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Sauti Za Wananchi “voice of the people”: patient's satisfaction on the medical wards at a Kenyan Referral Hospital

Geren Starr Stone, Tecla Sum Jerotich, Betsy Rono Cheriro, Robert Sitienei Kiptoo, Susie Joanne Crowe, Elijah Kipkorir Koros, Doreen Mutegi Muthoni, Paul Theodore Onalo

Patient's satisfaction is one indicator of healthcare quality. Few studies have examined the inpatient experiences in resource-scarce environments in sub-Saharan Africa. To examine patient's satisfaction on the public medical wards at a Kenyan referral hospital, we performed a cross-sectional sur ...

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Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in northern region of Senegal: a community-based study in 2012

Sidy Mohamed Seck, Dominique Doupa, Lamine Guéye, Charles Abdou Dia

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an emerging worldwide epidemic but few data are available in African populations. We aimed to assess prevalence of CKD in adult populations of Saint-Louis (northern Senegal). In a population-based survey between January and May 2012, we included 1,037 adults aged = ...

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Medical education: microeconomics or macroeconomics?

Kieran Walsh - 02 May 2014

Medical education is expensive. This expense has led to a growing interest in ensuring that whatever is spent on medical education delivers value for money to the payer. Value for money can be view in macroeconomic or microeconomic terms. Microeconomics enables the study of the economic activities of individuals who make decisions about relatively small resources. This is most usually in a context where individuals purchase products or services. Macroeconomics by contrast is usually defined in conventional terms as the "sum total of economic activity, dealing with the issues of growth, inflation and unemployment”. The macroeconomic perspective is probably the most appropriate one through which to view decisions about cost and value in medical education... Continue...
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Maladie de Kimura à localisation parotidienne: à propos d’un cas et revue de la littérature

Mounir Kettani, Nabil Touihem, Hicham Attifi, Mounir Hmidi, Ali Boukhari, Mohamed Zalagh, Abdelhamid Messary

La maladie de Kimura ou lymphogranulome éosinophile est une pathologie inflammatoire chronique très rare, d'étiologie inconnue. Après avoir considéré que la m..
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Typhoid outbreak investigation in Dzivaresekwa, suburb of Harare City, Zimbabwe, 2011
Monica Muti, Notion Gombe, Mufuta Tshimanga, Lucia Takundwa, Donewell Bangure, Stanley Mungofa, Prosper Chonzi
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 309, 18 August 2014
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Sauti Za Wananchi “voice of the people”: patient's satisfaction on the medical wards at a Kenyan Referral Hospital
Geren Starr Stone, Tecla Sum Jerotich, Betsy Rono Cheriro, Robert Sitienei Kiptoo, Susie Joanne Crowe, Elijah Kipkorir Koros, Doreen Mutegi Muthoni, Paul Theodore Onalo
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 308, 18 August 2014
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Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in northern region of Senegal: a community-based study in 2012
Sidy Mohamed Seck, Dominique Doupa, Lamine Guéye, Charles Abdou Dia
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 307, 16 August 2014
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Epidémiologie des PFA et les performances du système de surveillance en Mauritanie de 2008 à 2012
Jean Gérard Tatou Doumtsop, Ishagh Khalef, Med Lemine Brahim Diakite, Naouri Boubker
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 305, 15 August 2014
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Les tuméfactions sous mandibulaires: à propos de 42 cas et revue de la littérature
Youssef Darouassi, Mohamed Mliha Touati, Mehdi Chihani, Karim Nadour, Haddou Aamar, Brahim Bouaity
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 302, 14 August 2014
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Première expérience de l’utilisation du Misoprostol comme soin après avortement (SAA) à Libreville, Gabon
Sosthène Mayi-Tsonga, Ulysse Minkobame, Arielle Mbila, Pamphile Assoumou, Ayisha Diop, Beverly Winikoff
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 301, 14 August 2014
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Harnessing the power of social media in optimizing health outcomes
Henry Nyongesa, Cecilia Munguti, Christopher Omondi, Winstar Mokua
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 290, 14 August 2014
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L’intervention de Castaing dans le traitement chirurgical de l’instabilité chronique latérale de la cheville (a propos d’une série continue de 52 cas)
Jalal Boukhris, Rifi Mojib, Sami Mezghani, Jean Henri Jaeger
Pan African Medical Journal 18, 288, 12 August 2014
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