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Research professors from the University of Burundi have presented their research results


Jan 3, 2022

BUJUMBURA December 3rd (ABP) – The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Burundi, in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS, with the support from the WHO, organized, from December 28 to 29, 2021 in Bujumbura, the activities of the 14th medical day.

The participants in the 14th medical day, organized under the theme “Viral hepatitis and research in the context of Covid-19 in Burundi”, followed the publications of the various researches carried out in internal medicine, grouped together in the sessions.

During his interview on the sidelines of the work, Dr Professor Jean Claude Niyokindi, dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Burundi, indicated that the 14th medical day in Bujumbura, was an opportunity for research professors to present the results of their health research.

                                                                              View of the participants

Professor Niyokindi said that the valuation of those results is done through presentations to the scientific university community of Burundi to see to what extent those results can contribute to influence the policy on the health plan.

He indicated that some results that have been presented and have been achieved, in collaboration with some teachers of Hope University and those of the University of Ngozi. He added that the teachers of the University of Burundi had presented many projects and the latter were received as part of the results that should contribute to decision-making process in order to improve the quality of care in the community.

According to Dr. Niyokindi, the object of the research was to conclude that, in health care facilities, there is a lack of knowledge about care, prevention practice, diagnosis and treatment.

He noted that at the end of those two days, the health system will have to act to better diagnose, treat and prevent the health problems they notice.