World Journal of Public Health

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Women, Puberty Rites and Heterosexuality: A Case Study in Côte D’Ivoire

    Toure Irafiala

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Apr. 20, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 30, 2020
    Published: Jan. 19, 2021
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    Abstract: Since 2000 the International Community has focused on the promotion of women with actions and recommendations on gender equality between men and women and empower women. On closer analysis, Millennium Development Goal does not explain the status of women in reproducing society through heterosexuality in which women are in a position of power. The t... Show More
  • Assessement of Water Quality and Risk of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons in Lungfish (Protopterus annectens) from Freshwaters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Rivers State, Nigeria

    Elechi Owhoeke, Julius Nkeonyeasua Ehiwario

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: Dec. 01, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2020
    Published: Mar. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Water quality and health risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in P. annectens from freshwaters of Egi, Egbema, and Omoku communities, in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of Rivers State, Nigeria were examined. The PAHs were checked using gas chromatography coupled with flame ionization detector (GCFID), while the physicochemical paramete... Show More
  • Trend of Influenza Like Illness in Shiro Meda Health Center Sentinel Site, 2013 to 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018

    Habtamu Tilahun Guadie, Zewdu Assefa Edea, Girma Taye, Adamu Tayachew Mekonen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 13-16
    Received: Sep. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 11, 2020
    Published: Mar. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Influenza is a respiratory illness caused by influenza virus that can spread very easily from person to person. The virus is spread through the air by the exchange of fluid droplets from the mouth or nose of one person to another person due to sneezing and coughing. The manifestations of illness (fever, cough, sore throat) caused by t... Show More
  • Clarifying and Revealing the Gender Differences in the Relationships of Lean and Fat Mass with Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors in Asian Men and Women

    Victor Hng Hang Goh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 17-24
    Received: Feb. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2021
    Published: Mar. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Objectives: To clarify the relationships of fat and lean mass with the metabolic syndrome risk factors in Asian men and women. Methods: This is a cross sectional study of 530 and 1326 Singaporean men and women. The lean mass index (LMI), fat mass index (FMI) and abdominal fat index (AbFI) were computed with height adjustments as with BMI, and were ... Show More