Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2013

  • Predictors of Consistent Condom Use among Secondary School Male Students in Mbonge Subdivision of Rural Cameroon

    Elvis Enowbeyang Tarkang

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2013
    Pages: 165-174
    Received: Jul. 30, 2013
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    Published: Aug. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Correct and consistent condom use during sexual intercourse remains the most effective protection against sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) for sexually active young adults, who are hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This study uses data from secondary school male students in M... Show More
  • Magnitude and Factors Associated with Malnutrition in Children 6-59 Months of Age in Pastoral Community of Dollo Ado District, Somali Region, Ethiopia

    Solomon Demissie, Amare Worku

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2013
    Pages: 175-183
    Received: Aug. 07, 2013
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    Published: Aug. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Background: Malnutrition at the early stages of life can lower child resistance to infections, increase child morbidity and mortality, and decrease mental development and cognitive achievement. Adequate nutrition is the keystone of survival, health and development not only of current generations but also of the ones to come. Child malnutrition is a... Show More
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Problems and Service Needs of University Students in South East Ethiopia: Exploratory Qualitative Study

    Tesfaye Setegn Mengistu, Abulie Takele Melku

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2013
    Pages: 184-188
    Received: Aug. 10, 2013
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    Published: Sep. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: In developing countries, youths have been disproportionately affected by reproductive health problems due to their risky behaviors. Reproductive health problems have been prominent in areas where large youth population found. Therefore, this exploratory qualitative study has assessed sexual and reproductive health problems and service needs of univ... Show More