Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 653

Full Length Research Paper

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of health care workers on Ebola virus disease in Conakry, Guinea: A cross-sectional study

A. Touré
  • A. Touré
  • Chaire de Santé Publique, Département de Pharmacie, Université de Conakry, Guinea.
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F. A. Traoré
  • F. A. Traoré
  • Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital National Donka, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire (CHU) de Conakry, Guinea.
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F. B. Sako
  • F. B. Sako
  • Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital National Donka, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire (CHU) de Conakry, Guinea.
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A. Delamou
  • A. Delamou
  • Chaire de Santé Publique, Département de Médecine, Université de Conakry, Guinea.
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F. S. Tonguino
  • F. S. Tonguino
  • Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital National Donka, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire (CHU) de Conakry, Guinea.
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D. Sylla
  • D. Sylla
  • Chaire de Médecine Interne, Département de Médecine, Université de Conakry, Guinea.
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M. Bangoura
  • M. Bangoura
  • Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital National Donka, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire (CHU) de Conakry, Guinea.
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M. Barry
  • M. Barry
  • Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital National Donka, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire (CHU) de Conakry, Guinea.
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M. Cisse
  • M. Cisse
  • Chaire de Dermatologie et Maladies Infectieuses, Département de Médecine, Université de Conakry, Guinea.
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P. Vanhems
  • P. Vanhems
  • Service d’Hygiène Hospitalière, Epidémiologie et Prévention, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Hospices Civils de Lyon, et Université Claude Bernard, Université Lyon 1, Lyon, France.
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  •  Received: 17 June 2015
  •  Accepted: 04 January 2016
  •  Published: 29 February 2016

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