Yacouba Compaoré

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Studies on informal settlements in sub-Saharan Africa have questioned the health benefits of urban residence, but this should not suggest that informal settlements (within cities and across cities and/or countries) are homogeneous. They vary in terms of poverty, pollution, overcrowding, criminality, and social exclusion. Moreover, while some informal(More)
BACKGROUND Malaria continues to be a major cause of infectious disease mortality in tropical regions. However, deaths from malaria are most often not individually documented, and as a result overall understanding of malaria epidemiology is inadequate. INDEPTH Network members maintain population surveillance in Health and Demographic Surveillance System(More)
Background Women continue to die in unacceptably large numbers around the world as a result of pregnancy, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Part of the problem is a lack of accurate, population-based information characterising the issues and informing solutions. Population surveillance sites, such as those operated within the INDEPTH Network,(More)
P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Syed M.A. Hanifi, Nurul Alam, Eric Diboulo, Ali Sié, Maurice Yé, Yacouba Compaoré, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Fabienne Jaeger, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Yohannes A. Melaku, Afework Mulugeta, Berhe Weldearegawi, Pierre Gomez, Momodou Jasseh, Abraham Hodgson, Abraham Oduro, Paul Welaga, John(More)
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