Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 612

Table of Content: August 2014; 6(8)

August 2014

Client satisfaction with quality of health care in a rural area in Southern India

Client satisfaction is an important method to assess the pattern of utilization of health care services amongst all sectors indirectly reflecting on the quality of services. Most of the clients prefer private over government services due to multiple reasons. The aim of this study was to assess the level of satisfaction of patients attending rural government and private health facilities in rural Andhra Pradesh. Ten...

Author(s): Enakshi Ganguly and Pawan Kumar Sharma

August 2014

Prevalence of common childhood illnesses and immunization status in infants and young children in two districts of Zambia

Scaling-up the Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) strategy, Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI) and improved infant feeding practices have contributed to a decline in child mortality in Zambia. Despite this progress, documentation on EPI and common childhood illnesses that are addressed in IMCI in the two districts where the study was conducted are scanty. The report below highlights findings on...

Author(s): Mary Katepa-Bwalya, Freddie Masaninga, Penelope Kalesha-Masumbu, Sarai Malumo, Chipepo Kankasa, Olusegun Babaniyi, Victor Mukonka and Seter Siziya

August 2014

Traditional birth attendants and women’s health practices: A case study of Patani in Southern Nigeria

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), current estimate of maternal mortality ratios is at more than 1000 per 100,000 live births in most African countries. Despite the existence of modern health facilities in Nigeria, over 58% of deliveries take place at home whereas only 37% take place in hospitals. As outcomes of pregnancy and their sequelae are purely left to the providence of women in many rural...

Author(s): Oshonwoh Ferdinand E., Nwakwuo Geoffrey C., Ekiyor Christopher P.