International Journal of

Tropical DiseasesISSN: 2643-461X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710071

Examining the Challenges Affecting the Application of Innovative Simulation-Based Teaching and Learning among Teaching Staff in Selected Kenya Medical Training College Campuses Offering Medical Laboratory Sciences in Kenya

Muia Prominah Kavinya, Joyce Lugulu and Priscah Mosol

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/05/28

Simulation is a teaching learning and assessment strategy used in medical education to prepare medical laboratory students for clinical practice. Simulation-based learning is aimed at bridging the gap between theory and practice through the use of innovative teaching strategies and thus it is considered the best alternative teaching, learning and assessment tool in preparing medical laboratory students for practical and professional life....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710070

Effects of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) of Malaria on the Birth Weight of Babies at Delivery in Dschang, West Region of Cameroon

Sabrina Lynda Kamga, Innocent M Ali, Ghislain Romeo NGANGNANG, KEPTCHEU TD Leonard and PAYNE V Khan

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 13, 2023

Malaria is an important public health concern among pregnant women, approximately 32 million of them are at risk annually. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria represents annually more than 10.000 maternal deaths and 200.000 neonatal deaths too. Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) is used to reduce disease in pregnancy and their effects on the newborn. Today the WHO recommends that at least three doses of IPT should be taken by pregnant women during Antenatal Care Visit ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710069

Assessment of the Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Malaria Prevalence among Undergraduates

Temiloluwa Afolayan, Williams O Tanimowo, Azeez G Ibrahim and Huldah Oduwa

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 04, 2023

This study assessed the prevalence of malaria infection, associated risk factors, knowledge and practices about malaria among selected students in Lagos state, Nigeria. The study employed quantitative descriptive cross-sectional design, using pre-tested questionnaires and rapid diagnostic test kits to collect data from 172 University students in Lagos state. Data were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 25....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-461X/1710068

Patient Invaded by 99 Mango Fly Larva - A Case Report

Köhler P, MD, Glosse H, Dogan, Oezguer, MD, Loff S and Staubach R, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 30, 2023

We report a 35-year-old patient that presented himself to volunteering doctors in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. The patient has been suffering of a sensation of crawling on his back and the dorsal side of his arms. Furthermore, he mentioned multiple painful swelling increasing in size. Upon clinical status, multiple noduli was discovered in differing clinical stages....

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