The Woman King ’ Review: Viola Davis Transforms in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Rousing Action Epic
The Academy Award-winning actress stars alongside Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim and John Boyega in a feature inspired by an all-women warrior unit in pre-colonial Benin. #lashanalynch #sheilaatim #thusombedu #johnboyega #violadavistransforms #benin #ginaprincebythewood #womankingreview (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Referral conditions for severe road traffic injuries and their influence on the occurrence of hospital deaths in Benin - Hounkpe Dos Santos B, Glele Ahanhanzo Y, Kpozehouen A, Daddah D, Ouendo EM, Coppieters Y, Lev êque A.
Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death by trauma. Delays in in first aid due, inter alia, to the long time to transfer traffic accident victims to hospital and the lack of pre-hospital emergency care, contribute to the increase in hospital m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Horniman will return Nigerian art, including some Benin bronzes
#horniman #nigerian #benin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Implementation of a model of awareness-raising for taxi motorcyclists in Benin in relation to helmet use: a quasi-experimental study - Hounkpe Dos Santos B, Kpozehouen A, Glele Ahanhanzo Y, Daddah D, Lagarde E, Coppieters Y.
This study aims to test the effectiveness of an awareness-raising model designed based on the theory of planned behaviour regarding helmet use for motorcycle taxi drivers. METHODS: This quasi-experimental study took place in the cities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Contribution of a geographic information system to the prevention of crashes among vulnerable road users in the city of Cotonou: exploratory study - Daddah D, Hounkpe Dos Santos B, Glele Ahanhanzo Y.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine, using geographic information system (GIS), the spatial characteristics and factors associated with injury crashes among vulnerable road users (VRUs) in Cotonou, Benin. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Prevalence, associated factors and level of dependence of substance use among urban secondary school students, Benin - Bio-Sya A, Damien GB, Kpatchavi AC, Allabi AC.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence, associated factors, and the level of dependence of those substances among secondary school students in Benin. This cr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessment of road safety intervention implementation in Benin in 2019 - Hounkpe Dos Santos B, A ïna A, Kpozehouen A, Glele Ahanhanzo Y, Daddah D, Coppieters Y, Paul.
OBJECTIVE: The study aims to assess the level of implementation of road safety interventions in Benin. Method: The research is based on an evaluative study of road safety aimed to analyze the implementation and logic of road safety interventions, conduct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Commitment to African Medicines Agency Needs More Than Words
To date, 19 countries have already ratified the treaty. However, this number remains far short of the 55 AU member states and excludes some of the region’s power houses such as South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Senegal. Credit: Charles Mpaka/IPSBy Johnpaul Omollo and Taonga ChilalikaNAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG, Apr 29 2022 (IPS) Across Africa, local manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies are responding to the urgent need for locally produced medical products and technologies despite the existing regulatory challenges. We can support manufacturing capacity by expediting the establishment and operationalisation of t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Johnpaul Omollo and Taonga Chilalika Tags: Africa Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Nigeria: Arik Air Donates Food Items to Orphanage Homes
[This Day] Arik Air has donated food and sundry items to the SOS Children's Village Isolo, Lagos; Uyiosa Orphanage Home, Benin City and All Saints Orphanage Home, Effurun, Warri. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - April 29, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors of post-traumatic stress disorder in survivors of a cohort of road accident victims in Benin: results of a 12-month cross-sectional study - Daddah D, Glele Ahanhanzo Y, Kpozehouen A, Hounkpe Dos Santos B, Ouendo EM, Lev êque A.
PURPOSE: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a frequent psychiatric complication in road accident survivors. However, it remains under-explored and is not taken into account in health policies in Benin. The purpose of this study was to determine the p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

WASH Interventions Key to Reaching Africa ’s Child Health Milestones
Experts say proper hygiene, especially during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life is critical. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Kenya, Feb 15 2022 (IPS) For two days in a row back in 2018, four-year-old Calvin Otieno suffered from diarrhoea and vomiting, and his mother responded by giving him a salt solution. Pearl Otieno tells IPS that diarrhoea among children in Kibera, the largest urban informal settlement, is commonplace. A mixture of salt and warm water is often the go-to remedy. “He did not seem to get worse, but he was not getting better either. He lay on the floor too weak to play,” she say...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) WASH Source Type: news

Nigeria: Customs Intercepts Tramadol Valued U.S.$3,000 Hidden in Diapers
[Premium Times] The official said the container was handed over to the Command on November 15 by the Republic of Benin Authorities under transit to Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Association between poor food production and intimate partner violence among smallholder farmers in northwestern Benin - Ragetlie R, Sano Y, Amoussa Hounkpatin W, Luginaah I.
Rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) remain concerningly high in Benin, particularly in the predominantly rural region of Atacora in the northwest. In the context of increasing food insecurity, concerns have been raised regarding the role that lack of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Drones to transport maternal health medicines to rural Benin
COTONOU, Benin – When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Benin on 16 March 2020, authorities knew the virus posed a dire threat to other health priorities – especially maternal and newborn health. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Benin: Benin's Groundbreaking New Abortion Law Will Save the Lives of Many Women
[Daily Maverick] Benin's parliament has voted to legalise abortion in most circumstances. This is a groundbreaking move by the west African country given that 92% of women of reproductive age on the continent live in countries which have restrictions - some moderate, some severe - on abortions. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked reproductive health expert, Ramatou Ouedraogo, to unpack the significance of this ruling. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news