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Jun 19, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Why the Endemoepidemicity Persistence of Cholera in Moba (DR. of Congo)? Preliminary Study in the Health Area of Regeza in 2016

Bukasa Héman Kabemba, Augustin Mpo Ntambwe, Sébastien Kashimpo Yamutalua, Kazadi Ntita Prince, Gaston Alimasi Yuma, Ngoyi Nyongonyi Micheline, Paulin Kabamba Lupueka, Elysée Ngama Ngoyi, Ramazani Selemani, Kaimba Manda Martine
Background: Cholera is a very old endemo-epidemic disease linked to the conditions of defective hygiene. It is a public health problem, mainly in Africa and Asia. Aim: The purpose of this preliminary study was to determine the level of knowledge of the population in relation to the factors favoring the endemicity and epidemicity of cholera among the exposed populations. Methods: This is a prospective, descriptive cross-sectiona
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May 31, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Obesity: Care in Rural Communities

Debra K. Sapaugh
Adult obesity is a major health concern in the United States. Adults who are overweight or obese are at higher risk for chronic illnesses, which include hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In addition, obesity significantly contributes to increased healthcare costs. Rural adults experience higher rates of obesity as well as correspondingly elevated mortality and morbidity than
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May 30, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Quality of Life in Fitness Centers Goers

Cristina Bonoto Vieira da Cunha, Ingi Petitemberte Klain, Airton José Rombaldi, José Carlos Leitao
The purpose of this study was to verify the association between physical activity frequency and quality of life among fitness centers goers. Participants were 299 individuals of both genders, who attended eight fitness centers. For the collect of sociodemographic data, weekly frequency, duration and time of practice of physical activity, a biosociodemographic questionnaire was used. The quality of life was measured using the WHOQO
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May 18, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Relationship between Caregiver’s Quality of Life and Childhood Tuberculosis in Bauchi State, Northeastern Nigeria

Haruna Ismaila Adamu, Tolulope Andrea Osoba, Cornelia R. White, Yakubu Gida Abdullahi
Background: In Nigeria, childhood tuberculosis (TB), a debilitating and deadly disease, is highly prevalent and case reporting is poor due to weak health systems. Globally, children account for at least 10 percent of the TB burden, yet they remain neglected in TB prevention and control efforts. Research studies integrating family and community-centered strategies have been recommended by stakeholders to address the paucity of curr
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May 17, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Recurrence of Cholera in the City of Lubumbashi: Investigation of Risk Factors for an Effective Response and Health Education Perspective

Kabyla Ilunga Benjamin, Ilunga Kandolo Simon, Nora Luvungu, Basema Marie France, Kavira Lughuma Gladys, Mulang Irung Raphael, Mukonkole Justin, Kimba Mukanya Pascal, Matungulu Matungulu Charles, Mashini Ngongo Ghislain
Introduction: Cholera is one of the so-called dirty hand diseases. Its effective response saves lives. The city of Lubumbashi has recorded at least one cholera epidemic for almost ten years, each of which generates significant socio-economic costs. Method: We conducted a case-control study on cholera in the city of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 330 individuals, including 11
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May 17, 2018Open    AccessArticle

RETRACTED: A Model to Predict Cosmetic Outcome after Breast Conservation Surgery

Brian Tian
Short Retraction Notice
The paper does not meet the standards of "Open Access Library Journal". 

This article has been retracted to straighten the academic record. In making this decision the Editorial Board follows COPE's

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Apr 29, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Caesarean in Rural Environment of Eastern Kasai (Dr Congo): Evolution of Caesarean Section Rates in Kasansa and Tshilenge

André Guillaume Kabongo, Dady Kalala, Jean Christophe Bukasa, Deca Blood Banza, Christine Kankologo, André Mutombo, Stany Wembonyama
Objective: To analyze the evolution monthly of the disastrous Caesarean and to their influence one maternal mortality and infantile in the General hospitals of reference of Kasansa and Tshilenge. Methods: Descriptive retrospective study Bi-centric related to 434 Caesareans carried out to the maternity of the general hospital of reference of Kasansa and that of Tshilenge during years 2015 and 2016. Our dated were
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Apr 28, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Premature Weaning and Lived Experience of Primiparae Women during Breastfeeding

Yayila Tshimba Sylvie, Mulubwa Kyalubile Nonon, Mutomb Kambaj Fidèle, Kikange Kasama Tréso, Chilufya Kishimba Jacquie, Mwinkeu Kasongo Narcisse
This qualitative analysis has searched the primiparae women’s experiences around the practice of breastfeeding after weaning their children under the age of six months. After their free and deliberate consent, 17 mothers, met at the maternal and child health service of the Sendwe’s Hospital of Lubumbashi in D.R. Congo, constituted the population of our analysis. The semi-directive interview allowed us to collect data. Primiparae w
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Apr 18, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Skin Whitening among Female University Students in Northeastern Nigeria

M. O. Amodu, M. T. Bolori, I. M. Ahmad, A. Kale, A. Kuchichi
Introduction: Skin whitening is the act of brightening the skin complexion by using substances that are applied on the skin or administered into the body by other means. The use of skin whitening agents has its drawback in terms of causing harmful effects such as skin disorders like depigmentation, rashes, pimples, discolorations, kidney damaged, cancers, neurological and psychiatric disorders depending on how the agents for skin
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Apr 17, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Effectiveness of Preventive Education against Dating Violence in Japanese Agricultural and Commercial High Schools

Tomoko Suga, Mayumi Shiota
This study provided a dating violence prevention education program to 116 students (56 boys, 60 girls) in a vocational high school in Japan who learned mainly agriculture and business and inspected the effect. We performed a program named “A Program for Mutual Respect: Learning about Domestic Violence in Order to Value Our Relationships,” which was composed of nineteen lessons over 100 minutes to do the class. Before the class, 61
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