Jean Chrysotome Gody

Learn More
BACKGROUND The Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) is the most cost-effective measures to control vaccine-preventable diseases. Currently, the EPI schedule is similar for HIV-infected children; the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) should considerably prolong their life expectancy. METHODS AND PRINCIPAL FINDINGS To evaluate the persistence(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B is a major health concern in Africa. The vaccine against hepatitis B virus (HBV) was introduced into the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of Cameroon and Senegal in 2005, and of CAR (Central African Republic) in 2008. A cross-sectional study was conducted to assess HBV immunization coverage following the vaccine's introduction(More)
The WHO recommendations for the immunization of children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) differ slightly from the guidelines for uninfected children. The introduction of antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected infants should considerably prolong their life expectancy. The question of the response to the whole-cell pertussis (wP) vaccine(More)
Hospitalizations in the department of pediatrics of the Bangui Hospital (Central Africa) during the year 1990 were evaluated in terms of mortality and morbidity. During the study year, 8,052 children were admitted. Overall in-hospital mortality rate was 11.6%. Most deaths occurred shortly after admission (60% within 24 hours), in patients less than one year(More)
  • 1