L’utilisation Des Structures De Soins Dans La Région Du Logone Occidental Au Sud Du Tchad, Un Défi Pour La Gouvernance En Santé

  • Djimouko Sabine Département de Géographie, Université de Moundou, Tchad
  • Madjigoto Robert Département de Géographie, Université de N’Djaména, Tchad
  • Nguendo-Yongsi H.B. Institut de Formation et de Recherche Démographiques (IFORD), Université de Yaoundé II, Cameroun
  • Tchotsoua Michel Professeur titulaire des Universités, Département de Géographie, Université de N’Gaoundéré, Cameroun

Abstract

Background: Health situation in Chad, particularly in the Western Logone is characterized by a general high morbidity, a difficult access to healthcare structures, and by a plurality of healthcare provision. In the evnt of illnesses, very few patients (18%) resort to modern healthcare. Objective: This study aims at adressing the link between the provision of healthcare system, geographical accessibility and patients therapeutic behaviors . Methods: We have resorted to methodology usually used in in geography that is review literature, surveys and interviews. Over the 429 investigated households, a response rate of 99.9% was obtained.. Levels of analyses include both descriptive and explanatory analyses. Results: 96% of the investigated individuals live close to a health center (0 to 10 kms) is. Conversely, 75% are attending healthcare centers located beyond 10 kms. In the event of illnesses, about 82% of patients resort firstly to traditional care

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Published
2016-10-31
How to Cite
Sabine, D., Robert, M., H.B., N.-Y., & Michel, T. (2016). L’utilisation Des Structures De Soins Dans La Région Du Logone Occidental Au Sud Du Tchad, Un Défi Pour La Gouvernance En Santé. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 12(30), 89. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n30p89