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Dec 17, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Perception and Experience of Women Facing Menopause in the Town of Mbujimayi in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Bukasa Tshilonda Jean Christophe, Kapinga Mukendi Jovial, Kabongo Mwamba Guillaume, Tshibangu Kandala Justin, Mukendi Mukendi Jean René, Kimpitu Kifwame Patrice, Muteba Nkongolo Jean, Ngoyi Eza Ngoyi, Mabuisha Kikudi Frederick, Kitenge Kitenge David, Kamonga Mulenda Fidelie, Mbenga Tshibambe Alain, Eshiba Kasongo André, Kalengo Nsomue Christophe, Kituta Katambue Jean Pierre, Lumanu Mposhi Dieudonné, Mutombo Kabamba André, Wembonyama Okitotsho Stany
Objective: The general objective of our research contributes to the promotion of women’s health during the menopause. Methodology: This research addresses the qualitative phenomenological approach by seeking to try to unveil the perceptions and experiences of women facing menopause. The information was collected in a systematic and prospective manner from the respondents in order to allow us to describe the perceptions and experiences of women facing menopause in our environment. The study was c...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106930


Nov 12, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Pregnancy in Adolescents at Peripheral Care Unit Gbodjome (Togo): Epidemiological Aspects and Causes

Ameyo Ayoko Ketevi, Yvon Foli Agbeko, Dede Regine Diane Ajavon, Baguilane Douaguibe, Akila Bassowa, Assiaham Walawita Tenete, Kossi Edem Logbo-Akey, Akossiwa Adeline Gloria Djankale, Nagbe Massogblé Kodjo Koffi, Kodjo Fiagnon, Abdoul-Samadou Aboubakari
Introduction: Teenage pregnancies have serious consequences for the health of mothers and their children. The aim of this work was to study the circumstances of the onset of teenage pregnancy. Methodology: This was a cross-sectional and descriptive study, which took place from July 1st to 31st, 2019 at the Peripheral Care Unit (USP) of Gbodjomé in Togo. Results: A total of 100 adolescent girls were interviewed (12.6%). The average age of adolescent girls was 17.2 years (12 - 19 years). Adolescen...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106873


Sep 25, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Rate of Use of Female Condoms in Sex Professionals in the City of Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Jean Christophe Bukasa Tshilonda, Alphonsine Kabwe Tshibanda, Jean Kituta Katambue, Godet Kalonda Kabemba, Richard Kabemba Kabemba, Crispin Kasendue Ngoyi, Patrice Kimpitu Kifwame, Mabuisha Kikudi, Cherubin Ngongo Kitengie, Fidélie Kamonga Mulenda, Ngoyi Eza Ngoyi, Sebatien Kitengie Kapafule, Christophe Kalengo Nsomue, André Eshiba Kasongo, Emile Tshiminyi Koloy
Objectives: The general objective is to contribute to the promotion of the protection of professionals against STIs. Methodology: The study is quantitative of descriptive correlational type. Data were collected cross-sectionally using a questionnaire from May 01, 2019 to July 01, 2019 from sex workers living in target neighborhoods. Our study population consists of female sex workers from the above-mentioned neighborhoods, while our sample is 122 obtained on the basis of the inclusion and exclus...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106710


Nov 07, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Female Genital Mutilation in Northeastern Nigeria

M. O. Amodu, M. T. Bolori, A. Kuchichi, Ibrahim Musa Ngoshe, F. L. Bukar
Introduction: Different forms of cultural practices are being practiced in Nigeria and other parts of the world. Some of such are beneficial while others lead to negative impacts. Female genital mutilation as one type of harmful traditional practices is a form of violence against women. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), practiced in many parts of the world, also known as female circumcision or female genital cutting (F
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105827


Nov 22, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Recto-Vesical Ligament: Myth or Reality?

Raja Briki, Ons Cherif, Mouna Derouich, Salma Chachia, Sassi Boughizane, Hedi Khairi
The recto-vesical ligament is an abnormal peritoneal band that can be associated with uterine malformations by default fusion of Müller’s ducts. It is a very rare entity. We report a case of laparoscopic surgery conducted on a 28-year-old patient in order to explore primary subfertility. We discover that the patient had two permeable vaginas, two distinct cervices and two com-pletely separate hemiuterus with two
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104911


May 18, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Determinants of Use of Modern Family Planning among Northern Nigerian Women: A Secondary Analysis of 2013 NDHS

Lawrence Ikeako, Ngozi Joe-Ikechebelu, Basil Nwankwo, Prince Onyemachi, John Chikezie, Isaiah Abali, Jane Anene, Ebele Azuike, Emmanuel Azuike
Introduction: Family planning allows people to attain their desired number of children and determine the spacing of pregnancies. It is achieved through use of contraceptive methods and the treatment of infertility. The aim of this study was to determine various factors that influenced the uptake of modern family planning among women of reproductive age in Northern Nigeria. Methodology: The study used
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Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104521


Dec 21, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Rates and Risk Factors in Macrosomic Newborns among Non-Diabetic Parturients at Tiznit City, Morocco: A Case-Control Study

Amal Korrida
Background: The present study was elaborated to assess the prevalence of high birth weight and its related risk factors for macrosomic infants among women in Southern Morocco. Methods: A case-control study was conducted on term singleton live-births, with no morbidity or malformation, of a sample of (n = 78) nulliparous and multiparous non-diabetic women deliver
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1104225


Oct 27, 2017Open    AccessArticle

HCG Found in WHO Tetanus Vaccine in Kenya Raises Concern in the Developing World

John W. Oller, Christopher A. Shaw, Lucija Tomljenovic, Stephen K. Karanja, Wahome Ngare, Felicia M. Clement, Jamie Ryan Pillette
In 1993, WHO announced a “birth-control vaccine” for “family planning”. Published research shows that by 1976 WHO researchers had conjugated tetanus toxoid (TT) with human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) producing a “birth-control” vaccine. Conjugating TT with hCG causes pregnancy hormones to be attacked by the immune system. Expected results are abortions in females already pregnant and/or infertility in recipients not yet impregnat
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103937


Jul 06, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Abrikossoff’s Tumor of the Vulva, Case Report and Literature Review

Hayet Laajili, Sonia Zaidi, Imen Bannour, Olfa Zoukar, Khawla Massoudi, Asma Korbi, Raja Faleh
Abrikossoff’s tumor or granular cell tumor is a rare soft and usually benign tissue neoplasm of neural origin. It occurs usually in the neck region or in the head. About 16% occur in the vulva. Some malignant cases have been reported in literature. Granular cell tumor was described first by Abrikossoff in 1926. The histogenesis of granular cell tumors is unknown. The clinical diagnosis of vulv
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103705


May 18, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Secretory Breast Carcinoma, a Case Report and Literature Review

Hayet Laajili, Amina Ben Salem, Sonia Zaidi, Imen Bannour, Khouloud Marzouk, Asma Korbi, Raja Faleh
Secretory breast carcinoma (SBC) is a very rare subtype of breast carcinoma that reported mostly in young women, with a median age of 25 years. Despite the low frequency, SBC elicits pathologic interest because of their unique morphology and excellent prognosis. Authors report a 23-year-old woman presented with a nodule in retro areolar region of her right breast. Microbiopsic examination reve
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103591


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