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Vulnérabilité de la population de la ville de Ouagadougou face à la dengue

Abstract : Dengue fever is a vector-borne viral infection that occurs mainly in urban areas of the intertropical zone. Once limited to South-East Asia and the Americas, the disease has gradually spread disproportionately throughout all WHO Regions of the world. The dengue situation in the African Region remains relatively undocumented. However, the disease does affect several West African countries including Burkina Faso, particularly its capital Ouagadougou. This city, in fact, in parallel with its unplanned urban growth, has recorded major dengue epidemics in recent years. Our thesis proposes to assess the vulnerability to dengue fever of the population of the city of Ouagadougou. To achieve this objective, we have opted for a mixed methodology, which is a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods. The quantitative approach consisted of a comparison of knowledge, attitudes and practices around dengue fever in three (3) different socio-spatial areas of the city. The qualitative approach allowed us to evaluate the management by the health authorities of the dengue epidemics that occurred in the city of Ouagadougou in 2016 and 2017 as well as the impact of this management on the vulnerability of the population.
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Alix Tougma. Vulnérabilité de la population de la ville de Ouagadougou face à la dengue. Géographie. Normandie Université, 2020. Français. ⟨NNT : 2020NORMR073⟩. ⟨tel-03169122⟩



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