World Journal of Public Health

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Multiple Micronutrients Versus Iron Folic Acid on Neonatal Breastfeeding Intervals and Period in Kenya

    Betsy Chebet Rono, Yeri Kombe, Anselimo Makokha

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 105-110
    Received: Jul. 06, 2018
    Accepted: Jul. 26, 2018
    Published: Oct. 19, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20180304.11
    Abstract: Exclusive breastfeeding within the first six months of life, provides sufficient infant nutrients, but remains a challenge for the postnatal women. Maternal pregnancy nutrient deficiency has long-term infant complications: heart disease; heart attacks; deaths; and irreversible cognitive challenges. Half of under five morbidity and mortality are ass... Show More
  • Family History and BMI Correlate with Blood Pressure: A Cross-Section Study

    An-le Li, Yue-qin Shao, Hong Yuan, Yi-ying Zhang

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 111-117
    Received: Aug. 21, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 09, 2018
    Published: Nov. 07, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20180304.12
    Abstract: Hypertension is a general disease which is caused by complex polygenic inheritance, environment and multiple risk factors. The specific proportion of genes and the environment, however, was different in the previous published studies. The objective of this study is to identify the correlation between family history of hypertension (FH) and body mas... Show More
  • Survival and Mortality Analysis for HIV Patients in Khartoum State, Sudan 2017

    Rania Hassan Abdelgafour Hassan, Asma Abdellah Abdelaal, Haidar Abuahmed Mohammed, Malaz Ahmed Elbashir, Khalid Badereldien Khalid

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 118-124
    Received: Oct. 08, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 01, 2018
    Published: Nov. 29, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20180304.13
    Abstract: HIV epidemic in Sudan is low with prevalence of 0.3% among general population. The prevalence is higher among key population such as female sex workers and men having sex with men. Thirty percent of the estimated people living with HIV know their status, and 50% were on care by the end of 2016. Attrition rate in Sudan was highest in first 6 months,... Show More
  • Healthcare Spending on the Quality of the Nation’s Health: An Analysis of Public Perceptions

    Ray Martell Merrill, Gordon Bangerter Lindsay, Chelsi Alexander

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 125-130
    Received: Oct. 15, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2018
    Published: Dec. 21, 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20180304.14
    Abstract: This study evaluated the public’s perception of how increasing levels of GDP spending on healthcare impact average life expectancy, according to a representative sample of adults in the United States. Statistical analyses correlated the responses with selected demographic variables. The results show that the sample placed greater importance on adva... Show More
  • Managerial Factors Affecting the Provision of Quality Sexually Transmitted Infections Primary Health Care Service in El-Damazin, Sudan 2015-2016

    Khalid Fadl Alla Khalid, Nada Jafar Osman, Malaz Elbashir Ahmed, Rania Hassan Abdelgfour

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 131-135
    Received: Sep. 22, 2018
    Accepted: Dec. 25, 2018
    Published: Jan. 18, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20180304.15
    Abstract: Provision of quality health care service is the product of cooperation between the patient and the healthcare provider (HCP) in a supportive environment. The efficiency of STIs health program requires proper management and efficient use of resources. In Sudan the STIs services are provided as part of PHC service package. The management and responsi... Show More