Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023

  • Pattern of Referral of Sick Pilgrims from Omani Medical Mission During Hajj 2019 (1440 H)

    Ahmad Obaid al Mashaykhi, Randa Nooh, Sami Said Almudarra, Abdulaziz Saad Almutari, Naif Saud Albudayri, Khalid Masoud Alghamdi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 43-55
    Received: Sep. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2022
    Published: May 25, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Annually, in the month of Dhul hijjah, over 2 million Muslims travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj. Hajj is the biggest mass gathering globally, which creates a significant influence on Hajjes' health. The Omani medical mission is the official delegation from the Omani government to Saudi Arabia to serve the Omani hajjees regarding th... Show More
  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Hyperbilirubinemia Among Neonates Admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Saint Peter Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Hussein Abiti, Abdulkerim Dedefo, Legese Lemma

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 56-63
    Received: Mar. 07, 2023
    Accepted: May 19, 2023
    Published: May 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia is a widespread and significant clinical problem among neonates worldwide. Globally, every year about 1.1 million babies develop it and the vast majority resides in developing countries like Ethiopia. It is a major cause of hospital neonatal intensive care unit admission and readmissions during the neonatal... Show More
  • Menstrual Hygiene Management Practices and Associated Factors among Primary Second Cycle Female Students in Boset District of East Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Wandimagegn Gabre, Digafe Tsegaye, Endashaw Mandefro

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 64-75
    Received: Mar. 05, 2023
    Accepted: May 22, 2023
    Published: May 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: In adolescents who experienced menstruation for the first time, menstrual hygiene management is constrained by practical, social, economic, and cultural factors such as the expense of commercial sanitary pads, lack of water and latrine facilities, lack of private rooms for changing sanitary pads, and limited education about the facts of... Show More
  • Snuff Usage and Knowledge Regarding Its Effects Among Pakistani Male Students of Public Medical University, Peshawar

    Muhammad Ans, Sameen Abbas, Kashif Ali, Anosh Sana, Sara Shahid, Asima Bibi

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 76-84
    Received: Mar. 14, 2023
    Accepted: May 12, 2023
    Published: May 31, 2023
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    Abstract: In Pakistan, snuff, locally known as Naswar, was introduced decades ago, and is usually processed into a loose moist form, and its use is widespread in the country. The evaluation of carcinogenic risks of smokeless tobacco by the International Agency on Research for Cancer (IARC) has confirmed that smokeless tobacco is carcinogenic to human and the... Show More
  • Survey Report on the Return Visits of Drug Addicts Released from Compulsory Isolation

    Shi Mengjun, Zhang Qiuni, Liu Tingting

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 85-93
    Received: Apr. 10, 2023
    Accepted: May 24, 2023
    Published: Jun. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: To comprehensively study and judge the effectiveness and shortcomings of drug rehabilitation work in prevention, implementation, and care, provide data support for optimizing the unified drug rehabilitation model, and provide decision-making suggestions for anti-drug related institutions, the Third Compulsory Isolation and Drug Treatment Institute ... Show More
  • Designing and Implementing Health System Strengthening Intervention Using Performance Score Card; the Effect on Health Service Delivery in Tanzania, a Study Protocol

    Boniphace Marwa, Judith Zadock, Chacha Magige, Penina Mbwete, Khamis Kulemba, Advera Mtatina, Marry Makunja, Jerry Mwaikambo, Justine Godfrey, Ntuli Kapologwe, Paul Chaote, Tumaini Kengia, Salvatory Kalabamu, Anthony Kapesa, Adorat Mpolo, Judith Ringia, Anold Musiba, Frank Mganga, Agnes Kyamba, Oscar Tenganamba

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 94-107
    Received: May 22, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 10, 2023
    Published: Jun. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Sustainable development goals (SDGs) need to be achieved by Low and Middle Income countries in order to achieve the Universal Health Care (UHC). The strategies and interventions to achieve UHC need to be robust and effective for health system to work optimally. Simiyu Region (Health department) designed a health system strengthening (... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Depressive Disorders Among Medical Students in Bangui

    Diemer Saint-Calvaire Henri, Longo Jean De Dieu, Bara Koutsia Dudonis, Kpangba Mangbe Yves Aristide Arsene

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 3, May 2023
    Pages: 108-112
    Received: May 22, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 19, 2023
    Published: Jun. 29, 2023
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    Abstract: Introduction: Depression is a common mental disorder. It is estimated that 3.8% of the population is affected, including 5% of adults and 5.7% of people over the age of 60. Numerous studies have shown that rates of depression among college students are higher than those found in the general population. It is in this context that our study proposes ... Show More