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  1. Within the continuum of reproductive health care, antenatal care (ANC) provides a platform for vital health care functions, such as disease prevention, health promotion, screening, and diagnosis. It has been w...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale, Chimezie Igwegbe Nzoputam, Amadou Barrow and Adeyinka Onikan

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:13

    Content type: Research

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  2. Hand hygiene (HH) is considered the most important measure to tackle the transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens. However, compliance with recommendations is usually low and effective improvement strat...

    Authors: Sihem Ben Fredj, Asma Ben Cheikh, Sana Bhiri, Hela Ghali, Salwa Khefacha, Lamine Dhidah, Latifa Merzougui, Mohamed Ben Rejeb and Houyem Said Latiri

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:11

    Content type: Research

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  3. The prevalence of congenital colour vision deficiency (CCVD) varies from race to race and differs in different geographic regions. Colour vision deficiency or colour blindness, is the inability or decreased ab...

    Authors: Reta Gutema Mitiku, Bekele Serbessa Tolera and Zelalem Gebremariam Tolesa

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:10

    Content type: Research

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  4. Many underlying factors are assumed to contribute to the disparities in magnitude of childhood malnutrition. Notwithstanding, socioeconomic inequalities remain key measures to determine chronic and hidden hung...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale, Godson Tudeme, Adeyinka Onikan and Charity E. Ekholuenetale

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:9

    Content type: Research

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  5. Swimming is a popular exercise for different types of people at different ages. Public swimming pools are places where fungal infections can be easily transferred. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Hossein Sarmadian, Yasamin Hazbavi, Mojtaba Didehdar, Mohammad Javad Ghannadzadeh, Reza Hajihossein, Mahmood Khosravi and Reza Ghasemikhah

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that one of the authors’ given names is not reflected correctly.

    Authors: Manal M. Anwar, Alshimaa M. Mohamed Lotfy and Afaf A. Alrashidy

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:7

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:21

  7. One of the most important demographic challenges over the recent three decades in the world has been a significant fall in the fertility rate. This study aimed to investigate factors related to childbearing in...

    Authors: Marzieh Araban, Mahmood Karimy, Bahram Armoon and Fereshteh Zamani-Alavijeh

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. Today, accreditation is considered as the most commonly used health assessment approach. Considering the importance and application of the process of this approach in the hospital, this study aimed to investig...

    Authors: Narges Tashayoei, Pouran Raeissi and Amir Ashkan Nasiripour

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:5

    Content type: Research

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  9. Healthcare is a high-risk industry that requires regular assessment of patient safety climate within healthcare organizations. This addresses the organizational cultural issues and explores the association bet...

    Authors: Naglaa A. El-Sherbiny, Eman H. Ibrahim and Wafaa Y. Abdel-Wahed

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. In the last decades, the use of internet has increased many folds, and internet addiction has become a severe public health issue around the world. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of internet addi...

    Authors: Tubayesha Hassan, Mohammad Morshad Alam, Abrar Wahab and Mohammad Delwer Hawlader

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. Ebola virus disease is an emergency situation in the area of international public health for which currently, there is no standard treatment. Thus, there is an essential need for awareness of individuals about...

    Authors: Masoumeh Ansari, Ronak Hamzehei and Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:2

    Content type: Research

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  12. In India, a large number of pregnancies are unplanned resulting in unsafe and illegal abortion. For every legal abortion, 10 to 11 illegal abortions are occurring which endangers the health and survival of the...

    Authors: Prem Davis, Malaimala Sarasveni, Jayalakshmi Krishnan, Lekha Diwakara Bhat and Naveen Kumar Kodali

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:1

    Content type: Research

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  13. The levels of frailty are anticipated to increase as a result of population aging. A valid instrument is required to detect individuals at high risk of frailty. The present research aimed to assess feasibility...

    Authors: Rania Khamis, Hala Sabbah, Sanaa Sabbah, Lilian Peters, Nabil Droubi and Ibtissam Sabbah

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:28

    Content type: Research

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  14. Breast diseases in women, whether benign or malignant, are very commonly encountered. The breast is the commonest site for female cancer in Egypt (38.8%). Breast cancer screening can reduce morbidity and morta...

    Authors: Ayat F. Manzour and Dina A. Gamal Eldin

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:26

    Content type: Research

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  15. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common and potentially disabling gastrointestinal disorders. The pathogenesis of this disorder remains obscure. However, many etiological explanations point to...

    Authors: Doaa Elhosseiny, Nehal Elfawy Mahmoud and Ayat F. Manzour

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:23

    Content type: Research

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  16. There is an acute shortage of nurses worldwide including Iran. Quality of work life is important for nurses as it affects the safety and quality of care provided for patients as well as organizational factors....

    Authors: Pouran Raeissi, Mohammad Reza Rajabi, Elahe Ahmadizadeh, Kourosh Rajabkhah and Edris Kakemam

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:25

    Content type: Research

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  17. Patient safety is regarded as a global problem by which both developed and developing worlds are affected. It is defined as avoidance and prevention of patient injuries or adverse events, which could result du...

    Authors: Noha Asem, Hend Aly Sabry and Eman Elfar

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:22

    Content type: Research

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  18. Unsafe injection practices are an occupational hazard among the nursing staff. Awareness of nurses’ staff members about safe injection practices may vary between different hospitals according to the policies a...

    Authors: Manal M. Anwar, Alshimaa A. Mohamed Lotfy and Afaf A. Alrashidy

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:21

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:7

  19. Agriculture is undoubtedly the backbone of the Cameroonian economy, and other economic activities thrive only if production in this sector is assured. It has been estimated that approximately 25 million agricu...

    Authors: Ayuk B. Tambe, Baleba M. R. Mbanga, Dapi L. Nzefa and Medoua G. Nama

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:20

    Content type: Research

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  20. Professional advice provided to mothers has an effective role on the prevalence and duration of breastfeeding. Previous studies showed that health care providers had defective knowledge and skills necessary to...

    Authors: Ola A. Mostafa, Marwa R. Salem and Ahmed M. Badr

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:19

    Content type: Research

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  21. Knowledge on risk factors of bullying and victimization among school students is crucial for the implementation of preventive measures. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence and correlates of sc...

    Authors: Yasmine Samir Galal, Maha Emadeldin and Maha Abdelrahman Mwafy

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:18

    Content type: Research

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  22. This study was carried out to determine the prevalence and predictors of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection among symptomatic children and the effect on growth.

    Authors: Yasmine Samir Galal, Carolyne Morcos Ghobrial, John Rene Labib and Maha Elsayed Abou-Zekri

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:17

    Content type: Research

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  23. Children attending daycare centers (DCCs) are at high risk of contracting infectious diseases due to several factors including lack of knowledge among the caregivers about infection prevention and control prac...

    Authors: Mohamed Mostafa Tahoun, Ali Abdel Halim Hasab and Nessrin Ahmed El-Nimr

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:16

    Content type: Research

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  24. The rate of admissions to hospital with bronchiolitis has increased over the past years. The reasons for this are likely to be multifactorial including improved survival of preterm infants.

    Authors: Noussa R. El Basha, Huda Marzouk, May M. Sherif and Amani A. El Kholy

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:15

    Content type: Research

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  25. Unintended pregnancies may be mistimed or unwanted. It represents 40% of all pregnancies, and it had multiple risky health outcomes. It is essential to understand the factors affecting unintended pregnancies a...

    Authors: Eman Abd-El Baset Mohamed, Ahmed Fathy Hamed, Fouad M. A. Yousef and Esraa Aly Ahmed

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:14

    Content type: Research

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  26. Outsourcing is a kind of participation between public and private sector. This should be monitored and supervised to enhance the quality of outsourced services and to prevent new problems in this area. Shiraz ...

    Authors: Omid Barati, Maryam Najibi, Ali Reza Yusefi, Hajar Dehghan and Sajad Delavari

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:13

    Content type: Research

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  27. Internet addiction is an increasing problem among university students worldwide. The Internet provides numerous educational advantages, but too much Internet use can lead to unfavorable outcomes such as social...

    Authors: Doaa M. Abdel-Salam, Hajar I. Alrowaili, Haifa K. Albedaiwi, Amnah I. Alessa and Hanan A. Alfayyadh

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:12

    Content type: Research

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  28. Involving medical personnel in all aspects of smoking control in the community is indispensable. In a trial to enhance the participation of healthcare professionals in smoking cessation activities, this study ...

    Authors: Silvia Farouk Shalaby and Mona Adel Soliman

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:11

    Content type: Research

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  29. In the past several decades, the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have transitioned priorities from rebuilding European and Asian countries to decreasing poverty in developing countrie...

    Authors: Saeed Sobhani

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:10

    Content type: Short report

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  30. Smokers with comorbid anxio-depressive disorders are more prone to progress to a more severe level of dependence and to experience more severe nicotine withdrawal symptoms than smokers without anxio-depressive...

    Authors: Héla Ghali, Oussama Ben Rejeb, Sihem Ben Fredj, Salwa Khéfacha, Lamine Dhidah, Mohamed Ben Rejeb and Houyem Said Latiri

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:9

    Content type: Research

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  31. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) should be avoided among chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Till now, limited data are available on NSAID use in Egypt, and we aimed to study the prevalence an...

    Authors: Samar Abd ElHafeez, Reem Hegazy, Yasmine Naga, Iman Wahdan and Sunny Sallam

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:8

    Content type: Research

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  32. Studies done in Saudi Arabia showed a high prevalence of headache among university students. Limited research was done to assess the relationship between headache and psychiatric disorders. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Dalia E. Desouky, Hany A. Zaid and Azza A. Taha

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:7

    Content type: Research

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  33. Warts are one of the most common, persistent, and frustrating cutaneous problems encountered in dermatology clinical practice especially in younger generations.

    Authors: Nagwa Essa, Medhat A. Saleh, Rasha M. Mostafa, Emad A. Taha and Taghreed A. Ismail

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:6

    Content type: Research

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  34. Atypical pathogen infections played an important role in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in children. Pathogen-specific clinical symptoms are often lacking, and it is difficult to detect atypical pathogens ...

    Authors: Noussa R. El Basha, Hala H. Shaaban, Hassan A. El Atroush, May M. Sherif and Amani A. El Kholy

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:5

    Content type: Research

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  35. The selection of an appropriate antimicrobial is a challenging task for clinicians. The Kirby-Bauer disk diffusion method is one of the most widely practiced antimicrobial susceptibility tests (AST). It is aff...

    Authors: Mohamed S. M. Nassar, Walaa A. Hazzah and Wafaa M. K. Bakr

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:4

    Content type: Research

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  36. Congenital anomalies (CAs) are structural, functional, or metabolic anomalies that originate during intrauterine life and can interfere with the body functions. In Egypt, the prevalence of CAs is increasing. T...

    Authors: Marwa Shawky Mohammed Abdou, Aida Ali Reda Sherif, Iman Mohamed Helmy Wahdan and Khaled Saad El din Ashour

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:3

    Content type: Research

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  37. Chickenpox infection acquired during pregnancy is a serious condition. There may be congenital malformations and neonatal varicella syndrome with significant morbidity and mortality. Egypt has no routine varic...

    Authors: Enas G. Ibrahim, Wafaa Y. Abdel Wahed, Hanaa M. Eid and Wessam S. Deeb

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:2

    Content type: Research

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  38. The occurrence of occupational accidents is a serious public health issue in industrial workers and may impose life jeopardizing complications. The aim of the study was to assess the effect of a training inter...

    Authors: Hamid Jafaralilou, Iraj Zareban, Mohammad Hajaghazadeh, Habibeh Matin and Alireza Didarloo

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2019 94:1

    Content type: Research

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