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  1. Screening of β thalassemia among close relatives is more feasible in highly prevalent countries with limited resources. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of β thalassemia carriers and ir...

    Authors: Mohamed R. El-Shanshory, Laila M. Sherief, Hoda M. Hassab, Seham M. Ragab, Sohier Yahia, Ahmed K. Mansour, Adel S. Ahmed, Said H. Abdou, Amal M. Helmy, Mona M. Watany, Ahmed M. Gad ALllah, Myriam A. Guindy, Zeinab I. Mourad, Mohamed A. Soliman, Reham M. El-Farahaty, Faeza El-Dahtory…

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:27

    Content type: Research

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  2. One Health (OH) has resurfaced in the light of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic. It has been accepted by many local and global health authorities as a suitable approach for preventing and responding to infectiou...

    Authors: Olaniyi Ayobami, Godwin Mark, Zaharat Kadri-Alabi, Chioma Rita Achi and Joy Chinwendu Jacob

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:26

    Content type: Review

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  3. COVID-19 was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and rapidly spread worldwide, being declared global pandemic on the 11th of March 2020. Since its emergence, COVID-19 has raised global concerns assoc...

    Authors: Rania A. Zayed, Dalia Omran and Abeer A. Zayed

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:25

    Content type: Review

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  4. Human bocavirus (HBoV) is globally distributed and associated with respiratory and enteric infections. Limited data are available about the incidence of HBoV in Egyptian children. We aimed to investigate the a...

    Authors: Neveen M. Rizk, Sherif Abd-Elmaksoud, Tarek M. Farid, Maha M. A. Abohashish, Ahmad Z. Al-Herrawy and Ibrahim A. Hamza

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:24

    Content type: Research

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  5. Out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditure is a pressing issue in Egypt and far exceeds half of Egypt’s total health spending, threatening the economic viability, and long-term sustainability of Egyptian household...

    Authors: Suzan Abdel-Rahman, Farouk Shoaeb, Mohamed Naguib Abdel Fattah and Mohamed R. Abonazel

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:23

    Content type: Research

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  6. Missed nursing care (MNC) has been linked to patient harm in a growing body of literature. However, this issue is still not adequately investigated in developing countries. The aim of the study is to measure t...

    Authors: Marwa Hammad, Wafaa Guirguis and Rasha Mosallam

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:22

    Content type: Research

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  7. The growing threat of vector-borne diseases and environmental pollution with conventional pesticides has led to the search for nanotechnology applications to prepare alternative products.

    Authors: Nehad E. M. Taktak, Mohamed E. I. Badawy, Osama M. Awad, Nadia E. Abou El-Ela and Salwa M. Abdallah

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:21

    Content type: Research

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  8. Nutrition was claimed to be a factor in MS causation, course, complications, and management. Several studies were conducted to assess the nutritional status of MS patients; however, few studies were conducted ...

    Authors: Zeinab E. Afifi, Rania I. Shehata, Asmaa F. El Sayed, El Sayed M. Hammad and Marwa R. Salem

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:20

    Content type: Research

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  9. Few data were documented about risk factors for lower limb varicose veins (LLVV) among Egyptian population. Identifying modifiable risk factors is crucial to plan for prevention. The current research aims to s...

    Authors: Shahira Elamrawy, Iman Darwish, Sameh Moustafa, Noha Elshaer and Nesma Ahmed

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:19

    Content type: Research

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  10. The established aim of the Saudi Health Electronic Surveillance Network (HESN) is to support the prevention and control of different health events, and to facilitate the delivery of other public health program...

    Authors: Zayid K. Almayahi, Fahad Alswaidi and Abdullah Alzahrani

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:17

    Content type: Research

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  11. Intimate partner violence (IPV) remains a serious human rights violation and an important health concern during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The study aims to estimate the proportion of IPV among adult Arab ...

    Authors: Nessrin A. El-Nimr, Heba M. Mamdouh, Amal Ramadan, Haider M. El Saeh and Zeinab N. Shata

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:15

    Content type: Research

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  12. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and related isolation measures have substantial adverse economic, social, and psychological consequences and expose children to increased risk of violence. The present study...

    Authors: Seham Ahmed AboKresha, Elsayed Abdelkreem and Rasha Abd Elhameed Ali

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:11

    Content type: Research

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  13. Health equity is directly associated with the proper distribution of resources, the existence of infrastructures, and the balanced physical environment. The present study aimed to survey the indexes of health ...

    Authors: Sohyla Reshadat, Shahram Saeidi, Alireza Zangeneh, Ali Almasi, Samira Rahimi Naderi, Ramin Teimouri, Raziyeh Teimouri, Kobra Gholami Kiaee and Mehdi Khezeli

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:8

    Content type: Research

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  14. The nightmare of the rising numbers of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) requires the implementation of effective stewardship programs. However, this should be preceeded by making available  evidence-based...

    Authors: Noha Alaa Eldin Fahim

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:7

    Content type: Research

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  15. Improvement in maternal healthcare is a public health priority. Unfortunately, in spite of the efforts made over time regarding universal coverage, there remain issues with accessibility and use of healthcare ...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale and Amadou Barrow

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Postpartum family planning (PPFP) focuses on prevention of unintended pregnancy and closely spaced pregnancies through the first 12 months following childbirth. Adoption of family planning during the postpartu...

    Authors: Heba Mahmoud Taha El Weshahi, Ahmed Fawzy Galal and Eman Anwar Sultan

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. Global Public Health Days (GPHD) are public health interventions which serve to improve public awareness of specific health conditions. Google Trends is a publicly available tool that allows the user to view t...

    Authors: Aymane Ajbar, Thomas A. Shepherd, Michelle Robinson, Christian D. Mallen and James A. Prior

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:4

    Content type: Research

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  18. The new coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan, China, started in January 2020 is escalating as a pandemic across the globe in March 2020. It causes unprecedented morbidity and shocked health systems and the...

    Authors: Myo Nyein Aung, Yuka Koyanagi and Motoyuki Yuasa

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:3

    Content type: Short report

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  19. Globally, diabetes is a leading cause of impairment of quality of life. In the sub-Saharan African region, there is a need for studies that provide more valid assessment of effect of diabetes on quality of lif...

    Authors: Ofem Enang, Ogban Omoronyia, Udeme Asibong, Agam Ayuk, Kenneth Nwafor and Annette Legogie

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:2

    Content type: Research

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  20. Equitable access to essential medicines of maintained efficacy, safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness must be ensured by a well-functioning health system. This study aims to identify the determinants of pati...

    Authors: Hoda Ibrahim Rizk, Monira Mahmoud Elkholy, Abeer Abdou Barakat, Raghda Mostafa Mostafa Elsayed and Shaimaa A. M. Abd El Fatah

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:1

    Content type: Research

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  21. Obesity has emerged as a public health crisis in many populations including Egypt. Adipose tissue produces a number of adipokines, one of them is adiponectin which has attracted much attention because of its a...

    Authors: Walaa H. Foula, Rana H. Emara, Mona K. Eldeeb, Samiha A. Mokhtar and Fikrat A. El-Sahn

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:32

    Content type: Research

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  22. Family caregivers play a curial role in supporting and caring for their mentally ill relatives. Their struggle for facing stigma and shouldering caregiving burden is marginalized, undervalued, and invisible to...

    Authors: Omnya S. Ebrahim, Ghada S. T. Al-Attar, Romany H. Gabra and Doaa M. M. Osman

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:31

    Content type: Research

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  23. Acne vulgaris is the most common dermatoses affecting adolescents with significant impact on their quality of life (QoL). The current study aimed to estimate the prevalence of acne, severity, and its impact on...

    Authors: Kholoud Tayel, Medhat Attia, Naglaa Agamia and Noha Fadl

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:30

    Content type: Research

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  24. Equity in the distribution of health care resources and mitigating the risk of out-of-pocket (OOP) catastrophic healthcare expenditures (CHE) are the major objectives of the health system of a country. This st...

    Authors: Satar Rezaei, Abraha Woldemichael, Mohammad Ebrahimi and Sina Ahmadi

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:29

    Content type: Research

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  25. In Egypt, many girls are still married before the age of 18, which is a fundamental violation of the girls’ human rights. Early marriage is associated with an alarmingly elevated risk of all types of intimate ...

    Authors: Amira F. El-Gazzar, Mirette M. Aziz, Heba M. Mohammed, Omaima Elgibaly and Manal M. Darwish

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:28

    Content type: Research

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  26. Chronic disease greatly increases children’s dependency on parents/caregivers (usually mothers) as they face new problems associated with caring for a child with chronic disease. Thus, chronic kidney disease (...

    Authors: Manal M Darwish, Shimaa Hosny Hassan, Samaher Fathy Taha, Hosnia Said Abd El-Megeed and Taghreed Abdul-Aziz Mohammad Ismail

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:27

    Content type: Research

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  27. Applying marketing mix in the hospitals is necessary for their success. It is also important to optimize the price, developing services, increasing health literacy, and improving financial resources. Experts a...

    Authors: Ramin Ravangard, Amir Khodadad and Peivand Bastani

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:25

    Content type: Research

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  28. A healthy youth is considered the major human resource for any country development. They are suffering from unmet health needs. Considering these needs and their attitude towards the use of youth health center...

    Authors: Mohamed M. Abd El-Mawgod, Shimaa A. Elghazally, Heba M. Mohammed, Mariam Roshdy Elkayat and Doaa M. M. Osman

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:24

    Content type: Research

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  29. Skin cancer is considered as one of the most common cancers in the world. There is little information about identifying factors affecting sunscreen use among paddy workers and their protective behavior. The pr...

    Authors: Hadiseh Panahi, Leili Salehi and Zohreh Mahmoodi

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:23

    Content type: Research

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  30. Maternal neonatal tetanus is a substantial public health problem in many developing countries. In 2017, nearly, 30,848 newborns died of neonatal tetanus; thus, high immunization coverage remains a necessity. T...

    Authors: Azza Mehanna, Mervat H. Ali and Ibrahim Kharboush

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:22

    Content type: Research

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  31. Nowadays, E-cigarette use shows a significant increase among adults and youth in many countries, although there is still a public health debate about its relative effects compared to the traditional cigarettes.

    Authors: Abdulmohsen A. Alzalabani and Sheref M. Eltaher

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:21

    Content type: Research

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  32. Understanding the factors influencing nurses’ turnover intention, particularly the work life quality and commitment to organization, is important to all countries suffering from nursing shortage. The study aim...

    Authors: Luma Ghazi Ibrahim Alzamel, Khatijah Lim Abdullah, Mei Chan Chong and Yan Piaw Chua

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:20

    Content type: Research

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  33. Physical inactivity is considered a problem with great impact on morbidity and mortality. There is a necessity to combat this behavior through an assessment of barriers and benefits perceived by subjects.

    Authors: Hebat-Allah M. S. Gabal, Maha M. Wahdan and Waleed Salah Eldin

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:19

    Content type: Research

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  34. Skin-to-skin contact (SSC) between mother and the newborn brings many benefits including its potential to promote the survival of the newborn. Nevertheless, it is a practice that is underutilized in many resou...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale, Adeyinka Onikan and Charity Ehimwenma Ekholuenetale

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:18

    Content type: Research

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  35. This study aimed at assessing knowledge of cardiovascular disease risk factors and prevention, among hypertensive patients in a developing country setting with high cardiometabolic disease morbidity and mortal...

    Authors: Ogban Omoronyia, Agam Ayuk, Kenneth Nwafor and Annette Legogie

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:16

    Content type: Research

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  36. Particular interest in selenium (Se) was generated as a result of clinical studies showing that balanced Se dietary system is very important for many physiological processes. There is no recent information ava...

    Authors: Fawzya Moatkhef, Hanaa Ismail, Neveen Agamy and Samar Aborhyem

    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2020 95:15

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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