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Awareness, attitudes and acceptability of the HPV vaccine among female university students in Morocco.

PLoS One 2022 8;17(4):e0266081. Epub 2022 Apr 8.

Laboratory of Health Sciences and Technologies, Epidemiology and Biomedical Unit, Higher Institute of Health Sciences, Hassan First University of Settat, Settat, Morocco.

Background: In Morocco, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer affecting women behind breast cancer. The Human PapillomaVirus (HPV) vaccine has been available in Morocco since 2008 but its introduction in the national immunization program is still under discussion. There is limited data regarding acceptability and predictors of HPV vaccine acceptability among Moroccan young women. Read More

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COVID-19 Vaccination Acceptance among Health Science Students in Morocco: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Vaccines (Basel) 2021 Dec 8;9(12). Epub 2021 Dec 8.

International School of Public Health, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Casablanca 82403, Morocco.

While students in the health sciences occupy pivotal roles in the Moroccan COVID-19 response and vaccination campaigns, factors associated with COVID-19 vaccine acceptability among students have not been reported. This study aimed to determine the willingness and identify predictive attitudes and beliefs of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance among health science students in Morocco. A cross-sectional, self-administered online questionnaire was conducted among students of the Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences in Casablanca, Morocco in January 2021. Read More

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December 2021

Economic impact of implementation of an automated drug supplying and management system in a Central Chemotherapy Preparation Unit in a Moroccan hospital.

J Oncol Pharm Pract 2021 May 3:10781552211013393. Epub 2021 May 3.

Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Rabat, Morocco.

Objective: Automated Drug Supplying and management System (ADS) are effective devices that secure drug's circuit and reduce hospital's expenses. The purposes of this study are to estimate the earnings made from ADS through a cost-benefit medical economic study, to highlight its impact on Central Chemotherapy Preparation Unit's (CCPU) global organization, its ergonomy and staff's satisfaction.

Method: Measurement of cytotoxic drug's consumption, expiration losses, pharmacy staff's working time, drugs stock-out before and after the implementation of ADS on the one hand, and assess its ergonomy and acceptability by users on the other hand. Read More

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Exploring the Role of the Food Environment in Dietary Acculturation: A Study amongst Moroccan Immigrants in The Netherlands.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 03 24;18(7). Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Department of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Food environments play a role in immigrants' dietary acculturation, but little is known about the directionality of the relationship. The objective was to explore the interaction between the food environment and food procurement behaviors in the process of dietary acculturation. A qualitative study design using in-depth interviews and a mapping exercise was conducted. Read More

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Moroccan Arabic version of the Quality of Life Inventory in Epilepsy (QOLIE-31): translation, cultural adaptation and psychometric validation.

East Mediterr Health J 2021 Mar 23;27(3):293-299. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Neurology, Hassan-II Teaching Hospital, Fez, Morocco.

Background: There is currently a growing concern to conduct health-related quality of life (HRQOL) studies among people with epilepsy in low- and middle-income countries, as most data have been derived from high-income countries in North America and Europe.

Aims: To translate, adapt and validate the Moroccan Arabic version of the QOL Inventory in Epilepsy-31 (MA-QOLIE-31) to evaluate HRQOL predictors in the Moroccan population with epilepsy.

Methods: Adaptation and validation of QOLIE-31 were performed in July 2018 among 118 patients with epilepsy in the Fez-Meknes region. Read More

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Acceptance of sugar reduction in yoghurt among Moroccan population.

Pan Afr Med J 2017 15;28:310. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

Unité Mixte de Recherche en Nutrition et Alimentation URAC 39 (Université Ibn Tofaïl-CNESTEN), RDC-Nutrition, Kénitra, Maroc.

Introduction: Morocco has recently developed a plan of reducing sugar consumption to reinforce prevention of non-communicable diseases and to contribute to the achievement of global voluntary targets for non-communicable diseases set by ICN2 by 2025. The objective of the present study was to assess acceptance of yogurts with different percentage reduction of sugar by the Moroccan population.

Methods: A total of 201 participants (age > 15 y. Read More

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Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus and Acceptability to Vaccinate in Adolescents and Young Adults of the Moroccan Population.

J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2016 Jun 21;29(3):292-8. Epub 2015 Nov 21.

Laboratory of Neurosciences, Integrated Diseases and Natural Substances, Faculty of Sciences and Technics, Hassan II University, Mohammedia, Morocco.

Study Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is estimated to play an etiologic role in 99.7% of cervical cancer. Vaccines can prevent up to 70% of the cervical cancer caused by HPV 16 and 18. Read More

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Acceptability of the human papilloma virus vaccine among Moroccan parents: a population-based crosssectional study.

East Mediterr Health J 2015 Sep 28;21(8):555-63. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Lalla Salma Foundation, Cancer Prevention and Treatment, Rabat, Morocco.

Data about the public's awareness and acceptability of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine are lacking in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. This study aimed to explore parental acceptability of HPV vaccination for their daughters in Morocco. A cross-sectional survey was carried out among mothers and fathers of girls aged 12-15 years at 12 middle schools from 6 regions of Morocco. Read More

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September 2015

Adapting an effective lifestyle intervention towards individuals with low socioeconomic status of different ethnic origins: the design of the MetSLIM study.

BMC Public Health 2015 Feb 12;15:125. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, P.O Box 616, 6200, MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Background: People with low socioeconomic status (SES) and some ethnic minorities are often underrepresented in lifestyle programmes. Therefore, a lifestyle programme was developed especially targeting these groups. Developing this lifestyle programme and designing an intervention study to test the effectiveness of this programme was an informative process in which several obstacles were encountered and choices had to be made. Read More

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February 2015

Implementing a nationwide quality improvement approach in health services.

Leadersh Health Serv (Bradf Engl) 2015 ;28(1):24-34

School of Public Health, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium and Direction des Hôpitaux et des Soins Ambulatoires, Ministry of Health, Rabat, Morocco.

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an innovative quality improvement intervention developed in Morocco and discuss its implementation. Until 2004, the Moroccan Ministry of Health (MoH) encouraged pilots of quality improvement approaches but none of them were revealed to be sustainable. Internal assessments pinpointed factors such as lack of recognition of the participating team's efforts and lack of pressure on managers to become more accountable. Read More

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January 2017

Factors influencing uptake of influenza vaccine amongst healthcare workers in a regional center after the A(H1N1) 2009 pandemic: lessons for improving vaccination rates.

Int J Risk Saf Med 2011 ;23(4):249-54

Medical Virology Department, Mohamed V Military Teaching Hospital, Mohamed V Souissi University, Rabat, Morocco.

Background: Vaccination of health-care workers (HCWs) against seasonal influenza has been consistently recommended worldwide in order to prevent nosocomial transmission and ensure delivery of health-care services during outbreaks. Overall, immunization rates were low across all nation, including among HCWs. Little is known about the acceptability and compliance with seasonal influenza vaccine among HCWs after the A(H1N1) 2009 pandemic. Read More

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October 2012

Depression in first generation labour migrants in Western Europe: the utility of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D).

Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2004 Jun;19(6):538-44

Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Objective: The number of elderly migrants from Turkish and Moroccan descent in Western Europe will increase sharply in the coming decades. Identifying depressed elderly migrants necessitates a screening instrument that is both acceptable and has good psychometric properties. This study examines the utility of Turkish and Arabic translations of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) among elderly labour migrants from Turkish and Moroccan descent in the Netherlands. Read More

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Dual fortification of salt with iodine and microencapsulated iron: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial in Moroccan schoolchildren.

Am J Clin Nutr 2003 Feb;77(2):425-32

Human Nutrition Laboratory, Instituts of Food Science and Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland.

Background: In many developing countries, children are at high risk of both goiter and iron deficiency anemia.

Objective: In a series of studies in northern Morocco, we developed and tested a dual-fortified salt (DFS) containing iodine and microencapsulated iron.

Design: To establish the DFS fortification concentration, we measured salt intake by 3-d weighed food records and estimated iron bioavailability from the local diet by using published algorithms. Read More

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February 2003

A new look at traditional medicine in Morocco.

J Bellakhdar

World Health Forum 1989 ;10(2):193-9

Traditional medicine is still popular in Morocco since it is an important form of health care for many people. Its positive aspects could be encouraged if it were officially recognized and given a place in the health system. Read More

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