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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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

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

  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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

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

  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
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