Jun 20, 2023Open Access
Thyroid nodules (TN) are very frequent, with up to 8% of adults having palpable nodules and by using ultrasound we can detect up to 10 times more nodules (Yeung & Serpell, 2008) . In the absence of any guidelines for thyroid nodule management in Morocco, our study aims to describe physicians’ practices in the Greater Casablanca Region regarding thyroid nodules. We conducted a descriptive cross-sectional study using a questionnaire issued to doctors who practice in the Greater Casablanca R...
Jun 01, 2023Open Access
Despite the availability of antibiotics, meningitis continues to cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially in the meningitis belt of Africa. In Ghana, the mortality rate ranges from 36% to 50%. This study sought to find out the knowledge level of the people of Kete-Krachi, on the causes, mode of transmission, signs, and symptoms of meningitis. Again, it looked at the prevailing environmental conditions in the community, the treatment preference of the people in the event of...
Jun 24, 2022Open Access
“One Health” is a holistic vision of health based on its study and management under a transdisciplinary approach of different sciences. While health is understood as the result of a balance between a set of factors that affect the interface human-animal-environment, the disease is the result of an imbalanced interface on which human activities are determinant. Health promotion and disease prevention strategies should be based on understanding the human role in this interface at the population le...
Apr 28, 2022Open Access
Work related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are injuries affecting the connective tissues of the body. They are leading causes of occupational injury and disability in the world. In Kenya, nurses are exposed to work-related musculoskeletal disorders because of long hours of static work with awkward postures, heavy load lifting and repetitive movement. The objective of the study was to investigate the risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders among nurses in Kakamega county. The...
Feb 28, 2022Open Access
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting particularly women and is characterized by diverse symptomatology. the main objective of our work is to assess the risk of anxiety and depression and their associated factors in patients with this disease and this is within the framework of a cross-sectional study carried out in the internal medicine department of CHU Hassan II in Fez. Eligible patients were recruited, informed about the study and invited to participate in or...
Sep 26, 2021Open Access
Social inequalities are concerning along the bladder cancer (BC) continuum especially within the malignancy outcomes and treatment effects and complications. Moreover, the COVID-19 crisis and its variants have uncovered major inequalities between communities and added more pressure on socioeconomic (SE) status along with the COVID-19-associated variants. Within this global situation, discerning the societal risk factors that render specific communities vulnerable is crucial to ensure more effect...
May 25, 2021Open Access
Syphilis in a pregnant woman keeps threatening the life of both the woman and her fetus at any time of pregnancy. While the control of this disease seemed to be effective around the 2000s in developed countries, its prevalence in pregnant women has risen all over the world especially in countries with limited resources. Although syphilis control in pregnant women would be part of the health policy of almost all the countries of sub-Saharan Africa, this opportunity is unfortunately not capitalize...
Apr 07, 2020Open Access
Use of hand sanitizers has become a cornerstone in clinical practice for the prevention of disease transmission between practitioners and patients. There are a number of hand sanitizers sold on the Ugandan market with labels on their packages that claim that the hand sanitizer can kill 99.999% of germs and also there are hospitals that embarked on the local production of alcohol based hand sanitizer whose efficacy data are not locally available. Objective: To evaluate antibacterial efficacy of l...
Mar 20, 2020Open Access
Background: Young people and adolescents are increasingly using digital platforms for various purposes, including health aspects, which is not linear about whether they consider health information important or understand it. Objectives: Exploratory study with 51 individuals aged 17 to 25 years to ascertain their perception of health issues. Methodology: For this study, a 10-question questionnaire survey was elaborated and distributed online via the Facebook Social Network to 51 male and female a...
Apr 28, 2018Open Access
There are few studies on
the travel safety of child passenger in China. The study aims to describe the seating
position and restraint practice of child passenger in China’s first-tier cities. The
travel information on the children enrolled in 10 early education institutions,
15 kindergartens and 10 primary schools was randomly selected in
Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing and Jinan in recent years. A total of 4900 parents