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Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328610/national-population-based-surveys-for-better-reporting-of-who-regional-core-indicators-and-sdg-health-related-indicators
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October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328609/contextual-challenges-and-solutions-to-undertaking-a-household-adolescent-mental-health-survey-in-a-developing-country
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Lilian A Ghandour, Al Amira S Shehab, Pia Zeinoun, Lucy Tavitian, Fadi Halabi, Fadi T Maalouf
Recent epidemiological evidence for Lebanese adults along with the increased efforts for policy and service planning have demonstrated the importance of screening for rates of psychiatric disorders in the adolescent population. In response to this need, the Beirut Epidemiological Investigation of the Psychological Status of Youth was conducted in a community sample to estimate the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and their correlates among adolescents. The main aim of this report is to provide a synthesis of the research process and challenges faced in completing the first population-based mental health survey among children and adolescents in Lebanon...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328608/availability-and-safety-of-blood-transfusion-during-humanitarian-emergencies
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REVIEW
Yetmgeta Abdella, Rana Hajjeh, Cees Th Smit Sibinga
Background: Availability and safety of blood transfusion is a major concern in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies. These emergencies increase demand for blood transfusion and make its delivery challenging and complex. Nevertheless, there is a lack of information on emergency preparedness and response capacity of blood transfusion services and on the challenges in meeting patients' needs. Aims: To assess availability and safety of blood transfusion during humanitarian emergencies...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328607/modelling-the-prevalence-of-diabetes-mellitus-risk-factors-based-on-artificial-neural-network-and-multiple-regression
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REVIEW
Kamal Gholipour, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Shabnam Iezadi, Ali Jannati, Sina Keshavarz
Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a metabolic disease with complex causes, manifestations, complications and management. Understanding the wide range of risk factors for T2DM can facilitate diagnosis, proper classification and cost-effective management of the disease. Aims: To compare the power of an artificial neural network (ANN) and logistic regression in identifying T2DM risk factors. Methods: This descriptive and analytical study was conducted in 2013...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328606/systematic-review-of-priority-setting-studies-in-health-research-in-the-islamic-republic-of-iran
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Abbas Badakhshan, Mohammad Arab, Arash Rashidian, Mahin Gholipour, Elham Mohebbi, Kazem Zendehdel
Background: Several research priority-setting studies have been conducted in different countries, including the Islamic Republic of Iran. Aims: We conducted a systematic review and evaluated the quality of the priority-setting reports about health research in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Methods: English and Farsi databases were searched from January to July 2016 to extract reports (up to December 2015) about priority setting in health research in the Islamic Republic of Iran...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328605/validation-of-an-arabic-version-of-the-yale-food-addiction-scale-2-0
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Mounir Fawzi, Mohab Fawzi
Background: The Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) is the gold standard for assessment of food addiction based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). To keep up with the DSM-5 update, the YFAS 2.0 was published in early 2016. Aims: We conducted the present study to translate, adapt and validate the DSM-5 Yale Food Addiction Scale 2.0 for use with Arabic speakers. Methods: Both the final YFAS 2.0-A, developed with a rigorous methodology, and the English YFAS 2...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328604/assessment-of-hepatitis-b-immunization-programme-among-school-students-in-qatar
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Hamad Al-Romaihi, Hana Al-Masri, Sherine Shawky, Mohammed Al Thani, Salah Al Awaidy, Mohamed Ahmed Janahi, Moutaz Derbala, Khalid Al-Ansari, Robert Allison
Background: In 2010, Qatar adopted the target of reducing hepatitis B prevalence to < 1% in children by 2015. The World Health Organization Region for the Eastern Mediterranean is identified with intermediate hepatitis B virus (HBV) endemicity, ranging from 2% to 7%. It is estimated that 4.3 million individuals are living with HBV infection in the Region. Aims: This study was conducted to assess hepatitis B seroprevalence in children, hepatitis B vaccination coverage, potential exposure to risk factors, and knowledge among parents/guardians about hepatitis B infection...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328603/adapting-life-to-the-reality-of-diabetes
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Hossein Namdar Areshtanab, Hossein Karimi Moonaghi, Leila Jouybari, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Hossein Ebrahimi
Background: Diabetes is one of the most challenging and burdensome chronic diseases of the 21st century. Adaptation to disease is a mental, multidimensional, interactive process and is influenced by social and cultural factors. It should be explained in the cultural context of each society with qualitative studies. Aims: In this study, we explored the subjective experiences of adaptation to type 2 diabetes among Iranian patients. Methods: This was a qualitative study using a grounded theory approach...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328602/assessing-sleep-quality-of-lebanese-high-school-students-in-relation-to-lifestyle-pilot-study-in-beirut
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Ramez Chahine, Rita Farah, Michèle Chahoud, Alain Harb, Rami Tarabay, Eric Sauleau, Roger Godbout
Background: Sleep problems in teenagers seriously disturb the active process of learning. Given the absence of sleep data from Lebanon, a study to determine sleep quality among adolescents is vital. Aims: To understand sleep habits and patterns that affect sleep quality, and assess the amplitude of possible sleep problems in Lebanese adolescents, raising awareness of the effects of good sleep hygiene on general health in adolescents. Methods: A cross-sectional survey of 500 high-school students in Beirut was conducted using a self-filled questionnaire inquiring about sociodemographics, health-risk behaviour and sleep quality...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328601/factors-associated-with-smoking-contemplation-and-maintenance-among-iranian-adolescents
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Hamidreza Roohafza, Razieh Omidi, Tahereh Alinia, Kamal Heidari, Gholamhossein Mohammad-Shafiee, Morid Jaberifar, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Wasim Maziak
Background: Evidence is scarce on which factors contribute to cigarette and waterpipe contemplation and no previous study has examined the factors associated with waterpipe maintenance. Aims: This study aimed to determine the factors associated with cigarette and waterpipe smoking contemplation and maintenance among Iranian adolescents. Methods: Factors including depression, risky behaviour, family conflict, attitude to smoking acceptability and self-efficacy were examined using a questionnaire for 5500 adolescents at the smoking contemplation or maintenance stage...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328600/socioeconomic-factors-associated-with-tobacco-smoking-in-turkey-a-cross-sectional-population-based-study
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Ceyda Sahan, Turkan Gunay, Hatice Simsek, Ahmet Soysal, Gul Ergor
Background: Gender and lower socioeconomic status are associated with smoking. Aims: This study aimed to determine the association between socioeconomic factors and cigarette tobacco smoking in Balcova, Izmir, Turkey, with a focus on gender differences. Methods: The study population was all men and women (36 187) aged over 30 years living in Balcova from October 2007 to May 2009. Data were collected in interviews and included smoking status (current, former, never), age, gender, marital status, educational level, occupational class/working status, health insurance and having a chronic disease...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30328599/implementing-who-s-global-strategy-in-the-eastern-mediterranean-region-what-next-editorial
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EDITORIAL
Ahmed Al-Mandhari
In May 2018, the Seventy-first World Health Assembly, bringing together 194 Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO), unanimously adopted the Organization's thirteenth General Programme of Work) 2023-2019 GPW. (1) (13 GPW 13 will guide WHO's work for at least the next five years. It is closely linked to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: (2) essentially, it specifies strategic priorities and goals that need to be achieved globally by 2023 to keep on track with achievement of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals by 2030...
October 10, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30370918/towards-a-hepatitis-free-egypt-is-this-achievable-editorial
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EDITORIAL
Wahid Doss, Joumana Hermez, Hoda Atta, Jean Jabbour
Over the past few years, we have seen remarkable developments in the global commitment to address viral hepatitis. In May 2006, 194 countries of the World Health Assembly unanimously adopted the first-ever Global Health Sector Strategy on viral hepatitis, 2016-2021. Through these high-level strategies, countries made a commitment to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. Unfortunately, Egypt has one of the highest ‎global burdens of hepatitis C ‎virus (HCV) infections; it is estimated that prevalence of HCV is around 4...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215481/twenty-third-meeting-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-regional-working-group-on-gavi-the-vaccine-alliance
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September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215480/reducing-maternal-mortality-the-case-for-availability-and-safety-of-blood-supply
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Yetmgeta Abdella, Rana Hajjeh, Cees Th Smit Sibinga
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215479/cancer-care-for-adolescents-and-young-adults-in-jordan
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REVIEW
Hikmat Abdel-Razeq, Maha Barbar, Taher Abu Hejleh, Asem Mansour
Background: Adolescents and young adults with cancer have special characteristics and needs. Aims: This study highlighted psychosocial challenges, fertility issues and secondary diseases encountered in adolescents and young adults with cancer. This work is meant to be a platform for future interventions for cancer in this demographic. Methods: We investigated the latest edition of the Jordan Cancer Registry (JCR) and our more comprehensive institutional database during 2000-2012...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215478/health-challenges-and-access-to-health-care-among-syrian-refugees-in-jordan-a-review
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REVIEW
Wireen Dator, Hamzeh Abunab, Norenia Dao-Ayen
Background: Syrian refugees in Jordan are currently facing difficulties in accessing adequate healthcare. Aims: This study looked at the health conditions and barriers to accessing healthcare in Syrian refugees settled in Jordan. Methods: Pubmed, CINAHL and Google Scholar were searched for published cross-sectional studies on the health status of Syrian refugees, specifically the prevalence of chronic diseases, communicable diseases, physical impairments, emotional and mental health problems, and barriers to health care...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215477/engagement-of-health-research-institutions-in-knowledge-translation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean-region
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Fadi El-Jardali, Ahmed Mandil, Diana Jamal, Lama BouKarroum, Samar El-Feky, Mohamed Nour, Mazen Al-Abbar
Background: Health research institutions in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) can play an integral role in promoting and supporting Knowledge Translation (KT). Assessing institutions' engagement in KT and bridging the "research- policy" gap is important in designing context-specific strategies to promote KT and informing funding efforts in the region. Aims: The objective of this study was to explore the engagement of EMR institutions in KT activities...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215476/geographical-inequality-in-cataract-surgery-among-iranians-between-2006-and-2011
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Cyrus Alinia, Seyed-Farzad Mohammadi, Mahmoud Jabbarvand, Hasan Hashemi
Background: Cataract surgery is a highly cost-effective intervention for sight restoration but inequalities exist in its use which health care systems should aim to reduce. Aims: This study aimed to measure the level of inequality in cataract surgery use and the changes in inequality between 2006 and 2011 in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Methods: A number of metrics, including ranges and indexes based on Lorenz curves (Gini, concentration and dissimilarity indexes), were used to measure the inequality in cataract surgery use among Iranians in 2006 and 2011...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215475/fruit-and-vegetable-intake-among-emirati-adolescents-a-mixed-methods-study
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Nora Makansi, Paul Allison, Manal Awad, Christophe Bedos
Background: Interventions to promote healthy eating in adolescents are needed in the United Arab Emirates. To design effective interventions, adolescent eating behaviours need to be understood. Aims: This study aimed to describe eating behaviours of adolescents in Dubai and the factors associated with fruit and vegetable intake. Methods: This was a sequential explanatory study using a mixed methods approach. Ten of the 34 Arabic high schools in Dubai were randomly selected and students in grades 10-12 were included...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
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