American Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Quality of Youth Friendly Service at Public Health Facilities in SendafaTown, Oromia Region, Ethiopia: A Facility Based Cross Sectional Study

    Adugna Amenu, Wassie Negash, Enguday Demeke

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 39-53
    Received: 30 May 2022
    Accepted: 1 July 2022
    Published: 13 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajnhs.20220303.11
    Abstract: Background: Global initiatives are urging countries to prioritize quality as a way of reinforcing human rights-based approaches to health. Yet, evidence from both high- and low-income countries shows that services for adolescents are highly fragmented, poorly coordinated and uneven in quality. Objective: The main aim of the study was to assess qual... Show More
  • Adherence to WHO Dietary Recommendations and Its Associated Factors Among Pregnant Women Attending ANC at MKCSH, Southwest Ethiopia

    Daniel Desta, Efrem Negash, Abdi Geda

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 54-61
    Received: 28 May 2022
    Accepted: 28 June 2022
    Published: 20 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajnhs.20220303.12
    Abstract: Introduction: Maternal nutrition is essential for fetal development and growth, as well as the health of offspring throughout their lives. A nutritious prenatal diet improves fetal development and may aid in the prevention of congenital defects, premature birth, and low birth weight. Despite the fact that pregnant women are generally aware of the i... Show More
  • First Line Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Regional Hospital of Niamey (Niger): Socio-demographic Characteristics and Treatment Outcome

    Kadri Sani, Salifou Ibrahim Alkassoum, Harouna Amadou Mahaman Laouali, Djibo Sayo Adamou, Garba Abdoul Azize, Boureima Karimou, Daou Mamane

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 62-66
    Received: 16 July 2022
    Accepted: 28 July 2022
    Published: 4 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajnhs.20220303.13
    Abstract: Background: The increasing access of PLHIV to antiretroviral treatment (ART) over the last decade has led to a substantial reduction in patient morbidity and mortality and an increase in the life expectancy of PLHIV. Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the sociodemographic characteristics and treatment outcome of patients living with H... Show More
  • Development and Implementation of Virtual Stroke Nurse Certification: SINN-ECHO Model for Low and Middle Income Countries

    Shani SD, Angela Gnanadurai, Saramma PP, Laisa Kumar, Anila Goswami, Rebecca Sumathibai, Manju Dhandapani

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 67-72
    Received: 17 August 2022
    Accepted: 30 August 2022
    Published: 27 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajnhs.20220303.14
    Abstract: Background: Patients treated in specialized stroke care units and received discharge education are reported to have better medication adherence and reduced risk of stroke recurrence. Comprehensive stroke care necessitates specialized stroke nurses to provide evidence-based stroke care and education. Methods: The Virtual Stroke Nurse Certification C... Show More
  • Assessing the Predictors and Outcomes of Guillain-Barré Syndrome at St. Paul’s and Zewditu Hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Wubakal Teshome, Tesfaye Dagne, Tsegaye Getachew

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 73-83
    Received: 5 September 2022
    Accepted: 16 September 2022
    Published: 29 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajnhs.20220303.15
    Abstract: Guillain–Barré Syndrome (GBS) is the most frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis worldwide and constitute one of serious emergencies in neurology. In Ethiopia there is high prevalence of infectious disease influencing the prevalence as well as the subsequent outcome of GBS where there is significant constrain in the availability of critical care... Show More