A republic in western Africa, south and east of MALI and west of NIGER. Its capital is Ouagadougou. It was formerly called Upper Volta until 1984.
A republic in western Africa, lying between GHANA on its west and BENIN on its east. Its capital is Lome.
A fulminant infection of the meninges and subarachnoid fluid by the bacterium NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS, producing diffuse inflammation and peri-meningeal venous thromboses. Clinical manifestations include FEVER, nuchal rigidity, SEIZURES, severe HEADACHE, petechial rash, stupor, focal neurologic deficits, HYDROCEPHALUS, and COMA. The organism is usually transmitted via nasopharyngeal secretions and is a leading cause of meningitis in children and young adults. Organisms from Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, B, C, Y, and W-135 have been reported to cause meningitis. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp689-701; Curr Opin Pediatr 1998 Feb;10(1):13-8)
Strains of Neisseria meningitidis responsible for most outbreaks of meningococcal disease in Western Europe and the United States in the first half of the 20th century. They continue to be a major cause of disease in Asia and Africa, and especially localized epidemics in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Strains of Neisseria meningitidis found mostly in Africa.
Bloodsucking flies of the genus Glossina, found primarily in equatorial Africa. Several species are intermediate hosts of trypanosomes.
Painful URINATION. It is often associated with infections of the lower URINARY TRACT.
Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.
Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
A species of mosquito in the genus Anopheles and the principle vector of MALARIA in Africa.
The status of health in rural populations.
A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.
The development by insects of resistance to insecticides.
Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)
The presence of parasites (especially malarial parasites) in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) that are known vectors of MALARIA.
A long acting sulfonamide that is used, usually in combination with other drugs, for respiratory, urinary tract, and malarial infections.
The active insecticidal constituent of CHRYSANTHEMUM CINERARIIFOLIUM flowers. Pyrethrin I is the pyretholone ester of chrysanthemummonocarboxylic acid and pyrethrin II is the pyretholone ester of chrysanthemumdicarboxylic acid monomethyl ester.
A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.
Domesticated farm animals raised for home use or profit but excluding POULTRY. Typically livestock includes CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; SWINE; GOATS; and others.
A 4-aminoquinoline compound with anti-inflammatory properties.
One of the FOLIC ACID ANTAGONISTS that is used as an antimalarial or with a sulfonamide to treat toxoplasmosis.
The prototypical antimalarial agent with a mechanism that is not well understood. It has also been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and in the systemic therapy of amebic liver abscesses.
A species of protozoa that is the causal agent of falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM). It is most prevalent in the tropics and subtropics.
Articles of cloth, usually cotton or rayon and other synthetic or cotton-blend fabrics, used in households, hospitals, physicians' examining rooms, nursing homes, etc., for sheets, pillow cases, toweling, gowns, drapes, and the like.
A republic in western Africa, north of NIGERIA and west of CHAD. Its capital is Niamey.
A system of government in which there is free and equal participation by the people in the political decision-making process.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.
The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.
The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.
The granting of a license to practice the profession of nursing.
International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.
Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.
Authoritative treatises on drugs and preparations, their description, formulation, analytic composition, physical constants, main chemical properties used in identification, standards for strength, purity, and dosage, chemical tests for determining identity and purity, etc. They are usually published under governmental jurisdiction (e.g., USP, the United States Pharmacopoeia; BP, British Pharmacopoeia; P. Helv., the Swiss Pharmacopoeia). They differ from FORMULARIES in that they are far more complete: formularies tend to be mere listings of formulas and prescriptions.
A belief or practice which lacks adequate basis for proof; an embodiment of fear of the unknown, magic, and ignorance.
A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.
A subphylum of chordates intermediate between the invertebrates and the true vertebrates. It includes the Ascidians.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
A term used to describe a variety of localized asymmetrical SKIN thickening that is similar to those of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA but without the disease features in the multiple internal organs and BLOOD VESSELS. Lesions may be characterized as patches or plaques (morphea), bands (linear), or nodules.
Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)
The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
Deliberate maltreatment of groups of humans beings including violations of generally-accepted fundamental rights as stated by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948.
The non-profit, non-governmental organization which collects, processes, and distributes data on hospital use. Two programs of the Commission are the Professional Activity Study and the Medical Audit Program.
A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.

Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 through breast-feeding: how can it be prevented? (1/443)

One-third to two-thirds of maternal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection to breast-fed infants can be attributed to ingestion of breast milk. The presence of HIV-1 as cell-free and as cell-associated virus in milk has been documented. Several substances in breast milk may be protective against transmission, including maternal anti-HIV antibodies, vitamin A, lactoferrin, and secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor. The portal of virus entry in the infant's gastrointestinal tract is unknown but may involve breaches in mucosal surfaces, transport across M cells, or direct infection of other epithelial cells, such as enterocytes. Timing of transmission of HIV-1 during lactation should be further clarified. An early rebound of plasma viremia after withdrawal of antiretrovirals was recently detected. This rebound may reduce the benefit of antiretroviral prophylaxis when women breast-feed their infants. Interventions should be viewed from the public health perspective of risks of infant morbidity and mortality associated with breast-feeding versus risks from formula-feeding.  (+info)

Increasing the utilization of cost-effective health services through changes in demand. (2/443)

Attaining efficiency in a health care system with a budget constraint involves increasing the utilization of the most cost-effective services. This can be achieved by adjustments to prices, cost curves, or demand curves. In this paper, the potential for demand curve adjustments is examined by selecting two apparently cost-effective services (prenatal care and childhood immunization against tuberculosis), and analyzing the factors explaining their utilization. Data from recent household surveys in Burkina Faso and Niger are used. A multivariate analysis of utilization employs income, price, and taste variables. Utilization is highly sensitive to the distance which must be travelled to the health facility, a price, and taste variables. Utilization is highly sensitive to the distance which must be travelled to the health facility, a price variable. Members of certain ethnic groups tend to use the services less, other things being equal. The importance of demand-side factors like ethnicity points to certain kinds of policy interventions like information, education and communication activities which could increase the utilization of cost-effective services.  (+info)

Research note: price uncertainty and the demand for health care.(3/443)


Dirt and diarrhoea: formative research in hygiene promotion programmes. (4/443)

Investment in the promotion of better hygiene for the prevention of diarrhoeal diseases and as a component of water and sanitation programmes is increasing. Before designing programmes capable of sustainably modifying hygiene behaviour in large populations, valid answers to a number of basic questions concerning the site and the intended beneficiaries have to be obtained. Such questions include 'what practices favour the transmission of enteric pathogens?', 'what advantages will be perceived by those who adopt safe practices?' and 'what channels of communication are currently employed by the target population?' A study of hygiene and diarrhoea in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, used a mixture of methods to address such questions. This paper draws on that experience to propose a plan of preliminary research using a variety of techniques which could be implemented over a period of a few months by planners of hygiene promotion programmes. The techniques discussed include structured observation, focus group discussions and behavioural trials. Modest investment in such systematic formative research with clear and limited goals is likely to be repaid many times over in the increased effectiveness of hygiene promotion programmes.  (+info)

Performance of village pharmacies and patient compliance after implementation of essential drug programme in rural Burkina Faso. (5/443)

After implementation of a nation-wide essential drug programme in Burkina Faso a prospective study was undertaken consisting of non-participant observation in the health centre and in the village pharmacy, and of household interviews with the patients. The study covered all general consultations in nine health centres in three districts over a two-week period as well as all client-vendor contacts in the corresponding village pharmacies; comprising 313 patients in consultations and 498 clients in eight village pharmacies with 12 vendors involved in dispensing 908 drugs. Additionally patients were interviewed in their households. Performance and utilization of the village pharmacy: 82.0% of the drugs prescribed in the health centres were actually dispensed at the village pharmacy, 5.9% of the drugs were not available at the village pharmacy. Wrong drugs were dispensed in 2.1% of cases. 41.3% of the drugs dispensed in the village pharmacy were bought without a prescription. Differences are seen between the district and are put in relation to different onset of the essential drug programme. Patient compliance: Patients could recall the correct dosage for 68.3% of the drugs. Drug taking compliance was 63.1%, derived from the pills remaining in the households. 11.5% of the drugs had obviously been taken incorrectly to such an extent that the occurrence of undesired drug effects was likely. The study demonstrates the success of the essential drug programme not only in performance but also in acceptability and utilization by the population.  (+info)

Isolation and characterization of Desulfovibrio burkinensis sp. nov. from an African ricefield, and phylogeny of Desulfovibrio alcoholivorans. (6/443)

A sulfate-reducing bacterium, strain HDvT (T = type strain), was isolated from an anoxic ricefield soil. Cells were Gram-negative, non-sporulating curved rods motile by means of a single polar flagellum. Cytochrome c3 and desulfoviridin were present. In the presence of sulfate, glycerol, 1,2- and 1,3-propanediol, dihydroxyacetone, pyruvate, lactate, fumarate, maleate, malate and succinate were incompletely oxidized mainly to acetate. Sulfite, thiosulfate, elemental sulfur, fumarate, maleate and malate were utilized as alternative electron acceptors. In the absence of added electron acceptors, pyruvate, fumarate, maleate, malate and dihydroxyacetone were fermented. The DNA base composition was 67 mol% G + C. The phylogenetic, phenotypic and physiological characteristics of strain HDvT indicate that it is a new species of the genus Desulfovibrio, for which the name Desulfovibrio burkinensis sp. nov. is proposed; the type strain is HDvT (= DSM 6830T). Phylogenetic analysis confirmed that Desulfovibrio alcoholivorans was a distinct species supporting the previously published phenotypic data.  (+info)

Population biology of human onchocerciasis. (7/443)

Human onchocerciasis (river blindness) is the filarial infection caused by Onchocerca volvulus and transmitted among people through the bites of the Simulium vector. Some 86 million people around the world are at risk of acquiring the nematode, with 18 million people infected and 600,000 visually impaired, half of them partially or totally blind. 99% of cases occur in tropical Africa; scattered foci exist in Latin America. Until recently control programmes, in operation since 1975, have consisted of antivectorial measures. With the introduction of ivermectin in 1988, safe and effective chemotherapy is now available. With the original Onchocerciasis Control Programme of West Africa coming to an end, both the new African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control and the Onchocerciasis Elimination Programme for the Americas, rely heavily on ivermectin self-sustained mass delivery. In consequence, the need for understanding the processes regulating parasite abundance in human and simuliid populations is of utmost importance. We present a simple mathematical framework built around recent analyses of exposure- and density-dependent processes operating, respectively, within the human and vector hosts. An expression for the basic reproductive ratio, R0, is derived and related to the minimum vector density required for parasite persistence in localities of West Africa in general and northern Cameroon in particular. Model outputs suggest that constraints acting against parasite establishment in both humans and vectors are necessary to reproduce field observations, but those in humans may not fully protect against reinfection. Analyses of host age-profiles of infection prevalence, intensity, and aggregation for increasing levels of endemicity and intensity of transmission in the Vina valley of northern Cameroon are in agreement with these results and discussed in light of novel work on onchocerciasis immunology.  (+info)

Insecticide-treated curtains reduce the prevalence and intensity of malaria infection in Burkina Faso. (8/443)

A large, randomized controlled trial to investigate the impact of insecticide-treated curtains (ITC) on child mortality was conducted in an area of seasonal, holoendemic malaria in Burkina Faso. 158 communities totalling some 90,000 people were censused and grouped into 16 geographical clusters, 8 of which were randomly selected to receive ITC in June-July 1994, just prior to the rainy season. In September-October 1995, at the peak period of malaria transmission, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in 84 of the villages. A random sample of 905 children aged 6-59 months was identified and visited. 763 children (84%) were present at the time of the visit and recruited into the study. Mothers were asked about fever in the past 24 h, the child's temperature was taken, and a sample of blood collected to identify and quantify malaria infections and to measure haemoglobin (Hb) levels. Children protected by ITC were less likely to be infected with Plasmodium falciparum (risk ratio = 0.92; 95% CI 0.86, 0.98) or P. malariae (risk ratio = 0.42, 95% CI 0.19, 0.95). The mean intensity of P. falciparum infections was lower among children protected by ITC (899 vs. 1583 trophozoites/microliter; P < 0.001), while the mean Hb level was 0.4 g/dl higher (P < 0.001). While we found no evidence that ITC had an impact on the prevalence of malaria-associated fever episodes, the confidence intervals around our estimates of the impact of ITC on malaria morbidity were wide. We conclude that widespread implementation of ITC in this area of high malaria transmission led to a modest reduction in the prevalence of malaria infection and to a more substantial reduction in the intensity of these infections which caused increased Hb levels. We were unable to demonstrate any impact of ITC on malaria morbidity, but the wide confidence intervals around our point estimates do not preclude the possibility of a substantial impact.  (+info)

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Several cases of malaria are frequently recorded during the dry period in Ouagadougou town (Burkina Faso). This has led to the design of a series of studies focusing on both parasitological and entomological investigations intended to provide relevant health data on the risk of local malaria transmission according to the way of urbanisation. A cross-sectional entomological survey was carried out in various districts of Ouagadougou in April and October 2006. Adult malaria vectors were collected using CDC traps and indoor insecticide spraying performed in four houses during four consecutive days/nights. Intensive larval sampling was also done in available water ponds throughout the study sites. In April, the anopheline breeding sites consisted only of semi-permanent or permanent swamps located mainly in the two peripheral districts. Despite the presence of anopheline larvae in these breeding sites, less than five Anopheles gambiae s.l. adults were caught by CDC traps and indoor insecticide spraying. In
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Burkina Faso hosted the first Ouagadougou Partnership Conference in February 2011, which led to nine Francophone West African leaders prioritizing family planning within their own countries and in the region. Since then, modern contraceptive use women of reproductive age (15-49) in Burkina Faso has increased, but is still low at 22%.[1]. AFPs in-country partner is Équilibres et Populations, with technical support from Palladium West Africa.. They work closely with the government and implementing partners to support a pilot task-sharing family planning service provision at the community level, with plans to advocate for better policies around task-sharing in the future. Équilibres et Populations will engage the private sector and subnational government leaders for financial support for family planning.. View Burkina Fasos Family Planning 2020 commitment.. [1] Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2016/Burkina Faso Round 4. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The epidemiology of pregnancy outcomes in rural Burkina Faso. AU - Bell, Jacqueline S.. AU - Ouedraogo, Moctar. AU - Ganaba, Rasmane. AU - Sombie, Issiaka. AU - Byass, Peter. AU - Baggaley, Rebecca F.. AU - Filippi, Veronique. AU - Fitzmaurice, Ann E.. AU - Graham, Wendy J.. PY - 2008/7. Y1 - 2008/7. N2 - Objectives To describe levels and causes of pregnancy-related mortality and selected outcomes after pregnancy (OAP) in two districts of Burkina Faso.Methods A household census was conducted in the two study districts, recording household deaths to women aged 12-49 years from 2001 to 2006. Questions on pregnancy outcomes in the last 5 years for resident women of reproductive age were included, and an additional method - direct sisterhood - was added in part of the area. Adult female deaths were followed-up with verbal autopsies (VA) with household members. A probabilistic model for interpreting VA data (InterVA-M) was used to determine distributions of probable causes of death. ...
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Elite sport results in electrocardiogram changes. Some are minor, others are likely to cause sudden death. The authors intended to describe the electrocardiogram features of top athletes at rest in Bobo-Dioulasso. This descriptive transversal study was carried out from August 2015 to February 2016 in the cardiology department of CHU Sanou Souro in Bobo-Dioulasso. The study sampled top athletes aged 17 to 35 with at least eight hours training per week for more than six months regardless of the type of discipline. Two hundred top-level athletes from 4 sport disciplines were included. The median age of athletes was 24 years (IIQ: 21 -27). The median duration in high level sport was 6 years (IIQ: 4 - 8) and the median length of weekly training sessions was 10 hours (IIQ: 10 - 10). Only 4% of the athletes had already conducted an Electrocardiogram (ECG). ECG abnormalities were reported in 90.5% of cases and sinus bradycardia was the most common abnormality reported in 72.5% of cases. Left ventricular and
Information about Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. In 2017, its population was estimated at just over 20 million. Burkina Faso is a francophone country, with French as the official language of government and business. Read More... ...
Black Stars B coach, Maxwell Konadu is calling for support as he expresses belief in the teams chances of knocking out Burkina Faso for a ticket to the 2018 CHAN in Kenya.. Ghana travels to face the local Stallions in a a first leg encounter at the Stade du 4-Août in Ouagadougou on August 11.. The Black Stars defeated the Hawks of Togo by 2-1 in a friendly in Lome on July 8.. The technical team invited 28-players on Monday and are busy trying to establish a formidable squad for the two-legged CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso next month.. In all, the team has played nine friendly matches without defeat and have banged in 26 goals and conceded only 6. Two of the games were against the national teams A of Benin and The Gambia respectively but Coach Konadu is confident of a win.. I think with the way preparation has started we just hope we get the best out of these boys to do magic in Burkina Faso. We are just calling for your support and your prayers, he told Starr Sports.. Countries have ...
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Preface Last Updated: 12/3/2003 10:20 AM Burkina Faso, whose name means country of men with integrity, sits at the edge of the Sahel in the heart of West Africa. Despite being one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world, the Burkinabe are known for their hospitality. They have very few natural resources but have managed to fashion a pleasant and culturally sophisticated country out of the little that they do have. Despite progress on the democratic front, Burkina Faso faces many serious challenges. Literacy rates and school enrollment rank among the lowest in the entire world. With its limited natural resources and low education levels, the majority of Burkinabe remain engaged in subsistence agriculture. Approximately 7% of Burkinabe adults suffer from AIDS. To make matters worse, the recent turmoil in Cote d Ivoire has not only cut one of Burkina Faso s major trade routes, but it has dramatically reduced the ability of expatriate Burkinabe to find work and send remittances to ...
In the rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, the majority of young children affected by malaria have no access to formal health services. Home treatment through mothers of febrile children supported by mother groups and local health workers has the potential to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality. A cluster-randomized controlled effectiveness trial was implemented from 2002-2004 in a malaria endemic area of rural Burkina Faso. Six and seven villages were randomly assigned to the intervention and control arms respectively. Febrile children from intervention villages were treated with chloroquine (CQ) by their mothers, supported by local women group leaders. CQ was regularly supplied through a revolving fund from local health centres. The trial was evaluated through two cross-sectional surveys at baseline and after two years of intervention. The primary endpoint of the study was the proportion of moderate to severe anaemia in children aged 6-59 months. For assessment of the development of drug efficacy
Fertiliser consumption reached 14.3 kg in 2013 in Burkina Faso, according to Faostat. This is 30.2 % more than in the previous year. Historically, fertiliser consumption in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 15.2 kg in 2005 and an all time low of 0.428 kg in 2002. When compared to Burkina Fasos main peers, fertiliser consumption in Ghana amounted to 35.8 kg, 36.1 kg in Ivory Coast, 27.9 kg in Mali and 0.668 kg in Niger in 2013. Burkina Faso has been ranked 128th within the group of 152 countries we follow in terms of fertiliser consumption, 18 places behind the position seen 10 years ago. ...
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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 8 December 2010 - .By the end of next week, 12 million Burkinabe children and young adults will receive a new meningitis vaccine. The drive to tackle this potentially fatal disease, which infects the lining around the brain and spinal cord, was launched by President Blaise Compaoré in the presence of leaders and ministers from other African countries affected by meningitis.
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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 15 April 2009 - Too young to understand the importance of receiving her oral polio vaccination, three-year-old Mouniratou Ouzeita needed some encouragement before she allowed the immunization worker to administer the life-saving drops. But after it was all over, she happily accepted a round of applause.
Only a handful of countries have a lower per-capita GDP than Burkina Faso, yet it carried itself through a peaceful election following a 2014 coup. The constitution promises religious freedom, and religious organisations must register with the government. Even as the Muslim population increased rapidly, little had happened in Burkina Faso to mark it as especially hostile to Christians. That changed in January 2016, when elements associated with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb attacked a hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, killing 29 people, including seven Christians in the country on humanitarian missions. The BBC reported that the attack would seem to be an attempt by AQIM not just to reinforce itself as the main jihadist group in the region, but also to show that it can spread its violent campaign to new frontiers. (Photo: Hugues via Flickr; CC). ...
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Romanian security officer working at a mine in northeast Burkina Faso was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on Saturday, a ...
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All visitors must have a passport, visa, and a certificate of yellow fever vaccination. A cholera immunization is also recommended. Tourist attractions include the Nazinga, Arly, and W park game preserves, the National Museum and artesian centers in Ouagadougou and market towns such as Gorom-Gorom. In 1998 there were 612,787 tourist arrivals, tourist expenditures totaled $42 million, and the hotels had an occupancy rate of 58%. In 2002, the US government estimated the costs of staying in Ouagadougou at $136 per day. Costs are significantly cheaper outside the capital. Daily expenses in Bobo-Dioulasso are estimated at $73, while costs elsewhere in the country can drop to $65 per day. ...
BANFORA, Burkina Faso (AP) - Florent Coulibaly, a soldier in Burkina Fasos army, says he hasnt been sleeping well for the past few months as he is often roused at 3 a.m. to fight jihadi rebels.. Until recently life was peaceful in western Burkina Fasos Comoe province, but an increase in attacks by extremist groups in the countrys west has put the military on edge. It tires us. It gives us a lot of work. It scares us, too, said Coulibaly, 27. We dont know where (the jihadis) are going to come from. They see us, but we dont see them. They know us, but we dont know them.. Over the past six months, his battalion has doubled its patrols from once a week to twice, but Coulibaly says the men are ill-equipped, overworked and worry the area could be overrun by jihadis.. Burkina Faso is experiencing an increase in extremist violence by groups linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. Last month, at least 11 police officers were killed when their patrol was ambushed in the north. The ...
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Burkina Fasos security minister says soldiers have disrupted a large-scale attack in the west of the country, arresting 13
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We are delighted to announce that Article 25 have completed the Project in Burkina Faso! Many Thanks to all supporters and everyone involved in Burkina Fasos project, fantastic work everyone!. Article 25 have been working with the community to improve their existing school facilities, helping local children to expand their education, develop skills and empower them with new life and leadership skills.. We have built a new model secondary school to bring enhanced education and vocational training opportunities to up to 1100 children in a rural area of northern Burkina Faso. Their previous school of 646 students was overcrowded, with 75-80 children in each class. In the afternoon, classrooms reach 35ºC, a temperature so uncomfortable that many children often fail to attend classes. Despite this challenging environment there was still an extremely high demand for entrance to the school. In the last year alone 100 children were turned away.. Community participatory work helped us to develop a ...
Burkina Faso, known as Upper Volta until its independence from France in 1960, and locally called the land of the upright people, is a medium-sized land-locked country with no less than six neighbors, some of which periodically get into trouble...which makes it reasonably strategic in some ways. While it has not done as poorly as some other African states, its economic has certainly not prospered and many Burkinabe go abroad to earn a living. As for politics, it is another case of stability without democracy, even if there are periodic elections. Still, this is better than not even having stability. This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone ...
Malaria control programs are being jeopardized by the spread of insecticide resistance in mosquito vector populations. The situation in Burkina Faso is emblematic with Anopheles gambiae populations showing high levels of resistance to most available compounds. Although the frequency of insecticide target-site mutations including knockdown resistance (kdr) and insensitive acetylcholinesterase (Ace-1R) alleles has been regularly monitored in the area, it is not known whether detoxifying enzymes contribute to the diversity of resistance phenotypes observed in the field. Here, we propose an update on the phenotypic diversity of insecticide resistance in An. gambiae populations sampled from 10 sites in Burkina Faso in 2010. Susceptibility to deltamethrin, permethrin, DDT, bendiocarb and fenithrotion was assessed. Test specimens (N = 30 per locality) were identified to species and molecular form and their genotype at the kdr and Ace-1 loci was determined. Detoxifying enzymes activities including ...
In the town of Djibo in northern Burkina Faso, a Fulani child is sick with malaria. After a visit to the local military health center, the childs father, Dicko Ousmana, feeds his son artesunate and amodiaquine, an artemisin-combination therapy for malaria treatment. While easily prevented by sleeping under an insecticide-treated mosquito net every night, throughout Africa, malaria is a major killer of pregnant women and children under five.. rural,african,africans,amodiaquine,artemisinin combination therapy,artesunate,babies,baby,burkina faso,child,children under five,disease,diseases,djibo,drugs,father,fathers,fula,fulani,malaria,malaria treatment,medical,medicine,pediatric,peul,peule,pharmaceutical,prescription drug,public health,sahel,sick,sickness,soum province,west africa. Spirit of Humanity. ...
Neurological manifestations of HIV infection are frequent and diverse. Diagnosis is often difficult due to geographical factors. 686 of the 3409 patients admitted to the Internal Medicine ward of Bobo-Dioulasso in 1995-1996 were HIV seropositive. This represents a prevalence of 20.1%. The sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of 101 patients with neurological problems during the study period are reported in this paper. This case series represents 14% of the HIV-positive admissions. The mean age was 35.7 years and 43% of the cases were aged 30 to 40 years. Sex-ratio was 1.6 male for 1 female. Focal deficits were observed in 36 of cases. Peripheral neuropathy (37%), meningitis or meningoencephalitis (20%), fitting (8%) and myelitis (8%) were the other clinical presentations. The etiology of the focal deficits was not ascertained because of the lack of tomodensitometry, specific serology and necropsy. Any neurological manifestation in a HIV seropositive patient should prompt investigations in order
Click Image To View Full Size Figure 1: Dakouli 2 Gold Concession, current areas of interest (blue arrows), Burkina Faso, West Africa About the Dakouli 2 Gold Concession The Dakouli 2 exploration permit is a 98-sq km (9,800 hectares) gold exploration property located approximately 100 kilometers due north of the capital city Ouagadougou. In late 2018 Company geologists conducted a comprehensive ground reconnaissance program to the west and south of the main orpaillage (artisanal zone) and identified new near surface workings being exploited by artisanal miners. Rock samples collected from these new zones contained various concentrations of visible gold, including coarse nuggety samples. Of the 40 samples collected from depths of 5 meters down to 50 meters below surface, 20 returned assay values greater than 1 g/t Au. Multiple samples showed various concentrations of visible gold that returned assay values between 4.93 g/t Au and 98.9 g/t Au (see Company news releases dated January 8, 15, June ...
Dengue fever is prevalent in the world; in recent years, several outbreaks occurred in West Africa. It affects pregnant women. We aimed to assess the consequences of dengue fever on pregnant women and their fetuses during dengue epidemic in Burkina Faso. We conducted a cross-sectional study from November 1, 2015 to January 31, 2017 in 15 public and private health facilities in Ouagadougou, using secondary data. Immunochromatographic rapid test Duo detecting specific antibodies, immunoglobin M/G and /or dengue non structural antigen1 virus was used to diagnose dengue cases. Out of 399 (48%) women registered during the study period, 25 (6%) were pregnant. The average age of pregnant women was 30 years, with 18 and 45 years as extremes. The main symptoms were fever (92%) and headache (92%). Nine patients (36%) had severe dengue characterized by bleeding (16%), neurological symptoms (16%) and acute respiratory distress (8%). Eight (32%) of the 25 women had early miscarriage and 8 (32%) women gave birth to
A food-to-food fortification strategy has been designed based on traditional foods of Burkina Faso to fight against micronutrient deficiencies in young children. Leafy vegetable sauces were formulated to improve their micronutrient contents and bioavailability. This efficacy study was designed to assess the effects of the regular consumption (one meal per day, 6 days per week) of these leafy-vegetable sauces enriched or not with liver on iron, zinc and vitamin A status, growth and morbidity of young children from poor urban districts of Ouagadougou. The study is conducted by IRD and IRSAT-DTA and will last 6 months. 432 12-15 month-old children will be recruited and randomly assigned to one of the four following arms: three intervention groups, the two first receiving leafy vegetable sauce, the third one receiving one meal made of the fortified Misola gruel. In these three arms, blood samples will be collected at the beginning and at the end of the study. The fourth arm is an external control ...
El Burkina Faso a lè un paes de lAfrica ucidentala sub sahariana. A lè tacaa al Ghana, al Mali, a la Costa dAvori, al Togo, al Benin e al Niger, la capital a lè Ouagadougou e al ghha una süperfiss de 274.000 km² e una pupulaziun de pressapoch 13.300.000 abitant. ...
Fatoumata Ouattara and Katerini Storeng analysed abortion policy in Burkina Faso, a country with a restrictive abortion law where most abortions are unsafe, resulting in high levels of abortion-related morbidity and mortality. PhD student Ramatou Ouédraogo demonstrated how womens social vulnerability contributes to unsafe abortion. Medical research degree student Hanne Lichtwarck (UiO) assessed the provision of post-abortion care services in the Ouagadougou region, while recent MPhil graduate Seydou Drabo (UiO) analysed the complicated and often problematic relationship between health care providers and women seeking care for treatment of abortion complications. Patrick Ilbodo, PhD candidate in health economics, presented the substantial costs incurred by women and by the health system for the treatment of abortion complications.. Health workers, researchers and policy makers participated in a lively discussion on the social and public health issues related to unsafe abortion.. The conference ...
Cartographie des établissements préscolaires de la ville de Ouagadougou et dans un rayon de 10 kilomètres à partir des limites de la commune de Ouagadougou, dans le cadre de la ...
Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Former President Blaise COMPAORE (1987-2014) resigned in late October 2014 following popular protests against his efforts to amend the constitutions two-term presidential limit. An interim administration organized presidential and legislative elections - held in November 2015 - where Roch Marc Christian KABORE was elected president. The country experienced terrorist attacks in its capital in 2016, 2017, and 2018 and continues to mobilize resources to counter terrorist threats mainly in its northern and eastern regions. It experienced over 100 attacks by violent extremists in the first quarter of 2019. Growing insecurity resulted in more than 100,000 internally displaced persons and 1,300 closed schools. The Government of Burkina Faso has made numerous arrests of terrorist suspects, augmented the size of its ...
Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Former President Blaise COMPAORE (1987-2014) resigned in late October 2014 following popular protests against his efforts to amend the constitutions two-term presidential limit. An interim administration organized presidential and legislative elections - held in November 2015 - where Roch Marc Christian KABORE was elected president. The country experienced terrorist attacks in its capital in 2016, 2017, and 2018 and continues to mobilize resources to counter terrorist threats mainly in its northern and eastern regions. It experienced over 100 attacks by violent extremists in the first quarter of 2019. Growing insecurity resulted in more than 100,000 internally displaced persons and 1,300 closed schools. The Government of Burkina Faso has made numerous arrests of terrorist suspects, augmented the size of its ...
Norovirus (NoV) constitutes the second most common viral pathogen causing pediatric diarrhea after rotavirus. In Africa, diarrhea is a major health problem in children, and yet few studies have been performed regarding NoV. The association of histo-blood group antigens (HBGA) and susceptibility to NoV infection is well established in Caucasian populations with non-secretors being resistant to many common NoV strains. No study regarding HBGA and NoV susceptibility has yet been performed in Africa. We collected 309 stool and 208 saliva samples from diarrheal children in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso; May 2009 to March 2010. NoV was detected using real-time PCR, and genotyped by sequencing. Saliva samples were ABO, Lewis and secretor phenotyped using in house ELISA assays. NoV was detected in 12% (n = 37) of the samples. The genotype diversity was unusually large; overall the 37 positive samples belonged to 14 genotypes. Only children ,2 years of age were NoV positive and the GII.4 NoVs were more ...
Duration 9th, 10th and 11th July 2009 Location Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Conference topics The Conference goal is to bring together representatives from academic institutions, companies and...
Burkina Faso definition, a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). See more.
Background: All observational studies and a few randomised controlled trials (RCT) suggest that early measles vaccine (MV), in particular an early two-dose strategy, has a much better effect on overall mortality than later MV. These results suggest that MV has a non-measles related beneficial effect on child survival.. Objective: To evaluate in a multi-center RCT the effect on child survival and other health indicators of a two-dose measles vaccination schedule by providing an additional dose of Edmonston-Zagreb (EZ) MV as soon as possible after 4 months of age as well as the standard measles vaccine at 9 months of age. Three trials are planned in Guinea-Bissau, Ghana and Burkina Faso. The investigators will test a 40-43% reduction of mortality at each site separately and a 32% reduction overall. Based on the results from the RCT, the investigators will assess the cost-effectiveness of the intervention.. Design, Burkina Faso: Newborns are followed through the Health and Demographic Surveillance ...
Nairobi- 18 September, 2015. It has been a busy news day for Africa over the past 24 hours- an especially tragic one. We have been inundated with reports of violence and disasters. First, in South Sudan an oil tanker explosion in the Western town Mardi has left 182 people dead with government officials fearing that the death toll will continue to rise due to the inadequacy of their health facilities to handle burn cases.. In Sierra Leone, floods have left four dead and thousands homeless, forcing the government to use the countrys National stadium (The Siaka Stevens Stadium) as a temporary shelter. People living in coastal areas have been advised to move out with forecasts predicting the heavy monsoon rains will continue for the next five days.. Finally, the coup in Burkina Faso has left 10 dead, with violent protests rocking Ouagadougou, the countrys capital. The coup leaders have closed land and air borders with night-time curfews also imposed.. The Executive secretary of the AEA womens ...
Objective: To describe the etiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects of adults intussusception at Yalgado Ouedraogo University Hospital in Ouagadougou (CHU-YO), Burkina Faso. Patients and method: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted between May 2011 and April 2016 at CHU-YO. All patients with 16 years of age and older operated on for intussusception were included. Results: Thirty patients were identified, 15 men and as many women. Their average age was 37.3 years. A higher frequency was noted between 30 and 39 years. The installation of the symptomatology was insidious in 22 cases and brutal in 8 cases. The reasons for consultation were abdominal pain (30 cases), vomiting (19 cases), intestinal transit stop (18 cases) and rectorrhagia (9 cases). Physical examination noted an abdominal mass in 11 cases and a localized abdominal tenderness in 7 cases. An intussusception coil was identified on ultrasound in 9 cases. All patients underwent surgery under general anesthesia and the
An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.
Today we will drive to visit Burkina Faso, Benin and Togo in deep. Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkinas laid back second city, visit Lobi villages, Kara via Kabye villages.
November 19, 2007. A 40-foot shipping container filled with donations from LIFE 2007 students arrived in Burkina Faso, West Africa, in October. Computers, medical and school supplies, shoes, clothing, sporting equipment, toiletries, linens, hospital beds, and New Testaments were among the items sent.. When Alliance missionary Pete Brokopp went to customs to have the shipment released, he shared with the agent that it contained an offering from American high school students, which they had given from their hearts. Deeply moved, the man decided not to charge a fee for receiving the container. Well, Im not needed here, he said as he walked away. This saved us a huge amount of money! said Brokopp. We were so touched by the outpouring of love demonstrated by the container for our people, Brokopp said. In addition to the materials in the container, $117,280 was collected in a cash offering for Africa. Many of the teens sacrificed their personal belongings-watches, jewelry, iPods, a Nintendo ...
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LEconomiste du Faso covers an IPA co-hosted training on the evaluation of youth employment programs in the Sahel. IPA co-organized the training with the International Labour Organization (ILO), Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), and Luxembourg Aid and Development from November 18-19 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
On August 22, 2007, Risperdal was approved as the only drug agent available for treatment of schizophrenia in youth ages 13 17; it was also approved that same day for treatment of bipolar disorder in youth and children ages 10 17, joining lithium. Risperidone contains the functional groups of benzisoxazole and piperidine as part of its molecular structure. In 2003 the FDA approved risperidone for the short-term treatment of the mixed and manic states associated with bipolar disorder. In 2006 the FDA approved risperidone for the treatment of irritability in children and adolescents with autism. The FDA`s decision was based in part on a study of autistic children with severe and enduring problems of violent meltdowns, aggression, and self-injury; risperidone is not recommended for autistic children with mild aggression and explosive behavior without an enduring pattern. Like other atypical antipsychotics, risperidone has also been used off-label for the treatment of anxiety disorders, such as ...
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article{Gyapong2002, abstract = {The geographical distribution of human infection with Wuchereria bancrofti was investigated in four West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Togo), using a commercial immunochromatographic test for filarial antigen. Efforts were made to cover each health-system implementation unit and to ensure no sampling point was {\textgreater}50 km from another, but otherwise the 401 study communities were selected at random. The aim was to enable spatial analysis of the data, to provide a prediction of the overall spatial relationships of the infection. The results, which were subjected to an independent random validation in Burkina Faso and Ghana, revealed that prevalence in the adult population of some communities exceeded 70{\%} and that, over large areas of Burkina Faso, community prevalences were between 30{\%} and 50{\%}. Most of Togo, southern Benin and much of southern Ghana appeared completely free of the infection. Although there were foci on the ...
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Hiking: Banfora is a popular place for avid hikers. You can take up to a three-day hike from the Sindou Rocks, but remember to bring food and other supplies or you might find yourself on a crash-diet. If possible, come with a guide or a trusted local.. Shopping: the Grand Marche in Bobo Dioulasso, one of the largest Mossi towns, is both attractive and full of great finds from cheap local souvenirs to rich African textiles and sculptures. From October to November, theres the International Arts and Crafts Fair, a showcase and bazaar featuring classic and contemporary African art.. Mountain biking: if youre not up for a hike, join a mountain bike trip and tour the scenic towns of Bobo Dioulasso, Banfora and the Lobi region south of the capital.. Wildlife tours: if you cant afford a real African safari, a wildlife excursion is the next best thing. Guided tours will take you around some of Burkina Fasos famous reserves including the La Mare aux Poissons Sacrés de Dafra, a sacred fish pond, and ...
6 - The area of ​​the west, which includes the Hauts Ponds, waterfalls, Southwest and Mouhoun. This is the area of ​​tourism and resort discoveries as consisting of many natural sites and many ancient traditions are still practiced . It counts several equally attractive as each other . Attractions (natural sites), waterfall Karfiguela, the tavern of Nasso, the pond Hippos Tingrela the Sindou Peaks, Mount Ténakourou, pool sacred Bobo-Dioulasso protective engineering and emblem of the city of Bobo- Dioulasso. (archaeological sites), Ruins Loropeni fish which have been listed as World Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO), June 26, 2009 in Seville (Spain), Cave Koro and the Mausoleums of Princess Guimbi Ouattara and Tiefo Amoro , railway station Bobo- Dioulasso Borodougou . ( architectural sites), buildings of Lobi, Dioulassoba mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso. In addition, the craftsmanship is much developed in this region. Pottery of Lobi , Dagara country weaving, bronze e Bobo -Dioulasso, Bolomakoté ...
In October 2014 a massive popular uprising, spearheaded by the countrys trade unions, toppled the regime of Burkina Fasos president, Blaise Compaoré, after 27 years in office. The unrest that ended Compaorés reign bore a striking resemblance to that of almost half a century earlier, in January 1966,…
Suspected Islamic extremists opened fire at a Turkish restaurant late on Sunday in Burkina Fasos capital, killing at least 17 people.
Meningococcal serogroup A conjugate vaccine (MACV) was introduced in 2017 into the routine childhood immunization schedule (at 15-18 months of age) in Burkina Faso to help reduce meningococcal meningitis burden. MACV was scheduled to be co-administered with the second dose of measles-containing vaccine (MCV2), a vaccine already in the national schedule. One year following the introduction of MACV, an assessment was conducted to qualitatively examine health workers perceptions of MACV introduction, identify barriers to uptake, and explore opportunities to improve coverage. Twelve in-depth interviews were conducted with different cadres of health workers in four purposively selected districts in Burkina Faso. Districts were selected to include urban and rural areas as well as high and low MCV2 coverage areas. Respondents included health workers at the following levels: regional health managers (n = 4), district health managers (n = 4), and frontline healthcare providers (n = 4). All interviews were
BACKGROUND: Fulani ethnic group individuals are less susceptible than sympatric Mossi ethnic group, in term of malaria infection severity, and differ in antibody production against malaria antigens. The differences in susceptibility to malaria between Fulani and Mossi ethnic groups are thought to be regulated by different genetic backgrounds and offer the opportunity to compare haematological parameters, Tregs and γδT cell profiles in seasonal and stable malaria transmission settings in Burkina Faso. The study was conducted at two different time points i.e. during the high and low malaria transmission period.. RESULTS: Two cross-sectional surveys were undertaken in adults above 20 years belonging either to the Fulani or the Mossi ethnic groups 1) at the peak of the malaria transmission season and 2) during the middle of the low malaria transmission season. Full blood counts, proportions of Tregs and γδ T cells were measured at both time-points.As previously shown the Fulani and Mossi ethnic ...
Small reservoirs are structures that capture and store runoff at catchment level. The surface area of majority of these reservoirs ranges from 3 to 30 ha. In Burkina Faso, a small reservoir is defined by the height of the dam, which should be below 10 m. They have multiple uses: irrigation during dry spells, fishing, livestock watering, domestic use and groundwater recharge through increased infiltration. Although one of the major uses of small reservoirs in the Volta River Basin is for livestock watering, there is limited information, if any, on how livestock management practices affect this use. This study was conducted in communities using five small reservoirs (Bagyalgo, Soumyalga, Goinre, Ninighi and Thiou) in Yatenga Province of Burkina Faso in the Volta River Basin. The aim of the study was to document the multiple uses of small reservoirs in the study sites with an emphasis on access to, and use by, livestock, and conflicts that arise over the use of these reservoirs. Specifically, the ...
Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) infections can cause serious complications in HIV-infected pregnant women, leading to miscarriage, stillbirth, birth defects (e.g., mental retardation, blindness, epilepsy etc.) and could favor or enhance the mother-to-child transmission of HCV, HBV, and HIV vertical transmission. From May 20, 2004 to August 3, 2005, 336 18-45 years aged pregnant women, were enrolled for an investigation of the prevalence of serum antibodies against T. gondii, HCV, HBV, and HIV using ELISA. The prevalence of T. gondii, HCV, and HBV in pregnant women was 25.3%, 5.4%, and 9.8%, respectively and the HIV serostatus (61.6%) seems to be associated with greater prevalence rates of both T. gondii (28.5% vs. 20.2%) and HBV (11.6% vs. 7.0%). Without taking into account HIV, only 65.5% (220 of 336) of the women were not infected with these agents. The co-infection rate between HIV-infected and -negative women was different statistically: T. gondii/HBV 0.048 versus 0.015, T. gondii/HCV 0.014 ...
By Misha HussainGOUDEBOU, Burkina Faso, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T he United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) counted up to three times the actual number of people fleeing conflict in Mali, data from camps in neighboring West African nations has shown, raising questions about wastage of donor funds.At camps in Burkina Faso, the initial registration completed in May 2012 suggested that 107,000 Malians had fled an offensive that year by Islamist rebels and their Tuareg separatist allies.However, this months final registration phase, including finger printing and biometric operations like iris scans, came up with only 34,000, according to UNHCR data.With a wave of major refugee crises in Africa from South Sudan to Central African Republic, estimated figures are crucial for donors to allocate funding to the humanitarian response.However, the Mali data suggest such initial estimates, for which officials count the head of the household and accept his declaration on number of dependents, are
INTRODUCTION: analysis of the underlying causes of death can develop action plans for prevention of death that could be avoided. The aim of our study was to analyse the causes of cardiovascular deaths in the cardiology department of Yalgado Ouedraogo University Hospital. METHODS: the study was a descriptive retrospective study over a 24 month period among patients who died in the department. RESULTS: prevalence of death in the cardiology department was of 13.2%. Sex ratio was of 1.2 and 72.7% of patients were residing in Ouagadougou. Mean age of patients was 56.1 years and 59.4% of patients were under 65 years old. Hypertension was the major cardiovascular risk factor (46.1%) and 27.4% of patients had a medical history of dilated cardiomyopathy. Cardiogenic shock was the immediate cause of death in 55.5% of cases and the initial cause of death was hypertension and its complications in 46.1% of cases. Death was not notified in 18% of cases and no death had been medically certified. CONCLUSION: death
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Malnutrition and intestinal parasitic infections are common among children in Burkina Faso and Nepal. However, specific health-related data in school-aged children in these two countries are scarce. In the frame of a larger multi-stakeholder project entitled
The project emphasises safe and sustainable production techniques, including bio-pesticides and organic fertilisers, which can be produced from ingredients that are easily available in these communities. It also supplies drip irrigation systems to reduce the labour burden on women and on water resources. As Sana Azaratou, one of the beneficiary women from Abaza village reported following training, Organic fertiliser is very important! My soil is weak and the crops dont do well without it.. The activities of this project are attracting the attention of other community members. Project staff have noticed spill-over to non-beneficiary households in both intervention and non-intervention villages, who have begun growing vegetables at their homes, feeding their children more diverse and nutritious foods and using improved nutritional practices. They too decided to set-up home-gardens, established plots on their own and requested training to help them produce properly. In response, HKI mobilised ...
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A detailed socioeconomic study1 during the 2007 epidemic in Burkina Faso showed that each case of meningitis in a family results in a sudden expenditure of about US$90-what amounts to three or four months of the familys disposable income. Families with few resources cycle inexorably downward to the next level of poverty. In addition, about 25 percent of survivors have long-term aftereffects such as deafness leaving them less likely to be economically productive citizens, and they often become wards of an already financially stretched extended family. Not captured in the above analysis is the chaos to health systems engendered by a meningitis epidemic. For example, routine services such as immunizations at the health center level cease. In addition, special programs such as poliomyelitis or yellow fever immunization campaigns are delayed. Responding to a meningitis epidemic supersedes all other health-related activities because populations are frightened and demand a response. Managing the ...
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Abstract: Meningitis epidemics are a major concern in the 25-country area from Senegal to Ethiopia known as the meningitis belt. A communicable disease, meningitis affects large portions of the population, causes high rates of death and disability, and worsens the plight of families and communities in a region marked by extreme poverty. MenAfriVac™ is the least expensive and longest lasting meningitis vaccine created to date, and is the best medicinal tool currently available to the global health community to combat this serious disease. Developed through a partnership between the Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), an international non-governmental organization, and the World Health Organization (WHO), MenAfriVac™ targets the strain of bacterial meningitis responsible for the vast majority of outbreaks in the region. This vaccine is currently being widely distributed through Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger - and gradually expanding into other high-risk countries - and has ...
Introduction The Togolese republic is a West African country bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea. The capital city is Lomé, located in the south of the country. Togo has a population of approximately 6.7 million. The per capita income in 2008 was $844. The Human Development Index ranks Togo 139th out of 169 countries, placing it among the least developed countries (low life expectancy, very low per capita inco...
METHODS: The associations between antibody responses to the chimeric merozoite surface protein 1 block 2 hybrid (MSP1 hybrid), glutamate-rich protein region 2 (GLURP R2) and the peptide AS202.11, and the risk of malaria were assessed in children living in malaria hyperendemic (Burkina Faso, n = 354) and hypo-endemic (Ghana, n = 209) areas. Using the same reagent lots and standardized protocols for both study sites, immunoglobulin (Ig) M, IgG and IgG sub-class levels to each antigen were measured by ELISA in plasma from the children (aged 6-72 months). Associations between antibody levels and risk of malaria were assessed using Cox regression models adjusting for covariates ...
Dabesma is a town in the Piéla Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 2206 "Liste ... Burkina Faso. Archived from the original on 24 March 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010. Satellite map at Maplandia.com v t e. ...
... is a village in the Thion Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The village has a population of 367. " ... "Liste Des Villages De La Region De L'Est". Inforoute-communale.gov.bf (in French). Burkina Faso. Archived from the original on ...
... is a town in the Manni Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 817 ... "Liste Des Villages De La Region De L'Est". Inforoute-communale.gov.bf (in French). Burkina Faso. Retrieved 4 October 2010. v t ...
... is a town in the Piéla Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 1038. "Liste ... Burkina Faso. Archived from the original on March 24, 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010. Coordinates: 12°42′N 0°12′W / 12.700°N ...
Katrina Manson; James Knight; Gill Harvey (2011). Burkina Faso. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 288-. ISBN 978-1-84162-352-8. Kathleen ... was a West African ruler and military leader in what today is the country of Burkina Faso. Ouattara was the eldest daughter of ...
Burkina Faso. Republic of Upper Volta. French Upper Volta. 555.42-555.45.........Ethnography 555.517-555.837.......History ...
West: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Côte d'Ivoire; western Ghana; Nigeria; the Serer of Gambia, Senegal and Mauritania; Sierra ...
Burkina Faso; Cameroon; the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; ...
Coordinates: 11°11′N 4°17′W / 11.183°N 4.283°W / 11.183; -4.283 Bobo-Dioulasso is a city in Burkina Faso with a population ... Jula (also called Dioula) is the lingua franca of Bobo and surrounding region of western Burkina Faso. People of the city and ... The city is an important road junction connecting all of Southwestern Burkina Faso with the capital, Ouagadougou, via the N-1 ... 288-. ISBN 978-1-84162-352-8. "Bobo Dioulasso : École française André Malraux". Embassy of France in Burkina Faso. Retrieved on ...
Burkina Faso • Cape Verde • Côte d'Ivoire • Gambia • Ghana • Guinea • Guinea-Bissau • Liberia • Mali • Mauritania • Niger • ...
... is a town in the Manni Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 1146. " ... "Liste Des Villages De La Region De L'Est". Inforoute-communale.gov.bf (in French). Burkina Faso. Archived from the original on ...
History of Burkina Faso Manson, Katrina; Knight, James (2012). Burkina Faso. Chalfont St Peter: Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 26-27 ... This began a period of societal transformation in Upper Volta, soon renamed Burkina Faso by the left-wing revolutionary Sankara ... ISBN 978-184-162-352-8. Rupley, Lawrence; Bangali, Lamissa; Diamitani, Boureima (2013). Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso. ... today Burkina Faso), just a few months after a previous coup d'état on 7 November 1982, carried out by radical elements of the ...
Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; the Democratic Republic of the Congo; ...
Africa: Algeria; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Central African Republic; Côte d'Ivoire; Democratic Republic of the Congo; ...
... radio host and political activist from Burkina Faso. He was born in the neighbouring Ivory Coast, before coming to Burkina Faso ... Music of Burkina Faso "Sams'k Le Jah nous parle de son itinéraire, de son engagement, du reggae, du Rastafari, de Hailé ... In 2007, after playing at a concert calling for freedom of the press in Burkina Faso and justice for the murdered journalist ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Mackey, Robert (31 October 2014). "Street-Level Views of the Protests in Burkina Faso ...
... urban localities in Burkina Faso Manson, Katrina, Knight, James (2006). Burkina Faso. Bradt Travel Guides. The Globe Pequot ... Tenkodogo is the capital city of Boulgou Province and the Centre-Est Region of Burkina Faso with a population of 58,600 (2019 ... Manson, Katrina, Knight, James (2006). Burkina Faso. Bradt Travel Guides. The Globe Pequot Press Inc. p. 184. ISBN 1-84162-154- ... l'actualité au Burkina Faso". lefaso.net (in French). Retrieved 2017-03-10. "Palais royal de Tenkodogo : Les autorités ...
"Burkina Faso abolishes death penalty in new penal code". Burkina Faso abolishes death penalty in new penal code. Retrieved 1 ... In 2018, Burkina Faso repealed the death penalty for ordinary crimes, and The Gambia announced a moratorium as a first step ... "Burkina Faso". www.amnesty.org. Retrieved 28 June 2019. "Burundi: Imminent resumption of executions or summary trials and ...
Burkina Faso. The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Ghana. The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Figure ...
Burkina Faso; Bangladesh and Madagascar. By 17 November, Guinea Bissau, Fiji, France also signed the agreement. On 6 November ... Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso + Burundi + Cabo Verde + Cambodia + Cameroon + Chad + Chile + Comoros + Congo Costa ...
... is a town in the Thion Department of Gnagna Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 1042. "Liste ... Burkina Faso. Archived from the original on 24 March 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010. v t e. ...
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Burkina FasoEdit. Burkina Faso provides universal healthcare to citizens through a system called Universal Health Insurance ( ... "Burkina Faso adopts universal health insurance system - - Joint Learning Network". Retrieved November 30, 2016.. ...
Burkina Faso: ADF-RDA. *DR Congo: ANADER. *Côte d'Ivoire: RDR. *Equatorial Guinea: UDENA ...
Tuareg (Burkina Faso). 18. 0. 16.7%. 0. 0. 77.8%. 0. 0. 5.6%. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. Pereira et al. (2011) ... Burkina Faso: 1.9% of 19.5 million *^ Pongou, Roland (30 June 2010). "Nigeria: Multiple Forms of Mobility in Africa's ... Similarly, most of the Tuareg inhabiting Gorom-Gorom in Burkina Faso carry the H1 haplogroup (24%), followed by various L2 ... Mali and Burkina Faso.[6] Traditionally nomadic pastoralists, small groups of Tuareg are also found in northern Nigeria.[7] ...
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... observations from Burkina Faso". Bull. World Health Organ. 91 (4): 277-282. doi:10.2471/BLT.12.110015. PMC 3629451. PMID ...
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It borders Guinea to the northwest, Liberia to the west, Mali to the northwest, Burkina Faso to the northeast, Ghana to the ... It borders Liberia and Guinea in the west, Mali and Burkina Faso in the north, Ghana in the east, and the Gulf of Guinea ( ... In 1959, Ivory Coast formed the Council of the Entente with Dahomey (Benin), Upper Volta (Burkina Faso), Niger and Togo; in ... Burkina Faso, and Guinea. About 4% of the population is of non-African ancestry. Many are French,[93] Lebanese,[94][95] ...
Burkina Faso. *Burundi. *Cameroon. *Cape Verde. *Central African Republic. *Chad. *Comoros. *DR Congo ...
Burkina Faso. *Egypt. *Lesotho. *Libya. *Madagascar. *Namibia. *Morocco. *Réunion. *Senegal. *South Africa ...
Burkina Faso. *. Burundi. *. Cambodia. *. Cameroon. *. Cape Verde. *. Central African Republic. *. Chad. *. China. *. Colombia ...
French Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso). *French Dahomey (now Benin). *French Togoland (1916-60, now Togo) ...
... beating Cameroon in the quarter-finals and hosts Burkina Faso 4-1 on penalties in their last match after scoring three late ...
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Burkina Faso *Ecologist Party. *Greens of Burkina. *Rally of the Ecologists. *Burundi ...
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Face mask of the Marka people, Burkina Faso. Mid 20th century. Wood, pigment. In the collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum ...
Burkina Faso. *Burundi. *Cameroon. *Cape Verde. *Central African Republic. *Chad. *Comoros. *Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
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Burkina Faso deposits its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral BEPS Convention Today, Burkina Faso deposited its ... Revenue Statistics Africa: Key findings for Burkina Faso. The tax-to-GDP ratio in Burkina Faso decreased by 0.1 percentage ... first orders of magnitude of TOSSD to Burkina, as well as a statistical capacity assessment of Burkina Faso to access, collate ... Burkina Fasos Perspective on Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD) This working paper presents the main ...
"Poverty in Burkina Faso" (PDF).. *^ Youngblood Coleman, Denise (2015). "Burkina Faso 2015 Country Review". Burkina Faso Country ... Main articles: Regions of Burkina Faso, Provinces of Burkina Faso, and Departments of Burkina Faso ... Burkina Faso (UK: /bɜːrˌkiːnə ˈfæsoʊ/, US: /- ˈfɑːsoʊ/ (. listen);[8] French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West ... "Why the name: Burkina Faso?". 12 September 2013.. *^ a b "Africa - Burkina Faso". CIA. 21 December 2018. Retrieved 16 January ...
... of Burkina Faso in 1991 to provide guidance for polio eradication. This cooperation has since expanded to include other ... Burkina Faso. Population Reference Bureau 2018, Burkina Faso ... What CDC is Doing in Burkina Faso. Global Health Security In ... CDC Impact in Burkina Faso. *17 million doses of polio vaccine and 2.4 million doses of measles vaccine were given to children ... These efforts help Burkina Faso reach the targets outlined in the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), a global partnership ...
The correct web address for the Embassy of Burkina Faso in Washington DC is www.burkina-usa.org; the site for Burkina Fasos ... U.S. citizens traveling to Burkina Faso can apply for a visa by mail, in person, or at the Embassy of Burkina Faso, where they ... See the Department of States Fact Sheet on Burkina Faso for information on U.S. - Burkina Faso relations. ... but have no affiliation with the Government of Burkina Faso, have set up sites to resemble the Embassy of Burkina Faso. ...
This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kivas first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFDs mission is to ...
This statistical annex on Burkina Faso was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background ...
International Womens Day in Burkina Faso. OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 10 March 2011 - Burkina Faso has come a long way in ... National campaign accelerates birth registration in Burkina Faso. OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 13 May 2009 - In Burkina Faso, as ... Mothers fight malnutrition in Burkina Faso, one child at a time. YAKO, Burkina Faso, 8 November 2017 - In Yako, in Burkina ... In Burkina Faso, getting children out of the gold mines GOROL KADJE, Burkina Faso, 11 June 2014 - In the northern reaches of ...
Yambo, Burkina Faso is a town in the Bagré Department of Boulgou Province in south-eastern Burkina Faso. As of 2005, the town ...
Botou is a town in the Botou Department of Tapoa Province in eastern Burkina Faso. The town has a population of 1,173. ...
U.S.-Burkina Faso Relations The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso in 1960, following its independence ... U.S. Assistance to Burkina Faso U.S. development assistance to Burkina Faso focuses on increasing food security; improving ... U.S. exports to Burkina Faso include machinery, vehicles, and rice. The top U.S. import from Burkina Faso is gold. Investment ... Countering terrorism and strengthening border security are of growing importance in Burkina Faso. The U.S. and Burkina Faso ...
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Bureau of African Affairs Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Burkina Faso Religious Freedom ... after the Federation of Burkina Islamic Associations (FAIB) publicly expressed concerns that the proposed bill would "reduce ...
... on Friday condemned the coup in Burkina Faso. The former military ruler and his government in Abuja said they unreservedly ... The former military ruler and his government in Abuja said they "unreservedly condemn" the takeover, which saw Burkina Fasos ... on Friday condemned the coup in Burkina Faso.. ...
Burkina Fasos Silver Lining. The maneuvers that triggered the military coup may actually have been good for democracy in ... Moving beyond Burkina Faso, a number of African presidents also find themselves faced with term limits in the next few years. ... Moving forward, Burkina Faso will probably return to civilian rule sooner rather than later. In the last decade, the African ... So how exactly did Burkina Faso get to this fractious point? Compaoré, now 63, took power in 1987 after the murder of famed ...
Results from 2020 National Micronutrient Survey in Burkina Faso to guide future nutrition programs. ... The Burkina Faso National Micronutrient Survey took place in the first quarter of 2020. The forthcoming results will establish ... The Government of Burkina Faso has several policies and programs to promote optimal nutrition. These include fortifying wheat ... Yet data suggest that some groups in Burkina Faso are at high risk of vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Nationally, 47% of the ...
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This project will help enhance productivity and commercialization of non-pastoral animal products in selected value chains, strengthen the countrys capacity to respond to severe crises affecting the livestock sector, and provide immediate and effective response...
Switzerland and Burkina Faso Close Bilateral relations Switzerland-Burkina Faso. An overview of Swiss diplomacy and involvement ... Travel advice for Burkina Faso. This page has not been translated into English. Please select a language from the following ... Swiss Cooperation Office and Consular Agency in Burkina Faso. Implements Switzerlands development cooperation and humanitarian ... Travel advice for Burkina Faso. The current security situation in the country ...
The Economic History of Burkina Faso Up until August of 1984 Burkina Faso was known as Upper Volta. As Upper Volta and as ... The problems of agriculture in Burkina Faso in the 1980s were extreme. Burkina Faso is in a zone of marginal agriculture. ... The Socio-Political Radicalization of Burkina Faso. One of the first things the Sankara regime did was to set up tribunals, ... Burkina Faso this state has been politically unstable. The civilian government of General Sangoulé Lamizana was overthrown by a ...
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Burkina Faso is an ethnically integrated, secular state. Most of Burkinas people are concentrated in the south and center of ... Benin -- Burkina Faso -- Cape Verde -- Ivory Coast -- The Gambia -- Ghana -- Guinea -- Guinea-Bissau -- Liberia -- Mali -- ... Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world, with a per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of $424. More than 80 ... Burkina Faso is a landlocked country located in the middle of West Africas "hump." It is geographically in the Sahel-the ...
Burkina Faso definition, a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). See ... Burkina Faso in Culture Expand. Burkina Faso [(buhr-kee-nuh fah-soh)]. Republic in west Africa, formerly called Upper Volta, ... A young man in Burkina Faso used savings from income made fixing bikes to open a bicycle shop and put his siblings through ... "The choice of Cardinals of Burkina Faso and Haiti shows concern for people struck by poverty," he said after the names were ...
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Military leader and politician who ruled Burkina Faso from 1987, seizing power following a coup. He resigned on October 31, ... now in Burkina Faso]), military leader and politician who ruled Burkina Faso from 1987, seizing power following a coup. He ... Burkina Faso: Independence. ...groups, the Sankara regime gradually lost most of its popular support as power became ... Burkina Faso. landlocked country in western Africa. The country occupies an extensive plateau, and its geography is ...
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... was 566639 Thousand US Dollars PPP = 2004-2006. Discover more data with NationMaster! ... How does Burkina Faso rank in Livestock Net Production?. #. 210 Countries. Thousand US Dollars PPP = 2004-2006. Last. YoY. 5‑ ... Since 2014, Burkina Faso Livestock Net Production fell by 0.4% year on year. In 2019, the country was number 103 among other ... Burkina Faso is overtaken by Panama, which was number 102 at $608,637.17 Thousand PPP = 2004-2006 and is followed by Jordan ...
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  • CDC collaborated with the World Bank and the University of Ouagadougou to host the regional West Africa Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program for the eight French-speaking countries of West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo. (cdc.gov)
  • During the 2017 dengue outbreak in Burkina Faso, CDC supported the MOH to establish laboratory-based arbovirus sentinel surveillance at two sites in the capital city of Ouagadougou. (cdc.gov)
  • Five-year multiple entry visas must be applied for once in Burkina Faso at the Visa Office of Ouagadougou located in Gounghin. (state.gov)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 17 October 2014 - It's lean season in the Sahel. (unicef.org)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 August 2014 - In Burkina Faso, thousands of children under 5 die from preventable causes such as diarrhoea, a leading killer of children in this West African nation. (unicef.org)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 21 September 2011- Recently nominated Nutrition Advocate for West Africa, and President of Cape Verde from 1991 to 2001, Mr. António Manuel Mascarenhas Gomes Monteiro has ended a three-day visit to Burkina Faso ahead of his participation at the UN High Level Meeting on Nutrition in New York on 20 September 2011. (unicef.org)
  • Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso , is home to a strategically important base for Pentagon surveillance missions. (dictionary.com)
  • Blaise Compaoré , (born February 3, 1951 , Ouagadougou , Upper Volta, French West Africa [now in Burkina Faso]), military leader and politician who ruled Burkina Faso from 1987, seizing power following a coup . (britannica.com)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, June 26 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's transitional parliament passed a new mining code on Friday that abolishes a previous 10 percent tax break on mining company profits and obliges firms to pay into a local development fund. (reuters.com)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, April 17, 2012 - Burkina Faso's economy loses 86 billion CFA francs each year (US$171 million, 2 percent of GDP) each year due to poor sanitation, according to a report today released by the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). (worldbank.org)
  • In 2016, Islamic extremists began a series of attacks, beginning with an attack on a hotel and café in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital , killing 29 people. (worldatlas.com)
  • Ouagadougou - An Austrian doctor and his wife, who were both working as volunteers in Burkina Faso, have been kidnapped by extremists in near its border with Mali. (news24.com)
  • In the capital, Ouagadougou, coordinated attacks were launched on the French embassy and Burkina Faso's military headquarters, leaving 30 people dead. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • A UNICEF-supported mobile team at the end of their immunization assignment in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. (unicef.org)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 15 April 2009 - Too young to understand the importance of receiving her oral polio vaccination, three-year-old Mouniratou Ouzeita needed some encouragement before she allowed the immunization worker to administer the life-saving drops. (unicef.org)
  • This is an encouraging sign for Ouagadougou, which had four out of the six confirmed cases of polio in Burkina Faso this year. (unicef.org)
  • OUAGADOUGOU - At least 25 people were killed in eastern Burkina Faso on Saturday after militants attacked a cattle market, regional authorities said. (nationalpost.com)
  • OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - At least 180 bodies have been found in common graves in Djibo, a town in the north of Burkina Faso, Human Rights Watch (HRW), said in a report released on Wednesday, saying that the killings were likely carried out by government forces. (reuters.com)
  • OUAGADOUGOU, May 7 2012 (IPS) - It's called "the bearing of the body" in Burkina Faso: when a death is deemed suspicious and a group of men carry the corpse through the community, believing the deceased will guide them towards the person responsible for the death. (ipsnews.net)
  • Spatio-temporal dynamic of malaria in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 2011-2015. (nih.gov)
  • Programme National de Lutte contre le Paludisme, Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. (nih.gov)
  • Direction Régionale de la Santé du Centre, Ministère de la Santé, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. (nih.gov)
  • This study highlighted the spatial variability and relative temporal stability of malaria incidence around the capital Ouagadougou, in the central region of Burkina Faso. (nih.gov)
  • Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso's army has said it has detained five members of a disbanded unit loyal to the country's former president who are suspected of involvement in a raid on an armoury. (news24.com)
  • Rasmata Ouédraogo-Traoré PhD is the Chief of the Medical Analysis Laboratory of the Charles De Gaulle Pediatric Hospital, which houses the National Reference Laboratory for meningitis in Burkina Faso, and a professor of bacteriology-virology, medical sciences and pharmacy at the University of Ouagadougou. (cdc.gov)
  • The pilot study includes Burkina Faso's perspective on the statistical methodology of TOSSD, first orders of magnitude of TOSSD to Burkina, as well as a statistical capacity assessment of Burkina Faso to access, collate, collect, analyse and use data on external financing in support of sustainable development. (oecd.org)
  • The inauguration marks a significant milestone for Burkina Faso's efforts to achieve commitments made under the International Health Regulations. (cdc.gov)
  • Burkina Faso's National Arbovirus Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Reference Laboratory achieved capacity to test for Lassa fever, Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever, Rift Valley fever, dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses enabling accurate identification and faster containment of infectious disease threats across the country. (cdc.gov)
  • On May 10, Burkinabe security forces launched a counterterrorism operation in Burkina Faso's northern regions. (state.gov)
  • YAKO, Burkina Faso, 8 November 2017 - In Yako, in Burkina Faso's Northern Province, Awa slowly approaches the group of women, her twin toddlers draped one in front and one behind. (unicef.org)
  • Investment possibilities include Burkina Faso's energy, mining and communications sectors. (state.gov)
  • The former military ruler and his government in Abuja said they "unreservedly condemn" the takeover, which saw Burkina Faso's interim president and prime minister detained with members of the administration. (yahoo.com)
  • Burkina Faso's 13.9 million people belong to two major West African cultural groups-the Voltaic and the Mande (whose common language is Dioula). (conservapedia.com)
  • Burkina Faso's interim leadership is due to usher the country to elections later this year. (reuters.com)
  • Until recently life was peaceful in western Burkina Faso's Comoe province, but an increase in attacks by extremist groups in the country's west has put the military on edge. (ap.org)
  • BANFORA, Burkina Faso (AP) - Florent Coulibaly, a soldier in Burkina Faso's army, says he hasn't been sleeping well for the past few months as he is often roused at 3 a.m. to fight jihadi rebels. (ap.org)
  • Attacks in three regions of Burkina Faso's south and southwest quadrupled from four to 17 between 2018 and 2019, according to the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project. (ap.org)
  • Burkina Faso's army is also trying to work with the Ivorian military by conducting joint patrols and sharing intelligence, but during at least one clash with jihadis, the Ivorian soldiers refused to fight, the military said. (ap.org)
  • A series of coups have taken place throughout Burkina Faso's history, especially in the 1980s. (worldatlas.com)
  • The Mossi language is also spoken by 40% of the Burkina Faso's population, but there are a total of 69 different languages spoken in the country. (worldatlas.com)
  • Jihadis took the two from the town of Baraboule in the Soum province in Burkina Faso's Sahel region, Ouattara said. (news24.com)
  • Burkina Faso's Internal Affairs Minister Simon Compaore said that 10 bodies were found inside the Cappuccino Café, a restaurant located next to the Splendid Hotel. (news24.com)
  • The transitional government returned to power until Burkina Faso's November election ushered in new leaders. (news24.com)
  • Burkina Faso's high population growth, recurring drought, pervasive and perennial food insecurity, and limited natural resources result in poor economic prospects for the majority of its citizens. (flagcounter.com)
  • Burkina Faso's high population density and limited natural resources result in poor economic prospects for the majority of its citizens. (compassion.com)
  • All Burkina Faso's children should be immunized to avoid their falling prey to preventable diseases like polio. (unicef.org)
  • Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore declared a state of emergency on Thursday and pledged to open talks with the opposition, local radio reported, in a bid to defuse protests sparked by his attempt to extend his 27-year rule. (cbc.ca)
  • In rural areas, where 80 percent of Burkina Faso's population lives, the government's plan is for 395,000 households to build toilets, as well as the construction of 12,300 public latrines. (globalissues.org)
  • According to the last census in 2006, Burkina Faso's growth rate of three percent is one of the highest in sub-Saharan Africa and the world. (globalissues.org)
  • Tiny but oil- and vitamin-rich sesame seeds have become a staple of Burkina Faso's economy - creating jobs and generating income. (iaea.org)
  • This sprouting success in the last decade has been sustained with the help of Burkina Faso's National Public Health Laboratory (LNSP), supported by the IAEA and FAO , through their Joint Cenre on Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture . (iaea.org)
  • Wilfried Sanou had a powerful low shot saved in the 74th minute in Burkina Faso's best chance for an equalizer, but Nigeria controlled most of the game and wasted a couple of late chances to extend its lead. (arabnews.com)
  • Tall blonde-haired striker Aristide Bance had Burkina Faso's first real effort in the 25th, but sent it rising high and to the right of Vincent Enyeama's goal. (arabnews.com)
  • As part of the project, Lucien Damiba, WaterAid Burkina Faso's Regional Learning Centre Coordinator, helps communities understand how to monitor local water levels and conserve supplies, to ensure they have enough all year. (wateraid.org)
  • [buʁkina faso] ) is a landlocked country in West Africa . (wikipedia.org)
  • French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and the Ivory Coast to the southwest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkina Faso is a country in Africa formerly known as Upper Volta . (conservapedia.com)
  • The move into western Burkina Faso makes strategic sense for the groups who can use it as a base to extend their operations in West Africa. (ap.org)
  • The desk study, Economic Impacts of Poor Sanitation in Africa - Burkina Faso, found that the majority (80 percent) of these costs come from the annual premature death of 18,900 Burkinabés from diarrheal disease, including 15,400 children under the age of 5, nearly 90 percent of which is directly attributable to poor water, sanitation, and hygiene. (worldbank.org)
  • Map showing the location of Burkina Faso in Africa. (worldatlas.com)
  • Burkina Faso is a country in Western Africa. (worldatlas.com)
  • Burkina Faso is a semi-presidential republic in West Africa and shares borders with Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. (internations.org)
  • A landlocked country in the heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso is a gem for those seeking "authentic" Africa. (brusselsairlines.com)
  • Burkina Faso is now experiencing one of the highest coronavirus infection rates in sub-Saharan Africa with outbreaks in nine of its 13 regions since the first person was confirmed with COVID-19 on March 9. (msf.org.au)
  • The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched an emergency appeal to respond to polio outbreaks across Africa, including in Burkina Faso. (unicef.org)
  • We hope that in joining our forces, we will be able to wipe out polio from West Africa," said Health Minister of Burkina Faso Seydou Bouda. (unicef.org)
  • Burkina Faso is acutely affected by the current displacement crisis in the Sahel region of West and Central Africa. (unhcr.org)
  • We're here to show the Burkina jersey and to let the world know that there are riders in Africa. (nytimes.com)
  • Burkina Faso qualified by finishing second in African competition behind South Africa, which won the right to send six riders here under new International Cycling Union rules. (nytimes.com)
  • This is the category for Burkina Faso , a country in Africa . (wikinews.org)
  • Burkina Faso (officially Republic of Burkina Faso ) is a country in West Africa . (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the escalating security situation in Burkina, there are companies looking at decreasing their exposure to the country or leaving," said Bill Witham, the head of AAMEG, a body representing Australian resource companies in Africa. (yahoo.com)
  • About the authors: Fabien Diomandé, MD, MSc, medical epidemiologist, is stationed in Burkina Faso to work with the WHO Africa Bureau and local health authorities and Ryan Novak, PhD, epidemiologist, is based in Atlanta and supports meningitis activities in Africa. (cdc.gov)
  • Water is precious in landlocked Burkina Faso, West Africa. (wateraid.org)
  • [9] Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta (1958-1984), the country was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by then-President Thomas Sankara . (wikipedia.org)
  • Previously called Republic of Upper Volta (1958-1984), it was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by President Thomas Sankara. (wikipedia.org)
  • Up until August of 1984 Burkina Faso was known as Upper Volta. (sjsu.edu)
  • As Upper Volta and as Burkina Faso this state has been politically unstable. (sjsu.edu)
  • Personally quiet and self-effacing, Compaoré seemed content to leave the public business of politics in Upper Volta (renamed Burkina Faso in 1984) to the more charismatic Sankara and the other two coup organizers. (britannica.com)
  • One of the coups was led by a military captain named Thomas Sankara, who changed the country's name from Upper Volta to Burkina Faso, which literally means "land of honest people" in the indigenous Mossi language. (worldatlas.com)
  • Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. (flagcounter.com)
  • Burkina Faso, known as Upper Volta until its independence from France in 1960, and locally called the "land of the upright people," is a medium-sized land-locked country with no less than six neighbors, some of which periodically get into trouble. (platekompaniet.no)
  • In 1984, Upper Volta changed its name to Burkina Faso, meaning "the country of honorable people. (compassion.com)
  • It used to be called Upper Volta and the name was changed to Burkina Faso in 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1984, he changed the name of the country to Burkina Faso. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkina Faso experienced an upsurge in violence in 2019, leading to mass displacement and severely restricting access to health services in the affected regions. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • In early January 2019, violent clashes in Yirgou in the north of Burkina Faso forced thousands of people to flee. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • The tax-to-GDP ratio in Burkina Faso decreased by 0.1 percentage points from 16.9% in 2017 to 16.8% in 2018. (oecd.org)
  • In December 2018, Burkina Faso officially inaugurated its Public Health Emergency Operations Center (Centre des Opérations de Réponse aux Urgences Sanitaires, CORUS). (cdc.gov)
  • In Burkina Faso, 138 Frontline fellows have graduated the FELTP program as of October 2018. (cdc.gov)
  • Burkina Faso launched its Codex Trust Fund 2 project in a workshop held on 12 October 2018 with the participation of different sectors involved in food safety and nutrition representing governmental and non-governmental structures, civil society as well as technical and financial partners. (fao.org)
  • The Government of Burkina Faso has declared a state of emergency in the entire East and Sahel regions, the provinces of Kossi and Sourou in the Boucle de Mouhoun region, the province of Kenedougou in the Hauts Bassins region, the province of Loroum in the North region, and the province of Koulpelogo in the Center-East region. (state.gov)
  • Over the last two years, this referral hospital in the hot and dry north of Burkina Faso has seen a steady flow of such cases, as a large-scale nutrition crisis across nine countries of the Sahel region has left more than a million children at risk for or suffering from severe acute malnutrition. (unicef.org)
  • OUAHIGOUYA, Burkina Faso, 15 October 2012 - In northwest Burkina Faso, deep in the Sahel belt, a small oasis is beginning to take shape. (unicef.org)
  • Islamic extremism presents a clear and present danger to the entire Sahel region , though it has caused an acute humanitarian disaster in Burkina Faso in particular. (worldatlas.com)
  • The Government of Burkina Faso has made numerous arrests of terrorist suspects, augmented the size of its special terrorism detachment Groupement des Forces Anti-Terroristes (GFAT) in the country's north, and joined the newly-created G5 Sahel Joint Force to fight terrorism and criminal trafficking groups with regional neighbors Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger. (flagcounter.com)
  • One gynaecologist working in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso told us: "Girls even as young as nine are sent to live in the house with the husband, and even though the husband is meant to wait until she reaches puberty, he will often rape her before then. (amnesty.org)
  • Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams, who were already in the Sahel region to support emergency rooms and operating theaters in the medical facilities of Gorom-Gorom and Djibo, rapidly responded in Barsalogho and Foubé in central Burkina Faso, providing basic health care for host communities and displaced people. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Make your commitment to saving lives by supporting our work in Burkina Faso and the Sahel region. (accioncontraelhambre.org)
  • Burkina Faso authorities need to urgently uncover who turned Djibo into a 'killing field,'" said Corinne Dufka, Sahel director at Human Rights Watch. (reuters.com)
  • Burkina Faso and Niger are the focus countries for our resilience agenda in the Sahel. (usaid.gov)
  • We coordinate all of our programs with the Government of Burkina Faso, other donors-particularly G7 member countries under the New Alliance for Nutrition and Food Security-and regional organizations such as the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). (usaid.gov)
  • Living in Burkina Faso is difficult and sometimes overwhelming, but for expats willing to try something new and adventurous, this is definitely a good option: the country boasts of enchanting landscapes and a couple of bigger cities. (internations.org)
  • The Bura culture was an Iron-Age civilization centred in the southwest portion of modern-day Niger and in the southeast part of contemporary Burkina Faso. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the 3rd to the 13th centuries CE, the Iron Age Bura culture existed in the territory of present-day southeastern Burkina Faso and southwestern Niger. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkina Faso, a largely Muslim country, had for years been largely spared from the violence carried out by Islamic extremist groups who were abducting foreigners for ransom in Mali and Niger. (news24.com)
  • I thought Burkina Faso will be just a country I'm going to pass through, on my way to meet Rebekah in Niger. (bootsnall.com)
  • There is good news in the world of international justice: Burkina Faso and Niger have said unequivocally that they will not give safe haven to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi - who may be seeking a new place to call home. (allafrica.com)
  • They have been pushing south from strongholds in northern Mali to carry out attacks across much of Burkina Faso and parts of western Niger. (yahoo.com)
  • [10] [11] Sankara renamed the country Burkina Faso and launched an ambitious socioeconomic programme which included a nationwide literacy campaign, land redistribution to peasants, railway and road construction and the outlawing of female genital mutilation , forced marriages and polygamy . (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkina Faso experiences attacks throughout the country. (state.gov)
  • This statistical annex on Burkina Faso was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. (imf.org)
  • Burkina Faso was named a focus country for the President's Malaria Initiative. (state.gov)
  • Burkina Faso is a landlocked country located in the middle of West Africa's "hump. (conservapedia.com)
  • That's in addition to 298 in the neighboring country of Guinea and 20 in Burkina Faso . (dictionary.com)
  • One of these crises is taking place in the West African country of Burkina Faso . (worldatlas.com)
  • Burkina Faso is a country of more than 21.5 million people. (worldatlas.com)
  • Moving to Burkina Faso seems like traveling back in time: the country industrialization is proceeding at a slow pace and nature has still a major role. (internations.org)
  • Job hunting in Burkina Faso can be difficult, especially because the country don't have many industries that could employ expats. (internations.org)
  • In Burkina Faso, high rates of poverty, lack of awareness and education leads to low life expectancy in the country. (worldatlas.com)
  • Safe and clean drinking water and proper sanitation facilities are lacking in the majority of households in Burkina Faso leading to high rates of diarrheal diseases responsible for about 6.2% of all deaths in the country. (worldatlas.com)
  • Burkina is the fifth country to cut ties with Taiwan since Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen Tsai came to office in 2016, following the Dominican Republic , Gambia, Sao Tome and Principe and Panama. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Burkina Faso is classified as both a least developed country and a low-income, food-deficit country. (wfp.org)
  • Poverty is a common problem in the country of Burkina Faso but Compassion is working to change this. (compassion.com)
  • Prior to MSF's departure from Burkina Faso, staff established an emergency program to meet the healthcare needs of Malians fleeing violence and attacks in their home country in February 2012. (msf.org.au)
  • Burkina Faso is a resource-poor, landlocked country whose struggling economy is heavily dependent on rainfed agriculture to support a massively expanding population amidst successive waves of floods and droughts. (accioncontraelhambre.org)
  • Key to the success of our programs is that Burkina remains a peaceful and secure country in a neighborhood that has experienced instability in the recent past. (usaid.gov)
  • In December 1985, Burkina Faso went to war for five days with near-by country Mali . (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkina Faso is a mostly flat country. (wikipedia.org)
  • To ensure effective primary prevention through the introduction of a national vaccination program in Burkina Faso, information about the disease burden of HPV infection in the country is of great importance. (springer.com)
  • International aid organization Islamic Relief has partnered with the US Embassy in Burkina Faso to provide over $5 million of much-needed medicines to the West African country. (prweb.com)
  • Burkina Faso is listed as the fourth poorest country under the United Nations' Human Development Report. (prweb.com)
  • With the launch of the Global Health Security Agenda, CDC established an office in Burkina Faso in 2016 focused on strengthening the country's ability to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats, and to strengthen the country's capacity in surveillance, laboratory systems, workforce development, and emergency management. (cdc.gov)
  • Burkina Faso: Human Papillomavirus and related cancers, Fact Sheet 2016. (springer.com)
  • Over 1,000 people have been killed in Burkina Faso since 2016 and nearly 500,000 more have fled their homes, mainly this year. (yahoo.com)
  • CDC's International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control (IMMPaCt) team has worked with the Government of Burkina Faso to strengthen nutrition surveillance since 2017, in collaboration with the US Agency for International Development, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (cdc.gov)
  • The attack in the village of Kompiembiga in Est region was the latest incidence of violence that highlights deep instability in parts of Burkina Faso, which has been battling armed groups with links to al Qaeda and the Islamic State since 2017. (nationalpost.com)
  • Burkina Faso has been battling militant groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State since 2017. (reuters.com)
  • Since 2017, researchers documented at least 28 violent incidents at mines or involving mining workers in Burkina Faso, 17 of them this year, according to a Reuters analysis of data compiled by the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project. (yahoo.com)
  • Please use the form below the map to search and book hotels near Tenado Airport, Burkina Faso. (maplandia.com)
  • The USA's HPI score matches Australia's and Sweden's, but doubles those of Cameroon, Mali, and Burkina Faso . (dictionary.com)
  • JNIM operates mainly in Mali, but has also operated in the north and east of Burkina Faso. (worldatlas.com)
  • GOROL KADJE, Burkina Faso, 11 June 2014 - In the northern reaches of Burkina Faso, not far from Dori, 15-year-old Boureima Hawma Boukoum is lowered down a mineshaft the width of a manhole. (unicef.org)
  • DORI, Burkina Faso, 17 May 2013 - After 35 days at Dori Hospital, 15 of them in a coma, 2-year-old Mariama now weighs 6.5 kilograms and is on the road to recovery. (unicef.org)
  • The Mossi claim descent from warriors who migrated to present-day Burkina Faso from Ghana and established an empire that lasted more than 800 years. (conservapedia.com)
  • The National Survey Adolescents was launched in 2004 in four Sub-Saharan African countries--Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi, and Uganda--to provide detailed information on adolescent risk-taking and health-seeking behavior as related to HIV, STDs and unintended pregnancy. (umich.edu)
  • The introduction of Islam to Burkina Faso was initially resisted by the Mossi rulers. (conservapedia.com)
  • Children of the Mossi ethnic group tending the cattle in Burkina Faso. (worldatlas.com)
  • Until the end of the 19th century, the history of Burkina Faso was dominated by the empire-building Mossi. (compassion.com)
  • In 1896 France beat the Mossi kingdom and became the colonial rulers of Burkina Faso. (wikipedia.org)
  • Please donate to support our work in Burkina Faso and other countries around the world now. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Jackson said, 'Mr. Minister, in the name of the Government of the United States and Islamic Relief USA, I hereby donate these medicines to the people of Burkina Faso. (prweb.com)
  • The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Burkina Faso in 1960, following its independence from France. (state.gov)
  • Burkina Faso gained independence from France in 1960. (dictionary.com)
  • Yambo, Burkina Faso is a town in the Bagré Department of Boulgou Province in south-eastern Burkina Faso. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the last two months of the dry season in Boulgou Province, southeastern Burkina Faso, people struggle to find enough water to drink, cook, keep clean and ensure their animals survive. (wateraid.org)
  • Burkina Faso is considered as the fourth poorest nation in the world today. (worldatlas.com)
  • Burkina Faso has West Africa's largest elephant population. (conservapedia.com)
  • Burkina Faso is Africa's fourth biggest gold producer and the precious metal accounts for roughly 20 percent of gross domestic product. (reuters.com)
  • China is Africa's largest trade partner, with massive investments in mining, construction and banking, although it has been less active to date in Burkina. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Location: Southern Burkina Faso The highly weathered soils of West Africa's semi-arid Sudanian and Sahelian agro-ecological regions suffer from naturally low levels of organic matter that have been further degraded by agricultural intensification and shifting cropping patterns. (oaklandinstitute.org)
  • One of the best of them is Jeremie Ouedraogo, the leader of the three-man team and the winner last year of the Tour of Burkina Faso. (nytimes.com)
  • The choice of Cardinals of Burkina Faso and Haiti shows concern for people struck by poverty," he said after the names were read. (dictionary.com)
  • With more than half the population living below the poverty line, Burkina Faso remains one of the world's poorest countries. (cna-aiic.ca)
  • These Burkina Faso facts and statistics provide a good overview of the reality of poverty and how Compassion is releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name. (compassion.com)
  • Healthcare before 1993 in Burkina Faso was founded on the all-state framework that had many limitations due to centralization which delayed decisions and assistance to the country's poor population. (worldatlas.com)
  • The government of Burkina Faso has embarked on the construction of 55,000 latrines each year to improve access to proper sanitation for the population from the present 10 percent to 54 percent by 2015. (globalissues.org)
  • MSF is advocating to all stakeholders in Burkina Faso that the COVID-19 response be integrated with other major health programs such as for measles, malaria and malnutrition. (msf.org.au)
  • Although we support a myriad of activities in health, water and climate change under our regional and central programming, we place the highest priority on combatting malaria, since Burkina is among the ten countries in the world with the highest malaria disease burdens. (usaid.gov)
  • The aim of this study was to determine the spatio-temporal dynamic of malaria in the central region of Burkina Faso, taking into account meteorological factors. (nih.gov)
  • Unlike many African countries, Burkina Faso has managed to maintain a relative peace among its ethnic groups, though hostilities between groups over scarce land and water resources has occurred on occasion. (worldatlas.com)
  • B urkina Faso has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, following intense Chinese pressure on African countries to break with what it regards as a wayward province. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The UNDP 2006 Human Development Report ranked Burkina Faso 174nd out of 177 countries. (wfp.org)
  • Learn how you can best help in Burkina Faso and other countries. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Burkina Faso is one of the friendliest countries I've been to, my camel is munching quietly on the leaves of a tree at my local Tuareg friend's place right now, and generally - life is beautiful. (bootsnall.com)
  • She called for the international community to focus on finding solutions to reduce refugee numbers globally, saying: "The truth is we are not doing half of what we could and should do to find solutions to enable refugees to return home - or to support host countries, like Burkina Faso. (unhcr.org)
  • Jhpiego also provides short-term technical assistance to ensure that several countries with high implant use, including Burkina Faso, incorporate a quality implant removal component into overall implant strategy and implementation. (jhpiego.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first began collaborating with the Ministry of Health of Burkina Faso in 1991. (cdc.gov)
  • The Government of Burkina Faso has several policies and programs to promote optimal nutrition. (cdc.gov)
  • Survey results will provide information for the Government of Burkina Faso to enhance its nutrition policies, programs, and existing data collection platforms. (cdc.gov)
  • In 2012, the government of Burkina Faso established a ten-year education strategy designed to improve access to and quality of education, increase the number of pre-schools, and to promote bilingual education with a focus on local language in the earlier school years, and progressive implementation of English teaching in primary schools. (peacecorps.gov)
  • Security forces killed at least three people during anti-government protests in Burkina Faso that saw the parliament set ablaze and marches on the presidential palace. (cbc.ca)
  • The Burkina Faso government has officially transferred the request to the secretariat of the convention. (swissinfo.ch)
  • A spokesman for the Bern Declaration, a Swiss non-government organisation which has long campaigned against the use of paraquat, François Meienberg, refused to be drawn on the possible outcome of the application by the Burkina Faso government. (swissinfo.ch)
  • The Burkina Faso government told HRW it will investigate the claims. (reuters.com)
  • NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG/LONDON (Reuters) - As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe rooms for workers behind barbed wire and mounds. (yahoo.com)
  • I am particularly pleased that a public-private partnership - that of Islamic Relief USA and the US Government - and with the valuable assistance of the World Health Organization -- has been able to provide much needed medicines for use by the Ministry of Health throughout Burkina Faso to fight a variety of diseases,' said Ambassador Jackson at the ceremony. (prweb.com)
  • 1985)‎. Plan of operation for devolution in Burkina Faso. (who.int)
  • This paper explores the extent of consumption smoothing between 1981 and 1985 in rural Burkina Faso. (repec.org)
  • Burkina Faso Ministry of Health (MOH) along with CDC and partners, successfully designed and piloted a reliable and cost effective specimen referral system which will be expanded over time to be a multi-pathogen, integrated system. (cdc.gov)
  • A security ministry spokesperson, Abi Ouattara, said on Saturday they did not have immediate information on how long the two Austrians had been in northern Burkina Faso, where they were doing volunteer work. (news24.com)
  • MSF returned to Burkina Faso after an absence of just over two years to support the Ministry of Health during a dengue epidemic. (msf.org.au)
  • The ministry of health underlines that the absence of toilets leads to illness, notably diarrhoea, which is responsible for 58 percent of child deaths in Burkina. (globalissues.org)
  • In June, a soldier was killed in northeastern Ivory Coast on the border with Burkina Faso, and in March there was an attack by 60 gunmen on two security outposts in Ivory Coast, killing three people. (ap.org)
  • More than 90% of people in Bhutan , Burundi and Burkina Faso are involved in agriculture . (nationmaster.com)
  • Stroke is a high-risk condition that kills many people in Burkina Faso each year. (worldatlas.com)
  • Yesterday, in Kaya, the Special Envoy met people displaced internally within Burkina Faso. (unhcr.org)
  • The bloodshed follows the death of at least 15 people on Friday in an attack on a convoy transporting traders in northern Burkina Faso. (nationalpost.com)
  • People from Burkina Faso are called Burkinabé (pronounced burr-KEE-na-bay). (wikipedia.org)
  • People have lived in the area of Burkina Faso for thousands of years. (wikipedia.org)
  • There's hope for the future in Burkina Faso, as more young people grow up with clean water. (wateraid.org)
  • GRET conducted a mission jointly with CIDR to identify a rural micro and small enterprise support programme in Burkina Faso (Profinder). (gret.org)
  • A Burkina Faso NGO, ADAE (Association pour le Développement des Adductions d'Eau), is responsible for delegated social contract management for the European Union-financed VREO programme (valorisation of water resources) in west Burkina Faso. (gret.org)
  • Among the beneficiaries of this programme have been Burkina Faso and Algeria. (iaea.org)
  • The U.S. and Burkina Faso engage in a number of military training and exchange programs, including in counterterrorism and humanitarian assistance. (state.gov)
  • The main cause of the humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso has been the rise of Islamic extremist groups. (worldatlas.com)
  • CD Global Strategies reported earning $30,000 for the Burkina Faso work and $100,000 for assisting Togo. (dictionary.com)
  • the September 2002 coup attempt in Côte d'Ivoire and the ensuing fighting there have meant that hundreds of thousands of Burkinabe returned to Burkina Faso. (conservapedia.com)
  • There was a soldier who filmed the scene with a camera while the second touched (the girl)," a senior police officer in Burkina Faso told the AFP news agency. (rfi.fr)
  • The northwestern part of present-day Burkina Faso was populated by hunter-gatherers from 14000 BCE to 5000 BCE. (wikipedia.org)
  • CDC's global health security efforts in Burkina Faso help improve its ability to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks before they become epidemics that could affect global populations. (cdc.gov)
  • Our teams in Burkina Faso are working hard to treat and prevent child malnutrition. (savethechildren.org.uk)
  • Despite these efforts, hundreds of thousands of Burkina nationals still suffer from hunger and malnutrition. (accioncontraelhambre.org)
  • The healthcare system in Burkina Faso is divided into eleven regions and 53 health districts. (internations.org)
  • The study surveyed 650 farmers in three regions of Burkina Faso. (swissinfo.ch)
  • Burkina Faso is divided into thirteen regions, forty-five provinces , and 301 departments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Burkina Faso´s second-largest city Bobo Dioulasso, we have also started patient care in a dedicated facility. (msf.org.au)
  • The Burkina Faso National Micronutrient Survey took place in the first quarter of 2020. (cdc.gov)
  • Visit the Embassy of Burkina Faso website for the most current visa information. (state.gov)
  • U.S. citizens traveling to Burkina Faso can apply for a visa by mail, in person, or at the Embassy of Burkina Faso , where they can receive a five-year multiple-entry visa. (state.gov)
  • The embassy of Burkina Faso did not respond to a request for comment regarding the filings. (dictionary.com)
  • The IRC has referred to the crisis in Burkina Faso as "the world's fastest-growing displacement crisis. (worldatlas.com)
  • All adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19 in Burkina Faso. (umich.edu)
  • The WHO Representative to Burkina Faso, Dr Alimata J. Diarra-Nama, speaking on behalf of WHO and FAO, reaffirmed the commitment of WHO and FAO alongside the national Codex Committee Burkina Faso to promote the strengthening of the national food control system to reduce health risks throughout the food chain. (fao.org)
  • This is our strong commitment," said UNICEF Representative in Burkina Faso Hervé Périès. (unicef.org)
  • Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Burkina Faso. (state.gov)
  • Healthcare in Burkina Faso suffers a setback due to financial losses from hospitals incurring debts due to patients' inability to pay their bills. (worldatlas.com)
  • We've been working in Burkina Faso since 1982, helping ensure children get the food, nutrition and healthcare they need. (savethechildren.org.uk)
  • Expatriates moving to Burkina Faso with children may wish to consider residing in Zone do Bois, where the school is located. (internations.org)
  • Expatriates working in Burkina Faso will be likely traveling around by car. (internations.org)
  • These efforts help Burkina Faso reach the targets outlined in the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), a global partnership launched in 2014 to help make the world safer and more secure from infectious disease threats. (cdc.gov)
  • A soldier with a gun and the flag of Burkina Faso printed in this uniform. (worldatlas.com)
  • A French soldier accused of sexually abusing two girls aged three and five in Burkina Faso has been charged with paedophilia and recording pornographic images in France. (rfi.fr)
  • The candidate vaccine, developed by scientists at Britain's University of Oxford and called R21/Matrix-M, showed up to 77% efficacy in the year-long trial of 450 children in Burkina Faso, researchers leading the trial said in a statement. (medscape.com)
  • In the R21/Matrix-M trial in Burkina Faso, the 450 young children were divided into three groups. (medscape.com)
  • Children play on a water pump in an internally displaced camp in Gaoa, Burkina Faso, April 22, 2021. (ap.org)
  • Compassion has been making a difference in the lives of children in need in Burkina Faso since 2004. (compassion.com)
  • Through our work there, we gather Burkina Faso facts about children in need and the community of Burkina Faso. (compassion.com)
  • Since 2014, Burkina Faso Livestock Net Production fell by 0.4% year on year. (nationmaster.com)
  • How does Burkina Faso perform in the Livestock industry? (nationmaster.com)
  • This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Burkina Faso. (platekompaniet.no)
  • WFP is working to connect farmers in Burkina Faso to markets through the Purchase for Progress initiative. (wfp.org)
  • With CDC support, Burkina Faso took critical steps to implement antimicrobial resistance surveillance in 14 laboratories at national and subnational levels including the national laboratory for animal health. (cdc.gov)
  • The World Bank has provided around $300 million in support to Burkina Faso in each of the last four years. (reuters.com)
  • Another Islamic Extremist group in Burkina Faso is known as Jama'at Nusrat al Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM), which translates as the Group to Support Islam and Muslims. (worldatlas.com)
  • The infrastructure in Burkina Faso cannot support a sophisticated public transport network. (internations.org)
  • This research brief presents the coordination structure, as well as the accountability, financing and employment information systems that support employment policy implementation in Burkina Faso. (ilo.org)
  • Action Against Hunger's teams have been present in Burkina Faso since 2008, strengthening our support for undernutrition in anticipation of the lean season while continuing to address key vulnerabilities in nutrition and health, livelihoods and food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene. (accioncontraelhambre.org)
  • In Burkina Faso in 2012, GRET was particularly active in the field of land tenure, launching a project to support the land allocation process within the Di irrigation perimeter and holding a sub-regional conference on the accomplishments of the Negos project. (gret.org)
  • For Burkina Faso, the MLI will enter into force on 1 February 2021. (oecd.org)
  • Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, who seized power in a military takeover more than 30 years ago before winning democratic elections this year, on Friday condemned the coup in Burkina Faso. (yahoo.com)
  • Il s'agit de la première évaluation des politiques du Burkina Faso pour attirer des investissements dans l'agriculture plus importants et de meilleure qualité. (oecd-ilibrary.org)
  • Le pays n'a en effet pas encore pu tirer pleinement profit de sa participation à la mondialisation des échanges et du climat nouveau créé par son ouverture aux investissements directs étrangers. (oecd-ilibrary.org)
  • improve the scientific contribution of Burkina Faso to the standard-setting work of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. (fao.org)
  • Only 64.2% of girls in Burkina Faso can access education, but many of them are forced to give up school early to get married or to take on domestic work or other duties. (amnesty.org)
  • Our work in Burkina Faso began in the summer of 2004. (compassion.com)
  • Brown Ideye hit a low shot across the Burkina Faso goal in the opening minutes of the second half after more work from the impressive Moses as Nigeria remained in control. (arabnews.com)
  • After recognizing the need for urgently needed medical supplies in Burkina Faso, Islamic Relief worked quickly to assemble the shipment of medicines. (prweb.com)