Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2023

  • Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding Hypertension Among Soldiers of the Parakou Garrison in Benin in 2019

    Houehanou Yessito Corine Nadege, Dohou Hugues, Behanzin Luc, Agonnoude Maurice, Orou Boko Mama Assiatou, Sonou Arnaud, Codjo Leopold, Houeto David

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 131-135
    Received: Jul. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 06, 2023
    Published: Sep. 25, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: The objective of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of military personnel regarding hypertension in Parakou in 2019. Materials and methods: This was a cross-sectional study. It included all the soldiers of the Parakou garrison, present at work during the investigation period, from October 24 to November 0... Show More
  • Assessment of Vaccination Coverage of Children Aged 12-23 Months in the Provinces of Ituri and Haut-Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2019

    Joseph Oyaya Mundala, Joël Fumwakwau Kiniati, Leurby Ikina Bokele, Lapeasta Omba Onokoko, Crispin Mabika Mabika

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 136-143
    Received: Aug. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 25, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: Vaccination of children continues to pose problems, and the vaccination coverage rate is very low in DR Congo. Cultural, social and economic constraints at various levels are thought to be the main causes. Faced with this health emergency, the Congolese government has implemented strategies to increase the level of immunization coverage among child... Show More
  • Research Article

    Determinants of Membership in Mutual Health Insurance in Diourbel Region (Senegal)

    Martial Coly Bop, Cheikh Tacko Diop, Boubacar Gueye, Papa Gallo Sow, Ousseynou Ka

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 144-151
    Received: Sep. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 14, 2023
    Published: Oct. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Like everywhere else, access to healthcare remains a concern. Mutual health insurance is an alternative solution. The aim of this study is to analyze the determinants of membership of mutual health insurance in Diourbel region. Methodology: This was a cross-sectional, descriptive and analytical study conducted from May 12 to June 4, 2... Show More
  • Research Article

    High Late Presentation to HIV Care Among HIV-Infected Adults in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

    Ter Tiero Elias Dah, Désiré Lucien Dahourou, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Issifou Yaya, Ali Sogli, Emma Helena Avangvounang, Linda Audrey Koubi, Issa Traoré, Issouf Yaméogo, Isidore Tiandogo Traoré, Aboubakari Nambiema, Didier Koumavi Ekouevi, Nicolas Meda

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 152-160
    Received: Sep. 29, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 17, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Because of its negative impact on HIV-related morbidity and mortality, late presentation to HIV care (LP) can be an obstacle to the HIV epidemic elimination by 2030. We assessed the prevalence and associated factors of LP in HIV-infected adults enrolled at the “Centre Medical oasis”, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Methods: A cross-sectional... Show More