Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018

  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Health Care Workers on Ebola in Hospital Towards Ebola Virus Disease, Conakry, Guinea, 2016

    Camara Alioune, Diallo Ibrahima Sory, Toure Abdoulaye, Bayo Mouctar, Douba Alfred, Guilavogui Timothé, Traore Mohamed Sahar, Sidibe Sidikiba, Diallo Aissatou Taran, Konde Mandy Kader

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 1 December 2017
    Accepted: 14 December 2017
    Published: 15 January 2018
    Abstract: To cope with any further outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea, a cross-sectional study was carried out to assess the level of awareness, attitude and practice of health care workers about EVD in Conakry, Guinea. A cross-sectional study was conducted in the Institute of Nutrition and Child Health (INSE), at the national hospitals of Donka... Show More
  • Future Postgraduate Choices of First and Final Year Clinical Students in Ghana

    Yifieyeh Abiboye Cheduko, Duduyemi Babatunde Moses, Kumahor Elikem, Kotoku Eyiram, Moses Monday Omoniyi, Fefemwole Prince, Akwetey Francis

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 7-11
    Received: 19 December 2017
    Accepted: 11 February 2018
    Published: 6 March 2018
    Abstract: Since the establishment of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2003, revived interest in postgraduate medical education has led to an increase in specialists in medicine, surgery and related disciplines. While this ongoing process is laudable, the number and variety of specialists are not yet commiserate with the health needs of the pop... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude, Practice and Barriers to Educational Implementation of Non-Pharmacological Pain Management during Labor in Selected Hospitals, Kenya

    Poornima Ramasamy, Arthur Kwena, Ashraf Emarah, Simon Kangethe

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 20-26
    Received: 12 February 2018
    Accepted: 5 March 2018
    Published: 30 March 2018
    Abstract: A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of knowledge, attitude, practice and barriers to implementation of non-pharmacological pain management during labor using non-experimental cross sectional descriptive study design and used a structure questionnaire to collect data from a sample of the population. The majority of the health care providers’ have ... Show More
  • Safety Practices on Lead Poisoning Among Battery Technicians in Lagos Nigeria, 2017

    Tajudeen Olusegun Rasheed, Naoyo Mori, Wasiu Adebowale Afolabi, Rukayat Ololade Abdul-Rasheed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: 16 February 2018
    Accepted: 9 March 2018
    Published: 8 April 2018
    Abstract: Battery technicians need to maintain due diligence on safety practices at workplace to guide against lead poisoning, since preventive measures are the most cost-effective interventions against lead-related diseases. This study compared and investigated factors that influence battery technician’s safety practices in Lagos, Nigeria. It was predicted ... Show More