Henry Achu Joko

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INTRODUCTION Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) the most fatal presentation of tuberculosis (TB) especially in HIV-infected patients is a real diagnostic and therapeutic challenge worldwide. In Cameroon where HIV and TB are amongst the leading public health problems, the magnitude of TBM has not been defined. Therefore, the objective of this cross sectional study(More)
It is estimated that about a third of the world’s population is chronically infected with Toxoplasma gondii. Toxoplasma encephalitis (TE), which occurs as a reactivation of quiescent chronic infection, is one of the leading causes of central nervous system (CNS) infection in AIDS. Its diagnosis in most centres still remains difficult. We opted to describe(More)
AIM This study assessed the prevalence and determinants of electrocardiographic abnormalities in a group of type 2 diabetes patients recruited from two referral centres in Cameroon. METHODS A total of 420 patients (49% men) receiving chronic diabetes care at the Douala General and Yaoundé Central hospitals were included. Electrocardiographic abnormalities(More)
Nowadays, global coverage of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) has increased due to a continuous process to scale up access. This increase has potentially transformed HIV-infection from a fatal to a chronic disease: a transformation only possible if the prescribed medications are taken accordingly. We therefore evaluated optimal adherence to cART by(More)
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