Abdoulaye Diédhiou

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INTRODUCTION To guide the human resources department within the Ministry of Health to optimize their capacities and skills, this study sought to evaluate perceptions and motivations among public sector physicians in the Dakar region, in Senegal. METHOD This descriptive study included 246 of the 307 public sector physicians in Dakar (80.1%). They were(More)
To make the hospital environment healthier for those it serves, the management of biomedical waste (BMW) was studied in the Ziguinchor Regional Hospital Center (RHC) in Senegal from 1 March through 15 March, 2000. The RHC incinerator had stopped operating in 1993. Problems in BMW management were observed at all levels. Neither identification nor sorting(More)
This qualitative exploratory study carried out in November 2000 describes and analyzes health promotion by community participation in the health district of Touba, in Senegal. The committees were primarily made up of women with an implication of local religious authorities which represented the moral responsible. The promotional activities regularly carried(More)
INTRODUCTION Avoidable diseases cause more than two million deaths worldwide every year. In sub-Saharan Africa, only half of all children receive their complete vaccine series. In Senegal, an expanded program of immunization began as a pilot program in 1979 and was generalised in 1985. Nonetheless poor population adherence to child immunization makes it(More)
UNLABELLED This study, intended to contribute to the fight against HIV/AIDS infection, sought to identify the factors limiting condom use among the pupils of the El Mina middle school in Nouakchott, in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. METHOD This investigation, conducted in May 2004, concerned 711 students aged approximately 12-16 years. The dependent(More)
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