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Eze JC

The purpose of the study was to determine the influence of the presence of a surgeon on the outcome of obstructed inguinal hernia at Mongomo, in Equatorial Guinea.

Chelala CA
February 15, 1993

A physician from Spain devotes his life to treating patients in a small village in Africa. Despite the lack of modern medical equipment and personal amenities, he finds satisfaction in caring for patients who would otherwise go without medical treatment.

Cecchi G; Paone M; Franco JR; Fevre EM; Diarra A; Ruiz JA; Mattioli RC; Simarro PP
March 18, 2009

We describe input data, methodology, preliminary results and future prospects of the HAT Atlas initiative, which will allow major improvements in the understanding of the spatial distribution of the disease.

Carles Decors; Ramon Minguillon

The integration of schistosomiasis control with the activities of different endemic disease control or health programmes has been endorsed by a WHO Expert Committee on the Control of Schistosomiasis (WHO 1985). Endemic countries face increasing economic and manpower constraints which limit the coverage and effectiveness of control activities. Integration would be expected to optimize available resources for control.

C Barrot; C Sanchez; A Xifro; M Ortega; J Mas; E Huguet; J Corbella; M Gene

Haplotype frequencies for 16 Y-chromosomal short tandem repeat loci, included in the AmpFLSTR Yfiler PCR Amplification Kit, were analysed in 110 Fang and 133 Bubi individuals from Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.

C Alves; L Gusmao; A M Lopez-Parra; M S Mesa; A Amorim; E Arroyo-Pardo

We present allele frequencies and forensic parameters for 17 STRs in a sample of 134 unrelated individuals from Equatorial Guinea located in Western Africa, between Cameroon and Gabon.

A Toll; F Gallardo; M Ferran; M Gilaberte; M Iglesias; J L Gimeno; S Rondini; R M Pujol
June 23, 2005

Buruli ulcer in Western African countries over the past decade has been dramatic, it has been scarcely reported in industrialized countries. We report a patient from Equatorial Guinea who was human immunodeficiency virus-positive, presenting aggressive and multifocal BU associated with an underlying destructive osteomyelitis, in which only an aggressive surgical approach yielded to a resolution of the disease.

Republic of Equatorial Guinea

A document that outlines the basic rights and laws of Equatorial Guinea. The constitution was revised in 2012.

EG Justice
March 27, 2012

On April 7, the United Nations will celebrate World Health Day, providing an opportunity for reflection on health and the progress that has been made to improve health care in Equatorial Guinea.

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