World Journal of Public Health

Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017

  • Perception of the Impact of Certain Health Conditions on Driving Performance

    Francisco Alonso, Cristina Esteban, Sergio A. Useche, Andrea Serge

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 27 October 2016
    Accepted: 5 November 2016
    Published: 5 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.11
    Abstract: Driving task requires the joint performance of many abilities which can be altered by several psychophysical conditions. Furthermore, a large number of recent studies on driving has found that there are several conditions that may affect the ability to operate safely motor vehicles and to prevent road crashes. The objective of this study was to des... Show More
  • Comparative Study Between Plain Abdominal X-Ray and Abdominal Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Abdominal Pathologies at the Bafoussam Regional Hospital Cameroon

    Nchanji Nkeh Keneth, Samuel Nambile Cumber, Bongkiynuy Nancy, Shalom Jaila, Jackson Jr Nforbewing Ndenkeh, Mayennin Nabilatu Kinyuy

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 8-17
    Received: 27 September 2016
    Accepted: 9 November 2016
    Published: 14 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.12
    Abstract: Abdominal pathologies pose serious health problems as many are associated with complications. Plain AXRs and Ultrasound are widely used for diagnosis. The use of plain abdominal x-rays has been greatly criticized. It is against such criticisms that this cross sectional and retrospective study was aimed at comparing the use of the above mentioned im... Show More
  • Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices and Associated Factors in Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, North West, Ethiopia

    Yonas Deressa Guracho, Mulatu Agajie Amentie

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 18-27
    Received: 10 October 2016
    Accepted: 1 November 2016
    Published: 20 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.13
    Abstract: Introduction: In the world more than 10 million children die annually each year, in which 41% of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. In Benishangul Gumuz Regional state the infant and under-five children mortality rate were the highest among all other regional state of Ethiopia with 101 and 169 respectively. Introduction of complementary food... Show More
  • Factors Affecting Female Students’ Participation on Academic Achievement in Teyara-Bora Primary School, Barhale Woreda, Afar, Ethiopia

    Fikir Alebachew, Natnael Girma, Nuru Mohammed, Seid Mohammed, Melaku Ashagrie, Natnael Taye

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 28-37
    Received: 16 October 2016
    Accepted: 2 November 2016
    Published: 7 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.14
    Abstract: Education is a universally recognized fundamental human role in eradicating poverty and promoting socio economic development in any society. The aim of this study is to assess factors affecting female students’ participation on academy achievement; Teyra- Bora Primary School in BarhaleWoreda. The cross sectional study was conducted at Teyara-Bora P... Show More
  • Antioxidant Activity of Methanol Extracts From Various Plant Parts and Their Potential Roles in Protecting the Liver Disorders Induced by Benzo(a)pyrene

    Yousif Elhassaneen, Sherif Ragab, Riham Badawy

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 38-50
    Received: 4 November 2016
    Accepted: 24 November 2016
    Published: 7 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.15
    Abstract: In this study, we evaluate the antioxidant effect and total phenolics content of four selected plant parts [prickly pear peel (PPP), turmeric rhizomes (TR), red onion skin (ROS) and eggplant peel (EP)] methanolic extracts and their potential role in improving the liver disorders induced by an ubiquitous food pollutant i.e. benzo(a)pyrene (BP). The ... Show More
  • Anti Retroviral Therapy in Public Health Institutions of Oromia Region: A Qualitative Study

    Sileshi Garoma Abeya, Abebe Megerso Adlo, Tolesa Eticha Chaka, Tilaye Workineh Abebe, Worku Dugasa Girsha, Dejene Gemechu Daba, Mihretu Tarekegn Lencha, Zelalem Habtamu Jemal, Dereje Duguma Gemeda, Shalo Daba Hamuse

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 51-59
    Received: 12 November 2016
    Accepted: 12 December 2016
    Published: 13 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170201.16
    Abstract: In Ethiopia, the HIV epidemic has remained a major public health problem, mainly affecting people of prime productive and reproductive age. Retention in care and adherence to the treatment is very important for the success of the program while the treatment is being scaled up. No national or regional study gives information on opinion of the Antire... Show More