European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023

  • Level and Manifestations of TB-Related Stigma Among People with Tuberculosis in Tanzania

    Wilbard Deogratius Muhandiki, Ndakibae Gabriel Mabega, Lucas Eliaimringi Matemba, Gerald Phares Mwing’a, Oscar Leonard Kaswaga, Hamimu Omary Kigumi, Emmanuel Heriel Matechi, Onay Godson Lwanzali, Riziki Michael Kisonga, Mangi Job Ezekiel, Eliakimu Paul Kapyolo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 63-71
    Received: 3 August 2023
    Accepted: 21 August 2023
    Published: 6 September 2023
    Abstract: Background: TB-related stigma is a recognized barrier to efforts to End TB. It affects early diagnosis and timely initiation of treatment and can potentially interrupt treatment. Understanding the dimension of TB-related stigma and its manifestations is critical to planning appropriate TB stigma reduction responses. However, this information is lar... Show More
  • Research and Development of Drug Device Suitable for Pericoronitis Disinfection

    Xue-Jing Lin, Yong-Xin Chen, Ming-Jun Wang, Jie Zhou, Qing Yuan, Ling-Er Chen, Shu-Lai Chen, Li-Yu Man, Diwas Sunchuri, Zhu-Ling Guo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 72-74
    Received: 4 December 2022
    Accepted: 26 December 2022
    Published: 25 September 2023
    Abstract: Objective: To solve the problems of non-uniform spraying, easy puncture and difficult to reach wisdom teeth in the treatment of pericoronitis. Methods: The design of this device includes a probe, a working part, a holding part and a storage part, the probe is located in the horizontal direction of the working part, the storage part is located in th... Show More
  • Epidemiology, Health Implications, and Resilience Factors in Adolescent Marijuana Use: A Comprehensive Review

    Yajuan Gao

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, September 2023
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: 12 September 2023
    Accepted: 4 October 2023
    Published: 14 October 2023
    Abstract: Background: Marijuana is a very common illicit drug used across the United States and around the world. It has many adverse effects on adolescents and societal health. Among adolescents, it can cause chronic brain damage and psychoactive effects. This literature review aims to discuss topics concerning the epidemiology of marijuana use, adverse hea... Show More