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Over the past ten years, Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDT) played a major role in improving the use of biological malaria diagnosis, in particular in poor-resources settings. In Burkina Faso, a recent Demography and Health Survey (DHS) gave the opportunity to assess the performance of the Paracheck® test in under five children nationwide at community level. A(More)
HIV/AIDS is a leading cause of death in most of sub-Saharan countries. HIV/AIDS impact on the quality of life of persons living with HIV in Burkina Faso hasn't been well documented. The aim of the study was to assess the quality of life in persons living with HIV and its associated factors. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Ouagadougou. 424 persons(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate the extent and type of medicinal plants used in self-care by the inhabitants of the Agonlin community in the Republic of Benin. MATERIALS AND METHODS A semi-structured questionnaire was used to interview a total of one thousand mothers. RESULTS The prevalence rate of the use of herbal medicines in self-care was found to(More)
BACKGROUND In Burkina Faso, very little is known about the quality of life of persons living with HIV through their routine follow- up. This study aimed to assess the quality of life of persons living with HIV, and its change over a 1-year period. METHODS Four hundred and twenty four (424) persons living with HIV were monitored during twelve (12) months(More)
INTRODUCTION The consequences of tooth loss are often severe for the patient: aesthetic deficit, decreased masticatory coefficient, malnutrition... The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiological and clinical aspects of dental extractions of patients attending the University Teaching Hospital Yalgado Ouedraogo (UTHYO). PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Dear Editor, Hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are among the most leading causes of deaths due to infectious disease worldwide [1]. Despite highly endemic infections in West Africa, chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) with their HIV co-infections are scarcely documented in Burkina(More)
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