World Journal of Public Health

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Prevalence of Malaria from Blood Smears Examination: A Three-Year Retrospective Study from Nakfa Hospital, Eritrea

    Yafet Kesete, Meron Tesfay, Shewit Mihretab

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 94-98
    Received: 2 April 2022
    Accepted: 15 April 2022
    Published: 28 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220703.11
    Abstract: Background: Malaria afflicts more than 90 countries in the tropical and subtropical region in which more than half of the cases are present in Sub-Saharan Africa. Assessing its geographical and temporal prevalence is necessary to implement effective control measures. Therefore, the aim of this study is to determine a three-year prevalence of malari... Show More
  • Neuronal Hyperexcitability: The Elusive Link Between Social Dysfunction and Biological Dysfunction

    Michael Raymond Binder

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 99-110
    Received: 5 August 2022
    Accepted: 23 August 2022
    Published: 31 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220703.12
    Abstract: Human society is a macrocosm of the human body. Hence, it should not be surprising that a physiological abnormality that can disrupt virtually every system of the human body can disrupt virtually aspect of human society. According to the multi-circuit neuronal hyperexcitability (MCNH) hypothesis of psychiatric disorders, an inherent hyperexcitabili... Show More
  • Prescribers’, Dispensers’ and Users’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Relative to Antimicrobial Resistance in Douala, Cameroon

    Cecile Ingrid Djuikoue, Cedric Dylan Seugnou Nana, Ngaleu Ngouambe Audrey Pamela, Dorine Ngatcheu Ekeu, Grace Wanda, Celianthe Guegang Guegang, Wega Farid, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Tchokonte-Nana Venant, Dieudone Adiogo, Omer Njajou

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 111-118
    Received: 4 August 2022
    Accepted: 24 August 2022
    Published: 5 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220703.13
    Abstract: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most serious threats to global health today. It is now expanding exponentially in all regions of the world. Every day, new resistance mechanisms are emerging and spreading globally, compromising our ability to treat the most common infectious diseases. Given the fact that on AMR is insufficient in Camero... Show More
  • Risk Factors for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Patients in Northwestern Nigeria

    Egbenoma Andrew Aigboeghian, Simon Ikechukwu Enem, Preciousgift Orhue Isibor

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 119-123
    Received: 25 July 2022
    Accepted: 9 August 2022
    Published: 14 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220703.14
    Abstract: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is a major threat to tuberculosis (TB) control, and a common occurrence among HIV-infected patients in Nigeria. MDR-TB represents TB simultaneously resistant to at least rifampicin and isoniazid. This study aimed to identify the risk factors for MDR-TB among HIV-infected patients from four Northwestern Nige... Show More
  • Socio-Economic Implications of COVID-19 Prevention and Control Measures in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study Design

    Getachew Weldeyohannes, Alemu Kibret, Ephrem Mamo, Getabalew Endazenaw Bekele, Aman Yesuf, Trhas Tadesse

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 124-131
    Received: 22 August 2022
    Accepted: 5 September 2022
    Published: 16 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220703.15
    Abstract: Several African countries have reacted quickly and decisively to curb the potential influx and spread of the COVID-19 virus very much in line with emerging international experience. The aim of this study was to assess the socio- economic Implications of COVID-19 prevention and control measures in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia. A quantitative study method w... Show More
  • The Nature of Changes in Liver Function and Structure in Patients with COVID-19 and End-Stage Chronic Renal Failure Treated at a Repurposed Moscow Clinic

    Vechorko Valery Ivanovich, Evgeny Mikhailovich Evsikov, Teplova Natalya Vadimovna

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 132-140
    Received: 23 April 2021
    Accepted: 13 May 2021
    Published: 16 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20220703.16
    Abstract: Relevance: Currently, COVID-19 is considered as a systemic disease with impaired immune system function, primarily affecting the lungs, as well as the heart, kidneys, and intestines. The nature of changes in liver function in (COVID-19) is still poorly understood and poorly covered in the available literature. There are no publications on the natur... Show More