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Nov 29, 2023Open    Access

Perception of Nurses on the Organization and Functioning of the Order of Nurses in the City of Kananga

Augustin Tshitadi Biduaya, Benjamin Tshiaba Kabitanga, Pierre Ntambue Mulamba, Clémentine Buamba Netufuebonso, Stéphane Kuete Mikobi, Emmanuel Mukengeshayi Beya, Augustin Kadiata Bukasa, Moise Tshombe Tshiyoyo, Augustin Tshitadi Makangu
Introduction: Nurses are professionals who fulfill a social mission of general interest, in the sector where the market cannot intervene alone and where the requirement of ethics is essential. By offering care, they contribute significantly to the national economy and are in direct contact with patients in an asymmetrical relationship that requires trust. It is the duty of the professional to honor this trust and it is up to the ordinary institution to guarantee the community the means to safegu...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Nov 28, 2023Open    Access

Knowledge and Practice of Contraception by the Inhabitants of the Health Zone of Kansele, City of Mbujimayi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Elisee Awenze Mpela, Augustin Kadiata Bukasa, Marcel Tshidibi Bukasa, Omanyondo Ohambe Marie-Claire, Verronique Balua Kumona, Agnes Tudinange Badibake, Alexis Nzee Bolotsi, Nene Kabyahura Novi, Marcel Leka Alindekane, Nzolani Mpangi Rose, Mujinga Ntumba
Introduction: The family planning policy aims to bring women in sexual activity to the use of modern methods of contraception. But, despite the many initiatives aimed at this improvement, modern contraceptive prevalence is still low. The objective of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and practices of contraception by the inhabitants of Kansele Health Zone. Methods: Our study was cross-sectional with an analytical focus on 249 randomly selected subjects and over a period from July 30 to Se...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 31, 2023Open    Access

Perception and Representation of Drug Consumption by Finalist Students of the Kele-Kele Educational Institute in Kananga, Central Kasai Province

Pierre Ntambue Mulamba, Augustin Kadiata Bukasa, Charlotte Kapinga Kabamusu, Theodore Tshisuyi Muyaya, Gregoire Tshibasu Tshibasu, Stephane Kuete Mikobi, Monique Ngoya Kamba, Claudine Kafutshi Kabanga, Tshitadi Biduaya Augustin, Stéphane Kabamba Tshiamanga, Gustave Mola Maka, Réunilde Sifa Wabuza, Augustin Tshitadi Makangu
Introduction: The spread of drug use in schools is growing from year to year, requiring the intervention and involvement of all stakeholders in order to stem this scourge. This study sought to understand the perception and representation of students at the Kele Kele Educational Institute on drug consumption. Methods: This is a study that is part of the field of mental health, school health component. It is of the qualitative phenomenological type. 38 students from the Kele Kele Educational Insti...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 30, 2023Open    Access

Determinants of the Endemicity of Waterborne Infectious Diseases in Luputa in the Province of Lomami in the DRC

Kabeya Theddy Kazadi, Tshisungu Benoit Beya, Tshibangu Félicien Ilunga, Kangueji Dieudonné Tshikez, Tshimbangila Jean Claude Mbuyi, Tuengu Jeremie Kazadi, Kabila Joseph Luboya
Waterborne diseases of infectious origin are very common in developing countries due to lack of appropriate infrastructure. The City of Luputa, although having a drinking water supply system, still records a high rate of incidence of these diseases. This study aimed to identify the factors explaining this situation for suitable solutions. A transversal analytical study was carried out in 1 month in 16 Health Areas of Luputa in the Province of Lomami. The data collected using Kobocollect from the...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 30, 2023Open    Access

Patients Satisfaction on Services of Public Hospitals! Does Initiated Reform of Health Sector Is Giving Expected Results?

Ramadan Halimi, Isak Berbatovci, Hidajete Halimi, Donjeta Gashi
Introduction: Patient satisfaction on health services is related to different determinants including technical and interpersonal care, physical environment, accessibility, availability, financial resources, organizational characteristics, continuity of treatment, and care result. Methods: The research was conducted in different units of Gjilan General Hospital/Kosovo. The respondents of this research include hospitalized and outpatient patients, all patients were interviewed, after obtaining inf...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 26, 2023Open    Access

Factors Associated with Poor Food Hygiene Practice at the Koloboyi Small Market, in the Town of Mwene-Ditu in the DRC: Cross-Sectional Analytical Study

Jean Claude Mbuyi Tshimbangila, Casimir Sabwe Muamba, Emmanuel Tshibanda Tondoyi, Patrice Mukadi Kamutambayi, Juhdex Kasongo Kabongo, Damien Ilunga Tshibangu, Lucien Yanda Yanda, Theddy Kazadi Kabeya
Introduction: Poor food hygiene is the basis of dirty hand diseases; especially in third-world countries. This problem also concerns DRC in general and the town of Mwene-Ditu in particular. Contributing to the implementation of good food hygiene practices on the market was our objective. Method: The cross-sectional analytical study within the small Koloboyi Market was carried out for a period of 9 months (January 25 - October 25, 2022), in the commune of Mwene-Ditu, province of Lomami in DR. Con...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Sep 27, 2023Open    Access

Retrospective Study of an Epidemic Vibrio cholerae in the Central Region of Ghana: An Evidence from Surveillance Data

Gideon Kwarteng Acheampong, Isaac Owusu, Fidelis Zumah, Ernest Akyereko, Rebecca Ann Mpangah
Background: In October 2016, a cholera outbreak occurred in the Cape Coast Metropolis, Central Region, Ghana, spreading rapidly in peri-urban communities. The Researchers conducted a descriptive analysis of surveillance data to examine the epidemiological characteristics of this outbreak. Methods: The retrospective analysis covered cholera cases from October to December 2016, focusing on onset date, age, sex, rapid diagnostic test (RDT) results, and residence. Pearson’s chi-square/Fisher’s exact...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Sep 20, 2023Open    Access

Parents’ Views on Adolescent Sex Education in the Home Setting

Hydrogen Izana Pambi, Augustin Kadiata Bukasa, Jose Kiala Makola, Emilienne Kulembidila Nsopa, Julien Zaya Bwiyi, Roland Yende Mupepe, Angel Andjelani Ngonga
Introduction: This study was based on the observation of a lack of information on sexuality among adolescents who nevertheless have a very active sex life, putting their sexual and reproductive health at risk. To this end, the purpose of this study was to identify parents’ opinions on sex education in order to prepare adolescents for responsible sexuality. Methods: This study is conducted in the Tshinkela district in the commune of Kintambo within the city-province of Kinshasa on the opinion of ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Sep 18, 2023Open    Access

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Mothers Concerning Fever among Children under Five Years of Age in the Mabulu 2 Quarter in Kinshasa

Félicien Kandolo Tshimungu, Crispin Katombe Kakwaka, Pascal Mamenepi Atuba, Floraya Kahamba Furra, Jean-Fidel Ilunga, Deborah Tshimungu Mujinga
Purpose: This exploratory study aims to improve the knowledge, attitudes and practices of mothers in the face of fever in children under five years old. Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study carried out from 1 to 30 November 2022 among 36 mothers with children under five years old in the Mabulu 2 quarter, using a questionnaire is analyzed using the jamovi 2.3.28 software. Descriptive analyses, Fisher’s exact test and Spearman’s correlation (α = 0.05) were used. Results: Knowledge: 94.4% ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Aug 25, 2023Open    Access

Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infections in Uganda: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Danladi Makeri, Priscilla Peter Dilli, Doreen Nyaketcho, Theophilus Pius
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) pose a significant burden on public health, affecting millions of individuals worldwide; on average, a typical Ugandan female will have an infection once a month. Understanding their epidemiology is crucial for targeted interventions. This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to synthesize existing literature on urinary tract infections in Uganda, providing a comprehensive overview of its prevalence. On June 24th, 2023 we searched two bibliographic databases...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023


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