World Journal of Public Health

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Male Partner Involvement in Birth Preparedness and Utilization of Antenatal Care Services: A study in the West Mamprusi Municipality of Northern Ghana

    Adadow Yidana, Shamsu-Deen Ziblim, Benjamin Yamusah

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 69-75
    Received: 5 June 2018
    Accepted: 21 June 2018
    Published: 16 July 2018
    Abstract: Men as partners in patriarchal societies play a very crucial role in pregnancy and childbirth. It has also been noted that male partners play an important role in family planning in Ghana. This notwithstanding, their involvement in maternal health has not been well investigated. This study sought to establish male partners’ involvement in antenatal... Show More
  • Premarital Sickle Cell Genetic Screening Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Compared Among Married and Unmarried Youths in Nigeria

    Tajudeen Olusegun Rasheed, Wasiu Adebowale Afolabi, Rukayat Ololade Abdul Rasheed, Rasheedat Adenike Ajala

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 76-82
    Received: 17 June 2018
    Accepted: 9 July 2018
    Published: 9 August 2018
    Abstract: Premarital sickle cell genetic screening is a test that determines the genotype of the intending couple before marriage. As a result, counseling is given before and after the test. This study assessed and compared the level of knowledge, attitude and practices of premarital sickle cell screening among married and unmarried youths in Epe, Nigeria. A... Show More
  • Health Equity and Access to Health Care in Trinidad and Tobago

    Mandreker Bahall

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 83-92
    Received: 23 June 2018
    Accepted: 13 July 2018
    Published: 14 August 2018
    Abstract: Health inequity persists, particularly in developing countries. This study explores access to public health care and equity. This descriptive study was conducted using a review of the literature, print media, health reports, and patient experiences. Health accessibility links to equity were analysed, focusing on inequity in healthcare access, chall... Show More
  • Factors Affecting Patient’s Satisfaction with Provided Sexually Transmitted Infections Primary Health Care Service in El-Damazin Locality at Blue Nile State, Sudan 2015 - 2016

    Khalid Fadl Alla Khalid, Samia Yousif Idris Habbani, Nada Jafar Osman, Malaz Elbashir Ahmed, Rania Hassan Abdelgfour

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 93-98
    Received: 4 August 2018
    Accepted: 22 August 2018
    Published: 25 September 2018
    Abstract: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) continued to be a significant public health problem especially among women at reproductive age and young people. Measuring patient satisfaction is an essential aspect of making services attractive to patients and improving the quality of service. This study was intended to explore the factors affecting the pat... Show More
  • Reproductive Health Rights: A Case Study in India

    Abhilasha Mittal

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 99-104
    Received: 8 August 2018
    Accepted: 3 September 2018
    Published: 27 September 2018
    Abstract: Reproductive rights are seen as dynamic rights that can vary according to the evolution of the society. Although the World Health Organization gives a standard definition to explain this set of rights, there is still scope for wider interpretation of terms “mental, social and physical well being”. This paper, therefore, attempts to understand and i... Show More