Bobo-Dioulasso


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Bobo-Dioulasso

a city in W Burkina-Faso. Pop.: 396 000 (2005 est.)

Bobo-Dioulasso

 

a city in Upper Volta. Population, 68,000 (1967). There is a railroad station, a highway junction, and an international airport. Bobo-Dioulasso is the economic center of the country. There is production of vegetable oils, soap, and beer; cotton ginning; rice milling; and sisal processing. Other industry includes match and cigarette factories, a sawmill, and cottage production of rugs. Large deposits of quartzite clays are located nearby.

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A 6-year (2010-2015) retrospective evaluative study on haemovigilance in clinical transfusion was conducted in some health care facilities dependent on Regional Blood Transfusion Center of Bobo-Dioulasso (CRTS-B), one of the four regional blood centers in Burkina Faso.
The sample size was based on expected HIV prevalence and calculated to recruit 345 FSW in the two major cities of Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso and 126 FSW in the other medium cities of Koudougou, Ouahigouya, and Tenkodogo.
The sample size was calculated to recruit 345 FSWs in the two largest cities (Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso) and 126 FSWs in the smaller ones (Koudougou, Ouahigouya, and Tenkodogo).
[Vaginal localisation of Mansonella perstans: report of a case at the University Hospital of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso].
The second educational camp was held under the theme "Together towards a Better Tomorrow", which lasted for seven days in Bobo-Dioulasso and was attended by 250 orphans.
As a result of the recent upheaval, most news reports out of Burkina Faso have focused on events in and around the nation's capital, Ouagadougou, and its second-largest city, Bobo-Dioulasso. However, the hectic urban pace in Burkina Faso's major cities is the exception in a country that otherwise prides itself on being attached to the land (more than 80 percent of Burkinabe work in agriculture).
Feeding choices and morbidity and mortality among children born to HIV-1 infected mothers during the first 6 months of life in the Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso).
Additionally the Board approved: $22.3 million to support natural resource management in Chad with the aim of protecting food security; $16.5 million financing to Djibouti to contribute to the Regional Submarine Telecommunications Project which connects Bangladesh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Italy and France; and $14 million to Burkina Faso to support the higher education sector in the country for phase II of the Expansion of Students' Hostels for the University of Bobo-Dioulasso Project.
L'un des favoris en puissance, selectionne et annoncant son retrait de la course, l'archeveque de Bobo-Dioulasso Mgr Paul Ouedraogo, a estime que [beaucoup moins que] son programme, c'est exactement ce que les gens attendent parce que ca allait droit sur les problemes de corruption et d'impunite.