Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023

  • Implementation of Kenya Electronic Medical Records (KenyaEMR): Costs and Efficiencies

    Sebastian Kevany, Starley Shade, Chloe Waters, Nancy Puttkammer

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 143-153
    Received: Mar. 29, 2023
    Accepted: May 22, 2023
    Published: Sep. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Electronic medical record (EMR) rollout is a key element of health systems strengthening activities. To facilitate national rollout and country ownership of KenyaEMR, we assessed costs associated with development and point-of-care implementation of KenyaEMR supported by the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH)... Show More
  • Parasitic, Fungal and Prions Zoonotic Diseases: A Public Health Nutrition Perspective and Policy Implication in Nigeria

    Paulina Oludoyin Adeniyi, Bassey Ekpenyong Anam

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 154-164
    Received: Jun. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 11, 2023
    Published: Sep. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: Most of the communicable diseases in existence globally are zoonoses, hence, there is need to identify the benefits and demerits of these diseases for a better policy making and implementation towards improved public health. This is therefore a review of different parasitic, fungal and prions zoonotic diseases with emphasis on those that are food-b... Show More
  • Environmental Health of the Sor María Romero Neighborhood of the Municipality of Matagalpa Nicaragua

    Jonathan Delaniú Mejía Rivas

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 165-173
    Received: Aug. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 12, 2023
    Published: Oct. 08, 2023
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    Abstract: This article describes the environmental health situation of the population of the Sor María Romero neighborhood of Matagalpa Nicaragua. Some determinants that were reviewed were exposure to the wastewater treatment plant, the municipal landfill and environmental practices in the inhabitants. Results: There is a direct relationship between living n... Show More
  • Effect of PROLCARMIV on Management of Non-Communicable Diseases Among People Living with HIV in Busia, County Hospital-Kenya

    Ruth Wamatuba Akelola, Wamukoya Edwin, Situma Jane

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 174-185
    Received: Sep. 08, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 28, 2023
    Published: Oct. 14, 2023
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    Abstract: Good Nutrition optimizes benefits of ART and increases treatment adherence, both prolong lives of PLHIV (NASCOP, 2014), without proper care and management it exposes them to non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Key objective; To determine the effect of food-based nutrition intervention on the management of NCDs among PLHIV in Busia. Design was experim... Show More