World Journal of Public Health

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Social Perceptions, Behaviors and Therapeutic Routes Related to High Blood Pressure in Women from Banco to Bouake

    Siméon Meless Akmel, Hilaire Gnazégbo Mazou, Patrice Edmond Yao Kouakou

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 47-52
    Received: 7 April 2020
    Accepted: 22 April 2020
    Published: 6 July 2020
    Abstract: High blood pressure is a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa, more particularly in Ivory Coast. It causes stroke, heart failure, kidney failure and coronary heart disease, the leading causes of death worldwide. This situation has led political authorities, researchers, NGOs to reflect on reality. The objective of this research is to analyze... Show More
  • Assessment of the Epidemiological Surveillance System for Bacterial Meningitis in Benin from 2016 to 2018: Case-by-Case Surveillance

    Togbemabou Primous Martial Godjedo, Moussiliou Noël Paraiso, Alidehou Jerrold Agbankpe, amegnon Victorien Dougnon, Yves Eric Denon, Marie Hidjo, Honore Bankole

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 53-59
    Received: 31 July 2020
    Accepted: 17 August 2020
    Published: 27 August 2020
    Abstract: With the introduction of the new meningitis A conjugate vaccine in 2012, Benin has opted for case-by-case surveillance for bacterial meningitis. The study aims to assess the case-by-case surveillance system for the meningitis epidemic in Benin during the period 2016 to 2018. A retrospective and evaluative study with a mixed approach (qualitative an... Show More
  • Helmet Wearing Among Commercial Motorcyclist in Brazzaville (Congo): Knowledge, Attitude and Prevalence

    Mbou Essie Darius Eryx, Ekouele Mbaki Hugues Brieux, Milandou Cervely, Matini Prefina, Engambe Peya, Baloumbou Ndzaba, Ngoyomi Ryschel, Ntsiba Honore, Ibara Jean-Rosaire

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 60-65
    Received: 5 August 2020
    Accepted: 20 August 2020
    Published: 3 September 2020
    Abstract: Transport on motorcycles has grown and is widespread in Congo (Brazzaville) and several sub-Saharan Africa countries; leading to a growing incidence of traffic road injuries and fatalities. The effectiveness of helmet wearing as preventing is founded out and the laws on its promotion exist, but its prevalence remains low. In order to make commercia... Show More
  • Factors Affecting Children Ever Born Among Reproductive Aged Women in Ethiopia; Data from Edhs 2016

    Zelalem Yitayal Melese, Likinaw Bewuket Zeleke

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 66-75
    Received: 1 October 2019
    Accepted: 29 April 2020
    Published: 10 September 2020
    Abstract: There is a great concern about the levels, patterns and trends on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa. This pattern can be affected by fertility, mortality and migration. Fertility is the key determinants of population dynamics in once country. The main objective was to identify factors affecting children ever born in Ethiopia, from EDHS 2016 data. Sec... Show More