E M Minkoulou

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Objectives: To evaluate and compare physical activity patterns of urban and rural dwellers in Cameroon, and study their relationship with obesity, diabetes and hypertension.Methods: We studied 2465 subjects aged ≥15 y, recruited on the basis of a random sampling of households, of whom 1183 were urban dwellers from Yaoundé, the capital city of Cameroon and(More)
Qualitative and quantitative approaches were used in a rural hospital of Cameroon to assess how much nursing personnel know about and practise in regard to human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), and to determine health service factors that influence knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP). Participants included 107(More)
To determine the association between haematological malignancies and the HIV-1 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, adult patients (> 16 years) followed up in the Haematology Clinics of two major hospitals were screened for the HIV between 1994 and 1999. There were nine haematological malignancies diagnosed among the 172 patients including Non Hodgkin's lymphomas (31.9%);(More)
The impact of HIV-1 infection on the survival of patients with haematological cancers in Yaoundeé, Cameroon, was examined. The prevalence of HIV-1 was 26.2% among 172 patients, predominantly lymphoid malignancies. At the time of analysis, 75% of patients had died giving an incidence rate of 0.05 deaths per year and a median of survival of 15 (6-27) months.(More)
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