Deyahni
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 47, 22 September 2014
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CIHR canadian HIV trials network HIV workshop: ethical research through community participation and strengthening scientific validity
Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Amy Slogrove, Jacqueline Sas, John Kunda, Frederick Morfaw, Jackson Mukonzo, Lehana Thabane
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 44, 19 September 2014
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Les accidents du travail dans le transport urbain en commun de la ville province de Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo: une étude transversale descriptive
Jemima Wangata, Myriam Elenge, Christophe De Brouwer
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 41, 18 September 2014
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Expérience oto-rhino-laryngologique de l’hôpital marocain de campagne en Guinée Conakry
Hicham Attifi, Mounir Hmidi, Ali Boukhari, Nabil Touihem, Mounir Kettani, Mohammed Zalagh, Abdelmjid Messary
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 40, 18 September 2014
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Helping small babies survive: an evaluation of facility-based Kangaroo Mother Care implementation progress in Uganda
Patrick Aliganyira, Kate Kerber, Karen Davy, Nathalie Gamache, Naamala Hanifah Sengendo, Anne-Marie Bergh
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 37, 16 September 2014
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Breast cancer in women younger than 30 years: prevalence rate and imaging findings in a symptomatic population
Dorothy Makanjuola, Abduulmohsen Alkushi, Manal Alzaid, Omalkhair Abukhair, Fatina Al Tahan, Abdulrahman Alhadab
Pan African Medical Journal 19, 35, 16 September 2014
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