1. The Epidemiology, Therapeutic Patterns, Outcome, and Challenges in Managing Septic Shock in a Sub-Saharan African Intensive Care Unit: A Cross-Sectional Study

Junette Arlette Metogo Mbengono; Joël Noutakdie Tochie; Ferdinand Ndom Ntock; Yves Bertrand Nzoaungo; Stephane Kona; Glwadys Ngono Ateba; Cassandra Tocko; Aminata Colibaly; Gérard Beyiha; Jacqueline Ze Minkande

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 117-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.24

Abstract
  Background: Septic shock (SS) is a health priority in sub-Saharan Africa. However, there is a dearth of data in this regard. Objective: This study aimed to determine the epidemiology, therapeutic patterns, outcome, and challenges in managing SS in a tertiary intensive care unit (ICU) of sub-Saharan Africa. ...  Read More

2. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease in Family Relatives of a Cameroonian Population of Hemodialysis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

Mazou Temgoua; Gloria Ashuntantang; Marie José Essi; Joël Nouktadie Tochie; Moussa Oumarou; Acho Fon Abongwa; Aimé Mbonda; Samuel Kingue

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 12-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.02

Abstract
  Background: In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the trend in the number of patients admitted for maintenance hemodialysis is on the rise. The identification of risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) ensures adequate primary and secondary preventive measures geared at reducing the burden of CKD in low-resource ...  Read More

3. Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B and C Infections in Mokolo District Hospital, Northern Cameroon: The Value of a Screening Campaign

Abdoul Rahamane Njigou; Joël Noutakdie Tochie; Celestin Danwang; Frank-Leonel Tianyi; Ronni Tankeu; Veronica Aletum; Mazou N. Temgoua

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 79-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.18

Abstract
  Background: Infections due to the hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses constitute a global public health problem. Although screening of these infections remains a pivotal tool for timely detection and management of carriers, this preventive measure has been neglected in Africa. Objective: ...  Read More