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EISSN: 2309-6535 (online)     ISSN: 1684-2782
Health Sciences and Disease, is an open source, peer reviewed medical journal that covers all aspects of medicine, pharmacy, biomedical and health sciences, including public health and societal issues. It is an online first publication, which means that all the publications articles appear on the website before being included in the print journal. The papers are published in full on the website, with open access. Our vision is to be the leader medical journal in our region. Our mission is to inform and educate all the health professionals and to promote constructive debate on health issues that matter in the management not only of diseases but of health as a whole.
Health Sciences and Disease is the official publication of the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Yaounde I. Its team is based in Yaounde (Cameroon).


Health Research in Africa (HRA) is a partner journal of HSD.

Vol. 25 No. 4 (2024): Health Sciences and Disease

Published: 28 March 2024

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5447

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5449

Epidemiology, Management and Outcome of Pulmonary Microscopy Positive Tuberculosis at the Regional Hospital of Gao

Dollo I, Coulibaly A, Dao K, Guindo H, Guindo I, Mariko S, Dabo G, Traoré AM, Touré YA, Minta DK
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5498

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Obesity among Adults in Douala : A Cross Sectional Study

André Arsène Bita Fouda, Thérèse Bidjeck, Chanceline Bilounga Ndongo, Jules Léon Owona Manga, Jonathan Essoh, Dieudonné Désiré Adiogo
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5487

Facteurs Prédictifs de Survenue des Céphalées de Tension en Milieu Professionnel à Brazzaville

Boubayi Motoula Latou Happhia Dinah, Diatewa Josué Euberma, Sounga Bandzouzi Prince Eliot Galieni, Mpandzou Ghislain Armel, Jean Brice Mouendenguia, Obondzo Aloba Karen Lise, Ossou-Nguiet Paul Macaire
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5497

Tropical Endemic Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis in the Light of the Resnikoff Classification at Zinder National Hospital

L Laminou, ND Adam, KHY Abba, ABT Hassane, A Amza
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5508

Yield of Digestive Endoscopy in the Etiological Diagnosis of Anemias Without Macroscopic Bleeding

Kouam Djumalla Michèle Gaelle, Ndjitoyap Ndam Antonin Wilson, Kowo Mathurin, Ankouane Andoulo Firmin, Njoya Oudou
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5536

Atrial Septal Defects Repair in Central Africa: Early and Intermediate-term Results

Charles Mve MVONDO, Kobe Zephanie Fokalbo, Laurence Carole NGO Yon, Hermann Nestor Tsague Kengni , Douglas Banga Nkomo , Junette Arlette Metogo Mbengono, Sepolin Lowe Kuissu , Amos Ela Bella , Yannick Yepmo Nana, William Ngatchou Djomo , Marcelin Ngowe Ngowe
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5541

Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot in Cameroonian Children: Report of 105 cases

Charles Mve Mvondo, Laurence Carole Ngo Yon, Zephanie Fokalbo Kobe, Hermann Nestor Tsague Kengni, Douglas Banga Nkomo, Sepolin Lowe Kuissu, Junette Metogo Bengono, Valerie Ndobo Nkoe, Amos Ela Bella, Cabral Tchantchou Tchoumi, Yannick Yepmo, William Ngatchou Djomo, Marcelin Ngowe Ngowe
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5547

Dépistage des Facteurs de Risque Cardiovasculaire chez les Travailleurs d’une Entreprise Privée dans la Région de Tombouctou

B. Traoré , S. Mariko , M. Konaté, K. Kantako , S. Sidibé, D. Kassogue , R. Sogoba, B. Diallo , M.S. Touré , P.A. Diarra , L. Coulibaly , I.M. Sidibé , I. Menta
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5495

Clinical and Paraclinical Features, Management and Outcome of Acute Heart Failure in Libreville

Allognon Mahutondji Christian; NDJIBAH ALAKOUA CAJOLE, YEKINI CAROLE FADILATH, BABONGUI BOUSSOUGOU LATIFA, MPORI JAMILA, KINGA ARMEL, AKAGHA KONDE CHRISTELLE, HOUENASSI DEDONOUGBO MARTIN, AYO BIVIGOU ELSA
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5465

Cardiovascular Causes of Adult Hospitalization at Gao Hospital (Mali)

Coulibaly Alhousseny, Dollo Ibrahim, Guindo Hamadoun, Dao Karim, Togo Mamadou, Guindo Ibrahim, Sidibé Lamine, Mariko Souleymane, Traoré Bassirima, Ba Hamidou Oumar, Ichiaka Menta
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5490

Hospital Prevalence and Clinical Presentation of Deep Vein Thrombosis at Tombouctou

Mariko S, Kantako K, Traoré B, Coulibaly A, Kassogué D, Touré L1, Wangara A, Ongoiba O, Kassambara Y, Sanogo O, Sogoba S, Konaté M
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5494

Arterial Hypertension at the Cardiology Department of the University Teaching Hospital Point G (Bamako): A Brief Report

Mariam Sako, Massama Konaté, Samba Sidibé, Mamadou Touré, Boubacar Sonfo, Coumba Thiam, Souleymane Coulibaly
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5519

Challenges of the Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome with Permanent ST-Segment Elevation in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Report

Mintom P, Owona A, Ebene M, Ndobo V, Kuaté L, Fanlé F, Boombhi J, Nganou C, Menanga AP
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5521

Retrospective Diagnosis of a Silent Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm Complicated by Ischemic Stroke at the Aurillac Hospital (France)

A Coulibaly, L Viallard, B Dicko, M Kanté, S Tiéla, K Dao, H Guindo, S Mariko, I Dollo, I Menta
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5510

Locked Centromedullary Nailing of the Tibia and Femur Without a Brilliance Amplifier in Benin: A Report of 180 Cases

Amossou Labissi François, Goukodadja Oswald, Padonou Adébola, Chigblo Pascal, Djagbé Martin, Hans-Moévi-Akué Aristote
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5492

Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Adult Humeral Head Fractures in Brazzaville: Therapeutic and Evolutionary Outcomes

Kevin Parfait Bienvenu Bouhelo-Pam, Arnauld Sledje Wilfrid Bilongo-Bouyou, Moise Radam Ellah, Zifa Pentèce Zengui, Paul Yèlai Ikounga, Marc Fabrice Nkoua, Nevil S. Mvili Gampio Ngona, Marius Monka
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i2 Suppl 1.5475

Aspects Thérapeutiques et Évolutifs des Couvertures Osseuses Chirurgicales des Fractures Ouvertes de la Jambe Opérées à Brazzaville

Kevin Parfait Bienvenu Bouhelo-Pam, Pierlesky Elion Ossibi , Elodie Joyce Lucrèce Malonga Ollita, Zifa Pentèce Zengui, Paul Yèlai Ikounga , Marc Fabrice Nkoua, Arnauld Sledje Wilfrid Bilongo-Bouyou, Marius Monka
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5496

Treatment of Knee Stiffness with a Variant of the Judet Technic at the University Teaching Hospital of Owendo

Nguema Enzegue FL, Abiome R, Mikiela A, Djembi YR, Allogo Obiang JJ
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5506

Epidemiological, Clinical, and Therapeutic Aspects of Femoral Diaphyseal Fractures in Yaoundé

Fonkoué Loïc, Muluem Kennedy, Lamane Axel, Ngongang Olivier, Tambekou Ulrich, Mohamadou Guiemse, Mebouinz Ferdinand, Ngo Yamben MA, Savom Eric Patrick, Mbaga Claude, Kaldakak, Guifo Leroy, Handy Daniel
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5537

Maternal Complications and Prognostic Factors of Severe Pre-Eclampsia in Three University Hospitals of Yaoundé: A Study of 115 Cases

Mol Henri-Leonard , Metogo Ntsama Junie, Ngo Dingom Madye Ange, Metogo Mbengono Junette, Essiben Félix, Mbia Claude Hector, Foumane Pascal, Ze Minkande Jacqueline
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5503

Epidemiological, Anatomopathological, and Clinical Aspects of Triple Negative Cancer in Cameroon

Dina Bell Esther, Tonouo Wouoko Pamela, Atenguena Okobalemba , Maison Mayeh Anne, Atangana Jean Paul , Ateba Gilbert, Ananga Noa Sidonie, Sango Anne, Esson Mapoko Berthe , Anaba Dominique , Mananga Jean Charles, Ntama Ambroise, Mouelle Michel , Mouelle Mbassi Wilfred, Ndangue Ntone Nancy, Mekah Mapenya , Eloundou Albertine, Fewou Amadou, Essomba Biwole M, Ndom Paul, Mouelle Sone A, Jacqueline Ferrand
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5538

Epidemiological Aspects of Women Hospitalized for Uterine Myomas in Libreville

Assoumou Obiang P, Makoyo Opheelia, Minkobame ZMUP, Eya’ama R, Ntsame Mezui JE, Mewie A, Minto’o E J, Bang Ntamack JA, Meye J F
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5489

Viral Hepatitis B in Pregnant Women at the Point G University Teaching Hospital of Bamako (Mali) : From Screening to Delivery

Sanra D. Sanogo, Mamadou Sima, Jean Paul Dembélé, Alain R. Bahoken, Sabine Drabo, Tiounkani A. Théra, Sounkalo Dao
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5493

Use of Contraceptive Methods among Sexually Active Schooling Adolescents in Yaoundé

Mekone Nkwele Isabelle, Mendoua Michelle, Mendoua Michelle, Dohbit Julius Sama , Ndjemba Ekomo Yolande, Kamo Selangaï Hélène, Meguieze Claude Audrey, Mendoua Michelle, Batoum Véronique, Ngo Um Meka Esther
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5525

Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity in the Pediatric Department of Sikasso Hospital

Aboubacar Sangaré, Korotoumou welle Diallo, H Diallo, Bourama Kané, Karamoko S, Yacouba A Coulibaly, Mohamed Diabaté
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5491

Epidemiological, Clinical, Biological, and Evolutionary Aspects of Severe Anaemia in a Children’s Referral Centre in Yaoundé

Mekone Nkwele Isabelle, Ndoumba Nkengue Annick, Hadidjatou Drame, Epéé Ngoue Jeannette, Tony Nengom Jocelyn, Kamo Hélène Selangai, Koki Ndombo Paul
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5524

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Case Report

Guidah Seidou, Bako Daouda Inoussa, Hissene Mahamat Tidjani, Batcham Wilson Blake, Adoum Allamine Hassane, Issoufou Hamma Ousmane
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5517

Stroke Patients in Libreville: Examining Outcomes and Prognosis

Allognon Mahutondji Christian; Ayo Bivigou Elsa, Nsounda Annick Andréa, Camara Aissata Ibrahima, Mboumba Mboumba Chermine, Minka'a Pagbé Michael, Mambila Matsalou Grass Aurell, Gnigone PupchenMarylise, Nyangui Mapaga Jennifer, Kouna Ndouongo Philomène
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5466

Aetiologies of Adult Neoplastic Pleurisy in Kara (Togo)

Efalou P, Gbadamassi AG, Aziagbe KA, Kounkongou B, Adambounou TAS, Adjoh KS
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5485

Challenges to Medical Support for United Nations Missions in the Context of Emerging Terrorist Threats: The Experience of the Togolese Level 2 Hospital in Mali

Assenouwe Sarakawabalo, Poko Magnoudewa, Bramah Hassimou, Peyebam Pakpabiya, Alassani Tarek, Maneh Nidain, Jackatey Kwami Dela, Mouzou Essohanam Tabana
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5486

Evaluation of Anti-COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage Among Health Staff in Brazzaville Reference Hospitals

Axel ALOUMBA, AC Niama, G Ndziessi , M Amona , MT Doukaga , M Ekat , BR Ossibi , L Kitembo , D Moukassa
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5520

Prevalence of Acute Pancreatitis as a Cause of Abdominal Pain in Brazzaville

Mikolélé Ahoui Apendi PC, Ngami RS, Inkiame SPM, Mimiesse Monamou JF, Mongo-Onkouo A, Itoua-Ngaporo NA, Motoula Latou PM, Ngalessami Mouakosso M, Ibobi MG, Deby Gassaye, Atipo Ibara BI
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5505

Interest of Urinary Dipstick in the Diagnosis of Ascites Fluid Infection in Cirrhotic Patients in Brazzaville.

Mikolele Ahoui Apendi PC, Ngami RS, Motoula Latou PM, Ruth Kibangou, Mongo-Onkouo A, Mimiesse Monamou JF, Itoua-Ngaporo NA, Ngalessami MM, Ibobi MG, Deby Gassaye, Atipo Ibara BI
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5546

Uro-genital Fistulas in Zinder(Niger): Clinicopathological Features and Management

Halidou M, Adamou H, Lankoande Z, Kodo. A, Habou. O, Idrissa A, Tassiou EM
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5500

Adoption of Intraoral Scanner by Dentists in Ivory Coast: Current Status and Factors Influencing its Use

KM Kouamé, AG Allou, AA Kouadio, KR Kouadio, KS N'Guessan, SR Amani, KJ N'Goran, KB Djérédou
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5509

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Healthcare Workers in N'Djamena

Joseph Mad-Toïngué, Narassem Mbaïdoum, Jatiby Béassemda, Ali Mahamat Moussa
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5539

Fournier's Gangrene in Congolese Patients

Dimi Nyanga Y.I, Banga Mouss R.B, Ondziel Opara S, Ondongo Atipo M.A, Onguele Okemba G, Ondze Oponguy C, Mayala J, Odzebe Aws, Bouya P.A
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5542

Pharmacists' Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Drug Substitution in Pharmacies in the City of Yaounde

AP Minyem , CV Soppo, M Pekoulef , JM Mbole , M Nyangono , MHJ Nko’o, SJ Maniepi , DM Aba’a, F Ngolsou , BP Ndzie , FC Benga , P Obono , N Nnanga
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5522

Diagnosis, Management and Outcome of Laryngeal Papillomatosis in Gabon

Lekassa P, Andjock Nkouo YC, Ngoma Manfoumbi AB, Manfoumbi Manfoumbi KD, M’bi-fani Mavoungou Richie Rothgainise, Lebiogo Olivia, Ngwe David, Miloundja J, Nzouba L
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5548

Impact of the Introduction of a Unique Identifier on Global Coverage Indicators in Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention in Benin

Cyriaque Affoukou, Georgia Damiens, Géraud Padonou, Rock Aïkpon, William Houndjo, Camille Houetohossou, Elysé Sohizoun, Aurore Ogouyemi, Thibaud Legba, Olarewadjou Richard Biaou Boni, Badirou Aguemon
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5549

Management of a Deep Carious Lesion on an Immature Permanent Tooth by Indirect Pulp Capping

Ekobena JM, Mengong H, Ndongo L, Noudeng R, Bengondo Messanga C
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5523

Sequels Related to Musculoskeletal Traumatology and Expertise in Bodily Damage Repair

Ngongang GFO, Fonkoue L, Ndoye EO , Arabo S, Muluem KO, Nseme Etouckey Eric, Handy EO, Tekpa B
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5540

Conditions Environnementales en Lien avec la Transmission du Paludisme dans la Commune Rurale de Baguinèda

Birama Apho Ly, Zoumana Diallo, Fatoumata Bintou Traore, Patrice Ngangue, Hawa Niélé Diarra, Mohamed Toure, Attaher Maiga, Garan Dabo, Nouhoum Telly, Cheick Abou Coulibaly, Salia Keita, Abdoulaye Djimdé, Hamadoun Sangho
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5555

Physicians' Perception of the Determinants of Non-Adherence to the Penta 3 Vaccine among the Population in Bamako: A Qualitative Study

Birama Apho Ly, Fatoumata Bintou Traoré, Cheick Abou Coulibaly, Abdoulaye Dembélé, Abdoulaye Guindo, Ndeye Lallah Nina Koite, Issa Diallo, Hawa Niélé Diara, Lalla Fatouma Traoré, Mohamed Ali Ag Ahmed, Mohamed Touré, Yacouba Cissoko, Samba Diop
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5554

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Brazzaville Residents Regarding Epilepsy

Boubayi Motoula-Latou Happhia Dinah, Mpandzou Ghislain Armel, Diatewa Josué Euberma, Biampamba Mengho Ericka Joxane Jenny’s, Sounga-Banzouzi Eliot Prince Galiéni, Ossou-Nguiet Paul Macaire
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5560

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/hsd.v25i4.5550
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