World Journal of Public Health

Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Factors Contributing to Missed Opportunities and Incomplete Vaccination of Children: A Focus on Mothers in Rumbek Centre County of Lakes State South Sudan

    Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Gabriel Omoniyi Ayeni, Olayinka Victor Ojo, John Biar Anyieth, Oladapo Michael Olagbegi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 47-54
    Received: Jul. 21, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 13, 2019
    Published: Aug. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) have been proven to be easily mitigated among the infants/children if the target population is effectively mobilized to receive the vaccines especially at the appropriate ages. The role played by mothers/guides in ensuring their wards get vaccinated appropriately cannot be over-emphasized. Their knowledge and att... Show More
  • Prevalence and Factors Associated with Psychosocial Distress Among Adolescents in Beninese Schools in 2016

    Agbohoui Houinato Olga, Klikpo Tchédié Etdéchié Elvyre, Hounkpatin Benjamin, Kpozehouen Alphonse, Gbédji Kévin Yann, Yoro Zohoun Inès, Guédou Fernand, Houinato Dismand Stéphan, Perrin René Xavier

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 55-64
    Received: Jul. 22, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 29, 2019
    Published: Sep. 17, 2019
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    Abstract: Context: Adolescence is the period during which a person experiences significant physical, biological and emotional changes. The lack of attention to mental well- being of adolescents may have adverse consequences on their mental health. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of psychological distress in schooled adolescents and... Show More
  • Prevalence and Trends of HIV and Syphilis Among Blood Donors in the Northern Region of Ghana; A Five-year Retrospective Study

    Abdulmuizz Tikumah Muktar, Adadow Yidana, Michael Wombeogo, Enoch Weyori Weikam

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 65-73
    Received: Mar. 14, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2019
    Published: Sep. 19, 2019
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    Abstract: Blood transfusion is considered a life-saver in health care settings, but could potentially pose as a risk factor for transmission of life-threatening viral infections, including HIV, HBsAg, HCV and Syphilis infections. This study was carried out to find out the prevalence and trends of HIV and Syphilis infections among blood donors in the Northern... Show More