European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015

  • The Biology of Prolotherapy and Its Application in Clinical Cervical Spine Instability and Chronic Neck Pain: A Retrospective Study

    Ross A. Hauser, Danielle Steilen, Karina Gordin

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 85-102
    Received: 11 May 2015
    Accepted: 29 May 2015
    Published: 16 June 2015
    Abstract: Background: In an effort to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of clinical cervical spine instability (CCSI) and chronic neck pain, we investigated the role of proliferative injection Prolotherapy in the reduction of pain and recovery of constitutional and neurological symptoms associated with increased intervertebral motion, structural deformi... Show More
  • Provider Initiated HIV Testing During Antenatal Care and Labour – Knowledge and Acceptability of Patients in a Nigeria Teaching Hospital

    Oyebode Tinuade Abimbola, Sagay Atiene Solomon, Imade Godwin, Ekwempu Chinedu Chika, Isichei Christian, Agbaji Oche, Okonkwo Prosper Iheanacho, Kanki Phyllis Jean

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 103-109
    Received: 11 June 2015
    Accepted: 18 June 2015
    Published: 2 July 2015
    Abstract: Aim: This study aimed at accessing the knowledge and acceptance of women receiving Antenatal care (ANC) at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) to the concept of Provider Initiated HIV Testing and Counselling (PITC) during antenatal care and in Labour, as a departure from e Client Initiated Counseling and Testing(CICT) or Voluntary Counselin... Show More
  • Towards Elimination of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus in the Developing Countries: A Look at the Theory of Planned Behavior

    Jalal-Eddeen Abubakar Saleh, Khaled Abdelrahim

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 110-116
    Received: 20 June 2015
    Accepted: 24 June 2015
    Published: 4 July 2015
    Abstract: To achieve the global maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) elimination, it is vital to develop an ideal theoretical framework that can be used for the disease elimination. The theoretical framework for this review is the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB), a modified model of the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA). The TPB was meant to be applied to the... Show More
  • Evaluation of the Quality of Expanded Program on Immunization Service Delivery in Primary Health Care Institutions of Jigjiga Zone Somali Region, Eastern Ethiopia

    Ali Abdi Salah, Nega Baraki, Gudina Egata, Wanzahun Godana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 117-123
    Received: 7 June 2015
    Accepted: 21 June 2015
    Published: 8 July 2015
    Abstract: Introduction: quality is an integral part in EPI. Being pastoralist life style, poor infrastructure was considered the main reasons behind low coverage in this region. Therefore, the main aim of this study was to assess the quality of EPI service delivery in primary health care institutions of jigjiga zone Somali of region. Method: institution base... Show More
  • Epidemiology of Non-communicable Disease Risk Factors Among Adults Residing in Gilgel Gibe Field Research Centre, Jimma, South West Ethiopia

    Tomas Benti Tefera, Kifle Woldemichael, Fasil Tessema, Fessahaye Alemseged

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2015
    Pages: 124-128
    Received: 26 June 2015
    Accepted: 6 July 2015
    Published: 18 July 2015
    Abstract: Background: Burden of Chronic non-communicable diseases are increasing rapidly in developing countries and different Risk factors are contributing to the high burden of Non-communicable diseases in developing countries. Tobacco is most common risk factor and responsible for about 4.9 million deaths each year. Alcohol consumption is the leading risk... Show More