Lessons learned from stakeholder-driven sustainability analysis of six national HIV programmes.
To secure achievements made to date and maximize future impact, countries would benefit from strengthening their strategic plans, operational plans and funding proposals with concrete timelines and responsibilities for addressing sustainability issues.
Knowledge, attitudes and practices about malaria in Cabo Verde: a country in the pre-elimination context
The population of Cape Verde has a high level of knowledge about malaria, including its transmission, main symptoms and preventive and control measures, however, some gaps and misunderstandings have been noticed and contribute to the insufficient community involvement in actions against malaria.
[Determinants of modern contraceptive use in the Mbacké health district (Senegal)].
Improving the socio-economic characteristics of women and raising public awareness about modern contraception would contribute to a better use of modern contraceptives in the Mbacké health district.
Improving malaria control in West Africa: interruption of transmission as a paradigm shift.
Achievement of malaria pre-elimination in Cape Verde according to the data collected from 2010 to 2016
Cape Verde remains on track to achieve malaria elimination by 2020 owing to the reduction of the annual incidence to below 0.1%, the country still records cases of indigenous and imported malaria, but the indigenous cases are exclusively confined to Santiago and Boavista islands, while the imported cases recorded nationwide originate only from the African continent.
[Risk perception of COVID-19 pandemic among health care providers: qualitative study conducted at the King Baudoin Hospital in Guédiawaye, the first hospital faced with managing a community-acquired…
This study highlights the need for psycho-affective management of health care workers during this pandemic by taking the gender dimension into account by analyzing health workers' actual and perceived risk in the first hospital faced with managing a community-acquired COVID-19 case in Senegal.
Study of Factor Associated with Post Stroke Depression in the Teaching Hospital of Fann (Dakar-Senegal)
The occurrence of a Post-Stroke Depression is a factor of poor prognosis, early diagnosis and holistic care lead to improved quality of life.
[Care for elderly patients in Africa: Analysis of the financial implications of the SESAME plan on the budget of the regional hospital center in Thies, Senegal].
Analysis of the financial implications of the SESAME plan on the hospital budget for the sustainability of care for persons aged 60 and over concluded that prefinancing a plan to cover elderly care in hospitals should be sufficient to prevent deficits from impacting negatively on the operating budget of the hospital.
The effects of irrigated agriculture on the transmission of urinary schistosomiasis in the Middle and Upper Valleys of the Senegal River basin
- D. De Clercq, J. Vercruysse, V. Southgate
- MedicineAnnals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
- 1 September 2000
Although prevalence had decreased slightly by November 1998, the intensity of the infections seen had increased in every age-group, and the importance of the increase in irrigated land on the perimeters of the Middle and Upper Valleys of the Senegal River basin was investigated.