Brice Hughes Tente

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BACKGROUND Malaria remains one of the most important illnesses in sub-Saharan Africa. In Benin, it constitutes a major public health preoccupation particularly for children and pregnant women. Until now, population still mostly relies on herbal medicine for malaria healing. Hence this study was carried out to document the medicinal plants used in the(More)
To the Editor: Buruli ulcer (BU), caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans, is one of 13 recently classifi ed neglected tropical diseases (1). Little is known about factors infl uencing its focal distribution. In Benin, altitude may play a role in such distribution of BU. Incidence, prevalence, and other health-related data are usually reported at national or(More)
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