World Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Effects of the Ready-to-Use Nutritional Supplement Plumpy Up on the Nutritional Status of People Living with HIV Monitored in the Pikine Health District

    Alioune Badara Tall*, Ndiare Ndao, Ameth Diagne, Anta Agne, Boubacar Guèye

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: Dec. 22, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Introduction: Malnutrition is the second complication of HIV infection, and nutrition intervention programs should be a priority in the management of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV). However, very few studies have looked at the dietary supplementation of PLHIV followed in ambulatory care. The general objective was to evaluate the effects of the... Show More
  • Research Article

    Factors Influencing Mortality Under the Age of Five in Ethiopia

    Sisay Yohannes Gagabo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 17-27
    Received: Dec. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: One important measure of a nation's level of development is its under-five mortality (U5M) rate. Notwithstanding notable reductions in the U5M rate, around 5.6 million children worldwide still pass away before turning five each year. According to the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) report, 67 children out of every 1,000 live bir... Show More
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    Assessment of Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorder, Health Seeking Behaviour and Associated Factors Among Taxi Drivers in Addis Ababa

    Melese Tadesse Aredo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 28-33
    Received: Dec. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2024
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: Musculoskeletal disorder is common phenomenon among taxi drivers. However, there is shortage of data on musculoskeletal disorder among taxi drivers in Ethiopia. This study therefore aimed at determining the 12 -month prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder in different body parts, associated factors and health seeking behavior among taxi drivers in ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Analysis of Lethality Linked to the COVID-19 Epidemic in Senegal from March to August 2020

    Alyette Carêne Bondha*, Jean Augustin Diegane Tine

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 34-42
    Received: Dec. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 02, 2024
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: Objective: Analyze the lethality linked to the COVID-19 epidemic in Senegal in 2020. Methodology: This was a time series analysis of COVID-19 during the period from March 02 to August 31, 2020. The study population was people tested by RT-PCR for COVID-19. The data was aggregated and published on the COVID-19 Senegal site. The data collected was an... Show More
  • Research Article

    Factors Associated with Vitamin A Supplementation in Children aged 6-59 Months in Guinea: Secondary Analysis of 2018 Demographic and Health Survey Data

    Abdoulaye Sow, Fatoumata Sekou Keita, Sadou Sow*, Alpha Oumar Diallo, Jean Konan Kouame, Mamadou Oury Balde, Alain Ntumba Katende, Mariama Souare, Mamadou Bhoye Diallo, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Kadiata Bah, Amadou Lamarana Sow, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Jean Marie Kipela

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 43-48
    Received: Oct. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 08, 2023
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Introduction: Vitamin A is a nutrient required for normal functioning of the visual system, growth, development, cellular integrity of the epithelium, immune function, and reproduction. Deficiency can be serious for children. Therefore, the WHO has recommended high-dose vitamin A supplementation for infants and children aged between 6 and 59 months... Show More
  • Research Article

    Comparison of Two Accelerated Vaccination Campaigns Against COVID-19; from 16 to 31 December 2021 and from 23 February to 13 March 2022 in the Republic of Guinea

    Alpha Oumar Diallo, Abdoulaye Sow, Kadiata Bah, Sadou Sow*, Jean Konan Kouame, Mamadou Oury Balde, Alain Ntumba Katende, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Issiaga Konate, Jean Charlemagne Kondombo, Mariama Souare, Amadou Lamarana Sow, Mouctar Kande, Sekou Solano, Fode Bangaly Diakite, Mamadou Bhoye Diallo, Mamadou Pathe Bah, Amadou Bailo Diallo, Jean Marie Kipela

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 49-55
    Received: Oct. 28, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 08, 2023
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Introduction: COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease that can be fatal in patients weakened by age or another chronic illness. Several means have been used to prevent this disease, including vaccination against COVID-19, which has also enabled us to protect the population against COVID-19. It began on 4 March 2021 in Guinea with front-line s... Show More
  • Research Article

    School Systems in Trinidad and Tobago: A Cause of Deviant Behaviours/Violent Crimes and the XYZ Model of School Violence

    Mandreker Bahall

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 56-63
    Received: Jan. 03, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 20, 2024
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: The aetiology of violence is manifold (genetic, personal, environmental, and situational) and of major concern to Trinidad and Tobago. The school system itself (the main conduit for overall child development) might be a major contributor to poor performance, deviance, and violent behaviour. Primary and secondary school education is a strategic inst... Show More