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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510271

Controversies of Arterial Hypertension in People Living with HIV on Antiretroviral Treatment

Daniel Vargas-Pacherrez

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 13, 2022

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) in HIV carriers increased the life expectancy of this population, favoring the emergence of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and cancer as the main causes of death. To review the literature on the prevalence of arterial hypertension (AH) and associated factors in HIV carriers using ART....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510270

Prevalence of Haemoparasites among Blood Donors Attending the Regional Hospital Center of Franceville (Southern Gabon)

Hilaire Moundounga Kenguele, Bourdettes Meye, Thiery Ndong and Patrick Mickala

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 13, 2022

Blood donation is a lifesaving intervention and a precious gift for patients in urgent need. However, the blood should be carefully checked for transfusion-transmitted infections such as HIV, hepatitis, syphilis, malaria and other endemic haemoparasites. In Gabon, like in many other African countries, blood is not routinely screened for malaria as recommended by the World health organization....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510269

A Review of the 2008/2009 and 2018/2019 Cholera Outbreaks in Zimbabwe: Call for Public Health Action

Amon Munyenyiwa, Godfrey Musuka, Masceline Jenipher Mutsaka-Makuvaza, Tolbert Mucheri, Nicholas Midzi, Aspire Mudavanhu, Charles Maponga, Tafadzwa Jaime Musandirangana, Zindoga Mukandavire, Maines Munyanyi and Portia Manangazira

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 13, 2022

Cholera is a diarrheal infectious disease that continues to cause morbidity and mortality in Zimbabwe. This study reviews the morbidity and mortality data of cholera in Zimbabwe during the 2008/2009 and 2018/2019 outbreaks, critically discussing the factors responsible for the outbreaks and then suggests recommendations for public health actions....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2474-3658/1510268

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Iraq during a Period from 2000-2020

Nadham Kadham Mahdi, M.Sc, Ph.D

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 01, 2022

The prevalence history for intestinal protozoal and helminthic infections among Iraqi people is reviewed from 2000-2020. The distribution of the intestinal parasites is mentioned in different communities including hospital patients, primary school children, food handlers, general population, immunocompromised patients, malnourished patients, sicklers and day-care centers attendance in both rural and urban regions....

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