Angèle Pondy

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BACKGROUND Hepatitis B is a major health concern in Africa. The vaccine against hepatitis B virus (HBV) was introduced into the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of Cameroon and Senegal in 2005, and of CAR (Central African Republic) in 2008. A cross-sectional study was conducted to assess HBV immunization coverage following the vaccine's introduction(More)
INTRODUCTION The French-African Pediatric Oncology group (GFAOP) has contributed to a significant improvement in the prognosis of pediatric cancers in Africa through the development of therapeutic protocols adapted to local conditions. In parallel, the development of supportive care such as pain management, is now a major priority of our group. OBJECTIVE(More)
Introduction: Les anémies sévères constituent une cause importante de décès d’enfants. Une analyse épidémiologique et clinique permettrait d’estimer la morbidité et mortalité y relatives afin lutter efficacement contre les causes. Méthodes: Notre étude rétrospective et descriptive porte sur les anémies sévères chez les enfants de 2 mois à 15 ans de juillet(More)
Hypothalamic hamartoma is an uncommon cause of central precocious puberty and sometimes of gelastic epilepsy and delayed development. The purpose of this report is to describe a case of central precocious puberty in an 18-month-old girl who was referred to our department for further investigation of vaginal bleeding that had appeared during the 8th month of(More)
The purpose of this report is to describe an autochtonous case of visceral leishmaniasis with cachexia, fever, splenomegaly, ascitis and severe anemia observed in an eight-year-old boy from a region in eastern Cameroon outside the traditional disease foci. Diagnosis was confirmed based on demonstration of Leishmania amastigotes on bone marrow smear. The(More)
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