Etiology of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Sudanese patients in KTH and ATH

This is a prospective study which was conducted in Khartoum teaching hospital, Alshaab teaching hospital to determine the etiology of community acquired pneumonia in adult patients who required hospitalization and the antibiotics sensitivity of the isolated pathogen. 104 patients were diagnosed as having community acquired pneumonia CAP during the period between July 2000- December 2002....

Typhoid Fever Among The Foodhandlers Khartoum State 2002-2003

Background:This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of S. typhi carriers among the foodhandlers in Khartoum State and Knowledge & practice about typhoid fever. Design: A cross sectional , analytical study Setting: 398 foodhandlers regestered in the Public Health Labarotry , Khartoum State. Objective: 1- To determine the prevalence of entric fever among the foodhandlers in...

An Evaluation of the Health Centre-Based M.C.H. Services In Omdurman·

Health Centers came into being after 1940 in the Sudan. They deliver integrated primitive, preventive and curative services to ambulatory patients. Their functions include medical care, M.C.H. Services and vital statistics.This study is an attempt to evaluate the existing health centre services in Omdurman. Eight health centers were chosen to analyze the services delivered by them in the period...

Study on Water Supply in Khartoum Town.

The purpose of this research was to study water supply in Khartoum town, the contamination liabity of the drinking water in the distribution systems, the reflexion of drinking polluted water on health and the associated water-born diseases, the determination of water quantity and the available water resources, and the efficiency of drinking water purification.The methods used were:1. Field...

Excreta and Sewage Disposal in Khartoum.

The situation of excreta and sewage disposal in Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman was studied.As for unanswered areas in the three towns 6 areas were selected randomly. From each area 30 houses were also randomly selected and surveyed by questionnaire method.Concerning the sewered area, both Khartoum and Khartoum North sewerage systems were surveyed and investigated. Evaluation of these...

Prevalence of Malaria in Geraif West during the Rainy Season of 1981.

Transmission of malaria is perennial in the area of El Gera if West with peaks in the rainy season. Extensive agricultural practices in the area create favorable breeding sites for the vector. Study of malaria prevalence in the area showed a parasite rate (P.R) of 1 % in children, 3-9 years, at the beginning of the transmission season, in August 1981. Entomological studies verified the...

Ecology of Epilepsy among School Population in Khartoum Province.

This is a study on the ecology of epilepsy among the school population in Khartoum province. It attempted to estimate the point prevalence of epilepsy among this population, evaluate the potential of the various environmental factors that influence the onset and progress of the disease, and suggest possible measures to help epileptic school children.An operational clinical definition of...

Sexually Transmitted Infections Care Seeking Behavior Among Long Distance Truck Drivers At Soba Truck Depot-May 2006

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were ranked among the most important threats to public health. In developing countries STIs have for several decades ranked among the top five infections for which adult seek health care services. Recent evidence prove that people infected with STIs run much higher risks of contracting HIV infection through direct biological mechanisms, and with reduced...