Khadim Dramé

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The objective of the health system revitalization undergone in Benin and Guinea since 1986 is to improve the effectiveness of primary health care at the periphery. Second in a series of five, this article presents the results of an analysis of data from the health centres involved in the Bamako Initiative in Benin and Guinea since 1988. Data for the(More)
During an epidemic of cholera in Guinea, West Africa, in 1986, the authors conducted two studies of risk factors for transmission. In the capital city, 35 hospitalized cholera patients were more likely than 70 neighborhood-matched controls to have eaten leftover peanut sauces (odds ration (OR) = 3.1, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.2-8.2), but less likely to(More)
Ontologies are useful tools for sharing and exchanging knowledge. However ontology construction is complex and often time consuming. In this paper, we present a method for building a bilingual domain ontology from textual and termino-ontological resources intended for semantic annotation and information retrieval of textual documents. This method combines(More)
This paper presents the first participation of the ERIAS team in task 3 of the ShARe/CLEF eHealth Evaluation Lab 2014. The goal of this task is to evaluate the effectiveness of Information Retrieval systems to support patients in accessing easily relevant information. We propose a method which exploits external resources for improving information retrieval(More)
BACKGROUND With the large and increasing volume of textual data, automated methods for identifying significant topics to classify textual documents have received a growing interest. While many efforts have been made in this direction, it still remains a real challenge. Moreover, the issue is even more complex as full texts are not always freely available.(More)
A large amount of linked data is now available, but to retrieve knowledge from these data, queries have to be formulated using formal query languages. While expressive query languages are developed, their use by end users, generally not familiar with formal languages, is limited. Keyword-based search is considered as a convenient and intuitive way for users(More)
Since 1986, two West African countries have been delivering immunizations within the framework of reorganized peripheral health systems. This revitalization is based on strategies which are implemented by an increasing number of African countries under the name "Bamako Initiative". It aims at providing universal access to a minimum package of maternal and(More)
We present in this paper a method for acquiring a bilingual terminology concerning the Alzheimer's disease using a parallel corpus. NLP techniques are used for parsing English and French texts in order to extract candidate terms. These terms are then matched automatically using an approach that combines two alignment techniques: one based on the calculation(More)
The fourth in a series of five, this article presents and analyses data on cost recovery and community cost-sharing, two key aspects of the Bamako Initiative which have been implemented in Benin and Guinea since 1986. The data come from approximately 400 health centres and result from the six-monthly monitoring sessions conducted from 1989 to 1993.(More)
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