• Health care seeking behavior for diarrhea in children under 5 in rural Niger: results of a cross-sectional survey.

      Page, A-L; Hustache, S; Luquero, F J; Djibo, A; Manzo, M L; Grais, RF; Epicentre, Paris, France. anne-laure.page@epicentre.msf.org (2011-05-25)
      Diarrhea remains the second leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age in sub-Saharan Africa. Health care seeking behavior for diarrhea varies by context and has important implications for developing appropriate care strategies and estimating burden of disease. The objective of this study was to determine the proportion of children under five with diarrhea who consulted at a health structure in order to identify the appropriate health care levels to set up surveillance of severe diarrheal diseases.
    • Screening for psychological difficulties in young children in crisis: complementary cross-cultural validation

      Marquer, C; Barry, C; Mouchenik, Y; Djibo, D M; Manzo, M L; Trujillo Maza, E M; Githaiga, S; Casas, G; Kirubi, B W; Marichez, H; et al. (Oxford University Press, 2015-03-04)
      Detection of children's psychological difficulties in crises and low resource settings is challenged by the lack of a validated, rapid and simple tool. We present the results of two confirmatory validations of the Psychological Screening for Young Children aged 3 to 6 years (PSYCa 3-6) scale.