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Abstract and Sessions by Thematic Tracks (work in progress)
- GHF2006 – PS03 – Most Neglected Diseases on Alternative Approaches to New Drug Development: Two R&D Initiatives
- GHF2006 – PS11 – Public-Private Partnerships: Beneficial or Undermining? on From Basic Research to Drug Delivery: When are PPPS Needed?
- Mako on Children’s Health in Ecologically Polluted Regions: Georgia
- DR: Sohair Abdulla on Adherence to the Diabetics and Hypertensive Treatment Guidelines for Health Workers in Health Facilities: Ibadan, Nigeria
- Hein39 on Affordable Diabetes Care: Cambodia
Sickle cell disease Archive
Sickle Cell Disease in Cameroon: The First Neuropsychological Normative Data for School-Aged ChildrenPosted on 12/11/2012 | No CommentsIn the first phase, a battery of neuropsychological tests was set up considering the Cameroonian cultural and linguistic specificities. After a pilot study on 20 subjects, the cognitive tests were adapted following the difficulties met. Twelve neuropsychological tests were adapted for the study:
The Role of Transcranial Doppler Technology in Stroke Prevention in Cameroonian Sickle Cell Patients: The First Report of Screening for at-Risk PatientsPosted on 12/11/2012 | No CommentsDuring national screening campaigns for cerebrovascular complications of SCD organized by the Neurology Service of the Central Hospital Yaoundé and the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the Neurology Service of the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) between May and December 2007, sickle cell patients were received in our service in Yaounde.
Posted on 07/11/2011 | No CommentsSub-Saharan Africa is particularly concerned by Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) for which curative treatment doesn’t exist. This disease is responsible of a mortality rate higher than 20% for pregnant women and higher than 50% for children under 5 years old.