Ahmed Kharbach

Ahmed Kharbach
La Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Rabat

Doctor in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health
Head of the scientific research unit Professor of nursing sciences

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Background: Parkinson's disease (PD) remains a significant health concern in Morocco. Multivariate analysis was not used in any study to evaluate the role of various factors that contributed to the onset of the disease. Objectives: This study investigates the role of family, environmental, and professional factors in PD development. Methods: The pr...
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Background This systematic review aims to determine the epidemiological profile, etiology and risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, cost-effectiveness, survival, and quality of life related to cervical cancer in Morocco. Methods This study was conducted according to the recommendations of the "preferred reporting items for systematic rev...
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Background Suicide is a widespread phenomenon that affects persons of all ages, and it has become a major public health problem in Morocco. Objectives This study aims to describe the epidemiological profile of suicide attempters in Morocco, as well as the identification of associated factors. Methods The present work is a systematic review that w...
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Worldwide, cervical cancer is a real health issue, however, gaps exist in the public's awareness of the causal role of Human papillomavirus (HPV) in the development of this disease. This study aims to determine the level of awareness, knowledge and the associated factors on HPV among university students in Morocco. A cross-sectional study was condu...
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Aim: This study aimed to evaluate the performance of the WELLS score for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in patients with COVID-19 in Souss-Massa Regional Hospital Center. This article reviewed the diagnostic accuracy of the WELLS score associated with the dosage of D-dimer biomarkers. Material and Methods: This retrospective observational desc...
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Stigma underlies the violation of certain social, economic, and cultural rights of patients with schizophrenia, including their access to treatment and care. Measurement of stigma remains as complex and multifaceted as the phenomenon itself. Several measurement tools are available to assess the prevalence, intensity and qualities of stigma. The aim...
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Introduction. Malgré l'accroissement fulgurant d'utilisateurs du smartphone et les problèmes liés à son utilisation excessive, cette dernière a fait l'objet d'un nombre restreint d'études. L'objectif de ce travail est d’évaluer l’état d’addiction au Smartphone chez les étudiants de la faculté des sciences d’Agadir. Matériel et méthode. Il s’agit d’...
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La cataracte est la première cause de cécité réversible dans le monde, sa chirurgie est l’acte le plus pratiqué en ophtalmologie. Il s’agir d’une étude prospective portant sur 200 cas de cataracte, colligés pendant un mois (entre Octobre et Décembre 2017), au service d’ophtalmologie du Centre Hospitalier Régional Souss Massa (Hôpital Hassan II) au...
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L’accident vasculaire cérébral constitue un véritable problème de santé publique, vu sa morbi-mortalité, son coût et ses conséquences physiques, psychiques et sociales. Dans cette perspective, une étude qualitative descriptive portée sur un échantillon de 43 patients ; qui ont consulté au niveau de la clinique du jour (Centre de Diagnostic Ihchach...
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Background: People with schizophrenia are more stigmatized than those with other mental illnesses. Stigmatization can be measured using the English version of Stigma Measurement Scale contained in the explanatory model interview catalogue (EMIC). Objectives: This study aimed to translate the English version of Stigma Measurement Scale into Berber l...
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Introduction & Background: Technological progress has transformed all areas including the field of education and training. This has allowed us to take advantage of the functionalities offered by information and communication technologies to improve learning experiences. This research aims to explore the motivation and performance of nursing student...
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COVID-19 is one of the worst outbreaks in infectious disease history. Through a succession of significant preventative and control interventions, Morocco has accumulated pandemic control experience. This study examines the available evidence on lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic management experience in Morocco. Social lockdown measures have...
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Introduction : La pandemie de COVID-19 a eu un impact enorme sur les societes et les gouvernements du monde entier, imposant ainsi des restrictions de la circulation et dautres mesures pour empecher la propagation du virus. Les espoirs de retour a la normale ont ete epingles sur la disponibilite dun vaccin COVID-19. Toutefois, le succes dun program...
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Facedwith the spread of the coronavirus, the Moroccan population is in confinement, thisperiod of confinement isdifficult to live for all and especially for somevulnerable people, they are worried for theirhealth and that of theirfamilies, and theyriskhavingpsychologicalrepercussionsanxio- depressive, whichnegatively influences theirsocio-professio...
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As an alternative to traditional teaching, e-learning has enabled continuity of learning for health professions students during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This review explored health professions students; perceptions, acceptance, motivation, and engagement with e-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the Preferred...
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The study aims to describe the profile of asthma patients in Agadir city (Morocco) during a period of 7 years (2013 to 2019) to identify the factors associated with asthma control. Practically, a retrospective analysis was conducted on data collected from 6 primary healthcare centers (PHC) in the city. The reported data are the age, gender, locatio...
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Introduction L’accident vasculaire cérébral ischémique est une urgence médicale et le traitement est décidé en fonction de la fenêtre temporelle. L’identification des facteurs influençant l’arrivée tardive à l’hôpital peut contribuer à la bonne prise en charge des accidents vasculaires cérébraux ischémiques. Cette étude visait à estimer le délai pr...
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Introduction Les lymphomes représentent un groupe hétérogène d’hémopathies malignes dues à un dérèglement monoclonal qui survient pendant une des étapes de maturation des lymphocytes. La morphologie des cellules lymphomateuses et l’architecture de la prolifération définissent leur type histologique. Les lymphomes sont répartis en deux groupes : les...
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Objectives This study aimed to estimate prehospital delay and to identify the factors associated with the late arrival of patients with ischemic stroke at the Souss Massa Regional Hospital Center in Morocco. Patients and methods An observational, prospective, cross-sectional study was conducted from March 2019 to September 2019 in the Souss Massa...
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Aim: Human health can be significantly influenced by both the internal and external environment of housing. The aim of the study is to measure the association between housing characteristics and some clinical manifestations in the population living in the city of Agadir, Morocco. Material and Methods: This is a correlational study, which covered 26...
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Aim: Human health can be significantly influenced by both the internal and external environment of housing. The aim of the study is to measure the association between housing characteristics and some clinical manifestations in the population living in the city of Agadir, Morocco. Material and Methods: This is a correlational study, which covered 26...
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Since World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global Health Emergency at the end of January 2020 caused by the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, the rapid spread of this pandemic poses unprecedented challenges throughout the world. Hemodialysis patients are more susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia than the general population. Dialysis physicians, hea...
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Introduction L’accident vasculaire cérébral est une cause majeure d’invalidité et de mortalité. En revanche, il peut être prévenu en sensibilisant davantage le public aux facteurs de risque. Méthodes Il s’agit d’une étude transversale prospective menée au niveau des centres de santé urbain de premier niveau relevant de la délégation du ministère d...
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Background: Parkinson’s disease is the second most frequently reported neurodegenerative disease, behind Alzheimer’s disease. In Morocco, enough information are not available about its prevalence, progression, and characteristics, particularly in Southern regions of the country. Objectives: The current study aimed to investigate gender and age diff...
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Background: Stroke is increasingly becoming a major cause of disability and mortality. However, it can be prevented by raising awareness about risk factors and early health care management of patients. Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the level of knowledge on stroke, its risk factors, and warning signs in the population attending u...
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In March 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. At present, the curative vaccine has not yet been developed. Early detection and efficient control of the route of transmission are still the most effective way to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. Patients with confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia have typical imaging features that can be helpful in early...
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In March 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. At present, the curative vaccine has not yet been developed. Early detection and efficient control of the route of transmission are still the most effective way to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. Patients with confirmed COVID-19 pneumonia have typical imaging features that can be helpful in early...
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In March 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. At present, the curative vaccine has not yet been developed, older age and higher comorbidity levels are associated with more severe COVID-19 symptoms. Indeed, the cancer community currently faces many difficult questions.
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The novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV caused by SARS-CoV-2, has provoked a large global and a major public health problem. Morocco, like other countries worldwide has not escaped this disease which affects the respiratory system. To reduce human-to-human transmission of COVID-19 Large-scale actions have been implemented to control the current epidemic in...
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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly pathogenic viral infection caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2). SARS-Cov-2 has neuroinvasive capacities, given that it can spread from the respiratory tract to the nervous system. Certain viruses invade the central nervous system and release inflammatory cytokine...
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Covid-19 is an acute respiratory disease caused by Coronavirus Sars-Cov-2. Declared recently as pandemic disease, Covid-19 has affected educational systems worldwide. Many countries around the world have closed educational institutions to reduce the spread of this pandemic. Hence, Education in high schools is facing unprecedented challenges. This p...
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The new COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2, is a major public health problem. Morocco as other countries worldwide has established strict national guidelines on the management of this pandemic. The aim of this study is to focus on the Protocol for the management of patients with C0VID-19 and their contacts in Morocco. All healthcare facilities can take...
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Background: The aim of this systematic review is to determine the epidemiological and etiological profiles, the influential factors of the prehospital delay, thrombolysis management, the acute and 3-month mortality rate and the genetic aspect of ischemic stroke in Morocco. Methods: The present work is a systematic review that was conducted accor...
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Background: The aim of this systematic review is to determine; the epidemiological and etiological profiles, the influential factors of the prehospital delay, thrombolysis management, the acute and 3-month mortality rate and the genetic aspect of ischemic stroke in Morocco.Methods: The present work is a systematic review that was conducted accordin...
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Background: To main objective of this systematic review is to determine; the epidemiological and the etiological profile, the influential factors of the prehospital delay, thrombolysis management, the acute and 3-month mortality rate and the genetic aspect of ischemic stroke in Morocco. Methods: A systematic review was conducted according to the re...