Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020

  • Maternal Mortality in Cordoba City, Argentina: Causes, Determinants and Trends

    Mary Eugenia Peisino, Rudolph Gomez Ponce de León, Marie Jo Demaría, Alice Díaz, Gabriel Acevedo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 24 July 2019
    Accepted: 6 September 2019
    Published: 16 January 2020
    Abstract: Background: The improvement of maternal health and reduction of maternal mortality have been a priority on the global community’s agenda. In this sense, the “plan of action to accelerate the reduction of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity” has focused on improving women’s health and attempted to contribute to the efforts of different ... Show More
  • Cholera Outbreak in the Kasaï Oriental Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 2018: The Case Fatality Rate in Mbuji-Mayi City and in the Rural Area

    Norbert Tanke Dongmo, Barry Mutombo, Jerome Ateudjieu, Gervais Folefack Tengomo, Mavard Kwengani, Paulin Gabo, Marie Claire Georgette Diwampovesa, Laurent Akilimali, Berthe Miwanda, Armand Nkwesheu, Mamie Bangonda, Michel Noubom, François-Xavier Mbopi-Keou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020
    Pages: 8-18
    Received: 7 February 2020
    Accepted: 20 February 2020
    Published: 2 March 2020
    Abstract: Cholera remains the major public health problem in the world. Cholera is endemic in DRC especially in its east part. In the Kasai Oriental province, cholera is epidemic area which registered major epidemic cyclically with high case fatality rate. The last one in 2018 started in Mbuji-Mayi city but later affected the whole province during 45 weeks w... Show More