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The cost of health professionals' brain drain in Kenya
Developed countries continue to deprive Kenya of millions of dollars worth of investments embodied in her human resources for health, contributing to further underdevelopment of Kenya and to keeping a majority of her people in the vicious circle of ill-health and poverty. Expand
Prevalence of hypertension and associated risk factors in Benin.
This study showed a high prevalence of hypertension in the general population in Benin, and better management of this risk factor will contribute to reducing morbidity and mortality due to cardiovascular diseases. Expand
Prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity: findings from a cross-sectional community-based survey in Benin
Assessment of prevalence and risk factors of overweight and obesity in general population in Benin found that women are more likely to be overweight than men to be obese. Expand
[An outline of a method for estimating the calculated economic cost of malaria cases: its application to a rural area in Burkina Faso (Western Africa)].
A precise method to estimate the cost of malaria in a rural area was developed and applied in 3 villages in Burkina Faso. The estimate takes into account direct costs such as consultation fees,Expand
[Dracunculosis, a scourge eradicated from 3 villages of Burkina Faso through health education].
A dracunculiasis control study through health education in three southwestern hyperendemic villages of Burkina Faso found that two years after the beginning of health education the sickness was eradicated. Expand
[Current aspects of malarial chemoresistance of subjects autochthonous in the OCCGE countries (West Africa)].
Within the context of the monitoring of malaria drug resistance in the countries of the OCCGE, a workshop has been organized in order to sum up the surveys carried out by the national teams. ForExpand
[Emergence of chloroquine-resistant malaria in West Africa: the case of Sokode (Togo)].
Thorough studies, using in vivo and in vitro techniques, should be undertaken as soon as possible, not only in Togo but in other West African countries too, to take the exact measure of the issue. Expand
The cost of health-related brain drain to the WHO African Region
The African Region continues to experience loss of a sizeable number of highly skilled health professionals (physicians, nurses, dentists and pharmacists) to Australia, North America and EuropeanExpand
[Outline of a method for estimating the economic cost of malaria: application to a rural area in Burkina Faso (West Africa)]
A method by which to precisely estimate the cost of malaria illness in rural zones was developed and applied in 3 villages of the Bobo Dioulasso region of Burkina Faso. Expand
[Epidemiologic and medico-clinical aspects of the cholera outbreak in the Littoral department of Benin in 2008].
Enhancing basic sanitation and access to drinking water and intensifying information campaigns on the need for healthy living behavior especially in districts located near the banks of Cotonou lagoon are needed to improve cholera prevention in the Littoral department in Benin. Expand