Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023

  • Current Data on Road Traffic Fatalities in Bouake Epidemiological and Medico-Legal Aspects

    Coulibaly Zie Moussa, Ebouat Kouadio Marc-Eric Victor, Konate Zana, Tanoh Mouanta Stephanie Maryse Laurel, Djodjo Mathurin, Botti Koffi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 44-48
    Received: 19 February 2023
    Accepted: 7 March 2023
    Published: 15 March 2023
    Abstract: To describe the epidemiological profile and forensic aspects of road traffic accident victims and to determine the relationship between the site of fatal injuries and the quality of road traffic accident victims in the commune of Bouake. This was a retrospective study with descriptive, conducted in the Forensic Medicine Unit of the University Hospi... Show More
  • Metabolic Disorders and Metabolically Obese Normal-Weight in Burkinabe Adults: Increasing Prevalences Across Normal BMI Quartiles, Using the 2013 STEPS Database

    Jeoffray Diendere, Cheick Oumar Yaro, Touwensida Eliezer Evans Kiemtore, Jean Baptiste Kiwallo, Nawidimbasba Augustin Zeba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 49-56
    Received: 18 January 2023
    Accepted: 16 March 2023
    Published: 24 March 2023
    Abstract: Background: Majority of Burkinabè adults were normal-weight by body mass index (BMI). This study explored by gender, the metabolic abnormalities and “metabolic obesity with body weight” (MONW) throughout the normal BMI quartiles (Q) of Burkinabè adults. Methods: We performed a secondary-analysis of data from the first WHO Stepwise approach to surve... Show More
  • Epidemiological, Clinical, Paraclinical, and Evolutionary Aspects of COVID-19 Patients Hospitalized in the ETC of the City of Touba (Senegal)

    Mamadou Makhtar Mbacke Leye, Mbayang Ndiaye, Moustapha Diouf, Abdou Rajack Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 57-61
    Received: 25 February 2023
    Accepted: 29 March 2023
    Published: 11 April 2023
    Abstract: COVID-19 is a global public health threat. The number of confirmed cases is multiplying day by day. This study aims to determine the sociodemographic, clinical, and paraclinical characteristics related to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) of patients hospitalized in Touba ETCs. Methodology: A cross-sectional, descriptive, and analytical study was cond... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Paramedical and Female Support Staff in the Health District of Tivaouane on Cervical Cancer, Senegal

    Mountaga Elimane Dia, Martial Coly Bop, Cheikh Tacko Diop, Boubacar Gueye, Ndeye Fatou Ngom Gueye, Papa Gallo Sow, Alioune Badara Tall, Aziz Ndiaye, Aissatou Diop Dia, Ousseynou Ka

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 62-66
    Received: 4 September 2022
    Accepted: 10 April 2023
    Published: 20 April 2023
    Abstract: With the epidemiological transition, cervical cancer is currently a public health problem in Senegal, hence the importance of implementing preventive measures. The objective of the study was to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of female paramedical staff in the district of Tivaouane regarding cervical cancer. This was a descriptive cr... Show More