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  1. Healthcare workers' (HCWs) compliance with infection prevention and control (IPC) measures during the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial to reducing the spread of infection to their colleagues, families, and communi...

    Authors: Noha Elshaer and Hesham Agage
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:14
  2. There is insufficient scientific evidence on the effect of communication skills of childbirth care providers on maternal childbirth experience and satisfaction. The present study aimed to determine the effect ...

    Authors: Zahra Shamoradifar, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, Esmat Mehrabi, Hossein Namdar Areshtanab and Hoorieh Shaigan
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:12
  3. Previous literature shows that children with dental black stain might be less susceptible to dental caries. The aim of this study was to systematically review the available literature to determine whether blac...

    Authors: Haneen Raafat Fathi Mousa, Mohamed Zayed Radwan, Ghada Ossama Mohamed Wassif and Mariem Osama Wassel
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:13
  4. Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at the front line in battling infection transmission, such as that in coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19). Additionally, they may act as potential carriers passing the virus on to o...

    Authors: Engy Mohamed El-Ghitany, Azza Galal Farghaly, Shehata Farag, Mona H. Hashish, Fahmy Charl and Eman A. Omran
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:11
  5. Malaria has been identified as a significant public health burden, exhibiting a high risk of death and morbidity. In sub-Saharan Africa, most young children attending primary healthcare facilities are commonly...

    Authors: Phebe O. Ali, Joseph Okebe and Olabisi A. Oduwole
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:10
  6. Vaccine acceptance among healthcare workers (HCWs) is an important determinant of its acceptance among the general population. Dentists are an essential group of HCWs who are at an increased risk of COVID-19 i...

    Authors: Mariam Sharaf, Omar Taqa, Haneen Mousa and Amira Badran
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:9
  7. COVID-19 has severely impacted global healthcare services. Malta has only one acute state hospital, Mater Dei Hospital (MDH), and at the time of writing is the most vaccinated country in Europe. Malta thus pro...

    Authors: Sarah Cuschieri, David Borg, Steve Agius, Hagen Scherb and Victor Grech
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:7
  8. In the global health emergency caused by COVID-19, multiple experts have mandated the use of hand sanitizers as a safety measure from COVID-19. The sale of hand sanitizers has increased many folds. Therefore, ...

    Authors: Parixit Prajapati, Heli Desai and Chandni Chandarana
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:6
  9. People with mental health problems are at particular risk both for infection with COVID-19 and for more severe course of illness. Understanding COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is crucial in promoting vaccine accept...

    Authors: Ebrahim Payberah, Daniel Payberah, Ashish Sarangi and Jayasudha Gude
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:5
  10. The Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP)-Family Planning Sector (FPS) has a strong management information system (MIS) that allows the flow of data from MOHP-FP clinics, health districts, and governorates ...

    Authors: Noha Asem Mohamed, Madiha Said Abdel-Razik and Marwa Rashad Salem
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:4
  11. Psychological distress is considered a threat to the mental health of human beings. This research was conducted at the beginning of the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, when most people had limited knowledge about ...

    Authors: Manal Mohamed Elkayal, Mahmoud Abdel Hameed Shahin and Rasha Mohammed Hussien
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:3
  12. Healthcare providers (HCPs) in COVID-19 epidemic face stressful workload of disease management, shortage of protective equipment and high risk of infection and mortality. These stressors affect greatly their m...

    Authors: Doaa Mohamed Osman, Fatma R. Khalaf, Gellan K. Ahmed, Ahmed Y. Abdelbadee, Ahmed M. Abbas and Heba M. Mohammed
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:2
  13. The Egyptian healthcare system has multiple stakeholders, including a wide range of public and private healthcare providers and several financing agents. This study sheds light on the healthcare system’s finan...

    Authors: Ahmad Fasseeh, Baher ElEzbawy, Wessam Adly, Rawda ElShahawy, Mohsen George, Sherif Abaza, Amr ElShalakani and Zoltán Kaló
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:1
  14. Long-term use of computer in a static mode may cause musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in bank staff. Considering the high number of bank employees in different countries, such as Iran, the risk factors of thes...

    Authors: Majid Motamedzadeh, Mahdi Jalali, Rostam Golmohammadi, Javad Faradmal, Hamid Reza Zakeri and Iman Nasiri
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:34
  15. The outbreak of coronavirus infectious disease-2019 (COVID-19) is globally deemed a significant threat to human life. Researchers are searching for prevention strategies, mitigation interventions, and potentia...

    Authors: Mohammad Sarowar Uddin, Md. Shalahuddin Millat, Prodip Kumar Baral, Mahmuda Ferdous, Md. Giash Uddin, Md. Shahid Sarwar and Mohammad Safiqul Islam
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:33
  16. Both hypertension and dyslipidemia are considered as major modifiable risk factors of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), and their prevalence in Egypt has increased in recent years. Evidence-based systematic eval...

    Authors: Ashraf Reda, Hany Ragy, Kanwal Saeed and Mohammed Ashraf Alhussaini
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:32
  17. Heavy lifting may lead to sudden increase in venous, intra-abdominal, and intraocular pressure which in turn may cause retinal detachment (RD). The epidemiological evidence for this association is still inconc...

    Authors: Nayera S. Mostafa, Radwa Nabil El Shereif and Ayat F. Manzour
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:31
  18. The widespread prevalence of COVID-19 has disrupted the social life, physical function, and daily activities of patients, leading to reduced quality of their lives. Because of the nature of this disease and it...

    Authors: Rasoul Raesi, Zahra Abbasi Shaye, Sam Saghari, Mohammad Ali Sheikh Beig Goharrizi, Mehdi Raei and Kiavash Hushmandi
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:30
  19. Knowledge about the outcome of COVID-19 on pregnant women is so important. The published literature on the outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19 is confusing. The aim of this study was to report our clinica...

    Authors: Samy Zaky, Hossam Hosny, Gehan Elassal, Noha Asem, Amin Abdel Baki, Ehab Kamal, Akram Abdelbary, Ahmad Said, Hamdy Ibrahim, Khaled Taema, Wagdy Amin, Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Shaimaa Soliman, Hend Salah Abdelmenam, Ahmed S. Mohamed, Mohamed Elnady…
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:29
  20. Assessment of benefits and barriers of waste separation at source is necessary to identify the effective factors in this field. This study aims at designing and validation of a questionnaire assessing the barr...

    Authors: Mahnaz Solhi, Esmat Heydari, Leila Janani and Mahdi Farzadkia
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2021 96:28
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
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