World Journal of Public Health

Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017

  • Study on Some Indicators of Healthy Life Expectancy in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

    Ryon-Hui Ri, Kwang-Rim Ho

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017
    Pages: 60-66
    Received: 14 November 2016
    Accepted: 16 January 2017
    Published: 17 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170202.11
    Abstract: Nowadays it is one of the important issues to work out and analyze how long people lead a healthy life in order to clearly understand the health status of population in our country and to take countermeasures for the improvement of their health. Compute the disability life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) in DPRK by sex, age gr... Show More
  • The Lived Experience of Patients with Leprosy at Kagando Hospital, Uganda

    Baluku M. Raphael, Samuel Nambile Cumber, Vallence Niyonzima, Jackson Jr Nforbewing Ndenkeh, Rosaline Yumumkah Kanjo-Cumber

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017
    Pages: 67-74
    Received: 31 October 2016
    Accepted: 12 December 2016
    Published: 23 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170202.12
    Abstract: Though the world health assembly passed a resolution to “eliminate leprosy as a public health problem” by 2000, the disease is still common in many countries worldwide. Leprosy deforms and disables but seldom kills so that those who have been crippled live on getting steadily worse. Thus, the researcher was prompted to explore the lived experiences... Show More
  • Assessing Nurses’ Knowledge on the Management of Women Presenting with Still-Birth at the Bota District Hospital, Cameroon

    Sona Motomby, Samuel Nambile Cumber, Rosaline Yumumkah Kanjo-Cumber

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017
    Pages: 75-80
    Received: 18 October 2016
    Accepted: 27 October 2016
    Published: 27 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170202.13
    Abstract: Stillbirth refers to the delivery of an infant who died in the uterus. And also stillbirth can also be referred to as intrauterine fetal death (IUFD). Stillbirth is one of the most common serious complications of pregnancy, affecting approximately 0.5% of pregnancies in the developed world and much greater portions of the pregnancies in the develop... Show More
  • Prevalence and Correlates of Diabetes Mellitus Among Adult Obese Saudis in Al-Jouf Region

    Mohamed Yahya Saeedi, Ahmed Jameel Almadani, Abdelgadier Ibrahim Jamo, Fayez G. Alruwailly, Ashraf Bashir Albaraka, Ahmed K. Ibrahim, Kassim A. Kassim

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2017
    Pages: 81-88
    Received: 24 January 2017
    Accepted: 22 March 2017
    Published: 12 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170202.14
    Abstract: Background: Saudi Health Information Survey reported that diabetes affects 13.2% of the population while 16.3% are borderline, also obesity affects 28.7% of the population. Diabetes has a major impact on health and quality of life. whereas, early control of type 2 diabetes also reduces the risk of mortality. Aim: we aimed to explore the prevalence ... Show More