Aissatou Moumouni

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BACKGROUND Although rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea among children in sub-Saharan Africa, better knowledge of circulating enteric pathogenic bacteria and their antimicrobial resistance is crucial for prevention and treatment strategies. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS As a part of rotavirus gastroenteritis surveillance in Maradi, Niger,(More)
Subacute subdural hematomas are a poorly individualized nosological entity, often equated clinically to chronic subdural hematomas. Yet, their neurological deterioration which is usually rapid seems to distinguish them from chronic subdural hematomas. We wanted to show this dangerousness by establishing the clinically evolving profile of the three types of(More)
This study characterizes salesmen and evaluates the drugs offer and quality of the drugs in the illicit selling network in Yaoundé (Cameroon) and Niamey (Niger). A sample of 75 and 124 drug salesmen working in these cities was questioned using a standardized questionnaire. The prescription of drugs and the advices provided by these poorly trained salesmen(More)
The aim of this study was to describe common practices and representations concerning pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal care in Niger. We interviewed everyone involved in antenatal care and delivery in 12 villages. We describe here common practices for diagnosis of pregnancy, antenatal care, normal and problem deliveries and postnatal care. Our findings(More)
From an epidemiological point of view, blindness refers to a visual acuity inferior to 1/20 in each eye. Though such a definition is necessary for the installation of public health programs, it is insufficient as far as the elaboration of actions aimed at prevention and rehabilitation are concerned. Qualitative data reveal that a similar physical deficiency(More)
From an epidemiological point of view leprosy remains a problem of public health. Various factors influence the accessibility to health care and the observance of treatment. The study carried out in Niger shows that beyond the stigmatism associated with the disease, the most important factors concern the difference between scientific and popular etiology(More)
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