World Journal of Public Health

Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018

  • Access to Health Care by Urban Refugees and Surrounding Host Population in Uganda

    Julius Kasozi, Gloria Kirungi Kasozi, Roy William Mayega, Christopher Garimoi Orach

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 32-41
    Received: 12 April 2018
    Accepted: 27 April 2018
    Published: 19 May 2018
    Abstract: Uganda hosts an estimated 34,200 urban refugees who are living within the peri-urban areas among nationals in Kampala city. The study assessed factors that affect access to health services by the urban refugees and host communities. A cross-sectional study was conducted between July 2011 and June 2012 employing qualitative and quantitative techniqu... Show More
  • Job Satisfaction and Related Factors in Physicians and Nurses Who Work in Hospitals in Edirne City of Turkey

    Fatmanur Ince Ozgenel, Safak Meric Ozgenel, Galip Ekuklu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 42-47
    Received: 15 April 2018
    Accepted: 5 May 2018
    Published: 29 May 2018
    Abstract: One of the most important conditions for individuals to be happy and productive in workplaces is job satisfaction. In this study, it was aimed to determine the levels of job satisfaction in physicans and nurses who worked in hospitals in Edirne and to evaluate the effects of potential influencing factors on job satisfaction. The population of the s... Show More
  • Multidimensional Health-Related Quality-of-Life Among Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia

    Ghofran Omar Dhelaimi, Turki Suwaylim Alsaedi, Muteb Omtairan Alharbi, Fahad Alkaraiem, Abdulhameed Saleem Altarjami, Ayman Ahmad Alkaraiem, Ergie Pepito Inocian

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 48-56
    Received: 25 April 2018
    Accepted: 16 May 2018
    Published: 19 June 2018
    Abstract: This study aimed to explore the multi-dimensional health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among tuberculosis patients and examined its association between with their demographic profiles. A cross-sectional survey using the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Tuberculosis (FACIT-TB) was carried out on a convenience sample of 87 tuberculo... Show More
  • Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection in HIV Patients on Antiretroviral Drugs in Jos Metropolis, Nigeria

    Sheyin Zakka, Olowolafe Christian Oluwatosin, Essien Unyime Cosmas, Shindang John, Ede Folashade Rebecca, Bigwan Emmanuel Isa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 57-60
    Received: 28 May 2018
    Accepted: 20 June 2018
    Published: 6 July 2018
    Abstract: Prevalence of UTI in HIV patients is well documented in several studies across the world, but there is paucity of data as regards UTI in HIV patients in Jos metropolis, Nigeria. The study was designed to determine the prevalence of urinary tract infection in HIV positive patients in Jos metropolis and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern. Two hu... Show More
  • Factors Affecting the Utilization of Sexually Transmitted Infections Health Services at the Primary Health Centers in El-Damazin locality at Blue Nile State, Sudan 2015-2016

    Khalid Fadl Alla Khalid, Samia Yousif Idris Habani, Nada Jafar Osman, Malaz Elbashir Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 61-68
    Received: 21 May 2018
    Accepted: 6 June 2018
    Published: 12 July 2018
    Abstract: Sexually transmitted Infections (STIs) constitute a public health problem, especially in developing countries and among poor people, women and adolescent. In Sudan, despite the endorsement of STIs health services in 2004, within the primary health care (PHC) service package, the uptake of STIs by those in need remains limited. This study aimed at e... Show More