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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/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
#7
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
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215474/use-of-induced-abortion-for-birth-control-by-mothers-in-iraq
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Hajir Al-Ridhwany, Asma Aljawadi, Muthanna Abduljawad
Background: Induced abortion is a traditional method of birth control and it can indicate unmet maternal reproductive needs. Little is known about the use of induced abortion by married women in Iraq. Aims: This cross-sectional study aimed to explore whether induced abortion is used for birth control by married women in Mosul, and to determine the sociodemographic and family characteristics associated with its use. Methods: Multistage stratified sampling was used to recruit 1302 married women of child-bearing age (15-49 years) attending primary health care centres in Mosul...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215473/women-s-sexual-and-reproductive-health-care-needs-assessment-an-iranian-perspective
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Soghra Khani, Lida Moghaddam-Banaem, Eesa Mohamadi, Abu Ali Vedadhir, Ebrahim Hajizadeh
Background: Reproductive health problems are a leading cause of women's ill health and mortality worldwide. There is a need to investigate sexual and reproductive health care needs in different societies and cultural contexts. Despite the success in health care promotion in the Iranian health care system, women still need to receive sexual health care and appropriate HIV/AIDS services. However, studies on the sexual and reproductive health care needs of Iranian women are lacking. Aims: This study aimed to investigate the sexual and reproductive health care needs of women referred to health care centres in an urban area of the Islamic Republic of Iran...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215472/associations-between-red-reflex-abnormality-consanguinity-and-intensive-care-hospitalization-of-newborns-in-turkey
#10
Zeynep Ozkurt, Selahattin Balsak, Yusuf Yildirim, Harun Yuksel, Ihsan Caca
Background: Red reflex screening is the primary but unheeded test for the detection of vision- and life-threatening eye conditions. Aims: To evaluate the red reflex of newborns, percentage of ocular diseases resulting in red reflex abnormality, and their relation with consanguinity in Southeast Turkey. Methods: Newborns (n = 1358) were examined with pencil light and direct ophthalmoscopy. Results: Eight hundred of these newborns were hospitalized in a rooming-in unit...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215471/social-psychological-and-demographic-variables-related-to-breastfeeding-among-kuwaiti-mothers
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Yagoub Al-Kandari, Ramadan A Ahmed
Background: Many studies have discussed the relationship between breastfeeding and certain social, psychological and demographic variables. Aims: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of social, psychological and demographic variables on breastfeeding among Kuwaiti mothers. Methods: The total of 712 married women were selected who answered a questionnaire. Questions were asked about duration of breastfeeding and bottle feeding, degree of spousal relationship, religious sect and background...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215470/association-between-coronary-artery-disease-and-hepatitis-c-virus-seropositivity
#12
Osama Shoeib, Medhat Ashmawy, Seham Badr, Mahmoud El Amroosy
Background: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Predisposing factors include some infectious aetiologies that have a systemic effect like hepatitis C virus. Aims: The aim of this study was to explore the association between hepatitis C viral infection and coronary artery disease. Methods: This case-control study was designed to include 100 patients attending the Cardiology Department in Tanta University Hospital, Gharbia Governorate, Egypt, for diagnostic angiography...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215469/payment-system-of-urban-family-physician-programme-in-the-islamic-republic-of-iran-is-it-appropriate
#13
Leila Doshmangir, Arash Rashidian, Amirhossein Takian, Parinaz Doshmangir, Hakimeh Mostafavi
Background: The payment system is pivotal in implementing policies in the health sector. Equitable access to healthcare is the main principle of the payment system. Aims: This study aimed to investigate aspects of the payment system in the urban family physician programme (FPP) in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Methods: This was a qualitative study. We obtained data from key informants and both formal and grey literature. We used content analysis for data analysis...
September 6, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30215468/towards-a-hepatitis-free-egypt-is-this-achievable
#14
EDITORIAL
Wahid Doss, Joumana Hermez, Hoda Atta, Jean Jabbour
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/30079957/meeting-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-regional-technical-advisory-group-on-immunization
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July 29, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30079956/strengthening-community-support-resilience-programmes-and-interventions-in-infectious-diseases-of-poverty
#16
Ernest Tambo, Jeanne Y Ngogang, Xiao Ning, Zhou Xiao-Nong
Background: There is an urgent need to promote innovative partnerships, community leadership and commitment toward strengthening coherent and sustainable community support, resilience programmes, engagement and social mobilization for resiliency. Aims: This paper aims to strengthen coherent, scalable and sustainable community participation, resilience policies and innovative programmes to accelerate elimination and eradication of infectious diseases of poverty. Methods: An unstructured and retrospective review approach was used to determine and to define full papers, reviewed publications, and grey literature on the topics of community resilience, infectious diseases of poverty elimination and eradication, and the global health security agenda...
July 29, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30079955/blood-transfusion-and-hepatitis-what-does-it-take-to-prevent-new-infections
#17
Yetmgeta Abdella, Gabriele Riedner, Rana Hajjeh, Cees Th Smit Sibinga
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 29, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30079954/joint-evaluation-of-marketing-authorization-files-of-inactivated-polio-vaccines-in-countries-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-region
#18
Houda Langar, Razieh Ostad Ali Dehaghi, Nora Dellepiane
Background: In 2012, the World Health Assembly declared ending polio a "programmatic emergency for global public health". In response, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative developed "The Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018" to address the eradication of all types of poliomyelitis. Aims: The World Health Organization invited selected countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region to take part in a joint evaluation of the marketing authorization files of candidate standalone inactivated poliovirus vaccines (IPVs), aimed to facilitate the evaluation process and expedite the timelines for registration...
July 29, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30079953/quality-of-life-and-family-function-of-parents-of-children-with-attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder
#19
Samar Azazy, Hebatallah Nour-Eldein, Hend Salama, Mosleh Ismail
Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common paediatric neurodevelopmental disorder, with serious impacts on individuals, families and communities. It is associated with cognitive, behavioural, emotional, social and developmental disturbances and impaired academic achievement. Aims: To describe quality of life (QOL) of parents of ADHD children and family function. To determine the relationship between QOL, family function and sociodemographic characteristics...
July 29, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30079952/syrian-pharmacovigilance-system-a-survey-of-pharmacists-knowledge-attitudes-and-practices
#20
Anas Bahnassi, Fawaz Al-Harbi
Background: The Syrian pharmacovigilance (PV) system consists of a PV unit responsible for all related activities at the national level. Pharmacists' participation in the system can play a major role in its efficiency. To date, little is known about the position or the contribution of Syrian pharmacists within the programme. Aims: To describe Syrian pharmacists' knowledge, attitudes, practices and perceived barriers to reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADR), and to evaluate the sociodemographic effects within Damascus and rural Damascus...
July 29, 2018: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, la Revue de Santé de la Méditerranée Orientale
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